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Escorted China with The Great Wall & Terracotta Warriors, The Best of Japan, Vietnam & Thailand

24 nights from £2599pp

  • Escorted Tour Of China Inc Great Wall
  • See The Forbidden City & Temple Of Heaven
  • 3 Night 4* Stay In Beijing
  • 2 Night 4* Stay In Xi’an
  • 16 Night Cruise to Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam & Thailand

25 April 2020

Escorted China with The Great Wall & Terracotta Warriors, The Best of Japan, Vietnam & Thailand

Cruise Highlights

Princess Cruises- Sapphire Princess - 24 Nights - 25 April 2020

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

- Escorted Tour Of China Inc Great Wall
- See The Forbidden City & Temple Of Heaven
- 3 Night 4* Stay In Beijing
- 2 Night 4* Stay In Xi’an
- 16 Night Cruise to Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam & Thailand

SHIP HIGHLIGHTS:

From relaxing pursuits and enriching activities to world-class entertainment and gourmet cuisine, when you step aboard, you are setting a course for a world of wonderful new discoveries.

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Your Itinerary

  •      

    25 Apr 20

           

    Fly UK to Beijing

          

  • 26 Apr 20

    Arrive Beijing

    On arrival into Beijing, China’s historical capital, you will be met by your local guide and transferred to your hotel for a three-night stay. The remainder of the day is at leisure to start soaking up the local culture.

         

  • 27 Apr 20

    Beijing

    Head out of Beijing to the Juyongguan section of the Great Wall of China, arguably the most famous sights in China. Once your group has been given a brief introduction to the Great Wall’s unique history, you will have free time to walk on this incredible structure and appreciate both the wall itself and the magnificent scenery that it crosses. Later, visit a Jade Factory to learn about one of China’s most symbolic and important materials before returning to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

    Breakfast and Lunch included

        

  • 28 Apr 20

    Beijing

    This morning, soak up the harmonious ambience of the Temple of Heaven, an orderly oasis in a bustling urban landscape. Next, head to Beijing’s symbolic heart and stroll through Tiananmen Square and into the magnificent Forbidden City. Entering through the Gate of Supreme Harmony you will find a complex full of imperial riches. Later today, return to your hotel for time at leisure.

    Breakfast and Lunch included

          

  • 29 Apr 20

    Beijing – Xian

    After breakfast this morning, transfer by Bullet Train to Xian. Once you arrive in Xian, the ancient capital of China, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel for a two-night stay.

    Breakfast included

        

  • 30 Apr 20

    Xian

    This morning, visit the Terracotta Warriors, built to protect Emperor Qin in the afterlife. Within the museum area the warriors can be seen in three different ‘pits’, which are archaeological digs. Afterwards, visit the Xian Arts and Ceramic Exhibition Centre to see smaller models of the warriors being made.

    Breakfast and Lunch included

          

  • 01 May 20

    Xian – Shanghai

    After breakfast this morning, transfer to the airport for your flight from Xian to Shanghai. Once you arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.

    Breakfast included

          

  • 02 May 20

    Embark Sapphire Princess

    After check-out this morning, transfer to the port for your onward cruise onboard Sapphire Princess.

    Breakfast included

         

  • 03 May 20

    At Sea.

        

  • 04 May 20

    Busan, South Korea

    Often visited by travellers for its mountain-rooted Buddhist Temples and rugged landscapes, Busan is South Korea’s second-largest city. Founded in 678 AD, the city’s rich history is a joy to explore, from its historical fish markets and traditional cuisine through to its age-old architecture.

         

  • 05 May 20

    Kagoshima, Japan

    The combination of Kagoshima’s sunny weather with Sakurajima’s snow-like ash and fog makes for a mystical atmosphere with endless photo opportunities.

          

  • 06 May 20

    At Sea.

        

  • 07 May 20

    Hualien, Taiwan

    Hualien is eastern Taiwan's second-largest city. The Port was constructed in the 1930s for carrying sugar to Japan and transporting cargo. The harbour facilities were improved in the 1990s and is now a popular port-of-call for cruise ships.

        

  • 08 May 20

    Kaohsiung, Taiwan

    Enjoy modernist cafes and speedy public transport, the occasional monastery or Buddha statues giving the city a unique spin on eastern culture.

         

  • 09 May 20

    At Sea.

        

  • 10 May 20

    Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is a visual masterpiece. Immerse yourself in its culture and unique spirit as you travel from skyscrapers to holy Sikh temples, browsing endless markets along the way.

         

  • 11 May 20

    At Sea.

       

  • 12 May 20

    Nha Trang, Vietnam

    Nha Trang is famous as Vietnam's top seaside destination, boasting golden sand beaches and tranquil waters backdropped by the surrounding hilly peninsular.

          

  • 13 May 20

    Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My), Vietnam

    Vietnam’s biggest city woos visitors with its French colonial backdrop and wide-set boulevards, allowing plenty of room for the often-chaotic lifestyle of Ho Chi Minh City. Those with an appetite should sample the distinct cuisine of the Ben Thanh Market.

          

  • 14 May 20

    At Sea.

        

  • 15 May 20

    Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    Few cities offer such a satisfying sense of exploration, as you stumble across hidden markets and chat to the fun locals.

         

  • 16 May 20

    Ko Samui, Thailand

    Buddhist temples hidden down backstreets, family-run seafood restaurants, localised merchant stands, and endless other reasons to stray off the beaten path.

          

  • 17 May 20

    At Sea.

        

  • 18 May 20

    Singapore - Disembark

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

          

  • 19 May 20

    Arrive in the UK.

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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.

  • Busan, South Korea

    It's often visited by travellers for its mountain-rooted Buddhist Temples and rugged landscapes, Busan is South Korea’s second-largest city with a population of 3.6 million. Taejongdae, a designated Busan monument, is an awe-inspiring rock-formation coastal park accented by lush forest of pine trees and over 200 varieties of trees. Founded in 678 AD, the city’s rich history is a joy to explore, from its historical fish markets and traditional cuisine through to its age-old architecture.

  • Great Wall

    Great Wall of China

    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. 

  • Hong Kong, China

    Home to one of the world’s most iconic harbours and consisting of over 70% mountains and country parks, Hong Kong is a visual masterpiece. Immerse yourself in its culture and unique spirit as you travel from skyscrapers to holy Sikh temples, browsing endless markets along the way. Worshipers of the God of Cookery, Hong Kong’s culinary reputation is that of legend; enjoy diverse meals, from new cutting edge sensations to classics such as wonton noodles.

  • Ko Samui, Thailand

    The island of Ko Samui is a tiny tropical paradise. With shores lined with coconut trees, endless white sand beaches, and stunning turquoise blue water, we’ll understand if you have the urge to set up stakes here permanently. 

  • Nha Trang, Vietnam

    Nha Trang is a coastal resort city in southern Vietnam known for its beaches, diving sites and offshore islands. The Gothic cathedral (pictured here) is also worth a visit, with its bell tower, domed ceiling & stained glass.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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

Sapphire Princess

Sapphire Princess

This exotic gem explores some of the most intriguing destinations across the world. She boasts great-tasting food and offers an appetising popular Italian restraint with freshly prepared pasta. Professional sommeliers help pair exquisite wine with your dinner to enhance your experience. Visit her hand tossed pizzeria next to the poolside as well as watching a Movie Under the Stars.

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Package fares from £pp

  • Inside

    £2599pp

  • Outside

    £2999pp

  • Balcony

    £3299pp

  • Mini Suite

    £3599pp

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