16 Day Best of China & Hong Kong (2013)

Trip Highlights

 
Uncover China's wonders on our small group travel

Uncover China's wonders on our small group travel
  • Imperial Beijing: where your exciting tour starts, to discover China's proud capital and its countless imperial treasures such as the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and the legendary Great Wall.
  • Xian - dynastic capital: Your history lesson continues when you visit the historic heartland of China, the home of the buried Army of Terra Cotta Warriors.
  • Chengdu (Panda Reserve): a city of spicy food and Panda, a place rich in cultural legacy and historical sites, is commonly considered as China's most laid back city. Visit Giant Panda Breeding Center for an opportunity to hug a baby panda; unwinding in a neighborhood teahouse; savor the authentic Sichuan spicy food in China's culinary capital. No other places in China can give a more genuine taste of "Real China"
  • Hong Kong - the Pearl of the Orient: Hong Kong, the former Crown Colony, China's richest, most cosmopolitan city, is a kaleidoscope of life; a sophisticated fusion of East and West; a city of diversity where new and old meet at every turn. Feel the pulse of the China's vibrant outpost and experience the culture that makes Hong Kong unique.
  • Scenic Guilin: By the Chinese standard, "the most beautiful city under heaven" for its surreal limestone pinnacles and the fabled Li River.
  • Classic Suzhou: The canal-laced water town is China's artistic center over centuries; famed throughout China for its silk production, classic gardens and Grand Canal
  • Water town Tongli: for its cobbled stone streets and Ming & Qing Dynasty architecture.
  • Metropolitan Shanghai: once the "Pearl of the Orient" in 1930s, now the trendiest city in China, a perfect place to wrap up your memorable China journey.
 
Savor China's world-renowned delicacies with special culinary events

Savor China's world-renowned delicacies with special culinary events
  • Delight in China's most authentic spicy food at the culinary capital Chengdu
  • Peking Duck Dinner: delight in the succulent, crispy and aromatic Peking Duck dinner right after you climbed the Great Wall
  • Xian Dumpling Banquet: Enjoy a 17-course dumpling dinner, each with distinctive shapes and aroma.
  • Cantonese Dim Sum lunch: Dim Sum lunch is an essential Hong Kong experience and you will enjoy a mouth-watering Dim Sum lunch at the iconic Jumbo Floating Seafood Restaurant in Hong Kong
 
Experience the real China, up-close and personal, with our Culture Insite Program

Experience the real China, up-close and personal, with our Culture Insite Program
  • Unwinding in Chengdu's neighborhood teahouse, offers a rare opportunity of up-close look at the genuine Chinese social life at so-called China's most relaxed city, where you sample a Sichuan style afternoon tea with locals in one of the many traditional bamboo teahouses scattered in parks across the city. Apart from quaffing tea, activities include playing cards, reading newspapers, playing Sichuan opera and debating;
  • Hutong tour in Beijing: explore the alleyways and courtyard homes of old Beijing riding rickshaws, and conclude the tour with a home-hosted lunch at local family home.
  • Ride in the Maglev, the world's fastest magnetic levitation train, when you are in Shanghai.
 
Marvel at UNESCO World Heritage Sites in your trip

Marvel at UNESCO World Heritage Sites in your trip
  • The Great Wall
  • Forbidden City
  • Terra-cotta Warriors and Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, Xian
  • Classic gardens of Suzhou