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See below for full itineraries:

Option 1:  Shanghai and Suzhou Tour
Day 1 Arrival Shanghai
Upon arrival Shanghai with Air New Zealand, your tour guide will meet you by the exit of the arrival hall and
transfer you to the hotel for freshen up, if rooms are ready (early check-in is subject to hotel availability).
Hotel: Lee Gardens or similar 4 star hotel
Day 2 Shanghai (B/L/D)
In the morning tour we will visit the Bund, a popular promenade along the Huangpu River, where the old
meets the modern in Shanghai. You may see the local people performing Tai Chi during your stroll along the
Bund. Continue to visit the Shanghai Museum. Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art.
The museum style and presentation surround visitors with artifacts demonstrating ancient wisdom and
philosophy. In the afternoon, visit China Town with its winding alleyways lined with shops, teahouses and
restaurants, leading to the elegant and tranquil Yu Garden.
Day 3 Shanghai/Suzhou/Shanghai (B/L)
Transfer to take a day trip to Suzhou, a small town famous for its classic gardens in the south of China and
often referred to as the ‘Oriental Venice’, because it is an ancient town built centuries ago along canals, a
typical Chinese style water town. Visit Garden of the Master of Fishing Net and a Silk Spinning Mill. Board a
boat to cruise on the Canal constructed over 1,000 years ago in the Sui Dynasty. Stop along the renovated
Shan Tang Street before travelling back in the late afternoon to metropolitan Shanghai.
Day 4 Shanghai (B)
Free at leisure.
Day 5 Shanghai Departure (B)
You will be transferred to the airport for your departure Air New Zealand flight.
PRICE
From $1739 per person twin share (base on minimum 2 pax travelling together)
EXTRA NIGHT IN SHANGHAI
$79/per person per room per night with daily breakfast
INCLUSIONS
• Air New Zealand economy class airfare Auckland-Shanghai-Auckland
• All transport (modern air-conditioned vehicles) from arrival until departure
• Meals, sightseeing and entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
• English-speaking local guides
• 4 star hotel accommodation
EXCLUSIONS • Chinese visa fee
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses
• Gratuities (CNY50.00 per client per day is suggested )
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
• Tour is private tour and is guaranteed departure based on minimum 2 people travelling together, yet
flight is subject to availability and price is subject to final confirmation at time of booking.
• Extra hotel accommodation maybe needed at additional cost due to flight schedule.
• Early check-in and late check-out at hotel are strictly subject to hotel availability and can only be
guaranteed by booking the night before or after at additional cost.

 

Option 2: Shanghai, Suzhou plus Beijing
Day 1 Arrival Shanghai
Upon arrival Shanghai with Air New Zealand, your tour guide will meet you by the exit of the arrival hall and
transfer you to the hotel for freshen up if rooms are ready (early check-in is subject to hotel availability).
Hotel: Lee Gardens or similar 4 star hotel
Day 2 Shanghai (B/L/D)
In the morning tour we will visit the Bund, a popular promenade along the Huangpu River, where the old
meets the modern in Shanghai. You may see the local people performing Tai Chi during your stroll along the
Bund. Continue to visit the Shanghai Museum. Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art.
The museum style and presentation surround visitors with artifacts demonstrating ancient wisdom and
philosophy. In the afternoon, visit China Town with its winding alleyways lined with shops, teahouses and
restaurants, leading to the elegant and tranquil Yu Garden.
Day 3 Shanghai/Suzhou/Shanghai (B/L)
In the morning, take a day trip to Suzhou, a small town famous for its classic gardens in the south of China
and often referred to as the ‘Oriental Venice’, because it is an ancient town built centuries ago along canals,
a typical Chinese style water town. Visit Garden of the Master of Fishing Net and a Silk Spinning Mill. Board a
boat to cruise on the Canal constructed over 1,000 years ago in the Sui Dynasty. Stop along the renovated
Shan Tang Street before travelling back in the late afternoon to metropolitan Shanghai.
Day 4 Shanghai/Beijing (B/D)
Take fast train to Beijing. Upon arrival, visit the famous pedestrian shopping area –Wangfujing Street. A
must-see is the snack street, selling all delicacies and interesting snacks. After dinner, optional Kungfu show
(Chinese Martial Art) at own expense. Overnight at Beijing.
Hotel: Novotel Xinqiao or similar 4star hotel
Day 5 Beijing (B/L/D)
Morning tour to walk along the Great Wall at Juyongguan section, stretching almost 4,000 miles from the
Pacific Ocean to the sands of Central Asia and befittingly crowned one of the ten wonders of the world.
Along the way, you will stopover at a jade carving factory where you can watch artisans at work. After lunch,
continue to take an outside view of Bird’s Nest and Water Cube, which were Olympic stadiums of 2008
Beijing Olympic Games. transfer to enjoy a pedi-cab tour of Hutong – the ‘old city’ neighbourhoods of
narrow alleyways and courtyard gardens, experience local life on a family visit.
Day 6 Beijing (B/L/D)
Morning tour to the Temple of Heaven, the 500 year old Temple houses altars on which sacrifices and
offerings were laid to the gods in a glorious setting of gardens, tress and sculptures. Visit the Pearl Factory
afterwards. Tour the Tian’anmen Square, one of the largest city square in the world. You will also be able to
have a photo stop at The National Centre for the Performing Arts, formerly known as the National Grand
Theatre, and colloquially described as The Egg. Afterwards, we visit Forbidden City, the vast complex of
palaces, which was home to successive Emperors for more than 500 years. Tonight you will experience the
famous Beijing Duck banquet for your farewell dinner.
Day 7 Beijing/Departure (B)
Free at leisure until being transferred to airport for your departure Air China flight.
PRICE
From $2899 per person twin share (base on minimum 2 pax travelling together)
EXTRA NIGHT IN BEIJING
$89/per person & child under 12 years per room per night with daily breakfast
INCLUSIONS
• Air New Zealand economy class airfare Auckland-Shanghai & Air China economy class airfare BeijingAuckland
• 4-star hotel accommodation on twin-share basis
• 2nd class high speed train ticket from Shanghai to Beijing
• All transport (modern air-conditioned vehicles) from arrival until departure
• Meals, sightseeing and entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
• English-speaking local guides
EXCLUSIONS
• Chinese visa fee
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses
• Gratuities (CNY50.00 per client per day is suggested )
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
• Tour is private tour and is guaranteed departure based on minimum 2 people travelling together, yet
flight is subject to availability and price is subject to final confirmation at time of booking.
• Extra hotel accommodation maybe needed at additional cost due to flight schedule.
• Early check-in and late check-out at hotel are strictly subject to hotel availability and can only be
guaranteed by booking the night before or after at additional cost.

