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From £45 - For China

All pre-booked day trips are operated by C.I.T.S which is a state owned and operated company. These trips will operate as groups and you should expect to meet other western tourists.

FROM BEIJING

Great Wall

Includes: Ming Tombs
The well-preserved sections of the Great Wall in Beijing are China’s most famous tourist site. These sections are mainly the remains from the Ming Dynasty, an era of tremendous construction. This area of the Wall is to the North of Beijing around 70 kms from the city centre. Here you will see a small section to include several passes and lookout towers. Lunch. This afternoon you will visit the Ming tombs. The general name given to the Mausoleums of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1664). The Mausoleums have been perfectly preserved and the site has a high cultural and historic value.
English speaking guide.
Coach pick up from your hotel at 8am.
Expect to return 5pm.
£45 per person

The Forbidden City

Also includes: Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace.
A full-day look into the lives of the Emperors. The Forbidden City lies at the heart of Beijing - it was the Imperial enclave of the city, entrance was “forbidden” to common citizens. Within this enormous city-within-a-city are museums, temples, and even, ehem, Starbucks. After lunch (included) the tour continues to the Temple of Heaven, a Daoist temple where the Emperors prayed for good fortune for their people. Finally we visit the Summer Palace, laid-out in oriental gardens around a huge lake. The Gardens represent the high point of their kind, and are recognised by UNESCO.
English speaking guide.
Coach pick up from your hotel at 8am.
Expect to return 5pm.
£55 per person

Guilin day trip

The Li River is the connecting water way between Guilin and Yangshuo and is one of the main tourist attractions of the area. The River forms a green belt with the mountains on either side. You will cruise the 83 km stretch between the towns on a tourist pleasure boat. Water buffalo patrol the fields, school kids and fisherman float by on bamboo rafts. With its breathtaking scenery and taste of a life far removed from the concrete metropolis. A very relaxing day.
Coach pick up from your hotel at 08.20am.
Expect to return 5pm.
£70 per person



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