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✈ China: $699 Per Person for a 9-Night China Orient Tour with Flights, Sightseeing, Transportation and Meals

✈ China: 9-Night Tour with Flights

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The Experience

Travellers can discover the gems of China during this 9-night tour visiting Hangzhou, Suzhou, Shanghai, and Beijing, the country’s vibrant capital city. Holidaymakers will have the opportunity to walk along The Great Wall of China and see how the tea is picked at the local tea plantations. The tour will lead participants through the ancient sites, modern streets and natural landscapes alike. In the lakeside towns of Suzhou and Hangzhou, travellers will be able to soak in the slower-pace atmosphere so different than in the bustling cities of Shanghai and Beijing.

The Itinerary

Day 1: Beijing

The holiday will begin with an international flight to Beijing. Upon arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport, there’s a meet-and-greet with a tour guide and transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: Beijing (Breakfast)

Choose to explore the city of Beijing at own pace. Alternatively, join a selection of optional tours with an experienced local guide.

Optional tours:

  • Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City - Set out with the trip leader to discover Beijing’s imperial treasures. Stand in Tiananmen Square, one of the largest and grandest public plazas in the world before progressing on to the Forbidden City

  • Enter the imposing walls of the Forbidden City, once the exclusive domain of the Ming Dynasty, for an exclusive tour through this vast complex of courtyards and lanes

Day 3: Beijing (Breakfast)

Travel into the rugged mountain landscapes north of the city to the magnificent Great Wall of China. Once on top of this ancient defensive structure, find that some sections are quite steep, but the views are magnificent, and the experience is truly unforgettable.

Next, learn about Jade, China’s most precious and celebrated stone, and its manufacturing process at the largest Jade factory in Beijing. If time permits, the tour guide will recommend optional tours.

Day 4: Beijing - Hangzhou (Breakfast)

Visit the Temple of Heaven and practice the martial art of Tai Chi, an internal martial art system which places emphasis on the development and control of Chi energy within the body. The Temple of Heaven is a sprawling complex of religious buildings located in the South-Eastern section of central Beijing. The site was constructed by the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties who would host annual ceremonies of prayer for good harvest here.

Break from all the walking and experience the oriental foot massage at a traditional Chinese medical centre and learn about alternative treatments for illness. Have a chance to consult a Chinese Medical professional.

In the evening, board the high-speed train and transfer to Hangzhou.

Day 5: Hangzhou (Breakfast, Lunch)

Embark on a tour of Hangzhou city - renowned for its beauty and abundance of cultural heritage. It is also the political, economic and cultural centre of the Zhejiang Province and one of the most popular tourist destinations in China. Visit the West Lake area, comprising of the West Lake and the surrounding hills, which have inspired famous poets, scholars and artists since the 9th Century. It is considered one of the most beautiful landscapes in China and is home to numerous temples, pagodas, pavilions, gardens, causeways and artificial islands.

Visit a tea plantation and learn about tea picking and processing.

Optional Tours

  • Evening Entertainment: Song Dynasty Show

Day 6: Suzhou (Breakfast, Lunch)

Transfer to Suzhou and explore the Master of the Nets Garden. It is one of the finest gardens in China, and for which Suzhou is renowned. Explore the garden and admire the effortless cohesion of art, nature and architecture that has attracted thousands of visitors since 1140CE

Optional Tours

  • After lunch, take a boat trip along the longest canal in the world - Suzhou’s Grand Canal. Some sections date as far back as the 5th century BC and it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site - there are many beautiful homes to admire along this impressive waterway

Day 7: Suzhou - Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch)

After breakfast, spend the morning perusing the most famous silk factory in China to understand the manufacturing processes of silk and its rich history before being transferred to Shanghai via bus.

Upon arrival, visit the Nanjing walking district and discover the history and culture of Shanghai. Continue on to the Bund by the Huangpu River, and witness the old and modern sides of the city meet.

Optional Tours

  • Enjoy an evening on the Huangpu River Cruise, allowing you to take in the famous sites of Shanghai including; the People’s Hero Monument, the Bund, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the dramatic skyline of the Pu Dong business district, the bustling International Passenger Station of Shanghai Harbour, the docks and the Wu Song ancient gun fort relics

Day 8-9: Shanghai (Breakfast)

Enjoy a day of leisure. Shanghai is host to a great number of historical and cultural sites, so be sure to ask the tour guide for advice on the best places to visit. Alternatively, you can choose to partake in one of the optional tours.

Optional Tours

  • After breakfast, visit Xintiandi old stone house area. Experience the first commercial maglev train in the world, which was developed by China and Germany, completed in 2002 after over one year’s construction and began its commercial operation in 2003. The train’s maximum speed is 380km per hour, covering 300 kilometres in just an 8minute trip.
  • Indulge in shopping before you leave this lovely city

Day 10: Shanghai Departure (Breakfast)

Transfer to Shanghai Airport for the scheduled flight home.

Highlights

Bask in China’s history and culture, explore vibrant cities of Shanghai and Beijing, and explore monuments like the Great Wall of China

What You Get

The Deal

  • $699 per person, twin share for a 9-night China tour (up to $1,899 value)

    • Price is per person, based on twin share (two people travelling together)
    • Single supplement (one person travelling alone): $500 payable at time of booking
    • Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Included in all options:
  • All domestic and international transfers in China
  • Tours and excursions as specified in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing admissions
  • Private coach transportation
  • Experienced, English speaking guides
  • 9-night accommodation
  • Meals specified in the itinerary
Excluded:
  • China visa
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Single supplement upgrades, add-ons and excursions
  • Optional activities/tours, personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities to Drivers/Tour Guides
  • Anything not listed in the inclusions section i.e.: meals, laundry, personal items

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The Fine Print

TRAVEL DATES 2020:

March 6, 13, 20 and 27

April 24

May 1, 15, 22 and 29

June 5, 12 and 19

August 7, 21 and 28

Sep 4 and 11

October 16, 23 and 30

Nov 6, 13 and 20





• Please note this date of arrival into China, Do to flight schedules you may need to depart the day prior from your home city and be on an overnight flight

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

• Max 1 voucher per departure

• Must book within 7 days of purchase

• Vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay

• Customers can purchase multiple vouchers

• Based on two people sharing, single supplement of $500 applies

• Available flights from MEL or SYD with 20kg hold luggage; surcharge of $350 applies to flights from BNE or PERTH

• Once the airline ticket is issued the promotional tour is fully non-refundable

• Early arrival is not available for this tour

• No child discounts are available for this package

• Additional $100 must be paid at the time of booking for tips and gratuities for drivers and tour guides

• The itinerary scheduled activities are subject to change without prior notice based upon weather and traffic conditions, and other unforeseen occurrences

• Rooms are subject to availability - if the desired hotel is not available, we will book an alternate, comparable hotel at no additional cost

• The deal does not include China Visa and Travel Insurance

• Travel insurance covering lost baggage, accidents, and trip cancellation/interruption is highly recommended

• All prices are in Australian Dollars unless stated otherwise

• All travellers must complete the reservation form with full names as shown on each traveller's passport and passport copies, otherwise, may not be able to guarantee the selected travel date

Standard fine print for all deals



How to Redeem


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