Real China

Real China

12 Days
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Real China

12 Days Starting in Beijing, China and ending in Hong Kong

Visiting:

Beijing

,

Great Wall of China

,

Xi'an

,

Chengdu

,

Yangshuo County

,

Hong Kong

Tour operator:

Intrepid Travel

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

CBYC

Group size:

1 - 16

Age range:

18-29 years

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
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$1595 (USD)

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Tour Overview

You could travel for a lifetime in China and there would still be more to explore, taste and experience… but this 12-day tour does a pretty good job of narrowing it down to the essentials. That means big hitters like the Great Wall, the Terracotta Warriors and baby pandas. But it also means sipping tea in people’s Park, tasting street food in Xi’an and chilling in the misty countryside of Yangshuo. Ni hao baby!

Highlights

  • Eat your way through China from Beijing duck to Sichuan pepper, and challenge yourself with authentic local delicacies like silk worms, spicy rabbit head and beer fish.

  • Walk the walk on the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, watching the stones snake as far as the eye can see. If you’d like, you can even toboggan back down!

  • Go local every step of the way. See marquee highlights like the Terracotta Warriors with a local guide and sip tea with residents in People’s Park.

  • Watch rolly polly baby pandas playing, munching bamboo and generally doing their cute ol' thing at the Panda Breeding Centre.

  • Cycling through farms and villages in Yangshuo’s karst-dotted countryside is a trip highlight for many travellers, the perfect way to unwind in between chaotic cities.

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Beijing
Location:

  Beijing


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Nimen Hao! Welcome to China. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm on Day 1. If arriving early there is loads to do in this amazing city. Get acquainted with Beijing on your own before joining your group and leader for the welcome meeting, then head out for an optional first night dinner. Go nuts and order your Peking duck for your first meal in the country. First the skin is carved and served in pancakes, next the carcass is chopped and cooked up into a soup. Don't forget to grab your doggy bag (ducky bag?) of leftovers.
Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.
Special Information
It’s very important that you attend the welcome meeting as we will be collecting insurance details and next of kin information at this time. If you are going to be late please let your travel agent or hotel reception know. Ask reception or look for a note in the lobby for more information on where the meeting will take place.

icon Day 2 : Great Wall / Beijing
Location:

  Great Wall of China, Beijing


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Head out to the Great Wall at Mutianyu on public transport (approximately 2 hours) – one of the best-preserved and easily accessed sections from Beijing. Take in the surrounding amazing views (provided that it is a clear day!). A truly epic piece of engineering, the wall stretches 6000 km westwards from the mountain ridges north of Beijing. It was originally constructed to protect Chinese empires from invaders the north and even though it failed in this purpose, it's still without a doubt one of the country's most amazing achievements. There’s an opportunity to take a thrilling toboggan ride to the base of the Great Wall (at your own expense), which is a unique way to rest your legs after all the ups and downs on the Wall.
Included Activities
Beijing - Mutianyu Great Wall (entransce fee, transfer included)
Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.

icon Day 3 : Beijing / Overnight Train
Location:

  Beijing


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Spend the morning exploring Tiananmen Square and follow your leader through the zigzag lanes that's called hutong locally. Hutong area is one of the most special area in Beijing because these lanes and courtyard houses are the root of old Beijing city and now a special area to peek into the real local life.
In the afternoon, enjoy free time to explore as you wish, maybe visiting the Forbidden City, the 798 Art District, jumping on a bike and riding through the hutongs, hanging out in the Temple of Heaven park or visiting the Lama Temple. This evening we board the first overnight train from Beijing to Xi'an in a six-berth, air-conditioned cabins (hard sleeper class).

