Enjoy the rich history, culture and landscapes that makes China a must-see destination!
Experience the Highlights of China
SPECIAL DEPARTURE: March 21, 2019 to April 1, 2019
Vancouver departure FROM $2699 CAD per person, in double occupancy
Calgary departure FROM $3099 CAD per person, in double occupancy
SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
- International air from Vancouver or Calgary on group space with Air Canada (limited seats)
- 10 nights accommodation at centrally located 4* hotels
- 20 meals
- Return airport transfers
- Sightseeing tours with English speaking local guides
HURRY, OFFER ENDS DECEMBER 31, 2018!
Prices shown are per person, in double occupancy, air taxes included (Vancouver - $375, Calgary - $405), based on a March 21st, 2019 departure from Calgary or Vancouver on our airline group allotment; or from any other departure city on request according to availability upon reservation. Rates are available at press time on Sept 6, 2018. NOT INCLUDED: Visa for China, gratuities, other meals, excursions, travel insurance and all items not mentioned in our itinerary. Note: Advance seat selection is not available for this fare type. Frequent flyer mileage accrual might not be permitted. For a detailed itinerary and terms and conditions, contact us.
Day 1: Highlights of China - Arrive in Beijing
Depart from Canada on your Air Canada flight(s) to Beijing, China.
Day 2: Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, capital city of China. After clearing customs and collecting luggage, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 3: Beijing (B+L)
This morning, visit Tian'anmen Square & Forbidden City for a highlight excursion of the day. Make a photo stop in front of the 'Egg' - National Center for the Performing Arts before proceeding to the Summer Place for an afternoon excursion. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Day 4: Beijing (B+L+D)
Drive out for a morning excursion to the Mutianyu section of the ancient Great Wall (round-trip cable car included); head back downtown with a stop at a Pearl Factory. Take a photo stop at Bird Nest & Water Cube before proceeding to stroll around Wangfujing Pedestrian Street for some leisure shopping and enjoy a Peking Duck Dinner there.
Day 5: Beijing - Xian (B+L)
Visit the Temple of Heaven where emperors of the Ming & Qing Dynasties used to worship good harvest during Winter Solstice. Witness the locals doing a variety of morning exercises. Continue to the traditional dwelling quarters of Beijing – the Hutongs and experience a human-powered pedi-cab ride before transferred to the train station to catch an afternoon high speed train to Xi'an. Arrive in Xian and transfer to your hotel.
Day 6: Xian (B+L+D)
Drive for a morning inspiring tour to the Terra Cotta Warriors. Visit Jade Factory on the way back downtown. Stroll long the lively Muslim Quarter and visit the Grand Mosque. In the evening, enjoy a Dumpling Banquet and Tang Dynasty Show.
Day 7: Xian - Guilin (B+L)
Stroll along the Ancient City Wall to enjoy the morning tranquility and proceed to visit the Provincial History Museum & Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Transfer to the airport and flight to Guilin. Arrive and transfer to your hotel.
Day 8: Guilin - Yangshuo (B+L)
Take a Cruise on the breathtaking Li River. Disembark in Yangshuo; stroll along the prosperous West Street and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring.
Day 9: Yangshuo - Longsheng (B+L)
Drive to Longsheng and visit the Dragon's Backbone Rice Terrace & Zhuang Ethnic Village. Overnight in Longsheng.
Day 10: Longsheng - Guilin - Shanghai (B)
Explore the area on your own before transferring to Guilin Airport to catch the afternoon flight to Shanghai. Arrive in Shanghai and transfer to your hotel.
Day 11: Shanghai (B+L)
Explore old downtown quarters with visits to Yu Garden, Chenghuangmiao & Jade Buddha Temple. Then proceed to Shanghai World Financial Center for a panoramic view of the metropolis. Head back to Puxi and conclude the day with a leisure walk along the Bund. Watch an acclaimed ERA Acrobatic Show in the evening.
Day 12: Shanghai - Canada (B)
Your journey has come to an end! Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.