18-to-Thirtysomethings: Beijing to Hong Kong on a Shoestring (ACBS)
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Information Not Available
Meals Included: No meals included
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Explore the Great Wall, Visit Suzhou the "Venice of the East", Compare Shanghais historical buildings and modern skyscrapers, Belt out your favourite tunes during a private karaoke session, Indulge at the food stalls in Xians Muslim Quarter, Marvel at the limestone karts, Get a taste of the countryside in Yangshuo
Get thee to China for the adventure of your life! Seriously though, these two weeks of the countrys big-ticket highlights (as well as some smaller, more personal ones) will have you missing this country for years to come. From massive and historical Beijing (hello Forbidden City!), central Xian (home of the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors), glittering Shanghai, pastorally picturesque Yangshuo, and eventually to the world-in-itself gobsmacking city of Hong Kong, this is your (super affordable) opportunity to get here with a whole group of new friends.
Call (607) 733-8111 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13923596
- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 6/30/2018
- 14 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Beijing||Day 1 Beijing|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Beijing||Day 2 Beijing|
The Chinese capital, Beijing, is one of the worlds most impressive and vibrant cities. Spend a day at the Great Wall, a monumental feat of engineering intended to protect China from the northern barbarians. Included Activities: Great Wall Mutianyu Visit
|Day 3||Xi'an||Day 3 Beijing/Xi'an|
Enjoy free time in Beijing before an overnight train to Xian. Additional Notes: Train is our main mode of transport in China and its a great way to travel. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (13.00 hour(s))
|Day 4||Xi'an||Day 4 Xi'an|
Opt to tour the lovely and unusual Great Mosque (a wonderfully serene place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city), great souvenir stalls, and enjoy some of the best street food in China. The remaining city walls are a great place to watch the sunset or join the locals for ballroom dancing or tai chi in the early morning. Opt to take a day trip to the Terracotta Warriors, situated a short drive out of town (approximately 1 hr). Included Activities: Muslim Quarter Orientation Walk
|Day 5||Suzhou||Day 5 Xi'an/Suzhou|
Enjoy free time to explore Xian, then take an overnight train to Suzhou. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
|Day 6||Suzhou||Day 6 Suzhou|
Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Opt to explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of Chinas most exquisite gardens. In the evening, let loose like the locals with a karaoke session in a private room for the group; this is sure to be a memorable night! Included Activities: Private Karaoke Session
|Day 7||Shanghai||Day 7 Suzhou/Shanghai|
Shanghai is the most modern of Chinese cities. Go shopping on the famous Nanjing Road or stroll along the Bund district with its many riverside historical buildings. Included Activities: Orientation Walk of the Bund Transport: Bullet train (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 8||Shanghai||Day 8 Shanghai|
Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of your adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.
|Day 9||Shanghai||Day 9 Shanghai|
After some free time, board an overnight train to Guilin. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (19.50 hour(s))
|Day 10||Yangshuo||Day 10 Guilin/Yangshuo|
Arrive in Guilin by train and transfer to the nearby village of Yangshuo, nestled among the limestone karsts jutting out of the Li River. One of the most scenic regions of China, this beautiful backpacker town is a haven for activities, cultural immersion, and relaxing at cafEs. The Li River and the limestone karst mountains interspersed with picturesque riverside villages and markets make this area perhaps the best known scenic attraction in the region. Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
|Day 11||Yangshuo||Day 11 Yangshuo|
Explore Yangshuo with a free day. Opt for a tai chi lesson, a cooking class, or try your hand at calligraphy.
|Day 12||Yangshuo||Day 12 Yangshuo|
Explore Yangshuo with a free day. Opt for a tai chi lesson, a cooking class, or a calligraphy lesson.
|Day 13||Hong Kong||Day 13 Yangshuo/Hong Kong|
Travel to bustling Hong Kong via Guilin. Included Activities: Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong) Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours) Local train (3.25-4.00 hours) Metro (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 14||Hong Kong||Day 14 Hong Kong|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
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