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** Compass Holidays China Tour Package (Flight, Hotel, Taxes included)
** 8 nights Local 5-star hotels
** Iconic of China
** Authentic foods.
Day 01 Home City - Beijing
Itinerary
Departure from home city to Beijing. Please make sure that you have all your travel documents prior to departure date. Enjoy your trip with Compass Holidays.
Cities
  • Beijing

    Beijing

Day 02 Arrive in Beijing
Itinerary
When arriving in Beijing, you will be greeted by one of Compass Holidays local representatives at the Beijing Capital Airport and then transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day will be all yours, and you can start exploring the city on your own.
Hotel
Beijing Weishi Hotel or CNCC Grand Hotel or The Great Wall Hotel Beijing or six star Hotel5* or similar hotel
Day 03 Beijing
Itinerary
Explore the capital city of China with a long and rich history. You can also take advantage of some of the optional tours and create some special memories.

Visit Tian'anmen Square , Located at the center of Beijing City and the midpoint of Chang'an Avenue is the remarkable Tiananmen Square, where you can visit the Tiananmen Tower, Monument to the People's Heroes, Great Hall of the People, Chairman Mao Zedong Memorial Hall and see the national flag raising ceremony. Thousands of people come to the Square every day. It is the must place to visit in Beijing City.

You can choose to enjoy a optional Day Tour: Icons of Beijing (USD$75/person, lunch included)
Start with Forbidden City, which is the former seat of the emperors throughout the Ming and Qing dynasties, a true architectural masterpiece and home to the National Palace Museum. Covering an area of 72 hectares and having been the imperial palace for 24 emperors in the Ming(1368-1644) and Qing(1644-1911) dynasties, the Forbidden City is honored as the largest and the world. It is composed of two parts, one is the Outer Court where the Emperor held court and lead the nation via his imperial power, and the other is Inner Court where the Emperor resided with his family and performed religious rites. With rich architectural treasures and precious historical relics waiting for you. After lunch, proceed to the Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing, another world heritage site on the UNESCO list.

Visit Tongrentang Chinese Medicine Institute, which was designated to produce medicines for the royal pharmacy of the imperial palace of the Qing Dynasty for 188 years.

Optional Dinner: Peking Duck (USD$35/person)
Do we even need to explain? Peking Duck might be the best-known Chinese dish. And this optional dinner will provide you with an authentic tasting experience of Pecking Duck.
Meals
Breakfast
Hotel
Beijing Weishi Hotel or CNCC Grand Hotel Or The Great Wall Hotel Beijing or six star Hotel5* or similar hotel
Day 04 Beijing
Itinerary
Start with the Great Wall (Juyongguan), one of the "Seven Wonders of the World" and the UNESCO heritage site that you can't miss. Get a chance to climb a portion of this 3,700-mile marvel.
Then take a look at Beijing 2008 Olympic Center including the famous Beijing National Stadium aka Bird's Nest and Water Cube from outside.
Lastly, visit one of the largest Jade Exhibitions in Asia enroute and see skilled artisans working at a Cloisonné Factory.

Optional Night Tour: Beijing Kung Fu Show (USD$50/person)
Meals
Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel
Beijing Weishi Hotel or CNCC Grand Hotel Or The Great Wall Hotel Beijing or six star Hotel5* or similar hotel
Day 05 Beijing-Suzhou
Itinerary
You can explore the beautiful city ,just sign up for the optional tour program.

Optional day tour: Live Like a Local (USD$69/person, lunch included)
Take a morning tour to Temple of Heaven, recognized by UNESCO, an architectural masterpiece built between 1406-1460 AD to be used by the emperors from the Ming and Qing dynasties for ceremonies honoring the god of harvests.
Then visit the famous rickshaw Hutong and a local family, learning how the locals live. And you will have the "Zhajiang" Noodle with special Beijing traditional source as your lunch.

After 5pm, take a flight to Shanghai (about 2 hours). Upon arrival at Shanghai airport then transfer to Suzhou directly by bus.(About one hour drive)
Cities
  • Suzhou

    Suzhou

Meals
Breakfast & Dinner (on the airplane)
Hotel
Suzhou Grand Metropark Hotel Hotel 5* or snowy sea hotel or similar hotel
Day 06 Suzhou-Wuxi
Itinerary
Suzhou is known as the Oriental Venice for its exquisite canals, bridges, pagodas, and beautiful gardens.
After breakfast, start with the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Lingering Garden, a classic private garden with 500 years of history.
Then continue the trip with a visit to the Suzhou Silk Factory, the largest silk factory in the country to discover the mysterious producing of silk.
After tasting the local dish "Hong Shao Paigu", which is Wuxi style pork ribs, cooked in a red style, topping a sauce of rice wine and soya sauce flavored with ginger, cloves, anise and black pepper.

