The Wuyi Mountains are a mountain range located at the northern border of Fujian province with Jiangxi province, China. The mountains cover an area of 60 km2. In 1999, Mount Wuyi entered UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites, both natural and cultural. The Wuyi Mountains are the largest and most representative example of Chinese subtropical forests and South Chinese rainforests' biodiversity.
The landscape is characterized by winding river valleys flanked by columnar or dome-shaped cliffs as well as cave systems. Its tree-covered granite mountains and caves of various shapes, its bustling waterfalls and tranquil mountain streams, and its abundance of plant, flower, animal, bird, and fish species caught the attention of a Chinese emperor in the eighth century
A visitor to Mount Wuyi today can flow down the 9,500-meter-long Nine-Bend Stream on a bamboo raft, for a spiritual or therapeutic experience.
Wuyi Yan Cha (Wuyi Rock Tea) has a distinctive taste of sunburned mountain rocks, Numerous types of tea are produced around Mount Wuyi, it is the origin of the real Da Hong Pao tea (most expensive tea in China) and Lapsang souchong, further described in Wuyi tea. Wu Yi Tea is the most powerful natural weight loss solution available to the public today. It is a unique combination of ingredients working sunergistically for efficient weight reduction when combined with healthy diet.
* Appreciate the most famous mountain in south China.
* Ride bamboo raft along Nine Bend Stream in the valley is a best way to tour the Wuyi Mountains.
* Visit tea farm and factory and taste unique rock tea, the most powerful drink for natural weight loss
Wuyi has 200 misty days per year. The best time to visit is from June to September when most of days are sunny,and the Nine-Bend Stream has adequate water. The mountains is a good summer retreat and is at its lushest scenery in the summer although it is hot (July is the hottest, avoid going out between 12:00-15:00. The rest of the day is much cooler). Sometimes the summer and early autumn bring rainstorm and typhoon.
Suggested Itinerary for A Private Custom-made tour
- includes extended tour options
Day 1: Fly in Mt. Wuyi
Beijing – Wuyishan 17:40-19:40
Dinner and check in a 4 star hotel.
Day.2 Wt. Wuyi
We will explore the Wuyi Mountain Scenic Area, including Tianyou (Heavenly Tour) Peak, Yunwo (Cloud Nest), (Chadong)Tea cave, Yinping (Hidden Screen) Peak, Yinping (Hidden Screen) Peak, Jiesun (Jointed Bamboo Shoot) Peak.
In the afternoon, we will head to the drift boarding point. We will first arrive at the Wuyi Canyon which is a good place to drift along the water. The Wuyi Canyon is 14 kilometers long with a drop of 150 meters along its length. We drift on the water of the “Nine Bends Brook” that meanders between rocks and gorges, and appreciate the lush trees on spectacular mountains as well as the fish swimming in the brook. A refreshing cool breeze brushes past you as you feel the splash of water upon your face where the water rushes through the narrows between high cliffs. Altogether an exciting adventure in awe-inspiring surroundings! Then you have some free time to explore the scenic area by yourself.
Day 3: Mt. Wuyi / Fly out
We head to the Ancient Xiamei Folk Building area, located 12 kilometers southeast of Wuyishan City. The walk in the Xiamei Village brings you back in time to the Ming (1368 - 1644) and the Qing (1644 - 1911) Dynasties. Most of buildings are very well preserved and featuring the sculpture of brisk, wood and stone, which is one part of the Wuyi World culture heritage.
Xiamei village is also a famous distribution center for tea produced in Mount Wuyi. Tea merchants constructed more than 70 houses in this village. Wuyi Rock Tea (yan cha) is a special local type of tea, which belongs to oolong tea category. Also, there are other well-designed senior officials' and Confucian scholars' houses.
In the afternoon, we will visit an ancient porcelain kiln site before we transfer to the airport and fly out
Wuyishan - Beijing 14:40 - 16:40.