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Shanghai to Hong Kong: Bustling Cities & Bamboo Rafts
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Shanghai to Hong Kong: Bustling Cities & Bamboo Rafts

Now's the time to explore China on your terms with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. It’s in the spaces between Shanghai and Hong Kong that you get a real feel for China. On this nine-day trip, you’ll get to stay in famous Hakka roundhouses and get a genuine sense of rural Chinese culture. There will also 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 (with plenty of free time) to enjoy the ride.
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  • Duration
    9 Days
  • Starting From
    $936
    /person
    Twin sharing
  • Travel Operator
    G Adventures
  • Flights
    Not Included
    Flight booking assistance will be provided.
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Itinerary

Shanghai

Arrive at any time and welcome to the coastal metropolis of Shanghai, China's largest city. After getting to know your fellow travellers over dinner, venture with your CEO to the famous Bund - a bustling promenade along the Huangpu River. This neon architectural haven provides the perfect backdrop for your first night out with new friends. Choose from the many bars, restaurants, shops, and settle in with a Shanghai cocktail or tea to cheers to new adventures!

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Shanghai/Wuyishan

Spend the morning and early afternoon getting to know more of Shanghai. Visit the Bund for a daytime perspective of the many historical buildings and city view. Wander through picturesque Old Town or visit the lush scenery of People's Park. Later, board a bullet train to Wuyishan in the Fujian providence.

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Wuyishan

Wake up and take in the breathtaking serenity of the UNESCO Wuyishan Biosphere Reserve. Hike up towering peaks into the clouds for an encompassing valley view through the fog and mist, then climb down into the valley for an incredible view upward. After, opt for a bamboo raft ride down the Nine Bend Stream.

  Hotel:  None

Wuyishan/Xiamen

Catch a bullet train to the coastal colonial city of Xiamen. Embark on an orientation walk through the modern architecture, then opt to take a ferry to Gulangyu Island, a pedestrian-only UNESCO World Heritage Site. Climb Sunlight Rock for a 360-degree view or relax in Shuzhuang Garden.

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Xiamen/Hongkeng Village

Jump on a local bus — always an adventure in itself — and enjoy the ride to Hongkeng Village, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Yongding County. Take in the mountainous views and stroll down to Hongchuan Creek. Spend the night in an authentic Hakka tulou, a massive, multi-story fortified roundhouse built for communal living. This will definitely be an experience you'll never forget.

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Hongkeng Village

Discover Hongkeng on a village walk, then experience rural day-to-day life by immersing yourself in the community. Learn of this unique regions history and traditional Chinese culture by mingling with the Hakka people.

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Hongkeng Village/Xiamen

Say farewell to the beautiful Hongkeng Village, catch the bus back to Xiamen, and get ready for your big night out. Venture into the night market, check out the glowing sculptures, and indulge in the lively nightlife. Grab a drink on our tab and cheers to the life-changing adventures you've just shared with newfound friends!

  Hotel:  None

Xiamen/Hong Kong

Hop on a bullet train and cross the border into famous Hong Kong. Spend the evening exploring this bustling and towering metropolis on the sea. Stroll along Pearl River and capture the neon city at night.

  Hotel:  None

Hong Kong

Today is departure day, but don't fret! There is no such thing as goodbye, only until next time. Share last laughs and exchange social medias with your newfound friends before heading on your way. Depart at any time.

  Hotel:  None

Inclusions

 Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends Your Local Living Moment: Hakka Tulou, Hongkeng Village Your Big Night Out Moment: Night Market, Xiamen

  Wuyishan entrance ticket, including hiking

  Orientation walks in Shanghai and Xiamen

  Tour of a traditional tulou

  All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

 

Not Included

 Additional 5% GST

 International Flights and VISA fees

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