Visit gleaming Shanghai, see the famous Warriors in Xi'an and wander along the Great Wall during this private tour of China's best highlights.
This adventure is ideal for travellers with less time to spend and who want to see the very best bits of this incredibly diverse destination. We have designed the tour to make the most of the time available to showcase the key highlights and cities of China.
Upon arrival at Shanghai airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a three night stay.
Wander through the Yu Gardens and the bustling old town. Stroll along the Bund to see its collection of neoclassical buildings and visit a silk museum. This evening enjoy a cruise along the Huangpu River. (B,L)
Travel to Zhujiajiao, a picturesque town with an intricate system of canals, ancient pavilions and overhead bridges. Enjoy time to explore the town at a leisurely pace, before returning to Shanghai later this afternoon to visit the Shanghai Museum and neighbouring People's Square. (B,L)
Fly to the historic city of Xian. This evening feast on a traditional Shui Jiao Dumpling banquet, a specialty of the region, whilst enjoying a performance of music and dance from the Tang Dynasty. (B,L,D)
Visit one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th Century, the life-sized Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Stop at the Xian Art Ceramics and Lacquer Exhibition.You will also visit the ancient City Wall, one of the best preserved in all of China. (B,L)
Visit the Little Wild Goose Pagoda and Xian Museum before strolling through the Muslim Quarter and explore the Islamic food markets. Fly to Beijing this afternoon. Visit Hutong by rickshaw. Hava a dinner at local family. (B,LD)
Stroll through Tiananmen Square, passing Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum. Visit the Forbidden City and the 15th-century Temple of Heaven. This afternoon watch an exciting acrobatics performance. (B,L)
It is often said in Beijing that 'you have not been to China until you have climbed the Great Wall'. It is more than 5,000km long, stretching from the Shanhaiguan Pass on the east coast to the Gobi Desert in the west. Walk along the wall and take in the panoramic views. Visit a jade factory and later this afternoon you will wander through the Summer Palace, admiring the landscaped beauty. This evening sample the local delicacy, Peking Duck. (B,L,D)
After check-out this morning you will be transferred to Beijing airport where your arrangements end. (B)
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There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.