Rail Adventures in Asia with Wendy Wu Tours

Wendy Wu Tours, the UK’s leading independent operator to Asia, has introduced new escorted tours that incorporate travel by train, enabling guests to discover Asia in exceptional style, encounter remarkable landscapes and explore ancient and modern highlights from an unrivalled viewpoint.

The programmes from Wendy Wu Tours that include rail journeys are all new for 2013 in line with the latest trend in exploring far-off realms overland and are part of Private Tour itineraries. They offer passengers flexibility, exclusivity and independence, with the benefit of specialist knowledge provided by expert Local Guides.

Embark on one of these rail adventures across China or Vietnam with Wendy Wu Tours:

Vietnam By Rail
This 13 day journey travels the entire length of the country, partly by rail and partly by road, starting in Hanoi in the North and following the east coast down to Saigon. Along the way, passengers will explore the UNESCO site of Halong Bay on board a Junk Boat, visit one of the foremost Hindu temple sites in South East Asia, My Son, and cruise along the Mekong River. The tour takes in sandy beaches, the vibrant cities and traditional Vietnamese countryside from the train carriage windows. The itinerary includes travelling on Vietnam’s overnight Reunification Express from Hanoi to Danang, and arriving in historic Saigon by train from the coastal resort of Nha Trang through beautiful countryside.
Prices from £2,690 for departures between 1-15 July and 11-31 August 2013. The tour can start any day subject to availability.

China Express
This seven day private tour travels from modern to ancient China on board the famous Bullet Train. After exploring the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, also known as the ‘Paris of the East’, the Bullet Train transports passengers to Beijing, travelling at up to 200 miles per hour and completing the 800 mile journey in less than five hours. The last few days of the tour are spent in historic Beijing, where the Forbidden City and Great Wall of China await.

Prices from £1,890 for departures between 1 November and 9 December 2013. The tour can start any day subject to availability.

China By Rail
The 11 day trip provides a comprehensive look at the iconic highlights of ancient China by train, from the Great Wall and the Terracotta Warriors to bustling Shanghai and cosmopolitan Hong Kong. Starting in China’s capital city, Beijing, the itinerary incorporates three overnight trains on the journey to Hong Kong, via Xian and Shanghai. The adventure includes city sightseeing tours at each stop, a walk on the Great Wall, Tang Dynasty dancing and a dumpling meal in Xian and tour of the canal town of Wuzhen. There’s also the option of adding an extra five days and combining a trip to the Panda Conservation Centre in Chengdu and a three night cruise down the Yangtze River.  

Prices from £2,390 for departures between 1 November and 9 December 2013. The tour can start any day subject to availability.

All Private Tour prices include international flights and current taxes, domestic transportation, accommodation, selected meals, touring with local guides, entrance fees and visa fees for UK and EU passport holders.

For more information on any of these tours or to find out more about Wendy Wu Tours, please visit www.wendywutours.co.uk or call 0844 875 2436.