5 Days Shanghai Huangshan Highlight Tour by Bullet Train

This 5 days tour combines the international metropolis Shanghai and picturesque Huangshan. You will follow a professional guide to fully explore the top attractions of the two amazing cities such as Yu Garden, the Bund, Jade Buddha Temple, Huangshan Mountain and Hongcun Ancient Village, among which Huangshan Mountain must be the highlight of the trip, an amazing place that must be seen once in a lifetime.

  • Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Shanghai World Financial Center, Nanjing Road, Bund, Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Jade Buddha Temple, Cloud Valley Temple, Mt. Huangshan, Hongcun Ancient Village
  • Tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets + Lunch + Hotel + Bullet Train
  • Yes
  • Start from $608 per person
5 Days Shanghai Huangshan Highlight Tour by Bullet Train
Day 1 Shanghai Arrival

Welcome to Shanghai! Upon your arrival at Shanghai, our driver will greet you at the exit of airport/train station by holding a name sign and transfer you to your downtown hotel. Before getting off the plane/train, please double check your belongings to ensure you have collet all your stuff. The rest of the day is for your own arrangement. If you need any suggestions on your free time, we will be very happy to help you.

Accommodation: Shanghai local 4 stars hotel

Day 2 Shanghai (B+L)

Attractions: Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Shanghai World Financial Center, Nanjing Road, Bund

Your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in the morning after breakfast and transfer you to Shanghai Museum. The museum houses millions of collections and especially features bronze wares, porcelain works, paintings and calligraphy works. Then you will visit Yuyuan Garden. It is a famous classical garden which was originally built by the owner as a place for his parents to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. Nearby the garden is Yuyuan Market, a bustling marketplace set in an old Chinese neighborhood with traditional architecture and shops selling everything from local snacks to various souvenirs. After lunch, we will move on to Shanghai World Financial Center which offers magnificent views of Huangpu River. Then wander around Nanjing Road to see traditional department stores and optionally try some authentic Shanghai snacks. The last stop is the Bund. You will admire buildings of various styles, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and listen to your guide explaining its history. After a leisure walk at the Bund, the guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel.

Accommodation: Shanghai local 4 stars hotel

Yuyuan Garden
Day 3Shanghai-Huangshan by Bullet Train (B+L)

Attractions:Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Jade Buddha Temple

Meet your guide and driver at your hotel lobby in the morning and check out as you will take departure train to Huangshan directly after the tour. Please pack your belongings in advance.

Today’s tour starts with Urban Planning Exhibition Hall at People’s Square which shows the ever-changing face of Shanghai and is an essential place for tourists who are interested in the evolution of the city. Next visit Jade Buddha Temple. This more than 100-year-old temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues brought back from Burma by a monk named Huigen.

In the afternoon, your guide and driver will take you to the train station for the bullet train to Huangshan. After about 3 hours train ride, you will finally get to charming Huangshan. When you arrive at Huangshan North Railway Station, your local driver will greet you at the exit of the train station by holding a name sign and transfer you to your downtown hotel for a good rest. BTW, you can prepare something for the hiking in advance. Highly recommend you prepare some snacks to keep your energy up and bring a jacket even in summer. And don’t forget hiking pole, rain coat and rain boots regardless of the time of year considering the mountain is notorious for rainfall.

Accommodation: Huangshan local 4 stars hotel

Day 4Huangshan Mountain (B+L)

Attractions: Yellow Mountain

Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby after breakfast and drive about 1 hour to the mountain. Upon arrival, you will take the shuttle bus to Cloud Valley Temple and then take a cable car up the mountain. Then hike to enjoy the beautiful scenery at North Sea, Beginning-to-believe Peak, Cloud-dispelling Pavilion and West Sea Valley. There will be many staircases that go up and down, but all the tiredness of climbing will be gone when you see the breathtaking scenery. If you are still in good shape and time & weather permits, you can continue to Sky Sea Scenic Area to enjoy gorgeous sunset at Bright Summit and explore Flying-over Rock. Please do not watch your camera or phone while walking.Tonight you will stay at a hotel on the mountain so as to catch sunrise next day.

