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2 Days Moganshan Relaxing Vacation Tour

Sweet Escape to Full Green of Cool Mogan Mountain

It’s time to have a break from the concrete! Moganshan about 170 km southwest from Shanghai and 50 km northwest from Hangzhou has been greatly famed as the resort for Chinese high-profile politicians and foreign elites living around Shanghai since the 18th century. Thus, it is treated as the “Hamptons of China”. Praised as a “cool and refreshing world” with over 120 s.q.km coverage of luxurious bamboo forest and over 200 distinct European styled villas left from that boom old era sheltered there, Moganshan is one of the four best summer resorts in whole China, which enjoys an average temperature around 24℃ in July and August. And its pleasant and outstanding spectacle of bamboos, clouds, springs, refreshment, tranquility, green and cool makes Moganshan the top idyllic resort place to sightsee and relax from Spring to Autumn.

Take this 2-day Moganshan Vacation Trip and escape to the emerald Mogan Mountain National Scenic Spot oxygen bar to purify your exhausting brain and body with the endless emerald bamboos and trees shelter, ponds and waterfalls, blossoms and birds, etc. You’ll get fully refreshed and released with the pleasant hiking, leisure car riding, and more historical and scenic sites enjoying. The one night staying in a superior boutique hotel will let you have a sweet and sound rest in the tranquil mountain valley and appreciate awesome lush sightseeing once opening your window the next morning! No matter you are traveling solo, in couple, with family members, etc., this private Moganshan tour package with private guide service and non-smoking private car transfer will let you avoid the crowds, enjoy the top highlights of this terrific resort and truly get mental and physical released from the busy urban life!

(Arrival Idea: Hangzhou is the nearest gateway city to Moganshan, so we suggest you take a flight or train to Hangzhou to start your Moganshan vacation trip. Besides, if you are leaving from surrounding areas Huzhou, Hangzhou or Shanghai, our local guide and driver can meet you directly at your place and reach Moganshan by car. Please tell our travel consultant your departure place to help with your Moganshan arrival and departure arrangement.)

  • Type : Private Tour
  • Tour Code : CD-MGT-02
  • 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.
  • Theme : Nature / Resort / Culture / Hiking
  • Physical Demands :

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TOUR

  • Refresh your eyes, mind and soul at the endless sea of bamboos of Moganshan with cool lakes and waterfalls, rolling emerald mountains and more seasonal blossom sightseeing;
  • Appreciate plentiful diverse western villas and churches and hear the historical stories about the state leader, celebrities and immigrating western people during 18th-19th centuries;
  • Have a simple leisure walk at pleasant Yuncun Town to soak in the streets, houses, square, bell tower, etc. with vintage charm in the Republic of China era and Western style;
  • A fully releasing vacation trip to with nature, culture, history and fun at leisure pace with a boutique hotel, a professional caring guide service, a private car, an experience driver, etc.!
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Itinerary Day by Day (Can Be Customized)
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Day 1 Hangzhou Arrival & Moganshan (L)

Today’s highlights: activities at local resort hotel, Yucun Village

This morning, your local travel guide and driver will meet you at Hangzhou airport / train station or your hotel and escort you to the foot of Mogan Mountain National Scenic Spot in Deqing County in Huzhou City with driving about 1.5-2 hours.

(Arrival Notice: Our local guide and driver can meet you directly at your starting destination if you are starting from surrounding areas of Huzhou, Hangzhou or Shanghai. Please tell our travel consultant to help with your Moganshan arrival arrangement by direct car driving or transfer via Hangzhou.)

After your arrival, your guide will help you check in at your hotel. Get relaxed at the hotel and enjoy your leisure vacation time appreciating the refreshing sightseeing of endless sea of bamboos and fresh air with rural tranquility. Just find back that happy-go-lucky yourself!

In the afternoon, you can continue your personal time reposing or in a daze. Also, you can have fun with the diverse superior optional activities offered by the hotel, such as release your mind and body through the meditation, Yoga, Spa or massage care, stretch your arms and legs through horse riding, swimming, mountain cycling, hiking on the forest, etc., get some fun by learning to make some Chinese handicrafts, picking tea leaves, painting, playing billiards, and so forth, which are varied based on your choice of hotel and different seasons. (Please tell your guide about the optional activities you want to enjoy in advance. Extra payments need)

Later, go to the nearby Yucun Village. Stroll at this little town surrounded by leafy mountains and soak in its vintage charm of the Republic of China streets blending with European architectures. Enjoy your time hanging at the creative cultural bazaar, taking interesting pictures, and feeling the ease there. You can choose to have some drinks at the café or bar to let time go. The village turns more fascinating with neon and lights along the streets and the houses from dusk. Catch the night lights of Yucun and then be escorted back to your hotel. Enjoy your sound sleep at the foot of Moganshan!

