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Beijing 3 nights
Xi'an 2 nights
Chengdu 2 nights
Shanghai 3 nights
Day 1-5 Beijing & Xi'an: As per China Essential Itinerary.
Day 6 Xi'an: Today your guide will take you to visit the Terracotta Warriors, a stunning collection of 10,000 life-size statues of the Chinese army, made over 2,000 years ago, yet almost perfectly preserved. During the afternoon, visit the ancient city wall in Xi'an, best enjoyed through a peaceful stroll or alternatively you can hire a bicycle. It is the most complete city wall that has survived in China and one of the largest military defence systems in the world. This evening, enjoy the Tang Dynasty Show, a colourful performance of traditional music and dance.
Day 7 Xi'an/Chengdu: Begin with a visit to the Shaanxi Museum which houses over 250,000 artefacts including treasures from many periods of China's history. Continue to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and then visit the Muslim Quarter for a glimpses of local community life. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Chengdu.
Day 8 Chengdu: Day at leisure to explore independently. Alterantively, you can take an optional tour with lunch to the Leshan Giant Buddha, a 223 foot tall stone statue, built during the Tang Dynasty (additional expense).
Day 9 Chengdu: Visit the Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Centre where natural habitats have been created to provide the best possible environment for rearing and breeding these adorable animals. Afterwards, transfer to the airport for a flight to Shanghai.
Days 10-11 Shanghai: As day 8-9 in China Essential Itinerary.
Day 12 Shanghai: Your tour concludes with a transfer to the airport for your onward journey.
10 nights escorted coach tour from £2448pp
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