Incredible China 10 Days - Land Only


Beijing * Suzhou * Wuxi * Hangzhou * Shanghai

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price starts at:
U$99.00+ U$699.00

  • Tour Code: IC10-LO
  • Days: 10 Day(s)
  • Departing From: Land Only
  • Destination: Shanghai SuZhou WuXi Beijing Hangzhou
  • Highlights:

    Discover 5  UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
    ☆ Great Wall
    ☆ Forbidden City
    ☆ Grand Canal
    ☆ Suzhou Classical Garden
    ☆ Hangzhou West Lake



  • Service Language: English
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OVERVIEW

ALL PRICES ARE IN USD

DEPOSIT POLICY:

1) Initial deposit:  USD$99.00/pp at the time of booking. 

If you select a tour date that exceeds $99 or if you book extra tours or services, a deposit of USD$200.00/pp is due two weeks from your original booking date. 

   (If your selected tour date or optional tour amounts in total do not exceed $200, then you will only need to pay the amount specified.)

   (The USD$299.00 deposit count towards the final payment.)

2) Final Payment: 150 days prior to the trip departure. 

Optional program and Upgrades:

* Extension Programs Policy: Since the reservations are limited, we recommend for you to select extension programs at the time of booking (No Extra Deposit Payment).

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

Group Size:

 10 - 40 Each Departure Date.

HIGHLIGHTS:

• Explore the mysterious Forbidden City, the largest and the most complete imperial palace and ancient building complex in China, and in the world.

• Walk on the famous Great Wall to feel the history associated with this almost mystical landmark.

• Stroll in one of the four famous gardens in Suzhou--Master of the Nets Garden.

• Admire the beauty of West Lake by taking a short cruise on it.

• Immerse yourself in the bustling metropolis Shanghai.


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ITINERARY

Day 1: Depart from the USA

Depart from the USA to Beijing on your own (International Airfare NOT provided with this package).

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Day 2: Beijing Arrival

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

Hotel:Beijing Schonbrunn Hotel / Similar

Day 3: Beijing

Free at leisure to explore Beijing at your own pace. Or you may choose an optional day-tour of Beijing highlights.

(Recommended Options US$75): 

After breakfast, visit 【Tiananmen Square】-the biggest city central square in the world, the area of the square is about 44 hectares and it can accommodate 1 million people. Explore the incredible 【Forbidden City】 with its best-preserved imperial palace complex. Experience Hutong, the old town of Beijing, on a man-powered pedicab to experience how natives live in their traditional lifestyle. Step in one of the local 【Siheyuan courtyard house】 to learn how to make Chinese dumplings and enjoy a real typical home-made lunch. Walk around the 【Lotus Market】.

(Recommended Options US$55): 

Visit the 【Summer Palace】& Visit the exterior of 【Bird's Nest】&【Water Cube】(2008 Olympic stadiums)

Being the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China, Summer Palace greatly influences Chinese horticulture and landscape with its famous natural views and cultural interests, which also has long been recognized as 'The Museum of Royal Gardens'.

Hotel:Beijing Schonbrunn Hotel / Similar

Day 4: Beijing

After breakfast, explore the【Juyongguan Great Wall】, one of the seven greatest man-made wonders of the world and definitely the focal point of China. You will hike along the Great Wall. On the way there, visit Jade Store first. In Chinese, jade is pronounced as ‘Yu’, and it has a history in China of at least four thousand years. After that visit 【Chinese Herbal Institute】 to learn about traditional Chinese medicine which has existed for thousands of years.

(Recommended Options US$45):

Evening large scale dramatic musical performance 【Golden Mask Dynasty Show】.

Hotel:Beijing Schonbrunn Hotel / Similar

Day 5: Beijing- Shanghai-Suzhou

Take the early flight to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA).

【If you are planning to purchase the air ticket on your own ,please arrange your flight to arrive at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) before 11:00 am (Airport code is SHA ,not PVG).】

After arrival, transfer to Suzhou, This city, which dates back to 514 BC, is sometimes called the "Venice of the East". Visit【Lanli Garden】where you could treasure the exotic silk embroidery history. Visit the 【Garden of Master of the Nets】the smallest yet the most delicate landscape garden in Suzhou.

Note: A 2-hour flight is available for purchase on your own or you can purchase via UTOvacation( from $99 ) at least 150 days in advance of your trip)


Hotel:Holiday Inn Suzhou Huirong Plaza / Similar

Day 6: Suzhou -Wuxi

Today you will visit the Silk Spinning Factory and enjoy the Silk-making demonstration. Transfer to Wuxi. Wuxi is 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”. Visit the famous 【Nanchang Street】.

(Recommended Options US$30):

Boat ride on the 【Grand Canal 】with walk around the local market.

Hotel:Swiss-Bel Hotel Liyuan/ Similar

Day 7: Wuxi-Hangzhou

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. Transfer to Hangzhou. Hangzhou, one of the six ancient capital cities, is the hometown for green tea. Visit【West Lake】- the most famous attraction in Hangzhou. West Lake was man-made and created after the Chinese love for garden-style parks for recreation. Visit【Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond】.

(Recommended Options US$30):

Boat ride on the 【West Lake】 the most renowned feature of Hangzhou noted for its scenic beauty which blends naturally with many famous historical and cultural sites.

Hotel:Merchant Marco Garden Hotel/ Similar

Day 8: Hangzhou-Shanghai

The morning starts from an educational stop for a taste of Dragon Well Tea at the Longjing Green Tea village. Later drive back to Shanghai, the largest city by population in China. 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 US$45):

Take a 【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. 

Hotel:Shanghai Koyal International Hotel/ Similar

Day 9: Shanghai

Free at leisure for last-minute souvenir shopping or just relax at your hotel. Or you may choose an optional day-tour of Shanghai highlights.

