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12 Day Best of China

Immerse yourself in the rich culture & heritage of China!
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12 Day Best of China

CruisePlus Land Offer

Beijing to Shanghai

October 6, 2019

G Adventures Land Tour

Mix the bustle of China’s metropolises with the tranquillity of rural life on a 12-day adventure. Explore hidden corners of Beijing’s Forbidden City. Cycle along ancient city walls and learn about Xi’an’s famed terracotta soldiers. Enjoy a paddle on the gorgeous Li River. Along the way, discover how China’s many contrasts make it one of the world’s most intriguing places.

Highlights

  • Enjoy an excursion to the awe-inspiring Great Wall
  • Cycle along the Xi’an city walls
  • Tour the legendary terracotta warriors
  • Walk through the countryside, visiting villages along the way

What we are Including

  • Airport arrival & departure transfers
  • 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 3 dinners
  • Small group tour (max 16) with upgraded service level
  • 11 nights of premium accommodations
  • Intra-travel (private bus, vehicle, plane, train, bicycle, walking)
  • Daily sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout the tour, and local guides
  • Taxes
Tour Only
From $3299pp

*Ask us about arranging your airfare!

Please note* optional excursions, meals, additional nights, and gratuities are extra and are not included.

All pricing is per person, based on double occupancy and in CAD

Itinerary

Beijing to Shanghai

Day 1 Beijing(Dinner)
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included. Enjoy a first taste of Chinese cuisine with a Peking Duck welcome dinner.
Day 2 Beijing(Breakfast)
Take a walk along the 500-year-old Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Spend time exploring the towers, views, and the magnificent structure of this unique wonder.
Day 3 Beijing(Breakfast)
Explore historic Beijing including Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. After, take a walk through the hutongs — local backstreet neighbourhoods.
Day 4 Beijing/Xi'an(Breakfast)
Continue to explore Beijing with our local CEO and enjoy some free time on your own. In the evening, catch an overnight train to Xi'an.
Day 5 Xi'an(Breakfast)
Explore Xi'an like the locals with a bike ride along the ancient city walls. Later, visit the Muslim Quarter and local markets then enjoy a visit to the historic Gao’s Grand Courtyard House and for a performance of shadow puppetry.
Day 6 Xi'an(Breakfast | Lunch)
Visit the famed Terracotta Warriors — the archaeological wonder built over 2,000 years ago to protect the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Afterwards, head to a local village and enjoy lunch. Opt for a Defachang Dumpling Banquet in the evening.
Day 7 Yangshuo Countryside(Breakfast | Dinner)
Fly to China's lush southwest to experience rural culture and the unique limestone karst scenery of the Yangshuo area. Enjoy a traditional dinner at a G Adventures-supported restaurant where rural women are working to create new opportunities for their families. Also, enjoy a relaxing float on a local boat on the Li River, then transfer to a local hotel in the countryside.
Day 8 Yangshuo Countryside(Breakfast | Dinner)
Trek through the beautiful countryside, passing through villages and rice and fruit fields. Later, try preparing local cuisine at a cooking school and enjoy the results for dinner.
Day 9 Yangshuo(Breakfast)
Rise early for a private tai chi class with a local expert. Later, travel to Yangshuo town and taking a guided walk with the CEO, then you'll have the opportunity to wander the shop and café-lined streets.
Day 10 Yangshuo/Shanghai(Breakfast)
Fly to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund area.
Day 11 Shanghai(Breakfast)
Enjoy free time to explore this vibrant city on your own. Opt to visit Yuyuan Gardens or the Shanghai Museum.
Day 12 Shanghai(Breakfast)
Depart at any time.

Adventure Tours with a Difference

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Your Vacation, Your Terms, Your Choice

With G Adventures, you can choose how you want to travel, where you want to travel and whom you wish to travel with, all on your own terms. With a variety of travel styles to choose from, you can select your adventure destination and how you want to experience your journey. Select from local living tours, classic tours, family tours, rail tours or create your own private group. Regardless of your travel style, G Adventures has you covered. For the ultimate in enhanced adventure travel, select one of the incredible unique National Geographic Journeys that are crafted to provide you with an even more in-depth look at cultures and customs of destinations around the globe. Dive deeper into the lifestyle of the world's peoples and explore hands-on with the freedom to roam and interact.

Pricing is subject to change anytime without notice and may not be reflected immediately on this page. This deal was last updated on May 29, 2019 @ 3:22 pm
Terms & Conditions:New bookings only. Fares are per person in the currency noted, based on double occupancy, are capacity controlled, subject to availability at the time of booking and may be withdrawn without notice. Optional supplier charges may apply and are not included. Amenities, if offered, are available for the first two in a stateroom only & based on double occupancy unless specifically stated otherwise. CruisePlus reserves the right to correct any human or electronic errors in the offers above. CruisePlus Management Ltd. Consumer Protection BC License #:3325-0.