Mansion Tours
Serving your travel needs since 1988.


   


VISITING: 
Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Lhasa, Xian, Guilin, Guangzhou, Hong Kong


Tour Code: OAT

Depart on 
TUE
Return on 
SUN

Adult 
(US $)

Single 
Supplement (US $)

4/5, 19 4/19, 5/3 2699 500
5/3, 17, 31 5/17, 31, 6/14 2799 550
6/14, 28 6/28, 7/12 2799 500
7/12, 26 7/26, 8/9 2799 500
8/9, 23 8/23, 9/6 2799 500
9/6, 20 9/20, 10/4 2899 550
10/4, 18 10/18, 11/1 2899 550

Luxury Hotels
Fine Dining
  • 3 meals a day for the entire trip except for Hong Kong
  • 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 Cuisine in Chengdu

Special Entertainment

  • Shanghai................Chinese Acrobatics Show
  • Beijing....................Chinese Opera
  • Xian.......................Stage Show of Tang Dynasty
  • Guilin......................Local Minority Folk Dance Show

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    USA - Beijing
We set out on an invigorating adventure to China aboard a transpacific flight.  Our destination of choice: Beijing, China's legendary capital.

Day 2    Arrive Shanghai
Upon our arrival at Shanghai in the evening, we are met and transferred to the hotel for a well deserved rest in five star luxury.

Day 3   Beijing
After a satisfying breakfast we visit Tiananmen Square, also known as the "Gate of Heavenly Peace."  Stretching over 100 acres, Tiananmen is reportedly the largest square in the world.  Our next stop is the palatial Foribidden City, where you will be immersed in the immersed in the resplendent imperial heritage.  We will also attend the Summer Palace at Kunming lake, ending the day's exciting tour with the Temple of Heaven.  Dinner arrangements feature local delicacies such as Peking Duck.

Day 4  Beijing
Today we marvel at the incredible magnitude of the Great Wall.  You will walk along the world famous wall and be inspired by the commanding view and stark beauty of the timeless frontier.  Our next stop is the Ming Tomb Museum.  And, what better way to end the day's unforgettable adventures than an authentic Chinese Acrobatics Show.

Day 5   Beijing
Today we will enjoy a full day of exploring the city of Beijing, at our leisure.

Day 6   Beijing - Chengdu
Taking a quick flight to Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province and home to China's spiciest foods, today's excursions will include attractions such as the Zoo, where you will see more pandas than any other zoo in the world, and the Marquis Wu Shrine, which was built in the 3rd century and houses 47 heroic figures of the Shu Kingdom. 

Day 7  Chengdu - Lhasa
Lhasa, situated 12,000 feet above sea level, is the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region.  We will check in upon our arrival to acclimate ourselves to the high altitude atmosphere, as the city's thin air can sometimes induce fatigue.

Day 8  Lhasa
A scheduled full-day tour will guide us through Lhasa's Potala Palace, Johkang Lamasery and Norbu  Lingka.  We will be immersed in the Tibetan culture on a walk along the city's Barkhor Street.  Here, we'll have a chance to see and purchase colorful ethnic handicrafts rarely seen outside of Tibet. 

Day 9  Lhasa
Our destinations today take us away from the city center to Derpung Lamasery and Sera Lamaser, while a trip to Yamdrok Ymto Lake, one of Tibet's three Holy Lakes, highlights the afternoon.

Day 10  Lhasa - Chengdu
Our day begins with a return flight to Chengdu.  We will visit the Dujiang Dam, an ingenious irrigation project built in the 3rd century; continue on to Wangjiang Tower Park on the bank of the Jinjiang River, and end the day with a tour of the Institute of Shu Embroidery.   For dinner we enjoy spicy Sichuan cuisine.

Day 11  Chengdu - Xian
In the morning we tour Du Fu Thatched Cottage, the residence of the famous Tang Dynasty poet.  We will later board a flight to xian, China's ancient capital and home ot the famed Silk Road.  In the evening we will be presented with an exclusive Imperial Dumpling Banquet.

Day 12  Xian
The highlight of our sightseeing today is the world-famous life-sized Terra Cotta Army.   One of the greatest archeological discoveries, the terra cotta soldiers were unearthed 2,200 years after being buried with Emperor Qin Shi Huang.  Our tour will continue with a visit to the massive City Wall and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.  The grand finale of our day, and our time in Xian, will include a showing ofhte captivating Stage Opera of the Tang Dynasty.

Day 13   Xian  - Shanghai
Following breakfast, we will be boarding our flight to Shanghai, China's largest and most vibrant city.  Experience the modern sophistication and historical charm of Shanghai as we visit the Yu Garden, Nanjing Road, and "the Bund," the city's most popular, picturesque waterfront.

Day 14  Shanghai
Enjoy a full day of leisure in Shanghai.  You can take your time resting, shopping or sightseeing, or participate in an optional tour to the Garden City of Suzhou.

Day 15  Shanghai - USA
We will be boarding an afternoon, homebound international flight, bidding a fond farewell to China.

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