A Mini Package is your key to freedom and adventure without having to worry about practicalities. We take care of the train ticket, the transfer to your hotel and 2 nights accommodation in your arrival city – while you concentrate on exploring. Simply make your way through the bustling train station amongst boxes, travellers and goodbye kisses – and settle into your bed for the night. Share a cup of tea with the nice lady across and take in the scenery as urban life changes to beautiful landscapes. Arrive at your destination fully rested and meet your driver, who will take you comfortably to your hotel. Excited and curious you are now ready to step out into a new city where great adventure awaits.
Included: Meals: 2 x breakfast if you choose “comfort”.
Accommodation: 1 night in train and 2 nights at hotel according to your choice of “budget” or “comfort”.
Transport: Train ticket from departure to arrival city, arrival transfer from train station to hotel.
English speaking tour guide: Driver who speaks basic English for transfer only. Not included: · Departure transfer from start city hotel to train station
· All meals unless otherwise stated above
All other expenses not stated as included in the above
· You go explore while we do the practicalities
· Get closer to local life travelling as the locals do
· Perfect for covering large distances in huge China
· Train ticket, transfer and accommodation is all taken care of
Day 1: Departure City – Train
Your train ticket will be ready at your hotel reception with your name. (Please provide your accommodation detail, hotel name, address, contact number if you do not make your accommodation reservation with us); self-transfer to train station for Xian, overnight on the train.
Suggestion: Make sure you will arrive at your train station at least 1.5 hours in prior to departure time. Keep all your belongings with you; don't bring too much cash when you get on the train. Bring simple food or snacks as your dinner and/or breakfast on the second day morning. There is 24 hours hot water on the train; There is a restaurant on the train, but the meal is very simple and do not expect great culinary experiences!
Day 2: Arrival City
Upon arrival in your destination city, please make sure you bring all your belongings with you, before you get off the train. Please go to Exit where your driver will meet you holding a sign with your name. Transfer to hotel directly and check-in. The rest of the day is free on your own arrangement. We recommend you bring a card from the hotel to make sure you find your way back safely.
Day 3: Arrival City
Today is a free day on your own arrangements. If you need any ideas or have special wishes, please do ask us for inspiration or arrangement.
Day 4: Arrival City
Check out at before 12:00 noon if you don't make any extension stay here. You will go to next destination on your own arrangement if you don't make any reservation through us.
Children age: No child price, but pay the same price as adult. If you have infants below 2 years of age, please send a Special Request.
Please be aware of: Sleeping on the train is not recommend for children below 2 years. Note also that you will most likely share compartment with others. There will be no private bathroom and you may expect Chinese style toilets. Please consider if your child is comfortable with this.
Budget: local guesthouse without breakfast, with private bathroom
Comfort: local 3 star hotel with breakfast, with private bathroom
Budget: Hard sleeper train & private car/van for ground transport
Comfort: Soft sleeper train & private car/van for ground transport