China Express

Classic, Beijing to Shanghai

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Walk backwards in time along the Great Wall and stare down an army of Terracotta Warriors before leaping into the future of Shanghai's incredible high-rise towers on this fast-paced tour of China’s highlights. With the perfect blend of guided activities and free time to explore on your own, this adventure is made for those who want to get a taste of China in a short amount of time.

What’s included

  • Your Discover Moment: Shanghai
  • Great Wall excursion
  • Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour
  • Terracotta Warriors tour
  • Master of the Nets Garden visit
  • Shanghai orientation walk
  • Chinese acrobat performance
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Trek along the great wall
  • Visit the forbidden city in beijing and the canal town of suzhou
  • Experience a local meal and the terracotta warriors in xi'an
  • Enjoy an acrobat show in shanghai

Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing Is Beijing top of your must-see list? Booking pre-trip accommodations will let you do Beijing your way before meeting up with the group. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Beijing Head out of town to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Spend time wandering around, taking photos, and picking up souvenirs. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Great Wall Mutianyu Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 3 Beijing/Xi'an Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Later, board a fast train to Xi'an. Included Activities: Tiananmen Square Forbidden City Tour Transport: Metro Local train (5.75-6.00 hours)
Day 4 Xi'an/Suzhou (1L) Enjoy some free time exploring the city before a visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. After enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse before hopping on an overnight train to Suzhou. Included Activities: Terracotta Warriors Guided Tour Transport: Basic overnight train (beds) (14.00-16.00 hours)
Day 5 Suzhou Visit Suzhou, the "Venice of the East." Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's most exquisite gardens. Included Activities: Master of the Nets Garden Tour
Day 6 Suzhou/Shanghai Travel by metro and train to Shanghai. After an orientation walk along Shanghai's famous Bund, you are free to explore the delights this modern Chinese city has to offer. Included Activities: Orientation Walk of the Bund Shanghai Acrobatic Performance Transport: Metro (0.50-1.00 hours) Bullet train (0.75-1.00 hours)
Day 7 Shanghai Enjoy free time in this bustling city.
Day 8 Shanghai We highly recommend post-accommodation to fully experience all Shanghai has to offer. Included Activities: Departure Day
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