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, youll 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, youll experience the quieter side of China, too. Discover the countrys natural and cultural highlights with the perfect combination of included activities and free time to explore.
Is Beijing top of your must-see list? Booking pre-trip accommodations will let you do Beijing your way before meeting up with the group.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
Forbidden City Tour
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 Xi'an.
Great Wall Mutianyu Visit
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Train (5.75-6.00 hours)
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.
Terracotta Warriors Guided Tour
Basic overnight train (beds) (14.00-16.00 hours)
Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's most exquisite gardens.
Master of the Nets Garden Tour
Arrive in the afternoon to Shanghai. After an orientation walk along Shanghai's famous Bund, you are free to explore the delights this modern Chinese city has to offer.
Orientation Walk of the Bund
Enjoy free time in this bustling city before watching a spectacular Chinese acrobat show in the evening.
Shanghai Acrobatic Performance
Spend a free day exploring the mix of modern and historic in Shanghai before boarding an overnight train to Guilin.
Basic overnight train (beds) (19.50 hour(s))
Arrive in Guilin, transfer to Longji and get ready for the next day's hike with some free time.
Longji is famous for its centuries old rice terraces, often referred to as the Dragon's 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.
Longji Terraces Half Day Trek
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 town's many cafés.
Discover more of scenic Yangshuo with a free day.
Transfer to Guilin and board a train to Hong Kong, arriving in the late afternoon.
Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong)
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
Local train (4.00 hour(s))
Metro (1.00 hour(s))
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Trip Name: Classic Beijing to Hong Kong Adventure
Duration: 14 Days
From Price: 3399
Trip Code: 162845
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