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Travel to China's Most Beautiful Mountains and Villages

Anhui is located in the hinterland of the Yangtze River Delta which grows the most dynamic economy in China. It boasts brilliant historical accumulation, unique cultural heritage and magnificent natural scenery. Huangshan Mountain in the province, famous for four natural wonders - beautifully-shaped pines trees, fantastic rock peaks, sea of clouds and hot springs, is believed as the most beautiful mountain in China which condenses the essence of Chinese landscape. Huangshan Mountain. Not so far from Huangshan Mountain sits Mount Jiuhua, one of the Four Greatest Buddhist Mountains in China that offers a strong contrast to Huangshan’ stunning natural scenery. At the foot of these magnificent Anhui mountains are scattered by ancient villages with charming distinctive whitewashed walls and black-tiled roofs, among which Xidi and Hongcun are two honorable UNESCO World Heritage Sites, representing the finest example of ancient Chinese rural villages. Anhui is also broadens its appeal to Chinese culture fans. Many important Chinese cultures were originated and flourished in Anhui, including the mysterious Taoist, world-renowned Chinese Peking Opera, featured Huizhou culture, popular Huangmei Opera, etc. A number of well-known traditional handicraft specialties come from Anhui. The most notable are Xuan Paper and Huizhou Ink Sticks, which are two of the famous “four treasures of Chinese study”, Iron Pictures, Jade Sculptures, Brick Sculpture, Paper Cutting, etc. There are so many things to explore in Anhui.

A trip to Anhui Province will not only please your eyes with unrivaled scenery, but also fulfill your appetite about Chines culture. How to plan your Anhui tour? Huangshan Mountain is the No. 1 highlight of any tour to Anhui that needs about 2 days for some hiking and seeing. After Huangshan Mountain, you can spend one day explore several traditional Huizhou villages, such as Hongcun, Xidi, etc. This is how a classic Anhui tour goes. If you are interested in Buddhist culture, plan 2 extra days to Mount Jiuhua. Some cultural activities can be added to your itinerary to seek more fun, such as Tea-picking, village living experience, making ink sticks, etc.

We China Discovery are a reliable and professional travel agency who provides and operates all kinds of Anhui tours, including Huangshan Mountain Hiking, Mount Jiuhua Buddhism tours, Ancient Villages tours and tailor-made to all featured places in Anhui Province. Private tour services, great flexibility and comfort are all guaranteed. Pick your favorite Anhui tour from our Top 8 Anhui Tour Packages, or find tours by destinations and themes. If you have no idea where to start, you can find useful Anhui travel guide here or feel free to contact us to design a wonderful Anhui trip of your own!

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Anhui Tours by Themes & Destinations

When planning a trip to Anhui, Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) should be on No. 1 of the bucket list. You can spend 2 or 3 days on the mountain to hike the beautiful trails and enjoy natural wonders. You shouldn’t miss Hongcu and Xidi villages (visit at least one) which are best examples of Huizhou-style architecture and culture. If you are looking for Buddhist inspiration, Mount Jiuhua awaits your visiting. Some themed tours can also be operated in Huangshan region, such as family tour, winter tour, photography, Huizhou culture tour, etc. Below are some recommended tour packages:

  • Huangshan
  • Ancient Villages
  • Mount Jiuhua
  • Hiking
  • Photography
  • Family/Biking/Others
Mt. Huang Tourists Taking Pictures

3 Days Huangshan Highlights Leisure Tour

Highlights: Begin-to-believe Peak, Lion Peak, West Sea Grand Canyon, Sunrise, Tunxi Old Street

Suits all kinds of travelers, especially family with kids, seniors and those who need to hike in a leisure way. Explore the best highlights of the Back Mountain, West Sea Grand Canyon and Bright Top area in 2 full days.

Hongcun

4 Days Best Huangshan Hongcun & Xidi Tour

Highlights: Huangshan Mountain, Sunrise, Hongcun Ancient Village, Xidi Ancient Village

You will have a leisure tour on Huangshan Mountain to admire its archetypal granite peaks, twisted pines, beautiful cloud sea and fabulous sunrise and visit two remarkable ancient villages - Hongcun and Xidi which are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Mt. Huangshan Hikers Man

3 Days Huangshan Classic Hiking Tour

Highlights: Greeting-guests Pine, Lotus Peak, Bright Top, West Sea Grand Canyon, Lion Peak

Enjoy best highlights of both Front Mountain and Back Mountain in 2 full days. The hiking pace is neither too tight nor too relaxing. Avoid unnecessary walking, and focus on sightseeing areas with stunning landscapes and enjoyable hiking experience.

