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Hong Kong to Beijing on a Shoestring
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Soak in the vibrant pulse of Hong Kong and walk the Great Wall with others that share your appetite for adventure. Enjoy 13 days of access to China's major sights and out-of-the-way gems with the freedom to choose those that interest you. Get familiar with bustling Hong Kong, have close encounters with pandas in Chengdu, say hello to Leshans giant Buddha, and learn about kung fu while staying overnight at a Shaolin monastery. An experience so rich and incredible, you may not want to come back home.

  • Duration: 13 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID/Link Tour Code: ACRB/162841
  • Starts: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Finishes: Beijing, China
You will Visit
  • Hong Kong
  • Beijing

Itinerary

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Day 1: Hong Kong

Arrive at any time.
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

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Day 2: Hong Kong/Yangshuo

Cross the border to Shenzhen and board a train to Guilin before transferring to scenic Yangshuo.
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 3: Yangshuo

Enjoy free time in Yangshuo. Opt for a tai chi lesson, cooking class, or cycling tour of the area.

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Day 4: Yangshuo

Continue to explore beautiful Yangshuo with a free day.

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Day 5: Yangshuo

Transfer to Guilin and board an overnight train to Chengdu.

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Day 6: Chengdu

Enjoy a free day to explore Chengdu, known for its spicy local food and the Giant Panda Breeding Centre.

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Day 7: Chengdu

Opt for a day trip to Leshan to see the giant Buddha or continue exploring the vibrant city of Chengdu.

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Day 8: Chengdu/Luoyang

Opt to see the famous pandas up close at the Giant Panda Breeding Center before boarding an overnight train to Luoyang.

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Day 9: Shaolin

Transfer to the holy mountain of Song Shan and visit the Shaolin Temple, the home of Kung Fu. Spend the night in a local guesthouse.

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Day 10: Song Shan

Enjoy free day to explore the area around Mount Song.

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Day 11: Song Shan

Transfer to Luoyang and opt to visit the Longmen Grottoes before boarding an overnight train to Beijing.

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Day 12: Beijing

Arrive in bustling Beijing this morning and opt to visit the famous Great Wall with free time.

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Day 13: Beijing

Depart at anytime.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Shaolin Temple Visit
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hostels and simple hotels (7 nts), guesthouse (2 nts), overnight trains (3 nts)
    • No meals included
    Transport
    • Local bus, train, private vehicle
    Group Leader
    • English-speaking Chinese Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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