6-Day Enchantment in Shangrao: A Journey of Discovery

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by Sophia

May 8, 2024 · 3 min read

Shangrao 6 Days Itinerary

Embark on a 6-day adventure through Shangrao, a city that harmoniously blends cultural heritage with natural wonders. Begin your journey at the picturesque Wuyuan Huangling, spending 3 hours immersed in its vibrant colors and traditions. Next, step back in time at the ancient Li Valley village, where 2 hours will pass by in the blink of an eye. Day 2 introduces you to the ancestral halls and timeless charm of Jiangwan Scenic Spot, followed by the tranquil beauty of Jiangling. Reserve Day 3 for the majestic Sanqingshan Scenic Area, a full day's exploration of its heavenly peaks and lush forests. On Day 4, marvel at the Lingshan Scenic Area's spiritual ambiance before spending the next day at Poyang Lake National Wetland Park, China's largest freshwater lake, a paradise for nature enthusiasts. Day 5 is a blend of culture and nature at the Guifeng Scenic Area and the historic Xinjiang Academy. Conclude your trip with a magical Day 6 at Ge's Fairy Village, a place where legends come to life amidst stunning landscapes. Each day in Shangrao is a chapter in a storybook, filled with enchanting experiences and unforgettable memories.

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6 Days in Shangrao Itinerary: Day 1

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Wuyuan Huangling

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Kicking off our journey through Shangrao's idyllic landscapes, we start with a visit to Wuyuan Huangling, nestled in the heart of Huangling village. Allotted a generous three hours, travelers have ample time to immerse themselves in the vibrant tapestry of local culture and history. Huangling is not just a feast for the eyes with its terraced fields and traditional architecture, but it's also a living museum that showcases the rural beauty of Jiangxi Province. As you wander through this scenic village, the harmony between man and nature is palpable, making it a perfect introduction to the rustic charm of Wuyuan.

Attraction Info

  • Huangling, Jiangwan Town, Wuyuan County, Shangrao City
  • Suggested tour duration: 2-3 hour
  • Open from 03/08-06/30,8:00am-8:30pm

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Li Valley

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Next on our itinerary, we delve into the timeless allure of Li Valley. With two hours to explore, visitors can step back in time within the ancient village of Likeng. This serene hamlet is a testament to the enduring legacy of China's rural heritage, offering a glimpse into a way of life preserved for centuries. The rustic dwellings, crisscrossed by stone bridges over clear streams, create a picturesque setting that is both tranquil and evocative. Likeng Village is not just a destination; it's an experience that connects you to the soul of traditional Chinese village life.

Attraction Info

  • Likeng Village, Qiukou Town, Wuyuan County, Shangrao City
  • Suggested tour duration: 2-3 hour
  • Open from 7:30am-7:30pm

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6 Days in Shangrao Itinerary: Day 2

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Jiangwan Scenic Spot

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Begin your second day with a journey back in time at the Jiangwan Scenic Spot, nestled in the heart of Wuyuan County. As the morning sun casts its first rays, explore the ancestral halls and wander through the ancient village that has stood the test of time. Allot roughly three hours to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture that emanates from every corner of this serene location. Located on Yunwan Road in Jiangwan Town, this scenic spot is a testament to the enduring legacy of Shangrao's storied past.

Attraction Info

  • Yunwan Road, Jiangwan Town, Wuyuan County, Shangrao City
  • Suggested tour duration: 1-2 hour
  • Open from 7:30am-6:30pm

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Jiangling

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After delving into the historical wonders of Jiangwan, continue your day with a visit to Jiangling, a picturesque village that boasts panoramic views of rolling hills and lush terraces. Spend about an hour and a half here, basking in the natural beauty and tranquility that Jiangling Village, situated in Xitou Township, has to offer. This charming spot is the perfect place to reflect on the timeless beauty of rural China and capture memories that will last a lifetime.

