Treasures Of Thailand & China 16 Days - Canada Depart


Shanghai-Suzhou-Wuxi-Hangzhou-Bangkok-Pattaya-Phuket.

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  • Tour/Product code: TC16-B
  • Days: 16 Day(s)
  • Departing From: Regina Saskatoon Edmonton Victoria Quebec Ottawa Land Only Halifax Calgary Winnipeg Montreal Vancouver Toronto
  • Destination: Shanghai SuZhou Hangzhou Phuket Bangkok
  • Highlights: ☆ Bangkok ☆ Pattaya ☆ Phuket ☆ Lingshan Buddhist Scenic Spot ☆ The Bund Discover 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: ☆ Grand Canal ☆ Suzhou Classical Garden ☆ Hangzhou West Lake

  • Service Language: English
trip map:
Included:

1) Round-trip international flight from Toronto/Vancouver/Montreal to China and Thailand.

   Departure Cities with additional airfare:

  【Calgary / Saskatoon / Regina / Edmonton / Quebec / Winnipeg / Halifax / Fredericton / Ottawa / Victoria--Depart Need  Additional $500
    Land tour Only without round trip air ticket : -CAD300 Minus

2) Ground transportation between the cities ( BY BUS )

3) Hand-picked 3-4 star hotel accommodations with daily ABF

4) Sightseeing admission fees as listed on the agenda

5) Food as specified on the itinerary (B-breakfast L-lunch D-dinner X-no meal) 

Please note that if the flight for your tour is during the lunch or dinner time, your meal will be served on board by the airline.

6) Special cultural programs as specified in the schedule

7) Professional English speaking local tour expert

8) All tax and fuel surcharge


https://www.utovacation.com/
Telephone:+1 905.597.6882; 1 855.526.1286

ITINERARY

Day 1: USA/Canada To Shanghai

Fly to Shanghai from USA/Canada.

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Day 2: Shanghai Arrival (Meals: X X X)

Upon arriving at Shanghai International Airport, you will be greeted by your tour guide and then transferred to hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax. 

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Day 3: Shanghai - Suzhou (Meals: X X X)

Enjoy a morning city tour of Shanghai, the country's biggest city and a global financial hub. Explore 【The People’s Square】 and 【Nanjing Road】, the main shopping street of Shanghai and is one of the world's busiest shopping streets. Transfer to Suzhou, referred to as the "Venice of the East".  Visit 【Lanli Garden】 where you could treasure the exotic silk embroidery history. Explore 【The Garden of Master of the Nets】, among the finest gardens in China and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Day 4: Suzhou -Wuxi【 Lingshan Grand Buddha 】(Meals:B X X)

Visit the 【Silk Spinning Factory】 for a silk making demonstration. Transfer to Wuxi, an ancient city richly endowed with nature due to its pleasantly warm and moist climate – it boasts a reputation of being the “Land of Fish and Rice”.  Explore the 【Lingshan Grand Buddha and Mt. Lingshan Scenic Area】 – a Buddhist paradise area of 30 hectares (74 acres). The park is famous for the world’s largest bronze Buddha statue and other attractions including the Brahma Palace, Five Mudra Mandala, Nine Dragons Bathing Sakyamuni, Xiangfu Temple and many other Buddhist sites. Visit the 【Teapot Museum】 and famous 【Nanchang Street】.


 (Recommended Options:)

Boat ride on the Grand Canal with walk around the local market. USD 30

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Day 5: Wuxi-Hangzhou (Meals:B X X )

After breakfast, enjoy the scenery as we pass by 【Lake Tai】, the third-largest freshwater lake in China.  Visit the 【Lihu Park】, and the largest Fresh Water Pearl Center. After lunch, transfer to Hangzhou, one of China's seven ancient capitals. With its beautiful lakes, mountains and many attractions, it has become a world-famous tourist destination and one of China’s top attractions. Marco Polo once called Hangzhou the most enchanting city in the world. Take a 【boat tour of West Lake】, the most famous attraction in Hangzhou. Last stop, 【Liuhe Pagoda】, Hangzhou Six Harmonies Pagoda, on the foot of 【Yuelun Hill】, facing the 【Qiantang River】. 

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Day 6: Hangzhou-Shanghai (Meals:B X X)

Morning educational stop for a taste of Dragon Well Tea at the 【Meijiawu Tea Village】. Later drive back to Shanghai on China’s central coast, the country's biggest city and a global financial hub. Appreciate scenery by walking along【the Bund】, a mile-long stretch along the 【Huangpu River】. This area is the best place to capture the western influences of the old days.


