Majestic China

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Majestic China

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Length of trip:

15 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 1697 to $ 1897

Best travel dates to go:

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, December


Detailed Description of this trip:

During this 15 Day Majestic China Tour, you will enjoy sightseeing and many activities in Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Wuzhen. The tour includes the following accommodation: 4 nights at a 5* hotel with a buffet breakfast in Beijing. (Beijing Plaza Royal, Beijing Grand Chang An Hotel, Oriental Bar Hotel or similar). You will then spend 2 nights at a 5* hotel with buffet breakfast in Xi'an. (King Dynasty Hotel or similar). After you leave Xi'an, you will journey to Shanghai for 3 nights and live in a 4* hotel with buffet breakfast. (Shanghai Galaxy Hotel or similar). You will spend 2 nights in a deluxe hotel with buffet breakfast in Suzhou. (Gateway International Hotel or similar). As your tour comes to an end, you will stay for 2 nights in a 4* hotel by the lake with buffet breakfast in Hangzhou. (Ramada Hotel or similar). Finally you will stay for 1 night in a deluxe hotel with buffet breakfast in Wuzhen. (Waterside Tongji Hotel or similar).



Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Beijing

    Hotel

    Upon arrival, transfer to a 5* hotel for your overnight rest before starting your China adventure!

  • Day 2 - Beijing

    Sightseeing

    Today is a full day of sightseeing which includes many of this city’s highlights: Tiananmen Square, the magnificent Forbidden City, and the Summer Palace. (B, L, D)

  • Day 3 - Beijing

    Historical and Educational Tours

    Today’s excursion takes you to the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China.

    Sightseeing

    After that visits are made to the Ming Tombs and the statue-lined Sacred Way. (B, L, D)

  • Day 4 - Beijing

    Sightseeing

    See the locals doing their morning Tai Chi in the park before touring the Temple of Heaven.

    Museums

    Next visit the Museum of China Ancient Architecture & History of Beijing. A visit to the Hutong (old) District rounds out your tour of Beijing.

    Performing Arts

    In the evening enjoy a traditional Peking Duck Dinner & cultural show. (B, L, SD)

  • Day 5 - Xian

    Beijing - Xian.
    Commercial Flight

    Take a short flight to Xian.

    Hotel

    Afterwards you are transferred to your 4* hotel.

    Sightseeing

    A city tour Includes the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the Provincial History Museum. (B, L, D)

  • Day 6 - Xian

    Sightseeing

    This full day sightseeing program begins with a tour of the magnificent History Museum, where the 8000 Terra Cotta Warriors of Emperor Qin have been buried for over 2000 years!

    Performing Arts

    Later enjoy a tradition Dumpling Dinner with a Tang Dynasty performance. (B, L, SD)

  • Day 7 - Shanghai

    Xian - Shanghai.
    Commercial Flight

    Fly to Shanghai.

    Hotel

    Transfer to a 4* hotel.

    Relaxation

    The rest of the afternoon and evening are yours to explore this cosmopolitan, vibrant city! (B)

  • Day 8 - Shanghai

    Sightseeing

    A full day city tour highlights the famous Bund, Yu Garden, and the modern Shanghai Museum.

    Performing Arts

    You will be entertained by a Chinese Acrobatic Show in the evening. (B, L, D)

  • Day 9 - Suzhou

    Shanghai - Suzhou.
    Sightseeing

    The morning tour takes you to the French Concession, the top of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower for a bird’s eye view of the city, and the beautiful Jade Buddha Temple.

    Commercial Flight

    Late afternoon, take a quick flight to Suzhou.

    Hotel

    Stay at the deluxe Gateway International Hotel. (B, L, SD)

  • Day 10 - Suzhou

    Sightseeing

    Visit the beautiful surrounds of Golden Rooster Lakeside, the New Developing Zone, the classical “Garden of Master of the Nets,” Silk Embroidery Institute, Garden of Lion Rock Forest, and the Ancient Water City Gate across the Grand Canal.

    River or Barge Cruise

    Then take a cruise along the picturesque ancient Grand Canal! (B, L, D)

  • Day 11 - Hangzhou

    Suzhou - Hangzhou.
    Hotel

    Depart for Hangzhou and check into the 4* Ramada Hotel.

    River or Barge Cruise

    In the afternoon take a small sampan cruise on West Lake to Yanggon Causey.

    Sightseeing

    You will also have tea at the lakeside Garden of Guo Zhuang Villa. (B, L, D)

  • Day 12 - Hangzhou

    Sightseeing

    Visit the ancient Ink & Calligraphy Society and old Qinghefang Street to a Chinese herb medicine museum and store. Hu Xueyan Mansion, a garden home, is also toured. (B, L, D)

  • Day 13 - Hangzhou

    Hangzhou - Wuzhen.
    Sightseeing

    In the morning drive deep into a green forest valley to Dragon Well Tea Plantation and along Fuchuan River to Pagoda of Six Harmony.

    Sightseeing

    Next you arrive in Wuzhen, one of the best preserved water towns by the ancient Grand Canal.

    Hotel

    Travel by boat on the canal to your deluxe Wuzhen Waterside Hotel .

    Sightseeing

    Explore the city on your own after lunch and get ready for a local banquet in the evening. (B, L, SD)

  • Day 14 - Shanghai

    Wuzhen - Shanghai.
    Shopping

    The morning is free time to relax, shop and take photographs.

    Bus

    In the afternoon you will return to Shanghai by a two hour motor coach ride. (B, L )

  • Day 15 - Shanghai

    Shanghai - USA.

    Today you will be transferred to the airport for your homeward flight. (B)

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