Let’s go… Spend the night in a Buddhist monastery on top of a gorgeous mountain, have dinner with nuns, take an awesome trek through dozens of monasteries built on mountain cliffs and maybe see some wild monkeys, a mummified monk still sitting in the meditation position, stroll through an ancient village, and go trekking through tea plantations and spectacular landscapes. Then we will be visiting a beautiful UNESCO Heritage-listed ancient town, and more!!
18:00 – Meet at Hongkou Stadium (Metro Lines 8 and 3) Exit 3, outside (follow the music)
21:00 – Arrive in Huzhouand check in our hotel
06:00 – Simple Western breakfast
06:30 – Leave for Jiuhuashan
11:30 – Arrive at the ancient village for a local specialty lunch
12:30 – Visit the Roushen temple to visit the statue with an ancient mummified Buddha inside
13:00 – Start our trek up the mountain through beautiful landscapes and cliff monasteries
17:30 – Climb to the highest peak to watch the sunset
18:00 – Check in at our mountain-summit Buddhist monastery near where we will spend the night
18:30 – Local specialty dinner prepared by the Buddhist nuns!
19:30 – Chit-chat time with the nuns
5:00 – Watch the Sunrise from the peak (optional)
7:00 – Local specialty breakfast at the monastery
8:00 – Start our descent through nature with gorgeous views, waterfalls, and tea plantations
12:00 – Local specialty lunch
15:45 – Check into our 5-star hotel
17:00 – Local specialty dinner
18:00 – Chill out after our trek or grab a drink
07:45- Western breakfast
08:30 – Leave for beautiful Hongcun, an ancient village and UNESCO listed site where the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was filmed.
09:50 – Visit Hongcun and grab lunch
12:30 – Hop on the bus and relax on our way back
19:00 – Arrival in Shanghai
Included – Insured private Bus with A/C
Included – 3 nights – 1 night simple accommodation in a Buddhist monastery (double, triple, or dorm-style depending on the availability in the monastery) 1 night in a 5-star hotel (double occupancy), one night in a 3-star hotel on the in Huzhou(double occupancy) included in the price. These will be booked on a first-come-first-served basis. If you wish to room alone, the single occupancy fee is an extra 800 RMB per person total. Please note that single occupancy availability may be limited and may not be available in the monastery. If single occupancy is not available in the monastery, the price will not change. (If needed, we can help you find someone to share. Pairings, in this case, are distributed in order of request submission. If there is an uneven number of travelers, the extra single occupancy fee may apply.)
Included – Western breakfast (eggs, toast, jam, butter, peanut butter, fresh fruit, coffee, and tea) and local specialty meals, veggie-friendly. All meals as listed.
Not included – Lunch in Hongcun
Price: Book now to get the early bird price of 2,199 RMB or 2,399 RMB if deposit paid after March 17
Book by February 27 and get a special price of 1799 RMB!
4 day transportation with driver allowance, one night in a Buddhist monastery, one night in a 5-star hotel, one night in a 3 star hotel, all meals except for 1, entrance tickets (including the mountain and Hongcun), mineral water, trekking guides, insurance, 2 coupons, English and Chinese speaking group facilitator, an experience of a lifetime and looots of fun!
Does not include:
One meal on Day 4, drinks, other personal expenses, optional cable car if available
PASSPORT, camera/GoPro, sunscreen, good walking shoes/hiking shoes, hat, swimming suit, trekking poles (recommended), towel (clean bed sheets will be provided in the monastery)
Note: If your passport is in the visa office for processing, please bring the slip of paper given to you by the authorities and a photocopy of your passport with you on the trip. This paper can be used for domestic travel instead of a passport.
– Cancellation more than 30 days prior to the trip departure date, 100% refund
– Cancellation 30-15 days prior to the trip departure date, 70% refund
– Cancellation 14-10 days prior to the trip departure date, 50% refund
– Less than 10 days prior to the trip departure date, no refund
The above refund policy is based on the trip price, excluding special discounts/promotions. The schedule may be adjusted due to weather conditions, unforeseeable events etc. For complete information please refer to www.travelers-society.com/terms-conditions. Travelers Society Adventure powered by SummitTrip.
This trip requires a minimum number of 10 travelers to run.
1) Bank Transfer
2) Alipay / Wechat Pay
3) Cash on Delivery
4) Credit card payments can be made upon request (a 3% fee will apply)
More information will be provided upon sign up.
Beginner to Intermediate. This is not a technically difficult trip and has been completed by beginners and children. We have added intermediate because of the length. On the first day, there is an option to take the cable car for those who do not wish to complete the whole trek up. (Note: The cable car is unavailable in inclement weather, including heavy rain, wind, and fog.)
What is the minimum age to join in this trip?
Kids older than 12 years old can join, possibly younger depending on the fitness level and hiking experience of the child. Safety is our priority so, please ask if you have any doubts.