Trip idea in China

Exploring China by High Speed Train

Trip cost ex. international flights
from £2,020 per person
Duration
13 days
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A different way to see some of the highlights of China - entirely by High Speed bullet train. See Beijing, Xian, the famous Kung Fu monks of Shaolin Temple as well as the pretty karst scenery of the Guilin region and the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong - all by train. Save money vs flying, and save carbon emissions too.

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

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Day 1
Beijing
  • Transfer from Beijing airport to your hotel
  • At leisure in Beijing
Day 2
Beijing
  • Watch locals practice t'ai chi at the Temple of Heaven
  • Visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City
  • Panoramic view over the Forbidden City from Jingshan (Coal Hill)
Day 3
Beijing
  • Trip to Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Stroll around the Summer Palace
Day 4
Beijing, Xian
  • Walk through the hutongs to see the real life of Beijingers (pedicab is included)
  • High speed bullet train from Beijing to Xi’an
Day 5
Xian
  • Visit Qin Shi Huang's Terracotta Army
  • Dumpling making lesson
  • Enjoy a dumpling banquet for dinner
Day 6
Xian, Luoyang
  • Visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi’an Museum
  • Explore Xi'an's Great Mosque and Muslim quarter
  • High speed bullet train from Xi'an to Luoyang
  • Rail station pick up service in Luoyang
Day 7
Luoyang, Dengfeng, Zhengzhou
  • Visit Longmen Buddhist Grottoes
  • Visit Shaolin Temple
Day 8
Guilin
  • Rail station drop off service in Zhengzhou
  • High speed bullet train from Zhengzhou to Guilin
  • Rail station pick up service in Guilin
Day 9
Guilin, Yangshuo
  • Visit a local Guilin family
  • Enjoy lunch with a local family
  • Private transfer from Guilin to Yangshuo
Day 10
Yangshuo
  • At leisure in Yangshuo
Day 11
Hong Kong
  • Transfer from Yangshuo to Guilin
  • Rail station drop off service in Guilin
  • High speed bullet train from Guilin to Shenzhen
  • Rail station pick up service in Shenzhen
Day 12
Hong Kong
  • At leisure in Hong Kong
Day 13
Hong Kong
  • At further leisure in Hong Kong
  • Transfer from Hong Kong to the airport