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  1. 1. China India & Vietnam 2010/11 The travel specialist since 1976 For independent & group travellers
  2. 2. Contents Why choose us? The Best Value We provide real value-for- money tours and welcome you to compare our prices, tour contents & inclusions with others. Well-researched itineraries We hand make every itinerary based on our experiences and local knowledge to ensure you will enjoy the very best of the destination. We regularly fine-tune our programmes so that you can enjoy every moment of your holiday. A Travman trip Welcome to CITS Experience the difference with CITS makes the best possible use of your time. Travman Tours Accommodation China 4 India 38 As part of CITS Group, we choose CITS – China’s largest tour operator as the ground We believe the choice of accommodation services provider in China for all our tours. Established in 1954, now with more than Best of China 6 Golden Triangle 40 We present to you the great regions of is important to your enjoyment and China, India & Vietnam; unique civilizations 300 fully owned branches in major tourist cities in China and the winner of many national comfort, so we choose the hotels with China Highlights 8 The Grand Heritage Tour 41 with a thousand dimensions. tourism awards, CITS is China’s No.1 inbound tour operator with an excellent reputation care. In most of our tours, we select 4 in delivering good services and quality products. Golden Way 10 Splendor of North India 42 star international standard hotels in good Travman Tours brochure range for 2010 locations. Accommodation is graded by China Panorama 12 Rajasthan & The Taj Mahal 43 continues to offer the value –minded “We had a really great time. Everything went very smoothly without any hiccups. the local authorities so standards may It was a great experience, the food was great and we were looked after well. Majestic China 14 traveller affordable quality tours of lifetime vary from major cities to rural areas. to explore the mystery and excitement of Thanks for organising everything for us”. Imperial China 16 Jason & Sharon – Golden Way Discount for booking 6 passengers the most amazing destinations in Asia. Yangtze River 18 or more “Thank you very much for organizing such a wonderful holiday for my husband and If you will have six or more people Grand Yangtze Discovery 19 We carefully select quality hotels, tour myself. It was an amazing experience, the Yangtze River, Great Wall and Terracotta travelling together on the same tour, guides and transport so you can be Yangtze Delta Explorer 20 Warriors being the highlight of the tour. All our tour guides were fantastic and the we will offer you a further discount. assured that you are in safe and expert hands when traveling with us while we food was very good. We would thoroughly recommend your company and we look Mighty Yangtze Cruise 22 Flexibility focus on personal service and attention forward to travelling with you again sometime in the future.” We are able to customize travel Splendid Yangtze 24 to small details. Irene & John – Might Yangtze Cruise arrangements to meet your specific interests, whether adding an extension Yangtze & Beyond 26 “My husband and I have just returned from doing your Best of China Tour, and just to your tour or creating an entire itinerary Beijing to Tibet 28 wanted to congratulate all our tour guides, and let you know what a wonderful job just for you. they did, often under trying circumstances!! Adam in Beijing, Florence in Xian, Jackie The Silk Road 30 in Shanghai and Kenny in Guilin, they were all really helpful and well organised, Adam Local guides especially coping with a large group of travellers, many with different itineraries and World Expo 10 32 Licensed English- speaking local guides schedules.” are arranged for all sightseeing tours; they City Highlights 33 Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos 44 Liz Mclean – Best of China are fully trained, experienced and friendly. Choose your own tours 34 Vietnam Panorama 46 Thank you so much for arranging our trip to China and Hong Kong. We had an Compare the inclusions Vietnam Discovery 48 amazing time. First, can we please advise you of our satisfaction with our tour guide We believe our tours enjoy the best inclusions. You will only need to budget Booking Form 51 Highlights of North Vietnam 49 in Guilin, called Helen. Helen was amazing, and one of the nicest tour guides we had. She was very informative and took the time to explain things to us, she was fantastic! for a few meals not included, personal Terms & Conditions 51 Taste of Indochina 50 Guilin is a beautiful city and we are so grateful for the chance to experience it. We drinks, tipping to the guides, souvenirs were also very happy with our tour guide in Shanghai, called David. David was very and optional sightseeing if any. nice and both Helen and David spoke very good English. All Taxes included Our prices include Australian departure Our trip was the experience of a lifetime and we have no regrets. The great wall taxes & fuel surcharges for Air & Land was absolutely fantastic, a completely memorable experience! It was amazing to packages; all domestic airline & hotel experience the culture of China and Hong Kong, and we will never forget it! taxes are included. As taxes regularly Thank you so much again, from both Carson and I. fluctuate, they are subject to change Rebecca & Carson Laing – Tailor made itinerary upon final payment. 2 www.travman.com.au www.travman.com.au 3
