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North China Getaway

Starts: Beijing, China
Finishes: Shanghai, China

Visit: Beijing, Great Wall, Beijing/Overnight Train, Xi'an, Xi'an/Overnight Train, Shanghai, Huangshan, Hongcun, Shanghai

Tour Type: Small Group

Accommodation: Basic

Overview

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Discover the breathtaking countryside of China's north on this 12-day journey bookended by bright city lights. From the dizzying heights of Huangshan and the Great Wall, to the underground pits that hold thousands of Terracotta Soldiers and the waterfront Shanghai, this trip reveals myriad sides of China. Go beyond the tourist trail and immerse yourself in local life with stays in small guesthouses and travel on public transport.

Highlights

    • Start with a bang in Beijing, hike the heights of Huangshan, explore the Great Wall, soak up the glow of Shanghai’s city lights and step back in time in the idyllic rural villages of Huizhou
    • Spend two night at the base of the Great Wall, and follow in the footsteps of soldiers hundreds of years ago when you trek the Gubeikou to Jinshanling section
    • Forget seeing the sights from the window of a packed tour bus, this tour offers plenty of opportunity to get active among the wonders of China. Explore cities laneways on walking tours, climb the steps of Yellow Mountain, trek the Great Wall and cycle countryside lanes in Hongcun
    • Two overnight trains means you'll maximise your time in each destination, get to know your fellow travellers, and get a real sense of the vast size of the country
    • Go local every step of the way with an experienced local leader, public transport, and family-run guesthouses and local hostels where possible – this trip is all about authentic local experiences 

Trip Details

The Trip

Product Code: 128303
Tour Type: Small Group
Accommodation: Basic
Transport: User Defined##Overnight Hard Sleeper Train,Public Bus,Private vehicle,Subway
Guide Language: Engligh

Starts: Beijing, China
Finishes: Shanghai, China
Duration: 12 days
Physical rating: Basic

Includes


Accommodation: Guesthouse/Hostel (6 nights),Hotel (3 nights),Overnight Hard Sleeper Train (2 nights)

Price

Price person (sharing double) $1,313 ($109/day)

Deposit:

$400 per person for bookings made 56 days or more prior to departure

Full Amount for bookings made less than 56 days prior to departure

Cancellation: Strict

Trip Notes

Price does not include airfare (to the Trip start & from the end location)

Trip Price generally includes accommodation, transport/transfer, activities, services of a professional guide & more. (Please refer to the include/excludes section for details)

Tour packages spare you the hassles of trip planning, a la carte booking, organizing and managing the logistics at a foreign location.

Itinerary

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China Beijing, Great Wall, Beijing/Overnight Train, Xi'an, Xi'an/Overnight Train, Shanghai, Huangshan, Hongcun

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Tour Operator

Intrepid Travel

Intrepid Travel has come a long way since its beginnings in 1989. From two university friends, a typewriter and a kitchen desk, it is now a proud member of PEAK Adventure Travel Group Limited, taking over 100,000 travellers every year. Intrepid Travel is part of PEAK’s Intrepid Group of companies, alongside leading small group adventure companies Peregrine, Geckos, Peregrine Reserve, Adventure Tours and The Adventure Company. Despite growing into a global business with over 1,000 staff based all over the world and over 800 different trips across every continent, we’ve remained devoted to the same grassroots values and responsible travel philosophies that we had at the very beginning. On every trip we operate and in every interaction we have with a client, supplier or local, we live our core values everyday:Integrity – Doing the right thingResponsible – Think global, act localGrowth – Stakeholders in our own successInnovation – Thriving on new ideas and embracing changeFun – It’s engrained into who we are and what we doPassion – We are inspired by the work we do and the trips we offer

In Business Since 1988

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