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2016 16 Days Grandeur of China Tour

2016 16 Days Grandeur of China Tour

Guaranteed Departure Based On Minimum of 2Pax

Day01 (Wed.) Beijing

When arriving in Beijing, you will be greeted by our professional tour guide at the Beijing Capital Airport and then transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day will be free for your own leisure, and you can choose other scenic spots to visit at your own expenses.

Hotel: Oriental Bay International Hotel 5* or similar

Day02 Beijing (B/L/SD)

After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful city tour by visiting Forbidden City, which is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. Then tour Tiananmen Square and outside view of the National Grand Theater. Afterwards, visit the Summer Palace, where we will enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the Kunming Lake. Lastly, Stop by Tongrentang Chinese Medicine Institute, which had been designated to provide medicines for the royal pharmacy of the imperial palace of the Qing Dynasty for 188 years. Peking Duck Dinner will be served tonight.

Day03 Beijing (B/L/D)

Looking like a gigantic dragon across deserts, grasslands and mountains, the Great Wall of China is one of the ‘Eight Wonders of the World’. We tour the Juyongguan portion of the Great Wall in the morning and stop by a Jade Workshop where we will learn some information about the precious jade. Afterwards, pay a visit to the Changling of the Ming Tombs. Lastly, drive by Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube.

You can choose to enjoy the famous Beijing acrobatic show after dinner: USD40 per person.

 

Day04 Beijing~Xian (B/L/D)

This morning you will take a flight to Xian, the ancient capital city for 11 dynasties in Chinese history. Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. As the symbol of the old-line Xian, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayan Pagoda) is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. Afterwards, proceed to visit Shaanxi History Museum, which has been regarded as “the pearl of ancient dynasties and house of Chinese treasures”. Then take an outside view of the Ancient City Wall.

Hotel: Golden Flower Hotel by Shangri-La 5* or similar

Day05 Xian (B/L/)

Visit the Terra-cotta Warriors& Horses, which are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, and pay a visit to the Terra-cotta Figure Workshop en route. Then tour the Qinshihuang Mausoleum. Transfer back to hotel rest of time free at leisure.

You can choose to enjoy the famous Tang Dynasty Dancing Show & Dumpling Banquet: USD55 per person.

 

Day06 Xian~Shanghai-Suzhou (B/L/D)

After breakfast, take a flight to city of Shanghai, China’s most popular metropolis that has attracted the visitors from all over the world. Then transferred to the city of Suzhou, often referred to as the “Venice of the East”. Upon arrival, visit the Suzhou’s Bird Nest, designed by Paul Andrew who also designed the Beijing’s Bird Nest.

Hotel: Suzhou Pan Pacific Hotel 5* or similar

Day07 Suzhou-Wuxi (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we will visit Suzhou Lotus Garden, also named The Couple’s Garden. It is the world’s cultural heritage. It has survived to the present and is kept in a good state of preservation and its artistic perfection, the garden has had a good reputation, popularly known as “Oriental romantic”. And visit the silk embroidery factory for a demonstration on the silk-making process. Transfer to Wuxi after lunch, pay a visit to Xue family Garden, the former residence of XueFucheng, these historical places are protected by the city government. Then visit the Zisha Tea-Pot Center.

Hotel: Swiss-Belhotel Liyuan 5* or similar

Day08 Wuxi-Hangzhou (B/L/D)

After breakfast visit the Li Garden, located in the bank of the Lake Li with beautiful scene, is one of the main beautiful spots of Tai Lake. The garden is surrounded with water on three sides. It became vivid because of the water, it shows the interests of “the artificial hill the real water”. Proceed to visit the Pearl Breeding Center. Then transfer to Hangzhou, visit Leifeng Pagoda, it was a popular tourist attraction. Leifeng Pagoda was one of the sights of West Lake because of the Legend of the White Snake.

