Amazing Huangshan

SG21: 10 Days Small Group Tour to Beijing - Xi'an - Shanghai - Mt. Huangshan
Tour Type: Small Group of 2-18 persons, guaranteed departures
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide & air-conditioned, licensed limousine
Tour Highlights:
  • Must-see sights in China - Mutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army
  • Cruise on the Huangpu River to take in the impressive skylines of Shanghai
  • Visit Mt. Huangshan, one of the most scenic mountains in China
  • Walk into a local Chinese family, interact & dine with the hosts in their home
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Day 1 Arrival in Beijing
Airport pick-up & airport-hotel transfer.
Forbidden City, Beijing
Your exciting escorted China tour begins when your international flight lands at Beijing Capital Airport. Our experienced guide will be waiting for you before your arrival and will welcome you with a warm greeting. On the way to the hotel, a brief introduction of this capital will be presented and the rest of the day will be left for you to make your initial contact with this charming city.
Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing - the former Sheraton
Day 2 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, A la carte welcome lunch with Peking Duck, Temple of Heaven, Chinese Kung Fu Show. (B+L)
This morning, you will set off to visit Tiananmen Square with other members of your group. As the symbol of our country, Tiananmen Square occupies an irreplaceable place in the hearts of Chinese people. A few more steps will bring you to the next destination - the Forbidden City, where you can discover the past life of the emperors by visiting the places of their daily living and seeing the articles they used every day. 

Around noon, we will transfer you to a carefully picked restaurant for an a la carte-style welcome lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price). The famous Peking Roast Duck is also served in this restaurant. 

In the afternoon, you will go ahead and explore the Temple of Heaven. It is now a popular park not only for sightseeing but also for the recreational activities of the local residents. Tonight, you are invited to enjoy a Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theater.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte welcome lunch
Day 3 Beijing
Mutianyu Great Wall with a round-trip cable car, A toast with red wine on the wall, Olympic Bird's Nest. (B)
Our client Ms. Cornelia Popa taking rickshaw during the Hutong tour
Climbing the Great Wall is a life-long dream for most travelers. Today, your dream will come true as we take you in the morning to visit this magnificent human achievement. The Great Wall stretches for tens of thousands of miles from east to west. We'll visit the most famous section at Mutianyu. A round-trip cable car is arranged to save your energy for a better experience. 

Normally, the restaurants near tourist spots are only for tourists and have low quality food. This is why we do not arrange lunch for you today. We recommend you have a big breakfast at the hotel and have some fast food for lunch by yourself. Our guide will show you some restaurants. 

On the way back we'll pass by the Bird's Nest stadium, a main venue of the 2008 Olympic Games. We will stop there briefly so you can take pictures. Today's tour will be concluded after you spend some free time at a well-known local market.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 4 Beijing - Xi'an
Summer Palace, Hutong Rickshaw Tour, Experience Chinese Paper Cutting, A la carte lunch, Fly to Xi'an, Airport-hotel transfer. (B+L)
Our Travel Consultant Lydia with her guests
Today you are scheduled to visit the Summer Palace after breakfast. Different from other historical sites, the Summer Palace is a big, beautiful garden occupying an area of more than two hundred hectares. It is pleasant to walk around the lake and interact with the local people who are doing morning exercises in the park. The following arrangement will be a rickshaw journey through Hutongs. Nowadays, the original style and features of these ancient alleys are still well maintained even after hundreds of years. Here will have a chance to learn the Chinese paper cutting, which is one kind of traditional folk arts in China. 

For lunch today, you will order the dishes of your choice at a fancy restaurant with an a la carte menu (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price). 

Then our guide will see you off at the airport for your flight to Xi'an. There will be another professional guide waiting for you on your arrival and you will be driven to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel
Day 5 Xi'an
Terracotta Army, A local family visit and an authentic home-cooked lunch, Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi'an Museum, Tang Dynasty Show with dumpling dinner. (B+L+D)
Rural people's life
After a good night's rest, we'll start our Xi'an journey by visiting the Terracotta Army, which is another amazing site and worth your time to see. The astonishing lifelike figures and remarkable army formation in the museum will bring you back to a time of 2,200 years ago. 

Before lunchtime, we will take you to a local family to see a typical Chinese house and learn the living habits of the local people. Meanwhile, the hospitable hostess will show you how to cook Chinese food and prepare a sumptuous a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) so you can taste real home-made meals. 

