Beijing Special (9 Days)

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China has long been a destination shrouded in mystery, and for most people a trip to China would be the journey of a lifetime. Now you can make that trip with a visit to one of its greatest cities and indeed one of the great cities of the world: Beijing

This is a wonderful opportunity for you to visit the historical Imperial City of Beijing, the capital of modern China.The tour will include 3 full days of guided sightseeing, taking in the most important and spectacular attractions which this extraordinary city has to offer, with ample free time for shopping and relaxation.


Itinerary


Day 1
Depart Dublin to Beijing.


Day 2 (D)
Arrive Beijing where you will be met by our Chinese guide. Visit the Temple of Heaven before transferring to the excellent New Otani Hotel***** for 7 nights.


Day 3 (B/L/D)
Visits today include Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden City. In the afternoon, explore by rickshaw the maze of old city lanes known as Hutongs.


Day 4  (B/L/D)
Full day excursion to one of the great wonders of the world: the formidable Great Wall of China and the Ming Tombs . In the evening we are guests at a traditional Peking Duck dinner.


Day 5 (B/L/D)  
Today’s sightseeing will include the beautiful and serene Summer Palace, and Beijing Zoo to see the Pandas .


Day 6 (B/L/D)
In the morning visit the Lama Temple. After lunch visit the Olympic Village to view (from the outside) the Birds Nest Stadium and the Water Cube.


Day 7/8 (B/-/-)
At leisure. Time to relax or explore more of this wonderful city at your own pace. You may wish to visit the Birds Nest Olympic Stadium and the Water Cube, or go shopping, visit the Silk Market, Museums, Art Galleries etc. There are also many optional tours available in Beijing.


Day 9
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flights, arriving back in Dublin on the same day.

 Departure Dates 

*Please call 01 2187811 / 01 218780 for departure dates.

*For groups of 10 or more you can choose your own departure dates (subject to availability)

Tour Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • Twin-sharing hotel accommodation
  • Daily western breakfast (buffet style)
  • 3 days of guided sightseeing (including Chinese lunch and dinner)
  • Services of an English speaking guide

Not Included

  • Chinese Visa fee €40 (Irish passports)
  • Optional travel insurance (under 65 years) €55 *conditions apply
  • Meals and sightseeing not specified
  • Excess baggage charges
  • All expenditure of a private nature
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers