3-Day Private Cycling Tour in Kaiping and Chikan from Hong Kong

Duration: 3 days
Destination: Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
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  • 3 days
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

This unique private bike trip covers a 62 mile (100km) circuit over three days, touring through the UNESCO listed World Heritage Castle House villages that make up Kaiping County. This is an area that first saw mass immigration to the West and subsequent returning wealth and architecture a century ago. Pass through sky high bamboo forests, hidden majestic mansions and bustling market towns. This tour is cost inclusive from start to end plus a souvenir cycling shirt for all participants!

Itinerary

Day 1: Hong Kong to Chikan Township

Stop At: Chikan European Style Street, Buchang Dam, Chikan Town, Kaiping 529367 China
A 3 hour Ferry journey will bring us to Jiangmen for our entry procedures to China. A 1 hour coach ride brings us to Kaiping. From here we will cycle along the river to Chi Kan Village from Nan Lou - the Southern Defense Tower. We will have a lunch in the historic town of Chikan. This is where we will also stay this first night. After lunch we will ride out of town through Chikan District to Ma Jiang Long, a historic castle house village in Guangdong. After an exploration we will ride back to Chikan to settle into our hotel and relax by the canal taking in this historic “little Amsterdam of China”. Lots to explore! The whole cycle journey will be around 17 miles ( 27 km) today. Dinner and Overnight in Chikan.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:



No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Chikan to Shengtang

Stop At: Kaiping Diaolou and Villages, Kaiping 529300 China
Today’s castle lane brings you to the mansions of Li Yuan and then on to Zili Village from Chikan. The cycling distance around these two stops of interest is 6 miles. Once you have finished your exploration of Zili village, you will cycle about 4 miles to village “49” and then bus or ride 6.5 miles to your lunch spot at Sha Hu (Sandy Lake). The afternoon ride will be mostly some village paths, forest trails and roads, not very famous but beautiful, such as Shengtang. Your last stop today is the castle house of Jin Jiang Li. The whole cycle distance today will be around 37 miles (59 km). After a fantatic ride today we will be coached back to Chikan for our second night in the same hotel and dinner.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:


No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Chikan to Kaiping

Stop At: Kaiping Diaolou and Villages, Kaiping 529300 China
After breakfast and check out from the hotel we will explore the castle houses and villages from Chikan south of the river to Kaiping, it will be around a 12 mile journey (19km). We will have a lunch in Kaiping and then coach back to our departure ferry for Hong Kong.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:


No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Bikes
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • China visa upon arrival for certain nationalities
  • Entry/Admission - Chikan European Style Street
  • Entry/Admission - Kaiping Diaolou and Villages

Exclusions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal spending
  • Helmet
  • China Visa (if option is chosen)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler. We need five days notice to obtain visa upon arrival.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

China Ferry Terminal, 33 Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong


Departure Time

07:30 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

3 days

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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