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3 Days Tour for Changsha-Langshan Mountain-Meishan Cave

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D1,Changsha-Meishan  Cave

Feature: Karst Cave

Time: All the year round

Ticket: 80 yuan

Opening Time: 8 a.m.

Address: Xinhua County, Loudi City, Hunan

Meishan Cave (梅山龙宫), a subterranean limestone cave, is situated on the side of Zijiang River, which is rare in the world. Having the structure of several storeys in the cave with marvelous spectacles, it is proven to be 2,876 meters long, of which 1,896 meters long routes is open to the tourists with a unique underground river of 466 meters. In the cave, there are spectacular flowstones of surprising shapes and all kinds of stalactites, stalagmites and plane sections. Professor Lu Cunyue from the National Tourism Administration expressed his surprise by acclaiming the cave as “the most beautiful geological garden in the world”. Now, the cave is renowned as one of the world's three largest caves.

The landscape along the river is also unparalleled inChina. Quasi-physical landscape includes Dragon Princess Washing Silk, Auspicious Kylin and Jade Tree, Dragon Kissing Crane, Confucius Preaching, Lotus-gate Half-opening, Great Minds Quizzing, Lotus Bridge Boating, Lotus Screen Drooping, Lofty Lotus Hall, Watery Lotus and Budding Golden Lotus. Artistic landscape includes Greeting Guests, Amazing Caves, Mount Tai scenery, Dragon temple& Jade Tower, Dunhuang Frescoes, and Lotus Palace of Clear Water. Allusions landscape includes The Eight Fairies and The Mighty Naozha.

D2,Langshan Mountain - Chili Peak - Candle Peak - Camel Peak

Feature: Danxia landform, world natural heritage

Time: All the year round

Ticket: 80 yuan

Opening Time: 8 a.m.

Address: Xinning County, Shaoyang City, Hunan

Langshan Moutain 崀山

Langshan Mountain is one ofChina's National Geological Park famous for its unique Danxia landform. It is located in Xinning county, about 500 Km away from Changsha, capital of Hunan province. In the south Langshan Mountain is connected with Guilin, in the north it echoes Zhangjiajie.

Covering an area of 108 square kilometers, Langshan  Mountain has rich natural scenery and abundant tourism resources. There are more than 60 scenic spots in Langshan Mountain. Among which the most famous are Tianyi Lane, Chili Peak, ZixiaCave, Fuyi River, Innate Bridge, Bajiao Stronghold, Emperor Xun Forest Park and Xicun Ancient Dwelling.

Langshan Mountain is a natural biological gene bank and has many precious species such as the Taxus chinensis, silver fir, and Xinning Maolang. The cultural landscape consists of four types, namely, ancient ruins, ancient architectures, ancient tombs, and stone inscriptions. Langshan Mountain also preserves civilization sites from the Neolithic Period and the unearthed cultural relics like polished stone tools and ceramics. Among which, the colored potteries and mud-made black potteries have high scientific research value.

Chili Peak 辣椒峰

The Chilli peak is the most marvelous peak in Langshan  Mountain. It is 180 metres in height, the top is big and the bottom is small. Its shape is exactly like a mature Chilli soaring among hills. In year 2002, the spiderman Alain Robert successfully challenged the Chilli  Peak.

Camel Peak 骆驼峰

Camel peak is located in Shitian village. It consists of four stone summits. Each stone represents camel's head, body, ridge and tail respectively. Seeing far away, it is like a huge camel galloping in the wild field. On the side of camel peak there stands Candle Peak. It was said the candle lights the way for the camel during the night.

Candle Peak 蜡烛峰

Candle peak measures 199 meters high, and with about 400 meters in circumference. Its name comes from its shape which resembles a red huge candle with a cone-shaped top and a cylindrical body. Under the incision of vertical joints, the stratum was deformed into a polygon-like block, and then the block was changed into a typical Daxia stone pillar due to water erosion, tectonic uplift, gravitational dilapidation and spheroidal weathering.

D3,Bajiao Stronghold - Tianyi Lane - Back to Changsha

Bajiao Stronghold 八角寨

The Bajiao Stonghold is called the soul of Langshan  Mountain. It is famous for its fantastic and mysterious scenery. The best time to visit Bajiao Stronghold is when there is light mist. The mist braces the peaks below, it seems the whales paddling in the ocean. Also the mist rises slowly from below and kiss you, it seems you are in fairyland and forget you are a human being. The highest peak  of Bajiao Stonghold is more than 818 meters high. It erects directly without any peaks around. The strangest is that there is a clean spring on top of this peak! You must wonder at nature's masterpieces!

Tianyi Lane 天一巷

The original name of Tianyi Lane scenic spot is Ox Nose Castle. Because there is a lot of Ox nose shaped stone holes in the crag, hence the name of Ox Nose Castle. But the innate stone lane is the main feature of this scenic spot. It represents the classic characteristics of Danxia landform. So in year 2004, changed name to Tianyi Lane.

Tianyi Lane is marvelous lane in the world. Only the God has power to make such a lane. The lane is 238.8 meters in length, and stone in two sides is more than 120 meters in height. The widest of lane is just 0.8 meters.

When you walk along the lane you must shudder because everywhere is dark and the chilliness is coming upon you. But when there is sunshine gleaming on the stone wall, the marvellous and colorful ray panorama can be seen above. You have to marvel at nature's masterpiece.

Quotation inclusion: RMB****/P.P

Price inclusion:

Above hotel with breakfast

Entrance tickets to all places mentioned in the itinerary

Private car or bus transfer to all places mentioned in the itinenary

English speaking guide

Price exclusion:

Airport tax

Travel Insurance

Bar, laundry, telephone, internet, tips

Lunch & dinner during the tour.