Culture & History in BeijingIdyllic beauty in HangzhouBamboo & Luxury lodging in MoganshanThrilling Shanghai
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Enjoy a high class 11-day highlight tour of China, featuring the most historic and opulent hotels, luxury vehicles, top guides and gourmet experiences. Without sacrificing authenticity or losing focus on the culture and history of China, this tour is unashamedly upmarket. From the imperial luxury of Aman in Beijing to the fabulous eco-paradise stay in Moganshan and into the jetsetter's playground Shanghai, your trip album will make friend and foe green with envy.
Beijing, Hangzhou, Moganshan, Shanghai
Dates are flexible and customizable for private departures.
This is a private tour: travel in the company of your family or friends under the guidance of local hosts. Transportation, sightseeing and activities are all on private basis, you do not need to share with strangers. There are no fixed departure dates, travel on dates that suit you. There is no strict upper limit to the group size though groups over 15 people may require certain changes to the itinerary.
BEIJINGALL BEIJING PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION IN LARGE BUICK OR MERCEDES VANPrivate transfer from the airport to the hotelStay at the Aman Summer Palace for 3 nights in Courtyard GuestroomAman at Summer Palace is a premium deluxe grade historical property, set in former imperial quarters next to the Summer PalaceThe quality of service is among the highest in ChinaLeisure time, explore on your own or relax at the hotel
BEIJINGA morning visit to the Temple of Heaven; watch the elderly locals do morning exercises and perform street opera in the surrounding parksAfterwards visit this stunning temple complexSee Tian An Men square and enjoy the Forbidden City guided tour with excellent audio-guide system includedAlso have access to the Hall of Royal Collection of Ancient watches and clocks, and Hall of Imperial JewelryVisit the famous Liulichang Quarter, known throughout China and the world for its ancient books, calligraphy, paintings, rubbings, ink stones and inkAttend a spectacular show featuring the Beijing AcrobatsEnjoy a Peking Duck dinner at the excellent Da Dong Restaurant
BEIJINGVisit the Great Wall at Mutianyu, with cable car ride. This section of the Great Wall takes about 1,5 hours to reach.Visit the famous Silk Market where a multitude of items such as fake brand clothing, electronics, golf equipment, sunglasses, silk and pearls are sold. Remember to bargain hard!Dinner reservations are made at Capital M Restaurant, a fantastic dining experience near Tian An Men Square (own payment)
BEIJINGHutong Tour: Spend a few hours in a rickshaw exploring the fascinating backstreets of Old Beijing, and visit the Drum Tower with panoramic views of the Hutongs.Also have tea with a local familyA walking tour of the Dashanzi '798' Art ZonePrivate transfer from the hotel to the airportFly to Hangzhou in Economy ClassPrivate transfer from the airport to the hotelStay at the Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou for two nights in Luxury RoomThe Sofitel Westlake is a Deluxe grade property with well-appointed rooms.Leisure time, explore on your own or relax at the hotel
HANGZHOUALL HANGZHOU PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION IN LARGE BUICK OR MERCEDES VANVisit Hua Guang Park, a beautiful natural spot in the middle of West LakeTake a private boat ride in a small gondola on West LakeVisit the beautiful Lingyin Temple just outside the cityAn excursion to the Longjing Tea plantations and a visit to Meijiawu Village.Experience a tea ceremony at a local tea houseEnjoy the spectacular 'Impression West Lake' cultural show, designed by renowned director Zhang Yimou and set on the lakeHave dinner at Tianwaitian Restaurant
MOGANSHANTransfer to the bamboo forests of MoganshanThe Naked Stables are a new project of Naked Retreats: a unique and luxurious eco-retreat set in the heart of one of China's most beautiful bamboo forestsStay in two bedroom Tree Top Villa for 2 nights (with extra bed)Leisure time, explore on your own or relax at the hotel
MOGANSHANLeisure time, explore on your own or relax at the hotelThere are many activities on offer such as tai chi, horse rides, walking, cycling, swimming, calligraphy and more.Individual activities can be booked at the resort as you choose (cost not included in the tour)
SHANGHAITransfer to Shanghai by private carStay at the Langham Hotel for 2 nights in Art Deco RoomWalk along the Bund promenade to see the impressive skylineVisit the '1933' complex, Shanghai's most remarkable architectural heritage building housed inside the old meat factory.Explore the little boutique shops and restaurants at Taikang Road
SHANGHAIIn the morning you will be picked up at the hotel for a two hour tour in the Old French Concession on a vintage 1930′s style sidecar motorcycle. Next, you get driven in a private car to Pudong, to have lunch in the Shanghai World Finance Center (SWFC) with impressive views over Shanghai. After lunch your guide will take you to quirky but amusing Bund Sightseeing Tunnel connecting both riverbanks. Go for a stroll on The Bund, walk past stately colonial-era buildings and enjoy the Pudong skyline views. This final evening in Shanghai is free to spend as you please; we can make dinner reservations at one of Shanghai’s prime dining venues.We will provide you with complimentary tickets to see the famous Shanghai Acrobats at Shanghai Centre.
SHANGHAIThe rest of the day is free
SHANGHAIEnjoy a Tai Chi initiation lesson on the Bund, led by a local expertPrivate transfer from the hotel to the for your return flight(other activities can be scheduled today, time permitting)
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