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Wonders of Beijing & Xi’an


Experience Tiananmen Square, the Great Wall & the Terra Cotta Warriors

Ancient terracotta warriors, mighty palaces and fascinating Buddhist Temples are just some of the amazing sights you will see on this wonderful 9-day escorted holiday to China

From € 1599 pps

Availability

Below you will find a list of available dates for this holiday.  Prices are per person and based on two people sharing.

Available Dates

  • 28 Mar 2018 - 05 Apr 2018
    € 1599
Number of people travelling:   Book Now
   

Itinerary

Day 1 -  Dublin to Beijing 

Depart Dublin for Helsinki and onward to Beijing. Overnight on the flight.

Day 2 - Beijing 

Arrive at Beijing Airport & meet your local guide for transfer to the Beijing Olympics venue area for a short stroll. Continue to your hotel for check-in. Dinner at your hotel or in a local restaurant. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 3 – Beijing; Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City 

Breakfast at your hotel followed by a visit to the famous Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. In the afternoon you will have a tour to the Temple of Heaven and visit to a pearl factory. In the evening you will enjoy an energetic Kungfu show in a local theatre. Dinner at your hotel or in a local restaurant. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 4 – The Great Wall of China  

After breakfast you will travel to the Badaling area to climb the impressive Great Wall. Visit a Jade Gallery, showcasing China’s precious stone. Continue to the Sacred Way in the Ming Tomb. That evening you will enjoy Beijing Duck for dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 5 – Beijing; Summer Palace and rickshaw ride    

Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a visit to the Summer Palace in Beijing. After lunch you will take a rickshaw ride through traditional Chinese living quarters and the maze of old town lanes of Beijing. Dinner at your hotel or in a local restaurant. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 6 – Beijing to Xi’an by Bullet Train   

Breakfast at your hotel & check-out. Depart for Bullet Train to Xi’an. On arrival enjoy a visit to the local city Wall, the best-preserved city wall in China. Transfer to your hotel for check-in. Dinner at your hotel or in a local restaurant. Overnight at your hotel. 

Day 7 – Terra Cotta Warriors    

After breakfast in the hotel you will depart for Lintong County to visit the Terra Cotta Warriors and Chariots Museum where you will be blown away by amazing life-sized warrior figures and the horses that guard the ancient tomb of the first Emperor of China. Dinner at your hotel or in a local restaurant. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 8 – Xi’an

After breakfast in your hotel you will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda followed by shopping in a local market. In the evening enjoy the famous Tang Dynasty show in a local theatre. Dinner at your hotel or in a local restaurant. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 9 – Fly home

Breakfast at hotel & check-out. Transfer to the airport for flight to Helsinki & onward to Dublin.

 

Wonders of Beijing & Xi'an

Price Includes

  • Finnair Flights from Dublin to Beijing and X’ian to Dublin via Helsinki including taxes & charges
  • Bullet Train from Beijing to Xi'an
  • Professional English speaking tour manager and executive coach transfers
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in 4* Landmark Towers Hotel in Beijing with breakfast included
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in 4* Bell Tower Hotel in Xi’an with breakfast included (or similar)
  • Dinner each day plus 5 lunches
  • Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Beijing Olympics venue area & the Summer Palace in Beijing
  • Excursion to the Great Wall of China & to the Sacred Way in the Ming Tomb
  • Rickshaw ride through the maze of old town lanes in Beijing
  • Kungfu show in a local theatre
  • Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the local city wall of Xi’an
  • Visit to the Terra Cotta Warriors
  • Evening at the famous Tang Dynasty show
  • Free time for shopping & sightseeing at your leisure

 

 

Booking Remarks 
  1. Price based on 2 sharing including all airport taxes & charges
  2. Single room supplement from €289pp. If you are travelling alone and are willing to share a twin room with another group member of the same sex, we will do our best to accommodate this request although it cannot be guaranteed
  3. Non refundable / non transferable deposit of €350pp required at time of booking
  4. Balance due 10 weeks before departure (2% charge on balance payments made by credit card)
  5. Price includes 1 standard piece of checked-in luggage
  6. Optional insurance available from €42pp (terms & conditions apply)
  7. Irish Passport holders require a visa for this holiday. A cost applies and details will be sent after booking. Non-Irish passport holders please contact us for further information.
  8. City taxes may apply, payable locally at your hotel
  9. Flights, hotel, taxes, prices & itinerary subject to change
  10. Booking terms & conditions apply 

 

Flight Details

AirlineTo / FromFlt. No.Depart / LandApprox. Flt. Time
FinnairDublin / HelsinkiHK50 094010:25 / 15:253h
FinnairHelsinki / BeijingHK50 172018:20 / 06:55*7h 35m
FinnairXi'an / HelsinkiHK50 0950 10:35 / 14:157h 40m
FinnairHelsinki / Dublin HK50 1530 16:15 / 17:253h 10m

 *Next day arrival 

 All flight times are local and subject to change

 

Local Time in Beijing

GMT is never adjusted backwards or forwards. Ireland is on GMT between mid-autumn & the beginning of spring. Daylight saving time (BST) is GMT+1.


GTM+8 

BST+7

 

Weather in Beijing


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Average

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Average

Rainfall

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369262971176182491962

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