Wonders of China Summer 2019 - CostSaver

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Experience the riches of China on this trip which showcases cosmopolitan Shanghai, the scenic Li River, the Terracotta Warriors and the majestic Great Wall.

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Beijing
    • Guilin
    • Shanghai
    • Xi'an

What's this trip about?

    Experience the riches of China on this trip which showcases cosmopolitan Shanghai, the scenic Li River, the Terracotta Warriors and the majestic Great Wall.

Details

Itinerary focusOff the Beaten Path
Group sizeOperator does not provide
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityShanghai
End CityBeijing

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Education / Learning
  • Local Immersion & Homestays

Destinations

  • Asia
  • China

Attractions

  • Beijing
  • Guilin
  • Shanghai
  • Yangshuo

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • Homestays & Cultural Immersion

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Shanghai (2 Nights)

Welcome to Shanghai. On arrival transfer to your hotel and later meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Meeting followed by dinner.

Day 2: Shanghai Sightseeing

This morning your City tour begins with a visit to The Bund; a famous waterfront which has been regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. It is lined with buildings of various architectural styles from the past alongside the modern skyscrapers of the p...

Day 3: Shanghai - Guilin - Yangshuo (2 Nights)

After a late start this morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Guilin and on arrival continue on to Yangshuo and check in to your hotel. The small ancient city is surrounded by karst peaks and spectacular scenery. It is bordered by the Li River on one side and it is regarded as one of the most beautiful areas of China. This evening enjoy dinner in a local restaurant.

Day 4: Yangshuo Sightseeing

Start the day with a drive through the stunning countryside around Yangshuo to Ten Miles Gallery Resort and transfer on to an electric shuttle bus to continue your tour past rolling hills and idyllic villages. Make a stop to see the Big Banyan tree; a well-preserved t...

Day 5: Yangshuo - Guilin - Xi'an (2 Nights)

This morning fly to the city of Xi'an, the oldest of the four great ancient capitals. After checking in at the hotel, head out to the Tangbo Art Museum and discover a varied collection of artworks which depict the cultures, history and folklores of the Tang Dynasty. T...

Day 6: Xi'an Sightseeing

Today visit one of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries: the Terracotta Warriors which were discovered in 1974 by some peasants digging a well. This large collection of life-size terracotta sculptures in battle formations were positioned according to their ...

Day 7: Xi'an - Beijing (3 Nights)

This morning take a short flight to Beijing and on arrival check in at the hotel. Later consider joining an Optional Experience to visit the Temple of Heaven; a stunning UNESCO World Heritage site. The three-tiered wooden masterpiece was built during the Ming Dynasty in 1420 and once a year the emperors went there to worship heaven and to solemnly pray for a good harvest.

Day 8: Beijing Sightseeing

Start the day with a visit to Tiananmen Square; located in the centre of Beijing it is one of the largest people's squares in the world with a capacity to fit around 300,000 people. It was built by Chairman Mao to flaunt the epic scale of the Communist project. Contin...

Day 9: Beijing and the Great Wall

This morning it's time to visit the Great Wall; a series of fortifications built along an east-to-west line across the northern borders of China to keep out invaders. Its winding path over rugged country and steep mountains takes in some great scenery and this enginee...

Day 10: Depart Beijing

Transfer to Beijing International Airport for your onward flight.

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Price per day$255
Last Updated: 8/30/2019

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Meals Included
  • 9 Buffet breakfasts
  • 3 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
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  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
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  • Variety of Optional Experiences
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  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
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