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黄山 Situated in Central East China, Huangshan (Huang means Yellow and shan means mountain) is famous for uniquely shaped pines, fantastic rocky peaks, the.

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1 黄山 Situated in Central East China, Huangshan (Huang means Yellow and shan means mountain) is famous for uniquely shaped pines, fantastic rocky peaks, the sea of clouds and the hot springs. Huangshan is a magical mountain. The mystical clouds drift in and out, changing the scenery from minute to minute, as the mist rises and ebbs. The beauty of Huangshan also varies with the seasons. Huangshan was listed as a World Natural and Cultural Heritage Site in 1990.

2 HS-2: 4-Day Huangshan Tour Day 1: Arrive at your hotel in the ancient town of Tunxi, which is immediately south of Huangshan City. Day 2: Cable car up to the top of a mountain in Huangshan Scenic Area. Stay at a hotel on the mountain. Day 3: Cable car down to the foot of the mountain. Visit Tangyue Memorial Arches. Stay at hotel in Tunxi. Day 4: Hongcun Village; Xidi Village. Depart. Flights: Daily Shanghai – Huangshan flights. Trains: Shanghai – Huangshan N418 (22:55-10:10); duration: 11hour25minutes Huangshan – Shanghai N417 (21:44-10:44); duration: 13hours Buses: Daily Huangzhou - Huangshan bus service Tunxi – Airport 5 km (10 minute drive) Tunxi – Shanghai 450 km Tunxi – Huangzhou 230 km (3.5 hour drive) Tunxi – Huangshan 69 km (1.5 hour drive) Tunxi – Xidi Village 54 km (1 hour drive) Tunxi – Hong Village 65 km (1.5 hour drive) Tunxi – Tangyue Arches 27 km (35 minute drive)

3 Day 1: Arrive in Huangshan City Tunxi Ancient Street is located in the center of the old town of Tunxi. There are hundreds of old, but well-preserved rows of shops, evoking a bygone era, through buildings that are simple and elegant. It is a commercial street that is only for pedestrians. You will be met at the airport (railway/ bus station) and transferred to the hotel in Tunxi. You may then explore Tunxi’s ancient street.

4 Recommended Hotels in Huangshan City and Tunxi 4 star Huangshan International Hotel 4 star Huangshan Huashan Hotel 3 star Huangshan Old Street Hotel Huangshan International Hotel Huangshan Huashan Hotel Huangshan Old Street-Hotel

5 Our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Huangshan Scenic Area. The Gate of Huangshan Highway between Tunxi and Huangshan Day 2: Cableway and Huangshan Scenic Area

6 Map of Huangshan Scenic Area The recommended route for a tour of Huangshan is to go up and down at the back of mountain (as shown by the arrows). The scenery is beautiful and it is not very tiring. Our local guide will plan the trip according to your preferences.

7 The Climate of Huangshan Scenic Area The temperature changes with altitude at Huangshan, and the climate of the mountain varies at different elevations. It basically has 3 climate types from the base to top: subtropical at the base, temperate on the mountainside and Alpine above the tree line on the mountaintops. The average temperature in the mountainous zone is 7.8 °C. The July average is 17.7 °C and the January average is -3.1°C. The record high at mountaintop level ( Bright Summit ) is 27.1 °C and the record low is - 22 °C. The record high at the mountain’s base ( Hot Spring area ) is 34.2 °C and the record low is °C. There are 108 frost days (equal or below 0 °C) a year and 21 severe frost days (equal or below -10 °C) a year. Huangshan is situated in Central China, near the ocean. Frequented by warm air masses, full of vapor from the Pacific, it has many rainy and cloudy days. The sun shines on an average of 151 days a year. On the mountain tops humidity is about 90% on average in July and August, and around 60% in December and January. Huangshan is the area of heaviest rainfall in Anhui province. Rain falls on an average of 183 days a year. Average annual precipitation is 2395 mm, with a record high of 3327 mm and a record low of 1544 mm, concentrated in the summer period May through to September. Huangshan has little rain and more sunshine in winter. Snow falls on an average of 49 days a year, so there’s a window of two or three months to enjoy the snow-capped peaks and frosted trees against the blue sky, and a better chance to see the sea of clouds and sunrise in winter.

