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4.2
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China Highlights - Explore!

China Highlights

10 days
4.2
(3)
From Hong Kong to Beijing
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
18
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124658
Private available:
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US $2,350
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Highlights

  • Explore the bustling metropolis of Hong Kong
  • Float through dramatic karst scenery on the Li River
  • See the Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi
  • Wander through the Forbidden City and the Great Wall

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Itinerary

Start in Hong Kong and end in Beijing! With the In-depth Cultural tour China Highlights, you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Hong Kong, China and 4 other destinations in China. China Highlights includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip in Hong Kong
  2. Day 2: Discover Hong Kong's waterfront and the Li Yuen street market; optional ride on the Victoria Peak Tram
  3. Day 3: Travel to Guilin by high speed train, free evening on arrival
  4. Day 4: Float down the Li River past dramatic limestone scenery to the relaxed town of Yangshuo
  5. Day 5: Free time in Yangshuo with the option of calligraphy or cookery lessons. In the evening fly to Xian
  6. Day 6: Discover Xian's Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and the characterful Muslim Quarter
  7. Day 7: See the impressive Terracotta Army and take an overnight train to Beijing
  8. Day 8: Explore the maze of palaces in the Forbidden City and walk through Tiananmen Square
  9. Day 9: Walk on the incredible Great Wall at the Mutianyu section
  10. Day 10: Trip ends in Beijing
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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Itinerary
    Good
    4.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • 4.5
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    Would it be possible to persuade hotels to provide a little more Western Food for breakfast (Only cold hard boiled egg + toast is not very nice). They have both bacon and eggs, so why not bacon & egg, and Continental breakfast? We all ate Chinese (with... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to write a review, I am pleased that overall you enjoyed your tour to China.
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    Due to the vast size of China, and the must-visit sites, there needs to be a lot of travelling involved. Really pleased that HK was added to the itinerary (another reason why l chose this trip) but awareness of a slower pace would be good due to the... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Hi, thanks for taking the time to write a review, I am really pleased that you enjoyed the experience of visiting China. I hope you'll explore the rest of the world with us in the future!
    Trip date: April 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Betty, our tour leader, went above and beyond her role. When we didn't want to do an optional activity, she organised something else with little time or notice. The alternative activity - to watch the sunset in a scenic spot - will remain an outstanding... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your lovely review and feedback of Betty. Hope to travel with you in the future.
    Trip date: March 2018
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Dates & Availability

10 days
China Highlights
From Hong Kong to Beijing
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Good to Know

  • Currency
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    Yuan Renminbi
    China
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types G, I. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types A, B, I. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types A, B, G. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B, G, I.

    Type A
    China
    Type B
    China
    Type G
    China
    Type I
    China
  • Vaccines
    • 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.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • 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.
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    • For any tour departing before November 30th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after November 30th, 2021, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Explore! will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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