Xi'an to Beijing Itinerary

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

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,042
      CAD $1,128
      AUD $1,110
      EUR €765
      GBP £615
      NZD $1,237
      ZAR R11,073
      CHF FR922
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $528
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,612*
      CAD $1,746*
      AUD $1,740*
      EUR €1,181*
      GBP £992*
      NZD $1,911*
      ZAR R17,135*
      CHF FR1,426*
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Terracotta Warriors, Xian

Acrobats permorming, Beijing

Chinese ribbon dancer

The Great Wall of China

Days 1-2 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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Days 3-4 Yan'An

Admire the view from atop the temple-studded Kongtong Mountain and enjoy the spoils of Gansu Province, which has a rich and colourful history as one of the important links on the ancient Silk Road.
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Day 5 Lijiashan

The reward for a morning of travel is letting off steam in Shapotou, where daredevils will delight in the dune-sliding madness of this sandy wonderland.
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Days 6-7 Pingyao

After a pit stop at the grand temples of Zhongwei Gao Miao, enjoy fraternising with locals amid the ebb and flow of daily life in provincial China in the friendly city of Yinchuan.
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Days 8-9 Wutai Shan

Head to the Five Terrace Mountains, a focus for transnational pilgramage for Chinese, Tibetans, Mongols and Manchus alike. Many magnificent artworks are on show and powerful temples are scattered throughout the wilderness.
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Days 10-11 Datong

Marvel at the Hanging Monastery and explore the World Heritage-listed Yungang Grottoes.
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Day 12 Jinshanling

Take a walk along the monumental Great Wall as it snakes its way through rolling hills as far as the eye can see.
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Days 13-14 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 Mongolian and Tibetan influences in local temples and monasteries.
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Days 15-17 Beijing

End the tour by joining the buzzing hive that is Beijing. Visit the Forbidden City to admire imperial architecture or the sprawling Summer Palace on the banks of Kunming Lake.
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