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17 Day China & Japan Escapade

  Tour Code: 7AE17JC
Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Hong Kong,Tokyo optional extension to Kyoto


Day 1 • Depart for Beijing
Fly from San Francisco to China's capital city, Beijing.


Day 2 • Arrive Beijing, China
On arrival, you will be escorted to your hotel.
The Peninsula Hotel, 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 for a panoramic view of the city. Tonight, toast you arrival in China with a glass of wine at a delicious Peking Duck welcome dinner party.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Party

Day 4 • Beijing

Walk along the Great Wall today. Stroll along the Sacred Way to the Ming Tombs and Chang Ling Exhi­bition Hall, then visit a cloisonn factory and watch the skilled artisans at work. Buffet dinner at The Peninsula.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet Dinner

Day 5 • Beijing/Shanghai

Morning is at leisure. Afternoon we fly to Shanghai. Check into your hotel, then enjoy a buffet dinner in the hotel.
Le Royal Meridien
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 shopping street, a carpet factory, The Yu Garden, The Bund and the Children's Palace. Lunch is at the Wanxihe Restaurant. Tonight, after dinner at LuLu Restaurant, 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, Buffet Dinner

Day 8 • Xi'an

See the famed terra-cotta warriors and Bronze Chariot. Enjoy the Circle Vision Movie. On to visit to the Shaanxi Provincial Historical Museum with our exclusive appreciation visit of the private artifact room where you may handle some of the ancient treasures from the museum's collection. A sumptuous dumpling lunch at Defachang Restaurant. This evening, enjoy dinner and a fabulous 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. In the afternoon fly to Guilin, set in the heart of a magnificent landscape. Chinese dinner at the Sheraton.
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. Buffet dinner at the Sheraton.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet Dinner


Day 11 • Guilin/Hong Kong

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

Day 12 • Hong Kong

Tour passes through Hong Kong's Stanley Market, Repulse Bay and a sampan ride to see the floating community of Aberdeen. Then up to Victoria Peak for the panoramic views.
MEALS: American Breakfast

Day 13 • Hong Kong

Free day to explore, or choose one of our optional tours.
MEALS: American Breakfast

Day 14 • Depart Hong Kong to Tokyo, Japan.

Arrive in Tokyo , Japan . Check into your hotel.
Tokyo Prince Hotel Park Tower

Day 15 • Tokyo

Morning tour visits the Tokyo Tower for views from its Observation Deck. Then see the Imperial Palace Plaza and Asakusa Kannon Temple , with its Nakamise shopping arcade. Finally, visit Tasaki Pearl Gallery. Balance of the day at leisure.
MEALS: American Breakfast

Day 16 • Hong Kong

Morning tour visits the Tokyo Tower for views from its Observation Deck. Then see the Imperial Palace Plaza and Asakusa Kannon Temple, with its Nakamise shopping arcade. Finally, visit Tasaki Pearl Gallery. Balance of the day at leisure.
MEALS: American Breakfast

Day 17 • Tokyo

Depart Tokyo for your return flight home or continue your exploration of Japan with our 3-day extension to Kyoto , the city of ancient temples which are all UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
MEALS: American Breakfast


Day 17 • Tokyo/Kyoto*

Depart Tokyo by Bullet Train for a 3-day extension to Kyoto , Japan , the city of ancient temples which are all UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Check into your hotel on arrival in Kyoto .
Ana Hotel Kyoto
MEALS: American Breakfast
*Luggage will be transported separately by truck to Kyoto.

Day 18 • Kyoto

On a morning tour, see the gracious spirit of Old Japan in the elegant Kinkakuji Temple 's Golden Pavilion, replicating itself and its lush park setting in a pond, and impressive Nijo Castle (or Ryoanji Temple ). Tour will continue to the Imperial Palace or a visit to Higashi Honganji Temple . Your tour ends with a visit to the Kyoto Handicraft Center .

Day 19 • Kyoto

Depart Kyoto for your return flight to the US.
MEALS: American Breakfast

3-Day Kyoto Extension**
Tour Code: 7CE03KY
$798 † Per Person
$240 † Single Supplement

Tokyo/Kyoto by Bullet Train
Ana Hotel Kyoto (Deluxe)
Breakfast daily
Transfers & baggage handling
Day tour of Kyoto
The Kyoto Extension is only available for departure
cities in Zones 3 & 4.

BEIJING: 3 Nights Peninsula Hotel, Beijing (5-Star)

Tiananmen Square,Forbidden City's Imperial Palace with living quarters, museum and jewelry sections, Hutong Tour including a visit with a local family, Drum Tower, Peking Duck Dinner Party at The Peninsula,Great Wall, Sacred Way to Ming Tombs, Chang Ling Exhibition Hall• Cloisonn Factory
SHANGHAI: 3 Nights Le Royal Meridien Shanghai
Buffet dinner at Le Royal Meridien , Shanghai Museum including handheld recorder, Nanjing Road or Huai Hai Shopping Streets , Yu Garden, The Bund , Children's Palace , Carpet Factory , Dinner at LuLu Restaurant , Acrobatic Show
XI'AN: 2 Nights Shangri-La Golden Flower (5-Star)
Buffet dinner at Shangri-La , Terra-Cotta Warriors , Bronze Chariot , Circle Vision Movie , Shaanxi Provincial Historical Museum with private visit to the museum's artifact room where you may hold some of the national treasures of the museum , Dumpling Lunch at Defachang Restaurant , Tang Dynasty Theatre Dinner and Show , Wild Goose Pagoda
GUILIN: 2 Nights Sheraton Guilin Hotel (Deluxe)

Deluxe Li River Day Cruise to Yangshuo with lunch on board , Reed Flute Cave, Fu Bo Hill , Dim Sum Lunch at the Sheraton
HONG KONG: 3 Nights Inter Continental Grand Stanford Hotel
Stanley Market,Repulse Bay,Sampan Ride at Aberdeen, Victoria Peak
TOKYO: 3 Nights Tokyu Prince Hotel Park Tower
City tour including Tokyo Tower , Imperial Palace Plaza ,Asakusa Kannon Temple , Tasaki Pearl Gallery

Round-trip transpacific air transportation
United Mileage Plus® members earn: frequent flyer credit with the purchase of each air/land tour package
All intra-Japan & China air/land transportation
Escorted throughout China by a professional Tour Manager; Locally Guided in Japan and Hong Kong
15 nights in five-star & deluxe hotels
14 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
Round-trip transfers between airport and hotel, baggage handling, hotel taxes and service charges
Sightseeing, cultural activities and performances as noted
$100,000 Automatic Flight Insurance for transpacific air ticketed by PDTours
USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program


Tour Cost (Per Person)†




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Special Notes:
East Coast Cities & 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 or Tokyo/Beijing airfare; initial arrival, final departure and Day 8 transfers are not included.
Tour fares are subject to change.



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.

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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