Best of China - China

From cosmopolitan cities to ancient capitals and surreal rural scenery, China’s stunning diversity offers adventurous visitors to the Middle Kingdom a chance to explore both its modern allure and ancient past. A rapidly changing country, now is the time to discover its cultural and historical diversity—and do it with a bit of style! Our experienced CEO will lead the way and eliminate the hassle so you're free to explore China's urban and rural highlights.

Day 1 Beijing
Arrive at any time, arrival transfer included. Enjoy a first taste of Chinese cuisine with a Beijing duck welcome dinner.

Day 2 Beijing
Today we visit the Great Wall of China.

Day 3 Beijing
Explore Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. Also, take a walk through some of the local backstreet neighbourhoods.

Day 4 Beijing/Xi'an
Continue to explore Beijing with our local CEO and enjoy some free time on your own. In the evening, catch an overnight train to Xi'an.

Day 5 Xi'an
Explore Xi'an like the locals with a bike ride along the ancient city walls. In the evening, visit the Muslim Quarter and local markets.

Day 6 Xi'an
Visit the famed Terracotta Warriors museum and then have lunch in the local farming village where these priceless artifacts were found.

Day 7 Xi'an/Yueluowan Village
Fly to Guilin and continue on to a traditional Chinese village and immerse yourself in the local culture with an overnight stay in a small guesthouse.

Day 8 Yueluowan Village/Yangshuo
Trek through the beautiful countryside, passing villages, rice and fruit fields to the quaint town of Yangshuo. In the evening, enjoy a sunset cruise on the Li River.

Day 9 Yangshuo
Take a rural cycling trip, passing rice paddy fields and limestone karst mountains. Later, try preparing local cuisine at a cooking school and enjoy the results for dinner.

Day 10 Yangshuo/Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund area.

Day 11 Shanghai
Enjoy free time to explore on your own. Opt to visit Yuyuan Gardens or the Shanghai Museum.

Day 12 Shanghai
Depart at any time.

Holiday Name : Best of China 
Reference : GAH
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Foodie Moment: Central Chinese Cooking Class - Yangshuo, Yangshuo
  • Arrival transfer
  • Visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven
  • Visit Beijing's traditional hutongs
  • Excursion to the Great Wall
  • Xian Muslim quarter orientation walk
  • Cycle along the Xi'an city walls
  • Terracotta Warriors tour and a lunch at the local village where they were uncovered
  • Li River boat ride
  • Bicycle ride trough the countryside with village visits
  • Cooking class and dinner in Yangshuo
  • Explore Yue Luo Wan rural village
  • Shanghai orientation walk
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 11 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 3 dinners
Prices based on accommodation only basis,
Packages with flights, car hire or transfers are available. All prices and details are subject to change and availability.  Terms and conditions apply.
Prices start from £599