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Hello Cuba! 8 days All-Inclusive Guided Tour!

8 days Cuba All Inclusive guided tours from $2630 + taxes

What is included? 

Visit 3 historic cities in Cuba, Varadero, Trinidad and Havana, 7 nights deluxe hotel accommodation based on twin sharing, meals and entertainment, round trip air ticket from Vancouver to Cuba, admissions, deluxe motor coach,  experienced Chinese speaking tour guide.

5 Days Discovering Southern Vietnam+Hong Kong 3 Days Free & Easy

Daily Departure

C$848

(per person based on twin shared, LAND ONLY)

Day 1  Ho Chi Minh
Arrival in Ho Chi Minh. We welcome you at Airport and transfer you to hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 2 Ho Chi Minh city tour & Cu Chi Tunnel (B,L) :
We start the trip by these famous places: Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum. (Drop you off at Ben Thanh Market for shopping if we have enough time). Afternoon, Arrival at Cu Chi tunnel, before entering the tunnels visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. You will spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food during the war).

Day 3 Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (B,L)
Around 8.00am, head to Can Tho, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh, a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through fruit plantations and villages. Transfer to Can Tho city. Stay overnight at hotel in Can Tho.

Day 4 Phong Dien – Cai Rang (B,L)
Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river, then proceed to visit Cai Rang floating market which are the liveliest in the whole religion. Have you ever tasted Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Well, now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to cross a “Monkey bridge” which is built by only o¬ne stem of bamboo. We continue the tour and stop at a orchard garden. Stop for lunch. Then go back to Ho Chi Minh city. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 5 Ho Chi Minh – Market & Shopping – Hong Kong (B,L)
Morning, breakfast at hotel. In this morning, you will go shopping and sightseeing at the 2 large and famous markets in Ho Chi Minh: Binh Tay market & Ben Thanh market. After lunch, we transfer you to Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh city for your departure flight.   Arrival in Hong Kong, we welcome you at Airport and transfer to Regal Oriental Hotel.

Day 6 Hong Kong Half Day sightseeing tour.

Day 7 Leisure time at Hong Kong

Day 8 Hong Kong – Hometown:  Hotel – Airport drop off

Inclusions

  • Boat trip on Mekong river.
  • Mentioned Meals (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
  • Transfer & transport as per itinerary.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Mentioned accommodations.
  • Entrance fees.
  • 3 nights Hong Kong accommodations
  • Hong Kong airport – hotel – airport transfer
  • Hong Kong half day sightseeing

Exclusions:                                        

  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • International flights

13 Day Silk Road Adventure

13 Day Silk Road Adventure

Weekly Guaranteed Departure Based On Minimum of 2Pax

Day01 Friday Arrival in Beijing

Upon arrival, greeted at airport and transferred to hotel for rest.

Hotel: Oriental Bay International Hotel 5* or similar

 

Day02 ( Saturday ) BeijingUrumqi (B/L/D)

After hotel breakfast, drive by Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube. Afterwards, take a flight to Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Hotel: Hoi Tak Hotel 5* or similar

 

Day03 ( Sunday ) Urumqi (B/L/D)

In the morning, we will visit the new Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region Museum and stop by the Red Mountain for a panoramic view of the city. In the afternoon, we pay a visit to the Heavenly Lake on the top the Heavenly Mountain.

Day04 (Monday)  Uruqmi-Turpan-Dunhuang (B/L/D)                         

Depart for Turpan after hotel breakfast. Upon arrival, visit Jiaohe Ruins, the largest and best-preserved earth construction in the world. Although 2,000 years have passed, the former glory of Jiaohe can still be found in these ruins. Afterwards, visit the ancient Karez irrigation system. Water flowing from the melting snows of the northern mountains, is supplied to Turpan by man-made underground channels or “karez”. Then visit the famous Grape Valley and stop by the Grand Mosuqe. After dinner, we will take the overnight train to Dunhuang.

Accommodation: Overnight Train (soft sleeper: 4persons in one cabin)

Day05 (Tuesday ) Dunhuang (B/L/D)

Arrive in Dunhuang and transfer to the hotel for rest. After lunch, pay a visit to the famous Mogao Caves, where 492 surviving grottoes are lined with Buddhist carvings, and frescoes dating back to 366 AD.

Hotel: The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel or similar

 

Day06 (Wednesday )  Dunhuang (B/L/D)

This morning, we ride camels to the Mingsha Hill also known as the Singing Sand Dunes and the beautiful crescent pool in the Crescent Moon Spring. Afternoon, visit Ancient Song Town and local free market.

