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China Experience

Group Tour | General interest 10 Days & 8 Nights Lead-in price: £2195 Current prices from: £2195
Enjoy a taste of China on this outstanding tour of the country’s principal sights. In Beijing, explore the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and an excursion to the Great Wall. See the famous Terracotta Warriors in Xian and the ancient city of Nanjing. Finish in vibrant Shanghai and witness the huge economic changes taking place in China today.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City & the Great Wall of China
  • Discover ancient Ming dynasty history in the city of Nanjing
  • See the famous Terracotta Warriors in the ancient city of Xian
  • Take a scenic cruise on the Qinhuai river in Nanjing
  • Stay in 4-star accommodation
  • Small group size - 10-15 people (max 18)
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Superior Group Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Beijing

Overnight flight from London (regional connections available) direct to Beijing with British Airways. Please speak to your travel consultant to discuss alternative flight options. (N)

Day 2: Beijing

Arrive and transfer to the Novotel Peace Hotel for 3 nights. Afternoon at leisure. A welcome dinner will be held this evening. (D)

Day 3: Beijing

Morning visit to the key historic cites of Tiananmen Square and the adjacent Forbidden City. After lunch, visit one of Beijing’s traditional hutong neighbourhoods. (B)

Day 4: Great Wall

Full-day excursion to the Great Wall at Mutianyu, a scenic section of the wall north of Beijing. (B, L)

Day 5: Xian

Morning at leisure. Afternoon high-speed train journey to Xian, then transfer to the Grand Noble Xian hotel for a 2-night stay. (B, L)

Day 6: Terracotta Warriors • Xian

Morning excursion to the legendary Terracotta Warriors, followed by lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon visit to the city’s atmospheric Muslim quarter and the Great Mosque. Optional evening performance of Tang dynasty show. (B, L)

Day 7: To Nanjing

Morning high-speed train to the city of Nanjing, then stay overnight at the Grand Trustel Mandarin Garden. Afternoon tour to visit Ming Xiaoling, the mausoleum of the Hongwu Emperor, founder of the Ming Dynasty; the imposing Zhonghua city gate; and the Confucius temple. (B)

Day 8: To Shanghai

Morning visit to the Memorial Hall of the Nanjing Massacre, then continue to Ming Xiaoling, the mausoleum of the Hongwu Emperor, founder of the Ming Dynasty. Afternoon high-speed train to Shanghai. Stay at the Merry Hotel for 2 nights. (B)

Day 9: Shanghai

Morning visit to the Jade Buddha temple, the Yu garden and a walk along the historic Bund. (B)

Day 10: Fly to London

Transfer to the airport and fly back to London. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Superior tour

This tour is based in 4-star accommodation.

Single supplement

From £445pp.

Private & tailor-made travel

This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

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Dates & prices


Main Costs
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7 Oct 2021 - 16 Oct 2021 £2,175 £0 £0 Reserve

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • • 4-star accommodation
    • Flexible - extensions & flightupgrades available
    • Small group size - 10-15 people(max 26)
    • Direct international flights withBritish Airways
    • Internal trains as specified
    • Transfers in air-conditionedvehicles
    • Experienced local tour manager
    • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
    • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees

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