It’s our aim to take the stress and hassle out of travel and let you enjoy China more. Your transfer to Shanghai airport in Shanghai will be accompanied with your guide and driver in Shanghai.
Upon your arrival in Huangshan airport, your private guide will meet you outside the luggage claim area. Your professional diver will direct drive you to your hotel. Your guide will assist you check-in and ensure everything is fine at your hotel.
The Yellow Mountains are said to have the most beautiful mountain scenery in China, covering an area of about 1,200 square kilometers. It is renowned for numerous peculiar-shaped rocks and pine trees, and the magnificent scenery consisting of rows of rolling mountains and what the locals call ‘the sea of clouds’.
It takes about one hour for driving you from your hotel to the foot of the Yellow Mountains. You will take a cable car to ascend, don’t miss the grandeur during this 10-munite cable car journey, it’s breathtaking.
Prepare a light pack and wear comfortable shoes because you will walk to discover the elegant scenery on the mountains. The sunset and the seas of cloud are two highlights on the Yellow Mountains. If you are photography enthusiasts ask our guides, they will show you the best spots and times to take photos.
If you are interested in the sunrise on the Yellow Mountains (one more highlight on the mountains), you need to get up early and follow your guide to the best position for photography.
Today you will descend and be transfered to Hongcun Village, one of China’s most beautiful ancient village.
Built near mountains and by rivers, the picturesque Hongcun Ancient Village has a history of more than 800 years. There you can appreciate the characteristic Hui-styled architecture (a type of traditional Chinese architecture), learn about the history of Huizhou businessmen, and unlock the layout of the ancient village which was designed according to fengshui (风水) theory.
The Shexian Tangyue Memorial Arches is about a 1-hour drive from Huangshan urban area. The seven ancient arches (three built in the Ming Dynasty (1368—1644) and four built in the Qing Dynasty (1644—1911)) will show you the artistic attainments of traditional Chinese architecture and the emphasis of morality referring to loyalty, filial piety, propriety, and righteousness with the impressive stories hidden behind them.
Chengkan Villages is also an ancient village built by Huizhou businessmen though it has naturally formed in 1,800 years ago. There you will see the well-preserved original layout of the village with a shape of eight diagrams and the water network set in Ming Dynasty which was designed according to Chinese fengshui theory. Walking among the rows of Hui-styled ancient dwellings and visiting the ancestral hall to discover the developments of the village.
Qiankou Ancient Residence Houses will show you the architectural style in the Ming Dynasty (1368—1644) with its restored ancient buildings. It is regarded as the existing representative of dwellings in the Ming Dynasty.
As your tour concludes today, your guide and driver will accompany you to the airport and see you off on your return flight. We believe your Huangshan discovery is sure to leave memories you will cherish. For those who are not ready to finish the tour, feel free to tell your personal travel advisor who is awesome at creating journeys to extend your tour.