Go to Yellow Mountain this winter during New Year's Holiday, for the stunning views of snow-covered peaks and trees and the famous sea of clouds. Don't worry, to keep you warm, hot springs are also included in this trip. And to make things even more interesting, you will also visit Hongcun Village for a culture tour.
Two nights` accommodation in luxury a 5-star hotel with bathtub at mountain foot are included, to make sure you have a good rest after the hiking.
Destination: Yellow Mountain, An Hui Province (安徽 黄山)
Date: Sun. 30th Dec. 2018 - Tue. 1st Jan. 2019 (2 nights 3 days during New Year's holiday)
Number of Traveler: about 30 people of different nationalities
Accommodationand & Meals: Two nights in a 5-star hotel, local fresh meals, Chinese & Western style breakfast
Bus pick up Venue and time: 10am, 30th Dec., at Kunlun Hotel Jing An, metro station line 2&7, Jing An Temple Metro Station
D1: Meet up and departure from Shanghai at 10am. After a driving of about 6.5 hours, we will check in at our hotel. In the evening, you will visit the Tunxi ancient street (屯溪老街) and taste local foods for dinner. We advise you buy some food and dry snacks for next day’s lunch. Go back to the hotel before 9pm and go to bed early for tomorrows hiking.
（Breakfast: N Lunch:N Dinner : N, Accommodation: 5-stars hotel ）
D2: Get up at 6am (no joking!). This day will be dedicated to Mountain hiking only. You can choose to take the cable car up (on your own expense) Enjoy the cloud sea views and have a simple lunch on the mountain top. In the afternoon, after sightseeing, you'll meet up with the rest of the group at the foot of the Mountain. You will then enjoy Hotspring for 3 hours (on your own expense 268rmb/person). Expect to be back at the hotel around 9:30pm.
（Breakfast: Y Lunch:N Dinner : Y Accommodation:5-star hotel ）
D3: Enjoy a relaxing morning. After hotel check out, bus drive to visit the ancient village Hongcun (宏村). After lunch, you'll go back to Shanghai and expected to arrive Shanghai downtown at around 8pm.
（Breakfast: Y Lunch:Y Dinner : N Accommodation:N ）
We recommend you bring:
Backpack, Several suits of clothes, a warm winter-coat, hat, gloves, Waterproof non-slip function hiking shoes, Alpenstock, Kneepad, swimming suits for hot spring.
Water, fruit and some food for the long bus drive.
Cosmetics and sunscreen，charger of cell phone and camera.
Your ORIGINAL ID card or passport, some cash.
Dry snacks for hiking (beef jerky and chocolate)
Please note! that Yellow Mountain hiking in one day of the itinerary and is quite exhausting with 7-8 hours in total. Make sure you bring waterproof function hiking shoes, Kneepad, hat and gloves, functional beverages and high energy snacks like chocolate and beef jerky for to counter hunger and cold.