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7 days from NZD$2785 per person, twin Share. Flights additional.
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per person, twin Share. Flights additional.

China is a mesmerising world, a mix of old and new.

Beijing and Shanghai are super cities, thriving with skyscrapers, bright lights and a never-ending buzz of action, while Xi’an takes you back in time to explore the millennium-old history that defines China.

Deal Includes

Accommodation in 4* hotels based on twin share, meals as per itinerary, tours and transfers, entrance fees & all applicable taxes. 

Day 1: Beijing

Arrive in Beijing by flight
On your arrival at Airport, you will be met and transferred to your Hotel

Your accommodation in Beijing is for 03 nights including breakfast

Rest of the day at leisure

Day 2: Beijing

Today a full day City tour visits Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Temple and Summer Palace. Located at the centre of Beijing City is Tiananmen Square, where you can visit Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People’s Heroes, Great Hall of the People, Mao Zedong Memorial Hall and see the national flag raising ceremony. The Square was the front door of the Forbidden City.

The Forbidden City, so called because it was off limits to commoners for 500 years, was the Imperial residence of the Ming and Qing Emperors. Now known as the Palace Museum it is the largest and best preserved cluster of ancient buildings in all China.

Also visit the Summer Palace, this was where the Imperial court would come to escape the heat of Beijing’s summer, and today it is a popular recreation spot.

Day 3: Beijing

A day tour to the Great Wall and the Ming Tombs, the burial ground of 13 of the 16 Emperors and the Sacred Way, an avenue flanked by real & mythical animals, that guard the tombs.

The world renowned Great Wall, a symbol of ancient Chinese civilizations, has stood for more than 2000 years. The wall originally a series of feudal defences built in the 5th Century BC and were linked up during the reign of the Emperor Qin, first Emperor of a United China, to form this 5000 km man-made barrier. The section of the wall that you will visit is at Badaling, 80kms from Beijing and was restored in 1957.

The Ming Tombs are the burial ground of 13 of the 16 Emperors (1368 – 1644 AD). Wander along the Sacred Way, a broad avenue flanked by twelve sets of animals, real & mythical, that guard the entrance to the tombs. The tomb of the 14th Emperor, Ding Ling, is the only one that has been excavated and you can tour the underground passages and caverns.

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an

Transfer to the airport to take a flight to Xi’an. On arrival, transfer to the Hotel. Afternoon tour the city visiting City Wall, Museum and the Great Mosque

Your accommodation in Xi’an is for 02 nights including breakfast

Day 5: Xi'an

A full day tour to the 2000 year old Army of Terracotta Warriors which remains stunningly well preserved: a vigilant force standing guard over an ancient imperial burial site. The 6000 life-sized terracotta warriors and warhorses were discovered in 1974 by farmers digging a well! There is speculation that the sculptors used fellow workers as models, each of the figures differs in facial features and expressions. On the way back, visit the Wild Goose Pagoda and Banpo Village.Tonight enjoy a different taste of China at a Dumpling Dinner with Tang Dynasty Show

Day 6: Xi'an - Shanghai
Transfer to the airport to connect a flight to Shanghai and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure

Your accommodation in Shanghai is for 02 nights including breakfast 

Day 7: Shanghai

Proceed for a full day tour visiting Museum of ancient Chinese art, driving past The Bund, the popular bustling riverfront along Huangpu River which showcases the modern development and progress made by the country in the last two decades. Following this, visit the Yuyuan Garden a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai that dates back to the fabled Ming Dynasty. Also visit Jade Buddha Temple, one of Shanghai’s few Buddhist temples. There is also a fine Jade Statue of the Buddha in a reclining position.

Tonight a special treat as the Chinese acrobats perform their incredible Acrobatic Show.

Depart Shanghai

At an appointed time, you will be collected from your Hotel and transferred to Airport for your onward flight

Depart from Shanghai by flight.

Excluded: International & domestic flights, visa & insurance, tips & gratuities, any items of a personal nature. Cost above is indicative, based on Low Season in NZ Dollars and subject to change due to fluctuation in exchange rates. Please read T&C before booking.

Terms and Conditions

  • Cost above is indicative, based on Low Season 2018 in NZ Dollars and subject to change due to fluctuation in exchange rates.  
  • Tours do not include pre-paid charges, optional facilities and service fees, and personal charges
  • ​Exotic Holidays reserves the right to correct, revise or omit pricing, dates or offers throughout the season without prior notice
  • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost
  • Advertised prices are per person share twin based on payment by cash or cheque.
  • Limited Offers and fares are subject to availability and additional restrictions may apply
  • Cancellation fees may apply
  • Further terms and conditions will apply, please ask your Orbit Holidays consultant for full terms and condition details. 

Sale Period

31 December 2017

Travel Period

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