Highlights
  • Visit the Great Wall of china
  • See the Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xian
  • See the shanghai museum, Venice of the Orient in shanghai
  • Visit the Victoria Peak, Stanley Market in Hong Kong
  • Explore a ride on Huang Pu River Cruise

This China tour is the ideal introduction to China´s three major cities: Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, and “Pearl of the Orient”, the modern city of Hong Kong, with optional tour to Macau. Perfect for travellers who want to see the most of China in the least amount of time. Package price includes round trip airfare, fuel surcharge and tax, air and ground transfers in China, luxury hotel accommodations, daily breakfast, guided sightseeing tours by professional English-speaking tour guide.

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Itinerary

Day 1: USA -Beijing

Board an international flight bound for Beijing, eager to begin our China vacation. Spend the night aboard as our flight crosses the International Date Line.

Day 2: Arrival Beijing

Accommodation: Doubletree Hilton Beijing

We arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China. Greet our local guide in the arrivals hall and transfer to our luxury accommodations for a good night's rest.

Day 3: Beijing

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Doubletree Hilton Beijing

Today, we start our Beijing Capital tour with Qianmen Street. Qianmen Street was a commercial and entertainment hub due to its convenient location, connecting the Imperial Palace with other communities in Beijing. In the run-up to the 2008 Olympics, the street underwent a rejuvenation to restore the streetscape to that of the early 20th. A visit to Tiananmen Square, the world-famous and historic Tiananmen Square, or “Gate of Heavenly Peace”. Located in the heart of Beijing, Tiananmen Square was once the main gate to the Imperial Palace during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Today, it is home to the Monument to the People’s Heroes, Mao Zedong Memorial Hall, National Museum of China, and the Great Hall of the People. Afterwards, we drive by the famed Olympic Site and have a photo stop at Olympic National Stadium (the Bird's Nest), Olympic National Aquatics Center (the Water Cube) and National Center for the Performing Art. In the afternoon, you have the opportunity to explore the home to Ming and Qing emperors, Forbidden City. Comprised of 800 buildings covering 720,000 sq. meters, it is the world's largest palace complex.

Day 4: Beijing

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Doubletree Hilton Beijing

Spend the day free or take the tour to visit the Great Wall, which is one of the man-built architectures that can be seen from the low orbit of the earth. The Great Wall is a massive defensive structure built to keep intruders from invading the mainland. It stretches an impossible 4000 miles across China's north, covering nine provinces. An enormous undertaking that originally began under Qin Shi Huang (first emperor of China) in 200 B.C., the Great Wall was not completed until the Ming Dynasty in 1640. This morning you have plenty of time to walk along its ancient path and experience part of China's fascinating history.

Day 5: Beijing - Xian

Meals: Breakfast  

Accommodation: Grand Noble Xian

Today we continue our journey by flying to Xian, the capital of Shannxi Province, one of the oldest cities in China. Xian is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China with more than 3100 years of history. The city was known as "Chang'an" before Ming Dynasty. Xian is the eastern terminus of the Silk Road and home to the Terra Cotta Warriors. Upon arrival in Xian, we will drive into town, passing through its massive City Wall, the best preserved defensive wall structure on earth and have a picture stop at Drum Tower and Bell Tower. In the evening, don't miss the chance to taste the local famous dumpling banquet.

Day 6: Xian

Meals: Breakfast  

Accommodation: Grand Noble Xian

Spend the day free or take the tour to witness the famous "Terra Cotta Warriors." The serendipitous discovery of the Terra Cotta Warriors in 1974 has drawn throngs of visitors to Xian each year, and ranks as one of the world's most important recent archaeological finds. Three excavation pits have been opened to the public with a fourth underway. Spend some time admiring the fine troops, horses, and carriages in battle formation. After lunch, the motorcoach takes us back inside city limits to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. It is rated as a National Key Cultural Relic Preserve as well as an AAAA Tourist Attraction. Tonight, take the opportunity to enjoy the cultural musings of the Tang Dynasty Show, a song and dance performance which reflects the rich cultural history and prosperity of the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Day 7: Xian – Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast  

Accommodation: Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel or similar

Board a flight to Shanghai, the largest metropolitan center of China. She is a bright pearl at the mouth of the Yangtze River and China's largest economic center.

Day 8: Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Yingxing Shanghai or Similar

This morning, we visit the Shanghai Museum and view the exhibits of ancient Chinese art. Designed by a local Shanghai Architect, the current building was completed in 1993 and resembles the shape of a bronze cooking vessel. Afterwards, we visit City God Temple Bazaar, the Nanjing Road and the Bund. Spend the afternoon to relax at the hotel or take the optional tour to Lujiazui Finance and Trade Development Zone and a ride on Huang Pu River Cruise. In the evening, do not miss the opportunity to experience the exciting Chinese Acrobatics Show (with dinner).

