18-to-Thirtysomethings: Shanghai to Hong Kong on a Shoestring (ACSY)
Countries Visited: China Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences Simple and clean hotels, guesthouses and hostels chosen for location and character Affordable public and private transport for maximum cultural interaction Plenty of optional activities tailored to your interests and budget
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 12.
Meals Included: No meals included
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Spend a week soaking in Chinese culture, Walk the French Concession in Shanghai, Experience the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong, Admire the limestone karsts of scenic Yangshuo
You'd be surprised by just how much China you can squeeze into a single week. Need proofs Look no further than this tour. It begins with two busy days in Shanghai before heading off to Yangshuo - a backpacker's haven set deep amid the forested hills of the Guangxi region - where you can practice calligraphy, study tai chi, and learn how to make local delicacies. Then, it's off to Hong Kong to wrap things up with two days in one of the world's most mind-blowing cities. Short on days, long on memories.
|Offer valid through 3/31/2018|
|Day 1||Shanghai||Day 1 Shanghai|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Shanghai||Day 2 Shanghai|
After some free time, board an overnight train to Guilin. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (19.50 hour(s))
|Day 3||Yangshuo||Day 3 Guilin/Yangshuo|
Arrive in Guilin by train and transfer to the nearby village of Yangshuo, nestled among the limestone karsts jutting out of the Li River. One of the most scenic regions of China, this beautiful backpacker town is a haven for activities, cultural immersion, and relaxing at cafEs. The Li River and the limestone karst mountains interspersed with picturesque riverside villages and markets make this area perhaps the best known scenic attraction in the region. Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
|Day 4||Yangshuo||Day 4 Yangshuo|
Explore Yangshuo with a free day. Opt for a tai chi lesson, a cooking class, or try your hand at calligraphy.
|Day 5||Yangshuo||Day 5 Yangshuo|
Explore Yangshuo with a free day. Opt for a tai chi lesson, a cooking class, or a calligraphy lesson.
|Day 6||Hong Kong||Day 6 Yangshuo/Hong Kong|
Travel to bustling Hong Kong via Guilin. Included Activities: Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong) Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours) Local train (3.25-4.00 hours) Metro (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 7||Hong Kong||Day 7 Hong Kong|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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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.