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China - Land of the Dragon
Hays Faraway Extras
Includes optional travel insurance or a discount of £40 if not required
Why book...
  • See first-hand the Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square
  • Visit the Terracotta Warriors
  • Full day sightseeing in Shanghai
  • Excursion to Sun Yatsen’s Mausoleum and Chiang Kiashek Memorial Hall
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From the Imperial treasures of Beijing to cosmopolitan Shanghai, you will see the most iconic sights and highlights of China.

Itinerary
1Fly from the UK to Beijing
2Arrive in Beijing
3Forbidden City & Tian'anmen Square
4The Great Wall & the Summer Palace
5Beijing to Xi'an
6Terracotta Warriors
7Xi'an to Nanjing
8Sun Yatsen's Mausoleum and Chiang Kiashek Hall
9Suzhou
10Suzhou to Shanghai
11Shanghai sightseeing
12Shanghai to UK
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1 - Fly from the UK to Beijing

After taking Saga’s included UK door-to-door travel service to Heathrow, depart in the afternoon for your overnight flight to Beijing.


2 - Arrive in Beijing

On arrival you are met and taken to the New Century Hotel (4*) for a three-night stay.

Dinner is at your hotel.


3 - Forbidden City & Tian'anmen Square

Visit the Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square. Later, perhaps enjoy an optional rickshaw ride. Enjoy a Peking duck dinner at a local restaurant tonight.


4 - The Great Wall & the Summer Palace

An included tour will take you to the Great Wall and 18th-century Summer Palace. You will also have the option to visit Beijing’s stadiums for the 2008 Olympic Games. Dinner is included tonight.


5 - Beijing to Xi'an

Today you fly to Xi’an, one of the oldest cities in Chinese history, where you will tour the Old City Wall which dates back to the 14th century Ming Dynasty.

You stay two nights at the Grand New World Hotel (4*)


6 - Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta Warriors will be your next unforgettable landmark on an included visit. You also visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda before perhaps ending the day with an optional Tang Dynasty Show. Dinner is included tonight.


7 - Xi'an to Nanjing

Fly to Nanjing and visit the Confucius Temples on an included visit. Stay at the Jin Ling Hotel (4*), with dinner at a local restaurant.


8 - Sun Yatsen's Mausoleum and Chiang Kiashek Hall

On an included excursion visit Sun Yatsen’s Mausoleum and Chiang Kiashek Memorial Hall. Later, board a train to Suzhou and stay two nights at the Grand Trustel Aster Hotel (4*).


9 - Suzhou

See the Chinese Master of Nets Garden on an included visit. Enjoy a short cruise on the Grand Canal and a visit to the Embroidery Institute. Dinner is at your hotel tonight.


10 - Suzhou to Shanghai

Travel by road to Shanghai, visiting the Bund waterfront. You will have time in the shopping district of Nanjing Roa. You stay two nights at the Jin Jiang Hotel (4*). Dinner is included tonight.


11 - Shanghai sightseeing

Visit Yu Garden and the Temple of the Jade Buddha on an included visit, before spending the afternoon at leisure. This evening you may like to see an acrobatic show. Dinner is included tonight.


12 - Shanghai to UK

Travel to the airport for your return flight to the UK, arriving in the evening for your onward UK VIP door-to-door travel service home.

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Guide price is per person. Based on 2 people sharing for 11 nights. Flying from London Heathrow to Beijing, Returning from Shanghai Pudong with British Airways. Departures available from November 2015 to November 2016. VIP door to door travel service included and transfers.
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