Hong Kong to Shanghai Overview

Travel to China and discover why it's one of the world's favourite holiday destinations. From Hong Kong to Shanghai this adventure tour will captivate you with its cityscapes and spectacular scenery.

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  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Ancient sites, bright lights and cultural rites in captivating China

Travelling in China reveals a country of exciting contrasts, a place where city lights brighten ancient alleyways, where spectacular, natural landscapes conceal imperial monuments and where village life continues as it has for centuries. Breathe in the bustle of Hong Kong and Shanghai, marvel at the picturesque scenery of Zhangjiajie, escape from the crowds for a laidback time in Fenghuang and travel down the Yangzi by boat. Then mix with worshippers at Wenshu Monastery and visit the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base in Chengdu. Discover these delicious contradictions on a travel adventure from vibrant city to rustic countryside and back again.

  • Meet the gentle giant panda
  • Experience the breathtaking beauty of Zhangjiajie
  • Uncover the history and culture of Shanghai
  • Rub shoulders with worshippers at Wenshu Monastery
  • Experience the bright lights and buzz of sleek Hong Kong
  • Step back in time in ancient Fenghuang
  • Hop on a boat tour of the Three Gorges

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Hong Kong, China
  • Finish:

    Shanghai, China
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (4 nts), Hotel (4 nts), Overnight boat (4 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Bus, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private Bus
  • Included activities:

    Chengdu - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, Fenghuang - Walking tour, Shanghai - Walking tour, Yangzi River - Three Gorges Dam guided tour, Zhangjiajie - National Park day trek

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1455kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. A Single Supplement is available on this trip. See under the Single Traveller section of your Trip Notes for more information. 2. A scanned copy of the personal details page of your passport is required at time of booking in order for us to purchase your train tickets. 3. An upgrade to soft sleeper trains is available on this trip.

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Days 1-2 Hong Kong

A British colony until 1997, Hong Kong's cityscape is spectacular and its modern fast-paced life is only minutes from picturesque islands and beaches.

Days 3-4 Zhangjiajie

Set in one of China's most beautiful locations, Zhangjiajie is home to an amazing World Heritage-listed national park, which is filled with unique sky-rocketing pillars and twisting streams.

Days 5-6 Fenghuang

With green waters, ancient walls, stilted houses, and lantern-lit streets, Fenghuang (Phoenix Town) is a beautifully preserved ancient town guaranteed to enchant.

Days 7-10 Yangzi River

Located on the Yangzi River, Yichang is an important trading town and has been the site of many historic battles due to its strategic location. Named after the site of an ancient ferry crossing, the Yangzi River flows for 6,418 km and winds through a diverse range of China's landscapes.

Days 11-12 Chengdu

Chengdu has plenty of traditional flavour with its famous tea houses, numerous markets and as the home of Sichuan cuisine, known the world over for its spiciness.

Days 13-14 Shanghai

Blending 21st-century architecture with old-world character, Shanghai is the vibrant pulse of new China.
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