3 Days Yellow Mountain Hiking Tour

Tour Route: Huangshan

Combined with the features of Huangshan, this tour is specially designed for mountain hikers. From this three-day trip, you will have the opportunity to experience the highest peak of Huangshan, pine trees with various shapes, and, if weather permits, you can also see the sunrise, sunset, and sea of clouds in Huangshan.

Private Tour
Day 1 Arrival in Huangshan City

Upon your arrival in Huangshan City, our local guide will pick you up at the airport or train station and escort you to your hotel for checking in. The guide will introduce details of trekking tour to you and make sure you have everything you need. 

After that, visit the best-preserved commercial street named the Ancient Street of Tunxi, built in Ming and Qing Dynasties.

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Mt. Huangshan Hiking

On the second day of the tour, you will trek 11 kilometers which will take about 6 hours.

After breakfast, the tour guide will wait for you in the hotel lobby at the appointed time. One hour later, you will arrive at Huangshan Scenic Spot and take a shuttle bus to Mercy Light Pavilion. Then you will take a cableway to upper Jade Screen Scenic Area.

The Yellow Mountain hiking will start there. You will climb up the mountain through the Western Steps, enjoy scenic views along the path and visit some scenic points, such as the Greeting-guests Pine, Lotus Peak, One Hundred Cloud Ladder, One-Line-Sky, Turtle Fish Peak.

After a short rest and having a buffet lunch in a hotel on the top of the mountain, you will continue the trekking trips to the Bright Top and the Flying-over Rock. 

Enjoy a buffet dinner in the hotel and have a good rest prepared for next day's trekking. You will spend night in the hotel on the top of the mountain.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Mt. Huangshan Departure

Today's trek is about 7 kilometers and takes approximately 5 hours.

After watching the sunrise at the Refreshing Terrace, hike to the Cloud-dispelling Pavilion and then down to the West Sea Grand Canyon. The hiking trip covers the most essential parts — the 1st ring & 2nd ring which are connected by narrow and abrupt stone paths constructed on the cliffs. Then return to your hotel for lunch.  

Continue on your wonderful sightseeing on the Yellow Mountain to see the famous Dawn Pavilion, Dream Flower Pine,Stone Monkey Watching the Sea, Black Tiger Pine and the Beginning-to-Believe Peak. 

Lastly, you will descend the mountain from the White Goose Ridge to Yungu Temple, which is an easy walking of about two and a half hours along wide but a bit precipitous stone steps. After reaching the Yungu Temple, the shuttle bus will transfer you to the Tangkou Town where your driver is ready to pick you up. 

After sightseeing, be transferred to the train station/airport. Your Huangshan hiking tour service ends.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
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.

After reading about the Mt. Huangshan, it seems that weather can be an issue. In order to avoid heavy fog or rain, when is it best to visit the Yellow Mountain?
Asked by Joan (Nov.20, 2018)

Trip Advisor (Nov.20, 2018) replied:
Hello Joanne, this question is a little difficult to answer, since Huangshan rains 200+ days out of 365. Relatively speaking, it rains less in July and August each year, but it could change anytime remember.

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