 

Option 3: Shanghai Disneyland Package
Day 1 Arrival Shanghai
Upon arrival Shanghai with Air New Zealand, your tour guide will meet you by the exit of the arrival hall and
transfer you to the hotel for freshen up if rooms are ready (early check-in is subject to hotel availability).
Hotel: Best Boutique Hotel Shanghai
Day 2 Shanghai (B)
Free at leisure.
Day 3 Shanghai (B)
Free at leisure.
Day 4 Shanghai Departure (B)
Your own transport by hotel shuttle bus to airport for your departure Air New Zealand flight.
PRICE
From $1299/per adult twin share & $1219/per child under 12 years (base on minimum 2 pax travelling
together)
EXTRA NIGHT IN SHANGHAI
$75/per person & child under 12 years per room per night with daily breakfast
INCLUSIONS
• Air New Zealand economy class airfare Auckland-Shanghai-Auckland
• Airport to hotel one way private transfer with English-speaking guide (gratuities included)
• 3 nights hotel accommodation base on twin share with daily breakfast
• 2 days Disneyland Standard Admission
EXCLUSIONS
• Chinese visa fee
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses
• Services not mentioned in inclusions
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
• Tour is private tour and is guaranteed departure based on minimum 2 people travelling together, yet
flight is subject to availability and price is subject to final confirmation at time of booking.
• Extra hotel accommodation maybe needed at additional cost due to flight schedule.
• Early check-in and late check-out at hotel are strictly subject to hotel availability and can only be
guaranteed by booking the night before or after at additional cost.

 

Option 4: Beijing Delights Special
Day 01 Arrival Beijing (no meal)
Upon arrival Beijing with Air China, your tour guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.
Day 02 Beijing (B/L/SD)
Today you will visit the Tiananmen Square, one of the largest city square in the world. From Tiananmen
Square enter the Forbidden City. This massive complex was the centre of the Ming and Qing dynasties. With
almost 10,000 rooms, this well-preserved imperial palace is the largest in the world. Later, visit one of the
royal gardens in the old days – Beihai Park. In the evening, enjoy a delicious Peking Duck Banquet.
Day 03 Beijing (B/L)
Today you will experience the splendour of the Great Wall at the Juyongguan section, the pride of China and
one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is an amazing man made structure built over 2000 years ago to
protect China from northern invaders. On the way to the Great Wall, you will stop at a jade carving factory
where you can watch artisans at work. In the afternoon, you will visit one of the Ming Tombs, Chang Tomb.
Day 04 Beijing (B/L)
In the morning, tour to the Summer Palace, the largest and best preserved of all imperial palace gardens.
Marvel with fascination at the Marble Boat and the ornately painted Long Corridor. You will also have a
photo stop at the new icons in Beijing – the 2008 Olympic venues of Bird’s Nest & Water Cube. Visit the Pearl
Factory afterwards, followed by a tour to the magnificent Temple of Heaven, a Ming Temple where the
Emperors performed annual prayer essential for the well being of their land.
Day 05 Beijing departure (B)
Own arrangement until transfer to the airport for your departure Air China flight.
PRICE
From $1739 per person twin share (base on minimum 2 people travelling, twin share)
EXTRA NIGHT IN BEIJING
$89/per person & child under 12 years per room per night with daily breakfast
INCLUSIONS
• Air China economy class airfare Auckland-Beijing & Air New Zealand economy class airfare Shanghai to Auckland
• 4-star hotel accommodation on twin-share basis
• All transport (modern air-conditioned vehicles) from arrival until departure
• Meals, sightseeing and entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
• English-speaking local guides
EXCLUSIONS
• Chinese visa fee
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses
• Gratuities (CNY50.00 per client per day is suggested )
TERMS & CONDITIONS:
• Tour is private tour and is guaranteed departure based on minimum 2 people travelling together, yet
flight is subject to availability and price is subject to final confirmation at time of booking.
• Extra hotel accommodation maybe needed at additional cost due to flight schedule.
• Early check-in and late check-out at hotel are strictly subject to hotel availability and can only be
guaranteed by booking the night before or after at additional cost.