Beijing to Xi'an Itinerary

The real China waits to be discovered on this epic holiday adventure. Travel from Beijing city along the Great Wall to Mongolia and finish in Xi'an.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,510
      CAD $1,520
      AUD $1,470
      EUR €1,180
      GBP £915
      NZD $1,885
      ZAR R11,735
      CHF FR1,360
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $610
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,020*
      CAD $2,015*
      AUD $1,958*
      EUR €1,535*
      GBP £1,226*
      NZD $2,497*
      ZAR R15,282*
      CHF FR1,763*
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City square, Beijing

Performance acrobats, Beijing

Ribbon dancer

The Great Wall

Artist at work in Xian

Terracotta Warriors, Xian

Days 1-2 Beijing

Ni hao and welcome to China where a grand adventure awaits! Begin by joining the buzzing hive that is Beijing - a place where discovery and intrigue lie around every corner. Visit the Forbidden City to admire imperial architecture or the sprawling Summer Palace on the banks of Kunming Lake.
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Days 3-4 Chengde

Stroll through the lush Shanzhuang gardens in the footsteps of past Emperors who holidayed here. Take in the rich heritage of Chengde by bicycle or admire the Mongolian and Tibetan influences in local temples and monasteries.
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Day 5 Jinshanling

Take a walk along the monumental Great Wall as it snakes its way through rolling hills as far as the eye can see. Imagine the exhaustive effort of farmers and labourers who toiled for many generations to construct the Wall.
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Days 6-7 Datong

Marvel at the Hanging Monastery, delicately perched on a steep cliff face in Golden Dragon Gorge, and explore the World Heritage listed Yungang Grottoes, home to a staggering collection of over 50,000 statues and fascinating ancient rock art.
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Days 8-9 Wutai Shan

A famous pilgrimage site, Wutai Shan is believed to be the earthly abode of the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, Manjushri. Visit sacred temples, go hiking or simply soak up the serene atmosphere in a local cafe.
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Days 10-11 Pingyao

Stroll the ancient, and well preserved streets on Pingyao. This Han Chinese walled city is designed in the traditional bagua (octagonal) layout with architecture dating back centuries.
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Day 12 Lijiashan

Visit the incredible cave houses of Lijiashan - built over 500 years ago - and spend the night in a cave room.
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Days 13-14 Yan'an

Get an insight into China's communist beginnings with a visit to Yan'an, once the Chinese Communist Party's headquarters during the 1930s and 40s
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Days 15-17 Xi'an

Admire the 2,000-year-old army of Terracotta Warriors and explore significant cultural sites and museums both in and around Xi'an. Enjoy a plate of hand-pulled noodles as you watch the locals dance, eat and practice martial arts in South Park.
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