Want to extended your Huangshan trip and want to find out best things to do around Huangshan? There are many wonderful cities and scenic spots around Huangshan that worth a visit - you can make a Huangshan side trip to visit the most beautiful countryside of China- Wuyuan; Extended your Huangshan to feel the cultural atmosphere in the "Porcelain Capital" - Jingdezhen; And some other places: Jiuhuashan - One of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism. Qiyun Mountain - One of the Four holy places of Taoism in China...
Belows are the most popular Huangshan side trips, feel free to contact us for more details of Huangshan side trips. We can also make a customized Hangshan extended tour based on your needs if you can't find your interested tours from Huangshan.
Duration：3 Days 2 Nights
Attractions(Cities)：Wuyuan, Mount Sanqingshan
Tour Style：Mount Sanqingshan is a famous Taoist mountain, with more than 1500 scenic spots. It is a combination of natural landscape and cultural landscape. Chinese National Geography recommended it as one of the "top five beautiful mountains in China". Following this private tour, we will lead you to explore the fairyland on earth-Wuyuan countryside, and a renowned Taoist sacred mountain-Mount Sanqingshan. We provide full tour guide service, escort your journey.
Attractions(Cities)：Jixi County (Longchuan Village)
Tour Style：Most of the ancient villages in Huizhou are located at the foot of Huangshan scenic spot, and Jixi County is no exception.It is a mountainous area with the good natural environments, and a famous cultural city that with many famous celebrities were born.Want to know why there are so many talents and picturesque scenery in Jixi County? Join this trip and you will get all the information you want.
Duration：2 Days 1 Nights
Tour Style：Wuyuan is a famous cultural and ecotourism County in China, which is known as "the most beautiful village in China". Book this 2 Days Ecological tour to Wuyuan, pacing in the ancient village, it offers refreshing views of hills covered in yellow rape flowers, green farmland, exuberant camphor trees, creeks and small rapids.
Duration：2 Days 1 Night
Tour Style：Jingdezhen, the world-famed Porcelain Capital of China , has a 1700-year history of ceramic making and a rich cultural heritage. Join this 2 Days Ceramic & Porcelain Culture Tour from Huangshan with your family or friends is a great choice if you have extra day in Huangshan and interested in Chinese porcelain culture to know about pottery makings, explore the secrets of Jingdezhen and understand the influence of ceramic culture on China and the world.
Duration：2 Days 1 Night
Tour Style：Jiuhuashan is one of the four sacred mountains of Chinese Buddhism.It is located in Qingyang County in Anhui province and is famous for its rich landscape and ancient temples. This 2 days tour will lead you to experience the Buddhism culture in Jiuhuashan. With roundway transfer and professional private guide service.
Tour Style：Qiyun Mountain is one of the four holy places of Taoism in China. Noted for its numerous inscriptions and tablets, as well as monasteries and temples. Through Chinese history, many Chinese poets and writers have visited Mount Qiyun either to compose poetry or to leave an inscription. Qiyun mountain is only 40 kilometers away from Huangshan downtown. If you are interested in Chinese Taoist culture, it will be a great day trip.
Duration：4 Days 3 Nights
Attractions(Cities)：Tunxi, Wuyuan Countryside, Qiandaohu Lake
Tour Style：Go with this tour, you will enjoy the "wonders" of Yellow Mountain: Strange Pines, Absurd Stones, Sea of Clouds...explore the stunning scenery in the countryside of Wuyuan - known as the "most beautiful countryside in China". Breath some fresh air at the Thousand Islets Lake (Qiandao Lake), with 81% of the area covered in forests, Thousand Islets Lake (Qiandao Lake) is a pure lake with clean, drinkable water and fresh air.
Duration：5 Days,4 Nights
Tour Style：This tour is designed for those who are interested in both nature and culture. You'll visit the loveliest Mountain in China-Yellow Mountain, the shooting place of Oscar winning film "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"-Hongcun village and Mukeng Bamboo Forest. And with a tour to China's Porcelain Capital Jingdezhen where you'll visit ancient kiln sites, exhibition areas, factories and markets for a closer look at the porcelain culture. Even you can learn to DIY your own object if you wish!
Duration：4 Days, 3 Nights
Attractions(Cities)：Mt.Huangshan, Wuyuan Countryside
Tour Style：Mt.Huangshan, widely known as the most beautiful mountain in China with grotesque rocks, unique shaped pine trees growing out of cliffs, marvelous sea of clouds and crystal-clear hot springs. Wuyuan - known as the "most beautiful countryside in China,". Go with this tour, what you need to do is just enjoy "wonders" of Yellow Mountain, and explore the stunning scenery in the countryside of Wuyuan. You will find the best Photography points under the guidance of our professional local guide.
