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Main destination China · About Escorted or Guided Tour

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Main destination China · About Escorted or Guided Tour


Book by August 31st, 2018

For Select Departure Dates in 2018

Explore China's main streets and back streets, thousands of years of history and modern lifestyle. Walk on the Great Wall and through tiny villages; meet the Terracotta Warriors and adorable pandas face to face. 

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Sample Itineraries Include:

China Active Adventure – 15 Days

Explore a side of China you never knew existed on this eye-opening multi-activity adventure. Get a full dose of this land’s truly incredible history, culture, and geography using rural roads that wind through tiny villages and past seemingly endless rice fields. Tour the imperial tombs and palaces of the walled city of Xi’an on two wheels and on foot. Study curious limestone karst formations in Yangshuo. Navigate the busy streets of Beijing and relax, secure in the knowledge that downtime is rightly earned.


Day 1Beijing

Day 2Beijing

Enjoy a guided tour of the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. After take a walk through the historic Beijing hutongs.

Day 3Beijing/Gubeikou

Leave Beijing behind and transfer out to the Great Wall of China for two days of hiking. Tonight, enjoy a homestay in a village with a local family.

Day 4Beijing

Continue to trek along the Great Wall. Return to Beijing to catch the overnight train to Luoyang.

Day 5Song Shan

Continue to the sacred Mount Songshang. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, Shaolin Temple, the birthplace of Kung Fu.

Day 6Song Shan

Spend the day exploring the holy mountain area of Song Shan and enjoy a hike in the surrounding countryside.

Day 7Song Shan/Xi'an

Opt to visit to Longmen Grottoes. Return to Luoyang and travel to Xi'an by train.

Day 8Xi'an

Explore China's former capital and terminus of the Silk Road. Cycle the ancient city walls and discover the Muslim Quarter.

Day 9Xi'an/Yangshuo

Fly to Guilin and transfer to Yangshuo.

Day 10Yangshuo

Take an orientation walk around Yangshuo. Opt to check out a local cooking school, practice tai chi, or see a light and sound show.

Day 11Yangshuo

Cycle over the flat(ish) landscape past rice paddies with local farmers and water buffalo. Marvel at the limestone karsts and hear the legends of how they came to be.

Day 12Yangshuo/Longji

Enjoy village to village trekking along rice terraces.

Day 13Longji

Continue trekking along rice terraces.

Day 14Longji/Hong Kong

Depart the village and take a fast train to Hong Kong.

Day 15Hong Kong

Depart at any time.


  • Great Wall trek (2 days)
  • Guided tour of the Forbidden City
  • Beijing hutong walking tour
  • Bike the ancient Xi'an city walls
  • Shaolin Monastery visit
  • Yangshuo cycling
  • Longsheng village-to-village trekking
  • Yangshuo and Hong Kong orientation walks
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities



Classic Beijing to Hong Kong – 14 Days

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, you’ll 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, you’ll experience the quieter side of China, too. Discover the country’s natural and cultural highlights with the perfect combination of included activities and free time to explore.



Day 1Beijing

Day 2Beijing

Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall.

Day 3Beijing/Xi'an

Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Later, board a fast train to Xi'an.

Day 4Xi'an/Suzhou

Enjoy some free time exploring the city before a visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. After enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse before hopping on an overnight train to Suzhou.

Day 5Suzhou

Visit Suzhou, the 'Venice of the East.' Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's most exquisite gardens.

Day 6Suzhou/Shanghai

Travel to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund. After enjoy a Shanghai acrobat show.

Day 7Shanghai

Enjoy free time in this bustling city before watching a spectacular Chinese acrobat show in the evening.

Day 8Shanghai

Spend a free day exploring the mix of modern and historic in Shanghai before boarding an overnight train to Guilin.

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Day 9Longji

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

Day 10Longji

Enjoy village to village trekking along the rice terraces.

Day 11Longji/Yangshuo

Transfer to Yangshuo on the world-famous Li River. Get to know the town on an orientation walk before free time to explore.

Day 12Yangshuo

Discover more of scenic Yangshuo with a free day.

Day 13Yangshuo/Hong Kong

Transfer to Guilin and board a train to Hong Kong, arriving in the late afternoon.

Day 14Hong Kong

Depart at any time.


  • Great Wall excursion
  • Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour
  • Terracotta Warriors tour
  • Master of the Nets Garden visit
  • Orientation walks in Shanghai and Yangshuo
  • Chinese acrobat performance
  • Longji Terraces half-day trek
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


Classic Hong Kong to Xi'an – 13 Days

It’s a rare tour that can include the word “classic” in its name and have it feel like an understatement. This adventure packs a ton of pure, unfiltered China into 13 incredible days, starting with two days in bustling Hong Kong. From there, you’ll move on to scenic Yangshuo (home of the majestic limestone karsts), explore Yunnan (a showcase for China’s incredible ethnic diversity), hike the drop-dead gorgeous Tiger Leaping Gorge, meet pandas in Chengdu, and wrap it all up in Xi’an, starting point of the fabled Silk Road. If you think you'll only go to China once, take this tour. Trust us; it won’t be your last visit.


Day 1Hong Kong

Day 2Hong Kong/Yangshuo

Cross the border to Shenzhen for the fast train to Guilin, then transfer to Yangshuo, nestled amongst the limestone karsts jutting out of the Li River.

Day 3Yangshuo

Take a full-day bike ride through the surrounding countryside to gain insight into rural Chinese life. Enjoy lunch at a local family's home.

Day 4Yangshuo/Kunming

After a free morning in Yangshuo, transfer to Guilin and fly to Kunming, capital city of Yunnan.

Day 5Kunming/Dali

Enjoy a walk around the Bird and Flower Market in Kunming before boarding an express bus to Dali. With free time, opt to explore the old town.

Day 6Dali

Enjoy a free day to explore this scenic town. Opt to rent a bike to visit Lake Erhai and explore the Villages along the lake.

Day 7Dali/Lijiang

Travel by bus to Lijiang and take an orientation walk before free time to explore on your own.

Day 8Lijiang/Yongsheng County

Take a bus to Tiger Leaping Gorge and start on the famous hike. The route follows the stunning scenery of the Yangtze as it cuts through the gorge.

Day 9Yongsheng County/Lijiang

Continue the hike through Tiger Leaping Gorge. After completing the trek, drive back to Lijiang.

Day 10Lijiang

Enjoy a day to discover Lijiang. Opt to explore the UNESCO Heritage-listed Old Town or visit the Black Dragon Pool Park.

Day 11Lijiang/Chengdu

Fly from Lijiang to the vibrant, modern city of Chengdu. Opt to watch a Sichuan opera.

Day 12Chengdu

Visit the Panda Breeding Centre for an up-close experience with these gentle giants. Later, board an overnight train to Xi'an.

Day 13Xi'an



  • Yangshuo countryside bike ride with local lunch
  • Bird and flower market visit
  • Orientation walk in Lijiang
  • Tiger Leaping Gorge Trek (2 days)
  • Panda Breeding Centre excursion
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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