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We had an absolutely perfect day with our tour guide - Rogin Luo - who took us for a hike along The Great Wall! Didn't know what to expect and were thrilled to have him as our guide. Very imformative, knowledgable and fun! We go to experience a part of The Great Wall that was unrestored and see all its natural beauty. Got a long history lesson along the way!

After the hike, we all went to lunch at a small place at the bottom of the hill. Located in a house, we ate lunch in the proprietors bedroom! What a hoot! Rogin is the Best of the Best! This tour company delivered for us and we are extremely grateful.

Westborough, Massachusetts
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Shanghai Huangshan 3 Days Tour
( Round Trip by High Speed Train )

Tour Type: A private tour
Departure: Choose your own date
Walking Level:  intermediate
Best Time to go: Spring(Flower);Summer(Pine,Cloud);Autumn(Rock,Faliage);
Payment Types: Cash, Credit Cards, Wire
We speak: English
Tour Code: YMPT-10

Shanghai Huangshan Map
Day By Day Itinerary
Day 01
Shanghai Train Huangshan and Cable Car up to Mt. Huangshan
Pick up from downtown hotel in Shanghai in early morning ( the exact pick up time to be set by your trip advisor from Tour Beijing ) and take the high speed train leaving in the early morning from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station to Huangshan North Railway Station, a 4 hours and 45 minutes train ride ( the final train timetable must be reconfirmed by your trip advisor from Tour Beijing).

Arrival at Huangshan North Railway Station at at noon, met by our local English speaking tour guide and transferred to Tangkou Township (汤口镇) about 80 km north of Huangshan downtown. Then connect the local green bus and continue to drive for about 15 minutes along the zigzag mountain road before you get to the bus station at Yungu.

Taking a 5-minute walk from bus station to Yungu Cable Station (云谷索道). Actually there are two cable stations in Yungu. We take the new cable station. The 10-minute ride takes you to the White Goose Cable Station(白鹅岭索道) on the top of White Goose Ridge of Huangshan Mountain.

Taking a 0.8km pleasant walk from White Goose Cable Station (白鹅岭索道) to Stalagmite Peak(石笋矼). Getting off the cable car at White Goose Cable Station and walk along the White Goose Ridge towards Stalagmite Peak, the first peak on your Huangshan Trip. From the cable car station to the Stalagmite Peak is 0.8 km. It is a pleasant walk teemed with amazing views of pine trees, colourful leaves and various peaks with comfortable temperature under azure sky.

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Taking a 0.2km walk from Stalagmite Peak (石笋矼)to Beginning-to-Believe-Peak(始信峰)
This 20-minute walk is a little difficult than that of from the White Goose Cable Station to Stalagmite Peak. The mountain road is a bit steep. On the way, you can still enjoy the different views of pine trees and unknown peaks.

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Taking a 1 km walk from Beginning-to-Believe Peak(始信峰)to A Flower Blooming on Brush Tip(妙笔生花)
After enjoying the fantastic view of Beginning-to-Believe Peak, you walk 1 km towards to another famous attraction – A Flower on the Tip of a Brush Pen. This 1km walk is also quite interesting.

Especially you could see some unique pine trees. One of the pine trees is called "Umbrella Pine" named by Secretary of United Nations – Mr.Kofi Anna and his wife Nane Anna when they paid a visit to Huangshan on May 20-21,2006.

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Check in at your hotel - Beihai Hotel 北海饭店
Waking just over 100 meters from the A Flower Blooming on Brush Tip, you get to your hotel on the Huangshan summit. It is a 4 star hotel with over 500 rooms. In front of Beihai Hotel, there is a row of rooms which accomodates Post, China Mobile, Bank and Police Station.

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After dinner, free for rest of the day. Go to bed early preparing for next morning's the first Light of the Morning (Dawn) if fine weather (don't forget to check the sunrise time from the hotel front desk.

Meals: Chinese dinner
Hotel: Yes
Day 02
Huangshan Mountain Car Hongcun Village Car Huangshan Downtown
Around 5:30am, after simple washing and putting on the winter jacket available in your room, hurry down and hike about 500 meters up to Dawn Pavilion(曙光亭)by using flashlights, the best point to view the dawn and twilight in Huangshan. If you are lucky, you will catch the first sun light, but the sunrise is blocked the Beginning-to-believe Peak. Maybe that's why it is called "Dawn Pavilion" instead of "Sunrise Pavilion".

