10 day Stunning China tour with flights

Including return international flights, 8 nights accommodation, breakfast daily, one-way bullet train experience, private coach transportation, sightseeing, English-speaking guides and more.

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  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
  • 10 day Stunning China tour with flights
 

Highlights

 

Ancient wonders and modern monuments are just the tip of what to expect on this 10 day Stunning China tour.

Begin in Beijing and discover the great sights of China’s capital city, from the awe-inspiring scale of Tiananmen Square to one of China’s largest Jade factories. Journey to Juyong Pass to wander along a section of the ancient Great Wall of China. Afterwards, head to Nanjing aboard a bullet train to visit the site of Nanjing, the Mausoleum of Dr Sun Yat-sun who is revered as the father of the Republic of China, the first democratic regime of China. Head to Suzhou and meander the city’s tapestry of canals, bridges and pagodas, plus a stop at the largest silk manufacturer in China. The final destination of your China tour is the cosmopolitan epicentre that is Shanghai. This is both China’s biggest city and its commercial hub. Visitors will find a city whose skyline blends the colonial with the contemporary and East with West. Amble along the Bund, the waterfront promenade that hugs the Huangpu River, as you take in the juxtaposed skyline.

 
 

Day 1: Australia – airplane-takeoff – Beijing 

Make for the airport with plenty of time to spare as you prepare to board your international flight to Beijing. After your flight lands you will be met by your local tour guide where a comfortable transfer awaits to take you to your hotel. The remainder of the day can be spent as free time, where you can head out to explore your surrounds. 

Please note: Some flights may depart the night before.

Day 2: Beijing (B) 

Your first stop on your exploration of Beijing is a visit to Tiananmen Square, one of the most spectacular public plazas in the world. This is an icon of the Beijing cityscape and its one of the largest and grandest public plazas in the world. There are plenty of fantastic photo opportunities to be had here so make sure you have your camera at the ready! Continue to the neighbouring Forbidden City, a 15th-century palace complex which now houses a museum full of collections from the Ming and Qing dynasties. Afterwards, free time awaits for the remainder of the day, or choose to join one or more of the optional tours.

Optional: Hutong Life Tour
This tour will take you around the intricate winding hutongs to admire the old courtyards. They are maze-like and deep and exactly as they were a long time ago. You are invited to visit a local family’s house to experience authentic Beijing life. Additional cost applies. 

Optional: Temple of Heaven Tour
Explore the Temple of Heaven, which is the largest and most representative existing masterpiece amongst China’s ancient sacrificial buildings. Step back in time as you admire the long wall enclosing the place where emperors of many dynasties held their Heaven Worship Ceremonies. You may also have the opportunity to learn and practice Tai Chi boxing. Additional cost applies. 

Optional: Peking-Duck Dinner
An authentic Peking-duck banquet served with all the traditional accompaniments. This famous roasted duck dish dates back to the Ming Dynasty, some 600 years ago. Peking duck is named after Beijing – Peking is an older spelling. Additional cost applies. 

Optional: Beijing Kung Fu Show
The legend of Kung Fu Show is produced by China’s leading performance company and the best of China’s Kung Fu practitioners have been found for this show. Visually stunning with a great story line and martial arts skills. Additional cost applies. 

Day 3: Beijing (B) 

After enjoying breakfast, head north of the city to visit the famous Juyong Pass segment of the Great Wall of China. Surrounded by beautiful rugged mountains, this part of the wall stands out for its stunning Cloud Platform gate – a white marble fortification standing at 9.5 metres tall. Make a stop at the largest Jade carving factory in Beijing to learn how Jade was used to create finest ornaments for Chinese imperial dynasties. Visit the site of the 2008 Olympic Games and marvel at structures such as the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube, then unwind with a stop at a traditional Chinese medicine centre.

