China Classic Landscape Photo Tour with Juanli Sun | 7th – 18th March 2021
Price per participant – USD $4000 Single Occupancy | USD $3500 for Shared Occupancy | Max 4 Participants
Exploring two of the most iconic landscape locations of China – Zhangjiajie and Yellow Mountains
Huangshan, The Yellow Mountains of Eastern China, have been an inspiration for artists for thousands of years. The amazing granite spires decorated in the beautiful forms of Pine Trees are often draped in low cloud, and it is these combinations that make the place so special. The Huangshan area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rising in the darkness before dawn we will climb to high vantage points to await the coming day. With luck, low clouds will swirl below us, with the world of granite rising in jagged peaks around us. As the sun clears the horizon, the massive walls turn golden, pink and red as they react to the warming rays. The area is simply beautiful and awe-inspiring and in all the times we have been there, we have always left feeling inspired and refreshed.
Zhangjiajie The sandstone pillars of Wulingyuan extend hundreds of meters above the valley floor in this well known UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s often wet and foggy, but with these changeable atmospheric conditions come innumerable photography opportunities.
It was Galen Rowell who said to look to the edges for the most dramatic transitions, and here we have interactions, juxtapositions, contrasts, textures and so much mood and emotional impact. The scenery is breathtaking, majestic and intimate in equal measure when weather allows.
Tianzi Mountain is at altitude of 1260 meters, providing stunning views of the sandstone pillars. Yuanjiajie lies between Huangshi Village and Tianzi Mountain. It becomes well known as the floating mountains in the Hollywoodmovie Avatar. Yangjiajie is another stunning scenic place between Yuanjiajie and Tianzi Mountain.
1: Meeting Point: Workshop starts in Shanghai @ 3pm on first day and ends in Shanghai @8am on the last day
2: Included: Vehicle Transportation / Photography Location Entry Tickets | Accommodation / Standard of accommodations are very good for this trip | Domestic Train/Flight between Zhangjiajie / Yellow Mountains / Shanghai
3: Excluded: Chinese Visa Application – Please consult with us before make your flight arrangement | Travel/Personal/Equipment/Medical Insurance | Beverage | Cost to hire Porter carry your camera bag – $35 per sunrise for Guilin/Yangshuo $100 for Yellow Mountains
4: Fitness Level: You need to be able to walk for over 100 floors and over 20K steps on paved stone steps on some days in Yellow Mountain. Porters is available for extra costs.
Complete Booking Form | Deposit GBP £700 or USD $1000 to reserve your place | Balance due 90 days prior to the Workshop | Visa Application | Arrange details and packing list
Yellow Mountains Photography guidelines & Packing List:
Packing – You will need to pack your essential clothing inside a 30L bag with your tripod, that will be arranged and deliver to our hotel in the mountains. You will be carry your own camera bag and tripod in the mountains and for moving between hotels. Porters cost $80 dollars that will cover from sunrise to sunset photography, please let me know if you require this service.
We will change hotels 3 times in the mountains, so we can explore 3 areas with less hiking every day.