Air-inclusive China Essence 10 Days (Route B)

    • Tour Code: ABJN10E-B
    • Duration: 10 Day
    • departure:
    • destination:
  • Was $1690
    ** Air-inclusive package (Taxes included)
    ** Local 5-star hotels
    Enjoy the deep-rooted cultural and historical sites in Beijing, taste the exquisite life style by wondering in beautiful gardens, along the West Lake and water town in Suzhou and Hangzhou. There is a Chinese saying goes: In heaven there is paradise, on earth there are Suzhou and Hangzhou. The Essence of China is revealed before experience the world phenomenon of "New China", in thriving Shanghai, known as the Paris of the east.
    Beijing-Shanghai-Suzhou-Wuxi-Hangzhou
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Toronto/Calgary Departure Only
Other Canada gateway surcharge:
Vancouver: CAD 0-250

Ottawa/Montreal: CAD260-360
Halifax: CAD450-550
Edmonton: CAD260-360
Other Canada gateway please call:1800-305-7638

Day 01 Home City (Toronto/Calgary/Vancouver)- Beijing
Itinerary
Departure from home city to Beijing on China Airlines. Ensure that you have all your travel documents prior to departure date.
Cities
  • Beijing capital airport

Day 02 Beijing Arrival
Itinerary
When arriving in Beijing, you will be greeted by our professional tour guide at the Beijing Capital Airport and then transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day will be free for your own leisure, and you can choose other scenic spots to visit at your own expenses.
Cities
  • Beijing

Meals
No Meals
Hotel
CNCC Grand Hotel 5* or similar
Day 03 Beijing
Itinerary
After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful city tour by visiting Forbidden City, which is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. Then tour Tiananmen Square Afterwards, visit the Summer Palace, where we will enjoy a relaxing boat ride on the Kunming Lake. Lastly, stop by Tongrentang Chinese Medicine Institute, which had been designated to provide medicines for the royal pharmacy of the imperial palace of the Qing Dynasty for 188 years.Peking Duck Dinner will be served tonight.
Optional Tour: You can choose to enjoy the famous Beijing Kung fu show after dinner: USD50per person (Prepaid price: USD40PP)
Cities
  • Beijing

Meals
(Breakfast /Dinner)
Hotel
CNCC Grand Hotel 5* or similar
Day 04 Beijing
Itinerary
Looking like a gigantic dragon across deserts, grasslands and mountains, the Great Wall of China is one of the 'Eight Wonders of the World'. We tour the Juyongguan portion of the Great Wall in the morning and stop by a Jade Workshop where we will learn some information about the precious jade. Lastly, drive by Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube.
Cities
  • Beijing

Meals
(Breakfast)
Hotel
CNCC Grand Hotel 5* or similar
Day 05 Beijing-Shanghai-Wuxi
Itinerary
After breakfast, take a flight to city of Shanghai, China's most popular metropolis that has attracted the visitors from all over the world. Then transferred to the city of Wuxi,arriving Wuxi, you can choose tour Three Kingdoms city(Contains scenic transportation) .It is the nation's first theme park incorporating movie and TV culture and tourism and is also one of the nation's first batch of 5A grade tourist scenic areas..This evening,you will visit Nanchang street, and then stroll along the trendy pedestrian streets composed of both ancient and modern architecture.

Optional Tour: You can choose to tour Three Kingdoms city USD60per person(Contains scenic transportation)(Prepaid price: USD50PP)
Cities
  • Beijing

  • Shanghai

  • Wuxi

Meals
(Breakfast/Lunch)
Hotel
Swiss-Belhotel Liyuan 5* or Wuxi Grand Park Hotel or similar
Day 06 Wuxi -Suzhou
Itinerary
After breakfast visit the Pearl Breeding Center and Zisha Tea-Pot Center. Then transfer to Suzhou, often referred to as the "Venice of the East". Upon arrival, You can choose to enjoy the Grand Canal Cruise in Suzhou.

Optional Tour: You can choose to enjoy the Grand Canal Cruise in Suzhou: USD40per person (Prepaid price: USD30PP)
Cities
  • Wuxi

  • Suzhou

Meals
(Breakfast/Lunch)
Hotel
Grand Metropark Hotel Suzhou 5* or similar
Day 07 Suzhou-Hangzhou
Itinerary
After breakfast, we will visit Suzhou Lotus Garden, also named The Couple's Garden. It is the world's cultural heritage. It has survived to the present and is kept in a good state of preservation and its artistic perfection, the garden has had a good reputation, popularly known as “Oriental romantic”. And visit the silk embroidery factory for a demonstration on the silk-making process. Transfer to Hangzhou after lunch, Upon arrival, you can choose to take a boat ride on the serene West Lake, the most renowned feature of Hangzhou, and noted for its scenic beauty which blends naturally with many famous historical and cultural sites. (at your own expense).

