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Beijing to Shanghai Adventure: Ancient Kingdoms & Karaoke - G Adventures
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Beijing to Shanghai Adventure: Ancient Kingdoms & Karaoke

From Beijing to Shanghai
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US $637
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Start in Beijing and end in Shanghai! With the in-depth cultural tour Beijing to Shanghai Adventure: Ancient Kingdoms & Karaoke, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Beijing, China and 3 other destinations in China. Beijing to Shanghai Adventure: Ancient Kingdoms & Karaoke includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Beijing
  2. Day 2: Beijing
  3. Day 3: Beijing/Xi'an
  4. Day 4: Xi'an
  5. Day 5: Xi'an/Suzhou
  6. Day 6: Suzhou
  7. Day 7: Suzhou/Shanghai
  8. Day 8: Shanghai
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What's Included

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

Where You'll Stay

Sleeper Train

Customer Reviews

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  • MB
    · December 15, 2019
    Good value for money and the guide was on point. Would definitely use them again as an option for budget travel. China would likely have been difficult and beat and undoable without a tour (and I am a fairly a seasoned traveler)
    Trip date: November 2019
  • Beijing to Shanghai Adventure: Ancient Kingdoms & Karaoke reviewer 2
    · November 29, 2019
    The best things about this trip was our CEO, Jennifer. She was knowledgeable, helpful and gave a lot of great suggestions about foods to try, what we could do in our free time, etc. The accommodations and food were good for the price. The amount of... Show more
    Trip date: November 2019
  • K
    · November 19, 2019
    I thought that doing a tour would avoid busy times for sightseeing however it was the opposite. There was too many times you had to provide your own meals and it was long days. I would have done it on my own in hindsight. The tour guide was lovely and... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • HS
    · July 07, 2019
    Sorry we can’t remember our tour guides actual name but his nickname was Gary and he was great. Best guide and such a fab tour!
    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thanks Hayley. Don't worry about not remembering his actual name....My ability to remember why I walked into the kitchen is far outweighed by my ability to recall 80's song lyrics perfectly :)
    Trip date: June 2019
  • AM
    · July 07, 2019
    Mia was a fantastic guide
    Trip date: June 2019
  • JS
    · July 04, 2019
    I was disappointed of the agency but the guide Bella was excellent, I enjoyed the time.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks Josselyn, appreciate the review.
    Trip date: June 2019
  • AS
    · July 04, 2019
    Tom was an awesome tour leader as he recommended the places to see and also showed good value restaurants while going out of his way to assist.
    G Adventures commented on this review
    So happy to see this - thanks for sharing Ashika!
    Trip date: June 2019
  • DS
    · November 14, 2018
    For a very affordable price, this tour is excellent. We were given an excellent selection of meals, great accommodation, and had the opportunity to travel like locals in sleeper trains. I would highly recommend this trip!
    G Adventures commented on this review
    So happy to hear that Danish, thank you!
    Trip date: October 2018
  • A
    · October 30, 2018
    I've done a couple of G Adventures tours now, and I've been quite satisfied both times. The local guides are always very knowledgeable and are happy to share information about their country. I like that the tour takes us to the popular cities and spots,... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018
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  • A
    · October 27, 2018
    It was great. Always room for improvement.
    Trip date: September 2018
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Dates & Availability

8 days
Beijing to Shanghai Adventure: Ancient Kingdoms & Karaoke
From Beijing to Shanghai
No credit card fees
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    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date, and your specific accommodation details will be listed in your final trip documents. This is a list of accommodations that the operator will typically use on this tour, but please be advised that they are subject to change:

      Sicily Hotel, Beijing Tiantan East Gate
      7 Sages Bell Tower Youth Hostel
      Phoenix Hostel

      This tour also includes 1 night on a basic overnight sleeper train. Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      The tour concludes on Day 8, in China's modern metropolis, Shanghai. After a final breakfast with the group you are free to depart at any time, or take the day to explore the city and tick off some of the suggested optional activities!

    • When and where does the tour start?

      Day 1 of the tour is an arrivals day, so you can arrive in Beijing at any time. This gives you the opportunity to explore your surroundings and get settled into your hotel. In the evening there will be a welcome meeting, where you can get to know your new travel family and review the details of your adventure with your guides.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are not included in the price of this tour, however you can pay for an arrival transfer in advance. In this case a tour operator representative will be at the airport to greet you. To arrange this please contact our customer service team once you have a confirmed booking.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course we can! If you wish to arrange additional accommodation then please contact our customer support team once you have a confirmed booking.

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    • About the country


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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.
      • 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.
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      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and G Adventures will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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