Forbidden City in Beijing, China

Fantastic Cultural Display of China and Japan

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Japan, China

Places Visited

Tokyo, Kyoto, Beijing, Xian...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Journey to the East on this hand-picked 14-day vacation complete with cultural explorations of Japan and China, from the spirited capital cities of Tokyo and Beijing to the wondrous districts within Kyoto, Xian, and Shanghai. From day one to your farewell, you will submerge yourself in the culture and heritage of these fascinating countries, discovering their distinctions along the way.

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Trip Highlights

  • Appreciate the honored spiritual grounds of the Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine, an ode to an ancient Japanese era and significant moments of the country’s past
  • From panoramic vistas of Tokyo atop Roppongi Hills Mori Tower Observatory to the works housed in TeamLab Borderless, admire the visionary creative genius of Japan’s local artists and architects
  • Uncover Japanese heritage as captured in the golden walls of the Kinkakuji Temple and dotted in the historic geisha district of Gion in Kyoto
  • Develop your taste for Japanese cuisine as you explore the traditional dishes served at cherished eateries within the Nishiki Market before you delve into Buddhist philosophies at the Daitoku-Ji Temple
  • Traceback the origins of ancient China from within the remarkable Temple of Heaven, a surreal symbol of Ming spiritual beliefs, as well as the National Museum and Summer Palace
  • Marvel at two of China’s most impressive feats of work, the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of Mutianyu, each showcasing their majesty through their imprinted legacy and visionary design
  • Enter the tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, to witness the mesmerizing 2,300-year-old terracotta statues standing within the site and peer into Tang Dynasty Buddhist heritage within the Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Wander through the fragrant flower fields of the charming Yuyuan Gardens and witness an elaborate Shanghai Acrobatics performance

Starting Price

$5,595 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

Reviews of this Travel Agency

4.85 stars based on 26 reviews.

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"This travel company was easy to communicate with and created...

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"Our guides were so delightful, informative, friendly and...

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"We traveled with this tour company for 30+ days all through...

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