Optional Tour: You can choose to take a boat ride on the serene West Lake: USD35per person (Prepaid price: USD30PP)
Cities
  • Suzhou

  • Hangzhou

Meals
(Breakfast/Lunch)
Hotel
Grand New Century Hotel Yuhang Hanghzou or similar
Day 08 Hangzhou-Shanghai
Itinerary
Today we will visit the Dragon Well Tea Plantation to have a taste of the famous green tea-Dragon Well. Then transfer to Shanghai, stop by the Jewel Store . Visit the Bund, which is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. Then the Nanjing Road, which is No. 1 commercial center in China. Tonight you can watch a superb and thrilling Chinese acrobatic show ERA: The Intersection of Time (at your own expense).

Optional Tour: You can choose to enjoy a show: ERA: The Intersection of Time USD60per person (Prepaid price: USD50PP)
Cities
  • Hangzhou

  • Shanghai

Meals
(Breakfast/Lunch)
Hotel
Crowne Plaza Shanghai Pudong Waigaoqiao 5*
or Shanghai GuoMan hotel or similar
Day 09 Shanghai
Itinerary
Free day for own exploration of the Shanghai City. Or join optional tours at own expenses.
Optional Tour: You can choose to visit Zhujiajiao, Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1700 years. USD50PP (Prepaid price: USD40PP)

After enjoying Zhujiajiao,you will transfer to Shanghai, You can head to the Tian Zi Fang,where you can have some free time shopping there. USD40PP (Prepaid price: USD30PP)
Cities
  • Shanghai

Meals
(Breakfast)
Hotel
Crowne Plaza Shanghai Pudong Waigaoqiao 5*
Day 10 Shanghai-Home (Toronto/Calgary/Vancouver)
Itinerary
After hotel breakfast, transfer to airport for the homebound flight. Tour ends.
Cities
  • Shanghai

Meals
(Breakfast)
Add-On
Optional Tours
 -Beijing Kung fu show after dinner: USD50 per person

The legend of Kung Fu Show is produced by China’s leading performance company and the best of China’s Kung Fu practitioners have been found for this show. Visually stunning with a great story line and martial arts skills.

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 -Three Kingdoms city: USD60 per person(Contains scenic transportation)

Covering an area of about 35 hectares (86 acres), the Three Kingdoms City is a Han Dynasty (206BC-220) style structure. In order to film the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, a series of buildings were needed to be built there.

 -The Grand Canal Cruise in Suzhou: USD40 per person 
Cruise on the Suzhou Ancient Grand Canal to see the old buildings and get a feel for the life of the locals. Tranquil, peaceful and historical, just like a time machine to take you back to the old era when ancient people communicated mainly by shipping on the waterway.

 -Boat ride on the serene West Lake: USD35 per person 
Considered one of the most beautiful sights in Hangzhou, this scenic lake is sheltered on three sides by hills, with open flat landto the northeast wheredowntown Hangzhou is located.

 

-ERA: The Intersection of Time: USD60 per person
See a captivating combination of Chinese history, mesmerizing martial arts and incredible special effects throughout the unique spectacle. Watch China evolve from humble beginnings to the global superpower it is today, and enjoy entertaining live music and elaborate costumes as you experience the family-friendly show.  

 -Zhujiajiao: an ancient water town well-known throughout the country USD50 per person
Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town also known as the "pearl stream." Best known for its bridges, built during Ming and Qing Dynasties, the various spans are built of wood, marble and stone.

 -Tian Zi Fang: USD40 per person
Little known to Shanghai old timers, Tianzifang has transformed itself from legacy residential architectures and factories into an artsy area housing bars, cafes, crafts shops, design studios, galleries and boutiques. It is ardently supported by crowds of yuppies, trend setters, designers and expatriates, who fall for temptation of old Shikumen houses (stone-framed-door houses) and lanes with infinite novelties.

