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Backpacking across china after spring festival

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1. Posted by evanstasse (Budding Member 2 posts) 5y

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Hello fellow travelers,

I have decided to conclude my Gap Year in China with an extended backpacking adventure lasting 90 days or less. I am currently staying with a host family in shanghai, and my dates of travel are rather flexible. Preferably, I would set out some time in february and get to hong kong some time in may. As for where I will begin: I am still in the process of choosing (chongqing or chengdu seem like nice candidates, as Guilin and Yangshou are on the way). My budget is, at a maximum, 10,000 rmb.

This post is mainly a request to anybody out there who would like to be my traveling partner (if you have advice or comments, those are, of course, welcome as well). I am very flexible, am an experienced traveler, and I speak some mandarin. The road can be a lonley place (especially one as long as I am planning!), and I would delight in the company of another.

I expect to spend many if not most of the nights on the road, in a tent. Time spent in cities and hotels will serve as rejuvenation periods. We'll bring a small stove. We'll bring big backpacks. It will be three months of learning, exploration and rigor.

My thanks for your responses,

2. Posted by mikeeyers1 (Budding Member 27 posts) 5y

you got any plans to head down into south east asia mate?

3. Posted by evanstasse (Budding Member 2 posts) 5y

I hadn't originally planned to do so, no, but I'd be open to discussion.

I take it you will be traveling there? What are the details of your voyage?