China: 10-Day Wonders of China Tour Per Person Sharing

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The 10-day Wonder of China Tour introduces visitors to some of China’s star attractions like the Great Wall of China and Hangzhou West Lake, as well as some of its lesser known historic monuments, for an enthralling glimpse of China’s ancient and modern cultures.




The Hotel at a Glance

Embark on a journey to China, an ancient country with a history dating back three millennia. With 10 days to explore the local culture, food and historical attractions, the Wonder of China Tour provides travellers with a whirlwind exposé of this rich landscape; from its majestic natural sceneries to its booming cityscapes. Other China highlights include a visit to Suzhou Lingering Garden, China’s most beautiful classical garden, the Forbidden City in Beijing, and a walk along the 2000-year-old Great Wall of China.


Package includes

  • China domestic transportation
  • Daily American style buffet breakfast in hotel
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing admissions
  • Airport transfer service and local transportation




Itinerary

Day OneDepart Home – Shanghai

  • Begin your journey with the international flight to Shanghai
  • Meet and transfer to the hotel with your tour manager
  • Meals: In-flight meal


Day TwoShanghai

  • Shanghai Museum and People Square
  • Pearl of Orient TV Tower
  • The Bund and Nanjing Road - Walking District
  • Optional evening entertainment: Huangpu River Curies at $40 per person
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Day ThreeShanghai – Hangzhou

  • Drive to Hangzhou
  • City tour of Hangzhou - the capital of Zhejiang province and its political, economic and cultural centre
  • Visit The West Lake, Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou
  • Optional evening entertainment: Impression West Lake at $35 per person
  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch


Day FourHangzhou – Suzhou

  • Visit tea plantation and visit tea farm – a tea culture experience by seeing tea picking and processing
  • Transfer to Suzhou
  • Optional evening entertainment: A Grand Canal boat ride takes you back to the old days and experience the life of the ancient time ($30 pp)
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Day FiveSuzhou

  • Visit Lingering Garden – an elaborate succession of small gardens to marvel at its unique architecture and art
  • Visit the most famous Silk factory in China
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Day SixSuzhou – Shanghai – Beijing

  • Drive back to Shanghai
  • You will be transferred to Shanghai airport via your schedule flight to Beijing, the capital city of China
  • Upon arrival Beijing airport at the arrival hall, meet and transfer to the hotel with your tour manager
  • Accommodation at Traders Hotel Beijing or similar
  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch


Day SevenBeijing

  • Visit Tiananmen Square
  • Walk through the Forbidden City, home of the Chinese emperors and their household for five centuries
  • Optional evening entertainment: The Legend of Kung Fu at $30 per person
  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch


Day EightBeijing

  • Visit 2008 Olympic Games Sites, Bird’s Nest and Water Cube
  • Walk in the clouds while hiking the 2 000-year-old Great Wall of China
  • Learn about Jade, China’s most precious and celebrated stone, and its manufacturing process at the largest Jade factory in Beijing
  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch


Day NineBeijing

  • Morning Tai Chi lesson, Temple of Heaven
  • Visit the Silk factory to learn Chinese Silk culture and the process of producing silk product
  • Visit Hutong and have a special lunch hosted by a local family
  • Visit Summer Palace in the afternoon
  • Meals: Breakfast


Day TenBeijing – Home

  • You will be transferred to the airport for your schedule flight back home or to continue your journey to visit other cities in China


Highlights

Intrepid explorers get a taste of the local culture, food and historical attractions of the ancient city of China

The Fine Print

Valid for 19 June, 10 July, 21 August, 4 September, 23 October and 6 November 2014.




Reservation:


All bookings must be made within 7 working days of purchase – no refunds thereafter. Groupons will be redeemed once the booking has been confirmed.





To confirm booking:


  • Complete Online Reservation Form at http://www.merryttatravel.com/ChinaTours/WonderofChina.shtml

  • Click 'Book Now" tab and select your tour based on option purchased.

  • Complete all passengers details. Please note where two people are travelling together two voucher codes and two security codes (if applied) are to be entered into areas provided on the booking form.

  • You will be required to provide your credit card information to pay the balance of payments including single supplement (if applied), and any optional tours if required.






Policies:


100% cancellation fee applies after bookings have been confirmed. Rescheduling of a booking provided the change is made one week prior to arrival – subject to availability. Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 10:00.




Rate excludes:

Flights, all meals not specified, travel insurance, items of a personal nature, porterage and tipping and sightseeing not mentioned. Single supplement payable directly to Merry Travel upon confirmation of reservation: R2 900 per person at time of going to market. Subject to change without notice depending on Rate of Exchange. Excludes tipping of US$110 per person payable upon booking, optional entertainment and tours, trip delay, or interruption by airline schedule change, luggage fee charged by airline or extra cost or missing tour caused by flight delay or cancellation. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.