China Express
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2019 Itinerary Until Dec 19

Walk backwards in time along the Great Wall and stare down an army of Terracotta Warriors before leaping into the future of Shanghai's 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.

  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Supplier Tour ID: ACCR.B/201381
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Beijing, China
  • Finishes: Shanghai, China
  • Age requirement: 12 +
You will Visit
  • Beijing
  • Xi'an
  • Suzhou
  • Shanghai



Day 1: Beijing

Arrive at any time.
Is Beijing top of your must-see list? Booking pre-trip accommodations will let you do Beijing your way before meeting up with the group.


Day 2: Beijing

Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall.
Head out of town to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Spend time wandering around, taking photos, and picking up souvenirs.


Day 3: Beijing/Xi'an

Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Later, board a fast train to Xi'an.


Day 4: Xi'an/Suzhou

Enjoy some free time exploring the city before a visit one of China's greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. After enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse before hopping on an overnight train to Suzhou.


Day 5: Suzhou

Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's most exquisite gardens.


Day 6: Suzhou/Shanghai

Travel to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund. After enjoy a Shanghai acrobat show.
Travel by metro and train to Shanghai. After an orientation walk along Shanghai's famous Bund, you are free to explore the delights this modern Chinese city has to offer.


Day 7: Shanghai

Enjoy free time in this bustling city.


Day 8: Shanghai

Depart at any time.
We highly recommend post-accommodation to fully experience all Shanghai has to offer.

    • Your Discover Moment: Shanghai
    • Great Wall excursion
    • Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour
    • Terracotta Warriors tour
    • Master of the Nets Garden visit
    • Shanghai orientation walk
    • Chinese acrobat performance
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Hotel (6 nts), sleeper train (1 nt)
    • 1 lunch
    • Train, local bus, metro, private van/bus, walking
    Group Leader
    • English-speaking Chinese Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • 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 Xi'an
  • Enjoy an acrobat show in Shanghai