Li River in Yangshuo, China.

Spectacular Tour of China for Seniors: Rural Villages to Bustling Cities

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Hong Kong, Shanghai, Yangshuo, Chengdu...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Designed for seniors who love adventure and luxurious amenities, this 2-week China tour will leave you yearning to see more of this exotic country. Witness panoramic views of Hong Kong from Victoria Peak, immerse yourself in authentic Chinese culture in the rural villages of Yangshuo, and sail down the Li River.

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Trip Highlights

  • Glide to the top of Victoria Peak on a tram and enjoy the panoramic views of Hong Kong
  • Stroll along the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade and sail in a traditional junk boat
  • Wander down the Bund in Shanghai and appreciate the incredible architecture and display of lights
  • Take an elevator up the Shanghai World Financial Center for a glorious view of the entire city
  • Traverse the rural villages of Yangshuo and experience the authentic part of China
  • Cruise down the Li River and marvel at the stunning landscapes that line the water
  • Encounter panda bears in their natural habitat and savor the delightful flavors of Sichuan cooking
  • Witness the fierce warriors of the Terracotta Army and their individual expressions, gestures, and uniforms
  • Ascend to the top of the Great Wall and bask in the surrounding views

Detailed Description

China is an exotic country that is perfect for seniors who are looking for adventure. When you land at Hong Kong International Airport, you will visit Victoria Peak, which is the tallest hill in the city. You will have the option of climbing the peak or riding the tram to the top, where you will be rewarded with a panoramic view of the city. Tsim Sha Tsui is a lovely promenade that features ancient buildings on one side and the lovely Victoria Harbor on the other. When you reach the wharf, you will board a traditional junk boat and sail into the open water for a lovely light show.

You will then transfer to the bustling cityscape of Shanghai. The World Financial Tower in Shanghai is the second tallest building in the world, and you will rise to the top for incredible views of the city on a clear day. The traditional villages of Yangshuo will provide you and your guide with a closer look at authentic Chinese culture. You will then sail down the Li River and view the karst landscapes along the water.

You will then transfer to Chengdu, where you will visit a panda research center to visit with these rare animals. You will then transfer to Xi’an, where you will be able to witness the Terracotta Warriors. Each soldier was created with their own individual expression, gesture, and uniform. To conclude your trip, you will transfer to Beijing to visit the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, and the Great Wall.

Starting Price

$4,097 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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