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The Yellow Mountain - China (4 days)

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Huangshan, China To Huangshan, China

Valid for Departures Now Through: 01 Dec 2018

The Yellow Mountain - China (4 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Huangshan, China
None None

Option 1: ascend Huangshan either by the Eastern Steps, passing by bubbling streams and pine and bamboo forests


Option 2: ascend Huangshan by cable car

Enjoy the stunning spectacle of Huangshan’s sunrise at the Cloud Dispelling Pavilion, when the sun’s golden rays seem to spill over the clouds

Hike through the staggering peaks and deep valleys of Xihai Grand Canyon, a natural masterpiece less frequented by tourists

Continue on an off the beaten path trail from Sanxikou past Walking Fairy Bridge

Day 2
Huangshan, China
None None

Option 1: ascend Huangshan either by the Eastern Steps, passing by bubbling streams and pine and bamboo forests


Option 2: ascend Huangshan by cable car

Enjoy the stunning spectacle of Huangshan’s sunrise at the Cloud Dispelling Pavilion, when the sun’s golden rays seem to spill over the clouds

Hike through the staggering peaks and deep valleys of Xihai Grand Canyon, a natural masterpiece less frequented by tourists

Continue on an off the beaten path trail from Sanxikou past Walking Fairy Bridge

Day 3
Huangshan, China
None None

Descend Huangshan via the Western Steps, passing Turtle Peak, named for its resemblance to two turtles, the Greeting Pine, and Huangshan’s highest spot, Lotus Peak (if open)

 Stop by Jade Screen Pavilion and enjoy the views at Celestial Peak (if open)

If interested, visit Ciguang Temple at the foot of the mountain, a previously active site of worship that is now a visitor’s center

 Either fly to your next destination the same night or fly out the next day

Day 4
Huangshan, China
None None

Descend Huangshan via the Western Steps, passing Turtle Peak, named for its resemblance to two turtles, the Greeting Pine, and Huangshan’s highest spot, Lotus Peak (if open)

 Stop by Jade Screen Pavilion and enjoy the views at Celestial Peak (if open)

If interested, visit Ciguang Temple at the foot of the mountain, a previously active site of worship that is now a visitor’s center

 Either fly to your next destination the same night or fly out the next day

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Description

The mist-swathed peaks of Huangshan are an elegant Chinese scroll painting come to life. This UNESCO World Heritage Site, whose name literally means "Yellow Mountain," has inspired painters and poets throughout the centuries with its timeless beauty. Home to its own variation of pine tree and green tea, Huangshan is famous for its dramatic rocky peaks, sea of clouds, and magical sunrise. On this trip, you'll get to hike up Huangshan more than once, stopping at various points of interest to enjoy the majestic views that have been immortalized in paintings and poems.

About Us

We believe that luxury and sustainability come hand-in-hand. From picking tea in Yunnan to making hand-spun yak wool with nomads in Gansu, our journeys are accented by sophisticated interpretation of nature and local artisan culture through genuine interactions with local communities. Our innovative way of travel has been critically recognized through numerous awards including National Geographic Traveler - "Tours of a Lifetime; Travel + Leisure - “Best Life Changing Trips”; and Fast Company - “50 Most Innovative Companies”. In 2017 we were honored to be nominated for two Virtuoso Awards including "Destinations Partner of the Year".

Insider Tip

For first-timers, cover Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai in a week. Save five to ten days to explore the southern and western provinces and experience the true diversity of China.

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Reviewed on: 03 Nov 2014

Our travel agent used the services of Wild China for our recent trip to Shanghai and Beijing. Overall the guides were good and having their services proved very helpful in a country where the language & driving were very different from our own. 2 of our 3 guides were quite insightful & accommodating and enhanced our trip in many ways. Our only complaint was that 1 of the guides in Shanghai was quick to deliver us to tourist-trap locations where she would receive a kick-back from any purchase we made. We only learned of this after we had already made a few unwise purchases and then wished maybe we had spent less time with her. My advice would be to use the help, but be forewarned & slightly wary of any guide suggested "tours" or shopping.

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Reviewed on: 10 Apr 2016

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Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2016

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Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2017

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Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2017

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