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BEIJING TO SHANGHAI ADVENTURE

8 Days, Beijing to Shanghai
BEIJING TO SHANGHAI ADVENTURE

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China can be intimidating, what with its Great Wall, Forbidden City, and army of Terracotta Warriors. This eight-day trip will wipe away any worries - you'll have read more...

IS THIS Yolo TRIP FOR ME ? YES ! IF YOU...
    • Are young at heart
    • Prefer fast-paced and budget-friendly trips
    • Want to have meaningful encounters with local people
    • Love making new friends
What's Included
  • Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered).
  • 7 Nights accommodation (Simple hotels (5 nts), sleeper trains (2 nts)).
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities (Train, local bus, walking).
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  • Excursion to the Great Wall
  • Orientation walks in Xian and Shanghai
  • Private karaoke session for the group (Suzhou)
  • English-speaking Chinese Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
VERY IMPORTANT
Please ensure that you print a final copy of your trip details provided by Cox & Kings as pdf format.
Important Notes

We recommend you to have a meal budget of for USD 185-240 food and drinks which are not included in the programme


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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Beijing
Day 2 Beijing
Day 3 Beijing/Xian
Day 4 Xian
Day 5 Xian/Suzhou
Day 6 Suzhou
Day 7 Suzhou/Shanghai
Day 8 Depart Shanghai
Departures
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TRIP SPECIFIC SAFETY

Cox & Kings takes all reasonable measures to ensure your safety and enjoyment while travelling with us. The aim of this document is to give you an insight into ways you may further enhance your own personal safety while abroad.

Places Visited
  • Beijing
  • Xian
  • Suzhou
  • Shanghai
  • Beijing to Shanghai Map
  • DAY 1 Arrive Beijing

    Arrive at any time.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    18:00
    Tonight, the adventure begins. Feel free to explore - but make sure you're back in time to meet your group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your trip. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 2 Beijing

    Step back in time with a visit to the Great Wall. Opt to check out the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

    The Chinese capital, Beijing, is one of the world's most impressive and vibrant cities. Spend a day at the Great Wall, a monumental feat of engineering intended to protect China from the northern barbarians.

    Great Wall Mutianyu visit
    Mutianyu
    Climb the rolling hills of Huairou County at Mutianyu, one of the best-preserved sections of the Great Wall. Enjoy scenic views as the wall winds along mountain ridges, and take brag-worthy photos of the wall from any of the 22 towers.

    Opt to check out the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

    Optional Activities
    Shaolin Monk Kung Fu Show

    Beijing
    90-180CNY per person
    Watch this moving performance of choreographed martial arts, complete with a story line to follow.

    Acrobatic Show
    Beijing
    80-180CNY per person
    Marvel at the amazing ability of these world class acrobats. Watch contortionists, tight-rope walkers, and plate-spinners show off their outstanding balance and flexibility. This is a must on a visit to Beijing.

    Beijing Opera
    Beijing
    120-180CNY per person
    Enjoy this form of traditional Chinese theatre that combines music, vocal performance, mime, dance, and acrobatics. Dating back to the late 18th century, this form was extremely popular in the Qing Dynasty court and has come to be regarded as one of the cultural treasures of China.

    Forbidden City
    Beijing
    60CNY per person
    Your city guide will steer around crowds and help to make the most of a visit to the Forbidden City.

    Tiananmen Square Guided Tour
    Beijing
    Explore one of the world's largest public squares, home to the Monument to the People's Heroes and the Great Hall of the People. Also located in the square is the National Museum of China with artifacts such as relics from the First Opium War of 1840. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 3 Beijing/Xian

    Overnight train (beds)
    Beijing - Xian 13h
    Stretch out and get some well-earned rest en route to the next stop.

    Enjoy free time in Beijing before an overnight train to Xian.

    Free Time
    Beijing Full Day
    Get out and explore more of Beijing.

    Optional Activities
    Tiananmen Square Guided Tour

    Beijing
    Explore one of the world's largest public squares, home to the Monument to the People's Heroes and the Great Hall of the People. Also located in the square is the National Museum of China with artifacts such as relics from the First Opium War of 1840.

    Forbidden City
    Beijing
    60CNY per person
    Your city guide will steer around crowds and help to make the most of a visit to the Forbidden City.

    Temple of Heaven Visit
    Beijing
    35CNY per person
    Explore the stunning Temple of Heaven, which was built during the rule of the Ming dynasty. Learn more about the history and significance of this place, often called the symbol of Beijing (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 4 Xian

    Enjoy an orientation walk through the Muslim Quarter, then opt to visit the Terracotta Warriors, cycle the ancient city walls, or practice tai chi with the locals.
    Opt to tour the lovely and unusual Great Mosque (a wonderfully serene place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city), great souvenir stalls, and enjoy some of the best street food in China. The remaining city walls are a great place to watch the sunset or join the locals for ballroom dancing or tai chi in the early morning.
    Opt to take a day trip to the Terracotta Warriors, situated a short drive out of town (approximately 1 hr).

