China 10-Day Tours & Itineraries

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Map of China's Highlights - 10 Days
China's Highlights - 10 Days

This packed itinerary covers many of China's highlights, starting in Beijing with a tour of the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the Great Wall. Then take a bullet train to Xi'an to see the famous Terracotta Army before heading to Guilin for river excursions in a paradise setting. End your trip in metropolitan Shanghai and explore its Bund waterfront, peaceful Yu Garden, and bohemian Tianzifang neighborhood.

China Cycling Tour from Guizhou to Guangxi - 10 Days

Follow the famous Dragon's Trail cycling route across southern China from rural Guizhou province to Guangxi, near the border with Vietnam. It begins in the mountain villages of the ethnic Dong and Miao peoples and continues until you reach Guilin, an area known for its towering limestone peaks. Along the way, you'll pass spectacular scenery, including traditional villages, expansive rice paddies, and winding rivers.

Map of Essential China: Hong Kong, Chengdu, Zhangjiajie, & Guilin - 10 Days
Essential China: Hong Kong, Chengdu, Zhangjiajie, & Guilin - 10 Days

This grand China adventure kicks off in Hong Kong with day trips around the city plus a jaunt to Macau, known as the "Las Vegas of Asia." Then it's off to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, where you'll visit a giant panda breeding center before heading to Zhangjiajie and its famous towering sandstone cliffs. The trip culminates with a boat ride down the Li River in the tranquil southern region of Yangshuo.

Map of China's Highlights & Yangtze River Cruise - 10 Days
China's Highlights & Yangtze River Cruise - 10 Days

Over 10 days you'll experience ancient capitals of China like Beijing and Xi'an, which are regarded as the cradles of Chinese civilization. Beyond touring historic sights like Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall, you'll visit the thousands of Terracotta Warriors at Xi'an. Capping this trip is a five-star cruise down the Yangtze River followed by a couple of days in Shanghai, a modern metropolis with limitless options for fun and adventure.

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