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Huan ying, welcome to China and the start of your holiday! Airport arrival transfer and hotel check in. The remainder of the day offers free time.
The Great Wall of China is a must see experience so today we have included a drive beyond Beijing to Badaling. Here, with your expert guide, you can walk a section of the famous Great Wall. Built in the Ming Dynasty, a 6m wide pathway makes a formidable defence, following the highest contours of a steep range of hills.
Enjoy a visit to the Temple of Heaven and its surrounding park lands, where transcendental music plays on loud speakers and locals practise Tai Chi and yoga. Continue with a visit to the Emperor's Summer Palace, set on Kunming Lake and the gargantuan Silk Alley Markets for some shopping bargains.
Explore the heart of Beijing which starts by visiting the vast Tiananmen Square where Chairman Mao’s tomb and various monuments to the people are located at one end stands the mighty Forbidden City which you will see next boasting some 9999 rooms, the city within a city was once the sole preserve of the Chinese emperors.
This morning you take to the sky and fly to the frozen city of Harbin and check in at the Friendship Palace Hotel. Today, we hit Sun Island Park for your first visit of the Harbin Ice Festival.
Morning at leisure to explore as you like. This afternoon, enjoy your guided visit to Zhaolin Park followed by a visit to Snow and Ice World in the evening.
Taking to the sky once more we return to Beijing. After your arrival transfer enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Today we bid you farewell with a departure transfer to the Airport. Based on the magical places you have visited in China I am sure you will have many special memories to ponder on your long flight home.
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