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Yangshuo and Mt. Huangshan Photo Tour

Duration: 15

Destination: Shanghai, Guilin, Yangshuo, Hangzhou, Huangshan, Yixian, Shanghai

Highlights: Li River Cruise, Bamboo rafting, Mt. Huangshan, Hongcun Village, Shanghai Museum

Tour Code: ECO-CPT-01

D1 Shanghai - Guilin

Your driver will meet you at the lobby of your hotel, and send you to the airport. It takes about 2 hours to Guilin by air. Your guide will meet you at the airport. And then transfer to your hotel.

 

D2 Guilin - Yangshuo

Today you will take Li River Cruise through the mist-shrouded limestone mountains, passing picturesque farms and fishing villages. Your cruise disembarks at the charming small Yangshuo Town around 2:00 p.m., and you will have you lunch on the cruise. After a leisure stroll on the West Street, the rest time is at your own leisure.

 

D3 Yangshuo

Today you will ride on a cycle to have a village visit. And then you will take a bamboo rafting on Yulonghe River from Chaoyang to Gongnong Qiao. You will find this is a fairyland to get rid of the pressure in modern city life, sightseeing in the Chinese countryside amongst the magnificent scenery of the kartz mountain and rice fields. The fields, the buffalos, the zigzag lanes and the fresh air, could you image how leisure it is?

 

D4 Leisure day at Yangshuo

Today is your leisure day. You could explore villages around Yangshuo. Liugong village, Xiaoyucun village and more hamlets are all your good choice.

 

D5 Yangshou - Longsheng

Today we will drive to Longsheng, where the mountains are covered with terraced rice fields, some of them reaching up to 1,000 m (3,300 ft) peaks. In the afternoon, we will explore in Longji Terrace and visit Zhuang People’s wooden house.

 

D6 Longsheng

If the weather is good, we will enjoy the sunrise at Longji Terrace Field. And then we will explore Longji old Zhuang people’s village. If the weather is good, you also could enjoy the sunset at here. The soft sun lights light the Zhang people’s house. After one day work, men are back to home, and women cook at home. Smoke from kitchen chimneys. It’s a peaceful view.

 

D7 Longsheng - Guilin - Hangzhou

Today we will drive back to Guilin for you early afternoon flight to Hangzhou. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest time is at leisure.

 

D8 Hangzhou - Mt. Huangshan

After enjoying your breakfast you will start your tour in Hangzhou with a cruise in the picturesque West Lake. Then pay a visit to Longjin Tea Garden. After lunch, we will drive ahead to Huangshan.

 

D9 Mt. Huangshan

After breakfast, we will take Yuping cable car up to the Huangshan Mountain and visit Jade Screen Scenic Area of Mt. Huangshan. In front of the Jade Screen Pavilion, there is a terrace named Wenshu Terrace. On either side of the terrace there are Lion Rock and the Elephant Trunk Rock guarding it. This platform is the best location to enjoy the most stunning beauty of Mt. Huangshan, such as the sea of clouds, the famous Huangshan greeting pine and seeing-a-visitor-off pine trees, and the rock formations: Squirrel Skipping to Tiandu Peak, the Peacock Playing with the Lotus Flower. Tonight we will stay at White Cloud Hotel.

 

D10 Mt. Huangshan

Cross fingers for us, we could meet a nice weather to have a lovely sunrise. We will spend the rest of day to explore West Sea Valley (Xihai Valley). It is endowed with the most beautiful landscape on Huangshan Mountain. The peaks here are so numerous that they cannot be counted. You will see an old styled pavilion nestled in the mountain side. Looking into the distance, successively stunning peaks making visitors feel as though they have stepped into an open-air stone museum. On the right side of the pavilion, visitors can see the Immortal Putting His Shoes in the Sun rock formation and on the left side the Immortal Putting His Boots in the Sun. Straight in front of the pavilion, the Wusong Fighting with a Tiger formation can be seen. Behind the pavilion, the Red Clouds Peak rises to over 1700 meters above sea level. Overnight at Paiyun Hotel or similar.

 

D11 Mt. Huangshan - Yixian

Cross fingers for us, we could meet a nice weather to have a lovely sunrise. After breakfast, we will visit the hub of Mt. Huangshan, North Sea Scenic Zone of Huangshan, where most of the most famous scenery and scenic spots meet: Lion Peak, Shixin Peak, Stalagmite Peak, the Refreshing Terrace, the Monkey Gazing at the Sea, the Immortal Shouldering the Treasure, the Flying Stone and more. And then we will take cable car down to the mountain. One night at Hongcun Hotel, Yixian.

 

D12 Mt. Yixian - Tunxi - Shanghai

In the morning we will visit Hongcun Village. It is unique among all Chinese villages for its very sophisticated water system. Water is the main feature in this village. Its two large ponds are connected to a series of flowing streams which pass by every house, providing water for washing, cooking, and bathing.

And then we will visit Tunxi Ancient Street. Originally built during the Song Dynasty (960-1279), the deep and narrow Tunxi Ancient Street is paved with maroon flagstones. The buildings are built in the traditional Hui ethnic minority group style. Most of them are only three stories high, with a stone foundation and brick walls. The houses are decorated with gray tiles, exquisite wood carvings, white walls, and horse-head double eaves on the roofs. In the evening, you will take flight back to Shanghai.

 

D13 Shanghai

Take a city tour to visit the city's major attractions and get a general understanding of this city. First you will visit the Shanghai Museum, one of the best in China, to learn the history of this city. Also you will have the chance to get a bird’s view of the whole Pudong new area on top of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. And then take a leisure stroll in the fabulous Yu Garden at the Old Quarter, the Jade Buddha Temple, the famous waterfront Bund and Nanjing Road at the shopping center.

 

D14 Shanghai

Today is free at your own leisure.

 

D15 Departure

Today your 15 days Yangshuo and Mt. Huangshan Photo Tour will be end. And you will take sweet memories fly back to your warm home. Welcome back to China anytime.