Beijing to Shanghai Adventure: Ancient Kingdoms & Karaoke

Resort: Beijing to Shanghai Adventure: Ancient Kingdoms & Karaoke
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: China
Price From: £463.20

Over View

Now’s the time to explore China on your terms with this tour that’s affordable for young travellers. With its Great Wall, Forbidden City, and army of Terracotta Warriors, China can be a lil’ bit intimidating. But this eight-day trip will wipe away any worries you’ll have an expert Chief Experience Officer (CEO) leading the way and you’ll hit the highlights in the company of other young travellers. Get a mix of the modern and the historic with plenty of time to enjoy the nightlife. Best of all, you’re in control see the sights you like and skip the ones you don’t so it’s an adventure you’ll never forget.

Itineraries

Day 1
Beijing

Arrive at any time. Welcome to one of the world’s most impressive and vibrant cities – Beijing, China’s bustling capital.

Tonight, choose to get to know your CEO and fellow travellers over authentic Chinese cuisine at a local restaurant. Afterward, venture into the Beijing nightlife and cheers to new adventures!

Day 2
Beijing

Step back in time for the day with a visit to the Great Wall, a monumental feat of engineering intended to protect China from northern barbarians. Climb the rolling hills, take in the scenery, and explore the wall capturing iconic photos from the watch towers. Later, opt to check out the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, or catch a kung fu show.

Day 3
BeijingXi’an

Another day in Beijing, another adventure. With so much to discover here, we decided to let you choose. Spend the day exploring the peaceful gardens, lakes, and temples at Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Or visit the Temple of Heaven and capture an iconic picture of the Confucian architecture and practice tai chi with the local people. This evening board an overnight train and wake up in Xi’an.

Day 4
Xi’an

Embark on an orientation walk through the Muslim Quarter, then opt to visit the tranquil Great Mosque – a serene place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Check out the famous Terracotta Warriors or cycle the ancient city walls (the perfect place to catch the sunset). Be sure to enjoy some of the best street food China has to offer.

Day 5
Xi’anSuzhou

Spend the day continuing to explore Xi’an, then take an overnight train to Suzhou.

Day 6
Suzhou

Visit Suzhou, the Venice of the East. Opt to explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China’s most exquisite gardens. In the evening, let loose like the locals with a karaoke session in a private room for the group; this is sure to be a memorable night!

Day 7
SuzhouShanghai

See the city on an orientation walk, then enjoy free time to explore this metropolis on your own.

Day 8
Shanghai

Depart at any time.

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