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THIS 11-DAY TOUR FEATURES 6 LOVELY CITIES IN CHINA

Travel in comfort and explore Beijing, Jinan, Tai’an, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai. You will enjoy some of the most spectacular sites in China, including the Great Wall, one of the 7 wonders of the world. Take back with you wonderful, timeless memories of your beautiful adventure.

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    Beijing, Jinan, Tai'an, Hangzhou, Suzhou & Shanghai

    • DAY 1 / BEIJING ARRIVAL
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      Your China holiday will begin with an international flight to Beijing. Upon arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport you will be met by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel to prepare for your tour tomorrow.

    • DAY 2 / BEIJING - CITY EXPLORATION
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      Today you may choose to explore the city of Beijing at your own pace. Alternatively, you can join a selection of optional tours with our experienced local guide.

    • DAY 3 / BEIJING - THE GREAT WALL
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      Today, you will travel into the rugged mountain landscapes north of the city to the magnificent Great Wall of China. Once on top of this ancient defensive structure, you’ll find that some sections are quite steep, but the views are magnificent, and the experience is truly unforgettable. You will then learn about Jade, China’s most precious and celebrated stone, and its manufacturing process at the largest Jade factory in Beijing. Before returning to your hotel, experience the oriental foot massage at a traditional Chinese medical centre where you will learn about alternative treatments for illness and have the chance to consult a Chinese Medical professional.

    • DAY 4 / BEIJING - JINAN-TAI’AN, DAMING LAKE, BLACK TIGER SPRING
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      Take the bullet train to Jinan in the morning, upon arrival at Jinan city, you will be greeted by your tour guide and visit Daming Lake located in the center of Jinan City. The lake covers 81 hectares and therefore the lake retains a constant water level throughout the year and becomes a natural and cultural symbol of Jinan city. Then you will proceed to the Black Tiger Spring. According to the old myth, in the old days, there was a black rock in front of the cave. The rock was black in colour and resembled a tiger. The sound of the water rushed out from the rock resembled like that of a roaring tiger. The resemblance of the shape and sound is the reason to name the spring as Black Tiger Spring. Later this evening you will be transferred to Tai’an and check in for your hotel.

    • DAY 5 / TAI’AN - LEISURE DAY
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      Today, you may enjoy a day of leisure, exploring the city at your own pace. Tai’an is host to a great number of historical and cultural sites. Alternatively, you can join a selection of optional tours with our experienced local guide.

    • DAY 6 / HANGZHOU - WEST LAKE, TEA VILLAGE
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      Today, you will be transferred to Hangzhou by bullet train in the early morning. You will embark on a tour of Hangzhou city – renowned for its beauty and abundance of cultural heritage. It is also the political, economic and cultural centre of the Zhejiang Province and one of the most popular tourist destinations in China. You will then visit the West Lake area in Hangzhou, comprising of the West Lake and the surrounding hills, which have inspired famous poets, scholars and artists since the 9th Century. It is considered one of the most beautiful landscapes in China, and is home to numerous temples, pagodas, pavilions, gardens, causeways and artificial islands. While you’re in the West Lake scenic area, we visit a tea plantation, here you will learn about tea picking and processing.

    • DAY 7 / SUZHOU - MASTER OF NETS GARDEN
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      Today, you will transfer to Suzhou and explore the Master of the Nets Garden it is one of the finest gardens in China, and for which Suzhou is renowned. You will explore the garden and admire the effortless cohesion of art, nature, and architecture that has attracted thousands of visitors since 1140BCE.

    • DAY 8 / SUZHOU TO SHANGHAI - NANJING WALKING DISTRICT, THE BUND
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      After breakfast, spend the morning perusing the most famous silk factory in China to understand the manufacturing processes of silk and its rich history in China before being be transferred to Shanghai via bus. Upon arrival, you will visit the Nanjing walking district and discover the history and culture of Shanghai at the Shanghai Museum. You will then continue to the Bund by the Huangpu River, and witness the old meeting the modern side of the city.

    • DAY 9 / SHANGHAI – LEISURE DAY
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      Today you may enjoy a day of leisure. Shanghai is host to a great number of historical and cultural sites, so be sure to ask your tour guide for advice on the best places to visit. Alternatively, you can choose to enjoy an optional tour with your experienced tour guide.

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    • Flights
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      International roundtrip airfares
      International return flights to China
      Round trip transfer to and from airport
      All domestic transfers in China

    • Tours
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      Tours and excursions as specified in the itinerary
      Tour tipping
      Private coach transportation with air conditioning
      Experienced, English-speaking guides
      Sightseeing admissions

    • Accomodation
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      9 nights accommodation: 1 Night in Beijing – Chunhuiyuan Resort or Similar, 2 Nights in Beijing – Park Plaza Science Park Hotel or Similar, 2 Nights in Tai’an Four Points by Sheraton Tai’an or Similar, 1 Night in Hangzhou – Hangzhou Holiday Inn Xiaoshan or Similar, 1 Night in Suzhou – Suzhou Ramada Hotel High-Tech Zone or Similar, 2 Nights in Shanghai – Shanghai Koyal International Hotel.
      Meal list on itinerary: 9 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 2 Dinners

  • Tiananmen Square
    Set out with your trip leader to discover Beijing’s imperial treasures. Stand in Tiananmen Square, one of the largest and grandest public plazas in the world.

