China Highlights

What better way to immerse yourself in the culture of China then to see and experience life like the Chinese do. Students can explore ancient cities, visit iconic attractions and enjoy a one-of-lifetime experience as they come face to face with Giant Pandas!

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China Highlights

What better way to immerse yourself in the culture of China then to see and experience life like the Chinese do. Students can explore ancient cities, visit iconic attractions and enjoy a one-of-lifetime experience as they come face to face with Giant Pandas!

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10-12 Days

Destinations

BeijingXi'anChengduShanghai

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Your Adventure

1 Depart Australia
  • Begin your journey to Beijing Board your flight to Beijing, China. Upon arrival, meet your tour director and check into your hotel
2 Beijing
  • Tai Chi lesson
  • Beijing guided sightseeing tour Tiananmen Square visit, Forbidden City visit, Jingshan Mountain, Summer Palace visit, National Stadium (Bird's Nest), National Aquatic Center (Water Cube), jade and pearl factory visit, local tea house visit
  • Peking Duk dinner
  • Optional activity - Kung fu show The Legend of Kung Fu Show is a mix of traditional martial arts and modern theatre. Presenting stunning Kung Fu skills, exquisite ballet and music, this fusion of modern dance with Chinese traditional martial arts makes this performance one of the most loved Kung Fu shows in China
3 Beijing
  • Great Wall of China Travel by coach for a guided visit of the Badaling section of The Great Wall of China. Originally built to prevent the invasion of barbaric northern nomads, it is the longest man-made structure ever built
  • Ming Tombs visit Enroute back to Beijing, visit the royal Ming Tombs and Sacred Way, whose location was chosen according to the principals of Feng Shui
  • Sacred Road
  • Acrobatic show Forget Cirque de Soleil - Beijing's Acrobatic Troupe has been performing for more than 50 years, and their combination of superb acrobatics, juggling, magic, and more has made them the world's best acrobatic ensemble.
4 Beijing - Xi'an
  • Temple of Heaven visit
  • Travel to Xi'an by Bullet train
5 Xi'an
  • Xi'ian guided sightseeing tour Terracotta Warriors Museum visit, Huaqing Palace visit, hot springs visit, Banpo Village Ruins & Museum visit, Greater Wild Goose Pagoda visit
  • Optional activity - Tang Dynasty singing and dancing show
6 Xi'an - Chengdu
  • Travel by high-speed train to Chengdu
  • Chengdu city walk
7 Chengdu
  • Panda Research Base visit In this vast research complex, which includes a veterinary lab, a park, a panda habitat, and a zoo, you will have one of the best opportunities to see Giant Pandas. Created to imitate the pandas' natural habitat, it provides the best possible environment for breeding and rearing
  • Huang Long Xi Old Town Afterwards continue to Huang Long Xi Old Town, an ancient town with a history of more than 1,700 years. It is greatly admired by visitors for its beautiful natural scenery and ancient Chinese culture
8 Chengdu - Shanghai
  • Travel to Shanghai This morning, transfer to the airport for the flight to Shanghai
  • Shanghai city walk - Bund, Children's Palace, Nanjing Road Stroll the most impressive street in Shanghai. The Bund, the centre of colonial Shanghai, now offers an array of elegant embassies, banks, tea houses, and five-star hotels. Even more impressive is the mansion housing the Children's Palace. Once a private residence, the marbled and chandeliered building now offers after-school education for gifted children. Find your own gifts on Nanjing Road, the city's premier shopping street.
9 Shanghai
  • Shanghai guided sightseeing tour Embark on a sightseeing tour of Shanghai, visiting Jade Buddha Temple and the silk factory
  • Huangpu River cruise
10 Shanghai - Australia
  • Depart Shanghai and begin your journey home

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