Charm of Chinese Classical Architecture

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  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 1-79 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-31416
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Beijing, China
  • Ends Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Discover the imperial architecture of Beijing
  • See the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an
  • Cruise down the Yangtze River. Enjoy picturesque scenery
  • Be amazed by natural landscapes in Yangshuo
This 17-day group tour is for all the history buffs out there. Book this guided trip to discover the buildings and monuments left behind by a succession of Chinese rulers and dynasties. See the imposing imperial architecture of Beijing and learn more about how the Great Wall was constructed.

Travel to Xi’an, the starting point of the Silk Road, to see the Terracotta Warriors and its city walls, the most complete ancient fortification in China. Cruise down the Yangtze River to see the controversial Three Gorges Dam (both old and new sections).

In addition to the important monuments that hark back to China's rich past, this trip also involves a Yangtze River cruise as well as a walking tour of Shanghai, a modern-day metropolis that stands in sharp contrast to the other destinations. Start your journey from the Chinese capital city of Beijing and end it in the vibrant Hong Kong.

To see group departure dates, please click on the green 'Check Availability' button on the top right of this page. We also offer private tour options to our travelers. While group tours can be booked for fixed departures, travelers get to choose their own start date when it comes to private tours. Please note that we can accommodate anywhere between one to twenty travelers in our private tours.

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  • Day 1: Beijing arrival
  • Day 2: Beijing sightseeing tour
  • Day 3: Beijing sightseeing tour & overnight train to Xi’an
  • Day 4: Xi’an arrival and sightseeing tour
  • Day 5: Xi’an sightseeing tour continues
  • Day 6: Xi’an – Chongqing
  • Day 7: Yangtze River continues
  • Day 8: Third day in Yangtze
  • Day 9: Yichang – Shanghai
  • Day 10: Shanghai arrival and sightseeing tour
  • Day 11: Shanghai sightseeing tour & transfer to Xitang
  • Day 12: Xitang– Shanghai – Guilin
  • Day 13: Guilin – Yangshuo
  • Day 14: Yangshuo
  • Day 15: Yangshuo stay continues
  • Day 16: Yangshuo to Hong Kong
  • Day 17: Hong Kong departure
  • Meals: 10 breakfasts
  • Accommodation: Hotel (10 nights), Yangtze River cruise (3 nights), overnight soft sleeper train (3 nights)
  • English speaking tour guides in each destination
  • All transportation during the tour is included
  • Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City tour
  • Mutianyu Great Wall tour
  • Terracotta Warriors visit
  • Yangtze River cruise with Three Gorges Dam tour
  • Shanghai City walking tour
  • Xitang Water Town walking tour
  • Yangshuo countryside cycling tour
  • International flights
  • Visa to China
  • Travel insurance
  • Arrival transfer on Day 1 and departure transfer on Day 17
  • Single supplement for solo travelers
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Any activity or excursion mentioned optional in the itinerary
  • Tips to drivers and tour guides
  • Expenses that are personal in nature, like laundry and phone calls
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A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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Other Practical InformationArrival hotel information (unless we are forced to book a similar one due to unavailability) Hotel name: Beijing Chongwenmen Hotel 酒店名称:北京崇文门饭店 Hotel address: No.2, West St, Chongwenmen, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China 酒店地址:北京市东城区崇文门西大街2号 Hotel tel/酒店电话:+86 (010)65122211-0
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How to plan an Asia tour?

    Asia is a relatively large continent, so there are a wide variety of destinations to explore. Therefore, if you are planning a multi-country trip to Asia, the first thing you need to prepare is the list of countries you are interested in along with your starting and ending points. You would also need to decide on the best time for your trip depending on seasonal variations that affect each country. 

    After finalizing when and where to travel in Asia, you should make arrangements for all the necessary travel documents. These would include visas, insurances, Covid-19 test reports, vaccine cards, and so on.


  • Which countries should I visit in Asia?

    Asia has more than enough destinations to meet every traveler’s needs and desires. If you are into adventure, look no further than the mighty Himalayas. Go on an exhilarating hike to the base camp of Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, or head for the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh instead. Thailand, with its blend of dazzling nightlife, rich history, and striking monuments, is the perfect destination not just for those who wish to let their hair down but also for travelers looking forward to being part of a memorable cultural experience. 

    Go on a tour to Cambodia, home to the monumental Angkor Wat, if you are into off-the-beaten-path destinations, or choose a Japan tour if you wish to discover how traditions and modernity can be seamlessly blended. The Maldives, with its numerous islands and beaches, is sure to provide you with countless opportunities to kick back on sandy stretches, swim in turquoise waters, and go island-hopping, while the rainforests of Malaysia and Indonesia are a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. 


  • What country in Asia is fluent in English?

    English is a widely spoken language in Asia, which means that you would not have much difficulty conversing with locals during your trip. Singapore ranks the highest in terms of its proficiency in the English language. The Philippines comes second, followed by Malaysia. Other countries where you will not face much trouble if you can speak English are South Korea, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, Vietnam, and Indonesia. 

    You will find that English is part of life of a section of the population in all these countries. They have road signs in English (along with those in their native languages) as well as English newspapers. Public announcements are often translated into English in these countries, and it is not difficult to come across store banners and product labels written in the language. In addition to all this, locals are also accustomed to tourists, which means they can at least carry out basic conversations in the language. 

    However, please keep in mind that it is the urban population in the continent that has had the most exposure to the language and is better at communicating in it. The more you travel to the countryside, the fewer English speakers you will meet.  


  • How much does an Asia tour cost? What is the cheapest country to travel to in Asia?

    There are several factors that determine the amount of money you will spend during your Asia tour. These include the countries you wish to visit, the length of your trip, the type of tour you have chosen (group, private, luxury and budget) as well as other expenses like insurance, visas, and transportation. 

    Laos is probably the cheapest destination in Asia, with an average daily expense of USD 23 per person. India is yet another budget-friendly destination in the region when it comes to foreigners. Expect to spend between USD 35 to USD 40 per person, per day if you are a mid-range traveler. The average daily expense in Cambodia is slightly higher, at USD 50 per person. Japan and Singapore, on the other hand, are some of the most expensive destinations on the planet. On average, travelers should expect to shell out USD 130 dollars per person, per day while in these countries.    


  • How many days is enough for Asia?

    A seven-day Asia trip can give you a taste of the general highlights of two countries at most. Go for destinations in the same region, like Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos, if you are planning a week-long vacation to save time. A two-week trip gives you the opportunity to carry out an in-depth exploration of three countries. If you want to cast your net further and cover more ground, then a month-long sojourn would be ideal. This duration is enough to cover everything from the futuristic Tokyo to the backwaters of Kerala and the vast, arid landscapes of Kazakhstan.  

    Ideally, we suggest that you spend around three weeks in the continent if you wish to get under the skin of its cultures and people.


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