Guilin Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF CHINA 1779

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Great Wall

Day 1: Beijing

Huan ying, welcome to China and the start of your journey of a lifetime through the Orient! When you arrive at Beijing airport our local guide and driver await to transfer you to your hotel. The remainder of today is at your leisure.

Forbidden City

Day 2: Beijing

Enjoy a free day to explore Beijing - Perhaps choose to see some of the sights of the city with our expert guide. Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.

Ming statue

Day 3: Beijing

Today you take a journey outside of the city to the most famous wall in the world - the Great Wall of China. Take a walk or maybe even a climb on some of the lesser visited parts of the wall - a much more fulfilling and intimate experience of the wall! Later on you can opt to see how they make traditional noodles and sample them afterwards. When you have walked enough of the wall - you return to Bejing.

Summer Palace

Day 4: Beijing

Enjoy a free day to explore Beijing - Perhaps choose to see some of the sights of the city with our expert guide. Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.

Hanging Temple

Day 5: Beijing - Xi'an

Enjoy the last of your time in Beijing today, hotel check out is 12 noon you can leave bags in reception until your later transfer to the station in time for the sleeper train to Xian.

Day 6: Xi'an

Arriving this morning at the station our friendly local team are on hand to meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Later our guide will take you to visit the Terracotta Warriors archaeological site and the workshop where the replica warriors are crafted.

Days 7-8: Xi'an

Enjoy and today and tomorrow at your leisure to explore the city. Perhaps choose to see some of the sights of the city and surrounds with our expert guide. Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.

Day 9: Xi'an - Chengdu

Enjoy the last of your time in Xian today, hotel check out is 12 noon you can leave bags in reception until your later transfer to the station in time for the sleeper train to Chengdu.

The Big Buddha

Day 10: Chengdu

Awaken this morning in Chengdu - capital of Sichuan province - famed for its outstanding natural beauty, fiery cuisine and China’s first, largest and best known Panda research and breeding centre. On arrival into the station you'll be transferred to your hotel. The day is at your leisure to explore.

Local cafe, Chengdu

Day 11: Chengdu

With your guide this morning we take a short drive out of town takes you to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. As you know China’s Giant Pandas are considered the most endangered mammal on the planet, you will spend the day getting to know about them and even getting to hold one. Returning in the later afternoon you head to Renmin Park to drink some tea as the locals love to do. The evening is spent at leisure.

Chinese opera

Day 12: Chengdu

Today is at your leisure to explore. Perhaps choose to see Leshan with our expert guide. Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.

Peace statue

Day 13: Chengdu - Guilin

Enjoy the last of your time in Chengdu today, hotel check out is 12 noon and you can leave bags in reception until your later transfer to the station in time for the sleeper train to Guilin (Departing 15:13)

Day 14: Guilin - Yangshuo

Arriving into Guilin at 16:42, we will transfer you to your hotel in Yangshuo.

Days 15-17: Yangshuo

Yangshuo is a fantastic location surrounded by gorgeous mountains and rivers, an ideal place to spend a few days exploring rural China. Here you can rent bikes and cycle to little villages, you can go caving in the limestone caverns in abundance in the region, you can go tubing or rafting on the river, in town you can learn cooking, painting, calligraphy and much much more.

Temple rooftop

Day 18: Yangshuo - Hong Kong

Today a transfer to the station in Guilin for the sleeper train to Guangzhou. Alternately why not spend the day with our expert guide visiting Longsheng Rice Terraces before heading to the station? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.

Kowloon street

Day 19: Hong Kong

Arriving into Guangzhou this morning we will assist with your transfer to the Hong Kong bound train. Arriving into Hong Kong make your own way to the hotel, only a short walk from the station.

Lamma Island

Days 20-22: Hong Kong

The next days are at your leisure to explore the city.

Day 23: Hong Kong

Make your own way on the convenient nearby shuttle service to the airport in time for your flight home.

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