Best Of China

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: ACBNG

From: £1749.00

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 unique, behind-the-scenes experience at the historic Gao’s Grand Courtyard House. Visit backstage, interacting with the local artists, and enjoying 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 Tang Dynasty dinner banquet in the evening.

Day 7 Yangshuo Area (1B, 1D)

Fly to Guilin and continue on to China’s lush southwest to experience the rural culture and unique limestone karst scenery of the Yangshuo area. In the afternoon, enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Li River.

Day 8 Yangshuo (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, you’ll have the opportunity to wander the shop and cafÉ-lined streets or relax with a drink.

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, the Shanghai Museum, or catch the famed Shanghai€robats in performance this evening.

Day 12 Shanghai (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
17/03/2019 28/03/2019 11 £1749.00
07/04/2019 18/04/2019 6 £1749.00
21/04/2019 02/05/2019 7 £1749.00
12/05/2019 23/05/2019 11 £1869.00
30/06/2019 11/07/2019 12 £1869.00
14/07/2019 25/07/2019 14 £1869.00
28/07/2019 08/08/2019 15 £1869.00
18/08/2019 29/08/2019 10 £1869.00
01/09/2019 12/09/2019 11 £1869.00
08/09/2019 19/09/2019 15 £1869.00
15/09/2019 26/09/2019 12 £1869.00
06/10/2019 17/10/2019 11 £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 15 £1749.00
10/05/2020 21/05/2020 15 £1869.00
31/05/2020 11/06/2020 15 £1869.00
07/06/2020 18/06/2020 15 £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 15 £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 15 £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

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