Train travel in China may not be entirely luxurious but it's certainly one of the best ways to come face-to-face with the country and its people as it's the main form of transport for locals. We use hard sleeper-class trains for most of our overnight train journeys. These are not as rough as they sound - compartments are open-plan and clean with padded three-tiered berths (6 to a compartment). Sheets, pillows and a blanket are provided. We recommend bringing your own sleeping sheet as the quality/cleanliness of sheets may not be what you are used to. Safe hot drinking water is always available for making coffee, tea or instant meals. It is a good idea to bring a mug, spoon, knife and fork if you will be preparing your own hot drinks or food on the train (as these are not provided in cabins) Basic bathroom facilities are situated at the end of each carriage with toilets and washbasins. As toilet paper isn't always available it's advised to carry some of your own, keep in mind general train cleanliness may not be to the same standards you are accustomed to. Most trains have a dining carriage where meals are available three times a day, and there are often snacks available on the train along the way. You may wish to purchase extra snacks of your choice before the journey to supplement food available on the train.
Included Activities
Beijing - Tiananmen Square
Beijing - Leader-led hutong walking tour
Optional Activities
Beijing - Lama Temple (entrance fee) - CNY25
Beijing - Beijing by Bike Urban Adventure - CNY530
Beijing - Temple of Heaven (entrance fee) - CNY40
Beijing - Beijing Foodie Walk Urban Adventure - CNY360
Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.

icon Day 4 : Xi'an
Location:

  Xi'an


Meals Included:

  No Meals


In the morning arrive in Xi'an. The imperial centre of China for 2000 years, Xi'an is now a vibrant, modern city dotted with loads of interesting historical sites. A monument pays homage to the fact that this was the start of the famous ancient trading route of the Silk Road and the city is still surrounded by city walls. Begin with a walking tour of the Muslim Quarter, a neighbourhood that is almost 1300 years old. The Muslim Quarter is famous for its food, and along the walk your leader will buy some dishes for you to sample. Some local specialties include persimmon cake, lamb skewers and sticky rice cakes, though exactly what you eat will depend on the season. Enjoy a free afternoon, perhaps paying for bike hire and riding to the top of Xi'an City Wall, the only intact ancient city wall in China. In the evening, your leader will take you to the lively square near the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Seeing the 600-year-old temple ablaze with lights is pretty amazing and it’s a great place to mingle with locals in the square.
Included Activities
Xi'an - Musllim quarter walking tour and snack sampling
Xi'an - Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square walking tour
Optional Activities
Xi'an - Little Wild Goose Pagoda (entrance fee) - CNY50
Xi'an - Great Mosque (entrance fee) - CNY25
Xi'an - Bell & Drum Towers (entrance fee) - CNY50
Xi'an - Cycling on City Wall - CNY80
Xi'an - Karaoke - CNY100
Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.
Special Information
See our guide to Xi'an here: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/xian-china-guide/

icon Day 5 : Xi'an
Location:

  Xi'an


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Visit Xi'an's most famous site, the Terracotta Warriors, with a local guide. Travel by public bus (approximately 2 hours) to reach the site, and spend a few hours exploring. Hear all about this incredible archaeological find (it was discovered by farmers digging a well in 1976 after being buried for thousands of years). These clay statues of soldiers, horses and chariots all standing in battle formation were commissioned by the emperor of the Qin dynasty as part of his mausoleum and a number of pits are now on view to the public. The rest of the afternoon and evening is free time. Dont miss out on some of the many tantalising local specialities such as pao mo (lamb broth that you break flat bread into), hand-pulled noodles, hot pot or barbecued meat skewers.
Included Activities
Xi'an - Terracotta Warriors Tour (entrace fee, transport, local guide included)
Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.

icon Day 6 : Xi'an / Chengdu
Location:

  Xi'an, Chengdu


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Hop on the efficient high-speed train from Xi'an to Chengdu (approximately 3 hours). Chengdu has a very casual vibe, and the locals tend to value pleasure more than work, so mahjong and tea are two of the most crucial parts of living. Go on a walking tour with your leader to downtown Tianfu Square, where a giant statue of Chairman Mao stands. Continue to the lively People's Park and sit down in a tea house to sip a brew and take advantage of the other services on offer like ear cleaning and massages. Make the most of your time here and immerse yourself in local life by joining a group dance or martial arts practice. Feeling a little foolish is all part of the fun, and we can almost guarantee you’ll get lots of encouragement from the locals.
Included Activities
Chengdu - Walking tour (Tianfu Square, People's Park and Kuanzhai Lane)
Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.
Special Information
See our Chengdu guide here: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/chengdu-china-travel-guide/.

icon Day 7 : Chengdu
Location:

