Classic Hong Kong to Beijing Adventure

Resort: Classic Hong Kong to Beijing Adventure
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Hong Kong
Price From: £1759.20

Over View

There may be two sides to every coin, but there sure are a heck of a lot more to China. This staggering adventure gets you to as many of those sides as we can possibly fit into 20 days (wow!). Bright-lights-big-city Hong Kong? Check. Terracotta warrior staring contest? Check. Giant panda ogling? Remote village cycling? Mountain monasteries and Forbidden City? Oh yes and so much more. Don’t just get to China; get inside what makes it drive the 21st century, starting right here, right now.

Itineraries

Day 1
Hong Kong

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
Hong KongYangshuo

Catch the bullet train to Guilin, then transfer to Yangshuo, nestled amongst the limestone karsts jutting out of the Li River.

Day 3
Yangshuo

Float along a tributary of the stunning Li River on a local boat. After, enjoy a traditional lunch at a G Adventures supported restaurant where rural women are working to create new opportunities for their families.

Day 4
Yangshuo

Full free day in Yangshuo. Opt to go biking or take a cooking class.

Day 5
YangshuoLijiang

Catch a flight to Lijiang and take an orientation walk through the old town.

Day 6
LijiangYongsheng County

Travel to Tiger Leaping Gorge and start on the famous hike. The route follows the stunning scenery of the Yangtze as it cuts through the gorge.

Day 7
Yongsheng CountyLijiang

Continue the hike through Tiger Leaping Gorge. After completing the trek, drive back to Lijiang.

Day 8
Lijiang

Enjoy a day to discover Lijiang. Opt to explore the UNESCO Heritage-listed Old Town or visit the Black Dragon Pool Park.

Day 9
LijiangDali

Catch an express bus to Dali. Take an orientation walk, then explore the old town on our own.

Day 10
Dali

Enjoy a free day to explore this scenic town. Opt to rent a bike to visit Lake Erhai and explore the Villages along the lake.

Day 11
DaliChengdu

Fly from Dali to the vibrant, modern city of Chengdu.

Day 12
ChengduXi’an

Visit the Panda Breeding Centre for an up-close experience with these gentle giants. Board a bullet train to Xi’an.

Day 13
Xi’an

Full day to see Xi’an.

Day 14
Xi’anPingyao

Board a morning fast train to the ancient city of Pingyao. On arrival, get hands-on with a paper cutting class.

Day 15
PingyaoDatong

Hop on a train to Datong after a free morning in Pingyao.

Day 16
DatongDatong

Set eyes on the gorgeous Hanging Monastery and visit the Yungang Grottoes to see the thousands of Buddha statues.

Day 17
DatongBeijing

Take a final morning to explore Datong. Later, board a local train to Beijing and arrive in the evening.

Day 18
Beijing

Enjoy a visit to the famed Forbidden City then take the rest of the day to explore on your own.

Day 19
Beijing

Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall.

Day 20
Beijing

Depart at any time.

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