8 *Please deposit your suitcases at the hotel in Tunxi and just bring an overnight bag to the top of the mountain. Don’t forget to bring a torch; walking poles (if you use them); sunscreen cream; mosquito repellant and a rain coat (not an umbrella). Bring water and snacks to keep your energy levels up. *Purchase some bottled water and snacks before you start to ascend the mountain. Supplies are available on the mountain but the prices increase with the altitude. *Watch your footing when climbing the steps and be mindful of your safety when taking photos. *No smoking on the mountain, except in the smoking areas. *If there is a storm, please do not climb to the summits or stand under trees which may be struck by lightning. The temperature on the mountain is lower than that at the base, so please bring warm clothes. If feeling cold in the hotel room on the mountain, please ask the house keeper for additional quilts. *It is essential to take a jacket as it gets chilly and good walking shoes. Raincoats can be purchased and are a very wise investment for protection from the rain and wind. Don't use an umbrella as it can be dangerous *April and May; September and October are the high season, as well as weekends and Chinese holidays, like Labor’s Day Holiday (May 1-3); National Day Holiday (October 1-3), and Spring Festival Holiday (2 weeks in January or February). It is advisable to make your reservations as early as possible in these periods. *Huangshan is most famous for its sun rise and sea of cloud at dawn. However, these wonders are subject to weather conditions. *Please keep away from monkeys on the mountain. Travel Tips

9 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area. The Cableway takes 6-8 people in one car. It takes 8 minutes from Yun Gu Station at the base to White Goose Ridge Station on the mountain. Cableway operation time: 8am – 4pm. Yun Gu Station White Goose Ridge Station Take a cable car up Huangshan.

10 Begin hiking and sightseeing. See Black Tiger Pine, Beginning-To-Believe Peak and many other sights by the trail side. Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area

11 Black Tiger Pine Dragon’s Paw Pine Umbrella Pine The Twin Cypress Pine Pine Tree

12 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area Beginning-To-Believe Peak I believe what you believed!

13 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area

14 The Flower-Growing- Out-Of-A-Writing-Brush Rock Pen Rack Peak

15 Beihai Hotel Xihai Hotel Recommended Hotels on the Mountain

16 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area Cool And Refreshing Platform View from the Platform

17 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area Monkey Watching the Sea

18 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area Heart Locks It has become a custom for lovers to lock two padlocks together on the chains on Huangshan, and then throw the keys off the edge of the mountain, to signify that their hearts will always be locked together by love.

19 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area Heart Lock

20 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area Immortal Sun-Dried Boot

21 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area Grand Canyon In West Sea Grand Canyon In West Sea is the title of the attraction along the trail from Dispelling Cloud Pavilion to Buxian Bridge. It is quite impossible to express its quiet, strange and awesome profile by poetry or prose, which once again goes to show the unique charm of Huangshan. If you are energetic, you may explore Grand Canyon In West Sea, where you can spend about 1 hour walking down to Circuit 2 where the most scenic parts of the canyon can be found, and then return to the entrance. Remark: this area may closed to visitors in winter due to snow conditions.

22 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area Grand Canyon In West Sea

23 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area Grand Canyon In West Sea

24 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area Sunset at Red Cloud Peak

25 Day 2: Cableway Ascent and Huangshan Scenic Area

26 Day 3: Cableway Descent and Tangyue Memorial Arches Sunrise Timetable (approximate times) Jan: 7:00 Feb: 6:50 Mar: 6:20 Apr: 5:50 May: 5:20 Jun: 5:00 Jul: 5:15 Aug: 5:30 Sep: 5:50 Oct: 6:06 Nov: 6:30 Dec: 6:50 Dispelling Cloud Pavilion (Paiyun Pavilion) is well known for its vistas of rosy clouds at dawn or dusk, the sea of clouds and artist-inspiring stones. Visitors often enjoy staying at Paiyun Pavilion, if they do not climb to Grand Canyon in West Sea, because Paiyun Pavilion is the best place to view and admire the inspirational stones of Huangshan, which is also called the Museum of Stones. When you stand at Paiyun Pavilion and see the clouds and fog around the thousands of peaks, you’ll feel like you are standing on an island in the Sea of Clouds. Watching Sunrise at Dispelling Cloud Pavilion

