For detailed departures, itineraries and prices please visit our website176family adventuresGreat Wall & Warriors 10 days Walk the wall, outstare the warriors and cook up a storm - a classic China adventure!Seen from space, the Great Wall of China looks like a mere wrinkle but up close it is much, much more impressive. After walking a section of the wall, we head back to Beijing to fly kites and explore the magnificent Forbidden City. Travelling south by train, we visit the Terracotta Warriors of Xian. Buried for 2000 years, each one has a different costume, height and facial expression. A cooking class is next on our itinerary. Shop for ingredients in a local market, get creative in the kitchen and sample delicious Chinese fare. The spectacular limestone karsts of Yangshuo are best explored by bike; we cycle amongst lush paddy fields and antique villages before stopping for lunch at a local family's home.Trip InfoDeparture DatesGrade: Culture ModerateInclusions: Local tour leader, arrival transfer, transport, sightseeing and entrance fees. Accommodation: 7 nights comfortable hotel, 2 nights sleeper train Meals: 8 breakfasts, 2 dinners. Group size: Minimum 8, maximum 15.Tour code: PTGWStart FinishStart Finish201101 Jan 10 Jan19 Feb 28 Feb26 Mar 04 Apr09 Apr 18 Apr16 Apr 25 Apr28 May 06 Jun25 Jun 04 Jul23 Jul 01 Aug13 Aug 22 Aug24 Sep 03 Oct15 Oct 24 Oct10 Dec 19 Dec201218 Feb 27 Feb24 Mar 02 Apr07 Apr 16 Apr14 Apr 23 Apr26 May 04 JunItineraryDAY 1 / BEIJING - Arrive in Beijing and transfer to our hotel. Enjoy a group dinner at a local restaurant - Peking Duck is often a popular choice!DAY 2 / GREAT WALL - Seen from space, the Great Wall of China looks like a mere wrinkle but up close it is certainly more impressive! We take a day trip to a remote section of the Great Wall at Mutianyu and walk a section of it before returning to Beijing in the afternoon. DAY 3 / BEIJING - Tiananmen Square, once synonymous with tragic history, is actually the hub of the city. Full of locals, tourists and thousands of bicycles it is the perfect place to immerse ourselves in the cultural scene. So how about flying kites with the locals here?! We will also tour the vast Forbidden City and explore the other sights of Beijing before taking the overnight sleeper train to Xian. DAYS 4-5 / XIAN - We enjoy an half-day tour to see the Terracotta Warriors. Buried for 2000 years, each one has a different costume, height and even facial expression! The following day is free to explore Xian including its fascinating Muslim quarter. DAYS 6-7 / YANGSHUO - Fly to Guilin then travel on to Yangshuo surrounded by stunning mountain scenery. We have the chance to shop for ingredients in a local market before attending a cooking class and sampling our fare. The spectacular limestone karsts of Yangshuo are best explored by bike, and we cycle amongst lush paddy fields before stopping for lunch at a local family's home. DAY 8 / LI RIVER CRUISE - We enjoy a very relaxing day by taking a leisurely boat cruise on the Li River. Here, we get the opportunity to view the spectacular and beautiful scenery for which the area is famous.We then hop on the overnight train to Guangzhou. DAY 9 / HONG KONG - We board a ferry bound for our final destination - the shimmering skyscrapers and bright lights of Hong Kong.DAY 10 / HONG KONG - Our adventure ends in Hong Kong this morning.
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