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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:
  • Physical rating: Demanding
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID/Link Tour Code: ACGB/154407
  • Starts: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Finishes: Beijing, China
You will Visit
  • Hong Kong
  • Beijing

Itinerary

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Day 1: Hong Kong

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Hong Kong/Longji

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

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Day 3: Longji

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

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Day 4: Longji/Shi'ertan

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

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Day 5: Shi'ertan/Xingping

Continue cycling through the countryside, heading from Shi'ertan to Xingping.
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.

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Day 6: Xingping/Yangshuo

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

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Day 7: Yangshuo

Cycle through the countryside and villages around Yangshuo. Marvel at scenery that has captured the minds of poets and painters for centuries.
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.

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Day 8: Yangshuo/Xi’an

Travel to Guilin and board a flight to Xi'an. Later, enjoy a cycle around the ancient city walls and explore the Muslim Quarter.

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Day 9: Xi’an

Pay a visit to the famous Terracotta Warriors before boarding an overnight train to Beijing.

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Day 10: Beijing

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

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Day 11: Beijing

Explore the Great Wall before a night in China's capital.
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.

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Day 12: Beijing

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Longsheng village-to-village trekking
    • Longji to Yangshuo cycling with support vehicle
    • Biking along the ancient city wall in Xi'an
    • Terracotta Warriors visit
    • Muslim Quarter visit
    • Entrance and guided tour of the Forbidden City
    • Beijing hutong bicycle tour
    • Entrance to the Great Wall and trek
    • Internal flight
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (6 nts), simple guesthouses (3 nts), homestay (1 nt), sleeper train (1 nt)
    • 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