Culture & History


China can be intimidating, what with its Great Wall, Forbidden City, and army of Terracotta Warriors. This eight-day trip will wipe away any worries – you’ll have an expert CEO leading the way and you’ll hit the highlights in the company of other young travellers. Get a mix of modern and historic with plenty of time to enjoy the nightlife. Best of all, you’re in control – see the sights you like and skip the ones you don’t – so it’s an adventure you’ll never forget.
  • Day 1 Beijing

    Arrive at any time.

    Included Activities:
    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

  • Day 2 Beijing

    The Chinese capital, Beijing, is one of the world’s most impressive and vibrant cities. Spend a day at the Great Wall, a monumental feat of engineering intended to protect China from the northern barbarians.

    Included Activities:
    Great Wall Mutianyu visit

  • Day 3 Beijing/Xi’an

    Enjoy free time in Beijing before an overnight train to Xi’an.

    Additional Notes:
    Train is our main mode of transport in China and it’s a great way to travel.

    Overnight train (beds) (13.00 hour(s))

  • Day 4 Xi’an

    Opt to tour the lovely and unusual Great Mosque (a wonderfully serene place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city), great souvenir stalls, and enjoy some of the best street food in China. The remaining city walls are a great place to watch the sunset or join the locals for ballroom dancing or tai chi in the early morning.

    Opt to take a day trip to the Terracotta Warriors, situated a short drive out of town (approximately 1 hr).

    Included Activities:
    Muslim Quarter Orientation Walk

  • Day 5 Xi’an/Suzhou

    Enjoy free time to explore Xi’an, then take an overnight train to Suzhou.

    Overnight train (beds)

  • Day 6 Suzhou

    Visit Suzhou, the ‘Venice of the East’. Opt to explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China’s most exquisite gardens. In the evening, let loose like the locals with a karaoke session in a private room for the group; this is sure to be a memorable night!

    Included Activities:
    Private Karaoke Session

  • Day 7 Suzhou/Shanghai

    Shanghai is the most modern of Chinese cities. Go shopping on the famous Nanjing Road or stroll along the Bund district with its many riverside historical buildings.

    Included Activities:
    Orientation Walk of the Bund

    Bullet train (2.00 hour(s))

  • Day 8 Shanghai

    Depart at any time.

    Included Activities:
    Departure Day

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