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Until Dec 19

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.

  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Supplier Tour ID: ACSB.B/201385
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Beijing, China
  • Finishes: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Age requirement: 12 +
You will Visit
  • Beijing
  • Xi'an
  • Suzhou
  • Shanghai
  • Guilin
  • Longji
  • Yangshuo
  • Hong Kong



Day 1: Beijing

Arrive at any time.
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.


Day 2: Beijing

Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall.
Head out of town to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Spend time wandering around, taking photos, and picking up souvenirs.


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/Suzhou

Enjoy some free time exploring the city before a visit one of China's greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. After enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse before hopping on an overnight train to Suzhou.


Day 5: Suzhou

Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's most exquisite gardens.


Day 6: Suzhou/Shanghai

Travel to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund. After enjoy a Shanghai acrobat show.
Travel by metro and train 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.


Day 7: Shanghai

Enjoy free time in this bustling city before watching a spectacular Chinese acrobat show in the evening.


Day 8: Shanghai

Spend a free day exploring the mix of modern and historic in Shanghai before boarding an overnight train to Guilin.


Day 9: Longji

Arrive in Guilin, transfer to Longji and get ready for the next day's hike with some free time.
Luggage Storage: You have the option of storing your larger luggage at the entrance - we recommend bringing a 2-day pack and all valuables. From last stop of bus ride to the guesthouse it takes approx. 20 minutes of walking uphill.


Day 10: Longji

Enjoy village to village trekking along the rice terraces.

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.


Day 11: Longji/Yangshuo

Transfer to Yangshuo home of the world-famous Li River. Get to know the town on an orientation walk before free time to explore.
Spend two days in Yangshuo enjoying the heaps of activities available in this scenic region. Some favourites 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.

Try your hand at cooking local fare at a boutique cooking school and pre-book the Central Chinese Cooking Class by adding it to your checkout page, or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.


Day 12: Yangshuo

Discover more of scenic Yangshuo with a free day.
Try your hand at cooking local fare at a boutique cooking school and pre-book the Central Chinese Cooking Class by adding it to your checkout page, or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.


Day 13: Yangshuo/Hong Kong

Transfer to Guilin and board a train to Hong Kong, arriving in the late afternoon.


Day 14: Hong Kong

Depart at any time.

    • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Shanghai
    • Great Wall excursion
    • Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour
    • Terracotta Warriors tour
    • Master of the Nets Garden visit
    • Orientation walks in Shanghai and Yangshuo
    • Chinese acrobat performance in Shanghai
    • Longji Terraces half-day trek
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Hotels (9 nts), guesthouse (2 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts)
    • 1 lunch
    • Train, bus, private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • English-speaking Chinese CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square
  • Experience a local meal and the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an
  • Enjoy an acrobat show in Shanghai
  • Trek along rice terraces through different villages