✈ China: $1,499 Per Person for an 11-Day Getaway with Flights, Tours, Transportation and Meals

✈ China: 11-Day Highlights Tour with Flights

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The Experience

Travellers can discover the gems of China during this tour visiting Beijing, Shanghai, and Xian. Holidaymakers will have the opportunity to visit the famous Tiananmen Square and The Forbidden City, as well as walk along The Great Wall of China and see a local tea ceremony. The tour will lead participants through the ancient sites, modern streets and natural landscapes alike. The tour also includes a visit to the Beijing Zoo, home to the rare giant pandas, and the famous the Terracotta Warriors Site.

Day 1

  • Start the adventure with the international flight to Beijing

Day 2:

  • Arrive in Beijing, be greeted by the tour guide and transferred to the hotel for an overnight stay; leisure time for the rest of the day

Day 3 (breakfast, lunch):

  • Visit the famous Tiananmen Square and The Forbidden City before enjoying a traditional Chinese tea ceremony and heading to the zoo, home to the rare giant pandas

  • Optional programme: Take a tour of Hutong Rickshaw and visit Siheyuan Folk House; in the evening, choose to enjoy a hot pot meal (optional)

Day 4 (breakfast, lunch):

  • Travel through the rugged mountain landscapes north of the city to the Great Wall of China, one of the wonders of the world
  • Learn more about Jade, China’s most precious and celebrated stone, and its manufacturing process at the largest Jade carving workshop around Beijing
  • See the 2008 Olympic Games sites including the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube before enjoying an oriental foot massage and learning about traditional Chinese medicine
  • Then, visit the famous Silk Street Market for a shopping spree

  • Optional programme: a Kung Fu legend performance

Day 5 (breakfast, lunch):

  • Visit the famous Temple of Heaven, emperors’ place of worship, learn more about silk in a silk factory and have a look at some pearls in a pearl shop

  • Optional programme: a tour of the Summer Palace, a massive garden and summer resort for royal members only during the imperial times, an acrobatic show, or a Peking roast duck dinner

Day 6 (breakfast):

  • Proceed to Shanghai and visit the local City God Temple bazaar which used to be the central shrine of the Taoist worship
  • Take a walk along the Bund, known as the Gallery of Worl Architecture, boasting examples of Romanesque, baroque, neo-classical, beaux-arts, gothic, and Renaissance architecture
  • Head to Nanjing Road peppered with boutiques and restaurants

  • Optional programme: Huangpu River cruise (US$30 per person)

Day 7 (breakfast):

  • Enjoy leisure time

  • Optional programme: Half-day trip to Zhujiajiao Water Town with lunch (AU$110 per person) or Huangpu River cruise (US$30 per person)

Day 8 (breakfast):

  • Take a flight or bullet-train to Xian and check in to the hotel
  • Stroll around the Muslim Street, a hub of the local Muslim community, souvenirs and flavourful cuisine

Day 9 (breakfast and lunch):

  • Step back in history with a visit to the Terracotta Warriors Site, considered the eighth wonder of the world and discovered by accident in 1974; it depicts the army of over 7000 soldiers, archers, horses and chariots that has guarded Emperor Qin’s tomb since 210BC
  • Visit the Xian City Wall, world’s best=preserved city wall and an example of the ancient military defence system

  • Optional programme: Tang Dynasty Show Performance and Xian Dumpling Banquet (AU$65 per person)

Day 10 (breakfast):

  • Enjoy some free time before check-out from the hotel and transfer to the airport for the flight back

Day 11:

  • Arrival in Australia

Highlights

Discover the gems of China, including the Terracotta Army and the Temple of Heaven, and get close up with the giant pandas

What You Get

The Deal

  • $1,499 per person, twin share for an 11-day tour (up to $3,198 value)

    • Price is per person, based on twin share (two people travelling together)
    • Single supplement (one person travelling alone): $620, payable at time of booking
    • Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Included in all options:
  • International flights departing Sydney or Melbourne
  • Internal transfers in China (flight or high-speed train)
  • Eight-night accommodation
  • Daily meals
  • Admission tickets as per the itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide service
  • Tipping for the guides and drivers
Excluded:
  • Visa
  • Any travel service which is not specified
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional programmes
  • Personal expenses

Amenities

  • Check-in: 2pm
  • Check-out: 12pm

The Fine Print

Fixed departure dates:

Travel Dates 2018

 September 3, 10, 17

 October 15, 22, 29

 November 5, 12

Travel Dates 2019

 March 25

 April 1, 8

 May 6, 20

 June 3, 17

 July 15

 August 12

 September 2, 16

 October 14, 21

 November 4, 11



• Please note that the departure dates might be one day later than as indicated above, depending on the airlines used for each group; each group will arrive at Beijing Airport on Tuesday (Day 2)

• Deal is valid for 1 person based on 2 people travelling together (twin share)

• Purchase multiple vouchers

• Vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay

Departure dates incurring a surcharge of $300 per person:

 September 10, 2018

 July 15, 2019

 August 12, 2019

 September 16, 2019


• Based on two people sharing, single supplement of $620 per person applies

• Flights depart Sydney or Melbourne

• Interstate surcharge: $350 per person when departing Brisbane or Adelaide; $650 per person when departing Perth

• Child policy: same as adults'; infants under 2 years old pay $280

• Stay-behind surcharge: from $200/p (subject to availability and applicable fare difference)

• Airlines References: Airline China Airline, Southern China Airline, Hainan Airline, Eastern China Airline; bookings are subject to availability; please check prices, availability and other information with a travel consultant prior to booking

Groupon strongly encourages all travelers to check official advice available at smartraveller.gov.au prior to purchasing this deal

Travel insurance not included; customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover after booking

• Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Standard fine print which applies to all travel promotions



How to Redeem


Must book at least 30 days prior to departure

• Email to book: dealbooking@gc-vacations.com

• Phone to book: 1800 517 957

• State name, preferred dates of stay and Voucher and Security codes

• Attach PDF voucher

• Present printed voucher on arrival

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