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12 Day China Golden Triangle Tour

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10 Nights
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Discover the beauty of China’s rich culture, ancient history, delicate cuisine & modern architecture with this 10-night tour of China that includes your return international flights, 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches & 1 dinner. This once in a lifetime bucket list experience will see you walking the iconic Great Wall of China, exploring the majestic Summer Palace, observing the silent vigil of the Terracotta Army, discovering the picture-perfect West Lake in Hangzhou, indulging in the hustle & bustle of Shanghai & much, much more!

 

YOUR 7TRAVEL DEAL INCLUDES:

  • Airfares, taxes & fuel surcharges with a full-service Chinese carrier (eg. China Eastern/Southern Airlines, Air China, China/Hainan/Sichuan/Xiamen Airlines or similar alternative)

Enjoy return full-service international flights, with luggage, taxes and fuel charges included in the price. All flights provided are on a full-service Chinese carrier. Click the Finer Details tab for more information. Fly from other cities from $300*pp.

  • 10 nights quality hotel accommodation

Enjoy a total of 10 nights staying at a range of 3-4 star hotel accommodations across China. Your accommodation is sorted as you make your way through Xi’an, Beijing, Suzhou, Wuxi, Hangzhou & Shanghai

  • 10 breakfast, 7 lunches & 1 dinner

Feast on a range of delicious meals when you pull up a seat for breakfast at the restaurants of each hotel. Expect all your favourites, plus a range of delicacies you may never have tried.

  • Xi’an to Beijing internal flight

Getting from Xi’an to Beijing is easy with us. We’ve made all of your arrangements, so you can sit back and enjoy the flight.

  • Beijing to Shanghai internal flight or High-speed train from Beijing to Suzhou

Race to Suzhou on-board a high-speed bullet train or take advantage of an internal flight to Shanghai.

  • Round trip airport & hotel transfers

The last thing you want to do on your holiday is stress about how you’re going to get to and from the airport & hotels. With us, you won’t have to worry. Enjoy return airport & hotel transfers on us.

  • Air-conditioned coach transportation

Get around China in total comfort. Enjoy air-conditioned coach transportation (20kg per person luggage limit) when travelling between Wuxi, Suzhou, Hangzhou and Shanghai during your 10 Night China tour.

  • All sightseeing and entrance fees (except optional tours)

Savour the beauty of China. Walk along the incredible Great Wall, stroll through the exquisite Chinese Gardens in Suzhou plus heaps more.

  • English-speaking tour guide(s)

Don’t miss out on a thing. Your tour includes English-speaking tour guide(s) throughout your 10-night tour of China.

DEPOSIT:

$599*pp

PRICE:

$1,349*pp

PURCHASE AND BOOK BY:

30 April 2019

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Day 1: Arrive in Xi’an

Fly to Xi’an via connecting cities and transfer to the hotel.

Note: Some flights may depart the night before.

 

Day 2Xi’an (B,L,D)

The highlight today is a visit to the Terracotta Army to see the life-sized defending army of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. This site is among the top archaeological excavations of the 20th century. This will be followed by a visit to a ceramic art factory. In the evening, enjoy a special Imperial Dumpling Banquet and traditional Tang Dynasty Singing & Dancing Show.

 

Day 3: Xi’an – Beijing (B,L)

After breakfast, visit the Shaanxi Provincial History Museum. Enjoy a special noodle lunch including an interesting noodle making demonstration. Then visit the Great Wild Goose Pagoda, the symbol of the city. Later, walk along the Ancient City Wall, which is not only the most complete city wall to survive in China, but also one of the largest ancient military defence systems in the world. Fly to Beijing & transfer to hotel.

 

Day 4: Beijing (B)

After breakfast, visit Tiananmen Square in the centre of Beijing. The square is named after the Tiananmen (Gate of Heavenly Peace) located to its north, which provides entry to the famed Forbidden City. The square contains the Monument to the People’s Heroes, Great Hall of the People, National Museum of China, and the Mausoleum of Chairman Mao Zedong. You may also wish to take an optional Forbidden City Tour (at your own expense). You’ll discover the former seat of the emperors throughout the Ming and Qing dynasties. It is a true architectural masterpiece and is home to the fascinating National Palace Museum.

Optional activities:

Peking Duck Lunch ($50 per person): Dine on Peking Duck.