Optional: Summer Palace Tour
The Summer Palace is the summer resort for the Qing dynasty’s royal family. It is covered 3/4 with the water, the rest are hills and palaces. The Long corridor is the longest corridor in the world. From the eastern end, Moon invited gate you can see it is like straight line, then it’s twisting and turning like in the wonderland. On the right side of the Long corridor, it is a beautiful lake. After this you will enjoy a visit to the famous Houhai area. Additional cost applies. 

Optional: Hot-pot Dinner
Hot pots are a winter specialty in the north of China. Cooked in water or soup in pots made of copper, aluminium or clay are usually such food as lamb, beef, fish, shrimps, bean curd products and fresh vegetables. In Beijing, the most popular is the lamb hot pot. Additional cost applies. 

Day 4: Beijing – train-icon – Nanjing (B) 

After breakfast, take a bullet train from Beijing (the north capital) to Nanjing (the south capital). Meet your local guide upon arrival and then get driven to the must-visit site of Nanjing, the Mausoleum of Dr Sun Yat-sun who is revered as the father of the Republic of China, the first democratic regime of China. Next, visit a local jade shop and see the different jade-carving workmanship between Beijing and Nanjing.

Optional: Confucius Temple Tour
The Confucian Temple in the Qinhuai Scenic Zone refers to the zone along the Qinhuai River around the Confucian Temple. The zone includes the streets and lanes on both banks, residences, nearby historic sites, and scenic sites. This site is referred to by a verse in Liu Yuxi’s “Lane of Black-gowned Mansions” that reads “Beneath the eaves of their lordships, oh swallow you used to nest, but now to homes of the commoners you go.” Visiting the Confucian Temple, taking a boat tour of the Qinhuai River, dining, and watching the scenery at night are things you must do when you travel to Nanjing. Additional cost applies. 

Day 5: Nanjing – Suzhou (B) 

This morning, take a tour of Grand Bao’en Temple, the second oldest temple in China with a history of over 1500 years. Visit a crystal artefacts shop and learn how Feng Shui culture is embedded into these exquisite artefacts. You’ll then catch a transfer from Nanjing to Suzhou. Known as the ‘Venice of the East’, Suzhou is iconic for its grand winding canals, many bridges, pagodas and magnificent gardens. This afternoon, you will visit Lion Grove Garden, one of Suzhou’s Great Four Classic Gardens.

Optional: Grand Canal Cruise
Enjoy a cruise along the ancient canal from the city to the picturesque Grand Canal, which is the best way to appreciate the stunning views of a water town. Additional cost applies. 

Day 6: Suzhou – Hangzhou (B) 

Wake this morning and visit the largest silk factory in Suzhou to where you’ll have the chance to witness first hand the production process that goes into making the precious fabric. Proceed to Hangzhou. Famous adventurer Marco Polo once described it as “the most beautiful and magnificent city in the world”. Take a boat ride on the picturesque West Lake, the most scenic region of Hangzhou.

Optional: Impression West Lake
Staged entirely upon the lake itself, Impression West Lake (Enduring Memories of Hangzhou), directed by Zhang Yimou, is a grand open-air show of light, music, dance and theatrics. First initiated in 2007, Impression West Lake deploys the lake and its surroundings as props to create a life-like charming background. Through the vividly performed folklores and myths of Hangzhou, Impression West Lake highly exhibits the deep-rooted culture and natural beauty of Hangzhou. Additional cost applies. 

Day 7: Shanghai (B) 

Hangzhou’s mild climate makes it an ideal place for tea-planting. This morning, you will visit a famed tea plantation where you could try tea-picking and learn about how tea is processed. Drive to the impressive city of Shanghai after lunch, where you’ll bare witness to some of this city’s most extraordinary sites including The Bund area. 

Optional: Huangpu River Cruise
The Huangpu River offers intriguing views of the Bund, Pudong and riverfront activity. Experience the Bund from a different perspective with a river cruise experience. Gaze at the eclectic group of architectural styles that make up the striking Shanghai skyline from the water. Additional cost applies. 

Day 8: Shanghai (B) 

The day is yours to discover exciting Shanghai as you wish. Or you may choose to join one or more optional tours.

