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  • CBT Holidays | China Tour | The Beauty of China (2016)
    this afternoon is at leisure Day 5 Beijing Xian Meal B D This morning you visit the Temple of Heaven where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties would make offerings to heaven and pray for good harvests You are transferred to the train station and take high speed train to Xian You will experience the high speed train which runs 300KM per hour and takes around 4 5 hours for this 1 216 kilometer long journey Xian is the most historic city in China and the capital of ancient China for 11 dynasties Day 6 Xian Meal B L SD Today s touring is to the vast treasure of the underground army of the Terracotta Warriors They are to be found at an archaeological site which so far has yielded some 8000 ancient terracotta soldiers and horses each a unique finely detailed sculpture This afternoon you visit the ancient city wall which is one of the best persevered in China Dinner is a sumptuous dumpling banquet and the spectacular Tang Dynasty stage show Day 7 Xian Shanghai Meal B This morning you are transferred to the airport for your flight to Shanghai Upon arrival you visit Xintiandi where yesterday meets tomorrow in Shanghai today As a re creation born out of the sprawls of Shikumen housing which is the architectural symbol of Shanghai in the 20th century Shanghai Xintiandi The City s Living Room is a place to unwind and relax after a long day Check in at your hotel Day 8 Shanghai Meal B L After breakfast the day begins with a grand city tour of Shanghai the classical Ming Dynasty Yu Yuan Gardens with pavilions towers and terraces and Pudong the new economic district across from the Bund The tour continues after lunch with a stroll along the spacious promenade of the Bund and some window shopping along bustling Nanjing Road You can enjoy your shopping at the Longhua Market or Taobao Market Day 9 Shanghai Yellow Mountain Meal B Today is at leisure In the afternoon you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Tunxi Yellow Mountain Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel You spend one night in Tunxi the township of Yellow Mountain Day 10 Yellow Mountain Meal B L D This morning take cable car to the top of Mt Huangshan tour to Jade valley and other peaks Yellow Mountain also called Mt Huangshan is well known as the loveliest mountain in China famous for its magnificent scenery made up of many granite peaks and rocks emerging out of clouds Overnight stay on top of the mountain Day 11 Yellow Mountain Shanghai Meal B L View the sunrise early this morning then continue the tour to this beautiful mountain before you take cable car down the mountain In the afternoon visit to Hongcun Village This has a history of more than 800 years The place is surrounded by mountains with beautiful scenery enjoying the name a

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  • CBT Holidays | China Tour | China Experience for Kids(2016)
    Tiananmen Square the largest City Square in the world From Tiananmen Square visitors enter the gates of the Forbidden City This massive complex was the centre of the Ming and Qing dynasties With almost 10 000 rooms this remarkable well preserved imperial palace is the largest palace in the world After lunch you will take trishaw to visit a Hutong which is an ancient city alley to experience the life of the local people afterwards you will have a photo stop at Olympic venues like the Bird s Nest and Water Cube Buffet dinner will be served at the hotel Day 3 Beijing Meal B L Today you will visit the Great Wall of China The Great Wall is the pride of China and one of the Seven Wonders of the World It is a most amazing man made structure After climbing the Great Wall you will transfer back to hotel The rest of the day will be at your own leisure Tonight you will enjoy Beijing Acrobatics Day 4 Beijing Meal B L SD In the morning you visit Pandas House in Beijing Zoo After lunch we will take you to the Temple of Heaven a Ming Temple where the Emperors performed annual rites essential for the well being of their land and the children will fly kites there For dinner you will have a famous Beijing Duck Banquet Day 5 Beijing Xian Meal B D This morning is at leisure At noon you are transferred to the train station and take high speed train to Xian You will experience the high speed train which runs 300KM per hour and takes around 4 5 hours for this 1 216 kilometer long journey Xian is the most historic city in China and the capital of ancient China for 11 