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China Express - G Adventures
China Express - G Adventures
Excellent
16 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, Christmas & New Year
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.

16 Reviews

Excellent
63%
Good
31%
Average
6%
Rather Poor
0%
Bad
0%
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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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  • A
    Written on October 29, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Super organised itinerary and maximises the use of time to visit the top sites in this region of China. Tour guide provided top quality service and attention to share details on aspects of history and culture and day to day survival tips and techniques to... Read more

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  • China Express reviewer 3
    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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  • Y
    Written on October 17, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    It's the group aspect of the tours that I love. You select the tour relating to your interests and you meet like minded, interesting people. I think the G adventures option to select what type of tour you are doing eg 18-30 something's and classics means... Read more

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  • A
    Written on October 12, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    2 trips, India and China, both excellent

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  • E
    Written on October 8, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a fantastic time with G Adventures but I would explain that at times the tour felt rushed despite seeing the main sites.

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  • R
    Written on October 7, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    G ensures you get to experience all of the 'must-see' parts of any trip but I feel they make a real effort to provide more of a genuine experience of the place and culture

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  • WL
    Written on October 7, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    We got saw and got a lot done in such a small amount of time.

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  • A
    Written on October 5, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I have done 2 G Adventure tours and each has been well organised and guides have been proficient in English.

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  • N
    Written on September 26, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    I loved the tour and we got to see the main cities in china that we wanted to see. The tour guide was friendly and made sure that everyone got the opportunity to see what they wanted.

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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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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Good by past passengers
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  • Insurance

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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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About the countries

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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 20% to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 April 2019 the full payment of $1,295 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 $1295 for China Express, but the deposit of 20% 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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