Legends of Beijing 7 Days for GBP995

Special offer to Beijing with China Holidays
From: £995

LEGENDS OF BEIJING (Departutre Date: 5 Nov 2014)


Day 1 London Depart Heathrow at 1740 on the non-stop Air China flight to Beijing.

 

Day 2 Arrive in Beijing    Transfer from the airport to the Super House International hotel.
 

Day 3 Beijing After breakfast, visit the grandiose Tiananmen Square, a true symbol of China’s entrance into the modern world. Tiananmen Square is also home to the National Museum of China, which after renovation, now stuns tourists who have the opportunity to view artefacts that give a taste of China’s 5,000-year-old social and political journey. Later visit the Temple of Heaven which will give you an insight into the important position Taoism played in the lives of the Emperors. Here, you will view the scene where the Emperor would pray to the Gods for a good harvest. Afterwards, visit the Liulichang Curio Street and Silk Store, where you can barter like the real Chinese for beautiful souvenirs, which are full of oriental charm and mystery. BL

 

Day 4 Beijing In the morning you will visit the Lama Temple. The Lama Temple will open your eyes to East Asia’s most influential religion, Buddhism, its splendour illustrating the significance of the religion to the Chinese people for an extensive period of time. Afterwards, prepare yourself for the most fascinating sight Beijing has to offer, and one of the modern wonders of the world, the Great Wall of China. Afterwards, enjoy lunch and make your journey back to the City. En route, visit the iconic Bird’s Nest Stadium and Water Cube, home of the Olympic Games, where China proved herself to be a world competitor in sports and Beijing showed itself to be a leading world capital. BL

Day 5 Beijing You will have the choice to enjoy Beijing at your leisure. B

 

Optional excursion to fantastic Imperial Palaces Tour (with lunch).  Visit the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace with the tranquil Kunming Lake. (£50 per person)

 

Day 6 Beijing You will have the choice to enjoy Beijing at your leisure. B

 

Optional excursion of the Beijing Hutongs by Rickshaw with lunch. You will weave through the lanes of old Beijing, catching a glimpse of a fast-vanishing way of life. Then, explore the area independently on foot. Afterwards, your guide will take you to meet a local Beijing family, who will teach you how to make traditional Beijing dumplings, a delicacy that was born in the Hutongs. (£40 per person)

 

Day 7 Beijing London Transfer to the airport for a flight back to UK. B

 

Note: Please call China Holidays on 020 7487 2999 or email us your enquire on sales@chinaholidays.co.uk

 

 

B= Breakfast      L=Lunch      D=Dinner

 

Explore Amazing China and Learn Charming Chinese

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During the 11 days trip, you will not only enjoy the most classic cities in China, capital Beijing, ancient Xi’an and dynamic Shanghai, but also pick up some Chinese and learn the magic Chinese culture. Explore beautiful China with us!


Saturday, 15 November 2014 --- Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Saturday, 11 April 2015 --- Tuesday, 21 April 2015


Day 1 London/Beijing (You can book your international flights by yourself or through China Holidays 020 7487 2999)Begin your unique holiday by making your own way to London Heathrow for an overnight flight to Beijing.

 

Day 2 Beijing    On arrival in Beijing, transfer to the 4* Novotel Xinqiao Hotel for three nights. This afternoon, you will enjoy the charm of the Hutong,visit the Hutong Museum which used to be the house of a famous Chinese painter. Enjoy welcome dinner tonight. D
 

Day 3 Beijing 9:00-11:30 Chinese Courses, including 1 hour Mandarin lesson and 1 hour culture course: Chinese painting. After the course, you will depart for the Great Wall. Walk along one of the most dramatic sections of the Great Wall of China that snakes across the rugged mountain landscape. B/L
Optional tour: Peking Opera in Liyuan Theatre

 

Day 4 Beijing 9:00-11:30 Chinese Courses, including 1 hour Mandarin lesson and 1 hour culture course: Chinese tea ceremony. After the course, you will start your amazing tour.From Tiananmen Square enter the Forbidden City, the imperial palace, and gaze around the grand ceremonial halls and peek into the private family quarters. Later enjoy a relaxing free time in Houhai. B/L


