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Huangshan greets you all year round!
Of all the scenic mountains in China, Huangshan has been voted the best. Each of the four seasons on the mountain has a distinct beauty, creating a delightful, other-worldly paradise on earth. Whether you like nature, ancient villages, hiking or cycling, our top private Huangshan tours will help you get the most out of them.

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How to Get to Huangshan

Huangshan has direct flights from some major cities of China. And nowadays, it becomes easier to take a Huangshan tour from Shanghai by high speed train. Travelers who plan an extended Huangshan tour from Hangzhou can also take the convenient train.
By Flight
By Flight Beijing Daily 2 hours
Xian Every Tue, Thu, Sat 2 hours
Shanghai Daily 1.5 hours
Chengdu Every Mon, Wed, Fri 2.5 hours
Chongqing Every Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun 2 hours 15 minutes
Guangzhou Daily 1 hour 45 minutes
By High Speed Train
By High Speed Train Beijing Daily 8 trains from 08:00 to 15:30 6.5-7 hours
Xian Daily 1 train at 10:56 8 hours
Shanghai Daily 2 trains from 08:00 to 14:00 4.5 hours
Hangzhou Daily 2 trains from 08:00 to 14:00 3-3.5 hours
Guangzhou Daily 1 train at 09:12 7 hours

Huangshan Tourist Map

How to Plan a Private Tour to Huangshan

Normally it takes 3 to 4 days to explore the popular attractions in Huangshan. If you are a bit pressed for time, you can just schedule 3 days to visit the Yellow Mountain with one night hotel stay on the mountain. In this case, you'll have chances to enjoy the stunning sunset or sunrise in addition to admiring the sheer beauty of the Yellow Mountain. If you have 4 days for the private vacation tour, we suggest you include a side trip to one or two old villages of Huizhou, such as Hongcun, Xidi or Tangmo for the unique Ming and Qing style local residences, the traditional rural lifestyle as well as the delightful countryside scenes.

For those who are the outdoorsy type, go hiking in the Yellow Mountain and the old villages is definitely a great choice to get in touch with nature and see the locals go about their daily lives. It also becomes popular to go cycling from village to village and have fun.
Top 9 Things to Do in Huangshan
Mt. Huangshan is attractive for its spectacular rocky peaks, pines and sea of clouds

Travel Tips for Yellow Mountain Visit

  • We suggest you travel light as much as possible. Hotels in Tunxi usually offer free left-luggage service for their guests. You can prepare backpack to take only necessities with you instead of the heavy and rolling suitcases, just because after getting off from the cable car in Yellow Mountain, there is still nearly 30 minutes' hiking along the winding path, which has many steps.
  • Although the temperature is 8C (46F) cooler in the mountain than in the city area, you will perspire easily in hiking especially during the daytime. To avoid catching a cold, please change your damp underwear in time.
  • It is rainy in Yellow Mountain, but there is seldom a series of wet days. The abrupt change from rain to sunshine in the same day is frequent. Don't feel bad if it happens to rain during your visit. Most likely you will be rewarded with splendid views of the Sea of Clouds, rainbow flying over peaks, waterfalls, rosy dawn or sunset glow after the rain.
  • Taking Huangshan tour itinerary during the Golden Week of the National Day from Oct 1st to Oct 7th is not recommended since the sightseeing spots will be crowded with domestic visitors.
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    4.855 Reviews
    Posted on November 11, 2019
    Because I seldom traveled, I was very worried about food, accommodation and time arrangement. In fact, TravelChinaGuide organized a remarkable 3 days Huangshan tour for me. I couldn’t be satisfied with the high-level accommodation and arrangements more. The weather was fine with a blue sky when we went to the Yellow Mountain in the morning. Standing on the top of the mountain, I had an excellent view of the rolling peaks and clouds. The exhaustion of climbing disappeared in an instant. It was a worthwhile trip! Highly recommended! ... More
    Posted on October 28, 2019
    It was a challenge for me to book a tour with TravelChinaGuide that I didn’t know before. I did not expect it was really good! They organized a wonderful 4 days cycling trip in rural Huangshan. I appreciated the guide very much. She arranged the schedules reasonably and made good use of the time. The high-quality meals and accommodation far exceeded my expectations. I would use this company when I went to China in the future!
    Posted on October 14, 2019
    A worthwhile 5 days Huangshan photography journey with excellent quality and reasonable price. We had a relaxing itinerary and were able to have plenty of time to visit carefully. The guide was experienced and responsible. She introduced different peaks and well-known scenic spots of Huangshan. I had great fun on this trip! I would strongly recommend Huangshan to my friends who plan to travel to China.
    Leticia Harris
    Posted on September 28, 2019
    The itinerary was easy but was a little influenced by the rainy day. The Hongcun Village was worthy to pay a careful visit!
    Posted on September 15, 2019
    I spent a good time on the Huangshan tour. Each member of the group was punctual and friendly. It was possible to make good use of every moment to enjoy the scenic spots. Besides the beautiful views, the patient service and professional work from the guide and driver were also impressive.
    United States
    Posted on September 07, 2019
    I took my wife to Huangshan for a rare vacation. When I was booking the tour, the consultant answered all my questions patiently. If I sent an email to ask any problems about the itinerary and the materials that need to be submitted, she replied to me in time. Even before I started my trip, I was looking forward to it with great anticipation! The Huangshan indeed didn’t disappoint me. The itinerary, accommodation, and scenic spot were better than most of the trips I had experienced. We spent an unforgettable time. I was so glad to have such a wonderful 3 days Huangshan tour! ... More
    Etienne Chu
    Posted on September 07, 2019
    Fantastic Huangshan tour! Thank the guide for her considerate arrangements and detailed narration! I had amazing fun on this trip. The stunning natural scenery of Yellow Mountain and quaint Hongcun Village deserved a visit. Highly recommended!
    Posted on September 06, 2019
    During the trip, the weather was very good. I enjoyed a clear and splendid view of Yellow Mountain. It was so impressive! I would take my family to Huangshan next time to appreciate the different scenery of Yellow Mountain!
    Amy Mor
    Posted on September 05, 2019
    The itinerary of the 3 days Huangshan tour was fulfilling. The guide accompanied us all the time. It was a good choice to experience local life in Tunxi Old Street. The weather of Mount Huangshan was changeable. We caught up with the rain and fog on the Yellow Mountain. It was a pity that I didn’t view the scenery clearly… There were many people in Hongcun Village. It had a good cultural atmosphere. I saw someone paint beside the pond. I not only enjoyed the beautiful scenery but learned the local customs and history through the guide’s explanation. This tour was worthy to recommend to everyone! ... More
    United States
    Posted on September 05, 2019
    The hotel was luxurious and comfortable with perfect facilities. The whole itinerary organized by the guide was reasonable and tight. It gave us a chance to fully enjoy the beautiful Yellow Mountain and Hongcun Village. When we arrived at Hongcun Village, I felt a kind of quiet and peaceful beauty. There was no crowd and complicated work there. It was a good place to relax and avoid noisy city life. The guide and driver picked us up at the airport and sent us to the hotel. There were many delicious foods in Tunxi Old Street. I tasted a lot and bought souvenirs for my parents. The Yellow Mountain was also very attractive and splendid. A joyful 4 days Huangshan tour! ... More
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