Enjoy a Chinese New Year, luxury escape in the remote countryside at Shangougou (山沟沟) bamboo village, 70km away from Hangzhou. Celebrate Chinese New Year with traditional activities and enjoy nature's best in this 3 dyas group tour.
Hiking Diffitulty ★☆☆☆☆ Easy - Suitable for every age!
Destination: Shangougou Village, Yuhang Country, Zhejiang Province (浙江 余杭 山沟沟)
Date: Sat. 2- Mon. 4 Feb. 2019 (2 nights, 3 days during Chinese New Year holiday)
Number of Travelers: Around 30 people of many different nationalities
Accommodations & Meals: two nights in a luxury resort, group meals with local fresh food, Chinese & Western style breakfast, alcohol & snacks in the evening social party.
Bus pick up: 8am, 2nd Feb. at Kunlun Hotel Jing An, 250 Huashan Rd., Ext 5 Jing An Temple Metro Lines 2&7
D1 (CNY Eve): Meet up at 8am and leave Shanghai by bus. Driving time is around 3.5 hours to Shangougou (山沟沟) Village. Hotel check in and head to a local guest house for lunch. Visit the bamboo forest nearby or wander around the village after lunch. The group will experience Chinese New Year traditional activities by writing Spring Festival couplets and making Chinese dumplings. At night, enjoy a feast dinner with special local food and self-made dumplings. After dinner, celebrate and mingle! Party with bonfire and firecrackers with local villagers for Chinese New Year eve!
（Breakfast: N, Lunch: Y, Dinner: Y, Party: Y Accommodation: Luxury resort）
D2: Enjoy your free time in the morning. At 10am, visit local villagers as new year guests and taste some home-made dishes. After given the new year’s greeting, you could visit the temple under the tea garden or do some hiking in tea fields. Enjoy lunch around 1pm and visit Maotang Scenic Spot (茅塘景区) for forest hiking, old village and its former site of Private school and factories. Enjoy dinner with local fresh food like tofu and rice cake. Then enjoy your free time in hotel in night.
（Breakfast: Y, Lunch: Y, Dinner : Y, Party: Y; Accommodation: Luxury Resort）
D3: Enjoy another lazy and relaxing morning. After breakfast, check out of the hotel by 10am, and take a bus driving few minutes to visit another scenic spot - Tangkeng (汤坑) for nature mountain hiking and water sightseeing. Enjoy lunch around 1pm and then, departure back to Shanghai around 2pm. Bus is expected to arrive in Shanghai downtown at around 6pm.
（Breakfast: Y, Lunch:Y, Dinner : N, Party: N, Accommodation: N)
More about the Destination:
Shangougou (山沟沟) is located in Yuhang (余杭) town with two ecological areas - Mao Tong (茅塘) and Tangkeng (汤坑). It is a natural oxygen bar with 95% covered by plants, waterfalls and mountains.
Hotel with twin/king/family rooms will be offered for guests to share. If you require a single room, please mention in the "notes" field.
We recommend you bring:
A Warm jacket, warm clothes, hat, sport hiking shoes, toiletries, tissues;
Sunglasses, camera, umbrella, some snacks
Your Passport /ID Card, some cash
The Following will be provided by the Organizer:
Water, alcohol and Snacks for the evening bonfire party, garbage bags, rain coats if needed, First-aid kit.