China Adventures by Disney


This comprehensive 12 day tour of China begins in Hong Kong and includes visits to Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Chengdu and ends in Shanghai. Some of the highlights include city tours in and Shanghai, a visit to the Chengdu Panda Research Center, the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, the Great Wall of China and a visit to both Hong Kong and Shanghai Disneyland Parks.

The 12 Day China tour from Adventures by Disney brings the idea of a family vacation abroad to life with promises of ancient lands, wonders of the world and so much more. With Disney taking the lead creatively, this great tour delivers on those promises. Let your family take in the cultural experience of a lifetime with more lessons than you could pack in to any class or book.

12 Daysfr. $8,679

Tour Highlights & Offers

  • The services of two Adventure Guides
  • Outstanding accommodations
  • Admission fees to attractions and performances
  • VIP access and private events
  • Most meals during trip
  • Cultural experiences with local experts
  • Explore Hong Kong
  • Victoria Peak
  • Panda Visit
  • Lijiang River Guilin Boat Tour
  • Tiananmen Square Walking TOur
  • Hing Kong Disneyland & Shanghai Disneyland
  • Beijing;s Ancient & Modern History Tour
  • Sichuan Opera
  • Terracotta Warriors & Horses in Xi'an
  • Yu Garden Tour in Old Shanghai
  • Great Wall of China Cable Car Ride
  • Beijing's Temple of Heaven
  • Shanghai Acrobat Show
  • Explore Shanghai
  • Gratuities have been taken care of on your behalf for all services included in the itinerary except for the Adventure by Disney guides. There is no need for you to worry about tipping the bellmen, housekeepers, waiters, drivers and local experts.
  • The customary gratuity to the Tour Direrctor is not included. Gratuities for your Adventures Guides are not included. If you feel that your Adventure Guides have provided excellent service, we suggest the following discretionary gratuity: Per Guest/Per Adventure guide/Per Day - $9 - $11 USD.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual train and airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 11 breakfasts
  • 9 lunches
  • 7 dinners
  • The Peninsula Hong Kong Hotel in Hong Kong, china (2 nights)
  • The Peninsula Beijing Hotel in Beijing, China (3 nights)
  • Shangri-La Hotel in Guilin, China (2 nights)
  • The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Chengdu, China (2 nights)
  • The Peninsula Hotel in Shanghai, China (2 nights)

Arrive in Hong Kong, Welcome Dinner at The Peninsula Hotel

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Arrive in Hong Kong. Upon exiting customs, an Adventures by Disney representative meets you and escorts you to your transfer vehicle. Relax as the driver assists with your luggage and drives you to your hotel, The Peninsula Hong Kong.

Arrive at the Peninsula Hong Kong. Unwind in the grand lobby of Hong Kong's oldest hotel as your Adventure Guides check you in. The Peninsula Hong Kong hotel was built in 1928 and is known as the "Grand Dame of the Far East."

The afternoon will be your own to explore all the amazing things to do in this vibrant city!

Enjoy a private welcome dinner in the renowned restaurant of this elegant hotel. Meet your fellow Adventurers and listen to your Adventure Guides as they tell you more details about the adventures that lie ahead.


The Peninsula Hong Kong

Stanley Market, The Peak Tram Ride to Victoria Peak, Hong Kong Disneyland

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Wake up to a filling breakfast and get ready for a day of adventure ahead. After breakfast explore the exciting city of Hong Kong—famous for its skyscrapers, expansive harbor, stunning views and world-class shopping. Visit Stanley Market, the perfect place to pick up souvenirs and snap photos of bustling streetscapes.

Discover Victoria Peak on your own. Enjoy panoramic views of Hong Kong from the highest platforms in the city on Victoria Peak. And take a peek at the fun-filled locations surrounding you—including a playground, a relaxing garden and the Peak Galleria, filled with wonderful activities and shopping opportunities!

Admire views of Hong Kong's incredible skyline and harbor as you enjoy a delicious lunch with fellow Adventurers at this restaurant near the summit of Victoria Peak—and feel like you're on top of the world!

