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Witness the majesty and spectacle of Yellow Mountain as well as the remnants of millennium Huizhou civilization. After a short break in Shanghai and explore the city highlights, you travel to Huangshan to visit Yellow Mountain, which is famous for scenery, sunsets, peculiarly shaped granite peaks, Huangshan Pine trees, and views of the clouds from above. Besides, you will discover the enticing well-preserved ancient Hongcun Village, known as a “village on the painting”, where the Ming and Qing Dynasty architectures remain intact.

Duration: 5 days & 4 nights

Travel Style: private tour 

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Upon you arrival, you will be met on arrival at Shanghai international airport or train station, and transferred to your hotel for check in. In the afternoon, you will visit Pudong New district, China’s financial and commercial hub. Then visit The Bund, the must see place in Shanghai, which is the famous water front to see new-erect modern skyscrapers and aged buildings of the colonial period.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • The Acrobatics Show at night - It is not to be missed in Shanghai. Acrobatics is one of the oldest performing arts in China. Here you will see the amazing feats of balance and skill.

Meal: D

Oriental Pearl TV Tower is the first spot today, which is 468 meters’ height and regarded as the best viewing spot of Shanghai by the Huangpu River. Yu Garden comes next, with 400 years' history, this private garden features traditional architectural style of Yangtze Delta. Jade Buddha Temple is the third spot, it exudes a powerful potion of thick incense, flashy decorations, and a dark, seedy atmosphere that makes it seem centuries older. At last, we will move on to visit the Former French Concession, the area of Shanghai once designated for the French, consisting of today's Luwan and Xuhui Districts.

Meal: B, L

The architecture in Yuyuan Market

In the morning, take high speed train to Huangshan. Be met and greeted by your tour guide, then transfer to hotel with a price vehicle. In the rest time of this afternoon, we will go and explore on Tunxi Old Street which located at the center of Huangshan City. The 1273-meter street is paved with maroon flagstones at the width of 5-8 meter. The 2 or 3-story shops along the street still inherit the traditional design 800 years ago, which is "shop in the front, and house or workshop at the back".

Meal: B, D

In the morning, drive to Huangshan Mountain for 80 kilometers (1.5 hours). Take the cable car at Yungu Station to the top of the mountain. After checking into your hotel and have lunch, you will start this walking tour and savor up all the highlights on the mountain. You can walk around Celestial Capital Peak, Lotus Peak and Bright Top where they are the ideal places to gaze over the breathtaking seas of clouds. And visit the outstanding West Sea Grand Canyon. Stay overnight on the top of Yellow Mountain.

  Kind Reminder  

  • Today, you will staty overnight at the hotel on top of the Mountain, please prepare a small bag for your overnight stay on the mountain. Your guide will assist you with storing your big suitcase at the food of the mountain.

Meal: B, L, D

Senior couple visit and hike on Yellow Mountain

On this day, try to get up early in the morning to catch the magnificent sunrise on Huangshan Mountain. After breakfast, continue hiking before get down the beautiful mountain by cable car. Afterwards, drive to Hongcun Village, which is known as "a village on the picture" with perfectly-preserved Huizhou dwelling houses, bridges, stone-paved path, shops, etc. Hongcun is also one of the most famous places in China for photography.

Transfer to airport for your flight to next destination. End of your 5 days Shanghai to Huangshan tour.

Meal: B, L

What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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