Dyansties and Discovery highlights * Vibrant cities * Beautiful rural landscapes * Amazing terracotta warriors Read more ...
Visit a family home for a dumpling making lesson and lunch with the family. Hop into a pedicab and explore a traditional Beijing neighborhood. See a noodle making demonstration. Read more ...
* Featuring Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai * Contrast of old and new China * Private A&K guides throughout 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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Complimentary upgrade and 20% discount
Book 6 months before departure and receive 20% discount and a complimentary upgrade to next deck level or category. For departures 1st June - 6th September 2014. Terms & conditions apply.
Travel between 16th - 30th March 2014 and 1st June - 7th September 2014 and pay no single supplement on any cruise. Terms and conditions apply.
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* Featuring Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai
* Contrast of old and new China
* Private A&K guides throughout
* Featuring Beijing, Xian, Yangzi, Shanghai
* Luxury Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer
* Great introduction to this vast country
* Featuring Zhongdian, Tacheng, Meili and Benzilan
* In depth rural Yunnan
* Endangered Yunnan Golden Monkeys
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CHINA
From 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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Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund offers a heritage ambiance, faultless service and those essential amenities to make your stay truly memorable and distinct
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Chengdu Research Base
Conducts captive breeding programs and scientific research and is an educational tourism center for this endangered and beloved icon of China
Spring escapes with Abercrombie & Kent
The notion of a peak season is usually a function of weather and school holidays, often meaning an increase in hotel rates and airfares. However, at A&K we are big fans of the so-called 'shoulder' season. Here are a few great reasons to get packing this Spring.