Beijing, Xi’an & Shanghai
This luxury tour offers the chance to see historic China for exceptional value. Visit all the ‘must see’ attractions that you have read and heard about, while travelling in comfort and staying in high quality accommodation. Be enchanted by World Heritage Listed sites and marvel over the architectural and engineering feats of the ancient Chinese. This unforgettable tour allows you to get a glimpse of life in China, while offering you the best cultural and historical entertainment. Don’t miss the opportunity to create once in a lifetime memories on this tour!
Day 01: Depart Australia – Arrive Beijing (-/-/-)
Fly to Beijing. On arrival check in to the Nikko New Century Hotel for four nights.
Day 02: Beijing (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel, today’s highlights include tours of Tiananmen Square, the largest city centre square of its kind in China; the Forbidden City, the site of thousands of palaces and spellbinding artworks that will give you an in depth insight in to the royal life of Chinese Emperors and Concubines; and the Summer Palace, home of a World Heritage listed Imperial Garden. In the evening you will enjoy a feast of Peking Duck, as well as an entertaining acrobatic show.
Day 03: Beijing (B/L/D)
Wear comfortable walking shoes today as you will explore the Great Wall after breakfast. In the afternoon, enjoy a tour to the famous Ming Tombs. Return to Beijing for free time, shopping and walking along the famous Wangfujing Street.
Day 04: Beijing (B/L/-)
After breakfast, tour the Temple of Heaven. The focus here is the famed Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, a round edifice constructed of wood without a single nail. Spend the afternoon at leisure; visiting local markets or explore Beijing at your own pace.
Day 05: Beijing – Xi’an (B/L/D)
Morning flight to Xi’an. On arrival, transfer to downtown and visit the Provincial History Museum where you can feast your eyes on thousands of treasures and precious historical relics. Check in at the Golden Flower hotel for two nights stay. For dinner, feast on a Dumpling Banquet followed by a show of Tang Dynasty singing and dancing.
Day 06: Xi’an (B/L/-)
After breakfast, today’s full day tour includes the world famous 6,000 life-size Terracotta Warriors and Horses, and the Wild Goose Pagoda.
Day 07: Xi’an – Shanghai (B/L/-)
In the morning take a tour to the Drum and Bell Tower Square. You will also visit the Muslim Quarter and food market. Afternoon flight to Shanghai, then transfer to Sunrise on the Bund Hotel or similar for three nights stay.
Day 08: Shanghai City (B/L/D)
Enjoy a tour of Shanghai City including the Bund, People’s Square, Shanghai Museum, Chenghuang market old town, and Xin Tian Di upmarket area. After dinner, travel to the World Financial Centre for a panoramic view of Shanghai at night.
Day 09: Shanghai (B/-/-)
Enjoy a free day in Shanghai or take an optional tour to visit the nearby garden city of Suzhou and its classical Chinese gardens and the famous silk mill.
Day 10: Depart Shanghai (B/-/-)
Spend the day at your leisure until boarding your return flight.
Day 11: Arrive Australia (-/-/-)
Arrive home in the morning.
Number of Days 11
Price From $3080
25th March – 4th April
15th April – 25th April*
6th May – 16th May*
27th May – 6th June*
24th June – 4th July*
2nd September – 12th September
16th September – 26th September*
7th October – 17th October*
28th October – 7th November*
18th November – 28th November
16th March – 26th March
6th April – 16th April*
27th April – 7th May*
*Peak season surcharges apply from $200 per person
Return international economy class airfares with full service airlines
Domestic airfare and taxes
Tipping for guide and driver
Most meals as indicated
5* accommodation with buffet breakfast
All transportation, daily tours, and admission fees
Professional English speaking guide
(Fully Inclusive Twin Share)
From $3,080 per person Departing Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne flying China Eastern Airlines or China Southern.
From $3,180 per person Departing Perth and Adelaide flying Cathay Pacific or Qantas.
Single Room Supplement from $785 per person
Land Only Including Tipping from $2,380 per person, twin share (9 Nights)