China Highlights 10 Days
From $699 W/Air
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Limited 20 seats per departure date
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Tour Code: NHF01DWJ
Beijing - Shanghai - Suzhou - Hangzhou - Wuxi
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Day 1 Departure
To start off your amazing China Tour, you will leave your departure city and fly to Beijing. Meals and snacks will be provided on the plane.
Day 2 Arriving Beijing
When you arrive in Beijing, a Nexus Holiday local representative will meet and greet you at the airport. The local representative will transfer you to your hotel and the rest of the day is yours to explore and relax.
Day 3 Beijing (Breakfast)
Today, Visit Tiananmen Square, a city square in the centre of Beijing, named after the Tiananmen ("Gate of Heavenly Peace") located to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City. The square contains the Monument to the People's Heroes, the Great Hall of the People, the National Museum of China, and the Mausoleum of Chairman Mao Zedong. FORBIDDEN CITY, the former seat of the emperors throughout the Ming and Qing dynasties. It is a true architectural masterpiece and home to the National Palace Museum.
Optional banquet lunch (USD$35/person) featuring the famous "PEKING DUCK”
Take the afternoon Authentic Old Beijing Tour with Temple of Heaven, Hutong Tour and Dinner at $79/person. TEMPLE OF HEAVEN, Recognized by UNESCO, an architectural masterpiece built between 1406-1460 AD, used by the emperors from the Ming and Qing dynasties for ceremonies honoring the god of harvests. Then take a famous rickshaw HUTONG TOUR & Local Family Visit, this package also includes a traditional Beijing Zhajiangmian (“Fried Sauce noodles”) meal at a local restaurant (Optional USD$79/person). As a specialty of Beijing, "zhajiangmian" (noodle with fried bean sauce) is cooked by mixing noodles with vegetables and fried bean sauce. Chop up and cook cucumbers, bean sprouts. Then prepare the fried bean sauce by first oil-frying diced meat with shallot and ginger, adding soybean sauce or sweet fermented flour sauce, and then further frying them. Stew the noodles, take them out of the boiler, pour the fried bean source on the noodles, and mix them with prepared vegetables. This is how "zhajiangmian" is cooked.
Day 4 Beijing ( Breakfast, Lunch)
Today's highlight is an excursion to the majestic Great Wall (Juyongguan), one of the “Seven Wonders of the World”! Recognized by UNESCO, and get a chance to climb a portion of this 3,700-mile marvel. Then tour the iconic “Beijing 2008 Olympic Center”; which includes the famous Bird's Nest and Water Cube which now hosts many spectacular opening ceremonies and events. Although there is no tour inside these buildings, it is a magnificent architectural structure from the outside, providing a perfect photo opportunity.Visit one of the largest Jade Exhibitions in Asia enroute. After lunch, see skilled artisans work at a Cloisonné Factory.
Tonight, you can choose to attend an optional large scale dramatic musical "The Golden Mask Dynasty" show (USD$50/person).
Day 5 Beijing fly to Shanghai, Bus to Suzhou (Breakfast)
Start your tour to the SUMMER PALACE, a former royal retreat and now a lovely oasis within the city of Beijing. Then visit a CHINESE HERBAL INSTITUTE to learn about traditional Chinese medicine.
We will take a late evening flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival at Shanghai airport, transfer directly to Suzhou by bus. It is only about a one hour drive.
Day 6 Suzhou / Wuxi (Breakfast, Lunch)
Suzhou–the city of paradise is also known as the Oriental Venice for its exquisite canals, bridges, pagodas, and beautiful gardens. Suzhou is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After breakfast, tour the LINGERING GARDEN, a classic private garden with 500 years of history. Next, visit the Suzhou SILK FACTORY, the largest silk factory in the country to discover the mysterious processing of silk.
Optional cruise along the ancient canal from the city to the picturesque GRAND CANAL (Optional $30/person).
Late afternoon, continue to Wuxi, visit the LINGSHAN GRAND BUDDHA, One of China's largest Buddha statues at over 80m tall. The whole Lingshan area is a tourist attraction, with a musical fountain which plays out the story of the birth of the Buddha.
Day 7 Wuxi-Hangzhou (Breakfast, Lunch)
This morning tour the Brilliance of LAKE LIHU located at Famous Lake Taihu, followed by visit a to a Fresh WATER PEARL EXHIBITION and store.
Continue to Hangzhou, described by Marco Polo as "the most beautiful and magnificent city in the world". Upon arrival, You may take an optional boat ride on the serene WEST LAKE (USD$35/person), the most renowned feature of Hangzhou, noted for its scenic beauty which blends naturally with many famous historical and cultural sites.
In the evening, you may enjoy an optional performance show “IMPRESSION WEST LAKE”, and see the story of West Lake come alive before your eyes ($79/person from Feb- Oct).
Day 8 Hangzhou-Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch)
Hangzhou, also known as the “Paradise on Earth”, has been immortalized by countless poets and artists.
