The Yellow Mountain
The Yellow Mountain

Huangshan (黄山, also called the Yellow Mountain) is located in Anhui province, about 650 kilometers from Shanghai. It’s connected with Shanghai by bullet train and flight.  It is a national park listed as a World Natural and Cultural Heritage Site (UESCO). This 3 day private Huangshan tour from Shanghai will take you to enjoy the highlights of Huangshan mountain, you will stay overnight on the mountain top to enjoy amazing sunrise and sunset. A visit to in Hongcun Ancient Village will give you some ideas about local Hui-style architecture and local life.

Tour Code: HST04
Departure: Daily
Duration: 3 days
Language: English
Tour Type: Private

Shanghai Huangshan Tour Map


Day 1 Shanghai – Huangshan by bullet train

Take morning fast train from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station to Huangshan city (about 2.5-3 hours ride). Arrive in Huangshan and transfer to your hotel. Then visit the Tunxi Ancient Street(屯溪老街), which  was built in Ming and Qing Dynasties. The colorful bazaars of local features are displayed in front of your eyes. You will find antique shops, medicine shops, tea houses, restaurants and galleries in the street.

Sunrise on the Yellow Mountain
Sunrise on the Yellow Mountain

Day 2 Huangshan B.L

This morning, depart your hotel to visit Ancient Village Hongcun (宏村), which has been listed in the World Cultural Heritages by UNESCO. The peaceful environment and beautiful surroundings there present outsiders a piece of pleasing and tranquil picture of a typical country life in South China.  Then head to the Huangshan scenic area(黄山风景区). After about 1 hour drive you will arrive at the foot of the mountain, where you take Yungu cable car (云谷缆车) to the top of Huangshan Mountain. Along the uphill way, you will see the Beginning-to-Believe Peak (始信峰),  The Lion Peak(狮子峰), Brush Pen Peak(笔架峰), A Monkey Gaping at the sea (猴子观海) and other attractionsenjoy the fantastic sunset on Cloud Dispelling Pavilion (排云亭观日落). Upon reaching the top, you are greeted with a breathtaking view of Huangshan Mountain. This is when you truly discover why it is known as the “‘the loveliest mountain of China.” Stay overnight on the mountain top hotel.

Hongcun Village
Hongcun Village

Day 3 Huangshan  –  Shanghai by bullet train B.L

Get up in early morning to catch the breathtaking Huanshan sunrise (黄山日出) on top of the mountain, and then have your breakfast in hotel. See Flying-over Rock(飞来石)Bright Summit(光明顶) then take the cable car down the mountain. Drive to Huangshan North Railway Station to take afternoon bullet train (about 2.5-3 hours ride) back to Shanghai.

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Cost: in US$ per person
Travelling Party Tour Cost Per Person
1 person $975
2 persons $599
3 – 5 persons $550
6 – 9 persons $480
10 persons and above $465
Single room Supplement $140
Remark: The prices above are based on twin-share basis. If you need a single room, please pay single supplement.


City Huangshan City Huangshan Mountain Top
Hotel Huangshan Tiandu International Hotel  4 star Huangshan Shilin Hotel 4 star


1. This Huangshan trip from shanghai is flexible. You can extend or shorten it to suit your schedule. You can also remove the hotel or choose different hotels. Please inform your travel advisor about your preference.

2. The Yellow Mountain is suitable to visit all year round.  Just avoid all holidays in China such as May Day Holiday (May 1 to May 3) and National Holiday (October 1 to October 7).


1. Round way bullet train tickets between Shanghai and Huangshan
2. 4 star hotel accommodation based twin-share standard room with breakfast included
3. Private air-con van with experienced local driver
4. English-speaking guide in Huangshan
5. All entrance fees and round way cable cars
6. Meals as specified in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner).
7. Government taxes.


1.  Transport between your hotel and railway station in Shanghai
2. Tips for guides and driver.


Tel: +86 178 1320 5162
Skype ID: intochinatravel

Transportation Between Shanghai and Huangshan

By Train

Shanghai to Huangshan Train Schedule

Note: The above tour package rate is based on second class seats, if you need first class seats, please contact our trip advisors.
Train No.Shanghai HongqiaoHuangshan NorthTravel Time
G731708:0511:40 3h35m
G150908:42 11:08 2h26m
G731909:38 12:44 3h6m
G719111:51 14:41 2h50m
G719312:4615:40 2h54m
G730113:3016:08 2h38m

Huangshan to Shanghai Train Schedule

Note: The above tour package rate is based on second class seats, if you need first class seats, please contact our trip advisors.
Train No.Shanghai HongqiaoHuangshan NorthTravel Time
G730207:15 09:582h43m

How to get your train tickets: 
We will book round way train tickets online and send you the confirmation document.  You take you passports to collect the round way train tickets at the ticket window of Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (上海虹桥火车站) or Shanghai Railway Station (上海站). Please arrive at the railway station 1 hour before train departure time to make sure you have enough time to collect tickets.

By Flight

Shanghai - Huangshan Flight Schedule

Note: If you need flight tickets between Shanghai and Huangshan, please consult with our trip advisor.
DirectionsFlight No.DepartsArrivesDuration
Shanghai Hongqiao- HuangshanFM926713:1514:251h10min
Huangshan - Shanghai HongqiaoFM926822:0523:201h 15min


  1. Advise to take Shanghai to Yellow Mountain train as the train is hardly affected by weather compared with flight.
  2. This multi-day tour in Huangshan is available every day and please book the tour at least 3 days in advance.
  3. We will deposit your big luggage in hotel of Huangshan City, just take some necessities and valuables with you.
  4. The hotel on mountain top does not provide toothpaste and toothbrush, please bring your owns.
  5. The weather of Huangshan is changeable, and sometimes sunny and sometimes raining. Pay close attention to the weather forecast and prepare suitable clothes.
  6. Travel light and wear loose and wind-resistant clothes and shoes.
  7. The temperatures at night and in the morning are relatively low, prepare sweaters and warm underwear
    . It is better to have a raincoat to protect from the wind and rain.
  8. Huangshan has strong solar radiation, so it is necessary to prepare sunshade and sunscreen.