3 Days Huangshan Tour from Shanghai by High Speed Trains

Tour Route: Shanghai, Huangshan, Shanghai

Private Tour
Day 1 Shanghai to Huangshan City by High Speed Train

Be arrival at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station on your own. Take a morning bullet train from Shanghai to Huangshan by yourself. We will book the ticket and offer the train information for you in advance.

Upon arrival in Huangshan, you will be met in the arrivals area by your local guide. After a warm welcome and brief introduction, take a private transfer to your hotel for assistance with check-in. 

In the afternoon, your guide will escort you to visit the Tunxi Ancient Street or Xin’anjiang Riverfront Walk Scenic Spot.

Note: The transport from your Shanghai address to Shanghai Hongqiao railway station is not included. If you need private transfer, please contact us to get the best offer.

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Yellow Mountain Hiking

After breakfast, drive about 1 hour from your Tunxi hotel to the foot of Huangshan mountain and take cable car up to mountain.

Descend the cable car, hike to your hotel in top of the mountain, on the way, you will visit Beginning-to-Believe-Peak, Black Tiger Pine, A Flower on the Tip of a Brush Pen

Check in your hotel and have your lunch. After rest in your hotel room, start your afternoon sightseeing at Grand Canyon of West Sea. It's down stairs all the way and some section are very steep and narrow, your guide will escort you for only a part of it. And enjoy sunset at Cloud-dispelling Pavilion

Then return to your hotel.  Go to bed early preparing for next morning's the first Light of the Morning (Dawn) if fine weather (don't forget to check the sunrise time from the hotel front desk - usually around 6:00am).


1. We highly recommend letting your tour guide assit you on storage of your not-needed luggage in hotel of Tunxi, and just prepare a light backpack for exploring the mountains.

2. The food on the mountain is expensive, as all the food material is carried by local people. You may see the carriers while hiking. The meals on mountain top is about $17~$25 per person.

3. It needs a lot of energe to hike all the Grand Canyon of West Sea. Normally, the guide will escort you for only a part of it. 

Meals: Breakfast
Day 3 Huangshan to Shanghai by High Speed Train

Sunrise on the Yellow Mountains: If weather permit, you will need to be an early bird if the weather is nice and you plan to see the sunrise at Yellow Mountain. You can find the sunrise times at your hotel, walk to Refreshing Terrace, which is near to your hotel. Please remember to bring the heavy coat in your hotel room if the weather is cold. 

After enjoying the sunrise, you will go back to the hotel and have your breakfast. Later, you will take the cable car down the mountain and proceed to visit the Hongcun village, a beautiful ancient village frequented by painters capturing the blend of pools, willows, and ancient architecture on canvass.

Tour ends. Your tour guide will escort you to catch your train back to Shanghai.

Note: Kindly contact your tour consultant if you need Shanghai transfer.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$690 US$530
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$720 US$560

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Qingming Festival Holiday (Apr. 4 - 6, 2020 ), Labor's Day Holiday (May 1 - 3, 2020) ,Dragon Boat Festival Holiday (Jun. 25 - 27, 2020) and National Day Holiday (Oct 1- Oct 8, 2020).

1. Four star hotel accommodation during the tour with breakfast (twin occupancy);
2. Private transfers in air-conditioned car/van/bus for the itinerary listed above;
3. Guide: A private English-speaking guide and a private driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city.
4. Admission tickets, round-trip cable car of Huangshan amd meals as specified in the above itinerary;
5. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges;
6. Round-trip G-train tickets between Shanghai and Huangshan (second class seat)

1. Tips to tour escort or the driver;
2. Personal expenses;
3. Any meal or service which is not specified above;
4. Transport between your Shanghai address and Shanghai train station;

Interested in this itinerary but would like to make changes to the hotels, destinations, sites, or anything else? Contact us here to customize this itinerary just for you.

It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

Hi there. My husband and I will be in Shanghai at the end of January and were thinking of doing a tour to Mt Huangshan. Can you tell me which hotels you include in your tour? Also if you have available tour options leaving Shanghai late on 22.1.15 (3 day tour by train). Given it will be winter, also wondering what sort of clothing and shoes we need to pack. Many thanks, Lorren
Asked by Lorren AREZIO (Dec.28, 2014)

Trip Advisor (Dec.28, 2014) replied:
Hi, Thanks for your inquiry. Here I would like to give you some suggestions and our best tour quotation for this tour to your email. Please kindly check your email. Also please feel free to contact us if any further question. Thanks.

Hello, Do you offer this trip for a solo traveler at the end of April? What would the cost of an April 27th 3-day trip be? Thank you
Asked by Matthew (Apr.16, 2014)

Travel Consultant (Apr.16, 2014) replied:
Hi Matthew, Thanks for your enquiry! Yes, we can offer this trip for a solo traveler. For the quotation, please check your email box for details. Thanks!

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