Optional: Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour
Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town also known as the “pearl stream.” Best known for its bridges, built during Ming and Qing Dynasties, the various spans are built of wood, marble and stone. Additional cost applies. 

Optional: Shanghai City Tour
This tour takes you to Lujiazui Financial & Trade zone, where the Jinmao Tower is located. Jinmao is with 88 stories reaching a height of 420.5 meters and 290,000 square meter construction area, it is literally means “Gold Luxuriance Building” in Chinese. In here, you can find the perfect combination of traditional Chinese architectural style and the world’s modern architectural technology. After this, we will visit another famous site in Shanghai – Asia Pafic plaza. Additional cost applies. 

Day 9: Shanghai (B) 

Enjoy one last delicious breakfast this morning, before your Chinese adventure comes to an end. At the appropriate time, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home. 

Day 10: Shanghai – airplane-takeoff – Australia 

Arrive home in Australia today. 

 

Inclusions

 
  • Limited time offer! 
  • Return international flights with full-service airline, plus all airport transfers within China
  • 8 nights’ twin share accommodation
  • Delicious daily breakfast
  • One-way second class bullet train experience from Beijing to Nanjing
  • Private coach transportation with English-speaking guides throughout
  • All site entry and sightseeing fees as per itinerary 
 

Fine Print

 

 How to book:

  • Within 72 hours of completing your booking request online you will receive an email from our Travel Partner which will include a link to complete their mandatory booking form.
  • Our Travel partners booking form must be completed including your passport details within one week to secure your requested travel date.
  • If your requested date of departure is not available, the tour supplier will contact you directly.
  • Completion of this booking form will allow the tour supplier to secure air tickets and tour components.
  • Voucher valid for 1 person(must purchase 2 vouchers)

Payment Information:

  • Full payment is required at the time of booking.
  • Payment is strictly non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Tour Excludes: 

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tipping
  • Visas
  • Personal Expenses 
  • Anything not mentioned or ‘optional’ in the itinerary

Documentation: 

Documentation will be provided 2-3 weeks prior to departure. A preliminary itinerary will be sent you prior to this time to ensure that you can arrange your Visas (where required) in a timely manner. 

Single Supplement: 

$380 per person in addition to the twin share price.

Payable direct to our travel partner once your booking has been made. 

Group Size: 20 – 56 people 

Child Price: Same price as adults – Minimum age 2 years

Tour Only: Not available 

Accommodation: 

The accommodation listed below may be subject to change but will remain of a similar or higher standard. Any changes remain beyond our control and all efforts are made to communicate these as soon as possible. We endeavour to always book non-smoking rooms however these cannot be guaranteed. Hotel locations can be within or outside itinerary cities.

Beijing: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Airport Zone or similar
Nanjing: Holiday Inn Express Nanjing Dongshan or similar
Suzhou: Jiasheng Palace Hotel or similar
Hangzhou: Mengkeming Hotel or similar
Shanghai: Borrman Hotel or similar

Please note, all hotel ratings are based local star ratings

Bedding: 1 x double bed or 2 x single beds

Please note, all bedding configurations are on the request basis only and cannot be guaranteed.

Maximum Room Capacity: 2 people 

Triple Share: Not available for this tour

Optional Activities: 

Beijing: Hutong Life Tour – $30 per person 
Beijing: Temple of Heaven Tour – $60 per person
Beijing: Peking Duck Dinner – $30 per person
Beijing: Kung Fu Show – $60 per person
Beijing: Summer Palace Tour – $60 per person
Beijing: Hot Pot Dinner – $30 per person
Nanjing: Confucius Temple tour – $65 per person
Suzhou: Grand Canal Cruise – $45 per person
Hangzhou: Impressions West Lake – $110 per person
Shanghai: Huangpu River Cruise – $45 per person
Shanghai: Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour – $110 per person
Shanghai: Shanghai City Tour – $110 per person 

All optional tours are payable direct to our travel partner once your booking has been made. 
All AUD amounts are subject to currency exchange rate and they may change at any time without advance notice.

