North China Getaway

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North China Getaway - Intrepid Travel
North China Getaway - Intrepid Travel


  • 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 70 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Physical Rating
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.

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

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Transport

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

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  • November 1, 2016

    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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    North China Getaway

    • Upcoming departures
    • November 2017
    • January 2018
    • March 2018
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    About the countries

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    Yuan Renminbi

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    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.


    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Recommended for China. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for China. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    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.


    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.
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 December 2017 the full payment of $1,152 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1152 for North China Getaway, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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    The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express


    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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