China Discovery with Hong Kong

12 Days 10 Nights
TOUR CODE: ACXH FROM: $1999

China Discovery with Hong Kong

  • 12 Days 10 Nights
  • TOUR CODE: ACXH
  • FROM: $1999

From ancient capitals to cosmopolitan cities, China’s stunning diversity offers visitors the chance to explore both its modern allure and ancient past. Experience China at its best with our well-designed China tour packages. Visit the golden triangle cities of Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai, together with the modern city of Hong Kong. Enjoy the highest level of service with round trip airfare, luxury hotel accommodations, ground transfers, friendly English-speaking tour guides and sightseeing. Luxury China tours at an unbeatable value.

  • Beijing (3 nights)
  • Xian (2 nights)
  • Shanghai (3 nights)
  • Hong Kong (2 nights)

TRIP TIMELINE

From ancient capitals to cosmopolitan cities, China’s stunning diversity offers visitors the chance to explore both its modern allure and ancient past. China travel at its best with our well-designed China tour packages. Visit the golden triangle cities of Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai, together with the modern city of Hong Kong and option to visit Macau. Enjoy highest level of service with round trip airfare, luxury hotel accommodations, ground transfers, friendly English-speaking tour guides and sightseeing. Luxury China tours at unbeatable value. Discover the best of China with Affordable World China tours.

DAYS 1 & 2

USA - Beijing

Board an international flight bound for Beijing, eager to begin our China vacation. Spend the night aboard as our flight crosses the International Date Line. We arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China. Greet our local guide in the arrivals hall and transfer to our luxury accommodations for a good night's rest.

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Doubletree Hilton Beijing or Similar

Upgrades available:

Doubletree Hilton Beijing or Similar (Executive Room)

Optional Tours:

DAY 3

Beijing

Today, we start our Beijing Capital tour with Qianmen Street. Qianmen Street was a commercial and entertainment hub due to its convenient location, connecting the Imperial Palace with other communities in Beijing. In the run-up to the 2008 Olympics, the street underwent a rejuvenation to restore the streetscape to that of the early 20th. A visit to Tiananmen Square, the world-famous and historic Tiananmen Square, or “Gate of Heavenly Peace”. Located in the heart of Beijing, Tiananmen Square was once the main gate to the Imperial Palace during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Today, it is home to the Monument to the People’s Heroes, Mao Zedong Memorial Hall, National Museum of China, and the Great Hall of the People. Afterwards, we drive by the famed Olympic Site and have a photo stop at Olympic National Stadium (the Bird's Nest), Olympic National Aquatics Center (the Water Cube) and National Center for the Performing Art. In the afternoon, you have the opportunity to explore the home to Ming and Qing emperors, Forbidden City. Comprised of 800 buildings covering 720,000 sq. meters, it is the world's largest palace complex.

**For those travelers joining the Forbidden City optional tour - your passport is required for entry.  Please note if your passport does not match the passport on file for your reservation, you will be denied entry at the Forbidden City and your ticket will be nonrefundable**

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Doubletree Hilton Beijing or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 4

Beijing

Spend the day free or take the tour to visit the Great Wall, which is one of the man-built architectures that can be seen from the low orbit of the earth. The Great Wall is a massive defensive structure built to keep intruders from invading the mainland. It stretches an impossible 4000 miles across China's north, covering nine provinces. An enormous undertaking that originally began under Qin Shi Huang (first emperor of China) in 200 B.C., the Great Wall was not completed until the Ming Dynasty in 1640. This morning you have plenty of time to walk along its ancient path and experience part of China's fascinating history.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Doubletree Hilton Beijing or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 5

Beijing - Xian

Today we continue our journey by flying to Xian, the capital of Shannxi Province, one of the oldest cities in China. Xian is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China with more than 3100 years of history. The city was known as "Chang'an" before Ming Dynasty. Xian is the eastern terminus of the Silk Road and home to the Terra Cotta Warriors. Upon arrival in Xian, we will drive into town, passing through its massive City Wall, the best preserved defensive wall structure on earth and have a picture stop at Drum Tower and Bell Tower. In the evening, don't miss the chance to taste the local famous dumpling banquet.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Grand Noble Xian or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 6

Xian

Spend the day free or take the tour to witness the famous "Terra Cotta Warriors." The serendipitous discovery of the Terra Cotta Warriors in 1974 has drawn throngs of visitors to Xian each year, and ranks as one of the world's most important recent archaeological finds. Three excavation pits have been opened to the public with a fourth underway. Spend some time admiring the fine troops, horses, and carriages in battle formation. After lunch, the motorcoach takes us back inside city limits to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. It is rated as a National Key Cultural Relic Preserve as well as an AAAA Tourist Attraction. Tonight, take the opportunity to enjoy the cultural musings of the Tang Dynasty Show, a song and dance performance which reflects the rich cultural history and prosperity of the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Grand Noble Xian or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 7

