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Beijing to Shanghai Adventure
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China can be intimidating, what with its Great Wall, Forbidden City, and army of Terracotta Warriors. This eight-day trip will wipe away any worries – you'll have an expert CEO leading the way and you'll hit the highlights in the company of other young travellers. Get a mix of modern and historic with plenty of time to enjoy the nightlife. Best of all, you're in control – see the sights you like and skip the ones you don't – so it's an adventure you'll never forget.

  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: ACBI/133056
  • Starts: Beijing, China
  • Finishes: Shanghai, China
You will Visit
  • Beijing
  • Shanghai

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

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Big Night Out: Private Karaoke Session, Suzhou
    • Excursion to the Great Wall
    • Orientation walks in Xi'an and Shanghai
    • Private karaoke session for the group (Suzhou)
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels (twin-share) or hostels (multi-share) (5 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts)
    • No meals included
    Transport
    • Train, local bus, walking
    Group Leader
    • English-speaking Chinese Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Trek along the Great Wall
  • Take in ancient and modern China
  • Explore Xi'an's Muslim Quarter
  • Stroll the historic canals of Suzhou
  • Enjoy a night out at karaoke.