13 Days of Jiuzhaigou, Huanglong, Kunming, Dongchuan, Huangshan, Shanghai


Duration: 13 days
Tour type: private tour
Tour code: CT-103

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D1

Arrive in Jiuzhaigou

Activities: Airport to Hotel Transfer

When you arrive in Jiuzhaigou, guide will greet you at the flight arrival and transfer you to the hotel to check in. Have a rest and enjoy your stay.

Hotels: Jiuzhaigou Mingren Hotel (Superior room)

D2

Jiuzhaigou

Activities: Munigou Valley

Munigou Valley is a very beautiful park, noted as charming natural scenery, rich ethnic customs. Munigou is quieter than both Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong, the minimum altitude of which is 2800 meters, the annual average temperature is about 7 degrees Celsius. It mainly consists of primitive forests, alpine lakes, hot springs, waterfalls, giant calcified annular calcification pool as its main feature. The mountain, the water and the forest are ingeniously integrated here, you will enjoy a wonderful experience.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at local restaurant
Hotel: Jiuzhaigou Mingren Hotel (Superior room)

D3

Jiuzhaigou

Activities: Zechawa Valley, Shuzheng Valley, Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area (Including Sight-seeing Public Vehicle in Jiuzhaigou Valley), Rize Valley

Today, you will discover more beautiful natural sceneries in Jiuzhaigou. At first, visit the 18km long Zechawa Valley from Nuorilang to the Chang(long)lake. It is the route of the highest altitude of all your Jiuzhaigou tours, featuring seasonal lakes and snow-capped peaks. Here, Jiuzhaigou will show the visitors the small but most graceful lake, five color pond, noted for its bright and distinct colors.

Shuzheng Valley is reputed as the epitome of Jiuzhaigou. The Shuzheng Qun Hai (Shu Zheng Lakes) in this valley is the entrance to the beautiful and splendid Jiuzhaigou. With a total length of 13.8 kilometers, Shuzheng contains over 40 various lakes, occupied 40% of the total in Jiuzhaigou and stretching along Shuzheng Gully for 5 to 6 kilometers.The lakes reflect the shining sunshine, named respectively as: Luwei Hai (Reed Lake), Penjing Hai, Huohua Hai (Sparking Lake), Wolong Hai (Sleeping Dragon Lake), Shuzheng Waterfall, and Laohu Hai (Tiger Lake) etc. All provide visitors dream-like views.

Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area (Including Sight-seeing Public Vehicle in Jiuzhaigou Valley) is located at the lower reach of Baishuijiang River, and the north of Nai’erna Peak of Minshan Mountain. It is at the middle south of Jiuzhaigou county, Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture. It gained a name of “the beautiful world” and it was listed on the category of the world natural heritage by the UNESCO. Because of its inconvenience of the traffic, it is a peaceful place without any noise from the outside world. There are only 9 Tibetan villages in the valley. That is why it calls Jiuzhaigou, which means 9 villages in the valley in Chinese. The primitive natural scenery is preserved well here. It is said that there is no other place as peaceful as in Jiuzhaigou all over the world.

Rize Valley is noted as the best part of all Jiuzhaigou tour routes for its multi-colored lakes, highest waterfalls, treasure beaches and virgin forests. The Nuorilang waterfall is the starting spot of Rize Valley with 18 separate lakes.Going along the 18km Rize valley, there comes the Mirror Lake, Pearl lake, Peacock lake, Five-flower lake, Panda lake, Panda waterfall, Bamboo Arrow lake and Virgin Forest. Each is uniquely designed by the magic hand of nature.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at local restaurant
Hotel: Jiuzhaigou Mingren Hotel (Superior room)

D4

Jiuzhaigou to Huanglong

Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Jiuzhaigou to Huanglong, Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area

In the morning, drive from Jiuzhaigou to Huanglong, visit famous Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area which is located on the easternmost of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. It belongs to Songpan county, Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture, Sichuan province. It is 300 kilometers far away from Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. And Jiuzhaigou Valley is as its neighbor. It is close to the boundary of Sichuan, Gansu, and Shanxi province.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at local restaurant
Hotel: Chuanzhu International Hotel (Deluxe room)

D5

Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu to Kunming, Air China CA4482 Dep 13:05 - Arr 14:05, connect Sichuan Airlines 3U8670 Dep 16:50 - Arr 18:30

Activities: Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu to Kunming, Air China CA4482 Dep 13:05 - Arr 14:05, connect Sichuan Airlines 3U8670 Dep 16:50 - Arr 18:30

Taking flight from Chengdu to Kunming, guide and driver will greet you in the airport and transfer you back to hotel in Kunming.

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Kunming Hotel (Standard room)

D6

Kunming

Activities: The Stone Forest, Green Lake Park

In the morning, guide will accompany you to start your journey in Kunming, there are a lot of famous attractions in Kunming, the Stone Forest is worthy a visit. It's located in the in Shilin Yi Autonomous County , noted as a set of limestone formations with various shapes. It is a natural miracle formed by erosion over 270 million years.

