OVERVIEW

Hike in China is a best way to travel to China, it offers the off-path view and incredible authentic story. Hiking in the mountain and villages will be the best travel experience to China.

ITINERARY

Day 1Beijing Arrival Transfer

Welcome to Beijing, the capital of P.R.China. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to Beijing hotel. 

Transport: Private vehicle
Accommodation: Overnight in Beijing

Day 2Beijing Walking Day Tour

Start hiking from hotel to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Beihai Park, finish the walking tour in hutongs.

Transport: Private Vehicle + Walking
Accommodation: Overnight in Beijing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3Hike on the Great Wall from Gubeikou to Jinshanling

Today you will be transferred to Gubeikou, which is an intact section of the Great Wall near Beijing. You will start hiking from Gubeikouto through the farm, mountain, then to Jinshanling section of the Great Wall. 

Transport: Private Vehicle + Hiking
Accommodation: Overnight in Jinshanling
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4Hike from Jinshanling to Simatai West, then fly to Xian

Continue hiking from Jinshanling to Simatai West to enjoy the stunning scenery on the way. Transfer back Beijing after fresh up to catch flight to Xian. Upon arrival, transferred to hotel.

Transport: Private Vehicle + Flight
Accommodation: Overnight in Xian
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5Xian: City Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Dumpling Dinner with show

Highlights: This morning you will visit the incredible life-size Terracotta Warriors -a lifetime view of the extraordinary 2200-year-old terra-cotta Army of China' First Emperor-Qin Shihuang. Afterwards you will visit the Ancient City Walls-a symbol of great significance of the famous historic cultural city of Xian, you might have a biking tour on the wall by paying addtional RMB45=USD7/per person, it could be very special experience. In the evening, you will enjoy a fabulous Dumpling Dinner with the dancing show.

Terracotta Warriors: The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Work is ongoing at this site, which is around 1.5 kilometers east of Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum in Lintong, Xian, Shaanxi Province. It is a sight not to be missed by any visitor to China.

Ancient City Walls: The first landmark visitors will encounter in Xi'an is the ancient city wall, which stretches round the old city. The northern side runs parallel to the railway. Xi'an was originally a walled city, and even today the wall is considered a landmark dividing the city into the inner part and the outer part. The city wall is massive - tall, long and thick. The South Gate and North Gate are the two main entrances to the inner city. The city itself is neatly arranged along the city wall. Having a biking tour on the wall is very special experience. 

Dumpling Dinner with the dancing show: China's Tang Dynasty (618-907) was the most prosperous and colorful of all of China's ancient Dynasties. It is famous for its arts and poems, dress and culture, and music and dancing. Visitors to Xian get a chance to step back in time and relive this fantastic era at the Tang Dynasty Show. Visitors upon entering the theater are taken to their seats for a dinner of Jiaozi (dumplings). The dumplings are as beautiful as they are delicious and the best part is that the dinner is all that you can eat. After eating, the show begins. It is a spectacle of color, culture, music, and dance. The spectacular music and beautiful costumes with long flowing sleeves perfectly match and complement each other. It is a show not to be missed.

Transport: Private Vehicle
Accommodation: Overnight in Xian
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6Xian to Hua Mount

Take one-hour ride to Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Musuem, which is listed as the Eighth Wonder of the World, and each warrior has unique face. 

Afeterwards you will head to the foot of Hua Mountain.

Transport: Private Vehicle
Accommodation: Overnight near Hua Mount
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7Hua Mount

Full day hike on the imposing Hua Mount, enjoy the amazing scenery on the mountains. You will take cable-car up to the hill, then start hiking. Afterwards, you will take the cable car back. Lunch is the picnic on the hill. 

Transport: Hiking
Accommodation: Overnight near Hua Mount
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8Xian to Guilin by air, then drive to Longji

Tonday you will be transferred to Xian airport to catch a flight to Guilin, then take a ride to the mountain village, Longji. Tonight you will stay in the Ping An village  which is well-known for the rice terraces.

Transport: Private Vehicle + Flight
Accommodation: Overnight at Ping An Village
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9Hike in Longji, Guilin

Full day hike from Pin An Village to Dazhai Village, enjoy the rice terrace view while hiking.

Transport: Hiking
Accommodation: Overnight at Ping An Village
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10Longji to Yangshuo by car, Li River boat

Today you will take 3-hour ride from Longji to Yangshuo, a nice Karst mountain circled town. Enjoy the boat tour this afternoon along the pretty Li River that is well-known for its picturesuqe scenery. 

Transport: Private Vehicle
Accommodation: Overnight in Yangshuo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11Yangshuo

It is a nice experience to ride bike to the countryside of Yangshuo, view the picturesque Yulong River. 

Then you will climb up the Xiong Gong Mount that is a nice spot to have a bird view of Li River. 

Afterwards, you will move to a tea plantation where you can learn how to make tea leaves.  

Later, you will be tansferred back to Yangshuo and enjoy yout free time.

Transport: Private Vehicle
Accommodation: Overnight in Yangshuo
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12Yangshuo to Guilin then bullet train to Hong Kong

Take 2-hour car ride to Guilin railway station to catch a bullet train to Hong Kong after lunch. Upon arrival, you will take taxi to hotel. Wander around Victoria Harbour this evening, which is renown for its pretty lights. Later, you will get back to hotel.  

Transport: Private vehicle + Bullet train + Metro/Taxi
Accommodation: Overnight in Hong Kong
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13Departing from Hong Kong

Today is departure day, you can depart anytime to airport at your own cost. Note: Hotel check out time is at noon. 

Transport: None
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast

INCLUDED

Group Size: 1--15 people 

Travel Season: Year around

Accommodation: 

   4-star hotel in city

   Inn in remote area

Transport: Chartered car or bus

Flights:  Beijing/Xi'an/Guilin/Hong Kong

Meals: Listed in the itinerary

Guide: English-speaking guides

Entrance Fees: Sites stated

EXCLUDED

Gratuities

TRIP NOTES

Please apply your China Visa before the tour

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