Classic: China Express (ACCR)
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
Meals Included: 1 lunch
Accommodations: Hotel (6 nts), sleeper train (1 nt).
Trek along the Great Wall, visit the Forbidden City in Beijing and the canal town of Suzhou, experience a local meal and the Terracotta Warriors in Xian, enjoy an acrobat show in Shanghai
Walk backwards in time along the Great Wall and stare down an army of Terracotta Warriors before leaping into the future of Shanghais incredible high-rise towers on this fast-paced tour of China's highlights. With the perfect blend of guided activities and free time to explore on your own, this adventure is made for those who want to get a taste of China in a short amount of time.
- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 6/30/2020
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Beijing||Day 1 Beijing|
Is Beijing top of your must-see lists Booking pre-trip accommodations will let you do Beijing your way before meeting up with the group. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Beijing||Day 2 Beijing|
Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Included Activities: Tiananmen Square Forbidden City Tour Transport: Metro
|Day 3||Xi'an||Day 3 Beijing/Xi'an|
Head out of town to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. After time spent wandering around, taking photos, and picking up souvenirs, hop on a fast train to Xian. Included Activities: Great Wall Mutianyu Visit Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s)) Train (5.75-6.00 hours)
|Day 4||Suzhou||Day 4 Xi'an/Suzhou (1L)|
Visit one of China's greatest archaeological treasures-the Terracotta Warriors-and enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse. Opt to cycle the ancient city walls before an overnight train to Suzhou. Included Activities: Terracotta Warriors Guided Tour Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (14.00-16.00 hours)
|Day 5||Suzhou||Day 5 Suzhou|
Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of Chinas most exquisite gardens. Included Activities: Master of the Nets Garden Tour
|Day 6||Shanghai||Day 6 Suzhou/Shanghai|
Arrive in the afternoon to Shanghai. After an orientation walk along Shanghais famous Bund, you are free to explore the delights this modern Chinese city has to offer. Included Activities: Orientation Walk of the Bund Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 7||Shanghai||Day 7 Shanghai|
Enjoy free time in this bustling city before watching a spectacular Chinese acrobat show in the evening. Included Activities: Shanghai Acrobatic Performance
|Day 8||Shanghai||Day 8 Shanghai|
We highly recommend post-accommodation to fully experience all Shanghai has to offer. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.