  3. 3. China CHINA Beijing Beijing as the cultural & political centre Guilin of China has a history of more than 3000 Guilin is one of the most scenic cities years and offers unmatched historical in China famous for its karst formations, attractions. World heritage sites include peaks & rivers. For centuries the Chinese the famous Great Wall, the Forbidden City, painters have gathered here, attracted by Summer Palace and the Temple of Heaven. its beauty. One of the most memorable Beijing has become a world city where a experiences will be cruising on the modernization meets the ancient civilization. picturesque Li River. Shanghai Chengdu Shanghai, the largest city in China, attracts Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Why choose China? people at home and abroad like a magnet. Province was known for its production As one of the world’s most ancient People come here for its culture, history of silk brocade, lacquer & salt. It is also civilizations, China has a recorded history and people and to experience all the famous as the hometown of the giant of nearly 4,000 years from the first vigour and vitality it shows in its rush to pandas. It is the city to taste the most dynasty Xia, founded in the 21st century international metropolis status. Like a pearl authentic Sichuan Cuisines – always hot B.C., to Qin Dynasty (221-207 B.C.), set in the west coast of the Pacific Ocean, & spicy. Historical attractions include the when the first emperor Qin Shi Huang Shanghai is the showcase of China’s fast Wu Hou Shrines and Temples. built the Great Wall, to the last dynasty growth and has a bonanza of tourist Qing (1644-1911). The People’s Republic Kunming attractions, business opportunities and of China was founded in 1949 and Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, cultural activities. Famous sights include the China’s economy developed rapidly since lies on the Yungui Plateau about 1800 Yu Yuan Garden, the Bund, Jade Buddha the opening reform of the late 70s. metres above the sea level. It is known Temple and the new tourist attractions such as Xin Tian Di and the Jinmao. as the City of Eternal Spring because of The official language in China is Mandarin its year-round mild temperature. It’s most Chinese and Beijing dialect is referred to Zhujiajiao famous attraction is the Stone Forest, as standard mandarin. More people speak As a typical ancient water town located considered as a natural wonder on the earth. English nowadays, most traffic signs in the west of Shanghai on the lower have English versions and big hotels and reaches of the Yangtze River, Zhujiajiao Yangtze River Time to travel Chinese visa restaurants have English-speaking staff. covers 138 kilometres with numerous Traversing 11 provinces of China, the China is a vast country; there are no times All travellers to China must hold a valid Yangtze River is the cradle of Chinese rivers & canals criss-crossing the town. of the year when weather conditions Chinese visa; your passport must have Located in East Asia, on the western civilization. Winding 3,900 miles from the Attractions include the Fisherman’s House, prevent travel to the country. Spring at least six-month validity. Please visit shore of the Pacific Ocean, the People’s Tanggula Range into the East Sea, it is the Ancestor Pottery Hall, Chinese Medicine (Mar – May) & Autumn (Sep – Nov) our website www.travman.com.au to Republic of China has a land area of about longest river in China and the third longest Museum and Silk Road Museum. generally is the best time to travel, with download a Chinese visa application form. 9.6 million sq km and is the third-largest in the world. The Yangtze River is divided moderate & comfortable temperatures country in the world. From north to south, Xian into the upper, middle and lower reaches and less rainfall; Summer (Jun – Aug) has Vaccinations the territory of China stretches some As one of the most ancient Chinese offering unique scenery and sites such the most rainfall of the year, it is normally As a general guide you may need to Tipping 5,500 km. From west to east, the nation capitals, Xian is renowned for its buried as the famous Three Gorges of Yangtze hot & humid; Winter days (Dec – Feb) are arrange for pre-departure vaccinations Tipping has become a common practice extends about 5,200 km, with a time army of Terracotta Warriors with a River (Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling usually sunny, crisp and dry; in northern for Hepatitis A/B, typhoid. Please check in the Chinese tourism industry. As a guide, difference of over four hours. China has remarkable history of 2000 years. It still Gorge), the Three Gorges Dam in the China there is snow and it is extremely with your medical practitioner for advice average tipping is $5 per person per day land borders 22,800 km long with 15 has its well-preserved City Wall and Bell upper reaches, the City of Ghosts Fengdu cold in middle January. in advance of travel. to your local guide & driver to share. neighbour countries. & Drum Tower built in the Ming Dynasty. and the amazing Lesser Three Gorges. 4 www.travman.com.au www.travman.com.au 5
