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Looking for some cool Outdoor activities, wanna make new friends along? Then this group is for YOU!

From hiking to water sports (wakeboarding, windsurfing, sailing...) and even paragliding and other crazy stuff!

More than a group we are a COMMUNITY for Outdoor lovers and Adventurers. That's why we also organize many social activity to keep in touch or meet new cool people!

Our motto: Keep Your Life Adventurous!

Join our group, join the adventure! :)

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""Let's Get the Hell Out Of Beijing!"" is organized by M2adventure, who brings you the best activities around Beijing/China. We are all about having fun and trying new things! Yep, you won't get bored ever again with us.

This is a Sister Group of "Get the Hell Out of Shanghai", https://www.meetup.com/adventure-Shanghai/ . M2adventure, which founded by 2 founders Mariane and Miller, have more than 10,000 members on Meetup platform, make it one of the biggest/most active international outdoor clubs/communities in Shanghai/East China region.

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Upcoming events (4+)

【June Holiday】Inner Mongolia Desert hike, sleep in Yurt!

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✨ 4 Days Trip ✨

June 2 to 5

Welcome to Tengger Desert, a seriously wild spot in Inner Mongolia. Covering 36700 square kilometers, this is one of China's North West vast open spaces.

🌵 Desert lake & Oasis - Many lakes and Oasis we will pass by, walk on grassland and see the life in Oasis.

🏜 Desert - The Tengger Desert is the 4th biggest desert in China. You can witness the endless desert scenery through-out the hike.

🔥Bonfire Party with a Sky full of Stars - Imagine the biggest fire of the night with a bunch of cool people dancing and partying all night.

🍖 The Food - Ningxia Mutton is famous for being featured in the TV Show - A bite of China (舌尖上的中国). The sheep eat herbal medicines such as licorice and medlar, so its meat is tender and doesn't have a strong smell.

⛰ Hiking - 3 days hiking, 53km desert Hike (including 5km grassland hike). Experience traveling in the desert.

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Trip Overview

◻️ Day 1: Arrival - Yinchuan

◻️ Day 2: Desert Hiking

🥾 Hike: 16km hike on flat or low sandhill

Highlight: Swan Lake Camp, bonfire & fireworks

◻️ Day 3: Desert Hiking

🥾Hike: 26km on high sandhill; 5km on grassland

Highlight: visit the Suhai Lake, Wulan Lake, Sun Lake and Oasis; sleep in a Yurt

◻️ Day 4: Desert Hike & Departure

🥾Hike: 11km chill hike

Highlight: the Moon Lake; sliding sandhills

✈️ Airport transfer.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1

Arrival - Yinchuan

Today is arrival day in Yinchuan 😊

Welcome to Yinchuan, the capital city of Ningxia Autonomous Zone. We will meet you at Yinchuan Hotel.

If you arrive early, you can visit the Western Xia Imperial Tombs and China West Film Studio, or check many nice Mosques in the city (optional).

At night, let's gather and have a group dinner in a nice local restaurant (optional).

🛌 Accommodation: Hotel in Yinchuan

🍚 Meals: /

Day 2

Desert Hiking

After breakfast, let's depart to Alashan Zuoqi. We will be having our lunch first before hiking.

Are you ready for the stunning scenery? Let's start our hike of the day! We will be heading towards Swan Lake camp. After arriving, we set up our tent and have a quick rest. Oh btw don't forget to catch the sunset.

For today's dinner, we will be rewarded with the best local food! Eating the famous and delicious lamb meat mixed with veggies.

After dinner, it's time for a bonfire party! As the fire gone out, you will see a sky full of stars, and amazing fireworks

🛌 Accommodation: Tent

🍚 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

🥾 Hike: ~16km on flat or low sandhills (3-5meters) at a relaxed pace.

