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from $4,580
General information about the region
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
Guilin. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 52.7 54.9 61.7 72.9 80.8 86.7 90.7 91 86.5 78.1 68.4 59.4
Average Low 41.7 44.6 50.7 60.6 68.2 74.1 76.6 76.1 71.4 63.1 53.8 45.1
Average Rainfall 2.496 3.807 5.382 9.74 13.846 13.657 9.106 6.823 3.22 2.587 2.504 1.685
* 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
Hong Kong. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 65.5 66 70.5 77 83.1 86.4 88.5 88 86.2 82 75.4 68.4
Average Low 58.1 59 63 69.4 75.4 79.2 80.2 79.9 78.4 74.7 67.6 60.6
Average Rainfall 0.972 2.142 3.236 6.878 11.996 17.957 14.823 17.016 12.898 3.972 1.48 1.055
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Hong Kong Dollar
$1.00 USD = $7.75 HKD
Visa requirement
No
Macau. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 64.8 65.3 69.8 76.5 83.1 86.5 88.9 88.7 86.7 82.6 75.4 68.2
Average Low 54.5 56.5 61.2 68.4 74.5 78.1 79.2 79 77.2 72.7 64.9 57.2
Average Rainfall 1.043 2.343 3.516 7.685 12.248 14.323 11.709 13.508 8.642 3.11 1.72 1.189
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Macanese Pataca
$1.00 USD = 7.98 MOP
Visa requirement
No
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Marvels of China

14 days/12 nights - from $4,580 per person including airfare from West Coast
Take a 12-night trip and enjoy some of the best attractions of China with this privately escorted and fully customizable package. This package takes you to the Forbidden City, Tian An Men Square, the Great Wall, and the Ming Tombs in Beijing; the terracotta soldiers in Xi’an; the Li River in Guilin; the cosmopolitan cities of Shanghai and Hong Kong, and historic Macau. Starting from $4,580, including air, with weekly guaranteed departures.
Day 1, Thursday - USA/Beijing
Depart the USA on Cathay Pacific Airways trans-Pacific flight to Beijing. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2, Friday - Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. (Qianmen/Royal Phoenix) (B)

Day 3, Saturday - Beijing
A full day of sightseeing reveals the wonders of this 3,000-year-old city, including Tian An Men Square, courtyards and ceremonial halls of the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. Also visit the Summer Palace, where the emperors escaped the intense heat of the city. Enjoy a Peking Duck dinner this evening. (B/L/D)

Day 4, Sunday - Beijing
Travel up into the mountains northwest of the city for an opportunity to climb the imposing Great Wall. Stop at the Ming Tombs on the way. (B/L)

Day 5, Monday - Beijing/Xian
In the morning, fly to Xian, China's ancient capital. Tonight enjoy a feast of delicate dumplings. (Grand New World/Grand Metro Park) (B/L/D)

Day 6, Tuesday - Xian
Today visit the renowned mausoleum of Emperor Qinshi Huangdi, with an army of 6,000 terra-cotta warriors, horses and chariots. En route stop at the Hua Qing Hot Springs. (B/L)

Day 7, Wednesday - Xian/Guilin
Fly to Guilin, with its spectacular mist-wrapped mountains and sublime landscapes. Visit Reed Flute Cave with its fascinating rock formations. (Guilin Bravo/Sheraton) (B/L)

Day 8, Thursday - Guilin/Shanghai
The highlight of your visit to Guilin is a cruise down the Li River, which has inspired centuries of Chinese poets and painters. Lunch is served on board before docking at the small town of Yangshuo. In the evening dine at a popular restaurant. Then fly to cosmopolitan Shanghai and transfer to your hotel. (Guangdong/New World Mayfair) (B/L/D)

Day 9, Friday - Shanghai
Full-day sightseeing to visit the Bund, Jade Buddha Temple and Yu Garden, and to shop along busy Nanjing Road. (B/L)

