Day 1 Hong Kong There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Hong Kong/Yangshuo Arrive in Guilin by train and transfer to the nearby village of Yangshuo, nestled among the limestone karsts jutting out of the Li River. One of the most scenic regions of China, this beautiful backpacker town is a haven for activities, cultural immersion, and relaxing at cafés.
The Li River and the limestone karst mountains interspersed with picturesque riverside villages and markets make this area perhaps the best known scenic attraction in the region.
Border Crossing (Hong Kong - China)
Metro (1.50 hour(s))
Local train (3.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
Day 3 Yangshuo Enjoy free time in Yangshuo. Opt for a tai chi lesson, cooking class, or cycling tour of the area.
Day 4 Yangshuo Continue to explore beautiful Yangshuo with a free day.
Day 5 Yangshuo/Chengdu Transfer to Liuzhou and board an overnight train to Chengdu.
Train (2.00 hour(s))
Overnight train (beds) (16.00 hour(s))
Day 6 Chengdu Enjoy a free day to explore Chengdu, known for its spicy local food and the Giant Panda Breeding Centre.
Day 7 Chengdu Opt for a day trip to Leshan to see the giant Buddha or continue exploring the vibrant city of Chengdu.
Day 8 Chengdu/Luoyang Opt to see the famous pandas up close at the Giant Panda Breeding Center before boarding an overnight train to Luoyang.
Basic overnight train (beds) (16.00 hour(s))
Day 9 Shaolin Transfer to the holy mountain of Song Shan and visit the Shaolin Temple, the home of Kung Fu. Spend the night in a local guesthouse.
Shaolin Temple Visit
Local bus (2.00 hour(s))
Day 10 Song Shan Enjoy free day to explore the area around Mount Song.
Day 11 Song Shan/Beijing Transfer to Luoyang and opt to visit the Longmen Grottoes before boarding an overnight train to Beijing.
Basic overnight train (beds) (10.50 hour(s))
Day 12 Beijing Arrive in bustling Beijing this morning and opt to visit the famous Great Wall with free time.
Day 13 Beijing Depart at anytime.