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September 2018 Great Wall & Terracotta Warriors

Autumn Great Wall & Terracotta Warriors of China Tour – September 10-19, 2018

Take the China tour of a lifetime this coming September! This tour is full of highlights including: the Olympic sites of Beijing, walking on the Great Wall of China, exploring the Forbidden City, and coming face-to-face with the Terracotta Warriors.  Your family and friends won’t forget this magical tour and part of the world.

Included is: round-trip airfare from Salt Lake City, all hotel accommodations, sightseeing as outlined in itinerary, most meals, ground transportation via deluxe coaches, and excellent English speaking guides.

Itinerary:

September 10 – Depart from Salt Lake City and travel to Beijing, China!

china91September 11 – Welcome to China! Transfer to your hotel for a good night’s rest.

September 12 – Today you will visit the Forbidden City which was built in the 15th century. The Forbidden City includes the Imperial Palace which was the residence of the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Later you will walk on the 98-acre quadrangle of Tiananmen Square, which is one of the largest public squares in the world. This evening enjoy some free time or an optional massage at the hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch)

September 13 – Winding across deserts, grasslands, mountains and plateaus, the Great Wall of China stretches over 4,000 miles. Today as you experience climbing a section of the Great Wall, marvel at its size and grandeur. Not far from the wall you will explore the Ming tomb area and stroll down the path of the Sacred Way of the Animals. (Breakfast, Lunch)

china44September 14 – The Temple of Heaven is first on our agenda today and is located in a beautiful park. Elderly Chinese come by the thousands daily to exercise and to participate in Chinese cultural activities. Most tourists find themselves participating in the middle of these activities with the local Chinese. Next experience a Hutong Tour, and take a glimpse into the world of yesterday while being pedaled through the narrow streets on bicycle-pedaled rickshaws. You will see how neighborhoods in Old China existed and how they are preserved in the middle of a modern city today. Tonight enjoy an optional Chinese acrobatic show. You will be amazed at the acrobatic skills demonstrated in the performances. (Breakfast, Lunch)

September 15 – Today you’ll pay a visit to the Summer Palace which is listed as one of the world UNESCO World Heritage Sites and ranked as one of the finest classical gardens in the world. Nearby learn about China’s fresh water pearls and visit one of the largest pearl showrooms on the planet. Also planned today is a stop to see some adorable PANDAS! (Breakfast, Lunch)

china33September 16 – This morning take a short flight to Xi’an, China. Upon arrival, transfer to your beautiful hotel. Explore the Muslim quarter with its fun variety of shops and street vendors. (Breakfast, Lunch)

September 17 – You will be in awe as you visit the Terracotta Warrior museum. It has been said to be the most exciting archaeological find of the 20th century and considered as the 8th Wonder of the World. It is nothing short of astonishing! (Breakfast, Lunch)

September 18 – Your exciting day in Xi’an begins with a relaxing bike ride on the ancient city wall or you may wish to take a ride in a traditional rickshaw. Learn the legend as to how the Wild Goose Pagoda received its name as you visit this holy place revered for centuries. Your day will wind down as you enjoy the city water fountain show accompanied with orchestrated music. (Breakfast, Lunch)

September 19 – Travel back to the USA today. Welcome home!

 

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Xi’an & Beijing Tour with Airfare from Salt Lake City  – Double/Triple Occupancy – $1899 per person (includes tour, air and taxes)

Single Occupant Cost – Additional $395

Prepaid Tips: $85 per person

Chinese Visa – $200 per person

Credit Card Fee – 3.5% (only applies to final payment-pay by check to avoid it)

Deposit Required for Reservation – $1000 per person  

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*Trip cancellation and emergency protection available
*Passports are required
*Full payment due 90 days before departure.
*Cancellation charges: non-refundable after deposit is made
*Cancellation charges: non-refundable after final payment is made
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