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The Grand Tour of China including Panda Bears & Terracotta Warriors

27 nights from £3559

  • 3 Nights in the Capital Beijing
  • Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors & Ancient Pingyao
  • 12 Day Fully Escorted Tour of China including the Pandas of Chengdu
  • 14 Nights 5* Full Board Cruising on Celebrity Millenium
  • Return Flights & Overseas Transfers

14 October 2019

The Grand Tour of China including Panda Bears & Terracotta Warriors

Cruise Highlights

Celebrity Cruises- Celebrity Millennium - 27 Nights - 14 October 2019


WHAT'S INCLUDED:

- 3 Nights in the Capital Beijing

- Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors & Ancient Pingyao

- 12 Day Fully Escorted Tour of China

- 14 Nights 5* Full Board Cruising on Celebrity Millenium

- ATOL Protected


SHIP HIGHLIGHTS:

- Live Shows In The La Scala Theatre
- Greek Themed Adult-Only Solarium & Fitness Centre
- Rock Wall, Ice Rink, Mini Golf & Sport Courts

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Your Itinerary

  •      

    14 Oct 19

     

    Fly UK to Beijing (Overnight)

        

  • 15 Oct 19

    Beijing, China

    Upon arrival, meet your guide and transfer to your hotel for a 3 night 4* Central Hotel stay.

        

  • 16 Oct 19

    Beijing - Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square & The Forbidden City 

    Visit the Temple of Heaven and walk through the famous Tiananmen Square, passing Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum, followed by a visit to the Forbidden City. Tonight enjoy traditional Peking Duck.

           

  • 17 Oct 19

    Beijing - The Great Wall of China & The Summer Palace

    Today visit Juyongguan section of Great Wall. Later, wander through the exquisite Summer Palace. You will be transferred back to your hotel.

    The Great Wall of China was originally built under the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, The Great Wall of China is the country’s most iconic sight. Snaking through the northern countryside from the Gobi Desert in the west into the Bohai Sea in the east, the Great Wall of China is the longest wall in the world and was used as a fortification against northern nomadic tribes. The current structure dates back to the Ming Dynasty - over 700 years old.

         

  • 18 Oct 19

    Bullet Train to Pingyao with a half day Tour

    When arriving in Pingyao railway station, you will be transferred to have a half day tour of Ancient Pingyao City. The wall is ten meters high, 6163 meters around. and three to five meters wide at the top. While the west, north and east walls are straight. the southern one curves forming a rough square.

         

  • 19 Oct 19

    Pingyao Half Day Tour & Bullet Train to Xi'an

    Shuanglin Temple is located in Qiaotou Village, 6km southwest of the ancient city of Pingyao . As a key cultural relic under state protection, it was added to the World Heritage List by the UNESCO in 1997. The temple houses a collection of priceless art treasure , such as the Chinese scholar tree dating back to the Tang Dynasty , bells cast in the Ming Dynasty, and various painted sculptures and examples of ancient architecture.

            

  • 20 Oct 19

    Terracotta Warriors, The Ancient Wall & a Dumpling Dinner

    Start your day amongst the famous Terracotta Warriors. Stop at the Xian Art Ceramics and Lacquer Exhibition. In the afternoon, Visit the ancient City Wall.

           

  • 21 Oct 19

    Bullet Train from Xi'an to Chengdu with Half Day Tour in Chengdu

    Upon arrival in Chengdu Railway Station, your guide will be waiting to transfer you to have a half day tour to Kuan Zhai Alley and Jinli street, and then enjoy a Sichuan Dinner.

  • 22 Oct 19

    CHENGDU PANDA RESERVE

    The panda has become one of the most adored animals in China and the cute and memorable mascot for the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF). You will be able to explore the grounds to see some of the animals up close and learn more about this endangered species.

          

  • 23-24 Oct 19

    YANGTZE CRUISING

    Fengdu is located on the northern bank of the Yangtze River. Fengdu got its reputation as the "Ghost City" in the Eastern Han Dynasty. Two officials from the imperial court: Wang Fangping and Yin Changsheng, got bored with the political life in the court and came to Mt. Minshan outside Fengdu City to practice Taoist teachings.

          

  • 25 Oct 19

    Yichang to Shanghai

    "Three Gorges Dam Project" is the short term for the water control project at the three gorges on Yangtze River. It is located in the middle section of Xiling Gorge near Sandouping Town in Yichang City, Hubei Province. Being the world's largest hydropower project, Three Gorges Dam Project has created many "Firsts" such as the most efficient dam in flood control, the most difficult construction work and the largest migration project in the world. After that, clients will be transferred to Yichang Airport to fly to Shanghai.

  • 26 Oct 19

    Embark Millenium

    After Spending a night in Shanghai in a 4* Central Hotel you will transfer to the port and embark Celebrity Millenium.

            

  • 27 Oct 19

    At Sea.

        

  • 28 Oct 19

    Seoul, South Korea

    Home to headquarters of some of the world’s largest companies, and the beating heart of K-pop music, Seoul perfectly blends its futuristic amenities with a deep sense of local heritage. The four surrounding mountains are proclaimed as the city’s guardians, the Namsan Mountain housing the Seoul tower, which offers breathless views over this glorious city.

            

  • 29 Oct 19

    At Sea.

        

  • 30 Oct to

    01 Nov 19

    Tianjin, China

    Tianjin is a large, fast-paced, yet laid-back city, with a pleasant river promenade and some charming European-inspired areas.

