3 Days Wudang Mountain Highlights Tour

Classic Trip to Explore Cradle of Tai Chi


Wudang Mountain, located 37 kilometers from Shiyan City, is linking with flights and high speed trains. With a history over 1000 years, it is the No.1 Taoist Mountain in China, as well as the Cradle of Tai Chi and the Taoist martial arts. Taoist culture has originated on Wudang since the East Han Dynasty (25-220 AD) and some existing Taoist buildings could be traced back the 7th century. In 1994, Wudang Mountain was declared to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

No matter you want to enjoy beautiful natural scenery, magnificent large-scale ancient building complexes, profound traditional Taoist culture or admire esoteric Wudang martial arts even learn Taichi, Wudang Mountain is definitely the finest destination to full your dream.

Highlights of this tour

  • Appreciate Taoist Culture and History by visiting Wudang Museum and Wudang Taoist palaces and temples;
  • Enjoy a panoramic view of Wudang Mountain beautiful landscape from Golden Palace at the summit.

Basic Trip Information

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

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Wudangshan Arrival

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Welcome to Wudangshan! Our local guide will meet you at the train station / airport and escort you to hotel. The rest of today is free on your own to explore this mysterious place.

Arrival Ideas: Shiyan Wudangshan Airport is about 30km to Wudang Mountain. It has flights from Wuhan, Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Chongqing and more cities to Shiyan. While Shiyan Train Station is 36.5km to Wudang Mountain. High speed trais are connected Shiyan with Wuhan for 4 hours.

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Day 2 Wudangshan (B)

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After breakfast, your full day Wudang Mountain Taoism exploration starts. First, take a visit to Wudang Museum to get a basic understanding about Taoism before visiting the sacred mountain. Walking through the eight halls, you can learn about the history of Taoism, architecture, celebrities, Taoist statues, folk customs, music and martial arts.

Then take a tourist bus to Prince Slope (Fuzhen Guan) which was built in 1412 AD in Ming Dynasty. According to the legend, the prince of Jingle State came to Wudang Mountain to cultivate himself and lived here on the slope, so it was called Taizi Po. Then head to Purple Cloud Palace, one of the best preserved palaces with 9 buildings and 182 rooms on Wudang Mountain. Looking from the axle wire, the constructions locate there symmetrically along the mountain, splendid and gorgeous. After that, continue your visit to Nanyan Temple to explore this stunning palace on the cliff and visit various Taoist temples, stylish architectures and cliff inscriptions.

Optional activities: (1) If you are interested in Tai Chi or other Kung Fu learning, you can take 1 or 2 hours Kung Fu experience course under the guidance of professional Taoist masters. (2) In this evening, you can enjoy an optional show “Fantasy Wudang” at Wudangshan Theater (pay on your own at the spot).

Purple Clouds PalaceNanyan Temple
Day 3 Wudang Mountain & Wudangshan Departure (B)

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On this day, you’ll first take tourist bus to Qiongtai Palace with 14 temples preserved where is the starting point of cable car. Then take a cable car to the highest peak in Wudang - Tianzhu Peak at 1613 meters and explore Golden Palace (Jinding or Peace of Harmony), the symbol of Wudang Mountain, for a panoramic view of the Taoist mountain and temples. With the impressive natural sea of clouds, sunrise and sunset, lush forests and rocks, the Palace of Harmony is like a heaven on earth. After having a wonderful time on the summit, enjoy a walk to admire Taihe Temple if your energy permits.

Later, take a cable car to get down and transfer to Carefree Valley (Xiaoyao Valley) to enjoy a light walk in this fairyland with many macaques. After the tour, be escorted to Wudangshan Shiyan Airport / train station to catch your flight or train to next destination. Service ends!

Golden Palace

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