Travel on an Oriental adventure with this trip of a lifetime to China. Combining ancient traditions, fascinating culture and centuries of history, this 11-night* holiday will show you the best of what this incredible country has to offer. On your travels you will discover architecture of imperial dynasties, visit Buddhist temples and experience the cities of Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai.
In Beijing you will explore a 14th century ancient city of the elite, stand where General Mao rallied his troops and stroll along the impressive Sacred Way, the burial place of Ming Dynasty emperors. You will visit the Great Wall of China and have an opportunity to walk along a section of this incredible Wonder of the World. In Xi’an, marvel at the extraordinary Terracotta Warriors and the Wild Goose Pagoda, before rounding off your adventure with a visit to Shanghai, where East meets West in spectacular style.
- Flights from Glasgow to Beijing, returning from Shanghai, via Dubai
- 5 nights in Beijing, with excursions to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, the Great Wall of China, the Lama Temple and Temple of Heaven, the Imperial Summer Palace, Beijing Zoo and Olympic Village
- 3 nights in Xi’an to include a full day excursion to see the Terracotta Warriors and Horses and a visit to the Old City Wall
- 2 nights in Shanghai visiting the Yu Garden, the old town of Shanghai, Xintiandi Street and the Oriental Pearl Tower
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The Legendale Hotel Beijing 5*
Centrally located in the heart of Beijing, this five-star hotel provides guests with easy access to the old and the new of the city. Shopping precincts, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Drum and Bell Towers are within a short walking distance. Structured in the European style of elegance and luxury, this hotel provides guest with a comfortable and unique stay. This hotel offers something for everyone. The indoor pool offers a perfect environment for a lazy swim or you can visit the massage room, where a professional masseuse will revive your energy after a busy day. For those looking to dine or have a few cocktails, the hotel has three bars and four restaurants that offer a variety of food and drink.
Hilton Hotel Xi’an 5*
The Hilton Xi’an Hotel is a newly built, central downtown hotel. It is conveniently located within walking distance of the famous Ming City Wall and Xian Landmark Clock Tower. Hilton Xi’an offers a range of dining venues from delicious buffets at Café Xi’an to the finest Cantonese cuisine at China Club.
Grand Mercure Shanghai Century Park 5*
This chic hotel is located in the commercial and cultural centre of Pudong. It is located close to the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, situated near to Thumb Plaza, a lifestyle mall offering an excellent selection of shops and entertainment venues. For those looking to take some time off, after an exciting day, the hotel’s outdoor pool, fitness centre, and Vita Spa are an ideal break spot. For those looking to wander the city, it is conveniently located near the city’s transportation system, including the Pudong Airport.