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15 days from £4,700pp

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

Itinerary highlights

  • See the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors.

  • Take in an awe inspiring Kung Fu show.

  • Have a cookery or Kung Fu lesson, or both!

  • Enjoy a gentle cycle tour around the Guilin countryside.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodation
  • Beijing
  • Xian
  • Chengdu
  • Guilin
  • Yangshuo
  • Longji
  • Guilin
  • Hong Kong

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

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

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

Day 2 Beijing

Day 2 Beijing

Beijing

On arrival you'll be met for the drive into the city. You have the rest of the day free to relax and recover from your journey.

Day 3 Beijing

Day 3 Beijing

Beijing

This morning you visit Tiananmen Square and the magnificent Forbidden City with your guide. Afterwards explore the hutongs of Beijing by bicycle with your guide, and learn more of the traditional way of life that remains within this network of lanes and alleys.

Day 4 Beijing

Day 4 Beijing

Beijing

Today you will visit the Great Wall at Jinshanling, with its spectacular views and mountain scenery. This is one of the quietest and most attractive parts of the wall and should prove to be one of the highlights of your trip.

Day 5 Beijing

Day 5 Beijing

Beijing

You'll spend the morning wandering in the grounds of the Temple of Heaven with your guide, witnessing Beijing's elderly citizens practice various exercises and dances. This afternoon you visit the fun and interesting Sony ExploraScience Centre, before attending an exciting Kung Fu show in the evening.

Day 6 Xian

Day 6 Xian

Beijing , Xian

You fly to Xian today, where you'll be met by your guide and driven into the city. This afternoon you have the chance to cycle along the ancient city walls with your guide.

Day 7 Chengdu

Day 7 Chengdu

Xian , Chengdu

This morning you will drive out to see the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors before heading for the airport for your flight to Chengdu, where you'll be met and taken to your hotel. You have the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 8 Chengdu

Day 8 Chengdu

Chengdu

Today you'll visit the Chengdu Panda Research Base, where you'll learn more about this elusive animal. In the afternoon, visit the Bamboo Park where you'll learn how to play mah jjong with a master, in the picturesque setting of a teahouse.

Day 9 Guilin

Day 9 Guilin

Chengdu , Guilin

Spend the day visiting the Giant Buddha of Leshan with your guide, before returning to Chengdu airport, ready for your flight to Guilin. Here you'll be met and driven to your hotel.

Day 10 Yangshuo

Day 10 Yangshuo

Guilin , Yangshuo

This morning you take a cruise on the Li River to the picturesque town of Yangshuo. After checking in to your hotel you'll cycle out with your guide into the scenic countryside, passing through interesting local villages and rice paddies.

Day 11 Yangshuo

Day 11 Yangshuo

Yangshuo

This morning you can choose to attend an informal Chinese cookery course or take a lesson in Kung Fu before enjoying a ride on a bamboo raft in the afternoon.

Day 12 Longji

Day 12 Longji

Yangshuo , Longji

Today you drive to Longji, home of the spectacular Dragon's Backbone rice terraces. It's a beautiful journey as you wind your way up into the hills, past tea plantations before arriving at Longji. You have the rest of the day at leisure in this delightful village.

Day 13 Hong Kong

Day 13 Hong Kong

Longji , Guilin , Hong Kong

This morning your guide will take you walking to the best vantage points for viewing the rice terraces before you drive back to Guilin airport for your flight to Hong Kong. Here you'll be met and driven to your city centre hotel.

Day 14 International return flight

Day 14 International return flight

Hong Kong , International return flight

Today is free for you to enjoy the sights and shops of Hong Kong at your leisure before your return flight.

Day 15 International return flight

Day 15 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Duncan
Audkey Travel specialist Heather

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