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11 Day Tour | Highlights of China with Flights

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

Return International Economy Class Airfares from Australia to China

Discover the incredible cities of Beijing and Shanghai!

Wonder back in time to the ancient town of Qufu, home to the great philosopher Confucius

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

From $2,099 Typically $2,599 Include flight pp twin share

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Experience a truly comfortable and unforgettable journey in China with our all-inclusive tour package.

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 Wall and the serenity of the Temple of Heaven. Let the essence of Beijing unfold before your very eyes.

Visit the sacred city of Qufu, once home to one of the world's most influential figures, Confucius.
Visit the Temple and Cemetery of Confucius for a unique insight into its history, explore his former residence to understand his life and teachings, as well as gain a deeper appreciation for Chinese culture at the Kong Family Mansion. An unparalleled experience awaits you in Qufu!

Discover the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai, where modernity meets tradition. Chance to cruise along the Huangpu River, explore Town God's 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, China

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

Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City

Embark on an exhilarating exploration of Beijing 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

Great Wall of China

Begin your morning adventure to the Great Wall after a hearty breakfast. However, before you reach this magnificent wonder, take a moment ot 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 skiled 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 Wall.

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.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Fu Yong Yu Long International Hotel or similar

Day 4

Beijing Qufu

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast before embarking on an enchanting journey to the Temple of Heaven. This majestic and historically significant structure, hailing from ancient Imperial China, transports you back in time. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of its iconic halls and pavilions and experience the rich heritage of the past. Afterwards, visit a Chinese herbal institution to learn about the traditional use of ingredients for medicinal purposes. Finally, it's time to venture to Qufu, the birthplace of Confucius!

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Jianguo Hidden Hotel or similar

Day 5

Confucius Temple & Cemetery

Today, explore the famed Confucius Temple and Cemetery in Qufu. In fact, this renowned cultural site is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its rich heritage and astounding architecture. Your tour guide will ensure you experience all the highlights of the main attractions, including the Kong Mansion, Lingxing Gate, Dacheng Hall and more. After paying respects ot the great philosopher, wrap up a memorable day with some free time to do as you please.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Jianguo Hidden Hotel or similar

Day 6


Today is your free day in Qufu, with no guided tours arranged. For those interested, feel free to explore on your own or opt for an optional experience. Alternatively, spend the day at leisure. Rest and relax in the comfort of your hotel or head out for some last minute souvenir shopping!

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Jianguo Hidden Hotel or similar

Day 7

Qufu Suzhou

Start your morning by exploring the Confucius Museum, a captivating destination setting the tone for your journey to Suzhou. Known as the 'Venice of China', Suzhou boasts a network of canals, charming bridges, and breathtaking gardens. Dont' miss the opportunity to visit the renowned Master of Net's Garden, a traditional Chinese garden that is considered among the best in China and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As the day ends, retreat to your hotel for a good night's rest.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

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. Afterwards, delve into Suzhou's captivating past at the Suzhou Museum, home to a remarkable collection of ancient artefacts 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 idylic town tells stories of its rich history. Afterwards, 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 ni your Shanghai itinerary.

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.

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 and Sydney - 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
  • Airport Transfers
  • 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 wil 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 $999 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
+ $600 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
+ $600 p.p

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