Tour in Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)
Living up to its reputation as one of China's natural history and culture museums, the city of Huangshan can justifiably boast about its breathtaking natural scenery and grand architecture. Mt. Huangshan, presents a marvelous spectacle of rocky peaks, oddly-shaped pines, crystal-clear mountain springs and seas of clouds, each of which will put a shine on your tour of the city's environs, while the appeal of Tunxi old street and famous Hui dishes will add their own special touch to a very memorable tour.
Day 01Arrival in Huangshan
Our guide will meet you outside the baggage claim area at Huangshan airport and transfer you to the hotel. Visit the tunxi old street, time permitting.
Transfer you to the foot of the mountain. As you begin to take the cable car to the mountain, you will find yourself among the magnificent scenery. Enjoy the view of the Beginning-to-Believe Peak, the Peach Blossom Valley, the Lion Peak, the Flying-over Rock, the Bright Summit, the Cloud-dispelling Pavilion and the Xihai Grand Canyon. Take the cable car again to arrive at the foot of the mountain and go back to Huangshan city.
Mt. Huangshan - when visiting Mt. huangshan, the four wonders of the mountain are must for every traveler. They are pines in infinite variety of forms, picturesque rocks, sea of clouds and hot springs. The pines could be seen everywhere, and some are given names in terms of their unique postures. The most well-known one should the Guest-greeting pine in front of the stone lion of the Yuping Pavilion. Although every high mountain has sea of clouds, the Mt. Huangshan shows the most gorgeous and vivid view of clouds among them. It is available for travelers to view the changeful and colorful sea of clouds all year round in Huangshan.
Day 03Huangshan - Yixian county - Shexian county - Huangshan
Drive to Yixian county. Visit the fantastic Hongcun village and Nanping village. Transfer to Shexian county. Visit the Tangyue archways. Return to Huangshan.
Hongcun village - Hongcun is situated to the northwest of Yixian county, which is praised to be a village in a Chinese painting. It has a history of over 800 years and reserves 138 building of the Ming and Qing dynasties. The ancient Nanping village which is located to the southwest of Yixian county is well-known as a movie base from 1990's. The famous Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was shot here in 2000. Actually, this village is a marvelous museum of Chinese ancestral halls. In the early Ming dynasty, three big families inhabited here together and constructed their own residences and ancestral halls one by one. Currently, there are over 300 ancient buildings of the Ming and Qing dynasties reserved. And, 36 wells and 72 lanes are dotted in Nanping.
Shexian county - Shexian is another ancient county located at the foot of the Mt. Huangshan. This village surrounded by green mountains and crystal water once was the political, economic and cultural center of the whole Anhui province. It is also one of the important birthplaces of the historic Hui cultural of China. In the Ming and Qing dynasties, Shexian was the hometown of so many Anhui's businessmen. On the other hand, a large number of typical ancient buildings are left here, such as its three wonder - archways, ancestral halls and residential houses. The Tangyue memorial archways is one of the masterpieces.
Day 04 Departure from Huangshan