14 days from Beijing to Hong KongExperience this 14 day tour from Beijing to Hong Kong visiting Hong Kong and China with G Adventures.
|Group Size||Small Group - Max 16, avg 12.|
|Price From||$2,638 AUD*|
Stand face-to-face with the Terracotta Warriors and marvel at the Master of the Nets Garden and other national treasures on this 14-day tour through China. By crossing the country via train, you’ll go from the power of the Great Wall to the bright lights of Shanghai and through the karst scenery of Yangshuo. Plus, with optional cycling tours and treks through the countryside, you’ll experience the quieter side of China, too. Discover the country’s natural and cultural highlights with the perfect combination of included activities and free time to explore.
Visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, Experience a local meal and the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, Enjoy an acrobat show in Shanghai, Trek along rice terraces through different villages
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Day 1 Beijing
Is Beijing top of your must-see list? Booking pre-trip accommodations will let you do Beijing your way before meeting up with the group. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Beijing
Head out of town to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Spend time wandering around, taking photos, and picking up souvenirs. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Great Wall Mutianyu Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 3 Beijing/Xi'an
Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Later, board a fast train to Xi'an. Included Activities: Tiananmen Square Forbidden City Tour Transport: Metro Local train (5.75-6.00 hours)
Day 4 Xi'an/Suzhou (1L)
Enjoy some free time exploring the city before a visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. After enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse before hopping on an overnight train to Suzhou. Included Activities: Terracotta Warriors Guided Tour Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (14.00-16.00 hours)
Day 5 Suzhou
Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's most exquisite gardens. Included Activities: Master of the Nets Garden Tour
Day 6 Suzhou/Shanghai
Travel by metro and train to Shanghai. After an orientation walk along Shanghai's famous Bund, you are free to explore the delights this modern Chinese city has to offer. Included Activities: Orientation Walk of the Bund Shanghai Acrobatic Performance Transport: Metro (0.50-1.00 hours) Bullet train (0.75-1.00 hours)
Day 7 Shanghai
Enjoy free time in this bustling city before watching a spectacular Chinese acrobat show in the evening. Included Activities: Shanghai Acrobatic Performance
Day 8 Shanghai
Spend a free day exploring the mix of modern and historic in Shanghai before boarding an overnight train to Guilin. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (19.50 hour(s))
Day 9 Longji
Luggage Storage: You have the option of storing your larger luggage at the entrance - we recommend bringing a 2-day pack and all valuables. From last stop of bus ride to the guesthouse it takes approx. 20 minutes of walking uphill. Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 10 Longji
Longji is famous for its centuries old rice terraces, often referred to as the Dragon's Backbone, built along forested mountain slopes that seem to poke into the clouds. Check out the unique wooden architecture of the local Zhuang and Yao people. Included Activities: Longji Terraces Half Day Trek
Day 11 Longji/Yangshuo
Spend two days in Yangshuo enjoying the heaps of activities available in this scenic region. Some favourites include trying your hand at cooking local fare at a boutique cooking school, dabbling in Tai Chi or Chinese calligraphy, walking and cycling through the countryside, climbing atop a karst for panoramic views or relaxing at one of the town's many cafés. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours)
Day 12 Yangshuo
Discover more of scenic Yangshuo with a free day.
Day 13 Yangshuo/Hong Kong
Transfer to Guilin and board a train to Hong Kong, arriving in the late afternoon. Included Activities: Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong) Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours) Local train (3.50 hour(s)) Metro (1.00-1.50 hours)
Day 14 Hong Kong
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Your Discover Moment: Shanghai. Great Wall excursion. Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour. Terracotta Warriors tour. Master of the Nets Garden visit. Orientation walks in Shanghai and Yangshuo. Chinese acrobat performance. Longji Terraces half-day trek. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Eating is a big part of travelling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available out in the world. Generally, meals are not included in the trip price when there is a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility, though generally, food is cheap. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. Vegetarians will be able to find a range of different foods, although in some areas the choice may be limited. Should breakfast not be included, your CEO can suggest some local options For all trips please refer to the meals included and budget information for included meals and meal budgets.
TransportTrain, bus, private vehicle, walking.
AccommodationHotels (9 nts), guesthouse (2 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts).
Notes1. LUGGAGE As we use (sometimes crowded) local transport please note backpacks are much more suitable than suitcases for this style of trip. Train travel means that bags have to be stowed either overhead or under beds, so travelling as light as possible is recommended. 2. COMBO TRIP Please note that this tour combines with other G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with G Adventures, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another G Adventures tour, after your trip concludes.
While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.
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