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Essential China with G Adventures

21 day tour from $4119 per person share twin
Flights are additional

Sale Period

Until 31 Dec 18

 

21 day tour from
$4119
per person share twinFlights are additional

Essential China with G Adventures

Encounter the essence of China in all its wonderful diversity — climb the Great Wall and stare down the Terracotta Warriors before heading down south on this three-week tour of China's cultural and natural highlights. Rest your gaze on the giant Buddha of Leshan and explore ancient mountainside monasteries at Emei Shan, then float down the world-famous Three Gorges of the Yangtze River before stepping out to experience the vibrant rural life and stunning scenery of Yangshuo. With your accommodation and transport arranged by our expert Chief Experience Officers, this adventure offers up a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to explore on your own.

Deal Includes
 11 nights hotels
 3 nights basic monastery 
✔ 3 nights sleeper trains
 3 nights Yangtze boat
 1 lunch, 1 dinner
 Chief Experience Officer throughout and local guides
 All transportation & sightseeing mentioned
Flights are additional

21 days/20 nights from Beijing to Hong Kong
From $4119 per person share twin**

Set departures (For departures & pricing please contact us)

Itinerary
Day 1 Beijing
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Beijing
Head out to discover the wonders of the Great Wall of China.
Day 3 Beijing
Explore bustling Beijing including the famous Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City.
Day 4 Beijing/Shanghai
Enjoy a free morning before catching a bullet train to vibrant Shanghai.
Day 5 Shanghai
Take a walk along the bund before a visit to the world-famous Shanghai Museum. Opt to take in a breathtaking Chinese acrobat performance.
Day 6 Shanghai/Xi’an
Enjoy free time before boarding an overnight train to Xi’an.
Day 7 Xi’an
Arrive early and opt to cycle along the ancient city walls or visit the Great Mosque.
Day 8 Xi’an
Enjoy a full free day to explore in and around Xi'an. Opt to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a beautiful, brick Buddhist temple.
Day 9 Xi’an/Emei Shan
Visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. Later, board an overnight train to Emei Shan.
Day 10 Emei Shan
Arrive in Emei Shan in the late afternoon and travel to the monastery for an overnight stay. Enjoy an orientation walk and some free time to explore the area.
Day 11 Emei Shan
Spend a full day exploring the monasteries, and hiking around the stunning sites of Mt Emei – one of China's sacred Buddhist peaks.
Day 12 Emei Shan
Visit the Giant Budhha in the morning. Opt to take a tour visiting a local tea farm and one of the region's old villages.
Day 13 Emei Shan/Chengdu
Travel by local train to Chengdu. Free exploration in this tea & spice loving city. Enjoy a local Hotpot dinner.
Day 14 Chengdu/Yangtze River
See the famous giant pandas up close at the Panda Breeding Centre before boarding a fast train to Chongqing. Later, board the Chinese-style boat and settle in before tomorrow's cruise down the mighty Yangtze River and through the Three Gorges.
Day 15 Yangtze River
Enjoy the views from the deck and embark on riverside excursions up stunning tributaries and to historic sites.
Day 16 Yangtze River
Enjoy the views from the deck and embark on riverside excursions up stunning tributaries and to historic sites.
Day 17 Yangtze River/Liuzhou
Disembark in Yichang and board an overnight train to Liuzhou.
Day 18 Liuzhou/Yangshuo
Drive to Yangshuo, a backpacker town set amongst the picture-perfect limestone karsts by the Li River. Opt to try a cooking class, practice tai chi or see the Light and Sound show produced by Zhang Yimou.
Day 19 Yangshuo
Take a full-day bike ride through the surrounding countryside to gain insight into rural Chinese life. Enjoy lunch at a local family's home.
Day 20 Yangshuo/Hong Kong
Travel back to Guilin for the fast train to Shenzhen, then cross the border into Hong Kong. Enjoy some free time to explore the city.
Day 21 Hong Kong
Depart at any time.

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Terms and Conditions

Sale ends 31 Dec 18 • Prices are correct as at 02 Nov 18 • Prices are thereafter subject to change without notice until time of confirmation. Prices may vary due to a number of factors including tax and surcharge increases, exchange rate movements and availability• Prices are per person in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Full payment is required no later than 4.59 pm 31 Dec 18 • Accommodation Ratings are based on House of Travel Ratings and is a guide only to the overall quality of the property • Valid for travel commenced and completed as specified • Some surcharges and closeouts may apply • Group prices are not applicable on these packages • Advertised prices are per person share twin based on payment by cash or cheque. Credit card fees will apply • Amendment and cancellation fees apply • G Adventures reserves the right to withdraw special offers from sale at any time without prior notice • Accommodation is subject to availability • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost •Please ask your House of Travel consultant for full details. Supplier Code: HOT Product Adventure Team. HOT Code: CMPGA1118

Sale Period

Until 31 Dec 18

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