23 Day Grand China & Yangtze River With Cathay Pacific Airfares

Chengdu - Xi'an - Beijing - Hangzhou - Suzhou - Shanghai - Yangtze River - Hong Kong

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26 JUL 2019
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+$200.00 p.p
09 AUG 2019
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16 AUG 2019
23 AUG 2019
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30 AUG 2019
06 SEP 2019
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+$200.00 p.p
08 NOV 2019
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-$700.00 p.p If selected, flights and airport transfers are excluded from the tour
Interstate surcharge may be applied for some departure cities.
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+$1,300.00
Single Supplement is $1,300.00 per single room.
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Pay now a $1,500.00 deposit to confirm your booking. Final payment due 120 days prior to travel.


Inclusions & Fine Print

Inclusions

  • Return international airfares with Cathay Pacific (Qantas or Singapore Airlines if unavailable)
  • One way Chongqing - Hong Kong airfare
  • Return airport transfers
  • 18 nights accommodation in 4-5 star hotels
  • 4 nights deluxe Yangtze River cruise in a balcony cabin
  • Daily breakfast, 9 lunches, 8 dinners
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Dedicated air conditioned coach transportation
  • All bullet train tickets as mentioned in the itinerary (standard seating)
  • incredible sightseeing including all entry fees as per the the itinerary
  • All tipping

Unbelievable sightseeing included

  • Chengdu - See the majestic Panda’s
  • Xi’an - The incredible Terracotta Warrior
  • Xi’an - One of the best preserved ancient city walls
  • Xi’an - Iconic Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Beijing - Set foot on the Great Wall of China
  • Beijing - Uncover the Forbidden City
  • Beijing - Tiananmen Square
  • Beijing - Enjoy a rickshaw tour through the Hutongs
  • Beijing - Temple of Heaven 
  • Hangzhou - Visit the West Lake 
  • Suzhou - Master of the Nets Garden
  • Shanghai - Nanjing walking district 
  • Shanghai - Walk the Bund where old meets modern
  • Yangtze River - Cruise through the gorge of the Yangtze river
  • Hong Kong - Explore at your own pace

Deposits

Secure your package with a deposit of $1,500 per person. You will then be invoiced for final payment 120 days prior to departure.

Cruise Details

For further information on your cruise, click HERE.

Cruise Shore Excursions

A range of shore excursions are available on your cruise: 

  • Three gorges Dam shore excursion - $85pp
  • Lesser Three Gorges OR Shennong Steam - $85pp
  • Shibaozhai Pagoda excursion OR Fengdu ghost city - $85pp
Special offer: Buy 3 shore excursions for $175 per person. You will be contacted prior to departure to secure this offer. Alternatively individual shore excursions may be purchased when boarding your ship. 

Please note: If you are not participating in a shore excursion on any given day, you are not allowed to disembark from the ship, instead you can enjoy free time relaxing on-board. Shore excursions are based on availability and ship schedule. 

How to extend your stay

Some customers like to enhance their holiday by extending (only available post tour). If you wish to do so, please follow the following steps:

  1. Follow the ‘book now’ prompts.
  2. After selecting your departure date and completing your bedding configuration details, please select that you wish to 'stay behind' in the 'extra services' field.
  3. In the 'special requests', field please specifiy your extension requirements.
  4. Complete the remaining booking requirements and click ‘pay now’.
  5. After finalising your purchase a member of our reservations team will be in contact with you to discuss your extension request.

A $200 per person supplement plus any fare difference applies if you wish to confirm your extension. You will be contact after purchase for collection of this payment. All additional accommodation and sightseeing is at your own arrangement.

Please note that if you are wishing to arrive earlier before the commencement of the tour, you will be required to take the package as "land only" where you will receive a discount off the package price to then arrange your own flights. 

A $700 per person reduction from the twin share price applies if you wish to arrange your own airfares. Should you wish to purchase land only, please select this option in the booking process, under 'Departure City'.

Furthermore, if choosing to take the package as "land only" you will forfeit the group airport transfers and will be required to make your own arrangements from and to the airport.

Fine Print

Booking Process

  • Follow the ‘Book Now’ prompts
  • Select your travel dates, departure city, number of travellers, room preference and any extra services.
  • Click ‘Checkout’ to login or create an account. You’ll need an account to review your details and download documentation.
  • Click ‘Pay Now’ to proceed to payment.
  • Note - all payments are processed by our trusted gateway Paypal where you a given two options.
  • Pay using your Paypal account
  • Pay using your credit card by proceeding as a guest – a Paypal account is not required
  • Once your order is complete, you will be prompted to complete a booking form so that we can fulfil your booking.
  • Your booking is confirmed once your booking form is submitted and you can begin the countdown to your Inspiring Vacation!

Airfare Information:

  • Full service airlines used will be Cathay Pacific (Qantas or Singapore Airlines if unavailable)

  • Flights will require a minimum of 1 transit (maximum 2).

  • All tickets will include 23kgs checked baggage
  • Once ticketed, flights are non-refundable. Any changes will be subject to the airline rules and change fees.

  • Full names as per passport (including all middle names) are required.

  • Any airline schedule changes or cancellations are beyond our control.

Travel Insurance

We strongly encourage all travellers to purchase travel insurance to protect yourself against the unexpected.

We have partnered with QBE Insurance to offer our customers competitive rates for their Travel Insurance. You can book comprehensive or budget cover, earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points and save 25% on retail rates.

Simply click HERE to arrange your policy.

Premium Economy upgrade: Available from an additional $2,000 per person in addition to the standard price (subject to availability). Please specify this as a 'Special Request' when completing your booking and you will be quoted for the additional fare. In the event your selection is unavailable or that you are dissatisfied with the quote, you will be provided with a full refund.

Business Class Upgrade: Available from an additional $5,000 per person in addition to the standard price (subject to availability). Please specify this as a 'Special Request' when completing your booking and you will be quoted for the additional fare. In the event your selection is unavailable or that you are dissatisfied with the quote, you will be provided with a full refund.

Single Supplement: $1300 per person in addition to the twin share price.

Exclusions:

  • Visa
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours or anything not mentioned in the itinerary

Optional tours:

  • Beijing Summer Palace $45
  • Xian Tang Dynasty Show and dumpling banquet $60
  • Shanghai Huangpu River Cruise $35
  • Shanghai City Tour - Maglev Train and Xintiandi Old Stone House area

You will be contacted prior to departure to secure your optional tours.

 

Optional Shore Excursions for 2019 departures:

  • Lesser Three Gorges $85pp
  • Tribe of the Three Gorges $85pp
  • White Emperor City $85pp
  • Fengdu Ghost City $85pp
  • Shibaozhai $85pp

You will be contacted prior to departure to secure your optional tours.

Itinerary: The total length of the tour in days includes time spent in flight and is subject to change depending on the flight schedule, please refer to the day by day itinerary for the time spent on land. 

Group Size: 8 - 40 people

Bedding Requests: While we endeavour to meet your needs, all bedding requests are requests only. Please note, only twin bedding is available on the cruise.

Children: Children must be 2 years old or over and share a room with parents at all times. Children are the same price as adults.

Coach Transportation: Group sizes from tour to tour may differ. In some instances the coach size may be reduced to accommodate smaller group sizes.

Accommodation: The accommodation listed, is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal of higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences however any changes are beyond our control.

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