Inbound (1N)SHANGHAI (3N)Yangshuo (1N)BEIJING (4N)Guilin (2N)Xian (2N)Bund, ShanghaiForbidden Days 1-2: UK - Shanghai Fly overnight to the cosmopolitan city ofShanghai, also known as the 'Paris of the East'.Day 3: Shanghai Sightseeing today includes a visit to theShanghai Museum, which houses over120,000 pieces of bronze, coins, jade,ceramics, paintings and calligraphy. We alsowalk along the famous Bund with its colonialarchitecture. In the evening enjoy traditionalShanghai cuisine. Day 4: Shanghai Visit the beautiful Yu Gardens, the Old Townand then cross the great Nanpu Bridge toexplore the modern Pudong area. We alsoexplore the restored Xintiandi area with itsunique 1920's style shikumen buildings. Inthe evening, enjoy a cruise on the panoramicHuangpu River. Day 5: Shanghai - Guilin Fly to the beautiful city of Guilin. Days 6-7:Guilin -Yangshuo -GuilinCruise the stunning Li River to Yangshuo andenjoy the breathtaking landscape of beautifullimestone hills, tranquil fishing scenes andpicturesque villages. The next day, return toGuilin and visit the colourful stalagmites andstalactites of Seven Star Cave, and theadjacent park which is home to one adorablepanda. We also see an evening display oftraditional cormorant fishing.32AirCoachBoat 14 days from £1,890ppFully Inclusive from the UKThe striking landscape alongthe Li River is the defininghighlight of this popularitinerary. Stay overnight in the small town of Yangshuosurrounded by rice fields andlimestone hills in SouthernChina. Add the histories ofBeijing and Xian along withcosmopolitan Shanghai and you have the best that China can offer.Glories of ChinaDiscover China's beautiful south on this two-week tour of China"Cruising on the Li River is like abeautiful picture withblue sky, green waterand steep mountains.It is a place whereyou can forget allyour troubles."National Escort Willow Yang's tour highlights
ShanghaiForbidden City, Beijing33Departure Dates & PricesFully Inclusive price includes:Tour departs Saturday and returns FridayPrices are fully inclusive from the UK (see page 8)Based on London Heathrow departuresRegional departures available.Flight upgrades available on request.Land only from £1,390 (Shanghai - Beijing).Single room option from £260 (see page 9).Tipping payable locally US$63 (see page 10).Comfortable paced tourClassic TourGlories of ChinaDepart UKArrive UKPrice18 Feb 201202 Mar 2012£1,89025 Feb09 Mar10 Mar23 Mar£2,09024 Mar06 Apr£2,29031 Mar13 Apr14 Apr27 Apr£2,39028 Apr11 May05 May18 May12 May25 May19 May01 Jun26 May08 Jun02 Jun15 Jun09 Jun22 Jun14 Jul27 Jul28 Jul10 Aug£2,59004 Aug17 Aug11 Aug24 Aug18 Aug31 Aug£2,49001 Sep14 Sep08 Sep21 Sep15 Sep28 Sep22 Sep05 Oct29 Sep12 Oct06 Oct19 Oct£2,39013 Oct26 Oct20 Oct02 Nov27 Oct09 Nov£2,29003 Nov16 Nov£2,19017 Nov30 Nov£1,99024 Nov07 Dec£1,890??International flights and current taxes??Domestic transportation??Accommodation??All meals??Touring with guides and entrance fees??Visa fees for UK passport holdersDay 8: Guilin - Xian Visit Mt Diecai before flying to Xian, the formerancient capital. In the evening, enjoy atraditional Shui Jiao dumpling meal followedby a performance of Tang Dynasty dancing. Day 9: XianVisit one of the most importantarchaeological discoveries of the 20thcentury - the Terracotta Warriors. The figureswere created 2,000 years ago to accompanyQin Shihuang into the afterlife. We also walkalong the Ancient City Wall. Day 10: Xian - BeijingVisit the Little Wild Goose Pagoda and therenowned Shaanxi Museum which is hometo thousands of priceless relics. We also strollthrough the lively Muslim Quarter to explorethe Islamic food markets. Later, fly to Beijing,China's capital city. Day 11: BeijingSightseeing today includes a stroll throughTiananmen Square, past Chairman Mao'sMausoleum to the treasure-filled ForbiddenCity, which is the largest and best preservedcollection of ancient buildings in China fromthe Ming and Qing Dynasties and housesover 8,000 rooms. Day 12: Beijing Walk on the Great Wall to appreciate 2,000years of historical significance whilstadmiring the panoramic views. The GreatWall is China's most iconic attraction, whichstretches over 4,000 miles from theShanhaiguan Pass on the east coast to theGobi Desert in the west. Also visit the uniqueTemple of Heaven and enjoy a fascinatingChinese Acrobatic show in the evening. Day 13: BeijingExperience a rickshaw ride through thetraditional Hutong areas and tour theexquisite Summer Palace. Our evening mealincludes the local delicacy, Peking Duck.Day 14: Beijing - UK Fly to the UK, arriving home later the sameday or the following morning depending onthe airline chosen.Book now on 0844 499 3899visit www.wendywutours.co.ukor see your preferred travel agentHong Kong ExtensionDay 14: Beijing - Hong KongFly from Beijing to Hong Kong andtransfer to your hotel.Day 15: Hong KongEnjoy a half day island tour visitingVictoria Peak, Stanley Market andAberdeen Fishing Village. Theafternoon is at leisure. (B)Day 16: Hong KongEnjoy the day at leisure to furtherexplore Hong Kong. (B)Days 17-18: Hong Kong - UKTransfer to Hong Kong Airport and flyovernight to the UK. (B)Tour Extensions??Hong Kong from £260pp(above)??Tokyo from £490pp(page 80)??Dubai from £260pp(page 81)Li River, GuilinWe've just returned from aholiday of a lifetime. There weretoo many highlights to choosefrom. sparkling lights of Pudongin Shanghai, the TerracottaWarriors in Xian, the Great Wallof China and the Li River cruise. Mr & Mrs Charlton, February 2011""