Best of China

CHINA AT IT'S BEST! This is an AMAZING experience in China that allows you time to enjoy the best of China’s top sights.  This leisurely paced 16 day tour is just $2999, which is ONLY $187 a day including ALL taxes & fees! LowCost Air available from just $99! INCREDIBLE VALUE!  Begin with 5 days in the capital of Beijing with complete sightseeing of Forbidden City and Great Wall.  Fly to Xian for 4 days to see the incredible Terra Cotta Warriors.  Next fly to Guilin for 4 days and enjoy the most unique mountain range in the world from the vantage of a Li River cruise.  Finally fly to Shanghai for a 5 day stay to enjoy the best of this fascinating city.  You can even add a 5 day BEST OF HONG KONG Post Tour for just $799 LowCost Air Available from Just $99! 

This is a very unique CHINA EXPERIENCE se we recommend you act fast. Ask your Legendary Journeys agent for details.




DEPARTURES 2017: March 28

ITINERARY:

Day 1 || Fly Los Angeles to China

Day 2 || Arrive Beijing
Today you arrive in China’s capital of Beijing.  Upon arrival you meet your Legendary Journeys China National Guide / Escort and will transfer to your first class (3 star) hotel.  (Deluxe 4 star CITY CENTER upgrade is offered to Sunworld Hotel or Luxury 5 star CITY CENTER upgrade is offered to Crowne Plaza Beijing or similar.  Remember, these upgrades will allow you to be in the heart of the city).  Welcome to Beijing.

Day 3 || Beijing || Forbidden City & Imperial Palace sightseeing
American Breakfast is included today.  Your full-day sightseeing starts with a visit to the Forbidden City and its Imperial Palace, once the home of China’s great emperors.  Nearby is 100-acre Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world.  Continue to the former Summer Palace, a complex of pavilions, temples, and galleries set among beautifully landscaped grounds and situated on Kunming Lake.

Day 4 || Beijing || Great Wall & Ming tombs sightseeing
American Breakfast is included today.  Today is one of the world’s great experiences.  The Great Wall of China once stretched 4000 miles across China’s barren northern terrain from the Bohai Sea to the Gobi Desert.  Head north to a village where the Great Wall is well preserved and walk along the wall to enjoy sweeping vistas of this mammoth fortress.  Then visit a Cloisonne Workshop and see local artisans use the techniques of this ancient art form to turn pieces of copper into colorful decorative items.  Next take a leisurely walk down the Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs and marvel at the impressive hand carved stone statues.

Day 5 || Beijing at leisure
American Breakfast is included today.  You have one final day for your own pursuits.  Your guide will be able to assist with an endless choice of activities.

Day 6 || Beijing to Xian
American Breakfast is included today.  Today you transfer to the airport for your flight to Xian.  This is one of the world’s most interesting archeological sites.  Upon arrival you transfer to your first class (3 star) hotel. (Deluxe 4 star CITY CENTER upgrade is offered to Grand New World Hotel Hotel or Luxury 5 star CITY CENTER upgrade is offered to Golden Flower Shangri-La Hotel or similar.  Remember, these upgrades will allow you to be in the heart of the city).  Welcome to Xian.

Day 7 || Xian & Terra Cotta Warriors
American Breakfast is included today.  One of the largest and wealthiest cities in the world when China dominated the silk trade, Xi’an today is an archaeological treasure trove.  Sightseeing begins with a tour of the city including seeing the Dayan Pagoda, famous city walls and more.  In 1974, the tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin shi Huangdi, was accidentally discovered by local farmers.  You will visit the famous dig site that is now one of the world’s great historical experiences.  You will marvel at the legion of Terracotta Warriors that has been guarding the burial site for 2000 years.

Day 8 || Xian at leisure
American Breakfast is included today.  You have one final day for your own pursuits.  Your guide will be able to assist with an endless choice of activities.

Day 9 || Xian to Guilin
American Breakfast is included today.  Today you transfer to the airport for your flight to Guilin.  This in one of China’s most beautiful cities and you will learn why.  Check into your first class (3 star) hotel for a leisurely 3 night stay (Deluxe 4 star CITY CENTER upgrade is offered to Gulin Bravo Hotel or Luxury 5 star CITY CENTER upgrade is offered to Guilin Royal Garden Hotel or similar.  Remember, these upgrades will allow you to be in the heart of the city).  Welcome to Guilin.