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After breakfast and check out around 8:30am and begin 2-hour sightseeing at Dawn Pavilion(曙光亭), Refreshing Terrace (清凉台)and Stone Monkey Gazing over the Sea of Clouds(猴子观海).

0.05km Walk from our Beihai Hotel to Dawn Pavilion (曙光亭).
The Down Pavilion is your first sight in the morning. The steps leading to the pavilion is a little steep, but it isn't hard to climb up if you keep your slow pace. As the name implies, the Dawn Peak is one of the best places to see the first light of the sun in Huangshan Mountain. The peak is 1625 in altitude. From this peak, you can also see and admire the granite forest peaks in Huangshan Mountain.

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Refreshing Terrace (清凉台)
Continue to walk from Dawn Peak, soon you will meet the Refreshing Terrace, a perfect platform to overlook the granite peaks and the sea of clouds. The rocks consist of fine granular porphyritic granite. The rock platform overhangs the cliffs.

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Stone Monkey Gazing over the sea of clouds (猴子观海)
Next to Refreshing Terrace is the peak called "Stone Monkey Gazing over the Sea of Clouds". But the short hike from Refreshing Terrace is a little tiring with steep steps.

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Finishing all the sightseeing in Huangshan, have a 2km walk back to White Goose Cable Station(白鹅岭索道) and take the cable car down the mountain. Take the green bus back to Tangkou Township (汤口镇) where you are arranged to have your lunch at noon.

After lunch, take a 40-minute bus ride from Tangkou Township (汤口镇) to Hongcun Village (宏村). Hongcun Village is located at the foot of the southwest side of Mt. Huangshan, only 11kms away from Yixian town. It is a unique, buffalo-shaped ancient village.

The locals liken Leigang Hill as the "head", two huge trees on the hill as the "horns", the residences in the village as the "body" a winding stream as the "intestines", a crescent pond as the "stomach" and the four bridges as the "four feet". Because of this extraordinary vernacular dwellings of the village, Hongcun Village was added to the list of the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in late 2000. It is also the location for the famous prize film "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon".

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After one hour visit in Hongcun Village, drive about 60km back to Tunxi and continue to visit Huizhou Culture Museum and walk around the old town(老街) in Tunxi.

Stay overnight in Tunxi ( downtown Huangshan )

Meals: Breakfast at hotel, and Chinese lunch and dinner
Hotel: Yes
Day 03
Huangshan Train Shanghai
After breakfast, you either choose to visit Huizhou Culture Museum or walking around the old town(老街) in Tunxi.

At the end of your trip in Huangshan, you are transferred to Huangshan North Train Station and catch your afternoon high speed train leaving from Huangshan and arriving at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station ( the final train timetable must be reconfirmed by your trip advisor from Tour Beijing). Met by our tour guide and transferred back to your hotel in Shanghai. That's the end of our service.

Meals: Breakfast at hotel and Chinese lunch
Hotel: No
Price List for this tour (Price per person in US dollars)
Cost: in US$ per person
Travelling Party Tour Cost Per Person
2 persons $589
3 - 4 persons $519
5 - 6 persons $479
7 - 9 persons $449
10 persons and above $409
Single room Supplement $105
The prices above are based on double occupancy. If you prefer a single room, please pay single supplement.

Featured Hotels for this tour:
Huangshan Huangshan Mountain Huangshan Up
Hotel Beihai Hotel Crowne Plaza Huangshan Yucheng

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Price inclusion:
1. Private air conditioned vehicle
2. Chinese meals as listed
3. Entrance fees as listed
4. English Speaking tour guide
5. 2-night double occupancy stay at our designated hotel with breakfast
6. Shanghai - Huangshan - Shanghai high speed train (second class train tickets)
7. The above private transfer is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
  Price exclusion:
1. Gratuities to drivers and guides.
2. Travel insurance for your coverage of injury or accident

Travel Tips:
Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and pay attention to the climate in Huangshan.

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