China: Nine-Day Glimpse of China Tour Including Accommodation and Meals with Charming Asia Tours

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The nine-day Glimpse of China Tour introduces visitors to some of China’s star attractions like the Great Wall of China and the Forbidden City, as well as some of its lesser known marvels, for an enthralling glimpse of China’s ancient and modern cultures.

Choose between these options:

  • R6 999 for a nine-day China tour per person sharing
  • R10 999 for a nine-day China tour single supplement

Deluxe Hotels:

  • Beijing: Beijing Marriot Northeast
  • Nanjing: Hilton Hotel Riverside
  • Wuxi: Hilton Hotel
  • Suzhou: Grand Metro Park Hotel
  • Hangzhou: Grand Metro Park Hotel
  • Shanghai: Renaissance Yangtze Shangai Hotel

The Tour

Explorers of the Orient embark upon a journey through a country that has long held the interest and awe of individuals worldwide. Invitingly open to tourists, China offers those who traverse its trails an insight into its existence, both in the past and the present. With days spent exploring the local culture, food and historical attractions that lie in locations such as Beijing, Shanghai and Suzhou, the Glimpse of China Tour provides travellers with a whirlwind exposé of this rich landscape; from its majestic natural sceneries to its booming cityscapes.

Departure dates:

  • 6 August
  • 17 September
  • 22 October
  • 12 November
  • 3 December


  • Day 1: Beijing – Meet tour guide at Beijing Capital International Airport, transfer to hotel
  • Day 2: Beijing – Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Chinese Acrobat Show, Canopy of the Heavens
  • Day 3: Beijing – Beijing National Museum, Great Wall of China, Hu Tong Rickshaw Ride, National Stadium, National Aquatics Centre
  • Day 4: Bullet train to Nanjing – Yangtze River Bridge, Confucius Temple
  • Day 5: Nanjing – Dr Sun Yat Sen’s Mausoleum, Jade Museum, transfer to Wuxi, Yuantouzhu Park, King Qianlong Feast
  • Day 6: Wuxi – Liyuan Park, teapot factory, Pearl Centre, transfer to Suzhou, Shantang Street, Lingering Garden, Jinji Lake, canal cruise
  • Day 7: Suzhou – Silk factory, transfer to Hangzhou, West Lake boat cruise, optional dance performance
  • Day 8: Hangzhou – Longjing Tea Plantation, transfer to Shanghai, Jade Buddha Temple, Chenhuang Temple, Huangpu river cruise
  • Day 9: Shanghai – Transfer to Shanghai Pudong International Airport or Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport


  • Luxury hotel accommodation
  • Guided sightseeing tours
  • English-speaking guides
  • Highlights include the Forbidden City, Great Wall of China, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, Venice of the Orient Canal Cruise in Suzhou
  • Shopping stops include the Beijing Tongrentang, Wuxi Teapot and Pearls, Hangzhou Tea Leaf and Shanghai Jewellery
  • Includes 22 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners and all transfers
  • Includes entrance fees per itinerary

The Fine Print

Valid until 3 December 2014.

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

Policies: Per Person and Single Supplement rates available, minimum two passengers for per person sharing rates. Charming Asia reserves the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip. Includes airport transfers but additional fee of $35USD per person for early arrival flights between 00:00 to 08:00. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another of similar category. Child rate is same as adult. Triple sharing is allowed, but each have to purchase a Groupon twin sharing voucher and 1 bed will be a rollaway bed. To redeem voucher please click on the link: 100% cancellation fee applies after bookings have been confirmed. Rescheduling of a booking provided the change is made 3 weeks prior to arrival – subject to availability. No-shows forfeit Groupon. Check-in: 14:00; Check-out: 10:00.

Exclusions:All international flights. No pets allowed. All meals not specified, travel insurance, items of a personal nature, passport fees, visa fees, personal purchases, optional tours (if applicable), porterage and tipping and sightseeing not mentioned.
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