Transportation around Huangshi is convenient. By expressway, visitors can reach Wuhan and Jiujiang in about one hour. It is an eight-hour ride from the city to Shanghai. In addition, passenger ships from Chongqing to Jiujiang, Shanghai and Nanjing make stops in the Port of Huangshi.
It will take one hour and a half from Huangshi City to Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, which operates fights to major cities of China and other countries.
Having a sub-tropical, continental climate, Huangshi has four distinct seasons. The average temperature in the hottest July on record is nearly 30C (86F), while it was 4C (39F) in the coldest January. The city has sufficient sunshine and abundant rainfall. However, cold snaps during the normally warm spring, as well as rainstorms, gales, and droughts may hit this area.
When to Go: Visitors should visit the area in the autumn and avoid going in the torrid days of July and August.
Xisai Mountain: Located in the east of Huangshi City, Xisai Mountain has been always regarded as the gateway to the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. Surrounded by waters on three sides and only having one ridge connecting to Chushan Mountain, Xisai Mountain occupies a position of strategic importance which is difficult to access.