A China Experience
|Great Wall of China||Terracotta Warriors||Beautiful Scenery||Temples & Palaces||UNESCO World Heritage||Cultural Show||Shopping|
Visit the three major cities and most famous attractions of China in just over a week
10 days from $ 1890
This classic itinerary visits the three most famous cities of China. From the futuristic city of Shanghai, the charming town of Zhujiajiao and the fascinating Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian to China’s capital city Beijing, this tour covers the essentials in one concise and memorable itinerary.
Included in the price
Fully Inclusive Price Features
• Domestic airfare and ground transportation
• Group airport transfers
• Three meals per day
• Sightseeing and entrance fees
• National Escort throughout with Local Insider Guides in each destination
• Visa fees for US and Canadian passport holders
Day 1 : Depart the US
Depart from the US on your overnight flight to cosmopolitan Shanghai, China
Day 2 : Arrive Shanghai, China
Upon arrival in Shanghai, Wendy Wu staff meets you and assists with the transfer to your hotel where your ‘China Experience’ group will join together on your incredible Chinese vacation.
Day 3 : Shanghai – Day Tour to Wuzhen
Visit the ancient canal town of Zhujiajiao and take a leisurely stroll to absorb the atmosphere of this centuries old Chinese town. Home to an intricate system of canals, old wooden waterside houses, arched-stone bridges, narrow cobblestone streets and an abundance of local handicrafts, Zhujiajiao is renowned for its old world charm and picturesque setting. Return to Shanghai and enjoy a dinner of traditional Shanghai cuisine with the tour group.
Day 4 : Shanghai
Sightseeing today includes a stroll through the beautiful Yu Gardens and the Old Town as well as a visit to see the superb antiquities and fine arts of the Shanghai Museum, which houses over 120,000 pieces of bronze, coins, jade, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy. We also walk along the famous Bund with its colonial architecture and explore the restored Xintiandi area with its unique 1920’s style shikumen buildings. Later we indulge in some shopping along Nanjing Road. In the evening, enjoy a cruise on the panoramic Huangpu River, where the historic Bund and the futuristic Pudong come face-to-face.
Day 5 : Shanghai to Xian
Fly to Xian, the former ancient capital of China. This evening, sample a traditional Shui Jiao dumpling meal followed by a performance of Chinese Tang Dynasty dancing.
Day 6 : Xian
Visit one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the 20th century, the Terracotta Warriors. The figures were created 2,000 years ago to accompany Qin Shihuang into the afterlife. We also walk along the Ancient City Wall.
Day 7 : Xian to Beijing
Start the day with a visit to the renowned Shaanxi Museum, which is home to thousands of priceless relics. We also walk through the lively Muslim Quarter to explore the Islamic food markets. Later, fly to Beijing, the capital of China.
Day 8 : Beijing
Sightseeing today includes a stroll through Tiananmen Square, past Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum to the treasure filled Forbidden City. The largest and best preserved collection of ancient buildings in China from the Ming and Qing Dynasties, this impressive complex houses over 8,000 rooms. Also visit the unique Temple of Heaven and enjoy a fascinating Chinese Acrobatic show in the evening.
Day 9 : Beijing
Walk on the Great Wall of China to appreciate 2,000 years of historical significance while admiring the panoramic views. The Great Wall of China is the country’s most iconic attraction, and stretches over 4,000 miles from the Shanhaiguan Pass on the east coast to the Gobi Desert in the west. Afterwards, tour the exquisite Summer Palace. Our evening meal includes the local Chinese delicacy, Peking Duck.
Day 10 : Beijing to the US
Your vacation to China ends with your homebound flight, arriving in the United States the same day or the following morning depending on flight schedules.
Dates and Prices
This document is designed to be read in conjunction with the other pre-departure information provided by Wendy Wu Tours including the tour itinerary as described in our brochure and/or website. It aims to provide a straightforward description of the physical activities involved in sightseeing or travelling during the tour.
If there are any particular challenges, from the length of time spent on your feet, the length of drives and flights, to the standard of remote accommodation for our more adventurous tours; they will be explained here.
All passengers must read this document to ensure the itinerary is suitable for their interests and physical capabilities. This is not your final itinerary and therefore does not mention all the sites visited. The order of sightseeing is subject to change.
|A China Experience 2014 - USA|