Sensational China tour with the Great Wall & Chengdu pandas

Beijing, Xi'an & Chengdu

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Chengdu Pandas

Great Wall of China

Forbidden City, Beijing

Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel

Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel

Temple of Heaven, Beijing

Beijing

Superior room, Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel

Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel

Chengdu Pandas

Summer Palace, Beijing

Terracotta Army, Xian

Classic room, Grand Mercure on Renmin Square Xian

Grand Mercure on Renmin Square Xian

Great Wall of China

Xian

Terracotta Army, Xian

Grand Mercure on Renmin Square Xian

Grand Mercure on Renmin Square Xian

Chengdu Pandas

Chengdu

Tibet Hotel, Chengdu

Deluxe room, Tibet Hotel, Chengdu

Chengdu Pandas

Chengdu Pandas

History-defying sights and pandas on an epic China tour

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Up to 43% supplier's online rate ?
Your holiday starts with a three-night stay in a Superior room at Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel, Beijing.

Next, you'll spend two nights in a Classic room at Grand Mercure on Renmin Square Xian, Xi'an.

Finally, you'll spend three nights in a Deluxe room at Tibet Hotel, Chengdu.

Breakfast is included throughout.

This offer also includes a private tour of Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace, with lunch included; a private tour of the Sacred Way, Ming Tombs and Badaling section of the Great Wall, with lunch included; one full-day private tour of the Terracotta Army, City Walls and Muslim Street, with lunch included; and a private tour of Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.

This offer is available for stays between March and October 2018 and is based on two adults only.

Flights are included from London Heathrow to Beijing (via Amsterdam) and return flight from Chengdu, China. A 7kg hand luggage and a 20kg luggage allowance per person is included, as well as private airport transfers and internal domestic flights.

High speed train from Beijing to Xi'an is also included (2nd class).

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 43% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer, compared to the supplier's online rate. An example of our top discount is:

On 05/03/2017, leaving from London Heathrow, two people may book an eight-night holiday (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £1,769 per person, per stay, compared to the supplier's online rate of £3,109 per person, per stay. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 43%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 17/11/2017.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Etours with ATOL number 3676 and your contract is with that company. You'll find contact details for Etours in your booking confirmation.

A once-in-a-lifetime tour of China, with excursions in Beijing, Xi'an and Chengdu, including the Great Wall, the Terracotta Army and an unforgettable panda visit

Uncover the charms of China with this once-in-a-lifetime trip to not just one, but three epic destinations. You'll start in China's capital city, taking in the world-famous historic sites. From your base – Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel – you'll visit Tiananmen Square (the largest square in the world!) and the Forbidden City, before taking in the Summer Palace. A Beijing visit wouldn't be complete with a trip to the Great Wall of China – one of the greatest wonders of the world, which you'll witness in all its glory.

Next, you'll grab a bullet train to Xi'an, where you'll come face-to-face with the world-renowned Terracotta Army, warriors of stone guarding the mausoleum of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. You'll also have the opportunity to explore Xi'an’s City Walls, before relaxing at Grand Mercure on Renmin Square Xi'an – your digs for the two-night stay in Xi'an.

To round things up, from Shanghai you'll head to the city of Chengdu for a final three nights at a Tibetan-themed bolthole. While here, you'll visit a panda conservation centre and learn how these cute creatures are protected. You'll also discover the Leshan Giant Buddha and take a boat ride to soak up panoramic views of the impressive ochre-hued statue.

Good to know

Please be aware that the programme for the visit to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is subject to change. While every effort will be made to provide an unforgettable experience, the health and safety of the pandas is a priority.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Beijing and check into Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Visit the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Summer Palace.
Day 3: Take a tour to Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall at Mutianyu (excluding cable car).
Day 4: Transfer to the train station to catch the bullet train to Xi'an. Meet your tour guide and transfer to Grand Mercure on Renmin Square Xian.
Day 5: Visit the iconic Terracotta Army.
Day 6: Transfer to the airport to make your way to Chengdu, where you’ll meet your tour guide and transfer to Tibet Hotel.
Day 7: Visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, where you’ll watch pandas being fed.
Day 8: Depart for Leshan, visiting the Giant Buddha before taking a boat ride.
Day 9: Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel, Beijing (three nights)

Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel occupies a prime spot in Beijing's Wangfujing, a short way from the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the city's shopping areas. Bust any post-flight tensions with some time in the hotel's wellness area, which comes complete with a heated indoor pool, sauna and a massage service. Bikes are available for hire from the hotel, if you fancy pedalling your way around the city, and you'll find an all-day international buffet restaurant and a fine French restaurant in the hotel. Guestrooms are smart and modern, with either a queen-size bed or two single beds and an en-suite bathroom.

Grand Mercure on Renmin Square Xi'an, Xi'an (two nights)

Set amid a charming set of gardens, this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winner honours its historic surroundings with a thoughtful nod to interior design. Modern elements combine with traditional Chinese stylings across the 194-room hotel. Western, Chinese, Japanese and Moroccan cuisine is all available at the hotel's Sofitel restaurant, while the Habana Club offers lives music and Cafe Ren fragrant coffee. There's a well-equipped gym on site too, plus a spa service. Guestrooms are spacious and come with en-suite bathrooms that boast both a bath and a shower.

Tibet Hotel, Chengdu (three nights)

This impressive Chengdu abode blends traditional Tibetan themes with hints of more modern art decor. This luxurious five-star accommodation offers a variety of facilities, including a fitness centre, spa, sauna, bowling and a hotel shop selling a variety of local products. Shuxiangcheng Chinese Restaurant and Yake Café serve up Chinese cuisine and buffet meals, and guests can also enjoy a selection of drinks at the lobby bar. Comfortable guestrooms have en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee facilities, a safe and a flatscreen TV. Unsurprisingly, Tibet Hotel scored a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel, DongDan, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi China (your first destination)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Flights are included from London Heathrow to Beijing, China and return flight from Chengdu, China.

A 7kg hand luggage and one piece of 20kg hold luggage allowance, as well as private transfers with an English speaking guide throughout, internal flights and a high-speed train transfer from Beijing to Xi'an.

A visa for China is required.

Outbound flight from London Heathrow to Beijing with Air China:

  • Departing London Heathrow at 17.40, arriving into Beijing at 12.00 (the following day)

Internal flight from Xi'an Xianyang to Chengdu with China Southern Airlines:

  • Departing at 10.45, arriving at 12.25

Inbound flight from Chengdu to London Heathrow (via Beijing), with Air China:

  • Departing Chengdu at 10.00, arriving into Beijing at 12.45
  • Departing Beijing at 17.05, arriving into London Heahtrow at 20.40

Please note that your outbound flights are overnight, so please bear this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for. The date you select as your check-in date will be the day you'll fly out from the UK and you'll arrive in Beijing the following day to commence your eight-night holiday. Therefore, you'll be away for a total of nine nights.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Etours, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation. The flight time will be within the time parameters and possible airlines detailed in this offer.

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Emerald Global with ATOL number 3676 and your contract is with that company. Emerald Global booking conditions are available from http://www.peoples.travel/pages/terms

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

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We like

  • Ticking quite a few things off your bucket-list with this once-in-a-lifetime adventure through China
  • Coming face-to-face with the world-renowned Terracotta Army and marvelling at The Great Wall
  • Learning the efforts China is making to preserve its beautiful pandas at the panda conservation centre in Chengdu

Second opinion

  • To find out more about Novotel Beijing Peace Hotel, please visit their website or read previous reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Grand Mercure on Renmin Square Xi'an, please visit their website or read previous reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Tibet Hotel Chengdu, please visit their website and read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
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