Highlights of China & the Yangtze
A spellbinding odyssey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture and history. Journey through a land of contrasts—skyscrapers and ancient temples, serene gardens and bustling city ...
13 Apr 2019
China, Tibet & the Yangtze
Embrace the yin and yang of wonders old and new on this soul-enriching expedition. Their names alone evoke the wonder and timeless allure of China: the Great Wall, Forbidden Cit...
12 Jun 2019
Backroads to Yangshuo, 11 Days
Day 1 Guangzhou. On arrival you will need to make your own way to the group hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore Guangzhou before we meet in the hotel lounge at approx 6.30pm for a trip briefing with the group leader. Day 2 Zhoaqing. This morning we transfer by coach out of he...
Travel Dates: 1 July 2018 - 9 December 2019
Best of China, 10 Days, SAVE $329*
Day 1 Shanghai. Nimen Hao! Welcome to China. Shanghai's bright lights, fevered trade and frenetic pace provide a glimpse into the dazzling global future of China. On arrival in the city you'll receive a private transfer to your hotel, located within walking distance of the famous Bund, where doze...
Travel Dates: between 1 January and 15 December 2019
A China Experience, 10 Days
Day 1-3 Shanghai Fly to the city of Shanghai for a three-night stay. Shanghai is China's great metropolis, where east and west collide on streets lined with futuristic skyscrapers and 10th-century temples. Today's explorations include the traditional Yu Garden, the Silk Museum and a stop in the o...
Travel Dates: Only on 25 November 2018
Magnificent China, 22 Days
Day 1 Beijing Fly to Beijing, China's historical Capital, for a four-night stay. Day 2 Imperial Beijing Heading to Beijing's symbolic heart, stroll across Tiananmen Square and into the sprawling magnificence of the Forbidden City to discover a complex full of imperial riches. Later, enjoy a ricks...
Travel Dates: Only on 16 June, 3 November 2018
Beijing is China's second largest city, found on the northern tip of the North China Plain. The city itself is incredibly flat and comprises a number of municipalities spanning over 6,000 square miles. As the seat of the Ming and Quing dynasties, Beijing's history is of great significance to China and the city is rich with historical sites. In addition to its world famous landmarks, Beijing also has a growing nightlife and luxury boutique scene which attracts travellers from all over the world.
Beijing cruises disembark at Tianjin Port Xingang Cruise Port Terminal, located just over 170km from Beijing CBD.
Sights to See
In Beijing you can visit a number of world famous landmarks that are sure to take your breath away. Start with a walk across the impressive Tiananmen Square, the world's third largest city square, followed by a visit to the Forbidden City and the Palace Museum. Another significant structure to visit is the Temple of Heaven - the famous symbol of Beijing. To learn more about Beijing and China's history, venture to Xicheng District where you'll find the Capital Museum and an impressive collection of art and history displays. Admire modern Beijing by taking a tour of the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, which hosted the 2008 Olympic Games.
What's for Lunch
The city's famous Beijing roast duck is hard to resist and there are a range of restaurants that serve the succulent delicacy. If you're looking for the ultimate roast duck experience, head to the Quanjude Restaurant which claims to be the largest roast duck restaurant in the city.
If you see only one thing...
Beijing's Forbidden City was once the imperial palace of the Ming and Quing Dynasties and includes 980 opulent buildings.
Thank a local in Mandarin by saying 'Ganxie ni.'
From pearls to silk, kites and the latest electronics, you'll find a number of things to buy in Beijing.