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3 Days Classic Wuyi Mountain Tour

Discover Essences of Wuyishan, World Natural & Cultural Heritage

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Wuyi Mountain listed as the UNESCO World Natural and Cultural Heritage Site is one of the most appealing landscapes in East China and is popular for domestic and international visitors to soak in its rare Danxia sightseeing of scarlet mountains and green water with lots of wonders!

This 3 days tour takes you to visit Wuyi Mountian in the most classic way, which covers the first day for your hassle-free arrival and the rest two days exploring the best natural and cultural highlights of Wuyishan with enough time for departure. So you’ll have great fun admiring the enchanting Danxia landscape of Wuyishan along the twisty stream, on the mountain, amongst valley, etc. Besides, you’ll savor the important tea culture at Dahongpao Tea Plantation and the three religious culture at the old palaces, streets, etc. to know why it is recorded as the world heritage site! Let’s go to explore!

Highlights of this tour

  • Enjoy a scenic and fun raft long the Nine Bends Stream to see Wuyi Mountain’s featured scenery of various red rockery mountains with green forests;
  • Catch the panorama of Wuyishan with a wondrous climbing visit to the must-see Tianyou Peak with all mountains and the stream in front of you;
  • Stroll at the shiny green tea plantation of world famous Dahongpao and have a look at the precious seed tea trees on the cliff for world black tea history learning;
  • Have a historical walk at ancient Xiamei Village to see exquisite carvings on the preserved dwelling houses and return to the days of tea shipping to overseas.

Basic Trip Information

Price:
from Request
  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in a 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according to your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Wuyishan
Travel Length:
3 Days & 2 Nights
Tour Code:
CD-WYS-03
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Experience:
CultureEcologicalHikingReligious
Departure:
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Wuyi Mountain Arrival

Hi! Welcome to Wuyishan! Today, your local tour guide and driver will meet you at the airport/train station and escort you to Wuyi Mountain Scenic Area for about half an hour. The rest of the day is on your own to enjoy the natural sightseeing of Mount Wuyi. Accommodate at the hotel in Wuyishan resort district.

Wuyi Mountain is a UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site listed since 1999 featured with enchanting waterscape and the sceneries of Danxia landform. The twisty ravines, mysterious ancient culture, famous noble of Da Hong Pao tea, and so forth make this mountain area a fabulous resort for your relaxation and fun.

Arrival Ideas: You can take a flight from Beijing (2.5hrs), Shanghai (1.5hrs), Xian (2hrs &15mins), Guangzhou (1.5hrs), Xiamen (1hr), Hong Kong (1.5hrs), Guangzhou (1.5hrs), etc. Also, there are many bullet trains from Xiamen (3-3.5hrs), Fuzhou (1-1.5hrs), Huangshan (1-1.5hrs), and so on.

Wuyi Mountain
Day 2 Wuyi Mountain (B, L)

After breakfast, you will spend this full wonderful day to discover parts of the essences of Wuyi Mountain. First, take the bamboo raft fitted with rattan chairs to float down along the Jiuqu Stream (Nine Bends Stream). During the about 1.5 hours joyous scenic sailing, appreciate the enchanting natural scenery with red rockery mountains and emerald grooves along the banks, watch the mysterious hanging boat coffins on the cliff, admire different landscape of the nine bends and have fun at the shoals and pools one by one. Followed by is a cultural visit to the over 1,000-year old Wuyi Palace, which is the most ancient Taoist temple at Mount Wuyi and was one of the six great Taoist temples in Song Dynasty. Walk around to imagine that ancient emperors sacrificing to Wuyi God in the past with the serene charm and find the two 900-year old cassia trees. Next, stroll at the nearby Song Street, a 300-meter long imitating street full of architectures of Song styles in the regions south of Yangtze River, to savor the interesting charm of Song featured old street hidden among the lush mountain and water wonderland.

After that, climb up the Tianyou Peak (Heavenly Tour Peak) that is the “No.1 Landscape of Wuyi Mountain”. Stand on the great observation deck to have a bird view of the tens and hundreds of red Danxia mountains with lush forests, bending green stream, laughing visitors on the rafts, etc. You can also immerse into the wondrous sightseeing of frequent mists lingering after rain. Enjoy the multiple caves of Yunwo and the extraordinary Tea Cave, and encounter with the misty scenery when in right time and season.

After the visiting, be escorted back to your hotel at Wuyi Mountain. Have a good sleep!

Optional Evening Activity: Appreciate the world large-scale live performance of Impression Da Hong Pao directed by Zhang Yimou, to know more about the culture of tea, admire the charming night view of Mount Wuyi, and the perfection combination of the natural mountain, water into the performance.

Wuyishan Tianyou Peak Photographing Wuyishan Jiuqu Stream Wuyi Palace
Day 3 Wuyi Mountain & Departure (B, L)

In this morning, you’ll visit the Dahongpao Scenic Area (Big Red Robe Scenic Area) to see the shiny green plantation of the Dahongpao tea that is the national treasure in China and is famous as the ancestor of the first cup of black tea around the whole world. Have a look at the six seed Dahongpao tea trees of over 340 years old there grow on the cliff and the its Chinese name written in red by the side and enjoy the refreshing tea aroma there! Then go to the Shuilian Cave (Water Curtain Cave) area to appreciate the fancy waterfalls and the springs flying from the 100-meter high summit of the cave which is about 100 meters high and wide.

After that, drive about 10 minutes to Xiamei Village which is over 1400 years old and was the start of the Ten Thousand Li Tea Road used for shipping Dahongpao to overseas countries in Europe and Central Asia since the 17th century. Enjoy a leisure historical walk around the old village to see the over-900-meter long ancient Dangxi Stream for tea shipping floating across the village, over 30 featured old dwellings of Qing Dynasty charm keeping exquisite carvings on the bricks and wood and the tea houses serving their tea lovers, etc. to feel the rich tea culture of this famous old village of tea!

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

Wuyishan Dahongpao Scenic Area Wuyishan Xiamei Ancient Village

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