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China by Rail - Escorted Holidays

Step into another world in China, a country that expertly blends old and new. Home of the world's oldest civilisation, China retains many of its fascinating ancient customs and traditions while its neon-lit major cities are dazzlingly futuristic, teeming with vibrant colour and life. Discover a host of historical and cultural highlights from bygone eras throughout this exciting country. Tread the path of history as you walk along the famous Great Wall of China, take a glimpse back in time as you visit the incredible Forbidden City and admire the extraordinary Terracotta Army, an excavated collection of over 7,000 sculpted warriors, horses and chariots.

Experience a brighter future and soak up the colours of the world with Great Rail Journeys. These long-haul adventures feature all the fabulous inclusions you know and love from Rail Discoveries' holidays. You'll have a Tour Manager with you throughout and the peace of mind that everything's included in one great price, alongside an incredible dose of authentic worldwide culture. Along the way, you'll also tick off those unmissable, iconic landmarks while getting to the heart of local culture as you're introduced to the authentic sights, sounds and flavours of each place you visit. And of course, it wouldn't be a Great Rail Journeys holiday without unforgettable rail experiences. Whether you're heading to Canada or Cambodia, expect front-row seats to the most spectacular scenery on earth as you're whisked through the landscapes in comfort on the world's most iconic railways.

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Explore China with Rail Discoveries

China is both vast and utterly beguiling, and offers a lifetime's worth of unforgettable sights and experiences. The perfect introduction to China, an escorted tour with Rail Discoveries offers an itinerary that showcases the country's diverse natural beauty, taking in many of its cultural and historic highlights and providing fascinating guided tours of important cities.

With comfortable air, coach and rail travel taken care of and quality accommodation pre-arranged, our guests may explore and enjoy the best that China has to offer on a range of exciting excursions or at their leisure. In the safe hands of our expert Tour Manager, everything is provided to ensure a wonderful and memorable China experience.

The third-largest country in the world, it seems every inch of China is packed with unforgettable sights, from exquisite ancient temples and pagodas to crowded, neon-lit cityscapes, snow-capped mountain ranges to endless rice-paddies. Yet China's remarkable urban and rural beauty is only part of the country's endless allure; there's also a rich cultural and artistic legacy to explore, sumptuous cuisine to be sampled and a seemingly limitless fund of unique attractions, experiences and activities to enjoy.

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