  4. 4. Best of China 12 days land only from $2088 pp Discover the golden route of China, which Day 7 Fri: Fly Xian – Guilin The World Expo officially starts from 1 May Day 12 Wed: Shanghai – Australia Transfer to the airport for flight to Guilin, to 31 Oct 2010. If your stay in Shanghai Free at leisure until being transferred to combines the essence of Chinese history & culture one of the most scenic cities in China; is not within the Expo period, a day the airport for flight home. (B/-/-) rest of the day visit the Reed Flute Cave, excursion to the ancient water town with amazing scenic wonders. It is a popular tour tour the underground crystal palace and Zhujiajiao will be arranged. (B/L/-) Day 13 Thu: Arrive Australia for the first time traveller to China. climb the Piled Silk Hill to discover the old grottoes and temples; stay at Park Hotel for two nights. (B/L/-) Best of China Code: BXGS Tour commencing Air & Taxes Total Land Day 8 Sat: Guilin Dates in Beijing Land Price Only Itinerary Cruise on the legendary Li River; enjoy 2010 the stunning views of the limestone Day 1 Sat: Australia – Beijing also named the Imperial Prayer Hall for mountains & karsts peaks. Explore the Apr 3*, 10*, 17, 24 3175 245 3420 2275 Depart Australia to Beijing; upon your Harvest; have fun at the Echo Wall; take May 1,8,15, 22, 29 3175 245 3420 2275 bustling markets in the fascinating town of Jun 5, 12,19*, 26* 3119 245 3364 2219 arrival at Beijing International Airport, you photos of local people demonstrating Taiqi; Yangshuo before we return back to Guilin. Facts File Jul 3*, 10*, 17, 24, 31 3119 245 3364 2219 will be met & transferred to Days Hotel & watch a 3D film at Beijing City Planning (B/L/D) Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 3119 245 3364 2219 Suites or similar hotel for four nights. Museum to understand the city’s glorious Comfortably paced group tour Sep 4, 11, 18*, 25* 3231 245 3476 2331 history; in the afternoon experience a Day 9 Sun: Fly Guilin – Shanghai Tour starts Saturday in Beijing Day 2 Sun: Beijing Oct 2*, 9*, 16, 23, 30 3231 245 3476 2331 rickshaw ride to see the local Hutong; Fly to Shanghai; stroll along the busy 4 – 5 star accommodation Start your tour at Tiananmen Square, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27* 3063 245 3308 2163 tonight you will be treated with Peking Bund and visit Xintiandi, an area of Guaranteed Departures the biggest public square in the world; Dec 4, 11, 18 3688 245 3933 2088 Duck Dinner. (B/L/D) restored Sikumen Houses; stay at Galaxy Beijing Olympic Centre and Shanghai explore the Forbidden City once the 2011 Hotel for three nights. (B/L/-) World Expo 10 included largest imperial palace; stroll through the Day 5 Wed: Fly Beijing – Xian Jan 1, 15 3688 245 3933 2088 Fly Cathay Pacific Airways via Hong Kong Summer Palace, a typical imperial garden Take the early morning flight to Xian, one Day 10 Mon: Shanghai Jan 29 2988 245 3233 2088 Hong Kong stopover is available and cruise on the shimmering waters of of the ancient Chinese capitals; rest of Shanghai, originally a sleepy fishing Feb 12, 19, 26 2988 245 3233 2088 Kunming Lake; take pictures of pandas day visit the Provincial History Museum town, now is China’s most amazing Mar 5, 12, 19, 26 3025 245 3270 2125 at Beijing Zoo. (B/L/D) and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, which cosmopolitan & populous city, regarded Prices are based on twin share in A$. is considered the symbol of Xian; stay at as the citadel of China’s modern Dates marked with * will add $180 pp for seasonal international flight surcharge. Day 3 Mon: Beijing Taxes are subject to change without notice. Single room supplement: $550. Aurum International Hotel for two nights. economy. Start your tour in the old After a visit to Beijing 2008 Olympic Centre (B/L/D) Chinatown followed by Yu Garden, a Total price includes: including the iconic Bird’s Nest and Water classical Chinese garden with 30 pavilions Return economy class airfares All current taxes & fuel surcharges Day 6 Thu: Xian China domestic airfares & current taxes 11 nights 4 star twin share accommodation Cube, it is time to realize your dream of linked by a maze of corridors and bridges Sightseeing tours with entrance fees Round trip transfers in each city climbing the Great Wall, one of the seven A full day excursion to explore the over a pond; in the afternoon visit the Professional English speaking local guide Daily breakfast, lunches & dinners as specified man-made wonders in the world; this Terracotta Warriors and the Bronze Shanghai Museum & stroll on the People’s Peking duck dinner; Xian dumpling dinner Two cultural shows; one acrobatic show Land only price: DOES NOT include international air travel to and from China. afternoon walk through the Sacred Way of Chariot of the first emperor of China, one Square; this evening enjoy the astonishing International flights: Fly Cathay Pacific Airways (Ex MEL/SYD/PER); Passengers Ex BNE & ADL will depart Animals statues before exploring the Ming of the greatest archaeological discoveries Shanghai Acrobatic Show. (B/L/D) one day earlier with 1 night stopover in Hong Kong at additional cost $100 per person. Dynasty Imperial Tomb; relax tonight while in the 20th century; watch the Circle Vision Qantas Airways or Singapore Airline flights are available upon request. movie about the emperor; on the way back Pre tour accommodation in Beijing is available at