China – Light trekking between the wall and the Avatar mountains
A light trekking that combines the cultural aspects of the great Chinese metropolises with the unusual trekking along the Chinese wall and the famous Avatar mountains, It will be possible to experience the true local peasant culture with an overnight stay in homestay and climb the over 3800 stone steps to reach Huangshizhai.
Free individual departures at least 2 participants
Arrive in Beijing and transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day of visits to the Chinese capital. It starts with a walk in the heart of the city; Tiananmen Square, the epicenter of political and social life, and a real gateway to China. Bordered to the north by the Gate of Heavenly Peace, imperial entrance to the Forbidden City, and to the south by the Front Door which opens into one of the liveliest districts of the city, the large square is embraced by the austere buildings of the People's Assembly Palace and the Museum of the History of the Revolution, while in the center the view is interrupted by the Mao Mausoleum and the Monument to the Heroes of the People. Visit of the Forbidden City, an impenetrable imperial residence since 1406, during the Ming dynasty and open to the public only in 1949. Once through the immense doors, a sumptuous world opens up with the government buildings and private residences where the life of the Court took place , between halls, pavilions, theaters, gardens. Chinese lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon visit to the Temple of Heaven built in 1460 in a complex of marble altars and magnificent wooden pavilions where the Son of Heaven went to celebrate solemn rites, pray for the good harvest and obtain the divine blessing. Dinner in a typical restaurant based on lacquered duck. At the end, return to the hotel and overnight stay.
Breakfast at the hotel, departure for the great wall at the Gubeikou site (about 2.5 hours), start of the trek through the local villages to the panoramic point where it will be possible to admire the sunset (about 5-6 hours), picnic lunch along the way. Return to Zhuangdaokou, overnight stay at local homestay.
Breakfast in the typical local / farmer style in homestay, start of the trek to the Simatai site (about 3-4 hours), upon arrival visit the village, return to Beijing by private car (about 3 hours). Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast and transfer to the airport, flight to Zhangjiajie, arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free lunch, rest of the day at leisure.
Breakfast and transfer to the cable car for the ascent to Mount Tianmen, known as Porta Celeste, start of the panoramic trek to the Celeste hole, picnic lunch on the way. At the end transfer to the hotel. Dinner in a local restaurant.
Breakfast and departure for the Zhangjiajie forest park, start of the trek to Huangshizhai, ascent of the 3878 steps to reach its 1048 meters of altitude (2 hours approximately), continue through the scenic route of the golden whip, picnic lunch along the way. At the end transfer to the hotel. Dinner in a local restaurant.
Breakfast and departure for the trek to Mount Tianzi, lift with the lift to the panoramic point and start of the trek to observe the wonderful panorama given by the Yuanjiajie, which inspired the famous Avatar film, lunch in a local restaurant. Return to the airport and flight to Shanghai.
Arrival and overnight stay at the hotel. Dinner in a local restaurant
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day dedicated to the visit of the city; in the maze of narrow streets of the old city, teeming with shops and restaurants, there is the Yu Mandarin Garden, a fine example of Ming era landscape architecture. Chinese lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit another fine example of traditional architecture; the Yufo si, the Jade Buddha Temple which contains a precious white jade statue high 2. Continuation with a walk on the Bund, as it is called the large avenue that runs alongside the Huangpu River. The new area of Pudong is rapidly enriched with futuristic buildings, and the ever-changing panorama is particularly striking when viewed from the Bund, behind which the ancient colonial buildings form a fascinating contrast. End of the visits with a walk in via Nanjing. You're going back to the hotel. Free dinner.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport for the return.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|Departure||Minimum 2 participants||Minimum 6 participants|
|Double||Supplement single||Double||Supplement single|
|From 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020||€ 3,770||€ 777||€ 2,825||€ 777|
(B / L / D): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner
EXPECTED HOTELS / ACCOMMODATION (OR SIMILAR)
There is no reduction for the third adult bed. Reductions for children up to 12 years not completed on request.
Departures shared on fixed dates, minimum 2 participants, shared with other Italian Tour Operators. In August the groups can even exceed 30 participants.
A Chinese visa is required to participate in this trip.
To obtain a Chinese visa, a passport is required with a residual validity of at least 6 months from the date of exit from the country and 1 free page. The visa can be obtained with the following procedures:
– traditional procedure with sending the original passport and 1 passport photo to Go Asia no later than 20 days before departure.
– online procedure (minimum 2 people) with color passport scanning sent to Go Asia.
Guides in China are not salaried, therefore tips are compulsory on site for guides and drivers. Sometimes their professionalism may not live up to expectations.
CHECK-IN and CHECK-OUT
Please note that check-in in hotels is scheduled from 02:00 pm onwards; while check-out must be done before 11:00 am, unless otherwise indicated on site.
The itinerary could be modified according to the operation of internal flights.
Exchange rate € 1.00 = USD 1.12
Changes in exchange rates with fluctuations greater than 3% will lead to an adjustment in costs and will be communicated within 20 days of departure, or according to agreements between the parties when defining / confirming the travel contract.
CURRENCY BLOCK: It is possible to definitively block the cost of ground services which will no longer be subject to currency fluctuations with a supplement of € 50 per file. The request must take place simultaneously with the confirmation.
The tariff includes
The tariff does not include
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
from € 1.190 - Voli inclusi
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
from € 890 - Voli esclusi
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