- Hong Kong
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.
- Hong Kong
Itinerary idea in detailOpen all Close all
Ask us if you would also like us to arrange your international flights at our preferred rates.
Day 1 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 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 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.
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Day 9 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 10 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 11 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 12 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 13 Return home
Contact a specialist
The specialist who designs your trip to China will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.Find out what sets us apart ›
When to go
Drag the slider to see monthly temperature and rainfall for this itinerary
|Place||Daily Max Temperature||Monthly Rainfall|