The program in the afternoon is to visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi'an Museum. This evening, a delicious Dumpling Dinner awaits you, and the brilliant Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show will make the time more enjoyable.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Home-cooked a la carte lunch, Dumpling dinner
 Friendly Tips

Clients visiting in Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec need to arrange the dinner and evening activity on their own for this day, since the theater is usually not open at that time.
Day 6 Xi'an - Shanghai
Observe local life in the park, One-hour Tai Chi practice with the master, Xi'an City Wall, A la carte lunch, Fly to Shanghai, Airport-hotel transfer. (B+L)
Our group visiting the ancient City Wall, Xi'an
A short ride from your hotel will get you to the City Wall Park, your first stop this morning. In the park, you will not only experience the local people's leisured life but also attend a one-hour Tai Chi practice and learn the skills from the master. After that, we will proceed to the ancient City Wall. If you cycle, a bike ride on the old wall is strongly recommended. The bike rental fee is at your own expense.

Take your time to enjoy an a la carte meal (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) arranged at a nice restaurant. 

After lunch, a comfortable transfer will take you to Xi'an airport and our guide will help you board a flight to Shanghai. Be picked up and transferred to check in at the hotel when you arrive.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Accommodation: Ocean Hotel Shanghai
Day 7 Shanghai
Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden and its traditional bazaar, A la carte lunch, Former French Concession, the Bund and Huangpu River cruise. (B+L)
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
Shanghai is an attractive city that deserves a complete exploration. We will arrange Shanghai Museum as your first destination. This elegant museum and the fascinating exhibits in it tell you the history and remarkable changes of the city. Proceed to visit Yuyuan Garden afterwards and enjoy some free time at a traditional bazaar outside the garden. 

At midday, we will take you to a nice restaurant offering local cuisine for an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price). 

In the afternoon, you will follow your guide to the Former French Concession, a well-known place gathering many old-fashioned architectures in European style remained from the colonial period. Finally, we will move on to the Bund area, where you will have a one hour cruise tour along the Huangpu River. 
Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Day 8 Shanghai - Huangshan
A 4.5-hour high speed train to Huangshan, Pick-up service, Relax during the rest of the day. (B)
In the morning, our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and escort you to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station to take a 4.5-hour high-speed train G1509 08:42/13:15 to Huangshan North Station (about 4.5 hours). Upon your arrival, our local guide will greet you and transfer you to the hotel in downtown. The remaining time of the day is free for you to explore this city by yourself. 

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: Huangshan International Hotel
Day 9 Huangshan
A whole day visit on Mt. Huangshan, Stay at the hotel on the mountain. (B+L)
Mt. Huangshan
Huangshan is definitely a must-visit place if you are a nature lover. Today you will be driven for around one hour so you can enjoy the beauty of the area around Huangshan Mountain. Then you will ascend the mountain by cable car and the stunning sceneries along the way will never let you down.

Mt. Huangshan offers delightful views in all four seasons. On reaching the end of the ride, you will walk to enjoy the view of some famous spots, including the Beginning-to-Believe Peak, the Peach Blossom Valley, the Lion Peak, the Flying-over Rock and the Bright Summit. The foot path is quite slippery on rainy days, so please make sure you wear a pair of sturdy shoes. With a height of 1,860 meters, the Bright Summit is the second highest peak of the mountain. It is so named because the land here is flat and wide with good sunlight. The views from the peaks of the top are amazing beyond expression and will leave you with an everlasting memory. You will lodge at the 4-star Beihai Hotel on the mountain this evening. Try to get a good sleep in preparation for further exploration tomorrow.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Beihai Hotel
Day 10 Departure from Huangshan
Continue to visit Mt. Huangshan, Take the cable car down, Tunxi Old Street, See-off service, A pleasant onward trip! (B+L)
Tunxi Old Street
After breakfast at the hotel, you will visit the Cloud-Dispelling Pavilion and Xihai Grand Canyon. Walking northward for one kilometer from the Flying-Over Rock, you will reach the Cloud-Dispelling Pavilion, which is the best spot to get a fine view of the spectacular scenery. Then our guide will take you to admire Xihai Grand Canyon. Lunch will be served and after that you will descend the mountain by cable car. 

Our guide will transfer you back to Huangshan city. Visit the Tunxi Old Street. With a history of hundreds of years, it is the best preserved commercial street lined with architectures in Huizhou style. You may spend the remaining time of the day wandering the street for shopping or photography. Dinner is on your own arrangement. Finally our guide and driver will see you off at the airport or the railway station according to your flight or train schedule.

Since there are not many flights connecting Huangshan with other cities, for your onward journey we have following suggestions. First, you can go back from Huangshan to Shanghai by either flight or an overnight soft sleeper train; second, you can fly from Huangshan to Guangzhou directly and then travel from Guangzhou to Hong Kong by a high speed train; third, if you book a round trip international flight, you can also fly back to Beijing from Huangshan. Usually most flights departing from Huangshan are late in the afternoon or in the evening, so you have enough time today. We hope these are helpful to you and our professional travel consultants are glad to assist you in making the best plan at any time.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with two persons!
Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings
12% off - book by Dec 31, 2018; 10% off - book in January, 2019
MonthArrival DateDeparture DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement 
Jan. 2019Jan 05(Sat) Jan 14(Mon) $1589 $1398$399
Jan 19(Sat) Jan 28(Mon) $1589 $1398$399
Feb. 2019Feb 24(Sun) Mar 05(Tue) $1599 $1407$409
Mar. 2019Mar 05(Tue) Mar 14(Thu) $1619 $1424$439
Mar 12(Tue) Mar 21(Thu) $1619 $1424$439
Mar 26(Tue) Apr 04(Thu) $1619 $1424$439
Apr. 2019Apr 04(Thu) Apr 13(Sat) $1749 $1539$459
Apr 11(Thu) Apr 20(Sat) $1749 $1539$459
Apr 18(Thu) Apr 27(Sat) $1749 $1539$459
Apr 25(Thu) May 04(Sat) $1749 $1539$459
May. 2019May 09(Thu) May 18(Sat) $1749 $1539$459
May 16(Thu) May 25(Sat) $1749 $1539$459
May 23(Thu) Jun 01(Sat) $1749 $1539$459
May 30(Thu) Jun 08(Sat) $1759 $1547$449
Jun. 2019Jun 06(Thu) Jun 15(Sat) $1759 $1547$449
Jun 13(Thu) Jun 22(Sat) $1759 $1547$449
Jun 20(Thu) Jun 29(Sat) $1759 $1547$449
Jun 27(Thu) Jul 06(Sat) $1759 $1547$449
Jul. 2019Jul 04(Thu) Jul 13(Sat) $1779 $1565$449
Jul 11(Thu) Jul 20(Sat) $1779 $1565$449
Jul 18(Thu) Jul 27(Sat) $1779 $1565$449
Jul 25(Thu) Aug 03(Sat) $1779 $1565$449
Aug. 2019Aug 01(Thu) Aug 10(Sat) $1779 $1565$449
Aug 08(Thu) Aug 17(Sat) $1779 $1565$449
Aug 15(Thu) Aug 24(Sat) $1779 $1565$449
Aug 22(Thu) Aug 31(Sat) $1779 $1565$449
Aug 29(Thu) Sep 07(Sat) $1749 $1539$459
Sep. 2019Sep 05(Thu) Sep 14(Sat) $1759 $1547$479
Sep 12(Thu) Sep 21(Sat) $1759 $1547$479
Sep 19(Thu) Sep 28(Sat) $1759 $1547$479
Oct. 2019Oct 03(Thu) Oct 12(Sat) $1759 $1547$479
Oct 10(Thu) Oct 19(Sat) $1759 $1547$479
Oct 17(Thu) Oct 26(Sat) $1759 $1547$479
Oct 24(Thu) Nov 02(Sat) $1759 $1547$479
Oct 31(Thu) Nov 09(Sat) $1669 $1468$479
Nov. 2019Nov 07(Thu) Nov 16(Sat) $1669 $1468$479
Nov 21(Thu) Nov 30(Sat) $1619 $1424$409
Dec. 2019Dec 08(Sun) Dec 17(Tue) $1599 $1407$409
Dec 22(Sun) Dec 31(Tue) $1599 $1407$409
Jan. 2020Jan 05(Sun) Jan 14(Tue) $1599 $1439$409
Feb. 2020Feb 13(Thu) Feb 22(Sat) $1599 $1439$409
Mar. 2020Mar 05(Thu) Mar 14(Sat) $1619 $1457$439
Mar 12(Thu) Mar 21(Sat) $1619 $1457$439
Mar 26(Thu) Apr 04(Sat) $1619 $1457$439

Remark: The prices in red reflect 12% discount.

Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with two persons!
Early Bird Savings: 5% off, book 30 days in advance
MonthArrival DateDeparture DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement 
Dec. 2018Dec 08(Sat) Dec 17(Mon) $1449$489
Dec 22(Sat) Dec 31(Mon) $1449 $1376$489

Remark: The prices in red reflect the current discount.

Price Includes
  • Domestic airfares & train fare
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • A la carte lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Professional English-speaking guides
  • Drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
  • Tips or gratuities for hotel porters
Price Excludes
  • International airfares
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
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