Yellow Mountain & Ancient Villages

4-Day Huangshan Tour

Code:HS02
Type:Private Tour
Departure:Flexible
fr US$700based on 2 adults & 4-star hotels in low season
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Yellow Mountain & Ancient Villages

This 4-day itinerary takes travelers deep into the photographers’ paradise Huangshan to take in the Hui-style architectural arts and colorful cultures in rural villages of Chengkan, Hongcun and Xidi, as well as the Yellow Mountain with incredible beauties of towering peaks, floating clouds, sturdy pine trees and beautiful sunrise, each boasting their own charm that are awaiting you to explore.

Overview
Tour Highlights
  • Absorb the Hui-style architectures and well-preserved folk customs at the archaic Tunxi Old Street and ancient villages including Chengkan as well as other 2 UNESCO sites Hongcun and Xidi.
  • Discover the stunning Yellow Mountain with one night on the mountain top to absorb the amazing sunrise and soak up the unspoiled beauty in West Sea Canyon of peaks, pines and clouds.

Yellow Mountain & Ancient Villages

4-Day Huangshan

Code:HS02
Type:Private Tour
Departure:Flexible
from US$700
Tour Highlights
  • Absorb the Hui-style architectures and well-preserved folk customs at the archaic Tunxi Old Street and ancient villages including Chengkan as well as other 2 UNESCO sites Hongcun and Xidi.
  • Discover the stunning Yellow Mountain with one night on the mountain top to absorb the amazing sunrise and soak up the unspoiled beauty in West Sea Canyon of peaks, pines and clouds.
Day by Day Itinerary
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Day 1
Arrive in Huangshan
Airport/railway station pickup. Visit Tunxi Old Street and then check into your hotel.
Luxury: Crown Plaza Huangshan Yucheng Superior: International Hotel, Huangshan

Welcome to Huangshan! Upon arrival, your friendly English-speaking tour guide holding a welcome sign with your name will pick you up at airport/railway station.

Then you will be driven directly to the famous Tunxi Old Street and savor the styles and tastes of Huizhou culture. Stretching along the old alleys, hundreds of antique houses would delight you with the grey-tiled roof, white walls and the fireproof Ma Tau walls. Delve into the centuries-old stores, enjoy a bargained shopping and taste some mouthwatering local snacks like mandarin fish, hairy tofu and etc.

Enjoy your free night exploring the local neighborhood on your own.

Day 2
Huangshan
Delve into the Hui culture and architecture by visiting Chengkan, Hongcun and Xidi Village.
Breakfast
Luxury: Pig's Inn Bishan Superior: Pig's Inn Bishan

Today, you will first drive to the ancient Chengkan Village and savor the idyllic sceneries as well as cultural heritages. Known as a museum of Chinese ancient architectures, it houses the best-preserved ancient row houses with Hui characteristics constructed in the format of Chinese Eight Diagrams.

Then continue to admire the grandeur of Hongcun Village, known as a movie set for the famous "Hidden Dragon, Crouching Tiger". Walk along the winding alleys into the old local schools, ancient houses and ancestral halls of the noble families, where you will be amazed at the exquisite wood carvings.

Afterwards, travel to another ancient village named Xidi, built by the bank of a murmuring stream. Walk through the over 400 years old stone archway at the gateway into the village. You will travel back into the prosperous bygone days as you discover the gorgeous courtyards, elaborately decorated gardens, pavilions, stone and wood carvings hidden in old alleys.

Then check in at Pig's Inn in Bishan Village and take a good rest tonight at this romantic cottage for tomorrow's hiking on Yellow Mountain.

Hongcun Village
Day 3
Huangshan
Feel awe for the natural wonder of Yellow Mountain and discover the hidden beauty in West Sea Canyon.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Luxury: Xihai Hotel Superior: Beihai Hotel

This morning, travel with your cameras to soak up the majesty of Yellow Mountain after about 1-hour drive. Feast your eyes with the magic scenery of surrounding mountains as an exciting Yungu cable car rides you up to White Goose Ridge, a photographer's fairyland embraced by an ever-changing sea of clouds. Stop for a glimpse of incredible views and then continue to trek to your hotel for a buffet lunch and a short rest.

Afterwards, enjoy a delightful hike through steep cliffs towering into clouds and craggy trails leading you to the stunning West Sea Canyon where rows of grotesque peaks rising from the ground as well as verdant forests stretching away make up the astonishing grandeur of 3 essential parts: 1st ring, 2nd ring and bottom of the canyon. Hiking length and time will be up to your preferences. Then hike back to your hotel and enjoy a buffet dinner and an overnight stay on Yellow Mountain.

Tips: 

1. You are suggested to only take essentials during an overnight stay in the Yellow Mountain. The rest of your luggage will be kept by your local guide.