Ride down Victoria Peak on the historic Peak Tram funicular railway and see Hong Kong's natural wonders along the way.

Board the Star Ferry for your trip across the famous harbor to Kowloon, where a motor coach will take you to your next destination—Hong Kong Disneyland!

Arrive at Hong Kong Disneyland by motor coach. Explore its 7 magical lands—Adventureland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, Toy Story Land, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland and Main Street, U.S.A. Discover thrilling attractions, beloved Characters, terrific shops, exciting celebrations… and all the Disney magic that is Hong Kong Disneyland!

With a variety of delicious eateries to choose from at Hong Kong Disneyland, pick the right one for you and your family as you dine on your own. And then set off for an evening of fun at Hong Kong Disneyland.

Overnight at The Peninsula Hong Kong

Breakfast, Lunch

The Peninsula Hong Kong

Fly to Beijing

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Enjoy a filling breakfast before you head to the airport for your flight to Beijing.

Beijing, China

Relax while we handle your luggage and arrange for transportation to the airport. Once onboard the plane, enjoy lunch and arrive ready for your visit to Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China.

Arrive at The Peninsula Beijing. Your Adventure Guides will help with your check-in and luggage as you explore this elegant luxury hotel. Combining tradition with contemporary style, The Peninsula Beijing is located in the heart of China’s bustling capital and offers superb comfort and a host of delightful amenities.

Enjoy a scrumptious dinner at the Duck de Chine restaurant in the 1949-The Hidden City dining and nightlife complex. Duck de Chine's industrial chic décor provides a laid-back ambiance while its menu features a variety of duck and non-duck delicacies with Chinese and French influences. Delight in the classic Peking Duck combo of slices of crisp roast duck rolled in soft pancakes with plum sauce, spring onion and cucumber.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Peninsula Beijing

Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City

Beijing, China

Begin your day with a delicious breakfast and then meet your guide in the hotel lobby for an introduction to Beijing history and a description of the morning's activity.

Be driven by motor coach to the Temple of Heaven, accompanied by your local guide. Built in 1420, this huge structure is where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped the god of heaven and offered sacrifices to heaven to ensure a good harvest. It is now a cultural museum that chronicles the history of China through its architecture, art, music and more.

Enjoy delicious Beijing duck and other traditional Chinese specialties at the Huajia Yiyuan Restaurant with its classic atmosphere and beautiful décor.

Take a guided walk across Tiananmen Square, named after the Tiananmen Gate on its north side, which translates to "Gate of Heavenly Peace." Learn about the history of this historic gathering place for celebrations and protests. Your local guide will point out the Monument to People's Heroes, Tiananmen Tower, Great Hall of the People, Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao and the National Museum of China.

Enter the Forbidden City on the south side through the Gate of Supreme Harmony. On this guided tour, learn details about the incredible Imperial Palace that's housed here and which was the seat of power from 1416 to 1911. Covering 178 acres and including 90 palaces with courtyards and over 10,000 rooms containing remarkable furnishings and art, the Forbidden City is a historical testimony to Chinese civilization during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Stroll through grand halls, courts and banquet rooms and visit pavilions and palaces with fascinating exhibitions. Be awestruck by the extraordinary glazed tile Nine-Dragon Screen and the spectacular Imperial Garden! Please note: Although Forbidden City has level paths made of asphalt or flat paving stones, there are some steps that need to be negotiated.

Enjoy dinner and the evening on your own in Beijing. Choose from an array of wonderful restaurants and night markets. Attend a performance of a colorful Beijing opera or exciting acrobat show. Your Adventure Guides can help find the perfect activity for you and your family.

Breakfast, Lunch

The Peninsula Beijing

Hutong Pedicab Tour, Great Wall of China

Beijing, China

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast to prepare for the Great Wall adventure ahead.

