Beijing Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF CHINA 1927

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Bright green dragon

Day 1: Beijing

Welcome to China and the start of your holiday! Enjoy an arrival transfer to our hotel, where you sit back and relax after your long flight.

Forbidden City

Day 2: Beijing

Free day.

Great Wall

Day 3: Beijing

Today we drive out of the city to Badaling, where we can walk a section of the Great Wall. Some sections are fairly steep, but the walk on the vast wall is one of those ‘must do’ experiences! We visit the tombs of the Ming emperors and a cloisonne workshop, where we’ll see firsthand the unique Chinese art of combining copper and enamel.

Steps up to the Temple of Heaven

Day 4: Beijing

Free day.

Summer Palace

Day 5: Beijing - Xi'an

Free day until we transfer you to the train station for the overnight train to Xi’an.

Day 6: Xi'an

Discovered in 1974 by local farmers digging a well, the 2,200 year old Terracotta Warriors comprise more than 7,000 life-sized soldiers standing battle-ready in excavated pits under the cover of a modern protective hanger. Today, we visit the archaeological site of the Terracotta Warriors and a workshop where clay warrior replicas are made. Tonight why not add on our Tang Dynasty bolt-on and experience a musical and dance extravaganza!

Day 7: Xi'an

Today, we visit the city symbol, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, before enjoying a leisurely bike ride on Xi’an’s medieval City Wall, which dates from the Ming dynasty. We then visit the local Muslim Quarter.

Day 8: Xi'an - Shanghai

You will have a free day, until we transfer you to the train station for the overnight express train bound for Shanghai.

Day 9: Shanghai

We will pick you up from the train station and transfer you to the hotel.

Day 10: Shanghai

Free day.

Day 11: Shanghai

Free day.

Day 12: Shanghai

We will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight.

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last updated - 28 Jan 2015 11:12 PM