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  • Uncovering the secrets of the Forbidden City and walking along the iconic Great Wall.
  • Embarking on a mesmerising journey along the Li River, where limestone karsts rise like ancient sentinels from emerald waters, creating a landscape straight out of a Chinese painting.
  • Discovering the futuristic skyline of Pudong and the historic charm of the Bund in Shanghai.

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Your itinerary in brief

Explore the essence of China on our captivating 13-night tour through Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin, and Shanghai. From the majestic Great Wall to the awe-inspiring Terracotta Army, each destination unveils layers of history and culture. Encounter giant pandas in Chengdu, marvel at Guilin's breathtaking landscapes, and immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of Shanghai.


Your itinerary:


13-night tour:

Day 1: Arrive in Beijing

Day 2 & 3: Beijing

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an

Day 5: Xi'an

Day 6: Xi'an - Chengdu

Day 7: Chengdu

Day 8: Chengdu - Guilin

Day 9: Guilin

Day 10: Guilin - Yangshuo

Day 11: Yangshuo - Guilin - Shanghai

Day 12 & 13: Shanghai

Day 14: Depart Shanghai 

Your itinerary in detail


Nestled in the heart of northern China, Beijing captivates visitors with its fascinating tapestry of ancient charm and contemporary allure. The cityscape is punctuated by architectural wonders, from the imperial grandeur of the Forbidden City to the harmonious symmetry of the Temple of Heaven. As a pulsating hub of activity, Beijing's lively streets are adorned with traditional hutongs, modern skyscrapers, and an array of bustling markets where the aromas of sizzling street food intermingle with the vibrant hues of traditional crafts.

  • Private transfer to the hotel
  • Check-in at the hotel
  • Night at Hotel Qianmen Jianguo 4* (or similar)




  • Breakfast included
  • Free day (day 2)
  • Morning excursion of the Great Wall & lunch on-site (day 3)
  • Visit the Summer Palace (day 3)
  • Night at Hotel Qianmen Jianguo 4* (or similar)




  • Breakfast included
  • Second-class express train journey Beijing - Xi'an
  • Transfer to the city
  • Stroll around the city centre
  • Night at Tianyi Commercial Hotel 4* (or similar)


Xi'an is a historically significant city located in northwestern China, renowned for being the starting point of the Silk Road. Steeped in over 3,000 years of history, Xi'an served as the capital for numerous Chinese dynasties, including the Qin and Tang. The city is most famous for the Terracotta Army, an extraordinary archaeological discovery featuring thousands of life-sized clay soldiers and horses. In addition to its rich cultural heritage, Xi'an boasts well-preserved city walls, ancient pagodas, and a vibrant Muslim Quarter. 

  • Visit Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum to see the Terracotta Army
  • Return to Xi'an
  • Visit the Muslim Quarter & the Great Mosque
  • Night at Tianyi Commercial Hotel 4* (or similar)




Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan province in southwestern China, known for its laid-back atmosphere, spicy cuisine, and vibrant cultural scene. Renowned as the home of the giant panda, Chengdu is a hub of biodiversity with the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding attracting visitors from around the world. The city is celebrated for its traditional teahouses, Sichuan opera performances, and the picturesque Jinli Ancient Street, where ancient architecture meets modern charm. Chengdu's culinary scene is marked by its fiery Sichuan cuisine, offering mouth-watering dishes like mapo tofu and hot pot, making it a haven for food enthusiasts.

  • Breakfast included
  • Second-class express train journey Xi'an-Chengdu
  • Private transfer to the hotel
  • Night at Dorsett Grand Chengdu 4* (or similar)




  • Breakfast included
  • Free day
  • Night at Dorsett Grand Chengdu 4* (or similar)


  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • Visit the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base in Chengdu
  • Visit Jinli district, People's Park & local market
  • Transfer to the airport
  • Domestic flight Chengdu - Guilin
  • Night at Bravo Hotel 4* (or similar)




Guilin's scenery is punctuated by iconic landmarks such as the Li River, where traditional bamboo rafts drift past towering limestone peaks shrouded in mist. The city itself boasts a blend of modernity and tradition, with bustling markets, ancient temples, and vibrant cultural performances that showcase its rich heritage.

  • Breakfast included
  • Free day
  • Night at Bravo Hotel 4* (or similar)


Yangshuo, a picturesque town near Guilin, is famed for its idyllic countryside scenery, with emerald rice paddies, meandering rivers, and limestone karst formations dotting the landscape. It's a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering opportunities for cycling through rural villages, rock climbing on dramatic cliffs, and leisurely river cruises beneath the towering peaks.

  • Breakfast & lunch included
  • Morning transfer to the pier for a cruise on the Li River (4 hours)
  • Arrive in Yangshuo in the early afternoon
  • Night at New West Lake Hotel 4* (or similar)




  • Breakfast included
  • Transfer to the airport
  • omestic flight Guilin - Shanghai
  • Night at SSAW Boutique Hotel Hong Kou 4* (or similar)



As China's financial hub, Shanghai boasts iconic skyscrapers like the Oriental Pearl Tower and the Shanghai Tower that define its futuristic cityscape. The historic Bund, a waterfront promenade, showcases a blend of colonial-era architecture and modern structures, offering stunning views of the Huangpu River. Shanghai is a melting pot of diverse cuisines, and its traditional neighbourhoods, such as the French Concession, provide a glimpse into the city's past. With a vibrant arts scene, world-class shopping districts, and a blend of East-meets-West influences, Shanghai stands as a symbol of China's rapid development and global significance.

