Mount Hua Hiking Map 2021/2022

There are many hiking trails on Mount Hua. Usually you can choose to take the 1 day hiking or 2 days hiking, depending on your time, physical condition, budget, interest and so on. The hiking trails are not very long (less 20km), but very steep in some sections, which requires you to have two good knees and a great physical strength. Thanks to the constructions of cableways, you can save a lot of energy and time if you use cable car properly.

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1 Day Classic Hike

Route: Tourist Center – Park Bus 20mins - North Peak Cable Car –10mins - North Peak (sightseeing 30mins) – Hiking 2hrs – East Peak (sightseeing 45mins) – Hiking 30mins - Plank Road in the Sky (sightseeing 30~45mins) –Hiking 20mins - South Peak (sightseeing 15mins) - Hiking 30mins - West Peak (sightseeing 30mins) – Hiking 15mins - West Peak Cable Car –20mins - Tourist Center
Duration: 8~9 hours (starting from tourist center and ending at tourist center)

Most tourists usually choose this classic hiking route. Take park bus from the tourist center, then take cable car up to North Peak to start hiking. Hiking from North Peak to East Peak, Plank Road in the Sky, South Peak and West, then descend the mountain by West Peak Cable car.

1 Day Leisure Hike

Route: Tourist Center – Park Bus 40mins - West Peak Cable Car – 20mins - West Peak (sightseeing 30mins) – Hiking 30mins - South Peak (sightseeing 15mins)– Hiking 20mins – Plank Road in the Sky (sightseeing 30~45mins) – Hiking 30mins - East Peak (sightseeing 45mins) – Hiking 30mins - West Peak Cable Car –20mins - Tourist Center
Duration: 6~7 hours (starting from tourist center and ending at tourist center)

North Peak Cable car can only takes you to North Peak, the lowest peak on Mount Hua, then you have to walk 2 hrs to get to East Peak. If you want to avoid this walking, you can take park bus to West Peak Cableway, then take cable car up to West Peak to start your hiking. West Peak, South Peak, Plank Road in the Sky and East Peak are located closely. After the hiking, descend the mountain by West Peak Cable car. If you are seniors, or hike with kids, this leisure hiking route is more recommended to you.

2 Days Hiking

2 Days allows you to hike all the walking trails on Mount Huashan and have opportunities to enjoy the precious sunset and sunrise, with one night staying on the mountain top area, but it may be a huge pressure to your feet and knees. You can start the hiking from Yuquan Temple, then hike to North Peak, East Peak and other places one after another. In the night of Day 1, you can sleep in the guesthouses near East Peak. After the hiking, you can descend the mountain by West Peak Cable car so that you don’t have to walk the same way down the mountain.

Day 1: Tourist Center –Park Bus 10mins - Yuquan Temple –Hiking 4~5hrs - North Peak (sightseeing 30mins) – Hiking 2hrs – East Peak (sightseeing 45mins)

Day 2: East Peak Sunrise - Hiking 30mins - Plank Road in the Sky (sightseeing 30~45mins) –Hiking 20mins - South Peak (sightseeing 15mins) - Hiking 30mins - West Peak (sightseeing 30mins) – Hiking 15mins - West Peak Cable Car –20mins - Tourist Center

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