cost of $198 per room per night with breakfast and arrival enjoying a local cultural show. (B/L/D) Day 11 Tue: Shanghai transfer included; Post tour accommodation in Shanghai is available at cost of $198 per room per night with to the city visit the Ceramics & Pottery Full day to explore World Expo 10, which breakfast and departure transfer included; Upgrading to 5 star deluxe hotels is available at a surcharge $750 Day 4 Tue: Beijing Centre; tonight taste the famous dumpling covers an area of 5.6 square kms with per person, tours starts Friday in Beijing. An enjoyable morning to visit the Temple dinner and enjoy the Tang Dynasty Show. 27 master halls including the Australian Optional 2 nights Hong Kong Stopover: from $298 per person twin share, including 2 nights accommodation of Heaven, an ancient and unique building with daily breakfast at Park hotel, return airport/hotel/airport transfers. (B/L/D) Pavilion to showcase to the world the full potential of urban life in the 21st Century. 6 www.travman.com.au www.travman.com.au 7
  5. 5. China Highlights 12 days land only from $1920 pp You have the opportunity to explore the Yangtze movie about the emperor; on the way back Dragon Well Tea at a local tea village; to Shanghai to check in Galaxy Hotel to the city visit the Ceramics & Pottery stay at Ramada Haihua Lakeside Hotel for one night. (B/L/D) River Delta regarded as the ‘fish and rice bowl’ Centre; tonight taste the famous dumpling for one night. (B/L/-). Day 12 Wed: Shanghai – Australia dinner and enjoy the Tang Dynasty Show. of China, to appreciate the elegance of its classic (B/L/D) Day 11 Tue: Free at leisure until being transferred Hangzhou – Wuzhen – Shanghai to the airport for flight home. (B/-/-) gardens and ancient canals without missing Day 7 Fri: Fly Xian – Shanghai Explore the best-preserved ancient Fly to Shanghai; upon arrival met & transfer water town Wuzhen before we return Day 13 Thu: Arrive Australia other highlights like the Great Wall and to your hotel; rest of the day you will be Terracotta Warriors. free at leisure to explore; stay at Galaxy China Highlights Code: BXSSH Hotel for two nights. (B/L/-) Tour commencing Air & Taxes Total Land Dates in Beijing Land Price Only Itinerary Day 8 Sat: Shanghai Shanghai, originally a sleepy fishing town, 2010 Day 1 Sat: Australia – Beijing Day 4 Tue: Beijing now is China’s most amazing cosmopolitan Apr 10*, 17 2932 245 3177 2032 Facts File Depart Australia to Beijing; upon your An enjoyable morning to visit the Temple & populous city, regarded as the citadel May 8, 22 2932 245 3177 2032 arrival at Beijing International Airport, you of Heaven, an ancient and unique building of China’s modern economy. Start your Jun 5, 19* 2857 245 3102 1957 Comfortably paced group tour will be met & transferred to Days Hotel & also named the Imperial Prayer Hall for tour in the old Chinatown followed by Jul 10*, 24 2857 245 3102 1957 Tour starts Saturday in Beijing Suites or similar hotel for four nights. Harvest; have fun at the Echo Wall; take Yu Garden, a classical Chinese garden Aug 7, 21 2857 245 3102 1957 4 – 5 star accommodation photos of local people demonstrating Taiqi; with 30 pavilions linked by a maze of Sep 4, 18* 3044 245 3289 2144 Guaranteed Departures Day 2 Sun: Beijing watch a 3D film at Beijing City Planning corridors and bridges over a pond; in the Oct 2*, 16, 23 3044 245 3289 2144 Beijing Olympic Center included Start your tour at Tiananmen Square, Museum to understand the city’s glorious afternoon visit the Shanghai Museum & Nov 6, 20 2951 245 3196 2051 Fly Cathay Pacific Airways Dec 4 3020 245 3265 1920 the biggest public square in the world; history; in the afternoon experience a ride stroll on the People’s Square; this evening Hong Kong stopover is available 2011 explore the Forbidden City once the on the rickshaw to see the local Hutong; enjoy the astonishing Shanghai Acrobatic largest imperial palace; stroll through tonight you will be treated with Peking Show. (B/L/D) Jan 15*, 29 2820 245 3065 1920 Summer Palace, a typical imperial garden Duck Dinner. (B/L/D) Feb 12 2820 245 3065 1920 and cruise on the shimmering waters Day 9 Sun: Shanghai – Suzhou Mar 12,19 2857 245 3102 1957 of Kunming Lake; take pictures of the Day 5 Wed: Fly Beijing – Xian Travel on comfortable coach to Suzhou; Prices are based on twin share in A$. pandas at Beijing Zoo. (B/L/D) Take the early morning flight to Xian, one known as the Oriental Venice for its Dates marked with * will add $180 pp for seasonal international flight surcharge. exquisite canals and classic gardens; Taxes are subject to change without notice. Single room supplement: $668. of the ancient Chinese capitals; rest of day Day 3 Mon: Beijing visit the Provincial History Museum and visit the UNESCO site of Master of Nets Total price includes: After a visit to Beijing 2008 Olympic Center the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, which is Garden and the Humble Administrator’s Return economy class airfares All current taxes & fuel surcharges including the iconic Bird’s Nest and Water Garden; enjoy a cruise on the Grand China domestic airfares & current taxes 11 nights 4 star twin share accommodation considered the symbol of Xian; stay at Sightseeing tours with entrance fees. Round trip transfers in each city Cube, it is time to realize your dream of Aurum International