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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.

Inclusions

Hands-on: Calligraphy Class, Pingyao
Yangshuo countryside bike ride with local lunch (full-day)
Bird and flower market visit (Kunming)
Orientation walk in Lijiang
Tiger Leaping Gorge Trek (2 days)
Panda Breeding Center excursion (Chengdu)
Calligraphy class (Pingyao)
Forbidden City visit
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
20
Price From
AUD $2,849
Start Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
End Location
Beijing, Hong Kong
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
29 Oct 201817 Nov 20189AUD $2,849
11 Mar 201930 Mar 201914AUD $3,899
25 Mar 201913 Apr 201913AUD $3,899
15 Apr 201904 May 201915AUD $3,899
22 Apr 201911 May 201914AUD $3,899
29 Apr 201918 May 201914AUD $4,379
13 May 201901 Jun 201914AUD $4,139
10 Jun 201929 Jun 201913AUD $4,139
24 Jun 201913 Jul 201915AUD $4,139
08 Jul 201927 Jul 201916AUD $4,139
15 Jul 201903 Aug 201914AUD $4,139
29 Jul 201917 Aug 201916AUD $4,139
12 Aug 201931 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
26 Aug 201914 Sep 201916AUD $4,139
09 Sep 201928 Sep 201916AUD $4,139
16 Sep 201905 Oct 201914AUD $4,139
30 Sep 201919 Oct 201916AUD $4,379
07 Oct 201926 Oct 201916AUD $4,379
14 Oct 201902 Nov 201915AUD $3,899
28 Oct 201916 Nov 201916AUD $3,899
16 Mar 202004 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
30 Mar 202018 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
06 Apr 202025 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
13 Apr 202002 May 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
27 Apr 202016 May 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
25 May 202013 Jun 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
22 Jun 202011 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
20 Jul 202008 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
10 Aug 202029 Aug 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
24 Aug 202012 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
07 Sep 202026 Sep 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
14 Sep 202003 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
28 Sep 202017 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
05 Oct 202024 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
12 Oct 202031 Oct 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
26 Oct 202014 Nov 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,849 
ItineraryExpand
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
Take a full-day bike ride through the surrounding countryside to gain insight into rural Chinese life. Enjoy lunch at a local family's home.
Day 4 - Yangshuo/Kunming
After a free morning in Yangshuo, transfer to Guilin and fly to Kunming, capital city of Yunnan.
Day 5 - Kunming/Dali
Enjoy a walk around the Bird and Flower Market in Kunming before boarding an express bus to Dali. With free time, opt to explore the old town.
Day 6 - 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 7 - Dali/Lijiang
Travel by bus to Lijiang and take an orientation walk before free time to explore on your own.
Day 8 - 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 9 - Yongsheng County/Lijiang
Continue the hike through Tiger Leaping Gorge. After completing the trek, drive back to Lijiang.
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 - Lijiang
Enjoy a day to discover Lijiang. Opt to explore the UNESCO Heritage-listed Old Town or visit the Black Dragon Pool Park.
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. Later, board an overnight train to Xi'an.
Day 11 - Lijiang/Chengdu
Fly from Lijiang to the vibrant, modern city of Chengdu. Opt to watch a Sichuan opera.
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.