Beijing, Xi’an, Guilin, Yangshuo & Shanghai
This all inclusive tour of China is a popular choice for first time travellers to the vast country. Your luxury tour will take you along the eastern side, from North to South, allowing you to absorb the traditional Chinese culture, while also experiencing modern metropolises. This tour is the perfect introduction to touring and will definitely leave you ready to book your next trip!
Day 01: Depart Australia – Arrive Beijing (-/-/-)
Fly to Beijing. On arrival check in to the Nikko New Century Hotel or similar 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 – Guilin (B/-/D)
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 Guilin and overnight at Sheraton Hotel or similar.
Day 08: Guilin – Yangshuo (B/L/-)
Relax on a spectacular Li River Cruise, whilst enjoying the breathtaking views as we travel to the town of Yangshuo.
Day 09: Yangshuo – Guilin (B/L/-)
Enjoy a visit to the colourful local markets before returning to Guilin by bus, visiting the Seven Star Cave in Seven Star Park on the way.
Day 10: Guilin – Shanghai (-/-/-)
Board your flight to Shanghai, on arrival transfer to our hotel for three nights.
Day 11: Shanghai (B/L/D)
Enjoy a tour of Shanghai City including the Bund and Shanghai Museum. Enjoy a welcoming banquet of traditional Shanghai cuisine.
Day 12: Shanghai (B/L/D)
After breakfast, enjoy visiting the Yu Garden and Old Town, Pudong New Economic Zone, and Xintiandi with its unique 1920’s style ‘shikumen’ buildings. In the evening enjoy a Huangpu River Cruise.
Day 13: Depart Shanghai (B/-/-)
Spend the day at your leisure until boarding your return flight.
Day 14: Arrive Australia (-/-/-)
Arrive home in the morning.
Number of Days 14
Price From $4285
25th March – 7th April
15th April – 28th April*
6th May – 19th May*
27th May – 9th June
24th June – 7th July*
2nd September – 15th September
16th September – 29th September
7th October – 20th October*
28th October – 10th November*
18th November – 1st December*
16th March – 29th March
6th April – 19th April*
27th April – 10th May*
*Peak season surcharges apply from $300 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 $4,285 per person Departing Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane flying China Eastern.
From $4,385 per person Departing Perth and Adelaide flying Cathay Pacific.
Single Room Supplement from $985pp
Land Only Including Tipping from $3,585pp (11 Nights)
*Surcharges may apply for select departure dates