10 day escorted tour itinerary

Discover China with Danxia Rainbow Mountains

Historic sights and natural phenomenon's

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Embark on a nine night tour, covering the must-see sights in Chinas most interesting cities including The Great Wall, near Beijing, Xi'an's Terracotta Warriors, the colourful Danxia mountains and the bright lights of The Bund in Shanghai. 

Private tour departs daily on request - June to September only. 

Itineraries for departures after the dates shown above are subject to change, please call for more details. 

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Explore Tiananmen Square and The Forbidden City in Beijing
  • Climb the Great Wall of China
  • Marvel at the Terracotta Warriors of Xian
  • Photograph the sun rise over Zhangye Danxia Landform Park
  • See the bright lights of The Bund in Shanghai

Sample Itinerary Summary

Not quite your cup of tea? Our Destination Specialists can tailor any part of this itinerary or create one from scratch just for you.

Duration
10 days
Guide Price
£3,369 per person
Price based on
Based on 21 September 18 departure from London Heathrow flying with Air China, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing).
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for an itinerary like this. The price will vary based on many elements including exchange rates, and your choice of accommodation, duration, departure date, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Included
  • International flights.
  • Accommodation as detailed in twin or double room with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of year).
  • Internal flights and train journeys as detailed.
  • Air conditioned transportation.
  • Meals included as detailed: Breakfast (B), Lunch (L), Dinner (D) and No Meals (RO). Breakfast is usually a Western-style buffet in your hotel. Most other meals are taken in local restaurants.
  • A local English speaking local guide.
  • All entrance fees as appropriate.
Not included
  • Tips for driver/guide
  • Visa fees.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Beijing

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Walk along the Great Wall of China
    • See the most holy imperial temple - the Temple of Heaven
    • Visit the Summer Palace
  • Xian

    Itinerary Highlights

    • One of the oldest cities in China
    • Home to the striking Terracotta Army
  • Danxia

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Colourful Danxia Mountains
  • Zhangye

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Zhangye Danxia Landform Park
    • Big Buddha
    • White Pagoda
  • Shanghai

    Itinerary Highlights

    • See Shanghai's most famous monastery - Jade Buddha Temple
    • Hit the shops on Nanjing Road
    • Visit the waterfront area, the Bund

Tailor your itinerary

Whilst this itinerary is varied and exciting - here are a few extras that we think would be perfect to make it even more memorable. 

Private Talk with archaeologist at Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta Warriors is a must-see attraction in Xi'an.

Meet with archaeologist Mrs Tianjing who will teach you all about the history of Xi'an and discovery of the Terracotta Warriors. Mrs Tianjing has been a guide for many celebrities, including Mr & Mrs Clinton

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Excursion

Champagne Forest Picnic on The Great Wall

With a personal guide, climb up through chestnut orchards into a pine forest.

Arrive at the ridge top clearing where you will be handed a glass of Moët & Chandon champagne and find a white linen laid with a picnic. Enjoy the spectacular views of The Great Wall from your forest refuge. 

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Excursion

Champagne on The Great Wall

What a better way to enjoy the Great Wall, than with bubbles? 

After walking half way to the highest watching towers, take a seat at your table, enjoy seasonal fruits, fine snacks and sip Moët & Chandon champagne. 

Make your visit to The Great Wall of China a magical moment that will be engraved in your memory forever. 

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