Luxury China Tour

10 Days: Luxury Travel China: Beijing l Xian l Hangzhou l Shanghai

This luxury China tour combines China’s cultural center of Beijing, ancient city of Xian, natural beauty of Hangzhou, and modern metropolitan of Shanghai, indulge yourself at China’s luxury hotels with unique dining experience, travel with personal English speaking guides, and private cars with your own drivers during luxury travel China. Explore China in style.

Day 1 - Beijing

Start your luxury China tour with a warm greeting at Beijing international airprot and then private transfer to your hotel. For over centuries Beijing has accumulated a wealth of history over centuries. There are abundance of historical and cultural sites waiting for you to discover.

Day 2 - Beijing: Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Duck Dinner

On your 1st day of luxury travel China, your private English speaking guide will take you to visit the Temple of Heaven, what use to be a worshiping site for the ancient emperors, observe locals’ morning activities in its neighbouring park. From enjoying a leisurely walk through Tiananmen Square the largest square in the world to the Forbidden City the most glorious imperial palace in China. Experience it all while enjoying the panoramic view from Jingshan Hill. It goes without saying; you cannot visit Beijing and not sample the famous Peking duck. Tonight enjoy rich succulent Peking duck wrapped in pancakes at a traditional Chinese Hutong courtyard restaurant . (B/D)

Day 3 - Beijing: Walk Great Wall of China

Today is one of highlights on your luxury China tour. Walk the Great Wall of China ! one of the greatest wonders of the world. At the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall you will take a one-way cable car up to one of the many watchtowers to view the winding wall as it rises and falls over mountains into the distance. Walk the Great Wall on your way down. One the way back Beijing, visit a Cloisonné workshop to see ancient craftsmanship used to make beautiful fine handcrafts. Ending your day marvelling at an eccentric Kung Fu show, featuring a fusion of modern musical with Chinese traditional martial arts! (B)

Day 4 - Beijing/Xi’an: Summer Place, Richshaw Ride,

Before finishing the tour of Beijing, enjoy a rickshaw ride through the zigzag alleyways called Hutong to catch a glimpse into traditional local Chinese life, visiting the Summer Palace where you get a chance to relax on a Dragon boat ride across Kunming Lake. Continue your luxury travel China by a flight to Xian. (B)

Day 5 - Xi’an: Terracotta Warriors, Tang Dynasty Culture Show

Today is another highlight of your tour in China. Visit the historically significant archaeological excavations - the Terracotta Warriors and Horses! 7000 individually crafted clay soldiers standing on guard. Learn how to make these warriors at a workshop. See the intricately carved murals and feel the Buddhists chanting at Big Wild Goose Pagoda Taste authentic local specialty dumpling for dinner before enjoying the extraordinary Tang Dynasty culture show.(B/D)

Day 6 Xi’an/Hangzhou: Cycle on Ancient City Wall

Add excitment to your luxury China tour by cycling on the original City Wall, the most complete city wall that has survived through history and is also one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. Explore the Old Muslim Quarter and Old Mosque, hybridity of traditional Chinese temple architecture with Middle Eastern influences. Fly to the scenic Hangzhou - described as the finest and most luxurious city in the world by Italian traveller Marco Polo. (B/D)

Day 7 Hangzhou: Cruise on the West Lake, West Lake Evening Show

Unwind yourself on a morning cruise on the West Lake surrounded by mountains, where you get to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery, arched bridges, pagodas and tree lined walkways. Visit the peaceful and calm Lingyin Temple to see Laughing Buddha carved from the rock and 8 metre high Buddha carved from the Camphor wood. Learn Chinese tea culture at Longjingshan Tea cultural village. Visiting Six Harmonies Pagoda - one of the true masterpieces of ancient Chinese architectures, overlooking the beautiful the Qiantang River and the West Lake. To experience culture on this China tour, watch the breathtaking Impression West Lake show, where the entire cast performs on platforms built just inches from the lake creating an impression that the performers were walking and dancing on water.(B)

Day 8 Hangzhou / Shanghai: Bund

Experience a luxury bullet train from to Shanghai on this tour in China, stroll along the historic riverfront Bund to see 52 magnificent colonial buildings along the Huangpu River. Experience an enjoyable adventure on the underwater tram through the ‘sightseeing tunnel’, which features a light show with music, as it takes you from the Bund to the Pudong New Areas. Grab some ice-cream and enjoy a relaxing walk along the Riverside Promenade. Here is where you’ll get to see great contrasting view of “old and modern”. So get your camera ready! See the boundless view of Shanghai City from one of world’s tallest buildings – the World Financial Centre. Enjoy an evening river cruise to see the charming evening lights. (B)

Day 9 Shanghai: Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, Historic Walking Tour of French Concession

Head down to the exquisite Ming Dynasty Yu Garden, wander through the Old Quarter and neighbouring Yu Bazaar, and learn Chinese silk history and production demonstration at the Silk Museum. Observe local life at the People’s Square, followed by a visit to China’s finest museum – Shanghai Museum to see a large collection of Chinese bronze, ceramics, calligraphy, furniture, paintings and more. See French influnce on local residence on a histroical walking tour of former French Concession. Relax at Xintiandi, a restored area of traditional residential houses, where modern villas and cafes sit next to ancient neighborhood blocks. Taste Shanghai cuisine dinner at a traditional restaurant.(B/D)

Day 10 Depart Shanghai

Your luxury travel China ends with a private transfer to the airport. (B)

Tailor-made Tours

To customise this itinerary, talk to the experts on 1300 760 208 or submit an inquiry request below:

Trip Grading: Easy

Suitable for travelers with an average level of fitness and good mobility.

Pricing

* Twin Share price from $2998p.p.

Inclusions

Private English speaking guides,
3 nights 5* The Peninsula Beijing, 2 nights 5* Xi'an Sofitel Renmin Square, 2nights 5* Sofitel on West Lake, 2 nights 5* Les Suites Orient on Bund
2 internal flight, private air-conditioned vehicle,
Sightseeing, evening entertainment and associated entry fees
9 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners

Exclusions

International airfare
Travel insurance
Chinese Visa
Personal expenses
Gratuity & tips
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