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Glimpse of China

China Small Group Tour for the first-timer


Group Tour

7 days from £935 per person

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  Places Visited: Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu

A vast and immensely varied land, China defies simple definition. It is a world of remarkable contrasts and a rich and endless diversity of spectacular scenery and ancient cultures that belie belief. Our eight-day introductory tour takes you to some of the most famous and awe-inspiring sights of China.

Explore Beijing at leisure with a walking tour of the hutongs, visit grand imperial palaces and explore the iconic Great Wall. In Xi'an, marvel at the famous Terracotta Warriors and experience a spectacularly colourful Tang Dynasty show. The tour ends in the city of the Giant Panda, Chengdu, offering the opportunity to get close to this endangered animal.

Holiday Types

Group Tours Cultural Holidays


Travel Arrangements

  • Group Size 6-16 people
  • Internal Travel Train, flight, road travel by ar-conditioned vehicles
  • Accompanying Guide Local English-speaking guides for all sightseeing (English-speaking accompanying guide throughout for 10 or more people)
  • Accommodation 6 nights
  • Meal Plan Breakfast daily, lunch on days 2 to 6, dinner on days 2 & 4


Itinerary for Glimpse of China

Day 1

On arrival, transfer to Howard Johson Paragon hotel or similar for three nights. Enjoy a Peking Duck welcome dinner in the evening. Optional excursion: Kung Fu show.

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Day 2

Start the day off at Tian An Men Square before spending a few hours exploring The Forbidden City with your guide. In the afternoon, drive out to see the Mutianyu section of The Great Wall of China, one of the most iconic sights in Asia.

Day 3

Another day spent in Beijing to visit the Temple of Heaven in the morning when elderly locals gather to practise Tai Chi. Afternoon visit to see the pavilions, prayer halls and gardens of the Summer Palace ; built for the Emperors to escape the summer heat.

Day 4
Beijing, Xi'an

Take a morning Bullet train to Xi'an. Check-in at the Grand Dynasty Culture hotel or similar for the night. In the afternoon, visit the sights of Xi'an, including the Big Goose Pagoda, Mosque and Muslim Quarters. Enjoy a dumpling dinner banquet.

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Day 5
Xi'an, Chengdu

This morning learn about the amazing Terracotta Warriors and Museum of Horses, later take a short flight to Chengdu. Stay at the Tianfu Sunshine hotel for two nights.

Day 6

Visit the Panda Breeding Centre in the morning, followed by a very special vegetarian lunch at the Wen Shu Temple. Later on, walk along the famous Jin Li Street and explore the city on your own. Optional excursion: Sichuan opera performance

Day 7

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

7 days from £935 per person

What's included

✓   6 nights accommodation
✓   All internal transportation and transfers
✓   Local English-speaking guides for all sightseeing (accompanying guide for 10+ people)
✓   Breakfast daily, lunch on days 2 to 6, dinner on days 2 & 4
✓   Entrance fees to sites and monuments listed in tour itinerary

Holiday Extensions for this tour

Glimpse of China - Vibrant Hong Kong

3 days, 2 nights from £465 per person

Single supplement £ per person
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Day 7
Chengdu, Hong Kong

Fly to Hong Kong in the morning and transfer to your hotel for two nights. the rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city on your own.

Day 8
Hong Kong

Day at leisure. Sightseeing tours can be arranged.

Day 9
Hong Kong

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Glimpse of China - Hainan Island beach break

4 days, 3 nights from £585 per person

Single supplement £ 225 per person
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Day 7
Chengdu, Hainan

Take an early morning flight to Sanya airport today. Stay at Huayu Resort for three nights.


Day 8, 9

Days at leisure.

Day 10

Fly to the airport for your onward flight.

Glimpse of China - Cosmopolitan Shanghai

3 days, 2 nights from £725 per person

Single supplement £ 125 per person
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Day 7
Chengdu, Shanghai

Fly to Shanghai and stay at the Jiulong Hotel for two nights. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 8

Walk along the famous 'Bund' in the morning. Afterwards, visit the Yu Garden and the World Financial Centre. Enjoy a performance by Chinese acrobats in the evening.

Day 9

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

2018/2019 tour prices for Glimpse of China

Sun 02 Sep 2018 £985 £265 Good
Sun 16 Sep 2018 £985 £265 Good
Sun 21 Oct 2018 £985 £265 Good
Sun 04 Nov 2018 £985 £265 Good
Sun 17 Mar 2019 £935 £225 Good
Sun 31 Mar 2019 £985 £265 Good
Sun 14 Apr 2019 £1045 £295 Good

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