dynasties You will spend two nights in Xian Dinner served at hotel Day 6 Xian Meal B L SD Today you will see the Terracotta Warriors They are to be found at an archaeological site which so far has yielded some 8000 ancient terra cotta soldiers and horses each a unique finely detailed sculpture You will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built 1 200 years ago now is the symbol of Xian Dinner served as a delicious dumpling banquet and followed by a spectacular Tang Dynasty Show Day 7 Xian Shanghai Meal B L Morning you visit to the Tang Dynasty Art Museum where you will learn the Chinese calligraphy Depart on your flight to Shanghai in the afternoon You will check in the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day free Day 8 Shanghai Meal B L WD Today you will take a city tour around Shanghai The city tour takes us to the Yu Yuan Garden a classical Ming Dynasty garden with pavilions towers and terraces Then visit the new district across from the Bund called Pudong to experience the economy booming in China We also bring you to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower to

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  • CBT Holidays | China Tour | Golden Silk Road(2016)
    Dunhuang a local family visit in Turpan the capital city of Xinjiang Urumqi and the famous Sunday Bazaar in Kashgar and more Itinerary Dates Prices Hotels Remarks Inclusions Day 1 Australia Guangzhou Fly with China Southern Airlines evening flight to Guangzhou Day 2 Guangzhou Lanzhou Meal L D Arrive Guangzhou in the morning take connecting flight to Lanzhou afternoon visit to Yellow River and the city including the Waterwheel Park Day 3 Lanzhou Bingningsi Temple Meal B L Day trip to Bingningsi Temple The Binglingsi Temple is a series of grottoes filled with Buddhist sculpture carved into natural caves and caverns in a canyon along the Yellow River You take boat ride to reach the grottoes via the Liujiaxia Reservoir Day 4 Lanzhou Jiayuguan Pass Meal B L D Board the flight to Jiayuguan Pass which is the western end of the Great Wall of China You start your tour to the Jiayuguan Fortress an impenetrable fortress surrounded by 3 inner and outer walls and several lines of defense You will also visit to the Great Wall Museum Day 5 Jiayuguan Dunhuang Meal B L D Today you will travel by coach to Dunhuang a strategic staging post on the Silk Road with a history of more than 2 000 years Day 6 Dunhuang Meal B L Today you visit Dunhuang s most famous monument The Mogao Grottoes These grottoes are popularly known as the Thousand Buddha Caves and have a history of over 1600 years The walls of the caves are lined with Buddhist frescoes Scriptures murals and sculpted figures you also visit Mingsha Hill and Crescent Moon Lake set in an amphitheatre of sand dunes Day 7 Dunhuang Turpan Meal B D This morning is at leisure In the afternoon take high speed train to Turpan approx 4 hours Upon arrival met and transferred to your hotel Day 8 Turpan Urumqi Meal B L D Today you will take excursion to Turpan the oasis town famous for its melons and vineyards Turpan is located in the Gobi desert and the lowest city in China as well as the driest and hottest You visit the bazaar and experience the atmosphere of the Uygur way of life You also visit the ancient city of Jiaohe and a Karez Well The Karez Well is an underground irrigation system unique to the area Drive to Urumqi in the late afternoon A buffet dinner is served at your hotel Day 9 Urumqi Meal B L D This morning you cruise on Heavenly Lake Tianchi a deep blue lake surrounded by the snowcapped Heavenly Mountain Tianshan followed by a visit to the Museum of Minorities and History Day 10 Kashgar Meal B L D Fly to Kashgar this morning Kashgar is an ancient oasis city at a strategic point dominating the ancient trade routes in far western China You visit the Abak Hoja Fragrant Concubine Tomb and the Sunday Bazaar You spend twe nights in Kashgar Day 11 Kashgar Meal B L Today you

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  • CBT Holidays | China Tour | Silk Road & China Highlights(2016)
