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Highlights of China

From £1779 for 11 days
Trip Overview
Tracing the remnants of China's imperial past, we discover the magnificent monuments of Beijing, the Terracotta Warriors, the imposing mosques of Xi'an, and the picturesque city of Hangzhou. We also have time to explore some of the exquisite landscapes and tranquil countryside of Yangshuo, so beloved by Chinese poets and painters. Visit a time capsule containing one quarter of the human race, where the modern world coexists with the ancient, and each region has its own traditions and mouthwatering culinary delights.
Essential Info
Starts: Arrive Beijing.
Ends: End Shanghai
Ages: Min 16
Theme: Discovery, Culture & Festivals
Trip Code: EACH
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: China
What's Included


All breakfasts, 4 lunches and 1 dinner included


11 days land only/ 12 flight inclusive Travel by train, private minibus, public bus and 2 internal flights


Trip Highlights

•    Beijing's Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Temple of Heaven Park. 

•    Cycle amidst Yangshou's karst mountains and rice terraces 

•    Walking tour of Shanghai's famous Bund area

•    One of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall at Mutianyu

•    Xi'an's Muslim Quarter and the nearby Terracotta Warriors

•    Dine beside Hangzhou's West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Dates & Availability
Start date
End date
Departing: 15th Sep 2019
Returning: 25th Sep 2019
Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 22nd Sep 2019
Returning: 2nd Oct 2019
Limited Availability
2 spaces
Departing: 6th Oct 2019
Returning: 16th Oct 2019
Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Apr 2020
Returning: 15th Apr 2020
Availability: Good
Departing: 17th May 2020
Returning: 27th May 2020
Availability: Good
Departing: 6th Sep 2020
Returning: 16th Sep 2020
Availability: Good
Itinerary & Notes
There will be a welcome briefing this evening followed by an opportunity to taste the famous Beijing duck during an optional welcome dinner. *Dong Fang Hotel or similar*
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We don't usually do tours, but wanted a guided experience into the richness of China. The small size of cohort allowed us to bond as a group and experience more together, such as more food options.
A well-organized, fun trip. Good hotels, good scheduling, many included sightseeing experiences.
A whirlwind tour of all the top sights but expertly and efficiently guided by the group leader so that we never felt anxious or hurried. The hotels were not luxurious but comfortable. I particularly enjoyed travelling on the public buses and eating in local restaurants to get a feel for the real China.
This was an exhilarating trip full of adventure that takes you to some of the most famous places and sites in China. The food was excellent throughout and plenty of it.
Great trip to some iconic places in China. The pace is full on particularly if you partake in the extras offered , be prepared to walk a lot around the cities countryside and parks .We enjoyed all the different forms of transport including riding a tandem ! We learnt a lot about China , food was good and very reasonably priced
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