China (Beijing – Shanghai – Macau) – 10 Nights
Beijing alternately Romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's third most populous city, and most populous capital city. The city, located in northern China, is an important world capital, and one of the world's leading centers for culture, diplomacy and politics, business and economy, education, language, and science and technology. A megacity, Beijing is the second largest Chinese city by urban population after Shanghai and is the nation's cultural, educational, and political center.Combining both modern and traditional architecture, Beijing is one of the oldest cities in the world, with a rich history dating back three millennia. As the last of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, Beijing has been the political center of the country for most of the past eight centuries.The city is renowned for its opulent palaces, temples, parks, gardens, tombs, walls and gates. It has seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites—the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs, Zhoukoudian, and parts of the Great Wall and the Grand Canal— all tourist locations.
Shanghai is located on the southern estuary of the Yangtze, and the Huangpu River flows through it. With a population of 24.2 million as of 2018, it is the most populous urban area in China and the second most populous city in the world. Shanghai is a global center for finance, innovation, and transportation, and the Port of Shanghai is the world's busiest container port.Shanghai grew in importance in the 19th century due to trade and its favorable port location. Featuring several architecture styles such as Art Deco and shikumen, the city is renowned for its Lujiazui skyline, museums, and historic buildings—including the City God Temple, the Yu Garden, the China Pavilion, and buildings along the Bund. Every year, the city hosts numerous national and international events, including Shanghai Fashion Week, the Chinese Grand Prix, and ChinaJoy.
Macau, also spelt Macao is a special administrative region on the western side of the Pearl River in southern China. It has a population of 667,400 and an area of 33 Square Kilometers. Macau was formerly a colony of the Portuguese Empire, between 1557 and 1887, Macau was governed by the Portuguese under Chinese sovereignty and authority. Originally a sparsely populated collection of coastal islands, the territory has become a major resort city and the top destination for gambling tourism. It is the ninth-highest recipient of tourism revenue and its gambling industry is seven times larger than that of Las Vegas. Macau has the fourth-highest life expectancy in the world. The territory is highly urbanized andtwo-thirds of total land area is reclaimed from the sea.
Day 1: Arrival in Beijing
After Arriving in Beijing Airport, there will be a Meet & Assist at the airport by an English speaking guide. Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Beijing.Afternoon will be at leisure to explore Beijing on your own. In the evening, you will have a welcome Peking duck dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 2: Excursion in Beijing
After breakfast, we will visit theTianamen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and the Pearl factory. Then you will have a Chinese style table lunch, and in the evening, dinner at a local restaurant.
• Optional tours: Kongfu Show at night
Day 3: Excursion in Beijing
After breakfast, there will be a visit to the Great Wall at the Mutianyu part (without cable car), then will pay a visit to the Jade factory & Summer Palace. On the way back to Beijing, we will drive by the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube (Olympic National Stadium). You will have Chinese style table lunch, and in the evening, dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 4: At Leisure in Beijing
After breakfast, the entire day is at leisure to explore Beijing on your own.
Day 5: Journey towards Shanghai
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the train station for a high speed train ride to Shanghai. Upon arrival, there will be a Meet & Assist at the train station by an English speaking guide and then you will be transferred to your hotel in Shanghai. In the evening, you will have a Chinese style table dinner ata local restaurants.
Day 6: City Tour in Shanghai
After breakfast, you will have a City tour in Shanghai which would include the Shanghai Museum, Yu Yuan Garden in the old city, the Silk factory, the Jade Buddha Temple, Nanjing Road and a one hour cruise on the Huangpu River. You will have Chinese style table lunch, and in the evening, dinner at a local restaurant.
• Optional tour: TV Tower second ball
Day 7: Full day excursion at Suzhou
After breakfast, there will be a full day excursion at Suzhou that would include the Tongli Water Town with a boat trip, and the Garden of Master of Nets. You will have Chinese style table lunch, and in the evening, dinner at a local restaurant.
• Optional tour: Acrobatics Show
Day 8: At Leisure in Shanghai
After breakfast, the entire day is at leisure to explore Shanghai on your own.
Day 9: Journey towards Macau
After breakfast, you will have a morning flight to Macau.Upon arrival, there will be a Meet & Assist at the airport by an English-speaking guide and then you will be transferred to your hotel. Then you will see the Lotus Square, the A-Ma Temple, Statue of Kum Iam, the Ruins of St. Paul, The Macau -Taipa Bridge and the Venetian Resort. You will have a Chinese style set-menu lunch and in the evening, dinner at local restaurant.
Day 10: At Leisure in Macau
After breakfast, the entire day is at leisure to explore Macau on your own.
Day 11: Leaving China
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to depart china towards home.
Tour Services Include:
• High speed train ticket for Beijing-Shanghai (Second Class)
• Domestic Flight ticket for Shanghai-Macau (Economy Class)
• Daily breakfast
• Lunch & Dinner mentioned on the daily program
• Deluxe coach with A/C and video/DVD facilities
• Road tolls &Parking Fees for the entire itinerary
• English speaking local Guides for all Tours and transfers
• All Entrance fees
• Airport Transfer
• International Flights
• Optional Tours
• Meals not mentioned on the daily program
• Personal Expenses