27 Day 3: Cableway Descent and Tangyue Memorial Arches Flying Over Stone Go hiking and sight-seeing to Flying Over Stone and Brightness Top Peak.

28 Brightness Top Peak Day 3: Cableway Descent and Tangyue Memorial Arches Meteorological Observatory 1860 meters high

29 View from Brightness Top Peak Day 3: Cableway Descent and Tangyue Memorial Arches

30 Hike to White Goose Ridge Cable Car Station, then take a cable car down the mountain. White Goose Ridge Cable Car Station

31 “It is not worthwhile to visit other mountains if you have visited Huangshan.” Day 3: Cableway Descent and Tangyue Memorial Arches

32 Tangyue Memorial Arch Group Tangyue Memorial Arch Group, known as the Town of Arches, in She County, Huangshan Prefecture, is a must for visitors to experience some fine examples of national architecture. The memorial arches are from the Ming and Qing dynasties. Memorial arches are usually made of fine wood or stone, as a memorial and a form of street decoration. In Tangyue, She County, there are thousands of arches scattered around. It is the best place to find out about the social culture in China's feudal society. Day 3: Cableway Descent and Tangyue Memorial Arches You will be transported from Huangshan to Tangyue Village in She County, where you can see the biggest memorial arch group in China.

33 Day 4: Hong Village, Xidi Village and Departure. Transfer from Tunxi to Hong Village. Scenery along the road from Tunxi to Hong Village.

34 Day 4: Hong Village, Xidi Village and Departure. Hong Village is located about 10 kilometers northeast of Yi Town, an ancient town over 800 years old, nestled against Huangshan. It enjoys the reputation of being “the Chinese town in the pictures". Especially since a birds eye view of the town looks like a cow, which made it one of the wonders of World Cultural Heritage. The famous film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was filmed here. Pond in Hong Village

35 Day 4: Hong Village, Xidi Village and Departure. Artist painting at Hong Village Day 4: Hong Village, Xidi Village and Departure.

36 Ancient house in Hong Village Day 4: Hong Village, Xidi Village and Departure.

37 Carved wooden windows Day 4: Hong Village, Xidi Village and Departure.

38 Xidi Village is located at the foot of Huangshan. It's 54 kilometers away from Tunxi. Original buildings date back to 900 years ago in the Song Dynasty ( ), it is an optimum place to see typical old country houses of Southern Anhui Province. You can get an impression of the ancient culture of this area in this ancient village. Day 4: Hong Village, Xidi Village and Departure. Xidi Village Day 4: Hong Village, Xidi Village and Departure.

39 Xidi Village Day 4: Hong Village, Xidi Village and Departure.

40 After sightseeing, you will be transferred to the airport (railway/bus station). Xidi Village

41 Why visit Huangshan in the winter? 1 : The price is lower. December to February is the off season. The entrance fee, cable car ticket and hotel costs are all lower than in the high season. 2 : There is the beautiful winter scenery to enjoy. In winter, West Sea Grand Canyon and Tian Du Peak will be closed due to snow, but, as there is no rain in winter, there is a greater possibility of seeing the Sea of Clouds and beautiful snow scenes. 3 : There are very few tourists. In the high season, there is always a long queue at the cable car station. Some spots will be crowded with tourists. However, in winter time, there are few tourists on the mountain, so you can enjoy the scenery in relative tranquility. Important notes: Be care of your safety where there is snow or ice on the ground. Please walk slowly and watch out the steps.

42 Huangshan in Winter

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