Classic Hong Kong To Beijing Adventure

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: ACNB

From: £2006.10

There may be two sides to every coin, but there sure are a heck of a lot more to China. This staggering adventure gets you to as many of those sides as we can possibly fit into 20 days (wow!). Bright-lights-big-city Hong Kong? Check. Terracotta warrior staring contest? Check. Giant panda ogling? Remote village cycling? Mountain monasteries and Forbidden City? Oh yes and so much more. Don’t just get to China; get inside what makes it drive the 21st century, starting right here, right now.

Day 1 Hong Kong

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Hong Kong/Yangshuo

Cross the border to Shenzhen for the fast train to Guilin, then transfer to Yangshuo, nestled amongst the limestone karsts jutting out of the Li River.

Day 3 Yangshuo (1L)

Take a full-day bike ride through the surrounding countryside to gain insight into rural Chinese life. Enjoy lunch at a local family’s home.

Day 4 Yangshuo/Kunming

After a free morning in Yangshuo, transfer to Guilin and fly to Kunming, capital city of Yunnan.

Day 5 Kunming/Dali

Enjoy a walk around the Bird and Flower Market in Kunming before boarding an express bus to Dali. With free time, opt to explore the old town.

Day 6 Dali

Enjoy a free day to explore this scenic town. Opt to rent a bike to visit Lake Erhai and explore the Villages along the lake.

Day 7 Dali/Lijiang

Travel by bus to Lijiang and take an orientation walk before free time to explore on your own.

Day 8 Lijiang/Yongsheng County

Take a bus to Tiger Leaping Gorge and start on the famous hike. The route follows the stunning scenery of the Yangtze as it cuts through the gorge.

Day 9 Yongsheng County/Lijiang

Continue the hike through Tiger Leaping Gorge. After completing the trek, drive back to Lijiang.

Day 10 Lijiang

Enjoy a day to discover Lijiang. Opt to explore the UNESCO Heritage-listed Old Town or visit the Black Dragon Pool Park.

Day 11 Lijiang/Chengdu

Fly from Lijiang to the vibrant, modern city of Chengdu. Opt to watch a Sichuan opera.

Day 12 Chengdu

Visit the Panda Breeding Centre for an up-close experience with these gentle giants. Later, board an overnight train to Xi’an.

Day 13 Xi’an

Full day to see Xi’an.

Day 14 Xi’an/Pingyao

Discover Xi’an with some free time before boarding an evening fast train to the ancient city of Pingyao.

Day 15 Pingyao (1B)

Try your hand at calligraphy with an included lesson. Enjoy free time to explore the old city of Pingyao with its cobbled streets and buildings dating back to the Ming and Qing dynasties.

Day 16 Pingyao/Datong (1B)

Hop on a train to Datong after a free morning in Pingyao.

Day 17 Datong/Beijing (1B)

Set eyes on the gorgeous Hanging Monastery and visit the Yungang Grottoes to see the thousands of Buddha statues. Later, board an overnight train to Beijing.

Day 18 Beijing (1B)

Arrive in bustling Beijing early and enjoy a visit to the famed Forbidden City.

Day 19 Beijing

Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall.

Day 20 Beijing

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
11/03/2019 30/03/2019 14 £2006.10
25/03/2019 13/04/2019 10 £2006.10
15/04/2019 04/05/2019 14 £2006.10
22/04/2019 11/05/2019 12 £2006.10
29/04/2019 18/05/2019 14 £2249.10
13/05/2019 01/06/2019 14 £2132.10
10/06/2019 29/06/2019 7 £2132.10
24/06/2019 13/07/2019 15 £2132.10
08/07/2019 27/07/2019 12 £2132.10
15/07/2019 03/08/2019 14 £2132.10
29/07/2019 17/08/2019 16 £2132.10
12/08/2019 31/08/2019 16 £2369.00
26/08/2019 14/09/2019 16 £2369.00
09/09/2019 28/09/2019 16 £2369.00
16/09/2019 05/10/2019 14 £2369.00
30/09/2019 19/10/2019 16 £2499.00
07/10/2019 26/10/2019 16 £2499.00
14/10/2019 02/11/2019 15 £2229.00
28/10/2019 16/11/2019 16 £2229.00
16/03/2020 04/04/2020 16 £2229.00
30/03/2020 18/04/2020 16 £2229.00
06/04/2020 25/04/2020 16 £2229.00
13/04/2020 02/05/2020 16 £2229.00
27/04/2020 16/05/2020 16 £2499.00
25/05/2020 13/06/2020 16 £2369.00
22/06/2020 11/07/2020 16 £2369.00
20/07/2020 08/08/2020 16 £2369.00
10/08/2020 29/08/2020 16 £2369.00
24/08/2020 12/09/2020 16 £2369.00
07/09/2020 26/09/2020 16 £2369.00
14/09/2020 03/10/2020 16 £2369.00
28/09/2020 17/10/2020 16 £2499.00
05/10/2020 24/10/2020 16 £2499.00
12/10/2020 31/10/2020 16 £2229.00
26/10/2020 14/11/2020 16 £2229.00

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