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Classic Hong Kong to Beijing Adventure Adventure Tour

Asia

  • China
  • Hong Kong

There may be two sides to every coin, but there sure are a heck of a lot more to China. This staggering adventure gets you to as many of those sides as we can possibly fit into 20 days (wow!). Bright-lights-big-city Hong Kong? Check. Terracotta warrior staring contest? Check. Giant panda ogling? Remote village cycling? Mountain monasteries and Forbidden City? Oh yes and so much more. Don't just get to China; get inside what makes it drive the 21st century, starting right here, right now.


Highlights

Visit a panda breeding centre, Enjoy a calligraphy lesson, Float along the Li River, See thousands of buddhas at the Yungang Grottoes, Explore the Forbidden City and the Great Wall


What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Jia Community Restaurant, Yangshuo Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Hands
On Moment: Traditional Paper
Cut Class, Pingyao. Li River boat ride. Orientation walk in Lijiang and Dali. Tiger Leaping Gorge Trek (2 days). Panda Breeding Centre visit. Calligraphy class. Forbidden City visit and Great Wall Mutianyu excursion. Hanging Temple visit. Yungang Grottoes visit. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels (14 nts), guesthouses (4 nts), sleeper train (1 nts).


Meals Included

1 lunch


Transport

Train, local bus, private vehicle, plane.


Group Leader Description

All of our G Adventures group trips are accompanied by a G Adventures Chief Experience Officer (CEO) in China. The aim of the group leader is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting ' we think it's the best of both worlds.


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 solo 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 solo 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 or rolling bag of small to medium size (no XXL 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. 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 Hong Kong

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Day 2 Hong Kong/Yangshuo

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Day 3 Yangshuo

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Day 4 Yangshuo/Kunming

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Day 5 Yangshuo/Lijiang

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Day 6 Dali

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Day 7 Yongsheng County/Lijiang

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Day 8 Lijiang/Yongsheng County

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Day 9 Lijiang/Dali

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Day 10 Lijiang

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Day 11 Dali/Chengdu

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Day 12 Chengdu

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Day 13 Xiâ??an

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Day 14 Xiâ??an/Pingyao

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Day 15 Pingyao

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Day 16 Pingyao/Datong

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Day 17 Datong/Beijing

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Day 18 Beijing

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Day 19 Beijing

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Day 20 Beijing

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Details

Prices from: €2549.00

Duration: 20 Days

Trip Style: Classic

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max:

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