A Brief Tour of the best of China – 10 days from ONLY £1390
China is one of our best selling holdiay destinations, so here at Global Holidays we have got a fantastic holiday deal to China for you. This 10 day tour takes in most of the best bits of China so you can get a true flavour of this wonderful country.
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This classic itinerary visits the three most famous cities of China: Shanghai, Xian and Beijing. Included are the must-see sights of the Terracotta Warriors, the Forbidden City and the Great Wall and for contrast we also visit the historic canal town of Wuzhen.
Included in the price
All international airfaresAll domestic transportation, departure taxes and current fuel surchargesAll accommodationAll mealsEntrance fees, guides and daily toursVisa fees for UK passport holders
Your ItineraryDays 1-2 : UK – Shanghai
Fly overnight to the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, also known as the ‘Paris of the East’ and transfer to the hotel before our welcome dinner of traditional Shanghai cuisine.
Day 3 : Wuzhen day tour
Travel by coach to the ancient canal town of Wuzhen where we enjoy a leisurely stroll to absorb the atmosphere of this centuries-old Chinese town. Home to an intricate system of canals, old wooden waterside houses, arch stone bridges, narrow cobblestone streets and an abundance of local handicrafts, Wuzhen is renowned for its old-world charm and picturesque setting. We visit the Taoist Temple, which was the former residence of Mao Dun, a master of contemporary Chinese literature and browse through little stores. Return to Shanghai.
Day 4 : Shanghai
Sightseeing today includes a stroll through the beautiful Yu Gardens and the Old Town as well as a visit to the Shanghai Museum. We also walk along the famous Bund with its colonial architecture and explore the restored Xintiandi area with its unique 1920’s style shikumen buildings. Later we indulge in some shopping along Nanjing Road. In the evening, enjoy a cruise on the panoramic Huangpu River, where the historic Bund and the futuristic Pudong come face-to-face.
Day 5 : Xian
Enjoy the morning at leisure before flying to the former ancient capital of Xian. In the evening we will enjoy a traditional Shui Jiao dumpling meal followed by a performance of Tang Dynasty dancing.Day 6 : XianVisit one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the 20th century – the Terracotta Warriors, followed by a walk along the Ancient City Wall.
Day 7 : Xian – Beijing
Visit the Little Wild Goose Pagoda and the renowned Shaanxi Museum which is home to thousands of priceless relics. We also walk through the lively Muslim Quarter to visit the Great Mosque and explore the Islamic food markets. Later, fly to Beijing and visit the unique Temple of Heaven. Our evening meal includes the local delicacy, Peking Duck.
Day 8 : Beijing
Sightseeing today includes a stroll through Tiananmen Square, past Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum to the treasure-filled Forbidden City, the largest and best preserved collection of ancient buildings in China. Enjoy a fascinating Chinese Acrobatic show in the evening.
Day 9 : Beijing
Walk on the Great Wall to appreciate the history of China’s most iconic attraction and then tour the exquisite Summer Palace.
Day 10 : Beijing – UK
Transfer to Beijing Airport and fly to the UK, arriving home later the same day filled with many happy memories.
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