Coach Transportation: Where group sizes are not sufficient to use a full-sized coach, we reserve the right to use a smaller coach on the same level of comfort. Maximum 20kg of checked baggage per passenger.

Itinerary: Please note, tour itinerary is subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, traffic condition and other unforeseen occurrences. 

Tipping:  Gratuities and tipping are not included in the tour price for services of the tour guides and drivers throughout the tour. The industrial recommended tip for the tour guide and driver is AUD15 per person/per day where tour or transfer services are provided, which will be expected whilst on tour (this will include the day of arrival and departure).

Tipping: Tips and gratuities for your tour guides and drivers are not included in the package and are at your own discretion. The industry recommended tip for the tour guide and driver is AUD15 per person/per day where tour and transfer services are provided, which will be expected whilst on tour (this will include the day of arrival and departure).

Health/Fitness Requirement: Accessible to most people with an average level of fitness and average mobility. Tours may involve sightseeing on foot, some climbing of stairs and getting on and off boats. It remains each passenger’s responsibility to inform Webjet Exclusives of any health or mobility issues that may impact the running of the tour, both for the safety of the passenger concerned and for other travellers in the group.

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

$100 spending money offer valid for any Webjet Exclusives tour or resort booking made at www.exclusives.webjet.com.au. Eligible bookings will receive a unique account application link from Webjet Exclusives via email within 72 hours of making a booking. Any HSBC Everyday Global Account applications not made via this link or if the booking is cancelled, the offer will not be fulfilled/paid. One (1) offer will be paid per booking. The offer is a 100 AUD deposit into the newly opened HSBC Everyday Global Accounts and the activated Visa Debit card. The offer may take up to 6 weeks to be fulfilled/paid. Webjet Exclusives reserves the right to withdraw this promotion at any time. The email address entered at the time of booking will be used as the primary contact. Webjet Exclusives’ standard booking terms and conditions apply. For more information go to www.hsbc.com.au/accounts/offers/everyday-global/webjet/

 

Travel Dates

 

2020:

18 March
25 March 
15 April*
22 April
13 May
20 May
03 June
10 June
08 July*
05 August*
09 September 
16 September *
14 October
21 October
04 November 
11 November 

*A $300 per person peak season surcharge applies, please see the availability calendar for more details 

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. Live availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BOOK NOW button.

Bookings not accepted when within 35 days of departure

 

Flight Information

 

 Airline Information: 

  • Return economy flights departing Sydney or Melbourne with Chinese or Asian Airlines: China Southern, Air China, Xiamen Airlines, Tanjin Airlines, Hainan Airlines or similar  
  • Brisbane- A $300 per person interstate surcharge applies 
  • Adelaide– A $500 per person interstate surcharge applies
  • Perth – A $400 per person interstate surcharge applies
  • Including maximum 20kg of checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to airline).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. 
  • The airfare remains non-refundable at all times.

Flights Condition:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits per leg, stopover or a substitute airline. These changes are beyond our control and will be confirmed upon booking.
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as instructed by the ticketed airline.

Schedule Changes: 

  • Airline schedule changes or cancellations can happen from time to time and are beyond our control. The customer is responsible for reviewing their flight schedule prior to their departure. Webjet Exclusives endeavours to assist customers where possible, however, should any change or cancellation occur, please contact your Travel Insurance provider to check whether you are covered by your policy.

Stay behind surcharge:

If you wish to extend your trip, from $250 per person breakaway charge will apply (subject to availability and applicable fare difference) payable at the time of completing your booking. Your stay behind request must be submitted when completing your booking form. PLEASE NOTE: No staybehind will be actioned until your final payment is made.

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Limited time offer! 
  • Return international flights with full-service airline, plus all airport transfers within China
  • 8 nights’ twin share accommodation
  • Delicious daily breakfast
  • One-way second class bullet train experience from Beijing to Nanjing
  • Private coach transportation with English-speaking guides throughout
  • All site entry and sightseeing fees as per itinerary 
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