12 Days Memorable China Family Tour

Tour Code: VOC-091218-S

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

Tour Starting Date: Friday, 18, December, 2009

Group Numbers: 4

Client's Information:
Cheryl Ann Bernstein, USA

Day by Day Itinerary


Day 1  Fri 18-Dec-09     Meal(s) (/)    New York / Hong Kong / Beijing

Transfer via: Cathay Pacific flight 841 2:25PM & Cathay Pacific flight 312 5:00PM-8:15PM arrival at Beijing-own arrangement 
Program: Arrive in Beijing, you will be met and transferred to hotel

Accommodations: Peninsula Hotel*****

Day 2  Sat 19-Dec-09     Meal(s) (B,L)   Beijing

Program: Full day visit the 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: Peninsula Hotel*****

Day 3  Sun 20-Dec-09     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 Ding Tomb: The only underground tomb of the thirteen tombs of the emperors in the Ming Dynasty.
-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.

Accommodations: Peninsula Hotel*****

Day 4  Mon 21-Dec-09     Meal(s) (B,L)   Beijing / Xian

Transfer via: HU7882  1700-1855 (arranged by us) 
Program: In the morning, visit the Hutongs by rickshaw, Xiushui Street, then be transferred to airport for Xian. Arrive in Xian, you will 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.
-Xiushui Street: A market near the embassy area where you can find a number of duplicates of clothing in traditional Chinese style such as clothes, caps, gloves. Enjoy bargains with sellers and pleasant surprise of finding a real treasure if you are lucky enough. 

Accommodations: Hyatt Regency Hotel Xian*****
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Day 5  Tue 22-Dec-09     Meal(s) (B,L)   Xian

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 Xian*****

Day 6  Wed 23-Dec-09     Meal(s) (B,L)   Xian / Nanning

Transfer via:  CZ3276  1215-1525 (arranged by us) 
Program: Visit the Great Mosque of Xian and Ancient City Wall, then be transferred to airport for Nanning. Arrive in Nanning, you will be met and transferred to hotel

-The Great Mosque of Xian: It is the largest and best preserved of the early mosques of China. Built primarily in the Ming Dynasty when Chinese architectural elements were synthesized into mosque architecture.
-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: Nanning Hotel*****

Day 7  Thu 24-Dec-09     Meal(s) (B,L)   Nanning

Program: Full day visit the Mother's Love Orphanage, Mt. Qingxiu, Nanhu Lake Park, Guangxi Provincial Museum

Accommodations: Nanning Hotel*****

Day 8  Fri 25-Dec-09     Meal(s) (B)   Nanning / Hong Kong

Transfer via:  CZ3089  1550-1705  (arranged by us) 
Program: Free at leisure, you will be transferred to airport and take flight to Hong Kong. Arrive in Hong Kong, you will go to your hotel on your own

Accommodations: Disneyland Hotel arranged by yourself

Day 9  Sat 26-Dec-09     Meal(s) (B)   Hong Kong

Program: Half Day Hong Kong Island Sightseeing(Victoria Peak, Repaulse Bay, Aberdeen) and half day Half Day Kowloon Sightseeing. (Wong Tai Sin Temple, Kowloon Walled City Park, Jade Market or Bird Garden or Avenue of Stars)

-Half Day Hong Kong Island Sightseeing (Victoria Peak,Repaulse Bay,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 combine 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: Disneyland Hotel arranged by yourself

Day 10  Sun 27-Dec-09     Meal(s) (B)   Hong Kong

Program: Your free leisure time

Accommodations: Disneyland Hotel arranged by yourself

Day 11  Mon 28-Dec-09     Meal(s) ()   Hong Kong

Program: Your free leisure time

Accommodations: Disneyland Hotel arranged by yourself

Day 12  Tue 29-Dec-09     Meal(s) (B)   Hong Kong / TBA

Transfer via: Cathay Pacific flight 840  5:35PM departure Hong Kong-own arrangement 
Program: You will go to airport on your own

Service Ends!

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