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14 Day Golden Route Imperial Experience

  

Tour Code: 7CX14GR
FULLY ESCORTED • SMALL GROUPS
Visits: Beijing Xi'an Shanghai Guilin Hong Kong

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY:

Day 1 Depart San Francisco for Beijing
Fly transpacific aboard United Airlines.

CHINA

Day 2 Arrive Beijing
On arrival, you will be escorted to your hotel.
The Peninsula Beijing

Day 3 Beijing

Visit Tiananmen Square and the Imperial Palace in the Forbidden City, including the jewelry section. This afternoon, a fun-filled pedicab ride takes you through the Hutong district's ancient narrow streets to enjoy a close-up look at the heritage of this exciting city, including a visit with a local family. Then make a stop at the Drum Tower (Gu Lou) for a panoramic view of the city. Tonight, your welcome dinner party at the hotel features cocktails before the Peking Duck dinner.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Party

Day 4 Beijing

Walk along the Great Wall today and then visit a cloisonn factory. Later, stroll along the Sacred Way to the Ming Tombs and Chang Ling Exhi­bition Hall. Dinner at the hotel.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet Dinner

Day 5 Beijing /Shanghai

Late morning flight to Shanghai. Check into your Five-Star hotel, then enjoy dinner in the hotel.
Le Royal Meridien Shanghai
MEALS: American Breakfast, Buffet Dinner

Day 6 Shanghai

Sightseeing highlights: the Shanghai Museum, including handheld recorder pointing out the special features of the museum's permanent collection, Nanjing or Huai Hai Road for shopping, a carpet factory, The Yu Garden, The Bund and the Children's Palace. Enjoy a dim sum lunch. Tonight, after dinner, attend a performance of the renowned Shanghai acrobats.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Shanghai/Xi'an

The morning is at leisure. Afternoon, fly to historic Xi'an, then enjoy a buffet dinner at your hotel. Shangri-La Golden Flower, Xi'an
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet Dinner

Day 8 Xi'an

Visit the famed life-sized terra-cotta legion of warriors, buried with the emperor for over 2,200 years, Circle Vision Movie and the Bronze Chariot. Enjoy a dumpling lunch at the renowned Defachang Restaurant. Later, visit the Shaanxi Provincial Historical Museum with our exclusive visit to the private artifact room where you may handle some of the national treasures from the museum's collection. Tonight, from your front section seats enjoy an entertaining dinner and show at the Tang Dynasty Theatre.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Special Lunch, Dinner Show

Day 9 Xi'an/Guilin

This morning visit the exquisitely constructed Wild Goose Pagoda. Then in the afternoon fly to Guilin, set in the heart of a magnificent landscape.
Sheraton Guilin Hotel
MEALS: American Breakfast, Dinner in Hotel

Day 10 Guilin

A deluxe cruise on an air-conditioned boat along the Li River reveals the haunting beauty of Guilin's mist-wrapped peaks en route to Yangshuo. Enjoy lunch on board the boat.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet Dinner/Western Dinner

HONG KONG

Day 11 Guilin/Hong Kong

This morning, see dramatic rock formations at Reed Flute Cave and Fu Bo Hill. Enjoy a lunch of dim sum specialties. Then take a late afternoon flight to exciting Hong Kong.
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch in Hotel

Day 12 Hong Kong

Today we show off this dynamic city: See Stanley Market, fashionable Repulse Bay followed by a sampan tour of the community at Aberdeen. Ride to the summit of Victoria Peak which affords unsurpassed panoramic vistas of the city.
MEALS: American Breakfast

Day 13 Hong Kong

The day is free to follow your own pursuitsCperhaps indulge in some last-minute bargain hunting, cruise on the harbor or explore the dramatic Cultural Center. Or choose one of our optional tours (see optional tours page).
MEALS: American Breakfast

Day 14 Depart Hong Kong for San Francisco

Board United Airlines for your return flight home.


CULTURAL HIGHLIGHTS:
BEIJING: 3 Nights The Peninsula Beijing (5-Star)

Tiananmen Square • Forbidden City's Imperial Palace with living quarters, museum and jewelry sections • Peking Duck Welcome Dinner Party • Great Wall • Cloisonn Factory • Sacred Way to Ming Tombs • Chang Ling Exhibition Hall • Hutong Tour
SHANGHAI: 2 Nights Le Royal Meridien Hotel
Yu Garden • Shanghai Museum • Nanjing or Huai Hai Road Emporiums • Carpet Factory • The Bund • Children's Palace Performance • Acrobatic Show
XI'AN: 2 Nights Shangri-laGolden Flower, Xi'an (5-Star)
Buffet Dinner • Terra-Cotta Warriors • Circle Vision Movie • Bronze Chariot • Dumpling Lunch at Defachang Restaurant • Shaanxi Provincial Historical Museum with private visit to museum's artifact room to handle national treasures of the museum's collection • Tang Dynasty Theatre Dinner Show • Wild Goose Pagoda
GUILIN: 2 Nights Sheraton Guilin Hotel (Deluxe)
Li River Day Cruise • Reed Flute Cave • Fu Bo Hill • Dim Sum Lunch
HONG KONG: 3 Nights Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel (5-Star)
Stanley Market • Repulse Bay • Aberdeen • Victoria Peak