(Recommended Options:)

Cruise on the 【Huangpu River】, while on the cruise, you can take an outside view of the 【Oriental Pearl Tower】, the modern symbol of Shanghai City.  USD 45

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Day 7: Shanghai (Meals:B X X)

Enjoy a day of leisure or you may choose an optional day-tour of Shanghai highlights.


(Recommended Options:)

【Shanghai maglev train】is the fastest train in the world with the unbelievable top speed of 431km per hour. It is the only super high-speed bullet train with Magnetic technology in operation all over the world. Take in some last minute shopping at the【Knock-off Market】before exploring the famous【Xintiandi】, a stylish pedestrian street made up of Shikumen and modern architecture. Explore 【Tianzifang】, a touristic arts and crafts area that has developed from a renovated traditional residential area in the French Concession area of Shanghai, into an area of boutique shops, bars and restaurants. Explore【Jin Mao Tower】, an 88-story landmark skyscraper, standing at 420.5 metres tall it’s one of the tallest buildings in the world. USD 100


(Recommended Options:)

Shanghai Permanent Show-【ERA-Intersection of Time】USD 45

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Day 8: Shanghai - Bangkok (Meals:B X X)

Fly to Bangkok. Well known as the City of Angels, Bangkok is the present capital city and the focal point for Thailand. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by your tour representative and escorted back to your hotel by an airport shuttle.  Please note that while we are doing our best to accommodate early arrivals, hotel check-in time is generally not before 3:00 pm. Baggage storage can be arranged at the hotel. Free at leisure time for the duration of the day.

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Day 9: Bangkok (Meals:B X X)

  This morning, your sightseeing in Bangkok begins with a visit to the Bangkok Chinatown District, and the Temple of Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), home to the world's biggest solid-gold Buddha statue, measuring 10 feet high, weighing over 5 tons, and valued at $14m. Afterward, visit Khao San Road, translates as "milled rice", a hint that in former times the street was a major Bangkok rice market. In the last 20 years, however, Khaosan Road has developed into a world-famous "backpacker ghetto". Enjoy some free times, and you may want to walk to the “Grand Palace” (ticket not included), which is The Landmark of Bangkok!
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Day 10: Bangkok - Pattaya (Meals:B X X)

  Relax over breakfast before a scenic drive to Pattaya (approximate 1.5 hours), a popular vacation spot on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand whose beaches and entertainments draw thousands of visitors annually. Experience the Gems Gallery, learning about Thailand's most prized gemstones. Then, check in to your hotel, and the remainder of the day is at your leisure to relax on the sands or by the pool.


 (Recommended Options:)

Pattaya Seafood dinner & Alcazar Cabaret Show: USD 50

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Day 11: Pattaya - Bangkok (Meals:B X X)

  After breakfast, you’ll visit the Khao Phra Tamnak (Khao Phra Bat) --- Locate on a small hill on the south of Pattaya Beach, which is the best spot to see the panoramic view of Pattaya City and Pattaya Bay from above. Afterward, stop at Thai-Silk Center - the best place to shop silks in Thailand. In the afternoon, return transfer to Bangkok for an overnight stay.


 (Recommended Options:)

Night Market & Siam Niramit Show with Dinner: USD 50

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Day 12: Bangkok (Meals:B X X)

  Free day at leisure.


 (Recommended Options:)

Ayutthaya Excursions (incl. Tuk Tuk Ride experience): USD 75

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Day 13: Bangkok - Phuket (Meals:B X X)

  After breakfast, fly to Phuket, the biggest of Thailand’s islands. Upon arrival, visit the Phuket Old Town was built on riches reaped from Phuket's tin boom of last century when the metal was an extremely valuable commodity. Unlike many Thai provincial capitals, Phuket Town fairly shines with personality and nowhere more so than its Old Town. In this historically rich part of town, you will find shrines, temples (Buddhist and Chinese), ornate and beautifully preserved 'shophouses', quaint cafés, tiny printing shops, impromptu private and public museums and even a mini ex-red light district. Later, ride on a Long-tailed boat to Pearl Farm, to gain a little knowledge of south-sea pearls, and follow-up the Souvenir-shop. Afterward, return to your hotel, enjoy the rest of your afternoon free at leisure.
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Day 14: Phuket (Meals:B X X)

Enjoy a free day at leisure.

 (Recommended Options:)

James Bound Island Tours: USD 65

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Day 15: Phuket (Meals:B X X)

  Enjoy a free day at leisure.
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Day 16: Phuket Departure (Meals:B X X)

  After breakfast, transfer to airport and board the flight back to your sweet home. 

