Classic Beijing to Hong Kong Adventure
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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, youll 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, youll experience the quieter side of China, too. Discover the countrys natural and cultural highlights with the perfect combination of included activities and free time to explore.

  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 162845
  • Starts: Beijing, China
  • Finishes: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
You will Visit
  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong



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

Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

Included Activities:
Tiananmen Square
Forbidden City Tour



Day 3: Beijing/Xi’an

Head out of town to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. After time spent wandering around, taking photos, and picking up souvenirs, hop on a fast train to Xi'an.

Included Activities:
Great Wall Mutianyu Visit
Orientation Walk

Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Train (5.75-6.00 hours)


Day 4: Xi’an/Suzhou (1L)

Visit one of China's greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors—and enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse. Opt to cycle the ancient city walls before an overnight train to Suzhou.

Included Activities:
Terracotta Warriors Guided Tour

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

Arrive in the afternoon 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

Private Vehicle


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.

Basic overnight train (beds) (19.50 hour(s))


Day 9: Longji

Arrive in Guilin, transfer to Longji and get ready for the next day's hike with some free time.

Private Vehicle


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

Private Vehicle


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)

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


Day 14: Hong Kong

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

    • Great Wall excursion and entrance (Beijing)
    • Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour
    • Terracotta Warriors tour (Xi'an)
    • Master of the Nets Garden visit (Suzhou)
    • Orientation walks in Shanghai and Yangshuo
    • Chinese acrobat performance (Shanghai)
    • Longji Terraces half day trek
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Hotels (9 nts), guesthouse (2 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts)
    • 1 lunch
    • Train, bus, private vehicle, walking
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Tour Highlights:
  • 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