    Muslim Quarter Orientation Walk
    Xian
    Enjoy a walk around Xian's Muslim Quarter with your CEO, and be introduced to favourite streets, artists, chefs or food stalls in the quarter. Each CEO offers a unique perspective. Get a better feel for the district and have plenty of time to roam around on your own, shopping and eating along the way.

    Optional Activities
    Terracotta Warriors Visit

    Xian
    150CNY per person
    Visit the site of the Terracotta Warriors, an archaeological treasure where approximately 8000 soldiers and hundreds of horses stand on guard in three excavated pits in an on-site museum. Learn how the underground warriors were discovered (by accident) in 1974, and why Emperor Qin Shihuang commissioned the statues to serve as his army in the afterlife.

    Cycling Xian City Walls
    Xian1h-2h
    40-80CNY per person
    Rent a bike and cycle the Xian city walls for a great way to absorb local history - the walls were built for protection in the Tang Dynasty, and expanded in the Ming Dynasty. Hop off where you like to admire the views as you pedal along the 12m wide wall - it takes about 2 hrs to cycle the entire length.

    The Great Mosque
    Xian
    25CNY per person
    Discover this hidden oasis behind the markets of the Muslim Quarter. Learn about the Great Mosque's centuries-old history, and explore the temples and gardens to see how Chinese and Islamic architecture came together in this place of worship. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 5 Xian/Suzhou

    Overnight train (beds)
    Xian - Suzhou
    Stretch out and get some well-earned rest en route to the next stop.

    Enjoy free time to explore Xian,then take an overnight train to Suzhou.

    Free Time
    Xian 14h-16h Full Day

    Get out and explore Xi'an.

    Optional Activities
    Cycling Xian City Walls

    Xian1h-2h
    40-80CNY per person
    Rent a bike and cycle the Xian city walls for a great way to absorb local history - the walls were built for protection in the Tang Dynasty, and expanded in the Ming Dynasty. Hop off where you like to admire the views as you pedal along the 12m wide wall - it takes about 2 hrs to cycle the entire length.

    Terracotta Warriors Visit
    Xian
    150CNY per person
    Visit the site of the Terracotta Warriors, an archaeological treasure where approximately 8000 soldiers and hundreds of horses stand on guard in three excavated pits in an on-site museum. Learn how the underground warriors were discovered (by accident) in 1974, and why Emperor Qin Shihuang commissioned the statues to serve as his army in the afterlife. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 6 Suzhou

    Visit Suzhou, the 'Venice of the East.

    Private Karaoke Session
    Suzhou
    Release your inner rock star and let loose like the locals with a karaoke session in a private room for the group. Everyone will have a turn to sing a song as a solo, duet, or group. Sing your heart out!

    Opt to explore the Master of the Nets Garden, one of China's most exquisite gardens. In the evening, let loose like the locals with a karaoke session in a private room for the group; this is sure to be a memorable night!

    Free Time
    Suzhou Full Day
    Get out and explore historic Suzhou and its beautiful garden.

    Optional Activities
    Master of the Nets Garden Tour

    Suzhou
    40CNY per person
    Tour through the serene classical garden and UNESCO World Heritage Site. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 7 Suzhou/Shanghai

    Shanghai is the most modern of Chinese cities. Go shopping on the famous Nanjing Road or stroll along the Bund district with its many riverside historical buildings.

    Bullet train
    Suzhou - Shanghai 2hMorning
    Get to your next destination faster than the speed of flight aboard a high-speed train.

    Orientation Walk of the Bund
    Shanghai
    Take a stroll along the Bund, a main road that follows the Huangpu River, with your CEO. This is a great opportunity to get a layout of the city and figure out what you want to explore next.

    See the city on an orientation walk, then enjoy free time to explore this metropolis on your own.

    Free Time
    Shanghai Afternoon
    Get out and explore bustling Shanghai.

    Optional Activities
    Chinese Acrobatic Performance

    Shanghai
    80-180CNY per person
    Enjoy a Chinese acrobatic show with tumbling, balancing and plate-spinning. There are amazing contortionists and high-wire walkers- truly not to be missed!

    Yuyuan Gardens
    Shanghai
    45CNY per person
    Explore this tranquil, 400-year-old, 5 acre garden. Climb to the top of the Rockery to see the greenery from above, check out the Jade Rock, and watch the swarms of goldfish swim around in the ponds. With multiple pavilions and halls there's plenty to see. Depending on when you visit there may be flower shows or tea ceremonies in the area. Opt to visit the bustling bazaar located outside the gardens and hone your bargaining skills. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 8 Depart Shanghai

    Depart at any time.

    Departure Day
    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure. (None (Meals on your own))

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

  • TRIP DETAILS

    If you have booked this trip or are curious about all of the details, you can download this trip's information as a PDF.

    Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

  1. We recommend you to have a meal budget of for USD 185-240 food and drinks which are not included in the programme


  2. This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 18 passengers,at an average there are 12 passengers travelling on this tour.

  3. Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.

  4. There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.

  5. All holiday prices are subject to Govt. Service Tax of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  6. At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.

  7. Request for an early hotel check in or late checkout is at the discretion of the accommodation unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.

  8. All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of 'COX AND KINGS LIMITED'


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