Day 3

Desert Hiking

You can wake up earlier to catch the sunrise, if not, feel free to sleep-in 🌃

Time to start our hike after breakfast. Today we will be visiting Suhai Lake, Wulan Lake, Sun Lake and Oasis on the way. So impressive! And I haven't even mentioned how amazing the sand dunes look like.

We'll stop by to have lunch at Suhai Lake and then continue hiking to our base camp for tonight - the Sun Lake Camp. Tonight we will have the chance to spend the night in a Mongolian Yurt! Such a memorable experience.

After dinner time, time to relax and chitchat around the bonfire, or hide in our warm Yurt beds!

🛌 Accommodation: Yurt

🍚 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

🥾 Hike: ~26km. Of which ~5km on grasslands of the lakes, rest on high sand dunes (5-7 meters)

Day 4

Desert Hiking - Departure

You can wake up earlier to catch the sunrise, if not, feel free to sleep-in 🌃

Our last hike of the trip will be overlooking the Moon Lake. Today is gonna be an exciting day for us, one of the highlights is climbing a couple of high sandhills of 30-50meters, and using the slide to go down (just like snowboarding). And you can see great view and bird-eye desert view on the top. Truly Amazing!!!

After arriving at the ending point of our hike. It's time to have lunch and then drive back to Yinchuan.

You can book your return flight preferably after 7pm.

🛌 Accommodation: /

🍚 Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

🥾 Hike: ~11km

Note that this itinerary is for referral only. Actual timing might be flexible depending on the weather or other organizational factors.

Dates & Price

Date: June 2 to 5

Price: 3299rmb

【June Holiday】Tulou Mudcastle adventure!

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★ Tulou Mudcastles ★

June 3-5

Let's go to Fujian Province

and see the Tulou "Mud Castles" houses

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Apart from visiting many different types of Tulou, we will also see and experience local culture, cook a local snack, and the coolest of all, try to build the Tulou Mud Wall ourselves!

Get ready to shoot a lot of amazing pictures, meet wonderful people & have a fabulous time.

Trip highlights

👣 Hiking around the Tulou village

📸 Photowalk in the Hakka Ancient Village

⛩ Sleep in ancient Tulou guesthouse

👨‍🍳 Cook local specialty

⛩ Tulou Mudwall building workshop

Note that traveling regulations change often. Please check with us before booking.

✈️ In general, under the covid uncertainty, we would like to remind everyone to book flight tickets that are fully refundable or with a low cancellation fee as we do not cover these under any circumstances.

Price

1499 RMB

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Day 1

8:00 Time to get the Hell Out Of Shanghai 😝 take the early flight from hongqiao airport to go to Xiamen.

10:00 Arriving Xiamen, M2 Team Leader will be waiting for you at the ariport. Take the private bus (about 2.5 hours) go to our Tulou guesthouse, where the Toulou owner will welcome us!

13:00 Arriving and Time to have a first look at the Tulou and get our rooms.

13:30 We will then have a quick group lunch (included) and rest a bit before going for some sights visiting!

14:00 We will then walk around (about 3 hours) in this amazing tulou village which has dozens of nice Tulous.

In front of the Prince of Tulou (Zhengcheng Tulou), some senior villagers usually play music to celebrate the new year by using local instruments.

17:00 We will go to Practice the Tulou Mudwall workshop by the local instructors. The instructors will tell & show us the methodology of building the Tulou wall with Mud, including how to mix the mud, how to use the tools and you can try using the tools to build the Mudwall yourself, build a firsthand understanding and experience of the culture of this Unesco World Heritage!

18:00 Ready for group dinner cooked by the local chef. Before the dinner, the owner will teach us how to cook a traditional Fujian local snack Yuzibao (similar to Baozi but Bun made by sweet potato, yummy 😋).

19:00 We will then chill and relax in the yard, play some games and watch a Tulou Themed Chinese Cartoon Movie (in English). After the movie, we can choose to walk around to see the beautiful night view of Tulou 🌃

Day 2

09:00 Good Morning ☀️

After the breakfast, we will take our private bus to drive 40 mins to see the Chuxi Tulou Village.

