Arrive at any time. Is Beijing top of your must-see list? Booking pre-trip accommodations will let you do Beijing your way before meeting up with the group.
Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall. Head out of town to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Spend time wandering around, taking photos, and picking up souvenirs.
If you'd like to do something fun this evening, opt to pre-book the Beijing Acrobatics Performance Tour on the checkout page to include this optional activity on your tour or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.
Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Later, board a fast train to Xi'an.
Enjoy some free time exploring the city before a visit one of China's greatest archaeological treasures??the Terracotta Warriors. After enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse before hopping on an overnight train to Suzhou.
Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's most exquisite gardens.
Travel to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund. After enjoy a Shanghai acrobat show. Travel by metro and train to Shanghai. After an orientation walk along Shanghai's famous Bund, you are free to explore the delights this modern Chinese city has to offer.
Enjoy free time in this bustling city before watching a spectacular Chinese acrobat show in the evening.
Spend a free day exploring the mix of modern and historic in Shanghai before boarding an overnight train to Guilin.
Arrive in Guilin, transfer to Longji and get ready for the next day's hike with some free time. Luggage Storage: You have the option of storing your larger luggage at the entrance - we recommend bringing a 2-day pack and all valuables. From last stop of bus ride to the guesthouse it takes approx. 20 minutes of walking uphill.
Enjoy village to village trekking along the rice terraces.
Longji is famous for its centuries old rice terraces, often referred to as the Dragon's Backbone, built along forested mountain slopes that seem to poke into the clouds. Check out the unique wooden architecture of the local Zhuang and Yao people.
Transfer to Yangshuo home of the world-famous Li River. Get to know the town on an orientation walk before free time to explore. Spend two days in Yangshuo enjoying the heaps of activities available in this scenic region. Some favourites dabbling in Tai Chi or Chinese calligraphy, walking and cycling through the countryside, climbing atop a karst for panoramic views or relaxing at one of the town's many cafes.
Try your hand at cooking local fare at a boutique cooking school and pre-book the Central Chinese Cooking Class by adding it to your checkout page, or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.
Discover more of scenic Yangshuo with a free day. Try your hand at cooking local fare at a boutique cooking school and pre-book the Central Chinese Cooking Class by adding it to your checkout page, or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.
Transfer to Guilin and board a train to Hong Kong, arriving in the late afternoon.