IML Walking Association Event

Dalian International Walking Festival

Details

Place: China, Chinese Dalian
Date: 3rd Weekend in may
Website:Link

Registration

  • Walkers of all ages and nationalities with good health conditions are welcome to attend.
  • Registration requires valid IDs.
  • Pre-Registration: For walkers come from overseas: Hongkong, Macao and Taiwan please log in at http://www.dlwalking.com/English/Online_English.asp to complete the application form and submit it, you will then receive a confirmation email.

Fees

$40/person, including a brochure, a badge, a certificate from IML, a hat, a T-shirt, pins and a reception dinner. Walkers who choose pay in cash please pay after your arrival. Extra charge of 10 dollars are needed for airport pick-up service.

Routes

First Day: 5km : Xinghai Square-Xinghai Park East Gate- Xinghai Square (Finish) 20km : Xinghai Square-Binhai Road- Fujiazhuang Park-Royal Sea World-Forest Zoo-Tongxiang Villa- Lotus Mountain Channels- Forest Zoo Western Gate-Xinghai Square(finish) Route A 30km : Xinghai Square-Binhai Road- Fujiazhuang Park -Tiger Beach- Shicao Village-Bangcui Island- Yingbin Road- Linhai Road- Charm of Sea Plaze.

Second Day: 5km : Xinghai Square-Xinghai Park East Gate- Xinghai Square (Finish) 10km : Xinghai Square-Binhai Road-Fujiazhuang Park-Bird Nest- Tiger Beach Sculpture-Prince Hotel(Finish) 20km Xinghai Square-Binhai Road- Fujiazhuang Park-Tiger Beach-Shicao Village-Bangcui Island- Yingbin Road- Dajiashan(Yingbin Road slope,finish) Route B 30km : Xinghai Square-Binhai Road- Fujiazhuang Park -Tiger Beach- Shicao Village-Bangcui Island- Yingbin Road- Linhai Road- Charm of Sea Plaze.

Track and weather conditions

Description of the tracks (road, landscape)
If you come to Dalian by plane, when you fly over the city,and look down you may see what looks like a dancing silk ribbon situated between the southern mountains and the sea. This is the Coastal Road named “Bin Hai Road” in Chinese. It offers a delightful sightseeing route and is one of the must-see attraction of the city. This road starts from Xinghai Square in the west and ends at Charm of Sea Square, a total of 30km. It is the best hiking and driving route in town; with the mountain on one side, full of beautiful trees and colorful flowers and on the other side steep and rugged cliffs overlooking a vast expanse of calm, blue, misty waves.
Warm Tips
Walkers can enjoy free drinks along the courses. There are several medical aids along the road. You can take some food as your lunch or buy bread/sausage/coffer on the way(only to pay with Chinese Yuan (RMB).
Entertainment
A welcome dinner banquet will be held.. The dinner fee has been contained in 30 US dollar registration fee. Opening ceremony will be held in Xinghai Square on the first walking day .
Weather

Temperature 16°C~22° C Prepare raincoat by yourself.

Souvenir - award

A badge and a Walking ceritficate from Dalian Walking Association. Please seal your certificate and IML passport at your route ending. First participation: bronze medal; 5th is silver medal and 10th is gold medal. You can get them at finish place(20km and 30km terminal). Sanctioned by IML.

Transport

The shuttle buses from Dalian Airport to your hotel (just in Dalian downtown) are available. $10 US dollar for each person Please write your hotel address\Arrival time\Fight No. clearly on the registration form. We will arrange the bus according your to Flight schedule.

Accommodation

Five-star / Four-star / Three-star hotel If you need to book the hotel, please contact Wang. E-mail address as follows: wh999@163.com

Tourist information about the surroundings

-Downtown: squares& architecture, seaside & beach -Suburbs: Golden pebble beach (Jinshitan). -Tiger Beach Ocean Park, Polar Aquarium, moderm museum, Forest zoo, Natural history museum.

Information and reservation

The website of DWA is: www.dlwalking.com, and a travel agency has been appointed by DWA to work for all the foreign walkers. You are welcome to contact Wang, an English speaking tour organizer: wh999@163.com

General information

The language: Chinese and English
The money (currency): Chinese RMB yuan and US dollar

Contact

E-mail address: wh999@163.com
Tel: 86-0411-82311720
Website: www.dlwalking.com