4.6
10 reviews
Treasures of China - Explore!
15 days

Treasures of China

From Beijing to Shanghai
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
18
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124986
From
US $3,620
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Itinerary

Start in Beijing and end in Shanghai! With the discovery tour Treasures of China, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Beijing, China and 11 other destinations in China. Treasures of China 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 Beijing
    Start point Xiao Xiang Hotel, Hotel reception, 42 Beiwei Rd, Xicheng Qu, China 17:00
  2. Day 2: Take a walk on the Great Wall
  3. Day 3: Discover the Forbidden City and take the sleeper train to Xian
  4. Day 4: Explore the Muslim Quarter of Xian
  5. Day 5: Meet the famous Terracotta Warriors and travel by bullet train to Chengdu
  6. Day 6: Visit the Panda Research Centreand take the bullet train to Chongqing
  7. Day 7: Board a cruise boat on the Yangtse River
  8. Day 8: Sail down the Yangtse and optional visit to the Ghost City of Fengdu
  9. Day 9: Cruise through Qutang and Wu Gorges before experiencing the Three Gorges Dam ship elevator
  10. Day 10: Disembark and take a train to Guilin
  11. Day 11: Sail down the Li River to Yangshuo
  12. Day 12: A free day to explore the relaxed town of Yangshuo
  13. Day 13: Fly to the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai
  14. Day 14: Visit Shanghai's Jade Buddha Temple and walk the Bund
  15. Day 15: Trip ends in Shanghai
    End point Holiday Inn Express Zhabei Shanghai, Hotel reception, 1738 Zhongxing Rd, HuoCheZhan, Zhabei Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200070 09:00
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Optional Extras
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
10 nights
Berth / Cabin
3 nights
Sleeper Train
1 night

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Good
    4.0
  • 4.5
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  • A
    · December 23, 2019
    This was our first excursion with Explore. From beginning to end every day was a highlight, mainly due to the itinerary and Oliver’s attention to detail, ensuring we got the very best out of the tour.
    Trip date: September 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23, 2019
    Great trip. Learned a lot about China and looking forward to building on this now we are back. Great food, fascinating itinerary and a truly superb guide. Thank you Oliver.
    Trip date: September 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · December 23, 2019
    Our group of 18 were one of the best Explore groups I've travelled with. I think we 'behaved' well in that we always turned up on time or even early, and we got on very well with Oliver. He gave us his email address because I think he wanted to keep... Show more
    Trip date: September 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    An excellent experience.
    Trip date: August 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    A great tour and a country well worth visiting. A lot to see in a short time but covering all the main attractions of China.
    Trip date: October 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    The trip notes regarding not overloading yourself with regards to the luggage is very good advice but maybe you could also add that you have at some points during the trip carry your cases up and down flights of stairs. On the trip notes could also add... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    When I saw the trip I thought full price it was expensive, but having done the trip I can see it is fantastic value because of how much is included. I really enjoyed the trip and was also keen to do the optional tours - I really enjoyed the Yangshou... Show more
    Trip date: March 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    It could be made clearer that our credit cards can only be used in expensive shops. Cash only in all the restaurants we used.
    Trip date: October 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    Would have been nice if you mentioned regards to duration of train travels.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for taking the time to review your trip, I am pleased that you were able to rate it highly. Thanks also for your feedback regarding mentioning the duration of train journeys. We generally try to highlight any journeys that are extraordinarily... Show more
    Trip date: March 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    As an introduction to China it was excellent.
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your trip to China and hope to see you travelling with us again in the future!
    Trip date: March 2018
    Review collected by Explore!

Dates & Availability

15 days
Treasures of China
From Beijing to Shanghai
No credit card fees
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Good to Know

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    Visa

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    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.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before 6 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 6 June 2020, 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 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.
    • The following cards are accepted for Explore! tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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