""Our Private Tours are ideal for those who prefer a degree of independenceand flexibility, whilst enjoying thereassurance that all the arrangementshave been taken care of. Just like ourGroup Tours, all itineraries are carefullytried and tested and you will benefitfrom the same specialist knowledgethroughout your journey, provided by our expert Local Guides who will meet you along your way.Your tour, your way Private Tours are particularly suited to couples who prefer a more individual holiday experience, families with youngchildren and passengers with special requirements. You will be free to see as much or as little as you like, enabling you to travel at your own pace. Our team of Local Guides looks forward to meeting you at each of your destinations to share their in-depth knowledge and to ensure that your tour runs smoothly.Travel in styleOn our Private Tours you can upgrade to four or five starstandard accommodation. The price inclusions are similarto those of our Group Tours and include internationalflights, current taxes and fuel surcharges, domestictransportation, accommodation, meals as stated, dailytours with entrance fees and guides and visa fees for UKpassport holders. Seat upgrades are also available on request.Setting up your own group?Our private touring options are ideal for groups of friends,social clubs or societies wishing to explore China on anexclusive group tour. You can even benefit from a special offerfor bookings of 10+ passengers. Please contact our team of experienced travel consultants for full details or advice.Three Pagodas, DaliOur Private Tours offer a more independent andflexible way to travel, with carefully-selecteditineraries and expert guiding.
Days 1-2: UK - Shanghai Fly overnight to the cosmopolitan city ofShanghai, also known as the 'Paris of the East'. Day 3: Wuzhen day tour Travel to the ancient canal town of Wuzhen andenjoy a leisurely stroll to absorb the atmosphereof this centuries-old town, which is renownedfor its old-world charm and picturesque setting.Later, return to Shanghai. (B,L)Day 4: ShanghaiSightseeing today includes a stroll throughthe beautiful Yu Gardens and the Old Townas well as a visit to the Shanghai Museum.Also walk along the famous Bund, explorethe restored Xintiandi area and enjoy a cruiseon the panoramic Huangpu River. (B,L)Day 5: Shanghai - Xian Fly to Xian, the former ancient capital andenjoy a Shui Jiao dumpling meal followed bya performance of Tang Dynasty dancing. (B,L,D)Day 6: XianVisit the Terracotta Warriors and walk alongthe Ancient City Wall. (B,L)Day 7: Xian - Beijing Visit the Little Wild Goose Pagoda and therenowned Shaanxi Museum. Also walkthrough the lively Muslim Quarter to explorethe Islamic food markets. Later, fly to Beijing,visit the unique Temple of Heaven andsample the local delicacy, Peking Duck. (B,L,D)Day 8: BeijingEnjoy a full day of sightseeing as well as a fascinating Chinese Acrobatic show. (B,L)Day 9: BeijingWalk on the Great Wall and then tour theexquisite Summer Palace. (B,L)Day 10: Beijing - UK Fly to the UK, arriving home the same day. (B)Private Tours6010 days from £1,990ppThis classic itinerary visits the three most famous cities in China: Shanghai, Xian and Beijing.Prices fromDepart UKFrom01 Jan 201229 Feb 2012£1,99001 Mar31 Mar£2,09001 Apr15 Jul£2,19016 Jul17 Aug£2,39018 Aug30 Sep£2,29001 Oct31 Oct£2,19001 Nov09 Dec£1,99001 Jan 201328 Feb 2013£2,09001 Mar31 Mar£2,29001 Apr30 Jun£2,390Tour departs any day subject to availability3* superior and 4* hotels used.Single room option from £320 (see page 9).Sole passenger price from £2,440.Land only from £1,490 (Shanghai - Beijing).4* hotels from £2,290.5* hotels from £2,590.Weekend flight supplement from £50.Includes international flights and current taxes, domestic transportation, accommodation, meals as stated, touring with guides, entrance fees and visa fees for UK passport holders.Excludes tippingA concise and classic tour of China's must-see sightslandscapes The Bund, ShanghaiInbound(1N)SHANGHAI (3N)BEIJING (3N)Xian (2N)WuzhenAirCar A China Experience