Extended by popular demand :: Best of China! Nine day China essentials tour with flights, transfers, accommodation & most meals included. Walk the Great Wall, visit the Forbidden City & more!


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    What You Get

    • An unforgettable introduction to the attractions and historic monuments in Shanghai, Suzhou, Beijing and Xi’an.
    • Excite your senses with eight days immersed amongst the finest sights, tastes, and sounds of China.
    • Includes airfares, entry fees, most meals, airport transfers, and private air-conditioned transport to and from hotels and sightseeing locations!
    • Beginning in Shanghai, take in the impressive skyline from 468m above the city a top the massive Pearl of Orient TV Tower.
    • Sip on hot tea as you watch gondolas cruise along the canals that surround Suzhou’s ancient water town.
    • In Beijing, visit the Forbidden City, home of the Chinese emperors and their household for five centuries.
    • Learn the ancient art of Tai Chi with a lesson at the temple of heaven.
    • Walk in the clouds while hiking the Great Wall of China – undoubtedly one of the grandest attractions in China.
    • Stay in a standard twin share room in Crown Plaza in Shanghai, the Shangri-la Traders Upper East in Beijing and the Shangri-la Golden Flower in Xi'an.
    • Visit temples, markets and more with nine days of exploration and guided sightseeing.
    • Check out the full tour itinerary here
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    Things You Need to Know

    • OurDeal Travel Escape Refund Guarantee applies.
    • Bookings essential and subject to availability. Please refer to your OurDeal voucher for details.
    • Valid from 12 March 2013 to 17 December 2013. Must book before 21 March 2013.
    • Unlimited vouchers may be purchased as gifts.
    • Tour tipping fee of $88 per person not included and payable upon booking.
    • China domestic taxes $97 per person not included and are payable upon booking.
    • Package price is based on double occupancy.
    • If you are travelling alone, a single supplement surcharge of $468 applies per person.
    • High season surcharges apply: $146 per person for all September and October departures, $244 per person for 3 December departure, $391 per person for 9 July departure, $488 per person for December 17 departure.
    • Passport, visa, travel insurance costs are not included.
    • Includes China Eastern Airline or China Southern Airline flights depart Sydney and Melbourne.
    • Departures from Brisbane available at an extra cost of $292 per person.
    • Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. No partial redemption or refunds.
    • Currency conversion rate from USD to AUD was correct as of 21 February 2013.


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    Departure Dates
    7 & 14 May, 9 July, 10 & 24 September, 15 & 29 October, 12 & 19 November, 3 & 17 December.

    Day 1  Depart Home – Shanghai
    Begin your journey with the international flight to Shanghai.
    Meet and transfer to the hotel with your tour manager.

    Day 2  Shanghai
    Shanghai Museum and People Square.
    Pearl of Orient TV Tower.
    The Bund & Nanjing Road (walking district).

    Day 3  Shanghai – Suzhou Ancient Water Town
    Excursion to ancient water town, a famous river town near Shanghai.
    Silk Factory Outlet – learn about silk, the very trade item which started the famous Silk Road, and its delicate manufacturing process.
    Transfer to Beijing in evening.

    Day 4  Beijing
    Visit Tiananmen Square.
    Walk through the Forbidden City, home of the Chinese emperors and their household for five centuries.

    Day 5  Beijing
    Experience Morning exercise, a Tai Chi lesson at the Temple of Heaven.
    Visit Silk factory to learn Chinese Silk culture and the process of producing silk product.
    Learn about Jade, China’s most precious and celebrated stone, and its manufacturing process at the largest Jade factory in Beijing.

    Day 6  Beijing
    Visit 2008 Olympic Games Sites , Bird’s Nest & Water Cube.
    Walk in the clouds while hiking the 2,000-year-old Great Wall of China.
    Visit Hutong and have a special lunch hosted by local family.
    Visit Summer Palace in the afternoon.

    Day 7  Beijing - Xi'an
    Arrival Xi’an, ancient city, visit the City Wall, one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.
    Sightseeing tour, including Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Provincial Museum.
    Enjoy an optional Traditional Chinese Dumplings banquet with Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show.

    Day 8  Xi’an
    Tour the exhibit of the historical Terracotta Warriors.
    Muslim Quarter and the traditional market.
    Day 9  Xi'an – home
    You will be transferred to the airport as per your schedule.

    * All currencies are in Australian Dollars (AUD) unless stated otherwise.
    ** Currency conversion rate from USD to AUD was correct as of 21 February 2013.

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