Travelers Society: Let's go... hike along the Jing Keng caravan trail + visit Jixi Ancient Village! (June 22-23)

Travelers Society: Let's go... hike along the Jing Keng caravan trail + visit Jixi Ancient Village! (June 22-23)

Venue:
Travelers Society Trip
Travelers Society Trip Huangpu Shanghai
Date:
6/15/2019
Travelers Society: Let's go... hike along the Jing Keng caravan trail + visit Jixi Ancient Village! (June 22-23)

Travelers Society: Let's go... hike along the Jing Keng caravan trail + visit Jixi Ancient Village! (June 22-23)

6/15/2019
Travelers Society Trip
Travelers Society Trip Huangpu Shanghai
1400

Event details

 

The small county of Jixi is famous for its beautiful landscape. Nestled between the mountain ranges of Huangshan and Tianzhushan, with the rivers, Yangtze and Qiantang, running along its sides, it is a true embodiment of the ideal that Man should be in harmony with Nature.

 

Jixi is not only known for its natural scenery, but also for its profound cultural heritage.

 

As one scholar describes Jixi:

 

“You wander into a village, it seems you have flipped a page of a history book, any stone you step on, your step will touch a dynasty.”

 

Jixi is the birthplace of Hui culture - Hui cuisine, Hui Opera (which Peking Opera originated from), and Hui rice paper for painting and calligraphy. It is one of the villages in this district that is trying to preserve the only few old buildings that weren’t destroyed by the Cultural Revolution. The old Hui folks used to trade salt along the Jing Keng Caravan Trail, part of the Hui Hang Ancient Caravan Trail, which we will be hiking along during our trip.


 

 

Day 1 –

07:30 - Depart Shanghai from Swissotel Hotel Jing’an Temple and drive about 4.5 hrs to arrive at Jiapeng Village

13:00 - Have lunch and then check in a local guesthouse

14:00 - Walk around the Ancient village

15:30 - Drive on a very beautiful road along the mountains and hike to the peak to enjoy the sunset (+/- 2 hrs)

19:00 - Dinner with your fellow travelers!

 

Day 2 –

07:30 - Enjoy a local breakfast

08:30 - Start hiking from the village, walking along the Jing Keng Ancient Caravan Trail to the other side of the mountains and arriving in Jingzhou Village (+/- 5 hrs)

13:30 - Late lunch

14:30 - Drive back to Shanghai, drop off at Swissotel, bid farewell to all

18:00 - Arrive in Shanghai

 

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Price: 1400 RMB

*Includes accommodation and meals as listed!

*Registration closes 7 days prior to departure, but it may be possible to join later, depending on availability.


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Travelers Society: Let's go... hike along the Jing Keng caravan trail + visit Jixi Ancient Village! (June 22-23)

Venue:
Travelers Society Trip
Travelers Society Trip Huangpu Shanghai
Date:
6/15/2019