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China has long been a popular destination to see on two wheels and this remarkable 12-day cycling trip will have you riding among some of the most celebrated travel highlights anywhere in the world. Discover the Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an, walk among the unforgettable cultural touchstones of Beijing, and ride your way through picturesque landscapes to remote villages and hillsides in Southern China. Your two feet are great and all, but when they're powering two wheels, there'll be no stopping you!


Duration: 12 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Road Cycling, Local Culture & Cuisine, History Physical rating: 4 - Demanding
Accommodation standard:   Not Rated% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 154407
Starts: Hong Kong, Hong Kong Finishes: Beijing, China
You will visit
  • Hong Kong
  • Beijing

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Hong Kong

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Hong Kong/Longji (1D)

Take a local bus out into the countryside to the rural village of Longji.

Included Activities:
Border Crossing (Hong Kong - China)

Transport:
Metro (1.00 hour(s))
Local train (3.50 hour(s))
Local bus (3.00 hour(s), 200km)

03

Day 3: Longji (1B, 1L, 1D)

Enjoy an included half-day trek along the hills and terraces to Dazai.

Included Activities:
Longji Terraces Half Day Trek

04

Day 4: Longji/Shi'ertan (1B, 1L, 1D)

Start out on two wheels as the journey through China's backroads begins.

Included Activities:
Cycling

05

Day 5: Shi'ertan/Xingping (1B, 1L)

In ancient times, Xingping was the most important town along this section of the Li RIver. The surrounding hills give the town it's distinct character, some resembling animals or monks. The old town of Xingping is fascinating and the Ming era houses well worth wandering around. This is a challenging cycling day, so be prepared for the ride.

Included Activities:
Cycling

06

Day 6: Xingping/Yangshuo (1B, 1L)

Enjoy the scenic views cycling between the towns of Xingping and Yangshuo.

Included Activities:
Cycling

07

Day 7: Yangshuo (1L)

A different way to see the countryside around Yangshuo. Take to two wheels and enjoy a cycle across rivers, through small villages towards the town of Baisha.

Included Activities:
Cycling around Yangshuo

08

Day 8: Yangshuo/Xi’an

Travel from Yangshuo to Xi'an via Gulin.

Transport:
Local bus
Plane (2.00 hour(s))

09

Day 9: Xi’an (1B)

Enjoy a cycle around the ancient city walls of Xi'an, before making the overnight train journey to Beijing.

Included Activities:
Cycling Xi'an City Walls

Transport:
Overnight train (beds) (15.00 hour(s))

10

Day 10: Beijing

Full day in Beijing early today. Head off to explore the nearby iconic Tiananmen Square and the sprawling Forbidden City.

Included Activities:
Forbidden City
Hutong Cycling Tour

11

Day 11: Beijing (1B)

Set out early for a visit to the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Spend the day wandering from tower to tower along this magnificent feat of construction.

Included Activities:
Great Wall Mutianyu visit

Transport:
Drive through the city and countryside to reach the Great Wall's Mutianyu section. Take the same transportation back.
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))

12

Day 12: Beijing (1B)

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (6 nts), simple guesthouses (3 nts), homestay (1 nt), sleeper train (1 nt)
    Meals Included
    • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
    Transport
    • Train, local bus, plane, bicycle, walking
    Group Leader
    • English-speaking Chinese Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • See rural China on two wheels
  • Visit the Great Wall
  • Trek through rice terraces
  • Take on Beijings hutongs by bike
  • Explore the Forbidden City and visit the Terracotta Warriors