a) Explore some iconic viewing points on Yellow Mountain.
b) Hike the first ring of West Sea Grand Canyon.
c) Ancient village of Hongcun – a world heritage site.
Arrive and check in our hotel on Yellow Mountain. Explore some iconic points in eastern of the park including Beginning to Believe Peak, Black Tiger Pine, Stone Monkey Watching the Sea and Lion Peak.
On arrival at Huangshan city, guide will welcome you and drive directly to Yellow Mountain Scenic Area. Then take cable car at Yungu station up to the mountain top. Before reaching our Hotel, we take short hikes to some iconic viewing points for mountain shot including Beginning to Believe Peak, Black Tiger Pine, Stone Monkey Watching the Sea and Lion Peak.
Get up early to enjoy sunrise. After breakfast, hike the first ring of West Sea Grand Canyon and descend Yellow Mountain to visit Hongcun.
If weather permits, we can get up early to catch up a sunrise at lion peak or Danxia Peak where you can take good photos as the book shows. For the rest of the day, we will continue some exploratory hikes in the eastern of park, or go further into the West Sea Grand Canyon to have a sky walk depending on your physical condition. Yellow Mountain hiking trails are designed smartly for hikers at different levels. The first ring route of West Sea Grand Canyon with total length about 3 km is truly worth the time and efforts. You can expect the awe-inspiring views that will attract you to stop every few steps.
Back to the hotel for lunch. Then we move to the cable car station to descend the mountain and drive directly to Hongcun village. It is a very typical and shining pearl in Huangshan area. It has been on the list of USECO heritage sites and famous world-wide. It is not only attracted to visitors but also painters and photographers. You will find it full of art students in summer holiday.
With a drive not far from our hotel, we arrive a less-visited ancient village, Nanping. The exquisite homes and ancestral halls also draw your attention when step into the villages.
Another highlight today is to experience the local life as that shown in Li Ziqi’s videos (you can find her on Youtube). We will step into the field and pick vegetables and cook with the householder. To fulfill the time in the afternoon, we will learn a disappearing art, bamboo weaving, from local elder villagers. Their crafts are rich in daily wares used for domestic and industrial use such as baskets, flower vases, floor mats, etc.
Transfer to station for your transport to next destination.
a) All sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
b) Ground transfers with air-conditioned vehicle (car, minibus or coach depending on the size of your group)
c) Lunches (as specific) at local restaurants with a cup of soft drink per meal.
d) Hotel accommodations with breakfast (based on double occupancy).
e) Local licensed & experienced English-speaking guide.
f) Accident insurance during your travel.
a) Chinese visa.
b) Transport to and from China.
c) Tips to driver and tour guide.
d) Personal expenses.
Yellow Mountain：Beihai Hotel 3*, Beihai Hotel Huangshan 4*, Xihai Hotel Huangshan 5*
Huangshan City：The Laojieyuan Boutique Hotel 3*, Huangshan International Hotel 4*, Huangshan Golf Hotel 5*
a) Yellow Mountain tour involves in short hikes on the mountain with many stairs. Prepare hiking shoes for rocky trails, sunglasses, raincoat (depends), gloves, trekking pole (depends).
b) Mountain weather can change dramatically in short period and temperature vary a lot in the morning and noon hours even in the summer. Our travel advisor will give you more detailed suggestions according to your travel date.
c) Yellow mountain is open all year around except severe weather condition. But we would strongly suggest you avoiding the public holidays like (May 1st to 7th, Oct 1st to 7th).
15 days before commencement of services: 100% refund.
7 to 14 days before commencement of services: charge 10% of the tour price.
2 to 6 days before commencement of services: charge 50% of the tour price.
Within 2 days of commencement of services or no-show travelers: charge 100% of the tour price.
After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your willingness, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.
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