The Grand Tour


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Visits

Not only natural beautiful scenery, but also grandeur artificial wonders. All of these contribute to a tourists-appealing, all-embracing grand China. One of UNESCO World Heritage Sites is arranged in this wonderful itinerary. That is Jiuzhaigou Scenic Valley. As a stunning example of China’s varied landscape, Jiuzhaigou is famous for crystal blue lakes and multi-level waterfalls. Words simply do not do it justice. So take this chance to witness nature’s marvelousness in Jiuzhaigou by yourself!
 
Experience Shanghai and explore its hidden treasure by yourself. Sail along the Three Gorges to sense domestic and international tourists’ feeling in all ages. Observe giant panda closely; moved by breathtaking scenery in Jiuzhaigou. Admire the Terra Cotta Warriors; listen to stories of Ancient City Wall. Climb the Great Wall; visit the Forbidden City, Summer Palace and other major attractions in Beijing.



Beijing: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Great Wall
 



Xi'an:  Big Goose Pagoda, Terracotta Warriors, Terracotta Warriors Museum, Ancient City Wall
 



Chengdu:  Jinli Wide and Narrow Lanes, Panda Breeding Base, Huanglongxi Ancient Town, Sichuan Opera Show
 

Jinli Wide and Narrow Lanes Pand Breeding Base Huanglongxi Ancient Town Sichuan Opera Show



Jiuzhaigou:  Huanglong National Park, Jiuzhaigou in the Winter, Jiuzhaigou, Local Cultural show
 

Huanglong National Park Jiuzhaigou in the Winter Jiuzhaigou Local Cultural Show



Yangtze Cruise:  Three Gorges Dam, Xiling Gorge, Daning River Small Gorges, Shibaozhai
 

Three Gorges Dam Xiling Gorge Danning River Small Gorges Shibaozhai



Shanghai:  Bund, Huangpu River, Yu Gardens, Jin Mao Tower
 

Bund


  • Day 1:Arrive Shanghai
    On arrival into Shanghai and stay three nights.

    Day 2:Shanghai
    Visiting Yu Gardens;strolling along the Old City Town for some shopping;knock around the Bund;then run to see Jin Mao Tower;in the evening,watch an acrobatic show.(B/L/D)

    Day 3:Shanghai
    Look round Xintiandi where unique ‘Shikumen’ houses dating back from as early as the 1860’s have been carefully restored;explore the very impressive Shanghai Museum where there will be plenty of time to wander through the many fascinating exhibits and displays.(B/L)

    Day 4:Shanghai/Yichang/Yangtze Cruise
    Free in the morning,then fly to Yichang and board cruise ship where you will stay four nights and start enjoying your cruise along the mighty Yangtze River.(B/D)

    Day 5: Yangtze Cruise
    Visit to the Three Gorges Dam site,size alone makes this a most impressive site.Excellent views and well manicured gardens attract numerous of local and international tourists;then sail through the Three Gorges ship locks and one of Three Gorges-the Xiling Gorge.(B/L/D)

    Day 6:Yangtze Cruise
    Shore excursion to Daning River Small Three Gorges–Longmen Gorge,Bawu Gorge and Dicui Gorge,or the Shennong Stream;(It depends on weather of the time to decide which scenic spot to travel.)later passes through another two gorges of the Three Gorges-Wu and Qutang Gorges.(B/L/D)

    Day 7:Yangtze Cruise
    Shore excursion to the Ghost City of Fengdu or Shibaozhai Temple.Ghost City of Fengdu presents Chinese version of hell in a fun and interesting way.Shibaozhai is a 12-storey pavilion which was built against the rock and there are steles and inscriptions of past dynasties of each floor inside the pavilion.It depends on weather of the time to decide which scenic spot to visit.(B/L/D)

    Day 8:Yangtze Cruise/Chongqing /Chengdu
    Cruise docks in Chongqing;take the train to Chengdu and stay there two nights.Tour Jinli Ancient Street,which still in the style of the late Qing dynasty.Good spot to try some small local food and wander around.(B/L)

    Day 9:Chengdu
    Pay a visit to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base,where you will not only be able to observe these wonderful creatures,but also learn about their habitat and the conservation efforts.Travel to Huanglongxi Ancient Town;enjoy a Sichuan Opera to learn about this art.(B/L/D)

    Day 10:Chengdu / Jiuzhaigou
    Fly to Jiuzhaigou and stay there for two nights;visit the Huanglong Scenic Valley.It is a national park near Jiuzhaigou Park,and former is less crowded and smaller than latter.(B/L/D)

    Day 11:Jiuzhaigou
    Tour Jiuzhaigou Scenic Valley to drunken in the breathtaking scenery;enjoy a local cultural show in the evening.(B/L/D)

    Day 12:Jiuzhaigou/Xian
    Fly to Xi’an and stay there for three nights.

