The Bund Shanghai

8 day escorted tour itinerary

Treasures of China with cosmopolitan Shanghai

The perfect introduction to China

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The perfect introduction to China covering the famous sights in three of the country's most interesting cities. Starting in Beijing for the iconic Great Wall of China, the Terracotta Warriors in Xian and ending in bustling Shanghai. 

Group departures 2017:        Group departures 2018:        Group departures 2019:
November 5, 12, 19                January 7, 14                           January 6
December 3, 17                      February 4, 25
                                                 March 18, 25
                                                 April 8
                                                 May 6, 13, 20
                                                 June 3, 10, 17
                                                 July 8, 15
                                                 August 5, 12, 19
                                                 September 2, 9, 16
                                                 October 14, 21
                                                 November 4, 11, 18
                                                 December 2, 16 

Private tours depart daily on request.

Itineraries for departures after the dates shown above are subject to change, please call for more details.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Explore Tiananmen Square and The Forbidden City in Beijing
  • Climb the Great Wall of China
  • Marvel at the Terracotta Warriors of Xian
  • Tour the Jade Buddha Temple, Yu Temple and walk Nanjing Road.

Sample Itinerary Summary

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8 days
Destination Breakdown
Private or Group basis, Escorted
  • International flights.
  • Accommodation as detailed in twin or double room with private facilities (alternative but similar accommodation may be used ar certain times of the year)
  • Internal flights or train journeys as detailed
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • An English speaking local guide
  • All entrance fees as appropriate
  • Meals included as detailed. Breakfast is usually a Western-style buffet in your hotel. Most other meals are taken in local restaurants.
Not included
  • Tips for the driver/guide
  • Visa fees
  • Optional excursions
  • Beijing

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Walk along the Great Wall of China
    • See the most holy imperial temple - the Temple of Heaven
    • Visit the Summer Palace
    • Explore the Forbidden City
    • See the iconic Bird’s Nest National Stadium
  • Xian

    Itinerary Highlights

    • One of the oldest cities in China
    • Home to the striking Terracotta Army
    • Tour the Wild Goose Pagoda
    • See a Tang Dynasty show
  • Shanghai

    Itinerary Highlights

    • See Shanghai's most famous monasteries - Jade Buddha Temple
    • Hit the shops on Nanjing Road
    • See one of the tallest buildings in the world, the Jinmao Tower
    • Visit the waterfront area, the Bund