AustraliaShanghai (2N)Beijing (3N)Xi'an (3N)Australia
|May - 14, 28||July - 09, 23|
|September - 03, 17||October - 22, 29|
On arrival you will be accompanied by one of our friendly and professional tour guides to the hotel.
Today you will enjoy a city tour and discover the bustling Shanghai.
You will visit Shanghai Museum, Xin Tian Di and the fascinating local attraction - the Bund. Shanghai Museum is the great place to find out the history and culture of Shanghai city. The Xin Tian Di is one of the most popular new entertainment districts in Shanghai, which is located nearby the former French Concession. Be amazed by the combination of traditional Chinese and Western culture and enjoy the walk on the bund - this famous waterfront board-way.
Later today, you will visit a silk factory for an insight into the history of Chinese silk manufacturing.
In the evening, the Huangpu River Cruise (at your own expense) is the best way to see the Shanghai's famous sites along the Huangpu River and enjoy the dramatic skyline of the Pudong business district.
This morning you can explore the amazing Shanghai city on your own pace and enjoy the leisure time before we are traveling to the next iconic city in China Beijing.
Alternatively you can join the half-day Ancient Water Town tour (on your own expense), you will feel the town's romantic charm by wandering and walking through the covered corridors along the river and experience its profound cultural background and well-preserved ancient residences. Later of the day, you will travel to the next iconic city in China Beijing.
Today you will travel to the north of the Beijing city and to visit China's iconic attraction - the Great Wall, the largest defensive structure in the world. On the way, you will visit the largest Jade Factory in Beijing, and learn about this history and manufacturing process of this China's most precious and celebrated stone.
Later this afternoon experience the traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony while sampling China's locally-flavored brews at a tea house.
After the amazing day trip, an authentic Peking Duck Banquet (at your own expense) served with all the traditional accompaniments will help to complete this wonderful day.
Layered with tales of emperors, uprisings, grandeur and hubris, Beijing is an extraordinarily irresistible place to visit. Today you will visit the national iconic site Tiananmen Square, the grandest public plaza in the world; the historical sites Forbidden City and Summer Palace, and be amazed by the beautifully painted traditional Chinese architectures and the historical stories behind them.
This evening, you will have the opportunity of enjoying the Chinese Acrobatic Show (at your own expense), which is a stunning performance that combines fascinating history, traditional Chinese martial arts and special effects.
This morning you will join the local experience tour and begin the day like many locals in Beijing with gentle exercise, as you partake in a local Tai Chi class ( a min of 10 pax is required) during the visit to the Temple of Heaven, which is considered as the most holy of Beijing's imperial temples.
Later of the morning, you will jump on a rickshaw and enjoy the Hutong tour that shows you the traditional Beijing neighbourhoods. These rapidly disappearing neighbourhoods offer a glimpse into the Beijing of the past.
Later of the day, you will travel to Xi'an.
Today you will visit the incredible Wild Goose Pagoda. The temple was originally used to keep the Buddhist scripts which were carried by the great monk Yi Jing from the Indian area and over time it has become a holy place for pilgrims. Discover the Xi'an history by visiting the Xi'an Museum.
Afterwards you will discover the Ancient City Wall, built in 194BC, it is one of the oldest and best preserved city walls in all of China.
Today you will join the Terracotta Warriors day tour. View the enigmatic ranks of the Terracotta Warriors in the company of our experienced local guide. You may have the opportunity of meeting the man who discovered the Warriors and learn about the moment they were uncovered by talking to one of the farmers who stumbled upon them in 1974. Visit the famous Moslem Street, where many delicious local snacks and souvenirs are available for purchase.
In the evening, be fascinating by the Tang Dynasty cultural performance (at your own expense) and feast on a yummy Dumpling Banquet (at your own expense).
Today is the last day of your tour in China, you can enjoy a relax morning and prepare yourself for the flight back home. Transferred to airport to board your flight.
Arrive home today.
* USD and CNY are accepted by the tour guide, the AUD costs in below table is for reference only and they are subject to change without prior notice due to the currency fluctuation, fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances.
|Huangpu River cruise||Shanghai||AUD50|
|Ancient Watertown Tour||Shanghai||AUD55|
|Peking Duck Banquet||Beijing||AUD35|
|Chinese Acrobatic Show||Beijing||AUD50|
|Tang Dynasty Cultural Show & Dumpling Banquet||Xi'an||AUD65|
Name of Hotel
|Radisson Blu New World or similar||88 Nanjing W Rd, NanJing XiLu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai||4.5 / 5|
Shangri-La's China World Hotel
|1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing||4.5 / 5|
|Sheraton Xi'an North City Hotel or similar||32 Weiyang Road, Xi'an||4.5 / 5|