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Beijing (3N) - Shanghai (2N) tour

This tour is suitable for single travellers who has no one to share the cost of driver, guide and transportation. Visit Beijing to appreciate the might and grandeur of Imperial China and walk on the Great Wall.  On this tour, you will still have private transfer to/from the airport, however; the tours on Day 2 and 3 will be on a Daily Seat-in-coach basis. Unlike private tours, evening entertainment is also not added. 
Note: For Shangahi, it will always be on a private basis.
                                                                                                                                               

Day 1
Johannesburg - Hong Kong
Flight CX748 (13h10 - #07h40 ) from to Johannesburg to Hong Kong.

Day 2
Hong Kong - Beijing
Flight KA 990 (09h10 - 12h25) from Hong Kong to Beijing.Upon arrival at Beijing Capital airport and after clearing customs, your professional local English speaking guide will meet you at the airport in Beijing and transfer you to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day discovering the surrounding streets and cathing up on jetlag.

Day 3
Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch)
After buffet breakfast at hotel, you will be picked up at an appointed time (btw 8am - 9am) for your full day "Seat-In-Coach" tour to the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace (SIC tour 2 - Tuesday, Thursdays & Saturdays). In the evening, enjoy another SIC tour to see the night view of Olympic Stadium (Bird Nest) and National Swimming Center - the exquisite and exciting "Water Cube".

Day 4
Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch)
After buffet breakfast at hotel, you will be picked up at an appointed time (btw 8am - 9am) for your full day "Seat-In-Coach" tour to The Great Wall at Badaling and Ming Tombs. Lunch will be served at a good Chinese restaurant. (SIC tour 1 - Daily departure)

Day 5
Beijing -  Shanghai (Breakfast)  Private basis even for single traveller
After buffet breakfast at hotel, you will have some free time until your transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Domestic flight (included) from Beijing to the modern city of Shanghai. Upon arrival, your local Shanghai guide will meet you at the airport and take you to visit the Bund, Nanjing Road before transferring to your hotel.

Day 6
Shanghai (Breakfast, special Lunch, Dinner, show) Private basis even for single traveller
After breakfast, visit Shanghai's landmark - the Oriental Pearl TV tower for a bird's view of this modern city. Head for the Yu Gardens & Bazaar where you can pick up souvenirs. Have Mongolian Barbeque for lunch before visiting the Jade Buddha Temple. After dinner, be amazed by the sensational performance of the famous Acrobatic Show.

Day 7
Shanghai - Hong Kong - Johannesburg (Breakfast)
After breakfast, you will have a free day until your evening transfer to the station for the ride of your life. The Maglev bullet train will take you 431km/hr to the airport for your flight to Hong Kong. Your connection to Johannesburg is late in the evening.

Day 8
Johannesburg
Arrival O R Tambo International Airport.
Home sweet home with unforgetable memories of your wonderful trip to China.

                                                                                                                                               

Price Details (per person in US Dollars) - 2009

4 Star (★ ★ ★ ★)
Travel in party of
Single traveller
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
Standard Room
in twin
single supp.
in twin
single supp.
High Season
$ 1,158
$ 886
$ 206
consider BS private
Shoulder
$ 1,104
$ 859
$ 186
consider BS private
Low Season
$ 986
$ 775
$ 159
consider BS private
High Season: May 1-May 31, September 1- November 15
Shoulder Season: March 1- April 30, June 1-August 31, November 16- November 30
Low Season: Dec 01 - February 28

Important Note:
Due to the current fluctuation of the Rand against the US Dollar, we have quoted in US dollars for the land portion of this tour only. For the International flights, please advice us with your names as appearing on your passports to enable us to check for the availability of class of travel on our special IT fare.


Services included
A.  Hotels (twin share basis) as listed in the itinerary.
B.  All Entrance fees as listed in the itinerary.
C.  Scheduled sightseeing by air-conditioned coach with a private English Guide in each city.
D.  Meals and Entertainment as listed in the itinerary,
E.  Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerary.
F.  Service Charge & Government Taxes.
G. Terms & Conditions

Services not included
A   International airfare (Johannesburg - Beijing & Shanghai - Johannesburg).
           Approx. R7,220 - Subject to availability of S-Class on Cathay Pacific Airlines.
           Approx. R8,570 - Subject to availability of S-Class on Cathay Pacific Airlines
                                    (Dec 01 - Jan 15)
           Please advice us with your names to enable us to check for the availability on our
           special IT fare. Fare increase for tickets bought after Mar 31.
B.  Airport Taxes and fuel charges (+- R1,150)
C.  Domestic airfare and taxes
D.  Visa Fees.
E.  Gratuities, Tips to guides or drivers.
F.  Personal expenses (ie. laundry, beverages and entertainment not shown in itinerary)
G.  Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L", or "D".
H.  Single Room Supplement.
     Hotels in China charge per room per night - if you wish to stay in a room by yourself,
     add the single supp. price to the per person sharing rate.

Note:
  1. Due to the fluctuation of the Rand, we have quoted the land arrangements separately in US Dollars. However, our prices are still subject to change of the exchange rate between US$ and RMB.
  2. Subject to availability of the respective class of travel on Cathay Pacific airline. Please advise us with your names to enable us to check for availability on our special IT fare.
  3. The prices listed include a discount for cash payment either by wire transfer or cheque deposit, for any other type of payment, the discount price may not apply and subject to 5% surcharge.
  4. Above are prices for adults. Children at the age of 12 or above will be treated as adult.
  5. Children at the age of 2 or under will be charged 10% of the land arrangements. Children at the age between 3 and 11 will be charged at 75% of the land arrangements. Please contact us for more information.


Featured Hotels for this tour

City
4 Star option
Rating
Beijing
Hollyear Hotel or similar
( ★ ★ ★ ★ )
Shanghai
Yun's Paradise Hotel or similar
( ★ ★ ★ ★ )
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