Welcome to China
On arrival at Shanghai International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Shanghai, on China’s central coast, is the country's biggest city and a global financial hub. Its heart is the Bund, a famed waterfront promenade lined with colonial-era buildings. Across the Huangpu River rises the Pudong district’s futuristic skyline, including 632m Shanghai Tower and the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, with distinctive pink spheres. Sprawling Yu Garden has traditional pavilions, towers and ponds.
Overnight in Shanghai.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Spend a fantastic day getting to know the wonders of Shanghai: The beautiful Yu Garden and Old Market Town, the spectacular Bund, a choice of either Pearl City or Silk Factory stores, the serene Jade Buddha Temple, and the Xin Tian Di district. The Highlights of the tours includes, Stroll around the iconic Yu Garden, filled with traditional buildings, Appreciate the local lifestyle and culture as you explore vibrant markets.
The Yu Garden is an extensive Chinese garden located beside the City God Temple in the northeast of the Old Quarter. It was built by the Pan family during the Ming Dynasty in 1577, and has been restored as a national monument. Surrounding the gardens is the Old Market Town, a vibrant and lively place where you can see how the locals live, do some shopping and even taste traditional snacks. Next, take a walk along the Bund, the famous waterfront area in central Shanghai which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River. Famous for its pre-1949 architecture, the area is Shanghai's financial hub with numerous banks and shops that were established here since the 1930s.
Silk or pearls, the choice is yours, any of these visits will be a fascinating experience. In the Jade Buddha Temple, you will see the priceless collection of jade statues from Burma. Later, enjoy a moment of tranquility admiring the works of the Museum of Fine Arts, which has permanent exhibitions that you simply cannot miss. Finally, you will have the opportunity to relax in one of the most modern entertainment districts of Shanghai, Xin Tian Di, where you can visit exclusive bars and cafes or treat yourself with something to eat in a restaurant.
Discover the history and culture of Hang Zhou. Once Described by Marco Polo-Beyond dispute the finest and the noblest in the world. It has helped making Hang Zhou one of the leading tourist attractions in all of China. With its outstanding scenery, the area soon became popular with numerous artists, poets and painters seeking inspiration in this little bit of Paradise. You will first cruise across the West Lake to view unforgettable scenery such as the Three Pools Mirroring the Moon, the Bai and Su causeways, and Solitary Hill. The boat ride starts at the Fish and Flower harbor and ends up by the Shangri-la Hotel or reverse. After lunch, you will also visit Guo's Villa, the best existing traditional private garden in Hang Zhou. Dragon Well (Longjing) tea is famous throughout China, so you will be guided to the China Tea Museum and the Meijiawu Tea Plantation, to discover the history of Chinese tea and the tea ceremony. Before turning back to Shanghai, stop at the Qiantang River and overlook the Six Harmonies Pagoda.
Breakfast at the hotel
The day is free to relax or there are a variety of OPTIONAL TOURS that you can choose from.
Su Zhou and Zhou Zhuang, Water Village Day Tour
Discover the water village and ancient city culture of China by visiting Su Zhou and Zhou Zhuang.
You will experience two picturesque towns - Su Zhou and Zhou Zhuang, each unique in the splendours they reveal. Su Zhou is one of the oldest towns in the Yangtze basin, founded in 600 BC. With its interconnected waterways and beautiful environment, the city is often referred to as The Venice of the East. Su Zhou was one of the few cities in China to escape the ravages of the Cultural Revolution and its famous gardens survived almost intact. Visit the Master of Nets Garden, Panmen Ancient City wall, Grand Canal and Silk factory. After lunch, travel to Zhou Zhuang which is well known for its beautiful environment and simple Architecture, well preserved for over 900 years. The majority of the town's residences were built in the Ming and Qing Dynasties and nearly 100 classic courtyards and 60 carved-brick archways are still in use. Visit the old residence in the old town and take a boat ride there. Transfer to Shanghai after sightseeing.
Cost per person AED 550.00
Evening City Lights and Huangpu River Cruise
Relax and unwind as you soak up the sights of the bustling city of Shanghai with a cruise on the Huangpu River, a walk along the Bund and Nanjing Road.
Highlights includes: Cruise along the gentle waters of the Huangpu River, Take a stroll along the world-famous Bund and admire the dazzling lights of the city. Discover Nanjing Road and the Lujiazui Commercial Area lit up at night. Discover the beauty of Shanghai with an eye-opening and tranquil evening tour.
Cost per person AED 375.00
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 3990/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
If you are interested in going ahead with this booking, we would require deposits or payments as follows either in the form of cash or cheque:
Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class airfare from Dubai / Shanghai / Dubai.
4 Nights accommodation in Shanghai-based on double room occupancy.
Return airport transfers in Shanghai on private car.
Sightseeing tours in Shanghai on seat in coach.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.