southern part of Anhui Province holds the charm of majestic Huangshan
Mountain at the pass of Shexian, Yixian, Taiping and Xiuning counties.
It is said that all natural marvel of earth are right under the Mt.
Huangshan. Xu Xiake, a famous traveler of the Ming Dynasty, said-- "After
scaling Mt. Huangshan, one will no longer have the desire to climb other
mountains, and travel will come to an end."
The Huangshan mountain range has been reserved as a national park and
included in a World Natural and Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO.
The charms of Huangshan
Mt. Huangshan also known as the Yellow Mountain and is the cluster of 72
peak mountain ranges, extending in the south of Anhui region. The mountain
is distinguished for its majestic rocky peaks, erotic shaped pine trees and
The mountain is also often named as a magnificent sea of clouds
covering the highest peaks-- the Lotus Flower Peak (Lianhua Feng) about a
height of 1864m, the Bright Summit Peak (Guangming Ding) and the Celestial
Peak (Tiandu Feng).
This exquisite and unanticipated, breathtaking splendor, tempts many
painters and poets pursuing serenity and motivation.
The Extension of Mt. Huangshan
The landscape zone of Mt. Huangshan extends over an area of about 154 sq.
km, including 72 peaks, 24 streams, such as the Taohua Xi (Peach Flower
stream), 12 caves and 8 rocks. The picturesque scenery of Mt. Huangshan can
be epitomized into "4 unique features" - mythical pine trees,
erotic rock structures, sea of clouds and hot
The Mt. Hangshan is bedecked with elevated Pine Trees. The coniferous
forest with the thick short leaves, curved trunks, coiled branches and their
tops flat are also found in the region. The mountain enjoys some of the
masterpiece created naturally out of the rocks, some rocks look like human
figures while some are in the shape of animal. "Golden Rooster Crowing
at the Gate to Heaven" in front of the Banshan Temple and "An
Immortal Dries Booth" in the Xihai are the finest specimens of these
Elusive and modifying, are the seas of clouds which are the
other attraction of the Mt. Huangshan. Sometimes the clouds shine with the
golden rays of the sun and sometimes displaying the silver arena of the
There are also number of hot springs in the area, they are often referred
as "broiling springs" as water temperature remains constant at 42
degrees throughout the year. Water is crystal and sweet, suitable both for
bathing and drinking.
The Huangshan Mountain is also an abode of magnificent wildlife extending
over a vast area. It is also a home to 1,452 kinds of plants, displaying
diverse variety of vegetation.
Best Time to Visit
Normally, April is the month of spring and the mountain region doesnt
have any winter season. Mt. Huangshan, with the pleasant climate, exquisite
and unique landscape is ideal for mountaineering. In other words Mt.
Huangshan is one of the most famous scenic spots in China, and is also a
well-known tourist attraction in the world that can be accessed any time of
¥ 131(Excluding 81 for single ticket
of rope - way)
08:40 to 16:00 Recommended
Duration of Visit:
Requires minimum of 2 to 3 nights stay.