China Vacations Travel Guide – Huangguoshu Waterfall

Huangguoshu Waterfall, also known as Yellow Fruit Tree Waterfall, is the largest waterfall in China and Asia, located on the Baihe River in Anshun, Guizhou Province. It is 77.8 m (255 ft) high and 101 m (330 ft) wide. The main waterfall is 67 m (220 ft) high and 83.3 m (273 ft) wide. The Water-Curtain Cave named “Shuiliandong” in Chinese is a 134 m (440 ft) long naturally formed cave located in the back of the waterfall. It allows visitors to not only view, but also hear and touch the waterfall. The Huangguoshu Waterfall is one of few waterfalls that can be viewed from above, below, front, back, left and right in the world.

The Huangguoshu Waterfall is a very famous place in China. It attracts thousands of travellers here every day. This waterfall is located in Anshun, Guizhou province. It is 150 kilometers away from the downtown of Guiyang(captital of Guizhou province) and 45 kilometers away from Anshun. You can fly to Guiyang first, then take a bus to the Huangguoshu Waterfall. It is about 2 hours’ ride and the cost is 40 rmb for the bus. Before 1991, the trip from Guiyang to Huangguoshu Waterfall cost 4 hours. Now the Gui-Huang high way connecting Guiyang to Huangguoshu Waterfall has shortened it to 2 hours.

About Anshun:
There are 15 city bus lines in Anshun and the taxi service is very cheap here. Anshun has more than 500 taxicabs and the cost is about 1 rmb per kilometer. Here is the phone number for the tourists’ complain( for the taxi service): 0853-3297777.

The Huangguoshu Waterfall is in the Guizhou province and the food here is called the “Qiancai”. The Guizhou people like all kinds of spicy food and this is the most important feature of this “Qiancai”.

Hotels in Huangguoshu Waterfall area:
There are all kinds of hotels in Huangguoshu town. They are near the the Huangguoshu waterfall. An interesting thing here is that you can bargain with the managers of the hotels and you can get a very good deal if you are good at bargaining. The condition of the hotels in the Huangguoshu town is not very good but is still acceptable. The most notable hotel here is the Huangguoshu Hotel(cost 480 rmb for one night, tel: 0853-3592110, 0853-3592154). If you are looking for some hotels more comfortable, you can choose the hotels in the Anshu city. They are in better conditions and I will recommend the Shenqifuyun Hotel and Guizhouyanan Hotel. The Shenqifuyun Hotel is only 100 meters away from the Anshun railway station and the price is about 300 rmb(phone number: 0853-3291888). The other one, Guizhouyanan Hotel is in the downtown of Anshun city and here is the phone number: 0853-3296888. If you wanna more options, you can call the number of the Huangguoshu Hotel Booking Services at: 0853-3596537.