Multi-Day Tour

Classic Xi'an to Beijing Adventure (8 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Xian, China To Beijing, China

Valid for Departures: 28 Apr 2018 - 09 Nov 2019

Classic Xi'an to Beijing Adventure (8 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Xian, China
None None
Day 1 Xi'an: There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Xian, China
None None
Day 2 Xi'an/Pingyao: Discover Xi'an with some free time before boarding an evening fast train to Pingyao. Transport: Local train
Day 3
Pingyao, China
None Breakfast
Day 3 Pingyao: Try your hand at calligraphy with an included lesson and explore the ancient city of Pingyao with free time. Included Activities: Calligraphy Class
Day 4
Pingyao, China
None Breakfast
Day 4 Pingyao/Datong: Datong is famous for its temples, pagodas, and other Buddhist structures in the area. The Huayan Monastery and Nine-Dragon Screen are excellent examples of the treasures found in the middle of the city. Transport: Local train
Day 5
DATONG, China
None Breakfast
Day 5 Datong: The Hanging Monastery (or Hanging Temple) is a wooden structure built into a cliff at the foot of a mountain more than 1,500 years ago. It includes Buddhist, Taoist, and Confucian elements. Further afield are the Yungang Grottoes; there are currently 53 grottoes with 51,000 statues of the Buddha remaining. Enjoy a guided visit to the grottoes to marvel at them in person. Beyond that is Mt Hengshan, one of the five sacred mountains of China. Opt to check out Datong's six remaining pagodas, which gave the city the nickname "City of Pagodas". Included Activities: Yungang Grottoes Visit Hanging Temple Visit Transport: Basic overnight train (beds)
Day 6
DATONG, China
None Breakfast
Day 6 Datong/Beijing: Arrive in bustling Beijing early and enjoy a visit to the famed Forbidden City. Included Activities: Forbidden City Tour
Day 7
Beijing, China
None None
Day 7 Beijing: Head out of town to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall and enjoy time to wander around, take photos, and pick up souvenirs. Included Activities: Great Wall Mutianyu Visit Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 8
Beijing, China
None None
Day 8 Beijing: Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Description

To truly understand China, you’ve got to get out and meet it on its own terms, which is exactly what this eight-day trip through the country’s northern reaches delivers. Up here, you’ll get to the big stuff (the Great Wall, Xi’an, Beijing) and lesser-known treasures that only the hardiest of travellers ever get to experience: Datong’s Hanging Monastery, the amazing Yungang Buddha Caves, the nearly 3,000-year-old city of Pingyao, even a calligraphy class, to name just a few.

About Us

G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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