Welcome to Huángshān
When its granite peaks and twisted pines are wreathed in spectral folds of mist, Huángshān’s (黄山) idyllic views easily nudge it into the select company of China’s top 10, nay, top five, sights. Legions of poets and painters have drawn inspiration from Huángshān’s iconic beauty. Yesterday’s artists seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of the temporal world have been replaced by crowds of tourists, who bring... Read More
Top experiences in Huángshān
5-Day Tour: Shanghai and Huangshan
Day 1: Shanghai (No meals) The guide will meet you outside of the arrivals hall of the airport and escort you the hotel. You will proceed to explore the Bund, Nanjing Road, and visit an old street. Situated along the west bank of Huangpu River, the Bund is thought to be the symbol of the city. It is a 4 kilometer-long waterfront where 52 buildings of different architectural styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Romanesque, Chinese and Renaissance are standing. Day 2: Shanghai and Huangshan (B, L) In the morning, head to the Shanghai Museum and the Yuyuan Garden. The Museum houses over 120,000 pieces of cultural relics, especially ancient artworks like bronze, ceramics, calligraphy and paintings. As a representative of classical gardens in southern China, Yuyuan Garden boasts beautiful scenery, amazing construction, and renowned cultural relics. After lunch, you will take a flight to Huangshan. Upon your arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Day 3: Huangshan (B, L) In the morning, you will journey to the foot of Huangshan Mountain and take a cable car to climb its front mountain. Upon arrival, you will enjoy the scenery of Beginning-to-Believe Peak, renowned for the grotesque rocks and pines. As its name suggests, you will really begin to believe that the scenery of the mountain is captivating. After that, proceed to the Peach Blossom Peak, host to numerous peach trees. The last site you will explore is the Bright Summit, one of the highest peaks of the mountain. This night, you will stay at the best hotel on the mountain. Day 4: Huangshan and Shanghai (B, L) Go sightseeing in the morning to cover the Cloud Dispersing Pavilion and Xihai Grand Canyon. Standing in the pavilion, you will be able to look up to the innumerable towering peaks of the West Sea and have a bird's view of the deep and wide Xihai Grand Canyon. Xihai Grand Canyon, the most beautiful and deep scenic area of Huangshan Mountain, is a 9-mile-long U-shaped canyon. Besides the sea of cloud, it is also noted for abundant grotesque peaks and varied stones. After lunch, you will return to the foot of the mountain by cable car, then take a high-speed train back to Shanghai. Your guide will pick you up at the railway station and transfer you to the hotel. Day 5: Departure from Shanghai (B) The guide and driver will see you off at the airport.
All-Inclusive Private Tour: Picturesque Villages Sightseeing From Huangshan
Local tour guide will meet you at Huangshan city hotel at 8:30 am to start the picturesque villages sightseeing. Listen to your guide’s customized commentary of local history and culture on the way. You will firstly visit the Hongcun Village, it enjoys the reputation of 'a village in the beautiful Chinese picture' because of its location at high altitude and being shrouded by clouds and mist. It has about 137 Ming and Qing style residences. Built with pink walls and black tiles, all the residences are better arranged. Among them, the Chengzhi Hall is the most representative and is praised as the 'Folk Imperial Palace'. Numerous varieties of figures and patterns are carved on the columns, beams and door frames and are gilded with gold. Follow your guide to enjoy fascinating wood carvings and amazing scenery. After lunch, continue to explore the Xidi Village with a history of over 900 years and famed as being the 'Ming and Qing Dynasty Local Residence Museum'. The three carving styles including those on stones, bricks and wood are the most renowned, you can see the exquisite carvings on door frames, lattice walls, columns and beams in the ancestral halls. This is the place for keen photographers, get your camera ready and shoot incredible photos. Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to the hotel, and your memorable trip concludes here.
8-Day Eastern China Private Tour: Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Huangshan
A week in China doesn’t get any better than this. See the cities and regions of eastern China and enjoy both the vibrant city life and the tranquil hidden spots. In Shanghai, visit top attractions like the Bund, Yu Garden, the French Concession and the Shanghai Museum. Then spend your days traveling to Suzhou, Hangzhou and Huangshan, where you will go on boat rides, take guided walking tours, see incredible pieces of architecture, learn about Chinese history and much more. Major sights you’ll see and visit include West Lake, Qinghefang Ancient Street, the Longjing Tea Plantation and the Six Harmonies Pagoda. Seven nights of accommodation, two bullet-train rides (as indicated in itinerary) to and from the different cities, a one-way flight from Huangshang back to Shanghai and most meals are all included. Please see the Itinerary below for details on each day of the tour.
2-Day Sightseeing of Huangshan and Hongcun Village
Day 1 – Mount Huangshan and Hongcun Village (L) Meet your guide at your hotel in Huangshan city center and transfer to Mt. Huangshan, also called Yellow Mountain. Once you arrive at Huangshan Mountain, you will take a shuttle bus to the Yungu Cable Car, which takes about 30 minutes. From here you will take the cable car up 10 minutes and start enjoying the breath-taking views of the Yellow Mountain such as the Beginning-to-Believe Peak, the Black Tiger Pine Tree, the Writing-Brush Peak and Lion Peak, and so on. You will have lunch at the top of the Yellow Mountain before visiting the Xihai Scenic Area. Then you will take the Yungu Cable Car down. After that, you will drive for about 70 minutes to visit Hongcun Village, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its traditional Southern Anhui-style architecture. This evening, you’ll stay overnight at this Hongcun Village. If you want to book the hotel by yourself, please make sure the hotel should be in the Hongcun village. Meal: Lunch Accommodation: Guest House at Hongcun Village (if you choose the hotel option) Day 2 – Local market and Cooking Class (L) During the morning, you’ll visit the local market before having breakfast (included if you selected the hotel option). After breakfast, you’ll have a cooking class in Hongcun where you’ll be taught how to make two local dishes by a local chef. Make sure you’re paying attention, so that you can make them for your family and friends when you get back home. In the afternoon we will take you back to your hotel in Huangshan city. Meal: Lunch from the cooking class Accommodation: on your own
Airport Transfer: Huangshan Airport (TXN) Arrival to Hotel
Enjoy a convenient and private transportation between Huangshan airport and your hotel at Huangshan down-town. You will be greeted by our driver and transferred directly to your destination. When making a booking, you will need to provide your flight details and your Huangshan accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. There is option to transfer to the Huangshan Mountain scenic spot which is 75kms away from Huangshan Tunxi International Airport. If your destination is in Hungshan Mountain, please note that your driver will drop you off at the Park entrance. If you have a hotel booked at the top of the mountain, take into account that you need to pay the entrance fee and get there by your own, including a shuttle bus, cable car and a stroll. Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
Transfer Service: Huangshan Railway Station Arrival to Hotels
Enjoy a convenient and private transportation between Huangshan train station and your hotel at Huangshan down-town. You will be greeted by our driver and transferred directly to your destination. When making a booking, you will need to provide your train details and your Huangshan accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. If you choose to transfer to the Huangshan Mountain scenic spot or hotel (approx. 75km away from the Huangshan Train station), the entrance ticket is on your own cost.