Day 1: Beijing/Shanghai/Guangzhou-Nanchang-Mt. Lushan( 2.5 hours)
Our tour guide and driver pick you up from your Nanchang Railway Station/ NanchangAirport , Then drive to the famous Lu Mountain(Lushan), which has been ranked as a World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1996. Then take the shuttle bus go up to the top of the mountain, leisurely walk to see The Flower Path Park (Hua jing) ,Hiking in the Brocade valley(Jing xiu gu), where you will see the most spectacular nature sceneries in the valley,including some top attractions like The Heavenly Bridge, Dangerous Peak,Immortal’s Cave, Imperial Pavilion. Then visit Mei Lu Villa, known as the most beautiful villa on the mountain,,The villa was built in 1931 as a summer retreat for Chiang Kai-shek and hiswife .It features mixed Chinese and Western architecture. The area is designedin the shape of a necklace, with the house sitting as the central pendant. Visit Pearl Sydenstricker Buck’s Villa, Pear Buck, also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in China(During her stay, she comes Lushan in every Summer). Her novel “The Good Earth” was the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. in 1931and 1932 and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces. Visit Guling Street, Which is a busy town street on top of the mountain, and aslo the political ,economy, cultural centre of the mountain, Where you can see ahundreds of hotel and Villa architectures in different styles and colors , you can also see some interesting local souvenirs and specialties.
Night on the top of the Mountain(Fairyland Hotel)
Day 2: Mt. Lushan
In the morning, visit Han Po Valley
(Han po kou) to see the spectacular View of the Mountain, Where you can see the highest peak of the mountain named “Great Hanyang” Peak(1474 Metres) and the biggest fresh water lake“Poyang Lake”( 5000 square kms) from a far distance, Then go hiking to Five Old Men Peaks
(2 hours),standing on the top of the 3rd peak, seeing the spectacular view there, you will have the feeling of seeing panoramic view of all things on earth. then visit Botanical Garden
, Which is not much climing, the Garden is the first High-Mountain Botanical Garden in China, there are many kinds of exotic flowers and rare herbs in the garden, Walk around the garden and feel the beauty of Lu Mountain. After Lunch, go to Lu Mountain Museumto know more about the deep culture and the history of the mountain and its people. After, hiking to Three treasure tree scenic area to see waterfalls. Night on the top of the Mountain(Fairyland Hotel)
Day 3: Mt. Lu-Longhu Shan
Drive to visit White Deer Cave Academy
(Bai Lu Dong Academy) is located in southern foot of Lushan , Known as one of the “four great academies”in the Song Dynasty. the great philosopher Zhuxi Had once taught there and made a series learning rules,these rules had a profound and lasting influence on the subsequent development of Confucianism .Visit Xiu Peak（Xiufeng）
, Xiu Peak is located in south part of Lu mountain, there is famous saying that the beauty of the mountain is in the south , and the beauty of the south is Xiu Peak. after lunch, drive to Longhu Shan(3.5 hours).Day 4:Mt. Longhu Shan(Dragon and Tiger Mountain)
The mountain was listed as a World Nature Heritage Site
in the year 2010, is famous for its sacred Taoism culture,and also for its unique Danxia Landscape, Hiking along the plank way, see the elephant trunk peak and taoism temples,take a bamboo raft cruise on the Luxi river to see Fairy Water Rock. the river is also known as “Small Li River in Guilin”. at the end of the cruise,there is "Hanging Coffin Show", which is a guess of the way that how the local minority people(more than 2,600 years ago) suspended the coffins into the caves of the cliff.
Visit the great taoist Zhang (Dao ling)'s Residence
, there is an old saying in China: “Confucius represents the North while Heavenly Master Zhang the South.” The Shangqing Heavenly Master Residence dating back to Han Dynasty, which was named as “Great True Man (a Taoist title)’s Residence”, currently covers over 30 thousand m2 and remains under good protection.
