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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.
This morning, we tour the centre of Beijing, China's magnificent capital, including the massive Tian'anmen Square and the sprawling Forbidden City. Boasting some 9999 rooms, the city within a city was once the sole preserve of the Chinese emperors. This afternoon why not take a rickshaw ride through the Hutongs of Beijing? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.
Today, we drive beyond Beijing to Badaling, to walk a section of the famous Great Wall. Built in the Ming Dynasty, a 6m wide pathway makes a formidable defence, following the highest contours of a steep range of hills. Tonight, why not attend a Chinese acrobatic performance? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.
This morning you will fly to Xian - Arriving here, meet your local guide for your transfer and then guided exploration of the Terracotta Warrior archaeological site where some 7,000 warriors stand in battle ready position.
This morning you visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and take a bicycle ride or walk along Xi’an medieval City Wall. We then fly to Guilin, arriving here a transfer awaits to take you to your hotel in Yangshuo (Much better location than Guilin city for scenery)
Today enjoy a 4 hours cruise on the Yulong River to take in the stunning scenery. Remainder of the day at your leisure.
Enjoy the day to explore at your leisure, perhaps rent bikes and go to nearby villages or you can visit caves or just relax at your hotel.
This morning we drive to Guilin and pay a visit to The Reed Flute Cave where there are enchanting stalagmites, stone pillars, stele, stone curtains and stone flowers. Then we continue on to Elephant Trunk Hill Located at the confluence of the Taohua (Peach Blossom) River and the Li River. We then go to the airport for your flight to Shanghai, arriving there you will be driven to your hotel.
For today and tomorrow enjoy time at your leisure to explore. Alternately you may like to choose from our options of city tour or visit to Suzhou? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for prices.
Sadly your voyage concludes today, we will transfer you to the airport in time for your flight home.
Neatly dividing China into north and south, the 6340km-long Yangtze River is the third longest river in the world, winding ...