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China and the Orient

17 Days/15 Nights - from $5,215 per person including airfare from West Coast

Departures & Rates

Take a 15-night trip and visit the highlights of China and Southeast Asia. Start your trip in China, visiting Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai, with sights including the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the terracotta soldiers, and the Jade Buddha Temple. Afterward, enter the world of Southeast Asia as you visit the harbor cities of Hong Kong and Singapore, two diverse cities grounded in cosmopolitan commerce. Visit Bangkok and experience the exotic lifestyle of Southeast Asia. Starting from $5215, including air, with weekly guaranteed departures.

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

Day 2 - Beijing
Arrive in Beijing and transfer to your hotel. (Qianmen/Jianguo Garden)

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

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

Day 5 - Beijing/Xian
Fly to Xian and transfer to your hotel. (Tianlang Times/Sheraton) (B/L)

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

Day 7 - Xian/Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai and transfer to your hotel. (Holiday Inn Downtown/Sunrise on the Bund) (B/L)

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

Day 9 - Shanghai/Hong Kong 
Fly to Hong Kong and transfer to your hotel. (Park/Harbour Grand) (B/L)

Day 10/11 - Hong Kong
Two days in Hong Kong. Half-day sightseeing to visit Stanley Market, Aberdeen and Victoria Peak. Remainder on your own to explore the city. (B)

Day 12 - Hong Kong/Bangkok
Morning transfer to airport for flight to Bangkok. Transfer to hotel. (Century Park/Avani Riverside) (B)

Day 13- Bangkok
Morning, tour the Grand Palace. Afternoon tour includes the Temple of the Golden Buddha and the Reclining Buddha at Wat Po. (B)

Day 14 - Bangkok
Day at leisure to explore on your own. (B)

Day 15 - Bangkok/Singapore
Fly to Singapore and transfer to hotel. (York/Mandarin Orchard) (B)

Day 16 - Singapore
After breakfast, take a city tour and see the waterfront, the botanical garden, China Town and Little India. (B)

Day 17 - Singapore/USA
Board your Cathay Pacific flight to the USA, arriving the same day. (B)

 

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
Los Angeles
Land & Air *
San Francisco
Land Only *Single Supplement
March 1-3103/01 - 03/31
$5395 FC$5,395 FC
$5915 D$5,915 D
$5395 FC$5,395 FC
$5915 D$5,915 D
$4080 FC$4,080 FC
$4595 D$4,595 D
$1255 FC$1,255 FC
$1795 D$1,795 D
April 1-3004/01 - 04/30
$5395 FC$5,395 FC
$5850 D$5,850 D
$5395 FC$5,395 FC
$5850 D$5,850 D
$4080 FC$4,080 FC
$4530 D$4,530 D
$1255 FC$1,255 FC
$1735 D$1,735 D
May 1-2305/01 - 05/23
August 15-3108/15 - 08/31
$5295 FC$5,295 FC
$5790 D$5,790 D
$5295 FC$5,295 FC
$5790 D$5,790 D
$3980 FC$3,980 FC
$4465 D$4,465 D
$1155 FC$1,155 FC
$1670 D$1,670 D
May 24 - August 14 05/24 - 08/14
$5595 FC$5,595 FC
$6095 D$6,095 D
$5595 FC$5,595 FC
$6095 D$6,095 D
$3925 FC$3,925 FC
$4425 D$4,425 D
$1115 FC$1,115 FC
$1620 D$1,620 D
September 1-3009/01 - 09/30
$5395 FC$5,395 FC
$5790 D$5,790 D
$5395 FC$5,395 FC
$5790 D$5,790 D
$4080 FC$4,080 FC
$4465 D$4,465 D
$1255 FC$1,255 FC
$1670 D$1,670 D
October 1-3110/01 - 10/31
$5510 FC$5,510 FC
$5950 D$5,950 D
$5510 FC$5,510 FC
$5950 D$5,950 D
$4190 FC$4,190 FC
$4630 D$4,630 D
$1365 FC$1,365 FC
$1835 D$1,835 D
November 1 - December 7 11/01 - 12/07
$5425 FC$5,425 FC
$6045 D$6,045 D
$5425 FC$5,425 FC
$6045 D$6,045 D
$4095 FC$4,095 FC
$4725 D$4,725 D
$1265 FC$1,265 FC
$1915 D$1,915 D
December 8-3112/08 - 12/31
$5790 FC$5,790 FC
$6445 D$6,445 D
$5790 FC$5,790 FC
$6445 D$6,445 D
$3995 FC$3,995 FC
$4650 D$4,650 D
$1160 FC$1,160 FC
$1825 D$1,825 D
2021
January 1-1101/01 - 01/11
$5215 FC$5,215 FC
$5910 D$5,910 D
$5215 FC$5,215 FC
$5910 D$5,910 D
$3895 FC$3,895 FC
$4590 D$4,590 D
$1055 FC$1,055 FC
$1765 D$1,765 D
January 12 - February 28 01/12 - 02/28
$5315 FC$5,315 FC
$5815 D$5,815 D
$5315 FC$5,315 FC
$5815 D$5,815 D
$3995 FC$3,995 FC
$4495 D$4,495 D
$1160 FC$1,160 FC
$1670 D$1,670 D
March 1-3103/01 - 03/31
$5425 FC$5,425 FC
$5945 D$5,945 D
$5425 FC$5,425 FC
$5945 D$5,945 D
$4095 FC$4,095 FC
$4625 D$4,625 D
$1265 FC$1,265 FC
$1815 D$1,815 D
  • Land & Air prices are per person based on double occupancy for weekday travel. For weekend travel to and from the US (Fri, Sat & Sun), add $75 each way.
  • Land & Air prices include government taxes and fees. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.
  • If taking Land Only, must fly Thai Airways between Hong Kong, Bangkok and Singapore.

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Tour Features

  • Round trip trans-Pacific airfare via Cathay Pacific Airways coach class
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Local airfare, coach class, as per itinerary
  • Overland transfers with sightseeing stops as per itinerary
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Bangkok
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Xian, Shanghai, and Singapore
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary
  • Breakfast daily, 7 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), Tianlang Times (Xian), Holiday Inn Downtown (Shanghai), Park (Hong Kong), Century Park (Bangkok), York (Singapore)
  • Deluxe (D): Jianguo Garden (Beijing), Sheraton (Xian), Sunrise on the Bund (Shanghai), Harbour Grand (Hong Kong), Avani Riverside (Bangkok), Mandarin Orchard (Singapore)
  • 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.
  • Tours in China are private. Tours in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Singapore are seat-in-coach
  • 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, air upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all Asian destinations, and add-on air fares from various US cities are available
from $5,215
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
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
Bangkok. Thailand
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 90.5 91.9 93.7 95.7 93.9 92.5 91.8 91.2 91 90.7 90.3 89.1
Average Low 72.7 75.9 78.6 80.4 79.3 79 78.3 77.9 77 76.6 75 71.6
Average Rainfall 0.524 0.787 1.657 3.598 9.752 6.185 6.894 8.634 13.161 11.5 1.949 0.248
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+07:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Thai Baht
$1.00 USD = 34.05 THB
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Singapore. Singapore
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86.2 88.2 88.9 89.1 88.9 88.3 87.6 87.6 87.6 88 87.1 86
Average Low 73.9 74.5 75 75.9 76.6 76.6 76.3 76.1 75.6 75.4 74.7 74.3
Average Rainfall 9.575 6.295 7.311 7.043 6.744 6.382 6.248 6.906 6.661 7.63 10.114 11.315
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Singapore Dollar
$1.00 USD = $1.36 SGD
Visa requirement
No
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