10 Days Tour to Zhangjiajie and Mt. Huangshan

Beijing, Zhangjiajie, Shanghai, Mt. Huangshan

Tour Code: TCT-Scenic-01

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: Suitable for the whole year, best from April to November. p.s. Mt. Huangshan is the good summer resort during June and August; Dec to Feb the next year will be the best season for a winter tour to Mt. Huangshan

Price from $ 1885 1697

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Tour Feature

In this 10 days tour, you will visit the most gorgeous mountain landscape of China – the magnificent Yellow Mountain (Mt. Huangshan) and spectacular series of mountains in Zhangjiajie. Starts your tour from Beijing, to visit the grand Great Wall and imperial Palaces, then it comes the scenery Zhangjiajie, which is a place, where the reality is even more spectacular than the imagination can conceive. After a short stay in Shanghai to witness its modern architecture marvelous and delicate garden of the past, you will continue your trip to Mt. Huangshan, which is known as the No. 1 Mountain under the Heaven, to appreciate the different beauty of this grand mountain. Do not forget to bring your camera and capture all the best things in your travel photos and you can begin to tell your friends what a fabulous experience this tour represents.

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing Be transferred to the hotel
02 Beijing Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Great Wall
03 Beijing Zhangjiajie Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jinshan Park, Flight to Zhangjiajie
04 Zhangjiajie Tianzi Mountain, Yuanjiajie Scenic Area
05 Zhangjiajie Shanghai Tianmenshan Mountain, Flight to Shangahi
06 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Chenghuangmiao, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Nanjing Road, The Bund
07 Shanghai Huangshan Tunxi Old Street, Chengkan Ancient Village
08 Mt. Huangshan Mt. Huangshan
09 Huangshan Shanghai Mt. Huangshan, bullet train to Shanghai
10 Departure Shanghai Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Beijing

Meals: No Meals
Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Arrive in Beijing, the Capital city of China and one of the great travel destinations of the World, your local guide will meet you at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.


Beijing City View

Day 2Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★
Sightseeing: Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Great Wall

[08:00-08:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Great Wall
[08:30-10:00] Firstly visit Temple of Heaven, the World Heritage List in 1998. The temple is China's existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven and was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. Almost the local resident will do morning exercises in the square and full of vigor. You will have chance to watch Chinese Kongfu, Taichi, square dancing, etc. and get to know the real folk master there
[10:00-13:30] Drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, which section is more popular among foreign visitors. Lunch time at Xiaolongpu Restaurant, famous for the vegetable food, such as fried vegetables, dry-fried beans, sweet corn cake
[13:30-15:30] Visit Mutianyu Great Wall, which is one of the best-preserved sections with the largest construction scale and best quality among all sections of Great Wall, and more popular among foreign visitors. You can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and walk around
[15:30-17:30] Drive back to Beijing city, while you can take a nap in the car. En route you can plan for the night show or the Peking duck dinner with your guide and ask for suggestions

Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall

Day 3Beijing Zhangjiajie

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Water Amusement Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Tian'anmen Square; Forbidden City; Jingshan Park

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the historical city of Beijing.
[09:30-12:30] You will reach the Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world. Walk through the square and visit today’s highlight: Forbidden City , the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Hike to Jingshan Park, where gives a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City at the top of Coal Hill.
[12:30-14:00] Lunch time at Shi Yuan Restaurant, Chinese local food, famous for the braised eggplant, vegetable ball, and diced chicken with walnuts in soya sauce.
 After the tour, be transferred to the airport for a 2.5 hours flight to Zhangjiajie, regarded as an exhibition hall of local customs show to tourists a lifestyle free of worries. Your Zhangjiajie tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.


