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Classic China

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Classic China
Follow in the footsteps of the ancients – up the ornate steps of the Forbidden City and to the ramparts of the Great Wall, snaking its way across the rolling countryside, and through the winding ancient alleys of Beijing’s hutongs to learn about Chinese traditions over a home-cooked lunch.

Dining Summary
  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)
  • 9 Breakfast (B)
  • 4 Lunch (L)
  • 1 Regional Dinner (RD)
  • 1 Be My Guest (BMG)
  • 1 Farewell Dinner (FD)
Be My Guest
  • Beijing: Visit and have lunch with a local family in their home in one of Beijing's hutongs and gain a fascinating behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lifestyle.
Dive Into Culture
  • Beijing: Indulge in a foot massage at the Foot Reflexology Center.
  • Xi'an: Discover the traditions and techniques of dumpling making, indulging in an opportunity to sample them.
Must-see Highlights
  • Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai
  • Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, the Great Wall of China at Juyongguan, the Sacred Way in Beijing, Hutong residences, Great Mosque, the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, the 'Bund' waterfront and Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai
  • Local people practicing Tai Chi in the morning and the Shanghai Acrobats
Stays With Stories
  • Shanghai: The year was 1988, The Kunlun Beijing opened as the first Chinese designed and built five-star hotel in Shanghai City, welcoming state and foreign dignitaries, and international clientele. Relax at The Kunlun Jing An, a landmark city hotel exceptionally located in one of Shanghai's most fashionable and commercial districts, only a short walk from the famous Jing An Temple and West Nanjing Road.

Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.
  • Flights from Beijing to Xi'an and Xi'an to Shanghai.
About Trafalgar
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Imagine unmissable experiences you've always dreamed of, getting to know the locals and having everything taken care of every step of the way.

Here's what you'll experience:

Must-sees to local secrets

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Sep 13, 2024 through
Oct 11, 2024
Oct 7, 2024 7:00 PM
9 Nights from
$5,075.00 (USD)
Per Person
Airfare not included, Various departures
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Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.