9-Day Journey to Jiangxi
Jiangxi Province is world famous for its long history, unique geographical environment, rich cultural heritage and
beautiful natural scenery. Here, you can explore the mysteries of the two famous mountains in the south of the
Yangtze River, Mount Sanqing and Mount Lu, and appreciate the traditional culture and folk customs of Wuyuan and Jingdezhen. We will also take you deep into Wangxian Valley and Longhu Mountain, two places full of mystery, to discover their unique natural and cultural charms.
DAY 1 WUHAN ARRIVAL
Transfer to hotel for rest upon arrival.
DAY 2 WUHAN - JIUJIANG - LUSHAN
Mount Lu is located in Jiujiang City. It is one of the top ten famous mountains in China and a world cultural heritage, 1474 meters above sea level. Lushan Mountain is famous for its majesty, strangeness, danger and beauty,and a famous mountain through the ages integrating landscape, culture, religion, education and politics.
San Die Quan Waterfall is one of the famous scenic spots in Mount Lu, located in the southwest of Mount Luand is one of the main attractions of Mount Lu. San Die Quan Waterfall is the collective name for threewaterfalls, namely the Big Waterfall, Middle Waterfall, and Small Waterfall. Among them, the Big Waterfall is ashigh as 155 meters, making it one of the highest waterfalls in China. The Middle Waterfall and Small Waterfallalso have their own characteristics and are important components of the Mount Lu Scenic Area.
Bailudong Academy is located on the northwest side of Daxi Peak in Lushan Scenic Area, and is known as the"number one academy in China". It is where the ancient Chinese scholar Xie Lingyun once taught, and is one ofthe most famous cultural heritages in Lushan. The environment is beautiful and quiet, with a solemnatmosphere and strong cultural flavor. The academy was first built in the Tang Dynasty and has a long history.It has been expanded and rebuilt many times, becoming a large-scale ancient architectural complex. It is hometo ancient and elegant buildings, exquisite calligraphy, and precious documentary materials, attractingnumerous cultural enthusiasts to visit.
DAY 3 LUSHAN - NANCHANG
The Donglin Giant Buddha is the largest stone Buddha statue in China, with a height of 33.8 meters. It is located onthe Luoma Peak in the west coast scenic spot of Lushan Mountain. In addition to admiring the Buddha statues, youcan also hike up the Luoma Peak to enjoy the beautiful scenery around you. Nanchang has many sights worth a visit, including Tengwang Pavilion and Wan Shou Gong Historic District.
Tengwang Pavilion is an ancient cultural site built during the Tang Dynasty and has undergone multiplerepairs throughout history. Today, it has become a museum showcasing Jiangnan culture.
Guild Hall or Wan Shou Gong Historic District is a well-preserved historical block with a strong southernwater town style. Visitors can wander through the quaint shops and taste the local specialty snacks. It offers aglimpse into the traditional lifestyle of the region and showcases the intricate architectural details of thebuildings.
Taking a cruise on the Ganjiang River is a great way to experience the nightlife in Nanchang. Nighttime cruisingon the river allows you to admire the beautiful night scenery of Nanchang, while the light show is an artillumination display that takes place on the city's bridges and buildings, which is very spectacular.
DAY 4 NANCHANG - YINGTAN - MOUNTAIN LONGHU
Mount Longhu, located in the southern part of Nanchang City, is one of the holysites of Taoism in China, with a long history and rich cultural heritage. The mainpeak, Yunling Peak, has an altitude of 2,160 meters, making it the tallest peak insouthern China. There are also many interesting Taoist cultural attractions, such asthe Tian Shi Fu, San Huang Dian, Wu Long Gong, Shang Qing Gu Zhen, and XianShui Yan.
Tianshifu is the headquarters of Longhu Mountain Taoism and one of themain attractions of the mountain. It is an excellent place to learn about Taoistculture on Longhu Mountain. Visitors can explore attractions such as TianshiHall, Daguan Tower, and Dongtian Xianjing.
Shangqing Ancient Town is located at the foot of Longhu Mountain and is anancient town with a long history. The architecture here has a unique andelegant style. Many historical buildings and cultural heritage sites have beenpreserved here, such as Shangqing Temple, Agricultural Implements Museum,and Wang Family Ancestral Hall.
Xianshuiyan is located at the northern foot of Longhu Mountain and is anatural landscape consisting of caves, bridges, pillars, and peaks of varyingsizes and shapes. It is a spectacular sight that showcases the wonders ofnature. Visitors can experience the unique and diverse formations created bynature and appreciate the beauty of natural scenery.
Floating on bamboo rafts along the Lushi River is one of the highlights of Longhu Mountain and is one of thebest ways to get close to nature. During the drift, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery along the river, feel thefresh air and the sound of the flowing water. It is a very pleasant travel experience.
The ancient hanging coffins from the Warring States period are one of the most unique culturalattractions of Longhu Mountain, and the suspended coffin performance is a way of showcasing this ancientculture.