Day 10 || Guilin || Li River Lunch Cruise & Guilin sightseeing
American Breakfast is included today. Today is one of the most scenic of the trip as you see the famous limestone mountain, their needle peaks hidden in the mist, rise from the green plain surrounding Guilin.  These mountains are considered the most beautiful in the world because they are so unique.  The scene conveys a sense of mystery that for centuries artists have tried to capture.  Your tour of Guilin will capture this.  Next, savor unique vistas during a leisurely cruise on the Li River with lunch.  The vistas are breathtaking. 

Day 11 || Guilin at leisure
American Breakfast is included today.  You have one final day for your own pursuits.  Your guide will be able to assist with an endless choice of activities.

Day 12 || Guilin to Shanghai
American Breakfast is included.  Today you fly to the cosmopolitan city of Shanghai.  Considered one of the world’s great cities, upon arrival you transfer to your first class (3 star) hotel for a leisurely 4 night stay. (Deluxe 4 star CITY CENTER upgrade is offered to Holiday Inn Downtown Shanghai or Luxury 5 star CITY CENTER upgrade is offered to Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel or similar.  Remember, these upgrades will allow you to be in the heart of the city).  Welcome to Shanghai.

Day 13 || Shanghai full day sightseeing
American breakfast included this morning.  Today you enjoy a guided full day excursion of this great city.  A highlight will be the famous Jade Buddha Temple.  Your guide will show you the famous Bund on the Yangtze River and Nanjing Road, Shanghai’s main pedestrian and shopping area with more than 400 stores.  Today will be an excellent introduction to China.

Day 14 || Shanghai at leisure
American breakfast included this morning.  You enjoy a full day to enjoy this incredible city.  Perhaps you will want to enjoy and optional excursion to Suzhou by bullet train.  The choices are endless

Day 15 || Shanghai at leisure
American breakfast including this morning.  You have one final day to enjoy Shanghai.  Your guide will assist you with many sightseeing choices.

Day 16 || Shanghai to USA
American breakfast included this morning.  Today you transfer to the airport for your transpacific flight to North America.  Return home with many wonderful memories of your trip to China.




  • AIR Available from Just $99 from Los Angeles. $399 from Select Florida Cities (other cities on request) or you may take a $700 No Air / No Transfer credit. (upgrade to $49 Premium Air plus flight change costs and you can select the number of stops, the times, the airlines, or any flight preferences. This option is VERY HIGHLY recommended to get your EXACT flight preferences. Ask your Legendary Journeys agent for details)

  • INTRA-CHINA AIR IS INCLUDED with your $99 LowCost Air! Cfrom Beijing to Xian; Xian to Guilin; Guilin to Shanghai

  • 14 NIGHTS FIRST-CLASS (3 star) HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS including 4 nights Beijing, 3 nights Xian, 3 nights Guilin, 4 nights Shanghai.  (upgrade to deluxe 4 star CITY CENTER hotel for an additional $199 DBL / TPL; $398 SGL or Luxury 5 star CITY CENTER hotel for an additional $299 DBL / TPL; $598 SGL.  Upgrades will allow you to stay in the heart of the city for ALL 14 nights!)

  • ALL SIGHTSEEING PER ITINERARY

  • 15 MEALS: American Breakfast Daily; Li River Lunch Cruise in Guilin

  • PRIVATE MOTORCOACH TRANSPORTATION while in China

  • LEGENDAY JOURNEYS CHINA NATIONAL GUIDE || ESCORT WHILE IN CHINA


INCLUDES ALL Government TAXES, FEES AND MORE

TOUR RATES:
$3199 Double / Triple
$3999 Single

Rates were valid on May 13, 2015 and are subject to change.


OPTIONAL 5 DAY BEST OF HONG KONG POST TOUR Just $799 per person DBL / TPL; $1199 SGL:  You can add to your China experience with a 5 day / 4 night stay in Hong Kong. Your Post Tour includes all transfers when you purchase LowCost Air from $99; 4 nights Hong Kong first class (3 star) CITY CENTER hotel with American Breakfast daily; Hong Kong sightseeing tour; AIR from Shanghai to Hong Kong. (You may upgrade to Deluxe 4 star CITY CENTER hotel for an additional $199 DBL, $398 SGL.)


CHECK DISCOUNT: You may deduct $200 for this type of payment.

RATES ALREADY INCLUDE government taxes & vendor fees

PAYMENTS: $1200 deposit due upon booking.
Final Payment due 100 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATION PENALTIES:
Deposit is non-refundable
100 - 61 days prior 50%
60 - 31 days prior 75%
Within 30 days 100%

CANCELLATION INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Details

Number of Days: 16

Starting From: $2999

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Mar 28, 2017
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