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Hukou Waterfall

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The Hukou Waterfall is the second largest waterfall in China and the largest on the legendary Yellow River. As a result it is often claimed that this is "the only yellow waterfall in the world." It is right on the border between Shanxi and Shaanxi...more
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Hukou Town, Ji County 042200, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It takes 4 hours driving to this waterfall from the Xi'an city but it is worth! This is the second largest waterfall in China and also the largest waterfall on the Yellow River; also called the mother river of China. When we arrived there, the...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 20 August 2018

My friend and I loved the falls, neither of us wanted to leave, but had to. First of all, let me tell you that although it is easy and much cheaper to take the long distance bus to the falls, you might want to consider...More

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It took over 5 hours from Xian to Hukou waterfall by coach bus. There were so many people there and you can have a very nice and close view of the waterfall, which is really impressive. From where you stand to look at the waterfall,...More

Thank christiane w
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Stand in awe and take in the sights and sounds of the world's largest yellow waterfall. You can have your photo taken by onsite professional photograhers at Rmb150 per photo; the photo took 10 mins to be ready. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the...More

Thank Rose G
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This was one of the stops on our Silk Road Tour and it took over a little over 3 hours from Yanan to get to the waterfall by coach bus. Along the way, we stopped at the Nanniwan Revolutionary site. Also, along the way, there...More

1  Thank peeteeteepee
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Plenty of hotels and decent places to eat. The waterfall is something to definitely plan to see if you're in the area. Beware of crowds.

Thank John L
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I'm no waterfall seeker, and so I was a bit unsure about whether the detour here was worth it. In the end, well, if you are passing it is worth a look - the water is yellow, there is spray etc etc, and the endless...More

1  Thank Martin D
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Hukou is a magnificent place where tourists worth to have a visit. It's a long history city and have interesting local culture to share with the tourists.

Thank supercloth
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Having seen countless waterfalls in my life, one more or one less does not make a difference. So after travelling for hours from Taiyuan to here and back, I think the journey is not entirely worthwhile. I think there is not much history connected to...More

Thank AndrewYew
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is a must-see for those visiting the Shanxi province in China. The brown and muddy water of the Yellow River pours down like from the nozzle of a teapot, hence its name Hukou (teapot nozzle). One should go there in the summer months especially...More

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Phanop L
9 April 2017|
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I start my trip from Linfen , thank you
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Response from 2015ECL05 | Reviewed this property |
I followed Chinaxian tour. I booked online, with USD50 deposit, balance cash when I meet the local guide. They offered 2 options, the cheaper tour by bus followed the local chinese tourist, whereas another private, with... More
11 May 2016|
Response from Tim R | Reviewed this property |
There is many options out of Xi'ian for day tours which can include this. I took a two day tour which included this site.