Hotel for two nights. Canal to the picturesque Hanshan Temple; Professional English speaking local guide Daily breakfast; lunches and dinners as specified climbing the Great Wall, one of the seven (B/L/D) stay at Bamboo Grove Hotel for one night. Peking duck dinner; Xian dumpling dinner Two cultural shows; one acrobatic show man-made wonders in the world; this Land only price: DOES NOT include international air travel to and from China. (B/L/D) International flights: Fly Cathay Pacific Airways (Ex MEL/SYD/PER); Passengers Ex BNE & ADL will depart afternoon walk through the Sacred Way of Day 6 Thu: Xian one day earlier with 1 night stopover in Hong Kong at additional cost $100 per person. Animals statues before exploring the Ming A full day excursion to explore the Day 10 Mon: Suzhou – Hangzhou Qantas Airways or Singapore Airline flights are available upon request. Dynasty Imperial Tomb; relax tonight while Terracotta Warriors and the Bronze Chariot Travel to Hangzhou, regarded as the Pre tour accommodation in Beijing is available at cost of $198 per room per night with breakfast and arrival enjoying a local cultural show. (B/L/D) of the first emperor of China, one of the Paradise on the Earth; take a sampan transfer included; Post tour accommodation in Shanghai is available at cost of $198 per room per night with breakfast and departure transfer included; Upgrading to 5 star deluxe hotels is available at a surcharge $750 greatest archaeological discoveries in cruise on the picturesque West Lake, a per person, tours starts Friday in Beijing. the 20th century; watch the Circle Vision UNESCO heritage site; visit the Pagoda Optional 2 nights Hong Kong Stopover: from $298 per person twin share, including 2 nights accommodation of Six Harmonies; taste the famous with daily breakfast at Park hotel, return airport/hotel/airport transfers. 8 www.travman.com.au www.travman.com.au 9
  6. 6. Golden Way 10 days land only from $1584 pp A unique tour for you to discover seven UNESCO Day 8 Sat: Shanghai Golden Way Code: BXS Shanghai, originally a sleepy fishing town, Tour commencing Air & Taxes Total Land Sites and to attend the must-see event Shanghai now is China’s most amazing cosmopolitan Dates in Beijing Land Price Only & populous city, regarded as the citadel World Expo 10. of China’s modern economy. Start your 2010 Apr 3*, 10*, 17, 24 2702 256 2958 1752 tour in the old Chinatown followed by May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 2702 256 2958 1752 Yu Garden, a classical Chinese garden Jun 5, 12, 19*, 26* 2646 256 2902 1696 Itinerary with 30 pavilions linked by a maze of Jul 3*, 10*, 17, 24, 31 2646 256 2902 1696 corridors and bridges over a pond; in the Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 2646 256 2902 1696 Day 1 Sat: Australia – Beijing watch a 3D film at Beijing City Planning afternoon visit the Shanghai Museum & Sep 4, 11, 18*, 25* 2777 256 3033 1827 Depart Australia to Beijing; upon your Museum to understand the city’s glorious stroll on the People’s Square; this evening Oct 2*, 9, 16, 23, 30 2777 256 3033 1827 arrival at Beijing International Airport, you history; in the afternoon experience a ride enjoy the astonishing Shanghai Acrobatic Nov 6, 13, 20, 27* 2646 256 2902 1696 will be met & transferred to Days Hotel & on the rickshaw to see the local Hutong; Show. (B/L/D) Dec 4, 11, 18 3084 256 3340 1584 Suites or similar hotel for four nights. tonight you will be treated with Peking 2011 Facts File Day 9 Sun: Shanghai Duck Dinner. (B/L/D) Day 2 Sun: Beijing Full day to explore Shanghai World Expo10, Jan 1 3084 256 3340 1584 Comfortably paced group tour Start your tour at Tiananmen Square, Day 5 Wed: Fly Beijing – Xian which covers an area of 5.6 square kms Jan 15, 29 2534 256 2790 1584 Tour starts Saturday in Beijing the biggest public square in the world; Take the early morning flight to Xian, one with 27 master halls including the Feb 12, 19, 26 2534 256 2790 1584 4 – 5 star accommodation explore the Forbidden City once the of the ancient Chinese capitals; rest of Australian Pavilion to showcase to the Mar 5, 12, 19, 26 2571 256 2827 1621 largest imperial palace; stroll through the day visit the Provincial History Museum world the full potential of urban life in Prices are based on twin share in A$. Guaranteed Departures Dates marked with * will add $180 pp for seasonal international flight surcharge. Beijing Olympic Center and Shanghai Summer Palace, a typical imperial garden and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, which the 21st Century. Shanghai World Expo Taxes are subject to change without notice. Single room supplement: $500. World Expo 10 included. and cruise on the shimmering waters of is considered the symbol of Xian; stay at officially starts from 1 May to 31 Oct 2010. Fly Qantas Airways Kunming Lake; take pictures of pandas Aurum International Hotel for two nights. If your stay in Shanghai is not within the Total price includes: Return economy class airfares All current taxes & fuel surcharges. Hong Kong stopover is available at Beijing Zoo. (B/L/D) (B/L/-) Expo period, a day excursion to the China domestic airfares & current taxes 9 nights 4 star twin share accommodation. ancient water town Zhujiajiao will be Sightseeing tours with entrance fees Round trip transfers in each city. Day 3 Mon: Beijing Day 6 Thu: Xian arranged. (B/L/-) Professional