This trip is all about hiking through ancient volcanic rivers and lakes. Camp by a billion year old volcanic lake, take an awesome trek through a bamboo forest, check out an awesome buddhist temple, stroll through an ancient village, go swimming in a lake, awesome BBQ, bonfire party…and more!!
16:30 – Meet at Hongkou Stadium (Metro Lines 8 and 3) Exit 3, outside – follow the music!
21:30 – Arrive at our guesthouse and check in
08:00 – Simple Western breakfast
09:00 – Begin our awesome trek through forests, streams, and stone roads
12:00 – Picnic lunch
14:00 – Reach the top of the mountain, visit the an awesome Temple
15:00 – Go swimming in a billion year old volcanic lake!
17:00 – Watch the sunset and enjoy a campsite BBQ
18:00 – Bonfire party with drinks and music!
04:30 – Early rise to see the sunrise
07:00 – Campsite style breakfast
08:00 – Begin our lake trek, down the mountain and through a bamboo forest and rivers
11:00 – Put on your very own handmade straw stream walking sandals and take a walk in the streams
12:00 – Local specialty lunch
14:00 – Return to Shanghai
18:30 – Arrive in Shanghai
Included – Insured private Bus with A/C
Not included –1 night – 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 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.)
Not included – Bring your own tent/sleeping bag, or rent them: 1 night double occupancy tent 100 RMB per person. Single occupancy tent will be an extra 100 RMB. Sleeping bags are also available to rent for 60 RMB per person.
Included – All meals as listed – Simple Western breakfasts (eggs, toast, jam, butter, peanut butter, seasonal fruit, coffee, and tea) and local specialty lunch, BBQ veggie friendly!
Not Included – Picnic on D2
Price: Book now to get the early bird price of 999 RMB or 1,299 RMB if booked after July 24
Deposit: 400 RMB (included in the price)
*Full payment due by July 24. (Registration is still open after this date.)
3 day transportation with driver allowance, mineral water, camping permit,handmade woven straw sandals, bonfire, trekking guides, insurance, English and Chinese speaking group facilitator, an experience of a lifetime and looots of fun!
Does not include:
Picnic, camping equipment, drinks, other personal expenses
Backpack – 50 RMB (rental only)
Headlight – 35 RMB (purchase)
Trekking Poles – 30 RMB / pole (purchase)
PASSPORT, trekking backpack, flashlight/headlamp,camping equipment, outdoor tableware, picnic for D2, flip-flops, hiking shoes, swimsuit, waterproof bag for phone, camera/GoPro, sunscreen, towel, mosquito repellent, hat
Note: If your passport is in the visa office for processing, please bring the original 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 May 25 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.
Please note that this is an “Operationally Difficult Trip” as the activity depends on weather conditions. If the weather is not appropriate before departure from Shanghai, the trip will be cancelled and the full amount will be reimbursed to each traveler.
1) ICBC Bank Transfer
2) Alipay / Wechat Pay
3) Secure online payment (PayPal/UnionPay Credit/Debit Card/International Credit Cards)
4) Cash on Delivery
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.