wonderful 21 days trip to China
Encounter the essence of China in all its wonderful diversity—climb the Great Wall and stare down the Terracotta Warriors before heading down south on this 3-week tour of China's cultural and natural highlights. Rest your gaze on the giant Buddha of Leshan, ancient mountainside monasteries at Emei Shan then float down the world-famous Three Gorges of the Yangtze River before stepping out to experience the vibrant rural life and stunning scenery of Yangshuo. With your accommodation and transport arranged by our expert CEOs, this adventure offers up a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to explore on your own.
Bargaining in bustling markets.
Hiking the Great Wall and exploring the Forbidden City.
Standing face-to-face with a Terracotta Warrior.
Visiting a panda sanctuary.
Seeing the giant Buddha of Leshan.
Exploring the holy Buddhist peak of Emei Shan.
Cruising the Yangtze and biking through Yangshuo's karst landscape.
Day 1 Beijing
Arrive at any time.
Day 2-4 Beijing
Included visit to the Great Wall and tour of the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.
Day 5-7 Shanghai
Visit to the world-famous Shanghai Museum. Option to take in a breathtaking Chinese acrobat performance.
Day 8-9 Xi'an
Orientation walk through Xi'an's Muslim Quarter then visit one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. Option to cycle the ancient city walls.
Day 10 Chengdu
Fly to Chengdu. Explore the teahouses and the streets of Chengdu, get a massage and perhaps sample some of the local culinary classics.
Day 11-12 Panda Breeding Center and Emei Shan
See the famous giant pandas up close at the Panda Breeding Center and explore Emei Shan, one of the four sacred Buddhist mountains of China. Overnight in a monastery with breathtaking views.
Day 13 Leshan/Chongqing (1D)
Stop en route at Leshan, home of the largest stone carved Buddha in the world before arriving to Chongqing, birthplace of the delicious Sichuan hot pot. Sample this regional speciality at a local restaurant with your CEO.