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China - Shanghai to Beijing - 2 For 1 Mega Sale

China - Shanghai to Beijing - 2 For 1 Mega Sale

Shanghai, China

From: R 8,450.00
  • Prices

    From: R 8,450.00
  • Trip Reference

  • Flights

    No Flights Included
  • Duration

    8 Days
  • Valid From

    2nd of June 2018 (Saturday)
  • Valid To

    28th of July 2018 (Saturday)
  • Need Visa's

    South Africa: Yes
    British: No
    European Union: No
    American: No
Quick Holiday Overview

Amazing China is on SPECIAL! Grab this opportunity to finally tick off china on your bucket list.

Travelling from Shanghai to the capital, cruise the canals of Suzhou, cycle the City Wall in Xi’an, marvel at the Terracotta Warriors, take a rickshaw ride through the Hutongs in Beijing and climb the Great Wall.

Trip Highlights

  • Shanghai - Plaza Tower, The Bund and Old Shanghai, Yuyuan Garden, Huangpu River skyline of Pudong City
  • Xi’an – Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter & City Wall bike ride
  • Badaling - Great Wall of China at Badaling
  • Suzhou - Grand Canal boat trip and Lingering Garden
  • Beijing – Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, rickshaw ride around the Hutongs, Pearl Market and evening Chinese acrobatic performance
About the Holiday

Day 1: Sizzling Shanghai
Saturday. Welcome to Shanghai! Transfer from Shanghai airport to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to relax or head out and explore the city.
Overnight: Shanghai

Day 2: Shanghai city tour
A city with a turbulent history and a promising future, Shanghai is the best of old and new with grand colonial architecture engulfed by gleaming skyscrapers. Today we embark on a guided tour taking in sites including the lofty Plaza Tower, tranquil Yu Garden, the Old City and the bustling Bund. In the evening we'll take a cruise on Huangpu River and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight: Shanghai | Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: Suzhou - an oriental Venice
Shanghai - Suzhou - Xi'an. Today we visit ancient Suzhou, which is reminiscent of Venice, with its series of canals, picturesque waterways and classical gardens. We enjoy a cruise on the Grand Canal, tour the Lingering Garden - a beautiful classical Chinese garden dating back from the Ming Dynasty and visit a silk workshop. Later we return to Shanghai for our overnight train to Xi’an.
Overnight: Sleeper train | Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Xi'an & Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Upon arrival into Xi'an we transfer to our hotel for breakfast and check in with time to freshen up. Today we visit the iconic Big Wild Goose Pagoda, one of Xian’s most iconic landmarks, followed by the vibrant Muslim Quarter.

Later we enjoy a leisurely bike ride along the Xi'an City Wall. Dating back to 1370 the 12m-high walls are some of the few remaining urban fortifications still standing in China today. Tonight, there is our optional Tang Dynasty Bolt-on, with dinner and performance.
Overnight: Xi'an | Breakfast, Lunch
Xi'an & Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Day 5: Terracotta Warriors
Xi'an - Beijing. Today we visit the famous Terracotta Warrior archaeological site. Emperor Qin's 2,200 year old terracotta army of life-sized warriors and horses were designed to offer protection to the emperor in the afterlife. The 7,000 clay warriors stand in military formation in excavated pits under the cover of a modern protective hanger and no two faces are alike.

Later we visit the clay workshop, specialising in making replica figurines of the Terracotta Warriors. After dinner we board the overnight express train bound for Beijing.
Overnight: Sleeper Train | Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Beijing
We arrive into Beijing bright and early this morning, where we'll enjoy a full day of sightseeing in the city. Our first stop will be Tiananmen Square and the sprawling Forbidden City. Boasting some 9999 rooms, the city within a city was once the sole preserve of the Chinese emperors. This afternoon we take a rickshaw ride through the Hutongs before watching a Chinese Acrobatic performance in the evening.
Overnight: Beijing | Breakfast

Day 7: Beijing - The Great Wall
Make sure you don some comfortable shoes today as we set out to walk a section of the famous Great Wall. Zig zagging some 6000 kilometres across barren hills, deserts and mountains, the now partially ruinous Great Wall stretches from east to west in northern China and was constructed over a period of 2000 years. The wall is steep in sections but the photo opportunities are well worth the effort.

After our walk we have lunch and visit a jade carving factory. In the afternoon we visit the bustling Pearl Market where you'll find anything from jewellery and clothing to gadgets and DVDs.
Overnight: Beijing | Breakfast, Lunch
The Great Wall

Day 8: Beijing
Saturday. Our Chinese adventure comes to an end today. Hotel check out and transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Includes & Excludes
  • Airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and day 8
  • All relevant transfers and transportation in private A/C vehicles
  • 5 nights 3 - 4 star hotels
  • 2 overnight trains (soft sleeper cabin)
  • 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 1 dinner
  • Shanghai - Huangpu River cruise
  • Xi'an - bike ride on medieval City Wall
  • Chinese acrobatic performance
  • Touring of Shanghai, Suzhou, Xi'an, Beijing and Badaling
  • Suzhou - historic Grand Canal cruise
  • Rickshaw ride through Beijings' Hutongs
  • Tour Guide escorted for groups of 6 or more
  • English speaking specialist guides at local sights

Trip is based on set departures from 02 Jun-21 Jul.18 

  • International flights
  • Visa cost
  • Entrance Fees: USD$100-110, paid in local currency
  • Tip for your tour guide. We recommend you allow USD$3 - 5 per day, per traveller. Tipping your guide is an entirely personal gesture
  • Tipping Kitty: USD$50-60, paid in local currency


Package Conditions:

Trip is based on set departures from 02 Jun-21 Jul.18 

The above package is subject to availability at time of reservation. Prices are subject to change in accordance with currency fluctuations. When making a booking enquiry it is important that you are in possession of the correct documentation to travel ie visas, innoculation certificates etc. Please check that all names and surnames are spelt exactly as they appear in the relevant passports.


Shanghai is a bustling coastal metropolis. It's the perfect destination for travellers keen on an exciting experience of China's modern face.

This city is a thrilling hub of international activity that has been developed extensively over the past few decades. As the first Chinese port open for trade with the west, Shanghai has a history of integrating foreign cultures and sensibilities with its own. This element has largely survived the country's tumultuous politics, and visitors will notice that many of the city's buildings, particularly along the Bund, are reminiscent of spectacular colonial-era architecture.

With such a cosmopolitan global atmosphere, travellers will feel welcome and at home among the colourful crowds of Shanghai's celebrated street life.


Terms and Conditions

Prices are based on per person sharing.
Due to the volatility in the South African currency and the price of fuel affecting the price of air tickets we cannot ensure the accuracy of the price as mentioned. The price was correct at the time of printing on 18 January 2018.

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