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Highlights of China - Solo Travellers Group Holidays
Highlights of China - Solo Travellers Group Holidays
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Start in Shanghai and end in Beijing! With the in-depth cultural tour Highlights of China, you have a 11 day tour package taking you from Shanghai to Beijing and through Shanghai, China and 4 other destinations in China. Highlights of China 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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20 to 80 year olds
Max Group Size
Private Vehicle, Plane
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  • HS
    Written on May 27, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    China! How much can you see and do in ten days? A whole lot! The whole experience was a feast for the senses. I purposely didn't do much research beforehand as I expected the english speaking local guides accompanying us to explain all. The guides spoke clearly in english and I found them to be very knowledgeable of their locale, friendly, accommodating, helpful and at times funny, creating on the occasion a more school trip atmosphere, we even had a sing-a-long :-D. A couple of guides stayed with us beyond their on separate occasions during delays of connecting transport, making sure we didn't board the wrong train/plane. We had our own air-conditioned sixteen seat minibus throughout the trip, a most welcome and at times saved us from the intense heat of the day. Notably after given two hours to the climb up and down a small but steep section of the Great Wall in 40*C heat! Luckily I had my sun hat, factor fifty sunscreen and lots of liquids. The hotel accommodation was mostly comfortable and basic. Only problem I experienced was the general weakness of WiFi signal in the rooms. Not that I was spending much time at all in my room. There was too much to explore and discover late into the night… street food; night markets; locals ‘ballroom’ dancing in a square to music from a portable music system; Live Jazz music bars. Meal times were generally pre arranged, eating in a group with several dishes appearing at the same time. Dishes ranged from average to great and there was enough variety to appeal to most of the group. Though there were a few occasions when there was a set meal and many of the dishes contained pork of which one member of our group doesn’t eat. Our exceptional guides managed to quickly remedy this quickly to a happy and tasty result. As much as was already on the itinerary daily, there were still a lot of optional activities to take up such as; Beijing zoo, where I saw my first ever panda…asleep! Evening stage shows such as Chinese Opera, very dramatic and colourful. The story of Shaolin - martial arts magic Chinese acrobats – variety performances, see it to believe it! Shopping besides the expected tourist traps of the mass malls in Shanghai or Beijing could be both educational and rewarding as in the respective production of silk and pearl products from raw materials to finished products. I even found a beautiful scarf for my mum…that she loved! In all I found my fellow group members great company and had a lot of fun with everyone. My only regret is not knowing enough useful Chinese language Potunghua, to speak to the locals. I could write a book about my China adventure but then you’ll not experience and discover it all first hand. I still can’t believe I managed to do all I did with little sleep. (A lot of coffee helped) The whole trip was a exciting buzz. A trip of a once in a life time for some. I hope to go back and experience more of China. Due to its vastness there are many more places to discover.
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  • E
    Written on May 24, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I am very pleased with this group. The organisation and commitment to make things easier and comfortable for the traveller are excellent. I went in a 10 days trip to China. Everything was as described and offered. Transport. Guides. Hotels. Restaurant. Punctuality. Quality and security. A*. I do recommend traveling with this group. Thanks
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  1. Day 1: Arrive Shanghai
  2. Day 2: Shanghai
  3. Day 3: Shanghai / Suzhou / Shanghai
  4. Day 4: Shanghai / Xian
  5. Day 5: Xian
  6. Day 6: Xian / Beijing
  7. Day 7: Beijing
  8. Day 8: Beijing / The Great Wall / Beijing
  9. Day 9: Beijing
  10. Day 10: Beijing
  11. Day 11: Depart Beijing

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    I reserved a 14 day tour of Europe and mistakenly reserved and paid for the wrong tour date. Realizing what I had done I contacted TourRadar and they rectified the situation rapidly and efficiently. A refund was issued for the monies not used and I am so far a very satisfied customer. I hope that the actual tour will go as nicely, and I will be very happy.



Highlights of China

  • Thursday
    May 24, 2018
    from Shanghai
    11 Days
    Jun 3, 2018
    to Beijing
    Only 2 seats left
    USD $1,624
  • Monday
    Sep 3, 2018
    from Shanghai
    11 Days
    Sep 13, 2018
    to Beijing
    8 seats left
    USD $1,624

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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 Beijing is the endpoint.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Solo Travellers Group Holidays booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 May 2018 the full payment of $1,624 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 $1624 for Highlights of China, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Solo Travellers Group Holidays will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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Covering a total distance of approx 2,416 km.
  • Shanghai (China)
  • 81 km
  • Suzhou (China)
  • 81 km
  • Shanghai (China)
  • 1,219 km
  • Xian (China)
  • 912 km
  • Beijing (China)
  • 61 km
  • Great Wall (China)
  • 61 km
  • Beijing (China)

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