English speaking local guide Daily breakfast; lunches and dinners as specified. Peking duck dinner; Xian dumpling dinner Two cultural shows; one acrobatic show. After a visit to Beijing 2008 Olympic Centre A full day excursion to explore the Land only price: DOES NOT include international air travel to and from China. including the iconic Bird’s Nest and Water Terracotta Warriors and the Bronze Chariot Day 10 Mon: Shanghai – Australia International flights: Fly Qantas Airways ex SYD/MEL/BNE/ADL. Fly Cathay Pacific Airways ex PER. Cube, it is time to realize your dream of of the first emperor of China, one of the Free at leisure until being transferred to Pre tour accommodation in Beijing is available at cost of $198 per room per night with breakfast and arrival climbing the Great Wall, one of the seven greatest archaeological discoveries in the airport for flight home. (B/-/-) transfer included; Post tour accommodation in Shanghai is available at cost of $198 per room per night with breakfast and departure transfer included. man-made wonders of the world; this the 20th century; watch the Circle Vision Optional 2 nights Hong Kong Stopover: from $298 per person twin share, including 2 nights accommodation Day 11 Tue: Arrive Australia afternoon walk through the Sacred Way Movie about the emperor; on the way with daily breakfast at Park hotel, return airport/hotel/airport transfers. of Animals statues before exploring the back to the city visit the Ceramics & Ming Dynasty Imperial Tomb; relax tonight Pottery Centre; tonight taste the famous while enjoying a local cultural show. (B/L/D) dumpling dinner and enjoy the Tang Dynasty Show. (B/L/D) Day 4 Tue: Beijing An enjoyable morning to visit the Temple Day 7 Fri: Fly Xian – Shanghai of Heaven, an ancient and unique building Fly to Shanghai; stroll along the busy Bund, also named the Imperial Prayer Hall for visit Xintiandi, an area of restored Sikumen Harvest; have fun at the Echo Wall; take Houses; stay at Galaxy Hotel for three photos of local people demonstrating Taiqi; nights. (B/L/-) 10 www.travman.com.au www.travman.com.au 11
  7. 7. China Panorama Day 9 Sun: Shanghai – Suzhou Day 17 Mon: Kunming southernmost marine glacier. Its summit Travel on comfortable coach to Suzhou; Full day excursion to the Stone Forest; an is more than 5000 metres above sea level known as the Oriental Venice for its 80 hectare site of bizarre rock formations and we will travel up by cable car to enjoy exquisite canals and classic gardens; standing pillar-like, eroded over the the stunning view of the mountain ranges. visit the UNESCO site of Master of Nets millennia by water & wind. It is regarded Also visit Baisha Township and enjoy the 23 days land only from $4084 pp Garden and the Humble Administrator’s as a natural wonder on the earth. (B/L/-) Lijiang Impression Show. (B/L/-) Garden; enjoy a cruise on the Grand Canal to the picturesque Hanshan Temple; Day 18 Tue: Fly Kunming – Dali Day 22 Sat: Fly Lijiang – Chengdu stay at Bamboo Grove Hotel for one night. Transfer to the airport for flight to Dali, which Transfer to the airport for flight to Chengdu, (B/L/D) is renowned for its elegant and distinctive the capital city of Sichuan Province and architectural style of Bai Minority. (B/L/-) considered the hometown of the Panda; Day 10 Mon: Suzhou – Hangzhou stay at Tibet Hotel for two nights. (B/L/-) Travel to Hangzhou, regarded as the Day 19 Wed: Dali Paradise on the Earth; take a sampan The highlights of your full day tour include Day 23 Sun: Chengdu cruise on the picturesque West Lake, a the ancient Three Pagodas; cruise on the Today enjoy a special experience at the UNESCO heritage site; visit the Pagoda stunning Erhai Lake, and strolling along Giant Panda Research & Breeding Base of Six Harmonies; taste the famous the old town of Dali. (B/L/-) built for the captive conservation of the Dragon Well Tea at a local tea village; stay Pandas; continue to Sanxindui Museum Day 20 Thu: Dali – Lijiang to see the awesome ancient ceramics, at Ramada Haihua Lakeside Hotel. (B/L/-) Travel to Lijiang by road. Lijiang is a cultural jade, gold and bronze objects unearthed Day 11 Tue: centre for the Naxi ethnic minority people. in 1980s. (B/L/-) The tour presents you with a lifetime experience to Hangzhou – Wuzhen – Shanghai Explore the bustling local markets, cobbled Explore the best-preserved ancient streets and be amazed by the Naxi colorful Day 24 Mon: discover this vast land; it encompasses the breathtaking costumes. Stay at Jiannanchun Hotel for Fly Chengdu – Hong Kong – Australia water town Wuzhen before we return scenery and many UNESCO World Heritage & Natural to Shanghai to check in Galaxy Hotel two nights. (B/L/-) Transfer to the airport for flight to Australia for two nights. (B/L/D) via Hong Kong. (B) Sites, including the Giant Panda Breeding Center & Day 21 Fri: Lijiang Today we visit Yulong Snow Mountain, the Day 25 Tue: Arrive Australia Shanghai World Expo 10. Day 12 Wed: Shanghai Full day to explore Shanghai World Expo10, which covers an area of 5.6 square kms China Panorama Code: BXSSHCP with 27 master halls including the Tour commencing Air & Taxes Total Land Day 3 Mon: Beijing Day 6 Thu: Xian Australian Pavilion to showcase to the Dates in Beijing Land Price Only After a visit to Beijing 2008 Olympic Center A full day excursion to explore the world the full