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Shanghai & Beijing

The Bund, Shanghai
The Bund, Shanghai
Tiananmen Square, Beijing
Tiananmen Square, Beijing
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Bird's Nest Stadium, Beijing
Bird's Nest Stadium, Beijing
Yu Yuan Garden, Shanghai
Yu Yuan Garden, Shanghai
Panda Zoo, Beijing
Panda Zoo, Beijing
Shanghai Cityscape
Shanghai Cityscape
Holiday Inn Express, Beijing
Holiday Inn Express, Beijing
Huangpu River, Shanghai
Huangpu River, Shanghai
5 Days 4 Nights Beijing & Shanghai Package
Shanghai, whose names means "on the sea" was the first Chinese coastal port to be opened to Western trade. At present it is the country's industrial and commerce center. Feast your eyes on the urbanized life of China through Shanghai's modern skyscrapers, amazing skylines, exhilarating nightlife, luxurious hotels and incredible architectures. China is the perfect blend of past and present. The historical attractions of Beijing depicts the bygone years of China. It is recognized as one of the great cities of the world. It hosts the renowned Great Wall of China, Forbidden Temple and other cultural landmarks. Beijing also boasts the finest of cuisine, shopping, and entertainment.
Overview
Your holiday to China's two major cities comes complete with accommodation and daily breakfast in Beijing and Shanghai, roundtrip airport transfers, one-way train ticket from Shanghai to Beijing and guided city tours. Enjoy a day of leisure in Shanghai city then see its prominent attractions via guided city tour. Cross Huangpu River sightseeing tunnel, have an outside picture taking at the Oriental TV Tower and get acquainted with Shanghai's colorful history at Shanghai Museum. Take in the classic combination of nature and heritage attractions as you visit the Yuyuan Garden and Bazaar. Head to Xin Tian Di Entertainment Complex for an amazing lifestyle experience and shop at Nanjing Road, a must-visit shopping destination in the city. See Shanghai's pride - The Bund, and be captivated by its rich architectural design. Your Shanghai holiday wouldn't be complete without shopping for local Chinese souvenirs and other products at the Silk Museum and Nanjing Road. Drop by and learn all about the largest producer of Chinese traditional medicine at Tong Ren Tang. Head off to Beijing via China's High Speed Railway or locally called Jinghu High Speed Railway, considered as the world's fastest scheduled train cutting the average travel time by more than half. Upon arrival, visit the major landmarks of Beijing such as the heritage sites of Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and the Juyongguan Great Wall. See the many great creations at the Jade Museum. Meet up close the famed pandas at the Panda Zoo. Take a short stop at the Olympic sites - Bird's Nest and Water Cube, for a picture taking then go on a shopping spree at Wangfujing Street.
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Location: Manila to Shanghai and Beijing

Travel: (Manila to Shanghai) Two (2) hours and 45 minutes via air travel

Must Try

Beijing

  • Cultural heritage tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Juyongguan Great Wall
  • Visit the Jade Museum
  • Photo op at the 2008 Olympic Sites
  • Tour to Chinese Herbal Medicine Research Facility
  • Shopping at Wangfujing street and Silk Mall

Shanghai

  • Scenic tours at Yu Garden
  • Shop and stroll at the People's Square, Xin Tian Di Entertainment Complex, Nanjing Road, The Bund, Tian Zi Fang, and Huai Hai Road
  • Sightseeing at the Pudong Sightseeing Tunnel
  • Visit the Tong Ren Tang, Tian Mai Jade, Silk Museum, and Muslim Church
  • Photo op outside the Pearl of the Oriental Tower TV

Must See

Beijing

  • Tiananmen Square - one of the popular landmarks in Beijing, China where one can find the Great Hall of the People, Monument to the People's Heroes, Mao Zedong Memorial Hall and Tiananmen Tower
  • Forbidden City - also known as the Palace Museum, the Forbidden City is the imperial palace to 24 Chinese during the Qing and Ming dynasties
  • Juyongguan Great Wall - a former fortress linked to the Great Wall of China where many battles took place. Apart from its historical significance, the Juyongguan Great Wall is an attraction to behold where it is surrounded by lush greeneries, colorful flowers and huge mountains.
  • Jade Museum - houses the largest collection of jade sculptures.
  • Beijing Olympic sites - The National Stadium hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics. specifically the football, track and field competitions, opening and closing ceremonies. Its architectural design resembles a bird's nest and has become a unique attraction in Beijing. The 2008 Olympic swimming, diving, synchronized swimming and water-polo competitions took place at The National Aquatics Center or popularly called the Water Cube. The center appears as a huge blue box with steel-frames structured like bubbles.
  • Summer Palace - the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China
  • Wangfujing Street - 700-year-old commercial street that houses a wide variety of shops and boutiques selling both world-famous brands and traditional commodities
  • Pearl store - unlike what the name suggests, this market has a lot more to offer: from general merchandise to food to pearl
  • Silk Museum