Day 5 Beijing 9:00-11:30 Chinese Courses, including 1 hour Mandarin lesson and 1 hour culture course: Taichi boxing. After the course, you will continue to explore the city. Firstly visit the Summer Palace, luxurious royal garden for royal families to rest and entertain. Then visit the magnificent red and gold Temple of Heaven that was built for the Emperor, the son of Heaven, to make sacrifices for a good harvest. B/L
Optional tour: Legend of Kungfu Show at Red Theatre


Day 6 Beijing/ Xi’an by train G87(1400-1830) 9:00-11:30 Chinese Courses, including 1 hour Mandarin lesson and 1 hour culture course: Chinese dumpling making. In the afternoon, transfer to rail station for 4.5 hours high speed train to Xian and spend 2 nights in the one of most historical cities in China. B/L
2 nights in Xi’an at 4* Garden Hotel


Day 7 Beijing London See the 7,000 terracotta soldiers that have stood guard over China's first emperor for over 2,200 years, and they still stand in battle formation in giant exhibition halls erected around the pits where they were discovered in the 1970s. This afternoon see Xi’an's immense City Wall complete with towers and battlements, and tonight we are guests at the Tang Dynasty show, an enchanting performance of music and dance from another era. B/L/D


Day 8: Xi’an/Shanghai Visit Xi’an's first-class Shaanxi Provincial Museum where 300,000 objects from every dynasty since a thousand years before Christ are displayed. Fly to Shanghai. B/L
3 nights in Shanghai at 4* Ocean Hotel


Day 9: Shanghai 9:00-11:30 Chinese Courses, including 1 hour Mandarin lesson and 1 hour culture course: Chinese Calligraphy. After the course you will start your tour. You will stroll through Yuyuan Garden, an oasis of calm and beauty in the midst of the bustling city. Later, you will visit the Bund, Shanghai's riverside promenade with futuristic skyscrapers on one bank and grand 19th century European architecture on the other. Later, enjoy your free time in Xin Tian Di, one of the most dynamic areas. B/L
Optional tour: Acrobatic show in Shanghai.


Day 10: Shangahi/Suzhou/Shanghai Today car transfer from Shanghai to Suzhou and visit two of Suzhou’s favorite classical gardens, the Humble Administrator’s Garden, and the Garden of the Master of the Nets. Admire exquisite handicraft at the Silk Embroidery Institute. Return to Shanghai in this afternoon. Farewell dinner this evening. B/L/D


Day 11: Shangahi/London Fly from Shanghai to London Heathrow. B

 

Note: Please call China Holidays on 020 7487 2999 or email us your enquire on sales@chinaholidays.co.uk

 

Price: £1,045.00 per person, based on twin share accommodation, single supplement: £221 per person(Group size: 10-20 pax) A non-refundable deposit of £200 per person is requested to hold your space and final balance is due by 20 Aug, 2014. You are also required to fill in our booking form and send through copies of your passports. Further terms and conditions are available.


Your holiday price includes:
All domestic flights (economy classes) and high speed train (2nd class soft seat) ;
All internal transportation and transfers in China, as specified within itinerary;
9 nights’ accommodation in 4* hotels illustrated in the itinerary;
Chinese language course and culture courses as illustrated in the itinerary;
All meals as stated in the itinerary, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner;
Sightseeing as stated with English-speaking local guides;
English-speaking national guide.


Price does not include:
International flight tickets between the UK and China
Transfers in China, where not stated.
Optional tours listed in the itinerary
Chinese Visa (Single entry visa - £90per person)
Travel Insurance
Personal expenses and tips


Optional Tours:
Peking Opera at Liyuan Theatre
Price: £10.00 per person.

Legend of Kungfu Show at Red Theatre
Price: £12.00 per person.

Acrobatic Show in Shanghai
Price: £12.00 per person.




To book one of these offers please call us on direct line 0207 487 2999 or you can fill out our online booking form.

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