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China Experience

Resort:China Experience
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: China
Price From: £1845.00

Overview

Enjoy a taste of China on this outstandingtour of the country™s principal sights.In Beijing, explore the Forbidden City,Tiananmen Square and an excursion tothe Great Wall. See the famous TerracottaWarriors in Xian and the ancient city ofNanjing. Finish in vibrant Shanghai andwitness the huge economic changes takingplace in China today.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Beijing

Overnight flight from London (regionalconnections available) direct to Beijing withBritish Airways. Please speak to your tourconsultant to discuss alternative flightoptions. (N)

Day 2: Beijing

Arrive and transfer to the Novotel XinqiaoHotel for 3 nights. Afternoon at leisure. Awelcome dinner will be held this evening. (D)

Day 3: Beijing

Morning visit to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. After lunch, stroll around in theold Hutong area near Houhai. (B, L)

Day 4: Great Wall

Full-day excursion to the Great Wall atMutianyu, a scenic section of the wall north ofBeijing. (B)

Day 5: Xian

Morning at leisure. Afternoon high-speedtrain journey to Xian, then transfer to theGrand Noble Xian hotel for a 2-night stay. (B)

Day 6: Terracotta Warriors ¢ Xian

Morning excursion to the legendaryTerracotta Warriors, followed by lunch at alocal restaurant. Afternoon visit to the city™satmospheric Muslim quarter and the GreatMosque. (B, L)

Day 7: To Nanjing

Morning high-speed train to the city of Nanjing,then stay overnight at the Grand TrustelMandarin Garden. Afternoon tour to visitMing Xiaoling, the mausoleum of the HongwuEmperor, founder of the Ming Dynasty;the imposing Zhonghua city gate; and theConfucius temple. (B)

Day 8: To Shanghai

Morning high-speed train to Shanghai.Afternoon visit to the Jade Buddha temple, theYu garden and a walk along the historic Bund.Stay at the Merry Hotel for 2 nights. (B)

Day 9: Shanghai

Day at leisure. Optional full-day tour tothe Wuzhen ancient water town nearShanghai. (B)

Day 10: Fly to London

Transfer to the airport and fly back to London. (B)