Based in Shanghai, the Shanghai Outing Club (SOC) has been delivering exceptional, authentic Chinese outdoor and cultural travel experiences to its members and guests to explore 'Real China' since 2006. It also provides customized China tour programs for individuals and organizations upon request. More
Outdoor Excursions around Shanghai
SOC organizes regular outdoor excursions around Shanghai on weekends and long weekend holidays for the English speaking community living in Shanghai and nearby. You will travel as a small group and discover the many wonderful, hidden natural locations in Zhejiang, Anhui, and Jiangsu province. If you are a long term resident in Shanghai, you can request to be included on the email list and get updated with the latest news and happenings. More
Trekking in China
Trekking trips in China are one of the things that SOC does the best. Trekking is one of the most rewarding ways to connect with nature and local cultures. Therefore, most of the trips organized by SOC will include some hiking. Our classic trekking adventures in China include the Huihang Caravan Trail, and the Xin’an River trek in Anhui, Dragon Well Tea Plantations and West Lake in Hangzhou, Longji Rice Terraces in Guangxi, Dong and Miao Villages in Guizhou, and the Tiger Leaping Gorge and Yuanyang Rice Terraces in Yunnan and much more. More
22nd Aug 2020 - Hike and Kayak at Nanbei Lake
29th Aug 2020 - Day hike in Moganshan Area
5th Sep 2020 - Hike, Kayak & SUP at Thousand Island Lake
12th Sep 2020 - 2 Day Hike in Lin'an (New Route)
19th Sep 2020 - Impression of Huizhou
20th Sep 2020 - Day Hike along Changchun Ancient Path
26th Sep 2020 - Day Hike along Hangzhou Tea Plantation
2nd Oct 2020 - Bifengxia Pandas Hike Trip
2nd Oct 2020 - Exploration of Xi'an and Qinling Mountains
2nd Oct 2020 - Trek in Tiger Leaping Gorge & Baoshan Stone Town
6th Oct 2020 - Hike and Kayak at Nanbei Lake
7th Oct 2020 - One Day Getaway at Suzhou Dongshan
Many trips out of Shanghai are suspended till further notice because of coronavirus outbreak, we hope the situation will get better soon, please stay tuned ....
More trips info are on the way...
My husband and I had an amazing trip. Everything was perfectly organized (hotels, trains, flights, chartered cars and guides). We really enjoyed the fact that our tour had been tailored to our necessities and wishes. Both hotels in Beijing and Pingyao were restored traditional courtyard houses… very beautiful! The tour operator also gave us a lot of information to make the most of our experience (restaurants, entertainment, customs, etc) and was always available to help us during the...