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10 Days Private Tour-Splendor of China

shanghai

Tour Inclusions:

  • All intra-flights: Beijing-Xian-Shanghai with fuel surcharge and tax
  • 3 nights at Beijing Oriental Bay International Hotel or similar hotel
  • 2 nights at Xian Titan Times Hotel or similar hotel
  • 3 nights at Shanghai Sheraton Shanghai Hong Kou or similar hotel
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • All transfers
  • 15 meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned vehicle
  • Services of English-speaking tour guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Special Features

  • Visit four UNESCO World Heritage Sites( Forbidden City/ Summer Palace/ Great Wall/ Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses )
  • Less touristy Great Wall at Mutianyu Section ensures a more rewarding Great Wall experience.
  • Ride in the Maglev, the world’s fastest magnetic levitation train, when you are in Shanghai.
  • Visit to Zhujiajiao, an authentic 1700 years old water village. Avoiding time spending on traffic if travels to other water villages, which are much more commercialized.
  • Savor a famous dumpling banquet
  • Enjoy fabulous Tang Dynasty Stage Show and Evening cruise tour on Huangpo River

Price & Departure Date

Price in C$

Double Share Per Person Rate

Single Supplement

Apr May Sep Oct Nov 2015

1986

610

Jun Jul Aug 2015

1888

545

Dec-15

1838

495

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1 DEPARTURE

Your exciting journey begins as you board your international flight to Beijing.

DAY 2  BEIJING

Arrive in Beijing, private transfer to hotel. Balance of the day free at leisure. Orientation walk.

DAY 3  BEIJING

Spend the day discovering the city’s Imperial sites at a leisurely pace with your guide and driver. Stand in Tiananmen Square, one of the grandest public plazas in the world, and explore the palaces, courtyards, and pavilions of the Forbidden City, once the exclusive domain of China’s Emperors. Tour the lovely Summer Palace, once the summer retreat and playground for the imperial family and royal court during the late Qing Dynasty. Considered the finest Chinese imperial garden, the Summer Palace spans over 700 acres with breathtaking views, temples, pavilions. MEALS: B L

DAY 4  BEIJING

Morning enjoy a rickshaw ride along Old Beijing’s Hutongs (narrow ancient alleys) to discover the sights and sounds of local Beijing life in these traditional Chinese neighborhoods. After lunch break, complete the day with an exciting excursion to the Great Wall  of China at Mutianyu section. Mutianyu Section is a bit more remote from the capital, but with smaller crowds, this lesser-visited section of the Great Wall promises a more authentic and rewarding experience. MEALS: B L

DAY 5  BEIJING-XI’AN

Transfer to the airport for your included flight to Xi’an, the ancient capital of China for 13 dynasties. En route to your hotel, stop at Hanyang Mausoleum, one of the best preserved royal tombs and the biggest Han dynasty tomb in China. This evening, you attend a feast of culinary and cultural delights with a special Dumpling Banquet followed by a fascinating Tang Dynasty Stage Show. MEALS: B SD

DAY 6  XI’AN

Today’s sightseeing begins with the magnificent Terra Cotta Army, China’s greatest archaeological discovery! At the excavation site, you’ll have ample time to marvel at this vast army, thousands strong, which was buried 2,000 years ago to guard the tomb of an emperor. Visit the Ancient Defensive Walls of the City before returning to your hotel. MEALS: B L

DAY 7  XI’AN-SHANGHAI

Fly to the cosmopolitan Shanghai, China’s vibrant financial and artistic center. Board the Maglev, the world’s fastest magnetic levitation train, for your trip from Pudong International Airport to downtown. After dinner at local restaurant, enjoy the breathtaking views along the Bund while cruising along the Huangpo River. MEALS: B D

DAY 8  SHANGHAI

After breakfast, experience the old world charm of the Bund, the former “Wall Street” of the foreign powers. Continue to futurist Pudong New Developing Area. Transformed from once fertile farmland, this new area is rapidly becoming the symbol of modern China with its clusters of shinning metal and glass skyscrapers of world class hotels, international financial institutions, and commercial centers towered above the Huangpu River. Later from the lofty platform of Jinmao Tower, you enjoy a stunning view of Shanghai. Wander the classical Yuyuan Garden, surrounded by the bustling bazaar. Then stroll along the ancient lanes of Tianzifang, now home to some of the city’s most popular boutiques and studios. MEALS: B L

DAY 9  SHANGHAI

This morning we travel to Zhujiajiao, which is a water town on the outskirts of Shanghai, and was established about 1,700 years ago. 36 stone bridges, and many ancient buildings still line the riverbanks of this ancient town today. By traveling to Zhujiajiao you can not only enjoy the authentic experience at traditional southern China water villages, but also save a lot of time spending on the busy traffic. Return to Shanghai with the rest afternoon free to explore the city at own pace. MEALS: B L

DAY 10  SHANGHAI-HOME

Bid farewell to Shanghai. Departure transfer to airport. MEALS: B