Best of China – 10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS
China is one of the oldest and most resourceful civilizations in history, it is now acknowledged as the world’s most progressive nation, changing our future at an electrifying pace. Entire, mega-sized cities have developed where not so long ago there was barely a village. In many parts, people still lead the most basic existences, untroubled, virtually unchanged for centuries.
China is a country of bewildering contrasts, from its terrain to the cuisine and existence of its people. This makes it all the more compelling to travel through. It should also be remembered that in terms of sheer size, China is vast. Our expert product managers have compiled an excellent route with transfers by plane to save on time. On our revealing tour of China we explore two of its most pioneering cities, Beijing and Shanghai. In contrast we also visit Xi’an, a city of immense historic tales and home to the fascinating Terra Cotta Warriors.
Day 1: Arrival to Beijing
Arrive in Beijing with the day at leisure.
Day 2: Beijing
Explore the sights of Beijing including the Forbidden City area.
Day 3: Beijing
Walk along the Great Wall of China and stop at the Olympic Park.
Day 4: Beijing – Xi’an
After visiting the Temple of Heaven we fly to Xi’an.
Day 5: Xi’an
Today we visit the Terra Cotta Warriors excavation site and explore a number of nearby pagodas.
Day 6: Xi’an – Guilin
We fly to Guilin and visit the intriguing Fubo Hill.
Day 7: Guilin – Yangshuo – Guilin
Take a river cruise to Yangshuo before a picturesque drive back to Guilin.
Day 8: Guilin – Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai.
Day 9: Shanghai
We visit a number of fascinating places including the Jade Buddha Temple – and walk along the Bund River.
Day 10: Shanghai – Departure
Transfer to airport for departure flight.