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Experience the comfort and efficiency
of China’s rapidly expanding highspeed
rail network as you travel
around the major cultural centres of
China. Along the way, stroll through
beautiful gardens, ancient temples
and mausoleums, visit celebrated
sights such as the Great Wall and the
Terracotta Warriors, and learn about
various aspects of Chinese history in the
key museums of each city.
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Arrive in Beijing and transfer to the luxurious
Peninsula Hotel for a 3-night stay. (N)
Morning visit to Tiananmen Square and the
Forbidden City. After lunch, visit the Summer
Palace and beautiful gardens, followed by
afternoon tea at the Aman Hotel. (B, L)
Drive north from Beijing and visit the legendary
Great Wall at Jinshanling, a peaceful and
dramatic section of the wall. (B, L)
Early morning departure to Xian by high-speed
train. Afternoon arrival in Xian and proceed to
the Wild Goose Pagoda, followed by a short art
tour and calligraphy lesson at the Tang Bo Art
Museum. Transfer to the Sofitel on Renmin
Square for 2 nights. The following day take a
private tour of the Terracotta Warriors. (B)
Continue to Wuhan by high-speed train. Arrive
and transfer to the Shangri-La Hotel for a
1-night stay. Afternoon visit to the Yellow Crane
Tower and the Hubei Provincial Museum. (B)
Continue to Nanjing by high-speed train.
Transfer to the Fairmont Hotel for a 2-night
Morning tour of Mount Zijin, Zijinshan
observatory and Ling Gu temple. Afternoon at
leisure, with time to visit the Nanjing Museum
and the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall. (B)
Early morning departure to Shanghai by high-speed train. Transfer to the Fairmont Peace
Hotel for 2 nights. (B)
Morning tour of Shanghai, visiting the Jade
Buddha temple, Yu garden and the Bund.
Optional afternoon cruise on Huang Pu river, or
visit the Shanghai Museum independently. (B)
Option to transfer to the airport via the
Shanghai Maglev train, then fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
holidays, supplements may apply. Dates in
2019 include, but are not limited to, 4 – 10 Feb
(Chinese New Year), 5 – 7 Apr (Tomb Sweeping
Day), 29 Apr – 1 May (May Day holiday) and
1 – 7 Oct (national holiday).
Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
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