Best of China

12 days*
From 22994 SEK
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Overview
Mix the bustle of China’s metropolises with the tranquility of rural life on a 12-day adventure. Explore hidden corners of Beijing’s Forbidden City. Cycle along ancient city walls and learn about Xi’an’s famed terracotta soldiers. Enjoy a paddle on the gorgeous Li River. Along the way, discover how China’s many contrasts make it one of the world’s most intriguing places.

Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Beijing to Shanghai
  • Travel style: National Geographic Journeys
  • Physical rating: 2
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 15, Avg 10.

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (10nts), Soft-sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport: Private bus, plane, boat, train, bicycle, walking.
  • Meals: 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price. Allow USD325-425 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included. Enjoy a first taste of Chinese cuisine with a Peking Duck welcome dinner. Meals included: dinner
Day 2 Beijing
Take a walk along the 500-year-old Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Spend time exploring the towers, views, and the magnificent structure of this unique wonder. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Beijing
Explore historic Beijing including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. After, take a walk through the hutongs — local backstreet neighbourhoods. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Beijing/Xi'an
Continue to explore Beijing with our local CEO and enjoy some free time on your own. In the evening, catch an overnight train to Xi'an. Meals included: breakfast
Day 5 Xi'an
Explore Xi'an like the locals with a bike ride along the ancient city walls. Later, visit the Muslim Quarter and local markets then enjoy a visit to the historic Gao’s Grand Courtyard House and for a performance of shadow puppetry. Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Xi'an
Visit the famed Terracotta Warriors — the archaeological wonder built over 2,000 years ago to protect the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Afterwards, head to a local village and enjoy lunch. Opt for a Defachang Dumpling Banquet in the evening. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 7 Yangshuo Countryside
Fly to China's lush southwest to experience rural culture and the unique limestone karst scenery of the Yangshuo area. Enjoy a traditional dinner at a G Adventures-supported restaurant where rural women are working to create new opportunities for their families. Also enjoy a relaxing float on a local boat on the Li River, then transfer to a local hotel in the countryside. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 8 Yangshuo Countryside
Trek through the beautiful countryside, passing through villages and rice and fruit fields. Later, try preparing local cuisine at a cooking school and enjoy the results for dinner. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 9 Yangshuo
Rise early for a private tai chi class with a local expert. Later, travel to Yangshuo town and taking a guided walk with the CEO, then you'll have the opportunity to wander the shop and café-lined streets. Meals included: breakfast
Day 10 Yangshuo/Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund area. Meals included: breakfast
Day 11 Shanghai
Enjoy free time to explore this vibrant city on your own. Opt to visit Yuyuan Gardens or the Shanghai Museum. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 Shanghai
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Overview

Mix the bustle of China’s metropolises with the tranquility of rural life on a 12-day adventure. Explore hidden corners of Beijing’s Forbidden City. Cycle along ancient city walls and learn about Xi’an’s famed terracotta soldiers. Enjoy a paddle on the gorgeous Li River. Along the way, discover how China’s many contrasts make it one of the world’s most intriguing places.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Beijing to Shanghai
  • Travel style: National Geographic Journeys
  • Physical rating: 2
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 15, Avg 10.

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (10nts), Soft-sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport: Private bus, plane, boat, train, bicycle, walking.
  • Meals: 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Allow USD325-425 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Beijing
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included. Enjoy a first taste of Chinese cuisine with a Peking Duck welcome dinner. Meals included: dinner
Day 2 Beijing
Take a walk along the 500-year-old Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Spend time exploring the towers, views, and the magnificent structure of this unique wonder. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Beijing
Explore historic Beijing including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. After, take a walk through the hutongs — local backstreet neighbourhoods. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Beijing/Xi'an
Continue to explore Beijing with our local CEO and enjoy some free time on your own. In the evening, catch an overnight train to Xi'an. Meals included: breakfast
Day 5 Xi'an
Explore Xi'an like the locals with a bike ride along the ancient city walls. Later, visit the Muslim Quarter and local markets then enjoy a visit to the historic Gao’s Grand Courtyard House and for a performance of shadow puppetry. Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Xi'an
Visit the famed Terracotta Warriors — the archaeological wonder built over 2,000 years ago to protect the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Afterwards, head to a local village and enjoy lunch. Opt for a Defachang Dumpling Banquet in the evening. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 7 Yangshuo Countryside
Fly to China's lush southwest to experience rural culture and the unique limestone karst scenery of the Yangshuo area. Enjoy a traditional dinner at a G Adventures-supported restaurant where rural women are working to create new opportunities for their families. Also enjoy a relaxing float on a local boat on the Li River, then transfer to a local hotel in the countryside. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 8 Yangshuo Countryside
Trek through the beautiful countryside, passing through villages and rice and fruit fields. Later, try preparing local cuisine at a cooking school and enjoy the results for dinner. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 9 Yangshuo
Rise early for a private tai chi class with a local expert. Later, travel to Yangshuo town and taking a guided walk with the CEO, then you'll have the opportunity to wander the shop and café-lined streets. Meals included: breakfast
Day 10 Yangshuo/Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund area. Meals included: breakfast
Day 11 Shanghai
Enjoy free time to explore this vibrant city on your own. Opt to visit Yuyuan Gardens or the Shanghai Museum. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 Shanghai
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Mar 29
29 Mar 2020 09 Apr 2020
12 days
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22994 SEK
  • Departs from Beijing
  • Ends in Shanghai
Price per person 22994 SEK
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Apr 12
12 Apr 2020 23 Apr 2020
12 days
7+ left
22994 SEK
  • Departs from Beijing
  • Ends in Shanghai
Price per person 22994 SEK
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Apr 26
26 Apr 2020 07 May 2020
12 days
7+ left
22994 SEK
  • Departs from Beijing
  • Ends in Shanghai
Price per person 22994 SEK
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