Flight to Huangshan from Shanghai on your own, upon arrival, you will be met by the tour guide and transferred to the hotel.
Stay overnight in Huangshan City.
After breakfast you will be met and transferred to the [She Village] and visit [Tangyue Archway Group]. It is 6.5 kilometers away from Shenxian country, one of the historical and cultural cities in China. There are 7 memorial archways winding their ways into a group, simple and elegant. 3 were built in Ming dynasty, the other were built in Qing. All of them are in order of loyalty, filial piety, chatity and justice or righteousness. In recent years, it used to be the scenery for filming such films as "Dream of the Red Mansions" and "Smoke Blocked Double-eaved Roof", it has become a world-famous tourist spot of top culture grade.
And then let’s visit [Bao Family Garden]. It is located at the side of Tangyue Memorial Arch Cluster and is a Chinese classical private garden with combination of ancient Anhui style garden and Anhui style bonsai. It is the biggest private Anhui style bonsai exhibition garden and has officially applied for intangible world heritage, and the world’s “Guinness” record and reputed as “Mother of Oriental Gardens, and “Mecca” of the bonsai lovers. Bao Family Garden takes up about 360mu(24 hectares) and collects 10,000 bonsais. With the elite of bonsai at home and abroad and noble flowers grasses and canework, Bao Family Garden is a Chinese biggest, most beautiful and special noble garden of businessmen of Anhui.
After the visits, transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight in Huangshan City.
After breakfast, transfer to [Mt. Huangshan] for the very highlight of this tour. Mt. Huangshan covers an area of 250 kilometers, of which 154 square kilometers are scenic attractions. Its landscape features “four wonders” of imposing peaks, spectacular rocks, odd-shaped pines, and a sea of clouds. It is regarded as the “loveliest mountain” in China. Mt. Huangshan boasts 72 peaks, more than 1,000 meters above sea level, with three main peaks rising majestically. They are both fascinating and dangerously steep. Cliffs, stone forests, stone pillars, stone blocks and egg-shaped stones form the unique granite geomorphologic scenery. The pines on the mountain are tall and have fascinating shapes. The famous Welcoming Guests (Yingke) Pine (1,500 years old) and See-Guest-Off Pine have become a symbol of being faithful, unyielding and hospitable. More than200 days each year on Mt. Huangshan are misty and cloudy. The vapors coagulate to form a sea of clouds. As the clouds cloak the mountain, they give a feeling of being in fairyland. You will Get onto the top by Yungu cable car and visit Begin to Believe Peak, Brightness Top, Flying-over Rock, Cloud-Dispelling Pavilion, the Great Valley of West Sea and so on.
Stay overnight on the top of the Mt. Huangshan.
Watch sunrise according the weather. Visit Lion Peak, a Monkey Gaping at the Sea, Refreshing Terrace, and the Flower Grown out of a Writing Brush Rock and so on. Get down by cable car. Then bus to the ancient village, Yixian County and visit [Hongcun Village] which has always enjoyed the name "a village in the Chinese painting”. Back to downtown and visit the [Ancient Street]. You can have a stroll on the local ancient market street of 600 years old, which is more 1500 meter long with hundreds of shops selling local products, tea, dried bamboo shoots or ink stones and ink sticks, etc.
After the visits, you will be transferred to airport back to Shanghai.
Single Room Supplement
First Class Tour
* Price in every box above is for each person.
* Price is in US dollar. It may vary a little bit according to US dollar exchange rate fluctuation, car fuel price change and government tax adjustment, etc.
* The price is only for your reference and it is subject to seasons, high or low.Please send us your inquiry if you are interested.
A. Personal English-speaking Guide
B. Experienced Driver + comfortable Private car/van/bus for the driving part
C. Hotels in Huangshan City and Huangshan Mountain.
D. Standard lunch
E. Roud-way air ticket between Shanghai and Huangshan.
A. Gratuities, Tips to local people, the guide and driver
(Although not compulsory, if you think your guide and driver have done a good job at the end of the tour, we suggest you tip them at you own decision to show your appreciations.)
B. Other Personal Expenses.
How to Dress (only for reference):
Comfortable walking shoes
Long, loose and comfortable pants
Shorts for summer months (June – September)
Warm clothes (Fleece, Jacket, hat and gloves etc.) for Nov-April
Umbrella or waterproof jacket in a cloudy day or rainy day
Cover for backpack or plastic bags to keep clothes dry in case of rain
What to Bring (only for reference):
Wet wipes / Moist towelettes
Sun hat, Sun block, Sunglasses
Camera, film and memory chip, battery