Hong Kong Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF CHINA 1621

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Great Wall

Day 1: Beijing

Today is the start of your adventure with us, we will meet you from the airport and transfer you to the hotel. After a quick freshen up we head to the 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.

Forbidden City

Day 2: Beijing

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 why not opt to take a rickshaw ride through the Hutongs of Beijing. See enhance your holiday page for prices.

Ming statue

Day 3: Beijing

We understand guided touring is not for all, so today is a free day to explore the city sites. Alternately, you may like to opt to enhance your holiday with a guided tour of the Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven and Silk Alley markets. See enhance your holiday page for prices. In the evening you will see the fantastic Acrobats show.

Summer Palace

Day 4: Beijing - Shanghai

Today your local guide will transfer you to the high speed station and assist you to embark the train to Shanghai. Arriving into Shanghai after travelling a staggering 1300 KM at speeds of 300 KM an hour! Meet our local guide in Shanghai and he will transfer you to your hotel.Enjoy a day to explore the city at your leisure.

Day 5: Shanghai

Enjoy a day to explore the city at your leisure.

Day 6: Shanghai

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.

Day 7: Shanghai

Enjoy a day to explore the city at your leisure.

Day 8: Shanghai - Suzhou

Today we visit Suzhou (Oriental Venice) with our expert guide. The charming city boasts extensive waterways and canals dotted with traditional bridges, houses and gardens. A cruise on the Grand Canal exposes Suzhou’s beauty, as does our exploration of the humble administrator’s house and garden.

Day 9: Suzhou

Today you are free at your leisure to explore this beautiful town.

Day 10: Suzhou - Shanghai

This morning after breakfast we will transfer you back to Shanghai and check you into your hotel.

Day 11: Shanghai - Guilin

Morning flight to Guilin. Arrival and our local guide will assist with transfer and check into your hotel. Afternoon with our guide you pay a visit to The Reed Flute Cave to explore it's enchanting stalagmites, stone pillars, stele, stone curtains and stone flowers. Then we continue on to Elephant Trunk Hill Located at the confluence of the Taohua (Peach Blossom) River and the Li River to take in the spectacular scenery.

Day 12: Guilin

Renowned for its striking scenery: vast areas of karst limestone outcrops that rise up from flat rice paddy fields; Guilin is often the subject of Chinese painting. We undertake a relaxing day cruise down the River Li, with lunch on-board, to Yangshuo passing an endless procession of peaks and simple villages along the way. Arriving in Yangshuo enjoy some free time before we return you to Guilin.

Bright golden temple

Day 13: Guilin

This morning we drive to Longsheng. Here, we enjoy the views of the beautiful Dragons Backbone. You have free time to relax and wander the street, later this evening we visit Liusanjie Show at the Natural Open Air Theatre. This outdoor son et lumiere show is an epic performance with a cast of hundreds, all drawn from the local villages, skillfully choreographed and accompanied by music and song that echoes around the natural auditorium, and special lighting that highlights the dramatic surroundings.

Mao buttons

Day 14: Guilin - Sanya

Today you fly to beaches of China in Sanya. Return airport transfers are arranged and included.

Days 15-18: Sanya

Sanya is a noted tourist resort with mountains, sea, river and city. For your days here enjoy a unique tropical oceanic landscape that is totally different from the other provinces of China. Sanya Bay, Yalong Bay and Dadonghai, all golden seaboard's of Sanya, are some of the first choices for visitors to spend their holidays.

Shamian Island statue

Day 19: Sanya

Today we will transfer you to Sanya airport for the flight to Zhuhai - Arriving here no arrangements included from on the go tours.

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