Accommodation: Huangshan Mountain 4 stars hotel

Day 5 Huangshan Mountain & Hongcun Ancient Village and Huangshan Departure (B+L)

Attractions: Mt. Huangshan, Hongcun Ancient Village

Today you will get up in the early morning to witness the incredible sunset. When the mountain is still sleeping under starry sky, we will leave the hotel to occupy a vantage point and quietly wait for the thrilling moment. With the passage of time, the color of sky will change slowly. The sun finally show its head and the peaks are bathed in dazzling gold. After you enjoy the sunset, we will go back to hotel and have breakfast. Then move on to explore Lion Peak which got its name from the look like a crouching lion. You will visit Dawn Pavilion and see an interesting rock called “Stone Monkey Watching Sea”. Next we will hop on cable car and descend the mountain to visit Hongcun. This more than 800-year-old village is a typical representative of Hui-style building, mainly in black, white and grey colors. It was listed as World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. You will see many original residences from Ming and Qing dynasties here, among which Chengzhi Hall is an architectural masterpiece and enjoys the name of “Folk Forbidden City”. It has a lot of complex wood carvings with great artistic value. We will also stroll along the South Lake and absorb in the picturesque scenery.

After saying goodbye to the village, your guide and driver will transfer you to the train station/airport for your departure train/flight. Our service will end here. Wish you a pleasant journey.

Hongcun Village

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

Travelers 1 People 3 People 4 People 5 People
Tour Price $1588 $778 $715 $677
Travelers 6 People 8 People 9 People 10 People
Tour Price $675 $635 $622 $608
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Special Note

  • Please note the above price is not applicable for weekends and Chinese public holidays. For each weekend, there is additional USD46 per pax and the same for Chinese public holiday like National Holiday, May Day Holiday, please inquiry us.
  • 2 people of same gender share one room. If you prefer better privacy, or there is no fellow traveler with same gender to match, you need to pay single supplement.

Price includes

  • Shanghai and Huangshan train station/airport pick-up and drop-off
  • One way second-class bullet train ticket from Shanghai to Huangshan
  • Comfortable transfers in air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver
  • Admission tickets for all attractions listed in the itinerary
  • Cable cars up and down Huangshan Mountain
  • 4 nights 4 stars hotel with daily breakfast
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per person per day
  • 4 Chinese-style lunches
  • Fuels, tolls and parking charges
  • Government tax

Price excludes

  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Arrival flight/train on the first day and departure flight/train on the last day
  • Guide service on the train
  • All personal expenses, optional activities and additional hotel services
  • Single supplement (USD275 p.p)
  • Tips to the tour guide/driver

Booking Method

  • Please send your travel request via e-mail [email protected] to us. You are also welcome to call us at 0086-15129005119 from Mon to Sun 24 hours.
  • Our real trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than 1 working day. We even take last minute booking if time is pressing. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email from us, which includes the confirmed detailed itinerary with prices.
  • A small amount of deposit will be charged in advance via paypal for tour booking (Deposit for tours excluding train/flight/hotel: USD50-USD100; Deposit for tours including train/flight: your travel consultant will advise according to group size and itinerary). The balance can be paid to our tour guide when you are on the tour, or the credit card balance payment via Paypal latest 3 days ahead of the tour date. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.

Our Tour guide

Over 15 years, we had built up a professional guide team. They are 100% guaranteed licensed guide. Apart from been knowledgeable, they are also friendly, fun, attentive, and flexible. Nothing is too difficult or troublesome for them, as they will always try their best to make a pleasant journey for you! You may get new friend after travelling in China!
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Our Driver and Vehicle

Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby. 
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Meals

Food is a part of the important culture for Chinese people. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us will include breakfast. Lunch is chosen at restaurant which is popular among locals, and with good environment. (All restaurants have Western styled Washroom available if this is what makes you feel headache about China) Dinner is mostly left for yourself, so you enjoy more freedom on your local food adventure or some familiar hometown food.
If you are a Vegetarian, or Muslim , or allergy on any kind of food, you are suggested to inform this to your travel consultant, they will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs. 
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