2. Please travel green and leave nothing but footprints in the beautiful Yellow Mountain.

Day 4
Depart from Huangshan
Watch a beautiful sunrise, then visit Begin-to-Believe Peak, Black Tiger Pine, Flower Blooming on a Brush Tip, etc. At last, transfer to the airport / railway station for your departure.
Breakfast

Weather permitting, wake up earlier and hold a breath to indulge in the moment that the golden sun breaks through the horizon which extends as far as the eye can see. Get ready to capture the spectacle of Yellow Mountain from the poetic Begin-to-Believe Peak rising above 1668 meters where you may feel as if in a dreamland. Continue to be amazed by the sturdy Black Tiger Pine, majestic as a tiger, and the magic Flower Blooming on a Brush Tip, vivid as a Chinese brush seen from a distance.

Afterwards, descend down the mountain foot by a cable car ride and then head to airport / railway station for your departure. Wish you a nice journey home!

Tips:

1. Capture the amazing sunrise at the Lion Peak if you live in Beihai Hotel. But Purple Cloud Peak is best for travelers living in Xihai Hotel.

2. Sunrise watching depends on the weather condition and detailed information including sunrise time, weather, chances of seeing the sunrise will be shown on the electric screen in your hotel.

Flower Blooming on a Brush Tip on Yellow Mountain
Accommodations
HuangshanYi CountyYellow Mountain
Huangshan
Luxury

Crown Plaza Huangshan Yucheng

No.1 Huizhou Road, Tunxi, Huangshan, China
As the member of Intercontinental Group, the hotel ranks 1st on Trip Advisor among all hotels in Huangshan, offering excellent service and facilities for a comfortable stay in the small city.
Superior

International Hotel, Huangshan

No. 31 Huashan Road, Tunxi District, Huangshan, China
As a domestic 5-star hotel located next to Tunxi Old Street, International Hotel Huangshan is celebrated for its warm service and comfortable rooms.
Yi County
Luxury

Pig's Inn Bishan

Bishan Village, Yi County, Huangshan
Built in the original old residences in Ming Dynasty around 600 years ago in the breathtaking rural village, the hotel offers elegant guest rooms with thoughtful service.
Superior

Pig's Inn Bishan

Bishan Village, Yi County, Huangshan
Built in the original old residences in Ming Dynasty around 600 years ago in the breathtaking rural village, the hotel offers elegant guest rooms with thoughtful service.
Yellow Mountain
Luxury

Xihai Hotel

Above Danxia Montain, Xihai District, Huangshan Scenic Area, China
Xihai Hotel is the best hotel on the Yellow Mountain with comfortable rooms and good breakfasts. It is located at the entrance of the magnificent West Sea Canyon and close to the Purple Cloud Peak for viewing sunrise.
Superior

Beihai Hotel

On the Mountain, Beihai Secenic Area, Huangshan Scenic Area, China
Beihai Hotel has received many celebrities since it was built and enjoys great location for viewing sunrise on top of the Lion Rock.
Luxury
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Huangshan

Crown Plaza Huangshan Yucheng

No.1 Huizhou Road, Tunxi, Huangshan, China
As the member of Intercontinental Group, the hotel ranks 1st on Trip Advisor among all hotels in Huangshan, offering excellent service and facilities for a comfortable stay in the small city.

Yi County

Pig's Inn Bishan

Bishan Village, Yi County, Huangshan
Built in the original old residences in Ming Dynasty around 600 years ago in the breathtaking rural village, the hotel offers elegant guest rooms with thoughtful service.

Yellow Mountain

Xihai Hotel

Above Danxia Montain, Xihai District, Huangshan Scenic Area, China
Xihai Hotel is the best hotel on the Yellow Mountain with comfortable rooms and good breakfasts. It is located at the entrance of the magnificent West Sea Canyon and close to the Purple Cloud Peak for viewing sunrise.
Superior
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Huangshan

International Hotel, Huangshan

No. 31 Huashan Road, Tunxi District, Huangshan, China
As a domestic 5-star hotel located next to Tunxi Old Street, International Hotel Huangshan is celebrated for its warm service and comfortable rooms.

Yi County

Pig's Inn Bishan

Bishan Village, Yi County, Huangshan
Built in the original old residences in Ming Dynasty around 600 years ago in the breathtaking rural village, the hotel offers elegant guest rooms with thoughtful service.

Yellow Mountain

Beihai Hotel

On the Mountain, Beihai Secenic Area, Huangshan Scenic Area, China
Beihai Hotel has received many celebrities since it was built and enjoys great location for viewing sunrise on top of the Lion Rock.
Price (Per Person, Tax Included)
Type: Private Tour
Departure: Flexible 2019 / 2020
Tour Class Superior Luxury
Year Round US$700 US$761
  • Prices above are based on 2 persons sharing one room of Superior/Luxury Class Hotels. Please enquire to get a better rate if there are more than 2 travelers in your group.
  • Any parts of the itinerary could be customized based on your interests and budgets, e.g. tour length, activities, hotels, etc.
Inclusions
  • Round-way cable car ride
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Pick-up and drop-off service from airport / railway station
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Experienced driver and air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities to guide and driver
This tour could be tailored to your own unique trip based on your travel needs, interests, preferred hotels and budget. We recommend you give us as detailed travel information as possible so we can reply with a more thorough tour proposal that better suits your travel needs.
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