    you also visit Mingsha Hill and Crescent Moon Lake set in an amphitheatre of sand dunes Day 7 Dunhuang Turpan Meal B D This morning is at leisure In the afternoon take high speed train to Turpan approx 4 hours Upon arrival met and transferred to your hotel Day 8 Turpan Urumqi Meal B L D Today you will take excursion to Turpan the oasis town famous for its melons and vineyards Turpan is located in the Gobi desert and the lowest city in China as well as the driest and hottest You visit the bazaar and experience the atmosphere of the Uygur way of life You also visit the ancient city of Jiaohe and a Karez Well The Karez Well is an underground irrigation system unique to the area Drive to Urumqi in the late afternoon A buffet dinner is served at your hotel Day 9 Urumqi Kashgar Meal B L D This morning you cruise on Heavenly Lake Tianchi a deep blue lake surrounded by the snowcapped Heavenly Mountain Tianshan followed by a visit to the Museum of Minorities and History Day 10 Kashgar Meal B L D Fly to Kashgar this morning Kashgar is an ancient oasis city at a strategic point dominating the ancient trade routes in far western China You visit the Abak Hoja Fragrant Concubine Tomb and the Sunday Bazaar You spend twe nights in Kashgar Day 11 Kashgar Meal B L Today you visit the Abak Hoja Fragrant Concubine Tomb and the Sunday Bazaar Day 12 Kashgar Beijing Meal B D Today you will fly from Kashgar to Beijing Your tour guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel Day 13 Beijing Meal B L D Today s visit includes Tiananmen Square the largest city square in the world From Tiananmen Square enter the Forbidden City This massive complex was the centre of the Ming and Qing dynasties With almost 10 000 rooms this well preserved imperial palace is the largest in the world After lunch you will go to Baihai Park which was the winter palace for the emperors in the past Day 14 Beijing Meal B L SD Today you experience the splendour of the Great Wall the pride of China and one of the Seven Wonders of the World It is an amazing manmade structure built over 2000 years ago to protect China from northern invaders On the way back to the city we will have a photo stop at the Bird s Nest and Water Cube which played host for the 2008 Olympics This evening enjoy a delicious Peking Duck Banquet Day 15 Beijing Meal B L This morning you visit the Summer Palace the largest and best preserved of all imperial palace gardens Be amazed with fascination at the Marble Boat and the ornately painted Long Corridor After lunch this afternoon is at leisure Day 16 Beijing Xian Meal B D This morning you visit the Temple of Heaven where emperors of the

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  • CBT Holidays | China Tour | Above the Clouds - Tibet Highlights(2016)
    Meal B L D This morning you board your flight to Lhasa Upon arrival in Gongar Airport the highest airport in the world you are met and driven 100KM to the city of Lhasa capital of Tibet The rest of the day is at leisure and get ready to explore the roof of the world Day 4 Lhasa Meal B L D Today you visit Sera Monastery one of the three largest monasteries in Tibet enshrined in the monastery are over 10 000 golden copper Buddhist statues the holy prayer scripture written in cinnabar and other treasures Then onto the Tibet Museum the largest cultural facility in this ethnic autonomous region with a huge collection of art treasures Later this afternoon you visit Norbulingka the summer palace for the Dalai Lama Day 5 Lhasa Meal B L D Today you visit Potala Palace the winter palace of the Dalai Lama since the 7th century It symbolises Tibetan Buddhism and its central role in the traditional administration in Tibet Next is a visit to the Jokhang Temple which is an exceptional Buddhist religious complex It is the spiritual centre of Tibet The temple is a combination of Han Tibetan and Nepalese architectural techniques Then onto Barkhor Street which is an old and traditional shopping street in the centre of Lhasa It is also a place where Tibetan culture economy religion and arts assemble and a place to which a visit must be paid Day 6 Lhasa Yamdrok Lake Gyantse Meal B L D Today you drive 360km from Lhasa via the beautiful turquoise Yamdrok Lake to Gyangtse Here you can view some of the beautiful scenery along the way You stay overnight in Gyangtse Day 7 Gyantse Shigatse Meal B L D You visit Kunbum Stupa Pelkor Chode Monastery Drive 90 km to Shigatse This afternoon you take a tour to The Tashilunpo Monastery residence of Panchan Lamas Day 8 Shigatse Lhasa Meal B L D While driving back to Lhasa along the Bramaputra River you visit a Tibetan family on the way Day 9 Lhasa Beijing 42 hours Meal B This morning you board the train for your departure and overnight on the train in a four sharing compartment soft sleeper You can buy your meals in the dinning car Day 10 On the train On the train Day 11 Arrive Beijing Arrive into Beijing at 8am met and transferred to your hotel The rest of the day remains free Day 12 Beijing Australia Meal B Today is at leisure You are transferred to the airport for the flight bound to Australia Day 13 Australia Arrive in Australia in the morning Tour Departure Schedules and Prices Tour Code Start Chengdu Saturday End Beijing Wednesday Full package with international airfare departing from Sydney Melbourne Brisbane Adelaide Perth China Eastern Cathay Pacific Singapore Airlines AC160514 14 05 2016 25 05 2016 4350 4350 4690 AC160618 18 06 2016 29 06 2016 4350 4350 4690 AC160806 6 08 2016 17 08 2016 4350

