Beijing Short Stop - The fascinating and vibrant capital of China can be fully explored on this special package.Take in the Great Wall, the imperial relics and temples, an enthralling acrobatic performance and the Olympic sights, all in an itinerary that combines the best of the historical features set against the rapidly changing skyline of a modern city.
Beijing Short Stop 5 Days
Day 1 – Arrive Beijing
Arrive in Beijing and transfer to your hotel for a four night stay.
Day 2 – Great Wall excursion
Travel north of the city to the Ming Tombs and take a stroll past the unique statues of the Sacred Way. Travel on to the Great Wall of China. Marvel at the sight of this amazing construction snaking over the hills and valleys as far as the eye can see. There will be plenty of time to walk on the Wall and take photos. (B,L)
Day 3 – Beijing
Visit the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and Tian’anmen Square. Tour the Hutong’s ancient narrow streets by rickshaw and visit a courtyard-style family residence. Tonight attend a colourful acrobatic performance. (B,L,D)
Day 4 – Beijing
Visit the Summer Palace in its delightful lakeside setting before visiting the Olympic Green to see such new landmarks as the Water Cube and Bird’s Nest. A small admission cost applies if you wish to enter the stadiums. (B,L)
Day 5 – Depart Beijing
Transfer to the airport for exit flight. (B)
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- Departure dates and prices
Hotels Season Twin Share Single Room Sole Traveller 3* Dongfang Hotel LOW Dec17, Jan-Feb18 $996 $1247 $1729 SHLD Mar, Jun-Aug17 $1002 $1260 $1741 HIGH Apr-May, Sep-Nov17 $1030 $1315 $1796 3* Days Inn Forbidden City LOW Dec17, Jan-Feb18 $1036 $1327 $1809 SHLD Mar, Jun-Aug17 $1103 $1465 $1944 HIGH Apr-May, Sep-Nov17 $1131 $1520 $1999 3* Sihe Courtyard Hotel LOW Dec17, Jan-Feb18 $1024 $1303 $1781 SHLD Mar, Jun-Aug17 $1131 $1520 $1999 HIGH Apr-May, Sep-Nov17 $1131 $1520 $1999 3.5* Howard Johnson Paragon LOW Dec17, Jan-Feb18 $1057 $1370 $1864 SHLD Mar, Jun-Aug17 $1091 $1438 $1916 HIGH Apr-May, Sep-Nov17 $1131 $1508 $1999 4* Novotel Peace Hotel LOW Dec17, Jan-Feb18 $1103 $1465 $1944 SHLD Mar, Jun-Aug17 $1158 $1576 $2051 HIGH Apr-May, Sep-Nov17 $1211 $1683 $2158 4* Double Happiness Courtyard Hotel LOW Dec17, Jan-Feb18 $1171 $1600 $2078 SHLD Mar, Jun-Aug17 $1260 $1778 $2253 HIGH Apr-May, Sep-Nov17 $1373 $2011 $2483 5* Raffles Hotel LOW Dec17, Jan-Feb18 $1615 $2465 $2928 SHLD Mar, Jun-Aug17 $1714 $2658 $3130 HIGH Apr-May, Sep-Nov17 $1916 $3063 $3535
Prices are per person, in Australian dollars. Please confirm prices when booking.
- Price Includes:
- 4 nights hotel accommodation
- 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner, plus a glass of local beer, tea or bottled water with lunch and dinner
- Return transfers, sightseeing tours, entrance fees and evening entertainment as listed
- Visa fees
Sole Traveller prices apply for one person travelling on their own and staying in a single room. The Single room price applies when two or more people travel together and a single room is required.
- Walking on the Great Wall
- Strolling by the lake at the Summer Palace
- Stunning acrobatic show
- Visiting a local family in their Hutong courtyard-style home