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Unique Experiences:

•  Explore China from North to South, where all practicalities are taken care of, so you can focus on exploring
•  Easily connect Beijing, Pingyao, Xian, Chengdu, Guilin, Yangshou and Hong Kong
•  Experience beautiful Yangshou by motorized raft
•  Know that all practicalities have been taken care of - train tickets, transfers and hotels

Participants:

Small Group Exploration– normally no more than 2-5 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary.
You can be min. 2 and max. 8 travellers on this tour. You can book 1 person, but we cannot guarantee more participants.

WANT THIS ALL TO YOURSELF?
For an additional 40 USD per person you can secure this as a Guaranteed Private Tour.
Please contact us for further details and booking.

Trip Length: 21 Day(s) 20 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Based on request from traveler
Travel Season:

All year, however heavy rain may be expected during the rainy season (Jul-Aug) and snowing day may be expected during the winter season (Dec-Jan)

Type of Transportation: Car/van with driver, China domestic overnight train, Bullet train, public bus, Motorized raft
Type of Accommodation: Local Guest House, Breakfast NOT included
Physical Rate: 2/5
Child Policy:

Child Age
•  Infant - 0 to 2
•  Child - 3 to 12
•  Child Sharing bed with parents - 3 to 6

This tour is not recommended for: Children below 3 years old

Included in Price:

Accommodation: Local Guest House/Hostel of 3 nights in Beijing, 2 nights in Pingyao, 2 nights in Xian , 2 nights in Chengdu, 1 night in Guilin, 3 nights in Yangshuo in private room stay , 3 nights in Hongkong at Yes In in bed stay
Entrance Fee(s): Motorized Raft
Transport: Overnight train ticket: Beijing-Pingyao, Xian-Chengdu, Chengdu-Guilin, Guilin-Shenzhen in hard sleeper; Bullet train from Pingyao to Xian in seat
Arrival transfer in the cities of Beijing, Pingyao, Xian, Chengdu and Guilin;
Others/Activities: English speaking guide service on day 14 and public bus ticket on day 14 to Yangshuo after raft tour
There is no overall guide on the tour. There will be drivers who speak limited English and English-speaking tour guides according to itinerary only.

Excluded from Price:

•  All meals and drinks
•  Any transfer service in Hongkong
•  MTR ticket from Shenzhen to Hongkong
All other expenses not stated as included in the above

Map

Locations Visited:
Beijing, Pingyao, Xian, Chengdu, Guilin, Yangshuo, Hong Kong
Start City:
Beijing
End City:
Hong Kong

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Beijing

Upon your arrival in Beijing you will be met by your driver, who will hold a sign with your name. You will be transfered to your accommodation at Beijing Jade Int’l hostel. The rest of the day is free on your own arrangement.

Accommodation: Overnight at Beijing Jade Int’l Hotel (or similar)

Day 2: Beijing

Today is a free day on your own to explore the city. Pass by the Go Beyond Travel Center at Beijing Jade Hostel, and we will be happy to give you inspiration and information on what to do, where to go and how.

Accommodation: Overnight at Beijing Jade Int’l Hotel (or similar)

Day 3: Beijing

Today is a free day on your own to explore the city.
 
Accommodation: Overnight at Beijing Jade Int’l Hotel (or similar)

Day 4: Beijing to Pingyao by overnight train

Check out time at hostel before 12:00 noon; you can keep you baggage in the reception. Late afternoon self transfer to train station for Pingyao, you train is K603 (17:17-05:05+1)/K609(23:53-09:34+1) in Hard sleeper berth.

Ticket delivery service: we will deliver your train ticket beforehand to the reception of your place with your name on. Please remember to ask for it!

Accommodation: Overnight on the train

Day 5: Arrival in Pingyao

You will arrive in Pingyao in the morning. Here you will be met by the local driver, who will hold a sign with your name at the exit of station. You will be transferred to your place, and you will stay at a local Guest house.

