A China Experience

A China Experience

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A China Experience

10 Days Starting in UK and ending in UK

Visiting:

Shanghai

,

Zhujiajiao

,

Xi'an

,

Beijing

,

Great Wall of China

Tour operator:

Wendy Wu

Physical rating:

Low, Reasonable level of fitness required. A lot of time spent on your feet rather than covering long distances. Some step climbing.

Special diets catered:

Meat, Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

388

Group size:

8 - 28

Age range:

16-70+

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

Request A Private Tour

From:

$3361 (USD)

including Flights from the UK

Tour Overview

This whistle-stop tour visits the highlights in China’s contrasting cities of Xian, Beijing and Shanghai and is the perfect introduction to China. Marvel at the Great Wall, before getting a glimpse of China’s fascinating past on the Ancient walls of Xian and exciting future in bustling Shanghai. Discover the imperial treasures of Beijing Explore the Great Wall of China Experience the spectacular Terracotta Warriors Wander Zhujiajiao Canal Town Soak up the atmosphere in vibrant Shanghai

Highlights

  • Soak up the old world charms of the sleepy Water Town of Zhujiajiao.

  • Come face to face with the Terracotta Warriors.

  • Wander along the incredible Great Wall of China.

  • Marvel at the sparkling city of Shanghai on a Huangpu River Cruise.

  • Step back into China's dynastic past at the Imperial Forbidden City.

  • Survey Xian from its ancient city ramparts.

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 - 2 : Fly Overnight to Shanghai
Location:

  Shanghai


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Dinner


Fly overnight to the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, also known as the 'Paris of the East'. Depending on your time of arrival, the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

icon Day 3 : Explore Shanghai
Location:

  Shanghai


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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 Factory and a stop in the old town. Also 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 tonight will be traditional Shanghainese cuisine.

icon Day 4 : Zhujiajiao Water Town
Location:

  Zhujiajiao


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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 and visit the Shanghai Museum and explore People’s Square. End the day watching a Chinese acrobatic show.

icon Day 5 : Little Wild Goose Pagoda
Location:

  Xi'an


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Fly to Xian, the ancient former capital. This afternoon, visit the fascinating Little Wild Goose Pagoda and spend time walking through the atmospheric alleys of the Muslim Quarter, which are lined with Islamic food stalls. Here you will gain an insight into the city's fascinating culture and significance as the start of the Silk Road.

icon Day 6 : Terracotta Warriors
Location:

  Xi'an


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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 and horses who stand in their original formations at the exact location they were excavated. Also visit the workshop of the craftsmen who recreate terracotta warriors in the style of their ancient counterparts. Later, stroll on the beautifully preserved 14th-century ancient city walls that enclose Xian's old town. Tonight, feast on traditional Shui Jiao dumplings before a performance of Tang Dynasty dancing.

icon Day 7 : Bullet Train to Beijing
Location:

  Beijing


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Board the bullet train to Beijing, China's historic capital city. After dinner, there is an option to enjoy a kung fu show.

icon Day 8 : Imperial Beijing
Location:

  Beijing


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Head to Beijing's symbolic heart and stroll across Tiananmen Square into the sprawling magnificence of the Forbidden City. Later, soak up the harmonious ambience of the Temple of Heaven, an orderly oasis in a bustling urban landscape. Here, mingle with the locals and watch or participate as they spend their afternoon practising Tai Chi, dancing and playing cards. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the traditional hutongs, where the narrow alleys offer an authentic glimpse of old Beijing. Meet a local family and learn first-hand about hutong life.

icon Day 9 : The Great Wall
Location:

  Great Wall of China


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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. Spend the afternoon strolling through 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 most famous delicacy — Peking duck.

icon Day 10 : Fly Beijing to UK
Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Fly to the UK, arriving home the same or following day.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    8 nights in 4-star

  • Fully Inclusive

    Touring with Guides and entrance fees

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

  • All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

  • Country Entry Visas

  • Entrance Fees

  • Fully Guided

  • International Travel

  • Local Taxes

  • Meals – Full Board

    Breakfasts: 8, Lunches: 7, Dinners: 8

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What's Not Included

  • Tipping and Gratuities

  • Drinks with Meals

Check out our Q&As

What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

4*

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

yes

Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

Over the age of twelve

What is the maximum group size?

28

Are flights included in this tour?

yes

    Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    Not required but certainly reccommended

    Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    yes

    Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

    yes

    Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

    yes

    Do you require a visa for this holiday?

    yes

    Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    Yes

    Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

    Yes

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    Yes

    What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

    If, after our confirmation invoice has been issued, you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, we will endeavour to make these changes, but it may not always be possible. Any changes to confirmed bookings need to be sent to us in writing via your travel agent. Please refer to our booking conditions for further information and fees.

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Customers booking to travel solo can choose our ‘Happy to Share’ option, which may enable them to share a twin room with other solo customers of the same gender who also request Happy to Share, thus avoiding the need to pay single room supplements. Note that ‘Happy to Share’ requests can be received when you make your booking with us but will not be confirmed until your final payment due date.