Day07 (Thursday) Dunhuang-Jiayuguan (B/L/D)

After hotel breakfast, visit Dunhuang Museum. In the afternoon, depart for Jiayuguan. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for rest.

Hotel: Jiayuguan Hotel or similar

 

Day08 (Friday ) JiayuguangXian (B/L/D)

Today, you visit Jiayuguan Fort, which marks the western end of the Great Wall on the edge of the desert, the 6th century Wei Dynasty tombs, Afterwards, fly to Xian.

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

 

Day09 (Saturday ) Xian (B/L/SD)

We will have a full day visit to 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. After lunch, pay a visit to the Qinshihuang Mausoleum. Tonight, Dumpling Banquet & Tang Dynasty Show will be served.

Day10 (Sunday ) XianHong Kong  (B)

After hotel breakfast, take a flight to Hong Kong. Upon arrival of the Pearl of Orient – Hong Kong, take shuttle bus to the hotel. Free at leisure in the afternoon. (Airfare Xian-Hong Kong is NOT included in the tour package cost)

Hotel: Regal Oriental Hotel 4* or similar

 

Day11 (Monday)  Hong Kong Island Tour(B)

Morning proceed to a city tour in Hong Kong Island, including the famous Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village and a jewelry factory. Free for your shopping spree for the rest of the day.

 

Day12(Tuesday) Macau City Tour (B/L)

Meet at hotel lobby and take the ferry to Macau. Upon arrival, proceed for Macau city tour by visiting Statue of Kum Ium, Macau Tower, A-Ma Temple, St Paul’s Ruins, Senado Square and Casino Visit. Then take the ferry back to Hong Kong.

Day13 (Wednesday) Hong Kong Departure(B)

Take shuttle bus to airport for homebound flight.

4 Day Beijing Best Value Tour

4 Day Beijing Best Value Tour

Daily Guaranteed Departure Based On Minimum of 2Pax

 

Day01 Arrival in Beijing

Upon arrival, greeted at airport and transferred to hotel for rest.

Hotel: Oriental Bay International Hotel 5* or similar

Day02 Beijing (B/L)

After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful city tour by visiting Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City, which is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. 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.

Day03 Beijing (B/L)

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.

Day04 Beijing Departure (B)

Transfer to airport after breakfast for the homebound flight.

Tour cost includes:

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation with buffet breakfast at downtown hotel
  • English-conducted tours and meals specified in the itinerary.
  • Round trip airport/hotel transfers and baggage handling.

Tour cost excludes:

  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Personal expense and Tips (Suggested tipping amount: USD8-10 per person per day for the guide, and USD4-5 per person per day for the driver.)

Suggested Optional Tours:

  1. Peking Duck Dinner + Peking acrobatic show: CA$80pp
  2. The Temple of Heaven+ Beijing Capital Museum with lunch:  CA $80pp
  3. Hutong Tour + Lama Temple with lunch: CA$80pp

4 Day Tokyo City Package

4 Day Tokyo City Package

Guaranteed Daily Departure

Twin sharing: CAD750 p/p for arriving in Jan, Feb, Jun, Jul, Sep, Dec 

Surcharge of CAD100 p/p for arriving in Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Oct, Nov

Day 1  Arrive Tokyo

Arrive at Narita Airport. Transfer to hotel by airport limousine bus.

Overnight at  Shiba Park Hotel

Day 2 Tokyo

Enjoy a half day city tour in the morning. From the main observation platform of Tokyo Tower, enjoy a panorama view of Tokyo City. Visit Meiji Shrine, a fine example of Japanese shrine architecture, nestled in a peaceful, picturesque area. Drive by Akasaka Guest House and National Diet Building. Enjoy a pleasant walk in the East Garden of the Imperial Palace, as a place of historical interest and scenic beauty. The tour disbands in Ginza shopping district. Your tour guide will inform you how to go back to your hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 3 Tokyo

Whole day free at leisure or join one of our optional tours.(See details below)

Day 4 Tokyo Departure

Free at leisure until departure. Transfer to Narita Airport by airport limousine bus. Seat reservation for return of an airport bus is necessary at the hotel by yourself.

Optional Tours

Mt. Fuji & Hakone 1 Day Tour from Tokyo  $200 per person (without lunch)  $220 per person (with lunch)

Enjoy scenery of rural Japan driving along to Mt. Fuji and a panoramic view from the 5th station. After lunch, take the Hakone Sky Gondola to Owakudani Boiling Valley, where you can smell sulfurous fume and see clouds of steam rise from crevasses. Later cruising across peaceful Lake Ashi on pirate boat, enjoying the picturesque and serene natural beauty of the crater lake. Return to Tokyo in the afternoon.

