Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 18, avg 14.
Meals Included: 1 dinner
Accommodations: Simple hotels (4 nts), sleeper trains (3 nts), traditional communal roundhouse/tulou (2 nts).
Soak up traditional Chinese culture with an overnight tulou stay, explore Chinas cities with like-minded travellers, photograph the purple-brown rock and rich vegetation of Wuyishan, let loose in a university town
It's in the spaces between Shanghai and Hong Kong that you get a true taste of what China has to offer. On this ten-day trip, you'll get to stay in those famous Hakka roundhouses yourself and really get a sense of rural Chinese culture. Additionally, there'll be time to take the perfect hike in the beautiful Wuyishan area and hit up a few of the major cities as well. China can be difficult to navigate on your own, so let us take the planning off your shoulders and leave you free to simply enjoy the ride.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 6/30/2018
- 10 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Shanghai||Day 1 Shanghai|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Wuyishan||Day 2 Shanghai/Wuyishan|
Enjoy free time or join the CEO for a walk through the Bund, Old Shanghai, Peoples Park, and more. Board a bullet train to Wuyishan in the Fujian province. Included Activities: Orientation Walk of the Bund Transport: Bullet train (3.50 hour(s))
|Day 3||Wuyishan||Day 3 Wuyishan|
Explore the area with an included entrance ticket to the reserve. Go hiking and opt to go bamboo rafting. Included Activities: Wuyishan Reserve Visit
|Day 4||Xiamen||Day 4 Wuyishan/Xiamen|
Xiamen is a modern city with a little something for everyone from night markets to beautiful sculptures lit-up at night to peaceful parks. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 5||Xiamen||Day 5 Xiamen|
Free day to explore.
|Day 6||Hongkeng Village||Day 6 Xiamen/Hongkeng Village (1D)|
Transfer to a Yongding County. Overnight in a Hakka tulou, a large, multi-storey fortified roundhouse built for communal living. Enjoy an orientation tour around the village, then experience day-to-day life in this unique province full of history and traditional Chinese culture. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (4.00 hour(s))
|Day 7||Hongkeng Village||Day 7 Hongkeng Village|
Experience day to day life in this unique province full of history and traditional Chinese culture. Opt to rent a bike and visit a neighbouring community with more tulou, or travel to visit an ancient village that is still inhabited today.
|Day 8||Shenzhen Train Station||Day 8 Hongkeng Village/Shenzhen Train Station|
Travel to Longyang in the morning and continue on a fast train to Shenzhen. Transport: Local bus (2.50 hour(s)) Bullet train (4.00 hour(s))
|Day 9||Hong Kong||Day 9 Shenzhen Train Station/Hong Kong|
Cross the border into Hong Kong and enjoy an orientation walk around this bustling metropolis. Enjoy a last evening with the group. Included Activities: Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong) Orientation Walk Transport: Train
|Day 10||Hong Kong||Day 10 Hong Kong|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: N/A
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