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
Arrive in Beijing at any time.
Enjoy a guided tour of the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. After take a walk through the historic Beijing hutongs.
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.
Continue to trek along the Great Wall. Return to Beijing to catch the overnight train to Luoyang.
Arrive in Luoyang and opt to visit the Longmen Grottoes.
Travel to the holy mountain of Song Shan and enjoy a hike in the surrounding countryside.
Visit the Shaolin Temple, the home of Kung Fu. Transfer by public bus back to Luoyang then travel to Xi’an by train
Explore China’s former capital and terminus of the Silk Road. Cycle the ancient city walls and discover the Muslim Quarter.
Fly to Guilin and transfer to 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.
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.
Enjoy village to village trekking along rice terraces.
Continue trekking along rice terraces.
Depart the village and take a fast train to Hong Kong.
Depart at any time.