Beijing to Shanghai Adventure: Ancient Kingdoms & Karaoke

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Beijing to Shanghai

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

China can be intimidating, what with its Great Wall, Forbidden City, and army of Terracotta Warriors. This eight-day trip will wipe away any worries — you'll have an expert Chief Experience Officer (CEO) leading the way and you'll hit the highlights in the company of other young travellers. Get a mix of modern and historic with plenty of time to enjoy the nightlife. Best of all, you're in control — see the sights you like and skip the ones you don't — so it's an adventure you'll never forget.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends Your Discover Moment: Beijing Your Big Night Out Moment: Private Karaoke Session, Suzhou
  • Excursion to the Great Wall
  • Orientation walks in Xi'an and Shanghai
  • Private karaoke session for the group (Suzhou)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


  • Trek along the great wall
  • Take in ancient and modern china
  • Explore xi'an's muslim quarter
  • Stroll the historic canals of suzhou
  • Enjoy a night out at karaoke.


Beijing Arrive at any time. Tonight, choose to get to know your CEO and fellow travellers over authentic Chinese cuisine at a local restaurant. Afterward, venture into the Beijing nightlife and cheers to new adventures!
Beijing Step back in time with a visit to the Great Wall. Opt to check out the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
Beijing/Xi'an Enjoy free time in Beijing before an overnight train to Xi'an.
Xi'an Enjoy an orientation walk through the Muslim Quarter, then opt to visit the Terracotta Warriors, cycle the ancient city walls, or practice tai chi with the locals.
Xi'an/Suzhou Enjoy free time to explore Xi'an, then take an overnight train to Suzhou.
Suzhou Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Opt to explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's most exquisite gardens. In the evening, let loose like the locals with a karaoke session in a private room for the group; this is sure to be a memorable night!
Suzhou/Shanghai See the city on an orientation walk, then enjoy free time to explore this metropolis on your own.
Shanghai Depart at any time.