Night in Longhu Shan
Day 5:Mountain Longhu-Guifeng-Sanqing Mountain
visit Guifeng (Turtle peak)
（1.5 hours）, the place is known as part of the World Geological Park
"Longhu mountain-- Guifeng geological park" and one of the World Natural Heritage "China Danxia"
, is also a national forest park. There are countless peaks resemble the tortoise pictograph and the entire scenic area looks like a huge giant turtle from far,thus the place got its name.There are 36 peaks and 72 attractions,it has features of "precipitousness, uniqueness, quietness and beauty",the place is totally a "Natural Bonsai". after,drive to Sanqing Mountain(1.5 hours).
Night in Sanqing mountain
Day 6: Sanqing Mountain
Sanqing mountain is a World Natural Heritage Site
,and a sacred place for Taoists,features beautiful clouds and mist, unique rocks, and strangely-shaped pine trees, it is famous for its granite forests, gorges and unique ecological scenes.Visit West coast,Sanqing Palace and East Coast Scenic Area
.Night in Sanqing mountainDay 7： Sanqing Mountain-Yi County(Yi Xian)
In the morning, visit Nanqing Yuan Scenic Area,
Nanqing yuan Scenic Area is one of the center views of Sanqing Mountain and is the most wonderful natural landscape in Sanqing Mountain, showing the geological evolution of the formation of granite peak forest landform about 14 billions years. Visit The Goddess Peak,Python Peak. after, take the cable way down the mountain and drive toYixian County，Night at the hotel nearby.
Day 8: Xi Di and Hongcun Village
Drive to visit the World famous Culture Heritage:Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun.
is located in the ancient Huizhou area, it has a long history and primitive simplicity of life,in October 2005, it was ranked as"China's top ten famous town of the most attractive and national civilized villages and towns"'. its ancient architectures and residential buildings are art treasures for modern civilization , especially,the famous" stone, brick and wood carvings" are the 3 carvings in the ancient Huizhou Area.Hongcun
is a nearby village similar to Xidi, established in the Song Dynasty and flourished during the Ming and Qing dynasties， it became a centre for trade during the time. The village has beautiful sceneries and simple life, a fine mixture of old houses, green hills and clear brooks,the village is described "a village in the Chinese painting" and was added to the list of the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in late 2000.
Night nearby Yellow Mountain.Day 9 Yellow Mountain(Huangshan)
Drive to the World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site :Huangshan
, take the cable way up to the mountain, go to Welcoming-guest Pine Tree
, have a far view to Celestial Capital Peak
, one of three main peaks in Huangshan, then walk to Baiyun Scenic Area
, take a photo for sunset in Turtle Peak.
Night on the top of the Mountain
Day 10 Yellow Mountain(Huangshan)
Visit Bright Summit
, also one of three main peaks in Huangshan and is the center of the whole scenic area, proceed to Xihai Scenic Area
in the afternoon, and you will find Flying-over Rock
, which is the represent of fantastic rocks. Go ahead, arrival Cloud-dispelling Pavilion
, you will find more fantastic rocks here and this is also the best place for enjoy the rocks and sunset. Night on the top of the Mountain.Day 11 Yellow Mountain(Huangshan)
Continue the trip in Huangshan, pay a visit to Beihai Scenic Area
, include Lion Peak, A Monkey Gaze at Sea, Brush Pen Peak, Black Tiger Pine Tree and Beginning-to-believe Peak,spend the day time on the mountain, then take a cable car down the mountain, Drive back to Nanchang， Night in Nanchang.Day 12 Departure
Depart from Nanchang Airport/Railway Station.Remark:
The tour can be extended to 13-14 days ,which will add another nearby city Hangzhou ( 2 hours to the east of Yellow mountain), Visit "West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou",
comprising the West Lake and the hills surrounding its three sides, has inspired famous poets, scholars and artists since the 9th century. It comprises numerous temples, pagodas, pavilions, gardens and ornamental trees, as well as causeways and artificial islands.