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Classic China & Yunnan Express Adventure Tour

Asia

  • China

If you're looking for both the main highlights of China plus a little something out of the way, this is the trip for you. Take in all the classic landmarks of China ' the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Terracotta Warriors ' before hopping a flight from Shanghai to Kunming so you can immerse yourself in the culture of Yunnan. (Spicy food lovers, take note ' this place is heaven for cuisine.) Hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge will remain a bragging right for years to come. Whether it's your first time in China or one of many return trips, we'll make sure you see something new.


Highlights

Trek along the Great Wall, visit the Forbidden City in Beijing and the canal town of Suzhou, experience a local meal and the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, marvel at the Chinese acrobats in Shanghai, break a sweat at Tiger Leaping Gorge, indulge in the spicy cuisine of Yunnan.


What's Included

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Shanghai. Great Wall excursion and entrance (Beijing). Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour. Terracotta Warriors tour (Xi'an). Master of the Nets Garden visit (Suzhou). Shanghai orientation walk. Chinese acrobat performance. Bird and Flower Market visit (Dali). Old Town Lijiang visit. City walk (Shanxi). Tiger Leaping Gorge hike. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities. Tiger Leaping Gorge hike. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels/guesthouses (15 nts), sleeper train (1 nt).


Meals Included

9 breakfasts, 1 lunch


Transport

Train, local bus, air
con bus, private van, walking, plane.


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 mintues 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 or rolling bag of small to medium size (no XL ones please!) as they need to fit under the beds 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. If your trip involves overnights in homestays, villages or camping then you usually have the opportunity to rent sleeping bags if need be instead of bringing them with you.

Day 1 Beijing

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Day 2 Beijing

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Day 3 Beijing/Xiâ??an

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Day 4 Xiâ??an/Suzhou

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Day 5 Suzhou

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Day 6 Suzhou/Shanghai

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Day 7 Shanghai

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Day 8 Shanghai/Kunming

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Day 9 Kunming/Dali

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Day 10 Dali

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Day 11 Dali/Shaxi

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Day 12 Shaxi

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Day 13 Shaxi/Lijiang

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Day 14 Lijiang/Hetaoyuan

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Day 15 Hetaoyuan/Lijiang

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Day 16 Lijiang/Kunming

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Day 17 Kunming

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Details

Duration: 17 Days

Trip Style: Classic

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max: 16

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My Own Room Exceptions

Night 4, Sleeper train

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