Best of China
Starting at £266715 days • 27 meals
Tour HighlightsTiananmen Square, Forbidden City, The Great Wall, Beijing Zoo, Temple of Heaven, Rickshaw Tour, Terracotta Warriors, Guilin, Bund, Acrobatic Show, Zhujiajiao, Shanghai Museum
TOUR DESCRIPTIONPeek into the past, present, and future of China on this comprehensive tour of a diverse country with an amazing history. This tour weaves the best major sites with personal experiences — from a walk on the Great Wall, to lunch in a local family’s home, to the discovery of the incredible Terra-Cotta Warriors. Relax in the tranquility and beauty of Guilin. Explore the ancient water village of Zhujiajiao and enjoy a boat cruise along the canal. Take in a chinese acrobatic show, and explore vibrant Shanghai with its futuristic skyline. This trip to China is unforgettable.
- Savor a variety of traditional Chinese food and drink, including Peking duck, noodles, hot pot, dumplings and dim sum.
- Take a special tour of the Treasure Hall in the Forbidden City.
- Relax in the tranquility of the beautiful city of Guilin.
- Whilst in Shanghai, take in an amazing acrobatics show and visit the ancient water village of Zhujiajiao.
- Meet a Chinese calligraphy master and learn how to write using this ancient art.
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Passport & visa information
Certain countries require a minimum of 6 months passport validity. You are strongly urged to contact the appropriate consulate for details. Visit www.fco.gov.uk for the latest details about passports and visa requirements.
IMPORTANT: We recommend that our clients travelling abroad take a photocopy of their passport and applicable visas. It should be packed separately from your actual passport and visa. We also recommend leaving a copy at home with your emergency contact.
Destination Facts & Stats
China is on China Standard Time (CST), 12 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST) (13 hours during Daylight Saving Time).
An adaptor (which changes the physical plug) and/or converter (which changes the electric current) are necessary if you plan to use an appliance with voltage different from the standard within the country you are visiting. Please note, if your appliance has dual voltage you may still need an adaptor for the plug. When packing your electronic items for travel, please review the converter electric current level to make sure it is the same or greater than the items you are planning on using. If you plan on utilizing or transporting a sleep apnea machine, please remember to pack an extension cord and adapter plug to ensure proper function.
China generally uses AC 220 volts, in contrast to the US standard of AC 110 volts.
No significant elevation is encountered.