1700 years porcelain making history and century old ancient villagesSanya: Experience Taichi and Relax at the Beach
Sunshine, blue water and wide beaches; diversified ethnic minority culture and superb Taichi experience
D1:USA> D2:Beijing> D3:Nanchang> D4:Travel in Shangrao> D5:Travel in Wuyuan> D6:Travel in Jingdezhen> D7:Nanchang-Sanya> D8:Travel in Sanya> D9:Travel in Sanya> D10:Travel in Sanya> D11:Sanya-Beijing> D12:Back to the USA
Board an international flight bound for Jiangxi, eager to begin our China vacation.Spend the night aboard as our flight crosses the International Date Line, and stay overnight in Beijing to get over jetleg. (Accommodation provided by Hainan Airlines)
Arrive in Beijing
Welcome to Jiangxi, the capital city of China Jiangxi Province. Up on Arrival, you will be greeted by our local tour guide at the airport and transferred to your luxury hotel in Shangrao. Time to rest, relax and acclimate to your new time zone.
The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO regards that Mount Lingshan displays a unique array of forested, fantastically shaped granite pillars and peaks concentrated in a relatively small area. Mount Lingshan’s remarkable granite rock formations combine with diverse forest, near and distant vistas, and striking meteorological effects to create a landscape of exceptional landscape quality.
After Breakfast, we will take telpher to the top of the mountain and to enjoy the wonderful view from Nature. After enjoying a local Chinese lunch we proceed to Wuyuan. Wuyuan County is known as
China is most beautiful countryside. The main attraction in Wuyuan is the sea of rapeseed flowers, which extends as far as the eye can see. In addition to this natural beauty, the county also has at least 50 historic old villages that have remained almost unchanged over the last century. Checked in the hotel for rest of the evening and have Dinner.
Optional Trip: Back Home in Dreams Chinese Singing & Dance Show $49/PP 80 mins
Visit Liken, one of 50 Villages, in Wuyuan, Liken Ancient Town is a beautiful place between blue hills and a green stream. Fish are flicking in the water while people travel through the picturesque sites. The crystal-clear Yaohe River flows right through the town. Idyllic scenery can be seen everywhere.
Visit Huangling after lunch…In early March every year, a range of flowers start blossoming to embrace the new season. Yellow Cole flowers and peach blossoms are in full bloom, which, when seen against the typical Hui-style houses of Huangling village in Jiangxi province, with their black roof tiles and white walls, creates a poetic spring painting to amaze visitors. Huangling is an ancient village surrounded by green mountains. It has long been a hot destination for tourists, painters and photographers with its picturesque terraces, seas of Cole flowers in spring and colorful harvests in autumn.
Visit Wuyaun Tea Museum before having dinner at the local Chinese Restaurant.
We will leave for city of Jingdezhen. Jingdezhen, the world-renowned porcelain metropolis, is one of the 24 great cities of historical and cultural interest proclaimed by the state council of China. It has a porcelain making history of over 1700 years, which has been crystallized into it is rich cultural tradition of ceramics, rare ceramic relics, superb ceramic craftsmanship, unique ceramic customs, graceful performance of ceramic musical instruments and beautiful rural scenery make up the peculiar tourist culture of Jingdezhen, and hence make Jingdezhen the only Chinese tourist city featuring ceramic culture.
We will visit Jingdezhen Ceramic Historical Expo Zone…Located at mound of the beautiful maple Hill in the west of Jingdezhen, Jingdezhen ceramic historical Expo Zone is made up of ceramic Historical Museum and Arcient Kilns. Ceramic factory buildings and civilian houses of Ming and Qing Dynasties are the key protected cultural relics of Jiangxi province. The garden style arrangement centered with ancient buildings forms a typical ancient cultural zone and becomes the epitome of Jingdezhen is historical culture. Check in the Hotel after Dinner.
After breakfast, we will take couch bus to the Nanchang International airport to board a domestic flight to Sanya (JD 5146 15:30-17:55). Sanya is very well known tourism destination in China with quite different natural beauties and appearance. The view of bright sunshine, blue water and wide beaches at Sanya, the southernmost tip of Hainan Province, attracts many regular visitors from both home and abroad year upon year. It is said that Sanya has the most well-preserved and beautiful beaches in all of China. After dinner, check in the hotel to relax.
Optional Trip: Sanya Hotspring and Chinese Foot Massage $69/PP
After breakfast, we will first visit The Nanshan Temple, about 40 kilometers away from the west of city, and is certainly worth visiting. Visitors are awed by the giant sea-side statue of Kwan-yin which stands 108 meters (353.33 feet) high. A second statue of Kwan-yin, located nearby, stands 3.8 meters high (12.47 feet) and was constructed out of gold, diamonds and jade, among other precious stones. It is said that its craftsmen used over 100 kg of gold to make this statue. After a fancy vegetarian lunch inside the temple, we are heading to Tianya Haijiao (literally edge of the sky, rim of the sea), just as its name means that it will take you to the end of heaven and earth. Ancient history recalls a beautiful love story that relates to this particular beauty spot that is enhanced by a blue sky and pure, clear seawater of Tianya Haijiao. Visit the largest Pearl Museum before having local Chinese cuisine at the restaurant.
Optional Trip: Songcheng Park and The Romantic Show of Sanya $49/PP
The Romantic Show of Sanya is a visual feast with great surprises. The audiences feel like they are just standing on the beaches, bathed in the breeze with the fragrance of coconut and the beautiful sound of the sea, listening to the old story of Sanya, waiting for a romance.
Participating and experiencing Taichi also known as Chinese Traditional Martial arts with a famous master teacher, you will be invited as a guest to participate during this government organized event, and a Chinese-style costume will be given as our gift for those who experienced…after this, you are free to have a leisure day at white sandy beach or join our optional trip to a must see destination-Monkey Island with lunch. The Asian Dragon Bay (Yalong Wan), Dadonghai and Sanya Bay are the top three holiday resorts there. According to their quite different natural beauties and appearance, the Asian Dragon Bay is praised to be a virgin and the Dadonghai represents an elegant lady and Sanya Bay is regarded to be an unadorned fisherman is daughter. We take coach bus ride and then boat to Monkey Island; Enjoy fun play time with the monkeys after we have lunch at pier…Spend some time explore the area and browse the local souvenir shops before returning back.
Optional Trip: Monkey Island with Lunch $49/PP
Spend the day explore on your own or join our optional trip with a full day excursion to the beautiful scenery at Wuzhizhou Island with lunch. Depart from the pier by speedboat to Wuzhizhou Island, sightseeing includes discover the tropical landscape of the Island, Lover is Bridge, Sunrise Rock, the Gold Turtle Stretching toward the Sea, Lover is Island and the Life Well. Lunch will be at a Seafood Buffet Restaurant. Spend the rest of the day swimming, sunbathing or just relaxing at the beach before transferring back to the hotel.
Optional Trip: Wuzhizhou Island with lunch by speedboat $99/PP
Say goodbye to Sanya and board your returning flight home (HU7280 16：40-20：25). Your amazing Jiangxi porcelain and Sanya Relax Trip ends. Stay overnight in Beijing. (Accommodation provided by Hainan Airlines)
Departure from Beijing, Back to the Untied States