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[1-Day Tour] Xidi & Hongcun Villages (Private, no-shopping)


Private Tour



Hongcun Village | Xidi Village | Hukaiwen Chinese ink stick factory


8:00 a.m. Huangshan downtown hotel pickup

10:00 a.m. Hongcun Village (Hóng Cūn, 宏村) (about 1 hour)

A charming traditional Huizhou village, Hongcun is best known as the film site of the Oscar-winning film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. You'll be able to bike around the village with your guide (applies additional fee) and also visit a local family where you'll have the chance to gain a better understanding of the life and traditions of the local people.

11:30 a.m. Lunch at a local restaurant (not included in price)

1:00 p.m. Xidi Village (Xī Dì, 西递) (about 1 hour)

Along with Hongcun, Xidi Village was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. These two ancient towns are the best representations of local Huizhou-style residences in southern Anhui.

Xidi dates back to the Northern Song Dynasty and features narrow cobblestone lanes and around 124 ancient residences from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It's also renowned for the exquisite carvings which can be found on door frames, lattice walls, columns and beams.

3:30 p.m. Hukaiwen Chinese ink stick factory (about 40 minutes)

Back in Huangshan city (Tunxi) you'll visit the Hukaiwen Chinese ink stick factory (Húkāiwén Mòchǎng, 胡开文墨场) to find out how Anhui's famous calligraphy and painting ink sticks are made.

5:00 p.m. Return to hotel

Price Includes and Excludes

What is included?

1) English-speaking tour guide

2) Admission fees, meals and transportation as listed in the details

What is excluded?

1) Personal expenses, optional items and anything else not specifically mentioned

Important Notes

1.Please call or email Ctrip if you need to cancel your booking. Free cancellation for bookings cancelled at least 3 days in advance. If you cancel 2 days or less before your visit, a 100% cancellation fee will be charged per booking.
*For departure dates during national holidays, If you cancel at least 7 days prior to the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 4 and 6 days prior, there is a 50% cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days prior, there is a 100% cancellation fee.

2.On departure date we will pick you up from downtown hotel. You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled activity to confirm pickup information regarding your driver and/or tour guide. Please call Zhou (18905591122) for any urgent matters.

3.Only credit card payments will be accepted. Once payment has cleared, Ctrip will send you a confirmation email with your booking details. If credit card payment does not clear, your booking will automatically be canceled. In order to process your payment smoothly, we highly recommend you inform your credit card bank about this transaction in advance.

4.Time arrangements described in itineraries are subject to change. Guides reserve the right to change arrangements according to weather, transportation and other variable conditions.

5.If you opt to join only part of this activity, you forfeit the right to join subsequent parts, as well as the right to receive a refund for any part of the activity that you miss.

6.Please ensure personal and travel information is entered correctly. Ctrip will not refund any losses that result from incorrect and missing information.


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- Children: 2-12 years old and shorter than 1.2m (3 ft 11 in)

- Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.

- Prices for group products are fixed. For private products, the bigger the group the lower the price per person.