Deluxe Hotels

Sheraton Wuxi Binhu Hotel

Welcome to the Sheraton Wuxi Binhu Hotel, ideally located in the heart of the Binhu district. The hotel complex is adjacent to a retail mall, dining and entertainment district—perfectly situated so you can explore Wuxi's local tourist attraction and enjoy close proximity to the city’s CBD areas.


Pan Pacific Hotel Suzhou

Boasting unique Chinese architectural grandeur and exquisite garden features, Pan Pacific Suzhou Hotel is the ideal venue to for a rejuvenating retreat while indulging into the profound Chinese culture.


Crowne Plaza Grand Canal

A serene lotus pond creates a sense of calm beneath the soaring marble atrium of the Lobby at Crowne Plaza Hangzhou Grand Canal. Allow our efficient Concierge to see to your luggage before settling into your calming room or suite.


Diaoyutai State Guest House

The hotel is located in more than 800 years of history of the ancient Diaoyutai scenic area, and was built in 1959 on the eve of national day.


SHERATON XI'AN HOTEL

In the heart of one of China’s oldest cities, steps away from myriad fascinating historical sites—including the Terra Cotta Warriors, one of the eight wonders of the world—Sheraton Xian Hotel offers a wealth of amenities for business and leisure travelers.


Jin Jiang Tower

Ideally located at Huai Hai Road Central Business District, Jin Jiang Tower Shanghai is close to Xin Tian Di and People's Square. Jin Jiang Tower is one of the best venues to overlook Shanghai downtown landscape.

Meals

Deluxe Courses

Deluxe Cuisine

Roast Duck Banquet

Sampling Imperial Cuisine
 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Wuxi: Liyuan Garden
Suzhou: Panmen Scenic Area, Garden of Master Net
Hangzhou: West Lake, Qinghe Old Street
Beijing: Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Great Wall of China, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Olympic Stadium
Xi'an: Terra Cotta Army, Shaanxi History Museum, Hanyangling Museum, Tang Dynasty Show
Shanghai: Old Town, the Bund, Shanghai World Financial Center Observation Deck

 

Meals:

25 Meals: 10 Breakfasts (B)
                     9 Lunches (L)
                     6 Dinners (D)

 

Special Cuisines:

Wuxi: Local cuisine
Suzhou: Local cuisine
Hangzhou: Deluxe local cuisine
Beijing: Peking Roast Duck Banquet, Imperial Cuisine at Fangshan Restaurant
Xi'an: Deluxe buffet in hotel
Shanghai: Deluxe local cuisine

 

Hotels (All Deluxe):

Wuxi: Sheraton Wuxi Binhu Hotel
Suzhou: Pan Pacific Hotel
Hangzhou: Crowne Plaza Grand Canal
Beijing: Radegast Lake View Hotel
Xian: Sheraton Hotel
Shanghai: JinJiang Tower

 

* China Vacation reserves the right to use other same level hotels if necessary. Please refer to Information and Booking Conditions for further details.

 

 

* Land Only prices include air tax and fuel charge.

* Children under 11 years of age can share a room with two adults but will not be provided with an extra bed. Their price is 75% of the adult price.

 

China Highlights【G11E】

Wuxi, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai

 

Day 1: Shanghai Wuxi

Arrive in Shanghai and board your coach to Wuxi, also known as the Pearl of Lake Tai, from the airport.

Day 2: Wuxi Suzhou

Located 25 miles northwest of Suzhou, Wuxi is a bustling town most famous for its LIYUAN GARDEN. Lunch is a selection of local Wuxi delicacies. Afterwards, take bus to Suzhou and tour the PAN MEN SCENIC AREA. Dating back to 1351, this fortified gate controlled access to the city by both land and water. The Pan Men gate is the only land and water gate in China. Spend some time strolling around the scenic area for impressive views of Suzhou’s Grand Canal. (B/L/D)

Day 3: Suzhou Hangzhou

Visit a classic Chinese garden, the MASTER OF THE NETS GARDEN. Constructed in 1140, the garden fell into disarray until it was restored in 1785 by a retired Qing Dynasty government official. A replica of one small courtyard from the garden was built in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Spend some time admiring the harmony between the garden’s buildings, pools, and flowers. Afterwards, travel to Hangzhou, where you visit the historic QINGHE OLD STREET, where many of the preserved buildings date to the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Stroll through the lanes and peruse the many local craft shops selling silk parasols, brocades, and fans. (B/L/D)

