China

Shangri-La Splendour: Our Most Luxurious Small-Group Tour of China

Experience China’s most iconic sights in ultimate five-star style on a 10-day luxury small-group tour (max. 16 travellers). Stroll the Bund in Shanghai, explore electric Beijing, discover the iconic Great Wall and come face-to-face with the ancient Terracotta Warriors, all while staying in luxurious Shangri-La splendour throughout. Includes all internal flights and first-class bullet trains, daily breakfast plus a collection of dining experiences including a Peking duck feast, private expert local guides, all sightseeing and entrance fees, insider experiences, private airport transfers and transportation throughout, and so much more. Yangtze River Cruise with Panda visit extended tour also available.

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10 Days
TWIN SHARE - LOW SEASON
Inclusion Highlights:
  • This package is valid for one person based on Twin Share - you must purchase two packages
  • Luxury accommodation in world-class Shangri-La hotels
  • All internal flights and first-class bullet train transfers
  • Daily breakfasts and a selection of additional dining experiences
16 Days
TWIN SHARE - LOW SEASON EXTENSION
Inclusion Highlights:
  • This package is valid for one person based on Twin Share - you must purchase two packages
  • Luxury accommodation in world-class Shangri-La hotels
  • All internal flights and first-class bullet train transfers
  • Daily breakfasts and a selection of additional dining experiences
10 Days
TWIN SHARE - HIGH SEASON
Inclusion Highlights:
  • This package is valid for one person based on Twin Share - you must purchase two packages
  • Luxury accommodation in world-class Shangri-La hotels
  • All internal flights and first-class bullet train transfers
  • Daily breakfasts and a selection of additional dining experiences
16 Days
TWIN SHARE - HIGH SEASON EXTENSION
Inclusion Highlights:
  • This package is valid for one person based on Twin Share - you must purchase two packages
  • Luxury accommodation in world-class Shangri-La hotels
  • All internal flights and first-class bullet train transfers
  • Daily breakfasts and a selection of additional dining experiences
10 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER - LOW SEASON
Inclusion Highlights:
  • This package is valid for one person
  • Luxury accommodation in world-class Shangri-La hotels
  • All internal flights and first-class bullet train transfers
  • Daily breakfasts and a selection of additional dining experiences
16 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER - LOW SEASON EXTENSION
Inclusion Highlights:
  • This package is valid for one person
  • Luxury accommodation in world-class Shangri-La hotels
  • All internal flights and first-class bullet train transfers
  • Daily breakfasts and a selection of additional dining experiences
10 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER - HIGH SEASON
Inclusion Highlights:
  • This package is valid for one person
  • Luxury accommodation in world-class Shangri-La hotels
  • All internal flights and first-class bullet train transfers
  • Daily breakfasts and a selection of additional dining experiences
16 Days
SOLO TRAVELLER - HIGH SEASON EXTENSION
Inclusion Highlights:
  • This package is valid for one person
  • Luxury accommodation in world-class Shangri-La hotels
  • All internal flights and first-class bullet train transfers
  • Daily breakfasts and a selection of additional dining experiences

Your Itinerary at a Glance:

  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites of Imperial Beijing on a guided insider tour including the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square
  • Walk the magnificent Great Wall of China
  • Discover the story of the Terracotta Army with an experienced local guide
  • Visit the five-storey Buddhist Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an
  • Experience the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Master of the Nets Garden, Suzhou
  • Enjoy a tour of Tongli Ancient Water Town's well-preserved architecture and bridges
  • Take a guided tour of Shanghai and the renowned Bund
  • Visit the Yu Garden and French Concession

What You’ll Love...

The Accommodation – World-class Shangri-La luxury at every turn

Renowned as one of the world’s finest hotel chains, Shangri-La destinations offer exquisite interiors combined with exceptional, heartfelt hospitality for an unforgettable experience with every stay. Enjoy nine incredible nights with stays at the beautiful Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai, Shangri La’s China World Hotel Beijing and the Shangri-La Hotel Xi’an. Each offering a prime central location and a luxuriously appointed room to return to after exciting days of exploring. Expect premium gourmet dining restaurants and stunning city views, making your touring experience one of complete luxury and escapism.

The Experiences – Soak up the incredible sights, from the Great Wall of China to the Terracotta Army

Your journey commences in China’s sprawling capital, Beijing, home to six UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites. Immerse yourself in the vibe of this buzzing city and tick off the famous Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace and more.

Dive into the history of China with visits to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wall of China, the Terracotta Army – which dates back to the third century BCE – the Wild Goose Pagoda, Tongli Ancient Water Town and the ancient city wall of Xi’an.

Compare and contrast with the glittering lights of contemporary China, where skyscrapers graze the clouds in dynamic Shanghai. There will be plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in local culture along the way, with an authentic Tai Chi class, a Peking duck banquet, a rickshaw ride through the alleyways of Beijing and a traditional Chinese tea ceremony all included.

Your Tour Includes:

  • Nine nights’ accommodation in five-star Shangri-La luxury, at Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai, Shangri La’s China World Hotel Beijing and the Shangri-La Hotel Xi’an
  • Daily breakfast and a selection of additional dining experiences including a Peking Duck welcome dinner
  • All internal flights and first-class bullet train transfers
  • Return private airport transfers and private transportation throughout the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Services of English-speaking expert local guides
  • All sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Small group sizes of just 16 people max. for the perfect balance of intimacy and freedom throughout your tour

Yangtze River Cruise and Chengdu Pandas Tour Extension - The most luxurious way to cruise the spectacular Yangtze River

Cruise the Yangtze River in ultimate five-star style and meet the famous giant pandas of Chengdu with this spectacular six-day tour extension, adding another unforgettable dimension to your China experience.

Enjoy four nights aboard the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer, an intimately sized boutique ship and one of the finest on the river. Indulge in all-inclusive dining with local beers, house wine, soft drinks and water included during meal times. During your cruise, board a traditional 'sampan' longboat to ride the Shennong Stream where ancient coffins hang in the limestone cliffs, gaze in wonder at the colossal size of Three Gorges Project Dam Site and so much more. With breathtaking scenery, from gorges to lush forest, and authentic Chinese activities onboard from Tai Chi to a dumpling cooking class, this is a cruise you'll never forget.

After your adventure on water, return for two nights of Shangri-La luxury on land in Chengdu to meet the beautiful giant pandas and immerse yourself in local culture at the huge People's Park.

Your Extended Tour Includes:

  • Four-night Yangtze River Cruise aboard the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer
  • All meals included onboard
  • House wine, local beer, soft drinks and water during meals on the ship
  • Sightseeing and shore excursions during cruise
  • Two nights of luxury accommodation at Shangri-La Chengdu
  • First-class bullet train to Chengdu
  • The services of a local guide in Chengdu
  • Private transportation
  • Private departure airport transfer
  • Visit the gorgeous giant pandas of Chengdu
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