Guest room in Pig's Inn Old Oil Factory

4 Days Huangshan Tour including Bishan

Highlights: Huangshan Mountain, Hongcun Village, Bishan Village, Pig's Inn

Spend leisure time in Bishan which is the ideal place to experience the peaceful genuine countryside life in old China - the beauty, the nature, the real contact with Chinese life, also hike stunning Huangshan Mountain and charming Hongcun Village.

Hongcun

4 Days Best Huangshan Hongcun & Xidi Tour

Highlights: Huangshan Mountain, Sunrise, Hongcun Ancient Village, Xidi Ancient Village

You will have a leisure tour on Huangshan Mountain to admire its archetypal granite peaks, twisted pines, beautiful cloud sea and fabulous sunrise and visit two remarkable ancient villages - Hongcun and Xidi which are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Peaceful and Authentic Nanping Village

4 Days Huangshan Mountain Tour with Ancient Villages Living Experience

Highlights: Nanping Village Farming Work Experience, Hongcun Village, Huangshan Mountain

Explore the real living in an ancient Chinese village and experience local seasonal farming work and country-style meal, also hike Huangshan Mountain.

Guest room in Pig's Inn Old Oil Factory

4 Days Huangshan Tour including Bishan

Highlights: Huangshan Mountain, Hongcun Village, Bishan Village, Pig's Inn

Spend leisure time in Bishan which is the ideal place to experience the peaceful genuine countryside life in old China - the beauty, the nature, the real contact with Chinese life, also hike stunning Huangshan Mountain and charming Hongcun Village.

Tangyue Archway Complex

4 Days Huangshan Tour with Huizhou Culture

Highlights: Yellow Mountain, Tangyue Memorial Archways, Chengkan Ancient Village, Bao's Family Garden

Witness wonders of Yellow Mountain - “Odd-shaped Pines, Spectacular Rocky Peaks and Sea of Clouds”, and then linger among the tranquil lanes of the ancient villages to explore unique Huizhou Culture.

99 Meters Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Statue

2 Days Mount Jiuhua Buddhism Tour

Highlights: 99-meter Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Statue, Longevity Palace, Huacheng Temple, Tiantai Temple

An in-depth Buddhist culture exploration on sacred Mount Jihua, visiting the most important ancient Buddhist shrines to learn devout practice of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva and other Chinese master monks.

Hanging Plank Road - best highlight of Flower Terrace

2 Days Mount Jiuhua Scenic Hiking Tour

Highlights: Heavenly Terrace Peak, Shiwang Peak, Flower Terrace, Longevity Palace, Tiantai Temple

Most classic Mount Jiuhua hiking, combining authentic Buddhist culture with stunning nature beauty. Hike to the highest summit and beautiful Flower Terrace. Enjoy private guide and transfer.

Tiantai Temple on the Summit of Tiantai Peak

4 Days Mount Jiuhua Buddhism Tour with Shanghai Essence

Highlights: The Bund, Shanghai World Financial Center, Yu Garden, Tiantai Peak, Longevity Palace

Most popular Mount Jiuhua Buddhist culture tour with major metropolis landmarks of Shanghai. Witness city skyscrapers and explore sacred Buddhist temples.

Endless Pilgrims in Incarnation Grand Hall

5 Days Huangshan Tour with Buddhist Pilgrimage to Mount Jiuhua

Highlights: West Sea Grand Canyon, Begin-to-Believe Peak, Huangshan Sunrise, Tiantai Peak, Longevity Palace, 99-Meter Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva Statue

The most classic itinerary for capturing highlighted scenery on Mount Huangshan and Buddhist essence of Mount Jiuhua. A plesant trip for both eyes and mind.

Hanging Plank Road - best highlight of Flower Terrace

2 Days Mount Jiuhua Scenic Hiking Tour

Highlights: Heavenly Terrace Peak, Shiwang Peak, Flower Terrace, Longevity Palace, Tiantai Temple

Most classic Mount Jiuhua hiking, combining authentic Buddhist culture with stunning nature beauty. Hike to the highest summit and beautiful Flower Terrace. Enjoy private guide and transfer.

