Classic: Classic Shanghai to Hong Kong Adventure (ACSL)
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
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 16, avg 12.
Meals Included: No meals included
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Explore the mix of Shanghais modern and historic, Trek along rice terraces through different villages, Travel along the famous Li River, Discover scenic Yangshuo,
Ultramodern and resolutely traditional, modern China is a land with one foot in the present and the other striding into the future. This eight-day adventure connects them both, beginning with Shanghai's sleek skyscrapered skyline and a train to the limestone karsts of Guilin. Next, you'll strap on your boots and hike into the countryside around Longji to wander the picturesque rice paddies. (Depending on the season, you may even get to help out with the harvest.) Finally, you'll return to modern times with a two-day stint in always-on Hong Kong. Nature and modernity, in perfect balance.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 3/31/2018
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Shanghai||Day 1 Shanghai|
After the group meeting, head out for an optional group dinner and go for a stroll along the Bund, taking in Shanghais futuristic skyline. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Shanghai||Day 2 Shanghai|
Spend a free day exploring the mix of modern and historic in Shanghai before boarding an overnight train to Guilin. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (19.50 hour(s))
|Day 3||Longji||Day 3 Longji|
Arrive in Guilin, transfer to Longji and get ready for the next days hike with some free time. Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 4||Longji||Day 4 Longji|
Longji is famous for its centuries old rice terraces, often referred to as the Dragons Backbone, built along forested mountain slopes that seem to poke into the clouds. Check out the unique wooden architecture of the local Zhuang and Yao people. Included Activities: Longji Terraces Half Day Trek
|Day 5||Yangshuo||Day 5 Longji/Yangshuo|
Spend two days in Yangshuo enjoying the heaps of activities available in this scenic region. Some favourites include trying your hand at cooking local fare at a boutique cooking school, dabbling in Tai Chi or Chinese calligraphy, walking and cycling through the countryside, climbing atop a karst for panoramic views or relaxing at one of the towns many cafEs. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 6||Yangshuo||Day 6 Yangshuo|
Discover more of scenic Yangshuo with a free day.
|Day 7||Hong Kong||Day 7 Yangshuo/Hong Kong|
Transfer to Guilin and board a train to Hong Kong, arriving in the late afternoon. Included Activities: Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong) Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours) Local train (4.00 hour(s)) Metro (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 8||Hong Kong||Day 8 Hong Kong|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.