Ancient China Experience 11 Days Tour

 

DAY 1 WED: Arrival Beijing (X/X/X)

Upon arriving at Beijing International Airport, you will be greeted by your tour guide and be transferred to hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax. (Free Pick-up Period: 9:00a.m.-11:30p.m.; passengers arriving adjacent within 2 hours will be picked up together; extra pick up fee: $60 vehicle/transfer for 2-3pax).
Hotel: Riverside Hotel 
Beijing or similar (5*)


DAY 2 THUR: Beijing (B/L/D)

After breakfast, take an outside view of 【the National Grand Theater】. Then visit 【Tiananmen Square】-the biggest city central square in the world, the area of the square is about 44 hectares and it can accommodate 1 million people. Then explore the incredible 【Forbidden City】 with its best-preserved imperial palace complex. After lunch visit the famous【Temple of Heaven】. It was the Ming and Qing dynasties emperor worship, is the world's largest existing buildings of praying. Then taste the Puer tea with the tour guide. After dinner enjoy【Golden Mask Dynasty Show】. Then proceed to 【The Place】 to see the first electronic dream backdrop in Asia with the second largest scale in the world. After that enjoy the beautiful【Night Tour of Chang an Avenue in coach】.
Hotel: Riverside Hotel Beijing or similar (5*)

 

DAY 3 FRI: Beijing - Overnight on Train to Xian (B/L/X)

After breakfast we will explore the【Juyongguan Great Wall】, one of the 'Seven Wonders of the World'. On the way there, visit Bona Jade Store first. After lunch, continue to take an outside view of 【Bird’s Nest】 and 【Water Cube】, which are Olympic stadiums of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Then visit invigorant store with a free foot massage experience in the oreintal China. Afer the fun experience, transfer to the train station where many local restaurants are located for you to try the local food (your own expense), then take the overnight soft sleeper train to Xian.
Overnight: Soft Sleeper Train


DAY 4 SAT: Xi'an (B/L/D)

Upon arrival at Xian, meet with guide and have local breakfast. Then visit the【Ancient City Wall】 which still compasses the centre of Xi’an. It is the most complete one that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. After that, continue to visit the dramatic【Small Wild Goose Pagoda】, famous Buddha's pagoda of Tang Dynasty. Then visit 【Xi’an Museum】, China's first national museum equipped with modern facilities. Dinner will be the century-old De Fa Chang Dumplings, one of China’s Intangible Cultural Heritage and the most famous dumplings’ restaurant in China. At night, enjoy the wonderful 【Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show】.
Hotel: Grand Noble Hotel Xi'an or similar (5*)

 
DAY 5 SUN: Xi'an (B/L/D)

After breakfast visit the world-famous【Qin Emperor's Mausoleum &Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses】, the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. The Terracotta Army is one of the top attractions in China, because of its historical significance and uniqueness. After that, continue to visit Artistic Ceramics Factory, learn about the techniques of making Tang San Cai, as well as the terra cotta warriors. Then continue to visit the 【Big Wild Goose Pagoda】(outside view)—a Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xi'an. By the way, enjoy the【Music Conduit】beside the pagoda, which is the largest Music Conduit Square of Asia, experiencing the perfect combination of music and spring (except rainy or snowy days). Then visit【Qujiang Pool Park】. Many Tang style sculptures here show the real view of the living situation in that ancient Tang Dynasty.

Hotel: Grand Noble Hotel Xi'an or similar (5*) 


DAY 6 MON: Xi'an - Shanghai - SuZhou  (B/L/D)

Take an early flight to Shanghai. Transfer to SuZhou after enjoying the Shanghainese lunch. Visit the【Garden of Master of the Nets】which is the smallest yet the most delicate landscape garden in SuZhou City. Then take a river boat in the famous 【Water Town】. After lunch, enjoy the beautiful scenery of 【Golden Cock Lake Scenic Area】, it is SuZhou's newly developed zone. Then visit 【Ligongdi Pub Block】. Later travel to 【Yuanrong Time Square】, a large scale comprehensive modern high quality 'commercial syntheses', where you can see the 500m long LED marquee screen which is the longest in the World. In the evening, we visit the Silk Fashion Show.
Hotel: Pan Pacific Hotel SuZhou or similar (5*)

 

DAY 7 TUE: Suzhou - WuXi (B/L/D) 

After Breakfast, Transfer to Wuxi. Visit the 【Lihu Park】, and 【TaiHu Lake Scenic Area】. 【Turtle Head Park 】 is the City's most attractive tourist area and the best place to admire the beauty of 【TaiHu Lake】, which is one of the top five largest freshwater lakes in China and has been world famous for its fascinating beauty. Later appreciate the Pearl Display Centre and Tea Pot Factory. After dinner, check into the 5 star hotel for relaxation.

