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China Experience

Resort:China Experience
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: China
Price From: £2145.00

Overview

Enjoy a taste of China on this outstanding
tour of the countrys principal sights.
In Beijing, explore the Forbidden City,
Tiananmen Square and an excursion to
the Great Wall. See the famous Terracotta
Warriors in Xian and the ancient city of
Nanjing. Finish in vibrant Shanghai and
witness the huge economic changes taking
place in China today.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Beijing

Overnight flight from London (regional
connections available) direct to Beijing with
British Airways. Please speak to your tour
consultant to discuss alternative flight
options. (N)

Day 2: Beijing

Arrive and transfer to the Novotel Xinqiao
Hotel for 3 nights. Afternoon at leisure. A
welcome dinner will be held this evening. (D)

Day 3: Beijing

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

Day 4: Great Wall

Full-day excursion to the Great Wall at
Mutianyu, a scenic section of the wall north of
Beijing. (B)

Day 5: Xian

Morning at leisure. Afternoon high-speed
train journey to Xian, then transfer to the
Grand Noble Xian hotel for a 2-night stay. (B)

Day 6: Terracotta Warriors Xian

Morning excursion to the legendary
Terracotta Warriors, followed by lunch at a
local restaurant. Afternoon visit to the citys
atmospheric Muslim quarter and the Great
Mosque. (B, L)

Day 7: To Nanjing

Morning high-speed train to the city of Nanjing,
then stay overnight at the Grand Trustel
Mandarin Garden. Afternoon tour to visit
Ming Xiaoling, the mausoleum of the Hongwu
Emperor, founder of the Ming Dynasty;
the imposing Zhonghua city gate; and the
Confucius temple. (B)

Day 8: To Shanghai

Morning high-speed train to Shanghai.
Afternoon visit to the Jade Buddha temple, the
Yu 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 to
the Wuzhen ancient water town near
Shanghai. (B)

Day 10: Fly to London

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