China 10 Day tour
Beijing - Shanghai - Suzhou - Hangzhou - Wuxi

Mar - Nov 2018
from CA $1,799 with Air from Saint John included

China Highlights 10 Days Tour is now 60% OFF on sale! This sensational deal allows you to walk along the amazing Great Wall,stroll through Tiananmen Square and explore Forbidden City and Summer palace in Beijing. You will also enjoy the fascinating view of Shanghai’s Bund and visit the Shanghai Museum. End your tour with a visit to an ancient water-town to see traditional architecture, stone bridges & meandering river ways. 

Price Includes:
  • Airfare Saint John - Beijing - Shanghai - Saint John
  • Domestic flights within China
  • 8 nights Luxury hotel accommodations
  • Most of meals
  • English-speaking guided sightseeing tours and entrance fees
  • All transfers and transportation
  • Taxes

Not Included:
  • Chinese Visa Application fee ~ CA $190 per person + currier fee
  • Prepaid Tipping CA $100 pp the entire trip
  • Travel insurance - will be offered at time of booking
  • Single Supplement from CA $380

Price pp double based on the departure dates in 2018:
  • Mar 2-11 from CA $1899  / Mar 9-18 from CA $1999  / Mar 23-Apr 1 from CA $1899
  • Apr 6-15 from CA $1999 / Apr 13-22 from CA $1999 / Apr 20-29 from CA $1999
  • May 14-13 from CA $1999 / May 5-18 from CA $1999/ May 18-27 from CA $1999
  • Sep 7-16 from CA $1999 / Sep 14-23 from CA $1999/ Sep 21-30 from CA $1999
  • Oct 12-21 from CA $1999 / Oct 19-28 from CA $1999/ Oct 26-Nov 4 from CA $1999
  • Nov 2-11 from CA $1949 / Nov 9-18 from CA $1899 / Nov 16-25 from CA $1899
  • Nov 23-Dec 2 from CA $1799

