China Highlights & Harbin Ice Festival

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Run by: Intrepid

Reference number: CBSIC

From: £1925.00

Get a taste of China on this cultural and ice-filled adventure. Travel from modern Shanghai to old Beijing, exploring bustling Xi'an on the way with the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors just a couple of highlights on offer. Delve beneath the surface of this massive country, discovering gourmet delights and learning about Chinese lifestyles and traditions. Then embrace the frozen glory of a Chinese winter and head north-east to experience the Harbin International Ice & Snow Festival in all its winter wonder. From Beijing head to the remote north of the country to discover a city shaped by Russian as well as Chinese culture and experience a festival that’ll take your (frozen) breath away. NEW UPDATE FOR 2019: Please note that Highlights/r/n
  • Like everything it does, China’s ancient history is on an epic scale – see it when face-to-face with thousands of Terracotta Warriors (or thousands of local tourists at the Forbidden City!)
  • Exploring the narrow alleyways of Shanghai's nearby water town of Xitang, you can imagine a life long lost to modernity
  • Escape to the countryside, overnight near the Great Wall at a family run guesthouse, and see this iconic structure without the masses
  • Built to accommodate Russian engineers working on the Trans-Siberian Railroad in the 19th century, discover Harbin’s Russian and Jewish heritage on a guided walking tour
  • Experience Harbin’s International Ice and Snow Festival, a vast winter wonderland of the biggest and most elaborate ice sculptures in the world
  • Tour the festival with a local guide during the day and again at night, when the frosty re-creations of famous buildings, monuments and characters are lit up in technicolour
  • Train travel is intrinsic to Chinese life. Bunk up with locals and other travellers on an overnight sleeper train from Beijing to Harbin, and experience a high speed train back the other way

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
28/12/2018 09/01/2019 Sold out £2020.00
04/01/2019 16/01/2019 5 £1925.00
05/01/2019 17/01/2019 5 £2020.00
28/12/2019 09/01/2020 16 £1925.00
12/02/2020 24/02/2020 16 £1925.00

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