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✈ China: $1,499 PP for 7-Day Tour, $1,999 PP for 9-Day Tour and $2,899 PP for 14-Day Tour, with Flights and Meals

✈ China: Choice of Tours with Flights

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The Experience

See the gems of China with a choice of tours ranging from seven to 14 days, all including a chance to experience life alongside the River Yangtze with a four-night cruise. In leisure time, make the most of onboard facilities or opt for a variety of additional excursions to get more insight into the local history or culture. Longer tour options include visits to the Terracotta Warriors site and Beijing, the capital city.

The Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Chengdu (Please note some flight might depart one day earlier by overnight flight)

Fly to Chengdu and be transferred to the hotel. Enjoy time to rest, relax and unwind.

Day 2: Chengdu-Yichang (breakfast, dinner)

Transfer to Yichang Pier where the four-night Yangtze River cruise starts.

Day 3: Yangtze River Cruise (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Start the day with exercises on board while taking in the views of the Three Gorges Dam. In the evening, enjoy the Captain’s Welcome Banquet. 

Optional activities:

  • The Tribe of the Three Gorges Tour - learn more about the ancient past of the region with visiting historical villages and tribes, Ba Culture and Shu Culture
  • The Three Gorges Dam Site Tour - see the biggest hydropower project in the world and opt to experience the world’s largest ship lock lift

  • Day 4: Yangtze River Cruise (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Continue the cruise to the western section of Xiling gorge.

Optional activities:

  • Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges (subject to the cruise)- see the picturesque scenery of sheer cliffs and mountains
  • White Emperor City - visit an ancient temple perched on the top of the Baidi Mountain and take in the panoramic views of the Three Gorges 

Day 5: Yangtze River Cruise (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Sail further, passing through the Eastern Sichuan mountains; make the most of the onboard facilities and enjoy farewell dinner in the evening.

Optional activities:

  • Sshibaozhai Pagoda - visit the nine-story pagoda boasting a history of over 400 years
  • Fengdu Ghost City - learn more about the folk culture, Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism with a visit to Fengdu Ghost City in Chongqing

Day 6: Chongqing (breakfast)

Disembark the cruise ship at Chongqing, also known as the Mountain City.

Please note that the Gorgeous China tour ends on this day with a transfer to the airport for the flight back.

Travellers continuing their adventure will proceed to Xi’an to meet the tour guide and get transferred to the hotel; leisure time to relax in the evening.

Day 7: Xi’an (breakfast, lunch)

  • See The Terracotta Warriors site, considered to be the eighth wonder of the world, which was discovered by accident in 1974; the army of over 7,000 soldiers, archers, horses and chariots that have been guarding the Emperor Qin’s tomb since 210BC
  • Visit the vibrant Moslem Street, a haven of souvenirs and local snacks

Day 8: Xi’an (breakfast, optional lunch for the longer tour option)

  • Head out to see the gems of Xi’an such as the Wild Goose Pagoda, the Provincial Museum that documents China’s archaeological finds, and the Ancient City Wall

Optional activity:

  • Tang Dynasty Dance Performance: 

Please note that the Gorgeous China and Xi’an tour ends on this day with a transfer to the airport for the flight back.

Travellers who opted for Gorgeous China with Xi’an and Beijing tour will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 9: Xi’an - Beijing (breakfast)

  • Take a high-speed train to Beijing to meet the guide and be transferred to the hotel; enjoy some leisure time and relax

Day 10: The Great Wall of China (breakfast, dinner)

  • Take in the views of the 2008 Olympic Games site and learn more about jade thanks to a visit to Beijing’s largest jade factory
  • In the afternoon, head through the rugged mountain landscapes to see the imposing Great Wall of China
  • Overnight stay in Gubei Water Town

Day 11: Gubei Water Town (breakfast)

  • Navigate through the meanders of Gubei Water Town to take in the scenic views of its old houses, quartzite streets and river channels

*Day 12: Gubei Water Town - Beijing (breakfast)

  • Leisure time in the morning
  • Transfer back to Beijing; head to Tiananmen Square, one of the largest public plazas in the world
  • Enjoy a foot massage at a traditional Chinese medical centre  

