Discover the breathtaking capital city of China, travel in comfort while enjoying some of the highlights in Beijing such as the Great Wall of China, Tiananmen Square and The Forbidden City. Then visit the historical Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an.

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    Beijing & Xi'an

    Please note: Itinerary scheduled activities are subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, traffic conditions and other unforeseen occurrences.
    All optional excursions are excluded from the package.

    • DAY 1/ Beijing Arrival

      Begin your journey with your international flight to Beijing. Upon arrival at the Beijing International Airport you will be greeted by driver/guide and transferred to your hotel.

      Accommodation: Riverside Hotel Beijing or similar

    • DAY 2 / Beijing- Temple of Heaven

      Today you will visit Temple of Heaven – the largest and most representative existing masterpiece among China’s ancient sacrificial buildings. You will join and Tai Chi Lesson in the Temple of Heaven. Tai Chi is an internal martial art system which places emphasis on the development and control of Chi (Consciousness) energy within the body. You might not find a better place to approach locals dazzling lives here in the temple of heaven! Then you will experience the oriental foot massage at a traditional Chinese Medical Centre where you will learn about alternative treatments for illness and have the chance to consult with a Chinese Medical professional. 

      Today’s optional tours: 

      Continue your day with an optional Hutong Life tour of the traditional Hutong area, famous for the old-style buildings, and time-honored workshops. Enjoy a meal with a local family here before retiring to your hotel.

      Accommodation: Riverside Hotel Beijing or similar

    • DAY 3 / Beijing - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City

      Today you may choose to explore the city of Beijing at your own pace. Alternatively, you can join a selection of optional tours with our experienced local guide.

      Today’s optional tours – Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City- Set out with your trip leader to discover Beijing’s imperial treasures. Stand in Tiananmen Square, one of the largest and grandest public plazas in the world before progressing on to the Forbidden City. Enter the imposing walls of the Forbidden City, once the exclusive domain of the Ming Dynasty, for an exclusive tour through this vast complex of courtyards and lanes. 

      Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Hotel & Resort Huailai or similar

    • DAY 4 / Beijing- The Great Wall

      Today enjoy a fantastic experience to hike the Great Wall of China! Travel into the rugged mountain landscapes north of the city to the magnificent Great Wall of China. Once on top of this ancient defensive structure, you’ll find that some sections are quite steep, but the views are magnificent, and the experience is truly unforgettable. After Lunch, you will then learn about Jade, China’s most precious and celebrated stone, and its manufacturing process at the largest Jade factory in Beijing.

      Today’s optional tours: 

      In the afternoon, an optional tour with your experienced tour guide to visit the Summer Palace. Wander through a traditional Chinese royalty garden and take in the exquisite architecture.

      Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Hotel & Resort Huailai or similar

    • DAY 5 / Beijing-Xi'an

      Today you will be transferred from Beijing to Xian by bullet train. Upon arrival, you will be met by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Take some time to relax and prepare for your tour tomorrow.

      Accommodation: Xi’an Grand Noble Hotel or Similar

    • DAY 6 / Xi'an- Wild Goose Pagoda, Provincial Museum

      Today you will begin with a visit to the Wild Goose Pagoda. The temple was originally used by a large team of scholars to translate the Buddhism Scriptures into Chinese and subsequently became a holy place for pilgrims. You will then continue on to the Provincial Museum, which documents China’s archaeological finds which date as far back as the Neolithic Age (20,000 years ago). 

      Today’s optional tours: 

      In the evening, you may choose to enjoy an optional evening show – Tang Dynasty Dance Performance

      Accommodation: Xi’an Grand Noble Hotel or Similar 

    • DAY 7 / Xi'an- Terracotta Warriors & Moslem Street

      Today tour with your local guide for Terracotta Warriors tour. During the tour you will learn about over 1000 years of Xi’an history, which served as China’s capital for 13 dynasties and visit the Terracotta Warriors Site, considered the eighth wonder of the world and discovered by accident in 1974. Wear comfortable shoes today as, you will explore the army of over 7000 soldiers, archers, horses and chariots that has guarded Emperor Qin’s tomb since 210BC. Each figure is unique and the painstaking repair and evacuation continues to this day. On the way to the terracotta warriors, you will also visit an excellent factory where you can learn more about the creation, conservation and history of the Warrior vaults. After lunch, continue for walk through the famous Moslem Street, where many delicious foods and souvenirs are available for purchase.

      Accommodation: Xi’an Grand Noble Hotel or Similar

    • DAY 8 / Xi'an departure

      Today you will be transferred to Xi’an Airport for your scheduled flight home. We hope you enjoyed your journey to China with us!

  • Package Includes

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    • Flights

      International return flights to China from Melbourne/Sydney
      All domestic transfers in China

    • Tours

      Tours and excursions as specified in the itinerary
      Sightseeing admissions

    • Accomodation

      7 nights’ accommodation:
      2 Nights in Beijing: Riverside Hotel Beijing or Similar
      2 Nights in Beijing: Crowne Plaza Hotel & Resort Huailai or similar
      3 Nights in Xi'an: Xi’an Grand Noble Hotel or Similar
      Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches.

      • International round-trip airfare
      • Round trip transfer to and from airport in China
      • Sightseeing admissions as specified
      • Private coach with air conditioning
      • English Speaking Guide
      • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches
      • 7 Nights accommodation


      • China Visa application fee
      • Tour Tipping ($100 per person)
      • Upgrades, add-on excursions, optional tours.
      • Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
      • Laundry and other items of a personal nature
      • Trip delay or interruption by the airline schedule change
      • Optional insurance coverage is available for baggage, accident and trip cancellation/interruption
      • Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above
      • Price is for one person based on double occupancy for departures from Sydney/Melbourne. Departures from Brisbane, Perth will incur a surcharge of $350 per person.
      • A single supplement of $400 is payable upon booking for single travelers
      • High season surcharge of $200 per person applies to high season dates marked with *
      • The promotional tour is non-refundable outside the money back guarantee period after the reservation is confirmed.
      • If travel is more than 90 days from the date of reservation, all travelers must complete the reservation form with full names as shown on each traveler’s passport and provide passport copies within 30 days of the reservation being made. If travel is within 60-90 days from the date of reservation, the process is required to be completed within 15 days. If travel is within 60 days of r from the date of reservation, the process is required to be completed within 7 days. Otherwise, SNA Tours may not be able to guarantee the selected travel date.
      • If travel is more than 90 days of the date of reservation, the money back guarantee period is 15 days.  For travel within 60-90 days of the date of reservation, the money back guarantee period is 7 days. If travel is within 60 days, no money back guarantee is provided.
      • No child discount on special deal
      • Travel insurance covering lost baggage, accidents, and trip cancellation/interruption is highly recommended.
      • All currencies are in AUD Dollars unless stated otherwise.

Tour Highlights

Each Tour Is Designed For A Special Experience

  • Temple of Heaven
  • The Great Wall
  • The Forbidden City (optional)

  • Terracotta Warriors
  • Moslem Street
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