Day 1 Beijing Arrive at any time.
On arrival please check the notice board in the hotel entrance for details of the time and place of the welcome meeting.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Beijing Set out early for a visit to the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Spend the day wandering from tower to tower along this magnificent feat of construction.
Opt to see a Shaolin Monk Kung Fu Show, the Beijing Opera, or the Beijing Acrobats.
Great Wall Mutianyu Visit
Day 3 Beijing Free time to explore Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, or the Temple of Heaven.
Please note: if you have pre-booked the China Cultural Bundle your CEO will inform you when you will see each show throughout your tour: Shaolin Kung Fu Show (Beijing), Acrobat Performance (Shanghai), and the Li River Light Show (Yangshuo).
Day 4 Beijing/Xi'an Explore Beijing by day and board an overnight train by night.
Train is our main mode of transport in China and it's a great way to travel.
Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00-15.00 hours)
Day 5 Xi'an Get to know Xi'an on an orientation walk, then enjoy free time.
Muslim Quarter Orientation Walk
Day 6 Xi'an Opt to visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors—or cycle the ancient city walls.
Day 7 Xi'an/Shanghai Enjoy free time to explore Xi'an, then take an overnight train to Shanghai.
Basic overnight train (beds) (12.00 hour(s))
Days 8-9 Shanghai Shop till you drop in China's hippest stores!
Day 10 Shanghai/Guilin Take an overnight train to Guilin and transfer to the Longji Terraces area.
Basic overnight train (beds) (19.50 hour(s))
Day 11 Guilin/Longji Settle into the hotel and freshen up after the long transfer.
Local bus (7.50-9.00 hours)
Day 12 Longji (1B) Enjoy an included half-day trek along the hills and terraces to Dazai.
Longji Terraces Half Day Trek
Day 13 Longji/Yangshuo (1B) Opt to cycle through the countryside of Yangshuo, experience a local cooking school, practice tai chi, or see the light and sound show on the river produced by Zhang Yimou.
Local bus (2.00 hour(s))
Local bus (1.50 hour(s))
Days 14-15 Yangshuo Free time in Yangshuo.
Day 16 Yangshuo/Shenzhen Train Station Travel to Guilin, then board a fast train to Shenzhen.
Local bus (1.00-1.50 hours, 75km)
Local train (3.50 hour(s))
Day 17 Shenzhen Train Station/Hong Kong Cross the border into Hong Kong. Visit Victoria Harbour. Enjoy free time to explore this vibrant and exotic city.
Border Crossing (China - Hong Kong)
Victoria Harbour Visit
Day 18 Hong Kong Depart at any time.