Optional cruise tour($30/person): Along the ancient canal from the city to the picturesque Grand Canal

Late afternoon, visit the Li Garden, which is located in the bank of the Lake Li with beautiful scene. It is also one of the main beautiful spots of Tai Lake, which is the key scenic area of China. It covers an area of 8.2 heel-ares.Water area is about 2/5 among them. It is famed for the water scenery.
Cities
  • Wuxi

    Wuxi

Meals
Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel
Wuxi Swiss Bellhotel Liyuan 5* or Junle Hotel or similar hotel
Day 07 Wuxi-Hangzhou
Itinerary
Start off and head to Hangzhou, passing by and chilling at the fresh Water Pearl Farm.
Arrive in Hangzhou, described by Marco Polo as "the most beautiful and magnificent city in the world".
Enjoy Dongpo Pork which is slowly cooked by braising fine-skinned and thin pieces of fat streaky bacon with famous Shaoxing wine in a sealed pot. When the dish is ready, the bacon will be moist and red, and the sauce will be thick and tasty. It tastes savory, sweet and tender, but not greasy.

Optional Evening shows: Impression West Lake ($79/person from Feb- Oct). This large-scale scenic on-water performance is produced by famous film director Yimou Zhang. It is one of the best shows in China so we highly recommend it!
Or West Lake Night Show ($65/Person all seasons).
Cities
  • Hangzhou

    Hangzhou

Meals
Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel
Hangzhou Jinma International Hotel 5* or similar hotel
Day 08 Hangzhou-Shanghai
Itinerary
Start with a cultural and natural heritage site in Hangzhou, West Lake, which is one of the top "can't miss" sites in China. Wonder around and take some photos. West Lake is a great destination for leisure.

Optional boat ride tour on the serene West Lake: (USD$35/person)
West lake is the most renowned feature and the centre of Hangzhou, noted for its scenic beauty which blends naturally with many famous historical and cultural sites. Take a boat ride to see the lake and the city from a different angle.

Taste the authentic local "Xiao Long Bao" (steamed buns) as lunch.

Then, visit the No.1 tea plantation and taste the well-known Dragon Well Tea, which is acknowledged as the best green tea in China, and of course in the world.

Later on, drive to Shanghai. Walk along the famous Bund, lined by the colonial architecture of European design build in early 1900s. This area is the best place to capture the Western influences in the old days. It is now the called "Wall Street of the East".

Optional Night Tour: Huangpu River Night Cruise (USD$50/person)
Get a glimpse of the dazzling and charming night view of Shanghai from the boat. The river runs across Shanghai, dividing the new and old parts of the city.
Cities
  • Shanghai

    Shanghai

Meals
Breakfast & Lunch
Hotel
Shanghai Crowne Plaza Shanghai Jiangong Hotel 5* or similar hotel
Day 09 Shanghai
Itinerary
In the morning, visit the Shanghai Museum to see ancient Chinese art, furniture and jade, followed by a visit to an Emerald exhibition center.
Then visit the City God Temple Bazaar where you can find many specialty stores selling traditional Chinese arts and crafts, medicine and souvenirs.
In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner in Shanghai style, called "Hu" cuisine, also known as "Benbang Cai".

Optional Night Show: ERA The Intersection of Time (USD$60/person)
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Hotel
Shanghai Crowne Plaza Shanghai Jiangong Hotel 5* or similar hotel
Day 10 Shanghai-Home
Itinerary
After breakfast, travel to the airport. Departure from Shanghai and head back home or extend your trip to other cities in China.
Meals
Breakfast
Terms

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions: 

1) International, domestic Airfare and airport taxes;

 • International Air (*Compass Holidays reserve the right to confirm the airlines below)
 • Hainan Airline, 
China  Eastern Airline , Air China, United Airline, Delta Airline, American Airline,Air Canada, etc;

2) Local 5* Hotel Accommodation or similar;
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) Single Sup: 350 USD  ( Passenger should pay the single room supplement if the companion cancels or no show or interrupts the tour.)
*If you travel alone and want to avoid single sup,  you can use "Find Buddy"on our website.
*Your buddy don't have to departure from the same city,  only require the same departure date

2) Travel Insurance;
3) Gratuity for the tour guide and driver.  Paid at destination on tour mandatory;(USD $10 per person per day);  
4) Meals and drinks not listed in the itinerary;
5) Personal expenses and any item not listed;
6) Optional programs;
7) China Visas USD190PP;

Terms & Conditions

Air-inclusive tour package 100% NON-Refundable, NON-Transferable.

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 requirements 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.

