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Beijing Olympic Park
Beijing Great Wall
Beijing National Stadium
Beijing Temple of Heaven
Beijing Forbidden City
Beijing Aquatics Centre
Beijing Tiananmen Square
Xia Da Cien Temple
Xian Muslim Square
Xian Bullet Train
Xian City Wall of Xian
Xian Terracotta Warriors
Shanghai Bund Waterfront
Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple
Shanghai Yu Yuan Gardens

China's Golden Route | 8 nights stay with flight & transfers

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Overview

Day 1 - ARRIVE BEIJING

Upon arrival in Beijing, you will be greeted by our English-speaking guide and transferred to hotel.

Check-in time: 2 pm onwards. 

The rest of day is free at your own leisure.

Overnight in Beijing.

Day 2 - BEIJING

After breakfast in the hotel, our guide will take you to visit Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City.

Tiananmen Square is the symbolical heart of China and gathering place for the masses. It is the largest public square in the world, which can hold one million people.

Having a free walk there, imagining the great historic events of the 20th century took place there. 

You will also visit The Forbidden City (closed on Monday), located directly behind the Tiananmen tower gate, where the Ming and Qing Dynasty Emperors and Empresses lived and ruled from 1420 to 1924. 

Breakfast &lunch included.

Overnight in Beijing.

Day 3 - BEIJING

After breakfast, our guide will take you to visit the Great Wall.

The Mutianyu Great Wall is one of the best-preserved and best-known Great Wall sections. Compared with the top-notch Badaling, Great Wall at Mutianyu is less crowded.

In the afternoon, free at your leisure.

Breakfast & lunch included.

Overnight in Beijing.

You will be transferred back to Tokyo and free at your leisure in the evening.

Overnight in Tokyo.

Day 4 -BEIJING – XIAN

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the railway station. Take a ride on a high-speed train to Xian (approx. 5hours 30 minutes). Xian was once the largest city in the world and China’s capital for 11 dynasties.

Upon arrival Xian, you will be welcomed by our guide and transferred to the hotel.

Check-in hotel & free at your leisure.

Breakfast included.

Overnight in Xian.

Day 5 - XIAN

After breakfast, our guide will take you to visit Terracotta Warriors. The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are the most significant archaeological excavations of the 20th century, where work is ongoing at the site. UNESCO listed it in 1987 as one of the World Cultural Heritages.

Afternoon is free at your leisure.

Breakfast & lunch included.

Overnight in Xian.

Day 6 - XIAN – SHANGHAI

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Xian Railway Station for your high-speed train to Shanghai. The journey will take you about 7 hours 23minutes.

Upon arrival in Shanghai, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to your hotel.

Check-in hotel & free at your leisure.

Breakfast included.

Overnight in Shanghai.

Day 7 - DAY 8 - SHANGHAI

Daily breakfasts in hotel and free at your leisure to explore Shanghai.

Overnights in Shanghai.

Day 9 - SHANGHAI – DEPARTURE

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Upgrades & Add Ons
3 days 2 nights extension
Price from: £499 pp
3 days 2 nights Hangzhou extension
Price from: £349 pp
Day tour to Zhujiajiao Water Town
Price from: £149 pp
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Hotels
Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel Beijing

Novotel Beijing Peace is ideally located in the city centre at Wangfujing, within walking distance of the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and shopping malls. This modern hotel features 383 rooms with broadband & WiFi access, free Internet access at the Novotel Mac Corner. Novotel Beijing Peace easy access to subway lines 3 minute to subway and 15minute walk from Beijing Railway Station. The hotel also features airport transfer service, limousine service and tour desk providing customized city tours.
Novotel Beijing Peace is located in Wangfujing area, city center of Beijing. It is within walking distance of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, and very close to the Temple of Heaven, Jingshan, Beihai, Houhai, South Luoguxiang and shopping malls. Lama Temple, Imperial College, Worker's Stadium and Sanlitun. Easy access to CBD, Embassies, Financial Street, MasterCard Center by subway, public transportation or taxi. WiFi is available and free of charge. 2 min to subway Dengshikou line 5.

Service & Amenties
  • Restaurants
  • Fitness Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe location
  • Air conditioned
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Grand Barony Xi'an

Adjacent to Xi'an HI-Tech Industries Development Zone, Grand Barony is well-located in Yanta District. The property also features an indoor pool, a fitness centre and a fully equipped multi-function conference hall. Free WiFi access is available.
The hotel is a 17-minute drive from Shaanxi History Museum and a 20-minute drive from Xi'an City Wall. It is a 30-minute drive from Xi'an Railway Station while Xi'an Xianyang International Airport can be reached by a 40-minute drive.
Each room here will provide you with air conditioning and a minibar. Complete with a refrigerator, the dining area also has an electric kettle and a dining table. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a bath and bathrobes. You can enjoy city view from the room. Extras include a sofa, a desk, and a safety deposit box.
The hotel offers three restaurants and bars abundant dining options. South 198 steakhouse bar serves mainly to Asian and international cuisine buffet and fine grilled steak zero. Yu Rong Xuan Chinese Restaurant serves authentic Cantonese, Sichuan, Shanxi local cuisine. 10 private dining rooms are available here. You can also enjoy a variety of delicious snacks, drinks, and cocktails in the lobby Lounge.

Service & Amenties
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Fitness Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe location
  • Air conditioned
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Central Hotel Shanghai

Shanghai Wangbaohe Hotel is a four-star foreign-related business hotel located in the center of Shanghai, adjacent to Century Square on Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street. It is ideally located for shopping and shopping. The hotel combines advanced design concepts with an elegant and extraordinary style. The 27-story building has 319 rooms, 7 different restaurants and bars, banquet facilities of different sizes, excellent conference facilities, fully functional recreation, and fitness center, beauty salon and sauna center. The excellent business atmosphere brings you great convenience, making it an ideal place for business travelers and holidaymakers in Shanghai.

Service & Amenties
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Luggage storage
  • Sauna
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Things To Do
  • Discover the greatest cultural heritage of Beijing: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Tiananmen Square
  • Visit the World Heritage Site of Terracotta Warriors in Xian
  • Get amazed by the incredible contrast of Shanghai’s past and present
  • Experienced China’s high-speed trains.
  • International flights, private transfers, and tours included
  • Stay in 4*-5* hotels throughout
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