Journey from modern capitalist China back through its dynastic past

Shanghai: 4 nights - Longsheng: 1 night - Guilin: 1 night - Yangshuo: 2 nights - Beijing: 4 nights  

Tour Highlights

  • Journey from the 21st century through to China's fascinating dynastic years
  • Start in the futuristic mega-city of Shanghai to understand modern day China
  • Take optional trips to ancient water towns or classic Chinese gardens
  • Continue into the countryside to see how rural life has developed over time
  • Marvel at the majestic Longji Rice Terraces
  • Cruise down the Li River through the extraordinary karst landscape of Guilin
  • Finish in Beijing, a fascinating city, rooted in ancient traditions and culture
  • Explore the immense Forbidden City and admire the Great Wall of China

Route Map

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Day breakdown of the Dynasty
Tour Itinerary

Day by day Summary

Day by Day Summary

Day 1 - Welcome to Shanghai

Day 2 - Highlights of Shanghai

Day 3 - Shanghai at leisure

Day 4 - Shanghai at leisure

Day 5 - Reed Flute Caves & transfer to Longsheng

Day 6 - Longji Rice Terraces

Day 7 - Li River Cruise

Day 8 - Hiking or cycling in Yangshuo

Day 9 - Welcome to Beijing

Day 10 - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven

Day 11 - Great Wall & Ming Tombs

Day 12 - Day at Leisure in Beijing

" PudongSkyline " by Pjt56 - licensed under CC BY

Shanghai

Days 1 - 4

Day 1 - Welcome to Shanghai

Day 2 - Highlights of Shanghai

Day 3 - Shanghai at leisure

Day 4 - Shanghai at leisure

" Longsheng Rice Terrace " by severin.stalder - licensed under CC BY

Longsheng Rice Terraces

Day 5 - 6

Day 5 - Reed Flute Caves & transfer to Longsheng

Day 6 - Longji Rice Terraces

" Li River at Dusk in Guilin, China " by Edwin Poon - licensed under CC BY

Guilin River Cruise

Day 7 - 8

Day 7 - Li River Cruise

Day 8 - Hiking or cycling in Yangshuo

Beijing & Forbidden City

Day 9 - 10

Day 9 - Welcome to Beijing

Day 10 - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven

Great Wall of China & Ming Tombs

Day 11

Day 11 - Great Wall & Ming Tombs

Beijing at Leisure

Day 12

Day 12 - Day at Leisure in Beijing

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Price guidelines for travel dates and room arrangement

Travel Season Low Season High Season
Dates
Room Arrangement Tourist First Deluxe Tourist First Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room - £3,777 £4,217 - £3,852 £4,324
Multiple Travellers - Own Room - - - - - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -

Price guidelines for travel dates and room arrangement

Travel Season Low Season High Season
Dates
Room Arrangement Tourist First Deluxe Tourist First Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room - €3,632 €4,160 - €4,007 €4,621
Multiple Travellers - Own Room - - - - - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -

Price guidelines for travel dates and room arrangement

Travel Season Low Season High Season
Dates
Room Arrangement Tourist First Deluxe Tourist First Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room - $3,910 $4,482 - $4,007 $4,324
Multiple Travellers - Own Room - - - - - -
Single Traveller - Own Room - - - - - -

What's Included

  • International flights
  • Internal flights
  • Accommodation as shown on the itinerary
  • Breakfast everyday and meals as described on the itinerary
  • Transfers to and from airports
  • Transport throughout the itinerary
  • Excursions listed, all with expert, English-speaking guides
  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a room
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request

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