  Chengdu


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Prepare for the fuzzies this morning as you get up close with the adorable pandas at the Panda Breeding Centre in Chengdu. Learn about the conservation efforts being made to repopulate this ancient species. And of course you'll see them being fed, playing, sleeping or just being plain cute in their playgrounds. Enjoy some more downtime in the afternoon, maybe checking out the hip Kuanzhai Lane or searhcing for some spicy Chengdu snacks on Jinli Street.
Included Activities
Chengdu - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (entrance fee & transport included)
Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.

icon Day 8 : Yangshuo
Location:

  Yangshuo County


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Embrace a full day of travelling from Chengdu to Yangshuo today. You'll hop on the bullet train from Chengdu to Guilin (approx. 7hrs), then transfer to the hotel in Yangshuo. Surrounded by limestone karsts, Yangshuo is super popular with both international and domestic tourists, which isn't a bad thing if you're into your cafes and bars. It's one of the best places in the country to get a feel for local culture and traditions while having plenty of fun at the same time. Take a walk through the town with your leader on arrival and head down to the Li River to get a feel for a landscape immortalised in plenty of Chinese paintings.
Included Activities
Yangshuo - walking tour
Optional Activities
Yangshuo - Li River Cruise - CNY200
Yangshuo - Bike Tour with Lunch & Moon Hill Visit (Minimum. 6 Clients) - CNY300
Yangshuo - Tai Chi/Kung Fu class - CNY100
Yangshuo - Cooking School & Market Tour - CNY230
Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.

icon Day 9 - 10 : Yangshuo
Location:

  Yangshuo County


Meals Included:

  Lunch


Hop on a bike and follow your leader on a cycling tour through the picturesque countryside of Yangshuo. Cycle past karst hills that rise from rice paddies and tiny villages, watching locals working the fields with water buffalo for company. Visiting this stunning region is a trip highlight for lots of travellers, and every turn in the road brings you to another postcard-perfect spot. Ride to Moon Hill and take a short hike on the famous archway for panoramic views of the area. Return to Yangshuo for a free afternoon and evening.
Included Activities
Yangshuo - Countryside cycling
Meals Included
Lunch (1)

icon Day 11 : Hong Kong
Location:

  Hong Kong


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Leave Yangshuo and continue your journey to the final stop, Hong Kong. You'll be transferred to Guilin and then hop on the high-speed train (approximately three hours) to Shenzhen. From there, cross the border into Hong Kong and head to your centrally located hotel. Go on a walking tour with your leader, then maybe check out the Temple Street night market or the light show at Victoria Harbour. Take the chance to celebrate your final night with the group in this awesome city.
Included Activities
Hong Kong - Leader-led walking tour
Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.
Special Information
See our guide to Hong Kong here: https://www.intrepidtravel.com/adventures/what-to-do-in-hong-kong/

icon Day 12 : Hong Kong
Location:

  Hong Kong


Meals Included:

  No Meals


Your adventure comes to an end today and there are no activities planned.
Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.

What's Included

  • Hong Kong - Leader-led walking tour

  • Beijing - Tiananmen Square

  • Beijing - Mutianyu Great Wall (entransce fee, transfer included)

  • Beijing - Leader-led hutong walking tour

  • Xi'an - Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square walking tour

  • Xi'an - Terracotta Warriors Tour (entrace fee, transport, local guide included)

  • Xi'an - Musllim quarter walking tour and snack sampling

  • Chengdu - Walking tour (Tianfu Square, People's Park and Kuanzhai Lane)

  • Chengdu - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (entrance fee & transport included)

  • Yangshuo - walking tour

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What's Not Included

  • Tipping and Gratuities

  • International Travel

Included Activities

  • Beijing - Mutianyu Great Wall (entransce fee, transfer included)
  • Beijing - Tiananmen Square
  • Beijing - Hutong walking tour
  • Xi'an - Musllim quarter walking tour and snack sampling
  • Xi'an - Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square walking tour
  • Xi'an - Terracotta Warriors Tour (entrace fee, transport, local guide included)
  • Chengdu - Walking tour (Tianfu Square, People's Park and Kuanzhai Lane)
  • Chengdu - Giant Panda Breeding Research Base
  • Yangshuo - Walking tour
  • Yangshuo - Countryside cycling
  • Hong Kong - Walking tour

Transport

  • Overnight Hard Sleeper Train , Public bus , Private vehicle , High-speed Train , Subway , Taxi

Accommodation

  • Hotel (10 nights), Overnight Hard Sleeper Train (1 night)

Check out our Q&As

Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

No, this trip is catered for those aged 18-29 years

Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

No

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

No

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

Are international flights included in this tour?