Forbidden City

Day 4Zhangjiajie

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Water Amusement Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Tianzi Mountain Area, Yuanjiajie Scenic Area

[08:30-09:00] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore Wulingyuan Scenic Area
[09:00-12:30] Get your Wulingyuan Scenic Area pass at the ticketing center with our guide help and aboard the shuttle bus directly to Bailong Elevator, the highest and heaviest outdoor elevator in the world. Take Bailong Elevator up to Yuanjiajie Scenic Area. The view from Yuanjiajie is exactly the same as what we see from the movie of Avatar. Standing on the observation platform in Yuanjiajie, thousands of peaks can be caught at the same time. Peaks in various postures just look like countless brave men. Rock pillars with green trees just look like handsome generals. They describe a scene of army. Although these peaks are solid, they let people enter into an imaginary world and present a lively picture in the front of our eyes. You will enjoy your two hours exploration on foot
[12:30-13:30] Simple Chinese lunch will be arranged at restaurant in the rest area of Yuanjiajie. We highly recommend you prepare some fruits and snacks beforehand
[13:30-16:30] Get on shuttle bus from Yuanjiajie to Tianzi Mountain Area and spend the whole afternoon in the scenic area. There is a famous saying that you have no wish to visit any other mountains after viewing the Tianzi Mountain. The landscape here varies in different seasons and also in one day, which makes Tianzi Mountain a very interesting destination. There are four highlights for the breathtaking sceneries: peak forest, cloud sea, sunrise and winter snow. Cloud and mist in Tianzi Mountain enjoys high reputation nationwide, especially just after the rain, which adds much charm to Tianzi Mountain
[16:30-17:30] Take cable car down the Tianzi Mountain and get back to your hotel. A folk show named Amazing Xiangxi is available for your evening activities

Yuanjiajie Scenic Area
Yuanjiajie Scenic Area

Day 5Zhangjiajie Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Tianmenshan Mountain, Tianmen Cave

[08:30-09:00] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore Tianmenshan Mountain which is the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie
[09:00-12:30] Take cable car up to Tianmenshan Mountain. The cable car lasts for 40 minutes and it is the longest line in Asia. You will see the gorgeous view while seating in the cable car and the mountain seems just in front of you. Hike on the mountain and you will walk on the floating glass plank. The experience is unique and gives you the feeling like just wandering in the clouds
[12:30-13:30] Simple lunch will be arranged at restaurant on Tianmen Mountain and take cable car down to the halfway
[13:30-16:30] Change to shuttle bus and get to Tianmen Cave site through the Tongtian Avenue which has 99 turns symbolizing that the Heaven has nine palaces. It is worth the title - wonder of highway in the world. Upon arrival, visit the Tianmen Cave. Tianmen cave the natural mountain-penetrating karst cave with the highest elevation in the world. It is actually a big hole in the mountain but people call it a cave and it has become a major attraction. The cave become the unique sight under heaven and breeds the profound and grand heaven culture of Fairy Mountain in the local area. Before getting to the cave, you have to conquer the 999 steps which is exactly a challenge to reach the cave
After the tour, be transferred directly to Zhangjiajie airport for flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, your Shanghai tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel

Tianmenshan Mountain
Tianmenshan Mountain

Day 6Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel
Sightseeing: Jade Buddha Temple; the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower; Yuyuan Garden; Shanghai Old Street; The Bund

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Modern city of China
[09:30-12:30] Visit Jade Buddha Temple, which is famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels, which is said to weigh 1,000 kg.Then visit the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time for the local special food, Dim Sum and Steamed Bun
[13:30-16:30] Visit Yuyuan Garden, which is a Chinese classic garden in city downtown, shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road which is the earliest commercial street in Shanghai, you could look for some special souvenirs there. After that, enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as "a Gallery of world architecture"
[16:30-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night Acrobatic Show, especially the ERA show as option, which is one of the most popular evening entertainments in Shanghai

The Bund
The Bund Shanghai

Day 7Shanghai Huangshan

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Huashan Huiyan Hotel
Sightseeing: Tunxi Old Street, Chengkan Ancient Village

[07:30-08:00] Get up early in the morning. Check-out and be transferred to the train station for 4 hours bullet train to Huangshan city
[09:30-14:00] You will get on the bullet to Huangshan City. Upon arrival, your local tour guide will meet you up at Huangshan train station and have simple lunch in the station
[14:00-17:00] Enjoy afternoon tour to Chengkan Ancient Village which is a perfect and typical combination of beautiful natural scenery and Huizhou culture art. It is famous for well-preserved residential architecture of the Ming Dynasty (1368 AD - 1644 AD). The ancient architectures contain elegant pavilions, bridges, houses, ancestral temples, wells, etc. Taste the local snack in the village. You can have a try the flocky bean curd which is very famous
[17:00-18:00] Drive back to Huangshan city and check in. Enjoy your free time at Tunxi Old Street which is an ancient Western-European architect once visited the old street and said that he had found "The Eastern Ancient Rome.” You can find delicious food there as well

