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Visit China and explore its highlights from Shanghai to Beijing.
Looking for adventure? Visit China and explore the country from Shanghai to Beijing on an adventure that offers more excitement than you can poke a chopstick at. Head from cosmopolitan Shanghai to Luoyang where Shaolin monks practise kung-fu. From here, continue through Luoyang and Xi'an, the starting point of the Silk Road, and then on to the stunning Sichuan countryside for glimpses of rural life. Our final stop is Beijing with a memorable walk along the Great Wall of China. Visit grottoes, mix with monks and hike to hilltop villages on this exploration of China.
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Blending 21st-century architecture with old-world character, Shanghai is the vibrant pulse of new China.
This legendary Shaolin Temple is the home of kung fu and still attracts thousands of young disciples each year.
Luoyang was one of the four great ancient capitals of China and is famed for being the gateway to the Longmen Grottoes.
As the start of the ancient trading route the Silk Road and an imperial centre for 2,000 years, Xi'an has a fascinating history and rich cultural sites to discover.
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.
Meaning 'four rivers', China's Sichuan region is abundant in spicy food, verdant tea terraces, ancient towns, narrow country roads and expansive mountain ranges.
Beijing has a long and colourful history and this rapidly modernising city is an amazing whirl of ancient sites, modern buildings, bicycles, people, shops and eateries.
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