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VISITING: 
Beijing, Urumqi, Turpan, Dunhuang, Xian, Shanghai


Tour Code: OAS

Depart on 
SAT
Return on 
SAT

Adult 
(US $)

Child 2-11 (US $)

Single 
Supplement (US $)

4/06, 20 4/20, 5/4 2499 1899 450
5/04, 18 5/18, 6/01 2499 1899 450
6/01, 15, 29 6/15, 29, 7/13 2499 1899 400
7/13, 27 7/27, 8/10 2499 1899 400
8/10, 24 8/24, 9/07 2499 1899 400
9/07, 21, 28 9/21, 10/5, 12 2599 1999 450
10/05, 19 10/19, 11/2 2599 1999 450

Luxury Hotels
Fine Dining
  • 3 meals a day for the entire trip except free day in Shanghai
  • Full American breakfast or buffet breakfast each morning at the hotel
  • Chinese or Western dinners in the hotel or at local restaurants
  • Local specialty dinners: Peking Duck Banquet and Emperor's Banquet in Beijing, Imperial Dumpling Banquet and Palace Banquet in Xian, Local Specialty Roast Lamb Dinner in Urumqi

Special Entertainment

  • Beijing....................Chinese Opera
  • Urumqi...................Uighur Folk Dance Show
  • Turpan...................Local Minority Dance Show
  • Dunhuang...............Local Minority Show
  • Xian.......................Stage Show of Tang Dynasty

Package Features

  • Round trip international airfare from Pacific Standard Time Zone cities served by American Airlines, United Airlines or other carriers (Please add $100 per adult/child for passengers departing from other continental USA departure cities)
  • Sightseeing tours by air-conditioned motor coach
  • English speaking guides at each city to show you the local sights
  • Name identification badge, luggage tag and travel document holder provided for your convenience
  • Travel Protection Plan Insurance included for your worry-free vacation at no additional cost, if you make final payment at least 45 days prior to the departure date
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Full American Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner at Local Restaurant
International Buffet Dinner at Hotel
Special Dinner Party
Dinner and Show

 

Itinerary:

Day 1, Sat    USA - Beijing
Depart USA for Beijing by air.  Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2, Sun    Arrive Beijing
Arrive Beijing in the evening.  We are transferred directly to the hotel for a good night's rest.

Day 3, Mon    Beijing
The historic city of Beijing is the capital of modern day China.  In days past Beijing was also home to China's emperors.  Our city tour takes us to the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Emperor's Summer Palace.  We are in for a treat as a traditional Peking Duck Banquet Dinner is served in the evening.  (AB, L, DP)

Day 4, Tue    Beijing
Built as a defense against marauders from the north, the Great Wall is considered one of the seven great man-made wonders of the world.  Spanning thousands of miles across Northern China, the Great Wall is the highlight of our morning tour.  We spend the afternoon at the Ming Tomb Museum.  In the evening we savor wonderful Imperial Dishes for dinner and watch a Chinese Opera for entertainment.  (AB, L, DS)

Day 5, Wed    Beijing - Urumqi
Our final destination in Beijing is the solemn Temple of Heaven.  After lunch we board a flight to Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.  (AB, L, D)

Day 6, Thu    Urumqi
Full day tour of Urumqi takes us to the Lake of Heaven and a boat ride on the lake.  On the way back to the city we visit the local market place - Bazaar.  Tonight, enjoy a local specialty roast lamb dinner.  A Uighur Folk Dance Show is provided for our enjoyment.   (AB, L, DS) 

Day 7, Fri    Urumqi - Turpan
Cross the Tianshan Valley by coach and travel to the oasis town of Turpan, where we visit the ruins of Gaochang City, the ancient tombs of Astana, and also pass the Flaming Mountain.  Upon arrival, we check in to our hotel for a good rest.  (AB, L, D)

Day 8, Sat    Turpan
Highlights of today's excursions are Grape Valley, Jiaohe Old Cities and Kan-er Well.  A minority dance show is featured for our evening's entertainment.   (AB, L, DS)  

Day 9, Sun    Turpan - Urumqi - Dunhuang
We board a coach bound for Urumqi in the morning.  Upon arrival at Urumqi, immediately take a flight bound for Dunhuang.  At Dunhuang we visit the Singing Hill, Crescent Moon Springs, and the City Museum.  Enjoy a local minority show while having dinner in the evening.  (AB, L, DS)

Day 10, Mon    Dunhuang
Our city tour takes us to Mogao Grottoes, known as the world's greatest treasure-house of Buddhist arts today.  The existing 492 grottoes contain some 45,000 square meters of murals and more than 2,000 painted sculptures which spanned 10 consecutive dynasties (over 1,000 years).  In the afternoon we visit the Historic Museum, and White Horse Pagoda, and Film City.  (AB, L, DH)

Day 11, Tue    Dunhuang - Xian
After breakfast we depart Dunhuang for Xian.  Upon arrival, we visit the ancient City Wall.  An Imperial Dumpling Banquet Dinner is served for our enjoyment tonight.  (AB, L, DP)

Day 12, Wed    Xian
A full day tour takes us to visit Qin Shi Huang's amazing legions of Terra-Cotta Warriors, built to protect the emperor even in the death.  Another highlight is the 1300-year-old Big Goose Pagoda.  In the evening we enjoy Palace Banquet while being entertained by a Tang Dynasty Stage Show.  (AB, L, DS)

Day 13, Thu    Xian - Shanghai
Transfer to the airport to catch a flight bound for Shanghai, the largest city in China.  Our afternoon city tour of Shanghai takes us to the famous Bund, Nanjing Road, and the Yu Garden, a classical Ming Dynasty garden with pavilions, towers, terraces and halls everywhere.  The exotic, foreign style buildings earn the Bund a reputation of being an "International Architecture Museum".  In the evening we attend a Chinese Acrobatics Show.  (AB, L, DS)

Day 14, Fri    Shanghai
The full day is free for optional activities or at leisure.  If we wish, an optional tour to the Garden City of Suzhou is available.  Suzhou is known as the "Venice of the East" and features visits to the Humble Administrator's Garden, Tiger Hills and the Grand Canal.  If we desire we may stay in the hotel to relax or do some souvenir shopping.  (AB)

Day 15, Sat    Shanghai - USA
The morning is free for leisure activities.  Continue with shopping from yesterday or spend time at the hotel.  Then, transfer to the airport to board our homebound flight to USA.

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