    Forbidden City
    Enter the imposing walls of the Forbidden City, once the exclusive domain of the Ming Dynasty, for an exclusive tour through this vast complex of courtyards and lanes.

    Hutong Tour
    Take a rickshaw tour of the traditional Hutong areas, famous for the old-style buildings, and time-honoured workshops. Enjoy a meal with a local family here before returning to your hotel.

    The Confucius Temple complex
    The Confucian Temple is located in the centre of Qufu City, in order to commemorate the great philosopher Confucius. This temple was originally built as early as in 478BC, one year after Confucius died.

    Confucius Feast
    The Confucius Feast is an important part of the Chinese food culture and is used for appointments, birthdays, weddings. It is a delicious family meal that has been gradually developed over the past several hundred years.

    The Feng Shan Sacrifice Performance
    The performance’s greatest feature is the use of 180-degree panoramas natural landscapes as the stage, using modern sound and light, electricity technology, choreography, and large-scale casts to interpret local culture, and the audience is immersed in the natural theatre.

    Suzhou’s Grand Canal Boat Trip
    Take a boat trip along the longest canal in the world – Suzhou’s Grand Canal. Some sections date as far back as the 5th century BC and it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site – there are many beautiful homes to admire along this impressive waterway.

    Huangpu River Cruise
    Take in the famous sites of Shanghai including; the People’s Hero Monument, the Bund, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the dramatic skyline of the Pu Dong business district, the bustling International Passenger Station of Shanghai Harbour, the docks and the Wu Song ancient gun fort relics.

    Xintiandi Old Stone House
    Experience the first commercial maglev train in the world, which was developed by China and Germany, completed in 2002 after over one year’s construction and began its commercial operation in 2003.

    • Tours Include:

        • International roundtrip airfare from MEL/SYD
        • All domestic and international transfers in China
        • Round trip transfer to and from airport
        • Private coach with air conditioning
        • Experienced, English speaking guides
        • Sightseeing admissions as specified
        • Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 1 Dinner
    • Tours Do Not Include:

      • Customers must arrange to get a China Visa. This can be done through SNA Tours ($195/person) or you can do it separately on your own (not recommended).
      • Single supplement upgrades, add-on excursions, optional tours and evening entertainment.
      • Departure city surcharge, High Season surcharge.
      • Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
      • Laundry and other items of a personal nature.
      • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change.
      • Optional insurance coverage for baggage, accident and trip cancellation/interruption (highly recommended).
      • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above.
    • Please note the following:

      • Price is for one person based on double occupancy for departures from Sydney or Melbourne. Departures from other cities will incur a surcharge depending on the departure airport.
      • Customers must have a valid passport with appropriate time remaining on passport prior to date confirmation and travel.
      • Service charge of $350/person and additional penalties apply if any change is made after the booking has been confirmed and $350/person and additional penalties apply if cancelled.
      • Return date change will incur charge of $200/person before the air ticket has been issued and is subject to airline availability
      • No child discount on special deal
      • Itinerary scheduled activities are subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, traffic condition and other unforeseen occurrences.
      • Rooms are subject to availability. If the desired hotel is not available, we will book an alternate, comparable hotel at no additional cost.
      • We cannot provide a refund if we are unable to accommodate a special request.
      • It is advised insurance coverage for baggage, accident and trip cancellation/interruption (highly recommended).
      • All currencies are in AUD Dollars unless stated otherwise
      • Single supplement of $400 is payable upon booking for single travelers
      • Promotion tour is non-refundable after SNA issues air ticket
      • We suggest passengers are covered by travel, medical, health and other types of insurance.

Tour Highlights

Each Tour Is Designed For A Special Experience

Beijing
  • The Great Wal
  • Forbidden City
  • Tiananmen Square

Jinan
  • The Bullet Train
  • Daming Lake
  • Black Tiger Spring

Tai’an
  • Historical & Cultural Sites

Hangzhou
  • West Lake

Suzhou
  • Master of Nets Garden

Shanghai
  • Shanghai Museum
  • Bund by the Huangpu River
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Wonders of China – 11 Days 9 Nights China Tours

$1899
Value
$888
Per Person
Duration
11 days 9 nights

Departure Cities

Sydney / Melbourne / Brisbane / Adelaide / Perth

Beijing, Jinan, Tai'an , Hangzhou, Suzhou, Shanghai

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2018/2019 TOUR DATES

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11 DAYS $888

* indicates high season dates - additional fees apply

* indicates high season dates - additional fees apply. Available dates will change without notice.
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