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30 September 2013
|Princess Cruises - Diamond Princess |
27 nights - 30 September 2013
|Highlights Includes |
Fully Escorted 7 Day Tour of Beijing and Xian including the Great Wall of China, Tiananmen square and the Terracotta Warriors
FREE 2 Nights at a 4* hotel in Singapore
Visit Busan, Nagasaki, Shanghai, Ho Chi Ming City and Bangkok
Overnight onboard in Hong Kong
30 Sep 13
Fly UK to Beijing
1 Oct 13
Arrive Beijing and transfer to a 4* hotel.
Afternoon at leisure
2 Oct 13
Included Tour featuring Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace
3 Oct 13
Included Tour to Great Wall of China
4 Oct 13
Transfer to airport for flight to Xian and transfer to 4* hotel for 2 nights
5 Oct 13
Included Tour to Terracotta Warriors
6 Oct 13
Transfer to airport for flight back to Beijing and transfer to 4* hotel for 1 night
Today includes visit to Temple of Heaven and a private lesson with a Tai Chi Master
7 Oct 13
Transfer to port to board Diamond Princess and depart
8 Oct 13
9 Oct 13
10 Oct 13
Busan, South Korea
11 Oct 13
12 Oct 13
13 Oct 13
14 Oct 13
15 Oct 13
16 Oct 13
Hong Kong, China
17 Oct 13
18 Oct 13
19 Oct 13
Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My), Vietnam
20 Oct 13
21 Oct 13
Bangkok (Laem Chabang),Thailand
22 Oct 13
23 Oct 13
24 Oct 13
Arrive Singapore and transfer to 4* hotel for 2 nights
25 Oct 13
At your leisure in Singapore
26 Oct 13
Transfer to airport for flight back to UK
27 Oct 13
Visit one of the most important archaological discoveries of the 20th century - the Terracotta Warriors. The figures were created 2000 years ago to accompany Qin Shihuang into the afterlife. After lunch at a local farmer's house, visit a local Chinese herbal market. You will also walk along the Ancient City Wall and stroll through the lively Muslim Quarter, past the Great Mosque to explore the Islamic food markets.
After your hotel pickup, this tour starts at Tian'anmen Square with its plentitude of monuments testifying to the communist, Mao's influence on China's modern history. From there you will proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces with over 500 years of history. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours. On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit a centre for Chinese traditional medicine culture. After having a short rest, we'll visit the Temple of Heaven - the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. The visit to the Temple of Heaven will take about 1 hour. After a Western and Chinese buffet lunch (40minutes) in Bangfuchun Restaurant, enjoy a short visit to a pearl free market - not to be missed. We will then drive (30minutes) to the Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. The visit takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes before you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Today, you will walk on the Great Wall to appreciate 2000 years of historical significance and admire the panoramic views. The Great Wall is China's most iconic attraction, which stretches over 4000 miles from the Shanhaiguan Pass on the east coast to the Gobi Desert in the west. You will also visit the underground Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way
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