    Day 13:Xi’an
    Run to the Big Goose Pagoda and the ancient City Wall;pay a visit to the Great Mosque;hunt for cheap and nice goods in the Muslim Snack Street and Markets.(B/L)

    Day 14:Xi’an
    Gaze in awe at Terracotta Warriors to introduce yourself more Chinese history;sample a Chinese dumpling banquet while relaxing by enjoying a performance of Tang Dynasty Cultural Show.(B/L/D)

    Day 15:Xian/ Beijing
    Fly to Beijing and stay three nights.

    Day 16:Beijing
    Visit the decayed but still gorgeous Forbidden City,the grand Tiananmen Square in heart of Beijing,and splendid Temple of Heaven;take a traditional Peking Duck Dinner.(B/L/D)

    Day 17:Beijing
    Admire the Great Wall,which is one of the wonders of the world.This awesome structure built with sheer human will and muscle power impresses beyond speech;try to bargain in Silk Market;freshen up via watching a ‘Legends of Kung Fu’ performance.(B/L)

    Day 18:Depart Beijing
    Farewell Beijing.This morning is free at your leisure before you are transferred to Beijing airport to board your overnight flight to Australia.(B)


    Important Notes:

    All our departure dates are guaranteed once two people have paid their deposits 30 days prior to departure.



    Tour Inclusions:           
                                                                        
    Registered English speaking guides in each city                                                                 
    China Holidays National Escort subject to a minimum of 10 people travelling                                                                       
    Accommodation and local taxes as specified                                                                      
    Cruise Ship as specified                                                                
    On-Shore excursions as specified                                                                            
    Private coach transfers in China                                                                
    Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)                                                                    
    Specialty meals such as Peking Duck dinner, or dumpling Dinner where specified                                                                             
    All Sightseeing and Entrance fees to specified attractions                                                                             
    Evening entertainment as stated                                                                             
    All Domestic flights, taxes and fuel surcharges as specified                                                                          
    Basic tipping to Local Tour Guide, Driver and National Escort.                                                                      
                                                                                   

    Not Included:
         
                                                                  
    International Airfares (unless specifically stated)
    Drinks of any nature
    China Visa Fees
    Tips on cruises
    Tips to Beijing Hutong guide and Rickshaw driver
    Any items of a personal nature                                  


  • Day 1:Arrive Shanghai
    On arrival into Shanghai and stay three nights.

    Day 2:Shanghai
    Visiting Yu Gardens;strolling along the Old City Town for some shopping;knock around the Bund;then run to see Jin Mao Tower;in the evening,watch an acrobatic show.(B/L/D)

    Day 3:Shanghai
    Look round Xintiandi where unique ‘Shikumen’ houses dating back from as early as the 1860’s have been carefully restored;explore the very impressive Shanghai Museum where there will be plenty of time to wander through the many fascinating exhibits and displays.(B/L)

    Day 4:Shanghai/Yichang/Yangtze Cruise
    Free in the morning,then fly to Yichang and board cruise ship where you will stay four nights and start enjoying your cruise along the mighty Yangtze River.(B/D)

    Day 5: Yangtze Cruise
    Visit to the Three Gorges Dam site,size alone makes this a most impressive site.Excellent views and well manicured gardens attract numerous of local and international tourists;then sail through the Three Gorges ship locks and one of Three Gorges-the Xiling Gorge.(B/L/D)

    Day 6:Yangtze Cruise
    Shore excursion to Daning River Small Three Gorges–Longmen Gorge,Bawu Gorge and Dicui Gorge,or the Shennong Stream;(It depends on weather of the time to decide which scenic spot to travel.)later passes through another two gorges of the Three Gorges-Wu and Qutang Gorges.(B/L/D)

