Departure

Every Monday

2023 Nov | 06, 20*
2024 Feb | 19*, 26*
2024 Mar | 11, 25*
2024 Apr | 08*, 22*
2024 Jun | 10, 17
2024 July | 22
2024 Aug| 12

TWIN ROOM Package From $599 Per Person
SINGLE ROOM Package From $959 Per Person

Minimum 2 ppl Purchase

Note:  *High Season

Included
✔6 nights accommodation in quality hotels
✔All breakfasts, 5 lunches with local specialties
✔All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
✔Sightseeing entrance fees as specified
✔Experienced English-speaking guide throughout the tour

Excluded
✖International/Domestic Flight Tickets
✖Visa to China
✖Tips & gratuities (mandatory $12 AUD per person per day)
✖Meals not specified in the itinerary
✖Personal expenses like beverages, laundry, and phone calls
✖Optional tours and activities
✖Travel insurance and other personal items are not included.

Optional Activities
Please pay to tour guide on arrival

✔The Tranquil Nianhua Bay Zen Town Tour
200 CNY per person
✔Suzhou Boat Tour on Qili Shantang Street
200 CNY per person
✔Most Memorable is Hangzhou Performance
500 CNY per person
✔The Bund and Huangpu River Cruise Tour
200 CNY per person

Itinerary

Arrive Shanghai

Upon your arrival at the airport, a dedicated tour representative will extend a warm welcome and facilitate a comfortable transfer to your hotel.

Meals: N/A
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Jinsha or Vienna International Hotel Shanghai or Similar

 

SHANGHAI – WUXI

Commence your day with a visit to the awe-inspiring Lujiazui Skywalk, which offers a breathtaking panorama of Shanghai’s iconic landmarks, including the Oriental Pearl Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center. En route to Wuxi, we’ll pause at the Hui-style Ancient Village Food Street for an authentic culinary adventure, where you can savor a blend of traditional and modern flavors.

Then, experience the serenity of the Qingming Bridge Water Alley, a hidden gem amidst the bustling metropolis. Leisurely stroll through the alley, admiring the ancient architecture and the tranquil canal waters. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your own pace, or you can choose to participate in our optional tour for further exploration.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Holiday lnn Express Wuxi Taihu New City or Shuguang Wei Hotel Wuxi or Similar

Optional Activity:
Indulge in the Tranquil Nianhua Bay Zen Town Tour: Break free from the distractions of the outside world and submerge yourself in the tranquility of Zen spirituality. Discover the multitude of temples, gardens, and tea houses that together create this distinctive and serene haven. (Please note: This optional tour is not included and should be paid for on-site).

 

WUXI – NANJING

Begin your day by visiting the serene Changguangxi Wetland Park, a tranquil setting that offers an ideal opportunity to reconnect with nature. Take a leisurely stroll along winding paths, enveloped by lush greenery and vibrant flowers. After this peaceful morning, explore the renowned Taihu Pearl Museum, where you’ll embark on a fascinating journey into the intricate world of pearl cultivation.

Witness the entire process, from nurturing oysters to the delicate art of harvesting, providing you with a firsthand appreciation of these lustrous gems. Following lunch, journey to the heart of Nanjing to discover the Confucius Temple and the Qinhuai River Scenic Area. Wander through the beautifully preserved temple complex, marveling at the intricate architecture adorned with traditional Chinese motifs. To wrap up your day, step back in time as you wander through the enchanting Laomendong Historical and Cultural District. Meander through narrow alleyways, uncovering hidden treasures at every corner, admire the well-preserved traditional courtyard houses, and explore charming shops offering local handicrafts while savoring the enticing aroma of traditional snacks.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express Nanjing Happy Valley or Shijiyuan Hotel Nanjing or Similar

 

NANJING- SUZHOU

Commence your day with an invigorating exploration of the Shitoucheng Archaeological Park, a site bearing the remnants of ancient civilizations that offer captivating insights into China’s history. Here, you’ll encounter evidence of early human existence and gain a deeper appreciation of the region’s historical evolution. Following this, we proceed to the Jade Artifacts Exhibition Center, a haven for art and history enthusiasts alike.

Witness up-close the intricate works of jade art, be awed by the masterpieces, and uncover the profound symbolism and significance of jade in Chinese culture. After a delightful lunch, we make our way to the Couple’s Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage site celebrated for its exquisite beauty and tranquility. This garden exemplifies the elegant simplicity and charm of classical Chinese garden art. Spend the afternoon immersed in its breathtaking scenery, complete with picturesque pavilions, ponds, and harmonious rock formations, creating an enchanting ambiance. The remainder of the day is yours to savor at your own pace, providing the perfect opportunity to embrace the city’s vibrant culture and lifestyle at your own rhythm, or you may opt to join our optional tour.


Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express Suzhou Changjiang or Holiday Inn Express Taihu Lake or SimilarOptional Activity:
Suzhou Boat Tour on Qili Shantang Street: Immerse yourself in the timeless enchantment of Suzhou during a captivating boat excursion along the renowned Shantang Street. Often referred to as the “Venice of the East,” Suzhou’s ancient canals, stone bridges, and traditional whitewashed houses transport you to the pages of a classic Chinese painting. As your boat gently glides along this historic waterway, you’ll be entranced by the scenes of locals in the midst of their daily activities, ancient architecture, and bustling markets teeming with life. Watch the city’s rich heritage and culture unfold before your eyes in a panorama of fascination and charm. This experience goes beyond a simple boat tour; it’s a voyage into the heart of Suzhou’s enduring allure. (Please note: This optional tour is not included and should be paid for on-site).

