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Highlights of China - Exodus Travels
11 days

Highlights of China

From Beijing to Shanghai
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33135
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Highlights

  • Taste the famous Beijing duck
  • Visit the Tearracotta Warriors
  • Take a cooking class in Yangshuo
  • Cycle through rice terraces

Itinerary

Start in Beijing and end in Shanghai! With the discovery tour Highlights of China, you have a 11 day tour package taking you 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.
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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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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Hotel

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  • A
    · June 05, 2013
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · April 30, 2013
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · January 16, 2013
    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... Show more
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    · January 02, 2013
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · June 13, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · June 12, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · June 03, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · May 22, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · May 19, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · January 19, 2012
    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... Show more
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FAQs

    • 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.

    • Can you arrange a pre/post accommodation?

      The trip includes 3 days in the city. If you want to spend some extra time we can arrange pre accommodation for you. Contact us for this.

    • What is the recommended luggage allowance for this trip?

      Soft bags are preferred and the limit is 20kg. Please remember that you are expected to carry your own luggage at times, so don't overload yourself.

    • 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.

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    Good to Know

    • About the country

      Currencies

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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 23 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 23 June 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Exodus Travels. 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 75 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.
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