Day 1 Arrival in Tunxi Dist,Huangshan
Day 2 Tunxi - Tangkou (80km)
In the morning, first cycle to Memorial Arches, which were listed as a Key National Culture Protection Unit by the Chinese government. Afterwards, cycle to Qiankou Ancient Village where is famous for its Ming dynasty dwelling houses. The day wraps up at the mysterious Eight Diagrams village- Chengkan Ancient Village.
Highlights: Memorial temples & arches, Qiankou Ancient
Village & Chengkan Ancient Village.
Day 3 Tangkou - Yixian (50km)
After breakfast, take the cable car up & down to the top of Mt. Huangshan, featuring “four wonders” of imposing peaks, spectacular rocks, odd-shaped pines and sea of clouds, for sightseeing. Then cycle to Yixian in the afternoon with a visit to Hongcun Village, which is a unique buffalo-shaped village, also the shooting scene for the Oskar-awarded movie “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon”. If time allows, you could also visit Xidi Village, a boat-shaped village, boasted as “A Living Ancient Residential Museum in China”. Both two villages are World Cultural Heritage Sites.
Highlights: Mt.Huangshan, Three ancient trees, Bamboo
sea area, Hongcun Village & Xidi Village
Day 4 Yixian - Qimen (140km)
Cycle through villages and forests to Qimen, where has the famous QiHong black tea. You can enjoy the traditional QiHong black tea and buy the tea there. If time allows, you can also go to visit the Guniujiang natural reserve and Kecun Village.
Highlights: Guniujiang natural reserve, Kecun Village & Qihong black tea.
Day 5 Qimen- Wuyuan (180km)
Day 6 Wuyuan sightseeing (by bicycle)
Day 7 Wuyuan - Langchuan (125km)
Day 8 Langchuan - Chunan (65km)
Day 9 Chunan - West Lake, Hangzhou (150km)
Continue the cycling along the lake to Hangzhou. You can appreciate the beautiful view of West Lake (Xi Hu) in Hangzhou, under the sun setting. West Lake is one of the top ten scenic areas in China, and was listed as a world cultural heritage site by UNESCO. Also, West Lake is famous for the romantic legends and intoxicating scenery.
Highlights: landscapes, beautiful view of West Lake under the sun setting.
Day 10 Hangzhou
Day 11 Hangzhou - Xitang (115km)
Day12 Xitang - Shanghai (80km)
Day 13 Shanghai sightseeing (by bus)
After breakfast, you will have the bus tour to Yuyuan Garden, a place of peace and comfort back to the fabled Ming Dynasty. The bus tour will also take you to Old Shanghai Area and Huangpu River. Huangpu River is only about 400 meter wide and 9 meter deep, but it holds about one third of the China’s total international trade. Obviously, Huangpu River is one of the signs of Shanghai..
Enjoy the farewell dinner on the dragon boat in the evening.
Highlights: Yuyuan Graden & old area of Shanghai