Visit Majestic China with Atlas Group Travel
Walk the impressive
Great Wall of China
You wouldn’t want to miss
The Forbidden City
Xi’an, China’s Historic City It's worth a visit
Xi’an – Famous Terracotta Solders
Yu Yuan Garden, Shanghai
8 Days Classic China Tour:
Visit - Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Suzhou and Shanghai:
In Shanghai, you can find 100 years history, in Beijing 500 years’ and in Xian 5000 years’. If we compare the history of China to a tree, Shanghai is the leaves and blossoms, Beijing the trunk and Xian the root. After the visit to these three places, you can have a general idea of China’s history and culture.
Because we offer a 'Tailor-Made Service' for all our China Tours the above itinerary is only meant as a guide and you are able to extend your time in Beijing to suit your own personal requirements and the time that you have available. Group Tours - Having over 25 years expertise in the group travel market, we also offer 'Group Discounts' (10 Passengers or more), with tours that can be uniquely structured for any type of group and more importantly to the budget that the group is trying to achieve. Atlas 'Group Tours' are ideal for schools, colleges, sports group or private social group tours.
|Groups (Minimum 10 Tourist)
|£1,095 to £1,245
|3 Star - 2 people sharing
|£1,675 to £1,825
|4 Star - 2 people sharing
|£1,750 to £1,900
|5 Star - 2 people sharing
|£1,825 to £1,975
Prices above are quoted as per person with 2 people sharing a room and is all subject to availability at the time of booking.
Package includes: Return International economy flights, bed and breakfast accommodation on a twin share basis, English-speaking guide service throughout the whole tour, excursions (including entrance fees) to all places as highlighted in the itinerary below and all internal transportation in China.
Day 1 - After arriving in Beijing from your International flight you will be met by our English speaking guide and transferred by coach to your chosen hotel where you will spend 2 nights.
Day 2 - Beijing - Take a morning walk at Tian'anmen Square, the largest one in the world! On the 1st October 1949, Chairman Mao Tse-Tung proclaimed to the whole world the founding of the People’s Republic of China there. Then visit Forbidden City which was the Imperial Palace for the Ming and the Qing Dynasty comprising 800 buildings and over 9,000 rooms. In the afternoon enjoy a visit to The Summer Palace to see the second home of the Imperial Court, with its huge collection of over 1,000 paintings, and its charming gardens with marble pagodas and delicately arched bridges.
Day 3 - Beijing to Xi'an - Take a full day excursion to the Juyongguan Section of The Great Wall of China and The Temple of Heaven. The Great Wall is China’s most famous landmark. Built during the Qin Dynasty to protect the country from invaders with a total length of over 6,000 miles! Visit the Temple of Heaven, which is said to be the most beautiful building in Beijing. Visit a local craft factory. After dinner your overnight first-class train leaves for Xi'an.
Day 4 - Xi'an - In the morning you arrive in Xi'an - the home of the famous Terracotta Warriors. Transfer to your hotel for breakfast and to relax. Visit "Big Wild Goose Pagoda", a Buddhist temple which is considered to be symbolic of the architecture of Xi'an and The Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square.
Day 5 - Xi'an, Shanghai, Suzhou - Visit the Terracotta Army Museum where 6,000 life-sized terracotta soldiers and horses guard the tomb of China’s first emperor - Qinshihuang. It was uncovered by some peasants digging a well in 1974 and turned out to be the most important discovery of the 20th century and Banpo Museum, which houses the remains of a matriarchy clan from the Neolithic age. Visit a local craft factory. Fly to Shanghai, transfer to Suzhou, the hometown of silk
Day 6 - Suzhou to Shanghai - Visit Wangshi Garden, an example of the masterpieces of Chinese garden art, Silk Mill, where you can watch silkworms and the production process of silk. Take a cruise on Grand Canal, which is the longest man-made canal in the world and Embroidery Institute and then drive to Shanghai
Day 7 - Shanghai - Visit Yuyuan Garden, an elegant classical garden set amongst Shanghai's busiest bazaar, and Jade Buhda Temple, which is famous for the Jade Buddha carved from one piece of white Burma jade. Spend some time in Bund, Nanjing Road, which is the paradise of shopping.
Day 8 - Today you will be transferred from your hotel to Shanghai's International Airport for your return flight back to the UK. The arrival date back into the UK will depend upon the flight departure time from China.
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