Mt. Huangshan Hikers Man

3 Days Huangshan Classic Hiking Tour

Highlights: Greeting-guests Pine, Lotus Peak, Bright Top, West Sea Grand Canyon, Lion Peak

Enjoy best highlights of both Front Mountain and Back Mountain in 2 full days. The hiking pace is neither too tight nor too relaxing. Avoid unnecessary walking, and focus on sightseeing areas with stunning landscapes and enjoyable hiking experience.

Walking on Xidi-Hongcun Ancient Pathway

4 Days Huangshan Mountain and Local Village Walking Tour

Highlights: Huangshan Mountain Hiking, Hongcun Village, Xidi-Hongcun Ancient Pathway

Combining both the classic walking trails on Huangshan Mountain and beautiful countryside walking from Hongcun Village to Xidi Village which are two completely different-style experiences.

Huangshan Hiker Group

4 Days Huangshan Hiking including West Sea Grand Canyon

Highlights: Greeting Guests Pine, Lotus Peak, West Sea Grand Canyon, Lion Peak, Bright Summit

Conquer the challenging roads and steep peaks with your feet and mind. All the best highlights of Huangshan are covered. The most exciting part is the full-day adventure in West Sea Grand Canyon.

Wuyuan Autumn Sceneries

2 Days Wuyuan Visual Feast Tour

Highlights: Huangling Village, Likeng Village, Qiaoqi Village, Ancient Kiln and Customs Museum, Sanbao International Porcelain Art Village

Visit three different villages in Wuyuan – hilltop Huangling village, peaceful Likeng village and picturesque Xiaoqi village, also take a stop at Jingdezhen to experience most authentic porcelain history and culture.

Wuyuan County

4 Days Yellow Mountain Wuyuan Scenery Photography Tour

Highlights: Huangshan Mountain, Wuyuan Photography, Tunxi Ancient Street

Strongly recommended to you if you are a photography lover. Enjoy "wonders" of Yellow Mountain, and explore the stunning scenery in the countryside of Wuyuan.

Shaiqiu (Crops Drying) in Yangchan Village

5 Days Yellow Mountain Autumn Tour with Shaiqiu Experience

Highlights: Yellow Mountain, Hongcun Village, Tachuan Village, Jiusha Village, Yangchan Village

Make the best of the precious autumn time to marvel at Yellow Mountain autumn wonders and experience unique and beautiful Shaiqiu (Crops Drying) in local villages.

Biking through Hui-style ancient villages

4 Days Scenic Huangshan Mountain Tour with Hongcun Biking

Highlights: Huangshan Mountain, Hongcun Village, Countryside Biking

Ride leisurely for a half day to explore the beautiful surrounding area of Hongcun Ancient Village, also spend a leisure walking tour on Huangshan Mountain.

Hui-style Carving Museum

4 Days Enjoyable Huangshan Family Tour

Highlights: Huangshan Mountain, Hongcun Village, Wood Carving Class, Tea Picking and Making Experience

After the precious memory with your kids on the alluring Yellow Mountain, there are also some family-friendly experiences awaiting you to entertain as well as educate your kids.

Anhui Travel Guide & Articles

Planning an ideal tip to Anhui’s Huangshan and other popular places requires you to learn about some practical travel guide and articles. Here we have concluded the most useful pieces for you, including destinations travel guide, most popular attractions, best time to visit, up-to-date transportation, useful maps, accommodation area recommendations, etc. If you have any other questions and ideas, don't hesitate to contact us for help!

Top 6 Places to Visit in Anhui

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Extend Your Anhui Tours

Anhui possesses a tourist-friendly location which is very convenient for travelers to extend their trips to other parts of China. Huangshan Mountain is usually visited with Shanghai by high speed train, which needs only about 4~5 days. It is also popular to travel Huangshan and nearby ancient villages with Hangzhou which impresses traveler with beautiful water town and charming lakes. For natural lovers, you can travel Anhui with karst landscapes of Guilin and rock pillars of Zhangjiajie. Take a relaxing cruise along majestic Yangtze River is also strongly recommended. To explore both China’s culture and nature, you can travel Anhui with Beijing, Xian, Silk Road, etc. Below are best-selected tour packages for you. if you have other attractions or destinations want to discover or any other idea to plan your own Anhui China trip, please feel free to tell our professional travel expert to customize your own Anhui China tour! Start your vacation now!

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