5 Days Wuhan & Wudangshan Tour by High Speed Train

Exploration in City of Rivers & Cradle of Tai Chi

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I know you want to visit the No.1 Taoist Mountain in China to experience Tai Chi and amazing Kung Fu, but Wudang Mountain is located a bit far away from modern cities. This tour is specially designed for travelers who want to explore Wudang Taoist Mountain from the most convenient city - Wuhan, connecting each other by 4-hour high speed train. In 5 days, you’ll enjoy the awesome and memorable visit in City of Rivers and Cradle of Tai Chi.

Highlights of this tour

  • Explore along the bank of Yangtze River in Wuhan city to know deeply about Chu culture and middle Yangtze River culture;
  • Head to one of the Four Sacred Taoist Mountains to visit time-honored Taoist palace and temples;
  • Admire the professional Kung Fu masters to play Tai Chi and if you like, spend some time practicing with them.

Basic Trip Information

Price:
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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:
Wuhan / Wudang Mountain
Travel Length:
5 Days & 4 Nights
Tour Code:
CD-WWTT-05
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Experience:
ArchitectureCultureEcologicalPhotograph
Departure:
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Wuhan Arrival

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Welcome to Wuhan, the capital of China Hubei Province! Your guide and driver will meet you at airport or train station and pick you up at your hotel. The rest of day is free for you to explore this city.

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Day 2 Wuhan (B)

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After breakfast, your will begin your whole day Wuhan visit.

You first stop is Guiyuan Temple. First built in the early Qing Dynasty, Guiyuan Temple is one of the four biggest temples for Buddhist meditation in Hubei as well as an important Buddhist temple in China.

Later, head to the Heptachord Terrace (Guqin Tai), located on the south bank of Moon Lake, near the western foot of Tortoise Hill. It is the beautiful site with great layout where you could appreciate the sincere friendship between Yu Boya and Zhong Ziqi in Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 B.C.).

Lastly, transfer to Hubei Provincial Museum. Founded in 1953, it has 6.5 hectares with 200,000 exquisite items include bronze, jade and lacquer work, porcelain and paintings. You can enjoy a performance of chime bells, stone chimes and other ancient instruments. The museum is a window to explore Chinese history.

Stay overnight in Wuhan.

Hubei Provincial MuseumHeptachord Terrace
Day 3 Wuhan & High Speed Train to Wudangshan (B)

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In this morning, you will enjoy a relaxing visit to Yellow Crane Tower, one of the most renowned towers south of the Yangtze River. It enjoys the fame of “The First Scenery under Heaven”. And its cultural significance led to its being made the symbol of Wuhan City. Climb up the 5-story tower and have a panoramic view of Wuhan City and Yangtze River.

After the tour, you will be escorted to the train station for a 4-hour high speed train to Shiyan City where Wudang Mountian is located. Upon arrival, the local guide will meet you at Shiyan Train Station and take you to your hotel in Wudangshan. The rest of today is free on your own to explore this mysterious place.

Yellow Crane Tower
Day 4 Wudang Mountain (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).

Wuang MountainNanyan Temple
Day 5 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 (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 have 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!

Departure Ideas: Shiyan Wudangshan Airport is about 30km to Wudang Mountain. It has flights to Wuhan, Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Chongqing and more cities. While Shiyan Train Station is 36.5km to Wudang Mountain. Trains are connected Shiyan with Wuhan, Xianyang, Beijing, etc.

Golden Palace

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