China Experience

Resort:China Experience
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: China, Far East Asia
Price From: £2295.00


Enjoy a taste of China on this outstanding tour of the countrys principal sights. In Beijing, explore the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and an excursion to the Great Wall. See the famous Terracotta Warriors in Xian and the ancient city of Nanjing. Finish in vibrant Shanghai and witness the huge economic changes taking place in China today.


Day 1: Fly to Beijing

Overnight flight from London (regional connections available) direct to Beijing with British Airways. Please speak to your travel consultant to discuss alternative flight options. (N)

Day 2: Beijing

Arrive and transfer to the Novotel Peace Hotel for 3 nights. Afternoon at leisure. (N)

Day 3: Beijing

Morning visit to the key historic cites of Tiananmen Square and the adjacent Forbidden City. After lunch, visit one of Beijings traditional hutong neighbourhoods. (B)

Day 4: Great Wall

Full-day excursion to the Great Wall at Mutianyu, a scenic section of the wall north of Beijing. (B, L)

Day 5: Xian

Morning at leisure. Afternoon high-speed train journey to Xian, then transfer to the Grand Noble Xian hotel for a 2-night stay. (B)

Day 6: Terracotta Warriors Xian

Morning excursion to the legendary Terracotta Warriors, followed by lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon visit to the citys atmospheric Muslim quarter and the Great Mosque. (B, L)

Day 7: To Nanjing

Morning high-speed train to the city of Nanjing, then stay overnight at the Grand Trustel Mandarin Garden. Afternoon tour to visit Ming Xiaoling, the mausoleum of the Hongwu Emperor, founder of the Ming Dynasty; the imposing Zhonghua city gate; and the Confucius temple. (B)

Day 8: To Shanghai

Morning high-speed train to Shanghai. Afternoon visit to the Jade Buddha temple, the Yu garden and a walk along the historic Bund. Stay at the Merry Hotel for 2 nights. (B)

Day 9: Shanghai

Day at leisure. Optional full-day tour to the Wuzhen ancient water town near Shanghai. (B)

Day 10: Fly to London

Transfer to the airport and fly back to London. (B)