China: Off The Beaten Path China Classic

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Run by: Evaneos

Reference number: I_19930

From: £4510.00

This Cultural Expedition program is designed to give the family an opportunity to experience a different and interesting Chinese Culture and Outdoor Landscape in Beijing, Datong, Pingyao, Xi’an, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan and Zhangye.

Beijing is already one of the World’s Great Cities! Although it has all the comforts and conveniences of a modern city, there are many “must-see” attractions which are still unique –the Summer Palace, the Temple of heaven, the intriguing hutongs, and of course Tiananmen Square and the not-to-be-missed Forbidden City.

Move to Datong, visit one of China's four most famous "Buddhist Grottoes", Yungang Buddhist Grottoes are 16 kilometers west of Datong. 53 caves are cut into the southern cliffs of Wuzhou Hill which contain over 50000 magnificently carved Buddist statues. Continue to Pingyao, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is an exceptionally well-preserved traditional Han Chinese city. Its city walls, old temples and courtyard houses were built in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Located on the old trade route between Beijing and Xi'an, Pingyao was one of the flourishing trade centers in northern China.

Then transfer to the most famous Chinese ancient capital city -Xi'an, enjoy a time-smart tour will all the highlights of Xi'an that combines the world-famous Terracotta Army with more of Xi'an's best sights in three days.

Fly to Dunhuang, take you to part of the mysterious and attractive historical Silk Route in old China, where you will hike on Jiayu Guan Great Wall, and visit the Rainbow Mountains China, several Buddhism temples, and beautiful ancient Chinese historical ruins. You also will be very welcomed by the local Yugu minority groups and dancing with them in the last day. Additionally, if the weather permits, during the train trip from Lanzhou to Jiayu Guan you will see the splendid cole flower fields. It is really A Must see PLACE! 

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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