Ancient Empires—Beijing to Tokyo

16 days*
From 32560 SEK was 40689 SEK
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Overview
Explore two ancient nations in 16 well-packed days on this unique journey that takes you from the epic lengths of the Great Wall of China to the poetic views of Mt Fuji. Hop aboard trains and ferries and face an army of Terracotta Warriors for a historical encounter you won't soon forget. Spend nights in a traditional ryokan and a shukubo temple lodging for an authentic Japanese experience. Our CEOs will take you off the beaten track to reveal the cultural treasures of the region’s ancient sites.
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Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Beijing to Tokyo
  • Travel style: Rail
  • Physical rating: 3
  • 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 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (13 nts), mountain monastery (1 nt, shared facilities), traditional inn (1 nt, shared facilities).
  • Transport: Train, local bus, air-conditioned bus, walking, metro, bullet train, plane, ferry.
  • Meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout except on the flight from China to Japan, local guides.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.
  • Your own room
  • Allow USD530-690 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Beijing
Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall.
Day 3 Beijing/Xi'an
Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Later, board a fast train to Xi'an.
Day 4 Xi'an
Visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. After, the day is yours to explore as you wish.
Day 5 Xi'an/Shanghai
Say goodbye to Xi'an this morning and hop on the fast train to the bustling city of Shanghai.
Day 6 Shanghai
Train to Suzhou today for a day exploring in the city. Admire Suzhou's classical gardens, canals, bridges and museums.
Day 7 Shanghai
After an orientation walk along Shanghai's famous Bund, you are free to explore the delights of this modern Chinese city. In the evening, head to the theatre for an intense acrobatic performance that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Day 8 Shanghai/Osaka
Hop on a flight from Shanghai to Osaka. Take the evening to explore the city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 Osaka/Kōyasan
Depart early and travel to the centre of Buddhism in Japan and sleep in a temple atop the 800m Mt Koya. Savour a traditional dinner of shojin ryori (Buddhist vegetarian cuisine). Watch the monks pray in the morning. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 10 Kōyasan/Hiroshima
Watch the monks pray in the morning and enjoy a traditional breakfast before travelling to Hiroshima. This afternoon, visit the Peace Park and Memorial Museum commemorating the events of 1945. Meals included: breakfast
Day 11 Hiroshima
Take a ferry ride over to the sacred island of Miyajima to see the famous floating Torii Gate. Opt to hike around Mt Misen.
Day 12 Hiroshima/Kyoto
Travel to Kyoto and start exploring. Visit the impressive Nijo Castle and gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the evening, explore the geisha district of Gion on a CEO-led walking tour.
Day 13 Kyoto
Enjoy a visit to the beautiful Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine and walk under the bright torii gates. Opt to shop, stroll along the riverbank, or explore another of Kyoto's many temples with free time.
Day 14 Kyoto/Hakone
Take a boat ride on Lake Ashino-ko, and hopefully catch a glimpse of majestic Mt Fuji. Enjoy a feast on a Japanese multi-course kaiseki meal, soak in the natural hot springs. Meals included: dinner
Day 15 Hakone/Tokyo
Head to Tokyo with time to do some last-minute shopping. Meals included: breakfast
Day 16 Tokyo
Depart at any time.
Dates & Prices
All years
11 Mar 2022
26 Mar 2022
32560 SEK 40689 SEK
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  • Departs from: Beijing
  • Ends in Tokyo
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 32560 SEK 40689 SEK -20%
25 Mar 2022
09 Apr 2022
32560 SEK 40689 SEK
Sold out
  • Departs from: Beijing
  • Ends in Tokyo
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 32560 SEK 40689 SEK -20%
13 May 2022
28 May 2022
34584 SEK 43219 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Beijing
  • Ends in Tokyo
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 34584 SEK 43219 SEK -20%
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Ancient Empires—Beijing to Tokyo

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Overview

Explore two ancient nations in 16 well-packed days on this unique journey that takes you from the epic lengths of the Great Wall of China to the poetic views of Mt Fuji. Hop aboard trains and ferries and face an army of Terracotta Warriors for a historical encounter you won’t soon forget. Spend nights in a traditional ryokan and a shukubo temple lodging for an authentic Japanese experience. Our CEOs will take you off the beaten track to reveal the cultural treasures of the region’s ancient sites.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Beijing to Tokyo
  • Travel style: Rail
  • Physical rating: 3
  • 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 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (13 nts), mountain monastery (1 nt, shared facilities), traditional inn (1 nt, shared facilities).
  • Transport: Train, local bus, air-conditioned bus, walking, metro, bullet train, plane, ferry.
  • Meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout except on the flight from China to Japan, local guides.

Extras

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

Allow USD530-690 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Beijing
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Beijing
Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall.
Day 3 Beijing/Xi'an
Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Later, board a fast train to Xi'an.
Day 4 Xi'an
Visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. After, the day is yours to explore as you wish.
Day 5 Xi'an/Shanghai
Say goodbye to Xi'an this morning and hop on the fast train to the bustling city of Shanghai.
Day 6 Shanghai
Train to Suzhou today for a day exploring in the city. Admire Suzhou's classical gardens, canals, bridges and museums.
Day 7 Shanghai
After an orientation walk along Shanghai's famous Bund, you are free to explore the delights of this modern Chinese city. In the evening, head to the theatre for an intense acrobatic performance that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Day 8 Shanghai/Osaka
Hop on a flight from Shanghai to Osaka. Take the evening to explore the city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 Osaka/Kōyasan
Depart early and travel to the centre of Buddhism in Japan and sleep in a temple atop the 800m Mt Koya. Savour a traditional dinner of shojin ryori (Buddhist vegetarian cuisine). Watch the monks pray in the morning. Meals included: breakfast, dinner
Day 10 Kōyasan/Hiroshima
Watch the monks pray in the morning and enjoy a traditional breakfast before travelling to Hiroshima. This afternoon, visit the Peace Park and Memorial Museum commemorating the events of 1945. Meals included: breakfast
Day 11 Hiroshima
Take a ferry ride over to the sacred island of Miyajima to see the famous floating Torii Gate. Opt to hike around Mt Misen.
Day 12 Hiroshima/Kyoto
Travel to Kyoto and start exploring. Visit the impressive Nijo Castle and gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the evening, explore the geisha district of Gion on a CEO-led walking tour.
Day 13 Kyoto
Enjoy a visit to the beautiful Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine and walk under the bright torii gates. Opt to shop, stroll along the riverbank, or explore another of Kyoto's many temples with free time.
Day 14 Kyoto/Hakone
Take a boat ride on Lake Ashino-ko, and hopefully catch a glimpse of majestic Mt Fuji. Enjoy a feast on a Japanese multi-course kaiseki meal, soak in the natural hot springs. Meals included: dinner
Day 15 Hakone/Tokyo
Head to Tokyo with time to do some last-minute shopping. Meals included: breakfast
Day 16 Tokyo
Depart at any time.
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Dates & Prices
All years
Mar 11
11 Mar 2022 26 Mar 2022
16 days
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  • Departs from Beijing
  • Ends in Tokyo
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 40689 SEK 32560 SEK
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Mar 25
25 Mar 2022 09 Apr 2022
16 days
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DG
  • Departs from Beijing
  • Ends in Tokyo
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 40689 SEK 32560 SEK
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May 13
13 May 2022 28 May 2022
16 days
7+ left
43219 SEK 34584 SEK
DG
  • Departs from Beijing
  • Ends in Tokyo
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 43219 SEK 34584 SEK
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