China Experience

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Run by: Intrepid

Reference number: CBSE

From: £1958.00

This in-depth tour has proven to be one of the most popular we offer in China. Experience the Middle Kingdom as you take in the major tourist attractions in China and visit some of its lesser-known sites. See the majestic splendour of Beijing, visit the Great Wall of China and discover the Terracotta Warriors before travelling to Hong Kong to soak up the electric vibe. From sizzling Sichuan dishes in Chengdu and a cruise along the Yangzi River to the tranquillity of the Buddhist temples in Emei Shan, experience the true essence of China - you won't be disappointed. TRIP UPDATES FOR 2019: From 1st January 2019 this trip will become 19 days in length due to high-speed day trains replacing some overnight trains and the departure day of the week will change to Monday to match the Yangtze River boat schedule. The included destinations and activities will remain the same. Full details on these changes will be available in the coming months. Highlights/r/n
  • This is one of our most comprehensive trips in China, taking in key destinations from north to south with plenty of variety in experiences and sights along the way. 
  • Travel by overnight trains to get a sense of the vastness of this country as well as zip between cities on the fast and efficient high-speed train network.
  • Sail through the iconic scenery of the Yangzi River as you meander through the dramatic Three Gorges over three days on a cruise.
  • Like everything it does, China’s ancient history is on an epic scale. No matter how many guide books you have read, nothing truly prepares you for the grandeur and immensity of sights like the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Leshan Big Buddha and the Terracotta Army (or thousands of local tourists at the Forbidden City!). It's modern day man-made sights are just as impressive too such as skyline of Shanghai and the enormous Yangzi River hydroelectric dam.
  • Learn about the endangered (and adorable) giant pandas’ struggle for survival, and get up close to these unique creatures in Chengdu. Chengdu is more than just pandas though - read about why it's one of our favourite cities in China here: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/chengdu-china-travel-guide/.
  • Escape the cities to discover China's natural beauty. Trek up the peaks of Emei Shan for a stay in a monastery, waking to the sound of drums and prayers and surrounded by early morning mists. Cycle through scenes from traditional Chinese paintings - the picturesque limestone karts of Yangshuo.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
06/10/2018 26/10/2018 1 £2715.00
13/10/2018 02/11/2018 5 £2715.00
20/10/2018 09/11/2018 10 £1958.00
27/10/2018 16/11/2018 11 £1958.00
03/11/2018 23/11/2018 6 £2480.00
11/03/2019 29/03/2019 10 £2495.00
25/03/2019 12/04/2019 12 £2495.00
08/04/2019 26/04/2019 7 £2645.00
22/04/2019 10/05/2019 11 £2695.00
29/04/2019 17/05/2019 12 £2695.00
06/05/2019 24/05/2019 8 £2695.00
20/05/2019 07/06/2019 12 £2695.00
27/05/2019 14/06/2019 12 £2595.00
10/06/2019 28/06/2019 12 £2595.00
01/07/2019 19/07/2019 6 £2570.00
15/07/2019 02/08/2019 12 £2495.00
05/08/2019 23/08/2019 10 £2495.00
19/08/2019 06/09/2019 12 £2495.00
09/09/2019 27/09/2019 12 £2595.00
16/09/2019 04/10/2019 12 £2695.00
23/09/2019 11/10/2019 12 £2695.00
07/10/2019 25/10/2019 12 £2695.00
14/10/2019 01/11/2019 12 £2695.00
21/10/2019 08/11/2019 12 £2595.00
28/10/2019 15/11/2019 12 £2595.00
04/11/2019 22/11/2019 12 £2495.00
11/11/2019 29/11/2019 12 £2495.00
09/03/2020 27/03/2020 12 £2500.00
23/03/2020 10/04/2020 12 £2500.00
06/04/2020 24/04/2020 12 £2600.00
20/04/2020 08/05/2020 12 £2600.00
27/04/2020 15/05/2020 12 £2700.00
04/05/2020 22/05/2020 12 £2700.00
18/05/2020 05/06/2020 10 £2700.00
25/05/2020 12/06/2020 12 £2600.00
08/06/2020 26/06/2020 12 £2500.00
29/06/2020 17/07/2020 12 £2500.00
13/07/2020 31/07/2020 12 £2500.00
03/08/2020 21/08/2020 9 £2500.00
17/08/2020 04/09/2020 12 £2500.00
07/09/2020 25/09/2020 12 £2600.00
14/09/2020 02/10/2020 12 £2700.00
21/09/2020 09/10/2020 12 £2700.00
12/10/2020 30/10/2020 12 £2700.00
19/10/2020 06/11/2020 12 £2600.00
26/10/2020 13/11/2020 12 £2600.00
02/11/2020 20/11/2020 12 £2500.00
09/11/2020 27/11/2020 12 £2500.00

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