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This itinerary is designed to give you a flavour of what is possible

  • We can tailor this trip to suit your specific requirements
  • Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation

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Highlights of China

Itinerary Route Map - 11 Days

The Terracotta Warriors, XianGuilin, ChinaYangshuo, China

Our Tailor-made suggestions for this itinerary:

  • You fly home via Hong Kong, so can easily stop off for a few nights in this exciting city
  • Add on Shanghai, one of China's fastest growing cities
  • Relax for a few nights on tropical Hainan Island, with its beaches and resorts

Highlights of this itinerary

  • See the home of the emperors for centuries, The Forbidden City
  • Get away from the crowds and walk along The Great Wall
  • See the Terracotta Warriors at Xian
  • Take a relaxing cruise down the River Li, amongst beautiful limestone karst scenery
  • Get a taste of rural life in China in the village of Longji

Day by Day Legend Legend
  • Outbound Flight
  • Transfer
  • Accommodation
  • Excursion
  • Cruise
  • Train Journey
  • Return Flight

Day 1 London

Fly from London to Beijing today.

Day 2 Beijing

On arrival you will be met by your guide and taken to your hotel, with the rest of the morning to relax. In the afternoon start exploring the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

Day 3 Beijing

The Temple of Heaven is one of Beijing`s most impressive sites. If you can rise a little early you'll also be able to see Beijing`s pensioners doing Tai-Chi here. Take in the Summer Palace in the afternoon.

Day 4 Beijing

You`ll leave the city today to see one of China`s iconic sites - the Great Wall. You`ll be taken a few hours out of the city in order to escape the crowds and see the wall at its best.

Day 5 Beijing Xian

Today transfer to the station to take the bullet train to Xian. On arrival you'll be met and transferred to your hotel, with the rest of the day at leisure to explore Xian.

Day 6 Xian Guilin

This morning head out to Xian`s star attraction - the Terracotta Warriors. In the afternoon fly onto Guilin, with time to explore this southern city on arrival.

Day 7 Cruise Yangshuo

This morning you`ll be taken on a relaxing cruise down the River Li, to drink in Guilin`s justifiably famous limestone scenery. Arriving into Yangshuo at lunchtime you`ll be met and taken to your hotel, with the rest of the day to explore.

Day 8 Yangshuo

A further day in Yangshuo

Day 9 Yangshuo Longji

You leave the town of Yangshuo this morning and head to the village of Longji. The village is set around centuries old rice terraces, and a visit here will give a small taste of rural life in China.

Day 10 Longji Guilin Hong Kong

In the morning explore the pretty rice terraces. In the afternoon transfer back to Guilin`s airport and fly onto Hong Kong where you transit for your flight back to London.

Day 11 London

Early morning arrival in to London.

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