The Imperial Heritage of China

Terracotta Warriors
Terracotta Warriors
  • Tour Information
  • Guide Price

    Prices from £3,995 per person based on a shared room for departures in February.

  • What´s Included
    • Return international flights
    • 14 nights' hotel accommodation
    • Breakfast daily, 10 lunches & 1 dinner
    • Road transfers and tours on a private basis
    • Private English speaking guide
  • Departure Information

    Daily departures year round.

    Flight options available:
    • UK regional departures
    • Cabin upgrades
    • Alternative carriers

Our ‘Imperial Heritage of China' tour starts in Bejing, from where Chinese Emperors used to rule this vast land. Afterwards explore their summer retreat at Chengde before visiting some of the ‘empire's' most amazing sights which include the hanging monastery at Datong, the ancient walled city of Pingyao and the incredible Terracotta Warriors. Then head south to Guilin and a sublime landscape that has inspired generations of artists and poets. The tour ends with a night in Hong Kong where you can enjoy the hustle and bustle of a city that truly never sleeps.

  • Day
  • Itinerary
  • 1
  • London Heathrow - Beijing: with British Airways.
  • 2
  • Beijing: arrive and check in. The rest of the day is at leisure.
  • 3
  • Beijing: morning tour of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Afternoon visits to the Temple of Heaven and the Hutongs.
  • 4
  • Beijing - Great Wall - Chengde: drive to Chengde via part of the Great Wall at Jinshanling.
  • 5
  • Chengde - Beijing: morning tour of Chengde. Afternoon drive back to Beijing.
  • 6
  • Beijing - Datong: train journey to Datong. Then transfer to your hotel for a 2 night stay.
  • 7
  • Datong: guided tour of the Yungang Caves & Hanging Monastery.
  • 8
  • Datong - Taiyuan - Pingyao: bus to Taiyuan. On arrival visit the Buddhist Jinci Temple then transfer to Pingyao.
  • 9
  • Pingyao: morning city tour. Afternoon visit to Wang Family Estate.
  • 10
  • Pingyao - Xi'an: high speed train journey to Xi'an. Afternoon tour of the Small Wild Goose Pagoda.
  • 11
  • Xi'an: morning visit to the Terracotta Warriors. Afternoon tour of the Muslim Quarter and the Great Mosque.
  • 12
  • Xi'an - Guilin: visit the Shaanxi Museum, the City Walls and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Evening fly to Guilin for a 3 night stay.
  • 13
  • Guilin: full day city tour including Mount Yao & Reed Flute Cave.
  • 14
  • Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin: cruise on the River Li. Guided tour of Yangshuo. Late afternoon return to Guilin.
  • 15
  • Guilin - Hong Kong: morning at leisure. Afternoon flight to Hong Kong.
  • 16
  • Hong Kong - London Heathrow: day at leisure. Evening flight to London with BA.
  • 17
  • London Heathrow: morning arrival.
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