  Note: *Depending on the air availability, we might take flight back to USA/Canada which departure in the early morning (00:00am-03: 00 am) on the next day and today a full day on our own to explore the city, and transfer to Phuket airport in the evening. Hotel checks out before noon. 【 Late check-outs are available for purchase if you wish to relax and enjoy your hotel room. 】

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Fees & Optional Programs

[Excluded:]

1) Travel insurance

2) Any personal expenses

3) Tour Extensions and Optional programs

4) A Mandatory Service Charge & Tipping  CAD 390 /person is required and payable to the tour guide on the first day of arrival【CASH】

     Or It Can Be Paid by Credit Card Before Depart.

5) China visa fee

6) Single Supplement: CAD 800

7) No Show (Only applicable for China Tours):  If for any reason, a passenger does not attend the scheduled daily activities during the tour, an additional supplement fee of $100 per day per person has to be paid.   


Tour Extensions( Pre-Tour Only)-(Choose before the trip):


   1): Beijing Express View Itinerary Click Here 

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                 Price: CAD$799.00

                  Single Supplement: CAD$ 300.00

                  Gratuity: CAD$ 60.00

                 Included:

                 *Air Ticket change fee & fare difference from the original itinerary

                 *Sightseeing admission fees as listed on the agenda,

                 *Food as specified on the itinerary 

                 *Guided Sightseeing Luxury Tour 

                 *Ground transportation

                 *Hand-picked 4 star hotel accommodations with daily ABF

                 *Special cultural programs as listed in different cities as specified in the schedule

                 *Professional English speaking local tour expert in each destination city

                 *Minimum guarantee of 6 ppl 


Stay Like A Local-Extensions: 


1) Phuket 4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS Hotel with flight extension (airport drop off not included)

                 Price: CAD 699.00

                 Single Supplement: CAD 400.00

                 Included:

                 *Air Ticket change fee & fare difference from the original itinerary

                 *3-4 star hotel accommodations with daily ABF


2) Return Flight Extension-3 DAYS (airport drop off not included)

                 Price:CAD 399.00

                  Included:

                 *Air Ticket change fee & fare difference from the original itinerary


3) Return Flight Extension-5 DAYS (airport drop off not included)

                 Price: CAD 539.00

                 Included:

                 *Air Ticket change fee & fare difference from the original itinerary



Optional Programs-Minimum guarantee of 10 ppl ) :

* Select your optional packages while you are in China & Thailand and pay to the local tour guide.

Day 04 Suzhou "Boat ride on the Grand Canal with walk around the local market" (US$30)  

Day 06 Shanghai "Huangpu River Night Cruise"  (US$45)  

Day 07 Shanghai "Shanghai maglev train & knock-off market & Xintiandi & Tianzifang & Jinmao Tower." (US$100)  

Day 07 Shanghai "ERA Show-The intersection of Time."(US$45)

Day 10. Pattaya Seafood dinner & Alcazar Cabaret Show: US$50 Click Here )

Day 11. Night Market & Siam Niramit Show with Dinner: US$50 Click Here )

Day 12. Ayutthaya Excursions (incl. Tuk Tuk Ride experience): US$75 ( Click Here )

Day 14. James Bond Island Tours: US$65Click Here )




* This trip requires a Chinese Visa for USA & Canada passport holders. 

* China Visa Option:

【 Please Click Here To Read The detailed information and requirements for the following 3 options before you book! 】

1: Individual visa service (Multiple entries valid for up to 10 years) ( Ontario residents only ): $240

2: Group visa (north-America wide)(Single Entry Valid For 1 month from the date issue)(At Least 2 People Travel Together)(Age: Less than 79 years old): $185

3: Paperwork service for the clients who wish to apply for an individual visa by themselves: $50

    Include:

    · Filling out application forms

    · Preparing travel documents

    · Making appointment

4:Apply for an individual visa on your own

* Thailand Visa Is Not Required For USA, Canada Passport Holders.

   For other passport holders, please refer to Consulate General of Thailand's Website for more information and Thailand visa instructions.

A final trip confirmation will be sent to the main contact passenger via email one month prior to departure that includes a day-by-day itinerary, hotel information, and flight information.

If acquiring a visa on your own, the supporting documents will be provided from UTO Vacation one month prior to the trip departure date. Supporting documents requested early are subject to a $50 administration fee.

