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Classic Hong Kong to Xi~an Adventure Adventure Tour

Asia

  • China
  • Hong Kong

It's a rare tour that can include the word 'classic in its name and have it feel like an understatement. This adventure packs a ton of pure, unfiltered China into 13 incredible days, starting with two days in bustling Hong Kong. From there, you'll move on to scenic Yangshuo (home of the majestic limestone karsts), explore Yunnan (a showcase for China's incredible ethnic diversity), hike the drop-dead gorgeous Tiger Leaping Gorge, meet pandas in Chengdu, and wrap it all up in Xi'an, starting point of the fabled Silk Road. If you think you'll only go to China once, take this tour. Trust us; it won't be your last visit.


Highlights

Explore the countryside, Enjoy a hot pot dinner, Walk around the old town in Lijiang, Hike the Tiger Leaping Gorge, Visit a panda breeding centre


What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Jia Community Restaurant, Yangshuo Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group. Li River boat ride. Orientation walk in Lijiang and Dali. Tiger Leaping Gorge Trek (2 days). Panda Breeding Centre visit. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels (8 nts), guesthouses (4 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

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Day 5 Kunming/Dali

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Day 6 Lijiang/Yongsheng County

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Day 7 Dali/Lijiang

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Day 8 Lijiang

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Day 9 Yongsheng County/Lijiang

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Day 10 Dali

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Day 11 Dali/Chengdu

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Day 12 Chengdu/Xiâ??an

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Day 13 Xiâ??an

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Details

Prices from: €1849.00

Duration: 13 Days

Trip Style: Classic

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max:

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