Best of China and Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Far East Asia

Overview

Visit the home of the emperors for centuries, The Forbidden City, discover the terracotta warriors, enjoy the breathtaking sights and views of Li river. Experience the amazing Chinese history and interesting ancient culture of capital cites. Explore vibrant Shanghai. Continue to Hong Kong, meet traditional Chinese culture, in a rich metropolitan city over with world-class shopping and dining. Explore Giant Buddha, visit Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery and explore the island of Lantau. Ride an express ferry across Hong Kong to Macau. This tour offers good value for the money combining Hong Kong.

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18 DAYS
BEST OF CHINA
AND
HONG KONG
from £3,399pp

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Pit Stops

  • Beijing (4N)
  • Xian (2N)
  • Guilin (3N)
  • Shanghai (3N)
  • Hong Kong (4N)

Tour Includes

  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
  • 16 nights in hotel and 2 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 31 meals: 15 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 12 Dinners
  • Entrance fees, guides and daily tours

Tour Highlights

  • The wonder of Beijing’s Forbidden City.
  • Walk on the Great wall of China
  • Discover Terracotta warriors
  • Walk long the famous The bund
  • Cruise the scenic Li River to Yangshuo
  • Try your luck in macau casino
  • Lantau Island – world’s biggest outdoor Buddha
  • Enjoy the tram ride to Victoria Peak

Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1 UK – BEIJING

Fly to Beijing

DAY 2 BEIJING (D)

On arrival Beijing you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel Novotel Peace.

DAY 3 BEIJING (B/D)


The tour starts at Tian’anmen Square with its plentitude of monuments testifying to the communist, Mao’s influence on China’s modern history. From there you will proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces with over 500 years of history. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours. The visit to the Temple of Heaven will take about 1 hour. We will then drive to the Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden.

DAY 4 BEIJING (B/D)


You will be driven to Mutianyu Great Wall. On the way to the less crowded Mutianyu Great Wall, you’ll have a chance to visit a jade carving factory, learn about the stone carving and do some shopping if you like. Mutianyu Great Wall is known for its beautiful surroundings – dense woods and rich pastures which change colours with the seasons of the year. Mutianyu Great Wall is located in Huai Rou County, north-east of Beijing. This section of the Great Wall is about 75km from the center of Beijing.

DAY 5 BEIJING (B/L/D)


You will visit the largest Lama Temple of Beijing – Yonghe Temple, tour of the mysterious Tibet style Buddhist temple. Next is lunch with the locals in a typical Beijing resident’s house, before exploring the old Beijing lanes by rickshaw. This Hutong tour will last for approximately 2 hours and you will visit the typical Chinese quadrangles, many famous old buildings and the bell tower – a fantastic opportunity to explore the real life of ordinary people in Beijing. You also have the chance to enjoy the porcelain factory. Enjoy a tea ceremony at a typical China Tea House.

DAY 6 BEIJING – XIAN (B/D)

After breakfast, transfer to airport to board your flight to Xian, an ancient capital of China for 1,100 years. On arrival Xian, transfer to hotel and check in at Golden Flower by Shangri La.

DAY 7 XIAN (B/D)


Full day tour of Xian .On this tour you will see the terracotta figures of warriors and horses that were buried underground for more than 2000 years. After noon visit to the Great wild goose Pagoda,Bell Tower . Then you will go to the Muslim Quarter, a location famous for its many and varied restaurants, each with its own speciality dishes. Here you will be sure to find something that will appeal to your taste buds from the many novel and captivating dishes on offer. Experiencing the Muslim

DAY 8 XIAN – GUILIN (B/D)

Morning free for leisure .Afternoon transfer to Xian airport to fly to Guilin .on arrival you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel Guilin Bravo

DAY 9 GUILIN (B/D)


On this day you will firstly visit the Reed Flute Cave. The stalagmite and flowers of grotesque shapes within the caves, create breathtaking spectacles, which are a real feast for the eyes. , you will visit Elephant Trunk Hill, which resembles an elephant sucking water and is a symbol and landmark of the city. You will then visit Duxiu Peak, which abruptly rises, steep and precipitous. Lying at the southeast foot of the peak, is the oldest famous relic in Guilin of a well-known figure and is also known as the Solitary Beauty Peak.

DAY 10 GUILIN – YANGSHUO (B/L/D)


Today , you will enjoy a 4 hour cruise on the Li River. The 60-kilometere journey from Guilin down the river to Yangshuo, through the numerous loft peaks of varied shapes, has been likened to enjoying a melodious symphony. This cruise offers you magnificent scenery, e.g. the smoke and mists in Langshi, bamboo groves in Yangdi, Mural Hill and the Yellow-cloth shoal, a Xingping Highlight. . Upon arrival at Yangshuo Port, you will have the opportunity to take a walk across the well known Western Street, where you can go shopping at your ease. Then check in at hotel Yangshuo Village retreat.

DAY 11 GUILIN – SHANGHAI (B/D)

After breakfast transfer to Guilin airport to board your flight to Shanghai . On arrival check in at hotel Grand Central

DAY 12 SHANGHAI (B/D)

Full day tour of Shanghai .The first stop on this tour is the Yu Yuan Garden, a classic creation of the Ming Dynasty, and Shanghai Old street, that originated in the Qing Dynasty.Drive along the former French Concession and transfer to visit Shanghai Arts and Crafts Store. Then visit the Jade Buddha Temple with its priceless jade statues from Burma. The last stop, Xin Tian Di, is a stylish nightlife district with many boutiques, pubs and restaurants.

DAY 13 SHANGHAI – HONG KONG (B)

Morning transfer to Shanghai airport to board your flight to Hong Kong . On arrival you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel Harbour Plaza North Point.

DAY 14 HONG KONG (B)


After breakfast , we leave for Hong Kong City tour. Hong Kong was once a simple fishing village. Today, it is one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities where East truly meets West. Be amazed by this exciting City of Life with this half-day tour. Tour will take you to the Victoria Peak with one-way Peak Tram ride include. Looking down from The Peak you’ll be amazed by the spectacular view of the surrounding city skyline, the world-famous Victoria Harbour and Kowloon, towering skyscrapers and peaceful green hillsides. Next stop is Aberdeen Fishing Village which provides a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of Hong Kong’s fishing folk. 4

DAY 15 HONG KONG – MACAU (B/L)


Board the ferry to Macau. The tour first starts with the visit the Statue of Kum Iam, the goddess of Mercy then follows by the Macau Tower. You will be able to explore the shops inside the tower at the ground and the lower ground level or alternatively, you may enter the observation deck at 61/F for a panoramic view of Macau and the Pearl River Delta at your own expense. Tour will then proceed to visit the 400 year old A-Ma Temple, the most famous temple in Macau. After lunch, the tour heads to the visit of Macau landmark, Ruins of St. Paul.

DAY 16 HONG KONG – LANTAU ISLAND (B/L)

You will be transferred to Tung Chung cable ride, you will enjoy one of the best views Hong Kong has to offer as the cable car cabin glides over the South China Sea and North Lantau Country Park. After the skyrail ride, you can take a walk in the Ngong Ping village, a culturally themed village that combines attractions, shopping, dining and entertainment. Next stop on the tour will be at the Great Buddha Statue for a close up view of the world’s biggest outdoor Buddha statue followed by a visit to the Po Lin Monastery. Last stop will be a walking tour of the Tai O Fishing Village, known as the ‘Venice of the East’.

DAY 17 HONG KONG – UK (B)

Day is free for your own leisure and other activities . Evening take fly to UK

DAY 18 UK

Arrive home today

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