10:00 Upon arriving, we will first hike to the top of a nearby small hill (takes about 5-8 mins uphill), where we have a good spot to see the magnificent view of Tulous from the top and take lots of beautiful photos.

10:30 Walk around in the village and visit the Tulou Museum (the biggest circular Tulou in the village)

12:00 We then regroup and take the bus going back to our Tulou guesthouse for lunch !

13:30 We will take our private bus to drive 40 mins to see the Tianluoken Tulou Village, AKA: "4 dishes & 1 soup" Tulou. You will find out why soon enough 😉

14:20 Upon arriving, we will first walk up to the top of a nearby small hill (takes about 10-15 mins uphill), where we have a good spot to see the magnificent view of Tulous from the top and take lots of beautiful photos.

15:00 Walk around in this Tulou village

15:30 Take another 10mins bus to another spot where the mysterious Leaning Tulou is located!

Built 1308, Similar to the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, the wood pillars of Leaning Tulou above the second level slope leaning in different directions, more than 15 degrees. However, the building keeps standing for thousands of years, without any risk of falling!

17:00 We then regroup and take the bus going back to our Tulou guesthouse!

18:30 Group dinner cooked by the local chef.

19:30 We will then chill and relax in the yard, enjoy the last night of our stay 🌃

Day 3

08:00 Time to wake up and have breakfast.

09:00 We will take a private bus (10mins) to go visit another amazing sightseeing site, the King of Tulou - Chengqilou (承啟楼). Gonna be amaaaaazing 😍

11:30 Time to back to the guesthouse for lunch, later we will pack our belongings and drive to the train station or airport

Time to say goodbye to our lovely Tulou guesthouse for being our home for the last three days 😭

14:25 Take the train or flight back to Shanghai, back to home sweet home, head filled of great memories 😝

*Note that this itinerary is for referral only. Actual timing might be flexible depending on the weather or other organizational factors.

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OTHER INFO

1499 RMB

【June Holiday】Wild Great Wall, Hike & Camp on top

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Wild Great Wall

June 3-4

Let's Hike & Camp

on the Wild Great Wall

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M2adventure brings you to the "Wild" part of the Great Wall, which is the most challenging and authentic part. Almost untouched for more than 800 years, with a great view!

⚠️ Challenging hike.

Not recommended for people afraid of heights!

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

⛰ Explore & hike on the Wild Part of the Great Wall

⛺️ Camp a night on the mystic Great Wall

Price

1100 RMB

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DESTINATION DETAILS

Great Wall, Beijing, China

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage in 1987, the Great Wall is rightfully one of the greatest wonders of the world!

This fortification which is approximately 21,000 kilometers winds from east to west of China with the most famous sections around the Beijing area.

Having a history of over 2000 years, some sections which are naturally in ruins make up the “wild” part of the Great Wall - exactly the place that we are going to experience!

Difficulty level: Medium/high
Please be aware of the difficulty of this trip before booking. This trip is only suitable for people who are relatively fit, not afraid of height, and looking for a challenge. This hike is not a climbing trip but some parts are very steep and similar to low-level bouldering as we need to use the hand to help go up.

ITINERARY

Meeting Point:

Shanghai ppl: Shanghai Railway Station

Beijing ppl: Beijing Railway Station

Day 1

20:45 Gather at Shanghai Railway Station.

21:25 Take the overnight train from Shanghai > Beijing.

Day 2.

09:20 Meetup at Beijing Railway Station.

We will stay 20min at the train station so you can grab a quick breakfast if you'd like (Mc Donalds/Starbucks) and then jump in our bus to get to the Wild Great Wall.

The drive will be about 3 to 4 hours depending on traffic.

13:00 We will have lunch at the guesthouse.

Before leaving you to have the possibility to leave your personal things (clothes, tents,…) for porters to carry (*extra cost)

14:00 Time to start our Adventure on the Wild part of the Great Wall. Get ready for some magnificent views and taking a lot of pictures & videos!

