Sat, Sep 10|
Sep 10- 12 | 3-Day Gouqi Island Secret Wonderland Abandoned Village & Beach Getaway(Children & Pets Friendly)
Explore the beauty of China's seaside green wonderland
Time & Location
Sep 10, 2022, 6:00 AM – Sep 12, 2022, 6:00 AM
Zhoushan, Gouqi Island, Shengsi County, Zhoushan, China
About the event
Let’s go to Gouqi Island located at Zhoushan of Zhejiang province, explore the beauty of China's seaside ghost town: Stunning images show how an abandoned fishing village became a green wonderland swallowed up by mother nature.
Besides, we will have a chance for hiking on island, enjoy suntan at beach, party with bonfire and seafood for dinner.
Destination: Gouqi Island, Zhoushan City, Zhejiang Province (浙江省嵊泗枸杞岛)
Date: Sep 10-12, 2022 ( Mid- Autumn Festival )
Number of Travelers: maximum around 30 people of various nationalities
Cost: 2199 RMB /person
Accommodation and Meals: 2 nights at a local inn with daily breakfast, Chinese group meals, western breakfast
Bus pick up 6am at Kunlun hotel, 250 Huashan Road. (Line 2 Jing'an Temple)
Please note that the organizer will book ferry tickets in advance, please offer your real full name and passport/ID number for registration, the bus will departure before 6:10am ON TIME of D1 to catch up the ferry, the deposit is not refundable if you get late and didn’t catch up the bus.
Hiking Difficult Rating: ★☆☆☆☆ Suitable for all physically fit people, children and Pets friendly
About Gouqi Island:
Gouqi Island is famous for its well-preserved fishing villages and cultures, the largest aquatic farm in China and the Mountain and SeaWonders (山海奇观)rock that was believed to be left by General Hou Jigao of Ming Dynasty, whodefended the south-eastern coast against the raids from wokou.
Gouqi Island incorporates nearly 400 islands known as Shengsi Archipelago, which ispurported to be the largest archipelago of China. Being part of the municipalarea of Zhoushan city, the tourism and service industry of Gouqi Island hasgenerated considerable economic values for this rural region. Due to the rapidadvances of its diversifying industries, many fishing villages of Zhoushan havebeen abandoned today. Some of the best preserved villages are located in Gouqi Island.
People meet up at 6 a.m. and depart from Shanghai at 6:10 a.m. Please kindly note that we need to catch the ferry so be punctual! We will arrive at Xiaoyangshan Dock after two hours coach ride. Take a ferry to 【Gouqi Island】 at 9:25a.m.
Enjoy the refreshing breeze and the breath-taking coastal skyline. You will have a picnic lunch prepared by yourselves. After a 4-hour journey on the sea, we'll take shuttle car to the local inn/ guest house for check in. In the afternoon,【The Mountain and Sea Wonders】will be in the schedule. Along the coastal hiking route recommended by us, you will be guided to appreciate 【The Aquatic Farm】 and the beautiful sunset.
In the evening, you will head back to the rural inn and enjoy delicious local dishes for dinner. When darkness falls, the fun social party begins with flickering bonfire, alcohols, chitchat, and cosy sea breeze. We promise you a memorable experience at this romantic starry night!
Breakfast: N Lunch:N Dinner: Y
Accommodation: guest house on island
Enjoy your free time in the morning or take a relaxing walk along the coast. A Chinese and western style breakfast will be ready for you at the inn.
Travelers will visit 【Abandoned Fishing Village】,which is a village called Houtou Bay abandoned by the residents due to the inconvenience of transportation. The deserted village is now totallyen compassed by flourishing vines. You will feel peaceful and detached in that this fairyland has remained intact.
Heading back, travelers may taste some local snacks or have a brief lunch at the café nearby. We will also lead you to 【The King Beach】, the largest beach on Gouqi Island, where you can either swim or chill for sunbath.
In the evening, the bonfire party will be offered after dinner!
