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from $4,635
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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
Nanjing. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 44.6 47.8 56.1 68.5 78.1 83.8 89.4 89.1 81.1 72 60.6 50
Average Low 30 33.1 40.6 51.1 60.6 69.3 76.3 75.6 66.6 55.2 43 32.7
Average Rainfall 1.472 1.854 3.22 2.89 4.02 7.614 7.303 5.087 2.839 2.563 2 0.961
* 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
Wuxi. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 45.3 48.4 56.3 68 77.7 83.5 89.3 87.6 80.6 71.4 60.8 49.8
Average Low 32.3 35.2 42.3 52 61.7 70.3 76.8 75.2 67.3 56.1 45.1 35.1
Average Rainfall 1.862 1.957 3.248 2.457 3.142 5.453 4.795 3.902 2.114 1.622 1.555 1.106
* 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
Suzhou. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 45.9 47.5 54.9 65.5 74.3 81 88.9 88.7 81 72.1 62.1 51.1
Average Low 32.9 34.7 41.2 51.1 60.3 68.5 76.6 76.5 68.9 58.5 47.5 36.3
Average Rainfall 1.535 2.315 3.197 4.028 4.508 5.984 5.047 5.236 6.126 2.382 2.016 1.366
* 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
Hangzhou. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 46.9 50.5 58.6 70 79.3 84.4 92.5 91 82.8 73.8 63.1 52.3
Average Low 35.2 38.3 44.6 54.3 63.5 70.5 77.4 76.8 69.6 59.7 48.7 38.7
Average Rainfall 3.173 3.472 5.539 4.846 5.063 8.638 6.807 6.382 4.862 3.091 2.815 1.925
* 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 Extravaganza

16 days/14 nights - from $4,635 per person including air from West Coast

Take a 14-night trip and visit all the major attractions and some of the off-the-beaten-path destinations in China. Start off with visits to the Great Wall, the Ming Tombs, Tian An Men Square, and the Forbidden City in Beijing. Afterward, head to Xi’an, where you can view the terracotta soldiers frozen in time. Next, fly to Shanghai and explore this cosmopolitan city. Finally, enjoy visits to Nanjing, where you see Dr. Sun Yatsen’s mausoleum; Wuxi, where you take a boat ride on the famous Taihu Lake; Suzhou, where you see the canals and gardens of what is known as the Venice of the East; and Hangzhou, where you cruise along legendary West Lake. Starting from $4635, including air, with weekly guaranteed departures.

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

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

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. (Grand New World/Grand Metro Park) (B/L)

Day 6 - 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 - Xian/Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai and transfer to your hotel. (Holiday Inn Downtown/New World Mayfair) (B)

Day 8 - Shanghai
Visit the Bund, the Jade Buddha Temple and Yu Garden, where you can appreciate classic Chinese horticulture. Shop along Nanjing Road. (B/L)

Day 9 - Shanghai/Nanjing
Take a train to Nanjing and transfer to your hotel. (New Century/Jinling) (B/L)

Day 10 - Nanjing
See Dr. Sun Yatsen's Mausoleum, the Xuanwu Lake and the Ming Tomb. (B/L)

Day 11 - Nanjing/Wuxi
A pleasant train ride brings you to Wuxi. Enjoy a cruise on the beautiful Taihu Lake. (Picturesque/Sheraton) (B/L)

Day 12 - Wuxi/Suzhou
Train to Suzhou and transfer to hotel. (Bamboo Grove/Pan Pacific) (B/L)

Day 13 - Suzhou
Full-day tour of this charming city of canals and gardens, Tiger Hill and Embroidery Institute. (B/L)

Day 14 - Suzhou/Hangzhou
Train to Hangzhou, the Paradise on Earth. (Lakeview/Grand Metro Park) (B/L)

Day 15 - Hangzhou
Cruise the legendary West Lake, and visit Lingyin Temple. Then see a tea plantation and sample the finished product. (B/L)

Day 16 - Hangzhou/USA
Board Cathay Pacific flight and return to the US the same day. Or, take the Hong Kong Extension. (B)

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
Los Angeles
Land & Air *
San Francisco
Land Only *Single Supplement
March 1 - May 23
September 1 - December 9
$4895 FC
$5545 D
$4895 FC
$5545 D
$3615 FC
$4255 D
$1030 FC
$1710 D
May 24 - August 15
$5180 FC
$5725 D
$5180 FC
$5725 D
$3535 FC
$4080 D
$975 FC
$1550 D
August 16-31
$4825 FC
$5370 D
$4825 FC
$5370 D
$3535 FC
$4080 D
$975 FC
$1550 D
December 10-31
$5110 FC
$5655 D
$5110 FC
$5655 D
$3350 FC
$3895 D
$935 FC
$1430 D
2020
January 1 - February 29
$4635 FC
$5185 D
$4635 FC
$5185 D
$3350 FC
$3895 D
$935 FC
$1430 D
March 1-31
$4895 FC
$5545 D
$4895 FC
$5545 D
$3615 FC
$4255 D
$1030 FC
$1710 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.

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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
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Xian, Shanghai, Nanjing, Suzhou, and Hangzhou
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Wuxi
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Private extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary
  • Breakfast daily, 12 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), Holiday Inn Downtown (Shanghai), New Century Hotel (Nanjing), Picturesque Hotel (Wuxi), Bamboo Grove (Suzhou), Lakeview Hotel (Hangzhou)
  • Deluxe (D): Royal Phoenix (Beijing), Grand Metro Park (Xian), New World Mayfair (Shanghai), Jinling Hotel (Nanjing), Sheraton (Wuxi), Pan Pacific (Suzhou), Grand Metro Park (Hangzhou)
  • 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

 

Hong Kong Extension
4 Days/3 Nights

BP InternationalHotel (FC) or Harbour Grand Hotel (D)

  • Half-day City and Island Tour 
  • Breakfast daily 
  • Airport transfers

Departure Dates & Rates

 

 

Departure Dates
Land Only
Single Supplement
Mar 
$395 FC
$530 D
$295 FC
$320 D
Apr, Dec
$415 FC
$595 D
$310 FC
$385 D
May, Jun, Feb
$350 FC
$530 D
$245 FC
$320 D
Jul - Sep, Jan $380 FC
$530 D
$280 FC
$320 D
Oct $455 FC 
$695 D
$350 FC 
$490 D
Nov $415 FC 
$695 D
$310 FC 
$490 D
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