Check out our great reviews from
ABTA & ATOL protected
Trip idea in China

Luxury China


from £3,810 pp

(ex international flights)


14 days

With this trip, you will see many of China's different personalities. Start in the bustling capital, Beijing, before digging into Chinese history in Xi'an. Visit the Giant Panda hometown of Chengdu and the minority culture of Lijiang. Finally, before returning to modernity in Shanghai, we pass through the stunning countryside of Guilin.

We will tailor this trip to you. Change anything - from excursions to accommodation to places visited.

Create your trip

Day 1 - Beijing

  • Transfer from Beijing airport to your hotel

Day 2 - Beijing

  • Watch locals practice t'ai chi at the Temple of Heaven
  • Visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City

Day 3 - Beijing

  • Visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China
Beijing, Xian

Day 4 - Beijing, Xian

  • Walk through the hutongs to see the real life of Beijingers
  • High speed bullet train from Beijing to Xi’an
  • Rail station pick up service in Xi’an

Day 5 - Xian

  • Visit Qin Shi Huang's Terracotta Army
  • Dumpling making lesson
  • Enjoy a dumpling banquet for dinner
Xian, Chengdu

Day 6 - Xian, Chengdu

  • Visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi’an Museum
  • Explore Xi'an's Great Mosque and Muslim quarter
  • Transfer from Xi'an to the airport
  • Fly from Xi'an to Chengdu
  • Transfer from Chengdu airport to your hotel
Chengdu, Lijiang

Day 7 - Chengdu, Lijiang

  • Visit the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base
  • Stroll in People's Park and visit He Ming Teahouse
  • Explore Kuanzhai Alley
  • Transfer from Chengdu to the airport
  • Fly from Chengdu to Lijiang
  • Transfer from Lijiang airport to your hotel

Day 8 - Lijiang

  • Visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
  • Explore historic Baisha Village

Day 9 - Lijiang

  • Visit Black Dragon Pool Park
  • Explore Lijiang's Old Town
  • Afternoon free at leisure in Lijiang

Day 10 - Guilin

  • Transfer from Lijiang to the airport
  • Transfer from Guiyang airport to Guiyang Bei Rail Station
  • Rail station pick up service in Guilin
Guilin, Yangshuo

Day 11 - Guilin, Yangshuo

  • Enjoy lunch with a local family
  • Private transfer from Guilin to Yangshuo
Yangshuo, Shanghai

Day 12 - Yangshuo, Shanghai

  • At leisure in Yangshuo
  • Transfer from Yangshuo to Guilin airport
  • Fly from Guilin to Shanghai
  • Transfer from Shanghai airport to your hotel

Day 13 - Shanghai

  • Visit Yu Yuan Gardens and neighbouring bazaar
  • View Shanghai's skyline from the Oriental Pearl TV Tower
  • Explore Nanjing Road and The Bund

Day 14

  • Transfer from Shanghai to the airport