Optional Tour : Lujiazui FTDZ & Huang Pu River Cruise  ( $25 )  Acrobatics Show with Dinner  ( $40 )

Day 9 : Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Yingxing Shanghai or Similar

Spend the day free at leisure or take an optional excursion to the charming water village of Suzhou. Suzhou, often known as the “Venice of the Orient”, is a historic city located at the heart of the Yangtze Delta in the southern part of the Jiangsu Province. Beautiful stone bridges, pagodas, and classical gardens line the canals that cover 42 percent of the city.

Optional Tour : Suzhou One Day tour (min 6 pax)  ( $62 )

Day 10 : Shanghai - Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Kowloon Hotel

Transfer to the airport and board a short flight to the dynamic island of Hong Kong. Upon arrival, check into our selected hotel and spend the rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 11: Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Kowloon Hotel

Enjoy your leisure time in Hong Kong.We will take you to visit the Victoria Peak, Stanley Market, Repulse Bay and Aberdeen Floating community.Victoria Peak, one of Hong Kong’s most famous scenic spots, offers breathtaking views of Hong Kong’s skyline, Kowloon, and Victoria harbour. The Peak, as locals call it, is located on a mountaintop and is reachable by the Peak Tram. Pulled by steel cables, the tram climbs 1,200 feet (about373 meters) up the side of the mountain.Stanley also has beautiful beaches that are popular with windsurfers, as well as a wide variety of trendy bars and restaurants to enjoy after a long day of sightseeing.

Day 12: Hong Kong-USA

Meals: Breakfast

Our voyage through China and Hong Kong comes to an end as we board our international flight back to the US.

Dates & Pricing
Checking price

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$ 1,899

Price Per Day:

$ 158 per day
 
  • Deposit Price: $ 200
  • Prices listed are based on two people in one room and departure from Los Angeles (LAX) on the transpacific portion. Please inquire for other airports.  For New York (JFK), please add additional $150 to tour fares.
  • For passengers staying behind in Shanghai after the tour, in addition to the airlines,  there will be a $ 60 per person deviation charge. (Note: airport transfer out is not provided)
Prices may vary due to local taxes and trip seasonality. Click "Request Info" to inquire directly with the tour operator for the final trip price.
Details
Trip Includes
  • Transpacific air tickets from Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO)
  • Fuel surcharges on airlines tickets
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Luxury hotel accommodations
  • Admission(s) of the sightseeing place(s) indicated in the itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Daily hotel breakfast
Optional Activities

China Discovery Best Seller Value Pack $139

Included are our top rated optional excursions:

 Beijing

Great Wall & Sacred Way [Day 4]

Xian

Terracotta Warriors, First Qin Emperor's Mausoleum & Big Wild Goose Pagoda [Day 6]

Shanghai

Suzhou One Day Tour [Day 9] *min 6 participants*

 

Upgrade to an Executive Room (Beijing 3 nts)

This Package Includes:

1.  Upgrade to an Executive Floor Room

2.  Access to the Executive Lounge

3.  Complimentary Breakfast in the Executive Lounge

4.  Complimentary Snacks and Drinks (alcohol and non-alcohol drinks) in the Executive Lounge

5.  Laundry Allowance   

 Rating : Recommend

Activity Includes: Breakfast

 

Great Wall & Sacred Way $49

Stride along the Great Wall of China and visit  the Sacred Way of China’s past emperors on this fascinating 8-hour optional day trip from Beijing.

After pickup from your hotel in the city, soak in views of Beijing’s suburbs and rural China as you travel north to one of the most scenic sections of the Great Wall, designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987.  Started in the 3rd century BC and largely built during the Ming dynasty, this massive structure is estimated to extend more than 4,000 miles across northern China, with some parts restored or rebuilt according to the original plans.

On arrival, ascend to the ramparts and enjoy ample time to walk along the paved walkway at the top, seeing the watch towers and admiring the far-reaching views over the battlements as they snake over the surrounding mountain ridges.

After your visit here, break for a Chinese lunch at a local restaurant and then continue to the Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs: the ‘divine road’ built in the 15th century to lead the spirits of China’s dead emperors to the gates of heaven.

Take time to stroll along the winding path, which is lined with stone statues of animals and human figures, before returning to Beijing, where your tour finishes with a hotel drop-off.

Rating : Must See

Activity: English speaking tour guide

Admissions,  Transportation, Lunch

Meals Included:

11 Breakfasts

Flights & Transport
Airfare included
Group Size:
Standard Group
Accomodations
  • The Royal Pacific Hotel and Towers
  • Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel
  • Grand Noble Xian
  • Doubletree Hilton Beijing
Start City
Beijing
End City
Hong Kong

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