Immerse yourself in the breathtaking western part of China as you wind your way through stunning landscapes in the most rural parts of the country, before ending in the bustling capital of Beijing. Discover the vast history of the imperial and revolutionary past, while soaking up the rich culture and experiencing everything this part of the Country has to offer.
This adventure will give you the chance to experience life as a local while learning some basic Mandarin and trying your hand at some KungFu! Sample the traditional Chinese food, visit breathtaking sites and open your eyes to new adventures that this country has to offer.
The 16-day action packed trip will bring out the intrepid voyager in you with a variety of activities and experience will make this an adventure to remember – from camping out under the stars on one of the natural wonders of the world and visiting the Terracotta warriors, to the action packed outdoor activities in Yangshuo and coming close to the Giant Pandas in Chengdu. This will be a once in a lifetime adventure not to be missed!
• Discover a wealth of culture & nature
• Become an intrepid voyager in this extraordinary corner of the world
• Meet Chinese people as they go about their daily lives
• Spend a night camping under the stars on the Great Wall of China
Visiting markets, temples, and historic sites
Camping out on the Great Wall of China
Bamboo rafting down the Yulong River
Visit the Giant Pandas
Transport provided throughout the trip
A variety of traditional guest houses to hostels throughout the adventure as well as one night of camping.
Travel & medical advice & documentation
Before you go Equipment advice
Discounted medical kit
Free Frontier T-shirt (UK only)
Some local meals in accordance with itinerary
Ground transfers & in-transit accommodation
In-country emergency support
24-hour international HQ backup
A variety of qualifications are available on many of our projects. For example, BTEC certificates and diplomas on our Group conservation projects and TEFL certificates and BTECs on most of our teaching projects. You may also be able to gain a CoPE to support your university application. For more information on these qualifications, please see the qualifications section of our website or ask your volunteer advisor.