Tunxi Old Street
Tunxi Old Street

Day 8Huangshan

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Xihai Hotel ★★★★★
Sightseeing: Mt. Huangshan, Lion Peak, Shixin Peak, Grand Canyon of Xihai

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start today’s exploration on Mt. Huangshan. You can store your luggage in the hotel and travel light.
[09:30-12:30] Enjoy your full day excursion to visit Mt. Huangshan which is one of China's ten best-known scenic spots and also the No. 1 Mountain under heaven.. It is characterized by the four wonders, namely, odd-shaped pines, grotesque rock formation, seas of clouds and crystal-clear hot springs. Yellow Mountain is celebrated for having all the features of mountain scenery. Take cable car up and head for Xihai hotel on the mountain. It is about half an hour hike to the hotel. En route, you will appreciate the Lion Peak and Shixin Peak.
[12:30-13:30] Check-in and have lunch at the hotel’s restaurant. There is less choice for food on mountain and the best option would be in the hotel.
[13:30-18:30] Spend your afternoon and hike on Grand Canyon of Xihai (West Sea). Grand Canyon of Xihai is the highlights of scenic area in Yellow. Covering the most prime scenery of Xihai Scenic Area, it starts at Paiyun Pavilion, linking White Cloud Area at Fairy-walking Bridge and creating a breath-taking sightseeing route. It is a circular footpath for hiking and you will reach the hotel you stay at the end of the tour
Tips: About Huangshan sightseeing details can be found in Mt. Huangshan Tour Tips

Mt. Huangshan
Mt. Huangshan

Day 9Huangshan Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Mt. Huangshan

[06:00-12:00] Get up earlier in the morning and go to Danxia Peak or nearby peak to watch the sunrise and sea of clouds. It is under the influence of weather. Try your luck! You might have chance to see colorful sea of clouds which is the top view of Mt. Huangshan. Back to your hotel for short break and take cable car down to the foot of Mt. Huangshan.
[12:00-13:30]  Lunch will be arranged at local restaurant in the old town and get your luggage which are stored in the hotel you stayed in Huangshan city. After that ,be transferred to Huangshan train station.
[14:00-18:30] Take 4 hours bullet train to Shanghai. Your Shanghai tour guide will wait for you at the train station and help you to transfer to the hotel.


Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)

Day 10Departure Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for departure flight. Our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby at appointed time. We can arrange the Maglev train ride to Pudong airport if you are interested in, or we will drive you directly to the airport.

Service Ends

Day 1Arrival Beijing

Meals: No Meals
Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Arrive in Beijing, the Capital city of China and one of the great travel destinations of the World, your local guide will meet you at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.


Beijing City View

Day 2Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Great Wall. Firstly visit Temple of Heaven, the World Heritage List in 1998. The temple is China's existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven and was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. Almost the local resident will do morning exercises in the square and full of vigor. You will have chance to watch Chinese Kongfu, Taichi, square dancing, etc. and get to know the real folk master there. And then, drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, which section is more popular among foreign visitors. After lunch, visit Mutianyu Great Wall, which is one of the best-preserved sections with the largest construction scale and best quality among all sections of Great Wall, and more popular among foreign visitors. You can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and walk around. Drive back to your hotel after the tour.

Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall

Day 3Beijing Zhangjiajie

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Water Amusement Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the historical city of Beijing. You will reach the Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world. Walk through the square and visit today’s highlight: Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Hike to Jingshan Park, where gives a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City at the top of Coal Hill. After the tour, be transferred to the airport for a 2.5 hours flight to Zhangjiajie, regarded as an exhibition hall of local customs show to tourists a lifestyle free of worries. Your Zhangjiajie tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.


Forbidden City

Day 4Zhangjiajie

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Water Amusement Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Take Bailong Elevator up to Yuanjiajie Scenic Area. The view from Yuanjiajie is exactly the same as what we see from the movie of Avatar. Standing on the observation platform in Yuanjiajie, thousands of peaks can be caught at the same time. After lunch, get on shuttle bus from Yuanjiajie to Tianzi Mountain Area. The landscape here varies in different seasons and also in one day, which makes Tianzi Mountain a very interesting destination. Take cable car down the Tianzi Mountain and get back to your hotel.

