"The best porcelain of the world is in China, and China's best in Jingdezhen." Regarded as China's Porcelain Capital for over a thousand years, Jingdezhen welcomes you with its profound porcelain culture. Here you can visit ancient kiln sites, exhibition areas, factories and markets for a closer look at the porcelain culture. Even you can learn to DIY your own object if you wish!
Bidding farewell to Jingdezhen, you will meet with Huangshan City. The city is named after the most renowned attraction of the city – Mt. Huangshan, an UNESCO Cultural and Natural Site where you can explore its endless charm in the booming flora, geographic features, and natural spectacles.
Encountering with the Porcelain Culture in the Porcelain Capital Jingdezhen
Natural spectacles of Mt. Huangshan - sunrise, sunset, a floating mountain of clouds...
Notice: Due to construction project of the telpher system, the West Sea Grand Canyon will be closed temporarily for safety reasons. Tour itinerary will be adjusted accordingly.
|Today's Activities||Upon your arrival in Jingdezhen, our local guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. Free time for the rest of the day.|
|Today's Activities||Today we will have a journey of porcelain culture in this Porcelain Capital - Jingdezhen with visits to Hutian Ancient Kiln Site, Ceramic Historical Exhibition Area, Ancient Ceramic Factory and the Porcelain Market. You can learn more knowledge about the history and culture of porcelain as well as buy some special souvenirs. At the end of the day, we will drive about 3 hours to Huangshan City for accommodation.|
|Today's Activities|| Start at 9:00am after breakfast, drive about 1.5 hours to Mt. Huangshan and take cable car from Yungu (Cloud Valley) Station to White Goose Ridge Station. Have a sight of the fantastic pines and peculiar rocks in the North Sea Scenic Area like Beginning-to-Believe Peak, Lian Li Pine (Couple Pine) and Meng Bi Sheng Hua (Flowers Blooming from a Writing Brush). Check in Beihai Hotel and have lunch.
In the afternoon, set off for West Sea Scenic Area for a journey to the less-beaten paths across West Sea Grand Canyon and a visit to Cloud Dispelling Pavilion. Meet with the brilliant Huangshan sunset. Stay overnight on the mountain.
|Today's Activities|| Cath a fantastic sunrise in early morning and tour Lion Peak and its surroundings. Take cable car down the mountain for lunch.
In the afternoon, drive about 1.2 hours to Yixian County for a visit to the peaceful UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site - Hongcun Village for experiencing the ancient buildings, local life and harmonious environment. After a 1.5-to-2-hours' tour, return to Tunxi District for visits to Hu Kaiwen Ink Factory and Tunxi Ancient Street. At the end of the journey, you will be escorted to the airport for departure.
|Tour Package Includes:|
|Dining: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches||Admissions: Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary|
|Tour Guide: a local experienced English-speaking guide||Hotels: Accommodation in Huangshan city and on the mountain|
|Vehicle: a private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers||Car Driver: an experienced licensed driver|
|Water & Tissues: free purified water and tissues offered per day;||Luggage Transfers: a hand for your heavy luggage;|
|Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance;||Government taxes & Service charges|
|Tour Package Excludes:|
|- Other optional tours / meals / flights not mentioned in itinerary;||- Tips for tour guides and drivers.|
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary include daily breakfast provided by the hotel and 3 lunches.
You are free to make dinner arrangements by yourself.
The following is introduction to local culinary Anhui Cuisine and highly-praised local restaurants.
As one of the Eight Culinary Traditions of China, Anhui Cuisine features elaborate choices and handling of cooking materials, ingredients, and strict control of cooking process. Wild herbs, both from land and sea, are widely used in Anhui cuisine cooking. Braising and stewing are common techniques in this culinary art.
-- Learn more about Huangshan Dining or Anhui Cuisine.
To savor the most original Anhui food, tourists are recommended to take one of the local restaurants. Below are some excellent restaurants offering Hui-style dishes and cuisine, each with its distinctive features and specialities.
|Laojie Diyi Lou (Tunxi Ancient Street)
-- Built in traditional Hui-style
-- Offer both buffet and sit-down meals
-- Feature: Traditional Anhui Cuisine
|Meishi Renjia (Tunxi Ancient Street)
-- Two-storey Hui-style building
-- Open kitchen
-- Feature: Local specialized foods & snacks
|Leigang Restaurant (Hongcun Village)
-- Hui-style architecture dating back to the year of 1131
-- Surrounded by trees and bamboos
-- Feature: Local food, homely dishes
|Jushantang Hostel (Hongcun Village)
-- Well-preserved old house of traditional style
-- "Jushantang" means a mansion inhabited by kind-hearted people
-- Feature: Anhui Cuisine
Customer: Mr. ScarfUpdate Date: Oct.28, 2012
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Customer: Mr. TeohUpdate Date: Apr. 30, 2012
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