Hotel Area: The hotel on Day 1 is arranged at the foot of Moganshan where offers more choices of luxury resort hotel and popular advanced brands at higher standards. If you want to stay in a hotel in the scenic area on Moganshan Mountain, please tell your travel consultant when booking the tour.

  • Moganshan - Cool and Refreshing World Moganshan - Cool and Refreshing World
  • Yucun Village with Blending Charm in Republic of China Era and Old Europe Yucun Village with Blending Charm in Republic of China Era and Old Europe
  • Yucun Village Night View Yucun Village Night View

Day 2 Moganshan - Hangzhou Departure (B, L)

Today’s highlights: Mogan Mountain National Scenic Spot

Good morning! Enjoy your energy breakfast at the hotel, and then your guide and driver will escort you from your hotel to take the tourist bus up to visit Mogan Mountain National Scenic Spot. You’ll discover the sightseeing and historical culture of Moganshan by taking the sightseeing vehicle and hiking.

Visit the Sword Pond that is the No.1 attraction of Moganshan with flying waterfalls and the statues of Moye and Ganjiang who are a couple casting swords under Wu King’s order in the end of Spring and Autumn Period and finally became two famous swords by Chinese legend. Next, go to the Hole Scenic Spot to have a bird view of groups of rural dwellings nestling at the “big hole” of the far stretching natural soft pile carpet of bamboos. Then, walk around The Cathedral completed in 1923 by an American to admire the typical mid-century castle designs with colorful enamels and discover its multiple functions in the old days. Continue to visit Baiyun Mountain Pavilion where Chiang Kai-shek and Song Meiling enjoyed their honeymoon in 1927 and the Residential House of Chiang Kai-shek with fine decorations to see their past life and entertainment of high quality. Later, ascend to Xuguang Tai to catch the superb panorama of Moganshan, like a natural painting with mists, sea of clouds, bamboo sea, near and far mountain ranges like layers of sea waves, colorful international villas, etc. The symbolic Naked Castle luxury hotel is right there for an admiration from a distance. Then, discover The Temporary Lodging of Chairman Mao also called Queen Hotel built in 1934, where the state leading was deeply affected by the wonder of Moganshan and created a famous poem. Besides, you can choose to visit the Silver Bells Pond, Weird Rock Corner, Dicui Pond, etc. based on your interests and time. After the visiting, take the tourist bus to exit Mogan Mountain National Scenic Spot and be escorted back to Hangzhou downtown or airport / railway station in Hangzhou for your flight / train to the next destination or home! Tour ends!

(Notice: 1). Lunch today will be arranged in Moganshan Scenic Area; 2). Our local guide and driver can escort you directly to the place if you are heading to surrounding areas of Huzhou, Hangzhou or Shanghai. Please tell our travel consultant to help with your Moganshan departure arrangement by direct car driving or transfer via Hangzhou.)

  • Colorful Historical Villas on Moganshan (View from Wuling Village) Colorful Historical Villas on Moganshan (View from Wuling Village)
  • Old Villas at Verdant Moganshan Old Villas at Verdant Moganshan
  • Sword Pond - Statues of Moye and Ganjiang Sword Pond - Statues of Moye and Ganjiang
  • Hole Scenic Spot Sightseeing Hole Scenic Spot Sightseeing
  • Colorful Enamels of The Cathedral from 1923 Colorful Enamels of The Cathedral from 1923
  • Residential House of Chiang Kai-shek Residential House of Chiang Kai-shek
  • Scenery and Naked Castle from Xuguang Tai Scenery and Naked Castle from Xuguang Tai

The quotation for this trip is from Request Per Person

1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one standard double-bed room in a 4-star hotel and traveling with our private tour in low seasons.
2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities in your itinerary and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate. If you want a lower price, you can get more people to join you, or use economy class hotels.
3. This price is only valid to March 31, 2025.
4. Reference exchange rate of USD 1=RMB 7.00. The final quote is based on current exchange rate. It may change according to the currency fluctuation, while the RMB quotation will be remained the same.

What's included?

