Jiuhuashan

Tour Overview

Mountain Jiuhuashan is one of the four famous Buddhist mountains in China. Through this tour, you’ll learn more about Chinese Buddhist culture and enjoy the most incredible views. Your guide will always be there for you in this 3-day tour, and you’ll get a hassle-free experience.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. AM: At around 06:00, our Shanghai driver will pick you up from the hotel lobby by holding a board with your name and transfer you to Shanghai train station for your high speed train to Chizhou (G7084 /08:37-12:16 or other train from Shanghai to Chizhou). Upon your arrival at Chizhou train station, our local English speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up at the exit by holding a board with your name.

    Noon: Lunch on your own.

    PM: Escort you to Mountain Jiuhuashan. On this day, you will visit Huacheng Temple first. Huacheng Temple is the first temple built on the mountain. It is surrounded by mountains on all sides. Then you will move on to Flesh Palace, also called Jindizang Tower, the most sacred place on the mountain. According to legend, Jin Qiaojue, a prince of ancient Xinluo Kingdom, reached Mountain Jiuhuashan after arduous journey, practiced Buddhism there for 75 years and died at 99. Because his body didn’t rot after three years of his death, his followers called him the reincarnation of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva and built a tower to place his body. The first day ends here. Your driver and guide will take you to the hotel on the mountain for check in.

    Accommodation: Hotel Booked by Us

    Jiuhuashan Mountain
    Jiuhuashan Mountain

  2. AM: At 08:30, your tour guide and driver will greet you at the hotel lobby, and then transfer you to the mountain again. On this day, you will visit Longevity Palace (Baisuigong Palace), Hall of Five Hundred Arhats, Zhiyuan Temple, Ancient Scripture Chanting Lectern, and Tiantai Temple. You will start with the five-storey Longevity Palace, which was built in Ming Dynasty. If you see it from a distance, it looks like a towering ancient castle which rises straight out of the ground. You will take round-way cable car to ascend to and descend from the palace. Next stop is Hall of Five Hundred Arhats, in which you will see five hundred arhats in different poses and with different expressions.

    Noon: Lunch on your own.

    PM: Then you will visit Zhiyuan Temple, the only palatial temple on the mountain, which consists of 9 individual buildings. It boasts a pleasant natural environment with pine forests and streams. Then you’ll take ropeway up and down Ancient Scripture Chanting Lectern, where Jindizang chanted Flower Ornament Scripture. If you are lucky enough, you may have a chance to see a sea of clouds after rain. Today’s tour will end with visiting Tiantai Temple, the highest temple on the mountain. Then, the driver and guide will take you back to the hotel on the mountain.

    Accommodation: Hotel Booked by Us

    Jiuhuashan Longevity Palace
    Jiuhuashan Longevity Palace

  3. After breakfast, your driver will pick you up from the hotel lobby and transfer you to Chizhou train station for your train back to Shanghai ( G7074 /08:43-12:35 or other train from Chizhou to Shanghai).

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

Travelers 1 People 3 People 4 People 5 People
Tour Price $964 $563 $518 $515
Travelers 6 People 8 People 9 People 10 People
Tour Price $514 $481 $470 $462
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Price includes

  • All transfers in private vehicle with licensed driver in Shanghai and Jiuhuashan
  • Excellent English speaking tour guide in Jiuhuashan
  • Admission fees as mentioned in itinerary
  • Cable cars as mentioned in itinerary
  • Road toll, parking fee & gas
  • Round way 2nd Class Shanghai -Jiuhuashan -Shanghai high speed train tickets
  • 2 nights hotel in Jiuhuashan with breakfast

Price excludes

  • Gratuities are highly appreciated but not requested
  • Personal expense
  • Any items not mentioned in itinerary
  • Lunch and dinner
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