4.7
17 reviews
China Adventure - Contiki
12 days

China Adventure

From Beijing to Shanghai
Tour Operator:
Contiki
Max group size:
30
Age range:
18 to 35
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
16034
From
$2,793
-15%
US $2,374
+ $542 additional upfront costs
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Highlights

  • Visit the huddled ancient hutongs (local backstreets) of Beijing
  • Eat an authentic lunch with a local family, Beijing
  • See the famous and iconic Great Wall of China
  • Take an invigorating Tai Chi class whilst in Yangshuo
  • Cycle along the ancient city walls of Xi'an

Itinerary

Start in Beijing and end in Shanghai! With the in-depth cultural tour China Adventure, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Beijing, China and 4 other destinations in China. China Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Beijing
  2. Day 2: Beijing
  3. Day 3: Beijing
  4. Day 4: Beijing Overnight Train to Xi'an
  5. Day 5: Xi'an
  6. Day 6: Xi'an to Chengdu
  7. Day 7: Chengdu
  8. Day 8: Chengdu to Yangshuo
  9. Day 9: Yangshuo
  10. Day 10: Yangshuo to Shanghai
  11. Day 11: Shanghai
  12. Day 12: End Shanghai
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Sleeper Train

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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.6
  • 4.7
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  • K
    · September 21, 2019
    I love love LOVED this trip! I didn’t know much about China beforehand so went in with no expectations and was thoroughly blown away. Our itinerary covered everything that I wanted to do in mainland China and then some! For example massive bucket... Show more
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    Trip date: July 2019
  • A
    · September 19, 2019
    I was quite apprehensive about travelling to China. I had no idea what to expect. Before I arrived I got an email from the guide, Yelitza (Jelly). Her email was so informative and instantly put me at ease. It was warm, fun and had helpful things to... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • China Adventure reviewer 3
    · September 19, 2019
    China Adventure was my best trip so far. Contiki drafted an excellent itinerary which covered the vast cultural richness of the country from the history and fascination of Beijing (the Great Wall, Ming Tombs), the ancient walled city of Xi'an and the... Show more
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    Trip date: July 2019
  • L
    · September 19, 2019
    This tour was amazing, one of the best experiences of my life! Yelitza Perez, Jelly to us, was the most amazing person I've ever met. She really made this trip, she was kind and funny, she knew all of these amazing places to take us during our free... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • China Adventure reviewer 5
    · September 19, 2019
    I took a trip to china with this organization. I went on their china adventure tour. DO NOT TRAVEL WITH COMPANY TO CHINA! Especially with YELITZA she was a horrible tour guide and was so unprofessional and made it super uncomfortable for multiple... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Thanks for sharing your feedback here; we really appreciate hearing from all of our travellers. We're surprised and concerned to learn of your experience with our Trip Manager, especially as all of our team members are selected for their professionalism... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • N
    · August 14, 2019
    This tour was absolutely incredible, and made a million times better thanks to our Trip Manager, Jelly! The itinerary was jam packed whilst allowing for free time everywhere we went. The tour allowed us to explore massive cities as well as some smaller... Show more
    Trip date: July 2019
  • China Adventure reviewer 7
    · August 04, 2019
    This tour was everything I hoped it would be and more! Checked just about everything I wanted to do in China off my list, made amazing friends (we're still messaging each other), and grew as a person while learning so much about the culture and the... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • China Adventure reviewer 8
    · August 03, 2019
    Yelitza was an incredible tour manager. I never felt like anything unexpected happened, or that we were never in good hands. This was my first tour I've done, and all the worries and concerns I had were gone once I saw how personable and responsible... Show more
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    Trip date: July 2019
  • China Adventure reviewer 9
    · May 22, 2019
    Amazing experience that was worth every penny! Really well organized so that all the major sites could be seen in a relatively short space of time. Accommodation and included meals generally very good, and Jelly even made the effort to prearrange my... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
  • S
    · May 21, 2019
    Couldn’t fault Contiki as a tour company and Elle as our tour manager! Everything was so organised and action packed. I didn’t feel like I missed a thing! Definitely value for money!
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    Trip date: April 2019

Dates & Availability

12 days
China Adventure
From Beijing to Shanghai
No credit card fees
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  • September 2020
  • October 2020
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FAQs

  • What is intra tour air tax?

    The intra tour air tax covers the air taxes for the flights included on this tour. It's imposed by the airlines and therefore needs to be paid before the tour departs to secure your flight as a part of this tour.

  • What is internal air price for?

    The internal air price covers the cost of your internal flights on China Adventure and needs to be paid upfront before the tour departs.

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Good to Know

  • About the country

    Currencies

    ¥
    Yuan Renminbi
    China

    Plugs & Adapters

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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.

    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 20 May 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 20 May 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. 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 45 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.
    • The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
  • Cancellation Policy

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