China Highlights

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  • No booking fees
  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Shanghai, China
  • Ends Beijing
HIGHLIGHTS
  • This is our most popular trip in China and one of the top trips from the entire Intrepid range. The trip may be quick, but it is packed full of experiences that will give you a great insight into China in a short time.
  • In addition to the main highlights in the big cities of Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai, you'll get a glimpse of smalltown life in Xitang and a taste of the countryside when we stay near the Great Wall. 
  • Our small group size allows us to explore destinations on foot together, eat in authentic local restaurants, travel by subway and train, and escape the tourist traps all under the expert guidance of a passionate local leader.
  • Spend the night in a charming, familyrun guesthouse near the Great Wall. Learn how to make dumplings for dinner and see this iconic structure without the masses.
The China Highlights trip starts in Shanghai and ends in Beijing. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 9 days taking you through Shanghai, Beijing and Xian in China. China Highlights is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Get a taste of historical China on this culture-stuffed adventure. Travel from Shanghai to Beijing, taking in iconic attractions such as the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors along the way. In between the well-known sights, you'll delve beneath the surface, making dumplings with a family who lives near the Great Wall and exploring the quiet canals of Xitang.
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day : Shanghai
  • Day : Shanghai - Xitang
  • Day : Xitang - Overnight train
  • Day : Xi'an
  • Day : Xi'an
  • Day : Great Wall
  • Day : Great Wall - Beijing
  • Day : Beijing
  • Day : Beijing
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Hotel (6 nights), Overnight Sleeper Train (1 night), Guesthouse (1 night)
Meals
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Transport
  • Overnight Sleeper Train , Private Vehicle , Public Bus , High Speed Train , Subway
Included Activities
  • Shanghai - Walking tour
  • Xitang - Walking tour
  • Xi'an - Muslim Quarter walking tour
  • Xi'an - Night market
  • Xi'an - Terracotta Warriors
  • Xi'an - Home-cooked lunch
  • Great Wall - Dumpling making
  • Great Wall - Jinshanling section
  • Beijing - Forbidden City
  • Beijing - Tiananmen Square
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Shanghai 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
Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 57 days before departure. For any departures within 17 December 2019 full payment is required.

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.

Visa

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.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this China Highlights tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.
NEED HELP OR HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THIS TOUR?
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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