Accommodation: Overnight at local Guesthouse

Day 6: Pingyao

Free day in Pingyao on your own arrangement

Accommodation: Overnight at local Guesthouse

Day 7: Pingyao to Xian by daytime bullet train

In the morning check out from hostel, and self transfer to train station for Xian. Train D2503(0840-1155)/D2531(1005-1312) in seat ticket to Xian. Upon arrival in Xian, you will be met by the local driver who will hold a sign with your name at the exit of station. Transfer to your accommodation for the nights ahead.

Ticket delivery service: we will deliver your train ticket beforehand to the reception of your place with your name on. Please remember to ask for it!

Accommodation: Overnight at local hostel

Day 8: Xian

Free day in Xian on your own arrangement

Accommodation: Overnight at local hostel

Day 9: Xian to Chengdu by overnight train

Check out time from hostel before 12:00 noon; you can keep the baggage in the reception. Late afternoon self transfer to train station for Chengdu, train K879 (1950-1144+1), in hard sleeper berth
Ticket delivery service: we will deliver your train ticket beforehand to the reception of your place with your name on. Please remember to ask for it!

Accommodation: Overnight on the train

Day 10: Arrival Chengdu

You will arrive in Chengdu at 11:44am; and be met by the driver who will hold a sign with your name. You will be transfered to your local hostel, and the rest of the day is free for you to explore the city.

Accommodation:
Overnight at local hostel

Day 11: Chengdu

Free day in Chengdu on your own arrangement

Accommodation: Overnight at local hostel

Day 12: Chengdu to Guilin by overnight train

Check out time from your hostel before 12:00 noon; you can keep the baggage in the reception. Afternoon self transfer to train station for Guilin, train K652 (1550-1658+1), in hard sleeper berth

Ticket delivery service: we will deliver your train ticket beforehand to the reception of your place with your name on. Please remember to ask for it!

Accommodation: Overnight on the train

Day 13: Arrival Guilin

You will arrive in Guilin at 16:58pm, and be met on arrival by your local driver, who will hold a sign with your name at exit of station. You will be transferred to your stay at a local hostel.

Accommodation: Overnight at local hostel

Day 14: Guilin to Yangshuo by Motorized Raft

In the morning, your driver and your English speaking guide will pick you up and transfer you to Yangdi pier to take the Motorized Raft (1.5-2 hours on the raft). Your guide will accompany you on the raft. Afterwards, you will take local public bus to Yangshuo with your guide. After you have settled into your hostel, your guide will say goodbye to you. You can start your own exploration for the rest of the day.

Accommodation: Overnight at local hostel

Day 15: Yangshuo

Free day in Yangshuo on your own arrangement

Accommodation:Overnight at local hostel

Day 16: Yangshuo

Free day in Yangshuo on your own arrangement

Accommodation: Overnightat local hostel

Day 17: Guilin to Shenzhen by overnight train

Today check out from your hostel, self arrange the transfer from Yangshuo to Guilin North Station, and take the overnight train to Shenzhen, train K950(2130-1010+1), in hard sleeper berth

Ticket delivery service: we will deliver your train ticket beforehand to the reception of your place with your name on. Please remember to ask for it!

Accommodation: Overnight on the train

Day 18: Arrival Shenzhen, self take MTR from Shenzhen to Hongkong

You will arrive in Shenzhen station at 10:10am, where you will self-walk to the Lo Wo Border, which is next to Shenzhen Station. You will cross the customs, and then take the MTR from Lo Wo Station to Hong Kong, where you will get off at Causeway Bay Station, Exit C, turn left, cross the Percival Street, turn left again, and you will see a sign of your hostel, Yes In. Check in with your passport, and you are ready to conquer the city.

Travel tip: from Lo Wo Station to Yes In, it will take around 1.5 hrs, the MTR ticket cost is around HK$60 per person. Please prepare some cash beforehand to buy this ticket at Lo Wo Station by yourself.

Accommodation: Overnight at Yes In

Day 19: Hong Kong

Free day in Hong Kong on your own arrangement

Accommodation: Overnight at Yes In

Day 20: Hong Kong

Free day in Hong Kong on your own arrangement

Accommodation: Overnightat Yes In

Day 21: Return home / onwards destination

Check out time from Yes In before 12:00 noon; service ends.

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