Cycle China, Hong Kong to Beijing - 12 Days
Cycle China, Hong Kong to Beijing - 12 Days
Cycle China, Hong Kong to Beijing - 12 Days
Cycle China, Hong Kong to Beijing - 12 Days
Cycle China, Hong Kong to Beijing - 12 Days
Cycle China, Hong Kong to Beijing - 12 Days
Cycle China, Hong Kong to Beijing - 12 Days
Cycle China, Hong Kong to Beijing - 12 Days

Cycle China, Hong Kong to Beijing - 12 Days

Regular price £1,649.00 GBP

Introduction

See China as you've never seen it before- through the eyes of a cyclist! It's really such a wonderful way to see this vast country- take it all in! We'll start off in the metropolis that is Hong Kong, and slowly wind our way up to Beijing (with a plane ride or two to shorten that huge distance), but be prepared to be awed by China's natural beauty. 

Trip Highlights:

  • Discover the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an
  • Visit the cultural phenomenon that is the Great Wall of China 
  • Experience the awe of the Chinese countryside 
  • Get your cycling gear on as we use some serious pedal power!

Is this trip for you?

  • If you always wanted to see China on two wheels - YES!
  • You have an active interest in cycling and getting to the outdoors
  • This is an organised group trip, group size from 1 - 15 people
  • All people on tour need to be 12 years +
  • Accommodation will be simple guesthouses and hotels

What's included?

  • Accommodation
  • Transport on tour
  • Local guides
  • Some Meals 

What's not included?

  • Flights - We can help you with this - request a quote
  • Travel Insurance- We can help you with this
  • Visa
  • Food (unless stated on itinerary)

 

Trip Notes

Day 1 Hong Kong

Feel free to arrive at any time at the hotel today. We’ll kick off the tour with a meeting around 6pm (ask the reception when you check in for time and place). We’ll meet our fellow travellers and our awesome tour guide!

Day 2 Hong Kong/Longsheng

Today we’llross the border into China! We’ll head to the very rural village of Longji after a train ride from Shenzhen to Guilin,  and then we’ll grab a local bus from there to make it to the Chinese countryside.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Longsheng

We’ll get our walking shoes on today for a half-day trek to Dazai, taking in hills and rice terraces as we go!

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Longsheng/Shi'ertan

We get onto our bicycles today and head through China’s backroads. This is truly a great way to experience this beautiful country. (4 hours cycling)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Shi'ertan/Xingping

We continue our cycling as we go from Shi’ertan to Xinping! (5-6 hours cycling)

Xingping was one of the most important towns here around the Li River back in the day, and you can see from the Ming era architecture that the town really holds a distinct character!

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6 Xingping/Yangshuo

We’ll take in more scenic countryside views as we head from Xingping to Yangshou. (About 2-3 hours cycling)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 Yangshuo

Yangzhou is really such a beautiful place. The countryside, the idyllic villages all are part of the magical scenery that has inspired poets and painters for centuries! (About 5-6 hours cycling)

Meals included: Lunch

Day 8 Yangshuo/Xi’an

We give our legs a bit of a break today, and get a bus from Yangshou to Guilin. From there, we’ll catch a flight over to Xi’an,

Day 9 Xi’an

We’ll go for a chilled little cycle today around Xi’an, which has beautiful ancient city walls to enjoy. After spending a day taking in this beautiful place, we’ll get the overnight train to Beijing.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10 Beijing

It’s recommended you star the day off early today, as there’s so much to see in this massive, sprawling metropolis! Let our awesome guide take you around Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City!

In the afternoon, we’ll take a cycle tour around old alleyways and lanes of Beijing, otherwise known as Hutongs. These places are rare in such a modern city, but it’s a great insight into traditional Chinese culture.

Day 11 Beijing

We’ll head out to the Great Wall of China today at Mutianyu, to get awesome photos in, and of course, to just marvel at the sheer size of the structure!

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12 Beijing

Today is a leaving day, so depart at any time! Remember to ask when hotel check out is!

Meals included: Breakfast