Optional activity:

  • Little Potala Palace in Chengde

Day 13-14: the tour ends (breakfast):

  • Transfer to the airport for the flight back

Accommodation

Gorgeous China 7 days, 5 nights

  • 1 night in Chengdu: Holiday Inn Qinhuang or similar
  • 4-night Yangtze River Cruise

Gorgeous China with Xi’an 9 days, 7 nights

  • 1 night in Chengdu: Holiday Inn Qinhuang or similar 
  • 4-night Yangtze River Cruise Gold 6 or similar
  • 2 nights in Xi’an Grand noble or similar

Gorgeous China with XI’an and Beijing 14 days 12 nights

  • 1 night in Chengdu – Chengdu High Tech Holiday Inn or similar
  • 4-night Yangtze River Cruise – Gold 6# or similar
  • 3 nights in Xi’an – Grand Noble Hotel or similar
  • 1 night in Beijing -Beijing Huailai Crowne Plaza or similar
  • 2 nights in Beijing –Beijing Gubei Water Town Hotel or similar
  • 1 night in Beijing - Beijing Chunhuiyuan Resort or similar

Highlights

Choose from a range of tours to cruise the waters of Yangtze, get to know some of the Chinese cities and opt for additional tours

What You Get

Choose from Three Options

  • $1,499 per person, twin share for the seven-day Gorgeous China tour (up to $2,428 value)
  • $1,999 per person, twin share for the nine-day Gorgeous China and Xi’an tour (up to $3,048 value)
  • $2,899 per person, twin share for the 14-day Gorgeous China with Xi’an and Beijing tour (up to $4,494 value)

    • Price is per person, based on twin share (two people travelling together)
    • Single supplement (one person travelling alone): $400 for the seven-day tour, $550 for the nine-day tour and $770 for the 14-day tour, payable at time of booking
    • Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Included in all options:
  • All international and domestic transfers in China (Please note some flight might depart one day earlier by overnight flight)
  • Private coach transportation
  • Services of experienced, English-speaking guides
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Tour tipping
  • Accommodation

Exclusions:
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Single supplement upgrades, add-on excursions, optional tours and evening entertainment
  • Anything not listed above ie: laundry, personal items

The Fine Print

Fixed travel periods:

JULY 26 (HIGH SEASON)

AUGUST 16, 23, 30

SEPTEMBER (HIGH SEASON) 6, 20, 27

OCTOBER 4, 11, 25

NOVEMBER 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


Surcharges:

Gorgeous China 7 day, 5 nights,

• NZ$220 per person high season surcharge for departures in Jul and Sep 2019

• Single supplement of NZ$400 is payable upon booking for single travellers

• Return date change will incur a charge of NZ$220 per person before the air ticket has been issued and is subject to airline availability

Gorgeous China with XI'an 9 days, 7 nights

• NZ$220 per person high season surcharge for departures in Jul and Sep 2019

• Single supplement of NZ$550 is payable upon booking for single travellers

• Return date change will incur a charge of NZ$220 per person before the air ticket has been issued and is subject to airline availability

Gorgeous China with XI'an Beijing 14 days, 12 nights

• NZ$220 per person high season surcharge

• Single supplement of NZ$770 is payable upon booking for single travellers

• Return date change will incur a charge of NZ$220 per person before the air ticket has been issued and is subject to airline availability


• Deal is valid for 1 person based on 2 people travelling together (twin share)

• Based on two people sharing, single supplement of applies

• Max 1 voucher per departure

• Customers can purchase multiple vouchers

• Vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay

• Flights are based on ex Auckland with 20kg check-in luggage

• No refund eligible after tour date been confirmed

• No child discount on special deal

• Itinerary scheduled activities are subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, traffic, etc

• Condition and other unforeseen occurrences

• All currencies are in NZD Dollars unless stated otherwise

Groupon strongly encourages all travelers to check official advice available at safetravel.govt.nz prior to purchasing this deal

Travel insurance not included; customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover after booking

• Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Standard fine print which applies to all travel promotions



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