Tour 700                    

 

Day 1. Sunday.      ARRIVE SHANGHAI              (D)

Arrive Shanghai and transfer to our central city hotel.

Day 2. Monday.        SHANGHAI                         (BLD)

Sighsteeing includes the Bund, Nanjing Road, a 1 hour cruise on the Huangpu River, Upper Sphere of the Oriental Pearl Tower, Yu Gardens, and Jade Buddha Temple. Tonight enjoy the famed Shanghai acrobats.

Day 3. Tuesday.     SHANGHAI – SUZHOU          (BLD)

Enjoy the scenes of rural China during the train ride to Suzhou, city of Silks and Gardens. Visit one of the famous gardens and a silk weaving factory, and take a cruise through the suburbs on an ancient canal. 

Day 4. Wednesday.      SUZHOU - NANJING       (BLD)

Continue to Nanjing this morning and this afternoon tour the city including the Yangtse river bridge, memorial to Dr Sun Yat Sen, and Mt Zijin Shan and other sights. 

Day 5. Thursday          NANJING - YICHANG - CRUISE      (BLD)

We take the fast train to Yichang and join our 5 star Victoria cruise ship for the next 4 nights.

Day 6. Friday         CRUISING – 3 GORGES DAM      (BLD)

This morning we visit the 3 Gorges Dam information centre. Return to the ship and cruise through the Xiling Gorge.

Day 7. Saturday       CRUISING – DANING             (BLD)

Disembark into small boats for a cruise up the Daning River or Shennong Stream before reboarding our ship. Cruise throuigh the Wu and Qutung Gorges.

Day 8. Sunday          CRUISING                                  (BLD)

Continue up river and enjoy the passing parade of villages, boats, and amazing scenery. Enjoy a shore excursion at either Shibozhai or Fengdu.

Day 9. Monday     CHONGQING – CHENGDU      (BLD)

Arrive Chongqing. Say farewell to your crew and after a short tour of the city take the fast train to Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province.

Day 10. Tuesday.       CHENGDU – XIAN           (BLD)

Tour Chengdu city and a highlight will be a visit to the Panda breeding centre where usually baby Panda's are to be seen and you can cuddle a panda for additional cost. Train to ancient Xian, first capital of all China.

Day 11.   Wednesday      XIAN                 (BLD)

Another highlight of your tour will be a visit to the amazing Terracotta Warriors of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi.. Also visit Ban Po village and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.

Day 12.     Thursday          XIAN – BEIJING            (BLD)

Visit the City Wall, Bell Tower, Mosque and market. This afternoon take the fast train to Beijing.

Day 13.   Friday                   BEIJING                   (BLD)

Drive to the great Wall at Mutianyu with a ride on the cable car included then on to visit a cloisonne factory and the Ming Tombs.

Day 14.  Saturday        BEIJING – GREAT WALL   (BLD)

Visit the Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Imperial Palace, and Drum Tower.

Day 15. Sunday                       BEIJING                 (B)

Transfer to the airport for departure.

 

 

 

Tour 700     BEST OF CHINA

15 days  

Escorted departure commences Shanghai 31 May, 2020.                  This tour links to our Tsars Gold, Beijing, Mongolia, Russia 13 June tour.  

Escort subject to minimum of 6 travelling.               

Shanghai

Suzhou

Nanjing

4 night de luze Yangtse cruise.           

Chongqing

Chengdu

Xian

Beijing 

 

 

Tour cost per person                               

2 per room       $5,990       Single room     $7,600

 

Tour cost includes:

** All travel from Shanghai to Beijing by train and cruise.

** 10 nights accommodation at 5 star hotels and 4 nights luxury cruise ship

** Most meals as indicated by each day       (BLD)

** Comprehensive sightseeing wih english speaking guides

** Tips to drivers and guides 

Not Included:

** Visa fees  

** Travel Insurance 

** Personal expenses 

Deposit:    20% 

Balance: 60 days prior to travel 

Cancellation fees:

Up to 60 days prior to departure    20%

59 - 30 days rior to departure        50% 

29 - 14 days prior to departure      75% 

13 days - departure               No refund

 

 

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