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China Express - G Adventures
China Express - G Adventures
David "I loved the tour - it's a very quick trip through China's main tourist attractions and there really isn't time for rest but that was perfect given the limited time I had. There was a problem with one member of the group who didn't speak English and had fairly severe medical issues - which would have been fine if it didn't impact the rest of the group - but they did, and I don't believe he should e..."
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5 reviews
Starts
Beijing
Destinations
+2
Ends
Shanghai
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Highlights

  • Experience the Forbidden City
  • Enjoy a local lunch at a farmhouse
  • Visit the "Venice of the East" in Suzhou
  • Watch a live acrobat show in Shanghai
Age range
12 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure
Start in Beijing and end in Shanghai! With the in-depth cultural tour China Express, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Beijing to Shanghai and through Beijing, China and 3 other destinations in China. China Express is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • China Express reviewer 1
    Written on November 8, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great fun packed itinerary and wonderful leading by the guide Howard from Xian. Amazing, just go.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the review Ade!
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  • China Express reviewer 2
    Written on October 23, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    A fast paced tour for sure. A great way to experience Chinese people, culture, history and many awesome attractions. On the negative side - a bit too much walking with luggage, on/off public transport for me. Overall experience was still amazing and... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the balanced review Samuel!
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  • China Express reviewer 3
    Written on September 20, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Firstly the accommodation for the first night was moved to another hotel the day before the tour started. The hotel where we were moved to had no record of us. The same thing happened to the rest of our tour group. This defeats the purpose of booking... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Oh no! That's not the ideal way to start a tour. Apologies for this, and we hope the rest of your time made up for this rough start.
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  • China Express reviewer 4
    Written on May 7, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    I loved the tour - it's a very quick trip through China's main tourist attractions and there really isn't time for rest but that was perfect given the limited time I had. There was a problem with one member of the group who didn't speak English and had... Read more

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  • China Express reviewer 5
    Written on August 15, 2014
    4.5 - Excellent

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Itinerary

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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/Suzhou (1L)
  5. Day 5 Suzhou
  6. Day 6 Suzhou/Shanghai
  7. Day 7 Shanghai
  8. Day 8 Shanghai

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

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Questions & Answers

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

  • Will our arrival on the first day of the tour matter?

    The first day has no planned activities so a day or an evening arrival would be fine.

  • What is the lowest age for this trip?

    The minimum age for this tour is 12

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  • Nathalie, 20 years old19th October 2018
    The Website is so easy to use. And love how they always provide information, and stay in contact with the tour operator and you. Highly recommended!!

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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 G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 January 2019 the full payment of $1,036 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1036 for China Express, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,137 km.
  • Beijing (China)
  • 912 km
  • Xian (China)
  • 1,144 km
  • Suzhou (China)
  • 81 km
  • Shanghai (China)

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