China expeditions

China at a glance

Population: 1.3 billion

Terrain: Mountain, altitude

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Previous school expeditions

Every World Challenge Expedition is unique. Here are some examples of expeditions we’ve put together for previous schools. Take a look to get some inspiration for your trip, and an idea of what is possible with World Challenge.

China

28 days

Day 1

Build-up day. Say goodbye to your loved ones before a final kit check, safety briefings and heading to the airport.

Day 2
Outbound Flight

Depart home for Beijing

Day 3-4

Explore Beijing's sights 

Day 5

Overnight train from Beijing to Xi'an

Day 6-7

Acclimatisation trek in Hua Shan 

Day 8

Sunrise over Hua Shan's 'East Peak' then return to Xi'an

Day 9-13

Di Zhai Children's Village community project

Day 14-15

Rest and Relaxation in Xi'an

Day 16-17

Overnight train from Xi'an to Chengdu

Day 18

Explore Chengdu and make final trek preparations

Day 19

Travel to Kangding, for your trek in the Tagong Grasslands

Day 20-25

Tagong Grasslands main trek

Day 26

Return to Kanding 

Day 27-30

Rest and Relaxation in Chengdu 

Day 31-32
Inbound Flight

Depart Chengdu for home

China Itinerary

China

21-days

Day 1

Build-up day. Say goodbye to your loved ones before a final kit check, safety briefings and heading to the airport.

Day 2
Outbound Flight

Depart home for Chengdu

Day 3

Explore Chengdu

Day 4-6

Dongzhou Children's Village community project

Day 7-9

Emei Shan acclimatisation trek

Day 10

Explore Chengdu and make final trek preparations

Day 11-18

Minya Gongga main trek

Day 19

Return to Chengdu

Day 20

Overnight train from Chengdu to Xi'an

Day 21

Rest and Relaxation in Xi'an

Day 22

Overnight train from Xi'an to Beijing

Day 23

Rest and Relaxation in Beijing

Day 24-25
Inbound Flight

Depart Beijing for home

China

21-days

Day 1

Build-up day. Say goodbye to your loved ones before a final kit check, safety briefings and heading to the airport.

Day 2
Outbound Flight

Depart home for Beijing

Day 3-4

Explore Beijing

Day 5

Overnight train from Beijing to X'ian

Day 6

Rest and relaxation in Xi'an

Day 7-8

Hua Shan acclimatisation trek

Day 9

Rest and relaxation in Xi'an

Day 10

Overnight train from Xi'an to Chengdu

Day 11

Explore Chengdu and make final trek preparations

Day 12

Travel to Kangding, the gateway to your trek in the Tagong Grasslands

Day 13-17

Tagong Grasslands main trek

Day 18

Return to Chengdu

Day 19

Rest and Relaxation in Chengdu

Day 20-22

Chengdu Urban Rivers Association project

Day 23

Rest and Relaxation in Chengdu

Day 24-25
Inbound Flight

Depart Chengdu for home

A vast and impressive country offering you the chance to travel through some of Asia's most stunning scenery, trek up sacred mountains and through beautiful tea plantations. 
James, our China Expedition Planning Manager

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