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18 Days Tour - Chinese Cuisine and Culture

Be wowed by the big city lights of Hong Kong, eat real Cantonese delicious food; Discover the most beautiful sites of Guilin, taste Guilin snack- Rice Noodles; Explore the storybook landscapes of Yangshuo, learn to cook local specialties; Make friends with giant Panda in Chengdu, get close to Sichuan dietetic culture; Be amazed by the ancient Terracotta Warriors and traditional Han Chinese Wall, enjoy various of handmade dumplings in Xi’an; Catch an acrobatic performance, Feast on delicious Shanghai specialties- sweet & Sour Pork, Wonton soup; See the centuries-old sights of Beijing, study and discuss the traditional roast procedure of Beijing Duck.

Travel Services

  • Hong Kong, Guilin, Yangshuo, Chengdu, Xian, Shanghai, Wuzhen, Beijing
  • 18 Days (Hong Kong to Beijing)
  • CCB ( Chinese Cuisine & Culture)
  • Truly China luxury
  • Departure is guaranteed
  • Minimum 4, Maximum 18
  • Prices from USD$2894.00

INCLUSIVE

    1. All accommodations in double rooms with private facilities as specified, including breakfast.
    2. All private transfers from/to airport/train station.
    3. Private bus and entrance tickets for excursions city tour in Guilin, Cycling tour in Yangshuo, Panda Breeding center in Chengdu, Terracotta Army in Xian, city tour in Wuzhen and Shanghai, Mutianyu Great Wall in Beijing.
    4. High speed train Hong Kong- Guangzhou East,  Guangzhou South-Guilin, Chengdu-Xian, Shanghai-Beijing, 2nd class.
    5. Domestic flight Guilin-Chengdu, including Tax.
    6. Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo.
    7.Professional Chinese English speaking tour leader.

NOT INCLUDED

1.International flight and departure tax.
2.Lunches and dinners.
3.Other optional excursions and entrance tickets.
4.Tips to drivers.
5.Other personal expenses.
6.Visa to China
7.Single supplement:$689

INFORMATION

Days 1-2/Hong Kong

Take a ferry ride across Victoria Harbor or go bargain hunting in the many markets.

Days 3-4/Guilin

Well known with the famous landscapes, lakes and rivers. A tour to Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave and Bravo Hill. Find out the night life of locals, cruise down from Guilin to Yangshuo, enjoy the most beautiful scenery of the world.

Days 5-6/ Yangshuo

The dramatic countryside surrounding Yangshuo is best seen on an optional cruise down the Li River. Float past limestone monoliths, rice paddies, and water buffaloes drinking at the river's edge. For those feeling active, why not jump on a bike and explore the splendid green surrounds and nearby villages or perhaps participate in a peaceful Taichi session. Enjoy a guided walk through a local market before visiting a converted country house to learn to cook local specialties.

Days 7-8/Chengdu

Home to wonderfully spicy Sichuan cuisine, Chengdu also boasts traditional tea houses and markets. Visit the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base to witness the conservation efforts being made to save this endangered species.

Days 9-11/Xian

Facing east in battle formation, the army of Terracotta Warriors stand guard over the treasures of the First Emperor. This ancient city has been an important cultural centre for thousands of years and the legacy of its position is visible in the city's many temples, museums and galleries. There is time to visit the Bell and Drum towers, explore the Muslim Quarter and enjoy great city views from the Big Goose Pagoda, an impressive structure built to house Buddhist scriptures. Xi'an also boasts many wonderful examples of traditional and modern architecture, so why not take a stroll before ending the day with a scrumptious dumpling banquet.

Days 16-18/ Shanghai

Explore streets studded with old and new architecture - an orientation walk will reveal many fascinating stories and hidden secrets. Visit the old city to relax in the Yuyuan Gardens and discover the Chinese bronze treasures housed in the Shanghai Museum. In the evenings, feast on local delicacies and catch a jaw-dropping acrobatic performance.

Days 15/Wuzhen

Take a day trip to the tranquil water town of Wezhen, filled with canals and quaint streets - the perfect place to get a feel for old-world China.

Days 12-14/Beijing

Uncover the treasures of Beijing, from Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City to the monumental Great Wall, built to protect China from the 'barbarians' of the north. Work off those delicious Peking duck pancakes and wander through the noisy, pungent markets. Take an individual tour of ancient Hutongs or hire a bicycle, joining the locals pedaling around the city. In the evening, why not attend a Beijing opera performance and witness the subtle beauty of this unique art form - one of China's cultural treasures.

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Truly China Tours, inspect all of our hotels to ensure they meet the high levels of service which we require for our guests. If the hotels details below for your tour are not available, hotels of a similar standard will be used.

Hong Kong Harbour Plaza North Point

The hotel is only two minutes walking to the subway, and very close to the shopping center. You can have a good view of North Sea. The hotel has a swimming pool.

Yangshuo New Century Hotel

The hotel is very close to the famous west street. Good room and food. Perfect service.

Holiday Inn Express Chengdu West Gate

The hotel is located at the first ring of the city. It can reach to any tourism spots easily. There are many god Chinese restaurants nearby. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Perfect service.

Xian Skytel

The hotel is located near Bell and Drum tower. You can go to Muslim quarter to have a food banquet by walking distance. Rooms are tidy and comfortable.

Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Zhabei

The hotel is just opposite to train station and close to subway. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Good food and service.

Guilin Universal Hotel

The hotel locates in city center. Rooms are comfortable and service is great.


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This adventure is ideal for travellers with less time to spend and who want to see the very best bits of this incredibly diverse destination. We have designed the tour to make the most of the time available to showcase the key highlights and cities of China. 

Why Book This Tour?

This adventure is ideal for travellers with less time to spend and who want to see the very best bits of this incredibly diverse destination. We have designed the tour to make the most of the time available to showcase the key highlights and cities of China. This tour is also suitable for those who wish to do a Yangtze River Cruise.

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