Cruise the River Li, escape the crowds in the lesser-explored part of the Great Wall, visit The Forbidden City, and see the Terra-Cotta Warriors at Xian on a comprehensive journey to China.

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Tailor-Made Travel to China

9 days from $3,450

Cruise the River Li, escape the crowds in the lesser-explored part of the Great Wall, visit The Forbidden City, and see the Terra-Cotta Warriors at Xian on a comprehensive journey to China.

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Overview

This sample itinerary can be tailored to match a variety of budgets and interests by selecting the trip duration, departure date, accommodation style, and tours that fit your needs.

This comprehensive trip to China allows you to see the Forbidden City, get away from the crowds in the lesser-explored part of the Great Wall, see the Terra-Cotta Warriors at Xi'an, take a cruise down the River Li, and get a taste of rural life in the village of Longji. 

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Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Upon arrival into Beijing, you'll be met at the airport and driven to your hotel. Later, we recommend visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

Day 2

The Temple of Heaven is one of Beijing's most impressive sites. If you wake up early enough, you'll be able to see Beijing's pensioners doing Tai-Chi here. In the afternoon, take in the Summer Palace.

Day 3

Journey outside of the city to see one of China's most iconic sites—the Great Wall. See the original wall snaking into the mountainous distance in tranquility. 

Day 4

Today, transfer to the station to take the bullet train to Xi'an. On arrival, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore this extraordinary city.

Day 5

Head out to Xi'an's star attraction, the Terra-Cotta Warriors. In the afternoon, fly to Guilin. Upon arrival take time to explore this southern city.

Day 6

This morning you'll be taken on a relaxing cruise down the River Li, where you'll take in Guilin's justifiably famous limestone scenery. Arriving in Yangshuo at lunchtime, transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore. 

Day 7

Enjoy a further day in Yangshuo.

Day 8

Depart the town of Yangshuo and head to the village of Longji. The village is set around centuries-old rice terraces, and a visit here gives a small taste of rural life in China.

Day 9

Take the morning to further explore the rice terraces carved into the terrain. Later in the afternoon, transfer back to Guilin airport and fly onto Hong Kong or Shanghai where you transit for your international return flight.

Included meals are denoted as follows: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Reception (R), Dinner (D)