• Duration : 9 days
  • Product code : AFBXS
Starting from $3260.00AUD
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Discover the very best of Beijing and Shanghai with that of Xian, and you have a good cross-section of attractions which have made China a popular destination. See the Forbidden City, the Yu Gardens and the Terracotta Warriors – magical.

Day 1 Arrive Beijing

Upon arrival in Beijing, transfer to your hotel. 

Day 2 Beijing

Today, visit Beijing’s most significant sights – you will be impressed by the vast open Tiananmen Square in the heart of Beijing, and the Forbidden City, China’s most magnificent imperial architecture complex and a lasting monument of nearly 500 years of dynastic China. Then explore by cycle rickshaw the ‘hutongs’ - ‘the back alleys’ which reveal the charms of old Beijing. Your lunch will be arranged at one of the local family homes where you can capture a glimpse of their lifestyle. Enjoy a performance of ‘The legend of Kung Fu’ this evening. 

Meals : Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3 Beijing

An exciting morning to China’s historic symbol – the Great Wall. Once you set foot on the wall, you will be impressed by one of the most labour-intensive projects in mankind’s history. Spend your afternoon stroll through the Summer Palace and enjoy the Chinese Landscape garden design.

Meals : Breakfast | Lunch 

Day 4 Beijing 

This morning, visit the Temple of Heaven and meet the locals doing morning exercise at this large and eye-catching park. The afternoon is free, so you can either enjoy shopping in the close by Wangfujing shopping district and the silk market or further explore Beijing at your own pace. Enjoy a Peking duck dinner this evening.

Meals : Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner 

Day 5 Beijing/Xian

Transfer to the station for your high speed train to Xian. Upon arrvial in Xian, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. In the evening enjoy a Tang Dynasty Cultural Show and dinner.

Meals : Breakfast | Dinner 

Day 6 Xian 

In Xian, you will marvel at amazing archaeological wonders - the Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the Chariot Exhibition. Also visit the Shaanxi History Museum and the 14th Century old City Wall. 

Meals : Breakfast | Lunch

Day 7 Xian/Shanghai

Fly to Shanghai, transfer to the hotel. An evening acrobatic show will be arranged.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 8 

A delightful day is spent exploring this gracious and cosmopolitan city. See the former Colonial Concessions along the Bund, with their distinctive style of architecture, drive to Pudong and stop at the soaring Jin Mao Tower for a breathtaking panorama of the city. Stroll along the twisting alleyways of Old Chinatown and visit the Yu Garden. An evening acrobatic show will be arranged.

Meals : Breakfast 

Day 9 Depart Shanghai

Transfer to the airport. 

Meals : Breakfast