Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Titans vs Colts
  2. 2 Ben Thanh Market
  3. 3 Help with SEAsia itinerary
  4. 4 Hotel in Hanoi
  5. 5 Trekking outside Sapa
  6. 6 Trip Report Nywoman an older single traveler explores Taiwan and Japan
  7. 7 Hoi Ann hotel
  8. 8 Place to stay Hue
  9. 9 First time to Japan - tour or independent trip?
  10. 10 Good fare for US west coast to Japan?
  11. 11 Three Week Trip to Japan
  12. 12 Trip Report Tasting Sri Lanka
  13. 13 Need help filling out my itinerary
  14. 14 Water Towns near Shanghai
  15. 15 Four Days in South Korea (Incheon and Seoul) with Baby
  16. 16 6-8 Weeks in South East Asia
  17. 17 Go to Pai or not?
  18. 18 Thai Silk in Bangkok
  19. 19 Trip Report The Princess Journeys To Sri Lanka and South India
  20. 20 Thai Island Itinerary
  21. 21 Trip Report Thailand
  22. 22 Aomori to Hirosaki
  23. 23 Asian Pillows
  24. 24 Trip Report Floods in North and Central Vietnam
  25. 25 Trip Report North Korea Day Trip
View next 25 » Back to the top

April 25-May 6 in china

Jump to last reply

Haven't been to china since 1981, when things were QUITE different! and even then,only to Canton and Beijing. My partner is a fairly terrified flyer, so as much of our travel needs to be by (overnight?) train as possible. He has meetings in Beijing until the 24th, so in addition to other requests, 'second string' things for me to do alone in Beijing advice is welcome (He'll want to see the Wall, Tianamen, Palaces, etc. WITH me!)

We have FF free tix RT NY-Singapore, will fly INTO Beijing on the 21st, but can return to Singapore from almost anywhere (that has jets, al least 737s if I want him to get on them!)

Is an itinerary to include 2-3 days in Beijing after his meetings, Guilin, a Yangtse cruise and Shanghai feasible? Thoughts on how best to construct it? I'm JUST beginning to think through options. We are experienced travelers, no fear of(in fact a delight in) strange foods, places, situations. Reasonable at deciphering characters in Chinese.

Thoughts about sights, hotels (say in the $150 a night range), best trains, etc. would b MUCH appreciated, as well as input on any and all itinerary issues. Is continuing to Shanghai reasonable, or too far?

If this is unreasonably broad, let me know and I'll post again after more "homework".

Thanks
Steve

7 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement