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Modern City Grand Tour

11 Days From US$1,850 p/p

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Tour highlights

  • Explore the four most vibrant and modern cities in China
  • Be amazed by the brilliant and glorious history in Beijing
  • Take a panoramic view from the tallest building in Shanghai
  • Discover the marvelous twin cities in Hong Kong and Macau

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From US$1,850 p/p

Based on 2 persons & 4-star hotels for reference

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Itinerary Details

Throughout this specially tailored tour, you will discover the awesome diversity between these four megacities and be amazed by the modernization and prosperity of this great country. You will walk on the Great Wall in Beijing, take a panoramic view from the tallest building in Asia--the Shanghai Tower and explore the marvelous city of Hongkong and Macau.

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China, you will be greeted by your private guide at the airport. Then your guide will transfer you to check in hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day to get over the jet lag.

Accommodation option:

  • Penta Hotel Beijing
  • (4 Ratings)
Beijing

Beijing

breakfast

The first item on the program today is a visit to the Summer Palace, which is the existing largest and best-preserved imperial garden in China. It is attractive both for its traditional Chinese garden art and impressive marble boat amidst the idyllic man-made Kunming Lake.

Then visit the Great Wall. The Mutianyu Great Wall has the largest construction scale and best quality among all sections of Great Wall. Mutianyu Great Wall really deserves to be the quintessence of the ten thousand miles Great Wall.

Before returning to the hotel, we will have a photo stop outside the Bird Nest and Water Cube, which were the famous sites constructed for 2008 Beijing Olympic. The tour end with dropping off at your hotel.

Accommodation option:

  • Penta Hotel Beijing
  • (4 Ratings)
Mutianyu Great Wall

Mutianyu Great Wall

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Morning visit to Tian'anmen Square - the heart of Beijing. Tian’anmen Square was the locality of numerous major political and historical events. It is the witness of Chinese development. While strolling in Tian’anmen Square, looking up at the magnificent layout, you will feel the majestic momentum. Behind the imposing gates lies the today’ s highlight: the 600 years Forbidden City. It is the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world, covering an area of over 720,000 m, owning more than 9,000 buildings. The Forbidden City is a treasure trove of movable cultural relics, is also the seat of the National Palace Museum. It has over 1.8 million movable cultural relics, including more than 1.68 million pieces of precious relics. There were 24 emperors ever living here.

In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Heaven, which was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. It’s China’s existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven. This Chinese monument is built entirely in wood, without using a single nail, which has become the symbol of Beijing.

Accommodation option:

  • Penta Hotel Beijing
  • (4 Ratings)
Forbidden City

Forbidden City

Temple of Heaven

Temple of Heaven

breakfast

The last day Beijing,  you will have some leisure time. Jump into the Hutongs (small alleys that preserve the style of the houses and structure of the feudal era) and catch a glimpse into the everyday life of the old Beijing. Climb the Mei hill north of the Forbidden City to get a unique view of the palace grounds or the famous Lama. Last, take a visit to the Confucian Temple, which is the place of worship for Beijing during the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties.

Accommodation option:

  • Penta Hotel Beijing
  • (4 Ratings)
Beijing Hutong

Beijing Hutong

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Your journey continues today with the high-speed train to another megacity, Shanghai. After you arrive at the hotel and have a little refreshed in the hotel, you can discover the city by yourself.

Optional:  The spectacular acrobatic show at the ERA Theater is recommended, its performances reflect the character of this city.

Accommodation option:

  • Shanghai Metropark Jichen Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
Shanghai

Shanghai

breakfast

Explore the Old City of Shanghai, which reminds you of what the city looked like hundreds of years ago. In the old town, the famous Yu Garden deserves your visiting, which proves to be a real eye-catcher for anyone who is interested in pond and garden art.

Then you go on an extensive exploration tour on the Bund. On one side of the river, the imposing buildings in European style have been preserved. You will be reminded of the contrast between modernity and tradition, because its skyline buildings stand on the other bank. ​

If you are a shopping lover, plunge into the shopping paradise on Nanjing Road. You will find Chinese as well as many European shops and experience the colorful everyday bustle of the Shanghai.

To gain inner peace, pay a visit to Longhua Temple. With the architectural design of a Song Dynasty convent, it is the oldest and largest buddhist temple in Shanghai.

