10 Days China Ancient and Modern Culture Tour to Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai and Hong Kong

Tour Code: VOC-081225-S

Destination: Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Xi'an

Tour Starting Date: Thursday, 25, December, 2008

Group Numbers: 2

Client's Information:
Eugene Charyshkin, Australia

Day by Day Itinerary


Day 1  Thu 25-Dec-08     Meal(s) ()      TBA / Beijing

Transfer via: own arrangement 
HK Dragon Airlines KA1108   Arrive in Beijing at 13.50 pm (Ms. Maria Charyshkina)

Lufthansa Airlines   LH2032   Arrive in Beijing at 11.50 am   (Mr. Eugene Charyshkin)

Program: Arrive in Beijing, you will be met and transferred to hotel

Accommodations: Wangfujing Grand Hotel, Beijing
Tel: 010-65221188, Fax: 010-65223749

Day 2  Fri 26-Dec-08     Meal(s) (B, L)   Beijing

Program: Full day visit the Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven

-The Tian'anmen Square: The largest city square in the world.
-The Forbidden City: The largest imperial palace in China during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years.
-The Temple of Heaven: The place where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation.

Accommodations: Wangfujing Grand Hotel, Beijing*****

Day 3  Sat 27-Dec-08     Meal(s) (B, L)   Beijing

Program: Full day visit Badaling Great Wall, the Ding Tomb, the Sacred Road. On the way back to hotel, you will be driven to visit the main 2008 Beijing Olympic venues, take an exterior visit of both the Beijing National Stadium (Bird's Nest/Olympic Stadium)    National Swimming Centre('The Water Cube'), Beijing   feel free to take some photos of the stadiums

-Badaling Great Wall: One of the eight wonders in the world and the symbol of China.
-The Sacred Road: The way guarded on both sides with stone statues by which the ancient emperors went to hold a memorial ceremony for the ancestors.
-The Ding Tomb: The only underground tomb of the thirteen tombs of the emperors in the Ming Dynasty.

Accommodations: Wangfujing Grand Hotel, Beijing*****

Day 4  Sun 28-Dec-08     Meal(s) (B, L)   Beijing / Xi'an

Transfer via: CZ6948   1535-1725 (arranged by us) 
Program: Visit Hutongs, the Summer Palace, then be transferred to airport for Xi'an. Arrive in Xi'an, be met and transferred to hotel

-Hutongs: The old narrow paths where common people lived. All the Hutongs crisscross with each other, dotted with the Kindergarten, the Bell Tower, the Drum Tower, the Tea House, and the lake, House of Gong Infante and local people's houses among them.
-The Summer Palace: The largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years. 

Accommodations: Hyatt Regency Hotel Xi'an*****
Tel: 029-87691234, Fax: 029-87696799

Day 5  Mon 29-Dec-08     Meal(s) (B, L)   Xi'an

Program: Full day visit the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the Bell Tower

-The Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses: The greatest archaeological findings of the century: the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb.
-Big Wild Goose Pagoda: It is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.
-The Bell Tower: The wooden tower, which is the largest and best-preserved of its kind in China, is 36 meters (118 feet) high.

Accommodations: Hyatt Regency Hotel Xi'an*****

Day 6  Tue 30-Dec-08     Meal(s) (B, L)   Xi'an / Shanghai

Transfer via: HU7845   1335-1520 (arranged by us) 
Program: Visit History Museum, the Ancient City Wall, then be transferred to airport for Shanghai. Arrive in Shanghai, be met and transferred to hotel

-History Museum in Xi'an: It is a magnificent architectural complex in the Tang Dynasty style. The Museum possesses a treasure of 113,000 historic and cultural artifacts unearthed in Shaanxi, and it covers an area of 1,100 square meters for exhibition.
-The Ancient City Wall: It is the largest and best preserved present city wall in ancient China and is probably the best military battlement in the world. 

Accommodations: Jinjiang Hotel Shanghai*****
Tel: 021-32189888, Fax: 021-64725588

Day 7  Wed 31-Dec-08     Meal(s) (B, L)   Shanghai

Program: Full day visit Nanjing Road, the Bund (Waitan), Jade Buddha Temple, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yu Garden

-Nanjing Road: It is one of the most important commercial and tourist streets in Shanghai, which stretches from Waitan to Yanan Xilu.
-The Bund (Waitan): It is one of the most recognizable architectural symbols of Shanghai. It is here where the first British company opened an office in 1846.
-Jade Buddha Temple: The Jade Buddha Temple is one of the few temples in downtown Shanghai. If you're lucky, you can watch the monks serving a ceremony in a side room.
-Oriental Pearl TV Tower: the highest TV Tower in Asia. With 468 meter high it stands in Pudong Park in the new and developing Lujiazui district on the banks of the Huangpu River.
-Yu Garden: It's reputed to be the most beautiful garden south of the Yangtze River. Built beside the Temple of the City God and covering only fives acres, it follows the Suzhou garden design of a world in microcosm.

Accommodations: Jinjiang Hotel Shanghai*****

Day 8  Thu 1-Jan-09     Meal(s) (B, L)   Shanghai / Hong Kong

Transfer via: MU707   1500-1740 (arranged by us) 
Program: Visit Shanghai Museum, then be transferred to airport for Hong Kong. Arrive in Hong Kong, you will be transferred to hotel

-Shanghai Museum: The biggest museum in China, with a collection of over 120,000 pieces of Chinese art & cultural relics. It is especially famous for its treasures of bronzes, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy.  

Accommodations: Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers
Add: 20 Nathan Road • Kowloon • Hong Kong. China

Day 9  Fri 2-Jan-09     Meal(s) (B)   Hong Kong

Program: Half Day Hong Kong Island Sightseeing (Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen)

-Half Day Hong Kong Island Sightseeing (Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, and Aberdeen).
Victoria Peak: The Peak is Hong Kong's number one tourist destination. It features the city's of oldest mode transport, the 112-year old Peak Tram and Hong Kong's most unusual building and icon, The Peak Tower.  It combines shoppings, restaurants, and entertainment.
Repulse Bay: Primarily an exclusive residential area, Repulse Bay has a relaxed, resort-like atmosphere. The wide beach is popular with residents and great for sandy strolls. It features statues of Kwun Yum and Tin Hau, both protectors of fishermen.
Aberdeen: Aberdeen Harbour is home of hundreds of people living on fishing junks.  Take sampan ride to get a close-up look at this unusual way of life.

Accommodations: Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers

Day 10  Sat 3-Jan-09     Meal(s) (B)   Hong Kong / FRANKFURT

Transfer via: LH 739   At 13:30 pm   Depart Hong Kong -own arrangement 
Free at leisure you will be transferred to airport for your flight to next destination

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