3-4-Star Hotels:

【 Please note: Hotels for this itinerary will not be located in the city centre, hotels are normally located 10-35KM away from City Centre 】

Suzhou: Holiday Inn Suzhou Huirong Plaza/similar

Hangzhou: Merchant Marco Garden Hotel/similar

Wuxi: Swiss-Bel Hotel Liyuan/similar

Shanghai: Shanghai Koyal International Hotel/similar

Bangkok: The Royal River Hotel or Montien Riverside Hotel Bangkok or Bangkok Palace Hotel or similar

Pattaya: Cholchan Pattaya Beach Resort or similar

Phuket: D Varee Mai Khao Beach or similar


International Air:

 (*UTOVACATION reserve the right to confirm the airlines below)

  ☆ United Airline:

  ☆ American Airline:

  ☆ Delta Airline:

  ☆ Air China:

  ☆ Air Canada:

  ☆ Hainan Airlines:

  ☆ China Eastern Airlines:

  ☆ Cathy Pacific Airlines;

  ☆ China Southern Airlines;

  ☆ Xiamen Airlines;

  ☆ Beijing Capital Airlines;

  ☆ Sichuan Airlines;

  ☆ Hongkong Airline:

  ☆ Eva Air:


Remark: 

1) We reserve the right to modify the itinerary if necessary subject to the local conditions.

2) Guaranteed departure with minimum 10 travelers.

3) Price subject to change at the time of reservation.

4) For travelers under 12 years old are as follow:

Child between 2-11 
years old with bed
Infant under 2 years old
100% of 
adult tour fare

We don't suggest people bring Infants under 2 years old to participate on this tour 

5) Tour fare is based on American/Canadian adults (non student group), twin share.

6) As this is a sight-seeing and shopping tour, there are designated local shopping stops on this tour, and a minimum amount of time (60 mins) must be spent at each shopping site. However, there is no obligation to purchase anything. For those who are not very keen on shopping, visits to shopping sites should be treated as cultural learning experiences as all the products including jade, silk, tea, etc are deeply ingrained in the Chinese culture and well worth learning.

7)THE HOTELS LISTED IN THE ITINERARY ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND MAY BE SUBSTITUTED WITH A SIMILAR CATEGORY HOTEL WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE, IF UNAVAILABLE. MULTI-CARRIERS/AIRLINES ARE USED FOR THE GROUP TOUR AIRFARE. ONCE THE GROUP TICKETS ARE ISSUED THE AIRLINE INFORMATION MAY BE RELEASED BY THE GROUP TICKETING DEPARTMENT ABOUT 30 DAYS PRIOR TO TRIP DEPARTURE. UTO VACATION CAN RESERVE THE RIGHT TO ISSUE TICKETS WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

8) For Travel Visa service:

* If you choose UTO’s Visa Application Service with your booking, we will contact you by email about 60-120 days prior to trip departure for your visa application. Please call 1-855-526-1286 for more information.

* Please note: A final trip confirmation will be sent to the main contact passenger via email one month prior to departure that includes a day-by-day itinerary, hotel information, and flight information. If acquiring a visa on your own, the supporting documents will be provided from UTO Vacation one month prior to the trip departure date. Supporting documents requested early are subject to a $50 administration fee. 

9) ANY DEVIATIONS TO OTHER DESTINATIONS AND/OR EXTENSIONS ARE SUBJECT TO A $150 CHANGE FEE, PLUS ANY AIR FARE DIFFERENCE---PLEASE CALL 1-855-526-1286 FOR DETAIL INFORMATION.

10) Reservation changes: changes to an existing reservation, whatever the cause, will incur a $100 per person charge plus any additional supplier fees. This includes name changes* and removal of any services such as optional tours and transfers. *please note that name changes to airline reservations are subject to full cancellation and re-booking. See airline name changes section for specific information. Replacing a traveling passenger with another traveling passenger constitutes a cancellation, subject to cancellation penalties, and is not covered by this reservation changes policy. Changes or additions after departure are subject to local rates at the time of amendment and must be paid directly by the passenger to the service provider. There are no refunds for unused services.

11) If for any reason, a passenger does not attend the scheduled daily activities during the tour, an additional supplement fee of $100 per person per day has to be paid. 

12) Please note that if the flight for your tour is during the lunch or dinner time, your meal will be served on board by the airline.

13) All tour extension & optional programs require a minimum of 10 participants to commence. UTOvacation reserve the rights to cancel the tour extension without prior notice. In the instance of cancellation, the tour extension or optional tours shall be refunded.

14) This tour requires some walking during sightseeing. Handicap facilities are not up to the North American standard. We ask all passengers to be careful of the small steps in the old shrines and temples.