Sydney Explorers Discover China 7 days
Amazing short trip to China experiencing the Giant Panda’s, Forbidden City and The Great Wall among other fascinating must visit places in China! This trip is joining a larger group tour so guides/coaches and transport all organised.
I will not be leading this meetup but will co-ordinate everyone and host a pre trip dinner so those attending can meet prior the trip.
Travel in comfort and explore Chongqing, Tianjin, Beijing. You will enjoy some of the most spectacular sites in China, including the Great Wall, one of the 7 wonders of the world. Take back with you wonderful, timeless memories of your beautiful adventure.
Sydney Explorers Discover China 7 days DAY 1 / IN-FLIGHT
Your China holiday will begin with an international flight to Chongqing.
*Please note: Due to flight schedules and departing times, you may depart and arrive the same day, but late at night on Day 1. In this case, accommodation would be provided.
Sydney Explorers Discover China 7 days 2 DAY 2 / CHONGQING ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Chongqing Airport in the morning, you will be greeted by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be free for you to enjoy this amazing city.
Sydney Explorers Discover China 7 days 3 DAY 3 / CHONGQING, CITY TOURS & THE GIANT PANDA VIEWING, CHONGQING – TIANJIN
Get under the skin of modern Chongqing and discover the city’s signature sights on guided tour. See the rare giant pandas at Chongqing Zoo’s breeding center, admire the ornamental gardens and bridges of Eling Park, and stroll around Ciqikou, an authentic old-time village on Chongqing’s fringes. After lunch, you will be transferred from Chongqing Airport to the Ford of Heaven city, Tianjin. Upon arrival at Tianjin Airport, you will be met by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel. According to flight availability, you may be transferred by plane from Chongqing to Tianjin in the morning on Day 4.
Sydney Explorers Discover China 7 days 4 DAY 4 / TIANJIN – BEIJING, TEMPLE OF HEAVEN, HUTONG
In the morning you will transfer to Beijing and practice Tai Chi in the Temple of Heaven. Tai Chi is an internal martial art system which places emphasis on the development and control of Chi (consciousness) energy within the body. Afterwards, Hutong Tour and visit a local family for lunch and explore the Hutong neighbourhood, one of Beijing’s rapidly disappearing traditional districts, on a rickshaw.
Sydney Explorers Discover China 7 days 5 DAY 5 / BEIJING – THE GREAT WALL
Today, you will travel into the rugged mountain landscapes north of the city to the magnificent Great Wall of China. Once on top of this ancient defensive structure, you’ll find that some sections are quite steep, but the views are magnificent and the experience is truly unforgettable. You will then learn about Jade, China’s most precious and celebrated stone, and its manufacturing process at the largest Jade factory in Beijing. Furthermore, you may choose to join option tours for Summer Palace. Summer Palace, the massive garden and summer resort for royal members only during the imperial times.
Sydney Explorers Discover China 7 days 6 DAY 6 / BEIJING- TIANANMEN SQUARE & FORBIDDEN CITY, BEIJING -TIANJIN
Set out with your tour guide to discover Beijing’s imperial treasures. Stand in Tiananmen Square, one of the largest and grandest public plazas in the world before progressing on to the Forbidden City. Enter the imposing walls of the Forbidden City, once the exclusive domain of the Ming Dynasty, for an exclusive tour through this vast complex of courtyards and lanes. Afterward, experience the oriental foot massage at a traditional Chinese medical centre where you will learn about alternative treatments for illness and have the chance to consult a Chinese Medical professional. In the evening, transfer to Tianjin, tonight you will get an overview of Tianjin with a personalized walk through the well-known Five Great Avenues, a visit to the Porcelain House, and a stroll around Ancient Culture Street and Italian Style Street.
Sydney Explorers Discover China 7 days 7 DAY 7 / TIANJIN DEPARTURE
Today, you will be transferred to Airport for your scheduled flight home or you may choose to extend your stay and continue to explore other mesmerising cities. We hope you enjoyed your journey to China with us!
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