- This is our most popular trip in China and one of the top trips from the entire Intrepid range. The trip may be quick, but it is packed full of experiences that will give you a great insight into China in a short time.
- In addition to the main highlights in the big cities of Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai, you’ll get a glimpse of small-town life in Xitang and a taste of the countryside when we stay near the Great Wall.
- Our small group size allows us to explore destinations on foot together, eat in authentic local restaurants, travel by subway and train, and escape the tourist traps – all under the expert guidance of a passionate local leader.
- Spend the night in a charming, family-run guesthouse near the Great Wall. Learn how to make dumplings for dinner and see this iconic structure without the masses.
The China Highlights tour starts in Shanghai and ends in Beijing. The China Highlights is an Explorer tour that takes 9 days taking you from Shanghai to Beijing and through other destinations in Asia.
Get a taste of historical China on this culture-stuffed adventure. Travel from Shanghai to Beijing, taking in iconic attractions such as the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors along the way. In between the well-known sights, you’ll delve beneath the surface, making dumplings with a family who lives near the Great Wall and exploring the quiet canals of Xitang.
Shanghai - Xitang
Xitang - Overnight train
Great Wall - Beijing