    Day 7:Yangtze Cruise
    Shore excursion to the Ghost City of Fengdu or Shibaozhai Temple.Ghost City of Fengdu presents Chinese version of hell in a fun and interesting way.Shibaozhai is a 12-storey pavilion which was built against the rock and there are steles and inscriptions of past dynasties of each floor inside the pavilion.It depends on weather of the time to decide which scenic spot to visit.(B/L/D)

    Day 8:Yangtze Cruise/Chongqing /Chengdu
    Cruise docks in Chongqing;take the train to Chengdu and stay there two nights.Tour Jinli Ancient Street,which still in the style of the late Qing dynasty.Good spot to try some small local food and wander around.(B/L)

    Day 9:Chengdu
    Pay a visit to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base,where you will not only be able to observe these wonderful creatures,but also learn about their habitat and the conservation efforts.Travel to Huanglongxi Ancient Town;enjoy a Sichuan Opera to learn about this art.(B/L/D)

    Day 10:Chengdu / Jiuzhaigou
    Fly to Jiuzhaigou and stay there for two nights;visit the Huanglong Scenic Valley.It is a national park near Jiuzhaigou Park,and former is less crowded and smaller than latter.(B/L/D)

    Day 11:Jiuzhaigou
    Tour Jiuzhaigou Scenic Valley to drunken in the breathtaking scenery;enjoy a local cultural show in the evening.(B/L/D)

    Day 12:Jiuzhaigou/Xian
    Fly to Xi’an and stay there for three nights.

    Day 13:Xi’an
    Run to the Big Goose Pagoda and the ancient City Wall;pay a visit to the Great Mosque;hunt for cheap and nice goods in the Muslim Snack Street and Markets.(B/L)

    Day 14:Xi’an
    Gaze in awe at Terracotta Warriors to introduce yourself more Chinese history;sample a Chinese dumpling banquet while relaxing by enjoying a performance of Tang Dynasty Cultural Show.(B/L/D)

    Day 15:Xian/ Beijing
    Fly to Beijing and stay three nights.

    Day 16:Beijing
    Visit the decayed but still gorgeous Forbidden City,the grand Tiananmen Square in heart of Beijing,and splendid Temple of Heaven;take a traditional Peking Duck Dinner.(B/L/D)

    Day 17:Beijing
    Admire the Great Wall,which is one of the wonders of the world.This awesome structure built with sheer human will and muscle power impresses beyond speech;try to bargain in Silk Market;freshen up via watching a ‘Legends of Kung Fu’ performance.(B/L)

    Day 18:Depart Beijing
    Farewell Beijing.This morning is free at your leisure before you are transferred to Beijing airport to board your overnight flight to Australia.(B)

    Day 19:Arrive Australia
    Arrive home today.


    Important Notes:

    All our departure dates are guaranteed once two people have paid their deposits 30 days prior to departure.

    Above prices are for all departures from Sydney/Melbourne all dates include international airfares, all transportation in China, accommodation, all meals indicated, entrance fees, guides and daily tours, taxes and charges and departure taxes. If departing from Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth, additional fee may apply.

    Our land price also includes airport pickup and delivery allowing for the truest fully inclusive deal except where international airfare is required including taxes from only $1771.00
     
     
    Tour Inclusions:  
     
                                                                                
    Registered English speaking guides in each city                                                                 
    China Holidays National Escort subject to a minimum of 10 people travelling                                                                       
    Accommodation and local taxes as specified                                                                      
    Cruise Ship as specified                                                                
    On-Shore excursions as specified                                                                            
    Private coach transfers in China                                                                
    Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)                                                                    
    Specialty meals such as Peking Duck dinner, or dumpling Dinner where specified                                                                             
    All Sightseeing and Entrance fees to specified attractions                                                                             
    Evening entertainment as stated                                                                             
    All International and Domestic flights, taxes and fuel surcharges as specified                                                                      
    Basic tipping to Local Tour Guide, Driver and National Escort.
                                                                          
                                                                                   
    Not Included:      

                                                                 
    Drinks of any nature
    China Visa Fees
    Tips on cruises
    Tips to Beijing Hutong guide and Rickshaw driver
    Any items of a personal nature                                                 
     

Depart from: Sydney/Melbourne
Depart from: Sydney/Melbourne
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