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Overview

This is a fascinating 14-day tour aimed at adventurous families who would love to explore China. While there are the iconic landmarks like the Great Wall, the Terracotta Warriors and the Forbidden City to look forward to, you’ll also get to seek out some of the country’s lesser known treasures such as the Temple of Heaven and the rural beauty of Yangshuo. You’ll also have time to seek out the best of Beijing and Hong Kong – two of Asia’s finest cities. (GF)

Highlights

  • Visit the cities of Beijing and Hong Kong
  • View the iconic Great Wall
  • See the Terracotta Warriors
  • Enjoy the stunning scenic beauty of Yangshuo
  • See a panda breeding centre

Details

Day 1

Beijing

Arrive in Beijing and transfer to your hotel. In the evening enjoy a Peking duck dinner with your tour group.

(Dinner included)

Day 2-4  

Beijing/Great Wall

You’ll spend the next three days based in Beijing. This will give you the opportunity to make a visit to the wonderful Great Wall before returning back to the city. Here you’ll see some of the most famous landmarks in China including the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and Tiananmen Square. You’ll even get the chance to tour the hutongs, or ancient alleyways. Late on the fourth day you’ll catch an overnight train to Xi’an – the journey lasts around 9 hours.

(Three breakfasts and one lunch included)

Day 5

Xi’an/Terracotta Warriors

When you arrive in Xi’an you’ll transfer to the hotel where you’ll get a chance to freshen up and relax.  Then you’ll rent bikes and head out onto the city walls for a cycling tour – the flat walls are easy to cycle on and it gives you a chance to learn about the history of the city.

In the afternoon you’ll visit the Terracotta Warrior and spend some time learning about their history. You’ll then return to Xi’an in the evening.

(Breakfast and lunch included)

Day 6-7

Chengdu

After a free morning in Xi’an you’ll fly over to Chengdu where you’ll visit a panda breeding centre. This gives you the chance to see the amazing giant pandas up close. After the morning visit, you’ll head on to the historic town of Huanglongxi where you’ll explore the town at your own pace.

(Two breakfasts, one lunch and one dinner included)

Day 8

Chengdu/Yangshuo

After a relaxed morning in Chengdu you’ll board a plane to Guilin. From the airport you’ll then take a two hour transfer to the beautiful town of Yangshuo. There’s truly remarkable scenery here with towering limestone karsts and a picturesque river.

(Breakfast included)

Day 9-11

Yangshuo

Spend the next three days surrounded by this breath-taking beauty. You’ll start with a cruise down the Li River with the opportunity to see the scenery from a different perspective. Afterwards you’ll have plenty of leisure time to explore the area and do whatever you want to do.

There’s a huge range of options available and your guide will be able to help no matter what you want to do. You can take part in a local cooking lesson, shop in the market, relax at a café, walk along the river, and so much more. You’ll also take a cycle ride through the fields with a local guide and enjoy a delicious local-style meal.

On the evening of day 11 you’ll transfer back to Guilin train station where you’ll catch an overnight train to the border with Hong Kong.

(Three breakfasts and one lunch included)

Day 12

Hong Kong

Today you’ll cross into Hong Kong and then take an orientation walk around the city. You’ll then take a Star Ferry across the water and climb the impressive Victoria Peak – from the top you’ll enjoy fantastic views of the whole of Hong Kong.

(Breakfast included)

Day 13

Hong Kong

Today is your free day to explore the city centre – and indeed any part of Hong Kong you like. Take a boat onto the harbour, visit the Hong Kong Disneyland or just do some shopping and sightseeing – the choice is yours. Theirs is also an optional final group meal in the evening for final farewells.

(Breakfast included)

Day 14

Hong Kong

Today you’ll depart from Hong Kong. (Transfer is not included)

 

What’s Included

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: sleeper train, plane, private and public bus, bicycle, walking
  • Hotels (12 nights), soft sleeper train (1 night)
  • 13 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners (please allow USD350-400 per person for meals not included on this trip)
  • Trip to the Great Wall of China, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square guided tour; Temple of Heaven tour; orientation walk of Xi'an; Terracotta Warrior tour; cycle ride through the countryside of Yangshuo; and the walk to the Avenue of Stars in Hong Kong.
  • Tour guide throughout, local guides
  • Small group experience; maximum group size of 20, average of 12

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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