          

  • 02 Nov 19

    At Sea.

        

  • 03 Nov 19

    Jeju, South Korea

    Popular for its dreamy sunrises and mild climate, Jeju plays home to an array of unique tourist attractions and some wonderful locally sourced seafood. Its adult sculpture park, ‘Loveland’, was made by Hongik University Graduates and is a perfect demonstration of forward-thinking art, if a little bit offbeat.

           

  • 04 Nov 19

    At Sea.

         

  • 05-06 Nov 19

    Kobe, Japan

    Located on the north shore of Osaka Bay, Kobe is the sixth-largest city in Japan and is the capital city of Hyogo Prefecture. Attractions include: Kobe Nunobiki Herb Garden, Kobe City Oji Zoo, Meriken Park, Rokko Alpine Garden and Kobe Animal Kingdom.

           

  • 07 Nov 19

    Shimizu, Japan

    Shimizu is considered one of Japan’s most beautiful ports. You will see why, as you see Mount Fuji (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) rising above the surrounding area. With views over pine tree groves, the port is one of Japan’s prime sightseeing destinations.

          

  • 08 Nov 19

    Tokyo, Japan

    The word Tokyo instantly imbues thoughts of neon-lit streetscapes and sleek futuristic structures that pay homage to human conceived technology. Topped off with a broad dining scene, fantastic public transport, ingenious architectural uses of space and a reputation as the world’s safest city, it’s no wonder that Tokyo gets pedestalled by so many.

           

  • 09 Nov 19

    Disembark

    Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK.

           

  • 10 Nov 19

    Arrive in the UK.

          

Highlights

  • Beijing, China

    A city that pays perfect homage to its grand history, with its Forbidden City palace, Great Wall and sublime temples, Beijing is the perfect place to bask in Chinese culture. Between each piece of architectural and imperial mastery, you will find yourself amidst an endless sea of markets, each filled with the trinkets, food and people of this great capital.

  • Giant Pandas

    Giant Pandas

    Visit the research based of giant pandas, there are a number of pandas living here in semi-natural enviroment. Besides adult pandas, you will be able to see some baby pandas as well. Don't miss the unique red pandas, which is a rare and protected species in China. 

  • Seoul, South Korea

    Home to headquarters of some of the world’s largest companies, and the beating heart of Kpop music, Seoul perfectly blends its futuristic amenities with a deep sense of local heritage. The four surrounding mountains are proclaimed at the city’s guardians, the Namsan Mountain housing the Seoul tower, which offers breathless views over this glorious city. 

  • Shanghai

    Shanghai

    Home to the world’s second tallest tower, an endless array of art deco buildings and a truly diverse arts/music scene, Shanghai is a city that keeps on giving. From traditional Chinese cuisine through to unique cultural amalgamations, Shanghai’s food is arguably the bedrock of its bustling social centre. 

  • Tang Dynasty Dancing Shown

    Tang Dynasty Dancing Show

    The Tang Dynasty Palace has cooperated with the Shaanxi Provincial Song & Dance Troupe and has staged the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show, which has proved to be a great success and is welcomed by numerous audiences, especially foreign visitors. The artistic conception of customs from the Tang Dynasty is fully expressed in the show, and it's really enjoyable to appreciate the splendid performance that has endured for over 1,000 years. The show presented today is a recreation of a traditional entertainment attributable to a great variety of historical records and relics.

  • Terracotta Warriors

    Come face to face with the Terracotta Warriors, China’s most enigmatic sight. Visit the Xian’s art and ceramic exhibition centre before taking a walk on the Ming Dynasty city walls.

  • Tiananmen Square & The Forbidden City

    Enjoy 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. A UNESCO World Heritage Site; made up of nearly 1,000 buildings, it is the world’s largest surviving palace complex. Walk its grounds among the opulent palaces, pavilions, courtyards and imperial gardens within the 26-foot-high walls.

  • Tianjin

    Tianjin’s mix of colonial and Chinese architecture and its tea houses with daily Chinese cabaret make it fascinating to explore. Don’t miss the Nanshi Food Mall, with over 100 stalls selling delicacies from all over China. Tianjin is also the gateway to Beijing, where you can retrace the steps of the last Emperor in the Forbidden City, be inspired by the Temple of Heaven, or make a pilgrimage to the magnificent Great Wall.

  • Tokyo

    Tokyo instantly imbues thoughts of neon-lit streetscapes and sleek futuristic structures. Topped off with a broad dining scene, fantastic public transport, ingenious architectural uses of space and a reputation as the world’s safest city, it’s no wonder Tokyo gets pedestalled by so many.

  • Xian

    Xi’an is the first of China’s four great ancient temples and has played a very important part in China’s history. Xi’an is characterised by and proud of its ancient heritage, being home to the Terracotta Warriors and the starting point of the silk road.

Your Ship

Celebrity Millennium

Celebrity Millennium

A favorite of many vacationers, Celebrity Millennium will continue to cruise to Alaska, the Caribbean and the Panama Canal throughout 2011. Then, in April and May of 2012, she'll undergo a revitalization and emerge much more luxurious. By the time she sails to Asia, she'll be renewed with spa-inspired AquaClass® staterooms, the AquaClass signature restaurant, Blu, and the addition of verandas to her chic Celebrity Suites. We can’t think of a better way to experience the exotic beauty of Asia and the South Pacific.

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Package fares from £pp

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    £3559

  • Outside

    £3869

  • Balcony

    £4449

  • Aqua

    £4549

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