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  10 Days/8 Nights Tour - From $1678
All Inclusive with Land, Transpacific Air with Tax & Fee and Intercity Transportation.

BEIJING – SHANGHAI 
(Plus the Optional Excursion to SUZHOU)

The Super Value China Discovery Tour allows you to travel to China in the most affordable way to experience the popular twin cities of Beijing and Shanghai. In addition to the included tours, many optional excursions are also provided.



 

Itinerary

AB: American Breakfast • L: Lunch • D: Dinner • SD: Special Dinner

Day 1 (Sun)  US/BEIJING
Today you will take transpacific flight to Beijing China. Meals and snacks will be served on the flight. Movies will also be available.

Day 2 (Mon)  BEIJING
Upon arrival at the Capital International Airport in Beijing, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. For those arriving in Beijing earlier today, you may spend the rest of the day for leisure or join in the optional tours in Beijing.
 (For information about optional tours available, please click on "Option" of the menu bar on top of this page.)

Day 3 (Tues) BEIJING    (AB, L, SD)
Today you will visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the largest and most intact conglomeration of ancient structures of the imperial palace. This was the palace for 24 Ming and Qing Dynasty emperors who ruled China for over 500 years. Take a photo stop at the National Center for the Performing Arts, also known as the National Grand Theatre, designed by the French architect Paul Andreu. You will also tour the Summer Palace, the famous resort of Empress Dowager Ci Xi. Feast your eyes on the Long Corridor, Longevity Hill, and Kunming Lake. Stop by the Pearl Museum/Factory. Attend a Peking Duck Dinner tonight.

Day 4 (Wed) BEIJING   (AB, L, D)
Today’s excursion takes you to the Olympic Park where you will view the exterior of the Bird Nest-China National Stadium and Water Cube-China National Aquatic Center. Stop by a Jade Museum/Factory. Later in the day you will visit the astonishing Great Wall of China at Juyongguan Pass, one of the most remarkable feats of mankind. Visit a tea house to learn some Chinese tea culture before dinner time.

Day 5 (Thurs) BEIJING   (AB, L, D)
After breakfast, you will visit the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site - the Temple of Heaven where emperors used to pray for good harvest. You will also attend a morning lesson of Taiji (also referred to as Taichi by the Westerners) exercise on the site of the Temple of Heaven given by a professional. Taichi is a type of internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. T’ai chi theory and practice evolved in agreement with many Chinese philosophical principles, including those of Taoism and Confucianism. After lunch, you will stop by the Silk Shop, before visiting the famed Capital Museum which showcases the history and traditional cultures of Beijing, the most important and best preserved ancient capital city in China. Attend an an optional Kungfu show in the evening at the additional cost of $40 P/P with admission and transfers.

Day 6 (Fri) BEIJING /SHANGHAI  (AB)
After breakfast, you will take a flight to Shanghai, China’s largest city and home to 20 million people. Often regarded as “the Paris of the East,” Shanghai has retained the flavor of its past European influences. Upon arrival in Shanghai, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel for hotel check in. You will enjoy the rest of the day for leisure, or take an optional tour of Zhujiajiao at the additional cost of $45 P/P.

In the early afternoon, you will be picked up from the hotel lobby for a bus ride to Zhujiajiao, a water village that is located on the outskirts of Shanghai. Zhujiajiao Water Village has been well known for the well preserved cultures and ancient architectural style buildings. (The optional tour lasts about 4-5 hours including time for transfers.)

Day 7 (Sat) SHANGHAI/SUZHOU/SHANGHAI  (AB)
Today you could enjoy your free day for leisure, or take an optional excursion to Suzhou with lunch included at the additional cost of $99 P/P

Today you will take a bus or train ride to Suzhou, noted for landscaped classic gardens. You will cruise on the world famous ancient Grand Canal of more than 2400 years history to experience the unique cultures and glimpse the daily life of the local residents. You will also visit the silk embroidery factory, the Master of Fishing Nets Garden and the ancient Panmen Gate, the only existing water & land gate. Take a stroll along the famous Shan Tang Street with a history of more than 1100 years, where you can still experience the past prosperity of Suzhou and its traditional cultures well preserved. Return to Shanghai in late afternoon.


Day 8 (Sun) SHANGHAI  (AB, D)
Enjoy this morning for leisure. Later in the afternoon, you will be taken to visit the Bund, a waterfront area that showcases many landmark buildings of western style built in the early 20th century. After dinner, you could enjoy your leisure time or attend an optional Shanghai Acrobatic Show, considered the best acrobatic show in China, at the additional cost $45 P/P with admission and transfers.

