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City wall in Xian

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in China, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well.

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  • Hong Kong from Victoria Peak

    A tale of two cities: Hong Kong & the history of Angkor

    China and Cambodia
    • Take in the views from Kowloon over to Hong Kong Island.

    • Enjoy some of the best dim sum in the world with the locals Hong Kong style.

    • Soak up the atmosphere of Phnom Penh, Cambodia's up and coming capital.

    • Visit the awe-inspiring temple complex of Angkor Wat and bring out your adventurous side exploring Ta Prohm.

    • Relax in Kep and experience the flavours of Cambodian cuisine.

    14 days from £2,995pp

  • Taal volcano

    Hong Kong & luxury tour of the Philippines

    China and Philippines
    • Explore Hong Kong's skyscrapers.

    • Stay on Pamalican island.

    • 7 sq km (3 sq miles) of pristine coral reef and stunning beaches at one of the Philippines' best resorts.

    • Visit Lake Taal crossing the lake by boat and ride on horseback to the top of the volcano.

    • Take a guided tour of Intramuros — Manila's walled city crammed full of history.

    17 days from £8,370pp

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