7 Last Minute Getaways for Chinese New Year

By Catherine Lee, January 24, 2017

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Itching to get away, but have yet to find an adventure that meets your eye? Here are seven last minute trips you can still jump on.

1. Tibet and Everest Base Camp

Get up there! Visit Lhasa, the highest city in the world (3650 meters high) and stay at the Everest Base Camp (5200 meters) and Himalayan peaks.

Jan 26-Feb 2 (8 days) or Jan 27-Feb 2 (7 days); RMB5,800 per person, Wanna Travel, (137 6488 4661, wannatravelshanghai@yahoo.com)

2. Kungfu Legend: Visit Shaolin Temple

Experience a trip that is definitely one-of-a-kind. Visit one of China's biggest pagoda forests while learning kungfu from the master of Shaolin temple. Hike up Songshan Mountain, the birthplace of China Zen Buddhism and ease your body and thoughts into meditation...

Jan 28-Feb 1; RMB3,500 per person,Wanna Travel, (137 6488 4661, wannatravelshanghai@yahoo.com)

3. 8-Day CNY Tiger Leaping Gorge Trekking and Lijiang and Dali Ancient Town

Escape to the First Bend of the Yangtze River, explore all the key sections of the Tiger Leaping Gorge, see Dali for Cangshan mountains and Erhai Lake, and much more...

Jan 27 6am-Feb 3 7pm; RMB5,900 per person, OK, Deal! Club, (15001791355, travel@okdealclub.com, Wechat: okdealtravel or OKDealClub)

4. 3-Day Shangougou Village Escape

Celebrate Chinese New Year with the locals in the country side, learn how to make dumplings and tofu, join in on the bonfire party and the launching of firecrackers. Be awed by the nature of bamboo forests, waterfalls, pools and hiking.

Jan 27 8am-Jan 29 7pm; RMB1,190 per person, OK, Deall! Club, (15001791355, travel@okdealclub.com, Wechat: okdealtravel or OKDealClub)

5. 4-Day Sanqing Mountain, Zhuge Bagua Village and Wuyuan Village Tour

This 4-day bus tour will take you from the gorgeous mountains, forests and waterfalls from Sanqing Mountain to the ancient architecture of Zhugebagua Village. On the way back, visit Wuyuan at Yantian Ancience Camphor Tree Folk-Custom Garden, a Chinese village with deep cultural roots. You will also be able to touch base with ancient Chinese Taoism.

Jan 29 8am-Feb 1 7pm; RMB1,850 per person, OK, Deal! Club, (15001791355, travel@okdealclub.com, Wechat: okdealtravel or OKDealClub)

6. 3-Day Hou'an Village Escape 

Escape to the peaceful Hou'an Village of Zhejiang Province. Here, the beautiful mountains and river will release you of all your stress as the vast scenery brings you to peace. At the Mingyan Ancient Temple you can learn more about the Chinese Buddhist culture during the day and then enjoy nighttime bonfires with your fellow travellers

Jan 31 7.30am-Feb 1 7pm; RMB1,090 per person, OK, Deal! Club, (15001791355, travel@okdealclub.com, Wechat: okdealtravel or OKDealClub)

7. 3-Day Daming Mountain Snow Hiking and Skiing, Hotspring & Ancient Village Tour

Calling on all Shanghai skiiers! This is your chance to visit Daming mountain with the largest ski resort in Eastern China. Go mountain hiking, visit the ancient sites of Heqiao Village with historic monuments from the Qing Dynasty. Bonfires and fireworks are also a must-have during our Spring Festival celebration.

Jan 31 8am-Feb 2 7pm; RMB1,250 per person, OK, Deal! Club, (15001791355, travel@okdealclub.com, Wechat: okdealtravel or OKDealClub)

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