potential of urban life in 2010 including the iconic Bird’s Nest and Water Terracotta Warriors and Bronze Chariot the 21st Century. Shanghai World Expo Apr 10*, 17 5193 245 5438 4293 Cube, it is time to realize your dream of of the first emperor of China, one of the officially starts from 1 May to 31 Oct 2010. May 8, 22 5193 245 5438 4293 Facts File climbing the Great Wall, one of the seven greatest archaeological discoveries in If your stay in Shanghai is not within the Jun 5, 19 5118 245 5363 4293 man-made wonders in the world; this the 20th century; watch the Circle Vision Expo period, a day excursion to the Jul 10*, 24 5118 245 5363 4218 Comfortably paced group tour afternoon walk through the Sacred Way of Movie about the emperor; on the way back ancient water town Zhujiajiao will be Aug 7, 21 5118 245 5363 4218 Tour starts Saturday in Beijing Animals statues before exploring the Ming to the city visit the Ceramics & Pottery arranged. (B/L/-) Sep 4, 18 5305 245 5550 4405 4 – 5 star accommodation Dynasty Imperial Tomb; relax tonight while Centre; tonight taste the famous dumpling Oct 2*, 16 5305 245 5550 4405 Guaranteed Departures Day 13 Thu: Fly Shanghai – Guilin enjoying a local cultural show. (B/L/D) dinner and enjoy the Tang Dynasty Show. Nov 6, 20 5115 245 5360 4215 Beijing Olympic Centre and Shanghai Free at leisure until being transferred to the (B/L/D) Dec 4 5184 245 5429 4084 World Expo 10 included Day 4 Tue: Beijing airport for flight to Guilin; upon arrival met 2011 Fly Cathay Pacific Airways An enjoyable morning to visit the Temple Day 7 Fri: Fly Xian – Shanghai & transfer to Park Hotel for one night. (B) Jan 15,29 4984 245 5229 4084 Hong Kong stopover is available of Heaven, a unique & ancient building Fly to Shanghai; upon arrival met & Day 14 Fri: Guilin – Yangshuo Feb 12 4984 245 5229 4084 also named the Imperial Prayer Hall for transfer to your hotel; rest of the day Cruise on the legendary Li River; enjoy the Mar 12,19 5021 245 5266 4121 Itinerary Harvest; have fun at the Echo Wall; take at leisure; stay at Galaxy Hotel for two stunning views of the limestone mountains Prices are based on twin share in A$. photos of local people demonstrating Taiqi; nights. (B/L/-) & karsts peaks; explore the bustling local Dates marked with * will add $180 pp for seasonal international flight surcharge. Day 1 Sat: Australia – Beijing watch a 3D film at Beijing City Planning Taxes are subject to change without notice. Single room supplement: $1360. Day 8 Sat: Shanghai markets at Yangshuo; stay at Paradise Depart Australia to Beijing; upon your Museum to understand the city’s glorious Shanghai, originally a sleepy fishing town, Hotel for two nights. (B/L/-) Total price includes: arrival at Beijing International Airport, you history; in the afternoon experience a now is China’s most amazing cosmopolitan Return economy class airfares All current taxes & fuel surcharges will be met & transferred to Days Hotel & rickshaw ride to see the local Hutong; Day 15 Sat: Yangshuo China domestic airfares & current taxes 23 nights 4 star twin share accommodation tonight you will be treated with Peking & populous city, regarded as the citadel Sightseeing tours with entrance fees Round trip transfers in each city Suites or similar hotel for four nights. Full day free at leisure to explore this Duck Dinner. (B/L/D) of China’s modern economy. Start your Professional English speaking local guide Daily breakfast; lunches and dinners as specified fascinating town and its local villages. (B) Peking duck dinner; Xian dumpling dinner Three cultural shows; Lijiang Impression Show Day 2 Sun: Beijing tour in the old Chinatown followed by Land only price: DOES NOT include international air travel to and from China. Start your tour at Tiananmen Square, Day 5 Wed: Fly Beijing – Xian Yu Garden, a classical Chinese garden Day 16 Sun: Fly Guilin – Kunming International flights: Fly Cathay Pacific Airways ex MEL/SYD/PER; fly Qantas Airways ex BNE/ADL. the biggest public square in the world; Take the early morning flight to Xian, one with 30 pavilions linked by a maze of Return back to Guilin to explore the Pre tour accommodation in Beijing is available at cost of $198 per room per night with breakfast and arrival of the ancient Chinese capitals; rest of corridors and bridges over a pond; in the transfer included; Post tour accommodation in Shanghai is available at cost of $198 per room per night with explore the Forbidden City once the colourful Reed Flute Cave before breakfast and departure transfer included. largest imperial palace; stroll through the day visit the Provincial History Museum afternoon visit the Shanghai Museum & transferring to Guilin airport for flight to Optional 2 nights Hong Kong Stopover: from $258 per person twin share, including 2 nights accommodation Summer Palace, a typical imperial garden and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, which stroll on the People’s Square; this evening Kunming; stay at Kunming Hotel for two with daily breakfast at Park hotel, return airport/hotel/airport transfers. and cruise on the shimmering waters of is considered the symbol of Xian; stay at enjoy the astonishing Shanghai Acrobatic nights. (B/L/-) Kunming Lake; take pictures of pandas Aurum International Hotel for two nights. Show. (B/L/D) at Beijing Zoo. (B/L/D) (B/L/D) 12 www.travman.com.au www.travman.com.au 13
