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Huan ying, welcome to China and the start of your holiday! Airport arrival transfer and hotel check in. Overnight - Xian
Tour the Terracotta Warrior archaeological site where some 7,000 warriors stand in battle ready position and a factory demonstrating how the warriors are crafted. Tonight, optional Tang Dynasty Bolt-on, with dinner and performance. Overnight - Xi'an
This morning you are in for a treat as you are transferred to a local village where you will meet some of the locals learn about the agriculture and enjoy a cooking class and demonstration. After we visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and take a bicycle ride along Xi’an medieval City Wall. Dinner is served early this evening prior to boarding the overnight express train bound for Beijing. Overnight - Sleeper Train
This morning, we tour the centre of Beijing, China's magnificent capital, including the massive Tiananmen Square and the sprawling Forbidden City. Boasting some 9999 rooms, the city within a city was once the sole preserve of the Chinese emperors. This afternoon we take a rickshaw ride through the Hutongs of Beijing. Overnight - Beijing @ Red Wall Garden Hotel
Today, we drive beyond Beijing to Badaling, to walk a section of the famous Great Wall, here you will be able to take the cable car onto the wall. Built in the Ming Dynasty, a 6m wide pathway makes a formidable defence, following the highest contours of a steep range of hills. Tonight, we attend a Chinese acrobatic performance. Overnight - Beijing @ Red Wall Garden Hotel
Free morning, opt for a walk in the local street market located near our hotel. There are a few unusual breakfast delicacies on offer! Later we visit the Emperor's Summer Palace, set on Kunming Lake and the Silk Alley Markets. After we drive past the 2008 Olympic Stadium commonly referred to as the ‘Bird's Nest’ and Aquatic Centre before boarding our overnight sleeper train (4 berth soft sleeper cabins) to Shanghai Overnight - Sleeper Train
Focus your eyes on spectacular Shanghai. Perhaps, China’s most modern city, its amazing Pudong skyline is stunning. After breakfast at our hotel, we take a tour of the many city sights including Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple and The Bund, with a cruise on the Huangpu River. Overnight - Shanghai
Shanghai - Suzhou - Shanghai. Today we take a high speed train journey to ancient Suzhou. A sort of oriental Venice, ancient Suzhou is interwoven by a series of canals and pretty waterways which feed a series of classical gardens, laid out here since the Song dynasty, a thousand years ago. They are justly famous across China. Suzhou sits very close to the Grand Canal. We enjoy a cruise on the Grand Canal, tour the Humble Administrator’s Garden and visit a silk workshop Overnight - Shanghai
We part ways for the next couple of days as you make your own arrangements. We will see you again in Guangzhou.
Welcome back to your tour. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your accommodation. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Guangzhou @ Shengyuan Sofitel.
Today we will take you on a full day shopping with private transfer and guide—several stops. Overnight Guangzhou.
Sadly today your tour comes to an end as you are transferred back to the airport in time for your departure flight.
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