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11-Day Wonders of China Tour: Xi'an, Beijing, Tai'an and Shanghai – Yangtze River Cruise Extension Available

From the dazzling metropolises of Beijing and Shanghai to historically significant sites, including the Great Wall of China, the famous Terracotta Warriors and sacred slopes of Tai Shan’s Imperial Walkway, this tour invites you to get lost in the dynastic splendour and modern wonders of China. Stay in deluxe accommodation, including Hilton, Shangri-La and Pullman hotels, as you tour breathtaking landscapes, marvel at UNESCO World Heritage listed-sites, enjoy authentic Chinese fare and immerse yourself in local traditions.

Includes ten nights of accommodation, bullet train tickets as per the itinerary, daily breakfast, select meals, private transportation, the services of English-speaking guides and so much more.

Extend your stay and discover life on the longest river in Asia with a four-night cruise on the glistening waters of the mesmerising Yangtze River, with all meals included.

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US$757
/person
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11 Days
11-DAY WONDERS OF CHINA TOUR
Inclusion highlights:
  • Packages valid for one person (twin-share) - you must purchase two packages
  • Ten nights' accommodation in a range of deluxe hotels including two nights in Xi’an, three nights in Beijing, two nights in Tai’an, one night in Suzhou and two nights in Shanghai
  • Daily breakfast and select meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Be amazed by the Great Wall and the world-famous Terracotta Warriors
  • Explore the cosmopolitan paradise of Shanghai and enjoy a Dragon Well Tea tasting
  • Trace the famous Mount Tai Ancient Imperial Walkway
15 Days
YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE EXTENSION
Inclusion highlights:
  • Packages valid for one person (twin-share) - you must purchase two packages
  • Ten nights' accommodation in a range of deluxe hotels including two nights in Xi’an, three nights in Beijing, two nights in Tai’an, one night in Suzhou and two nights in Shanghai
  • Daily breakfast and select meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Four nights aboard a deluxe Yangtze River cruise with daily breakfast, lunch and dinner included
  • Be amazed by the Great Wall and the world-famous Terracotta Warriors
  • Explore the cosmopolitan paradise of Shanghai and enjoy a Dragon Well Tea tasting
  • Trace the famous Mount Tai Ancient Imperial Walkway

The world’s oldest civilisation is a treasure trove just waiting to be explored. Soak up the vibe of bustling cities and immerse yourself in local traditions and culture over ten days as you’re whisked from Xi'an's Terracotta Warriors to Tiananmen Square in Beijing and the buzzing metropolis of Shanghai.

Keen to extend your stay? Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime cruise of Asia’s longest river, the glistening Yangtze River, with a three-night cruise, enjoying the spectacular views and gliding through ancient gorges and natural beauty.

What You’ll Love...

The Sights - UNESCO-listed palaces, ancient Terracotta Warriors, the Great Wall and mesmerising mountainscapes

Begin your whirlwind journey in China marvelling at the famed Terracotta Warriors, life-sized sculptures of an ancient army that Emperor Quin, the first emperor of China, hoped would defend his empire in the afterlife. Learn about how these magnificent relics were discovered and the story behind their creation from an experienced local tour guide.

Immerse yourself in the electric atmosphere of Beijing, rich with six UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites, as you visit Tiananmen Square, climb the world-famous Great Wall of China and gain insight into the 2,000-year-old art of traditional healing with a visit to a Chinese Herbal Institute.

Discover the most climbed mountain on earth and the most revered of China’s five sacred Taoist peaks as you trace the famous Mount Tai Ancient Imperial Walkway in Tai’an. Later, visit China’s answer to Venice, Suzhou, a glistening water town of exquisite canals, bridges, pagodas and beautiful gardens, including the 500-year-old Lingering Garden.

Your tour caps off in bustling Shanghai, a city that effortlessly blends the modern with old-world elegance. Discover the city's irresistible energy on a tour incorporating Shanghai Museum – one of China’s most celebrated museums – and the famous waterfront strip, The Bund, a melting pot of architectural influences.

The Accommodation - World-class hotel brands to heighten your discovery

Discover the greatest dynastic treasures and history of China in accommodation fit for an emperor. Discover the Terracotta Warriors and return to the five-star Hualuxe Xi'an Hi-Tech Zone, rated in Xi'an's top ten hotels on TripAdvisor. Experience the luxury of Shangri-La's Child World as you're whisked to bustling Beijing and sleep in true Sheraton style as you're treated to a stay at Four Points by Sheraton in Tai'an. Cap off your tour at DoubleTree by Hilton Suzhou and Pullman Shanghai QingPu Excellence.

Your Package Includes:

  • Ten nights' accommodation in a range of deluxe hotels including two nights in Xi’an, three nights in Beijing, two nights in Tai’an, one night in Suzhou and two nights in Shanghai
  • Second-class bullet train tickets as per the itinerary
  • Daily breakfast and select meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Be amazed by the Great Wall and the world-famous Terracotta Warriors
  • Explore the cosmopolitan paradise of Shanghai and enjoy a Dragon Well Tea tasting
  • Walk the famous Mount Tai Ancient Imperial Walkway
  • All airport transfers and air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • Tours, transfers and admissions as per itinerary
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • All tipping/gratuities

Yangtze River Cruise - Extend your stay with a deluxe cruise on the waters of Asia's longest river

Embark on a three-night cruise of the majestic Yangtze River – Asia’s longest river and the world’s third-longest – which flows solely through China and boasts strong ties to the country’s history, economy and culture.

Enjoy the opportunity to marvel at the colossal scale of the Three Gorges Dam, the biggest hydropower project in the world; soak up the dramatic scenery of the Shennong Stream, which flows through three beautiful gorges, visit the Fengdu Ghost Town, experience the ancient culture of the Ba Shu tribe and see the world’s largest ship lift. This cruise truly is a once-in-a-lifetime-worthy experience.

Your Yangtze Cruise Package Includes:

  • Ten nights' accommodation in a range of deluxe hotels including two nights in Xi’an, three nights in Beijing, two nights in Tai’an, one night in Suzhou and two nights in Shanghai
  • Daily breakfast and select meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Four nights aboard a deluxe Yangtze River cruise with daily breakfast, lunch and dinner included
  • Be amazed by the Great Wall and the world-famous Terracotta Warriors
  • Explore the cosmopolitan paradise of Shanghai and enjoy a Dragon Well Tea tasting
  • Trace the famous Mount Tai Ancient Imperial Walkway
  • Second-class bullet train tickets as per the itinerary
  • All airport transfers and air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • Tours, transfers and admissions as per itinerary
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • All tipping/gratuities
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