Visit Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai on a special departure Apr 9-22, 2018
Highlights of China 14 DAYS 12 NIGHTS 21 MEALS
SPECIAL DEPARTURE: April 9, 2018
Vancouver departure from $2474/person in DBL Occupancy
The Price Includes:
- Air from Vancouver on Air Canada (limited seats)
- Airport taxes of $375
- Return airport transfers
- 4-5 STAR accommodation in DBL Occupancy
APR 09 VANCOUVER – BEIJING Depart from Vancouver airport on your Air Canada flight to Beijing.
APR 10 BEIJING Arrive in China’s capital in the afternoon. Meet and greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to relax and unwind and get to know your surroundings.
APR 11 BEIJING (B/L) This morning, visit Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden City. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant before visiting the Temple of Heaven. Return to your hotel in the afternoon and rest of the day is at leisure.
APR 12 BEIING (B/L) APR 12 BEIING (B/L) Depart for Juyongguan and visit the famous Great Wall of China. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube for a photo.
APR 13 BEIJING • XIAN (B/L) This morning, enjoy a rickshaw ride in the Hutong area and experience life in a local home while enjoying lunch. In the afternoon, transfer to the train station
APR 14 XIAN (B/L) Today’s tour will highlight the Terracotta Warriors. These man-size statues were found in the tomb of Emperor Qin. After lunch at a local restaurant, walk
APR 15 XIAN (B/L) This morning visit the Small Goose Pagoda and take in the morning exercise rituals of the locals. Walk around in the Muslim quarters and visit the Grand Mosque. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Evening is at leisure to discover the city.
APR 16 XIAN-GUILIN (B) Free time in the morning before your transfer to the airport and flight to Guilin. Arrive in Guilin where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
APR 17 GUILIN • LONGSHENG • GUILIN (B/L) Discover China’s minority culture on an enriching excursion to Longsheng. Venture to the rural countryside to interact with the Zhuang and Yao communities, whose intriguing way of life is characterized by ancient traditions. Hike to the renowned Longji Rice Terraces and absorb spectacular views of the agricultural marvels, then capture photographs of the scenic sights with your guide. Return to Guilin in late afternoon.
APR 18 GUILIN • YANGSHOU (B/L) Road transfer to Yangshou. Boat trip on the Li River in a small bamboo boat. After lunch at a local restaurant, walk along West Street renowned for its ancient and local architectures, its various and memorable tourist souvenirs, and its special tasty snacks. Visit the old city Fuli. Transfer to your hotel.
APR 19 YANGSHOU • GUILIN • SHANGHAI (B/L) Transfer to Guilin airport and take your flight to Shanghai. Arrive in Shanghai and transfer to your hotel. Walk along the Bund, Nankin Road and the artsy areas Tianzifang and Xintiandi. Return to your hotel.
APR 20 SHANGHAI • ZHUJIAJIAO • SHANGHAI (B/L) Excursion to Zhujiajiao, an ancient water town well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1700 years. Return to Shanghai and evening at leisure.
APR 21 SHANGHAI (B) Full day at leisure to explore this amazing city! APR 22 SHANGHAI • VANCOUVER (B) Your journey comes to an end. Transfer to the airport.
• International airfare on Air Canada from Vancouver (other departure cities available)
• Domestic flights within China as per itinerary
• Airport taxes of $375 • Return airport transfers
• Train from Beijing-Xian, second class
• English speaking local guides
• 5* and 4* accommodation in double occupancy
• Meals and sightseeing as per itinerary.
• Gratuities to hotel personnel, guides and drivers
• Optional excursions
• Visa for China: approx: $140. Note: Visa required for China.
Advance seat selection is not available for this fare type. Frequent flyer mileage accrual might not be permitted
Hotels or similar
- Beijing, Lijingwan International Hotel 5* local
- Xian, Jianguo Hotel 5*local
- Guilin, Golden Dragonball Hotel 4*
- Yangshuo, Jasper International Hotel 4* Shanghai,
- Hengshan Beijao Hotel 5* or Shanghai Hongkou 4*
Price is per person in double occupancy.