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Phalaphala FM China Tour 2018

Date: Mar 12, 2018

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PHALAPHALA CHINA Oct 2018

@ R38200.00pp sharing

@ R46300.00 single

A CHINA EXPERIENCE – GROUP TOUR ITINERARY (8 Days – 10 Days including our flights)

The quintessential experience, this introductory tour offers a glimpse of China’s glorious past, fascinating present and bright future with visits to the exceptional and contrasting cities of Xian, Beijing and Shanghai.

 

Description: DAY 9 THE GREAT WALL

TOUR ITINERARY

Flights on Cathay Pacific

CX 748 G 29SEP Johannesburg / Hong Kong 1230 0710 #1

CX 368 G 30SEP Hong Kong / Shanghai 0835 1110

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN SHANGHAI (30 Sep)

Fly overnight to the exuberant city of Shanghai, called ‘the Paris of the East’. Depending on your time of arrival, the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture. (D)

DAY 2: EXPLORE SHANGHAI (01 Oct)

Shanghai is China’s great metropolis, where east and west collide on streets lined with futuristic skyscrapers and 10th-century temples. Today’s explorations include the traditional Yu Garden, the Silk Museum and a stop in the old town. Admire the magnificent colonial architecture with a strollalongthe Bund. This evening view the city from the Huangpu River on a panoramic cruise. Dinner is traditional Shanghainese cuisine. (B/L/)

DAY 3: XIAN CITY WALLS (02 Octr)

Fly to Xian. One of the four great ancient capitals of China, Xian was the starting point of the famous Silk Road with a history spanning 3,100 years. Stroll on the beautifully preserved city wall. (B/L/D)

DAY 4: TERRACOTTA WARRIORS (03 Oct)

After their fortuitous discovery in the 1970s, the Terracotta Army of China’s first Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, has intrigued visitors ever since. Spend the morning viewing the enigmatic ranks of life-sized warriors. See the Xian Art Ceramics and Laquer Exhibition, tonight feast on traditional Shui Jiao dumplings. (B/L/D)

DAY 5: WILD GOOSE PAGODA (04 Oct)

This afternoon take a visit to the fascinating Little Wild Goose Pagoda and spend time walking through the atmospheric alleys of the Muslim Quarter, which are lined with Islamic food stalls. Later take the bullet train to Beijing. (B/L/D)

DAY 6: IMPERIAL BEIJING (05 Oct)

Head to Beijing’s symbolic heart and stroll across Tiananmen Square into the sprawling magnificence of the Forbidden City. Entering through the Gate of Supreme Harmony you will find a complex full of imperial riches. Later soak up the harmonious ambience of the Temple of Heaven, an orderly oasis in a bustling urban landscape, where you can watch, or participate in, a dance class. (B/L/D)

DAY 7: THE GREAT WALL (06 Oct)

This morning is dedicated to China’s most iconic sight – the Great Wall. Taking a walk on the Juyongguansection of the wall and seeing the incredible structure is the best way to appreciate both the sheer magnificence of the wall itself and the dramatic scenery that it crosses. You will have an opportunity to visit te Jade Museum, where you will be able to buy a small handcrafted piece. Jade is revered throughout China, it is said to bring fortune and prosperity to those who wear it. Spend the afternoon strolling through the idyllic landscapes of the Summer Palace as you see the traditional Chinese gardens and exquisite architecture. (B/L) Optional Beijing duck dinner

Day 8: BEIJING TO SA (07 Oct)

Morning at your leisure for some shopping at the silk market and Panjiayuan market, before your transfer to the airport for the flight to Hong Kong departing at 16h35.(B)

Flights on Cathy Pacific

CX 331 G 07OCT Beijing / Hong Kong 1635 2025

CX 749 G 07OCT Hong Kong / Johannesburg 2345 0635 #1

#1 – Arrival the next/following day.
 

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Quote is only valid for 24hrs due to the volatile rate of exchange. Rates are subject to change without prior notice, due to currency fluctuations, airfare increases, hotel/service rate increases, change of hotel or room type etc.  *Accommodation, flights or services are subject to availability at the time of request. 

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