  • Breakfast included
  • Visit to the Mandarin Yu Garden, Bund & French Concession district (day 12)
  • Free day (day 13)
  • Night at SSAW Boutique Hotel Hong Kou 4* (or similar)



  • Breakfast included
  • Private transfer to the airport

Important information about your tour and visits: 


The hotels, which comply with local standards, are indicative and may be changed locally for hotels of a similar category. The itinerary is subject to changes due to compelling reasons such as delayed flights, weather conditions or other cases of force majeure.  The order of visits is also subject to change without affecting the overall experience of the itinerary. 

Your hotels

Hand-picked just for you

Maximum room capacity

At each of your stops, you will be staying in comfortable rooms in thoughtfully selected hotels.


Your hotels:

Beijing: Hotel Qianmen Jianguo 4* (or similar)
Xi'an: Tianyi Commercial Hotel 4* (or similar)
Chengdu: Dorsett Grand Chengdu 4* (or similar)
Guilin: Bravo Hotel 4* (or similar)
Yangshuo: New West Lake Hotel 4* (or similar)
Shanghai: SSAW Boutique Hotel Hong Kou 4* (or similar)


If the hotels listed above are unavailable, you will be provided with comfortable accommodation in similar hotels. Local standards apply. 

Your dining choices

This is a bed and breakfast stay (from day 2) with 3 included lunches.

Optional excursions

Day 1: Guided tour of the Temple of Heaven (minimum 2 people)

Optional excursions

Discover the essence of ancient China on our Temple of Heaven Guided Tour. Walk through history amidst serene gardens and majestic architecture, where emperors once sought celestial blessings.

Day 2: Day tour of Beijing (minimum 2 people)

Optional excursions

Embark on a captivating day tour of Beijing, where history comes to life at Tiananmen Square and the awe-inspiring Forbidden City, showcasing the Ming Dynasty's architectural grandeur. Experience the city's pulse at Coal Park, offering a breathtaking panoramic vista of the majestic Royal Palace.

Day 5: Tang song and dance show with dumpling banquet dinner (minimum 2 people)

Optional excursions

Opt for a captivating Tang Dynasty song and dance performance paired with a delightful Chinese dumpling feast, promising a fusion of artistic brilliance and exquisite flavours. 

Day 7: Excursion to Leshan and the Giant Buddha (minimum 2 people)

Optional excursions

Embark on an unforgettable excursion to Leshan and the mesmerizing Giant Buddha, standing tall at 71 metres, a testament to ancient craftsmanship. Cruise along the tranquil Min River to marvel at this colossal marvel, followed by a visit to Lingyu Temple nestled in the mountain's embrace.

Day 9: Longji and the rice terraces excursion (minimum 2 people)

Optional excursions

Explore the intricate rice terraces, trekking through lush fields to reach the mountain's summit for panoramic vistas.

Day 13: Day trip to Suzhou (minimum 2 people)

Optional excursions

Begin your journey with a visit to the enchanting Garden of the Net Master, a masterpiece of traditional regional design. Indulge in a delightful lunch amidst the garden's serene ambiance. Afterward, wander through the charming streets of Pingjiang's old town before venturing to Tongli, a picturesque water village steeped in ancient history.

Your journey to Beijing


You will be able to choose your airline and flight times when you make your booking. This flight may include one or more stopovers. The stopover may be technical (without a change of aircraft) or transit (with a change of aircraft).

Luggage information

Luggage, meals and other services on board may be subject to an additional fee on certain airlines. It is possible to view details of luggage allowances when you choose your flights at the next stage of the booking process. If luggage is not included with your flight, please go to the airline's website before your departure to purchase your luggage for an additional fee.

For domestic flights, airlines do not always offer the option of reserving luggage. In this case, you will need to pay for it at the airport counter.

You will receive all the information you need to check in for your flights after you have made your reservation.

Your destinations


China beckons travellers with its enchanting blend of ancient wonders and modern marvels. Explore the iconic Great Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage site, winding majestically across diverse landscapes, offering breathtaking views and a glimpse into China's rich history. Immerse yourself in the imperial grandeur of the Forbidden City in Beijing, adorned with intricate architecture and imperial gardens. Discover the vibrant cityscape of Shanghai, where futuristic skyscrapers contrast with historic neighbourhoods, creating a dynamic urban tapestry. Delight your senses with the diverse flavours of Chinese cuisine, from Peking duck to regional specialities, and witness the traditional charm of ancient towns like Suzhou and Lijiang.

In more detail

Please find practical information about your trip:
This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Pets are not permitted.
Your stay may be subject to an additional city or tourist tax payable directly to the hotel, which is not included in our nightly rate. Please check with hotel directly for further information.

Rates and times are indicative and are subject to change. Some facilities/services are subject to a surcharge, payable locally. 

General terms and conditions of sale apply. 


Price includes:

  • Accommodation in 4* hotels as per the itinerary
  • Breakfast and 3 lunches included
  • Activities and entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • English-speaking guide
  • 24-hour English-speaking hotline
  • VAT included
  • Private roundtrip airport transfers 
  • Second class express train Beijing - Xi'an - Chengdu
  • Domestic flights Chengdu - Guilin - Shanghai (Economy Class)


Price doesn't include:

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the "price includes" section
  • Chinese visa
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities not mentioned in the "price includes" section


If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy and configuration are not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up-to-date information, we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.


Travel with peace of mind


To ensure a peaceful holiday, our partners are committed to respecting the local health and sanitary measures in force to protect your safety and well-being.


Please note: health and sanitary measures may be subject to change in line with government recommendations. Consequently, they may affect access to certain amenities and leisure facilities.

Your contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday. 

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