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Ceramic Market & Bamboo Sea

Best Time: Spring/Autumn | Yixin
Ceramic Market & Bamboo Forest in Yixing
Best Time: Spring & Autumn


Yixing (宜兴) is known as “the ancient capital of ceramics; the world of caves; the oasis of tea; the sea of bamboo”. Yixing is the origin of dark-red enameled pottery; it has more than 80 limestone caves, more than 3500 hectares of tea plantation, and more than eight-hundred miles of Bamboo Sea. We will have a two-day journey in Yixing.
 
First day we will Yixing Ceramics Museum, it is the ceramic art palace. You can see the ancient ceramic art creation and the great glory of art here. It contains all kinds of exhibition rooms for ancient pottery, celadon, red pottery……In the Ceramics Market, you may choose your favorite Chinese Potteries, they are either useful in daily life or as special gift.    





In the evening we will try the traditional local food in the town, and arrive at the luxury hotel – Kempinski Hotel Yixing, which all rooms have a lake view of “Jiuhu Lake”. It is only a small county; but you may feel it’s the well-developed city town.





Second day we will go to Yixing Bamboo Sea. Yixing Bamboo Sea Scenic Area is the national AAAA level scenic spot, it is located in southern mountainous area of Yixing, at the junction of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui provinces, is a national scenic area, the provincial Forest Park. Yixing is rich in bamboo, since ancient times it is known as "Bamboo Sea". The bamboo sea covers 800 miles, formed an emerald sea, it is like the waves rolled, endless cotton flow, known as "China’s first bamboo sea", is our country’s bamboo landscape.





This morning, we will have half an hour walking along the forest path, enjoy the "natural oxygen bar"; then take cableway (1.5KM long) climbing onto the No.1 peak in south of Jiangsu; On the way, we may enjoy the panoramic of bamboo Sea; then we will walk down the mountain for around 1 hour, finally find the source of Taihu Lake.
 
After we have a fresh village lunch, we will board the bus for the 3 hour drive back to Shanghai.
 
DEPART       First Day at 8:30am
RETURN       Second Day at 6:00pm
TIME             8:15am registration
MEET           Baker and Spice at Shanghai Center, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu, (metro line 2 to Nanjing Xi Lu), 南京西路1376号 (上海商城)
COST            Based on Participants’ Number
                        RMB 2,200 per person 3-6 Participants
                        RMB 1,600 per person 7-12 Participants
(Cost includes transportation, entrance fees, all meals, and guided tour
Exclude accommodation, estimated hotel fee – RMB 600/night/room)
 
To secure your reservation, a deposit of RMB 1,000 is required.    
 
Please contact us for reservation via email: yohoguide@189.cn or mobile phone: +(86) 18917659228.
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