RIM-PAC International

China Highlight


13 Days

B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner

Day 01
U.S.A.-Beijing
Leave USA via Air China non-stop flight in the afternoon for Beijing. Cross International Dateline.

Day 02
Arrive Beijing

Beijing, China's political and cultural center for the past 700 years, offers many of the sights that make China one of the world's most popular destinations. Arrive in Beijing at 6:00pm . Meet your friendly guide and check into the hotel for a good night's rest. /Beijng Feitian Hotel.

Day 03
Beijing (B,L,D)

Start your tour with Tian Anmen Square, the largest public plaza in the world; Forbidden City, so called because it was off limits for 500 years, is the largest and best-preserved cluster of ancient buildings in China. The 9,999 rooms house numerous treasures and legends. The Summer Palace, which was the favorite summer resort of Empress Dowager Cixi, is one of the finest sights in Beijing.

Day 04
Beijing (B,L,D)

Day excursion to the mighty Great Wall, over 3,000 miles long and said to be the only man-made structure visible by the naked eye from the moon. Temple of Heaven , the perfection of Ming architecture. It consists of Round Altar; Echo Wall; Imperial Vault of Heaven and Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest.

Day 05
Beijing-Xi'an (B,L,D)

Fly to XiÕan via CA 1223 (12:10-13:50), an ancient capital city for 11 dynasties. Visit Ancient City Wall and History Museum, opened in 1992 and rated by some as the best museum in China. /Wan Nian Hotel /Tang Dynasty Show in the evening.

Day 06 Xi'an (B,L,D)
Visit the Terra Cotta Warriors Museum. In 1974 peasants digging a well uncovered what turned out to be the major archaeological discovery of the 20th century: an underground vault of earth and timber that eventually yielded thousands of life-sized terracotta soldiers and their horses in battle formation. Wild Goose Pagoda. And Jade Factory.

Day 07
Xi'an-Hangzhou (B.L.D)

Fly to Hangzhou in the morning. Visit Linyin Temple. /Ramada Hangzhou Hotel

Day 08
Hangzhou-Suzhou
Visit Dragon WellÓ (LONGJING) Tea which you will be able to taste during a visit to the Tea Plantation. Sightseeing also includes a boat ride on the placid West Lake surrounded by hills and gardens, its banks dotted with pavilions and temples. It is the most beautiful lake in China. Priavte bus to Suzhou.
/Castle Hotel

Day 09
Suzhou

Suzhou is said to be the "Venice of the Orient" by Marco Polo in the 13th century. Visit the most beautiful gardens in China with ponds, zigzag bridges, rock formation hill, exotic flowers, etc. Each garden takes dozens of years to finish. Silk factory where you will see how to process from cocoon to silk. Also visit the magic of Double Embroidery Research Institute.

Day 10
Suzhou-Tongli-Shanghai

Bus ride to Tongli, an ancient village where 60% of the residential houses were built during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, consisting of classic courtyards and carved brick archways and bridges. Private bus to Shanghai. /New Century Hotel Shanghai

Day 11
Shanghai (B)
Shanghai, China's largest city. Once known as a "paradise of adventurers" in pre-1949 days, it is now the country's most important industrial and commercial center with a population of over 13 million. Tour highlights today include the Shanghai Museum; YuGarden; the Bund, a popular local waterfront park for local gatherings. /Acrobatic Show in the evening.

Day 12
Shanghai (B)
Free day on your own after breakfast to shop or explore.

Day 13
Shanghai-U.S.A. (B)
Transfer to the airport after breakfast. Board Air China flight in the morning and arrive USA the same day.


Hong Kong extension:

Day 13
Shanghai-Hong Kong (B)

Leave Shanghai in the morning for H.K. Transfer to New World Renassance Hotel or the same class. Afternoon free on your own.

Day 14
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Island tour include the Repulse Bay; Tiger Palm Beach; Fishing Village and Voctoria Peak. Afternoon free on your own. Or you can take optional tours offered in your hotel.

Day 15
Hong Kong
Explore Hong Kong on your own.

Day 16
Hong Kong-U.S.A.

Be transferred to the airport in the morning and back to USA the same day.

Price: $899.00 per person double occupancy;
Single room $350.00 extra


Featuring Cities

Beijing, Xi'an, Hangzhou, Tongli,
Suzhou, Shanghai

Your dream of China has never been so accessible and affordable.
Join us for a spectacular 13 days China tour special. Visit Beijing for the Great Wall and Forbidden City; Xi'an for the Terra-cotta Museum plus two most scenic and
picturesque cities Suzhou and Hangzhou "Heaven on Earth" by Marco Polo.


2014 Departure Dates &
Tour Costs


March 05; 19; 26
April 09; 16; 23
Oct. 22; 29
Nov. 05; 12; 19

New York/LAX price: $2,199
plus Taxes and Fees: $118
Airline Fuel Surcharges: $380
Total: $2,697.00

May 07; 14
Sept. 10; 17; 24
Oct. 08; 15

New York/LAX price: $2,399
plus Taxes and Fees: $118
Airline Fuel Surcharges: $351
Total: $2,897.00

June 04; 11; 18; 25
July 02; 16; 29
Aug. 06; 20; 27

New York/LAX price: $2,899
plus Taxes and Fees: $158
Airline Fuel Surcharges: $410
Total: $3,467.00

 

1. Land only: $1,599;
single supplement: $499

2. US and China departure taxes and China visa fee are not included;

* Please call for our lowest add-on fare from your home city to gateways.

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