China Family Adventure
Slutdestination: Hong Kong
China is that rare place that looks to the future while embracing its past. Come see where it's been and where it's headed on this incredible 14-day adventure through times both ancient and modern. Starting in Beijing, you'll stop in at the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall before departing to Xi'an for a summit with the Terracotta Warriors. Later, enjoy three days in the rugged beauty of rural Yangshuo before winding it all up in bustling Hong Kong. In China, the future and the past is now.
Sleeper train, plane, private and public bus, bicycle, walking
Hotels (13 nts), sleeper train (1 nt)
Visit the Great Wall and Beijing's monuments, encounter Terracotta Warriors, cycle through karst landscapes, wander Hong Kong's vibrant streets, see pandas in Chengdu.
Arrival transfer. Trip to the Great Wall of China, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square guided tour. Temple of Heaven tour. Orientation walk of Xi'an. Cycling in Xi'an. Terracotta Warrior tour. Giant Panda Breeding Center visit. Town of Huanglongxi visit. Li River cruise. Cycle ride through the countryside of Yangshuo. Victoria Peak. Walk to the Avenue of Stars in Hong Kong.
Day 1 Beijing (1D)
Arrive at any time. Enjoy a Peking duck dinner with the group.
Day 2 Beijing (1B, 1L)
Included visits to Forbidden City, hutong tour, Great Wall, and Temple of Heaven.
Day 3 Beijing (1B)
Set out early for the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Spend the day wandering from tower to tower along this magnificent feat of construction. Possibly bring a picnic lunch and eat it atop the wall.
Day 4 Beijing/Xi'an (1B)
After a free morning in Beijing, board a comfortable overnight sleeper that arrives into Xi'an early the following morning.
Day 5 Xi'an (1B, 1L)
Cycle the city walls and visit the Muslim Quarter.
Day 7 Xi'an/Chengdu (1B, 1L)
After a free morning in Xi'an, fly to Chengdu in the evening. Visit the panda breeding centre and the ancient town of Huanglongxi. Enjoy a dinner of Sichuan hotpot.
Day 8 Chengdu (1B, 1L, 1D)
Watch the noble giant panda at the Giant Panda Breeding Center and check out the historic town of Huanglongxi.
Day 9 Chengdu/Yangshuo (1B)
Enjoy a free morning to explore Chengdu. Fly to Guilin and transfer to Yangshuo.
Day 10 Yangshuo (1B)
Enjoy an included Li River cruise and free time for a variety of activities in Yangshuo.
Day 11 Yangshuo (1B)
Enjoy a free day to explore Yangshuo and the surrounding area. There are plenty of activities available for all the family here.
Day 12 Yangshuo/Hong Kong (1B)
After a free morning in Yangshuo, transfer to Guilin and catch the train to Hong Kong. Enjoy an orientation walk of the city.
Day 13 Hong Kong (1B)
Take the Star Ferry across to visit Victoria Peak, and check out the evening lightshow in Kowloon.
Day 14 Hong Kong (1B)
Depart at any time.
Day 6 Xi'an (1B, 1L)
Visit the famous Terracotta Warriors.