Anhui province has a beautiful landscape by natural mountain and it also well know by  the birthplace of scholars in ancient time . The spectacular Huangshan(Yellow mountain) is a frequent subject of traditional Chinese paintings and literature, as well as modern photography. If you’re photographer, this is a perfect tour for you. Huangshan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of  China’s major tourist destinations. Surround huangshan region there are lots of ancient village still exist. The longest history can reach to 800 years ago. The village people still heritage the old art technical such as ancient paper making and scripture rubbing. It become a intangible cultural heritage.

Itinerary

Day 1

Explore Huangshan and an Ancient Villages in 3 days by the most efficient route. You will take bullet train from Shanghai to Huangshan for 4 hours in the morning. Once you arrived Huangshan Station, the local guide will take you to the Hongcun Ancient Village. It is a charming ancient village with a history of over 800 years. The village will show you the original Hui style architecture. You will have your free time in Hongcun Village. Get some local handcraft as souvenir (at your own expense). We will have local dinner and stay overnight in the village. Have a good rest and save your energy for next day climbing mountain.

Accommodation: 4-star Hotel or similar standard hotel/standard room

Day 2 

You will spend full day in the mountain. Take the cable car to get on the peak and during the time  you will Admire Huangsha’s unusual rock formations, diverse vegetation including particular pines and sea of clouds as well as the hidden beauty of the mountain. Some trees are more than 200 years old. The famous award movie “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” was shooting here. In addition, you will have chance to see the bamboo sea and other place you might recognize it from the movie. You will back down hill in the evening after seeing amazing views.

Accommodation: 4-star Hotel or similar standard hotel/standard room

Day 3

You will visit Lingshan village and experience classic and traditional activities: Ancient Paper-making and Scripture rubbing. The Paper-making technology is one of Chinese Four Great Inventions. Our expert will teach you the technical how our ancestor make first paper 2000 years ago.  And afterwards you will make your paper by your own.

Scripture rubbing is another extraordinary skill which has been used by Chinese scholars to transfer the calligraphy from stones is made from plant fiber. It can be used in two ways to retrieve the calligraphy. Learn it and try to make one work.

At the end, we will take bullet train back to Shanghai in the afternoon.

The itinerary above is not only one possibility. Tips to tailor-make your trip are offered as inspiration. Please contact us details of your preferences and our travel experts will customize this trip to suit your interests, tastes, and budget.

Inclusions

The 3 days include:

  • Professional English Speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private car service during the 6 days tour
  • 2 nights hotel room (4-star Hotel or similar standard hotel/standard room)

Extra inclusive:

Day 1

  • Dinner
  • Bullet train tickets

Day 2

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Entrance tickets
  • Cable car fees

Day 3

  • Lunch
  • Activity fees
  • Bullet train tickets

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • other expenses which not listed in inclusions (e.g.meal,  drinks, snacks, etc)

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please provide your pick up time for first day tour once booking is confirmed.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Passport photocopy is required at time of booking for all participants(for your train ticket booking)

The itinerary above is only one possibility. Tips to tailor-make your trip are offered as inspiration. Please contact us details of your preferences and our travel experts will customize this trip to suit your interests, tastes, and budget.

Departure point

  • Your hotel lobby (range in Shanghai city center)
  • You also accept various departure locations (such as Shanghai PVG airport, international cruise terminal) with extra fee.  Please contact customer service for more information.

Departure time

7am

Duration

3 days

Return details

  • Your hotel lobby (range in Shanghai city center)
  • You also accept various return locations (such as Shanghai PVG airport, international cruise terminal) with extra fee.  Please contact customer service for more information.
private tour for 1 adult Private tour. Minimum 1 pax per booking. From USD  $  1480
private tour for 2 adults Private tour. Minimum 2 pax per booking. From USD  $ 980
private tour for 3-4 adults Private tour. Minimum 3 pax per booking. From USD  $ 880

Please Contact us if your gourp over 4 Pax. Above price is estimate price. The final price is depends on your group size, travel date and accommodation standard, etc. Please fill the form with  your preferences and our travel experts will customize this trip to suit your interests, tastes, and budget.