Japan Discovery with the Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors & Shanghai

Journey to the far East and discover the cultural treasures of China´s most ancient city: Beijing. Walk through the historic area of Tiananmen square, wander into the magnificent Forbidden city and marvel at one of the seven wonders of the world - the Great Wall. Adventure onwards with Terracotta warriors, a legendary walk along the city walls at Xi'an and an unforgettable bullet train trip to Beijing. For the finale of a truly incredible tour, relax with a 7-night cruise to the best of Japan.

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Start Date: 25 Oct 2024
End Date: 09 Nov 2024
Duration: 16 Nights
Price: From £3299pp 
Ship: Spectrum of the Seas
Highlights:    7nt Fully Escorted Walls & Warriors Tour, 7nt Full Board Japan Cruise

Escorted Tour Highlights

• 7 night fully guided tour on full board basis
​•  3-night Beijing stay - Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City & Summer Palace Gardens
Walk the Great Wall, take a Jade Museum visit and explore the Sacred Way & Ming Tombs
Take the bullet train to X'ian for a 2-night hotel stay
• Come face to face with the Terracotta Warriors, walk the city walls and enjoy a Tang Dynasty show and Dumpling Banquet
Take the bullet train to Shanghai for a 2-night hotel stay
Visit Yu Gardens, stroll along the Bund & take a Huangpu River panoramic cruise
7 night full board cruise onboard Spectrum of the Seas

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Your itinerary in detail:



Your Tour:

‣ Fly UK to Beijing (Overnight)

On arrival into Beijing (PEK) airport, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Dinner will be served at your hotel this evening. (Dinner included)

‣ Beijing
Today, be met by your guide and take a walk through Tiananmen Square and into the sprawling magnificence of the Forbidden City, the former residence of the Ming and Qing emperors. Entering through the Gate of Supreme Harmony, you will find a complex full of imperial riches. After lunch, take a wander through the grounds of the Summer Palace, the largest and most well-preserved of allthe imperial palace gardens and the former holiday retreat of the Qing emperors. This evening, dineon a delicious Peking Duck dinner, a former favourite of the Qing emperors.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

‣ Xian
This morning, depart the hotel with your guide and come face to face with the Terracotta Warriors, built to protect Emperor Qin in the afterlife. Next, pay a visit to the Xian Arts and Ceramics Exhibition Centre where you can learn how these magnificent warriors were created. This afternoon, take a leisurely stroll on the beautifully preserved 14th century ancient city walls that enclose Xian’s old town before dining on a feast of Shui Jiao Dumplings, followed by a performance of Tang Dynasty dancing.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

‣ Xian - Shanghai
After breakfast, take the bullet train with your guide to Shanghai. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in.
Please note: The bullet train from Xian to Shanghai takes approximately 7.5-hours.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

‣ Shanghai
Today’s explorations with your guide include the peaceful Yu Garden and a quick visit to old town. Admire the magnificent colonial architecture with a stroll along the Bund, before visiting the Silk Factory. This evening, view the city from the Huangpu River on a panoramic cruise.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

‣ After breakfast and check-out, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred to the cruise port to embark Spectrum of the Seas for your 7nt Full Board Cruise


Your cruise: 

‣ After breakfast and check-out, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred to
the cruise port to embark Spectrum of the Seas for your 7nt Full Board cruise
‣ Day at sea
‣ Kobe, Japan (Overnight in Port)
‣ Kyoto (Osaka), Japan

‣ Tokyo (Yokohama), Japan
‣ 2 days at sea
Disembark Spectrum of the Seas in Shanghai (Baoshan), China for Overnight Flight Back to UK

Wish for more time? Extend Your Stay in Shanghai from £69pppn!