Huashan Mountain is one of the favorite trekking destinations among Chinese people, and now it also increasingly attracts many international tourists. This 2-day Mt. Huashan tour is designed for trekking lovers who can’t resist the call to climb a mountain. You will travel to the mountain by high-speed train from Xian, enjoy stunning scenery on the mountaintop, breathe refreshing air, meet new friends on the way, learn something about Chinese Taoism, and chat with your kind English-speaking tour guide. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat to protect yourself from the heat. Pick this tour to have an immersive experience. You can make it!
2. Challenge yourself with a full day of hiking the thrilling trails on Mount Hua.
3. Embark on an exciting adventure to the most steep mountain in the world – Mount Hua – traveling between Xi’an and Huashan by high-speed rail.
- Day 1: Xian-Mt. Huashan By Fast TrainYuquan Palace
Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure as you meet your guide in the morning at your Xian hotel lobby. The journey begins with an exciting transfer via bus, taxi, or metro to Xian North Railway Station. There, you'll board a swift bullet train destined for the awe-inspiring Mt. Huashan.
Upon arrival at Huashan Bei Station, a scenic taxi ride will take you to the entrance of the mystical Mt. Huashan Scenic Area. Begin your exploration with a visit to Yuquan Temple, a Taoist sanctuary nestled at the foot of Mt. Huashan. The temple's garden-like setting offers a serene introduction to the rich cultural and spiritual heritage of the region.
The real adventure kicks off at 18:00 as you commence a challenging yet rewarding climb from the base of the North Peak. The ascent, lasting 4-5 hours, demands caution, so follow your guide's expert advice closely. Upon conquering the summit, check into your hotel and savor the breathtaking views during your well-deserved free time.
Accommodation: Hotel on the Mountaintop
- Day 2: Mt. Huashan-XianMt. Huashan
Greet the early morning with anticipation as you wake to witness the ethereal sunrise and the enchanting sea of clouds at the summit. Capture the magical moments with your camera, and then take a stroll, soaking in the serenity of Mt. Huashan.
Immerse yourself in the unique ambiance of the mountain environment, taking advantage of the soft morning light for stunning photographs. Around 11:00 am, descend from the North Peak using the convenient cable car. Enjoy a scenic ride down to the foot of North Peak before hopping on a shuttle bus to reach the exit.
Bid farewell to Mt. Huashan and return to Xian. Catch a fast train back to the city and, with the guidance of your experienced guide, navigate your way to your hotel using bus, taxi, or metro. Reflect on the awe-inspiring landscapes, cultural richness, and unique challenges overcome during your unforgettable Mt. Huashan adventure.
For this tour, we recommend you book a hotel near Bell Tower or on the route of Xian Metro Line 2.
We would like to suggest you prepare some food and water for the whole climb. This tour does not include any meals. Water on the mountain top is quite expensive, five times the normal price.
- Round-way Xian-Huashan second-class high-speed train tickets
- English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fee for Mt Huashan
- Round-way shuttle bus and single-way North Peak cable car down the mountain
- Hotel on the mountain top (10-bed room since the room with 1 or 2 beds is much more expensive)
- Any meal
- Cost of any taxi/Metro/bus
- Personal expense
- Gratuities (recommended)