Forbidden City Tour ($85 per person): Explore the ancient and imposing heart of China’s imperial past.

Authentic Old Beijing Tour, with Temple of Heaven, Hutong Tour, and Dinner ($115 per person): The Temple of Heaven is recognised as a world heritage site by UNESCO. It is an architectural masterpiece, and was built between 1406 and 1460 AD. The temple was used by China’s emperors for ceremonies honouring the god of harvests. Then, take a rickshaw tour of Beijing’s ancient Hutong neighbourhoods, and visit a local family. This package also includes a traditional Beijing Noodle dish – zhajiangmian (fried bean sauce noodles) meal at a local restaurant. A speciality of Beijing, zhajiangmian is cooked by mixing noodles with vegetables and fried soybean sauce

 

Day 5: Beijing-  (B,L)

Today’s highlight is an excursion to the majestic Great Wall, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You’ll have a chance to climb a portion of this 6,000km marvel, at Juyong Pass. Then tour the iconic Beijing 2008 Olympic Centre; which includes the famous Bird’s Nest and Water Cube stadiums, which now host many spectacular events. You’ll see these magnificent structures from the outside, providing a perfect photo opportunity. You’ll visit one of the largest jade exhibitions in Asia en route, and after lunch, see skilled artisans work at a cloisonné factory.

Optional activity:

The Golden Mask Dynasty ($75 per person): Be amazed by the colour, music, and action of this large-scale stage production (evening).

 

Day 6: Beijing: fly or high-speed-train to Suzhou (B)

Today, tour the exquisite Summer Palace, the largest preserved ancient garden in China, and formerly a summer resort for emperors. This is followed by a visit to a Chinese herbal medicine institute and learn about this ancient medical tradition. Then, take a high-speed train to Suzhou. Alternatively, the group may fly to Shanghai and travel the short distance to Suzhou by bus.

Note: The mode of transport (flight or train) will be confirmed by the time final documentation is ready hence within 2 weeks prior to departure.

 

Day 7: Suzhou – Wuxi (B,L)

Suzhou has long been known as the ‘Venice of the East’, for its exquisite canals, bridges, pagodas, and beautiful gardens, and is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. After breakfast, tour the Lingering Garden, a classic private garden with 500 years of history. Next, visit the largest silk factory in the country, and discover how silk is manufactured from mulberry-munching silkworms. You may also take an optional cruise along the Grand Canal (at your own expense) and view life along this section of the longest and oldest canal in the world. Late afternoon, we continue to Wuxi and visit Three Kingdoms City, which is a major CCTV (China Central Television) production studio, and a renowned tourist attraction. The Romance of the Three Kingdoms, a historical TV series, was filmed there.

Optional activity:

Grand Canal Cruise ($45 per person): Cruise on China’s Grand Canal, at 1,776km long and reaching all the way to Beijing, this massive engineering feat was unparalleled in the ancient world.

 

Day 8: Wuxi-Hangzhou (B,L)

This morning, tour beautiful Li Lake (Lihu), which is the most scenic corner of Wuxi’s huge Lake Tai (Taihu), followed by a visit to a freshwater pearl exhibition and store. Continue on to Hangzhou, described by Marco Polo as “the most beautiful and magnificent city in the world”. Upon arrival, you may take an optional cruise on the serene West Lake (Xihu), which the most renowned feature of Hangzhou, and is noted for its scenic beauty, which blends naturally with many famous historical and cultural sites. In the evening, you may wish to attend Enduring Memories of Hangzhou, and see the story of West Lake come alive before your eyes.

Optional activity:

West Lake Cruise ($55 per person): An optional cruise on the serene West Lake.

Show: Enduring Memories of Hangzhou ($95 per person): See the story of West Lake come alive before your eyes (season runs Feb-Oct)

 

Day 9: Hangzhou – Shanghai (B,L)

Experience tea-tasting at the Dragon Well Tea Plantation, which produces some of the the best ‘Longjing’ Green Tea in China. After lunch we drive to Shanghai. The Bund, on the Huangpu River and lined by historical architecture of European design, is the best place to capture the Westin influences of the colonial era. Then, visit the City God Temple Bazaar, which is composed of stores selling traditional Chinese arts and crafts, medicine, and souvenirs. Tonight, you can watch a thrilling Chinese acrobatic show SPIRAL (at your own expense).

