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North China Getaway

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North China Getaway - Intrepid Travel
North China Getaway - Intrepid Travel
Starts
Beijing
Destinations
+5
Ends
Shanghai
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Highlights

  • Trek the Great Wall of China
  • Explore Xian - the largest city in northwest China
  • Visit historical Shanghai
  • Explore Huangshan with its spectacular views
  • Admire Ming dynasty architecture in Hongcun
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure
Start in Beijing and end in Shanghai! With the in-depth cultural tour North China Getaway, you have a 12 day tour package taking you from Beijing to Shanghai and through Beijing, China and 4 other destinations in China. North China Getaway includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, transport.
  • kristel bruninx's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    great trip, a lot of variation in this very compact overview of China. I will go back

  • Taiga Shipley's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Langer was a great guide, informative and knowledgeable. The tour followed the proposed itinerary. The accommodation through out was of a higher standard than expected. Transport was fine although some long distances were tedious.The trekking parts were the... Read more

  • Bianca Slarke's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    This tour had a wonderful, energetic guide! The tour itself is a bit of an overview rather than an in depth tour. We saw a few things, but could definitely had more inclusions. Wonderful food, only one meal was provided, however our guide always had great... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Beijing
  2. Day 2: Great Wall
  3. Day 3: Great Wall
  4. Day 4: Beijing/Overnight Train
  5. Day 5: Xi'an
  6. Day 6: Xi'an/Overnight Train
  7. Day 7: Shanghai
  8. Day 8: Huangshan
  9. Day 10: Hongcun
  10. Day 11: Shanghai
  11. Day 12: Shanghai

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Transport

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

Videos

  • A Taste of China
  • Main Page Video
A Taste of China

Questions & Answers

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

  • Would there be any activities cancelled or not being done due to weather or season?

    Intrepid do their best to accommodate most activities listed on the itinerary however, all activities are subject to availability and it may not be possible to do all the activities listed in the time available at each destination, in any season or time of year, hot or cold.

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  • Mair, 59 years old26th September 2018
    Great, informative website that gives a really comprehensive overview of tour itinerary and inclusions. Prompt replies to my queries was appreciated

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About the countries

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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.

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
Beijing is the starting point and Shanghai 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 13 January 2019 the full payment of $1,331 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 $1331 for North China Getaway, 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 2,944 km.
  • Beijing (China)
  • 61 km
  • Great Wall (China)
  • 61 km
  • Beijing (China)
  • 912 km
  • Xian (China)
  • 1,219 km
  • Shanghai (China)
  • 345 km
  • Huangshan (China)
  • 345 km
  • Shanghai (China)

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