  8. 8. Majestic China 11 days land only from $1939 pp A real journey to discover the essence of the back to the city visit the Ceramics & Majestic China Code: SZLXB Pottery Centre; tonight taste the famous Tour commencing Air & Taxes Total Land ancient Chinese civilizations highlighted with dumpling dinner and enjoy the Tang Dates in Shanghai Land Price Only Dynasty Show. (B/L/D) many man-made wonders, amazing grottoes, 2010 Day 8 Fri: Fly Xian – Beijing Apr 16, 30 2945 256 3201 1995 temples and the Shaolin Martial Arts. Fly to Beijing; this afternoon explore the May 7, 14, 21 2945 256 3201 1995 Summer Palace, a UNESCO site and the Jun 18 2889 256 3145 1939 largest imperial garden; enjoy a cruise Jul 9*, 23 2889 256 3145 1939 Aug 6, 20 2889 256 3145 1939 on the shimmering Kunming Lake before Itinerary checking in to Days Hotel & Suites for Sep 3, 10, 17* 2992 256 3248 2032 Oct 8*, 15, 22, 29 2992 256 3248 2032 three nights; this evening watch a local Day 1 Fri: Australia – Shanghai Day 4 Mon: Shaolin Temple cultural show. (B/L/-) Nov 5 2907 256 3163 1957 Depart Australia for Shanghai; upon arrival We drive to Shaolin Temple, the cradle Prices are based on twin share in A$. at Pudong International Airport you will be of Chinese martial arts; watch the monks Dates marked with * will add $180 pp for seasonal international flight surcharge. Day 9 Sat: Beijing Facts File Taxes are subject to change without notice. Single room supplement: $550. met & transferred to the Galaxy Hotel for perform the martial arts and explore the Start your tour at Tiananmen Square, the two nights. Forest of Pagodas. After a tasty vegetarian biggest public square in the world; explore Total price includes: Comfortably paced group tour Return economy class airfares All current taxes & fuel surcharges lunch in the temple we drive to see China’s the Forbidden City, once the largest China domestic airfares & current taxes 10 nights 4 star twin share accommodation 4 – 5 star accommodation Day 2 Sat: Shanghai oldest surviving observatory; stay at imperial palace; stroll around the Temple Sightseeing tours with entrance fees Round trip transfers in each city Guaranteed Departures Shanghai, originally a sleepy fishing town, Professional English speaking local guide Daily breakfast; lunches and dinners as specified Huayang International Hotel for two nights. of Heaven, a unique & ancient building Beijing Olympic Center included now is China’s most amazing cosmopolitan Peking duck dinner; Xian dumpling dinner Two cultural shows; one acrobatic show (B/L/D) also named the Imperial Prayer Hall for Land only price: DOES NOT include international air travel to and from China. Fly Qantas Airways & populous city, regarded as the citadel Harvest; have fun at the Echo Wall; take International flights: Fly Qantas Airways ex SYD/MEL/BNE/ADL/PER. Hong Kong stopover is available of China’s modern economy. Start your Day 5 Tue: Luoyang photos of local people demonstrating Pre tour accommodation in Shanghai is available at cost of $198 per room per night with breakfast and arrival tour in the old Chinatown followed by Today’s highlight is the Longmen Grottoes, Taiqi; enjoy the picture stop at the Panda transfer included; Post tour accommodation in Beijing is available at cost of $198 per room per night with Yu Garden, a classical Chinese garden a UNESCO World Heritage Site containing breakfast and departure transfer included. Zoo to see the Giant Pandas. (B/L/D) Optional 2 nights Hong Kong Stopover: from $298 per person twin share, including 2 nights accommodation with 30 pavilions linked by a maze of more than 100,000 images and statues with daily breakfast at Park hotel, return airport/hotel/airport transfers. corridors and bridges over a pond; in the of Buddha that were carved into the cliffs Day 10 Sun: Beijing afternoon visit the Shanghai Museum & during 400-600AD. (B/L/D) After a visit to Beijing 2008 Olympic Centre stroll on the People’s Square; this evening including the iconic Bird’s Nest and Water enjoy the astonishing Shanghai Acrobatic Day 6 Wed: Luoyang – Xian by train Cube, it is time to realize your dream of Show. (B/L/D) After a 5-hour train journey we arrive in climbing the Great Wall, one of the seven Xian, one of the most important ancient man-made wonders of the world; this Day 3 Sun: Fly Shanghai – Zhengzhou capitals in China; this afternoon we visit afternoon walk through the Sacred Way Explore the Jade Buddha Temple and the Provincial Museum; stay at Aurum of Animals Statutes before exploring the stroll on Nanjing Road; fly to Zhengzhou International Hotel for two nights. (B/L/D) Ming Dynasty Imperial Tomb; tonight enjoy the capital city of Henan Province, visit a Peking duck dinner. (B/L/D) the Provincial Museum to see impressive Day 7 Thu: Xian collections from the ancient Shang & Zhou A full day excursion to explore the Day 11 Mon: Fly Beijing – Australia Dynasties; stay at Grand Asia Hotel for Terracotta Warriors and Bronze Chariot Free at leisure until you will be transferred one night. (B/L/D) of the first emperor of China, one of the to the airport for flight home. (B) greatest archaeological discoveries in the 20th century; watch the Circle Vision Day 12 Tue: Arrive Australia Movie about the emperor; on the way 14 www.travman.com.au www.travman.com.au 15

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