Didsbury Chamber Travels - China

September 28 - October 8, 2019

September 28 - October 8, 2019

Deals start date: 2019-02-13
Deals end date: 2019-07-15
Email info@didsburychamber.ca
Phone 403-335-3265

Your Trip Includes:  Roundtrip international airfare & Chinese domestic airfare & Tax  4-and 5-star hotel accommodations  3 meals each day Deluxe bus tours  ●  Fluent English-speaking tour guides    Entrance fees for attractions

11-day Itinerary
Day 1 - YYC/Beijing
Check in at Calgary International Airport for an afternoon flight. Your adventure begins as you cross the international dateline.

Day 2 - Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, the Capital of China by midnight. You will be met at the airport by your tour guide and transferred to the hotel.

Day 3 - 4 Beijing
Visit the Tian An Men Square, the largest square in the world, the Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, home of 24 emperors with a total space of 9,999 rooms, and the Summer Palace, featuring the Long Corridor with painted gallery, Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill, Seventeen Arch Bridge and the Marble Boat.

Tour to the Lama Temple and the Temple of Heaven, built in 1420 A.D., where the emperors prayed to the heavens for a good harvest.  

Day 5 - Beijing    
Bus excursion to the Great Wall, the 4,000 mile long and 2,000 year old construction is said to be the only man-made structure visible by the naked eye from the moon. Visit the Ming Tombs.  One of the 13 Ming Emperors' Tombs is fully excavated and open for exploration.

Day 6 - 7 Beijing/Shanghai/Suzhou
Fly to Shanghai, followed by a bus trip to Suzhou for the Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Hanshan Temple and the National Embroidery Institute to see silk embroidery, a local craft with thousands of years of history. Dinner this evening will include a show featuring traditional Chinese music.

Day 8 - Suzhou/Hangzhou
Morning tour bus excursion to Hangzhou for a visit to the Economic Development Zone and the centuries-old Lingyin Temple, featuring a 64.3 foot high camphor-wood carving of Buddha.

Day 9 - Hangzhou/Shanghai
Morning boat cruise on West Lake with relaxing stopover at jewel-like pagodas and tea houses.  Afternoon tour bus trip to Shanghai.

Day 10 Shanghai
Visit the Yu Garden, a maze of marvelous pavilions, ponds, rocky works and overarching trees. Also visit the Bund, Shanghai’s famous waterfront park. Tour the Pudong Economic Development Zone.

Day 11 - Shanghai/Beijing/YYC
Morning for free. The afternoon flight will depart by 1:30 pm for Calgary where you will arrive at 10:30 am on the same day.

  • Price reflects Double occupancy
  • Add $500 for single occupancy
  • Including free shuttle bus on departure & return day
  • Add $6,000 to fly Business Class internationally
  • Add $200 to take Terra-Cotta Warriors Itinerary                                                                              
  • Trip package including everything on itinerary
  • Valid passport and visa required
  • Free Business Conference for Passengers who require