10 Days China Discovery Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours, Melbourne or Sydney to null

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Return international flights from Melbourne/Sydney on economy class. It includes 8 night accommodations at 4-5 stars hotel. Travelers will visit 5 cities in China (Beijing, Suzhou, Wuxi, Hangzhou and Shanghai). English speaking tour guides and intra-China transportation are included in the package. Meals will be provided as per tour itinerary.
DAY 1: ARRIVING BEIJING: Travel to Beijing, on arrival you will be accompanied by one of our friendly and professional tour guides to the hotel.DAY 2: BEIJING | MEALS: B: Today is a leisure day to see Beijing at your own pace. Alternatively, you can join our suggested optional excursions. DAY 3: GREAT WALL | MEALS: B&L: Today’s highlight is an excursion to the majestic Great Wall, 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. Visit one of the largest Jade Exhibitions in Asia enroute. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.DAY 4: BEIJING – SUZHOU | MEALS: B&L: This morning you will visit a Chinese Herbal Institute to learn about traditional Chinese medicine. You will then travel on the bullet train to Suzhou. The local representative will transfer you to the hotel for rest. DAY 5: SUZHOU – WUXI | MEALS: B&L After breakfast, you will visit the Lingering Garden, a classic private garden with 500 years of history, and continue your journey to the Suzhou Silk Factory, the largest silk manufacturer in the country and discover the mysterious processing silk. After lunch, you can enjoy the optional excursion and explore the famous Grand Canal further. In the late afternoon, we will continue our journey to Wuxi, and visit the Nanchang Street before transferring to the hotel. DAY 6: WUXI - HANGZHOU | MEALS: B: This morning, you will begin your day with a visit to the Brilliance of Lake Lihu, located at the Famous Lake Taihu, followed by a visit to a Fresh Water Pearl Farm. We will then continue our travel to Hangzhou.This evening is at leisure. DAY 7: HANGZHOU - SHANGHAI | MEALS: B&D This morning, you will visit the West Lake – it is known as the most beautiful lake in the country. After this, we will visit No. 1 Tea Plantation and taste the local well-known Dragon Well Tea. It is science proved that green tea is excellent for maintaining the well-beings, and today you will have the opportunity of learning the tea culture of the China’s best green tea – Dragon Well Tea. After lunch, we will drive to Shanghai. This evening, you will have the opportunity to get a glimpse of the dazzling and charming night view of Shanghai by joining the optional Huangpu River Cruise ride. DAY 8: SHANGHAI | MEALS: B&D: After breakfast, we will travel to the Bund, a famous site in Shanghai that is lined by the colonial architecture of European design. This area is the best place to capture the Western influences of the old days, and now it is called the “Wall Street of the East”. The rest of the day is at free leisure.  DAY 9: TOUR ENDS – DEPART FOR HOME | MEALS: B Your tour ends today with a transfer to the airport for your flight home or your onward journey. DAY 10: ARRIVE HOME: Arrive Australia.

What’s included

  • Return international flights from/to Melbourne or Sydney (economy class)
  • 8 nights 4-5 stars hotel accommodation
  • Intra-China transportation
  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary
  • 24-hour emergency support in China
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Compulsory tipping (750 RMB per person, payable in China)
  • Visa to China
  • Travel insurance
  • Applicable surcharge, i.e. optional activities, single supplement & etc.
  • Anything not listed in the itinerary, i.e. laundry, personal items, alcoholic drinks & etc.