Extravagant China

Day 1 : India - Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, your gateway city of China tour. Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. Dinner at Indian Restaurant.


Day 2 : Beijing

Depart from hotel in the morning to visit Tian'anmen Square, the largest urban square and Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit Temple of Heaven Which stands the color of sky. You feel the perfect harmony between the architecture and nature and a circle and peace spirit of Chinese people. You even could imagine the vivid pictures of a great sacrifice to the Heaven for good harvest through the description of local guide. Dinner at Indian Restaurant.


Day 3 : Beijing

In the morning drive 75km to visit theJade factory and Great Wall at Juyong pass first and Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb), the once lavish burial chambers of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty. Then Visit the outside view of National Stadium. Dinner at Indian Restaurant.


Day 4 : Beijing - Xi'an

In the morning, you will visit the Liulichangwhich is a famous district in down-town Beijing that is known for a series of traditional Chinese stone dwellings housing that sells various craftwork, artistry, and antiques. It is one of Beijing's traditional old quarters. Then visit Da Shi Lan, one of Beijing's most famous old-fashioned streets, has a history dating back 570 years. It was built in 1430, the 18th year of Emperor Yong Le's rule during the Ming Dynasty. Da Shi Lan is 375 meters long and is home to 26 shops from nine types of trade. Then you will roam in Beijing Olympic Park, where you can see the outside view of the National Stadium-- Bird’s Nest and National Aquatics Center --Water Cube .Then you will take flight to Xian. Dinner at Indian restaurant.


Day 5 : Xi'an

Ample time will be provided for the visits of those famous spots, including theQin Terror-cotta Army Museum, one of the world's most important archaeological finds with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation and Special art lacquar work shop and Big Wild Goose Pagoda , Tang Dynasty Show is available for your optional. Dinner at Indian restaurant.


Day 6 : Xi'an - Chongqing, Embark

In the morning, you will visit the Shaanxi History Museum and Ancient City Wall. Then be transferred to airport for your flight to Chongqing in the afternoon. Drive to the pier to embark for your wonderful Yangtze River Cruise.


Day 7 : Yangtze River Cruise

Depart from Chongqing in the morning. The first shore excursion of cruise occurs either at Fengdu, Shibaozhai or Wanzhou, which depends on local river conditions.


Day 8 : Yangtze River Cruise

Today pass Three Gorges namely Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge, during which take an excursion through Daning River Lesser Three Gorges. In the evening, sail through the ship locks.


Day 9 :

Get off the cruise to visit Three Gorges Dam in the morning. Disembark at Yichang for the flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, be transferred to the hotel to catch up on some rest. Dinner at Indian restaurant.


Day 10 : Shanghai

Depart from hotel in the morning to have a whole-day trip ofJade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, the Old Street, Oriental TV Tower, the Bund and Nanjing Road Shanghai's famed waterfront promenade. Dinner at Indian restaurant.


Day 11 : Departure, Shanghai

Transfer to Pudong International Airport for your flight home.



  • 3 Nights Accommodation in Beijing

  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Xi’an

  • 3 Nights Accommodation in Yangtze River Cruise

  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Shanghai

  • Meals and sightseeing as per itinerary

  • Return Transfers

Extension 2 Nights Chengdu: INR 19,930* Onwards



Inclusions:



  • Accommodation on twin share basis including breakfast

  • Entry into the world famous Hunter Valley Gardens

  • Western lunch & wine tastings

  • Return transfers from Sydney Hotel to Hunter Valley


Itinerary:

Day 01: Chengdu Arrive in Chengdu, your gateway city of China tour. Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Dinner at Indian restaurant. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Day 02: Chengdu A day trip to the Leshan Buddha is easily made from Chengdu. This is the largest Buddha in the world, located in a beautiful park setting in Leshan, about a two-hour drive from Chengdu. The Giant Buddha, known as Dafo by the Chinese, is carved on the side of the hill, where he sits tall 71 meters high (233 feet) overlooking the river. It took more than 90 years to carve, and is now one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. In the evening, you will enjoy the famous Magical Face Change In Sichuan Opera. Dinner at Indian restaurant.

Day03: Dep Chengdu Depart from the hotel to begin a full day tour of the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Probably the earliest reserves of its kind in China this 540 hectare park are a truly splendid way to see the panda in its natural state. Later, you will be transferred to Airport for your flight home.

Exclusions:

Return airfare, airport taxes, visa charges, insurance, tips, all items of personal nature and anything not mentioned in the 'Inclusions'. GST 5%.

Disclaimer:

Cost per person on twin sharing basis. Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in land arrangements and high season surcharge if any, will have to be borne by the client. Standard terms and conditions apply.