18-to-Thirtysomethings: Beijing to Hong Kong Fujian Route (ACBF)
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 18, avg 12.
Meals Included: 1 dinner
Accommodations: Simple hotels (10 nts), sleeper trains (4 nts), traditional communal roundhouse/tulou (2 nts).
Trek along the Great Wall, take in ancient and modern China, overnight in a traditional communal roundhouse, enjoy a night out at karaoke in Suzhou, Get to know Xi'An's bustling Muslim Quarter, Visit the scenic Wuyishan Biosphere Reserve
China is a country full of highlights and hidden treasures, and if you visit it with us, you'll be sure to get a top mix of both. Over two weeks, you'll venture from Beijing to Hong Kong, taking in China's contrasts between ancient and modern as you explore both cityscapes and countrysides. There's a visit to the Great Wall included, plus the chance to check out the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, an overnight stay at the roundhouses in Fujian, and so much more packed into a relatively short trip. This is a great first trip to China to get a taste that will leave you wanting to come back.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 9/30/2018
- 17 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Beijing||Day 1 Beijing|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Beijing||Day 2 Beijing|
The Chinese capital, Beijing, is one of the worlds most impressive and vibrant cities. Spend a day at the Great Wall, a monumental feat of engineering intended to protect China from the northern barbarians. Included Activities: Great Wall Mutianyu Visit
|Day 3||Xi'an||Day 3 Beijing/Xi'an|
Enjoy free time in Beijing before an overnight train to Xian. Additional Notes: Train is our main mode of transport in China and its a great way to travel. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (13.00 hour(s))
|Day 4||Xi'an||Day 4 Xi'an|
Opt to tour the lovely and unusual Great Mosque (a wonderfully serene place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city), great souvenir stalls, and enjoy some of the best street food in China. The remaining city walls are a great place to watch the sunset or join the locals for ballroom dancing or tai chi in the early morning. Opt to take a day trip to the Terracotta Warriors, situated a short drive out of town (approximately 1 hr). Included Activities: Muslim Quarter Orientation Walk
|Day 5||Suzhou||Day 5 Xi'an/Suzhou|
Enjoy free time to explore Xian, then take an overnight train to Suzhou. Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
|Day 6||Suzhou||Day 6 Suzhou|
Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Opt to explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of Chinas most exquisite gardens. In the evening, let loose like the locals with a karaoke session in a private room for the group; this is sure to be a memorable night! Included Activities: Private Karaoke Session
|Day 7||Shanghai||Day 7 Suzhou/Shanghai|
Shanghai is the most modern of Chinese cities. Go shopping on the famous Nanjing Road or stroll along the Bund district with its many riverside historical buildings. Included Activities: Orientation Walk of the Bund Transport: Bullet train (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 8||Shanghai||Day 8 Shanghai|
Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of your adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.
|Day 9||Wuyishan||Day 9 Shanghai/Wuyishan|
Enjoy free time or join the CEO for a walk through the Bund, Old Shanghai, Peoples Park, and more. Board a bullet train to Wuyishan in the Fujian province. Included Activities: Orientation Walk of the Bund Transport: Bullet train (3.50 hour(s))
|Day 10||Wuyishan||Day 10 Wuyishan|
Explore the area with an included entrance ticket to the reserve. Go hiking and opt to go bamboo rafting. Included Activities: Wuyishan Reserve Visit
|Day 11||Xiamen||Day 11 Wuyishan/Xiamen|
Xiamen is a modern city with a little something for everyone from night markets to beautiful sculptures lit-up at night to peaceful parks. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Train (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 12||Xiamen||Day 12 Xiamen|
Free day to explore.
|Day 13||Hongkeng Village||Day 13 Xiamen/Hongkeng Village (1D)|
Transfer to a Yongding County. Overnight in a Hakka tulou, a large, multi-storey fortified roundhouse built for communal living. Enjoy an orientation tour around the village, then experience day-to-day life in this unique province full of history and traditional Chinese culture. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (4.00 hour(s))
|Day 14||Hongkeng Village||Day 14 Hongkeng Village|
Experience day to day life in this unique province full of history and traditional Chinese culture. Opt to rent a bike and visit a neighbouring community with more tulou, or travel to visit an ancient village that is still inhabited today.
|Day 15||Shenzhen Train Station||Day 15 Hongkeng Village/Shenzhen Train Station|
Travel to Longyang in the morning and continue on a fast train to Shenzhen. Transport: Local bus (2.50 hour(s)) Bullet train (4.00 hour(s))
|Day 16||Hong Kong||Day 16 Shenzhen Train Station/Hong Kong|
Cross the border into Hong Kong and enjoy an orientation walk around this bustling metropolis. Enjoy a last evening with the group. Included Activities: Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong) Orientation Walk Transport: Train
|Day 17||Hong Kong||Day 17 Hong Kong|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: N/A
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