Attractions(Cities)：Huizhou Ancient Town (Doushan Street,Xuguo Stone Archway,Huizhou Garden,Yuliang Dam)
Tour Style：This 1-day tour is a combo of natural scenery and ancient villages which will take you back to the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368-1911) . We will visit Huizhou Ancient Town, Huizhou Garden and Yuliang Dam to explore the traditional Huizhou Dwellings, and various Hui style architecture. And we will also enjoy the beautiful landscape and experience different traditional local customs of Huizhou.
Huangshan city is one of the most famous tourist cities in China and attracts domestic and western tourists come here. There are many beautiful sightseeing places in this area, the most popular attractions are Mount Huangshan- the name card of Huangshan city; Tunxi old street, it is a old shopping street in the city center; Hongchun and Xidi, both of them are the typical ancient villages in Southern Anhui Province and listed into the UNESCO World Heritage Site; Ancient City of Huizhou, Yangchan Village, Xin'an River Landscape Gallery are the best places to visit in Shexian county.
Generally speaking, spring and autumn are the best seasons for travel to visit Mount Huangshan. These two seasons also happen to offer magnificent natural views of Mount Huangshan, along with a temperate climate. Traveling to Mount Huangshan, however, is not limited to only these two seasons as it enjoys varied beauty throughout the year. In summer, Mount Huangshan 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. In winter, you can apperciate the charming white snow world, it is also a good time for the photography lovers. If you are planning to Mount Huangshan for hiking, Spring, summer and autumn are definitely the best times to visit.
There are 2 ways to get to Yellow Mountain from your hotel nearby the Tunxi Ancient Street, shuttle bus and car rental or taxi; It is conevenient to visit Yellow mountain from downtown area. If you want to make your Huangshan trip easier, you can book a private transfer with alocal Huangshan tour company, it takes around 40 mins from Huangshan downtown hotel. It is the most expensive way to visit Huangshan mountain from the city; You can also take the city taxi which is cheaper than priavte transfer.
If you want to experience the local public transportation, you can take tourist shuttle bus, there are many tourist buses depart from Huangshan bus station to Mount Huangshan Scenic Area which convenient for the tourists. You’ll find them heading to the Mount Huangshan scenic area every 20 minutes. The Huangshan Distance Buses Station in the city is where you’ll both buy your tickets and depart. The bus ride itself is around 70 minutes.
Tunxi is located in the center of Huangshan city, you can see the hundreds of old but well-preserved rows of shops, evoking a bygone era in buildings that are simple and elegant; Appreciate Hui style architecture at Tunxi Ancient Street, it is one of the area that keeps lots of old building in original hui style; Visit Huangshan local museum at Tunxi Old Street, such as Tunxi Museum, Museum of ancient architectural style-Wancuilou and others.
The street also is featured with lots of delicious food and snacks, there are many good restaurants located here, such as Laojie Di Yi Lou means (the No.1 Building of the Old Street), C2C Anhui Cuisine Restaurant, Old Street Baiwei Restaurant and more.
The distance between Tunxi Ancient Street and Huangshan North Train Station is about 15KM, you can take public bus No.21, fast line 1 and line 3 from train station to Huangshan old street; Or you can take a taxi, it takes 20-30 minutes and costs about 30 yuan. If you are confused about the public transportation, private transfer service with local tour company is the best option for you, a private driver will meet you at the eixt of the train station, then take you to the Tunxi Ancient Street.
There are many peaks at Huangshan Mountain, the highest point in Yellow Mountain is Lotus Peak. It is located in the middle of the Yellow Mountain, southwest of the Jade Screen Peak. It is 1,864 meters above sea level, the highest peak of Mt. Huangshan, and the third highest peak in east China.
If you are a first time traveler in Huangshan, we highly recommend you stay at least 2 days in Huangshan city, one day for famous Yellow Mountain sightseeing and another day for the ancient village in Huangshan, such as Hongcun Ancient Village which is the film spot for the "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon". High speed train and flight both available to get into Huangshan city, it saves lots of travel time.
December is the winter in Huangshan city, the average temperature at Mount Huangshan is from -6°C to 10°C. It will be much colder on the top of mountain, even heavy snow at the mountain range. When you travel to Huangshan during winter, you should down jackets, warm coats, sweaters, and thermals, gloves, warm hat, scarf, non-slip trekking shoes.
Summer is also a good time to visit Huangshan city and Mount Huangshan, but it will be much hotter than spring and autumn. Mount Huangshan is regarded as one of the summer resort in Anhui Province, the temperature much cooler on the top of mountain. It is a good period to enjoy the sunrise and sunset scenery. Compared to other seasons, summer time and Chinese holidays will be much more crowded in Huangshan city, there are lots of domestic tourists travel to there.
Mount Huangshan is one of the famous mountains in China, there is an old saying goes: " No mountain is worth appreciating after seeing the Five Great Mountains, and none of the Five Great Mountains is worth appreciating after seeing Mount Huangshan". In 1990, Huangshan was named an UNESCO World Heritage Site, joining other cultural and natural heritages all around the world. It is said that after you have seen mount Huangshan, there is no need for you to see any other mountain ranges in China.
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