Added Experiences At No Extra Cost
Your travel with Helen Wong’s Tours does not merely just visit key sites, you are embarking on a ‘Helen’s Choice’ spectacular journey which encompasses world class signature shows and unique highlights in the city you visit. These everlasting unique experiences – a mix of traditional and contemporary – will leave you fond memories to treasure, all included in the price.
‘Helen’s Choice’ highlights, these are all included.
Beijing… $150 value
Enjoy a home-cooked meal with a Chinese family to gain an insight of their daily life, explore by cycle rickshaw through the back alleys which reveal the charms of old Beijing. Be entertained by an exciting ‘The Legend of Kung Fu’ show.
Shanghai …$250 value
Explore an ancient water town dated 14th century. Visit one of the world’s tallest buildings for a breathtaking panorama of the city and enjoy a spectacular acrobatic show and ride the Maglev, the world’s fastest train.
Xian … $120 value
Be entertained by a vibrant evening cultural performance while enjoying dinner at the Tang Dynasty Theatre, the performance offers an impressive view of ancient China, an understanding of its splendid history, brilliant arts, distinct traditions and customs.
Chengdu … $95 value
See the adorable pandas at the breeding research base. Enjoy the famous ‘Face Changing’ opera where the skilled performers peel off one mask after another, the precise techniques is a closely guarded secret and has been passed down within theatre families from generation to generation.
Lijiang … $120 value
Enjoy the highest outdoor landscape performance – the ‘Impression Lijiang’ staged at about 3100 meters above sea level, with more than 500 amateur performers and over 100 horses demonstrating the traditions and lifestyle of the local ethnic people.
Suzhou … $55 value
Visit the ‘Master of the Nets Garden’ at night when the lanterns light up highlighting the contours of the pavilions, terraces and corridors where performances are stage. The show is the combination of art, nature and architecture.
Dengfeng … $120 value
Attend the very top live-action performance – ‘Zen Music Shaolin Grand Ceremony’ outdoor musical extravaganza featuring the real landscape of ancient temples hidden in mountains as backdrop that covering a floorage of 5 sq. Km. with fabulous stage effect and striking music.
Hangzhou … $125 value
Enjoy ‘Impression West Lake’ – the musical production entirely staged on the beautiful lake with natural mountains and waters as its backdrop with hundreds of actors danceing seemingly on the lake like fairies. This is one of the creations of famous director Zhang Yimou.
Yangshuo … $85 value
Enjoy a show set in the world’s largest natural theatre ‘ Impression Sanjie Liu’ – the cast are local minority villagers. This colourful musical extravaganza through songs, costumes and faces present the reality of people way of life.
Kunming … $90 value
Witness ‘Dynamic Yunnan’ – a phenomenal show profiling an extraordinary contrast between the past and present, tradition and modern life of many ethnic cultures in China
Tibet … $280 value
Experience the world’s highest elevated railway from Tibet. Not to miss the Tibetan singing and dancing shows as there is a saying in Tibet, “as long as they can speak and walk, they can sing and dance.”
Yangtze Cruise … $270 value
Guarantee Promenade or Bridge Deck cabin on ‘Victoria Cruises’ and ‘Helen’s Choice’ Exclusive value added experiences included.
Our Yangtze River cruise journeys are partnered with ‘Victoria Cruises’, the company offers an outstanding and professional river cruising experience. Their award winning dining experience is reflective of China’s evolving culinary landscape and fusion of western and Asian dishes.
With ‘Helen’s Choice’ value added experiences, you can choose from two dining venues – the main Dynasty Dining Room for your sumptuous Western and Chinese buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner or the A’ la carte restaurant.
‘Helen’s Choice’ added Experiences on board includes;
- Welcome fruit basket
- Choice of two dining venues
- Free house wine and beer at dinner
- All day tea, coffee, juice and soft drinks
- ‘Happy hour’ house wine, beer or soft drinks
- Turn down service and printed itinerary daily
- Tipping on-board (except for Cruise Director/River guide)
- Free Wi-Fi service and internet computer usage
- All cabins with private balcony
* All of the above does not apply to Bargain Escape program.