DAY 5 YINGTAN - WANGXIAN VALLEY - MOUNT SANQING
Head to Wangxiangu Valley today. It's a breathtaking natural scenic area withfamous attractions such as Wangxiangu Waterfall, Qingyun Bridge, Corridor Bridge, Yanzhan Street, Cliffside Homestays, and San Die Waterfall. The main attraction of Wangxiangu is the Wangxiangu Waterfall, which is 300 metershigh and offers a spectacular view. It's also a popular location for filming TV shows and movies. Qingyun Bridge is a bridge that connects two peaks, and itscurved shape gives a feeling of reaching the sky. The famous Corridor Bridge is an ancient bridge decorated with hanging red lanterns and traditional folkdecorations. Yanzhan Street is an ancient street paved with stones andsurrounded by old buildings and small shops, giving visitors a sense of history. Cliffside Homestays are a unique accommodation experience in Wangxiangu,located on the steep cliffs surrounded by majestic mountains and clear streams.From the balcony of the homestay, visitors can overlook the mountains andwaterfalls, feel the awe-inspiring beauty of nature, and enjoy the peaceful and comfortable environment. San Die Waterfall is a series of three waterfalls, eachseveral dozen meters high, and the sound of flowing water is soothing andrelaxing, making it a great place to unwind.
DAY 6 MOUNT SANQING - WUYUAN
After breakfast, visit Mount Sanqingshan (with return cable car). Sanqing Mountain is an important birthplaceof Taoism in China, one of the five famous mountains in China, a 5A-level tourist attraction in China, and aUNESCO World Heritage Site. The natural scenery here is outstanding, with magnificent peaks, steep cliffs,magical canyons, clear streams and waterfalls, especially the main peaks such as Sanqing Peak, Yunv Peak andLaojun Peak, which are breathtaking. In addition, Sanqing Mountain is also one of the important holy places ofTaoism in China. There are rich Taoist culture and historical relics here, such as Sanqing Hall, Dajue Hall, DongtianFudi, etc., where you can feel the strong Taoist cultural atmosphere. Sanqingshan Scenic Area is mainly dividedinto two parts: West Coast Scenic Area and Nanling Scenic Area. Among them, the West Coast Scenic Spot islocated in the northwest of Mount Sanqing, including the West Coast and the Sunshine Coast, which are mainlycharacterized by mountains and rivers and natural landscapes; Taoist culture and historical and cultural landscape are the main features of nanjing Scenic Area.
Then proceed to Wu Nu Zhou. It is a scenic spot integrating leisure, entertainment and vacation. There arecrystal-clear lakes, strange peaks and rocks, dense virgin forests and rich folk culture. You can feel the freshnessand tranquility of the natural scenery of the countryside, and you can also participate in many outdoor activities,such as boating, swimming, fishing, rock climbing and so on. In addition, there are many traditional dwellings inthe resort area, where you can learn about the local folk culture and experience rural life.
DAY 7 WUYUAN - JINGDEZHEN - JIUJIANG
After breakfast, visit an ancient village hanging on the cliff - Jiangxi Huangling. Huangling Village was built in themiddle of Ming Dynasty and has a history of more than 500 years. Huangling terraced fields are covered withemerald green, and the villages gather air and nest clouds, so they are called "tiyun people". Huangling is a typicalmountain village, and the houses are arranged in a fan-shaped ladder around the water mouth. The scenic spotis composed of sightseeing areas such as cableway aerial tour, village sky street visit ancient times, terraced fieldsand flower seas, and rural folk customs. Huangling Scenic Spot has been rated as a national AAAA-level tourist attraction. The main scenic spots are Huangling Sunshine Village, Terraced Fields of Flowers, Flower Town, HuaxiWater Street, Leixin Bridge, Tianjie, Ice and Snow Museum, Starry Sky Art Museum, etc.
Next, we will head to Jingdezhen, which is known as the "Porcelain Capital" of China with a rich ceramic culture and historical heritage. The Imperial Kiln ruins are the remains of the Ming Dynasty Imperial Kiln, and the largest ancient ceramic kiln site in China, its importance is hailed as a "monument in the history of Chinese ceramics". Taoxi Spring is one of the four famous springs in China and a world cultural heritage site, and a symbol of Jingdezhen. The Ceramic Sea Official Kiln is a theme park of ceramic culture, show casing ceramic craftsmanship and history. In Jingdezhen, you can delve into Chinese ceramic culture, explore historical heritage, and enjoy beautiful scenery.
DAY 8 JIUJIANG - WUHAN
Return to Wuhan after breakfast. Walk around the scenic spotsin Wuhan: Hanzheng Street, East Lake Scenic Area, Xinhai Revolution Memorial Hall. Transfer to airport after dinner.
DAY 9 WUHAN DEPARTURE
Home sweet home today.