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[3-Day Tour] Huang Shan (West Sea Great Canyon) & Hongcun (Private, April to November, no-shopping)

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Private Tour

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Huangshan

Huang Shan (West Sea Great Canyon) | Hongcun village

Experience the wonder and beauty of ancient life and majestic nature. Travel through time on Tunxi Old Street and Hongcun village, stand in awe of Mother Nature's artistry at Huangshan, and see the remnants of the elite families from China's past at Tangyue Memorial Stone Archways and Bao Garden.

Details

Day 1 Huangshan airport/train station pickup

Tunxi Old Street (Túnxī Lǎojiē, 屯溪老街) (about 2 hours)

Located in Túnxī (屯溪), the central district of Huangshan City, Tunxi Old Street is a stone pedestrian street lined with old shops and restaurants in restored buildings, some originally dating back to the Song Dynasty, done in the traditional style of the region's Huizhou culture.

Stay overnight at the downtown hotel you've arranged in Huangshan city. (Accommodation fee is not included in the price.).


Day 2 Huangshan city-Huang Shan (includes lunch)

Huang shan (Yellow Mountain, Huáng Shān, 黄山) (about 5 hours)

The craggy rock faces, hanging mists and clustered pines of Huang Shan create a lovely and distinctly Chinese landscape, one instantly recognizable from countless images on silk, paper and porcelain. The mountain range, consisting of some 70 peaks over 1,000 m (3,300 ft), spills across the southern province of Anhui in an exquisite jumble of scenic highlights—twisted lone pines clinging to stony spires, seas of clouds filling rugged valleys, and crystalline mountain spring-fed pools.

Climb up the mountain by Yungu cable car.

Take a visit to the West Sea Grand Canyon (Xīhǎi Dàxiágǔ, 西海大峡谷) via the newly launched Xihai cable car (additional fee applies), a relatively new scenic area opened in 2000 that has been dubbed "Heaven on Earth" and "A Fantasy World" for its unique and beautiful scenery. Some argue that West Sea Grand Canyon is the most impressive section of Huangshan, fully embodying the mysterious and intriguing aesthetic that has made the area such a famous destination.

Stay overnight at the hotel you've arranged on Huang Shan.


Day 3 Huang Shan-Hongcun-Huangshan departure (includes lunch)

Early in the morning, enjoy a breath-taking sunrise over Huang Shan.

After that, go back to hotel and enjoy breakfast (not included in price).

Descend the mountain by Yungu cable car, and then drive about 1 hour to Hongcun.

Hongcun village (Hóng Cūn, 宏村) (about 2 hours)

A charming traditional Huizhou village, Hongcun is best known as the film site of the Oscar-winning film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. You'll be able to bike around the village with your guide and also visit a local family where you'll have the chance to gain a better understanding of the life and traditions of the local people.

Lunch at a local restaurant in Hongcun

Back in Huangshan city (Tunxi) you'll visit the Hukaiwen Chinese ink stick factory to find out how Anhui's famous calligraphy and painting ink sticks are made, or the Huizhou Culture Museum to learn about the local region's distinctive Huizhou culture. The itinerary is flexible depending on your train/flight.

After the tour ends, you'll be transferred to the airport/station for departure.

Price Includes and Excludes

What is included?

1) English-speaking tour guide

2) Admission fees, meals and transportation as listed in the details

What is excluded?

1) Accommodation

2) Cost of Xihai cable car

3) Personal expenses, optional items and anything else not specifically mentioned

Important Notes

1.Please call or email Ctrip if you need to cancel your booking. Free cancellation for bookings cancelled at least 3 days in advance. If you cancel 2 days or less before your visit, a 100% cancellation fee will be charged per booking.
*For departure dates during national holidays, If you cancel at least 7 days prior to the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 4 and 6 days prior, there is a 50% cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days prior, there is a 100% cancellation fee.

2.On departure date we will pick you up from the airport/station. Free pickup/drop-off available for downtown hotels with flights/trains arriving between 9AM-10PM, otherwise an additional charge applies. You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled activity to confirm pickup information regarding your driver and/or tour guide. Please call Nancy (18905591122) for any urgent matters.

3.Currently payment is only accepted by credit card. Once payment clears, Ctrip will send you a confirmation email with your booking details. If payment fails, your booking will automatically be canceled. To ensure a smooth payment process, we recommend you contact your credit card provider in advance.

4.Time arrangements described in itineraries are subject to change. Guides reserve the right to change arrangements according to weather, transportation and other variable conditions.

5.If you opt to join only part of this activity, you forfeit the right to join subsequent parts, as well as the right to receive a refund for any part of the activity that you miss.

6.All listed meals are Chinese food unless otherwise noted. Please notify us ahead of time for any dietary restrictions (allergies, vegetarian, kosher, etc.).

7.Please ensure personal and travel information is entered correctly. Ctrip will not refund any losses that result from incorrect and missing information.

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- Children: 2-12 years old and shorter than 1.2m (3 ft 11 in)

- Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.

- Prices for group products are fixed. For private products, the bigger the group the lower the price per person.