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
16th Jan 2021 - Day Hike at Dongbaishan Mountain
17th Jan 2021 - Steamed Soup Dumplings Cooking Class
23rd Jan 2021 - Day Hike at Moganshan Area
24th Jan 2021 - Flower Arranging Class
30th Jan 2021 - Overnight Wuyi Hot Spring Trip
6th Feb 2021 - 6 Days Trek in Xishuangbanna
7th Feb 2021 - Steamed Dumplings Cooking Class
11th Feb 2021 - 5 Days Avatar Mountains & Fenghuang Anciet Town
12th Feb 2021 - 5 Days Off-the-Beaten-Path Experience in Guizhou
13th Feb 2021 - One Day Getaway at Suzhou Dongshan
21st Feb 2021 - Tangyuan Dumplings Cooking Class
28th Feb 2021 - Shengjian Dumplings Cooking Class
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...