An extensive itinerary visiting some of
China’s more remote sites, including ancient
Buddhist art and sculpture at the Yungang
and Longmen caves, the Hanging Monastery
near Datong, the Shuanglin temple near
Taiyuan, and the celebrated Terracotta
Warriors of Xian.
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Arrive and transfer to the Hotel Cote Cour for 3 nights. Take a hutong tour by rickshaw. (N)
Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Lama Temple. (B)
Tour the Great Wall of China at Jinshanling. (B, L)
Morning visit to the Imperial Summer Palace. Train to Datong. Stay 2 nights at the Datong Hotel. (B, L)
Visit the Great Wall at Desheng Bao and the Yungang caves. (B, L)
Drive to Pingyao via the Hanging Monastery and Yingxian wooden pagoda. Stay 2 nights at Yunjincheng Hotel. (B, L)
Guided walking tour of Pingyao’s ancient centre. (B)
Drive to Taiyuan via Shuanglin temple and Qiao
family manor. Overnight at the Yu Yuan Hotel and
visit Shanxi Museum. (B, L)
Train to Xian. Visit the Muslim quarter, Grand
Mosque, Bell and Drum Towers and the city
walls. Stay 2 nights at the Grand New World
Hotel Xian. (B)
Tour the Terracotta Warriors, Forest of Steles
and the Shaanxi History Museum. Evening Tang
dynasty music performance. (B, L, D)
Train to Luoyang. Visit the Longmen grottoes.
Overnight at the Holiday Inn Express Luoyang. (B)
Kung Fu demonstration at Shaolin temple, then
fly to Shanghai. Stay at the Central Hotel for 2
nights. (B, L)
Morning city tour. Fly home the next day (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This type of tour is best suited to the
hardier traveller as it will typically include some
quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and
rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more
strenuous activities, such as trekking.
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The Grand New World Hotel Xian is a 4-star hotel located within the ancient city walls of Xian. It has 476 well-decorated rooms and suites. Dining options include the Coffee Shop which serves international cuisines and Dynasty Restaurant which offers a Cantonese menu. The hotel also has an indoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a tennis...
The Holiday Inn Express Luoyang City Centre is located northwest of Kaiyuan Avenue and Jinchengzhai Street, and is an ideal base to explore the surrounding area. The 274 contemporary style rooms are equipped with a satellite television, internet connection, air conditioning and an en suite bathroom with bath tub. The breakfast buffet includes both Chinese and western dishes and is served in the hotel's Great Room restaurant, where lunch and dinner are also...
Hotel Cote Cour Beijing is located in the hutong district of old Beijing, convenient for exploring the sites of the city. This traditional courtyard house traditionally served as the home for dancers and musicians of the imperial courts. It has since been lovingly restored to become a boutique hotel with 14 well-appointed rooms and combines traditional Chinese architecture and design with modern amenities and...
The Central Hotel towers over the heart of Shanghai, adjacent to Century Square on the pedestrianised section of Nanjing Road, famed for its shopping and entertainment. The 317 spacious guestrooms are furnished in an elegant style, and come well equipped with a host of conveniences including bathroom with bath and shower, hairdryer, air conditioning, internet access, tea and coffee facilities and international television. The hotel has a choice of restaurants and bars, and a fitness centre with sauna and beauty...
The Datong Hotel is a centrally located 3-star hotel, with 221 rooms and suites decorated in a contemporary style. Rooms have small balconies, satellite television and in-room safes. Hotel facilities include a fitness cente, restaurant and swimming pool. Wireless internet access is available in all public...
The Yu Yuan hotel is located in the city centre of Taiyuan and guest rooms feature television, air conditioning and a small balcony. Other facilities include a restaurant, sauna and...
The Yun Jin Cheng Hotel is located on the Ming and Qing Street in the heart of Pingyao, making it the ideal base from which to explore this 3,000-year-old city. The 60 elegant rooms and suites are decorated with traditional Chinese furniture and Chinese works of art, and are set in 18 courtyards. It is part of a group, which consists of the International Financier Club, the Yuantaichang Cloth Shop and the Yun Jin Cheng...
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CAH2017: 13 Nights
Beijing is a modern and fashionable city whose cityscape is changing almost daily....
Pingyao is the best-preserved historic town in the region populated by the Han ethnic...
Shanghai has in recent years become one of the world’s most dynamic cities, which can be...
Xian rests in Shaanxi province and is one of the oldest settled parts of China. The city...