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10 Day Stunning China Tour with Flights

Beijing - Nanjing - Suzhou - Hangzhou - Shanghai

Return international flights from Australia included

Experience the bullet train from Beijing to Nanjing

Climb the incredible Great Wall of China! 

Stay in modern hotel accommodation with breakfast

2020 departure dates available

From $699 Typically $1,750 Include flight pp twin share

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Description


Extended due to popular demand!

Discover the highlights of China on this incredible 10-day tour across the most spectacular cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and so much more. Immerse yourself in its magical expression of culture and timeless beauty as you make your way through some of the most iconic sights in Beijing, Suzhou, Shanghai and more!

Visit Tiananmen Square and climb a portion of the Great Wall of China before heading to Nanjing and Suzhou. Indulge in mouthwatering food and spend some time exploring these culture-rich cities before making your way to Hangzhou and Shanghai. As your trip draws close to an end, visit a tea plantation and enjoy leisure time in the bustling city of Shanghai before catching your flight home!

Itinerary


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10

Day 1

Australia Beijing

Welcome to China! Meet local tour guide upon arrival at Beijing airport. A comfortable transfer will take you to the hotel. Subject to the arrival time, free for the rest of the day! 

Please note: Some flights may depart the day before. 

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Airport Zone or similar, Beijing
Meals included: none

Day 2

Beijing

Start your day with a visit to Tiananmen Square, one of the most spectacular public plazas in the world. Continue to the Forbidden City, a 15th-century palace complex which now houses a museum full of collections from the Ming and Qing dynasties. After this, you have the rest of your day at leisure to explore Beijing. Choose to join an optional tour, available at an additional cost as shown below. 

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Airport Zone or similar, Beijing

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3

Beijing

After enjoying your breakfast, head north of the city to visit the famous Juyong Pass segment of the Great Wall of China. Surrounded by beautiful rugged mountains, this part of the wall stands out for its stunning Cloud Platform gate – a white marble fortification standing at 9.5 metres tall. Make a stop at the largest Jade carving factory in Beijing to learn how Jade was used to creating the finest ornaments for Chinese imperial dynasties. Visit the site of the 2008 Olympic Games and marvel at structures such as the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube, then unwind with a stop at a traditional Chinese medicine centre. 

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Airport Zone or similar, Beijing

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4

Beijing Nanjing

After breakfast, take a bullet train from Beijing (the north capital) to Nanjing (the south capital). Meet local guide upon arrival and then get driven to the must-visit site of Nanjing. It is Mausoleum of Dr Sun Yat-sen, who is revered as the father of the Republic of China, the first democratic regime of China. Visit a local jade shop and see the different jade-carving workmanship between Beijing and Nanjing. 

Accommodation:  Holiday Inn Express Nanjing Dongshan or similar, Nanjing

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5

Nanjing  Suzhou

This morning, take a tour of Grand Bao’en Temple, the second oldest temple in China with a history of over 1500 years, also used to be the largest and the most significant Buddhist temple in China. Visit a crystal artefacts shop and learn how Feng Shui culture is embedded into these exquisite artefacts. Transfer from Nanjing to Suzhou. Dubbed as Oriental Venice, Suzhou is famous for its extraordinary silk products and classic gardens. This afternoon, you will visit Lion Grove Garden, one of Suzhou’s Great Four Classic Gardens. 

Accommodation:  Jiasheng Palace Hotel or similar, Suzhou

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 6

Suzhou  Hangzhou

This morning, you will visit the largest silk factory in Suzhou and see how fabulous silk products are made. Proceed to Hangzhou. Marco Polo praised it as “the most beautiful and magnificent city in the world”. Take a boat ride on the picturesque West Lake, the most scenic region of Hangzhou. 