Hotel: Noble Crown Hotel WuXi or similar (5*)

 

DAY 8 WED: WuXi - Hangzhou (B/L/D)

After breakfast, transfer to Hangzhou by bus. Enjoy a cruise tour on 【West Lake】with the hand-haninted boat - the sightseeing is the most famous attraction in Hangzhou. West Lake is man-made and created after the Chinese love foro garden style parks for recreation. EnjoyFish Wonder at Huagang Crook】. Then visit 【Meijiawu Tea Plantation】.  Then we will visit 【Jingci Temple】.  After dinner, enjoy the wonderful show--【Night of West Lake】.
Hotel:  Oriental Deluxe Hotel ZheJiang or similar (5*)

DAY 9 THUR: Hangzhou - Shanghai (B/L/D)

Transfer to Shanghai after breakfast. We will visit【Pudong Newly Developed Zone】, which now has been transformed into the fastest developed international economic area in China with looming skycrapers and hi-tech international enterprises. Then visit the world renowned 【Shanghai Museum】  (e-guide fee excluded). It is a musuem display ancient Chinese arts, located on the Shanghai People's Square in the Huangpu District. China rebuilt the museum at current location in 1996 and is now considered one of China's first world class modern museu,s. 【People's Square  is hailed as the 'green lung of Shanghai City', which is eco designed landscape with beautiful garden located in the heart of city centre w here political, cultural, economical, transportation adn tourism came together. It is the most well know landmark of Shanghai. 
After lunch, visit the oriental silk rug display centre. Then take a Cruise on the Huangpu River】. While on the cruise, you may enjoy the panoramic view of the  amazing【Oriental Pearl Tower】, which is the symbol of  modern Shanghai City.
Hotel: Guangdong Hotel Shanghai or similar (5*)

 

DAY 10 FRI: Shanghai (B/L/X)

After breakfast, enjoy the relaxing walk alongthe Bund】, is the most recognisable landmark in Shanghai today. There is a distinct contrast between the old and classical Bund at Puxi. On the other side of the river, are the sky scrapers and modern towers at Lujiazui, Pudong, the financial center of Shanghai, and China. Shanghai is unlike other major cities in China, it does not have the rich and long history of ancient China, but it is among the earliest Chinese city to enjoy international recognition and influence. Even without the ancient history, this walk is a classic in Shanghai. Explore the international buildings, with influences from all over the world. It is hard to imagine that a small fishing village would one day grow into this magnificent city .
Then continue to the bustling shopping district - 
Nanjing Road】. After that, explore the famous Xintiandi】, a stylish pedestrian street composed of Shikumen architecture and modern complex. The afternoon is free for you to enjoy at your leisure. At night, enjoy the magnificent theatre show, ERA-Intersection of Time】.

Hotel: Guangdong Hotel Shanghai or similar (5*)

 

DAY 11 SAT: Depart Shanghai CHINA (B/X/X)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to airport for your onward flight.

 

 


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Price guide

  

Ancient China Experience
11 Days Tour

Tour Code: CNBXF11D
       Adult Price      $1600   
       Child Price*      $1200

      Single Room
       Supplement

      $500   


*Child price $1200 is for child between 2-11 yr old to share bed with existing bedding (sharing with 2 adults) 
*Child between 2-11 yr old to have a bed (share room with 1-2 audlts), is $1370 per child. 
*Child under 2 yr old without bed, is $120 per child. 
* All prices quoted here is for LAND ONLY, excludes international airfare.

 

2015 Departure Date for Ancient China 11 Days Tour
(Wednesday arrival in PEK)

March  11, 18, 25
April  08, 12
May  06, 20
June  03
July  08
August 05
September 02, 09, 16, 23
October 07, 14, 21, 28
November 04, 18
December 02

 

 

Inclusions:

  • China's domestic airfare: Xian - Shanghai
  • Beijing - Xian Soft Sleeper Train Ticket
  • Tips/service fees for guide & driver $120
  • 10 nights hotel  accommodation (5 star hotels)
  • Return airport / hotel transfers
  • Meals as specified (B=10, L=9, D=7)
  • Admission and entrance fees
  • English speaking tour guide throughout the whole tour

Exclusions:

  • International airfare 
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Drinks & food not mentioned in your itinerary
  • Personal expenditure

 

Remark

  • All prices are in AUD, and based on PER PERSON TWIN SHARE. Prices are indicative only and are subject to change at anytime due to currency fluctuations.
  • During Public Holidays or Special Events surcharges may apply. Please always check with our consultants for more details and updated prices.
  • Child price is available. Please check with our consultants. 
  • If you prefer to take a flight from Beijing to Xian, we can rrange one for you (to be booked on Day 4 departs between 7:30AM~9AM from Beijing) at your own expenses. In this case, you will need overnight in Beijing on Day 3, and requires extra transfer to airport on day 4 and 1 night accomodation on day 3 which end up cost the same as per overnight train ticket.
  • Price updated: 11MAY2015

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch. D=Dinner