Optional activity:

SPIRAL Acrobatic Show ($85 per person): A thrilling Chinese acrobatic show, featuring dance, drama, music, and multimedia effects.

 

Day 10: Shanghai (B,L)

In the morning, tour Shanghai Museum, to see ancient Chinese art, furniture, and jade, followed by a visit to an emerald exhibition centre. In the afternoon, you may enjoy an optional half day tour of the Jin Mao Tower and Xintiandi ($85 per person). You’ll visit the Jin Mao Tower Observation Deck on the 88th floor, for a panoramic view of the Huangpu River and the Bund. Xintiandi (New Heaven and Earth) holds the historical and cultural legacy of the city. It was the site of the first congress of the Chinese Communist Party but is now the most expensive place to live in China. Tonight, you may enjoy an optional Huangpu River cruise.

Optional activity:

Half-day City Tour ($85 per person): Tour the Jin Mao Tower and see the city from the 88-floor observation deck, then visit the famed Xintiandi district.

Huangpu River cruise ($75 per person): Get a glimpse of the dazzling view of Shanghai, with the colonial-era Bund on one side and the futuristic skyscrapers of Lujiazui financial district on the other.

 

Day 11: Shanghai – Australia (B)

After breakfast, transfer to Shanghai airport to board your overnight connecting flight via an intermediate city to Australia. The trip may be over, but the experiences and memories will certainly last a lifetime.

 

Day 12: Australia

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If I want to travel on a particular date but am not ready to provide full payment yet, can the booking be held for me until I am ready to pay in full?

Unfortunately, due to limited availability and high demand for these exclusive packages, we are unable to hold any bookings without payment.

What is included in the deal?

All inclusions and exclusive bonuses for the deal can be located under ‘The deal’ tab.

How many people can sleep in a room?

All room types generally cater for up to 2 adults. Extra beds may be available on request*.

*Fees, terms & conditions apply, please refer to resort information.

How do I make a booking once I have purchased a 7travel voucher?

Customers will need to contact the 7travel team. When you contact us to make your booking, we will endeavor to book and confirm all components of your package within 72 hours of receiving your booking details. Should we not be able to confirm any component, we will contact you with an alternative within 72 hours. For further details regarding the booking process please refer to our full Terms & Conditions (use the link at the bottom of this page).

Can I cancel or make changes to my booking?

Should you need to cancel for any reason once full payment is made, subject to clause 4 in the Terms & Conditions, you will not be entitled to any refund, including any extra purchases. Fees will apply should any amendments be required after booking your voucher (minimum fee of $100 per person). In addition to the amendment fees, any supplier terms and conditions will be applied. For full details regarding cancellation or amendments, please refer to our Terms & Conditions (use the link at the bottom of this page).

Can I purchase travel insurance through 7travel?

Yes you can purchase travel insurance. Please call 1300 297 577. The Australian Government advises that all travelers obtain travel insurance prior to travel. The insurance should cover loss of deposit and other monies through cancellation, loss or damage to personal baggage and loss of money, medical expenses, additional expenses to cover hotel accommodation and repatriation costs to Australia should any services need to be extended or curtailed due to illness or other insurable risks. Our reservations team can provide you with general information about travel insurance at the time of booking. If you do not require travel insurance, you agree to provide written acknowledgement that a recommendation to obtain travel insurance has been made to you by us.

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You can visit the 'Availability' tab which has live, up-to-date availability. Simply select a date in the calendar above the availability grid. For airfare availability, please contact 7travel on 1300 297 577.

If I want to travel on a particular date but haven’t purchased a 7travel voucher, can the booking/room be held for me until I have purchased the voucher?

No. Bookings/rooms cannot be held without voucher purchase.

What is the promotion availability?

Your booking is subject to the availability of the actual rooms provided by the resort for the 7travel promotion. This allocation of rooms is well in excess of the rooms required to satisfy the offer, however, not all rooms available at the resort on any given day will be available to guests participating in the promotion offer. Please note that booking available rooms is on a First Come First Served basis.

Can I contact the resort directly to make a booking/redeem my voucher or check availability?

