Xihai Great Canyon, Huangshan

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  • Address: Huangshan Mountain Scenic Area, Huangshan, China
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail, Nature
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About Xihai Great Canyon, Huangshan

This is a newly developed scenic area within the Huangshan scenic area and lies in the western region of the later. It begins at the Cloud-dispelling Pavilion, linking the white cloud area at the Fairy walking bridge. It is spread over 25 square kilometres and offers breath-taking scenery. Stunning rock formations, huge cliffs and peaks and the enormous canyon leaves the visitors spellbound. It is rightly named Magic scenic area.

Attractions within the area include:

Rock formations like: Upside-down pool, lady playing piano, Do watching Sky, Immortal walking on the stilts.

  • Peaks: Double Bamboo shoot peak, Stone-bed peak, Archway peak, Nine-Dragon peak, Stone-Pillar peak, Pine forest peak
  • White clouds area
  • Heavenly sea area
  • Flying-over rock
  • Bright Summit

This spectacular walking route is circular in shape and is a must-do thing on the visit to Huangshan Mountain scenic area. 

Xihai Great Canyon Information

  • Hiking is available.
  • The route includes vigorous walking and is not suitable for children, senior citizens or physically unfit tourists. Although, if visitors are unable to cover the entire area, you can walk small sections instead of missing it.

Xihai Great Canyon Ticket Prices

  • The ticket price is included in the entry fee of the Huangshan Mountain scenic area which is CNY 230 in March to November and CNY 150 for December to February.
  • The fare for telpher is to be paid separately.
  • Children have concession in telpher fares.

Xihai Great Canyon Opening and Closing Hours

  • The Xihai Grand Canyon scenic area is best enjoyed in daylight, so be there as early as possible.

How To reach Xihai Great Canyon by Public Transport

  • Telpher

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