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ACNB - Classic Hong Kong to Beijing Adventure

There may be two sides to every coin, but there sure are a heck of a lot more to China. This staggering adventure gets you to as many of those sides as we can possibly fit into 20 days (wow!). Bright-lights-big-city Hong Kong? Check. Terracotta warrior staring contest? Check. Giant panda ogling? Remote village cycling? Mountain monasteries and Forbidden City? Oh yes and so much more. Don't just get to China; get inside what makes it drive the 21st century, starting right here, right now.


Your G for Good Moment: Jia Community Restaurant, Yangshuo Your Hands-On Moment: Calligraphy Class, Pingyao
Li River boat ride
Orientation walk in Lijiang and Dali
Tiger Leaping Gorge Trek (2 days)
Panda Breeding Centre visit
Calligraphy class
Forbidden City visit and Great Wall Mutianyu excursion
Hanging Temple visit
Yungang Grottoes visit
Internal flights
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $3,119
Start Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
End Location
Beijing, Hong Kong
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Tour departure dates
11 Mar 201930 Mar 201913AUD $3,119
25 Mar 201913 Apr 20194AUD $3,899
15 Apr 201904 May 201910AUD $3,119
22 Apr 201911 May 201911AUD $3,119
29 Apr 201918 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
13 May 201901 Jun 20199AUD $3,518
10 Jun 201929 Jun 20197AUD $3,518
24 Jun 201913 Jul 201915AUD $3,518
08 Jul 201927 Jul 201914AUD $3,518
15 Jul 201903 Aug 201914AUD $3,518
29 Jul 201917 Aug 201913AUD $3,518
12 Aug 201931 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
26 Aug 201914 Sep 201915AUD $4,139
09 Sep 201928 Sep 201916AUD $4,139
16 Sep 201905 Oct 201914AUD $4,139
30 Sep 201919 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
07 Oct 201926 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
14 Oct 201902 Nov 201915AUD $3,899
28 Oct 201916 Nov 201916AUD $3,899
16 Mar 202004 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
30 Mar 202018 Apr 202016AUD $3,899
06 Apr 202025 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
13 Apr 202002 May 202016AUD $3,899
27 Apr 202016 May 202016AUD $4,379
25 May 202013 Jun 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
22 Jun 202011 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
20 Jul 202008 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
10 Aug 202029 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
24 Aug 202012 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
07 Sep 202026 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
14 Sep 202003 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
28 Sep 202017 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
05 Oct 202024 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
12 Oct 202031 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
26 Oct 202014 Nov 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,119 
Day 1 - Hong Kong
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Hong Kong/Yangshuo
Cross the border to Shenzhen for the fast train to Guilin, then transfer to Yangshuo, nestled amongst the limestone karsts jutting out of the Li River.
Day 3 - Yangshuo
Float along a tributary of the stunning Li River on a local boat. After, enjoy a traditional lunch at a G Adventures supported restaurant where rural women are working to create new opportunities for their families.
Day 4 - Yangshuo
Full free day in Yangshuo. Opt to go biking or take a cooking class.
Day 5 - Yangshuo/Lijiang
Catch a flight to Lijiang and take an orientation walk through the old town.
Day 6 - Lijiang/Yongsheng County
Take a bus to Tiger Leaping Gorge and start on the famous hike. The route follows the stunning scenery of the Yangtze as it cuts through the gorge.
Day 7 - Yongsheng County/Lijiang
Continue the hike through Tiger Leaping Gorge. After completing the trek, drive back to Lijiang.
Day 8 - Lijiang
Enjoy a day to discover Lijiang. Opt to explore the UNESCO Heritage-listed Old Town or visit the Black Dragon Pool Park.
Day 9 - Lijiang/Dali
Cath an express bus to Dali. Take an orientation walk then explore the old town on our own.
Day 18 - Beijing
Arrive in bustling Beijing early and enjoy a visit to the famed Forbidden City.
Day 17 - Datong/Beijing
Set eyes on the gorgeous Hanging Monastery and visit the Yungang Grotts to see the thousands of Buddha statues. Later, board an overnight train to Beijing.
Day 16 - Pingyao/Datong
Hop on a train to Datong after a free morning in Pingyao.
Day 15 - Pingyao
Try your hand at calligraphy with an included lesson. Enjoy free time to explore the old city of Pingyao with its cobbled streets and buildings dating back to the Ming and Qing dynasties.
Day 10 - Dali
Enjoy a free day to explore this scenic town. Opt to rent a bike to visit Lake Erhai and explore the Villages along the lake.
Day 13 - Xi'an
Full day to see Xi'an.
Day 12 - Chengdu
Visit the Panda Breeding Centre for an up-close experience with these gentle giants. Board a bullet train to Xi'an.
Day 11 - Dali/Chengdu
Fly from Dali to the vibrant, modern city of Chengdu.
Day 19 - Beijing
Enjoy an included visit to the Great Wall.
Day 14 - Xi'an/Pingyao
Discover Xi'an with some free time before boarding an evening fast train to the ancient city of Pingyao.
Day 20 - Beijing
Depart at any time.