Finally,  ahead to the Oriental Pearl Tower, which is located at the heart of the Lujiazui Finance & Trade Zone. With a total height of 632 meters, the building offers a stunning view of the vibrant city in front of you.

Accommodation option:

  • Shanghai Metropark Jichen Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)
The Bund

The Bund

breakfast

You can explore the city on your own today!  If you need some ideas, your tour guide will be glad to help you.

Accommodation option:

  • Shanghai Metropark Jichen Hotel
  • (4 Ratings)

breakfast

Today will be a leasure day. You have enough time to check-out and then you will be transferred to the airport and fly to Macau. Your Macau guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Accommodation option:

  • Grandview Hotel Macau
  • (4 Ratings)
Free Day Tour

Free Day Tour

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In the morning, your local guide will meet you at your hotel then accompany you to the most classic sites in Macau, including Ruins of St. Paul’s and Macau Museum. Founded in 1580, the church of St. Paul combined Renaissance-style and oriental-style in harmonious way. Experienced the baptism of fire for three times, this well decorated and furnished church has been destroyed and only the stone facade can tell people its brilliant glories in the old times.

After lunch, have a visit to Macau Tower. With views of the Pearl River Delta by day or the city lights by night, nothing surpasses the Macau Tower. When ascend to the Tower’s upper limits in high-speed glass-fronted lifts, an unforgettable vista awaits you.

In the late afternoon, take a jet boat go to Hong Kong.

Accommodation option:

  • Dorsett Kwun Tong Hong Kong
  • (4 Ratings)
the Cathedral of St. Paul

the Cathedral of St. Paul

breakfast

In Hongkong, enjoy your half day city tour that includes a visit to Victoria Peak, the highest hill in Hong Kong Island, with an altitude of 554 meters. On the top of the Peak, there is a platform where you can see overlook the attractive view of Hong Kong and Victoria Harbor, which is extremely beautiful, especially at night.

After the tour, enjoy your own free exploration in this city.

Accommodation option:

  • Dorsett Kwun Tong Hong Kong
  • (4 Ratings)
Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak

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Free day at leisure and then transfer to the airport for return flight.

Our service includes:
  • One-to-one consultancy with our travel expert
  • Knowledgeable and helpful local guides
  • Private and comfortable van
  • All accommodations
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • In-destination transfers
  • A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling
Trip Notes

This tour is intended to give you an idea for what's possible when you travel with us. Treat them simply as inspiration, because every element of the tour can be customized individually. Please feel free to tell us your ideas and we will create a tour to match your tastes and budget.

Recommended hotels

Go Find Orient choose your accommodation based on easy accessibility to everything yet in a quiet neighborhood with the consideration of typical traditional style and modern comfort.

 Beijing  Penta Hotel Beijing

  • Occupying a central location in Beijing, 10-minute drive from Temple of Heaven & Wangfujing Street.
  • 307 air-conditioned rooms offer the comfort of over-sized windows, a sofa and carpeted floors.
  • Bicycle rentals are available for guests to explore around the city.
  • The Lobby Lounge provides a cozy environment for light snacks and cocktails.

 ShangHai  Shanghai Metropark Jichen Hotel

  • Located in the heart of Shanghai, 5 minutes drive from Longde Road subway station & Xintiandi.
  • It houses a fitness centre, 3 dining options and accommodation with free internet access.
  • The air-conditioned guest rooms feature warm lighting and modern interiors with full equipment.
  • Restaurants serve a fine selection of local, Japanese and international dishes.

 Macau  Grandview Hotel Macau

  • Offers 4-star accommodations featuring views of downtown Taipa.
  • Close to AJ Hackett Macau Tower and Macau Tower Convention & Entertainment Centre.
  • Offering a casino and a spa, the hotel provides free transportation to Macau Ferry Terminal.
  • Each room is well-equipped with a private bathroom and a bathtub.
  • Restaurant serves a variety of Chinese dishes, dim sum, international and Asian cuisine.

 Hongkong  Dorsett Kwun Tong Hong Kong

  • Situated at the heart of Kowloon East, an 5-minute walk from Kwun Tong MTR Station.
  • Spacious 4-star accommodation with iPod docking stations and free Wi-Fi in the entire hotel.
  • The 361 luxurious rooms are equipped with modern facilities, included a laptop safe and a flat-screen TV.
  • All rooms are fitted with high-quality duvets and pillows and offer views of the city.
  • It also features business centre, outdoor swimming pool & health club.