Imperial China (Tour Code: ATIC)

9 Nights / 10 days

Highlight

  • A complete all-inclusive value for money tour with maximum quality sightseeing
  • Stay at top quality Hotels
  • Daily buffet breakfast at the Hotels
  • Daily western / local / Indian –Vegetarian / Non- Vegetarian lunches
  • Daily Indian / local – Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Dinners at the finest restaurants
  • Stay 03 nights in Beijing – the capital city
  • Visit the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Lama temple
  • Marvel at one of the wonder of the world – “Great Wall of China” at Juyong Pass– a symbol of ancient Chinese civilization and one of the structure on Earth that can be seen from space
  • Visit the Summer Palace – the Garden of Natural Harmony
  • Photo Stop at Beijing Olympic Park
  • Visit the Pearl & Jade Factory
  • Enjoy high speed train to X’ian
  • Stay 01 night in Xian – the ancient city that served as the capital of China during 11 dynasties
  • Visit the little Goose Pagoda, Bell & Drum Tower Square
  • Visit the museum of the Terra Cotta Warriors & Meito Factory
  • Stay 02 nights in Zhangjiaie
  • Visit the famous Glass bottomed Bridge
  • Visit Mt. Tianzishan Nature Reserve: Helong Park, West-Sea Stone Forest
  • National Forest Park (golden whip stream), National Art Gallery
  • Stay 03 nights in Shanghai
  • Visit the beautiful Yuyuan Garden, the world famous Jade Buddha, the Bund on your city tour
  • Visit Zhujiajiao – an ancient water town well known throughout the country
  • Visit the Shanghai TV Tower
  • Experience a ride of a lifetime on the Maglev Bullet train
  • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager travelling with you throughout your tour

Itinerary

Welcome to Beijing - A capital city with rich culture and Long History

Today, enter the world of “Air Tours Holidays” as you embark on your vacation to China. Arrive at Beijing airport, meet tour manager at 3PM on arrival area and proceed to your hotel & check in. Kindly make your own arrangement if you are unable to meet Tour Manager at designated time.

Later, this evening proceed for dinner.
Overnight at hotel in Beijing (D)

Tiananmen Square-Forbidden City &Lama Temple. Acrobatic Show !

After the breakfast, proceed to visit the biggest public square in the world; Tiananmen Square conquers you with its grandeur at the first sight. Then you are leaded to Forbidden City. It is the imperial palace for 24 emperors during Ming and Qing dynasties and the biggest ancient architecture complex in the world. walk in the museum to see with your eyes, to touch with your hands and fell with your hearts.

In the afternoon, continue your trip to Lama Temple, which architectural styles are unique in the fact that it combines Manchurian, Chinese, Tibetan, and Mongolian aspects. Everywhere a visitor turns, expansive details and bold patterns can be found to tease and tantalize the senses. Enjoy the Acrobatic show at Chaoyang Theatre in the evening.

Overnight at hotel in Beijing (B,LL,D)

Great Wall- Summer Palace, Olympic Park & Pearl Factory

After the breakfast, Drive 75km to visit the Jade factory and Great Wall at Juyong pass, which is the symbol of China and the wisdom of Chinese people. It is very unbelievable that Chinese succeeded in building such a great architecture with simple tools in ancient time.

Later continue your trip to Summer Palace. Having the largest royal park and being well preserved, it was designated, in 1960 by the State Council, as a Key Cultural Relics Protection Site of China. Containing examples of the ancient arts, it also has graceful landscapes and magnificent constructions. After sightseeing, visit the Pearl Factory; We will have a short stop and take photos in Beijing Olympic Park, where you can see the outside view of the National Stadium-- Bird’s Nest and National Aquatics Centre --Water Cube. Tea house will be followed after the sightseeing.

Overnight at hotel in Beijing (B,LL,D)

Beijing -Xian Pagoda, Bell & Drum Tower (by high speed bullet train)

After breakfast, Proceed to Train station to take super fast train to Xian, (Train Cost Included) Arrive Xian and proceed for lunch, afternoon visit the little Goose Pagoda and enjoy leisure time around the Bell & Drum Tower Square.

Overnight at hotel in Xian (B,LL,D)

Xian – Terra Cotta Museum. Xian – Zhangjiajie(by flight)

After Breakfast, depart for a Full day tour with a visit to the China's Richest historic area, which is recognized by the UNESCO as the eighth wonder of the world, amazing Museum of the Terra Cotta Warriors which is very famous for the great underground army of the First Emperor of China, buried together with him 2200 years ago and discovered only in 1974. It is the most significant archaeological excavations of the 20th century. Proceed for a flight to Zhangjiajie in the evening. (Flight cost Included) On Arrival, check in hotel. ZhangJiaJie National Forest Park is the first established National Forest Park in China. It is famous for its large area of quartz sandstone physiognomy. It is of great natural aesthetic value and therefore selected as World Natural Heritage and World Geological Park by UNESCO.

