7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS

BEIJING & SHANGHAI WITH SUZHOU

Beijing - Shanghai
Starting from $1,710 (Land Only)

BEIJING & SHANGHAI WITH SUZHOU

Visit China’s two most important cities on this 7-day tour program. Beijing, the capital, is the political, educational, and cultural center of China. Developments in and around the city are moving at lightening-speed; new and deluxe hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, and roads seem to be popping up everyday. Of course what attracts visitors from around the globe are the incomparable attractions Beijing has to offer; including the magnificent Forbidden City, and iconic Great Wall. Vibrant Shanghai, the famous port city situated on China's east coast, is China’s major financial hub. Important sights include the riverfront Bund area, Yu Garden, and Shanghai Museum.

INCLUDES
  • Hotel accommodations for six nights, including hotel taxes and service charges.
  • 3 Nights accommodation at Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel
  • 3 Night accommodation at Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel
  • Six full American breakfasts and five lunches.
  • Two dinners: Peking duck in Beijing, and Shanghai cuisine in Shanghai.
  • Domestic flight Beijing/Shanghai.
  • Full sightseeing program in each city with English-speaking guide.
  • Visit the Great Wall, Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Hutongs, and Temple of Heaven in Beijing.
  • Walk on the Bund, and visit Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, Jade Buddha Temple, and Xintiandi area in Shanghai.
  • Evening acrobatic show in Shanghai.
  • Full day excursion to Suzhou.
  • Round-trip airport to hotel transfers in each city.
EXCLUDES
  • Airport User Fee (Approx. $16 for Intl flights)
  • Any optional tours mentioned.
  • International airport taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Tips & Personal items
  • Tips and Personal items
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry)
  • International Airfare (Please contact us for details)
ITINERARY
Day 1 - BEIJING

Arrive at Beijing Capital Airport and transfer by sedan to your hotel in Beijing. China’s capital city, Beijing is a sprawling cultural and political center, as well as a central base to many fascinating sites. Few other Chinese cities offer such a concentrated view of ancient and modern China.


Day 2 - BEIJING

Today we embark on a full-day tour of Beijing. Tour the incomparable Forbidden City, home to two dynasties spanning 500 years. This architecturally stunning 200-acre compound, with more than 800 buildings and 9,000 rooms, houses a vast collection of imperial treasures and cultural artifacts. Visit Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest public square, and site of Mao Zedong's Mausoleum and the Great Hall of the People. Rounding out the day is a tour of the Hutongs (backstreets of Beijing), and a delicious Peking Duck dinner this evening. Meals Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner


Day 3 - BEIJING

No visit would be complete without an excursion to see the Great Wall; truly one of the greatest feats of human engineering, stretching nearly 4,000 miles long. Begun in the 7th century B.C., final additions were completed in 16th century A.D. and originally built to keep out invaders of the north. Back in the city this afternoon we visit the beautiful Summer Palace, home to China’s largest imperial garden. Meals Breakfast – Lunch


Day 4 - SHANGHAI

This morning tour the Temple of Heaven, a masterpiece of Ming architecture built for imperial sacrifices conducted on the summer and winter solstices, and one of Beijing's grandest attractions. In the afternoon fly to Shanghai, China's famous port city and former "Paris of the East." Meals Breakfast - Lunch


Day 5 - SHANGHAI

A full-day tour of Shanghai takes us to see the famous waterfront “Bund” area, lined with many stately buildings of European architecture from pre-1949. Visits today also include Yu Garden, with its many halls and pavilions, Shanghai Museum, Jade Buddha Temple, and the Xintiandi area. This evening enjoy an acrobatic show after dinner. Meals Breakfast – Lunch - Dinner


Day 6 - SUZHOU/SHANGHAI

Embark on a full-day excursion to neighboring Suzhou, nicknamed "Venice of the East." Visit the Master of the Nets Garden, Humble Administrator's Garden, and take a canal cruise with lunch. Afterwards return to Shanghai and your hotel. Meals Breakfast – Lunch


Day 7 - DEPART SHANGHAI

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. Meals Breakfast


DEPARTURE & RATES

Gold Plan

Land Only
Dates Price
From October 01 2016 to October 31 2018 $1710
Single Supplement
Dates Price
From October 01 2016 to October 31 2018 $690
Notes
  • Tour prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All tour information is correct at time of tours going live, however is subject to change, please confirm all details at time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Conditions page. http://www.travelplantours.com/?Page=Terms+%26+Conditions
  • Upgrade to super deluxe hotels available upon request
  • All rates in Net USD. Rooms subject to availability.
  • Domestic airfares (if applicable) are current and are subject to change. They are inclusive of taxes and fuel surcharges
  • When travel falls over a holiday surcharges may apply. Rugby Sevens every late March is usually blacked out.
  • Tours are either based on private services or SIC as outlined on the tour description and itinerary.
  • Rates are valid from January 1 to December 31 2012
  • For triple rooms use double pp rate. Triples are a twin room with an extra bed (rollaway).
  • All tours are "go any day" except the Yangtze River program.
  • For 1 pax traveling alone, the single extra is already included in the tour price.

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