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Excellent view and a little tired climbing

Last July, I went to Hengshan with my friends and our families. We got up at about 5 am to catch... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
Lizzie H
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Macau, China
try alternative entrance

Our hostel said there are two entrances on the south (i.e. from Nanyue). We used the conventional... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2015
Eric S J
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Shanghai, China
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Apr 19, 2016
“Excellent view and a little tired climbing”
Apr 7, 2016
“Very misty ”
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Last July, I went to Hengshan with my friends and our families. We got up at about 5 am to catch the very early high-speed rail to Hengyang (stated from Changsha). It was in my summer vacation after National College Entrance Examination, I was quite...More

5  Thank Lizzie H
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We decided to walk the whole way up, it took about 6hours and my Fitbit suggested it was 20k. It was very misty so there wasn't much of a view the whole time we were on the mountain. Walking up you pass all the temples...More

1  Thank Ben T
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The mountian lose the "climax" thanks to the thousands of people visiting it at the same time... Overpriced...160 rmb/pax 80 ticket + 80 bus service. Zhangjiajie will be better option and less "DisneyMountain". Fresh air and good option for some exercise practice

1  Thank Pachi G
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The mountain itself is beautiful. You can either walk up (13km) or get a combination of bus and cable car, with a final 3km up to the peak. It was a bit foggy the day we went up, but still beautiful. If you travel from...More

1  Thank Steve_Greene7
Reviewed 10 September 2015

To get to this place from Changsha, the best way to go is by Long Distance bus which are available from Changsha South Bus Station which cost 48 RMB to "Nanyue(南岳)" and take you close to the mountain. To reach the peak best way to...More

1  Thank Yaminoseigi
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Our hostel said there are two entrances on the south (i.e. from Nanyue). We used the conventional one, "east," to take (with the hordes, although it's low season, so only small hordes) the minibus plus cablecar, then the ~4km walk east (part road, part stairs)...More

3  Thank Eric S J
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Mount Hengshan is the “southern mountain” in PRC because of its location. It is in the NanYue district of Hengyang city. You can take G-train either to the Hengshan West or the Hengyang East station which is about 10Km and 50Km respectively apart from Nanyue...More

2  Thank Wilfred P
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Lots of comments about the attraction itself on this site; I'll just leave some suggestions about getting there from Changsha. You can try a taxi-- 2 to 2.5 hrs apparently, about 700-900 CNY depending on how long you need the driver (drivers change shift at...More

5  Thank Footsteps11
Reviewed 31 March 2014

As the southern one of China's 'Five Great Mountains', Hengshan is famous for its rich history and wonderful views. It is not very tall, merely around 1500m, but diversify in landscapes, plants, climates, colors. The Great Five Mountains also represent the Five Elements in China's...More

8  Thank Buke W
Reviewed 22 February 2014

After opening a new factory in Hengyang my friends suggested we take an extra day to visit Mt Hengshan. One of 5 great mountains and spiritual places in China. Taking a coach from Hengyang the travel time was around 1 hr. The entrance fee of...More

4  Thank Stevelizhangjun
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