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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.
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Overnight flight from London (regional
connections available) direct to Beijing with
British Airways. Please speak to your travel
consultant to discuss alternative flight
Arrive and transfer to the Novotel Peace Hotel for 3 nights. Afternoon at leisure. (N)
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)
Full-day excursion to the Great Wall at
Mutianyu, a scenic section of the wall north of
Beijing. (B, L)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon high-speed
train journey to Xian, then transfer to the
Grand Noble Xian hotel for a 2-night stay. (B)
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. (B, L)
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)
Morning high-speed train to Shanghai.
Afternoon visit to the Jade Buddha temple, the
Yu garden and a walk along the historic Bund.
Stay at the Merry Hotel for 2 nights. (B)
Day at leisure. Optional full-day tour to
the Wuzhen ancient water town near
Transfer to the airport and fly back to London. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4-star accommodation.
Available on request.
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CXI2020: 8 Nights
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