Deluxe option from US$2765* PP
Trip code: HCH-D-10 |
Group size: Max 16, Avg 12
START Beijing, Great Wall, Xian, Terracotta Warriors, Shanghai FINISH
The contrasts in China are both striking and enthralling. Unveil a complex history in Beijing and discover the culture in a visit to a local hutong home for lunch. Wander the vast Tiananmen Square, and then examine the intricate Terracotta Warriors. Walk the ancient Great Wall and stroll amongst shining skyscrapers in Shanghai. With unexpected delights around every corner, this journey is packed with excitement.
DAYS 1-4: BEIJING
On arrival in Beijing, transfer to your hotel. The incredible expanse of Tiananmen Square is breathtaking as you traverse it by foot on your way to the remarkable Forbidden City. Uncover one of Beijing’s few remaining hutongs, or backstreets, when you lunch in a local home and take an exciting rickshaw ride. After seeing the city’s famous Drum Tower, travel to Mutianyu for your chance to wander the magnificent Great Wall of China. At night, you might like to feast on delicious Peking Duck or delve into the Wangfujing Night Markets. See the lovely Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace. Board a comfortable sleeper on an overnight train and slumber while racing through the darkness to Xian, or take an evening flight to Xian with our deluxe option.
Hotel: The Peninsula Beijing
DAYS 5-6: XIAN
Meander through the fascinating Muslim Quarter and see the Big Goose Pagoda, and then take the chance to indulge in a sumptuous dumpling banquet. Marvel at the intricate detail of the countless iconic Terracotta Warriors.
Hotel: Sofitel Xian on Renmin Square
DAYS 7-10: SHANGHAI
Fly to Shanghai, with thronging streets filled with wonders old and new. Admire the Art Deco streetscapes of the trendy Bund, and roam the superb Shanghai Museum and peaceful Yu Garden. Discover the lively Chinese Quarter and witness the awe-inspiring feats of the famed Shanghai acrobats. On your last day, enjoy free time until your departure transfer.
Hotel: The Westin Bund Center Shanghai
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