Highlights of China and Vietnam - Royal Caribbean Cruise
Route: London ► Beijing ►Xi'an ► Chengdu ► Hong Kong ► Ovation of the Seas ► Hue / Da Nang ► Nha Trang ► Hong Kong ► London
- 9 night escorted tour of China
- 5 night Cruise on the 'Ovation of the Seas'
- 2 days exploring Vietnam
- Culturally enriching cruise
- Return flights
- Meals as set out in itinerary
- All meals are included on 5 night cruise
- Visit the Great Wall of China
- Enjoy a thrilling acrobatics show in Beijing
- Stroll through the Forbidden City
- Visit the Terracotta Warriors
- See the Giant Pandas at Chengdu Panda Research Base
- Enjoy the Hong Kong skyline from Victoria Peak
- Watch an awe-inspiring performance at Two70 on board the Ovation of the Seas.
- Cruise to Hue & Nha Trang, Vietnam
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► Day 1
Your holiday begins. Fly from the UK to Beijing.
► Day 2
Arrive in Beijing & transfer to your hotel for your 3 night stay.
► Day 3 - Beijing including the Great Wall of China (Breakfast, Lunch)
Head out of Beijing today to China's most iconic sight, the Great Wall. Enjoy a brief introduction to the history of the Wall before enjoying time to walk its parameters. Stop at the Jade Museum to learn about this precious stone and have the opportunity to purchase a piece yourself. Next, wander through the grounds of the Summer Palace, the former holiday home of the Qing emperors. This evening, watch a thrilling acrobatics show.
► Day 4 - Beijing including the Forbidden City (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Walk the length of Tiananmen Square and into the sprawling magnifience of the Forbidden City, the former residence of the Ming and Qing emperors. Learn about the history of the old Imperial palace as you wander amongst the palaces and halls.
Visit the Temple of Heaven and the tranquil Temple of Heaven Park, former place of worship of the Ming and Qing emperors. This evening, dine on succulent Peking Duck, a favourite of the Royal Court.
► Day 5 - Beijing to Xi'an (Breakfast, Dinner)
After check out, fly to Xian, the ancient capital of China. This evening dine on delicious Shui Jiao dumplings and watch a Tang Dynasty dance and music show, a tribute to this glorious era.
► Day 6 - Xi'an including Terracotta Army (Breakfast, Lunch)
Come face to face with the Terracotta Army, originally buried with the first Emperor of China. Next, you will visit the Xian Arts and Ceramics Exhibition Hall to see life sized models of the Terracotta Army being made. This afternoon, you will stroll around the 14th century Ming Dynasty city walls.
► Day 7 - Xi'an to Chengdu (Breakfast, Lunch)
Visit the lovely Little Wild Goose Pagoda before flying to Chengdu. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for check in. This evening, dine on spicy Suchuan hot pot, a local delicacy.
► Day 8 - Chengdu including the Giant Panda Research Base (Breakfast, Lunch)
Come face to face with the Giant Pandas at the Giant Panda Research Base and learn about the efforts being made to conserve these loveable bears. This afternoon, visit ancient Jinli Street, dating back to the Qin Dynasty.
► Day 9 - Chengdu to Hong Kong (Breakfast)
After check out, transfer to the airport for your flight to Hong Kong. On arrival, be met by your local guide and transfer to your hotel for a two night stay.
► Day 10 - Hong Kong including half day tour to Victoria Peak (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today, enjoy a half day Hong Kong Island tour. Begin by going up Victoria Peak for spectacular panoramic views over Victoria Harbour and the Hong Kong skyline. Next, you will visit beach-side Stanley Market, the most affluent area in Hong Kong. After, you will visit Aberdeen Fishing Village for a taste of old Hong Kong. Enjoy a traaditional dim sum lunch. Rest of the day is at your leisure.
► Day 11 - Embark Ovation of the Seas and Cruise (All meals included)
Transfer to Hong Kong Port for your 5 night cruise on the Ovation of the Seas, one of the largest cruise ships in the world. All your meals are included for the duration of the cruise.
► Day 12 - Cruising (All meals included)
The day is at your leisure. Explore the wonderful cruise ship and enjoy all it has to offer.
► Day 13 - Hue / Da Nang, Vietnam 7am - 4pm (All meals included)
Today you will disembark the Ovation of the Seas in Hue / Da Nang, Vietnam. Suggestions for today are to visit the beautiful China Beach, sample delicious street food in downtown Da Nang or view the stunning palaces and temples in Hue.
► Day 14 - Nha Trang, Vietnam 8am - 5pm (All meals included)
Nha Trang is a stunning seaside resort where snorkelling reigns supreme. Famed for its long crescent bay with tropical islands, turquoise waters and a backdrop of beautiful peaks.
► Day 15 - Cruising (All meals included)
Today is your last chance to enjoy the wide range of amazing activities onboard this beautiful cruise ship.
You will disembark the cruise ship in Hong Kong and transfer to your hotel. You will have the use of a dayroom where you can freshen up before your flight home
► Day 17 - Arrive back in the UK
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