June 6 – 9
Dates

Early bird discount 100 rmb if booked before May 24th!

NEW: you can now fly on hot air balloon on Qiandao lake!

(details below)

*THE HIGHLIGHTS*

* Explore 1000 islands in so many ways: kayaking, biking and hiking!

* Stay in a non-touristy part of Qiandao lakeside to avoid crowds of tourists!

* Fun optional activities: rafting, hot air balloon, ATV cars!

* Enjoy the pristine nature and meet new friends

*****DESTINATION*****

Qiandao lake is a huge reservoir covering anarea of 580 square kilometers with over 1,000 large islands in the lake and a few thousand smaller ones. No wonder, then, that the Chinese name «Qiandao Hu» translates as one thousand island lake.

Explore the lake in kayak!

See the view from the top!

Go cycling along lake to discover gorgeous views!

Make zongzi!

Swim right in front of our guesthouse!

Optional activity: rafting!

Optional: fly on hot air balloon over Qiandao lake! 298 rmb/person for 15-20 min flight. Please note: this activity requires a minimum of 10 participants.

Accommodation: comfortable twin and double rooms near the lake with ensuite bathroom and A/C with lake or mountain view.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
DEPARTURE TIME
RETURN TIME
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
INCLUDED
private bus, accommodation for 3 nights (single supplement – 350 rmb), bike rental, all meals as per itinerary, bonfire, 3 hours kayaks rental, English speaking trip leader
NOT INCLUDED
 single supplement for 3 nights – 350 rmb, you personal expenses,  rafting fee (110 rmb), other optional activities, invoice
1

Day 1

19:00 Meet at Shanghai People’s square*

00:30 Arrive to guesthouse and sleep

2

Day 2

09:30 Late breakfast

10:30 Optional activies: Rafting or just relax near the lakeside 

13:30 Lunch 

14:30 Cycling near the lake (Total 16 KM)

Optional: we can have a drink at Intercontinental hotel 

19:00 Dinner

19:30 Bonfire party! Cheers with new friends!

3

Day 3

8:30 Breakfast

9:30 Drive to the starting point

10:00 A short hike to the view point, see a spectacular view of 1000 islands from the top!

12:00 Lunch at lakeside

13:30 Drive to kayaking base

14:00 Kayaking time

17:00 Finish and go back

18:30 Dinner

20:00 Bonfire and BBQ party!

4

Day 4

05:30 Optional activities: hot air balloon and ATV cars!

8:30 Breakfast

09:30 Make traditional dragon boat festival food together – zongzi!

10:30 Relaxing morning: swim near our guesthouse or chill on a rubber boat (can fit up 5-6 people), have coffee in a nearby coffeeshop or just walk around and relax near the lake

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Go back to Shanghai

20:00 Arrive to Shanghai, People’s square*

*Delays are possible due to the traffic