7 Days Shanghai-Hangzhou and Mount Huangshan Tour by Speed Train

The 7 days tour will take you visit the highlights of Shanghai and Hangzhou cities, and then take a high speed train to explore the beautiful Mt. Huangshan, as well as the ancient towns and villages around Huangshan city.

Highlights:

  • Experience the legendary past, great present and bright future of Shanghai.
  • Visit the picturesque West Lake, Lingyin Temple, and Dragon Well Village in Hangzhou.
  • 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 – Hangzhou
  • Day 4: Hangzhou
  • Day 5: Hangzhou – Hongcun – Huangshan City
  • Day 6: Mt. Huangshan
  • Day 7: Huangshan 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: Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Shanghai Museum, the Jade Buddha Temple
Accommodation: Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, we will first visit Yuyuan Garden and Yuyuan Market. Yu Yuan Garden(or Yun Garden) is a famous classical garden located in Anren Jie, Shanghai. It abuts the Yuyuan Market. Then we will stop at Shanghai Museum. It is the Museum of Ancient Chinese Art with more than 120,000 precious and rare works of art. In the afternoon, we will head to the Jade Buddha Temple, which is a venerable and famous Buddhist temple built in 1928.

In the evening, you can choose to take Huangpu River cruise to enjoy fantastic night view of Shanghai(optional).

Day 3 Shanghai – Hangzhou

Sightseeing and Activities: Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, Shanghai French Concession
Accommodation: Hangzhou
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Morning, head to visit Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, the first kind of exhibition center in China showcasing a city’s development. Then move on to visit 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 the tour, take a high speed train to Hangzhou. And the tour guide will escorted you to your hotel in Hangzhou.

Day 4 Hangzhou

Sightseeing and Activities: West Lake, Viewing Fish at flower Pond, Flying Peak, Lingyin Temple, Meijia Dock Longjing Tea Village, China National Tea Museum
Accommodation: Hangzhou
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today we will first visit the picturesque West Lake and have a cruise to enjoy the scenery of this famous tranquil lake. After the cruise, we will stroll on the famous Su Causeway and Bai Causeway, as well as the sites around, such as Viewing Fish at flower Pond.

Then we will move to Flying Peak and Lingyin Temple. It is one of the most famous ancient Buddhist temples in China, home to numerous pagodas and Buddhist grottoes.

After that, visit Meijia Dock Longjing Tea Village. Longjing tea is Hangzhou’s most famous products and one of China’s best teas. You can visit China National Tea Museum to learn Chinese Tea Culture.

Day 5 Hangzhou – Hongcun – Huangshan City

Sightseeing and Activities: Hongcun Ancient Village
Accommodation: Huangshan city
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast, take 3.5 hours’ high speed train to Huangshan City. After arrival, picked up by local tour guide and drive to Hongcun village, a charming ancient village with a history of over 800 years, which will takes about 1 hour. Visit Hongcun Ancient Village and transferred to your hotel in Huangshan city.

Day 6 Mt. Huangshan

Sightseeing and Activities: North Sea Scenic Area, Begin-to-Believe Peak, Dispelling Cloud Pavilion, West Sea Grand Canyon
Accommodation: Mt. Huangshan
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 Pavilionto the button of West Sea Grand Canyon. Take a monorail cable trains to the peak of the mountain if you like.(optional).

Day 7 Huangshan Departure

Sightseeing and Activities: Sunrise, Dawn Pavilion, Stone Monkey Watching the Sea on the Lion Peak, Tunxi Ancient Street
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.

Then 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.