7 Days Beijing and Huangshan Classic Tour

Tour Route: Beijing, Huangshan

HS-35
Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Arrival in Beijing

Arrival in Beijing. Be met and transferred to your hotel.

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Beijing

Pick up from hotel at the appointed time. Day trip begins.
Explore Tiananmen Square, including Tiananmen Rostrum, the symbolic landmark of Beijing and China and other main buildings such as National Museum of China, Great Hall of the People, parliament building of China, etc. (30 minutes)
Afterwards, visit the Forbidden City, the largest imperial palace complex in the world. (2 hours)
After lunch, visit Summer Palace, the largest, most beautiful and exquisite imperial garden in the world. (90 minutes)

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch
Day 3 Beijing

Hike the Badaling Great Wall, Climb up the Great Wall, well-known for the longest defense wall in the world. What a great experience! You will become “a true man, heroes and heroines on the Great Wall” as the old Chinese saying goes. (Cable Car is optional). (2 hours)
Stroll around Changling Tomb, the mausoleum of Emperor Yongle who was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty.  He was the most famous historical figure among the Ming Emperors. (1 hour)

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch
Day 4 Beijing to Huangshan Tunxi

Early travel to Temple of Heaven, you may see the Taichi exercises. It is the largest building complex for worshiping the God of Heaven in the world. (90 minutes)
Experience the Hutong by rickshaw. Sitting in a rickshaw, the means of transport in the Qing Dynasty, you can see the ancient Beijing lanes and quadrangle houses that have been preserved for 700 years. (90 minutes)

You will take a bullet train to Huangshan. Upon your arrival, you'll be met and transferred to  hotel . Since you'll have to carry everything yourself up Huangshan unless you hire a porter, it is advisable that you leave your big luggage in the hotel in downtown and bring only a small handbag or backpack with you up mountain.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch
Day 5 Tunxi to Yellow Mountain

In the morning, we'll drive for about one hour and twenty minutes to reach this world-class fabulous mountain, which was accepted by UNESCO both as natural and cultural heritage site in 1990. For centuries, Huangshan has been the source of inspiration for Chinese famed painters, poets and artists for its unparalleled scenery. We'll take the Yungu Cable Car up the mountain from the eastern steps. We will have a chance to visit the scenic spots including the Fairy Maiden Peak, Beginning-to believe Peak, Lion Peak, Cloud-dispelling Pavilion, Grand Canyon.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch
Day 6 Huangshan to Tunxi

Weather permitting, we'll watch the magnificent sunrise in the early morning at a view-point terrace very close to our hotel. Sunrise-watching is one of the highlights at the summit. After breakfast, we will be walking for about 3.5 hours from the eastern steps to the western steps of Huangshan. On the way, breathtaking views can be seen everywhere, including the Flying-over Rock, Bright Summit, Tianhai Scenic Area, White Clouds Scenic Area, Stone Turtle on the Back of a Crocodile, Narrow Cliff, Old Monk in Meditation, One Hundred Ladders, Lotus Peak which is the top peak of Huangshan with an elevation of more than 1, 864 meters above sea level, Welcoming-guest Pine, etc. We take Yuping Cable Car down the mountain from the western steps around lunch time. Drive back to the downtown in the afternoon and vist the lovely Tunxi Old Street, center of the old town section. 

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch
Day 7 Tunxi to Hongcun to Tunxi Departure

After breakfast, we head for Hongcun, a UNESCO world cultural heritage which features typical south China residential houses dated back to the Ming and Qing Dynasties. We will spend the rest of the day exploring old houses that are several hundred years old; each piece of intricate wood carving or exquisite piece of furniture here is a true sample of a living antique. Thereafter, we'll visit Mukeng located only about ten-minute drive away from Hongcun. It is a small village of approximately 90 people who live a simple and traditional lifestyle and all bear the same surname - Fu. Located half way up a hill surrounded by sea of bamboo trees, Mukeng offers extraordinary views to visitors. Finally we'll be visiting another old village, Nanping. Back to the downtown in the afternoon and leave Huangshan for your next destination.

Meals: Breakfars, 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.

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