Breakfast: Y Lunch:N Dinner: Y
Accommodation: guest house on island
Enjoy your free time in the morning, after breakfast you can choose to take a relaxing time, or go hiking at East Cliff with around extra 100rmb/person with entrance ticket and transportation fee, or go fishing (paid by yourself). After lunch we will head to pier at 12:00 and take ferry at 13:30 back to Shenjiawan harbor. Our bus driver will take you back to the downtown Shanghai around 7:30pm
Breakfast: Y Lunch:Y. Dinner: N
Trip Cost 2199rmb/person :
The travel package includes:
1/ Accommodation at a local guset house on island
2/ Tickets of the mentioned tourist sites, and a one-off entry ticket of the beach.
3/ 5 meals: 2 Breakfasts + 2 lunch + 1 dinner, western breakfast and party alcohol & snacks
4/ Transportation: Tour bus from Shanghai to Gouqi Island
5/ Ferry to Gouqi Island back and forth
6/ Travel insurance
7/ Professional bilingual tour leader service
The travel package excludes:
1/ Two Lunches
2/ One-off tickets to the beach: 25 RMB/p
3/ Single room supplement 500rmb/person (Please let us know if you want a single room and transfer the single room supplement when signing up for the trip. We can also help to find a roommate for solo travelers but not guarantee. Guests need to pay for the single room supplement if at last no one else to share a room.)
4/ Dongyajuebi East Cliff hiking with around 100rmb/person ( price is only for reference ), fishing fee ( price for reference: around 200rmb/person ）if you want to join
5/ Other personal expense.
What You Should Bring
- Several sets of clothes, sports shoes, swimming suits/bikini, goggles, towels and toiletries, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner, and waterproof bag if needed and other personal necessities.
- Backpack,Accessories, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, tissue, hat/headwear, snacks, charger, mosquito repellent
- Original ID/ Passport and some cash
The Following will be provided:
Western style breakfast, alcohol and other Drinks with small snacks for the bonfire party, garbage bags, First-aid kits
（Please note that the room is limited. You might stay in a nearby hotel with the same standard）
The inn is located in the most developed area of Gouqi Island. Meanwhile, it is only a 5 minutes by walk away from the King Beach-the largest and most beautiful beach of Gouqi Island. The rural inn is a satisfactory place to stay compared with other guesthouses on this island. It is furnished with LCD television, AC and private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi is also available. As for meals,the enthusiastic and hospital A-yi with culinary proficiency will treat you with authentic local special dishes like extensive fresh seafood.
Outside of the hotel, there are plenty of BBQ street food and western restuarants, Cafe& bars for your food&beverage selections
1. We take full payments for this 3-day trip when you sign up. If you cancel at least two week before departure, we will give you a full refund. If you cancel within two week before departure, we will keep half of the deposit as cancellation fee.
2. This trip is organized by Shanghai Jinsenianhua Travel Agency. If you need invoices or have vouchers to use, please make a remark when register.
OKDeal Travel Disclaimer:
1.OKDealTravel does not accept anyresponsibility for the following unpredictable factors or changes caused byforce majeure:
A.Due to weather and other force majeurefactors: temporary closure of the scenic spot, suspension of sightseeingvehicles and other scenic areas;
B.Seasonal landscapes that depend on weather conditions, such as snow,flowers, leaves, etc., are greatly affected by weather changes and cannot beguaranteed. The pictures in the advertisements are for reference only;
2. The availability of the hotel facilities(amenities) such as swimming pools, saunas, fitness facilities,etc., the open and closing time may be changed by the hotel;
3. The price of the self-funded items inthe itinerary, such as hot springs, cycling, fruit picking, etc., may bechanged by the local owner. The price in the advertisement is forreference only.
4. If any uncontrollable factors, suchas weather, traffic, etc., affect the itinerary, in order to ensurethe safety of travelers, the itinerary may be adjusted accordingto the actual situation.
5. The hotel single bed or double bed availability is not guaranteed.
Adult Full PriceCN¥2,199.00
Children with 5-11 years old
Children discount with independent bed in hotelCN¥1,999.00
Children 3-5 years old
Children discount with sharing bed with parents in hotelCN¥1,499.00+CN¥37.48 service fee
Infants under 3 years old
Children discount with sharing bed with parents in hotelCN¥100.00+CN¥2.50 service fee