Let’s go… hit all the must see spots in China!!! This incredible 8 day adventure takes you to some of the best sites in the country. Admire the stunning Hong-Kong skyline, check out the spectacular mountain scenery of Yangshuo from a bamboo raft, meet the cute pandas in Chengdu. …and more! This is a jam-packed adventure of a lifetime. Don’t leave China without seeing all this!
We will be visiting the most beautiful regions in and around China, admiring the stunning Hong Kong skyline…
… chilling in bamboo boat along the river (so famous, it’s even on the 20 RMB note!) …
… checking out everyone’s favorite, the pandas in Chengdu…
…and much, much MORE!!!
Day 1 Departure (Hong-Kong)
Let’s start this amazing journey in an incredible city where you will meet your like-minded group of travelers! Head up to Victoria Peak and check out the incredible view of Hong Kong from above, then, hop on the train to Guilin. A great way to begin your journey into amazing China! :))
Meet the group and your first Adventure Leader in the Hostel Reception of Yes Inn @ Causeway Bay
Travel up to Victoria Peak and enjoy a view of Hong Kong from above!! Pre-departure briefing on top of Victoria Peak
Hop on the bullet train to Guilin. You have the choice to have dinner at this point, or enjoy a meal in Yangshuo two hours from now
Day 2 - 5 Yangshuo
Take in the amazing scenery of Yangshuo, cruise down the iconic Yulong River on a bamboo raft, ride bikes through rice paddies, have some fun in Yangshuo’s old town. Then head over to beautiful Moon Hill, explore caves with hot springs, and more. It’s all about the spectacular view in this incredible place!
Try your hand at cooking up some traditional Chinese foods at this friendly and practical local cuisine institute
Cruise down the Yulong River on a traditional bamboo raft! Bikes included to ride around! (please make sure you wear a helmet at all times when you are riding your bike!)
Grab some drinks and have a night out in Yangshuo’s super fun bars.
Optional: Cormorant Fishing (A traditional fishing technique in the region, using BIRDS!!)
Optional: Take a bike ride to Moon Hill, explore amazing caves, and then, take a mud bath and chill out in some relaxing hot springs.
Optional: Head out for some kayaking on the Li River
Optional: Experience Chinese traditional therapies such as Hot Cupping
Optional: More of real China - Set out to explore a beautiful local village farm to have a meal with locals, check out beautiful rice paddies and more…
Optional: Feeling sporty? Try deep water soloing or rock climbing, both highly recommended!
It’s time to discover a new city! Hop on the minibus to North Bus Station to reach Guilin and catch the train to Chengdu.
Day 6 - 8 Chengdu + Pandas
Next, we will be heading to the chilled out city of Chengdu to visit China’s cutest creatures - the Pandas!!!…Explore the famous panda breeding center, roam through the beautiful Jinli Street and surrounding areas, and try some excellent Sichuan cuisine.
It’s time to go see the PANDAS at the world’s main, and biggest, Giant Panda Breeding & Research Center.
Learn about Chinese language with your first Mandarin lesson :))
Enjoy a night out in Chengdu, a city known for its great nightlife!
Optional: Massage from a blind masseuse
Optional: Explore Jinli Old Street and cool areas near by, including the Tibetan districts, wander around and try the food! (Chengdu is right next to Tibet)
Optional: Visit WenShu Monastery, Mao’s Statue, People’s Park and a traditional Tea House
Optional: Have some famous Sichuan food for dinner - try Sichuan hot pot, if you dare
Optional: Head over to see the awesome giant stone Buddha at Leshan, a UNESCO Heritage site and a must-see in China. This is the world’s largest stone buddha.
Optional: Check out the changing faces at a Sichuan opera performance.
DON’T MISS OUT ON THE BEST CHINA HAS TO OFFER!
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Price: Book now and get the early bird price of 3,999 RMB or 4,499 RMB if booked less than 45 days from departure date
Deposit: 2,000 RMB (included in the price)
* Reservation must be made and the full payment made 35 days prior to departure