China Express - 6 Days

from $ 1,395* per person


BEIJING - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Pearl markets, Jade Carving Factory, Hutong area of Beijing and Chinese Acrobatic Show, BADALING and JUYONGGUAN - 2 UNESCO listed sections of Great Wall of China, XI'AN - UNESCO listed Terracotta Warriors, Clay warrior workshop, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter, City Wall and bike ride

Destination: China

Travel Dates: From 2021-07-10 to 2022-11-12

Duration: 6 days

Departing From: 1, Beijing<br/>2, The Forbidden City<br/>3, Great Wall of China<br/>4, Summer Palace, Sleeper Train<br/>5, Terracotta Warriors<br/>6, Xi'an, Sleeper Train<br/>7, Beijing

Company: ON THE GO TOURS

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Inclusions

  • 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 1 traditional Chinese dinner in Beijing
    4 nights 3 - 4 star hotels
    1 overnight train: Beijing - Xi'an (4-berth soft sleeper cabin)
    Chinese acrobatic performance
    Rickshaw ride through Beijings Hutongs
    Xi’an - bike ride on medieval City Wall
    Beijing Capital Airport arrival transfer on day 1 and departure transfer day 6 from Xi'an Airport
    Touring of Beijing, Badaling, Juyongguan and Xi'an
    Tour Guide escorted for groups of 6 or more
    English speaking specialist guides at local sights
    All relevant transfers and transportation in private A/C vehicles

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Day 1, Beijing
Saturday. Huan ying, welcome to China and the start of your holiday! Airport arrival transfer from Beijing Capital Airport to your hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day offers free time for you to independently explore this astonishing city.
No meals included.
Day 2, Beijing
This morning, we explore the heart of Beijing, China's pulsating capital, including the vast Tiananmen Square where Chairman Mao’s tomb lies and various monuments to the people are located. Dominating the city centre is the Forbidden City, a centre of power for five centuries and seat of the emperors. Entering through the Gate of Heavenly Peace (replete with Chairman Mao’s portrait), we enjoy a guided tour of this old city within a city. Later we take an exciting rickshaw ride through the Hutongs of Beijing, weaving through old back lanes, traditional courtyards and compact houses, gaining a fascinating snapshot of the city’s traditional way of life. This evening, we enjoy an eye boggling Chinese acrobatic performance. Swinging ropes, juggling hoops, spinning plates and human pyramids are just a few tricks these show stoppers pull out followed by a Welcome Dinner of Peking Duck at a city restaurant.
1 breakfast, no lunch, 1 dinner included.
Day 3, Great Wall
After a free morning to further explore the city, 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. This evening we spend the night at our quaint hotel near Juyongguan Pass, which offers views of the Great Wall.
1 breakfast, no lunch, no dinner included.
Day 4, Beijing
Beijing - Xi’an. We rise early this morning and head (5 min bus drive) to the Great Wall at Juyongguan Pass when it opens to beat the crowds. We have time to enjoy and explore the wall before visiting a Jade Carving Centre to learn about this ornamental rock and its importance in Chinese culture. After lunch we head back to Beijing. Free time is offered in the cavernous Pearl Market - an Aladdin's Cave of souvenirs, handbags and gadgets in Beijing, before travelling by express soft sleeper train to Xi’an in Shaanxi Province.
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, no dinner included.
Day 5, Xi'an
We pull in to Xi'an. This morning we discover the Terracotta Warrior archaeological site, where 7000 warriors stand battle ready and have done so for the past 2200 years. Later on we visit a clay workshop specialising in making replica figurines, followed by the Muslim Quarter. Tonight, we welcome you to join the optional Tang Dynasty Show, which includes dinner, a traditional performance and transfers (book/pay locally).
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, no dinner included.
Day 6, Xi'an
Thursday. Today we take a casual bicycle ride on top of the nine mile Xi’an City Wall (no need to go the entire way around) perimeter peeking down upon the lively city beneath us. We the visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your onward flight. Please ensure your flight is booked to depart Xi’an after 6pm.

If you require pre or post tour accommodation, or to return to Beijing for your onward travel arrangements (by train or flight) please see "Extra Prices" on the "Prices & Dates" tab for further details.
1 breakfast, 1 lunch, no dinner included.

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