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9 Day - Golden Ring of China (Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai)
Round-trip airfare from Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane included
Representative cities: Beijing, Xian, Shanghai
Top attractions: Great Wall, Terra-cotta Warriors, The Bund
Prices and Departure Dates
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Terms and Conditions:
  • Pricing is subject to Airline seat availability at time of booking.
  • Deposit of 50% of total tour is required within 5 days of confirmation, with final balance due at least 60 days prior to departure.
Information on Flights:
  • Reputed airlines such as Air China, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines are chose to provide a safe and high quality service to passengers.
  • Between Brisbane and China, flights provided by China Southern Airlines with a connection flight in Guangzhou.
  • Between Sydney/Melbourne and China, flights by Air China and China Eastern Airlines are more frequently arranged.
  • No additional fee be charged if you switch your departure date to another on the schedule table.

Full Itinerary

Tour Code: G03_auf
Tour Name: Golden Ring of China
Destinations: Beijing, Xian, Shanghai
Selling Price - AUD2099 per person TWIN share/AUD2479 per person SINGLE share
Detail Itinerary:

Day 1   Depart from Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane - Beijing
Travel from Australia to Beijing. Upon arrival at Beijing Airport you will be met by your ChinaTours.com guide and transferred to your hotel.
Accommodation: Novotel Xinqiao Beijing (4 Star)

Day 2   Beijing
Begin to explore Beijing from paying a visit first to the largest and grandest square in the world – Tiananmen Square. As walking through the square, you will come to the magnificent Forbidden City, the biggest palace complex in the world.Then go on to appreciate the fantastic Summer Palace, the biggest and best-preserved imperial garden so far. (B+A La Carte Lunch)

Day 3   Beijing
This morning we begin our adventures with some time spent exploring the Temple of Heaven. Then move on to the world famous Great Wall of China. You will be guided to the snaking Mutianyu Great Wall Section that provides visitors with comfortable round trip cable car travel allowing time to take in the picturesque scenery and enjoy. On the way back to the hotel, you will have a photo stop at the Bird Nest and Water Cube. (B+L)

Day 4  Beijing-Xian
After breakfast, you will hop on a rickshaw to ride through the narrow alleys for a Hutong Tour, and pay a visit of a local family. Afterwards, you would be taken to the railway station for the high speed rail train to Xian, which takes approximately 5 hours, and along the way you would have the chance to admire a different scenery of the countryside. Upon arriving at the Xian North Station, the professional tour guide would pick you up and escort you to the hotel.(B)
Accommodation: Grand Mercure on Renmin Square, Xian (4 Star)

Day 5  Xian
The highlight of the tour today lies in our visit to the world-shaking Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. After enjoying a local lunch, visit the Xian Museum and The Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area. It is an important cultural relic and one of the remaining symbols of ancient Chang'an (the name of Xian in the Tang Dynasty).(B+L)

Day 6   Xian-Shanghai
This morning we have time to explore the ancient Xian City Wall as well as the Great Mosque. The City Wall of Xian is the most complete City Wall standing in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. The Great Mosque is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China. After A La Carte Lunch, you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you will be met by your guide and driven to the hotel.(B+A La Carte Lunch)
Accommodation: Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya (4 Star)

Day 7   Shanghai
Today you will be taken on a visit to Shanghai Museum where you can appreciate a large number of precious collections. We then have some time to ramble around the Bund, a famous waterfront area, which is known as the symbol of Shanghai and the bustling Nanjing Road. After A La Carte Lunch, enjoy a tranquil and happy time at Yuyuan Garden, and stroll around the Yuyuan Market, a bazaar selling traditional Chinese arts and crafts. We lastly pay a visit to New Spot(XinTianDi). (B+A La Carte Lunch)

Day 8  Shanghai-Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane
You will get to the airport to board your homeward overnight flight to Australia by yourself.(B)

Day 9  Arrive in Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane
Arrive in Sydney/Melbourne/Brisbane. Your memorable China tour ends.


Beijing: Novotel Xinqiao Beijing (4 Star)
Xi'an: Grand Mercure on Renmin Square, Xian (4 Star)
Shanghai: Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya (4 Star)

Tour Inclusions:

1. Return International Economy Class Airfares from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
2. China Domestic flights
3. Airline taxes and fuel surcharges
4. Accommodation as specified in itinerary
5. Daily breakfast and most lunches as listed in the itinerary
6. Transportation, sightseeing including entrance fees
7. English speaking guides

Price does not include:

1. China Visa Fees
2. Tips to guides and drivers
3. Some meals
4. Optional (non-included) shore excursions
5. Personal expenditure
6. Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance.