5 Days Huangshan & Jiuhua Mountains Tour

Tour Route: Mt Huang, Hongcun Village, Mt, Jiuhua

From this 5-day tour, you will experience the two famous mountains located in Anhui Province. One is Huangshan mountain, listed as UNESCO World Heritage which are well known for "Five Wonders" - Odd-shaped Pines, Spectacular Rocky Peaks, Sea of Clouds, Hot Spring and Winter Snow. The other one is Mt. Jiuhua - One of the four most famous Buddhist Mountains in China.

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Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Arrive in Tunxi

Upon your arrival in Huangshan airport/train station, our local guide will meet you and help you  to check in your hotel in Huangshan city town (Tunxi). 

Then proceed to visit Tunxi Ancient Street, which is the best-preserved commercial street-the Ancient Street of Tunxi, built in Ming and Qing Dynasties.

After dinner to Liyang In Alley. It consists of three streets: Binjiangbar street, Food Street and Liyang Cultural Street. 

Meals: Dinner
Day 2 Mt. Huangshan

Today visit Huangshan Scenic Area. Huangshan Mountain was designated the World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

You'll go up to Mt. Huangshan via cable car. Known as "the loveliest mountain of China", rare pines, grotesque rocks, seas of clouds and hot springs have been widely acclaimed as the "Four Wonders under Heaven". Seasonal landscapes like sunrise, sunset splendour and Buddha-halo are blazing with colours and constantly changeable. There are the Pai Yun (Cloud Dispersing) Pavilion, the elegant and refined Shi Xin Peak, Feilai Rock (Fallen Rock from Sky), The Bright Mountain Top (Guangming Ding) and The Lion Peak etc in the Beihai Area of Huangshan.

Overnight in the top of mountain.


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Huangshan to Jiuhuashan

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 over the Yellow Mountains. The watch point is very near to your hotel.

After breakfast in hotel, walk to Lion Peak to see the Dawn Pavilion, Stone Monkey Watching the Sea.Then take the cable car down the hill.

It takes about 1 hour to drive from the Yellow Mountains to Hongcun Village.

Hongcun Village: In the afternoon, you will discover this ancient village with over 900 years of history. This elegant village is renowned for its peaceful rural scenery, well-kept ancient buildings: unique Anhui-style dwellings, and profound culture. The mountains, the rivers, and the ancient dwellings, make highly picturesque landscapes. You might come across some art students and artists, who are there to capture its beauty on paper.

Next you will drive to Jiuhua Mountain, is one of the four most famous Buddhist Mountains in China.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Jiuhua to Huangshan

After breakfast, you will visit Huacheng Temple which is the oldest and holiest temple on Jiuhuashan. It is located in the centre of Jiuhua street.Then go up to mountain by cable car and visit the Longevith Palace, it's one of the four most important jiuhua monasteries. Also visit Dongya Temple; Huixiang Pavilion; Zhiyuan Temple and Incarnation Hall. Then descend the mountain by cable car. 

Drive back to Huangshan and have a good rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Huangshan Departure

After the breakfast, the tour guide will escort you to catch your flight / train to next destination.

Meals: Breakfast at hotel
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.

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