Pricing
 Toronto VancouverCalgary MontrealOttawaEdmontonWinnipeg
Departure DatePricePricePricePricePricePricePrice
16-Jan$690$690$690$890$1,390$890$1,390
22-Feb$890$890$890$1,290$1,590$1,090$1,590
15-Mar$890$890$890$1,090$1,290$1,290$1,590
20-Mar$790$790$790$990$1,190$1,290$1,590
27-Mar$890$890$890$990$1,290$990$1,390
29-Mar$890$890$890$990$1,290$990$1,390
12-Apr$890$890$890$1,090$1,290$1,090$1,490
17-Apr$890$890$890$990$1,290$990$1,390
26-Apr$990$990$890$1,090$1,390$1,090$1,490
10-May$890$890$890$990$1,290$990$1,390
15-May$990$990$890$1,090$1,390$1,090$1,490
24-May$990$990$990$1,090$1,390$1,190$1,490
07-Jun$990$990$990$1,090$1,390$1,090$1,690
21-Jun$1,490$1,490$1,490$1,490$1,890$1,490$1,690
12-Jul$1,490$1,490$1,490$1,490$1,890$1,490$1,590
26-Jul$1,490$1,490$1,490$1,490$1,890$1,490$1,590
09-Aug$1,590$1,590$1,590$1,490$1,990$1,490$1,590
23-Aug$1,990$1,990$1,990$2,090$2,390$2,090$1,990
06-Sep$1,090$1,090$1,090$1,290$1,490$1,290$1,590
11-Sep$990$990$990$1,190$1,390$1,190$1,590
13-Sep$990$990$990$1,190$1,390$1,190$1,590
18-Sep$990$990$990$1,190$1,390$1,190$1,590
20-Sep$990$990$990$1,190$1,390$1,190$1,590
11-Oct$890$890$890$1,090$1,290$1,090$1,490
16-Oct$890$890$890$1,090$1,290$1,090$1,490
23-Oct$890$890$890$1,090$1,290$1,090$1,490
25-Oct$790$790$790$990$1,190$990$1,390
06-Nov$790$790$790$990$1,190$990$1,390
08-Nov$790$790$790$990$1,190$990$1,390
13-Nov$790$790$790$990$1,190$990$1,390
20-Nov$790$790$790$990$1,190$990$1,390
22-Nov$690$690$690$890$1,090$890$1,290
27-Nov$690$690$690$790$990$790$1,190
04-Dec$690$690$690$790$990$790$1,190
06-Dec$690$690$690$890$1,090$890$1,290
Terms

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions: 
1) Specified international, domestic Airfare and airport taxes;
2) Local 5* Hotel Accommodation; 
3) Daily meals as per itinerary; 
4) Sightseeing and orientation tours included in the itinerary;
5) Daily transportation on modern air-conditioned coaches; 
6) English speaking guide 

Exclusions: 
1) China Visas; 
2) Travel Insurance;
3) Gratuity for the tour guide and driver (USD $10 per person per day); 
4) Meals and drinks not listed in the itinerary;
5) Personal expenses; 
6) Evening optional shows.

Terms & Conditions

Air-inclusive tour package 100% NON-Refundable.

We strongly recommend all of our customers purchase health and trip cancellation insurance.
Customers are responsible for obtaining and paying for all visas and entry documents,for meeting all health and other requirements and for any documents required by the laws, regulations, orders and/or requriements of the countries you will visit and for your return home. Canadian citizens can contact Foreign Affairs Canada at www.travel.gc.ca. Citizens of other countries should check with the relative Tourist Board or Consular office of the destination which they are intending to visit.Visa and entry documents must be obtained independently prior to departure. Compass Holidays will assume no responsibility whatever for passengers denied carriage by the airline or refused entry into any country.

1. Valid for Canadian / USA / Australia passport / PR holder with English speaking tour guide service;
2. This is a shopping tour required to make several stops of one to two hours as outlined in the itinerary, but you aren't obligated to purchase. 
3. The tour fee excluded Optional tour Fee listed on the itinerary and Compulsory Tips.
4. The date of early arrival or extended stay guests without arrange free shuttle;
5. All the tour program including the attraction and hotels are subject to change;
6. The tour does not include additional costs when unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances or events arising. Unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances or events including private demand, flight delays / cancellations, the threat of war / potential threat of war, riot, civil strife, terrorism / actual terrorist activities, natural disasters, adverse weather conditions, etc. .
7. Please double confirm 24 hours prior to departure for your flights statues, the first night hotel and tour guide information to avoid any mistake.
10. Passenger who 70 years old or above we suggested have accompanied by relative travel together and is strongly recommended to purchase and other necessary medical and accident travel insurance;
11. In case of delayed or canceled flights and other causes of delays or changes , please contact your travel agent or the local emergency contacts as soon as possible, any tickets and transportation costs incurred loss, please be borne by the guests.
12. For any tours involving an altitude of 3000m and above, seniors and those who suffer from hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, pulmonary diseases and other related health issues must decide on their own if their health is fit for the tours prior to booking. Once booked, we would assume that guests and families were aware of any associated risks. Should guests experience any health problems on the trip, guests and families need to bear all the responsibilities and costs.

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