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  • CBT Holidays | China Tour | China Cultural Tour by high speed train(2016)
    wushu and the Chinese Zen Buddhism There are many attractions here including the Hall of Heavenly Kings Tianwangdian the Pagoda Forest the Dharma Cave and the Shaolin Temple Martial Art Training Centre After sightseeing you will drive to Luoyang in the late afternoon Day 5 Luoyang Meal B L D Today you will visit Longmen Caves which contains the largest and most impressive collection of Early Chinese Buddhist cave art represented by well preserved pagodas carvings and statues You will also visit the White Horse Temple Established by the Han Dynasty in 68 AD it is the first temple built by the government after Buddhism of India reached China Day 6 Luoyang Xian Meal B D You will take high speed train from Luoyang to Xian approx 1 5 hours the most historic city in China and the capital of ancient China for 11 dynasties Upon arrival Xian you will take afternoon tour to Shanxi Provincial Museum Day 7 Xian Meal B L SD Today s touring is to the vast treasure of the underground army of the Terracotta Warriors They are to be found at an archaeological site which so far has yielded some 8000 ancient terracotta soldiers and horses each a unique finely detailed sculpture In the afternoon you will visit the ancient City Wall and Grand Mosque Dinner is a sumptuous dumpling banquet and a spectacular Tang Dynasty Show Day 8 Xian Pingyao Meal B L D Today you will take high speed train from Xian to Ping Yao it takes approx 3 hours You will visit the old town of town of Pingyao It is the best preserved among the ancient towns in China It is the assembly place of folk houses in north China where rows upon rows of buildings in the Ming and Qing Dynasties stand in well preserved conditions Day 9 Pingyao Taiyuan Meal B L D Today you will drive to Taiyuan On the way we will visit Qiao s Grand Courtyard with the area of 8 724 square meters it was the house of the richest family Qiao in Qing Dynasty in China Though 2 centuries have been passed it still keeps its original splendor in architectural style We will visit the Jin Ancestral Temple it was originally started in the Northern Wei Dynasty 386 532 AD to commemorate the memory of Shu Yu Zhou Wu the founder of the state of Jin Day 10 Taiyuan Datong Meal B L D Drive to Datong 3 5 hours on the way we will visit Hanging Temple and Yinxian Wooden Pagoda The Hanging Temple was built during 386 534AD and restored in 1900 and there are 40 wooden halls and structures linked by an ingenious system of pillars posts and walkways Yingxian Wooden Pagoda was built in 1056 and is the oldest wooden Buddhist pagoda in existence this pagoda is a 9 story octagonal building and was constructed without using any nails Day 11 Datong Meal B L D Tour to Yungang Grottoes

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  • CBT Holidays | China Tour | China Highlights by high Speed Train(2016)
    district across from the Bund The tour continues after lunch with a stroll along the spacious promenade of the Bund and do some window shopping along bustling Nanjing Road Day 3 Shanghai Meal B L Drive to Zhujiajiao a small water town near Shanghai which is a big contrast to modern Shanghai In the afternoon return to Shanghai and visit Xintiandi where yesterday meets tomorrow in Shanghai today As a re creation born out of the sprawls of Shikumen housing which is the architectural symbol of Shanghai in the 20th century Shanghai Xintiandi The City s Living Room is a place to unwind and relax after a long day Day 4 Shanghai Hangzhou Meal B D This morning is at leisure In the afternoon you are transferred to the train station for your high speed train to Hangzhou You will experience the high speed train which runs 300KM per hour and takes around 50 minutes for this 180 kilometer long journey Upon arrival you are met and transferred to your hotel for 2 nights Day 5 Hangzhou Meal B L This morning take a leisurely cruise on the beautifully stunning West Lake before going to Flower Harbour Huagang Park