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China Odyssey Tour

China Odyssey Tour

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Spend two weeks enjoying this China travel tour, from the back alleys of old Beijing to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed treasures of Xian and the scenic beauty of Guilin. Then soak up the vibrant atmosphere and colonial influence that gives Shanghai its cosmopolitan flavour. The most famous attractions are covered in this special China travel Package.

Depart Australia on your Cathay Pacific Airways flight to Beijing via Hong Kong. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the Beijing Marriott City Wall Hotel for five nights.

Four days visiting fascinating sights such as the Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven, the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Tour the Sacred Way, the Exhibition Hall of the Ming Tombs and the Great Wall. See the giant pandas at Beijing Zoo, stroll along the ancient Qin Men Avenue and stop at the Silk Market. Witness the ‘hutongs’ – the ‘back alley’ – by cycle rickshaw and dine with a local family where you can obtain a glimpse into their lifestyle. Enjoy a Peking Duck dinner and a performance of ‘The Legend of Kung Fu’ during your stay.
MEALS: Breakfast x4, Lunch x4 & Dinner x1

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Xian and stay two nights at the Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel. Enjoy a cultural show with dinner at the Tang Dynasty Theatre.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

In Xian marvel at amazing archaeological wonders – the Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the Chariot Exhibition, the Shaanxi History Museum and the 14th Century old City Wall.
MEALS: Breakfast & Lunch

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Guilin and stay two nights at the Guilin Bravo Hotel. Enjoy an evening cultural show.
MEALS: Breakfast & Lunch

Take a cruise along the Li River. See landscapes of craggy mist-shrouded peaks, unusual rock formations and fishermen working on bamboo rafts. Arrive at the village of Yangshuo and browse small stores and street stalls before returning to your hotel by coach.
MEAL: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Morning visit to Reed Flute Cave. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai and stay three nights at the Central Hotel. This evening, enjoy an acrobatic show.
MEALS: Breakfast & Lunch

Spend a day exploring this gracious and cosmopolitan city. See the former Colonial Concessions along the Bund for a view of the ‘yesterday & today’ of Shanghai. Enjoy the sound and light show in the unique “cable car” tunnel ride beneath the Huangpu River to Pudong and stop at the soaring Jin Mao Tower for a breathtaking panorama of the city. Stroll along the alleyways of Old Chinatown, visit the Yu Garden and enjoy a river cruise before returning to your hotel. Next day visit Zhouzhuang, and see traditional tile-roofed houses along the canals as you cruise beneath stone arched bridges.
MEALS: Breakfast x2, Lunch x2 & Dinner x1

Farewell China as you board the Maglev, the world’s fastest train for a ride to the airport to join your overnight flight home.



-Economy class airfare to/from China
-China domestic economy class air travel
-12 nights 4-5 star hotel accommodation
-12 buffet breakfasts, 11 lunches and 4 dinners
-4 evening cultural shows with transfers to/from your hotel
-All specified transfers, sightseeing and entrance fees
-Professional English speaking guides
-China visa for Australian passport holders
-Travel kit including a 424 page Odyssey China book and cabin bag
-A$465 departure taxes, security and fuel surcharges (subject to change)
-Land content prices – excludes air travel to/from China

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