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Adventure through five cities in China.
**ZOOM TRAVEL China Tour Package ?Flight, Hotel, Taxes included?
**Includes roundtrip international flights, plus a domestic flight from Beijing to Shanghai
**Eight nights' accommodations in 4- and 4.5-star hotels
**Majority of meals, including special regional dishes
**Sightseeing and orientation tours with English-speaking guides
**All airport and hotel transfers, plus transportation via coach
**Major attractions: the Great Wall, the Lingering Garden, West Lake, Shanghai Museum and the Bund

 

Day 01 Home City- Beijing

Itinerary

Departure from home city to Beijing. Please make sure that you have all your travel documents prior to departure date. Enjoy your China tour with Compass Holidays.

Day 02 Beijing Arrival

Itinerary

When arriving in Beijing, you will be greeted by one of Compass Holidays local representatives at the Beijing Capital Airport and then transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day will be all yours, and you can start exploring the city on your own.

Cities

  • Beijing

    Beijing

Meals

No Meals

Hotel

CNCC Grand Hotel 5* or similar

Day 03 Beijing

Itinerary

After hotel breakfast, start with the heritage tour by visiting Forbidden City and , which is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. Then continue to visit Tiananmen Square Afterwards which is the iconic of China.

Then visit the Summer Palace, where you will enjoy a relaxing walk or boat ride on the Kunming Lake. 

Lastly, stop by Tongrentang Chinese Medicine Institute, which had been designated to provide medicines for the royal pharmacy of the imperial palace of the Qing Dynasty for 188 years.

Authentic Peking Duck Dinner will be served tonight.

Optional Tour: You can choose to enjoy the famous Beijing Kung fu show after dinner: USD50per person

Cities

  • Tiananmen square

    Tiananmen square

Meals

(Breakfast /Dinner)

Hotel

CNCC Grand Hotel 5* or similar

Day 04 Beijing

Itinerary

Start with the Great Wall (Juyongguan), one of the "Seven Wonders of the World" and the UNESCO heritage site that you can't miss. Get a chance to climb a portion of this 3,700-mile marvel. 

Then take a look at Beijing 2008 Olympic Center including the famous Beijing National Stadium aka Bird's Nest and Water Cube from outside.

You will visit one of the largest Jade Exhibitions in Asia enroute and see skilled artisans working at a Cloisonné Factory in this day.

Cities

  • The great wall

    The great wall

Meals

(Breakfast)

Hotel

CNCC Grand Hotel 5* or similar

Day 05 Beijing-Wuxi

Itinerary

After breakfast, take a flight to city of Shanghai, and then transferred to Wuxi

You can join the optional tour by visiting Three Kingdoms (USD60per person, Contains scenic transportation). 
Three Kingdoms City is located in the southwest suburb of Wuxi City. It is one of the CCTV Television Bases, and a renowned tourist attraction. The Romance of the Three Kingdoms, a historical TV series, was filmed there. The title, Three Kingdoms, refer to Wei (220-265), Shu (221-263) and Wu (229-280) which were the three rival powers during the period of Three Kingdoms.

In the evening, you will visit Nanchang street, and then stroll along the trendy pedestrian streets composed of both ancient and modern architecture.

Optional Tour: You can choose to tour Three Kingdoms (USD60per person)

Cities

  • Wuxi

    Wuxi

Meals

(Breakfast/Lunch)

Hotel

Swiss-Belhotel Liyuan 5* or Wuxi Grand Park Hotel or similar

Day 06 Wuxi -Suzhou

Itinerary

After breakfast, start with the Pearl Breeding Center and Zisha Tea-Pot Center. Then transfer to Suzhou, often referred to as the "Venice of the East". Enjoy the rest of the day or You can choose to join the Grand Canal Cruise optional tour.(USD40per person).

Cities

  • Suzhou

    Suzhou

Meals

(Breakfast/Lunch)

Hotel

Grand Metropark Hotel Suzhou 5* or similar

Day 07 Suzhou-Hangzhou

Itinerary

After breakfast, start the tour by visiting Suzhou Lotus Garden, also known as the Couple's Garden. It is the world's cultural heritage listed on UNESCO. It has survived to the present and is kept in a good state of preservation and its artistic perfection, the garden has had a good reputation, popularly known as“Oriental romantic”. 

Then pass by and visit the silk embroidery factory for a demonstration on the silk-making process. 

After lunch, transfer to Hangzhou by bus. 

Upon arrival, you can join the optional tour Boat Ride on the Serene West Lake (USD35per person), which is the most renowned feature of Hangzhou, and also best-known for its scenic beauty blending with natural, cultural and historical heritage.

Cities

  • Hangzhou

    Hangzhou

Meals

(Breakfast/Lunch)

Hotel

Grand New Century Hotel Yuhang Hanghzou or similar

Day 08 Hangzhou-Shanghai

Itinerary

Start with the taste of green tea-Dragon Well, the best green tea of China. in the morning. (Recommend not to have coffee in the morning, it will affect the feeling of tea)

Then transfer to Shanghai . Visit the Bund, which is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. The Bund, also called Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (East Zhongshan 1st Road), is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. It is on the west bank of Huangpu River from the Waibaidu Bridge to Nanpu Bridge and winds 1500 meters (0.93 mile) in length. The most famous and attractive sight which is at the west side of the Bund are the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance. 

At night you are optional to watch a superb and thrilling Chinese acrobatic show ERA: The Intersection of Time.(USD60per person)

Cities

  • Shanghai

    Shanghai

Meals

(Breakfast/Lunch)

Hotel

Crowne Plaza Shanghai Pudong Waigaoqiao 5*
or Shanghai GuoMan hotel or similar 

Day 09 Shanghai

Itinerary

Visit the Nanjing Road, which is No. 1 commercial center in China. Nanjing Road features over 600 business including massive modern multi-level shopping malls, historic stores, specialty stores, theaters, world-class hotels, attractions and much more. Nanjing Road dates back to the Qing Dynasty and many of the same shops are still trading today.

Join the optional tours to explore Shanghai City. 
Optional Tour: You can choose to visit Zhujiajiao, Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1700 years. (USD50 Per Person)

After enjoying Zhujiajiao,you will transfer to Shanghai, You can head to the Tian Zi Fang,where you can have some free time shopping there. (USD40 Per Person)

Visit Shanghai jade jewelry heritage exhibition center, it is the precious stones, jade and other works of art design, production, the sale is a body comprehensive enterprise, divided into cultural promenade, jewelry, jade hall, VIP reception center, a number of functional areas, based on its quality "beauty, fashion, unique design, exquisite production technology, perfect after-sales service, won the favor of many customers.

Meals

(Breakfast)

Hotel

Crowne Plaza Shanghai Pudong Waigaoqiao 5*

Day 10 Shanghai-Home / Extension Tour

Itinerary

After breakfast, travel to the airport. Departure from Shanghai and head back home or extend your China tour to other cities in China.

Meals

(Breakfast)