Overnight hotel in Zhangjiajie (B,LL,PD)

National Forest Park, Yuanjiajie, Mt. Tianzishan

After Breakfast, Take Bailong Lift to the core of Zhangjiajie World Natural Heritage, Yuanjiajie is a mysterious, magic and primitive place. It is the only special conservation area among all World Natural Heritages of China. Within the resort, when clouds and mists rise, you may feel standing at a fairyland. The peak scenes, Avatar Mountain, resembling columns, scourges, towers, human, birds and animals, can bring you beautiful illusions. Visit Mt.Tianzishan Nature Reserve: Helong Park, West-sea Stone Forest and etc., down the mountain by cable car.

Overnight at hotel Zhangjiajie (B,LL,LD)

Zhangjiajie –Shanghai (by flight)
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, transparency glass bridge, National Art Gallery, Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Scenic area covers an area of about 60 square kms,15 kms away from Wulingyuan Scenic area -- the world natural heritage. The Grand Canyon known as the world's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge in the world, which is 430-meter-long, six-meter-wide and 300 meters above the valley floor. It will be the world's longest glass bridge without the use of any reinforced concrete. Designed by architect Haim Dotan, the bridge deck is wholly paved with transparent glass and can carry 800 people. Built among high mountains and canyon, it also has a bungee platform in the center.

National Art Gallery --JunSheng Sandstone Painting Gallery with impressive 3 dimensions, the Sandstone Painting merged with arts of traditional Chinese Painting. Later proceed to airport for your flight to Shanghai.

Overnight at in Shanghai (B,LL,LD)
Shanghai – Jade Buddha Temple – Yuvuan Garden – Maglev Train

After breakfast, Visit a Buddhism shrine - Jade Buddha Temple, located in a crowd of Shanghai City. It is named for its two bejeweled white jade Buddha. Carved from a whole piece of white jade, the sitting jade Buddha statue is translucent with a solemn expression, displaying the excellent skill and extraordinary art of Chinese people. Yuyuan Garden has many scenic courtyards decorated with baroque rockery, pools, and flora that are all connected by corridors and passageways. Later enjoy the Maglev train ride.

Overnight at in Shanghai (B,L,D)

Zhujiajiao – TV Tower – Bund - Shopping

After the breakfast, Visit Zhujiajiao; Located in a suburb of Shanghai city, Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1700 years. Covering an area of 47 square kilometers, the little fan-shaped town glimmers like a bright pearl in the landscape of lakes and mountains.

Endowed with another elegant name - 'Pearl Stream' - the little town is the best-preserved among the four ancient towns in Shanghai. After a wonderful trip drive back to Shanghai, shopping at the bund, Nanjing road and TV Tower, which was completed on October 1, 1994. The tower has a height of 468 meters. With multi-functions of sightseeing, catering, shopping, amusement and accommodations, this tower has become the symbol of the city and a popular tourist attraction in Shanghai.

Overnight Hotel in Shanghai (B,LL,D)

Farewell!!

This morning, after a buffet / boxed breakfast, check out and proceed to the International airport at 08:00am for your flight back home. Kindly make your own arrangement if you are unable to join this departure due to your flight timings. Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with “Air Tours Holidays”, which we’re sure you will treasure for a lifetime. (B)

Tour Cost & Date

Land Cost with Internal Flight
Twin / Double $1850
Single Person $2300
Child with Bed $1575
Child No Bed $1175

NOTE

  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rollaway beds and room size may be the same as the double bed.
  • A person below 12 years is considered a child.
  • There will be no reduction for triple sharing.
  • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case of any one member sharing room with other cancel their reservations.


  • DEPARTURE DATES 2018

    May
    28
    June
    14
    July
    18
    August
    08

    NOTE

    • Tour starts in Beijing on the above mentioned dates. There could be a possibility of flight departure on the previous evening
    • On certain departure dates the itinerary may be operated in reverse order. However, all services and inclusions will remain the same.

    Tour info

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

    SIGHTSEEING TOURS AND EXCURSIONS
    Beijing
    • Visit the Tian Anmen Square
    • Visit the Forbidden City & Lama Temple
    • Visit the Jade factory, Great Wall at Juyong pass
    • Visit the Summer Palace
    • Photo stop in Beijing Olympic Park
    Xi’an
    • Visit the little Goose Pagoda, Bell & Drum Tower Square
    • Museum of the Terra Cotta Warriors & Meitao factory
    Zhangjiajie
    • Visit the World famous Glass bottomed Bridge
    • Visit Mt. Tianzishan Nature Reserve: Helong Park, West – sea stone forest
    • National forest park (golden whip stream), National Art Gallery
    Shanghai
    • Visit the Jade Buddha Temple
    • Yuyuan Gardens and the Bund
    • Ride the Maglev Train
    • Visit Zhujiajiao
    • Shanghai TV Tower