to see the Red Carp Then you will visit a tea plantation to sample some of the best green tea in China and to see the ancient process of refining tea Day 6 Hangzhou Beijing Meal B This morning you are transferred to the train station for your high speed train to Beijing You will experience the high speed train which runs 300KM per hour and takes around 5 5 6 hours for this 1 318 kilometer long journey Upon arrival you are met and transferred to your hotel for 4 nights Day 7 Beijing Meal B L D Today s visit includes Tiananmen Square the largest city square in the world From Tiananmen Square enter the Forbidden City This massive complex was the centre of the Ming and Qing dynasties With almost 10 000 rooms this well preserved imperial palace is the largest in the world After lunch you will Summer Palace the largest and best preserved of all imperial palace gardens Be amazed with fascination at the Marble Boat and the ornately painted Long Corridor Evening enjoy Beijing duck dinner Day 8 Beijing Meal B L Today you experience the splendour of the Great Wall the pride of China and one of the Seven Wonders of the World It is an amazing manmade structure built over 2000 years ago to protect China from northern invaders Return back to Beijing city in late afternoon Day 9 Beijing Meal B L This morning you visit the Temple of Heaven where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties would make offerings to heaven and pray for good harvests This afternoon is at leisure Day 10 Beijing Xian Meal B Transfer to the train station and take high speed train to Xian You will experience the high speed train which runs 300KM per

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  • CBT Holidays | China Tour | China Ice and Snow Tour(2016)
    City of Harbin home of Harbin Ice Snow Festival ensuring an unforgettable tour Best of all you will see the unique ice and snow culture which has a worldwide reputation and will add a sparkle to your travels Itinerary Dates Prices Hotels Remarks Inclusions Day 1 Australia Shanghai Dalian Depart Australia to Dalian via Shanghai Upon arrival you are met and transferred to your hotel for two nights Day 2 Dalian Meal B L D Today s city tour in Dalian includes Binhai seaside Road 100 year city statues Tiger Beach Scenic Area North Bridge and the city squares After a seafood hot pot dinner you visit the largest light square in China Xinhai Square to enjoy the night view of Dalian city Day 3 Dalian Shenyang Meal B L SD This morning you take a bus train ride to Shenyang In the afternoon you visit the former residence of Marshall Zhang Xueliang Dinner will be a Shenyang specialty Lao Bian Dumplings Day 4 Shenyang Changchun Meal B L D After breakfast you will visit Shenyang Imperial Palace which contains a huge collection of relics from the Qing Dynasty then continue to visit the tombs of Emperor Huangtaiji and Empress Xiaoduan This afternoon you travel to Changchun by coach 4 hours driving or train depending on weather Day 5 Changchun Jilin Meal B L D This morning you visit Manchuria Palace where the Last Emperor Puyi used to be the puppet emperor Our next stop is the World Sculpture Park This afternoon you board a coach to Jilin 2 hours driving which is situated in a scenic zone shrouded by glimmering silver capped mountains and emerald lakes We will also show you around the Zhuqueshan Ski Resort Tonight s dinner will be a Jilin Specialty Three Bowls Day 6 Jilin Harbin Meal B L D The banks of Songhua River offer a spectacular wonderland scene during the winter months when the branches of pine and willow trees are covered in needle like hoarfrost Firstly you visit the Songhua River and you may have chance to see the Rime on the trees then onto the Meteorolite Museum After lunch you travel north to Harbin Harbin is an enchanting city with natural beauty Day 7 Harbin Meal B L SD This morning you go to the Songhua River to see the local people skating or swimming in the river then you can stroll along the main pedestrian mall with its many Russian and Western style buildings You also get to visit the Ice Snow World where you can see lots of Sculptures made from snow This evening you visit Zhaolin Park where every year the ice and snow festival is held When night falls the whole park turns into a world of ice consisting of giant sized sculptures which are made all the more beautiful by neon lights Dinner is a Harbin specialty Flying Dragon Banquet Day 8 Harbin Shanghai Meal B L This morning you visit a Russian style Sophia Church

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