Stand face-to-face with the Terracotta Warriors and marvel at the Master of the Nets Garden and other national treasures on this 14-day tour through China. By crossing the country via train, you’ll go from the power of the Great Wall to the bright lights of Shanghai and through the karst scenery of Yangshuo. Plus, with optional cycling tours and treks through the countryside, you’ll experience the quieter side of China, too. Discover the country’s natural and cultural highlights with the perfect combination of included activities and free time to explore.
Day 1 — Beijing
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 — Beijing
Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall.
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
Visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. After, the day is yours to explore as you wish.
Day 5 — Xi'an/Shanghai
Say goodbye to Xi'an this morning and hop on the fast train to the bustling city of Shanghai.
Day 6 — Shanghai
Train to Suzhou today for a day exploring in the city. Admire Suzhou's classical gardens, canals, bridges and museums.
Day 7 — Shanghai
Enjoy free time in this bustling city before watching a spectacular Chinese acrobat show in the evening.
Day 8 — Shanghai/Yangshuo
Spend a free day exploring the mix of modern and historic in Shanghai before boarding an overnight train to Yangshuo.
Day 9 — Yangshuo
Transfer to Yangshuo home of the world-famous Li River.
Day 10 — Yangshuo
With an entire free day, Yangshuo is yours to discover.
Day 11 — Yangshuo/Longji
Enjoy a morning float down the Li River, then enjoy a traditional lunch at the Jia Community Restaurant. After lunch, transfer to Longji and get ready for the next day's hike with some free time.
Day 12 — Longji
Enjoy village to village trekking along the rice terraces.
Day 13 — Longji/Hong Kong
Transfer to Guilin and board a train to Hong Kong, arriving in the late afternoon.