Beijing – Nanjing – Yangzhou – Suzhou – Shanghai
Spend 9 days taking in the unique sights of Eastern China, from the ancient capital of Beijing, through the beautiful Jiangsu Province, to the modern metropolis of Shanghai. You will stay in 5* accommodation, with a professional English speaking guide to ensure you don’t miss a moment of this fantastic tour.
Day 01: Arrive Beijing (-/-/-)
Welcome to Beijing! Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the local tour guide and transferred to your hotel for check-in.
Day 02: Beijing (B/L/-)
After breakfast, grab your comfy walking shoes as we visit the famous Great Wall of China. You will visit Juyongguan Pass, one of the three famous passes and a solid stronghold encircling a valley. Enjoy free time to walk on the wall and take in the beautiful scenery surrounding you. Transfer back to Beijing and visit the Olympic Park for a photo stop where the 2008 Olympic Games took place. Transfer back to the hotel or opt for an optional tour.
Tiananmen Square Night Drive by tour with Beijing Duck Dinner from $40.00 per person
Day 03: Beijing (B/-/-)
Following breakfast, enjoy your day at leisure or enjoy one of the optional tours.
The Summer Palace & Forbidden City Tour with Lunch from $80.00 per person
Visit 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.
Chinese Acrobatic Show with Beijing Noodle Dinner from $40.00 per person
In the evening you will enjoy a feast of Beijing Noodle’s as well as an entertaining acrobatic show.
Day 04: Beijing – Nanjing (B/-/-)
This morning, transfer to the train station and enjoy the high-speed rail journey to Nanjing. Nanjing is known for its history, nature and modernization that can be witnessed in just one glance. On arrival, visit Taicheng Wall, one of the key historical and cultural remains of the Ming Dynasty that demonstrates China’s ancient architecture. Enjoy a visit to Confucuius Temple and stop by a series of tourist shops, snack bars, restaurants and tea cafes built in Ming and Qing architectural style. Overnight in Nanjing.
Day 05: Nanjing – Yangzhou (B/L/-)
Today, tour to Niushou Mountain, named for the two peaks on its east and west side, it is home to one of the world’s most remarkable Buddhist palaces built in modern times. Enjoy time at the cultural park dedicated to displaying and preserving the mountains cultural treasures that date back centuries. Afterward, transfer to Yangzhou and check-in to the hotel.
Yangzhou Ancient Grand Canal Cruise with Huaiyang Cuisine Dinner from $55.00 per person
Enjoy the charming scenery as you cruise down the ancient canal this evening and enjoy a Huaiyang Dinner. Huaiyang cuisine is the culinary tradition in the cities of Huai’an, Yangzhou, and Zhenjiang.
Day 06: Yangzhou – Suzhou (B/-/D)
Start your day with a visit to the Slender West Lake, the heart and soul of Yangzhou. Slender West Lake is a man-made lake where beautiful views and historic points coexist. Afterwards, drive to Yangzhou 486 Intangible Cultural Heritages Centre to learn and experience authentic traditional art forms originating from the city. Continue to Dongguan Street and in the late afternoon visit Li Gon Di Causeway showcasing South China’s Water Town features. Overnight in Suzhou.
Day 07: Suzhou – Shanghai (B/L/-)
Spend the morning visiting the Lingering Garden, one of the four most famous gardens in China. Possessing typical Qing style, it is well known for the exquisite beauty of its magnificent halls, and the various sizes, shapes and colours of the buildings. Drive to Shanghai and on arrival, visit Xintiandi. It retains antique walls, tiles and exterior of the Shikumen housing of old Shanghai giving you a feel of Shanghai in the 1920’s. Afterwards, head to Nanjing Road, China’s premier shopping street. Today it is a must see metropolitan destination attracting thousands of fashion seeking shoppers from all over the world. Overnight in Shanghai.
Shanghai World Financial Centre with Dinner from $80.00 per person
This evening enjoy a visit to the Shanghai World Financial Centre and enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai by night. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant before returning back to your hotel.
Day 08: Shanghai (B/-/-)
After breakfast, your day is free at leisure to enjoy last minute shopping or explore Shanghai city.
Day 09: Depart Shanghai (B/-/-)
Today your day is at leisure before transferring to the airport for your departure flight back to Australia. Enjoy your flight home filled with beautiful and interesting memories of China.
Number of Days 9
Price From $2259
• International airfares
• Airport transfers
• 5* accommodation
• Daily breakfast
• 3 x Lunch, 1 x Dinner
• Beijing – Nanjing High Speed Train
• All transportation, daily tours and admission fees as mentioned
• Professional English speaking guide
• Tipping for guide and driver
• Travel insurance (Mandatory)
• Personal Expenditures
• Visa fees and requirements
• Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
• Optional activities/tours
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