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Spend 9 days taking in the unique sights of Eastern China, from the ancient capital of Beijing, through the beautiful Jiangsu Province, to the modern metropolis of Shanghai.
Staying in 5* accommodation all the way through your holiday, with a professional English speaking guide to ensure you don’t miss a moment of this fantastic tour.
Departing from your home port on you pre-arranged flights.
Welcome to Beijing! Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the local tour guide and transferred to your hotel for check-in.
After breakfast, grab your comfy walking shoes as we visit the famous Great Wall of China. You will visit Juyongguan Pass, one of the three
famous passes and a solid stronghold encircling a valley. Enjoy free time to walk on the wall and take in the beautiful scenery surrounding
you. Transfer back to Beijing and visit the Olympic Park for a photo stop where the 2008 Olympic Games took place. Transfer back to the
hotel or opt for an optional tour.
Accommodation: Asia Hotel (or similar 5*) Meals: B / L
Day 02: Optional Tours
Tiananmen Square Night Drive By Tour with Beijing Duck Dinner from $40.00 per person
Following breakfast, enjoy your day at leisure or enjoy one of the optional tours.
Day 03: Optional Tours
1. The Summer Palace & Forbidden City Tour with Lunch from $80.00 per person
Itinerary – Visit the Forbidden City, the site of thousands of palaces and spellbinding artworks that will give you an in depth insight in to the royal life of Chinese Emperors and Concubines; and the Summer Palace, home of a World Heritage listed Imperial Garden.
2. Chinese Acrobatic Show with Beijing Noodle Dinner from $40.00 per person Itinerary – In the evening you will enjoy a feast of Beijing Noodle’s as well as an entertaining acrobatic show.
Accommodation: Asia Hotel (or similar 5*) Meals: B
This morning, transfer to the train station and enjoy the high-speed rail journey to Nanjing. Nanjing is known for its history, nature and modernization that can be witnessed in just one glance. On arrival, visit Taicheng Wall, one of the key historical and cultural remains of the
Ming Dynasty that demonstrates China’s ancient architecture. Enjoy a visit to Confucius Temple and stop by a series of tourist shops, snack bars, restaurants and tea cafes built in Ming and Qing architectural style. Overnight in Nanjing.
Accommodation: Hilton Hotel (or similar 5*) Meals: B
Today, tour to Niushou Mountain, named for the two peaks on its east and west side, it is home to one of the world’s most remarkable Buddhist palaces built in modern times. Enjoy time at the cultural park dedicated to displaying and preserving the mountains cultural treasures that date back centuries. Afterward, transfer to Yangzhou and check-in to the hotel.
Accommodation: Crowne Plaza (or similar 5*) Meals: B / L
Day 05: Optional Tours
Yangzhou Ancient Grand Canal Cruise with Huaiyang Cuisine Dinner from $55.00 per person
Itinerary – Enjoy the charming scenery as you cruise down the ancient canal this evening and enjoy a Huaiyang Dinner. Huaiyang cuisine is the culinary tradition in the cities of Huai’an, Yangzhou, and Zhenjiang.
Start your day with a visit to the Slender West Lake, the heart and soul of Yangzhou. Slender West Lake is a man-made lake where beautiful
views and historic points coexist. Afterwards, drive to Yangzhou 486 Intangible Cultural Heritages Centre to learn and experience authentic
traditional art forms originating from the city. Continue to Dongguan Street and in the late afternoon visit Li Gon Di Causeway showcasing
South China’s Water Town features. Overnight in Suzhou.
Accommodation: Grand Metro Park (or similar 5*) Meals: B / D
Spend the morning visiting the Lingering Garden, one of the four most famous gardens in China. Possessing typical Qing style, it is well known for the exquisite beauty of its magnificent halls, and the various sizes, shapes and colours of the buildings. Drive to Shanghai and on arrival, visit Xintiandi. It retains antique walls, tiles and exterior of the Shikumen housing of old Shanghai giving you a feel of Shanghai in the 1920’s. Afterwards, head to Nanjing Road, China’s premier shopping street. Today it is a must see metropolitan destination attracting thousands of fashion seeking shoppers from all over the world.
Overnight in Shanghai.
Accommodation: Baolong Hotel (or similar 5*) Meals: B / L
Day 07: Optional Tours
Shanghai World Financial Centre with Dinner from $80.00 per person
Itinerary – This evening enjoy a visit to the Shanghai World Financial Centre and enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai by night. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant before returning back to your hotel.
After breakfast, your day is free at leisure to enjoy last minute shopping or explore Shanghai city.
Accommodation: Baolong Hotel (or similar 5*) Meals: B
Today your day is at leisure before transferring to the airport for your departure flight back to Australia. Enjoy your flight home filled with beautiful and interesting memories of China.
International Return Airfares EX, BNE – SYD
• Airport transfers in China
• All transportation, daily tours and admission fees as per Itinerary
• Professional English speaking guide
• Tipping for guide and driver
• 5* Accommodation
• Daily breakfasts
• 3 x Lunch, 1 x Dinner
Beijing – Nanjing High Speed Train
Single ADD $679