Suzhou Holidays

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Great Wall

Day 1: Beijing

Welcome to China where One-fifth of the world's population lives. Upon arrival you will be met by our representatives and transferred to you hotel. Spend the rest of the day relaxing. Overnight Beijing.

Forbidden City

Day 2: Beijing

This morning, We explore the heart of Beijing including the vast Tiananmen Square where Chairman Mao’s tomb and various monuments to the people are located. Dominating the city’s heart is the Forbidden City, a centre of power for five centuries and seat of the emperors. Entering through the Gate of Heavenly Peace (replete with Chairman Mao’s portrait), we enjoy a guided walk of this old city within a city. Overnight Beijing.

Ming statue

Day 3: Beijing

The might Great Wall is where we are headed where you get the oportunity to climb and walk on one of the largest man made stuctures in the world. Later today we and visit the Ming Dynasty Tombs where from the Yongle Emperor onwards, 13 Ming Dynasty Emperors were buried in this area. Overnight Beijing.

Summer Palace

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an

This morning we head out to the Summer Palace, set in a park, two thirds of which is a lake. Built on the north of the lake, the palaces, theatre, bridges and marble boat make this a picturesque sight. Later tonight we board the overnight train to Xi'an.

Day 5: Xi'an

Welcome to Xi'an the capital of Shaanxi province. Upon arrival you will meet by our represenatives and transferred to your hotel for a quick freshen up. Then we are off to see the impressive Terricotta Warriors. Overnight Xian.

Day 6: Xi'an

Today, we visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the Muslim Quarter. Encircling the old city is Xi’an’s medieval City Wall, where we enjoy a hired bike ride. Enjoy the remsinder of today in your own time to explore the beautifull city. Overnight Xi'an.

Day 7: Xi'an - Chengdu

This mornig we transfer you to the aiport for your Flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival we are off to the Panda Breeding centre to see China's national treasure the Giant Panda. Overnight Chengdu.

The Big Buddha

Day 8: Chengdu - Yangtze & Three Gorges

An early morning rise this morning so we can board our express train to Chongqing. Before we board the cruise down the Yangtze, we first enjoy a city tour of Chongqing.

Days 9-10: Yangtze & Three Gorges

Good morning from the River Yangtze! At 6340km in length, the Yangtze is the 3rd longest river in the world, neatly dividing China into north and south, and winding its way through eight very different provinces. Enjoy spectacular vies passing through some of the famous Gorges Qutangxia Gorge, Wuxia Gorge, Xiling Gorge on your way to Yichang.

Day 11: Yangtze & Three Gorges - Shanghai

Upon Arriving into Yichang you will be met by our local representative and transferred to the aiport for your flight back to Shanghai. Spend the rest of the day in Shanghai at your lesiure. Overnight Shanghai.

Day 12: Shanghai

Today starts off after breakfast for a full days excursion, highlights will be a visit to the Bund The Bund, also called the Zhongshan Road, is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. Onward to see the Jade Buddha Temple, the famous Yu Gardens and a trip to the Bazaar.

Day 13: Shanghai - Suzhou

A high speed train sees us racing away to Suzhou today. A visit to the Humble administrators garden and then we take a leisurely boat on the Grand Canal. Overnight Suzhou.

Day 14: Suzhou - Shanghai

This morning enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of the Lingering Gardena renowned classical Chinese garden then we head to the Suzhou famous silk factories. Later this afternoon we reboard the High Speed train backto Shanghai. Overnight Shanghai.

Day 15: Shanghai

Enjoy Shanghai your way today as you enjoy today at your leisure.

Day 16: Shanghai

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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