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China Highlights - Intrepid Travel
China Highlights - Intrepid Travel
Excellent
5 reviews
Starts
Shanghai
Destinations
+3
Ends
Beijing
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Highlights

  • Get to know historical Shanghai
  • Shop at the night markets in Xian
  • Visit the Great Wall of China
  • Explore the centre of Beijing
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Start in Shanghai and end in Beijing! With the historical tour China Highlights, you have a 9 day tour package taking you from Shanghai to Beijing and through Shanghai, China and 3 other destinations in China. China Highlights is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • JL
    Written on December 25, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was an excellent trip. Luckily as well the weather was on our side; always blue sky, even in Beijing (no smog at all). Our Tour Guide (Jing) was also excellent. Her english was very good, her attitude always positive and upbeat, and she was open to answer all sorts of questions. All the trip was very well planned; we encountered no delays at all. This trip is highly recommended.
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  • China Highlights reviewer 2
    Written on July 24, 2017
    3.5 - Good

    Trip and guide were very well organized. Guide was excellent, went out of his way to ensure everyone on the trip was happy and got a chance too see everything. Had good knowledge of local cuisine and transport in the cities and sites.
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  • M
    Written on June 21, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Guide was great, very patient and knowledgeable about culture. He was respectful and knew a lot about Chinas culture and history. Main issue of the tour were other tour attendees which cant be controlled. I'd also reccomend intrepid nixing the water town day and spending the extra day either in shanghai/xian or beijing. I dont feel the water town added much value or interest to the trip. Overall excelletn trip - would do it again!
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  • China Highlights reviewer 4
    Written on October 30, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

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  • A
    Written on May 18, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Owen was a great tour leader with excellent local knowledge. He made the trip very enjoyable. I have been on a few intrepid trips and Owen was definitely the best tour leader Iメve ever had!

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Shanghai
  2. Day 2: Shanghai
  3. Day 3: Xitang - Overnight train
  4. Day 4: Xi'an
  5. Day 5: Xi'an
  6. Day 6: Great Wall
  7. Day 7: Great Wall - Beijing
  8. Day 8: Beijing
  9. Day 9: Beijing

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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Questions & Answers

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

    • September 1, 2016

      Could you please provide specific info on the hotels and other inclusions ?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. After the booking is made you will be issued your final trip documents with your specific accommodation details 4-6 weeks before departure. Under the "What’s Included" tab on each tour page, you can find general info about the accommodations used on the tour before you book.

    • September 1, 2016

      Are meals included on this tour?

      There will be 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner included in the tour price. Your tour guide will be able to offer suggestions for the meals that are not included in the tour price.

    • February 1, 2016

      I'll be travelling alone, will I get my own room, or will I be sharing?

      An optional single supplement is available for this trip, if you want to have you own room. However if you are happy to share, you will be roomed with another passenger of the same gender.

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    • James12th May 2018
      I was able to sort through the various trips until I found a couple I wanted to take. After I booked I misjudged the travel time between when one tour ended and when I had to get to the next one (I didn't realize there were no evening flights where I was). TourRadar was great in connecting me with the tour operator and they were in turn great with helping me change the itinerary so I could do both trips without any extra hassle.

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    • Friday
      Jun 8, 2018
      from Shanghai
      9 Days
      Saturday
      Jun 16, 2018
      to Beijing
      0 seats left
      USD $1,705
    • Sunday
      Jun 10, 2018
      from Shanghai
      9 Days
      Monday
      Jun 18, 2018
      to Beijing
      6 seats left
      $161
      $1,610
      -10%
      USD $1,449
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      Jun 15, 2018
      from Shanghai
      9 Days
      Saturday
      Jun 23, 2018
      to Beijing
      9 seats left
      $335
      $1,675
      -20%
      USD $1,340
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      Jun 22, 2018
      from Shanghai
      9 Days
      Saturday
      Jun 30, 2018
      to Beijing
      5 seats left
      $168
      $1,675
      -10%
      USD $1,507
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      Jun 29, 2018
      from Shanghai
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      USD $1,760
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      Jul 1, 2018
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      USD $1,675
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      Jul 6, 2018
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      USD $1,760
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      Jul 8, 2018
      from Shanghai
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      Jul 16, 2018
      to Beijing
      Only 1 seat left
      USD $1,775
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      Jul 20, 2018
      from Shanghai
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      Jul 28, 2018
      to Beijing
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      USD $1,675
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      Jul 27, 2018
      from Shanghai
      9 Days
      Saturday
      Aug 4, 2018
      to Beijing
      9 seats left
      $84
      $1,675
      -5%
      USD $1,591
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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.

    Vaccinations

    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.

    Policies

    Location
    Shanghai is the starting point and Beijing is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 27 July 2018 the full payment of $1,340 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 $1340 for China Highlights, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,253 km.
    • Shanghai (China)
    • 1,219 km
    • Xian (China)
    • 912 km
    • Beijing (China)
    • 61 km
    • Great Wall (China)
    • 61 km
    • Beijing (China)

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