Tour Route

Changsha – Tongguanyao Ancient Town – Huitang Town Hot Spring

Tour Date

25 Oct. – 28 Oct., 2019


4 days 3 nights

Please send an email to [email protected] to book this FAM.


  • START your tour with a concert performed by Bamberg Germany Symphony Orchestra
  • EXPLORE the history, culture and art of Changsha
  • EXPERIENCE the ancient traditions of pottery making
  • ENJOY hot spring bath at a peaceful rural town

Schedule at a Glance

  • Day 1 (Oct 25): Welcome Dinner, Changsha Symphony Orchestra Concert
  • Day 2 (Oct 26): City tour in Changsha
  • Day 3 (Oct 27): Tongguanyao Ancient Town + Huitang Town Hot Spring
  • Day 4 (Oct 28): Departure flight back home

Tentative itinerary

Day 1 - October 25th, 2019 (Friday)


Depart Haikou Marriott and transfer to the airport for the flight to Changsha.

Reference Flight: Hainan Airlines flight 7297 (14:15/16:00)

  • 18:00: Welcome dinner at Grand Hyatt Changsha!
  • 19:30: Transfer to Changsha Concert Hall and watch Changsha Symphony Orchestra Concert performed by Bamberg Germany Symphony Orchestra in the evening.
    Changsha City
    Changsha City

    Day 2 – October 26th, 2019 (Saturday)


    After breakfast, depart for a full day tour to include the Hunan Provincial Museum, Orange Isle, Yuelu Academy, Meixihu International Culture and Art Center.

    • Hunan Provincial Museum is the largest history and art museum in Hunan province. Boasting abundant collections, the museum houses over 180,000 artifacts, which feature the cultural relics excavated from the world-famous Mawangdui Tombs of Han Dynasty, the bronze wares of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties, cultural relics of Chu State, pottery and porcelain works from various dynasties, calligraphy works and paintings, religious objects, handicrafts and cultural relics of modern times.

    • Orange Isle is an isle in the Xiangjiang River. It is a national tourist attraction that features an enormous statue of Chairman Mao - often referred to as the Mount Rushmore of China.

    • Yuelu Academy is one of the four most prestigious academies over the last 1000 years in China, Yuelu Academy has been a famous institution of higher learning as well as a center of academic activities and cultures since it was formally introduced during the Northern Song Dynasty.

    • Meixihu International Culture and Art Center, which designed by Zaha hadid. We will experience the real masterpiece.

    Overnight in Changsha, Tongguanyao Macrolink Legend Hotel.

      Day 3 - October 27th, 2019 (Sunday)


      Breakfast at the hotel and check out, then start the tour in Tongguanyao Ancient Town, where we will experience the ancient traditions of pottery making.

      Drive to Huitang Town, a rural town in Ningxiang City, Hunan, which is famous for its hot springs. Enjoy the hot spring baths and spa activities all evening.

      Huitang Town
      Huitang Town

      Huitang is one of China’s most important hot spring regions- with an area of 1,300 square km. Its heat originates mainly from the magma in the Yan and Wei Mountains. In recent years, Ningxiang County has invested heavily in the hot springs and wellness tourism product development.

      Overnight at Huitang Town, Zilong Wan Hot Spring Holiday Hotel

        Day 4 - October 28th, 2019 (Monday)


        Breakfast at hotel, check out and flight back home.

          1. The following cost is included in the free FAM trip
            • Accommodation: as specified in the itinerary
            • Catering: as specified in the itinerary
            • Local transportation: as specified in the itinerary
            • Health care experience: as specified in the itinerary
          2. Any extra cost not included as above shall be borne by attendees themselves
          1. This FAM trip is only available for oversea travel agents, tour operators and invited guests/journalists to register.
          2. Before you register the FAM trips, you must have successfully registered WTE and obtained the "WTE Attendance Confirmation Letter" first.
          3. For attending the FAM trips, you're required to attend WTE official sessions on Oct. 22 (welcome session), Oct. 23 (full day) and Oct. 24 (full day), 2019.
          4. You may choose only one post-event trip to join. There are limited seats for each trip, and your FAM registration is subject to the verification and confirmation by the WTE team.
          5. Your reservation can only been kept for 2 days. Only after you have booked your flight within 2 days upon registration, can your trip be finally secured. Please book your flight in time.
          6. This itinerary is tentative and subject to adjustment by the WTE organizer.
          Please send an email to [email protected] to book this FAM.