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Heed the hypothetically sound advice of one of the world's greatest thinkers and enjoy a fantastic, fuss-free 12 day tour of China. Discover Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Wuxi, with an expert, English-speaking tour guide to ensure you don't miss a thing. Bear witness to iconic landmarks, such as the Great Wall of China, Forbidden City and 2008 Olympic Games sites, just to name a few.
You will be housed in top-notch, top-rated diggings, including Trip Advisor's Travellers Choice 2012 winning Radisson Hong Quan Hotel. Transport between hotels, airports and landmarks is taken care of in the comfort of a private, air-conditioned tour bus. To ensure you don't go hungry, daily American breakfast and a range of delicious meals are also included.
Rooms accommodate up to three, however each guest must have a purchased voucher. Children up to the age of 12 receive a sweet discount of USD $150, and children under the age of two can stay free. You're welcome to go all out and upgrade to a Superior Suite for an additional USD $100 to $250 per night. If you are travelling alone, a single supplement surcharge of USD $550 applies unless SNA can arrange a roommate.
Departing from Sydney or Melbourne? Click here to purchase return flights and the tour together for only $1799.
Key: Breakfast = B, Lunch = L, Dinner = D
Day 1 - arrive in Shanghai (inflight meal)
Begin your journey in Shanghai. Upon arrival you will meet your SNA tour manager and be transferred to the Radisson Hong Quan Hotel.
Day 2 - Shanghai (Breakfast = B, Lunch = L, Dinner = D)
Enjoy a day of the old and new. Stroll around the commercial and finance district, visit Shanghai old city shopping district and the God Temple. Head to Bund, by the Huangpu River, with the option to take a river cruise for just USD $20.
Day 3 - Shanghai to Hangzhou (B, L, D)
Head for Wu Zhen Water Town for a boat ride takes you back to the old days, experiencing the life of the ancient time.
Day 4 - Hangzhou (B, L, D)
Visit West Lake and the Dragon Well Tea Farm, with an optional Evening Show (USD $35) available. See over 300 performers showcasing ancient stories of Hangzhou with high-tech lighting effects.
Day 5 - Hangzhou to Wuxi (B, L, D)
Experience the Imperial Garden, Xi Hui Park, Lake Tai Park and the Purple Granulated Pottery museum on an action-packed day.
Day 6 - Wuxi (B, L, D)
See Lake Tai and the Freshwater Pearls factory. Witness the Lingshan Temple compounds and the amazing Copper Buddha Statue.
Day 7 - Wuxi to Beijing (B, L, D)
Spend the morning in Suzhou at the Lingering Garden, then head to a silk factory. You have the option to visit the Suzhou Canals (USD $20), considered by many to be the Venice of the East.
Day 8 - Beijing (B, L, D)
Experience the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Enjoy a Chinese foot massage before your delicious Peking duck dinner.
Day 9 - Beijing (B, L, D)
Visit the Great Wall of China, a Jade factory and sites from the 2008 Olympic Games.
Day 10 - Beijing (B, L, D)
Enjoy a tai chi lesson on the way to the Temple of Heaven, before heading by rickshaw to the Summer Palace.
Day 11 - Beijing (B)
Today is your free day to explore the city. Visit sites like the Lama Temple and Beijing Zoo, and take in all the sights, sounds and smells.
Day 12 - Farewell to China (B)
Depart Beijing and fly back home.
SNA Tours welcomes you to join them in exploring China and other countries in Asia. The team believes that travel is a life-enriching experience, which is why they are here to guide you on your journey of discovery by providing a deeper understanding of other nations, their people and their histories.
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** * Currency conversion rate from USD to AUD was correct as of 24th July 2012