Best Of China

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: ACBNG

From: £1401.75

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.

Day 1 Beijing (1D)

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included. Enjoy a first taste of Chinese cuisine with a Peking Duck welcome dinner.

Day 2 Beijing (1B)

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.

Day 3 Beijing (1B)

Explore historic Beijing including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. After, take a walk through the hutongs — local backstreet neighbourhoods.

Day 4 Beijing/Xi’an (1B)

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.

Day 5 Xi’an (1B)

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.

Day 6 Xi’an (1B, 1L)

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.

Day 7 Yangshuo Countryside (1B, 1D)

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.

Day 8 Yangshuo Countryside (1B, 1D)

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.

Day 9 Yangshuo (1B)

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.

Day 10 Yangshuo/Shanghai (1B)

Fly to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund area.

Day 11 Shanghai (1B)

Enjoy free time to explore this vibrant city on your own. Opt to visit Yuyuan Gardens or the Shanghai Museum.

Day 12 Shanghai (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
28/07/2019 08/08/2019 0 £1869.00
18/08/2019 29/08/2019 1 £1401.75
01/09/2019 12/09/2019 0 £1869.00
08/09/2019 19/09/2019 0 £1869.00
15/09/2019 26/09/2019 0 £1869.00
06/10/2019 17/10/2019 1 £1749.00
13/10/2019 24/10/2019 15 £1749.00
15/03/2020 26/03/2020 15 £1749.00
29/03/2020 09/04/2020 15 £1749.00
12/04/2020 23/04/2020 15 £1749.00
26/04/2020 07/05/2020 13 £1749.00
10/05/2020 21/05/2020 15 £1869.00
31/05/2020 11/06/2020 13 £1869.00
07/06/2020 18/06/2020 9 £1869.00
21/06/2020 02/07/2020 15 £1869.00
12/07/2020 23/07/2020 15 £1869.00
26/07/2020 06/08/2020 15 £1869.00
02/08/2020 13/08/2020 15 £1869.00
23/08/2020 03/09/2020 15 £1869.00
06/09/2020 17/09/2020 13 £1869.00
13/09/2020 24/09/2020 11 £1869.00
20/09/2020 01/10/2020 15 £1869.00
27/09/2020 08/10/2020 15 £1869.00
04/10/2020 15/10/2020 0 £1749.00
11/10/2020 22/10/2020 15 £1749.00
18/10/2020 29/10/2020 15 £1749.00
25/10/2020 05/11/2020 15 £1749.00
21/03/2021 01/04/2021 15 £1749.00
28/03/2021 08/04/2021 15 £1749.00
04/04/2021 15/04/2021 15 £1749.00
11/04/2021 22/04/2021 15 £1749.00
18/04/2021 29/04/2021 15 £1749.00
25/04/2021 06/05/2021 15 £1749.00
09/05/2021 20/05/2021 15 £1749.00
23/05/2021 03/06/2021 15 £1749.00
30/05/2021 10/06/2021 15 £1749.00
13/06/2021 24/06/2021 15 £1749.00
27/06/2021 08/07/2021 15 £1749.00
11/07/2021 22/07/2021 15 £1749.00
18/07/2021 29/07/2021 15 £1749.00
25/07/2021 05/08/2021 15 £1749.00
08/08/2021 19/08/2021 15 £1749.00
22/08/2021 02/09/2021 15 £1749.00
05/09/2021 16/09/2021 15 £1749.00
12/09/2021 23/09/2021 15 £1749.00
19/09/2021 30/09/2021 15 £1749.00
26/09/2021 07/10/2021 15 £1749.00
03/10/2021 14/10/2021 15 £1749.00
10/10/2021 21/10/2021 15 £1749.00
24/10/2021 04/11/2021 15 £1749.00

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