Discover a different side to China on this
journey from Beijing to Shanghai. Fully
escorted and travelling with a group of
solo travellers, enjoy cycle rides along
ancient city walls, learn the secrets of
Chinese cooking and try your hand at
calligraphy, complemented by visits
to the classic sights of the Terracotta
Warriors, the Forbidden City and the
panda sanctuary near Chengdu.
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Saving up to £150 on specific departures when booked by 30 Oct 18
Overnight flight from London (regional
connections available) direct to Beijing with
British Airways. (N)
Arrive and transfer to the Asia Hotel for 3 nights.
Afternoon walk in the Summer Palace gardens.
Welcome dinner at a Peking duck restaurant. (D)
Morning with a local chef and a lesson in
Chinese cooking. After lunch, visit Tiananmen
Square and the Forbidden City. (B, L, D)
Full-day excursion to the Great Wall at Mutianyu.
Lunch is taken at the Brickyard Eco Retreat
near the wall. Evening at leisure to choose a
restaurant or browse the food stalls near the
pedestrianised Wangfujing shopping street,
which is close to the hotel. (B, L)
Morning visit to the Temple of Heaven. Highspeed
train to Xian and stay at the Grand Noble
Xian hotel for 2 nights. Evening walk in the
Muslim quarter, then transfer to Yongxingfang,
a street selling all sorts of food and where you
can sample some local Shaanxi cuisine. (B)
Morning excursion to the Terracotta Warriors.
Afternoon visit to the city’s ancient perimeter
walls, with optional cycling, followed by a visit to
the Tang Bo Art Museum for a lesson in Chinese
calligraphy. (B, L, D)
Morning flight to Chengdu and stay 2 nights
at the Dorsett Grand Chengdu. Afternoon visit to the
Qingyanggong Buddhist temple to sample
some local tea. Afterwards, stroll down the Jinli
street, lined with traditional architecture and old
shops selling goods including Shu embroidery,
paintings and local snacks, before stopping for
dinner. (B, D)
Morning excursion to the Giant Panda Research
Base. Afternoon at leisure. (B, D)
Morning flight to Shanghai for a 2-night stay at
the Central Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing cruise
on the Huangpu river, followed by dinner. (B, D)
Morning visit to Jade Buddha temple and Yu
garden. Afternoon at leisure, or join the guide
for a walk on Nanjing Road, Shanghai’s main
shopping street. Farewell dinner at a restaurant
followed by a walk along the Bund. (B, D)
Transfer to the airport then fly back to London,
arriving the same day. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
These small group
tours have been specially created for single
travellers. Benefits include single occupancy
of double / twin rooms as standard and at
sensible prices, plus the company of like-minded
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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 020 3930 5233 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
CFS2018: 9 Nights
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