Experience China 2017
Join Ingersoll & Woodstock Chambers of Commerce for an adventure to..
12-day XI’AN Trip for only $2,499 CAD
Your trip includes:
Roundtrip international airfare & Chinese domestic airfare & tax
4 and 5 star hotel accommodations
3 meals each day
Deluxe bus tours
Fluent English speaking tour guides
Entrance fees for attractions.
Day 1 – YYZ/Beijing
Check in at Toronto International Airport for an afternoon flight. Cross the international dateline.
Day 2 – 6 Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China by midnight. You will be met at the airport by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel. Visit the Tian An Men Square, and the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., for emperors to payer for a good harvest. Sightseeing today will continue with a tour of the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, home of 24 emperors with a total space of 9,999 rooms, and the Summer Palace. Tour bus excursion to the Great Wall, the 4,000 mile long and 2,000 years old. Visit the Ming Tombs. One of the 13 Ming Emperors’ Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration. Sightseeings also include Lama Temple.
Day 6 – 7 Beijing/Xi’an
Fly to Xi’an, the Chinese ancient capital with 14 dynasties, followed by a bus trip to the ancient City Wall and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Evening will include a show featuring traditional Chinese music.
Morning tour bus excursion to Terra-Cotta Warriors, considered as the 8th Wonder of the World. Visit Huaqing Spa Garden and the Banpo Museum, featuring a pre-historical caveman site.
Day 8 – Xi’an/Shanghai/Suzhou
Fly to Shanghai, followed by a bus trip to Suzhou for the Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Hanshan Temple and the National Embroidery Institute to see silk embroidery, a local craft with thousands of years.
Day 9 – 11 Suzhou/Shanghai
Afternoon tour bus trip to Shanghai. Visit the Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and overarching trees. Also visit the Bund, Shanghai’s famous waterfront park. Tour the Pudong Economic Development Zone, seeing the fast speed of Chinese developing economy. The last day in Shanghai is free on your own, only breakfast included.
Day 12 – Shanghai/Beijing/YYZ
Morning flight to Beijing to connect the afternoon flight depart for Toronto where you will arrive at 10:30am on the same day.