China Explorer

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group
  • tour_type Group tour
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • age_requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Beijing, China
  • Ends Shanghai, China
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Beijing Walk along the incredible Great Wall at Mutianyu. Free time to explore the Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven
  • Xian Visit the thousands of warrior statues which make up the Terracotta Army
  • Suzhou Relax on the traditional walled city of Suzhou, famous for immaculate sculptured gardens
  • Shanghai Explore the modern heart of China
The China Explorer tour starts from Beijing and ends in Shanghai. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 9 days taking you through Suzhou, Xian and Shanghai in China. China Explorer is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover China's greatest sights including the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, the Terracotta Warriors and the bright lights of Shanghai. Travelling in between each great Chinese city we get to meet local people as we journey on public transport including China's vast railway network. Beijing - Walk along the Great Wall at Mutianyu and see the Forbidden City, a former imperial palace Xian - Visit the thousands of warrior statues which make up the Terracotta Army Shanghai- Explore the modern heart of China, including impressive skyscrapers and 'The Bund' on the banks of the river
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT EXPLORE
5 - Excellent
Based on 250 reviews
Janet's review for another Explore tour
4 - Very Good
  • Janet
  • On Jan 03 2020
“It would be better to start and end the trip on days when there were direct flight from the UK to Costa Rica,
Julie's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Julie
  • On Jan 19 2020
“An excellent trip in true Explore style. I had a great time, the group was fab and Sue Guthrie was legendary. Thanks so much.”
Lindsey's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Lindsey
  • On Sep 01 2020
“I have said good value for money but I had a free single room otherwise I might have thought otherwise. Loved the trip, the group and the guide. A great package! ”
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Beijing
  • Day 2 : Discover the sights of Beijing; including the Forbidden City
  • Day 3 : Walk the Great Wall before catching a sleeper train to Xian
  • Day 4 : In Xian; Visit the Old Ming Dynasty City Wall
  • Day 5 : Explore the Terracotta Army; overnight train to Suzhou
  • Day 6 : Optional boat ride along Suzhou's canal's
  • Day 7 : Enjoy the beautiful garden in Suzhou; bullet train to Shanghai
  • Day 8 : Optional visit to the Oriental Pearl TV and Radio Tower
  • Day 9 : Trip ends in Shanghai
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • 7 Breakfasts
Accommodation
  • Xiao Xiang Hotel (2 nights)
  • Overnight Train from Beijing to Xian (1 night)
  • Jie Fang Hotel (1 night)
  • Overnight Train: Xian/Suzhou (1 night)
  • Gu Su Hotel Suzhou (1 night)
  • Railway Mansion (2 nights)
Transport
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Train
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Local Guide(s)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Beijing and from Shanghai are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this China Explorer tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this China Explorer tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 19 March 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 19 March 2021, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

China Explorer tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this China Explorer tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Various COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this trip to ensure the safety of each traveller.
  • This tour has implemented COVID-19 protocols that are guided by the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council), UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation), the European Commission and local government regulations. It amongst others take into account personal protection, extensive disinfecting and social distancing measures.
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