Attraction Info

  • Jiangling Village, Xitou Township, Wuyuan County, Shangrao City
  • Suggested tour duration: 1.5-2 hour
  • Open from 7:30am-5:00pm

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6 Days in Shangrao Itinerary: Day 3

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Sanqingshan Scenic Area

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Kicking off day three with nature's splendor, we ascend to the celestial-like Sanqingshan Scenic Area, a full day's exploration where the grandeur of the mountains meets the heavens. Nestled in Sanqing Township, Yushan County, this scenic marvel is a stone's throw from the Jinsha Service Area, making it an accessible retreat into nature's embrace. Sanqingshan, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is famed for its unique granite peaks, which rise elegantly against the sky, resembling a gathering of wise men in ancient robes. The area's name, 'Three Pure Ones,' reflects the Taoist trinity, and the mountain's three main summits embody these spiritual entities. Visitors are treated to a tapestry of breathtaking vistas, with each step revealing panoramic views and mystical formations shrouded in mist. The ever-changing weather adds a dynamic element to the experience, as clouds and fog dance around the peaks, creating an ever-evolving landscape. Whether you're traversing the suspended walkways or pausing at one of the many lookout points, Sanqingshan promises a day of awe-inspiring natural beauty and serene contemplation.

Attraction Info

  • Sanqing Township, Yushan County, Shangrao City (near Jinsha Service Area)
  • Suggested tour duration: 1-2 days
  • Open on Mon-Fri,8:00am-5:30pm;Open on Sat-Sun,7:30am-5:30pm,Ropeway operating hours: 8:00-17:30 on weekends, 7:30-17:30 on weekends

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6 Days in Shangrao Itinerary: Day 4

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Lingshan Scenic Area

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Kickstart your fourth day with a morning surrounded by the serene beauty of Lingshan Scenic Area. Nestled in the north of Shangrao County, this natural haven promises a four-hour escape into a world where lush greenery and tranquil landscapes reign supreme. As you meander through the scenic trails, let the symphony of nature's sounds guide you to hidden waterfalls and mist-covered peaks. The Lingshan Scenic Area is not just a feast for the eyes but also a sanctuary for the soul, offering a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.

Attraction Info

  • North of Shangrao County, Shangrao City
  • Suggested tour duration: 4-5 hour
  • Open from 1/1-12/31(Summer),8:00am-5:30pm;Open from 1/1-12/31(Winter),8:00am-5:00pm;Open from 7:30am-4:00pm during China's national day

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Poyang Lake National Wetland Park

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After immersing yourself in the tranquility of Lingshan, prepare to be awestruck by the ecological marvel that is Poyang Lake National Wetland Park. Located in Poyang Town, this expansive wetland is a paradise for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts alike. Spend your day exploring the largest freshwater lake in China, where the dance of migratory birds above and the gentle lapping of the lake's waters create a symphony of natural harmony. The park's rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes make it an unforgettable highlight of your Shangrao journey, worthy of the full day you'll spend here.

Attraction Info

  • Poyang Town, Poyang County, Shangrao City
  • Suggested tour duration: 0.5-1 day
  • Open from 8:00am-5:00pm

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6 Days in Shangrao Itinerary: Day 5

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Guifeng Scenic Area

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Begin your day with a serene embrace of nature at Guifeng Scenic Area. As the first stop on today's journey, allow yourself three hours to be captivated by the majestic landscapes that unfold at No. 22, Yangqiao Road, Qijiang Town, Shuyang County. This scenic spot is a treasure trove of lush greenery, towering peaks, and tranquil waters. The area's unique geological formations and rich biodiversity make it an ideal escape for nature enthusiasts and photographers alike. Wander through the winding paths, breathe in the fresh mountain air, and let the beauty of Guifeng Scenic Area set a peaceful tone for the day.

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  • No. 22, Yangqiao Road, Qijiang Town, Shuyang County, Shangrao City
  • Suggested tour duration: 3-5 hour
  • Open from 04/01-10/31,7:00am-5:30pm;Open from 11/01-03/31,7:30am-5:00pm

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Xinjiang Academy

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After immersing yourself in the natural wonders of Guifeng, step back in time at the Xinjiang Academy, a historic site nestled in the heart of Shangrao. Located at 48 Shuyuan Road, Xinzhou District, this ancient academy offers a glimpse into China's rich educational and cultural past. Spend an hour exploring the tranquil courtyards, ornate halls, and scholarly ambiance that has been preserved through the ages. The Xinjiang Academy is not just a monument to history, but a testament to the enduring legacy of learning and wisdom in Chinese society.

