Classic: Classic Beijing to Hong Kong Adventure (ACSB)
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
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: Max 16, avg 12.
Meals Included: 1 lunch
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, Experience a local meal and the Terracotta Warriors in Xian, Enjoy an acrobat show in Shanghai, Trek along rice terraces through different villages
Stand face-to-face with the Terracotta Warriors and marvel at the Master of the Nets Garden and other national treasures on this 14-day tour through China. By crossing the country via train, you'll go from the power of the Great Wall to the bright lights of Shanghai and through the karst scenery of Yangshuo. Plus, with optional cycling tours and treks through the countryside, you'll experience the quieter side of China, too. Discover the country's natural and cultural highlights with the perfect combination of included activities and free time to explore.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 6/30/2018
- 14 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Beijing||Day 1 Beijing|
Is Beijing top of your must-see lists Booking pre-trip accommodations will let you do Beijing your way before meeting up with the group. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Beijing||Day 2 Beijing|
Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Included Activities: Tiananmen Square Forbidden City Tour Transport: Metro
|Day 3||Xi'an||Day 3 Beijing/Xi'an|
Head out of town to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. After time spent wandering around, taking photos, and picking up souvenirs, hop on a fast train to Xian. Included Activities: Great Wall Mutianyu Visit Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s)) Train (5.75-6.00 hours)
|Day 4||Suzhou||Day 4 Xi'an/Suzhou (1L)|
Visit one of China's greatest archaeological treasures-the Terracotta Warriors-and enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse. Opt to cycle the ancient city walls before an overnight train to Suzhou. Included Activities: Terracotta Warriors Guided Tour Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (14.00-16.00 hours)
|Day 5||Suzhou||Day 5 Suzhou|
Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of Chinas most exquisite gardens. Included Activities: Master of the Nets Garden Tour
|Day 6||Shanghai||Day 6 Suzhou/Shanghai|
Arrive in the afternoon to Shanghai. After an orientation walk along Shanghais famous Bund, you are free to explore the delights this modern Chinese city has to offer. Included Activities: Orientation Walk of the Bund Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 7||Shanghai||Day 7 Shanghai|
Enjoy free time in this bustling city before watching a spectacular Chinese acrobat show in the evening. Included Activities: Shanghai Acrobatic Performance
|Day 8||Shanghai||Day 8 Shanghai|
Spend a free day exploring the mix of modern and historic in Shanghai before boarding an overnight train to Guilin. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (19.50 hour(s))
|Day 9||Longji||Day 9 Longji|
Arrive in Guilin, transfer to Longji and get ready for the next days hike with some free time. Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 10||Longji||Day 10 Longji|
Longji is famous for its centuries old rice terraces, often referred to as the Dragons Backbone, built along forested mountain slopes that seem to poke into the clouds. Check out the unique wooden architecture of the local Zhuang and Yao people. Included Activities: Longji Terraces Half Day Trek
|Day 11||Yangshuo||Day 11 Longji/Yangshuo|
Spend two days in Yangshuo enjoying the heaps of activities available in this scenic region. Some favourites include trying your hand at cooking local fare at a boutique cooking school, dabbling in Tai Chi or Chinese calligraphy, walking and cycling through the countryside, climbing atop a karst for panoramic views or relaxing at one of the towns many cafEs. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 12||Yangshuo||Day 12 Yangshuo|
Discover more of scenic Yangshuo with a free day.
|Day 13||Hong Kong||Day 13 Yangshuo/Hong Kong|
Transfer to Guilin and board a train to Hong Kong, arriving in the late afternoon. Included Activities: Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong) Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours) Local train (4.00 hour(s)) 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
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
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.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.