Company : G Adventures
Countries: China / Hong Kong
Duration: 2 weeks to 3 weeks
Approx Costs: 1000 to 1250 £ Pound (UK)
Explore a side of China you never knew existed on this eye-opening multi-activity adventure.
Get a full dose of this land’s truly incredible history, culture, and geography using rural roads that wind through tiny villages and past seemingly endless rice fields. Tour the imperial tombs and palaces of the walled city of Xi’an both on two wheels and on foot. Study curious limestome karst formations in Yangshuo. Navigate the busy streets of Beijing and relax, secure in the knowledge that downtime is rightly earned.
Day 1 Beijing
Arrive at any time.
Days 2-4 Beijing/Great Wall Trek
Guided tour of the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Included entrance to the Great Wall and trek. Included bicycle tour through the historic Beijing hutongs. Overnight in a local farmer's home and take an overnight sleeper train to Luoyang.
Day 5-6 Shaolin/Longmen Caves
Travel by train with a late morning arrival. Visit the Shaolin Temple, the home of Kung Fu and later we visit Longmen caves before boarding a high Speed train to Xi'an.
Days 7-8 Xi'an
Explore China's long ago capital and terminus of the Silk Road. Cycle the ancient city walls and discover the Muslim Quarter. Fly to Guilin and transfer to Yangshuo.
Days 9-10 Yangshuo
Enjoy an included orientation walk around Yangshuo and take a guided bicycle ride through the countryside of Yangshuo to climb Moon Hill. Options to experience a local cooking school, practice tai chi or see the Light and Sound show produced by Zhang Yimou.
Days 11-13 Longsheng/Guilin
Over the next couple days trek along rice terraces from village to village. Take an overnight train to Shenzhen/Hong Kong.
Day 14 Hong Kong
Cross the border to Hong Kong. Enjoy free time exploring this vibrant and exotic city. Options to hike up to the peak, wander around Stanley Market or jump on the famous Star Ferry and explore one of the nearby islands.
Day 15 Hong Kong
Depart at any time.
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