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Classic China Overview
Experience China on a tour from Shanghai to Beijing.
Travel to China and embark on a tour from Shanghai to Beijing. Classic China offers a fine blend of China's highlights experienced in true Intrepid style - just with a softer landing. Encounter friendly locals on this journey between China's two great cities, Shanghai and Beijing, with plenty of time to marvel at ancient archaeological wonders. Explore some of the greatest markets the Middle Kingdom has to offer and discover fascinating customs and culture. Add the opportunity to dine on local delicacies, and you have the recipe for classic adventure travel.
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Blending 21st-century architecture with old-world character, Shanghai is the vibrant pulse of new China.
Tongli is one of the picturesque "Water Towns" built along ancient networks of canals and provides a stark contrast to the nearby big cities of Suzhou and Shanghai.
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.
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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