5 Days Shanghai and Yellow Mountain Tour by Speed Train

Huangshan, one of China’s major tourist destinations, is well known for its scenery, sunsets, peculiarly-shaped granite peaks, Huangshan pine trees, hot springs, winter snow, and views of the clouds from above. This tour starts with Shanghai and then will head to explore the beautiful Mt. Huangshan and its surrounding ancient towns and villages.

Highlights:

  • Experience the legendary past, great present and bright future of Shanghai.
  • Explore the beautiful Mt. Huangshan, and the ancient towns and villages around Huangshan city.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Shanghai Arrival
  • Day 2: Shanghai
  • Day 3: Shanghai – Huangshan
  • Day 4: Mount Huang
  • Day 5: Mount Huang Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Shanghai Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Shanghai
Meals:

Upon your arrival, tour guide will pick you up from airport and then transfer you to your hotel. Feel free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Day 2 Shanghai

Sightseeing and Activities: Shanghai Museum, Shanghai French Concession, Shanghai World Financial Center, Nanjing Road, the Bund, Huangpu River night cruise(optional)
Accommodation: Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, head to Shanghai Museum. It is the Museum of Ancient Chinese Art with more than 120,000 precious and rare works of art. Then move on to Shanghai French Concession, which was once designated for the French. The tree-lined avenues and their many Tudor mansions in the area still retain an air of the “Paris of the East”.

After that, trasnfer to visit Shanghai World Financial Center, a mixed-use skyscraper with offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and ground-floor shopping malls, from where enjoy a bird view of this city. Later stroll along the Nanjin Road and the bund.

Take a relaxing Huangpu River night cruise if you like(optional), which is the best way to appreciate the night view of Shanghai city.

Day 3 Shanghai – Huangshan

Sightseeing and Activities: Shexian County, Tangmo water village, Chengkan Village
Accommodation: Huangshan city
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today, take the morning high speed train to Huangshan city which will take about 4.5 hours. Then met by the tour guide and escorted to the hotel for a short rest.

We will start today’s tour with Shexian County, which is noted for its rich history and culture heritage. See the towers, bridges, lanes in Ming and Qing Dynasties styles everywhere. Visit Tangyue Archway Complex comprising as many as 7 arches. Later stroll in Tangmo water village and Chengkan Village. Being one of the top ten ‘must see’ famous scenic spots in Huangshan City, Tangmo water village is famous for its beautiful landscape and long history. Chengkan Village is a typical and perfect combination of beautiful natural scenery and Huizhou-style culture.

Day 4 Mount Huang

Sightseeing and Activities: climbing Mt. Huang
Accommodation: Mount Huang
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Morning, drive about 80km to the foot of Huangshan to start your Huangshan Trip. Transferred by park bus to Yungu Temple to take a cableway to North Sea Scenic Area. Enjoy the magnificent scenery as the cable car going up.

Then walk to Begin-to-Believe Peak to see seas of clouds, and continue hiking to Dispelling Cloud Pavilion to the button of West Sea Grand Canyon. Take a monorail cable trains to the peak of the mountain if you like.(optional).

Day 5 Mount Huang Departure

Sightseeing and Activities: Mt. Huang
Accommodation:
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Get up early to enjoy the sunrise at Refreshing Terrace and then have hotel breakfast.

Continue the Mt. Huangshan tour to the Dawn Pavilion and Stone Monkey Watching the Sea on the Lion Peak. Afterwards take a cable way down the mountain and be transferred back to Huangshan city for lunch.

In the afternoon, head to visit Tunxi Ancient Street to appreciate Huizhou-style architectures. Stroll among the ancient buildings and move on to Hu Kaiwen Ink-stick Factory for a visit.

After the tour, transferred to take your flight or train to your next destination.

Service Included:

  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary;
  • Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
  • Private English-speaking tour guide;
  • Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
  • Service charge & government taxes;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
  • Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.

Service Excluded:

  • Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
  • Chinese visa fees;
  • Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.