Hua Quan Village, an art and cultural education center, has been opened to the public since 2017. Located close to Longhu Mountain, this village has setup museums paying respects to the birthplace of Taoism and the beauty of the area, with abundant activities focusing on art, culture, wellness, and nature. It is easy to access from Shanghai by high-speed train for around 3 hours. You will do outdoor activities in the village and Longhu Mountain, a culture tour about Taoism, and hands-on experience. Diverse experiential programs, such as painting, ceramics, calligraphy, ancient practices of Yoga, Tai Chi, meditation, tea ceremony, community farming and more can be customized to courses for any length of stay.
Note: the activities (Luxi River bamboo rafting, visit the Cliff Tombs, and walk on the Longhu Mountain Plank) in Longhu Mountain are not available in winter. They can be replaced with experiencing local village life.
Please make your own arrangements to board the train at Hongqiao Train Station at least 1 hour before the train departs.
Note: we can book the return train ticket from Shanghai for you if you need.
Take a light walk around Hua Quan Village to discover 100+ murals and various art gallaries and cultural musuems (Wellness Center→Jingdezhen China Museum→Liu Jia Chang Records Museum→Lena Young Gallery→Hua Quan Art and Cultural Education Center→Mural Gallery→Y.C. Memorial Museum→Chinese Art Museum→International Art Museum→International Art Exhibition).
Hua Quan Children Playroom - Learning and exploring by playing, children can improve their concentration, logical thinking and observation skills.
Dumpling Making – cultural workshop (1 hour): Chinese food culture has a long history with dumplings dating back to the Han Dynasty 1,800 years ago. You will be guided by a Chinese chef to explore, compare, and understand the relationship between traditional food and Chinese culture. You will learn how to make delicious dumplings and taste your handmade dumplings for dinner.
Hua Quan Hill Hikes (1 hour) - Enjoy an evening light hike up to Huaquan Hill to capture a stunning panoramic view of the entire village and its surroundings.
Chill at bar and enjoy starry night
Longhu Mountain, the birthplace of Taoism and UNESCO World Heritage Site, is only a 5-minute drive from this village. The tour includes a ride and hike around the scenic mountain, a raft ride down the LuXi River, and a Cliff Tomb show. The Cliff Tombs are caskets that are lodged into the crevices found on the face of the mountains and date back 2,600 years.
Longhu Mountain Plank
Shangqing sightseeing cultural tour leads you to visit Shangqing Palace, Tianshifu, and Zhengyiguan. All of them are historical architecture and involved with the culture of Taoism. Listen to the legendary stories and get to know about how Taoism started and developed.
Shangqing Palace, The Origin of Taoism
DIY Handmade Nature Soap – art workshop (1 hour): Students will learn and handmade their unique environment-friendly DIY soap with their innovation and creativity. Participants will create their own soaps to take home as souvenirs.
Follow your guide to visit the local community farms and work with farmers to experience the local farming life. Learn about Jiangxi food culture and try regional cuisine with local families in their homes. Catch a glimpse of their everyday lives, prepare and enjoy lunch together.
The driver will take you to Yingtan North Station for your train back to Shanghai. A happy family trip ends here.
Austrilian Tomahawk Valley Steaks
Marseille Seafood Pot
Children's Burger Package
Seafood Ink Pasta
Afternoon Tea Set
Hua Quan Boutique Hotel (Standard Queen OR Family Room)
|1 Family (2 Adults + 1 Child)
|1 Family (2 Adults + 2 Children)
|From 1st January to 28th February, 2021
|Spring Festival (11st - 17th February, 2021)