How to plan a trip to Huangshan?
As for a tour to Huangshan, we highly recommend you stay there at least one night since there are plenty things to see, such as one day tour to the famous Yellow Mountain and spend another day to the Hongcun ancient village and Tunxi Old Street. You can experience local life, enjoy amazing view and learn profound Hui culture. To make your trip easy and comfortable, you can contact us for an All Inclusive Huangshan tour package, we are top travel agency in China, help you explore Huangshan in-depth within your budget.
How can I book a Huangshan trip with you?
Feel free to send your inquiry for Huangshan to our email address and we will customize Huangshan tour for you. And you are required to pay some deposit in advance to ensure your booking once we confirm the booking. We arrange lots of group to Huangshan from Shanghai, Hangzhou. We have a professional team in Huangshan city. We received many good reviews about Huangshan tour arrangement from our clients.
If I book my own train ticket from Shanghai to Huangshan, could you please pick me up at the Huangshan station and start the tour?
Pick up service can be arranged at Huangshan train station, our guide will meet you at the exit of Huangshan station with a sign. It’s very easy to find our guide since there is only one exit at the Huangshan station. Please advise the arrival train schedule in advance.
How to get to Mt. Huangshan from Huangshan downtown?
You can take taxi from Huangshan downtown to Mt. Huangshan, or catch the bus to get there, it's cheaper but takes longer time. If you want to take the bus on your own, you still need to go to Tunxi Bus Terminal to catch it. A private transfer will make your journey much easier. Our company provide private transfer from Huangshan downtown to Mt Huangshan as well, feel free to contact us if you need the transfer service.
How to get to Wuyuan from Huangshan?
There are 4 best ways from Huangshan to Wuyuan in Jiangxi Province, which are Bus, high Speed train, taxi and private transfer. The road distance between each other is 85km and it takes around 1 hour driving. The direct bus is daily available which is the cheapest way from Huangshan.
How many days should I stay to hike Mt. Huangshan?
A hiking trip to Huangshan at least needs 2 days. We suggest 2 days to explore and hike around the Mt. Huangshan and one day to admire the surrounding villages, including Hongcun Village and Xidi Village.
How difficult is Huangshan Mountain to Hike?
There are two routes that will get you up to the top of mountain: The Eastern and Western stairs. The Western Stairs are steeper and harder to climb, the route will be less busy. The Eastern stairs are easier and the more popular route. It takes about 4 hours to reach the top of the mountain from the Western stairs and 2 hours from the Eastern route. The path is mainly stairs straight up but it’s not a difficult hike. Be warned, the top of the mountain is busy and crowded with many Chinese tourists opting to take the cable cars up the mountain.
What to do when I'm in Huangshan?
Huangshan is a city with lot of tourist spots, rich in the cultural and historical places in Anhui Province. When you travel to Huangshan, you should explore and hike the Mt. Huangshan; Step into a picturesque world in Hongcun Village; Go shopping along Tunxi Old Street; Taste authentic Hui cuisine; Enjoy the Huangshan local opera performance…Feel free to contact us for more Huangshan travel guide.
When is Mt. Huangshan open?
The opening hour for Huangshan is from 06:00AM-17:00PM daily. It might change during some Chinese holidays. The cable car hours are from 7:00am to 16:30pm, there are different cable car stations at Yellow Mountain.
What is the best way to see Huangshan from Shanghai?
The best way from Shanghai to Huangshan is by high speed train which takes around 2.5 hours. It’s much more convenient and comfortable than driving, it only costs around 200RMB pr 30USD for one way. We recommend you book a tour package with our company which will make your Huangshan trip easy and pleasant. We can provide door-to door service. You can book a private tour if you want to be flexible and personal; Our Huangshan group tour package also is a good option if you travel with a budget.
Can you provide some good hotels on the top of Mt. Huangshan for one night?
Yes, we can help arrange the hotels on the top of mountain according to your budget. We can provide 5 star hotel like Xihai hotel which is the best one on the top; 4 star hotel like Shilin Hotel. The price of the hotels on the summit is usually much higher than that down the mountain. They would be easily fully booked in tourist peak season, so if you want to stay on the summit, it is suggested to book the hotel as early as you can.
What is the best time to visit Huangshan?
