When in Asia, checking out rice terraces is a must!! This 3 day trip is all about the stunning scenery. True to Travelers Society spirit, we will not only be looking around, but we will also be doing an awesome trek through the rice terraces and spending the night in a village nestled in their midst, biking through tea terraces, watching a spectacular sunrise, visiting ancient villages, throwing a bonfire party on the terraces, learn how to make our own traditional masks, dumplings and more!!! This is the best and cheapest way to experience rice terraces near Shanghai!
07:45 – Meet on the train
08:15 – The train leaves for our awesome rice terraces trip
10:11- Arrival and head over to check out the beautiful rice terraces
12:30 – Local specialty lunch
13:30 – Visit the rice terraces
16:00 – Hop on the bus and chill on the way to our village
17:30 – Check in to our home stay in the middle of the rice terraces
18:30 – Local specialty dinner
08:30 – Simple Western breakfast
09:30 – Start our hike through the ancient rice and tea terraces
11:30 – Local specialty lunch
12:00 – Continue our hike and check out the awesome Ming-Dynasty village of Dushan
14:00 – Bus pick up and head back to our guesthouse
14:30 – Going local – Paint our own Caihe-style masks
16:00 – Pick vegetables and make dumplings
18:00 – Local specialty dinner
19:30 – Bonfire party in the rice terraces with great music and drinks!
06:00 – Watch the spectacular sunrise in the rice terraces
07:00 – Simple Western breakfast
08:30 – Head over to tea plantations in Lishui
11:30 – Local specialty lunch
13:00 – Hop on our mountain bikes and ride through the amazing tea plantations
15:30 – Bus pick up and chill while we head to Lishui Railway Station
17:00 – Reach the railway station
18:39 – Head back to Shanghai after an awesome off the beaten track weekend!
GET OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE AND LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE!!!
Included – Private Bus with A/C, insured
Not Included – Trains
Shanghai(Hongqiao) – Longyou: G1653
08:15 – 10:11, Estd. price –169.5RMB (Released 30 days prior to departure)
Or arrive by 10:11.
18:39 – 21:28, Estd. price –177.5RMB (Released 30 days prior to departure)
Or depart at or after 18:39.
PLEASE BOOK YOUR TICKETS AS SOON AS THEY ARE RELEASED. This route fills up quickly. If the tickets are sold out when you go to book, let us know and we will help you arrange for an alternative route.
Please book your trains. It’s really easy with www.ctrip.com! They even have an app. (If you need us to book your tickets, a booking fee of 100 RMB per ticket will apply, paid directly to the booking agent. Our agent will contact you within 24 hours of registration.)
*You must arrive at the arrival time of the suggested train or slightly earlier and meet us at the station, and leave on the suggested train or slightly after the departure time. If your travel arrangements do not allow for this, you will have to arrange for your own transportation.
Note: Should the train tickets sell out, we will arrange for a bus (round trip) at a similar cost.
Included – 2 nights – Clean double occupancy rooms in a beachfront hotel 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 120 RMB per person per night. 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 breakfast (toast, jam, butter, peanut butter, eggs, coffee, tea, seasonal fruit) and local specialty lunch and dinner, veggie friendly!
Price: Book now to get the early bird price of 1,599 RMB or 1,799 RMB if deposit paid after September 13
Book by August 30 and get a special price of 1,499 RMB!
Deposit: 1000 RMB (included in the price)
*Full payment must be made by September 13. (Registration is still open after this date.)
3 day onsite transportation, indicated activities & equipment – mountain bikes transportation and pick up, driver allowance, bonfire, speakers, all meals as listed, mask painting class, dumpling making, vegetable harvesting for our dinner, entrance tickets, trekking guides, insurance, coupons, English and Chinese speaking group leader, pre-trip scouting and site research, an experience of a lifetime, and looots of fun!
Does not include:
Train tickets, drinks, other personal expenses
PASSPORT, camera/GoPro, sunscreen, walking shoes, toiletries, small daypack, hat
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.
If the traveler decides to cancel, s/he can get refund of the deposit (a small cancellation fee may apply) up to September 4 and no refund after that. The schedule 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 4 years and older can join, depending on the child’s fitness level. The bike ride is not suitable for small children. Safety is our priority, so if you have any doubts, please contact us.
What is the hiking level?