Scenic China Special 8 Days & 6 Nights with Airfares (2014)[RCW]Tour Code:RCW

Visiting:Beijing(3 nts) - Hangzhou(1 nt) - Wuxi(1 nt) - Shanghai(1 nt) 

The best value 4-5-6-7-8-ways to visit China at a spectacular price!

FOUR unique cities to visit - Beijing, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai.

FIVE star hotel accommodations and select meals all the way in greatest comfort and style.

SIX nights of touring in China.

SEVEN UNESCO World Hertiage Sites to visit - The Great Wall, The Imperial Palace, The Summer Palace, Ming Tombs, Temple of Heaven, Classical Gardens of Suzhou, and the West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou.

EIGHT days of exhilarating voyage from USA!

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Day 1   |  USA-Beijing 

Anticipation fills the air as we board our transpacific Air China flight bound for Beijing.

Day 2   |  Arrive-Beijing 

Our flight touches down in Beijing and we clear customs and retrieve our bags to meet our tour guide in the arrivals hall. Beijing is China s capital city and its center for all things political. Check in to our luxury hotel accommodations and prepare for the day of excitement that lies ahead.

Day 3   |  Beijing  (AB, L, DP)

Spend the day exploring Beijing s imperial monuments, beginning with the massive Forbidden City. The former seat of Ming and Qing emperors, this imposing palace complex is home to some of the finest imperial architecture in the country. Browse the collection of royal treasures in the Palace Museum and drive to the Summer Palace, a peaceful imperial retreat surrounded by graceful bridges, pagodas and a glistening lake. Finally, we also visit the Temple of Heaven, a religious site constructed in the 15th century where emperors performed ceremonies to ensure a plentiful harvest. In the evening enjoy a Peking Duck dinner.

Day 4   |  Beijing  (AB, L)

Experience the incredible heritage of China s Great Wall as we trek across its ancient steps. Created piecemeal over a period of 2,000 years, the wall was built as a defense from the marauding tribes of the north. From atop the wall, enjoy the sweeping vistas of China s rugged mountains and valleys, then descend the wall and visit the Sacred Way. Follow this "divine way", lined with ethereal willows and intricate stone statues, and arrive at the Ming Tombs Museum. Return back to the city for photo stops at the famed 2008 Olympics venues, the Birds Nest and Water Cube.

Day 5   |  Beijing-Hangzhou  (AB, D)

The morning is free until we transfer to the airport to board our flight to Shanghai .Board our coach to Hangzhou. As the capital of eastern China s Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou is home to 2 million people and is a city of tremendous beauty. Enjoy our dinner of local specialty cuisine tonight.

Day 6   |  Hangzhou-Suzhou-Wuxi  (AB, L, D)

After breakfast, we enjoy a cruise of famed West Lake and do some fish watching at the Flower Pond.. We continue our journey via motorcoach to nearby Suzhou. Also known as the "Venice of the East," Suzhou is a breathtaking water village lined with canals, pagodas and over 100 classical gardens. Admire the ethereal beauty of Master of Nets Garden, visit a local silk factory to learn about the history and process of creating the delicate fabric. Drive by Tiger Hill and along the 2000 year old Grand Canal to view beautifully preserved homes and peaceful waterside scenery. Overnight in Wuxi.

Day 7   |  Wuxi-Shanghai  (AB, L)

After breakfast we visit Yuantouzhu Park and Lake Tai. We leave Wuxi by motorcoach bound for Shanghai, a booming metropolis situated on an estuary of the Yangtze River. Once known as the "Pearl of the Orient", Shanghai is China s largest economic center and the world s most populous city. Today we drive through Nanjing Road, a shoper;s paradise. Arrive at the Bund and stroll along the waterfront boulevard, admiring the dazzling views of Shanghai s skyline. Continue to visit City God Bazaar.

Day 8   |  Shanghai-USA  (AB)

Free at leisure in the morning until we check out of our hotel, transfer to the airport and board our homebound international flight.
AB = Full American Breakfast  B = Breakfast at hotel or on cruise
L = Lunch  LH = Lunch at hotel
D = Dinner at Local Restaurant  DH = International Buffet Dinner at Hotel  DP = Special Dinner Party  
DS = Dinner and show