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CHINA: 12 Day Amazing China Tour Including Xi'an with Flights For Three

Uncover China’s rich history and natural wonders.

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Overview

See the best China has on offer on this spellbinding tour, traversing through buzzing city centres, dynastic-era villages, natural wonders and iconic ancient sights. This incredible escape truly showcases China’s dynamic elements!

  • Return International Flights for Three
  • 11 Nights of Hotel Accommodation Including Daily Breakfast
  • Uncover the Dynastic Heritage of Beijing and the Great Wall, the Enchanting Beauty of Hangzhou and the Heritage of Xi’an

INCLUSIONS

  • Return International Flights for Three
  • 11 Nights of Hotel Accommodation for Three
  • Daily Breakfast for Three
  • All Transfers as per the Itinerary
  • Tours and Admissions as per the Itinerary
  • Experienced Local English Speaking Guides

HOTELS

  • Beijing – Fuyong Yulong Hotel or similar
  • Wuxi – Wuxi International Hotel or similar
  • Suzhou – Holiday Inn Express Suzhou Taihu Lake or similar
  • Hangzhou – Merchant Marco Garden Hotel or similar
  • Shanghai – Wassim Hotel or similar
  • Xi’an – Titan Times Hotel or similar

TRAVEL DATES

  • Available for departure on one of the following dates:

2019:

  • 7, 14, 21,28 May
  • 4, 11,18, 25 June
  • 2*, 30 July
  • 6,13, 20, 27 August
  • 3,10, 24* September
  • 15, 22, 29 October

2020:

  • 12, 26 March
  • 9, 23* April
  • 7*, 21 May
  • 11, 25 June
  • 9, 23* July
  • 6, 20 August
  • 10, 24 September
  • 8*, 22 October
  • 5 November
  • *A High Season surcharge of $280 per person applies for departures on these dates
  • Book early to secure your preferred dates!

HOW TO BOOK

  1. Select your preferred package option, click on Add to Cart and follow the payment prompts
  2. Once you have completed your purchase, you will be emailed a confirmation and online booking form
  3. Complete your booking form as soon as possible to lock in your holiday!

For any other assistance or enquiries please contact support@kogantravel.com or call us on 1300 517 210.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience China’s dynamic beauty on this 10 day tour, from heritage listed landscapes, neon drenched streets, buzzing city centres and dynastic era architecture with thousands year old history.
  • Explore the lively capital of Beijing and climb the mighty Great Wall of China – winding its way through majestic leafy landscapes and temple-covered hilltops.
  • Learn about China’s Tea heritage at the lush Longjing Tea Plantation whilst sipping on China’s prestigious dragon well tea.
  • Admire the glistening waters of Hangzhou’s West Lake, and revel in the scenic vistas and watercoloured, willow-lined banks of this gorgeous city.
  • Uncover the elegance of the Wall Street of the East in Shanghai’s Bund, and marvel at Shanghai’s contemporary art scene, gorgeous gardens and larger than life skyscrapers.
  • Experience dynastic-era China with a visit to Xi’an, home to the 7,000 figure army of the Terracotta Warriors fabled by many as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Depart Australia – Arrive China

Get your passports ready for a fantastic adventure through China as you board your international flight to Beijing. Upon arrival you’ll be met by a tour representative and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Due to flight availability, some flights may depart prior to Day 1.

Day 2: Beijing (B)

Kickstart your Beijing adventure with a visit to Tiananmen Square. The second-largest public square in the world and the historical and spiritual heart of China, the Square houses the Monument to the People’s Heroes, the National Museum of China and the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong. Just north of the Square is the fabled Forbidden City.

Optional Activities

  • Forbidden City tour – take a tour through the imperial centre of Beijing through the Ming and Qing dynasty, an iconic landmark rich in Chinese heritage (AUD $78 per person).
  • Peking Duck dinner – enjoy an authentic Peking Duck banquet with all the traditional accompaniments (AUD $38 per person).

Day 3: Beijing (B)

Prepare to be captivated by The Great Wall at the Juyongguan Pass, majestically perched over the peaks and hills of Beijing. Noted as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, you will have the opportunity to hike a portion of this marvel.

En-route back to Beijing, see artisans crafting traditional Chinese blue enamel ware at a cloisonne factory and visit one of China’s biggest jade factories.

Optional Activity

  • Golden Mask Dynasty or Kung Fu Legend show – enjoy a traditional Chinese performance (AUD $73 per person).

Day 4: Beijing (B)

This morning enjoy a tour of the Summer Palace, the largest preserved ancient garden in China and a former summer resort for dynastic Emperors.

After your garden visit, head to a Chinese herbal medicine institute to learn about the healing properties and history of traditional Chinese medicine, followed by a rejuvenating foot massage!

Optional Activity

  • Hutong Life and Panda House Tour – jump on a rickshaw and wind through a Hutong neighbourhood, stopping at a local house to gain insight into local Beijing life. Next, visit the Panda House at Beijing Zoo (AUD $78 per person).

Day 5: Beijing – Wuxi (B)

Leave Beijing behind this morning as you board a high speed train to Wuxi, an ancient city with breathtaking natural scenery, marvelling at the tranquil waters of Lake Tai en-route.

