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Explore China - Intrepid Travel
Explore China - Intrepid Travel
Starts
Shanghai
Destinations
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Ends
Beijing
Age Range
15 to 70 year olds
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Highlights

Start in Shanghai and end in Beijing! With the in-depth cultural tour Explore China, you have a 13 day tour package taking you from Shanghai to Beijing and through Shanghai, China and 5 other destinations in China. Explore China is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Shanghai
  • Day 2: Shanghai
  • Day 3: Shanghai - Overnight Train
  • Day 4: Luoyang/Shaolin
  • Day 5: Longmen/Xi'an
  • Day 6: Xi'an
  • Day 7: Xi'an – Overnight Train
  • Day 8: Lanzhou - Xiahe
  • Day 9: Xiahe
  • Day 10: Beijing
  • Day 11: Beijing/Great Wall
  • Day 12: Beijing
  • Day 13: Beijing
  • Need a flight to Shanghai or from Beijing?

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

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    About the countries

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    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for China. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for China. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for China. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for China. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for China. Ideally 6 months before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Shanghai is the starting point and Beijing is the endpoint.
    Hold my seat
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold seats for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 July 2017 the full payment of $2,775 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2775 for Explore China, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 3,172 km.
    • Shanghai (China)
    • 864 km
    • Shaolin (China)
    • 58 km
    • Luoyang (China)
    • 325 km
    • Xian (China)
    • 596 km
    • Xiahe (China)
    • 1,329 km
    • Beijing (China)

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