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Classic China & Fujian tulou houses

14 days from £4,140pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Visit the Great Wall of China, at the lesser visited Jinshanling section.

  • See the iconic Terracotta Warriors.

  • Relax in the spectacular karst scenery of the south west.

  • Discover Hakka minority culture in the earthen tulou houses of Fujian province.

  • Spend time in the colonial city of Xiamen.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodation
  • Beijing
  • Xian
  • Guilin
  • Yangshuo
  • Guilin
  • Xiamen
  • Chuxi
  • Xiamen
  • Shanghai

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Beijing.

Day 2 Beijing


Check in to your hotel and then visit the magnificent Forbidden City with your guide in the afternoon.

Day 3 Beijing


Explore the Temple of Heaven this morning, then have the afternoon at leisure.

Day 4 Beijing


Head out of the city to the spectacular Great Wall at Jinshanling, a quieter section, where you can spend as much time as you wish enjoying the views.

Day 6 Guilin

Xian , Guilin

This morning, visit the iconic Terracotta Warriors, before flying to Guilin in the south west.

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Day 7 Yangshuo

Guilin , Yangshuo

Take the Li River cruise down to Yangshuo, then relax in the beautiful karst peak scenery.

Day 8 Yangshuo


Spend today enjoying the stunning countryside.

Day 9 Xiamen

Yangshuo , Guilin , Xiamen

Fly to Xiamen today, then transfer across to the gardened Gulangyu Island.

Day 10 Xiamen


You embark on a full day tour of colonial Xiamen and the gardens and sights of Gulangyu Island today.

Day 11 Chuxi

Xiamen , Chuxi

This morning you'll be driven deep into Fujian province, to visit the Tianluokeng tulou houses en route to Chuxi village.


Day 12 Shanghai

Chuxi , Xiamen , Shanghai

You have a whole day exploring the beautiful area and its numerous tulou clusters, before being taken back to Xiamen, ready for your flight to Shanghai. Here, you'll be taken to the characterful Astor House hotel.

Day 13 Shanghai

Day 14 International return flight

Shanghai , International return flight

This morning you'll be taken to the airport, ready to board your international return flight home. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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