7 Day Beijing and Chengde Tour
8 Day Mini Triangle China Tour
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8 Day Mini Triangle China Tour
Booking Reference No. 8MTC
Day 1 London
Depart from London Heathrow airport for Beijing by a scheduled flight in the late afternoon
Day 2 Beijing
Arrive in Beijing. Met by our English speaking tour guide and transfer to a 4-star hotel.
Day 3 Beijing
Vist the Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City and The Summer Palace. A morning tour of the Tian'anmen Square, the largest public square in the world, The Palace Museum, known as the Forbidden City - home for 24 Chinese emperors during Ming (1368 -1644) and Qing (AD 1644 to 1911) Dynasties. After lunch, you will visit the Summer Palace - the largest and best preserved of all imperial palace gardens, where you can have a walk along the famous Long Corridor and take a boat ride on Lake Kunming. Peking roast duck is served at dinner.
Day 4 Beijing
Visit The Great Wall and the Ming Tombs. A full day excursion to the Great Wall, the land mark of China and one of the Seven Wonders in the World. After lunch, drive to the Ming Tombs, where you will visit The Ding Tomb, the only excavated tomb of the 13 Ming dynasty tombs.
Day 5 Beijing/Jixian
In the morning, visit The Temple of Heaven, the largest existing temple complex in China today. In the afternoon, transfer to Jixian by coach anc check into a 3-star hotel.
Day 6 Jixian/Tianjin
Visit the Eastern Tombs of Qing Dynasty, the largest and best kept Qing temple. The Great Wall at Huangya Pass, a beautiful and secluded section of the Great Wall. Temple of Solitary Joy - a pure wooden structure temple that is over one thousand years old and has survived the severe earth quake of 1976. Transfer to Tianjin by coach in late afternoon and check into a 4-star hotel.
Day 7 Tianjin
You will have a colorful day in Tianjin, the third largest city in China. Your sightseeing and visits include: a visit to the Yangliuqing New Year Painting Studio, which is one of the leading traditional Chinese Painting Studio in China and well known for its wood block paintings. The other places of interest are the carpet factory, the Ancient Cultural Street and the Food Street. In the evening you will be treated to a delicious Goubuli Steamed Dumpling dinner, a very popular delicacy since the later half of the Qing Dynasty.
Day 8 Tianjin/Beijing/London
Depart Tianjin in the morning for Beijing by coach to connect your flight to arrive in London the same day.
What are included
- London/Beijing/London round trip flight tickets
- All transportation in China as detailed in the itinerary
- 5 night accommodation in 3 or 4 star hotels on a shared twin basis
- All meals as listed in the itinerary
- Services of an English speaking local tour guide
- All hotel baggage handling for one piece of luggage per person
- All Chinese state and local taxes
- All UK and China airport taxes and security charges
What are not included
- China visa fee
- Travel insurance
- Excess luggage
- Gratuities to tour guides and drivers
- Other personal expenses, such as telephone and laundry
Dates and Prices
Depature: 23 Dec 2007
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