China Highlights

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
  • COVID-19protected
  • Active and outdoor
  • Cultural, religious and historic sites
  • Art and architecture
  • Local boat rides
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  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Ends Beijing, China
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Hong Kong Orientation tour plus plenty of time to explore this bustling metropolis
  • Yangshuo Float through dramatic karst scenery on the Li River
  • Xian Visit the incredible Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi plus Big Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Beijing Explore the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City
The China Highlights tour starts from Hong Kong and ends in Beijing. The China Highlights tour is an active and outdoor tour that takes 10 days taking you through Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Xian and Beijing in Hong Kong and China. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

From the modern skyscrapers of Hong Kong to the imperial palaces of Beijing, this trip offers a great introduction to China. Cruise along vast paddy fields flanked by vast limestone stacks, without forgetting the Terracotta Warriors and the Great Wall. Hong Kong - Explore this bustling metropolis, an interesting mixture of modern life and ancient traditions Xian - Visit the Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi and admire the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda Beijing - Walk a section of the Great Wall, explore Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.
5 - Excellent
Based on 294 reviews
  • Christopher
  • On Dec 16 2019
4 - Very Good
Christopher's review for another Explore tour
“Very Good”
  • Hilary
  • On Feb 03 2020
4 - Very Good
Hilary's review for another Explore tour
“This is a very interesting trip and I was glad that I was able to do this in the Winter months during the week as the Abandoned city really was abandoned. The added touch of eating in the canteen and meeting a self settler were classic interesting Explore extras. ”
  • Hendrina
  • On Dec 12 2019
5 - Excellent
Hendrina's review for another Explore tour
“Going through border controls was a bit hair raising.”
  • Day 1 : Join trip in Hong Kong
  • Day 2 : Discover Hong Kong's waterfront and the Li Yuen street market; optional ride on the Victoria Peak Tram
  • Day 3 : Travel to Guilin by high speed train, free evening on arrival
  • Day 4 : Float down the Li River past dramatic limestone scenery to the relaxed town of Yangshuo
  • Day 5 : Free time in Yangshuo with the option of calligraphy or cookery lessons. In the evening fly to Xian
  • Day 6 : Discover Xian's Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and the characterful Muslim Quarter
  • Day 7 : See the impressive Terracotta Army and take an overnight train to Beijing
  • Day 8 : Explore the maze of palaces in the Forbidden City and walk through Tiananmen Square
  • Day 9 : Walk on the incredible Great Wall at the Mutianyu section
  • Day 10 : Trip ends in Beijing
  • Panda Hotel (2 nights)
  • Dan Gui Hotel (1 night)
  • New Li Jiang Hotel (1 night)
  • Union Alliance Atravis Hotel (2 nights)
  • Overnight Train from Xian to Beijing (1 night)
  • Xiao Xiang Hotel (2 nights)
  • 9 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Boat
  • Flight
  • Train
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to Hong Kong and from Beijing 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 Highlights tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this China Highlights 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.


For any tour departures within 14 August 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 14 August 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 Highlights 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.


For this China Highlights 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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • 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.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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