Be captivated by historical and present day China on this 9 day tour encompassing Beijing, Xian and Shanghai travelling by train.

In Beijing discover hutongs, walk on the Great Wall and wander the courtyards of the Forbidden City in the steps of the Emperors. Take the fast train to Xian where thousands of Terracotta Warriors and horses await, dating from 210BC, unearthed only 40 years ago. Sightseeing also includes the ancient Wild Goose Pagoda the city walls and Muslim Quarter. Arrive in Shanghai on the overnight train ready to explore the old and the new, from the classical Yu Gardens to glittering futuristic skyscrapers. Modular Group Tour. Departs on select dates.

Destination China
Cities & Locations Beijing, Xian and Shanghai
Duration 9 Days / 8 Nights

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Itinerary and price subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. Please refer to our full terms and conditions available on our brochure or from our website. Active Asia reserves the right to alter the hotels and/or the itinerary if needed due to availability and/or adverse weather conditions.


ShanghaiAn exhilarating and fashionable metropolis that epitomizes the philosophy of East meets West. The classical art deco buildings on the Bund contrast with the contemporary architectural skyscrapers of Pudong towering above the city on the opposite banks of the Huangpu River. Modern Shanghai is home to large scale shopping malls, luxurious brands found on the Read more


ChinaA spine-tingling and glorious colossus of a country that charms all who travel there. We are constantly bowled over by China – its beauty, ancient history and powerful presence are all intoxicating, but what we feel is most fascinating is the unexpectedly fun and agile sense of humour of its people. China is the most Read more


XianA world renowned ancient capital with over 3,000 years of history, Xian boasts arich legacy of historical sites and cultural relics. Xian’s city centre is dominated by its well preserved ancient city walls, the most complete city wall that has survived in China. However undoubtedly, Xian’s drawcard is the impressive terracotta army with thousands of Read more


BeijingA dynamic capital city where the old and new intermingle, Beijing offers a mesmerizing mix of its illustrious past and its glistening future. Moving at a furious pace, the city sprawls with apartment blocks, modern high-rise buildings, flashy billboards, endless stretches of freeway and amidst it all, many remnants from its 3,000 years of history. Read more

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