We Love —
- Embark on an in-depth & diverse tour of China, visiting iconic cities and sights, as well as lesser-known attractions.
- Travel from Beijing to Shanghai and discover world-renowned sites including the Great Wall of China, the Terracotta Army and the impressive Zhangjiajie Mountains!
- Stay in a variety of charming 4/5* hotels and enjoy breakfast with 7 lunches throughout!
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Carefully selected by our experts especially for you
Your Destination —
Known as the Middle Kingdom, China is the third largest nation in the world bordering 14 countries that include Russia, Mongolia, and Vietnam. Due to its size, this country boasts a diverse landscape ranging from snow-capped mountains to enchanting deserts. With a long history that dates back to around 1250BC, China is also full of fascinating artefacts, making it a thrilling destination with a little something for everyone.
On this spectacular journey, discover the many highlights of China, including the lesser-known Avatar Hallelujah Mountain located in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. This sensational and fairy-tale like area was appointed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992 and boasts pillaring sandstone rock formations that rise through the luscious green valley. This is somewhere that should not be missed.
Our Offer —
10-night/12-day China Tour in 4/5* Hotels
Your Itinerary In Brief —
Day 1: UK - Beijing
Day 2: Arrival in Beijing
Day 3: Beijing
Day 4: Beijing
Day 5: Beijing - Xi'an
Day 6: Xi'an
Day 7: Xi'an
Day 8: Xi'an - Zhangjiajie
Day 9: Zhangjiajie
Day 10: Zhangjiajie - Shanghai
Day 11: Shanghai
Day 12: Shanghai - Departure
Your Itinerary —
During their tour, our members will follow the itinerary as seen below.
Fly from the UK to Beijing. Enjoy an overnight stay and meals aboard your flight.
Day 2: Arrival in Beijing
Upon arrival in Beijing, you'll be met by a guide and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy free time and discover the culinary delights of China with dinner at your own leisure. Overnight stay at your hotel in Beijing.
Day 3: Beijing (Breakfast and Lunch included)
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Today you will take a Didi car, which means Chinese “Uber”, to the Temple of Heaven, one of the most visited monuments of Beijing. This magnificent building with its triple blue glazed tile roof, is the symbol of the relationship between the world of humans and that of the divine. In addition to the Hall of Prayers for the Abundant Harvests, visit the Altar of Circular Tertre and the Echo Wall. In the park of the temple, the locals enjoy a number of leisure activities (songs, dances, chess, calligraphy on earth, etc.). Make sure not to miss the 'corner of the love', where elderly parents exchange the information of their single children to find love.
Indulge in lunch in a local restaurant, then experience the Beijing metro from the Temple of Heaven to Tiananmen Square. Afterwards, visit the Forbidden City, a perfect example of the architectural classicism of the Ming Dynasty. Climb the Coal Hill to have a view of the royal palace. Back to your hotel by metro or by Didi car. Diner by your own. Overnight at your hotel.
Your morning will start with breakfast at your hotel. Take a trip to the lesser visited section of the Great Wall - Mutianyu, and enjoy a morning on this famous site located 80km north of the city. Ascent and descent on foot (with the possibility to take a cable car payable locally). Lunch will be provided locally. Visit a cloisonné workshop where you will discover the ancient technique of decorating metalwork objects. Back in town, catch a glimpse of the Olympic sites: the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube. Dinner is at your own leisure. Overnight at your hotel for the night.
Day 5: Beijing - Xi’an (5hrs 30 minutes - Breakfast included)
Breakfast at your hotel. Take time at leisure in the morning and then in the early afternoon meet your guide in the hotel lobby to be transferred by Didi car to the train station. Here, you will take your fast train to Xi’an. Upon arrival, meet your guide and take a transfer to your hotel for your overnight stay.
This morning, take a walk in the Muslim quarter, and visit the Great Mosque, whose Chinese style architecture is is centred in beautiful square courtyards. Delight in local specialties for lunch including Roujiamo, Xi'an kebab and Xi'an noodles. You will then transfer to The Terracotta Army excavation, composed of 6,000 horsemen and infantrymen. In the 3 pits of the site, you can admire thousands of life-size statues, which seem fixed in time and which guard the tomb of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. The exhibition halls also offer visitors a beautiful collection of precious objects including a remarkable bronze wagon. Lunch will be on site at a local restaurant. Return to Xi'an City and visit a jade workshop. You will find a host of fantastic restaurants around your hotel, which is very well located in the centre of the city. Overnight at your hotel in Xi'an.
Day 7: Xi'an (Breakfast and Lunch included)
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. In the morning, visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, dated from Tang Dyansty. Following this, enjoy a Chinese calligraphy class and visit the City Wall of Ming Dynasty. As the symbol of the old-line city, the City Wall is the most well-preserved and intact part of the Chinese ancient city walls. It is also the largest and most intact ancient city wall structure in the world. Originally built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-16440), its function was for military fortification. Why not take a cycling trip on the city wall (payable). Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the famous Shaanxi Historical Museum, one of a handful of the world's great history museums. It houses cultural relics from a number of dynasties. There are 3 basic exhibition halls and some themed exhibition halls. Dinner is at your own leisure. Overnight at your hotel.
Start with breakfast at your hotel. You will have time at your own leisure until your transfer to the airport. You will then take a flight to Zhangjiajie in the early afternoon (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday) or at night (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday). Upon arrival, meet your English speaking guide and transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at your hotel in Zhangjiajie.
Day 9: Zhangjiajie (Breakfast and Lunch included)
After breakfast, head up to Yuanjiajie by Bailong Elevator. Here you will enjoy spectacular sightseeing of the back gardens, Mihun Stage, the First Bridge in the world and Hallelujah Mountains. Then, by eco-car, take a visit to the Emperor Mountain scenic area and take advantage of sightseeing in Helong Park. Return by cable car then continue by bus to visit Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon and Museum of Zhangjiajie. Lunch will be included in your visit and dinner will be at your own leisure.
After breakfast, discover the scenic slideway - the longest glass bridge, spanning over two cliffs in the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon. Stretching 430 metres long and 6 metres wide, hover over a 300 metres vertical drop on this impressive attraction. Later in the evening, take a transfer to the airport and fly to Shanghai. Lunch is included today but dinner is at your own leisure. You will arrive in Shanghai in the middle night, and will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 11 : Shanghai (Breakfast included)
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Uncover this diverse city which combines ancient customs and a bustling cosmopolitan atmosphere at your own leisure. Wander through the old town of Shanghai and uncover its winding alleyways and 16th Century buildings. See the futuristic Lujiazui district and climb to the 100th floor of the International Financial Center to enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai. End the day with a walk through the former French Concession including the Xintiandi district and the Fuxing Park. This is a day to explore freely. Overnight at the hotel in Shanghai.
Day 12: Shanghai-Departure (Breakfast included)
Have your last breakfast in China and enjoy time at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your departure flight home.
Your Tour Hotels —
Our members will stay at the following accommodation (or similar) with this offer, in double shared rooms with meals as per itinerary (daily breakfast and 7 lunches).
Xi'an: Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel 4* or similar
Zhangjiajie: Pullman Zhangjiajie 5* or similar
Shanghai: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Yilin or Shanghai Hong Kou 4* or similar
Sleeps up to
Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed. If any of these hotels are not available, hotels of a similar standard will be found.
Your Journey —
Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.
The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Internal flights from Xi’an to Zhangjiajie and from Zhangjiajie to Shanghai are included in economy class with tax and fuel charge included.
Transfers: Transfers are included throughout this offer.
Train: A Fast train from Beijing to Xi'an in 2nd class is included.