A CHINA EXPERIENCE
This is the perfect tour for first-time travellers to China or those looking for bucket list highlights, with
a chance to explore iconic locations, UNESCO World Heritage sites and ancient gems.
Experience wonder as you walk along the Great Wall, one of the world’s most recognisable locations and walk in the footsteps of ancient warriors through the undulating landscape of this wonder of the world.
You will face off with the Terracotta Warriors in Xian, first discovered in the 1970s by farmers digging a well. The thousands of warriors’ unearthed date right back to the third century and were used as a tactic to make Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s army seem greater than reality and to protect him in the afterlife.
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10 days – Shanghai to Beijing
Departure Date: 24 Nov 2019
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Visit the intriguing terracotta warriors of Xian before a traditional dumpling feast and a Tang Dynasty
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DAY 1: AUSTRALIA TO SHANGHAI
Fly to the city of Shanghai for a three-night stay.
DAY 2: EXPLORE SHANGHAI
Shanghai is China’s great metropolis, where east and west collide on streets lined with futuristic skyscrapers and 10th-century temples. Today’s explorations include the traditional Yu Garden, the Silk Museum and a stop in the old town. Admire the magnificent colonial architecture with a stroll along the Bund. This evening view the city from the Huangpu River on a panoramic cruise. Dinner is traditional Shanghainese cuisine.
DAY 3: ZHUJIAJIAO WATER TOWN
Visit Zhujiajiao, one of Shanghai’s sleepy water towns, built on an old canal system once used to transport goods all over imperial China. The town’s narrow alleyways exude old-world charm, whilst the waterways are lined with ancient buildings and crossed by stone bridges. Return to Shanghai to enjoy the fine arts and antiquities of the Shanghai Museum, and explore People's Square.
DAY 4: FLY TO XIAN
Fly to Xian, the ancient former capital. This afternoon take a visit to the lovely Little Wild Goose Pagoda and spend time walking through the atmospheric alleys of the Muslim Quarter, which are lined with Islamic food stalls.
DAY 5: TERRACOTTA WARRIORS
After their fortuitous discovery in the 1970s, the Terracotta Army of China’s first Emperor, Qin Shi Huang has intrigued visitors ever since. Spend the morning viewing the enigmatic ranks of life-sized warriors. See the Xian Art Ceramics and Laquer Exhibition, and later stroll on the beautifully preserved 14th century city walls that enclose Xian’s old town. Tonight feast on traditional Shui Jiao dumplings before a performance of Tang Dynasty dancing.
DAY 6: FLY TO BEIJING
Fly to Beijing, China’s historical capital city. The rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture. There is an option to enjoy a Kung Fu show in the evening (at your own expense).
DAY 7: IMPERIAL BEIJING
Heading to Beijing’s symbolic heart, stroll across Tiananmen Square and into the sprawling magnificence of the Forbidden City. Entering through the Gate of Supreme Harmony you will find a complex full of imperial riches. Later soak up the harmonious ambience of the Temple of Heaven, an orderly oasis in a bustling urban landscape, where you can watch, or participate in, a dance class. Watch a Chinese acrobatic show this evening.
DAY 8: GREAT WALL OF CHINA
This morning is dedicated to China’s most iconic sight – the Great Wall. Taking a walk on this incredible structure is the best way to appreciate both the sheer magnificence of the wall itself and the dramatic scenery that it crosses. Jade has been long cherished by the Chinese and at a jade factory; you can understand the delicate process of carving the stone and buy a piece if you wish. Savour an afternoon in the idyllic landscapes of the Summer Palace as you see the traditional Chinese gardens and exquisite architecture. Today’s sightseeing is the perfect way to build up your appetite for Beijing’s best known delicacy – Peking Duck.
DAY 9-10: BEIJING TO AUSTRALIA
This morning is at your leisure before you are transferred to Beijing airport to board your flight to Australia, arriving home to same or following day.