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Explore China

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Cost/day $257
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Starts
Shanghai
Destinations
+4
Ends
Beijing
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Highlights

Start in Shanghai and end in Beijing! With the in-depth cultural tour Explore China, you have a 12 day tour package taking you from Shanghai to Beijing and through Shanghai, China and 5 other destinations in China. Explore China is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Plane
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure

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  • kristel bruninx's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    great trip, a lot of variation in this very compact overview of China. I will go back

  • Taiga Shipley's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Langer was a great guide, informative and knowledgeable. The tour followed the proposed itinerary. The accommodation thr... Read more

  • KOK SEEN ANG's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    I have already done a detail review direct with Intrepid. In summary, the wonderful tour leader, local guides, good foo... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Shanghai
  2. Day 2: Shanghai
  3. Day 3: Luoyang
  4. Day 4: Shaolin/Luoyang
  5. Day 5: Longmen - Xi'an
  6. Day 6: Xi'an
  7. Day 7: Xiahe
  8. Day 8: Xiahe
  9. Day 9: Lanzhou to Beijing
  10. Day 10: Beijing
  11. Day 11: Beijing
  12. Day 12: Beijing

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

Videos

  • A Taste of China
  • Main Page Video
A Taste of China

Questions & Answers

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  • Anna9th July 2018
    Good selection of different tours to different destinations available online. You can contact the tour operator directly for pertinent information regarding respective tours. Online chat available (with transcript) online. Knowledgeable agents ready to answer questions. Accumulate credits when you book and can spend them when booking another tour through Tourradar.

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About the countries

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Currencies

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Plugs & Adapters

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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
Shanghai is the starting point and Beijing 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.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 December 2018 the full payment of $3,086 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $3086 for Explore China, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 3,172 km.
  • Shanghai (China)
  • 864 km
  • Shaolin (China)
  • 58 km
  • Luoyang (China)
  • 325 km
  • Xian (China)
  • 596 km
  • Xiahe (China)
  • 1,329 km
  • Beijing (China)

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