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Three Wonders of China 10 Days

$3,799.00 $3,225.00

Tour Highlights:

  • Walk on the incredible Great Wall
  • Uncover the mystery of the Forbidden City
  • Gaze in awe at the marvellous Terracotta Warriors & Horses
  • Come face to face with an adorable Giant Panda
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Guaranteed Departure Dates

2016 Price Per Person Single Supplement
20 May* 09 Sep* $3,799
From $3,225
$600
17 Jun 14 Oct*
29 Jul 11 Nov
12 Aug
2017
19 May* 18 Aug
16 Jun 08 Sep*
21 Jul* 13 Oct*

Package Inclusions:

  • Economy class international airfares, taxes and fuel surcharges departing Sydney or Melbourne flying China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines or Air China (subject to availability)
  • 8 nights hotel accommodation (twin/double/triple share)
  • Daily meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner, S=Special Banquet)
  • Internal flights (operated by a local carrier)
  • Coach transportation
  • Round trip airport and hotel transfers
  • Admissions to scenic attractions
  • English speaking tour guide(s)

Package Exclusions:

  • Tipping prepaid in Australia: $90
  • China visa application fees
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Optional recommended excursions
  • Personal expenditure and anything not stated

Hotel Accommodation

Beijing Loong Palace Hotel local rating or similar
Xi’an Titan Times Hotel local rating or similar
Chengdu Hotel Mercure Chengdu North local rating or similar

Optional Recommended Excursions

Get to know China better with our list of in-depth excursions recommended to add another dimension to your total experience! They can be prepaid in Australia more than 30 days prior to departure at the discounted AUD prices below, or paid directly in the local currency to your tour guide upon arrival in China. English speaking guide, admissions and round trip transfers are included in the price.
Beijing The Golden Mask Dynasty $75
Beijing Hutong Life Tour $70
Chengdu Face Changing Show $55
Fly to Beijing via a connecting city. Upon arrival, the capital city of China, you will be warmly greeted at the airport by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Please note: Some flights may depart the night before.
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Beijing has served as the capital of five dynasties over a period of 800 years. Today, visit Tiananmen Square, the second largest public square in the world, and the Forbidden City, the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming to Qing dynasty. Continue on to the Temple of Heaven, one of the best examples of Ming Dynasty architecture and also an ornate sanctuary where Chinese emperors offered sacrifices to heaven and prayed for good harvest. Your welcome banquet includes the local delicacy, Peking Roast Duck.
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Today’s highlight is an excursion to the majestic Great Wall at Juyong Pass, the most famous image of China, and a chance to climb a portion of this 3,700-mile marvel. Visit one of the largest Jade Exhibitions in Asia en-route. After lunch, see skilled artisans at work at a Cloisonné Factory, and visit the Changling Exhibition Hall of the Ming Tombs, where thirteen of the sixteen Ming dynasty emperors are buried. Tonight, you can choose to attend an optional large scale dramatic musical, “The Golden Mask Dynasty” (at your own expense).
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Tour the exquisite Summer Palace, the largest preserved ancient imperial garden in China, and a former summer resort for Emperors. Then, visit a Chinese Herbal Institute to learn about traditional Chinese medicine, which has existed for thousands of years. This afternoon, join an optional “Hutong Life Tour”, a special journey which explores Beijing’s ancient alleyways or “hutongs” by pedicab, (at your own expense), or just stroll in Wangfujing, one of the Chinese capital’s most famous shopping streets.
This morning, fly to Xi’an. Today’s highlight is a visit to the Terracotta Warriors & Horses Museum, one of the most significant archaeological excavations of the 20th Century, to see the life-sized defending army of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. Later, visit a Ceramics Art Factory, followed by a special Dumpling Banquet, to be enjoyed with a performance of music and dance from the Tang Dynasty.
This morning visit the fascinating Shaanxi Provincial Museum. Enjoy lunch, featuring a special noodle making demonstration before a visit to the Ancient City Wall, the most complete ancient city wall surviving in China. Later, fiy to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province.
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Today’s highlight is a visit to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. This is the best place to see Chengdu’s most famous residents being reared in surroundings resembling their natural habitat. In the evening, stroll along the dynamic folk custom street – Jin Li and experience the lifestyle of Old Chengdu. Jin Li is an amazing street which combines both old and new, there is a commercial pedestrian street with plenty of small stalls and food stands where you can taste the local delicacy and a bar district where you can enjoy all the entertainment. Tonight, you can enjoy an optional, popular and unique dining experience – Hot Pot followed by a fascinating show featuring Face-Changing, a kind of magic traditional Chinese dramatic art that is the pride of Sichuan opera (at your own expense).
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Today travel to Leshan (Mount Le) and marvel at the Leshan Giant Buddha, an enormous statue carved into the side of the Lingyun Mountain. The Buddha is over 71m tall and is wide enough for than 100 people to sit between its feet. Take a boat ride on the river to get the best view of the Giant Buddha. Return to Chengdu in the afternoon and visit a Tibetan tea house. Tonight’s farewell dinner will feature delicious Sichuan cuisine.
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After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board your overnight connecting flight via an intermediate city to Australia.
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Arrive home this morning.