Day 1 — Arrival in Huangshan City
As your flight lands at Huangshan airport, your personal tour guide will wait for you at the airport arrival hall, and transfer you by private car to your hotel.
Hotel Options: 4-star Huangshan International Hotel or 5-star Crowne Plaza Huangshan Yucheng
Day 2 — The Yellow Mountains Tour (B, L)
After breakfast at your hotel, you'll be picked up by your guide and car, and drive for about one hour before you reach the foot of the Yellow Mountains.
Ride Yungu cable car up the mountain, check in at hotel and start today’s hiking and sightseeing. Have lunch at your hotel. Your tour guide will flexibly customize the route for you based on your situation and fitness level. Top spots on the mountain to see inlcude West Sea Grand Canyon and Black Tiger Pine. Watch the sunset if weather permits.
Hotel Options (on the mountain): 4-star Beihai Hotel (good location to start your early hike) or 5-star Xihai Hotel (one of the best hotels on the mountain)
Day 3 — Hongcun Ancient Village and Tunxi Ancient Street Tour (B, L)
Get up early for the sunrise at Refreshing Terrace. After breakfast at hotel, continue hiking on the mountain, including Lion Peak, Dawn Pavilion and all shapes of pines along the way. Your discovery of the Yellow Mountains wraps up with a cable car ride down the mountain.
Have an authentic Hui-style lunch at a local restaurant, and visit Hongcun ancient village with a history of 800 years. Its traditional Hui-style residence houses are kept intact along its winding waterways.
Back to Huangshan City to have a leisurely walk among the old buildings, shops, and stands of Tunxi Old Street. Transfer to the airport/train station/bus station for departure.