14 Day Impressions Of China & Yangtze Cruise

Beijing - Suzhou - Wuxi - Hangzhou - Shanghai - Yangtze River

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15 MAR 2019
12 APR 2019
26 APR 2019
10 MAY 2019
Surcharge
+$250.00 p.p
24 MAY 2019
Surcharge
+$250.00 p.p
07 JUN 2019
26 JUL 2019
16 AUG 2019
30 AUG 2019
06 SEP 2019
13 SEP 2019
11 OCT 2019
Surcharge
+$250.00 p.p
25 OCT 2019
Surcharge
+$250.00 p.p
08 NOV 2019
22 NOV 2019
Melbourne
 
Sydney
 
Brisbane
 
Adelaide
+$500.00 p.p
Perth
+$250.00 p.p
Land Only
-$600.00 p.p If selected, flights and airport transfers are excluded from the tour
Interstate surcharge may be applied for some departure cities.
1 Adult
2 Adults
3 Adults
4 Adults
5 Adults
6 Adults
7 Adults
8 Adults
9 Adults
10 Adults
1 x Single Room
+$999.00
Single Supplement is $999.00 per single room.
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Pay now a $250.00 deposit to confirm your booking. Final payment due 120 days prior to travel.


Inclusions & Fine Print

Inclusions

  • Return international airfares with China Southern (Air China, China Eastern, Sichuan Airlines or similar if unavailable)
  • Return airport transfers
  • Fully escorted English speaking guide throughout China
  • Daily breakfast, 7 lunches, 3 dinners
  • 8 nights in world recognised hotel brands including Shangri-la, Mercure and Holiday Inn with central hotels in Beijing and Shanghai
  • 4 nights on-board Victoria cruises 5 star Yangtze river cruise with daily included shore excursions
  • In-depth sightseeing and entry fees as per the itinerary
  • All transportation, rail tickets and entry fees as per the itinerary
  • All tipping

Unbelievable sightseeing included

Beijing - Visit the Tiananmen Square
Beijing - Stroll through the Forbidden City
Beijing - Walk on the marvellous Great Wall
Suzhou - Lingering Garden, a private garden with 500 years of history
Wuxi - Brilliance of Lake Lihu, located at the Famous Lake Taihu, followed by a visit to a Fresh Water Pearl Farm
Hangzhou - UNESCO World Heritage site, West Lake  -it is known as the most beautiful lake in the country
Hangzhou - visit No.1 Tea Plantation and taste the local well-known Dragon Well Tea
Shanghai - Visit The Bund, a famous site in Shanghai lined by the colonial architecture of European design
Yangtze River cruise - Enjoy a tour of the Three Gorges Dam
Yangtze River cruise - View the Shennong stream, home to the Hanging Coffins
Yangtze River cruise - Visit the Shibaozhai Pagoda, built into the side of a 200-metre-tall hill

Cruise Details

For further information on your cruise, click HERE. Victoria Cruises is the only international cruise line currently sailing China's Yangtze River and sails with international multi-lingual cruise directors.

Deposits

Secure your package with a deposit of $250 per person (Limited time offer). You will then be invoiced for final payment 120 days prior to departure.

How to extend your stay

Some customers like to enhance their holiday by arriving early and/or staying behind. If you wish to do so, please follow the following steps:

  • Follow the ‘book now’ prompts.
  • After selecting your departure date and completing your bedding configuration details, please select if you wish to 'arrive early' and/or 'stay behind' in the 'extra services' field.
  • In the 'special requests', field please specify your extension requirements.
  • Complete the remaining booking requirements and click ‘pay now’.
  • After finalising your purchase a member of our reservations team will be in contact with you to discuss your extension request.

A $150 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. 

Terracotta Warriors extension

Extend to see the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an from $500 per person. Please click here to view our Best of China itinerary. 

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.
  • 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 airline used will be with China Southern (China Eastern, Sichuan Airlines or similar 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.

Exclusions

  • Visas
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses

Optional Tours 

Beijing (Day 02) “The Golden Mask Dynasty” or “Kong Fu Legend” Show - 65 AUD
Beijing (Day 03) Hutong Life Tour - 55 AUD
Beijing (Day 03) Peking Duck Banquet Dinner -165 AUD
Suzhou (Day 05) Grand Canal Cruise - 55 AUD
Hangzhou (Day 06) “The Romantic Show of Song Cheng” - 105 AUD
Hangzhou (Day 07) - Boat Ride on the West Lake - 55 AUD
Shanghai (Day 07) Huangpu River Night Cruise - 75 AUD
Shanghai (Day 08) Shanghai Insight Tour - 65 AUD
Shanghai (Day 08) Chinese Acrobatic Show - 95 AUD
Chongqing (Day 13) Giant Panda Tour -140 AUD

You will be contacted prior to departure to arrange booking and payment for your chosen optional tours. You do also have the option to book/pay for these tours while on tour if you cannot decide now. 

Optional Shore Excursions 

Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift - 320RMB (approx. $65AUD)
Fengdu’s “Ghost City” - 355RMB (approx. $70AUD)
White Emperor City - 355RMB (approx. $70AUD)

Shore excursions are paid and bookable upon embarkation in local currency. 

Travel Insurance

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

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Simply click HERE to arrange your policy.

Documentation: final documentation including e-tickets and hotel details will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.

Single Supplement: Single supplement is $999 per person in addition to the twin share price.

Land only: A $600 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'.

Triple share: Not available

Premium Economy Upgrade: Available from an additional $1500 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 $2100 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.

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: 10-46 people

Children: Children must be 5 years old or over and share a room with parents at all times. Children are the same price as adults.

Accommodation: The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or 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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