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11 Day Tour | Discover China and the Terracotta Warriors with Flights

Beijing - Great Wall of China - Xian - Suzhou - Shanghai

Return International Economy Class Airfares from Australia to China

Discover the incredible cities of Beijing and Shanghai!

Stand face-to-face with the amazing Terracotta Warriors in Xian

Embark on a journey of a lifetime and walk along the Great Wall of China!

From $2,299 Typically $3,499 Include flight pp twin share

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Experience a truly comfortable and unforgettable journey with our all-inclusive tour package. It encompasses everything you need, from round-trip international full-service flights to a delightful 10-night stay in standard 4-Star hotels.

Discover the enchanting wonders of Beijing, China's beloved capital, adorned with seven UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Tiananmen Square, the magnificence of the Forbidden City, the awe-inspiring Great Wal, and the serenity of the Temple of Heaven. Let the essence of Beijing unfold before your very eyes.

Xian, the ancient capital of China, is home to countless historical sites that have stood for centuries. Discover its glorious past with visits to the iconic Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, the extraordinary Wild Goose Pagoda, and the City Wal, which has survived for over 1400 years. Immerse yourself ni Xian's vibrant culture with food tastings at the captivating Muslim Quarter.

Discover the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, where modernity meets tradition. Chance to cruise along the Huangpu River, explore the bustling bazaar, experience the charm of Old Town, and marvel at the exquisite architecture of The Bund. Let Shanghai captivate you with its unparalleled beauty.


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Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11

Day 1

 Australia Beijing

Today, you will journey from Australia to Beijing, China. Upon your arrival, a dedicated tour representative will warmly greet you at the airport and ensure your seamless transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Inflight Menu

Accommodation: Fu Yong Yu Long International Hotel or similar

Day 2


Embark on an exhilarating exploration of Being right after breakfast! First, immerse yourself in the grandeur of Tiananmen Square, an expansive public square steeped in rich history and significance. Then, prepare to be captivated as you step into the Imperial Palace within the enigmatic Forbidden City, where the stories of Chinese dynasties come to life. Retreat to your hotel as the day winds down or seize the opportunity for an unforgettable optional experience. Get ready to be amazed by the awe-inspiring marvels that await you in this extraordinary city!

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Fu Yong Yu Long International Hotel or similar

Day 3

Beijing Great Wall of China Beijing

Begin your morning adventure to the Great Wall after a hearty breakfast. However, before you reach this magnificent wonder, take a moment to visit a Jade Museum. Immerse yourself in the captivating history of jade, known as "Yu" in Chinese, which boasts a remarkable legacy of over four thousand years in China. Marvel at the skilled artisans as they craft intricate designs before embarking on a picturesque drive through the countryside and mountains. Soon, you'll arrive at the renowned Mutianyu Pass of the Great Wal.

This section has been thoughtfully restored, presenting a tapestry of watchtowers, meandering paths, and even the option of cable cars for an additional fee. Conclude your day by returning to your hotel, or consider engaging in an optional activity to enrich your experience further.

Optional Activity:
The Golden Mask Dynasty: Join us tonight for a captivating and grandiose theatrical experience- 'TheGoldenMask Dynasty'. This mesmerizing dramatic musical is not to be missed (Note that the optional tour is not included and must be paid for on-site).

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Fu Yong Yu Long International Hotel or similar

Day 4

Beijing or Xian

Start your day with a delightful breakfast and then embark on an enchanting journey to the Temple of Heaven, a majestic and historically significant structure from ancient Imperial China. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of its iconic halls and pavilions, experiencing the rich heritage of the past. Afterward, prepare for your onward travel to Xian, one of China's oldest cities, by either a high-speed train or a flight. Upon arrival and settling into your hotel, take the opportunity to leisurely explore the vibrant and modern metropolis, embracing its charms at your own pace.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Days Inn City Center Xian or similar

Day 5


Experience the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors, one of history's most remarkable archaeological finds! Start your day with a delicious breakfast before delving into the captivating world of these iconic ancient Chinese figures. Explore the majestic Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum, adorned with extraordinary exhibits like bronze chariots and horses. This magnificent site is sure to leave an indelible mark on your memory, creating an unforgettable experience for years to come. This evening, consider joining an optional tour or retreat to the hotel for a restful evening's stay.

Optional Activity:

Datang Everbright City Tour: Indulge in Xian's vibrant nightlife. Savor a scrumptious dumpling feast before immersing yourself in the lively Datang Everbright City. This modern entertainment hub offers shopping, dining, theme parks, and bustling night markets. Immerse yourself in this metropolitan atmosphere's excitement and captivating culture (Note that the optional tour is not included and must be paid for on-site).