After dinner, you can choose to watch “the night of West Lake” dance showUSD40pp

Hotel: Sanli New Century Grand Hotel Zhejiang 5* or similar

Day09 Hangzhou-Shanghai (B/L/D)

Today we will take view of the Three Pools Mirroring the Moon from the Flower Harbor. And visit the Dragon Well Tea Plantation to have a taste of the famous green tea-Dragon Well. Then transfer to Shanghai, stop by the Jewel Store. Visit the Bund, which is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years.

After dinner, you can choose to enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Huangpu RiverUSD40pp

Hotel: Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai 5* or similar

Day10 Shanghai ~Zhangjiajie (B)

Take a flight to Zhangjiajie, upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel for rest.

Hotel: Dacheng Shanshui Hotel 5* or similar

Day11 Zhangjiajie (B/L/D)

After hotel breakfast, we will Visit to Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Take Bailong Sightseeing Elevator, and visit Yuanjiajie, Hallelujah Mountain, Mihun stage, then take bus to Tianzi mountain, Helong park, Yubi peak, take the cable car down.

Hotel: Dacheng Shanshui Hotel 5* or similar

Day12 Zhangjiajie-Yichang (B/D)

After hotel breakfast, depart to Yichang, enjoy the countryside view on the way. After dinner, you will board the 5* Yangtze River cruise ship for your river journey.

Cruise: M.S. Yangtze Two, 5* (outside balcony cabin)

Day13 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

Take a shore excursion to “Three Gorges Dam”, the largest hydroelectric dam in the world. Then sail through the Three Gorge Dam Shiplocks, the first gorge-Xiling Gorge, the longest and historically the most hazardous one. At night, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Party.

Cruise: M.S. Yangtze Two, 5* (outside balcony cabin)

Day14 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

Tour the Shennong Stream to see cascading waterfalls, steep cliffs, karst caves, and three-colored springs. Later’ sail through the Wu Gorge and the shortest but most dramatic Qutang Gorge-with ancient relics scattered along its steep cliffs. Tonight, enjoy the Crew Cabaret Show.

Cruise: M.S. Yangtze Two, 5* (outside balcony cabin)

Day15 Yangtze River Cruise (B/L/D)

In the morning, after arriving in Fengdu, a shore excursion to the “Ghost City”-known for its statures of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill. Tonight’s entertainment includes the Captain’s Farewell Banquet.

Cruise: M.S. Yangtze Two, 5* (outside balcony cabin)

Day16 Chongqing Departure (B)

Disembark at Chongqing, a famous mountain city in China. City tour if time permitted. Transfer to airport for your homebound flight, end of the trip.

 

 

Tour Price

Arrival in Beijing Price   ( per adult) Double Occupancy Single Supplement Price (per kid)       with bed Price( per kid)   without bed
16-Mar-16 $               2,398.00 $                890.00 $                2,398.00 $               2,068.00
6-Apr-16 $               2,398.00 $                890.00 $                2,398.00 $               2,068.00
4-May-16 $               2,468.00 $                890.00 $                2,468.00 $               2,068.00
1-Jun-16 $               2,398.00 $                890.00 $                2,398.00 $               2,068.00
27-Jul-16 $               2,398.00 $                890.00 $                2,398.00 $               2,068.00
7-Sep-16 $               2,608.00 $                890.00 $                2,608.00 $               2,068.00
5-Oct-16 $               2,608.00 $                890.00 $                2,608.00 $               2,068.00
2-Nov-16 $               2,398.00 $                890.00 $                2,398.00 $               2,068.00

 

Price Inclusions:

  • Hotel accommodation on twin share basis with daily breakfast;
  • All transfers;
  • Internal airfare with airport tax Beijing-Xian-Shanghai-Zhangjiajie;
  • Meals of Chinese cuisine as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Admission fees to scenic spots listed in the itinerary;
  • 4-night Yangtze River Cruise outside balcony cabin on twin share basis;
  • Mandarin and English speaking tour guide services;
  • Baggage handling;

 

Price Exclusions:

  • International flights;
  • China Visa and Travel Insurance;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Optional Programs
  • Service fee to the tour guides and drivers: US$190/pp is payable upon booking;
  • Personal expense such as souvenir shopping, telephone, laundry, etc;