Wonders of China - 17 Days
Wonders of China - 17 Days
Wonders of China - 17 Days

Wonders of China - 17 Days

From R44,977 p.p. Subject to price terms

Package Includes
  • International flights and current taxes
  • All meals (14 breakfasts, 13 lunches & 14 dinners)
  • Visa fees for South African passport holders
  • Domestic transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Touring with guides and entrance fees
  • Document wallet per family

China is a land of many wonders – both ancient and modern, natural and man-made. This hugely popular tour is a comprehensive journey through China’s most iconic sights from the magnificent Great Wall to the mighty Yangtze River.

Validity Period: 

Set departure dates in 2018
Hot bonus….
  • Fully Inclusive tour
  • Tour Highlights:

    • Walk on the Great Wall
    • Watch Giant Pandas play
    • Face the Terracotta Army
    • Cruise on the Li River
    • Four nights on the Yangtze
    • Admire Shanghai’s bright lights
R44,977 p.p. Ex JNB (includes approximate taxes)

 

  • Tipping paid locally of RMB770 per person
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Travel & Medical insurance
  • Any items of a personal nature: optional touring, laundry, porterage, drinks, telephone calls, early/late check in/out, courier cost to send documents to Wendy Wu to process visas, etc.

Package prices unless indicated on the offer are per person sharing, for the full duration of stay & include return flights & approximate taxes ex ORTambo International Airport, accommodation & return resort transfers. Package offers exclude meals & drinks not indicated, items of a personal nature, medical & travel insurance. Peak season surcharges & block out dates may apply. Prices are correct at the time of publishing, however are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, rate increases & availability. Supplier terms & conditions may apply. These offers may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Service fees apply. Errors & omissions excepted.  Valid for 2018 departures as per available departure dates.  Refer to the suppliers terms and conditions as per 2017/18 brochure.

 

China

For thousands of years China has kept to itself, and foreigners still find it difficult to penetrate the inner depths of this fascinating and enigmatic nation. However, since the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing showcased some of its most spectacular attractions, there has been a major increase in travellers wanting to explore this exotic destination. There is a great deal to discover in China, which is the world's most populated country (over 1.3 billion citizens), and also the third largest in the world territorially.

What makes China attractive as a travel destination for Western tourists is its fascinating culture and valuable antiquities. Ruins and relics from Neolithic settlements and the dynastic reigns of the mighty emperors are there to behold, and there are adventures to be had along the legendary ancient trade routes, such as the Silk Road. The Forbidden Palace, Great Wall of China, and the Terracotta Army of X'ian are just some of the incredible attractions to be seen in this ancient Eastern empire.

The People's Republic of China has been under a communist government since 1949, but is currently undergoing social and economic development. Emphasis is being placed on tourist facilities and infrastructure. Though the country's inconsistent human rights record makes it a somewhat controversial choice, China is opening the doors to its wealth of historical and cultural treasures and visitors are flooding in to be amazed and awed.

Organised tours are still the favoured way to explore China, but independent travel is slowly becoming easier. The major cities, like Beijing and Shanghai, are modern metropolises offering fast food and glitzy stores alongside centuries-old historical buildings and traditional eating houses. Archaeological wonders vie with amazing architecture in the interior, while majestic mountains and remote monasteries crown the northern areas.

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