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The East Road Is A Beast

Following the advice of locals, we hiked this huge hill at 3:00 in the morning so we could see the... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Martin A
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Dalian, China
Nice mountain to hike

When I went there, the cable car on the South side was not working, as well as the bus, due to... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Following the advice of locals, we hiked this huge hill at 3:00 in the morning so we could see the sunrise on top of Taishan. It takes between two to six hours, depending on your speed and the crowds. Hundreds of people do this hike...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martin A
Reviewed 29 September 2017

When I went there, the cable car on the South side was not working, as well as the bus, due to renovation. So, be careful with that, if you are planning to walk halfway, and then take the cablecar. The South route is, however, more...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Ana L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Nice experience. Bring sunscreen. The stone steps are steep and narrow. The top half of the hike is much harder than the lower half. Don't look at the scenery while moving. Be careful of the fellow climbers around you. Some of them over estimate their...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank inchpebble
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I been checking trip advisor and lonely planet tips but it all concludes that this is the best route up to the peak. Convenient with small shops on the way and in the peak with Cable Car Service up and down the mount.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Was determine to climb the whole route but gave up after reaching half way... too steep and really challenging.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank TuangWX
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I will keep this brief. We took the high speed train down from Beijing in late October, arriving around 3pm and leaving our luggage in the Tai'an train station where there is a very secure left luggage area. Note that the people working there do...More

Date of experience: October 2015
4  Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This is the most traditional route for Mount Tai, where one can find many calligraphy arts and carving arts, as well as natural views.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Zhiguang Z
Reviewed 19 September 2013

6,660 steps to the top - we entered the annual race on 5 September this year along with over 7,000 others as we were already there paddling a Dragonboat for Australia on Lake Dong Ping the day before. It is not the easiest of climbs...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank weebansheewoman
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Taishan is the first among China's 5 important mountains our guide said. Best done with a local. You can climb thousands of steps but we took bus halfway then cable car then walked 777 steps. Good clear day but cold fantastic view & local guide...More

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank JayDeeBee1950
Reviewed 8 August 2012

this is a very powerful mountain...one can feel ur greater self...really if you are ambitious and have a dream come and disclose it to the mountain..u will get power

2  Thank Junmelody
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