ALL INCLUSIVE FEATURES:
Round-trip transpacific air transportation
United Mileage Plus ® members earn: frequent flyer credit with the purchase of each air/land tour package
All intra-China air/land transportation
Fully Escorted from arrival in Asia by our professional U.S.Tour Director
12 nights in select Five-Star hotels
11 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
Round-trip transfers between airport and hotel, baggage handling, hotel taxes and service charges
Comprehensive sightseeing, special cultural activities and performances as noted
$100,000 Automatic Flight Insurance for transpacific air ticketed by PDTours
USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program


WEDNESDAY DEPARTURES; TUESDAY ARRIVALS ON UNITED AIRLINES:

Tour Cost (Per Person)†

Departure Date

Return
Date

LAND ONLY

AIR & LAND
from
San Francisco

AIR & LAND
from
New York

Single
Supp.

2007

Apr 11

Apr 24

$3,448

$3.988

$4,148

$1,520

Apr 18

May 1

$3,168

$3,708

$3,868

$1,210

May 9

May 22

$3,168

$3,708

$3,868

$1,210

May 23

Jun 5

$3,168

$3,868

$4,028

$1,210

Jun 13

Jun 26

$3,068

$3,768

$3,928

$1,090

Jun 20

Jul 3

$3,068

$3,868

$4,028

$1,090

Jul 18

Jul 31

$2,978

$3,778

$3,938

$1,060

Aug 8

Aug 21

$2,978

$3,778

$3,938

$1,060

Sep 5

Sep 18

$3,498

$4,198

$4,358

$1,570

Sep 12

Sep 25

$3,498

$4,198

$4,358

$1,570

Sep 19

Oct 2

$3,498

$4,198

$4,358

$1,570

Sep 26

Oct 9

$3,498

$4,198

$4,358

$1,570

Oct 3

Oct 16

$3,498

$4,198

$4,358

$1,570

Oct 10

Oct 23

$3,498

$4,198

$4,358

$1,570

Oct 17

Oct 30

$3,498

$4,198

$4,358

$1,570

Oct 24

Nov 6

$3,498

$4,198

$4,358

$1,570

Oct 31

Nov 13

$3,498

$4,038

$4,198

$1,570

Nov 7

Nov 20

$3,198

$3,738

$3,898

$1,240

Nov 14

Nov 27

$3,058

$3,598

$3,758

$1,150

Dec 5

Dec 18

$2,908

$3,528

$3,688

$990

2008:

Jan 9

Jan 22

$2,908

$3,528

$3,688

$990

Feb 20

Mar 5

$2,988

$3,528

$3,688

$1,070

Mar 5

Mar 18

$3,098

$3,638

$3,798

$1,130

Mar 12

Mar 25

$3,098

$3,638

$3,798

$1,130

Special Notes:
• Other Gateways: For domestic Add-On airfares from interior U.S. cities to San Francisco, refer to Add-On Fare Chart below.
• Air taxes and fuel surcharges are additional and subject to change.
• Land Only rate does not include transpacific air, or initial arrival and final departure transfers in Asia.
• Tour fares are subject to change.


BUSINESS CLASS AIR UPGRADE AVAILABLE

UNITED AIRLINES ADD-ON AIRFARE CHART

ZONE 1: Not Applicable

Honolulu, HI

ZONE 2: No Additional Charges

Los Angeles, CA

Portland, OR

Seattle, WA

 

ZONE 3: Add $40.00 to San Francisco tour fare

Eugene, OR

Las Vegas, NV

Phoenix, AZ

Sacramento, CA

Fresno, CA

Palm Springs, CA

Reno, NV

Spokane, WA

ZONE 4: Add $100.00 to San Francisco tour fare

Albuquerque, NM

Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX

Houston, TX

San Antonio, TX

Austin, TX

Denver, CO

Salt Lake City, UT

 

ZONE 5: Add $120.00 to San Francisco tour fare

Anchorage, AK

Kansas City, MO

Omaha, NE

 

Detroit, MI

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

  

ZONE 6: Add $140.00 to San Francisco tour fare

Chicago, IL

Columbus, OH

Memphis, TN

St. Louis, MO

Cincinnati, OH

Green Bay, WI

Milwaukee, WI

 

Cleveland, OH

Indianapolis, IN

Nashville, TN

 

ZONE 7: Add $160.00 to San Francisco tour fare

New York, NY

Newark, NJ

  

ZONE 8: Add $240.00 to San Francisco tour fare

Baltimore, MD

Hartford, CT

Pittsburgh, PA

Syracuse, NY

Boston, MA

Manchester, NH

Richmond, VA

Washington, DC

Buffalo, NY

Philadelphia, PA

Rochester, NY

 

ZONE 9: Add $320.00 to San Francisco tour fare

Atlanta, GA

Greensboro, NC

Orlando, FL

West Palm Beach, FL

Charlotte, NC

Jacksonville, FL

Raleigh-Durham, NC

 

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Miami, FL

Tampa, FL

 

If your city is not shown on the lists above, please call us for information.

IMPORTANT NOTE :
The above add-on fares are applicable only when using flights on United Airlines. Valid from April 1, 2007 C March 31, 2008. Fares subject to change.

  


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