No

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Please contact us for latest COVID-19 policies

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Intrepid Travel has been taking travellers around the world for over 30 years

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

    What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Since 2002, The Intrepid Foundation has supported over 130 organisations across the world. We’re creating positive impact through the joy of travel, community and connection.

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Over 50% of traveller travel solo with Intrepid. You can choose to share a room with another solo travelle of the same sex for no additional charge, or choose to pay a single supplement if you’d like your own room. Please request this when booking, and we will secure you a single supplement wherever possible. Please note, if you are booking a last-minute trip, it may be harder for us to secure a single room

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  • Free Date Changes

    Intrepid Travel allows you to make 10 free date changes, as long as the change is made at least 56 days before the start of the tour.

  • Transfer as credit to Future Tours

    Intrepid Travel allows you to transfer existing payments to a future tour to avoid cancellation fees if you can't travel and inform intrepid travel, 56 days before departure.

  • Low Deposit

    Intrepid Travel requires a minimum deposit of 200 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of intrepid travel charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: 30% of booking price.

    At 30 days before tour starts: 60% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: 100% of booking price.

  • COVID Protection

    If you contract COVID-19 before you leave, or if government-imposed travel restrictions related to COVID-19 mess up your plans, you can cancel your trip right up until the departure day.*

    *Some exclusions will apply. Please ask your booking agent for more information.

    Trips on or before 31 December 2022
    If your Intrepid trip starts on or before 31 December 2022, you must provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

    If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons, you may apply for an exemption. Exemptions will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. To apply, you must provide a medical certificate from a medical professional.

    Children under 18 are exempt. Children aged between 5 and 17 years old must provide proof of either vaccination, recovery or a negative COVID-19 test.

    Trips from 1 January 2023 onwards
    From 1 January 2023, Intrepid will no longer require travellers to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

    However, we continue to strongly recommend that all travellers and leaders get vaccinated to protect themselves and other Specific proof of testing or vaccination may still be required by your destination or airline. Please ensure you check travel and entry requirements carefully.

    This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination remains a requirement. Please refer to the Essential Trip Information of your chosen tour for more details.

Real China

12 Days Starting in Beijing, China and ending in Hong Kong

Visiting:

Beijing

,

Great Wall of China

,

Xi'an

,

Chengdu

,

Yangshuo County

,

Hong Kong

Tour operator:

Intrepid Travel

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

CBYC

Group size:

1 - 16

Age range:

18-29 years

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

From:
$1675

$1595 (USD)

tourhub discount: $80

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  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Charleston

United States

What do you love most about Charleston?

"One of the best-kept, charming & quaint historic towns in the USA. "

Benefits of a tour guide for Charleston

"Known as the holy city, there are so many historic churches to explore & a tour guide can provide all sorts of insights & information about the history of Charleston."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Walk off the beaten path & put down the map, Charleston is a picturesque city with hundreds of quiet little lanes just waiting to be explored."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Plan to wear comfortable shoes that have grip & can handle cobblestone streets!"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head to Callie's Hot Little Biscuit and grab a sample of the delicious fresh-baked biscuits!"

What do you love most about Charleston?

"A plethora of amazing restaurants provide ample opportunities to sample local favourites, such as unicorn grits, fried green tomatoes or fried okra."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"There are 5 historic plantations in the area to tour. "

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    4 Countries

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    London

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    Paris, France

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  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Savannah

United States

What do you love most about Savannah?

"Explore the historic Wormsloe Plantation: drive the gorgeous tree-lined drive, walk nature trails and observe ruins."

What do you love most about Savannah?

"There are over 20 squares, which function like a park located all around the city. They're perfect for resting weary feet & people watching."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head to Forsyth fountain and enjoy the shade while you stroll under the tree-lined path."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Sample amazing local cuisine at Collins Quarter near Forsyth Park."

Must pack items for Savannah

"Sunscreen, sun hat, bug spray, reusable water bottle & comfortable walking shoes."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Explore the historic Riverfront area, browse the shops & sample a free praline or grab some gelato at Savannah's Candy Kitchen."

Favourite time of year to visit Savannah

"Spring is wonderful because the weather is perfect, warm but not humid."

