CULTURE & HISTORY!

China Express

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* Escorted vacation is round-trip, per person, based on 2 travelers. Includes air & airport taxes, hotels, transportation, sightseeing, and more. Additional baggage charges may apply. Rates are available for 1 to 9 travelers.

Experience three incredible cities in China!

If you've always wanted to visit China but haven't been sure where to start, this is the perfect trip for you! A group leader will guide the way as you travel to Beijing, Xi'an, and Shanghai! Along the way, discover incredible culture, rich history, and beautiful gardens. Take in the sights at the Great Wall, visit Tiananmen Square, and take a day trip to Suzhou! You'll also have time to explore each city independently to try new foods, shop, and learn more about the Chinese culture.

What's Included

  • Roundtrip economy class airfare into Beijing (PEK), out of Shanghai (PVG)
  • Accommodation as listed below, or similar:
    • 2 nights in Beijing at the Chonpines Hotel- Beijing Caoqiao Metro Station
    • 2 nights in Xi’an at the Skytel Hotel
    • 3 nights in Shanghai at the Shanghai Holland Hotel
  • Sightseeing as described in the itinerary, including the following:
    • Orientation Walk in Beijing
    • Visit to the Great Wall of China (Mutianyu Section)
    • Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City Tour
    • Terracotta Warriors Guided Tour
    • Day trip to Suzhou
    • Orientation Walk of the Bund in Shanghai
  • Services of a professional group leader
  • Transportation by private van, local bus and train

Please note:  As per the land operator’s policy, travel insurance is required in order to participate in this escorted trip. With this being said, you will not be permitted to join the group until proof of travel insurance has been verified by your tour leader. When selecting a travel insurance policy, please bear in mind that you must have medical coverage, and you must have a minimum coverage of $200,000 USD in case of repatriation and/or emergency rescue. Please note that you are not required to have travel insurance from any particular provider.

The minimum age for this tour is 12 years old. All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Great Ways to Explore
  • Visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China!

  • Take Beijing public transportation to reach the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

  • Take a guided tour of the Terracotta Warriors and learn more about the first Emperor of China. 
  • Ride the famed bullet trains through the country to reach your destinations faster!

  • Take a day trip to Suzhou to visit amazing gardens and learn more about the history and culture of China.

Package Overview

This is an escorted tour. It’s perfect if you prefer not to do your own driving and want to see as many sights as you can during your vacation. 


This 7-night vacation provides an amazing overview of some of China's greatest cities!

Begin in Beijing with a few nights of exploration.  Your time here includes a trip to the Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall of China! Then, you'll visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square via Beijing public transportation. You'll also take an orientation tour of Beijing and have some free time to experience the city on your own!

Next, you'll travel to Xi'an. With a rich history spanning different dynasties, you'll quickly learn that Xi'an has much to offer! Take a tour of the Terracotta Warriors, the famed life-size sculptures depicting the first Emperor of China. Continue your exploration with free time before hopping on the bullet train to Shanghai!

China's biggest city, Shanghai has much to offer in the way of culture, cuisine, and attractions! Take a day trip to Suzhou to see UNESCO World Heritage Site gardens, the Suzhou Museum, Tiger Hill, and more! Then, after an orientation tour of The Bund, spend your final day however you please. Visit Yu Garden, shop on Nanjing Road, and experience the incredible city of Shanghai!

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