Yuanjiajie Scenic Area
Yuanjiajie Scenic Area

Day 5Zhangjiajie Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore Tianmenshan Mountain which is the highest mountain in Zhangjiajie. Take cable car up to Tianmenshan Mountain. The cable car lasts for 40 minutes and it is the longest line in Asia. You will see the gorgeous view while seating in the cable car and the mountain seems just in front of you. Hike on the mountain and you will walk on the floating glass plank. The experience is unique and gives you the feeling like just wandering in the clouds. After lunch, change to shuttle bus and get to Tianmen Cave site through the Tongtian Avenue which has 99 turns symbolizing that the Heaven has nine palaces. It is worth the title - wonder of highway in the world. Upon arrival, visit the Tianmen Cave. After the tour, be transferred directly to Zhangjiajie airport for flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, your Shanghai tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Tianmenshan Mountain
Tianmenshan Mountain

Day 6Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel:
Sunrise on the Bund Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Modern city of China.  Visit Jade Buddha Temple, which is famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels.Then visit the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao. After Lunch time, visit Yuyuan Garden, which is a Chinese classic garden in city downtown, shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road which is the earliest commercial street in Shanghai, you could look for some special souvenirs there. After that, enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as a Gallery of world architecture

The Bund
The Bund Shanghai

Day 7Shanghai Huangshan

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Huashan Huiyan Hotel

Get up early in the morning. Check-out and be transferred to the train station for 4 hours bullet train to Huangshan city. Enjoy afternoon tour to Chengkan Ancient Village which is a perfect and typical combination of beautiful natural scenery and Huizhou culture art. It is famous for well-preserved residential architecture of the Ming Dynasty (1368 AD - 1644 AD). Drive back to Huangshan city and check in. Enjoy your free time at Tunxi Old Street which is an ancient Western-European architect once visited the old street and said that he had found "The Eastern Ancient Rome.”

Tunxi Old Street
Tunxi Old Street

Day 8Huangshan

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Hotel: Xihai Hotel ★★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start today’s exploration on Mt. Huangshan. You can store your luggage in the hotel and travel light. Enjoy your full day excursion to visit Mt. Huangshan which is one of China's ten best-known scenic spots and also the No. 1 Mountain under heaven. Take cable car up and head for Xihai hotel on the mountain. It is about half an hour hike to the hotel. En route, you will appreciate the Lion Peak and Shixin Peak. After lunch, spend your afternoon and hike on Grand Canyon of Xihai (West Sea). Grand Canyon of Xihai is the highlights of scenic area in Yellow. Covering the most prime scenery of Xihai Scenic Area, it starts at Paiyun Pavilion, linking White Cloud Area at Fairy-walking Bridge and creating a breath-taking sightseeing route.

Mt. Huangshan
Mt. Huangshan

Day 9Huangshan Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel: Sunrise On The Bund Hotel ★★★★

Get up earlier in the morning and go to Danxia Peak or nearby peak to watch the sunrise and sea of clouds. It is under the influence of weather. Try your luck! You might have chance to see colorful sea of clouds which is the top view of Mt. Huangshan. Back to your hotel for short break and take cable car down to the foot of Mt. Huangshan. After lunch ,be transferred to Huangshan train station. Take 4 hours bullet train to Shanghai. Your Shanghai tour guide will wait for you at the train station and help you to transfer to the hotel.


Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)

Day 10Departure Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for departure flight. Our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby at appointed time. We can arrange the Maglev train ride to Pudong airport if you are interested in, or we will drive you directly to the airport.

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Group Size Dec. ~ Feb. Mar. ~ Nov.
2 ~ 5 pax $2266 2039 $2432 2189
6 ~ 9 pax $1885 1697 $2052 1847

Price includes:
  Domestic flight or high-speed train as specified
  Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private licensed English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals mentioned in the itinerary, Chinese local food
  China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price excludes:
  International Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  China Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services

Remarks:
※   Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2016 to Feb 28, 2017, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※   TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※   No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise. 
※   Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※   Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※   TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

Optional Activities

City Local Specialties Nights Shows
Beijing Beijing Roasted DuckPeking Opera
Zhangjiajie Traditional Tujia DishesCharming Xiangxi
Shanghai Xiao Long BaoAcrobatics Show

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