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from $3,070
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Beijing. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 35.2 41 52.9 68.5 78.8 86.4 87.6 85.5 78.4 66.4 50.2 38.7
Average Low 16.9 21.9 32.7 46.2 56.5 65.8 71.6 69.4 58.6 46.2 32 21.6
Average Rainfall 0.106 0.193 0.327 0.835 1.346 3.075 7.291 6.287 1.791 0.858 0.291 0.11
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Xian. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 40.6 46.9 57 69.8 79 88.2 89.8 87.4 77.5 67.1 54 43.5
Average Low 25.2 30 38.5 49.1 57.6 66.6 71.4 69.6 60.6 49.8 37.2 27.5
Average Rainfall 0.272 0.378 1.126 1.693 2.37 2.142 3.882 2.787 3.606 2.358 0.941 0.228
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Shanghai. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 46.6 50.2 56.8 67.1 76.6 82 90 88.7 82.2 73.2 63.1 52
Average Low 35.8 38.7 44.4 53.4 63.1 71.1 78.4 78.4 72.3 62.2 51.1 40.5
Average Rainfall 2.929 2.327 3.693 2.921 3.327 7.157 5.736 8.413 3.429 2.189 2.059 1.728
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
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China Primary

9 days/7 nights - from $3,070 per person including airfare from West Coast
Take a 7-night trip and visit the main tourist attractions in China. See the Great Wall, Tian An Men Square, and the Forbidden City in Beijing. Then travel to the ancient capital of China, Xi’an, and view the terracotta soldiers. Finally, explore the vibrant city of Shanghai with its intriguing mix of the modern and historic. Starting from $3070, including air, with weekly guaranteed departures.

Day 1, Wednesday  - USA/Beijing
Depart the USA on your Cathay Pacific trans-Pacific flight for Beijing. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2, Thursday  - Beijing
Arrive Beijing and transfer to your hotel. (Qianmen/Royal Phoenix)

Day 3, Friday  - Beijing
Visit Tian An Men Square, Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. Peking Duck Dinner. (B/L/D)

Day 4, Saturday  - Beijing
Full-day excursion to Great Wall and Ming Tombs. (B/L)

Day 5, Sunday - Beijing/Xian
Fly to Xian and transfer to your hotel. (Grand New World/Grand Metro Park) (B/L)

Day 6, Monday - Xian
See the 6,000 life-size terra-cotta soldiers and horses at the tomb of Emperor Qinshi Huangdi. Also see Hua Qing Hot Springs and Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Tonight enjoy a feast of delicate dumplings. (B/L/D)

Day 7, Tuesday - Xian/Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai and transfer to your hotel. (Guangdong/New World Mayfair) (B/L)

Day 8, Wednesday - Shanghai
Visit the Bund, Jade Buddha Temple and Yu Garden. Shop on Nanjing Road. (B/L)

Day 9, Thursday - Shanghai/USA
Board  Cathay Pacific flight to the USA and arrive home the same day. (B)

 

Departure DatesLand & Air *
Los Angeles
Land & Air *
San Franscico
Land Only *Single Supplement
March 4, 11, 18, 25
$3215 FC
$3455 D
$3215 FC
$3455 D
$1695 FC
$1935 D
$910 FC
$1110 D
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20
$3310 FC
$3510 D
$3310 FC
$3510 D
$1790 FC
$1990 D
$920 FC
$1215 D
May 27
$3690 FC
$3890 D
$3690 FC
$3890 D
$1790 FC
$1990 D
$920 FC
$1215 D
June 3, 10, 17, 24
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
August 5, 12
$3595 FC
$3840 D
$3595 FC
$3840 D
$1695 FC
$1935 D
$910 FC
$1110 D
August 19, 26
$3215 FC
$3455 D
$3215 FC
$3455 D
$1695 FC
$1935 D
$910 FC
$1110 D
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
October 7, 14, 21, 28
$3310 FC
$3510 D
$3310 FC
$3510 D
$1790 FC
$1990 D
$920 FC
$1215 D
November 4, 11, 18, 25
December 2, 9
$3215 FC
$3455 D
$3215 FC
$3455 D
$1695 FC
$1935 D
$910 FC
$1110 D
December 16, 23
$3565 FC
$3735 D
$3565 FC
$3735 D
$1550 FC
$1720 D
$790 FC
$910 D
December 30
$3070 FC
$3245 D
$3070 FC
$3245 D
$1550 FC
$1720 D
$790 FC
$910 D
2016
January 6, 13, 20, 27
February 3, 10, 17, 24
$3070 FC
$3245 D
$3070 FC
$3245 D
$1550 FC
$1720 D
$790 FC
$910 D
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
$3215 FC
$3455 D
$3215 FC
$3455 D
$1695 FC
$1935 D
$910 FC
$1110 D
Land & Air prices include government taxes and fees. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.

 Tour Features

  • Round trip trans-Pacific airfare via Cathay Pacific Airways coach class
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Local airfare as per itinerary
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Beijing
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Xian and Shanghai
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary: full-day tour of Beijing and Xian, full-day tour of the Great Wall and Ming Tombs, tour of Shanghai
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees 

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above 

Remarks

  • First class (FC): Qianmen (Beijing), Grand New World (Xian), Guangdong (Shanghai)
  • Deluxe (D): Royal Phoenix (Beijing), Grand Metro Park (Xian), New World Mayfair (Shanghai)
  • If above hotels or Cathay Pacific Airways are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit card accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalty ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all Asian destinations and add-on air fares from various US cities are available 

 

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