Highlights of China

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Highlights of China - Exodus Travels
Highlights of China - Exodus Travels
41 reviews


  • Taste the famous Beijing duck
  • Visit the Tearracotta Warriors
  • Take a cooking class in Yangshuo
  • Cycle through rice terraces
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
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Start in Beijing and end in Shanghai! With the discovery tour Highlights of China, you have a 11 day tour package taking you from Beijing to Shanghai and through Beijing, China and 6 other destinations in China. Highlights of China includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

41 Reviews

  • Highlights of China reviewer 1
    Written on June 5, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip certainly does cover the highlights from sights to the experiences encountered.  The sights include the Great wall, terracotta army, gardens and buildings.  the experiences include the journeys by public transport, sleeper train, bullet train and... Read more

  • Highlights of China reviewer 2
    Written on April 30, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    An energetic and fantastic trip which used every second of the time available and included a great variety of scenery, methods of travel and interesting diversions. As good a real taste of China as possible in two weeks.What was the most inspirational... Read more

  • Highlights of China reviewer 3
    Written on January 16, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    Trip content was perfect.   Could not be faulted.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The Hutongs.Yangshuo water showCookery lesson What did you think of your group leader?Unfortunately, our original group leader fell ill and had to be... Read more

  • Highlights of China reviewer 4
    Written on January 2, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    There were many brilliant moments on this holiday and we very much enjoyed all of it. The trip was well balanced with a good range of different activities and places to visit. Wonderful food and nice beer at great prices was a further bonusWhat did you... Read more

  • Highlights of China reviewer 5
    Written on June 13, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A very well organised trip. We packed a lot into the 2 weeks, saw all the major sights and did lots of the extras as well. The traffic in the cities was horrendous, crossing roads was a nightmare! But I did manage to learn to eat with chopsticks-just... Read more

  • Highlights of China reviewer 6
    Written on June 12, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    Doing the Highlights of China with Exiodus was a great way of seeing as much of China as possible in two weeks.At first I thought paying over two grand for this trip was an awful lot of money, but now I have to say it was worth every penny.What was the most... Read more

  • Highlights of China reviewer 7
    Written on June 3, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A great way to see a lot of the country in a short period, but be prepared to need another holiday by the end!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I really enjoyed the cooking class in Yangshuo, which is surprising considering that I normally... Read more

  • Highlights of China reviewer 8
    Written on May 22, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    This was a great way to see China in a short time..this holiday blasts all the five senses. We were fortunate to travel with a lovely group of interesting friendly travellers.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I loved finally seeing the... Read more

  • Highlights of China reviewer 9
    Written on May 19, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was an absolutely incredible trip.  It was brilliantly organised so we were able to fit a huge amount into two weeks.  Lots of travel involved and all went very smoothly.  Visited some absolutely amazing sights.  I have returned refreshed and eager to... Read more

  • Highlights of China reviewer 10
    Written on January 19, 2012
    3.0 - Average

    It was an incredible trip in that I saw so many amazing sights and experienced a culture removed from our own. However, the number of people at some of the sites was a bit over powering, as was the amount of smog around the cities. I had not really been... Read more


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Beijing.
  2. Day 2: Great Wall
  3. Day 3: Sightseeing in Beijing; to Xi'an.
  4. Day 4: Morning walking tour of the Muslim area; free afternoon or optional cycle ride.
  5. Day 5: Full day in Xi'an; visit the Terracotta Warriors
  6. Day 6: Flight to Guilin; transfer to Yangshuo and evening orientation walk
  7. Day 7: Cycle to Moon Hill past rice terraces; free afternoon with optional cooking class
  8. Day 8: Transfer to Guilin; fly to Hangzhou and lakeside dinner
  9. Day 9: Morning tour of Hangzhou; afternoon bullet train to Shanghai with an evening walk along the Bund
  10. Day 10: Full day in Shanghai 
  11. Day 11: End Shanghai

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Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Do you arrange roommates for solo travelers?

      You can pay extra for your own room otherwise we will room you with another person of the same gender

    • When booking my flight from the USA should I arrive one day in advance ?

      The trip will start in Beijing with a welcome meeting in the evening The trip includes 3 days in the city. If you want to spend extra time we can arrange pre accommodation for you.

    • Where does the tour start?

      The trip will start in Beijing with a welcome meeting in the evening.

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    Hepatitis B
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    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.


    Beijing is the starting point and Shanghai is the endpoint.
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    TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 9 February 2019 the full payment of $2,376 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2376 for Highlights of China, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 3,602 km.
    • Beijing (China)
    • 61 km
    • Great Wall (China)
    • 61 km
    • Beijing (China)
    • 912 km
    • Xian (China)
    • 1,007 km
    • Guilin (China)
    • 59 km
    • Yangshuo (China)
    • 59 km
    • Guilin (China)
    • 1,280 km
    • Shanghai (China)
    • 81 km
    • Suzhou (China)
    • 81 km
    • Shanghai (China)

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