Shanghai to Hong Kong Fujian Adventure

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Shanghai to Hong Kong

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

It’s in the spaces between Shanghai and Hong Kong that you get a true taste of what China has to offer. On this nine-day trip, you’ll get to stay in famous Hakka roundhouses 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.

What’s included

  • 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

Highlights

  • Soak up traditional chinese culture with an overnight tulou stay
  • Explore china's cities with like-minded travellers
  • Photograph the purple-brown rock and rich vegetation of wuyishan
  • Let loose in a university town

Itinerary

Day 1 Shanghai Arrive at any time. Additional Notes: There is so much to see in Shanghai, we recommend bookings pre nights to explore on your own. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Shanghai/Wuyishan Enjoy free time to explore before boarding a bullet train to Wuyishan in the Fujian province. Transport: Bullet train (3.50 hour(s)) Local bus (0.50-1.00 hours)
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 Wuyishan Nature Reserve Hike Transport: Local bus (0.50-1.00 hours)
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: Local bus (0.50-1.00 hours) Train (3.00 hour(s)) Metro (0.50-1.00 hours)
Day 5 Xiamen/Hongkeng Village Transfer to Yongding County. Overnight in a Hakka tulou, a large, multi-storey fortified roundhouse built for communal living. Transport: Local bus (4.00 hour(s))
Day 6 Hongkeng Village 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: Hongkeng Village Walk
Day 7 Hongkeng Village/Xiamen Leave the beautiful Hongkeng Village behind and head back to Xiamen. Transport: Local bus (4.00 hour(s)) Metro (0.50-1.00 hours)
Day 8 Xiamen/Hong Kong Hop on the bullet train and get ready to cross the border into Hong Kong. Included Activities: Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong) Transport: Metro (0.50-1.00 hours) Bullet train Metro (1.00-1.50 hours)
Day 9 Hong Kong Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities)
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