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Beijing to Hong Kong on a Shoestring
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Get thee to China for the adventure of your life! Seriously though, these two weeks of the country's big-ticket highlights (as well as some smaller, more personal ones) will have you missing this country for years to come. From massive and historical Beijing (hello Forbidden City!), central Xi'an (home of the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors), glittering Shanghai, pastorally picturesque Yangshuo, and eventually to the world-in-itself gobsmacking city of Hong Kong, this is your (super affordable) opportunity to get here with a whole group of new friends.

  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID/Link Tour Code: ACBS/162839
  • Starts: Beijing, China
  • Finishes: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
You will Visit
  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong

Itinerary

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Day 1: Beijing

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Beijing

Step back in time with a visit to the Great Wall. Opt to check out the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
The Chinese capital, Beijing, is one of the world's 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.


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Day 3: Beijing/Xi’an

Enjoy free time in Beijing before an overnight train to Xi'an.

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Day 4: Xi’an

Enjoy an orientation walk through the Muslim Quarter, then opt to visit the Terracotta Warriors, cycle the ancient city walls, or practice tai chi with the locals.
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).

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Day 5: Xi’an/Suzhou

Enjoy free time to explore Xi'an, then take an overnight train to Suzhou.

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Day 6: Suzhou

Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Opt to explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's 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!

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Day 7: Suzhou/Shanghai

See the city on an orientation walk, then enjoy free time to explore this metropolis on your own.
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.

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Day 8: Shanghai

Enjoy free time in this bustling city.
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.

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Day 9: Shanghai

After some free time, board an overnight train to Guilin.

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Day 10: Guilin/Yangshuo

Continue on to Yangshuo and enjoy some free time.
Arrive in Guilin by train and transfer to the nearby village of Yangshuo, nestled among the limestone karsts jutting out of the Li River. One of the most scenic regions of China, this beautiful backpacker town is a haven for activities, cultural immersion, and relaxing at cafés.

The Li River and the limestone karst mountains interspersed with picturesque riverside villages and markets make this area perhaps the best known scenic attraction in the region.

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Day 11: Yangshuo

Explore Yangshuo with a free day. Opt for a tai chi lesson, a cooking class, or try your hand at calligraphy.

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Day 12: Yangshuo

Explore Yangshuo with a free day. Opt for a tai chi lesson, a cooking class, or a calligraphy lesson.

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Day 13: Yangshuo/Hong Kong

Travel to bustling Hong Kong via Guilin.

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Day 14: Hong Kong

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Accommodation
    • Hostels and simple hotels (10 nts), sleeper trains (3 nts)
    • No meals included
    Transport
    • Train, local bus, private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • English-speaking Chinese Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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