Hong Kong To Shanghai On A Shoestring

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: ACRS

From: £1184.25

China is a great example of a country with equally modern and historic relevance, and with this 19-day tour you’ll learn why. By crossing the country via train you’ll not only be able to visit a bunch of different cities (and Hong Kong!) in just under three weeks, but you’ll also get to see the diverse landscapes that make up the world’s most populous country. Stand face-to-face with the Terracotta Warriors, cycle the ancient city walls, practice Tai Chi with locals, go shopping in Shanghai, or sing your heart out in a karaoke session. If you’re feeling adventurous, do it all.

Day 1 Hong Kong

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Hong Kong/Yangshuo

Cross the border to Shenzhen and board a train to Guilin before transferring to scenic Yangshuo.

Day 3 Yangshuo

Enjoy free time in Yangshuo. Opt for a tai chi lesson, visit a women-run Community Restaurant, take a cooking class, or cycling tour of the area.

Day 4 Yangshuo

Continue to explore beautiful Yangshuo with a free day.

Day 5 Yangshuo/Chengdu

Today, take the bullet train from Yangshuo to Chengdu. Transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of your day free to explore Chengdu.

Day 6 Chengdu

Enjoy a free day to explore Chengdu, known for its spicy local food and the Giant Panda Breeding Centre.

Day 7 Chengdu

Opt to see the Giant Pandas or continue exploring the vibrant city of Chengdu.

Day 8 Chengdu/Luoyang

Say goodbye to Chengdu and its Giant Pandas and travel to Luoyang.

Day 9 Luoyang

Arrive in Luoyang and opt to visit the Longmen Grottoes.

Day 10 Luoyang/Song Shan

Travel to the holy mountain of Song Shan and enjoy a hike in the surrounding countryside.

Day 11 Song Shan/Beijing

Visit the Shaolin Temple, the home of Kung Fu. Transfer by private vehicle to Luoyang then board the bullet train to Beijing.

Day 12 Beijing

Enjoy free time in China’s booming capital city.

Day 13 Beijing

Step back in time with a visit to the Great Wall. Opt to check out the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

Day 14 Beijing/Xi’an

Enjoy free time in Beijing before an overnight train to Xi’an.

Day 15 Xi’an

Enjoy an orientation walk through the Muslim Quarter, then opt to visit the Terracotta Warriors, cycle the ancient city walls, or practice tai chi with the locals.

Day 16 Xi’an/Suzhou

Enjoy free time to explore Xi’an, then take an overnight train to Suzhou.

Day 17 Suzhou

Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Opt to explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China’s most exquisite gardens. In the evening, let loose like the locals with a karaoke session in a private room for the group; this is sure to be a memorable night!

Day 18 Suzhou/Shanghai

See the city on an orientation walk, then enjoy free time to explore this metropolis on your own.

Day 19 Shanghai

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
22/06/2019 10/07/2019 0 £1579.00
29/06/2019 17/07/2019 0 £1579.00
06/07/2019 24/07/2019 0 £1579.00
13/07/2019 31/07/2019 0 £1579.00
20/07/2019 07/08/2019 0 £1579.00
27/07/2019 14/08/2019 1 £1184.25
03/08/2019 21/08/2019 2 £1579.00
10/08/2019 28/08/2019 1 £1342.15
17/08/2019 04/09/2019 1 £1579.00
24/08/2019 11/09/2019 5 £1342.15
31/08/2019 18/09/2019 10 £1342.15
07/09/2019 25/09/2019 3 £1342.15
21/09/2019 09/10/2019 1 £1579.00
28/09/2019 16/10/2019 11 £1649.00
05/10/2019 23/10/2019 6 £1649.00
08/10/2019 26/10/2019 8 £1649.00
12/10/2019 30/10/2019 9 £1499.00
15/10/2019 02/11/2019 13 £1499.00
19/10/2019 06/11/2019 13 £1499.00
02/11/2019 20/11/2019 8 £1499.00
16/11/2019 04/12/2019 9 £1499.00
30/11/2019 18/12/2019 12 £1499.00
05/01/2020 23/01/2020 18 £1499.00
12/01/2020 30/01/2020 0 £1499.00
09/02/2020 27/02/2020 12 £1499.00
16/02/2020 05/03/2020 18 £1499.00
23/02/2020 12/03/2020 14 £1499.00
01/03/2020 19/03/2020 18 £1499.00
08/03/2020 26/03/2020 14 £1499.00
15/03/2020 02/04/2020 18 £1499.00
22/03/2020 09/04/2020 18 £1499.00
29/03/2020 16/04/2020 11 £1499.00
05/04/2020 23/04/2020 15 £1499.00
12/04/2020 30/04/2020 18 £1499.00
19/04/2020 07/05/2020 18 £1499.00
26/04/2020 14/05/2020 18 £1649.00
03/05/2020 21/05/2020 16 £1649.00
10/05/2020 28/05/2020 18 £1649.00
17/05/2020 04/06/2020 17 £1579.00
24/05/2020 11/06/2020 18 £1579.00
31/05/2020 18/06/2020 18 £1579.00
07/06/2020 25/06/2020 0 £1579.00

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