Day 9 (Mon) SHANGHAI   (AB, L, SD)
The excursion today takes you to the bustling Nanjing Road, Chenghuangmiao Old Town, and Tianzifang, an old neighborhood with hidden alleyways full of boutiques and art galleries. You will also visit the well-known Shanghai Museum of Art and History, which ranks among the great museums of the world. Attend a farewell dinner celebration of Shanghai cuisine in the evening, followed by an optional cruise on Huangpu River to enjoy a fascinating night view of Shanghai at the additional cost of $45 P/P with cruise fare and transfers.

Day 10 (Tues) SHANGHAI/US   (AB)
Take a departure transfer to the airport for flight back home.
Tour Features

  • Transpacific air fare with tax and fee.
  • All domestic air and ground transportation.
  • 8 nights hotel accommodations at five-star deluxe hotels or superior first class hotels.
  • Escorted tours and sightseeing with admission and English speaking tour guides in each city.
  • 17 meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners including Peking duck dinner, and Shanghai cuisine farewell dinner party.
To reserve this tour, simply fill out our online reservation form and our representatives will contact you
2014 Departures Air Inclusive Tour Fares 
From LAX
Air Inclusive Tour Fares 
From JFK
Single Supplement
3/09-3/18  3/16-3/25 $1678 $1778 $435
3/23-4/01  4/06-4/15  4/20-4/29
5/04-5/13  5/18-5/27 
$1869 $1969 $480
6/01-6/10  6/15-6/24  6/29-7/08
7/13-7/22  7/27-8/05  8/10-8/19
8/24-9/02 
$2149 $2269 $435
9/07-9/16  9/21-9/30 10/05-10/14
10/19-10/28  11/02-11/11
$1869 $1969 $480
11/09-11/18  11/16-11/25  12/07-12/16 $1678 $1778 $435
12/21-12/30   $2149 $2269 $435
2015 Departures      
1/04-1/13  1/18-1/27  2/01-2/10  2/15-2/24 $1778 $1878 $435
  • The above tour fares are inclusive of both land service and all air fares along with airlines fuel surcharges, and the government imposed taxes and fees including the September 11 security fee. Additional baggage charges may apply. Reservation with above fares is subject to confirmation. For details about the baggage allowance information, please check www.airchina.us.
  • To enjoy the above air inclusive tour fares, reservation with full payment must be received no less than 60 days prior to departureand reservation is subject to confirmation.
To reserve this tour, simply fill out our online reservation form and our representatives will contact you
Beijing
Novotel Beijing Sanyuan Hotel
or 
Chang An Grand Hotel

Shanghai
Wyndham Bund East Shanghai Hotel
or
Shanghai JC Mandarin Hotel

Suzhou
Jiasheng Palace Hotel
All the optional tours are English guided tours with round trip transfers and applicable admissions included. Tips and gratuities are extra at customers’ discretion.

BEIJING:

Tour of Hutong and the Temple of Heaven with lunch
(about 7 hours including time for transfers and lunch)
Code: BJHTTH      $50 P/P
The tour will pick you up from your hotel lobby in the morning and take you to tour Hutong (Chinese alleyways) by riding aboard a rickshaw pedicab through the narrow lanes of the old residential quarters of Beijing, where you will have the opportunity to have a glimpse of the local residents’ daily life and experience “old” Beijing. Today’s tour will also take you to visit the delicately crafted Temple of Heaven designated as the World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Temple of Heaven comprising three groups of constructions used to be the ritual site for the emperors to pray for good harvest.

Tour of Hutong with lunch
(about 4-5 hours including time for transfers and lunch)
Code: BJHT      $40 P/P
The tour will pick you up from your hotel lobby and take you to tour Hutong (Chinese alleyways) by riding aboard a rickshaw pedicab through the narrow lanes of the old residential quarters of Beijing, where you will have the opportunity to have a glimpse of the local residents’ daily life and experience “old” Beijing.

Tour of Mutianyu Great Wall of China with one way cable car fare and lunch
(about 6-7 hours including time for transfers and lunch)-
Code: BJMTYGW      $70 P/P
The Great Wall of China at Mutianyu section is located farther away from the city proper of Beijing, and is a lot less crowded in comparison with other sections of the Great Wall. The Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall stretches about 2 miles with 22 watchtowers for you to explore. Surrounded by woodland and streams, Mutianyu Great Wall possesses unique characteristics in its construction and gives you a breathtaking view.

