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One day private Hongcun and Xidi village sightseeing tour

From $90 per person

Tour Style:
This One day private Hongcun and Xidi village sightseeing tour takes you to explore the two of China's top 10 charming villages.

Duration: 6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):
Hongcun village, Xidi Village, Tunxi Ancient Street

Pick-up point:
Huangshan International Airport, Huangshan Bus Station, Huangshan Train Station, Your hotel in Huangshan Down Town

Finishing point:
Huangshan International Airport, Huangshan Bus Station, Huangshan Train Station, Your hotel in Huangshan Down Town

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry)

Payment Types:
Cash, Wire, Paypal, WesternUnion, Wechat, Alipay

Available: Daily (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)

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Tour Itinerary

  • Place&Transport: Huangshan
  • Today's Activities: Hongcun, Xidi Village, Tunxi Ancient Street
  • Accommondation: No
  • Meal: L

Our Huangshan private tour guide will holding the board with "Huangshan Private Tour" meet you at the lobby of hotel and escort you to start the One day private Hongcun and Xidi village sightseeing tour.

Firstly, drive to Hongcun Village. you can enjoy the ancient Hui Style architecture, one type of traditional Chinese architecture and the breathtaking landscape. 

Hongcun is a wonderful place to visit, originated during Song Dynasty (960-1276), is praised as the most beautiful village in China. It is famous as the ancient village in the Chinese painting. Quite different from other traditional ancient villages in China, the layout, landscape, architectural form, decoration, and construction techniques all retain the original features Hongcun.

The highlight of Hongcun Village

Moon Pond
the crescent-like pond surrounded by several grand dwellings, reflection of the building in the water, like a painting. Therefor the Hongcun Village also known as "Chinese Village in Picture" 

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Sounth of lake
The village is peculiarly arranged in the shape of an ox: Leigang Hill is the head, and two towering old trees standing make the horns of the ox. Four bridges across the stream are the legs, while the houses of the village form the body. Inside this "body", the winding stream from the dam represents the intestines, Moon Pond is the stomach, and South Lake (Nanhu) is the belly.

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Have lunch at the local restaurant.

After lunch and a short rest drive to the nearby destination Xidi Village, Xidi Village is only about 10km from Hongcun and located 40km (25 miles) away from Huangshan Mountain.

Xidi Village was listed along with Hongcun Village as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in the year 2000. These two ancient villages are the most representative local-style residences in southern Anhui Province. Xidi was first built during the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD) and was originally called Xichuan (West River), because of the water courses flowing west through the village. With a history of over 900 years, Xidi Village is peaceful with a hidden charm to be discovered like in a fairy tale.

Upon arrivel, you can see its well-spaced houses with white walls, elegant decorations and black tiles are surrounded by mountains, which makes Xidi an ideal place for paint from life. It's said that, Xidi is a magnificent villager of imperial officers. It contributed about 130 government officials, some of whom were dignitaries in the imperial courts, during Ming and Qing Dynasties. Currently, there are still 124 well-preserved ancient dwelling with unique style in the village.

The Highlight of Xidi Village

Hui Style Architecture
Its well-spaced houses with white walls, elegant decorations and black tiles are surrounded by mountains, which makes Xidi an ideal place for paint from life.

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The ancient stone archway
The ancient stone archway at the entrance of Xidi Village is more than 400 years old and still in good condition. It is regarded as a masterpiece of Ming Dynasty's archways.

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Old Trees and alley

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In the afternoon, drive you back to the tunxi down town and visit the Tunxi Old Street, At the foot of Mt. Huangshan, at the bend of Xin'an River, lies the beautiful mountain town called "Tunxi ". which is dubbed as the flowing Qingming Scroll (also Along the River during the Qingming Festival), one of the tops ten Chinese traditional paintings. Similar to the Qingming Scroll which presents the lively local life, here in Tunxi Ancient Street, colorful bazaars of local features are displayed in front of your eyes. It is also listed as one of China's Top Ten Historical and Cultural Streets. 

In this street, shoppers will enjoy the oldest stores in Huangshan City, some of which have been doing business for centuries.

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You can buy some beautiful keepsake here, or find the local cuisine in this street by your own.

Lastly, your tour guide and driver will escort you to catch your flight/train to next destination. Our service end.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Price Includes

1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    tour guide


Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
    itinerary.
8. Single Room Supplement.

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