Chinese Dynasty8 Days | Starting from AED 5999

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  • Forbidden City
  • Terracotta Army
  • Bund

 

  • The Great Wall
  • Golden Mask Show
  • Bullet Train
  • Dim Sum
  • Hot Pot
  • Peking Duck
  • Jade
  • Silk
  • Tea Set
  • Porcelain

Overview

 The tour takes you to the golden triangle of China; Beijing - Xi’an - Shanghai. Picture this, pathways and streets aged over thousands of years packed with enormous castles and magnificent pagodas. Walking along the same planes once walked on and enjoyed by royalty themselves such as the forbidden city and Summer Palace. Be one of millions to have experienced one of the seven wonders of the world first hand, The Great Wall. Hitch a ride on one the fastest bullet trains and visit some phenomenal sights in Xi-an. Last stopover to the city highlights of Shanghai to indulge in exquisite eats and shopping.


Itinerary

Included Meals:Dinner
Welcome to Beijing, the beloved city and capital of China. Arrive at the airport, greeted by out tour representative followed by transfer to the hotel for check-in and dinner. Overnight in Beijing.
 
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Wake up to a ready breakfast buffet. Kick off the day with a detailed city tour guided by an expert comprising of the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Summer Palace. Duration: 8-10 hrs.
 
Bite into the vast and intriguing history of China as you explore the Forbidden city, the world’s largest complex. Located in the heart of the city, be prepared to glare at the sheer scale of this giant compound. Step into the site where time seems to have stood still welcomed by the impeccably maintained Tiananmen (The Gate of Heavenly Peace), the square now extending to 440,000SM2. Not only a popular attraction, the Forbidden City is of peak importance to its history and culture. The Emperor was believed to be a son from the Heaven with powers bestowed upon him. Hence the city was constructed as residence to the Emperor replicating the “Purple Palace” where God was thought to live. Such a divine locality was not permitted to enter by the mere population hence giving it the name, Forbidden City. This served as residence to the emperors from Ming to Qing Dynasty. Next onto the Summer Palace, another must visit when in Beijing. Set on the natural landscape of knolls, open water and luxurious royal garden with pagodas, temples and palaces blending harmoniously together. This UNESCO World Heritage site built in 1750 was an escape during summers for the royal family. Earlier called the Garden of Clear Ripples, it could not withstand the Second Opium War and was destroyed in the 1850s later reconstructed and renamed the Summer Palace. Later, proceed to lunch followed by return to the hotel.
 
In the evening, join us on the optional Golden Mask Show or enjoy free time on your own. This phenomenal show is an original Chinese play. Set in the mythical Golden Mask Dynasty, tells the tale of a golden masked queen creating and defending her reign but eventually sacrificing herself to save it. The storyline is entwined with a beautiful love story between the Golden Mask Queen and the Blue Mask King. The play covers 8 chapters with over 200 actors presenting dramatic music, expressive dances, elaborative costumes, superb acrobatics, immersive audio visuals and mind-blowing theatrics. One of the most impressive and talked about scenes is how they stage a full on flood right on the platform. Words and pictures fail to describe it adequately; you have to see it to believe it. After a magical night, continue to dinner. Overnight in Beijing.
 
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
The day begins with a ready breakfast buffet. Next, gear up to see the UNESCO Heritage site and also one of seven wonders of the world, the Great Wall of China followed by a visit to the Jade Factory and Xiushui Market. Squeeze in a photo stop at Olympic Park before heading to the Silk Factory, with an authentic Chinese lunch and dinner in the evening.

Explore one of the greatest feats in history as you wander the Juyongguan Pass. The Great Wall is the world’s longest defensive wall built in the span of over 2000 years. No one knows the exact length of the wall as it was built through many dynasties. However, the estimated length is 21,196KM. The Juyongguan Pass is one of the more popular and secure sectors with a solid framework enclosing a valley and surrounded by lush mountains where apart from the wall, many temples and watchtowers can be found. Spend an hour or two here to absorb the stunning views or climb to the beacon towers. Continue on to Jade Factory displaying a variety of Jade jewelry and other items. Jade is a crucial element in Chinese history, it is not only aesthetically beautiful but represents aspirational social value. Next stop is the Silk Alley Market to bag in all the best bargains, be it clothing, electronics, silk items, home décor and more. Then onto a quick stop at Olympic Park followed by a visit to the Silk Factory. Watch and learn how silk is extracted and made before fashioning it into the latest robes, bedding and more. Overnight in Beijing.
 
Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Dig in to your delicious breakfast buffet before departing to the train station for your ride to Xi’an via a high speed train. Zoom past huge expanses of land as the train tops at 300KM/Hr Distance covered: 1216KM Duration: 5.5Hrs
Arrive at Xi’an and catch a glimpse of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square located within the Xi’an Daci’en Temple with numerous gardens and squares emphasizing its splendor. This is followed by an appetizing dinner and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Overnight in Xi’an.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Start the day with the most important meal before heading out to explore the Terra Cotta Warriors and Crockery Factory and Muslim Quarter.
Terracotta is a clay based ceramic popular in the region of Xi’an from the Qin Dynasty. A few farmers digging for a well, accidently stumbled upon one of the greatest historic discoveries. Underneath was a life-size army of 8,000 warriors made with terracotta buried along with China’s first emperor Qin Shi Huang Di. Further excavation brought to light swords, bronze horses and carriages as well in excellent condition. The army was built to keep the Emperor company and serve him in the afterlife. Each terracotta warrior is actually from the army of the emperor’s reign, each with its unique features and characteristics. As of now over 2,000 warriors have been rebuilt and ready for public viewing while the others are still a work in progress. The site is now listed under UNESCO World Heritage and not be missed on your visit to the city. Next, head to the Muslim Quarter for a glimpse of the tight knit community believed to be descendants of traders and foreign envoys. The area boasts plenty of delectable eats and stores. Refuel with lunch.
 
