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Beijing to Hong Kong–Fujian Route
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China is a country full of highlights and hidden treasures, and if you visit it with us, youll be sure to get a top mix of both. Over two weeks, youll venture from Beijing to Hong Kong, taking in Chinas contrasts between ancient and modern as you explore both cityscapes and countrysides. Theres a visit to the Great Wall included, plus the chance to check out the Terracotta Warriors in Xian, an overnight stay at the roundhouses in Fujian, and so much more packed into a relatively short trip. This is a great first trip to China to get a taste that will leave you wanting to come back.


Duration: 17 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Local Culture & Cuisine, History Physical rating: Light
Accommodation standard:   Not Rated% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 145625
Starts: Beijing, China Finishes: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
You will visit
  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Beijing

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Beijing

The Chinese capital, Beijing, is one of the world's most impressive and vibrant cities. Spend a day at the Great Wall, a monumental feat of engineering intended to protect China from the northern barbarians.



Included Activities:
Great Wall Mutianyu visit

03

Day 3: Beijing/Xi’an

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

Additional Notes:
Train is our main mode of transport in China and it's a great way to travel.

Transport:
Overnight train (beds) (13.00 hour(s))

04

Day 4: Xi’an

Opt to tour the lovely and unusual Great Mosque (a wonderfully serene place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city), great souvenir stalls, and enjoy some of the best street food in China. The remaining city walls are a great place to watch the sunset or join the locals for ballroom dancing or tai chi in the early morning.

Opt to take a day trip to the Terracotta Warriors, situated a short drive out of town (approximately 1 hr).

Included Activities:
Muslim Quarter Orientation Walk

05

Day 5: Xi’an/Suzhou

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

Transport:
Overnight train (beds)

06

Day 6: 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!

Included Activities:
Private Karaoke Session

07

Day 7: Suzhou/Shanghai

Shanghai is the most modern of Chinese cities. Go shopping on the famous Nanjing Road or stroll along the Bund district with its many riverside historical buildings.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk of the Bund

Transport:
Bullet train (2.00 hour(s))

08

Day 8: Shanghai

Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of your adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.

09

Day 9: Shanghai/Wuyishan

Enjoy free time or join the CEO for a walk through the Bund, Old Shanghai, People's Park, and more. Board a bullet train to Wuyishan in the Fujian province.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk of the Bund

Transport:
Bullet train (3.50 hour(s))

10

Day 10: Wuyishan

Explore the area with an included entrance ticket to the reserve. Go hiking and opt to go bamboo rafting.

Included Activities:
Wuyishan Reserve Visit

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Day 11: Wuyishan

Enjoy a free day to explore more of Wuyishan or visit the nearby ancient ruins of Chengcun from the Han Dynasty.

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Day 12: Wuyishan/Xiamen

Xiamen is a modern city with a little something for everyone from night markets to beautiful sculptures lit-up at night to peaceful parks.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Train (3.00 hour(s))

13

Day 13: Xiamen/Hongkeng Village (1D)

Transfer to a Yongding County. Overnight in a Hakka tulou, a large, multi-storey fortified roundhouse built for communal living. Enjoy an orientation tour around the village, then experience day-to-day life in this unique province full of history and traditional Chinese culture.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Local bus (4.00 hour(s))

14

Day 14: Hongkeng Village

Experience day to day life in this unique province full of history and traditional Chinese culture. Opt to rent a bike and visit a neighbouring community with more tulou, or travel to visit an ancient village that is still inhabited today.

15

Day 15: Hongkeng Village/Shenzhen

Travel to Longyang in the morning and continue on a fast train to Shenzhen.

Transport:
Local bus (2.50 hour(s))
Bullet train (4.00 hour(s))

16

Day 16: Shenzhen/Hong Kong

Cross the border into Hong Kong and enjoy an orientation walk around this bustling metropolis. Enjoy a last evening with the group.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong)
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Train

17

Day 17: Hong Kong

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Excursion to the Great Wall
    • Private karaoke session for the group (Suzhou)
    • Wuyishan entrance ticket
    • Tour of a traditional tulou
    • Orientation walks in Xi'an, Shanghai, Xiamen, and Hong Kong
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels (12 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts), traditional communal roundhouse/tulou (2 nts)
    Meals Included
    • 0 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 1 dinner
    Transport
    • Train, local bus, walking
    Group Leader
    • English-speaking Chinese Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Trek along the Great Wall
  • Take in ancient and modern China
  • Overnight in a traditional communal roundhouse
  • Enjoy a night out at karaoke in modern Shanghai.