Shanghai to Hong Kong Fujian Adventure

  • Hong Kong
  • China

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

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.

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(€72.11 per day)

Suitable for
All ages
Trip Code
ACSH
Travel Style
18-to-Thirtysomethings
Service Level
Basic
Physical Grading
3 - Average
Trip Type
Small Group
Group Size
Max 18, avg 14.
Transport
Train, local bus, walking.
Accommodation
Simple hotels (twin-share) or hostels (multi-share)(6 nights), traditional communal roundhouse/tulou (2 nights).
Meals
No meals included
Other
  • Wuyishan entrance ticket
  • Orientation walks in Shanghai and Xiamen
  • Tour of a traditional tulou
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    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Shanghai to Hong Kong Fujian Adventure itinerary
  • Day 1Shanghai

    Arrive at any time.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

    The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. Please note that normal check-in times apply at our start hotels, but you can usually store your luggage for the day if you arrive early.

    accommodation

    Phoenix Hostel

  • Day 2Shanghai / Wuyishan

    Enjoy free time or join the CEO for a walk through the Bund, Old Shanghai, People's Park, and more. Board a bullet train to Wuyishan in the Fujian province.

    Orientation Walk of the Bund

    Take a stroll along the Bund, a main road that follows the Huangpu River, with our CEO. This is a great opportunity to get a layout of the city and figure out what you want to explore next.

    free time

    Get out and explore Shanghai.

    Bullet train

    Get to your next destination faster than the speed of flight (ok maybe not that fast) aboard a high-speed train.

    Optional Activities:

    • Old Town Shanghai Walk

      Enjoy a walk in the picturesque Old Town of Shanghai, which lies inside the ancient walled city of Shanghai. There are many wonderful sites to explore here, including the Yuyuan Garden and many temples.

    • People's Park Visit

      Enjoy a visit to this lush public park in Shanghai -- it's very popular with visitors. It's also where many demonstrations are held, and is the site for the Shanghai Art Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai. Many highrise buildings overlook People's Park.

    • Oriental Pearl Tower

      The Oriental Pearl Tower is an iconic building of Shanghai. Check out the city view from the highest sightseeing level of 350 m!

    • Huangpu Night Cruise

      Taking a night cruise is one of the best way to see the view of the lively city, seeing the old bund and the new Pudong area with spectacular modern architectures.

    • Jin Mao Tower

      Check out the Shanghai skyline from this iconic building of modern Shanghai!

  • Day 3Wuyishan

    Explore the area with an included entrance ticket to the reserve. Go hiking and opt to go bamboo rafting.

    Wuyishan Reserve Visit

    Visit beautiful Wuyishan Reserve, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, and hit the trails. You'll find breathtaking lookouts, stone peaks, tea fields, interesting rock formations, and a winding river down below.

    Optional Activities:

    • Bamboo Rafting - Wuyishan

      Board a traditional bamboo raft for and enjoy a ride through some the beautiful Wuyishan scenery.

    • Hiking

      Lace up your boots and enjoy a hike in this beautiful area. Be sure to take time to enjoy the view as you go.

  • Day 4Wuyishan / Xiamen

    Board a fast train to Xiamen. Enjoy an orientation walk around colonial Xiamen on the coast, then opt to visit the cafés and beaches of Gulangyu Island and check out the night markets. Be sure to indulge in the lively nightlife of this university town.

    Xiamen is a modern city with a little something for everyone from night markets to beautiful sculptures lit-up at night to peaceful parks.

    Orientation Walk

    Enjoy a brief walk with your CEO. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended.

    Train

    Climb aboard, take a seat, and enjoy the ride.

    Optional Activities:

    • Gulangyu Island Visit

      Ferry over to Gulangyu Island and explore this car-free island with lovely gardens, museums, and other attractions. Head up to Sunlight Rock for great views of the surrounding areas, visit a Buddhist temple, and take a cable car ride.

  • Day 5Xiamen

    Free day to explore.

    free time

    Get out and explore more of the area.

    Optional Activities:

    • Gulangyu Island Visit

      Ferry over to Gulangyu Island and explore this car-free island with lovely gardens, museums, and other attractions. Head up to Sunlight Rock for great views of the surrounding areas, visit a Buddhist temple, and take a cable car ride.

  • Day 6Xiamen / Hukeng

    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.

    Local bus

    Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.

    Orientation Walk

    Enjoy a brief walk with your CEO. He/she will give you some tips on finding things like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in-depth information, an official guided tour is recommended.

    free time

    Get out and explore more of the area.

  • Day 7Hukeng

    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.

    free time

    Get out and explore more of the area.

    Optional Activities:

    • Cycle to Nanxi & the Great Wall of Tulou

      Cycle to the village of Nanxi, home to what locals call the "Great Wall of Tulou" due to the numerous tulou found there. Wander through the village and return by bicycle back to home base for the evening.

  • Day 8Hukeng / Shenzhen

    Travel to Longyang in the morning and continue on a fast train to Shenzhen.

    Local bus

    Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.

    Bullet train

    Get to your next destination faster than the speed of flight (ok maybe not that fast) aboard a high-speed train.

  • Day 9Shenzhen / Hong Kong

    Cross the border into Hong Kong. Tour ends upon arrival at train station at approximately 10:00 am.

    Train

    Climb aboard, take a seat, and enjoy the ride.

    Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong)

    Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list.

    Departure Day (Activities)

    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with any onward travel arrangements you require.

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