Tour Itinerary:
  • Day 1 - Saint John  - Beijing
    Fly from Saint John to Beijing. Cross the Int'l Date Line.
  • Day 2 - Beijing
    Upon arrival in Beijing, the capital city of China, you will be warmly greeted at the airport by the tour guide and transferred to your hotel.
  • Day 3 - Beijing (B, L)
    A day at leisure to explore at your own pace. We suggest an optional ($65/RMB340) excursion with lunch to the Forbidden City, the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming to Qing dynasty. Beijing has served as the capital of five dynasties over a period of 800 years. Today, visit Tiananmen Square, the second largest public square in the world. Tour the exquisite Summer Palace, the largest preserved ancient imperial garden in China, and a former summer resort for Emperors. Then, visit a Tong Ren Tang to learn about traditional Chinese medicine, which has existed for thousands of years. Tonight, you can choose to attend an optional tour with dinner, a large scale dramatic musical-"The Golden Mask Dynasty" ($65/RMB340).
  • Day 4 - Beijing (B, L, D)
    Today's highlight is an excursion to the majestic Great Wall, the most famous image of China, and a chance to climb a portion of this 3,700-mile marvel. Visit one of the largest Jade Exhibitions in Asia enroute. After lunch, see skilled artisans at work at a Cloisonné" Factory. Then we will pass by modern exteriors of the Bird's Nest and Water Cube. Your welcome banquet includes the local delicacy, Peking Roast Duck.
  • Day 5 - Beijing/Shanghai-Suzhou(B)
    Enjoy the day at leisure or join an optional Temple of Heaven & Hutong Life tour with lunch( $79/RMB420). Temple of Heaven, inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. Then take a famous rickshaw Hutong Tour & Local Family Visit, this package also includes a traditional Beijing Zhajiangmian (“Fried Sauce noodles”) as lunch. Hutongs are traditional alley ways that made up Beijing’s old city planning, take a special rickshaw ride for an immersive tour to get a wonderful glimpse into yesterday’s world, the old way of life and traditional Beijing culture, and see the dramatic changes the city has undergone, continue to visit a local family and local market afterwards. In the afternoon, depart for Shanghai, and be transferred to Suzhou upon arrival.
  • Day 6 - Suzhou - Wuxi (B, L)
    This morning, visit the Lingering Garden, one of the classical garden masterpieces on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Suzhou is known as the “Venice of the East” as a large part of the city is covered in water. After lunch, you may take an optional cruise along the Grand Canal for a glimpse of the local life and China’s golden waterway in its heyday ($30/RMB160). Then, visit a Silk Spinning Mill to learn how silk is created from mulberry-munching silkworms to produce the nest thread and cloth. You will be transferred to Wuxi hotel this afternoon.
  • Day 7 - Wuxi - Hangzhou (B, L)
    To start the day, visit a Fresh Water Pearl Farm. Then, head to admire the famous Lingshan Grand Buddha, with a thousand-year old Buddhism temple nearby. Later, you will be transferred to Hangzhou, described by Marco Polo as “the most beautiful and magnificent city in the world”. In the evening, you may enjoy an optional performance show “Impression West Lake”, and see the story of West Lake come alive before your eyes ($90/RMB450).
  • Day 8 - Hangzhou- Shanghai (B, L)
    In the morning, you may take an optional boat ride on the West Lake($35), known for its scenic beauty that blends naturally with many famous historical and cultural sights. Then experience an oriental tea-tasting at the Dragon Well Tea Plantation. After lunch, travel to Shanghai, the vibrant metropolis and commercial center of China. Followed by a walk along the famous Bund, a mile-long stretch along the Huangpu River. It is the best place to capture the western influences of the old days. This evening, you may take the optional Huangpu River Night Cruise to get a glimpse of the dazzling and charming night view of Shanghai ($50/RMB250).
  • Day 9 - Shanghai (B, L)
    Today, visit the Shanghai Museum and indulge in ancient Chinese art, furniture, and jade. Visit Shanghai Old City God Temple area, a busy shopping centre where you may find souvenirs and delicious local food. Enjoy some free time in the afternoon. In the evening, attend a thrilling optional Chinese acrobatic show “ERA – The Intersection of Time” at your own expense ($65/RMB340).
  • Day 10 - Shanghai-Canada(B)
    Your China journey is over all too soon. Fly back home and arrive home on the same day as you leave China.

Price  in CAD. This special deal is not allowed to hold spaces without payment. Prices are based on twin share accommodation, CA $350 pp non-refundable deposit required at time of booking for tour with Air from Toronto. Balance due 2 months prior to the departure.
  • For Tour with Air from Saint John. Moncton, Fredericton - full payment at time of booking.

Optional Tours:

  • The Golden Mask Dynasty (Beijing) CA$ 65.00
  • Beijing Forbidden City Tour with lunch CA$ 65.00
  • Hutong Life Tour with Lunch CA$ 79.00
  • Grand Canal Cruise (Suzhou) CA$ 30.00
  • Impression West Lake (Hangzhou) CA$ 90.00
  • ERA Show-The Intersection of Time (Shanghai) CA$ 65.00
  • Hangzhou boat ride on west lake CA$ 35.00
  • Huangpu River Night Cruise (Shanghai) CA $50.00

This is a sight-seeing and shopping tour, there are seven shopping excursions on this tour, and a minimum amount of time (60mins) must be spent at each shopping site. However, there is no obligation to purchase anything. For those who are not very keen on shopping, visit to shopping sites should be treated as cultural learning experiences s all the products including jade, silk, tea, etc are deeply ingrained in the Chinese culture and well worth learning.
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday............9.00 AM - 5.00 PM
Saturday....................10.00 AM - 12.00 PM
Sunday.............................................Closed
Later appointments 5.00 PM - 8.00 PM available upon request
info@marvelloustravel.com
Tel: (506) 663-3333
Address: 473C Millidge Avenue Saint John, NB, E2K 2N3, Canada