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  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Valldemossa

Spain

Favourite time of year to visit Valldemossa

"The best time to visit this place is from October - April, whilwhene there are much fewer people and the temperature is so mild. During the summer it can be extremely crowded and hot!"

What do you love most about Valldemossa?

"The little streets with the green plants are so cute and the views are just perfect from every corner!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"▫️Try the coco de patata ▪️Wander around the pretty streets ▫️Visit the Chopin museum ▪️Visit the Carthusian Monastery ▫️Relax at Jardin Rei Joan Carles garden "

@biankadventures's Top Tips

"You can combine this beautiful village with a visit to Deià, Soller and Fornatlux!"

Must pack items for Valldemossa

"Bring comfortable shoes as you will walk a lot. Also bring water, during the summer bring sunscreen and a hat to avoid the heat! "

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  • Traveller
  • Countries Visited:

    27 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    New York

  • Dream Destination:

    Peru

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  • I am a huge travel addict who has a regular 9-5 job and outside of this try to explore the world, search for unique places and hidden gems! I hope my tips and photos can be an inspiration for you!

Puerto Varas

Chile

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Puerto Varas is an adventure hotspot in the Chilean Lakes District. Watch for wildlife as you go whitewater rafting on the Petrohue river, hike the national park, or check out nearby waterfalls."

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    40 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Tanzania

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    Switzerland

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  • Born in Puerto Rico, I am a former journalist who has lived and worked in 9 cities, 5 states, 2 countries, and countless other places while wandering the globe. Currently on a family gap year.

Lo de Marcos

Mexico

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"In the centre of town is a vibrant plaza, with a huge mural & sign which are great for photo ops! "

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"The river walk provides excellent views of flora & fauna, wildlife, the jungle & Sierra Madre Mountain range in the distance."

Must pack items for Lo de Marcos

"Sunscreen, sunhat, bug spray, reusable water bottle, pesos (most small shops don't have credit card machines), and camera!"

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"Stunning ocean views, glorious sunsets with rich colourful hues, lots of nature to explore & wildlife to observe."

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"LDM is the perfect "quiet & authentic little beach town" paradise that remains unspoiled and as close to a sleepy Mexican beach town as you can get 🇲🇽"

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"LDM is the perfect location for a get away with friends, your family or a quiet getaway with your special someone 💖"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Look out for surprise visits from whales if you're visiting in late November or early December as they are migrating. You never know when they'll show up! 🐳 there are lots of dolphins in the area as well🐬"

What are the best foods & restaurants in the area?

"Fresh fruit, fish & tacos are all delicious! My favourite restaurants are: Water Man Cafe, Restaurant Olivia (on the beach), Jardin Serejn, Lo de Cafe & Oscars restaurant bar. "

What are the best drinks?

"Best drinks: peach iced tea at Olivia's, piña colada at Jardin Serejn & sangria at Oscar's Restaurant and bar."

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  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

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    London

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    Paris, France

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  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Sayulita

Mexico

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"To snag a pic of "Slap Street" by yourself, plan to come early before shops open or later after closing."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Visit the "Hippie Market" to hunt for the Iguana tree & check out beautiful locally made souvenirs."

Favourite time of year to visit Sayulita

"Late November or early December, right between the holidays for fewer crowds & perfect weather!"

What do you love most about Sayulita?

"Sayulita is the quintessential beach town along the Riviera Nayarit, it provides the perfect combination of an authentic Mexican beach town with beautiful views, upscale shops, restaurants & the beach."

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  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Albania

What do you love most about Albania?

"The beaches! The Albanian Riviera has some of the best beaches in Europe!"

Where to visit on the coast?

"We recommend having Himare & Ksamil as bases to explore the surrounding beaches and inland towns."

Must pack items for Albania

"Sunscreen.. you'll spend a lot of time on these beautiful beaches!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Do not miss the cute inland town of Gjirokaster! A must when visiting the region!"

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  • Travel Blogger
  • Countries Visited:

    38 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Polignano A Mare

  • Dream Destination:

    Malta

  • About them:
  • 2 Cups of Travel is a travel and adventure blog curated by Ky and Tess, Australian-based travel enthusiasts. We both love exploring smaller towns, hidden gems and underrated finds!