Huangshan Photography Journey

HS05: 5 Days Private Tour of Huangshan - Hongcun Village - Huizhou District - Shexian County
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Day 1 Entry Huangshan
Welcome to Huangshan! Our guide and driver will come to the airport or railway station to pick you up. You will be transferred to the hotel by a comfortable drive. If we had time, a visit to the Tunxi Old Street would be arranged for you to appreciate traditional Hui-style buildings as well as to taste local snacks and admire exquisite handicrafts.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Day 2 Huangshan - Yellow Mountain
Yellow Mountain
After breakfast, you will be given a car ride to the Yellow Mountain whose essential beauty lies in the sea of clouds, jagged rocks and grotesque pines. Upon arrival, we will take a bus at the transfer station to the Hot Spring and then take the Jade Screen Telpher there uphill. After alighting, our guide will accompany you to hike down the mountain path and point out interesting sights along the way including Jade Screen Peak, Guest-Greeting Pine, Lotus Peak, Bright Summit Peak, Falling Rock from Sky… You can easily take great shots of these natural scenes at any angle.

We will stay overnight at a hotel on the mountain. If weather is fine, our guide will take you to watch the beautiful sunrise the next morning, so we kindly suggest you go to bed early and have a good sleep this night.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Yellow Mountain - Hongcun Village (Yixian County)
Hongcun Village
If it is clear, we will set out today's private Yellow Mountain tour early this morning to view the stunning sunrise over the sea of clouds and rolling peaks. After that, continue our photography tour to the Cloud Dispersing Pavilion, West Sea Valley, Lion Peak, the Flower Grown out of a Writing Brush Rock, and Beginning-to-Believe Peak.

At this point, our tour schedule at the Yellow Mountain draws to an end and we will take the Cloud Valley Telpher down to the foot of the mountain. Then you will be transferred to the suburb of Yixian County to tour around the Hongcun Village. It is recognized as a village in painting by visitors. Nanhu Lake and Yuezhao Pond are acceptable best shooting places there with surrounding Hui-style residences throwing their reflections on the water. The other highlight of Hongcun Village is the intricate wood, stone and brick carvings on the buildings. At night, our guide will take you to a local hotel for one night's stay and help you check in.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Yixian County - Huizhou District
Tangyue Memorial Archway
Tangyue Memorial Archway
Today, we are going to stop by three other ancient villages named Xidi, Nanping, and Guanlu. Xidi Village is like a giant maze consisting of 99 crisscrossing lanes with traditional residences lining along the paths while more than 300 quaint buildings especially eight ancestral temples are well preserved in Nanping Village, making the place widely known as the 'museum of Chinese ancient ancestral halls'. When visiting the Guanlu Village, you will be surprised by the adjoining eight mansions there. All of them were built during the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911) and adjacent buildings are connected with each other by corridors.

After taking enough pictures, we will head for the next destination of this 5-day Huangshan tour package, Tangmo Village. We will arrive at Tangmo in the late afternoon. Our guide will lead you to check in the Tangmo Gites de France in the village.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Huizhou District - Shexian County - Huangshan Exit
After breakfast, you will be guided to loiter around the Tangmo Village to take in its quiet scenery of river, bridges, and black-tiled buildings. After that, we will continue our journey to Chengkan Ancient Village which is also nicknamed as the Eight Trigrams Village for eight mountains surrounding the village represent each of the eight diagrams.

When the visit is over, you will be transferred to Shexian County to admire Tangyue Memorial Archway consisting of seven arches in various styles as well as the Bao's Family Garden which is brimmed with thousands of exquisite bonsais and the 200-year-old banyan is the other treasure of the garden.

Your 5-day private Huangshan tour will conclude here. Our guide and driver will take you to the airport or railway station in Huangshan and help you with the boarding procedure. Thank you for taking the Huangshan photography tour. Wish you a nice journey home!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
HuangshanCrowne Plaza Huangshan Yucheng Huangshan International Hotel
Mt. HuangshanXihai Hotel - South BuildingBeihai Hotel
HongcunPig's Inn in Bishan Village Pig's Inn in Bishan Village
Huizhou DistrictTangmo Gites de France Tangmo Gites de France
Tour Prices
With Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$1079
$919  
$739  
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$1029
$859  
$679  
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Airfares of arrival and departure
  • Entry visa fees
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
  • Peak season surcharge (public holiday, Lunar New Year, etc.)
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