  • Professional licensed English-speaking guide;
  • Admission tickets for all attractions listed in the itinerary;
  • Accommodation as listed in the itinerary (4-star standard);
  • Necessary vehicle transfers as listed in the itinerary;
  • Tourist bus and sightseeing vehicle at Mogan Mountain National Scenic Spot;
  • Domestic flights (economy class) and high-speed trains (second class) as listed in the itinerary;
  • Airport (and train station) pick up and drop off;
  • Luggage Transfers: between airports (railway station) and hotels;
  • All meals as listed( “B” for Chinese and Western breakfast buffet in your hotel; “L” for Chinese Lunch in local restaurant; “D” for Chinese dinner in local restaurant.);
  • Accident insurance;
  • Our service charge, including tour planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

What's excluded?

  • China visa;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Accommodation not listed in the itinerary;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • Tourist sites which are not listed in the itinerary;
  • Optional activities and services not included in the hotel room charge listed in the itinerary;
  • Flights or trains to / off Hangzhou not listed in the itinerary (We can book domestic flights or trains for you);
  • Excess Baggage Charges;
  • Optional tips to guides, drivers, etc.

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You were exceptionally responsive in all matters and a pleasant person to work with.

We are a little slower than thirty years ago, so one or two items were canceled in consultation with our local tour guides. We liked the flexible arrangement allowing this modification. I am willing yo recommend your service to my people who also have an interest to visit China and I would like to use your service of I come China again.

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Kammer‚ USA, June 30, 2024

Dear April,

Thanks for your mail.

I was flying back and hence, was not able to check my mail or reply .

The tour was really good. In a single day, it was good to cover many places and get a feel for Shanghai. I have really positive feedback about the tour guide 'May.' Really appreciate her knowledge on the areas and also helping me to buy souvenirs.

All together the trip was memorable.

Thanks a lot for organizing.

Will be getting inc contact next time travelling with family.

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Plato‚ India, June 25, 2024

Dear April,

Sorry for the late reply. I was tied up with my pending work after the leave.

The tour is nice. We enjoy it very much.

Both the guide, Mr. Kenny and the driver, Mr Huang are nice and friendly guys. They have arranged thing well. Thanks for both of them.

Thou the visit time was not the best time, since it was raining season and some rivers were ruther flooded with yellowish water, but the generally the the scenary is amazing.

Thank you for the trip arrangement you and your colleagues have provided for us.

Best wishes for you and your bussiness.

B. Regards,

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Sisendro‚ Indonesia, June 25, 2024

Good morning Rita,

We have very good time in China from 01/06/24 to 19/06/24. But it is a little bit exhausted after hiking through ZhangJiaJie. The best of all tour guides are Linda and Peter. These two tour guides show their ability to communicate with us. They care and respect us. In overall I would recommend China Discovery to relatives and friends for any upcoming China tour. We are happy for China Discovery to use our photos.

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Vea‚ Australia, June 24, 2024

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Wonder Wang was great to work with. All emails and questions were answered very quickly. We booked this a little bit late and provided a list of things that we would like to do and quickly got a detailed itinerary that covered everything we wanted to do. The itinerary was very detailed and we were well taken care of throughout the whole trip. During our trip we wanted to change something and this was done effortlessly. Five star service all the way!

Everything worked out great. All of our guides and drivers were extremely helpful and always on time and where they said they would be. The guides were local to the places we went so they provided us with a ton of information about everything we were seeing. The hotels were great, the trains were all great, we really enjoyed everything and it was easy thanks to the work of Wonder Wang.

I would 100% recommend this company. Everything was top notch and communication was smooth. We were never in doubt about anything to do with the trip. Again 5 stars!

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Photo gallery of this trip

  • Moganshan - Cool and Refreshing World Moganshan - Cool and Refreshing World
  • Yucun Village with Blending Charm in Republic of China Era and Old Europe Yucun Village with Blending Charm in Republic of China Era and Old Europe
  • Yucun Village Night View Yucun Village Night View
  • Colorful Historical Villas on Moganshan (View from Wuling Village) Colorful Historical Villas on Moganshan (View from Wuling Village)
  • Old Villas at Verdant Moganshan Old Villas at Verdant Moganshan
  • Sword Pond - Statues of Moye and Ganjiang Sword Pond - Statues of Moye and Ganjiang
  • Hole Scenic Spot Sightseeing Hole Scenic Spot Sightseeing
  • Colorful Enamels of The Cathedral from 1923 Colorful Enamels of The Cathedral from 1923
  • Residential House of Chiang Kai-shek Residential House of Chiang Kai-shek
  • Scenery and Naked Castle from Xuguang Tai Scenery and Naked Castle from Xuguang Tai

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