China Active Adventure

Introduction

Explore a side of China you never knew existed on this eye-opening multi-activity adventure. Get a full dose of this land’s truly incredible history, culture, and geography using rural roads that wind through tiny villages and past seemingly endless rice fields. Tour the imperial tombs and palaces of the walled city of Xi’an on two wheels and on foot. Study curious limestone karst formations in Yangshuo. Navigate the busy streets of Beijing and relax, secure in the knowledge that downtime is rightly earned

What's included

  • Accommodation Hotels (9 nts), simple guesthouses (3 nts), homestay (1 nt), sleeper train (1 nt).
  • Meals 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • Great Wall trek (2 days)
  • Guided tour of the Forbidden City
  • Beijing hutong walking tour
  • Bike the ancient Xi'an city walls
  • Shaolin Monastery visit
  • Yangshuo cycling
  • Longsheng village-to-village trekking
  • Yangshuo and Hong Kong orientation walks
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing

Arrive in Beijing at any time.

Day 2 Beijing

Enjoy a guided tour of the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. After take a walk through the historic Beijing hutongs.

Day 3 Beijing/Gubeikou

Leave Beijing behind and transfer out to the Great Wall of China for two days of hiking. Tonight, enjoy a homestay in a village with a local family.

Meals included:

Dinner

Day 4 Beijing

Continue to trek along the Great Wall. Return to Beijing to catch the overnight train to Luoyang.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5 Luoyang

Arrive in Luoyang and opt to visit the Longmen Grottoes.

Day 6 Luoyang/Song Shan

Travel to the holy mountain of Song Shan and enjoy a hike in the surrounding countryside.

Day 7 Song Shan/Xi'an

Visit the Shaolin Temple, the home of Kung Fu. Transfer by public bus back to Luoyang then travel to Xi’an by train

Day 8 Xi'an

Explore China’s former capital and terminus of the Silk Road. Cycle the ancient city walls and discover the Muslim Quarter.

Day 9 Xi'an/Yangshuo

Fly to Guilin and transfer to Yangshuo.

Day 10 Yangshuo

Take an orientation walk around Yangshuo. Opt to check out a local cooking school, practice tai chi, or see a light and sound show.

Day 11 Yangshuo

Cycle over the flat(ish) landscape past rice paddies with local farmers and water buffalo. Marvel at the limestone karsts and hear the legends of how they came to be.

Meals included:

Lunch

Day 12 Yangshuo/Longji

Enjoy village to village trekking along rice terraces.

Day 13 Longji

Continue trekking along rice terraces.

Day 14 Longji/Hong Kong

Depart the village and take a fast train to Hong Kong.

Day 15 Hong Kong

Depart at any time.

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