First, we will walk up for about 45min to reach the Great Wall. Then we will be following the Great Wall up and downs for about 4 hours to reach our cool camping spot! Some parts are pretty steep and you will most likely use your hands a lot 😝

17:00 By that time, we will arrive at the camping site, gather wood, start the campfire and have a warm cooked meal delivered by porters!

Camping ppl:Choose your favorite spot to set up your tent & get ready to spend an unusual & unforgettable night!

Guesthouse ppl:After dinner, the guide will accompany you to the guesthouse (hike another 30 minutes) where you will spend the night.

Day 3

07:00

Guesthouse ppl: After breakfast, you will hike 30mins with the guide to join the rest of the team.

Camping ppl: Time to get up 😎 Have breakfast (bring your own), pack your tent and get ready for more Adventure.

Today, we will keep exploring the Wild Great Wall, walking up and down the wall again. The goal is to reach the highest watchtower in this region before 12 pm!

In the end, we will walk down for 45 min to leave the wall and head back to the guesthouse.

12:30 Reach the guesthouse for lunch and head back to Beijing. We should arrive in Beijing city center around 5pm.

It’s the end of an amazing weekend you’ll probably remember for the rest of your life!

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【June Holiday】Silk Road: Rainbow mt, Chaka Salt Lake & Dunhuang

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✨ 7 Days Trip ✨

June 3-9

An incredible 7 days following the ancient Silk Road, to discover China’s hidden wonders and culture. 🤩 This trip will bring you to Xining, Chaka & Qinghai Lake, Rainbow Mt, Mati temple, Jiayuguan, and Dunhuang.

🌈Amazing sceneries: Rainbow mountain, Qinghai and Chaka Salt Lake, Gobi Desert...

🐪 Fun experiences: sleep in Yurt, ride a camel...

🤩Culture: meet Buddhist monks and nomads, visit Tibetan temple...

⛺️ Historic: Silk Road, Wester Great Wall, historic city of Dunhuang, Mogao Grottoes (366 AD)

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Day 1: Arrival - Xining

Highlight: Ta'er Monastery

🚗 Transportation: Private Car (2-3h drive)

🛌 Accommodation: Hotel in Xining

🍚 Meals: None

⛰ Altitude: 2261m

Day 2: Xining > Chaka Lake

Highlight: Chaka Salt Lake

🚗 Transportation: Private Car (~5h drive)

🛌 Accommodation: Hotel in Chaka

🍚 Meals: Breakfast

⛰ Altitude: 3059m

Day 3: Chaka Lake > Qinghai Lake > Xining > Zhangye

Highlight: Qinghai Lake

🚗 Transportation: Private Car (5-6h drive)

& Train (2h)

🛌 Accommodation: Hotel in Zhangye

🍚 Meals: Breakfast

⛰ Altitude: 1400m

Day 4: Zhangye

Highlight: Mati Temple, Rainbow Mountain

🚗 Transportation: Private Car (~3h drive)

🛌 Accommodation: Kaoshan Tent in Zhangye

🍚 Meals: Breakfast

⛰ Altitude: 1400m

Day 5: Zhangye > Jiayuguan

Highlight: Western end of the Great Wall

🚗 Transportation: Private Car (~3h drive)

🛌 Accommodation: Hotel in Jiayuguan

🍚 Meals: Breakfast

⛰ Altitude: 1462m

Day 6: Jiayuguan > Dunhuang

Highlight: Dunhuang, Mogao Grottoes

🚗 Transportation: Private Car (4-5h drive)

🛌 Accommodation: Hotel in Dunhuang

🍚 Meals: Breakfast

⛰ Altitude: 1138m

Day 7: Dunhuang & Departure

Highlight: Echoing Sand Mountain & Crescent Lake

🚗 Transportation: Private car

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🍚 Meals: Breakfast

⛰ Altitude: 1138m

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