On this day trip, we will be hopping over to Hangzhou, one of the most beautiful cities in China and an excellent location for year-round hiking!
We will be exploring the beautiful scenic area with tea hills, check out local villages, and try delicious local food. The hiking time can range from 3 to 5 hours, depending on the route taken.
07:50 – Meet at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
08:15 – Hop on the train for Hangzhou
09:20 – Arrive at the station and head over to a tea museum to learn more about its history and culture
10:30 – Hop on board and head to the tea growing area
11:00 – Take a short hike from “9 Creeks and 18 Gullies” over to a Tea Village
12:30 – Local specialty lunch at a local farmers house in the village
13:30 – Continue our awesome hike through beautiful nature to another tea village
18:38 – Board train and return to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway station
Included – Train trip Shanghai to and from Hangzhou, ground transportation in Hangzhou
We will be taking these trains:
Shanghai Hongqiao – Hangzhou
D3201 – 08:15 – 09:20
Hangzhou – Shanghai Hongqiao
G7750 – 18:38 – 19:30
Included – Local specialty lunch
Price: 550 RMB – Includes: trains and meals as listed!
*Registration is closes 7 days prior to departure, but it may be possible to join later, depending on ticket availability.
Group size is 6-10, so register ASAP!
We do not go cheap on safety… We get the best equipment and the most experienced instructors for our trips.
Onsite ground transportation, round-trip high-speed trains, driver’s allowance, lunch, 2 bottles of water, scouting and organizational costs, English speaking trip leader, entry fee, a trip of a lifetime, and looots of fun!!!
Does not include:
Insurance, snacks, other personal expenses
If you would like us to purchase insurance for this trip please add 20 RMB.
PASSPORT, camera/gopro, hiking boots(highly recommended), water bottle, mosquito repellent, energy snacks, sunscreen, small daypack, jacket for cooler weather, and sunglasses
Note: If your passport is in the visa office for processing, please bring the ORIGINAL slip of paper given to you by the authorities with you on the trip along with a photocopy of your passport. This paper can be used for domestic travel instead of a passport.
If the traveler decides to cancel, s/he can get a 50% refund up to 7 days before departure 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. Travelers Society Adventure powered by ShanghaiOutingClub.
1) ICBC Bank Transfer
2) Alipay / Wechat Pay (Open with an external browser to pay with Alipay; if opened within Wechat, it the Alipay option will not appear)
3) Secure online payment (PayPal/UnionPay Credit/Debit Card/International Credit Cards)
4) Cash on Delivery
What is the difficulty level for this hike?
This is an easy-medium hike.
6 yrs old, depending on fitness level and experience. Safety is our priority. Please contact us beforehand if you would like to bring your children along.