South China Getaway

South China Getaway - Intrepid Travel
South China Getaway - Intrepid Travel
2 reviews
+2 Destinations
Southern China
Hong Kong


Start in Shanghai and end in Hong Kong! With the in-depth cultural tour South China Getaway, you have a 9 day tour package taking you from Shanghai to Hong Kong and through Shanghai, China and 3 other destinations in China. South China Getaway includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, transport and more.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Physical Rating
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Historical
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Shanghai
  2. Day 2: Shanghai - Overnight Train
  3. Day 3: Longji Rice Terraces
  4. Day 4: Longji Rice Terraces
  5. Day 5: Yangshuo
  6. Day 6: Yangshuo
  7. Day 7: Yangshuo
  8. Day 8: Hong Kong
  9. Day 9: Hong Kong

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Meals

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

2 Reviews

Rather Poor
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  • South China Getaway reviewer 1
    Written on June 1, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    Didn’t get our promised overnight stay in a Toulou because Intrepid didn't book early enough and was beaten out by other tour companies. Intrepid’s China operation had the nerve to lie to us and state that the communist party took over all the rooms for... Read more

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Jeffrey, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're very sorry to hear that you did not get to stay in the Toulou due to unforseen circumstances with our local operator. I know that our customer relations team is currently in touch with you and are working on rectifying this situation, so please feel free to get in touch with them with any further feedback. Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • AS
    Written on November 30, 2017
    2.5 - Average

    The tour was massively overpriced. Given that 4-5 star hotels at most locations could be booked for around $70/night and flights between cities were less than $100, it's absurd that we paid $1200 and stayed in fairly low quality places very far from the... Read more

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  • Paul18th June 2019
    Whenever I had a question, I received a rapid response from both the tour operator as well as Tourradar. The site was easy to use and booking was not at all a hassle.



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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.


Shanghai is the starting point and Hong Kong is the endpoint.
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For any tour departing before 23 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 23 October 2019, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Covering a total distance of approx 2,062 km.
  • Shanghai (China)
  • 822 km
  • Xiamen (China)
  • 768 km
  • Yangshuo (China)
  • 471 km
  • Hong Kong (China)

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