Day 10, Saturday - Shanghai/Hong Kong
Fly to Hong Kong and transfer to hotel. (Kimberley/Harbour Grand) (B)

Day 11, Sunday - Hong Kong
This morning, a half-day tour takes you to Stanley Market, the floating community of Aberdeen, and the top of Victoria Peak. The balance of the day is at leisure for shopping or sightseeing. (B)

Day 12, Monday - Hong Kong/Macau
Transfer from Hong Kong hotel to pier and sail via TurboJet to Macau, on the western side of Pearl River Delta. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. (Grand Emperor Macau/Sofitel at Ponte 16) (B)

Day 13, Tuesday - Macau
Today's full-day tour includes the staue of Kum Iam, the goddess of mercy; Macau Tower; A-Ma Temple; and the ruins of St. Paul's Cathedral. Take a walking tour from St. Paul's to the historic city center. Also, make a short visit to one of Macau's famous casinos. Tour pick-up and drop-off is at pier. Take hotel complimenary shuttle to the pier. (B/L)

Day 14, Wednesday - Macau/Hong Kong/USA
Transfer to the pier and return to Hong Kong airport via TurboJet. Board Cathay Pacific fligh to the USA, arriving home the same day. (B)
Departure DatesLand & Air *
San Franscico
Land & Air *
Los Angeles
Land Only *Single Supplement
March 5, 12, 19, 26
$4745 FC
$5185 D
$4745 FC
$5185 D
$3530 FC
$3965 D
$1770 FC
$1995 D
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
$4795 FC
$5410 D
$4795 FC
$5410 D
$3580 FC
$4190 D
$1840 FC
$2250 D
May 7, 14, 21
$4755 FC
$5270 D
$4755 FC
$5270 D
$3535 FC
$4050 D
$1790 FC
$2110 D
May 28
June 4, 11, 18, 25
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
August 6, 13
$5080 FC
$5510 D
$5080 FC
$5510 D
$3480 FC
$3910 D
$1725 FC
$1945 D
August 20, 27
$4695 FC
$5130 D
$4695 FC
$5130 D
$3480 FC
$3910 D
$1725 FC
$1945 D
September 3, 10, 17, 24
$4795 FC
$5325 D
$4795 FC
$5325 D
$3580 FC
$4095 D
$1840 FC
$2165 D
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
$4895 FC
$5410 D
$4895 FC
$5410 D
$3685 FC
$4190 D
$1940 FC
$2250 D
November 5, 12, 19, 26
December 3
$4745 FC
$5185 D
$4745 FC
$5185 D
$3530 FC
$3965 D
$1770 FC
$1995 D
December 10, 17, 24
$5225 FC
$5495 D
$5225 FC
$5495 D
$3510 FC
$3785 D
$1790 FC
$1975 D
December 31
$4730 FC
$4995 D
$4730 FC
$4995 D
$3510 FC
$3785 D
$1790 FC
$1975 D
2016
January 7, 14
$4730 FC
$4995 D
$4730 FC
$4995 D
$3510 FC
$3785 D
$1790 FC
$1975 D
January 21, 28
February 4, 11, 18, 25
$4580 FC
$4950 D
$4580 FC
$4950 D
$3360 FC
$3730 D
$1640 FC
$1925 D
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
$4745 FC
$5185 D
$4745 FC
$5185 D
$3530 FC
$3965 D
$1770 FC
$1995 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, coach class, as per itinerary
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Beijing
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Xian, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Macau
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Guilin
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary
  • 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 3 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), Guilin Bravo (Guilin), Guangdong (Shanghai), Kimberley (Hong Kong), Grand Emperor Macau (Macau)
  • Deluxe (D): Royal Phoenix (Beijing), Grand Metro Park (Xian), Sheraton (Guilin), New World Mayfair (Shanghai), Harbour Grand (Hong Kong), Sofitel at Ponte 16 (Macau)
  • 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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