Highlights of China journey highlights * The Great Wall of China * Terracotta Warriers * Cruise the Yangzi in style Read more ...
* Featuring Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai * Contrast of old and new China * Private A&K guides throughout Read more ...
A recommended journey of 11 nights/12 days
Kunming 1nt • Zhongdian 2nts • Tach eng 2nts • Meili 2nts • Benzilan 2nts • Zhongdian 1nt Read more ...
Best time to be there
While there are differences in the climate according to the region in China, it is best to travel in Spring and Autumn when the weather is not too hot nor freezing cold. But we also pay attention to festival periods and special occasions.
Beijing/Shanghai/Hong Kong (British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Virgin)
11 hours 20 minutes non-stop
GMT +7 hours
Visa required for UK passport holders
Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CHINAFrom home cooking classes with a family in Yunnan, to table-tennis with primary school stars, to chopstick lessons with our brilliant guide, as he recounted an epic 5,500-mile walk along the Great Wall, the letters we receive tell us it's the small intimate experiences that help make an Abercrombie & Kent luxury holiday to China so memorable.
We're glad to hear it. We aim to make this vast dynamic country more manageable, helping you make sense of a destination where the ancient and traditional are juxtaposed with the startlingly modern. As one of the first international travel companies in China, A&K has a well-established offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Xian and Hong Kong, co-ordinating a network of highly qualified, fluent English-speaking guides. Unsurprisingly letters from our clients praise our China tour director, Gerald Hatherly, consistently named as one of the world's top travel professionals.
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The organisation was superb. We were able to fit so much into each day without feeling hurried.
- MS, Gloucestershire
Chengdu Research Base
Conducts captive breeding programs and scientific research and is an educational tourism center for this endangered and beloved icon of China
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