Passport:

Non-Chinese(Canadian/USA travelers) must present a passport to visit China, which must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of expected departure from that country. Official (special and diplomatic) passport holders must consult us, as you may be subject to different entry requirements.

Visas:

Non-Chinese(Canadian/USA travelers) must also be required a valid Chinese visa

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. 

We strongly recommend you join our experts optional tours, because most of our group hotels may far away from the sightseeing place and downtown area, so if you do not join optional program, you might need wait in the bus do nothing or find your own way to catch the group to the next destination.  Be aware that most of the major attraction sites always have long line up for ticketing and some of them have limited inventory and flow control, make sure join our tours to save your time and enjoy the group rate.
Every Travelers have to follow the whole itinerary USD 100/per day penalty will be charge for leaving the group
Passenger should pay the single room supplement if the companion cancels or no show or interrupts the tour. 
Compass Holidays reserved the rights to cancel the return flight if travelers do not follow the whole group

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 3000 m 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.
13. 
Every client is only allowed to bring one luggage on board (Weight below 23 kg, the sum of three sizes must not exceed 158 cm ). If client bring more than one luggage (if the coach has enough space) , we will have to charge 5 USD everyday for each additional luggage. Apologies for any inconveniences caused.
14. Chinese
 tours are different from other countries. Some attractions cannot be reached by the coach so clients will have to walk. If the passengers are with reduced mobility , they cannot visit these attractions. Clients could not use the loss of attractions as an excuse for refund. They could not use the loss of attractions as an excuse for refund. Please think carefully before applying our tours. Once applied, it is equivalent to accepting our terms and conditions.
15. 
For the laborious and attentive work of driver and tour guide, the company requires the clients to give them 10 USD (minimum) per person  per day as gratuities.
16. 
Please present the voucher when get in the tour bus. The Company is not liable for any delay or expenses incurred due to passenger’s negligence to arrive at the airport or meeting Points on time. Call the emergency number if have any accident.
17. 
Passengers must have a valid passport and visa. The Company will not be held responsible for any expenses if passenger is refused entry by any countries.
18. 
Passengers shall be regarded as carrying his/her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property. The company is not liable for any loss which may arise during the tour.
19. 
Please bring enough cash to pay the self-paying optional tours and meals according to the list.
20. 
Please bring carsick medicine, essential balm and other personal use medicine.
21. 
Don't bring any contraband goods or smuggling articles according to the law of local country.
22. 
Non-refundable for any unused portion of the tour and any meals listed in itinerary after departure whatever the reason is that you cannot continue with the tour. The Company is not liable if passenger decide to withdraw during the tour.
23. 
The Company also reserves the right to require any individual to withdraw from the tour if deemed his/her act of conduct is detrimental to or incompatible with the interest, harmony & welfare of other passengers and the tour as a whole. The Company shall be under no further liability thereafter to any such person.
24. 
The Company will accept no responsibilities for losses or additional expense due to accident, delay, weather, strike or cause beyond its control. The Company is not liable if passenger decide to withdraw during the tour.
25. 
The Company reserves the right to alter or curtail the itinerary substitute hotels and/or conveyances as it is deemed necessary.
26. The Company acts only as an agent and/or intermediary for independent suppliers. As a result it retains other contractors to provide transportation, accommodation and other related travel services. The Company accepts no responsibility for any such losses or any additional expenses or and distress due to delays, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes.

All passengers are STRONGLY URGED to take our adequate insurance coverage to protect yourselves against cancellation due to illness prior to or during the travel.  Please advise the agent staff or tour guide once the passengers get acute symptoms. We will provide help and send the passengers to the local hospital.  All the medical and hospital cost will be charge by the passenger.
We received the rights to charge the USD100/per day penalty and suggest the passengers go to the hospital when the passengers get sick and the symptom may affect the other travelers.
We don’t recommend the passengers who has visual or hearing impairment, Serious mental or physical illness, or the passengers with heart, lung, brain and blood disorders which might affect the health through long-distance travel,  or the passengers who is more than 75 years old, or who is being pregnant.  Please advise doctors before purchase the tour product. 
Passengers have fully understand and accept the terms and conditions once you purchase the tour.  Our travel agent will not be responsible for any illness which is caused through passengers’ own disabilities or health condition. 


FAQ

Here is the average temperature (For reference Only)

AVERAGE TEMPRETURE
City℉/℃JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDEC
BEIJING 35.842.454.769.380.486.988.786.979.266.950.538.8
2.15.812.620.726.930.531.530.526.219.410.33.8
SHANGHAI 46.649.857.267.676.881.990.388.98273.463.351.6
8.19.91419.824.927.732.431.627.82317.410.9
XI'AN 40.647.861.272.581.589.890.586.576.868.754.744.1
4.88.816.222.527.532.132.530.324.920.412.66.7
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