Then, visit No.1 Tea Plantation and taste the well-known DRAGON WELL TEA. Many studies say that green tea is excellent for your health. Dragon Well Tea is the best Green Tea in China. After lunch, visit Artiflam located at the Silicon Valley in Zhejiang China, exploring innovative pure natural latex materials, and then drive to Shanghai. Walking along the famous Bund, lined by the colonial architecture of European design, this area is the best place to capture the Western influences of the old days. It is now the called “Wall Street of the East. Evening choose optional Chinese Acrobatic Show - "ERA THE INTERSECTION OF TIME” (USD$60/person).
Day 9 Shanghai (Breakfast)
Free day at leisure to explore China's Most Modern City - Shanghai on your own way. Or join our optional city tour value package: Visiting City God Temple Bazaar & Xintiandi, an affluent and fashionable pedestrian street composed of unique Skikumen("Stone Gate") and modern architecture In the afternoon, you will experience World's Fastest Train: "Shanghai Meglev Train" (USD$50/p). This round trip train optional tour can reach 350KM/H within 2 mins, the normal operation speed 430KM/H. At night, you may enjoy and optional "HUANGPU RIVER NIGHT CRUISE" and get a glimpse of the dazzling and charming night view of Shanghai at your own expense (USD$50/person).
Day 10 Shanghai- Home (Breakfast)After breakfast transfer to the airport, departure Shanghai and head back home or extend your trip to other city in China.
As this is a sight-seeing and shopping tour, there are seven shopping excursions on this tour, and a minimum amount of time (60mins) must be spent at each shopping site. However, there is no obligation to purchase anything. For those who are not very keen on shopping, visit to shopping sites should be treated as cultural learning experiences s all the products including jade, silk, tea, etc are deeply ingrained in the Chinese culture and well worth learning.
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Temple of Heaven & Hutong Life tour with dinner US$79 Per Person (Beijing)
Temple of Heaven, inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. Then take a famous rickshaw Hutong Tour & Local Family Visit, this package also includes a traditional Beijing Zhajiangmian (“Fried Sauce noodles”) as lunch. Hutongs are traditional alley ways that made up Beijing’s old city planning, take a special rickshaw ride for an immersive tour to get a wonderful glimpse into yesterday’s world, the old way of life and traditional Beijing culture, and see the dramatic changes the city has undergone, continue to visit a local family and local market afterwards.
Beijing Duck Banquet US$35 per person
Peking Duck is a famous duck dish from Beijing that has been prepared since the imperial era. The meat is prized for its thin, crisp skin, with authentic versions of the dish serving mostly the skin and little meat, sliced in front of the diners by the cook. Ducks bred specially for the dish are slaughtered after 65 days and seasoned before being roasted in a closed or hung oven. The meat is eaten with scallion, cucumber and sweet bean sauce with pancakes rolled around the fillings. Sometimes pickled radish is also inside, and other sauces (like hoisin sauce) can be used.
The Golden Mask Dynasty US$50 Per Person (Beijing)
An original Chinese drama play, which features Chinese dances, acrobatics, costumes, lighting and acoustics. The play has eight chapters and more than 200 actors from China and abrouad. Produced by Chinese playwrights, directors and designers.
Grand Canal Cruise US$30 Per Person (Suzhou)
The Grand Canal is the world’s longest man-made waterway, being 1,800 kilometers long. The canal connects the present cities of Beijing in the north and Huangzhou in the south. Since most of China’s major rivers flow from the west to east, the fact that the Grand Canal runs north and south provides an important connector between the Yangtze River valley and the Yellow River valley.
West Lake Boat Ride US$35 Per Person (Hangzhou)
You may take an optional boat ride on the serene West Lake ($35/person), the most renowned feature of Hangzhou, noted for its scenic beauty which blends naturally with many famous historical and cultural sites.
Impression West Lake US$79 Per Person (Hangzhou)
Staged entirely upon the lake itself, this show is a spectacle of light, music, dance and theatrics. It is famous for its dreamlike show and fantastic elegance. The director of the show, Zhang Yimou, is China’s most famous movie director and the general director of the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Huangpu River Night Cruise US$50 Per Person (Shanghai)
Cruising along the Huangpu River, you will take a glimpse of the history and charming night view of the cosmopolitan of Shanghai. On one side of the river, there is the Bund, a landmark of Shanghai, Western-style buildings dating back to the early 19th century. On the other side is the image of a new Shanghai with steel and glass skyscrapers.
ERA: The Intersection of Time US$60 Per Person (Shanghai)
This multi-million dollar show is Shanghai’s most popular acrobatic show, featuring the gamut of traditional and contemporary Chinese acrobatics from aerial walking, bowl balancing, and trampoline shows to high flying trapeze acts and motorcycle cage stunts.
Shanghai City Tour + Meglev Train US$50 Per Person
Visiting City God Temple Bazaar & Xintiandi, an affluent and fashionable pedestrian street composed of unique Skikumen("Stone Gate") and modern architecture In the afternoon, you will experience World's Fastest Train: "Shanghai Meglev Train" (USD$50/p). This round trip train optional tour can reach 350KM/H within 2 mins, the normal operation speed 430KM/H.