    What documents will I receive before I travel?

    Your Final Travel Documents are usually sent to you 2-3 weeks prior to your departure. Your travel pack will include your tour itinerary, hotel details, flight e-tickets and a travel guide. If you have booked with a travel agent, your tickets will be dispatched to your travel agent unless we have been otherwise informed.

    Will I be travelling with passengers from other countries?

    Our passengers generally enjoy the mixture of British, Australian and American clients on tour. Occasionally we are joined by English-speaking passengers from other countries.

    Do you allow children on your tours?

    We allow children 12 years and over on our group tours. We recommend that families with children of any age take advantage of our private or tailormade tours. This will give you more flexibility while on tour.

Reviews

An excellent tour

An excellent tour. The best way of seeing a lot of China in a short space of time. This was all so well-organised. The attention to detail is quite superb. ....more

An excellent tour.

The best way of seeing a lot of China in a short space of time.

This was all so well-organised.

The attention to detail is quite superb.

Tours like this are always as good as the guides and in this case both the national guide — Garry — and the 3 local guides were superb, helpful and very knowledgeable.

It's a pretty full-on tour - there is lots to see, but it never feels rushed.

We'd highly recommend this company to anyone thinking of going to China less....


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Gary

03-Dec-2019

Very informative trip

Very informative trip, showing 3 different aspects of China Each day was busy, the National guide was very attentive and knowledgable and the local guides were well-spoken, informative and very interesting ....more

Very informative trip, showing 3 different aspects of China Each day was busy, the National guide was very attentive and knowledgable and the local guides were well-spoken, informative and very interesting to talk to and to listen to.

less....


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Annita

03-Dec-2019

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Oct 07, 2023

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Tuesday

Aug 27, 2024
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Sep 07, 2024

Tuesday

Sep 17, 2024
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Sep 24, 2024
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Oct 05, 2024

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Oct 15, 2024
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Oct 12, 2024

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Oct 22, 2024
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Tuesday

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Nov 12, 2024
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Book with Confidence

  • Free Date Changes

    Wendy Wu allows you to make 1 free date changes, as long as the change is made at least 0 days before the start of the tour.

  • Low Deposit

    Wendy Wu requires a minimum deposit of 350 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 75 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of wendy wu charges.

    Up to 75 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit.

    At 74 days before tour starts: 30% of booking price.

    At 41 days before tour starts: 60% of booking price.

    At 27 days before tour starts: 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: 100% of booking price.

  • How we Keep you safe on our Tours

    Your safety and well-being will always be our Number 1 priority which is why we’ve instituted the most stringent COVID health and safety protocols on all of our tours. Here is a brief summary of the steps we are taking to ensure you will be safe, secure and satisfied when you travel with us.


    Guides and National Escorts
    Our National Escorts and guides will conduct a Health and Safety briefing with you before the tour begins and will help everyone ensure they adhere to social distancing, hygiene practises and local regulations. They will carry a supply of face masks and hand sanitiser for you to use free of charge and will, of course, observe the highest level of personal hygiene at all times.

    Should anyone on the group fall ill your National Escort will ensure the individual receives swift medical attention and can only return to the group once cleared to do so.


    Transport & Sightseeing
    Vehicles will be thoroughly cleaned with disinfectant after each excursion service, overnight and between different groups.

    You will always have at least one seat between you and your fellow tourers, hand sanitiser will be given to the group on each embarkation and vehicles will be thoroughly ventilated prior to passengers boarding.

    Drivers will always embark vehicles after clients, disembark the group vehicle prior to clients disembarking, and maintain social distancing and a high level of personal hygiene at all times.

    Your guides will assess the situation on the ground avoiding large crowds – where possible, alter timings and splitting the group into smaller sizes.


    Accommodation
    Wendy Wu Tours will only offer hotels that have undergone a detailed hygiene assessment, have specific COVID-19 protocols in place and comply with government standards.

    We will ensure these protocols include staff practising social distancing and wearing appropriate PPI, regular cleaning and disinfection of high frequency touch points in all areas and food safety.


    Dining
    All the restaurants we visit will be researched and inspected regularly to ensure that they follow the strictest health, cleanliness and safety guidelines.

    All waiting staff will wear face masks and gloves and we will arrange à la carte dining, waiter-served meals or waiter-assisted buffets throughout the tour. We will not share open-buffet meals with other hotel or restaurant guests.

    Hand sanitiser will be provided to the group before and after every food and beverage service.

A China Experience

10 Days Starting in UK and ending in UK

Visiting:

Shanghai

,

Zhujiajiao

,

Xi'an

,

Beijing

,

Great Wall of China

Tour operator:

Wendy Wu

Physical rating:

Low, Reasonable level of fitness required. A lot of time spent on your feet rather than covering long distances. Some step climbing.

Special diets catered:

Meat, Vegetarians

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

388

Group size:

8 - 28

Age range:

16-70+

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

Request A Private Tour

From:

$3361 (USD)

including Flights from the UK

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