8 days,Beijing to Shanghai

Trek along the Great Wall, visit the Forbidden City in Beijing and the canal town of Suzhou, experience a local meal and the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, enjoy an acrobat show in Shanghai.

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Walk backwards in time along the Great Wall and stare down an army of Terracotta Warriors before leaping into the future of Shanghai's incredible high-rise towers on this fast-paced tour of China’s highlights. With the perfect blend of guided activities and free time to explore on your own, this adventure is made for those who want to get a taste of China in a short amount of time.

What's Included

  • Great Wall excursion and entrance (Beijing)
  • Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour
  • Terracotta Warriors tour (Xi'an)
  • Master of the Nets Garden visit (Suzhou)
  • Shanghai orientation walk
  • Chinese acrobat performance
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 1 lunch. (Allow USD160-200 for meals not included.)
  • Train, local bus, air-con bus, walking, plane.
  • English-speaking Chinese Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
  • Hotel (6 nts), sleeper train (1 nt).


Day 1Beijing

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Beijing

Take the Beijing metro to visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

Day 3Beijing/Xi’an

Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall. Take an evening flight to Xi'an.

Day 4Xi’an/Suzhou(1L)

Visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors—and enjoy a typical lunch at a local farmhouse. Opt to cycle the ancient city walls before an overnight train to Suzhou.

Day 5Suzhou

Visit Suzhou, the 'Venice of the East'. Explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's most exquisite gardens.

Day 6Suzhou/Shanghai

Travel to Shanghai and take an orientation walk along the Bund.

Day 7Shanghai

Enjoy free time in this bustling city before watching a spectacular Chinese acrobat show in the evening.

Day 8Shanghai

Depart at any time.

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