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7 Night Small Group Tour from £1,479 per Person Including Flights

  • Included:
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Overview

China is a spectacular destination with a diverse contrast between history and modernism. Walk backwards in time along the Great Wall and visit the renowned Terracotta Warriors before zooming into the future with a trip to Shanghai – a contemporary metropolis of towering sky rises and pulsing nightlife. Perfectly combining guided activities with free time to explore, this tour provides a fun-filled adventure where you can experience China at its best in a short amount of time. (GCL)

Highlights

  • See the Great Wall
  • Tour the amazing cities of Beijing and Shanghai
  • Experience the majesty of the Terracotta Warriors
  • Visit the historic canal town of Suzhou

Details

Day 1

Beijing

Arrive into Beijing at any time and begin to explore the wonders of this vibrant city.

Days 2-3

Beijing

Beijing is one of the world’s most renowned and exuberant cities, and just a short time spent here will confirm why Visit the Forbidden City with a guided tour and visit Tiananmen Square. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Great Wall of China. On the evening of day three, you’ll embark on a flight to Xi'an.

Day 4

Xi’an

Take part in an orientation tour through one of Xi’an’s most interesting areas – the Muslim Quarter – before touring the unusual and charming Great Mosque. This former imperial city is also a base for a day trip to one of China’s greatest archaeological treasures—the Terracotta Warriors. If you wish, you can also cycle along the ancient city walls.

(Lunch included)

Day 5

Suzhou

Suzhou was the capital of Wu culture 800 years ago and remains to be one of China’s most historic cities. Known as the Venice of the East, this area is a modern city with a traditional core, making it a truly fascinating destination. It’s famous as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its traditional Chinese gardens – a must-see during your time here.

Days 6-7

Shanghai

In the afternoon on day six, you will arrive into Shanghai where you will then be free to explore at your leisure. Day seven is also a free day – we recommend taking a Shanghai Bund walking tour. On the evening of day six or seven, you will have the chance to watch a traditional Chinese acrobat performance.

Day 8

Shanghai

Depart at any time. We highly recommend pre- and post-accommodation to fully experience all Beijing and Shanghai have to offer. (Transfer is not included)

 

What’s Included:

  • International flights
  • Internal transport: train, local bus, air-con bus, walking and plane
  • Hotel (6 nights), sleeper train (1 night)
  • One lunch (Allow USD160-200 for meals not included)
  • Great Wall excursion and entrance (Beijing); Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City guided tour; Terracotta Warriors tour (Xi'an); Master of the Nets Garden visit (Suzhou); Shanghai orientation walk; Chinese acrobat performance;  and all transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • English-speaking Chinese tour guide throughout, plus local guides.
  • Small group experience; with a maximum group size of 16, and an average of 12

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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