It’s time to get off the beaten track, literally. Join a bunch of like minded travelers, paddling through fisheries, beautiful canals, under bridges, and enjoy the old-town Chinese architecture from the water, a point view that few people get to experience. Take an awesome trek, visit one of China’s most beautiful ancient towns, check out a really cool Buddhist monastery, and more!
Day 1 – Friday
19:00 – Meet at Hongkou metro station exit 3 (line 8 and line 3, only 4 stops north of People’s Square)
19:30 – Hop on the bus and head to Xitang, one of China’s best-preserved ancient towns
21:00 – Arrival, check in to our local hostel and have a few drinks in town
Day 2 – Saturday
07:30 – Simple Western breakfast
08:30 – Start our kayaking expedition
12:00 – Get off for a rest and have our picnic
13:30 – Continue kayaking through fisheries
17:00 – Arrive at the ancient town via the canals and have dinner
19:00 – Hop on the bus
19:30 – Check-into our hotel
20:00 – Bonfire party and drinks
Day 3 – Sunday
08:00 – Simple Western breakfast
09:00 – Set off for the starting point of our hike
10:30 – Start the hike and visit a really cool monastery with a beautiful lake view
12:30 – Local specialty lunch
13:30 – Visit the lake and taste some local tea
15:00 – Hop on the bus and relax on the way back to Shanghai
17:30 – Arrive in Shanghai
Included – On site private bus with A/C, insured
Included –2 nights – Clean double occupancy rooms for 120 RMB per person per night. These will be booked on a first come first served basis. If you wish to room alone, the single occupancy fee is an extra 120 RMB per person. Please note that single occupancy availability may be limited. (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 single occupancy may apply.)
Included – All meals as listed – Simple Western breakfasts (toast, jam, butter, peanut butter, eggs, coffee, tea) and local specialty lunch and dinner, veggie friendly!
Not included – Picnic on day 2 – Bring your favorite food!!
Price: Book now to get the early bird price of 1,299 RMB or 1,499 RMB if booked after April 12
Book by March 12 and get a special price of 1199 RMB!
Deposit: 600 RMB (included in price)
*Full payment due April 12. (Registration will be open after this date.)
We do not go cheap on safety… We only use the best equipment available with the most experienced instructors.
3 day ground transportation,speakers, all meals (except 1 picnic), entrance tickets, insurance,1 day kayak rental, cargo truck to pick up and return the kayaks from destination point, monastery visit, bonfire party, 3 coupons, English / Chinese speaking group leaders, an experience of a lifetime and looots of fun!
Does not include:
Accommodation, picnic, drinks, and other personal expenses
PASSPORT, camera/GoPro, sunscreen, walking shoes, toiletries, small daypack, hat, towel, flip-flops and your favorite food for our picnic
Note: If your passport is in the visa office for processing, please bring the slip of paper given to you by the authorities along with a copy of your passport with you on the trip. This paper can be used for domestic travel instead of a passport.
If the traveler decides to cancel, s/he can get refund of the deposit (a small cancellation fee may apply) up to April 12 and no refund after that. The schedule, accommodation, and transportation may be adjusted due to weather conditions, unforeseeable events etc. For complete information please refer to www.travelers-society.com/terms-conditions.
1) ICBC Bank Transfer
2) Alipay / Wechat Pay
3) Secure online payment (PayPal/UnionPay Credit/Debit Card/International Credit Cards)
4) Cash on Delivery
What is the minimum age for this trip? Can kids join?
Children 10 and older can join, depending on the child’s fitness level. Safety is our priority, so if you have any doubts, please contact us.
What is the hiking level?