Attraction Info

  • 48 Shuyuan Rd, Xinzhou Qu, Shangrao Shi, Jiangxi Sheng, China, 334000
  • Suggested tour duration: 1 hour
  • Closed on Mon;Open on Tue-Sun,9:00am-5:00pm

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6 Days in Shangrao Itinerary: Day 6

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Ge's Fairy Village

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As the sun rises on the final day of our Shangrao adventure, prepare to be whisked away to a realm of myth and nature at Ge's Fairy Village. Nestled along Yongyang Road in the serene Gexianshan Town, this magical destination promises a day steeped in folklore and scenic beauty. The village, a tapestry of lush landscapes and traditional charm, invites travelers to explore its enchanting corners. Wander through the rustic pathways, immerse yourself in the local legends that echo through the valleys, and let the tranquility of Qianshan County's best-kept secret envelop you. As the last stop on our itinerary, Ge's Fairy Village is not just a place to visit; it's a cultural experience that encapsulates the spirit of Shangrao, leaving you with memories as timeless as the tales it tells.

Attraction Info

  • Yongyang Road, Gexianshan Town, Qianshan County, Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province
  • Suggested tour duration: 1-2 days
  • Open 24 hours

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Highlights:
Wangxian Valley Scenic Spot is located in Wangxian Township, Guangxin District, Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province. It is a national AAAA-level scenic spot. It belongs to the Lingshan Mountains, just at the foot of the seventy-two peaks of Lingshan. The valley is remote and quiet, the stream is jubilant, and the pebbles are flying waterfalls. There are rammed earth walls, bluestone roads, yellow walls and black tiles, and original village houses unique to Jiangxi folk houses; there are also pines and bamboo seas and the unique Ganjia market. In the Wangxian Valley Scenic Area, you can enjoy the folk customs, landscape and humanities of the Gan family, experience the long farming culture of our country, taste delicious food, and live a slow life for a few days. It is a good place for leisure, vacation, and parent-child study.
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Wuyuan Huangling
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Highlights:
Wuyuan Huangling is a typical mountain village on the east of Wuyuan. Local villagers there have been using plaque bamboo sieve drying techniques to dry crops since ancient times. Every harvest season, the hundreds of scattered Hui style architectures in the sunshine and colorful harvests on the drying racks make up a splendid autumn landscape, attracting many photographers to come here for photography sessions.
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Sanqingshan Scenic Area
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Highlights:
Located in the northeastern part of Shangrao City, Sanqingshan Scenic Area is a national-level geological park and a world natural heritage. Sanqingshan Scenic Area is a famous Taoist mountain. It is known as the “Little Huangshan Mountain” and includes three peaks: Yujing, Yuxu and Yuhua. Their shapes resemble three Taoist gods, Yuqing, Shangqing and Taiqing, sitting on top of the mountain. In Sanqingshan, you can watch the beautiful sunrise amid the sea of ​​clouds, admire the peculiar stones in the mountains, and walk the high-altitude plank path. The scenery is even more beautiful when the azaleas are in bloom during May and June.
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WuNv Fairyland
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Highlights:
The resort is centered on the legend of the Wu girl flying to the sky, featuring the new Huizhou architectural style, and is a comprehensive holiday destination integrating sightseeing, leisure and vacation, parent-child entertainment, conferences and exhibitions. The park covers seven business types including "Encounter·Wuyuan", Huiyi culture, intangible cultural heritage experience, night tour experience, leisure and vacation, gourmet shopping, conference and exhibition, etc. , meeting, leisure and all-round travel needs......
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Wuyuan Scenic Area
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Highlights:
Wuyuan Scenic Area has always been known as "China's beautiful countryside." The ancient villages here of Huizhou architecture left from the Ming and Qing dynasties. It is beautiful here in Wuyuan every spring and autumn seasons. Spring golden canola flowers surround the ancient villages with white walls and black tiles, like classical Chinese ink paintings. In autumn, red maples and morning fog surround the ancient villages. Do not miss the unique "sunbathing in autumn" practice too.
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Shangrao 6 Days Itinerary