Travel by pedicab through the narrow streets of Beijing's ancient Hutong neighborhoods on this tour where you’ll make stops to join in demonstrations of traditional crafts or watch other Guests as they participate in knot-tying, paper-cutting and calligraphy.

Mutianyu, China

Take a motor coach to this converted village schoolhouse in the shadow of the Great Wall where you will enjoy a Western-style lunch at this restaurant that boasts the best homemade ice cream in all of China!

The Great Wall of China, China

Ride a cable car up to one of the most well-preserved sections of the Great Wall located at Mutianyu. Thrill to the Great Wall of China Tour, walking along the top of this incredible structure—one of the New Wonders of the World—that once served as the northern barricade to protect the capital city. Dotted with watchtowers, the Great Wall offers an incredible view of the woods below. Please note: On the Great Wall of China, there are numerous steps to climb, some of which are steep by Western standards. Sidewalks are mostly asphalt or paving stones with broken and uneven surfaces in some ares requiring a fair degree of vigilance.

Beijing, China

Enjoy a delicious dinner on your own at one of the fine restaurants in this exciting city. Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend the restaurant that's ideal for you and your family.

Breakfast, Lunch

The Peninsula Beijing

Fly to Xi’an, Terracotta Warriors Museum, Fly to Guilin

Beijing, China

Enjoy a tasty breakfast before you begin today's adventures.

Xi'an, China

Take a motor coach to the airport and board a plane to Xi’an. Be assisted with your luggage along the way.

Explore one of the most spectacular wonders in China! A UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, the Terracotta Warriors and Horses were first discovered in 1974 in an archaeological dig where over 7,000 clay sculptures of warriors, horses and chariots were found buried alongside China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di—the protection he was going to take with him into the afterlife! The museum features these life-size terracotta figures in battle formations, representing the imperial guard of that era. Digging at this archaeological site is ongoing in the expectation of unearthing more monumental discoveries like these.

Guilin, China

Ride a motor coach to the airport and fly to Guilin. Enjoy dinner enroute.

Arrive at the Shangri-La, Guilin. As your Adventure Guides check you in and handle your luggage, make yourself at home at this stunning hotel with distinct Chinese-style architecture that sits nestled between mountain and river views.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin

Cruise on the Lijiang River, Private BBQ Dinner, White Elephant Gift Exchange

Guilin, China

Begin with a delicious breakfast and get ready for the boat cruise ahead.

Li River, China

As you take a cruise along the lazy Li River—also known as the Lijiang—be surrounded by China’s legendary and interestingly shaped “gumdrop mountains” and terraced rice paddies. One of China’s most scenic areas, soak in the beauty of the stark cliffs, rolling hills and famous caves. Watch for water buffalo along the shoreline and fishermen riding by on bamboo rafts. And see for yourself why so many Chinese poems and paintings celebrate the wonders of this river.

Yangshuo, China

Visit the lively, bustling market village of Yangshuo famous for its bargain shops along West Street, and staffed by friendly hawkers eager to negotiate prices. This is an ideal opportunity to find an item for the White Elephant exchange that happens after dinner tonight!

Guilin, China

Return to the Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin for a tasty Chinese barbeque. Show off your bargain souvenirs from Yangshuo while dining on a delectable feast!

Prepare yourself for some laughs and fun with your fellow Adventurers. See what White Elephant gifts are given—and be surprised by what you get! Settle in with your little ones for a private Disney movie presentation.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin

Morning Tai Chi, Fly to Chengdu, Dinner at Ba Guo Bu Yi

Guilin, China

Say goodbye to Guilin as you fuel up on breakfast, readying yourself for your day ahead. After breakfast let the harmony of this awe-inspiring area inspire you. Surrounded by the stunning gumdrop mountains, learn Tai Chi from a local master—and find your center.

Chengdu, China

Take a motor coach to the airport and board the plane to Chengdu.

Arrive at the Ritz Carlton, Chengdu. As your Adventure Guides check you in and handle your luggage, make yourself at home in this 5-star luxury hotel with impeccable accommodations and amenities.