    HOTELS

    • 3 nights' accommodation at Beijing Radisson blu hotel or Mercure downtown hotel or Four Points by Sheraton, haidian hotel or similar in Beijing
    • 1 night accommodation at Xian Grand Noble hotel or Golden flower by Shangri-la hotel or similar in Xian
    • 2 nights'accommodation at Pullman hotel or Crowne plaza hotel or similar in Zhagjiajie
    • 3 nights' accommodation at Radisson hotel hongquan or Sheraton waigaoqiao or crowne plaza fudan or similar in Shanghai

    MEALS

    • Daily buffet Breakfast
    • 1 Indian lunch
    • 7 local lunches
    • 6 Indian dinners
    • 2 local dinners
    • 1 packed dinner

    TRANSFERS

    • All transfers and excursions will be conducted by a deluxe air-conditioned coach.
    • Airfare from Xian – Zhangjiajie – Shanghai
    • 2nd Class High Speed bullet train from Beijing to Xian

    TOUR MANAGER

    • Services of a professional and experienced tour manager or a local representative throughout your tour.
    • Excellent English speaking tour guide throughout the tour

    TIPS

    • Tips to be paid to the guides / drivers

    PORTERAGE

    • Porterage of 01 bag per person at the hotels
    • 1 bag per pax couriered from Beijing hotel to Xian hotel

    WATER

    • 02 Water bottles per person per day

    VISAS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL ON YOUR TOUR

    To travel on your China tour, you would be required to possess the following visas
    Single entry Chinese visa
    Cost of visas is NOT INCLUDED in your tour price

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

    • Cost of international airfare and taxes
    • Cost of deviation - In case you wish to deviate from the group departure dates mentioned in the brochure i.e. either travel before the departure date of your tour or would like to come back on a later date after the tour ends, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable which will be advised to you by our sales team. The same is subject to availability of seats & class for the given dates & ticket validity. Kindly also note, the deviation request is to be made at the time of booking.
    • Cost of Transfer: The individual arrival & departure transfer in case you have opted for deviation or purchase on separate ticket & not traveling under group ticketing.
    • Cost of visas to travel on the tour
    • Medical / Travel insurance
    • Any expenses of personal nature such as porter age, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels etc.
    • Meals other than what is mentioned in your Itinerary.
    • Visa arrangement & visa stamp at International gate
    • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides other than that mentioned in “What your Tour Price Includes”.

    IMPORTANT

    • Updating of Mileage is subject to Airlines terms & conditions in group fare.
    • We request the airlines for preferred seats however this is as per their policy and at their discretion.
    • Keeping in view of Luggage compartment of coach & Internal Flight regulations, we strongly recommend you to carry only medium size Bag of 20kg and 1 carryon bag of 5 kg per person.
    • The dates and granting of Visas is at the sole discretion of the concerned consulate. Air Tours Holidays are not responsible for granting of visas and are only a facilitator in the visa application process.

    POINTS TO BE NOTED

    • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms/coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers. Air Tours will not be liable for the same.
    • The Company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, injury, accident, death, delay, breakdown or irregularity which may occur in carrying out of the tour arrangement.
    • Management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses due to delay or changes in train, plane, bus, ship or other services, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expenses must be borne by the passengers.
    • We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed advisable or necessary.
    • For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary, however all the other services will remain the same.
    • Air Tours will not be liable in any loss of baggage by the Airline.
    • Please refer to the booking form for detailed ‘Terms and Conditions’.

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    • It's very important to find out whether or not your medical insurance will cover you overseas, your regular U.S. health insurance may not cover doctors and hospital visits in other countries. ALWAYS LOOK INTO THE ASPECTS OF COVERING YOUR TRIP FOR UNFORSEEN EVENTS. PLEASE BE INFORMED THAT INSURANCE TAKEN WITHIN 15 DAYS FROM THE DAY OF DEPOSIT MAY OFFER CERTAIN ADDITIONAL BENEFIT (e.g. Pre existing coverage).

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    Chinese Adventure
    Twin / Double $1,500
    Single Person $2,050
    Child with Bed $1,000
    Child No Bed $900
    Add-on Victoria Falls (Zambia) – Min. 15 passangers
    Per Person on Twin Share US$ 3,575
    Child (without bed) US$ 2,200
    Single Room Supplement US$ 900
    Add-on Victoria Falls (Zambia) – Min. 15 passangers
    Per Person on Twin Share US$ 3,575
    Child (without bed) US$ 2,200
    Single Room Supplement US$ 900

    NOTE

    • In case of a triple room, the 3rd person in the room will get a rollaway bed.
    • The room size may be the same as the double room.
    • A person below 12 years is considered a child.
    • In case of a triple room, Supplement Charges will be applicable.

    PRE/POST-TOUR ACCOMMODATION

    Cost of Pre/Post Tour accommodation in Nairobi / Johannesburg will be available on request.

    Departure Dates - 2016
    August
    29 August 2016
    September
    20 September 2016

    NOTE

    Tour starts in Nairobi on the above mentioned dates. There could be a possibility of flight departure on the previous evening