Tour of Yonghe Lamasery
(2.5-3 hours including transfer time)
Code: BJYL      $40 P/P
Yonghe Lamasery, also known as Lama Temple, is one of the largest and most important Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries in the world. The building complex originally served as the official residence for Prince Yong who later became an emperor in Qing Dynasty.

Tour of 798 Art District
(3.5-4 hours including transfer time)
Code: BJ798      $40 P/P
"798" is located in the Dashanzi area, to the northeast of central Beijing.It is the site of state-owned factories including Factory 798, which originally produced electronics. Beginning in 2002, artists and cultural organizations began to divide, rent out, and re-make the factory spaces, gradually developing them into galleries, art centers, artists' studios, design companies, restaurants, and bars. It is often compared with New York's Greenwich Village or SoHo, attracting attention from all around. Bringing together contemporary art, architecture, and culture with a historically interesting location and an urban lifestyle, "798" has evolved into a cultural concept, of interest to experts and normal folk alike, influential on our concepts of both urban culture and living space.

Kung Fu (Martial Art) Show
(2.5-3 hours including transfer time)
Code: BJKF      $40 P/P
The entertaining one hour thirty minutes show combines the performance of Chinese martial art with modern dance.

Beijing Opera (also known as Peking Opera) Show
(2.5-3 hours including transfer time)
Code: BJPO      $40 P/P
Beijing Opera has been referred to as China’s national opera, which combines the traditional Chinese music, singing and dancing with all performers in the special costumes.

SHANGHAI:

Night Cruise on Huangpu River
(2.5-3 hours including time for transfer to pier)
Code: SHNC      $45 P/P
Enjoy a fascinating night view of the city of Shanghai by cruise on Huangpu River (about one hour cruise).

Tour of Zhujiajiao Water Village
(4-5 hours including transfer time)
Code: SHZJJ      $45 P/P
Located on the outskirts, Zhujiajiao Water Village has been well known for the well preserved cultures and ancient architectural style buildings.

Jewish Heritage Tour
(3-4 hours including transfer time)
Code: SHJH      $40 P/P
In the 1930s, more than thirty thousand Jewish refugees came and settled in Shanghai from Europe. The tour will take you to Huoshan Park for the Monument for Jewish Refugees, the Jewish ghetto in Hongkou District, Ohel Moshe Synagogue which now serves as Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, and etc.

Tour of the Oriental Pearl Tower
( 3 hours including transfer time)
Code: SHOPT      $45 P/P
Being the world’s third tallest TV & Radio Tower, the Oriental Pearl Tower has enjoyed a high popularity as a distinct landmark in Shanghai. With included admission, you will have access to the observation sightseeing deck to have a bird’s eye view of Shanghai. In addition, you will also visit the Shanghai Municipal History Museum in the tower.

Acrobatic Show in Shanghai
(2.5-3 hours including transfer time)
Code: SHAS      $45 P/P
The one hour and thirty minutes acrobatic show in Shanghai has been considered the best acrobatic show in China. 

" The trip exceeded our expectations! From the moment we landed in Beijing, David, our guide was awesome, very attentive to all our needs! Frank, another tour guide was also extremely concerned about our needs and made arrangements outside our scheduled tours. Excellent Service!"- J. Hazelngg

" Tom was an excellent guide. He was patient and gave us great help & history. The side trip to Hutong was wonderful & the visit snd meal at Liu's home exceptionally nice. Hiking on the Great Wall-Wow! Loved the visit to Suzhou-seeing the countryside, the silk factory, gardens and water town. Also enjoyed the extras for the Harbour tour at nightin Shanghai, the show, and the ride on the Maglev. Our guides and drivers went over & above the "normal" tower in all cities. Loved the trip!"- B. Priest

"My wife & I returned from the China Discovery Tour. It was PHENOMENAL!!!. The hotels were 5-star or better-great locations and the foodwas fantastic! The tour guides and transportatin were excellent with superb attention to details and organization. The personal attention given to us by Steve and Tak in the New York Office was outstanding, they made us feel as if we were their most important clients. They surpassed our expections especially with the affordable pricing. We travel frequently and can say that we were very impressed and are looking forward to our next trip with Champion Holidays. Thank you Champion."- T. Yurek 

" If Lucy isn't the best guide in the world, I would like to meet whoever is. Lucy is kind, gracious, competent, knowledgeable, intelligent and many other positive attributes too numerous to mention. She met all of our requests and when we thanked her, the response was always"My Pleasure"."- F. Markosser


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