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Days Inn City Center Xian or similar

Day 6


Begin your day with a captivating journey through the iconic Wild Goose Pagoda, a revered UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of China's most illustrious temples. Immerse yourself ni Xian's extraordinary history as you traverse the ancient city walls, beholding breathtaking vistas and marveling at their majestic magnitude. As night falls, venture into the vibrant and lively Muslim Quarter, meandering through its narrow lanes and unearthing a treasure trove of cultural delights. Indulge in an array of distinctive local delicacies amidst the lively ambiance of the bustling evening.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Days Inn City Center Xian or similar

Day 7

Xian Suzhou

Embark on a journey from Xian to the enchanting city of Suzhou today. Marvel at the picturesque rural landscapes of China as you make your way to this timeless gem, renowned for its exquisite classical gardens and serene waterways. Immerse yourself in the ethereal beauty of the Master of the Nets Garden, a tranquil sanctuary embraced by peaceful waters and lush foliage.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Snowy Sea Hotel or similar

Day 8


Explore the enchanting old town district of Pingjiang Road, strolling along its meandering lanes and admiring its rich culture. Visit a local silk factory to learn about the fascinating process of creating exquisite silks from raw mulberry cocoons - beholding firsthand how it has become the symbol of Chinese elegance. Afterward, delve into Suzhou's captivating past at the Suzhou Museum, home to a remarkable collection of ancient artifacts and ruins. Lose yourself in this historic haven as you trace its glorious history within the gallery halls that tell its stories.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Snowy Sea Hotel or similar

Day 9

Suzhou Shanghai

Start your morning with a hearty breakfast before heading to Shanghai, one of China's iconic cities. Explore the Ancient Water Town, wander through narrow lanes, cross old stone bridges over serene canals, and admire traditional houses along the water's edge. Every corner of this idyllic town tells stories of its rich history. Afterward, return to the bustling city and visit Nanjing Road, one of the world's busiest shopping streets. It's a paradise for shopaholics and offers a chance to taste local snacks. With colourful billboards, bustling crowds, and vibrant energy, it's a must-visit destination in your Shanghai itinerary.

Optional Activity:

The Huangpu River Cruise: Admire the stunning skyline of Shanghai from up close with a breathtaking cruise on the Huangpu River. Enjoy views of the Bund, Jin Mao Tower, and other iconic sites as you move along the river's tranquil waters. (Note that the optional tour is not included and must be paid for on-site).

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Zhenping or similar

Day 10


Today explore the world-famous Town God's Temple Market, one of the oldest and largest markets in Shanghai, and indulge yourself with a selection of unique products. After lunch, head to the French Concession district, renowned for its romantic European-style lanes, lined with cafes and boutiques. Enjoy a relaxing stroll down tree-lined avenues, surrounded by classic colonial architecture. As the day ends, visit The Bund and witness the captivating skyline of China's largest city at night, illuminated in all its glory.

Optional Activity:

Acrobatic Show: Enjoy an entertaining evening of Chinese artistry with a remarkable acrobatic show. Immerse yourself in this extraordinary spectacle as you witness world-renowned acts combining strength, agility, and dexterity for your viewing pleasure. (Note that the optional tour is not included and must be paid for on-site).

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Zhenping or similar

Day 11

Shanghai Australia

Say goodbye to China today as you take your flight back to Australia. Reflect on the incredible journey that has ended and remember the beautiful memories of its timeless charm, captivating culture, and extraordinary heritage. Hold onto these cherished moments for years to come as a reminder of this remarkable Chinese odyssey!

Meals: Breakfast and Inflight Menu

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Return International Economy Class airfares from Melbourne - Surcharges apply for other capital cities (this can be selected on checkout)
  • 10 Nights accommodation in Standard 4 Star Hotels twin share
  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • Knowledgeable English-speaking tour guides

Optional Activities:

  • Oldtown Hutong Tour $280 CNY per person
  • The Golden Mask Dynasty $380 CNY per person
  • Ni Shan Sheng Jing Tour $380 CNY per person
  • The Huangpu River Cruise $280 CNY per person
  • Acrobatic Show $380 CNY per person

About Gratuities/Tipping:

Please note that gratuities to compensate your tour guide and driver for their exceptional services will be collected before the tour begins. It is recommended with a tipping amount of $12 AUD per person per day.


  • Visa (Please note you will need to attend an Embassy to apply for your Visa)
  • Travel insurance (compulsory for this program)
  • Meals & drinks not mentioned
  • Any additional requests
  • Tipping

Group Size: The typical group size on this program is between 16 to 40 guests.

Single Supplement: Solo supplement is $699 for this program. Alternatively, if you are willing to share with someone of the same sex please advise and this can also be requested.

Child policy: Children are welcome on this tour, however, no child discount will apply. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Travel Insurance: We recommend Covermore travel insurance. To quote and book, please click HERE.

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Departure Dates

MAR 2024
15 th
Friday 15 Mar 2024  ‐  Monday 25 Mar 2024
+ $460 p.p
MAR 2024
29 th
Friday 29 Mar 2024  ‐  Monday 08 Apr 2024
APR 2024
05 th
Friday 05 Apr 2024  ‐  Monday 15 Apr 2024
APR 2024
12 th
Friday 12 Apr 2024  ‐  Monday 22 Apr 2024
MAY 2024
10 th
Friday 10 May 2024  ‐  Monday 20 May 2024
+ $460 p.p

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