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3 Days Best Changsha Tour with Chairman Mao’s Hometown Visit from

Great Leader Chairman Mao's Hometown

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The 3-day Changsha tour will take you visit the hometown of Chairman Mao, Hunan Provincial Museum, Yuelu Academy and Mawangdui Han Tombs...Join this Changsha Tour, you can get all of the cultural highlights.

Highlights of this tour

  • Enjoy the Xiaoxiang Culture in the one-thousand-year-old-academy;
  • In-depth exploration of the cultural relics in Han Tombs.

Basic Trip Information

Travel Route:
Changsha / Shaoshan / Changsha
Travel Length:
3 Days and 2 Nights
Tour Code:
CD-CST-03
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Experience:
ArchitectureCulture
Departure:
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Changsha Arrival

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Welcome to Changsha! Clear the customs and retrieve your baggage by yourself upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the airport or train station who is holding a sign on which says your name. A comfortable vehicle (non-smoking) with experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel in Changsha city. Your guide will help you check in. The rest of today is on your own to explore this city.

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Day 2 Changsha - Shaoshan (B, L)

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After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Today, you’ll be transferred to Shaoshan - the hometown of Chairman Mao (China’s leader from 1949 until his death in 1976).

In thevillage of Shao Shan Chong, the “Great Helmsman” spent his early years. First, you’ll pay a visit to Dripping Water Cave. About 3 km northwest of the village, it is a very popular destination where, legend has it, Mao pondered over the Cultural Revolution in 1966. Later, head to Former Residence of Mao Zedong.The house is very common farmhouse built with mud bricks and tiles, exhibiting Mao Zedong’s family photos, daily house utensils, and materials displaying Mao Zedong’s engagement in the revolutionary activities…here, you could get very close to the great man. Then, followed a trip to Mao Ancestral Temple where exhibits there include 100 pieces of Mao Zedong's manuscripts and 72 items of Mao's personal belongings.

After the tour in Shaoshan, transfer back to Changsha.

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Day 3 Changsha & Changsha Departure (B, L)

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On this day, you’ll explore the three must-sees in Changsha: Mount Yuelu, Yuelu Academy (on Mount Yuelu), and Orange Island Park.

Yuelu Academy: It is one of the four major academies in ancient China, which situated at the foot of Yuelu Mountain. First built in 976, during the early Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127), it is the “one-thousand-year-old-academy”. You could appreciate the humanities and social science and studies of Chinese ancient civilization of Hunan University, as well as Huxiang culture.

Orange Island Park, also Juzizhou, is is a place with the scenery of "snow on the river", one of the eight sceneries of ancient Xiaoxiang. When Mao Zedong was standing at Juzizhou, he threw such a question to the vast sky—"asking the vast land, who will determine the ups and downs". He changed the process of Chinese history and showed special preference to Juzizhou.

After the exciting tour, your guide and driver will escort you to the airport or train station to catch the flight/train to your next destination or back home.

Mount Yuelu

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