Let’s go… hit all the must see spots in China!!! This incredible 18 day adventure takes you to all the major sites in the country. Experience high-energy Shanghai, check out the spectacular mountain scenery of Yangshuo from a bamboo raft, meet the cute pandas in Chengdu, check out the awesome terracotta warriors in Xian, watch the Shaolin monks get their Kung Fu on, soak up some history and camp on the wild Great Wall in Beijing, hike through a bamboo forest in Moganshan…and more! This is a jam-packed adventure of a lifetime. Don’t leave China without seeing all this!
GET OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE AND LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE!!
Take in the amazing scenery of Yangshuo, cruise down the iconic Yulong River on a bamboo raft, ride bikes through rice paddies, have some fun in Yangshuo’s old town. Then head over to beautiful Moon Hill, explore caves with hot springs, and more. It’s all about the spectacular view in this incredible place!
It’s time to discover a new city! Hop on the minibus to North Bus Station to reach Guilin and catch the train to Chengdu.
Next, we will be heading to the chilled out city of Chengdu to visit China’s cutest creatures – the Pandas!!!…Explore the famous panda breeding center, roam through the beautiful Jinli Street and surrounding areas, and try some excellent Sichuan cuisine.
And, we are off to see the incredible Terracotta Warriors and Xi’an!!! Experience the world-famous Terracotta Warriors, explore cultural Xi’an, bike atop the historical Ming Dynasty city walls, go back in time to the Silk Road Era at the Great Mosque, the Bell Drum Towers, and the Silk Road Market. Eat some awesome street food and give back by volunteering at a home for homeless, disabled people and children.
Next, we are off to the legendary Shaolin Temple!!! Experience the world-famous Shaolin Temple (home of Kung Fu), explore the mysterious pagoda forest, check out a children’s home run by Kung Fu monks, soak up some culture at ancient temples, watch awesome martial arts performances, stroll through historical gardens, and, if that’s not enough, authentic Shaolin monks will be giving us a private Kung Fu lesson!!! This is as cool as it gets…
Arrive in Beijing… Experience the original part of the Great Wall, explore the incredible Forbidden City, relax in the beautiful, pagoda-filled Jingshan Park with panoramic views of the Forbidden City, chill out in Beijing’s historical Hutongs, enjoy Beijing’s famous street food at Wangfujin night market or try some delicious Peking Duck, check out the vast open-space of Tiananmen Square and more!!
Note: Since it’s too cold to camp before the end of April and after September, accommodation will be provided in a guesthouse near the Wall. We will still return to see the sunrise on the Wall.
It’s time to chill out in one of China’s most famous bamboo forest areas, Moganshan. Check out the nature around you while biking around the mountain and enjoy the tranquility!
Back to Shanghai
DON’T MISS OUT ON THE BEST CHINA HAS TO OFFER!
Included –onsite and intercity transportation starting in Guilin and ending in Beijing.
Train Upgrade – 1530RMB total per person
Included – clean dorm, guesthouse, hotel (varies according to location), sleeper train
Upgrade to single occupancy – 4960 RMB total
Upgrade to double/twin occupancy – 2980 RMB total per person (Please note that we are unable to arrange for pairings on this trip)
Price:Book now and get the early bird price of 8,999 RMB or 9,999 RMB if booked less than 45 days from departure date
Deposit: 2,000 RMB (included in price)
* reservation must be made and the full payment made at least 35 days prior to departure
Accommodation (dorm/guesthouse/hotel),onsite transportation (heat/insured) – 18 days of busses/trains/etc. starting from Shanghai and ending in Shanghai, listed activities, English and Chinese speaking tour guide, taxes and charges, an experience of a lifetime, and loooots of fun!!!
Does Not Include
Transportation from/to Shanghai departure point, optional activities, meals, drinks, insurance, other personal expenses
Emergency medical insurance is required for this trip. Please let us know if you need insurance. An extra fee of 180 RMB will apply.
If the traveler decides to cancel, s/he can get a full refund of the deposit if the cancellation is made no more than 10 days after booking and at least 40 days prior to departure and no refund after that. The schedule may be adjusted due to weather conditions, unforeseeable events etc. For complete information please refer to www.travelers-society.com/terms-conditions.
Should you have any special requests, please contact us at the time of booking and we will do our best to help you arrange for any extensions, etc.
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2) Alipay / Wechat Pay
3) Secure online payment (PayPal/UnionPay Credit/Debit Card/International Credit Cards)
4) Cash on Delivery