In the afternoon, visit Green Lake Park which is one of the most picturesque parks in downtown Kunming. There are nine spring outlets at north of the lake, so it was also named "Nine Dragon Pond" in ancient times. Here you may take a leisure walk or enjoy the performance(playing Taiji, Majion and local operal ) by local people. In November and December every winter, huge flock of red-beaked gulls migrate here from Siberia, constructing a nice scene.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotel: Kunming Hotel (Standard room)

D7

Kunming to Dongchuan

Activities: Songzanlin Lamasery, Podacuo National Park

Today you will visit Dongchuan Red Land which is located in a remote area (about three hours’ drive from Kunming) northeast of Kunming. It is a very beautiful place which is perhaps one of the most attractive sceneries in Yunnan. The colors are like a painting of a magnificent landscape and change with the seasons, no matter which season you come, it's worthy a visit.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotel: Kunming Dongchuan Shanju Hotel (Standard room)

D8

Kunming to Huangshan, Train No. G1398 (Kunming Railway Station - Huangshan Railway Station) Dep 09:45 - Arr 19:48

Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Dongchuang to Kunming train station (Kunming), Train station to Hotel Transfer (Huangshan)

Taking train from Kunming to Huangshan, have a rest or you can visit around your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotel: Hongcun Yipin Genglou Inn (Standard room)

D9

Huangshan

Activities: Hongcun Village, Xidi Village, Hiking Xihong Ancient Road

Today guide will show you to visit famous and typical villages, in the morning, drive you to visit Hongcun Village which is an ancient town standing in the mountain area. It was built some 900 years ago in Ming and Qing Dynasties. It's regarded as one of China's top 10 charming villages and has a very beautiful and peaceful view consisting of aged houses, stone bridges, water lily ponds and hills as backdrops. It is a place for visitors, as well as artists and directors. Later come to visit Xidi Village which is one of the ancient villages of Yi County in Huangshan area. Similar with Hongcun Village, it has a history over 900 years and listed as world cultural heritage sites by UNESCO in 2000. The village retains much of the appearance of Ming and Qing Dynasties. Two main streets and 99 lanes are paved with cobbles or black stones, lined with well-preserved aged houses. Rivers winding through the village and hills at the backdrop make Xidi very picturesque.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotel: Pig's Heaven Inn (Standard room)

D10

Huangshan

Activities: The Yellow Mountain, Yungu Cable Car

Today you will visit Yellow Mountain (Mount Huang) and enjoy a very energetic day. Yellow Mountain is regarded as one of the most famous mountains in China, which is well known for its breathtaking scenery consisting of pine trees, rocks, sea of clouds and hot springs. It has been an inspiration for traditional Chinese paintings and literature, as well as modern photography. If you are only coming to China for a life time, it should be put on your planning list. You will also experience taking Yungu cable car to sightseeing the spectacular scenery along the way.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotel: Beihai Hotel (Standard room)

D11

Huangshan to Shanghai, Train No. G1507 Dep 13:50 - Arr 17:58

Activities: Sunrise View, Yungu Cable Car, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Huangshan), Train station to Hotel Transfer (Shanghai)

In the early morning, guide will accompany you to sightsee the sunrise view. It is an incredible experience to photograph the sun coming up over the clouds. Usually an early departure from hotel at 5:00am, which is needed to catch the Huangshan Mountain's magnificent sunrise. After sightseeing in the Huangshan Mountain, taking cable car down the Yellow mountain, drive you to take train from Huangshan to Shanghai, enjoy your next journey in Shanghai, guide and driver in Shanghai will meet you in the train station and transfer you to hotel in Shanghai.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotel: Kingtown Riverside Hotel Plaza Shanghai (Standard room)

D12

Shanghai

Activities: Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, The Shanghai World Financial Center, The Bund, French concession region

Shanghai is a very prosperous city, there are many attractive places which are worthy a visit. Today you will visit the top attractive attractions in Shanghai.

Yuyuan Garden is considered as one of the renowned gardens in south China retaining some of best Chinese traditional architecture and culture. The garden houses many items with unique characteristics. Pavilions, Ponds, trees, doorways, and rockeries are exquisitely placed, making changing views when you make every step forward. Outside of the garden is a market full of souvenirs and eateries.

Yuyuan Market: Located next to the Yuyuan Garden and also known today as the City God Temple, it was built in the fifteenth century during the Ming Dynasty. The City God Temple is a Taoist temple which is composed of many halls such as the Grand Hall, Middle Hall, Bedroom Palace, Star Gods Hall and etc. The City God Temple has a great influence on the residents of Shanghai. The religious festivals of the temple are considered to be the festivals for all Shanghai people.

The Shanghai World Financial Center: The 492-meter high building is the tallest skyscraper in China, standing in the Pudong district of Shanghai. It is a mixed-use building accommodating offices, conference rooms, observation decks, shopping malls, financial institutions and hotels after its completion in 2008. On the 100th floor, it is amazingly equipped with a glass in the center. Many people come for a challenge and a panoramic view of Shanghai.

The Bund is one of the most attractive sights in Shanghai lying on the western bank of Huangpu River in the city center. It is home to 52 buildings of different European architectural styles that once housed banks, trading companies, consulates from United Kingdom, France, Russia, United States, etc. It is enjoyable to take a walk alongside and discover the "museum of buildings". The view over the river is also stunning with many skyscrapers in good shape. An evening cruise provides even better view when all the buildings lit up.

French concession region: A great area to explore, from the old European buildings in shady avenues to the cafes and restaurants and upmarket shopping area of Huaihu Lu.

Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotel: Kingtown Riverside Hotel Plaza Shanghai (Standard room)

D13

Depart Shanghai, Flight not included

Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai)

Meals: Breakfast

Price Include & Exclude

Price Include
  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet at your hotel, but it might be only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote areas. Lunch will be at local restaurant.
  • Private Transfers: Private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide for transfers in the above cities.
  • English-speaking guide: We choose guide who are responsible, knowledgeable and has a sense of humor to accompany you throughout the city.
  • Hotels: All hotels are well-selected and can be changed to cater for your requirements. Service charge & government taxes are also include.
  • Transportation: Flight/trains as listed above. Airport tax and fuel surcharge fee is included in.
  • Insurance: The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
Price Exclude
  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges when taking flights.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Items that are not listed in the itinerary.

Travel Tips

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  • If your travel party up to 10 persons, please contact for the availability and group rates.
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