The quintessential experience, this introductory tour offers a glimpse of China’s glorious past, fascinating present and bright future with visits to the exceptional and contrasting cities of Xian, Beijing and Shanghai.
China is a land of many wonders – ancient and modern, natural and man-made. This hugely popular tour is a comprehensive journey through China’s most iconic sights from the magnificent Great Wall to the mighty Yangtze River.
Spend more time hiking on the Great Wall and through the beautiful Rice Terraces of Longji on this active tour of China. Soak up the simple rural beauty of Yangshuo, the history of Xian, the majesty of Beijing and the fast pace of dazzling Shanghai.
The first of the sections to be opened to visitors and restored in the 1980s, Badaling is the easiest section of the wall to reach from Beijing and the most popular. It has many facilities and amenities including hotels, restaurants and a cable car
Winding up and over a great mountain pass, the Juyongguan section was rebuilt by the Ming over the ruins of a 5th century wall. A walk along the wall here may present a greater challenge but the views are spectacular
Meandering through the hills 40 miles from Beijing, Huanghuachang is known for being particularly spectacular. Only partially restored, this section can give a glimpse at the wall’s original 16th century structure
One of the best preserved parts of the wall, Mutianyu is particularly fascinating due to its many watch towers. Surrounded by fragrant forest, this section is popular due to its cable car, toboggan ride and chairlift
The farthest section from Beijing, Jinshanling winding wall passes through stark yet magnificent surroundings. A cable car has been recently built that can carry you up to the highest point, from where the views are breathtaking
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