Generally speaking, spring (April – June) and autumn (September – November) are the best seasons for travel to Huangshan. These two seasons also happen to offer magnificent natural views of Yellow Mountain, along with a temperate climate. In summer, Yellow Mountain is a great escape from summer heat and in the wintertime, the mountain is a popular photography destination, rewarding keen hikers with gorgeous snow-covered views.
Do you provide Huangshan group tours?
Yes, we provide Huangshan bus tour and mini group tours (2-6pax). The group tour in Huangshan is daily available. You will be picked up at our designated hotel by our guide, you will sharing the vehicle with other tourists. The Huangshan group tour package includes professional English tour guide, transportation, entrance tickets. Lunch; cable car fee, tips for the guide are not included.
What can I get for a private tour?
If you book a Huangshan private tour with us, you will have a personal tour guide, private car service and experienced driver, our guide will take you to explore unique and the best part of Huangshan city. The tour is 100% flexible for you and you can let our guide know your requirements during the tour.
Where to stay in Huangshan City?
We recommend you to choose some hotels close to Tunxi Old Street, which is the city center of Huangshan include Laojie (Old Street), a souvenir street lined with wooden shops, and also a lot of Ming and Qing Dynaty style Huizhou buildings. There are a variety of hotels in this area, from 5 star deluxe hotels to budget B&B. You can book the accommodation as per your budget.
What are the best tourist attractions recommended about history and culture in Huangshan?
Besides the charming Yellow Mountain, there are many ancient villages around Huanghshan city, such as Xidi & Hongcun Ancient Village, Huizhou Ancient Town, Chenkan Ancient Town… By visiting these villages and town, you can not only see how the rural life of local residents would be like, but also get to know what Huizhou Culture is. By the way, you can also catch a night show “Hui Yun” or “Picturesque of Huizhou” which shows about the history and culture of Huizhou.
What kind of food to eat at the top of Mt. Huangshan?
Food choices are limited whilst tour on the mountain. Because of this, we recommend you bring plenty of snacks and drinks to fuel you for the day. Should you prefer to eat on Huangshan, the hotels at the top of the mountain have restaurants that offer pretty good Chinese food. Xihai hotel has a buffet lunch and dinner which has very reasonable prices which makes a delicious dinner an easy choice!
We plan to be arriving at Shanghai airport. Would like to get van service to drop off us at Tunxi Old Street. Do you provide that? Cost Please.
Yes, we provide the transfer service from Shanghai airport to Huangshan Tunxi Old Street. Could you please provide your flight information? Because there are two airports in Shanghai, Shanghai Hongqiao airport and Shanghai Pudong International airport(PVG). We will give you the quotation accordingly by email.
How can payment be made if I book the Huangshan tour with you? Online? Credit card at your company or cash?
Our company accept credit card, cash, PayPal, Wechat Pay and Alipay. If you don’t have PayPal account, we can send you a PayPal payment link, so you can pay through your credit card. For the confirmation of the tour, we require 20% of the total payment in advance and the balance you can pay our guide in cash after the tour ends.
Can I check with you for the 3 Days Huangshan Hiking Package, possible to pick up from our hotel? All buses, round way cable car fees, entrance fees included? Will the guide be walking with us in Huan
Yes, the pickup service for this tour can be arranged at your Huangshan hotel. All car service, round way cable car fees, entrance fees, experienced guide are included. The guide will accompany you all the time during the tour, our company has very professional team, and aim to provide the best service to all our clients.
Will you purchase round trip train tickets for 2 of us from Shanghai to Huangshan?
Yes, we can help you book the round trip train tickets. It costs 452RMB per person based on 2nd class seat. We require full payment of the train ticket in advance and please provide the copies of your passport, we will book the train ticket accordingly once we received the payment.
I want to book a Huangshan tour and I looked at cost of room at Xihai hotel for a room in the new building, standard room with 2 twin beds including breakfast is $ 190 on ctrip. Should I book the hote
We can help you book the hotel, the room is still available and the price almost the same. Actually, we recommend you book the hotel by your own, since we can’t get rate for just one room. You may can get a cheaper price online.
I am planing to visit Huangshan on Chinese New Year and I would like to go up the Mt. Huangshan by cable car, is it possible?
According to the official news, the opening hours of Mt. Huangshan during Chinese New Year in 2020 is from 7:00AM to 5:00PM on 24th, 25th, 29th, 30th, Jan., and 6:30AM to 5:30PM on 26th , 27th, 28th , Jan.. If you go up the mountain during Spring Festival, we recommend you get there early since it will be very crowded.