Delight in tasty Sichuan-style food as well as Western fare served family-style in this renowned restaurant that’s brimming with Ba Shu culture.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu

Chengdu Panda Visit, Lunch at Local Sichuan Hot Pot Restaurant

Chengdu, China

Enjoy an American-style buffet breakfast at your leisure during the early morning hours.

See how dedicated scientists are devoted to the preservation of endangered pandas at China’s premier institution—the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Your private tour includes a peek at the natural habitats that have been recreated for the pandas. Watch a dozen or more big and little pandas at play in their park-like enclosures!

Create your own variety of Chinese stew at a a local Sichuan Hot Pot Restaurant! Start with the stock that simmers in a metal pot in front of you. Choose the ingredients you want and put them into the pot—and watch them cook right there at the table! Typical hot pot dishes include thinly sliced meat, leafy vegetables, mushrooms, wontons, egg dumplings, and seafood, and they are usually eaten with a dipping sauce.

The afternoon is yours to enjoy the hotel’s amenities or explore Chengdu’s many attractions and fabulous restaurants on your own. Ask your Adventure Guides for suggestions.

Delight in an evening of fun when you see the classic Chinese art form of face changing at the Sichuan Opera! This remarkable performance provides a variety of entertainment, including amusing acrobatic stunts, music and puppetry—and culminates with the amazing, classic face changing act that has to be seen to be believed!

Breakfast, Lunch

The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu

Fly to Shanghai, Shanghai Acrobat Show

Chengdu, China

Begin your morning with a tasty breakfast.

Shanghai, China

Travel to cosmopolitan Shanghai. Lunch will be served in-flight.

Arrive at The Peninsula Shanghai. As your Adventure Guides check you in and handle your luggage, look around this luxury hotel on the historic Bund riverfront, which has twice been voted the Best Hotel in Asia by 'Travel + Leisure' magazine.

Ride in a motor coach to the Xintiandi district and join your fellow Adventurers at Shanghai's Din Tai Fung restaurant for a meal of classic Shanghai dumplings and assorted dishes, artfully prepared and served.

Be amazed by a modern version of a classic Chinese acrobatic performance with a live rock band, dramatic lighting and a breathtaking array of talented performers. Not to be missed is the grand finale!

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Peninsula Shanghai

Old Shanghai & Yu Garden, Shanghai Disneyland, Farewell Dinner & Fireworks at Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai, China

Start the day with a tasty breakfast and get energized for the fun activities ahead.

Ride in a motor coach to the Old City of Shanghai. Stroll along the narrow streets of this colorful district, known for its preserved classic architecture and lively open-air markets with over 100 stores and shops in this area—some a century old! Then, unwind at Yu Garden. This 300-year-old large Chinese garden beside the City Gold Temple offers "harmonious balance" and evokes peace, calm and poetic inspiration in the heart of one of the world's busiest cities.

Take a motor coach drive to the newest, innovative Disney Resort and theme park—Shanghai Disneyland! Enjoy some of your favorite attractions. And discover some that are new to Disney Parks, including the Garden of the Twelve Friends located in the Gardens of the Imagination, the Pirates of the Caribbean Battle for the Sunken Treasure in Treasure Cove and more!

Explore Shanghai Disneyland's fabulous restaurants on your own or ask your Adventure Guides for lunch suggestions.

Relish this special and scrumptious dinner at one of the fine restaurants at Shanghai Disneyland! Share your stories of this trip with fellow Adventurers and enjoy a surprise or two!

Delight in a spectacular fireworks extravaganza, with the night sky over Shanghai Disneyland aglitter in celebration—creating an incredible send-off and one more unforgettable memory to take home with you from your Adventures by Disney vacation to China!

Breakfast, Dinner

The Peninsula Shanghai

Transfer to Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Shanghai, China

Say goodbye to your newfound friends over your last breakfast in China. Relax while your luggage is handled and transportation is arranged to the airport. And bid farewell to China— until you return again!


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Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
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  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
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