Details

Unique Experiences:

•  You go explore while we do the practicalities
•  Get closer to local life travelling as the locals do
•  Perfect for covering large distances in huge China
•  Train ticket, transfer and accommodation is all taken care of

Participants:

Small Group Exploration
Depending on number of travellers and your choice of budget or comfort, expect to share train cabin with others (4-6 bunks).
Note that it is possible to book 1 person, but do not expect fellow travellers.

PRIVATE TOUR : Please note, that this tour can be done as a private tour. Please contact us for more details and booking.

Trip Length: 10 Day(s) 9 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Everyday
Travel Season:

All year

Type of Transportation:

Budget: Hard sleeper train & private car/van for ground transport
Comfort: Soft sleeper train & private car/van for ground transport

Type of Accommodation:

Budget: local guesthouse without breakfast, with private bathroom
Comfort: local 3 star hotel with breakfast, with private bathroom

Physical Rate: 2/5
Child Policy:

Children age: No child price, but pay the same price as adult. If you have infants below 2 years of age, please send a Special Request.
Please be aware of: Sleeping on the train is not recommend for children below 2 years. Note also that you will most likely share compartment with others. There will be no private bathroom and you may expect Chinese style toilets. Please consider if your child is comfortable with this.

Included in Price:

Meals: 6 x breakfast if you choose “comfort”
Accommodation: 3 nights in train and 6 nights (in total) at hotels according to your choice of “budget” or “comfort”
Transport: Train ticket from Beijing to Xian, Xian to Chengdu and Chengdu to Guilin. Arrival transfer in Xian, Chengdu and Guilin from train station to hotel
English speaking tour guide: Driver who speaks basic English for transfer only.

Excluded from Price:

•  Departure transfer from start city hotel to train station
•  All meals unless otherwise stated above
•  Travel Insurance (compulsory)
All other expenses not stated as included in the above

Map

Locations Visited:
Xi An, Chengdu, Guilin
Start City:
Beijing
End City:
Guilin

Itinerary

Day 1: Beijing – Train
Your train ticket will be ready at your hotel reception with your name. (Please provide your accommodation detail, hotel name, address, contact number if you do not make your accommodation reservation with us); self-transfer to train station for Xian, overnight on the train.

Suggestion: Make sure you will arrive at your train station at least 1.5 hours in prior to departure time. Keep all your belongings with you; don’t bring too much cash when you get on the train. Bring simple food or snacks as your dinner and/or breakfast on the second day morning. There is 24 hours hot water on the train; There is a restaurant on the train, but the meal is very simple and do not expect great culinary experiences!

Day 2: Xian
Upon arrival in Xian, please make sure you bring all your belongings with you, before you get off the train. Please go to Exit where your driver will meet you holding a sign with your name. Transfer to hotel directly and check-in. The rest of the day is free on your own arrangement. We recommend you bring a card from the hotel to make sure you find your way back safely.

NOTE: The train ticket from Xian to Chengdu will be ready at the reception of your hotel with your name or handed over by your driver. Please check your train ticket as soon as you check in at your hotel. Should you not have obtained the ticket at current, please contact Visit Beyond Beijing service office at emergency number: 0086 139 1121 8252.

Day 3: Xian
Today is a free day on your own arrangements. You can explore the city or outskirts further or you can leave it to use to make the most of your day.
Make sure you see all the classic highlights of Xian and let us take you on a one-day tour of the city: Terracotta, Small Goose and City Walk. We also highly recommend that you take in the Xian outskirts and hike the serene natural surroundings with the Xian QinLing Mountain Trekking 1 day tour (for both options please ask us for further details).
Enjoy your last night in Xian.

Day 4: Xian – Train 
Check out time before 12:00 noon. Self transfer to train station for your next destination, Shanghai, and overnight on the train.

Suggestion: Make sure you will arrive at your train station at least 1.5 hours in prior to departure time. Keep all your belongings with you; don’t bring too much cash when you get on the train. Bring simple food or snacks as your dinner and/or breakfast on the second day morning. There is 24 hours hot water on the train; There is a restaurant on the train, but the meal is very simple and do not expect great culinary experiences!

Day 5: Chengdu
Upon arrival in Chengdu, please make sure you bring all your belongings with you, before you get off the train. Please go to Exit where your driver will meet you holding a sign with your name. Transfer to hotel directly and check-in. The rest of the day is free on your own arrangement. We recommend you bring a card from the hotel to make sure you find your way back safely.
NOTE: The train ticket from Xian to Chengdu will be ready at the reception of your hotel with your name or handed over by your driver. Please check your train ticket as soon as you check in at your hotel. Should you not have obtained the ticket at current, please contact Visit Beyond Beijing service office at emergency number: 0086 139 1121 8252.

Day 6: Chengdu
Today is a free day on your own arrangements. You can explore the city or outskirts further or you may want to join a pre-arranged tour.
Chengdu is famous for its panda breeding and we can bring you closer to these cute creatures with the Chengdu Panda Breeding Center & Wenshu Temple 1 day tour (please ask us for further information).
Enjoy your last night in Chengdu.

Day 7: Chengdu – Train
Check out time before 12:00 noon. Self transfer to train station for your next destination, Guilin, and overnight on the train.

Suggestion: Make sure you will arrive at your train station at least 1.5 hours in prior to departure time. Keep all your belongings with you; don’t bring too much cash when you get on the train. Bring simple food or snacks as your dinner and/or breakfast on the second day morning. There is 24 hours hot water on the train; There is a restaurant on the train, but the meal is very simple and do not expect great culinary experiences!

Day 8: Guilin
Upon arrival in Guilin, please make sure you bring all your belongings with you, before you get off the train. Please go to Exit where your driver will meet you holding a sign with your name. Transfer to hotel directly and check-in. The rest of the day is free on your own arrangement. We recommend you bring a card from the hotel to make sure you find your way back safely.

Day 9: Guilin
Today is a free day on your own arrangements. Please ask us if you need inspiration for explorations.

Day 10: Guilin
Check out time before 12:00 noon – the package ends here.

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