Day 4: Hangzhou Shanghai Beijing

When Marco Polo visited Hangzhou, he called it “Heaven on Earth” and the finest city in the world. Located 75 miles from Shanghai, this city is most famous for its WEST LAKE, which was recently designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll or sail through this expansive lake and be inspired like many of the artists who have captured its natural scenery. Afterwards, drive back to Shanghai to catch your flight to Beijing. Dinner is excluded tonight. (B/L)

Day 5: Beijing

Beijing has become the face of a rapidly changing China. Established over 2000 years ago, the city first became the capital of China during the Ming Dynasty and has remained the home of China’s central government for the past 700 years. Visit the FORBIDDEN CITY. Completed in 1420, this complex was where 24 emperors ruled from for nearly 500 years. Tour the grounds and imagine what life must have been like in Imperial China. After visiting this symbol of ancient China, visit the SUMMER PALACE, which served as a retreat from the stifling Beijing summers for the Qing Dynasty emperors. Spend some time on the grounds and maybe take a paddle boat on the palace’s massive lake before returning to the city center to see TIANANMEN SQUARE, the largest square in the world. Dinner is an imperial-style banquet at Fangshan Restaurant. (B/L/D)

Day 6: Beijing

Climb the iconic GREAT WALL OF CHINA this morning. Originally a series of disparate walls, the Great Wall was created after the Emperor Qin unified China in 221 BC. The Ming Dynasty restored sections of the wall and is responsible for its iconic design. While not a strenuous hike, make sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring a camera to capture the beautiful Beijing countryside. Upon returning to Beijing, stop by the OLYMPIC STADIUM. Then, enjoy a Peking duck dinner in the evening. (B/L/D)

Day 7: Beijing Xi'an

Visit the TEMPLE OF HEAVEN. Completed in the Ming Dynasty, the temple was where the emperor would pray for good harvests. Enjoy some time in the surrounding parks before flying to Xian. Enjoy a buffet dinner in the hotel. (B/L/D)

Day 8: Xi'an

Xian, the capital of the Shaanxi Province, was once the capital of China for 1100 years. Visit the famed TERRA COTTA ARMY, which was created to protect the tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin Shihuang. Each of the soldiers was designed to be different; no two faces are alike. Some of the pits are still being excavated and shattered fragments are still being assembled. Later, explore the SHAANXI HISTORY MUSEUM, which holds over 370,000 artifacts from the Shaanxi Province, many of which date back to prehistoric times. Enjoy a TANG DYNASTY STAGE SHOW this evening. Dinner is excluded tonight.(B/L)

Day 9: Xi'an Shanghai

Visit HANYANGLING MAUSOLEUM, the largest museum in China and the most intact royal mausoleum from the Han Dynasty. This tomb, located near the Wei River, is the joint tomb of the Western Han Emperor Jindi and his Empress. The tomb, a grass covered mound that blends into its surroundings, is surrounded by 81 burial pits filled with terra cotta statues of servants, guards, and farm animals. Watch as workers continue to excavate the tomb through a large glass floor in an underground exhibition hall. After exploring the grounds, fly to Shanghai. Enjoy the deluxe local cuisine as your dinner.(B/L/D)

Day 10: Shanghai

Wander Shanghai’s OLD TOWN, where you can get lost in the maze of pavilions designed in the Classical Chinese style. Grab some authentic xiaolongbao or explore through the various shops in the oldest part of Shanghai. Then, stroll along the BUND. China’s most famous waterfront stretches for about one mile along the Huangpu River. Admire the beautiful colonial architecture along the west side of the river, known as Puxi. Then, ascend to the observation deck of the SHANGHAI WORLD FINANCIAL CENTER on the futuristic east side of the river, Pudong, which is arguably the most famous representation of a 21st century China.Dinner is excluded tonight.(B/L)

Day 11: Shanghai Home

Fly home or on to your next destination.(B)

* You have the option of purchasing international round trip air tickets via Grand American Travels. For more details, please inquire with our travel agents.