Accommodation: Mingkeming Hotel or similar, Hangzhou

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 7

Hangzhou  Shanghai

Hangzhou’s mild climate makes it an ideal place for tea-planting. This morning, you will visit a famed tea plantation where you could try tea-picking and learn about how tea is processed. Drive to Shanghai and take a stroll along the Bund area. 

Accommodation:  Borrman Hotel or similar, Shanghai

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 8

Shanghai

The day is yours to discover exciting Shanghai as you wish. Or you may choose to join one of our well-designed optional tour programs.

Accommodation:  Borrman Hotel or similar, Shanghai

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Day 9

Shanghai  Australia

Enjoy one last delicious breakfast this morning, before your Chinese adventure comes to an end. At the appropriate time, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home. You’ll be returning home with the knowledge of a new culture, connections with new friends and memories to last you a lifetime

Meals included: Breakfast and inflight

Day 10

Australia

Arrive home today.

Meals included: inflight only

Inclusions & Exclusions


Inclusions

  • Return economy class international airfare from Melbourne, Sydney, *Brisbane, *Perth or *Adelaide (*surcharge applies)
  • Flights with China Southern, Air China, Sichuan Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Xiamen Airlines or similar (subject to availability)
  • Tours, transfers and admissions as per itinerary
  • One-way bullet train from Beijing to Nanjing (in second class)
  • 8 nights hotel accommodation on a twin share basis
  • Transfers between the airport and hotel
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary: 8 breakfasts
  • Local English-speaking guides

 

Accommodation

Beijing - Holiday Inn Express Beijing Airport Zone or similar 
Nanjing - Holiday Inn Express Nanjing Dongshan or similar
Suzhou - Jiasheng Palace Hotel or similar 
Hangzhou - Mingkeming Hotel or similar 
Shanghai - Borrman Hotel or similar 

 

Group Size

Maximum of 48 people

 

Single Supplement

The additional supplement for a single traveller is $420.

Looking to save on the single supplement? Join our Facebook group - Solo Traveldreamers to connect with other solo travellers or call us on 1300 350 263.

 

Exclusions

  • Visa to China
  • Surcharges, i.e. optional activities, single supplement & etc.
  • Anything not listed in the itinerary, i.e. laundry, personal items, alcoholic drinks, etc.
  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Tipping at a recommended amount of $15 per person per day

 

Optional Activities

These are available at an additional cost. To be booked and paid for locally.

  • Day 2: Hutong Life Tour approx. AU$30
  • Day 2: Temple of Heaven Tour approx. AU$60
  • Day 2: Peking-Duck Dinner approx. AU$30
  • Day 2: Beijing Kung Fu Show approx. AU$60
  • Day 3: Summer Palace Tour approx. AU$60
  • Day 3: Hot-pot approx. AU$30
  • Day 4: Confucius Temple Tour approx. AU$65
  • Day 5: Grand Canal Cruise approx. AU$45
  • Day 6:  Impression West Lake approx. AU$110
  • Day 7: Huangpu River Cruise approx. AU$45
  • Day 8: Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour approx. AU$110
  • Day 8: Shanghai City Tour approx. AU$110

 

Child Policy

No child discounts apply. A full-priced voucher must be purchased for all children travelling. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.

 

Extra Service

Looking to arrive early or stay late post-tour? Call on 1300 350 263 or email us at info@traveldream.com.au to inquire.

More details also available under Extra Services during checkout.

Departure Dates


APR 2020
15 th
Wednesday 15 Apr 2020  ‐  Friday 24 Apr 2020
Surcharge
+ $350 p.p
MAY 2020
13 th
Wednesday 13 May 2020  ‐  Friday 22 May 2020
MAY 2020
20 th
Wednesday 20 May 2020  ‐  Friday 29 May 2020
JUN 2020
10 th
Wednesday 10 Jun 2020  ‐  Friday 19 Jun 2020
JUL 2020
08 th
Wednesday 08 Jul 2020  ‐  Friday 17 Jul 2020
Surcharge
+ $350 p.p

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