2 Days Exploring Yellow Mountain and Hongcun Tour

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Yellow Mountain

Exploring Yellow Mountain and Hongcun Tour Highlights

  • World famous cultural and natural heritage site-Yellow Mountain.
  • The fantastic sunset and sunrise.
  • Well-preserved ancient former residence and unique layout in Hongcun.

Price Per Person

MonthHotel Category2 pax3~5 pax6~9 paxSSP
MAR-NOV ****360 USD310 USD265 USD 95 USD
DEC-FEB****340 USD290 USD245 USD85 USD



*The price applies for the normal season, for peak season (Spring Festival, May Day Festival, Mid-autumn Day and National Day Holiday) please inquire individually.

Services Included:

  • Twin-shared hotel accommodation.
  • Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Private experienced English speaking guide.
  • Cable car up and down the mountain.
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle service.
  • Service charges & government taxes.
  • Daily mineral water (1 bottle per person, free of charge).

Services Not Included:

  • International and domestic flights.
  • The bulletin train from Shanghai to Huangshan.
  • Travel insurance.
  • China visa.
  • Personal expenses such as: excess luggage charge, beverages, laundry services, etc.
  • Tips or gratuities to local driver and guide.

The best time to visit:


All the year around.

Spring (March-May)-Enjoying the various blossom and green plants.

Summer (June-August)-Watching the odd-shaped pine and Sea of the clouds, enjoying the cool temperature in hot summer

Autumn (September-November)-Watching the pine, stone, red maple leaves, yellow chrysanthemum.

Winter (December-February)-Snow views and fantastic rime fog.


March-April, enjoying the blossom of peach, peony and cole flowers

October-November, watching red leaves and yellow chrysanthemum

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  • Groups allowed
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Tour Schedule by Day

Day 1 Shanghai-Huangshan-Yellow Mountain

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Beihai Hotel 4stars or similar class

Excited for day 1 of your Yellow Mountain tour? After you have arranged for transportation from home to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, board the speed train from Shanghai to Huangshan city. (G1509, DEP 08:27 am ARR 1:13 pm for reference.).

Lunch will be served on the bulletin train; offering various Chinese options for you to choose.

Upon arrival, Sublime China will pick you up at the railway station; escorting you to world famous Yellow Mountain, an official World Heritage Site inducted by UNESCO in 1990. Its spectacular natural scenery includes oddly-shaped pines and rocks, and mystical seas of cloud.

Located north of Huangshan city, it takes around 1-hour from the train station to get to Yellow Mountain.

From there your Yellow Mountain tour will hop on a cable car to get to the top and take a quick 15-minute walk from the cable car station to Beihai Hotel; then we check-in at the hotel and have a short break.

Depending on the weather, your Yellow Mountain tour will explore the mountainous scenery and its backside; enjoying its fascinating landscapes while we spend overnight on the mountain top.

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Day 2 Yellow Mountain Tour-Hongcun-Departure

Meals: Buffet breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Yellow Mountain offers one of the best sunrises in China, a must-do for anyone who decides to explore its beautiful terrain. The chance to see the sunrise is mainly depending on the weather.  The best time to see the sunrise: Spring (5:30am-6:00am),Summer(4:40am-5:10am), Autumn(4:50am-6:20am). The best location: Qingliangtai,

When the weather is right, all those lucky enough to see it, will ooze, it's truly a beautiful sight to behold.  The best time to see the sunrise according to Yellow Mountain experts are at the following times:

The best time to see the sunrise according to Yellow Mountain tour experts are at the following times:

Spring (5:30am-6:00am); Summer (4:40am-5:10am), Autumn (4:50am-6:20am).

Summer (4:40am-5:10am); Autumn (4:50am-6:20am).

Autumn (4:50am-6:20am).

As for having the best location for Yellow Mountain sunrises? Qingliangtai, Shizifeng which are close to Beihai Hotel.

After watching the sunrise we return back to your hotel for breakfast and after breakfast, we check-out and continue on your walking tour to the front side of the mountain which takes around 2.5-3 hours.

While we scale up the mountain, you'll notice how it reaches up to Yupingfeng Cable Car Station.

We then take the leisurely cable car ride down the mountain and drive to into the city to have lunch downtown.

After lunch, your Yellow Mountain tour heads for the famous ancient village Hongcun, a hamlet in Yi County in the Huizhou region of southern Anhui Province, China, neighboring the southwest slope of Mount Huangshan.

Here is where we'll tour around the village and visit the well-preserved residences and historical architectures of the Ming and Qing dynasties as well as its elaborately designed water system.

After we stroll and fall in love with its beautiful lanes, halls and experience the charm of Hongcun world, we drive back to Old Street in the downtown for dinner (on your own expense), then stroll around the Old Street where you can shop and enjoy the market stores before being escorted to the airport for the departure flight; ending your memorable Yellow Mountain tour.

For more information about our Yellow Mountain tour feel free to contact our China travel guides at 1-888-373-6882.


Themes: Ancient Village, Nature, Walking Tour, World Heritage Site
Attractions: Huangshan, Old Street Hongcun, Yellow Mountain
Cities visited: Hongcun
Provinces visited: Anhui
Ideal seasons: Winter, Summer, Spring, Autumn
Ideal audiences: Singles, Couples, Dating, Family
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Type of transportation: Bullet Train
Budget: Affordable/Cheap