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Xian Skim and Jiujiang

Tour code: WT-xa09      

5-day off the beaten track from Xian to Jiujiang 

You will take 3 days Tour in Xian as itinerary of WT-xa 02. On the third day's evening, take an overnight soft sleeper train to Jiujiang. The train will reach Jiujiang on the fourth day's aftternoon and relax during the balance of the day.

On the fifth day's morning, start your explore in Jiujiang. which is a coast city along Yangtze River in north of Jiangxi Province. With more than 2000 years old history, this beautiful city becomes the famous historic and cultural city and it awarded "China Charming City" inwith the advantageous position and the spectacular landscape. There are a 2004. The miraculous nature endows Jiujiang s many as 230 scenic spots and cultural relics scattered among the 18,000 square kilometers. Almost every historic relic there has a touching legend. You are suggested to be personally on the scene and explore the beautiful stories. It must be add more interests to your journey.  
As a transportation junction, Jiujiang can be reached by airplane, railway, ship as well as highway. Lushan airport is located in the South Yuliang Road in Jiujiang. The airport offers domestic flights from Jiujiang to Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Haikou Guangzhou etc. Jiujiang railway station is the important stop in the Jingjiu railway line. There are more than ten passenger liners berth in the Jiujiang Port and you can find many mosquito crafts from Jiujiang to Wuhan.
The one day tour starts from Xunyang Tower, which lies by the Yangtze River. From the Jiujiang downtown center to Xunyang Tower, there are only 1.3 kilometers away. Xunyang Tower has three floors with the architectural style of the Song Dynasty (960-1279). This pavilion is famous for the Rebellion title poem by Songjiang, a main role in the "Water Margins", one of the four famous Chinese classical works. Take No. 23 bus from Xunyang Tower, after three stops, you can get off at Pipa Pavilion. Facing Yangtze River, backing against the Pipa Lake, Pipa Pavilion is 20 meter high and covers about 3300 square kilometers. There is a white marble- made statues of Baijuyu, a famous poet in Tang Dynasty (618-907).

In the afternoon, visit Gantang Lake and Nengren Temple. There are 5.7 kilometers from Pipa Pavilion to Gantang Lake. You can take No. 5 bus and get off at Gantang Park stop. The water in Gantang Lake comes from the spring in Lushan. Covers almost 0.8 square kilometers, Gantang Lake have Yanshui Pavilion in the heart, which includes Chunyang hall, Cuizhao Veranda, Boat Hall, Wuxian Pavilion etc. The south part of lake is in the Gantang Park, while the east part is the Nanhu Park. The next stop is in the center of the city, Nengren Temple, which is famous for its Eight Sights, including the Dasheng Tower, Stone Boat, Yuchuan Stone, Shuangyang Bridge, Huier Spring, Iron Buddha, Ice Mountain and Snow Cave.