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8 days / 7 nights

Enjoy an 8-day journey of the different sides of China at an affordable price. Tour Beijing, including Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and via a rickshaw ride through the Hutongs, and take an excursion out to the Great Wall. Then experience the high-speed rail out to Xian, home to the Terra Cotta Warriors, before concluding your trip in bustling, cosmopolitan Hong Kong.

Day 1 - Arrive Beijing
Arrive in Beijing the capital of the People's Republic of China. You are welcomed at the airport and escorted to Capital Hotel Beijing

Day 2 - Beijing – City Tour
Start your tour this morning with visit to the Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world and the Forbidden City, the 250-acre palace containing more than 9,000 rooms. Closed to the common people for centuries, it was only opened to the public in 1949. Afternoon explore the Summer Palace, the retreat of China's royal families for over 2,000 years. (BL)

Day 3 - Beijing – Great Wall Excursion
Visit the Great wall, stopping en route at the Bird's Nest & Water Cube for a picture stop. The Great Wall, built 2,300 years ago and extending 3,750 miles, can be seen from space! (BL)

Day 4 - Beijing / Xian
Morning visit the Temple of Heaven, possibly the country's most popular symbol and enjoy Beijing's hutongs tour by Rickshaws including visit to a local home. The hutongs, or ancient city alleys were built as part of a city building plan that followed the etiquette systems of the Zhou dynasty, which had specific protocols regarding how residential areas should be set up. After dumpling lunch at local family, transfer to Beijing West Railway Station for high-speed train to Xian. Xian was the National capital for eleven Chinese dynasties and a major link between Asia and Europe. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to Days Hotel and Suites Xinxing Xian (BL)

Day 5 - Xian - City Tour
Xian captured the interest of the world in 1974 with the discovery of the astonishing third-century BC burial sites of the first emperor to unite China, Qin Shi Huangdi. Visit the archaeological site to see thousands of Terra Cotta Warriors, which have been standing guard over the Imperial Tomb for 2,000 years and the the ceramics & pottery workshop. Enjoy Noodle making demonstration followed by lunch. Afternoon, visit ancient city wall. (BL)

Day 6 - Xian / Hong Kong
In the morning, transfer to the airport for your scheduled flight to Hong Kong. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to City View Hotel .Remainder of the day is free at leisure (B)

Day 7 - Hong Kong - City Tour [seat-in-coach]
This morning following breakfast, you will get an opportunity to tour Hong Kong Island on a seat-in-coach basis. Your tour includes visits to Golden Bauhinia Square, Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay and Aberdeen Fishing Village. Afternoon is at leisure. (B)

Day 8 - Depart Hong Kong
Morning transfer to the airport for your flight back home. (B)

Call us at 800.421.5643 for 2016 dates and rates!
 
 

Inclusions:
  • Twin room accommodation inclusive of tax and service charge as applicable.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • 4 Chinese Lunches with one soft drink or local mineral water per person per meal.
  • Transfers inclusive of baggage handling and porterage.
  • Sightseeing Tours as listed with a Licensed English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fee to the monuments.
  • Assistance by knowledgeable SITA Representative at airports and hotels.
  • High speed train ticket Beijing/Xi'an.
  • Airfare from Xian / Hong Kong in economy class.
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