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Beijing to Hong Kong on a Shoestring
SAVE UP TO $100 on this tour

Get thee to China for the adventure of your life! Seriously though, these two weeks of the country's big-ticket highlights (as well as some smaller, more personal ones) will have you missing this country for years to come. From massive and historical Beijing (hello Forbidden City!), central Xi'an (home of the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors), glittering Shanghai, pastorally picturesque Yangshuo, and eventually to the world-in-itself gobsmacking city of Hong Kong, this is your (super affordable) opportunity to get here with a whole group of new friends.


Duration: 14 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Average
Accommodation standard:   Not Rated% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 162839
Starts: Beijing, China Finishes: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
You will visit
  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong

Itinerary

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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

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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))

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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

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Day 5: Xi’an/Suzhou

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

Transport:
Overnight train (beds)

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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

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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))

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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.

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Day 9: Shanghai

After some free time, board an overnight train to Guilin.

Transport:
Overnight train (beds) (19.50 hour(s))

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Day 10: Guilin/Yangshuo

Arrive in Guilin by train and transfer to the nearby village of Yangshuo, nestled among the limestone karsts jutting out of the Li River. One of the most scenic regions of China, this beautiful backpacker town is a haven for activities, cultural immersion, and relaxing at cafés.

The Li River and the limestone karst mountains interspersed with picturesque riverside villages and markets make this area perhaps the best known scenic attraction in the region.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)

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Day 11: Yangshuo

Explore Yangshuo with a free day. Opt for a tai chi lesson, a cooking class, or try your hand at calligraphy.

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Day 12: Yangshuo

Explore Yangshuo with a free day. Opt for a tai chi lesson, a cooking class, or a calligraphy lesson.

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Day 13: Yangshuo/Hong Kong

Travel to bustling Hong Kong via Guilin.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong)

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
Local train (3.25-4.00 hours)
Metro (1.00 hour(s))

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Day 14: Hong Kong

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Meals Included
    • No meals included
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