Xian - Shanghai

Board a flight to Shanghai, the largest metropolitan center of China. She is a bright pearl at the mouth of the Yangtze River and China's largest economic center.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★ Crowne Plaza Yingxing Shanghai or Similar

DAY 8

Shanghai

This morning, we visit the Shanghai Museum and view the exhibits of ancient Chinese art. Designed by a local Shanghai Architect, the current building was completed in 1993 and resembles the shape of a bronze cooking vessel. Afterwards, we visit City God Temple Bazaar, the Nanjing Road and the Bund. Spend the afternoon to relax at the hotel or take the optional tour to Lujiazui Finance and Trade Development Zone and a ride on Huang Pu River Cruise. In the evening, do not miss the opportunity to experience the exciting Chinese Acrobatics Show (with dinner).

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★ Crowne Plaza Yingxing Shanghai or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 9

Shanghai

Spend the day free at leisure or take an optional excursion to the charming water village of Suzhou. Suzhou,often known as the Venice of the Orient, is a historic city located at the heart of the Yangtze Delta in the southern part of the Jiangsu Province. Beautiful stone bridges, pagodas, and classical gardens line the canals that cover 42 percent of the city.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★ Crowne Plaza Yingxing Shanghai or Similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 10

Shanghai - Hong Kong

Transfer to the airport and board a short flight to the dynamic island of Hong Kong. Upon arrival, check into our selected hotel and spend the rest of the day free at leisure.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Kowloon Hotel (ABF) or Similar

DAY 11

Hong Kong

Enjoy your leisure time in Hong Kong.We will take you to visit the Victoria Peak, Stanley Market, Repulse Bay and Aberdeen Floating community.Victoria Peak, one of Hong Kong’s most famous scenic spots, offers breathtaking views of Hong Kong’s skyline, Kowloon, and Victoria harbour. The Peak, as locals call it, is located on a mountaintop and is reachable by the Peak Tram. Pulled by steel cables, the tram climbs 1,200 feet (about373 meters) up the side of the mountain.Stanley also has beautiful beaches that are popular with windsurfers, as well as a wide variety of trendy bars and restaurants to enjoy after a long day of sightseeing.

Included: American Breakfast

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Kowloon Hotel (ABF) or Similar

DAY 12

Hong Kong-USA

Our voyage through China and Hong Kong comes to an end as we board our international flight back to the US.

Included: American Breakfast

Your tour includes

  • Daily hotel breakfast.
  • Transpacific air tickets from Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO)
  • Fuel surcharges on airlines tickets
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Luxury hotel accommodations
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Admission(s) of the sightseeing place(s) indicated in the itinerary

Air China:

    • IAH, JFK
    • LAX, SFO
    • YVR
    FROM $0 -$100 PP

*Subject to availability

Upgrade your trip

Create your ideal getaway with the following upgrade options. Extensions and upgrades can be added during the booking process or speak to one of our travel advisors to tailor your perfect trip.

Beijing

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Customer Reviews

CHINA DISCOVERY WITH HONG KONG

well organized,good guides,

By LENNY PONOMAR

CHINA DISCOVERY WITH HONG KONG

It was amazing ! First time so far away but everything went like clockwork ! Meet great people ! Recommend this company to everyone ! Tour guides helpful , just a great tour ! Can't wait to try somewhere else wither !

By HOFFMAN LORI

CHINA DISCOVERY WITH HONG KONG

I would like to recognize that Affordable World has the best price in the country.The tour guides in general were ok a little bit cold and not provided info when you asked them about different or obtional things you would like to do.The fligths were delays most of them,waisted of time in the airport pretty much a day per every transfer from city to city.Bad costumer service in Air China very rude and not costumer service.Cathay Pacific the BEST airline ...

By ORLANDO JIMENEZ

CHINA DISCOVERY WITH HONG KONG

Really enjoyed the guides we got and I had never flown Air China but I liked the food and it was nice to get free beer/wine for most of the flights.

By JEROME STARKE

CHINA DISCOVERY WITH HONG KONG

DAVID - My wife and I have recently returned from our Affordable World adventure, which included the cities of Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai and Hong Kong. We both found it to be an amazing trip with great accommodations, wonderful excursions and a terrific tour group. Each city had it's own distinct character, pace and a variety of things to experience. We found the tours to be varied, educational and memorable. Only on a couple of occasions, such as in Shanghai, ...

By DAVID GARRATT

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China Discovery with Hong Kong (ACXH)