SUZHOU – HANGZHOU

Embark on a day brimming with history, culture, and picturesque beauty. Our first destination is the Silk Culture Museum, where you’ll immerse yourself in the captivating world of silk production. Witness the intricate journey from cocoon to loom, delve into the cultural importance of silk in Chinese history, and be captivated by the remarkable exhibitions showcasing ancient silk garments.

Following a delightful lunch, we ascend to the Chenghuang Pavilion, a striking architectural marvel that graces the city of Hangzhou. From this vantage point, you’ll be treated to breathtaking panoramic vistas of the city, West Lake, and the surrounding landscape. Take a moment to appreciate the intricate carvings and artwork adorning the pavilion. The rest of the day is yours to relish at your own pace. Whether you choose to unwind and immerse yourself in the local culture or opt for our optional tour to further explore, the choice is yours.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express Hangzhou Chaoshan or Holiday Inn Express HangzhouJiuzhou or Similar

Optional Activity:
Experience the Most Memorable Hangzhou Performance: Immerse yourself in the otherworldly beauty of this extraordinary outdoor show directed by the renowned Zhang Yimou. It’s a breathtaking fusion of light, sound, and storytelling. Set against the natural backdrop of the West Lake, the performance seamlessly incorporates the lake and its surroundings into the stage, creating a mesmerizing visual spectacle. Witness the dancers moving in flawless synchronization with the music, their silhouettes mirrored on the glistening lake surface. The breathtaking choreography, enhanced by cutting-edge light and sound effects, weaves together the rich history and myths associated with the lake. This isn’t just a performance; it’s a testament to Hangzhou’s allure, leaving you with an indelible and harmonious memory. (Please note: This optional tour is not included and should be paid for on-site).

 

HANGZHOU – SHANGHAI

Commence your day with a revitalizing visit to the Meijiawu Tea Culture Village. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in traditional Chinese tea culture. Explore an authentic tea plantation, savor the tranquil beauty of the landscape, and, of course, enjoy a cup of the finest green tea. Next, we’ll journey to the G20 City Balcony, a highly-rated viewing platform, offering breathtaking views of the Qiantang River.

It’s an ideal location to admire the river’s magnificence and the city’s architectural splendor all in one sweeping panorama. Our next stop is at the Health Preservation Center, where you’ll gain valuable insights into ancient Chinese philosophy concerning the balance of body, mind, and spirit for optimal health and longevity. After a satisfying lunch, we’ll head to Nanjing Road, Shanghai’s premier shopping street. Immerse yourself in the delightful world of retail, where Eastern and Western influences harmonize, and traditional shops coexist with modern boutiques. The remainder of the evening is yours to enjoy at your leisure, providing a wonderful opportunity to explore Shanghai’s vibrant nightlife. Alternatively, you can opt to join our optional tour for an even more enriching experience.


Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Jinsha or Vienna International Hotel Shanghai or Similar

Optional Activity:
The Bund and Huangpu River Cruise Tour: Explore the captivating charm of Shanghai from a distinctive vantage point during a Huangpu River Cruise. As you smoothly traverse the glistening waters of the Huangpu River, you’ll enjoy an uninterrupted view of the city’s most iconic landmarks, including the picturesque Bund district, a testament to Shanghai’s colonial history with its impressive array of European-style buildings. As night descends, be awed by the dazzling cityscape illuminated by a kaleidoscope of lights, crafting a mesmerizing symphony of colors. The juxtaposition of the modern high-rise structures on the Pudong side against the historical architecture of the Bund on the Puxi side provides a striking visual narrative of Shanghai’s rapid transformation. This river cruise goes beyond mere sightseeing; it’s an immersive voyage into the heart of Shanghai’s vibrant essence. (Please note: This optional tour is not included and should be paid for on-site.)

 

Leaving SHANGHAI

The final day of our rewarding journey has dawned. Following a revitalizing breakfast at the hotel, you’ll have some free time to savor the last moments of Shanghai’s vibrant atmosphere or, if you wish, engage in some last-minute shopping. When the time comes, we will escort you to Shanghai International Airport for your homeward-bound flight.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: N/A

 

Trip Overview

Important Info

Single Traveller Supplement

For single travelers, a single supplement price must be purchased.

Triple Share

No discounts apply for 3rd person traveling. Full price applies, subject to availability.
✻Please note: Triple shares may be required to share existing bedding.

Bedding Configuration

Twin or Double Bedding (subject to availability)

Child Policy

• No child discounts. The full price applies to all children traveling with their parents.
• Valid for Children 8 years old and over.
✻Please note: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.

Passport Validity

Customers are required to provide valid passport details either at the time of purchase or at least 6 months’ validity for use on arrival to the foreign country. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of the booking. In this instance, customers will be responsible for any costs and fees incurred.

Luggage

All the packages are inclusive of 23kg Check-in luggage / Hand luggage 7 kg. You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst on the tour. With regards to luggage, you must carry your own luggage from the coach to the hotel room and back to the coach. The driver will assist with the uploading and offloading of the luggage from the coach.

Cancellation Policy

Non Refundable.

Terms and Condition

Please makes sure you read the Terms and Condition Before you place the Booking.
All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars and all Australian Domestic Travel Products included GST

Travel Advice

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Travel Insurance is strongly recommended by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for all overseas travel. With the traveler who purchased with Delightful Travel. We will offer 20% off on your insurance.