Classic China

This all-embracing Hidden Journeys trip of China visits Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai.

Follow in the footsteps of the ancients - up the ornate steps of the Forbidden City and to the ramparts of the Great Wall, snaking its way across the rolling countryside, and through the winding ancient alleys of Beijing's hutongs to learn about Chinese traditions over a home-cooked lunch.

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What's included

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9 nights

Accommodation

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17 Meals

9 buffet breakfasts, 5 lunches (including Connect with Locals), 3 dinners

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On-trip Transport

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The Trafalgar difference

CONNECT WITH LOCALS

Visit a Chinese family in their home in one of the Hutong areas of Beijing to gain a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lifestyle. (Day 4)

DIVE INTO CULTURE

Indulge in a foot massage at the Foot Reflexology Centre (Day 4) and discover the traditions and techniques of dumpling making, enjoying an opportunity to taste them (Day 7).

LOCAL SPECIALIST

in Xi'an (Day 7) and Shanghai (Day 8)

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

at a Xi'an primary school where Trafalgar donates much-needed supplies. (Day 6)


Sightseeing highlights

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CITY TOUR of Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai

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SEE local people practicing T'ai Chi in the morning, the Shanghai Acrobats

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VISIT Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, the Sacred Way in Beijing, the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, the Jinmao Tower in Shanghai, the Great Wall of China

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