China Highlights  Value 11 Days               From $1599 (including airfare)
            Beijing * Xi'an * Gulin * Nanjing * Shanghai

TOUR FEATURES:

  • International round trip airfare and domestic airfare within China

  • Five star standard hotels (or local best) based on double occupancy

  • Daily American buffet breakfast, 6 lunches and 5 dinners.

  • Services of English Speaking tour guides

  • 5 gala evening events including Quanjude Peking Roast Duck, Shanghai, Wuxi and Hangzhou local cuisine dinner, Acrobatic Show

 

Day 01 U.S.A. --> Beijing

Depart from U.S.A. to China's Capital -- Beijing.  Cross the International Date Line En Route and lose one day.

 

Day 02 Beijing

 Arrive in Beijing, the dynamic capital of the People's Republic of China.  Once the imperial city of Mongol, Ming, and Manchu emperors, Beijing today is still extraordinarily rich in historical sites and cultural relics.  After clearing government formalities, meet your local guide and transfer to your hotel.

Hotel: King Wing Hotel or a hotel of equivalent standard.

 

 

Day 03 Beijing (HB, L, D)

This morning, walk in Tian'amen Square, the largest public square in the world and visit the Imperial Palace (Gugong), the once Forbidden City, with its over 9,000 elaborately carved and colorfully painted rooms, gardens, theaters, temples, and exhibition galleries that was the home of China's emperors for almost 500 years, a testament of imperial China's splendor and lavishness.  In the afternoon, visit the scenic grounds of the Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), whose apartments feature jewel-encrusted furniture and precious objects.  Tonight, enjoy the world renowned Peking Duck Feast. 

Hotel: same as above.

 

 

Day 04 Beijing (HB, L, D)

Today, visit what could be considered as one of the greatest wonders of the world, the greatest fortification in human history built to prevent invasion by foreign barbarians -- the magnificent Great Wall of China.  It is the only human construction that astronauts could recognize with the naked eye.  Walk on this "wall of 10,000 miles" which took 10 years and more than a million labourers to build, and look out from the highest point, at the fort at Bada Hill, from were enemy attacks were signaled to the capital by beacon fires.  In the afternoon, visit the Imperial tombs of the Ming Dynasty, where thirteen of the sixteen Ming emperors were buried.  Tonight, attend an amazing acrobatic show. 

Hotel: same as above.

 

 

Day 05 Beijing-Xian(HB, L, D)

This morning, visit the magnificent Temple of Heaven where Ming and Qing emperors prayed to heaven for a good harvest. Fly to the ancient capital of 11 dynasties of China Chang¡¯an(now Xi¡¯an),rich in historial sites. During the Tang Dynasty, Chang¡¯an was the largest city of the world, the starting point of the Silk Road. Imperial Dumpling Banquet Dinner is served tonight.  

Hotel: Sheraton or standard.            

 

Day 06 Xian(HD, L, D)

After breakfast, we will visit the Army of Terracotta Warriors, over 7,000 life-size figures, in the subterranean funeral vault Qin Shi Huang. On the way back to the city see Hot Springs of Huaqing This is where during the Tang Dynasty the most famous imperial concubine of China, Yang Guifei, bathed. In the Dynasty Dance Show.

Hotel: Sheraton or standard.

 

Day 07 Xian-Guilin(HB, L, D)

Today, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Bell Tower, the ancient City Wall and Provincial History Museum, Later fly to Guilin, whose unusual landscape look like scroll af Chinese painting  

Hotel: Royal Garden or same standard.

 

Day Day08 Guilin(HB, L, D)

According to experienced Chinese travelers, ¡°if the beauty of Guilin¡¯s landscape is the best in the world, then the beauty of Yangshuo¡¯s landscape is the best in Guilin¡± After breakfast, board the cruise down the Li River with Yangshuo at the end of the journey. Get the feeling of traveling within a Chinese painting and leisurely gather a lasting impression of the varied landscape as described by the Tang scholar and writer Han Yu,¡± the river is like a green silk belt, and the hills are like turquoise jade hairpins.¡±

Hotel: Royal Garden or same standard.

 

Day Day09 Guilin-Nanjing(HB, L, D)

This morning visit Elephant Trunk Hill and the astonishingly beautiful limestone wonder of Reed Flute Cave. After lunch, fly to Nanjing, one of the most beautiful cities of China. Tonight sample Qinhuai Style cuising will be served.

Hotel: Kingsley Sheraton or same standard .

 

Day Day10 Nanjing-Shanghai(HB, L, D)

This morning visit Yangtze Bridge, the Mausoleum of Sun Yatsun and Linggu Temple. In the afternoon travel to China¡¯s premier business center, Shanghai.

Hotel: Renaissance Yangtze or same standard.

 

Day11 Shanghai-USA(HB, L, D) --> U.S.A. (HB, L, D)

This morning visit the 16th century Garden of Joy(Yu Garden with its zigzagging bridges and Jade Buddha Temple. In the afternoon, transfer to airport for the flight back to your lovely home.

 

Departure Date & Tour Price

Year 

2003

Tour Code

Departure 

Date

Return Date

Tour Price 

Air & Land

Land 

Only

Single Room

Child 

(under 11)

Apr

MP08-0415S

04/15

04/22

$1,399

$999

$150

$1,199

May

MP08-0520S

05/20

05/27

$1,399

$999

$150

$1,199

MP08-0527S

05/27

06/03

$1,399

$999

$150

$1,199

Jun

MP08-0610S

06/10

06/17

$1,399

$999

$150

$1,199

MP08-0624S

06/24

07/01

$1,399

$999

$150

$1,199

Jul

MP08-0709S

07/09

07/16

$888.00

$588.00

$308.00

$718.00

MP08-0713S

07/13

07/20

$888.00

$588.00

$308.00

$718.00

MP08-0720S 07/20 07/27 $888.00 $588.00 $308.00 $718.00
MP08-0723S 07/23 07/30 $888.00 $588.00 $308.00 $718.00
MP08-0727S 07/27 08/03 $888.00 $588.00 $308.00 $718.00

Aug

MP08-0806S

08/06

08/13

$888.00

$588.00

$308.00

$718.00

MP08-0817S

08/17

08/24

$888.00

$588.00

$308.00

$718.00

MP08-0820S 08/20 08/27 $888.00 $588.00 $308.00 $718.00
MP08-0831S 08/31 09/07 $999.00 $689.00 $349.00 $799.00

Sep

MP08-0903S

09/03

09/10

$999.00

$689.00

$349.00  $799.00

MP08-0907S

09/07

09/14

$999.00

$689.00

$349.00

$799.00

MP08-0917S 09/17 09/24 $999.00 $689.00 $349.00 $799.00
MP08-0921S 09/21 09/28 $999.00 $689.00 $349.00 $799.00

Oct

MP08-1001S

10/01

10/ 08

$999.00

$689.00

$349.00

$799.00

MP08-1005S

10/05

10/ 12

$999.00

$689.00

$349.00 $799.00
MP08-1015S 10/15 10/22 $999.00 $689.00 $349.00 $799.00
MP08-1019S 10/19 10/26 $999.00 $689.00 $349.00 $799.00
MP08-1029S 10/29 11/05 $999.00 $689.00 $349.00 $799.00

Nov

MP08-1109S

11/09

11/16

$888.00

$588.00

$308.00

$718.00

 

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