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TRAVEL DATES:

  • Selected dates from: 5 August 2019 – 7 November 2020

2019 DEPARTURE DATES:

  • 5 August
  • 2 September and 9 September
  • 21 October,
  • 4 November

2020 DEPARTURE DATES:

  • 29 February,
  • 7, 14 and 21 March
  • 11 and 18 April
  • 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 May
  • 6 and 13 June
  • 18 and 25 July
  • 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 August
  • 5 and 12 September
  • 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 October
  • 7 November

HIGH SEASON SURCHARGES FOR 2020:

Peak Season surcharge $300*pp

  • 28 March
  • 4 April
  • 20 June
  • 4 July

Peak Season surcharge $400*pp

  • 27 June
  • 19 September

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION^:

All star ratings are local ratings

  • Xi’an: Titan Times Hotel or Similar
  • Beijing: Chunhuiyuan Hot Spring Resort or similar
  • Suzhou: Holiday Inn Express Suzhou Taihu Lake or similar
  • Wuxi: Holiday Inn Express Wuxi Taihu New City or similar
  • Hangzhou: Meiziqing Hotel Hangzhou or Similar
  • Shanghai: Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Pujiang or Similar

OPTIONAL PROGRAMS:

Optional programs available (prepaid in Australia 2 months prior to departure or pay in local currency while on tour).

  • Beijing: Forbidden City Tour $85 per person
  • Beijing: Authentic Old Beijing Tour with Temple of Heaven, Hutong Tour, and Dinner $115 per person
  • Beijing: The Golden Mask Dynasty: $75 per person
  • Wuxi: Grand Canal Cruise $45 per person
  • Hangzhou: West Lake Cruise $55 per person
  • Hangzhou: Show: Enduring Memories of Hangzhou $95 per person (Feb-Oct Only)
  • Shanghai: Half day tour to Jin Mao Tower and Xintiandi $85 per person
  • Shanghai: SPIRAL Acrobatic Show $85 per person
  • Shanghai: Huangpu River Cruise $75 per person

Note: Customers may choose to book and pay for the optional programs to the guide on the tour.

SHOPPING:

Note: Several shopping stops are included as cultural learning experiences with no obligation to purchase local specialty products.

  • Beijing: Jade Factory, Chinese Medicine
  • Suzhou – Silk Factory
  • Wuxi – Pearl Factory
  • Hangzhou – Tea Factory
  • Shanghai – Emerald Centre

PACKAGE EXCLUSIONS:

  • Compulsory prepaid tipping $110 per person
  • China Visa
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Anything not mentioned or ‘optional’ or ‘own account’ in the itinerary
  • Personal expenses

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Single Supplement is available from $670

Airline upgrade^: Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines from $500pp

Interstate surcharge: Brisbane $100 per person. Adelaide/Perth $300pp (flights may be via Sydney or Melbourne) Tour provider to collect additional funds.

Pre-& post tour accommodation w/breakfast: $75 per person twin share. $150 per person per single room including breakfast. Excludes private transfers & early arrival / stay behind surcharge)

Air-conditioned coach transportation has 20kg per person luggage limit

Optional private transfers $120/vehicle for 3 persons/way

Early arrival/stay behind surcharge: From $250pp – subject to availability & applicable fare difference

Several shopping stops are included as cultural learning experiences with no obligation to purchase local specialty products.

Nexus Holidays will collect the final payment from the customer 120 days prior to departure.

The original deposit is non-refundable unless approved by both Nexus & Ignite Travel.

All documentation will be emailed to the customer within 2 weeks prior to departure.

The 2020 itinerary is subject to change and there may be minor adjustments to this.

All prices are subject to availability and applicable fare difference

All prices are per person twin-share unless otherwise stated and subject to revision without notice. Itineraries, airlines, hotels and ships are subject to availability and change. Nexus Holidays reserves the right to provide substitutes of similar quality and adjust the itinerary as we see fit to ensure smooth operations. Passengers must remain with the group at all times. Fees may apply for deviations from the set itinerary. Total length of trip includes time spent in flight and it subject to flight schedule. Flights are not available until approximately two weeks before departure and may involve up to two transits per leg. Please check all information before booking. By booking you accept all booking conditions.

http://nexusholidays.com.au/before-you-go/booking-conditions/

After purchasing vouchers customers will be contacted within 72 hours by our booking partner Nexus Holidays who will forward a booking form to confirm dates, where any additional extras will need to be paid for to Nexus Holidays.

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*From price. All prices below are in Australian Dollars and are based on per person twin share occupancy unless stated otherwise.

Savings % is calculated on the maximum discount across all ex points.

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