Spend the evening strolling through the tree-lined Nanchang Street, blending ancient and contemporary architecture with waterside charm.

Day 6: Wuxi – Suzhou (B)

Start your morning with a visit to one of the largest freshwater pearl exhibitions in the country before travelling to Suzhou.

Known as the Oriental Venice, Suzhou is home to exquisite canals, bridges, pagodas and beautiful gardens. Visit the Lingering Garden, known for its charming halls and unique imperial architecture enriched by a 500-year history.

Optional Activities

  • Grand Canal Cruise – sweep along ancient canals and city banks on the picturesque Grand Canal (AUD $33 per person).
  • Western Buffet Dinner – enjoy a sumptuous western-style buffet at your hotel (AUD $48 per person).

Day 7: Suzhou – Hangzhou (B)

Visit a silk spinning mill this morning and discover the mysterious ways of silk processing before travelling by coach to Hangzhou. Aptly named by Marco Polo as the ‘most beautiful and magnificent city in the world’, experience the beauty firsthand with a boat ride along the West Lake.

Optional Activity

  • Impression West Lake – enjoy an open-air performance crafted by the Director of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony (AUD $78 per person).

Day 8: Hangzhou – Shanghai (B)

Head for the lush Longjing Tea Plantation this morning to learn about China’s green tea heritage and sip on China’s most distinguished tea – dragon well tea.

Afterwards, travel to Shanghai. Upon arrival, visit the Bund, home to Art-deco buildings that were once filled with powerful banks and trading houses, now home to designer boutiques and restaurants. Spend the rest of the afternoon strolling through the bustling shopping district of Nanjing Road.

Optional Activity

  • Huangpu River Cruise – sail along the tranquil waters of the Huangpu River – a must-see for any visitor! (AUD $38 per person)

Day 9: Shanghai (B)

Visit the Shanghai Museum this morning, filled with ancient Chinese art, furniture and jade stones. Spend the rest of the afternoon at your leisure, perhaps visiting the Yuyuan Gardens & Bazaar, admiring the glittering pools filled with fish.

Optional Activities

  • Jin Mao Tower, Xintiandi and Maglev Train Tour – visit famous sights including the 88th floor of Jin Mao Tower, the trendy Xintiandi neighbourhood, and catch a ride on the world’s fastest bullet train (AUD $68 per person).
  • Chinese Acrobatic Show – treat yourself to the amazing Intersection of Time acrobatic show (AUD $73 per person).

Day 10: Shanghai – Xi’an (B)

Head for Xi’an this morning, China’s ancient capital reigning for over 1,000 years and home to many precious relics and heritage sites.

Optional Activity

  • Dumpling Feast & Tang Dynasty Show – be taken on a journey with a performance narrating the triumphs and tribulations of the ancient Tang Dynasty followed be a dumpling feast (AUD $65 per person).

Day 11: Xi’an Free Day (B)

Explore Xi’an at your leisure today, perhaps visiting the tomb of Emperor Qin on an optional Terracotta Warriors excursion.

Optional Activity

  • Terracotta Warriors – be mesmerised by 7,000 figures of the terracotta army, standing over the tomb of Emperor Qin since 210BC, followed by a visit to the bustling Moslem Street (AUD $110 per person).

Day 12: Depart Xi’an (B)

Say goodbye to your travel buddies as you transfer to the airport for your flight home to Australia.

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

FINE PRINT

Buying and Booking:

  • Buy now – limited time offer!
  • Top Tip: Book early to secure your preferred dates!
  • 14 day booking guarantee – if you can’t book your preferred dates within 14 days we will refund you in full. See T&Cs here
  • Bookings are non changeable & non refundable once your travel dates are confirmed

Flight Information:

  • Flights depart from Melbourne or Sydney
  • Flights from other states are available for an additional cost:
  • Brisbane: $280 per person; Perth: $380 per person; Adelaide: $480 per person
  • Flights are economy class with China Southern, Air China, Sichuan Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Xiamen Airlines or similar, subject to availability
  • Business class upgrades are available for $2900 per person, subject to airline availability
  • A flight amendment surcharge of $200 per person applies for later departures, plus any additional airfares and taxes
  • Early arrivals are not permitted
  • Flights are subject to specific promotional economy fare availability
  • Flights may not be direct or operate daily
  • Stopovers are available upon request
  • Subject to availability

General:

  • Not valid with any other offer
  • Valid for 3 people, triple share
  • Group size – minimum 10, maximum 40
  • Travelling solo? A single supplement of $700 per person applies to those wishing to travel alone

Package Excludes:

  • Visa to China – compulsory for Australian passport holders
  • Travel insurance – strongly recommended
  • Tipping – recommended at AUD $15 per person per day
  • Anything not listed in the Itinerary

Travel Advice:

  • For the latest travel advice for your holiday please visit www.smartraveller.gov.au
  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your trip overseas
  • A visa may be required for your destination or any countries you are transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you obtain a valid visa. Please visit http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/ to assist you with any requirements.
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Deal end dates are subject to change and may be extended at any time.

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