My husband and I are very active people, and would like to walk a lot and also hike up Huangshan. Would your tour company be able to cater to people who like to do a lot of hiking?
Our company specialize in private and customize tour of Huangshan. All our tours are flexible and customizable, we can plan the tour to fits your needs. Could you please let us know more details, like the travel date, how many days will you plan to stay? We will send you the tour details by email.
Do you have an availability for private tour for two people on Chinese New Year? If so, what is the price?
Yes, we do Huangshan tour on Chinese New Year. We just send you the tour details and quotation by email. Please check. Please feel free to contact us for any questions.
What's the typical itinerary for 2 persons going to Huangshan for 2 days? What would you sugget?
For the typical itinerary for 2-day Huangshan tour, please refer to the ‘2 days Huangshan Classic Tour from Shanghai by Train’ on the top of this page. This tour can be customized based on your needs if you don’t like the itinerary. Some people prefer a more relaxed itinerary, we will arrange the sightseeing tour by cable car, some are like climbing, we can arrange the hiking tour to explore the another charming of Huangshan, etc.
Is the hike up dangerous or are the roads constructed with sufficient safety measures?
The safety index of Huangshan Mountain for climbing is high. For climbing, we suggest you prepare climbing shoes, raincoats (depending on the weather conditions), some necessary trauma drugs, sun cream and sun glasses, etc. At present, the open areas of Huangshan are safe. You no need worries. Huangshan scenic spot has always been popular with tourists in China and abroad, both in natural scenery and local culture. I hope you can have a perfect trip to Huangshan.
We are interested in Huangshan 2-day tour on your website, we have already booked a hotel in Chengkan town. Would your itinerary be suitable for 4 of us?
This 2-day Huangshan tour is the most popular tour that recommended by 80% of our clients. It covers the main highlights of Mt. Huangshan, you’ll see the best part of the mountain and enjoy breathtaking view with your personal guide. Of course, if you have any special needs for this tour, we can customized the itinerary accordingly to your situation. Pickup & drop-off service can be arranged at your hotel in Chengkan town.
We are early birds, we would prefer to start early in the morning, would you be able to pick us up from our hotel around 6:30am if we book the tour with you? I believe the cable cars open at 7am?
Yes, you’re right. The cable car opens at 7:00AM daily. Start at 6:30 for this tour can be arranged. And it will not be so crowded if you start the tour early.
What time do you suggest I take the train from Shanghai to Huangshan if I book your 2 Days Huangshan Classic Tour from Shanghai by train?
There are some useful tips for you to book Shanghai & Huangshan train tickets:
Shanghai to Huangshan
Option1: G7317 Shanghai Station to Huangshan North Station: Depart at 08:05AM and arrive at 11:30AM.
Option2: G1509 Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Huangshan North Station: Depart at 08:42AM and arrive at 11:08AM.
Option3: G7313 Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Huangshan North Station: Depart at 09:15AM and arrive at 12:01AM.
Please choose one of the above options according to your hotel location.
Huangshan to Shanghai
Option1: G7312 Huangshan North Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Station: Depart at 16:25PM and arrive at 19:09PM.
Option2: G1510 Huangshan North Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Station: Depart at 16:31PM and arrive at 19:00PM.
Option3: G7314 Huangshan North Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Station: Depart at 17:28PM and arrive at 20:30PM.(The last train)
Above trains are for your reference, if you want to start the tour later or finish the tour early, the tour can be customizable. For booking the train ticket, we recommend you ask your Shanghai hotel help you book the train tickets in advance or you can book them online by your own(www.trip.com). We provide train ticket booking service as well. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
Will I be able to leave my luggage with the driver while we are up on the mountain?
Yes, you can leave your luggage in the car during the tour, our driver will wait you at the foot of Mt. Huangshan until you finished the tour, and drive you back to your hotel or train station. There will be enough space to store your luggage in the car.
Do you think we can book the train ride back to Shanghai upon arrival to the Huangshan station or is it recommended to book in advance?
It’s better to book the Huangshan to Shanghai train ticket in advance especially on weekend or Chinese holiday. China is a country with a large population, the bullet train is one of the most transportation at present, most of people rather choose train than long-distance bus or car. You can book the train ticket online by yourself(www.trip.com).
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