Mt. Fuji, Forest & Cave Exploring 1 Day Tour from Tokyo  $240Per Person

Coach ride to the Fuji Visitor Center in the morning. Learn about the historic eruptions, nature, and culture surrounding Japan’s most iconic mountain, Mt. Fuji. There are many videos and panel displays to interact with and enjoy. Continue to drive to the 5th Station of Mt. Fuji for breathtaking views from above the clouds. After having a Japanese-style lunch, head to Aokigahara Forest( known as the “Sea of Trees”) and lava tube caves created by Mt. Fuji’s volcanic activity with an instructor on foot. Return to Tokyo by bus in the afternoon. The tour will end upon arrival at Shinjuku.

Mt. Fuji & World Heritage Nature Walk 1 Day Tour from Tokyo   $220 Per Person

Coach ride to the Fuji Visitor Center in the morning. Learn about the historic eruptions, nature, and culture surrounding Japan’s most iconic mountain, Mt. Fuji. There are many videos and panel displays to interact with and enjoy. Continue to drive to the 5th Station of Mt. Fuji for breathtaking views from above the clouds. After having a Japanese-style lunch, take a world heritage nature walk with an instructor. You will start from the world heritage Kawaguchi Sengen Shrine, leaning about Mt. Fuji and its culture and history. Visit view points overlooking Mt.Fuji and Lake Kawaguchi. Return to Tokyo by bus in the afternoon. The tour will end upon arrival at Shinjuku.

Mt. Fuji & World Heritage Cycling 1 Day Tour from Tokyo  $240 Per Person

Coach ride to the Fuji Visitor Center in the morning. Learn about the historic eruptions, nature, and culture surrounding Japan’s most iconic mountain, Mt. Fuji. There are many videos and panel displays to interact with and enjoy. Continue to drive to the 5th Station of Mt. Fuji for breathtaking views from above the clouds. After having a Japanese-style lunch,enjoy a bike ride around Lake Kawaguchi to see some of the area’s scenic World Heritage sites (about 25 kilometers, 2.5 hours) Return to Tokyo by bus in the afternoon. The tour will end upon arrival at Shinjuku.

4 Day Osaka City Package

4 Days Osaka City Package

Arrival Osaka on Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat

Twin sharing: From CAD1010 p/p

Day 1  Arrive Osaka

Arrive at Kansai International Airport. Transfer to hotel(or nearby bus stop) by airport limousine bus.

Hotel: Granvia Osaka or similar

Day 2  Osaka   (B)

Morning free at leisure, In the afternoon enjoy half day walking tour visiting historical and modern areas and figuring out the charming side of Osaka. Visit Osaka Castle, which was founded in 16th century by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, a remarkable shogun in the Sengoku period, and is known as the symbol of his power. Enjoy the Okawa River Cruise watching the seasonal landscapes of Osaka, and its notable and historical sites. The tour will end upon arrival at Osaka Station, the guide will give you instruction about how to return to your hotel.

Day 3   Osaka  (B)

Whole day free at leisure or join our Kyoto & Nara one day optional tour.(See details below)

Day 4 Osaka Departure (B)

Free at leisure until departure. Transfer to Kansai International Airport by airport limousine bus.

Optional Kyoto & Nara 1 Day Tour  $ 190 Per Person

Travel to Nara, the imperial capital of Japan in the 8th century, by Kintetsu Express Train.  Visit Todaiji Temple. This temple has an enormous bronze Buddha image within its Daibutsuden Hall, one of the largest wooden structures in the world. Take a walk in Nara Park (Deer Park). More than 1100 tame deer, which are considered as divine messengers roaming in the park. Visit Kofukuji Temple, which was transferred from Kyoto in 710. It has a five-story pagoda, the second highest in Japan. Return to Kyoto by train. In the afternoon, visit Kiyomizu Temple. This architecturally unique temple has a main hall on a steep slope with a wooden platform supported by pillars, from which a panoramic view of Kyoto can be enjoyed. Continue to Kodaiji Temple, which commemorates Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a great general in 16th century. Tour Yasaka Shrine and Gion District. Gion is one of the famous entertainment and geisha quarters, with traditional restaurants and teahouses. The tour will end upon arrival at Osaka Namba Station. Clients will return to hotel on own.