Best of China

01/01/2022 through 10/12/2023
01/01/2022 through 10/26/2023
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Best of China
Combine the hustle and bustle of China’s booming cities with the tranquility of rural life on this unforgettable adventure. Explore hidden corners of Beijing’s Forbidden City; trek atop the majestic Great Wall; and sample street food in Xi’an, home to the incredible terra-cotta army. Then venture into the countryside, enjoying a paddle on the scenic Li River and learning to cook up regional specialties in Yangshuo. Along the way, discover ancient customs that contrast with rapidly modernizing lifestyles, revealing China’s true allure.

Highlights
Walk the Great Wall and cycle along the Xi’an city walls, explore Beijing’s traditional alleys and backstreets known as hutongs, enjoy a performance of shadow puppetry, face the Terracotta Warriors and visit the farming community where they were discovered, learn to cook local specialities at a rural cooking school

Accommodation
Hotels (10 nts), Soft-sleeper train (1 nt)

Group Leader
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Group Size Notes
Max 15, Avg 10.

Meals Included
11 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners

What’s Included
Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Chinese Shadow Puppetry, Xi’an
Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Tai Chi Class, Yangshuo
Your G for Good Moment: Jia Community Restaurant, Yangshuo
Your Foodie Moment: Central Chinese Cooking Class – Yangshuo, Yangshuo
Your Discover Moment: Shanghai. Arrival transfer. Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. Visit Beijing’s traditional hutongs. Excursion to the Great Wall. Xi’an Muslim quarter orientation walk and Gao’s Grand Courtyard. Cycle along the Xi’an city walls. Terracotta warriors tour. Lunch in a local village. Li River boat ride. Walk through the countryside with village visits. Shanghai orientation walk. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing
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Day 2 Beijing
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Day 3 Beijing
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Day 4 Beijing/Xi'an
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Day 5 Xi'an
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Day 6 Xi'an
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Day 7 Yangshuo Countryside
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Day 8 Yangshuo Countryside
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Day 9 Yangshuo
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Day 10 Yangshuo/Shanghai
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Day 11 Shanghai
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Day 12 Shanghai
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