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Luxury Tailor Made Travel

Tailor Made China: Beijing to Shanghai


13 days from $8,795 per person

Private Journey

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Embark on an immersive journey revealing China's enduring icons, including a remarkably preserved section of the Great Wall, the mysterious Terra Cotta Warriors and the furry pandas of Chengdu. Continue southeast to cruise along the towering banks of the Li River and then northeast to experience cosmopolitan Shanghai.
 

A&K Advantages

  • Experience a vast array of China's local flavors, exploring Beijing's celebrated landmarks, Xian's archaeological treasures, and Shanghai's captivating contrast of old and new
  • Enjoy three unforgettable days of exploration in Beijing, taking a thrilling pedicab ride through winding neighborhood lanes and strolling a remote section of the Great Wall
  • Take in Xian's incomparable Terra Cotta Warriors and explore the city's vibrant Muslim Quarter
  • Encounter China's iconic ambassadors at the Chengdu Panda Breeding & Research Center
  • Explore the natural wonders of Guilin and Yangshuo, and enjoy a tranquil cruise down the Li River
  • Discover the many sides of cosmopolitan Shanghai, from its historic water town of Zhujiajiao, to skyline views from the Shanghai Observation Tower

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
ARRIVE BEIJING, CHINA
Day 2
BEIJING | THE GREAT WALL & SUMMER PLACE
Day 3
BEIJING | FROM MING DYNASTY TO MODERN DAY
Day 4
XIAN | ARTIFACTS OF A LOST EMPIRE
Day 5
XIAN | THE TERRA COTTA WARRIORS
Day 6
CHENGDU | A TASTE OF SICHUAN PROVINCE
Day 7
CHENGDU | ENCOUNTERING THE ENDANGERED PANDA
Day 8
GUILIN | DRAMATIC LANDSCAPES
Day 9
GUILIN | CRUISING THE LI RIVER
Day 10
SHANGHAI | PORT CITY TO THE WORLD
Day 11
SHANGHAI | MARKETS, GARDENS & TEA HOUSES
Day 12
SHANGHAI | EVOLUTION OF AN EASTERN ICON
Day 13
DEPART SHANGHAI

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

FORBIDDEN CITY: VIP ACCESS

Gain exclusive access to a restricted hall of Beijing's Forbidden City.

BEIJING & SHANGHAI: BURGEONING ART SCENES

Delve deeper into China's emerging contemporary art market with visits to Beijing's Factory 798 and/or Shanghai's M-50 art galleries.

CHENGDU FACE-CHANGING SHOW

Take in a Chengdu Face Changing Show, a captivating form of Sichuan opera. Marvel as the actors and actresses change masks with an uncanny sleight of hand that remains a closely guarded secret to this day. Enjoy the singing, choreography, drama and humor as the opera’s story unfolds before you.

SAMPLE CHENGDU'S SICHUAN CUISINE

Discover authentic Sichuan cuisine in local restaurants secluded well off of the tourist track. Sample local favorites such as beef dishes, chili oil dumplings, egg bake cakes and buckwheat noodles. Continue on to a local market to explore regional ingredients.


Mar–Nov; Priced from $9,495
Jan–Feb, Dec; Priced from $8,795

Internal Air from $1,065
Beijing/Xian; Chengdu/Guilin/Shanghai

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2021 travel, and subject to availability. 
Pricing reflects A&K's recommended months of travel of this itinerary. Supplements may apply over holiday periods, festivals and special events. International air not included. 

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