(Recommended Options US$45):

【Shanghai maglev train 】is the fastest train in the world with an 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. Shop till you drop at knock-off market for your last minute shopping before exploring the famous【Xintiandi】, a stylish pedestrian street composed of Shikumen architecture and modern complex. 

(Recommended Options US$45):

【Shanghai Acrobatics Show】.

Hotel:Shanghai Koyal International Hotel/ Similar

Day 10: Departure

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home (International Airfare NOT provided with this package).

Hotel:

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Included:

1) Ground transportation between the cities ( BY BUS )

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

3) Sightseeing admission fees as listed on the agenda

4) 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 lunch or dinner time, your meal will be served on board by the airline.

5) Special cultural programs as specified in the schedule

6) Professional English speaking local tour expert

7) All tax and fuel surcharge

8) UTOvacation's Travel Assurance Program ( Free Reschedule before 150 days prior to trip departure and before air tickets are issued )

Excluded:

1) China visa fee

2) Travel insurance

3) Any personal expenses

4) Tour Extensions and Optional programs:

5) Single Supplement: USD 350

6) 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.

7) Roundtrip international flights from the USA and the regional flight between Beijing and Shanghai.

8) A Mandatory Service Charges & Tipping of USD$180/person is required and payable to the tour guide on the first day of arrival by【CASH】 Or It Can Be Paid by Credit Card Before Depart.

Optional Features

Optional Programs  Click Here To View More Information 

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

Day 3 Beijing "Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City with lunch" ($75)

Day 3 Beijing "Summer Palace", "Bird Nest & Water Cube"(Exterior) ($55)

Day 4 Beijing "The Golden Mask Dynasty Show"($45)  

Day 6 Suzhou "Boat ride on the Grand Canal"($30)  

Day 7 Hangzhou "Boat ride on the West Lake"($30)

Day 8 Shanghai "Huangpu River Night Cruise" ($45)  

Day 9 Shanghai "Shanghai maglev train and knock-off market."($45)  

Day 9 Shanghai" Shanghai Acrobatics Show"($45)

Tour Extensions:

1) Xi'an Terra Cotta Warriors 4Days  3Nights Package: Click Here To View More Information 

                 Price: USD 599.00

                 Single Supplement: USD 200.00

                 Gratuity: $45

                 Included:

                 *All China domestic flights and ground transportation

                 *Sightseeing admission fees as listed on the agenda,

                 *Food as specifying on itinerary 

                 *Guided Sightseeing Luxury Tour 

                 *Ground transportation

                 * 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

2) Yangtze River Cruise 6Days 5Nights Package: Click here to view itinerary

                  Price: USD 799.00

                  Single Supplement: USD 450.00

                     Gratuity: $75

                  Included:

                  *5-Star Yangtze River Cruise 

                  *All China domestic flights and ground transportation

                  *Sightseeing admission fees as listed on the agenda

                  *Food as specifying on itinerary 

                  *Guided Sightseeing Luxury Tour 

                  *Ground transportation 

                  * 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

Stay Like A Local-Extensions:

1) Shanghai 3 Nights Hotel Extension

                 Price: USD 399.00

                 Single Supplement: USD 200.00

                 Included:

                 * 4-star hotel accommodations with daily ABF

                 *Airport drop off service 

2) Shanghai 5 Nights Hotel Extension

                 Price: USD 599.00

                 Single Supplement: USD 300.00

                 Included:

                 * 4-star hotel accommodations with daily ABF

                 *Airport drop off service

3) Beijing 3 Nights Hotel Extension( Pre-Tour )

                 Price: USD 399.00

                 Single Supplement: USD 200.00

                 Included:

                 *4-star hotel accommodations with daily ABF

                 *Airport drop off service

4) Beijing 5 Nights Hotel Extension( Pre-Tour )

                 Price: USD 599.00

                 Single Supplement: USD 300.00

                 Included:

                 *4-star hotel accommodations with daily ABF

                 *Airport drop off service

Visa

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

* UTOvaction's China Visa Service is USD$230 Per Person for American Passports.

* If you have selected the visa application service in your booking, we will contact you 60-90 days prior to trip departure for your application.

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 UTOvacation one month prior to the trip departure date. Supporting documents requested early are subject to a $50 administration fee.

All information and requirements in regards to visa applications are available on Chinese Consulate's website. Applicants are required to bring their visa application along with all supporting documents. Please contact your local Chinese Embassy/Consulate directly if you apply for Chinese visa on your own.

Please call 1-855-526-1286 or email [email protected] for any inquiry.

Hotels & Flights

ALL PRICES ARE IN USD

DEPOSIT POLICY:

1) Initial deposit:  USD$99.00/pp at the time of booking. 

If you select a tour date that exceeds $99 or if you book extra tours or services, a deposit of USD$200.00/pp is due two weeks from your original booking date. 

   (If your selected tour date or optional tour amounts in total do not exceed $200, then you will only need to pay the amount specified.)

   (The USD$299.00 deposit count towards the final payment.)

2) Final Payment: 150 days prior to the trip departure. 

Optional program and Upgrades:

* Extension Programs Policy: Since the reservations are limited, we recommend for you to select extension programs at the time of booking (No Extra Deposit Payment).

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

Group Size:

 10 - 40 Each Departure Date.

HIGHLIGHTS:

• Explore the mysterious Forbidden City, the largest and the most complete imperial palace and ancient building complex in China, and in the world.

• Walk on the famous Great Wall to feel the history associated with this almost mystical landmark.

• Stroll in one of the four famous gardens in Suzhou--Master of the Nets Garden.

• Admire the beauty of West Lake by taking a short cruise on it.

• Immerse yourself in the bustling metropolis Shanghai.