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Beijing to Hong Kong Express Adventure Tour

Asia

  • China
  • Hong Kong

Stand face-to-face with the Terracotta Warriors and marvel at the Temple of Heaven and other national treasures on this 12-day showcase of four diverse yet defining pieces of the Middle Kingdom. By crossing the country via train, you'll go from the power of the Great Wall to the bright lights of Shanghai and through the karst scenery of Yangshuo. Discover China's natural and cultural highlights with the perfect combination of included activities and free time to explore.


Highlights

Climb the Great Wall, stroll through Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, stare down the Terracotta Warriors, cycle through scenic rice paddies, marvel at skyscrapers in Shanghai and Hong Kong


What's Included

Your Discover Moment: Shanghai. Great Wall excursion and entrance (Beijing). Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, and Temple of Heaven guided tour. Xi'an orientation walk. Terracotta Warriors excursion. Shanghai orientation walk. Yangshuo countryside bike tour. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels/guesthouses (8 nts), sleeper trains (3 nts).


Meals Included

1 lunch


Transport

Train, private van, public bus, bicycle, walking


About our Transportation

All overnight train accommodations are in hard
sleeper carriages: 6
bed open berths. Berths do not have doors/curtains and are open to the rest of the carriage ' earplugs and an eye mask are recommended in case noise or movement in the carriage is disruptive to you. Berths are arranged in 3 tiers of bunks and pillows/sheets/blankets are provided. Each carriage is equipped with shared squat toilets (some will have Western toilets). Trains are modern, air
conditioned, and offer a smooth ride. Food/drink is available for purchase on board.


Group Leader

English
speaking Chinese Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. We suggest that you pack as lightly as possible as your are expected to carry your own luggage. As a rule we try not to have to walk more than 15
20 minutes with your bags which is why we recommend keeping the weight of your bags between 10
15kg/22
30lb. Suitcases are not recommended for G Adventures trips! Most travellers carry a backpack (rucksack) or rolling bag of small to medium size (no XL ones please!) as they need to fit under the beds or overhead racks when travelling on sleeper trains. You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water, cameras and other electronics like iPods and mobile phones. Do not bring any knives or swords into China (gifts or otherwise). If they do make it into the country, they will not be permitted on trains. If you purchase a knife or sword while travelling elsewhere before arriving in China your best option is to post/mail it home before entering the country as no post/mail companies in China will accept it as a parcel.

Day 1 Beijing

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 2 Beijing

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There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 3 Beijing/Xiâ??an

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There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 4 Xiâ??an

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There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 5 Xiâ??an/Shanghai

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There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 6 Shanghai

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There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 7 Shanghai

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There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 8 Shanghai/Guilin

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There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 9 Yangshuo

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There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 10 Yangshuo

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There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 11 Yangshuo/Hong Kong

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Day 12 Hong Kong

Arrive at any time.

There are no planned activities before an evening welcome meeting.

Details

Duration: 12 Days

Trip Style: Rail

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 2 - Light

Group Size Notes: Max: 16

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My Own Room Exceptions

Nights 3, 5,7 and 10, Sleeper train.

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