In the evening, come along with us to the optional tour of Tang Dynasty Show lasting about 1 hr. or explore the city some more on your own. Peek into the highlights of the Tang Dynasty, china’s Golden Age going hand in hand with wonderful music and dance. You will be wowed by the attractive costumes, authentic music and dance. Starting off with a traditional Chinese music instrument ensemble followed by an elegant dance performance. The artists are internationally renowned and part of the largest performing group in western China. Meet up with the entire crew later and proceed to dinner. Overnight in Xi’an.
 
 
Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Tuck in to the ready breakfast buffet before departing to the train station for your ride to Shanghai via a bullet train. Capture the unique sceneries as you fly by with the train topping at 300KM/Hr. Arrive at Shanghai and proceed to dinner followed by check-in at the hotel. Overnight in Shanghai. Distance covered: 1509KM Duration: 7Hrs
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
An appetizing breakfast buffet is served this morning. This is followed by an amazing discovery of the city with an expert guide.
A temple was initially constructed to house 2 Jade Buddha statues brought by a Burmese monk. But the temple was demolished during the downfall of Qing Dynasty. However, the statues were preserved and a new temple was built on the current premise in 1982 thus being named the Jade Buddha Temple. The highlight of the temple, the Buddha statues are carved and crafted from pure white jade. Continue on to the Pearl factory showcasing another popular facet of Chinese history; pearl extraction. Next, make your way to Bund, a renowned waterfront area and symbol of Shanghai. From here, you are able to view the stunning skyline of the west consisting of 26 uniquely designed buildings from Gothic, Classicism, Romanesque, Baroque and Renaissance eras. Then comes the primary shopping street, Nanjing Road to fulfil all your shopping cravings. Lastly, head to Jin Mao Tower. The tower is fairly new, built in 1999 considering all the historic landmarks this country has to offer. For this 88-storey tower, standing tall at 420M, the architect was able to cleverly combine traditional Chinese cultural elements with modern design making this one of the key buildings in the country. Follow this up with a delicious lunch.

In the evening, partake in the optional acrobatic show or time free at your leisure. Complete your holiday to China with an awesomely conceptualised, multi-million-dollar show featuring a variety of traditional and modern Chinese gymnastics. From aerial walking, bowl balancing, trapeze acts and also motorbike cage stunts, the performances range from impressive to down-right bewildering. End the evening with dinner. Overnight in Shanghai.

Day 8 Shanghai - UAE

Included Meals: Breakfast
Begin the day with a good breakfast followed by checkout from the hotel and depart to the airport for your return flight.
 
 
 
*Please note standard check-in time is 3PM and check-out is 12PM
 

 


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Inclusions

Return Flight
4* Hotel Stay
All Taxes
 
7 Breakfasts 
4 Lunches 
7 Dinners 
Airport Transfers
Sightseeing

Value Adds 

Wake up call service
Hot Buffet Breakfast
Halal and Vegetarian Meals on request
Pre-tour Briefing
King beds
Queen Beds
Twin Beds

 

 


Highlights

Centrally Located Hotels for your convenience
Comfortable travel on a luxury coach
English speaking guides on City Tours
International, Local & Indian Meals

3 Nights in Beijing
Access to the Great Wall of China with free time to explore – Juyongguan Pass
Jade Factory visit
Free time at Silk Alley Market
Quick stop at Olympic Park
Visit to Silk Factory
High Speed Train Ride to Xi’an
Guided City Tour
Visit to the Forbidden City
Tiananmen Sqaure
Free time at Summer Palace
Explore royal garden, temples, pagodas and palace

2 NIghts in Xi’an
Pass Big Wild Goose Pagoda Sqaure within Daci’en Temple
Visit a crucial piece of Chinese history , the Terra Cotta Warriors and Crockery Factory
Stop by the close knit community in the Muslim Quarter
Take a high speed train to Shanghai

2 Nights in Shanghai
Guided City Tour
Visit Jade Buddha Temple housing beautiful jade statues
Pearl Factory admission and tour to learn about pearl extraction
Photostop at the popular waterfront Bund
Free time at Nanjing Road
Jin Mao Tower with access to the 88th floor outdoor glass skywalk


Optional Tours

Golden Mask Show
Adult: AED199 Child(6-11yrs): AED149 Child(2-5yrs): AED149
Tang Dynasty Show
Adult: AED199 Child(6-11yrs): AED149 Child(2-5yrs): AED149
Acrobatic Show
Adult: AED199 Child(6-11yrs): AED149 Child(2-5yrs): AED149


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Currency in China – Chinese Yuan/ Renminbi (RMB)
 

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