Shanghai

  • Yu Garden - China's famous ancient garden thats exemplifies Qing architectural designs where tourists can enjoy a cultural heritage tour. Streets nearby are lined with various shops that sell local goods and souvenirs.
  • People's Sqaure - this former race track is now transformed into a lovely park that hosts several shopping establishment, famous buildings such as Municipal Government Mansion, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Grand Theater and Urban Planning Exhibition Hall and A beautiful musical fountain is located at the central plaza.
  • Xin Tian Di Entertainment Complex - radiates the perfect blend of historical and contemporary establishments. Buildings depict Shikumen design while its interiors are of modern international concepts. Several shops, cafes, upscale boutiques and restaurants dot the popular entertainment complex.
  • The Bund - clusters of commercial houses, grand establishments and buildings that depict rich European architecture are seen along the Bund, which is situated on the east bank of the Huangpu River.
  • Nanjing Road - popularly known as the leading commercial street in China. Nanjing Road hosts a variety of shops from the the most luxurious finds to the cheapest bargains.
  • Tianmai Jade - offers tourists a chance to see the jade craftsmanship in China.
  • Silk Shop - features a wide collection of locally made fabrics with excellent silk quality. Silk is China's national treasure and among its leading products.
  • Tong Ren Tang - a Chinese pharmaceutical company and largest producer of Chinese traditional medicine
  • Pudong (Bund) Sightseeing Tunnel - a virtual underground that passes through Huangpu River connecting The bund and Pudong District
  • Tian Zi Fang - a shopping and cafe area in Shanghai that was able to retain the organic and original feel of the Old French Quarter
  • Huai Hai Road - commercial street with French architecture that features what is trendy and fashionable in Shanghai

Local Eats

Beijing

  • Peking Duck - China's most famous gourmet where the duck is air-dried and roasted in the oven until it is golden brown. Thin slices of roasted Peking duck are best enjoyed with pancakes, leeks, cucumber, and sweet bean sauce.
  • Shaqima - Deep fried dough strips bathed in syrup and sliced into small pieces.
  • Xian Bing - A famous street food where minced pork is mixed with few chopped vegetables and wrapped in dough.

Shanghai

  • Shanghai-style Niangao - or also known as chao nian gao where sticky rice cake is rolled into a rod, sliced and stir-fried with leeks, pork.
  • Shanghai smoked fish - Fried Shanghai liangcai (cold fish) with sweet and savory brown sauce and roasted sesame seed
  • Ci fan - Glutinous rice balls stuffed with egg, ham, sugar, few vegetables, pork floss and Chinese dough.
  • Chinese-style fried chicken - Chicken fillet strips fried together with chopped dried chilies, garlic and ginger.
  • Pai gu nian gao - Also called pork chop with rice cakes. Deep-fried pork with sticky rice cake is bathed in gravy.

Day 01 Shanghai (D)

Arrive at Pudong International Airport, meet by guide welcome dinner at local Chinese restaurant, check-in at hotel rest of the day free for own leisure.

Day 02 Shanghai (B, L, D)

After hotel breakfast, compulsory tour to The Bund, cross Huangpu River sightseeing tunnel, outside picture taking of Oriental TV Tower, Shanghai Museum, Herbal shop, Yu Garden, Xin Tian Di Entertainment Complex, Silk Museum, Nanjing Road, Free Huang Pu River Cruise or of similar value

Day 03 Shanghai – Beijing (B, D)

After hotel breakfast, hotel check-out, free time till transfer to train station bound for Beijing via China’s High-Speed Railway (Jinghu High-Speed Railway) inclusive of the 2nd class ticket which is considered as the worlds fastest scheduled train in the world cutting the average travel time by more than half. Arrive Beijing; if early begin the tour at Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, tea house, dinner en route, and check-in at the hotel if arriving late, the tour will be transferred to 4th day or 5th day whichever is applicable

Day 04 Beijing (B, L, D)

After hotel breakfast, compulsory tour to Juyongguan Great Wall, Jade Museum, outside picture taking of Birds Nest and Water Cube, Panda Zoo, shopping at Wangfujing Street, lunch at the local Chinese restaurant, dinner at Quanjude Peking Duck restaurant. Overnight in Beijing.

Day 05 Beijing (B)

After hotel breakfast, check-out, free till transfer to airport for return flight.

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Itinerary is subject to change without prior notice due to availability and weather conditions.

Rate depends on travel dates and is subject to change without prior notice. Rate is applicable for double occupancy. Surcharge applies during peak season. Group rates are available upon request. Valid until March 31, 2019 only. Airfare not included.

Majesty Plaza Hotel (Shanghai) and Crowne Plaza Wangfujing (Beijing)
Duration: 5 Days /4 Nights Package Inclusions:
  • Two (2) nights accommodation in Shanghai
  • Two (2) nights accommodation in Beijing
  • Daily breakfast
  • Roundtrip airport transfers (SIC)
  • One-way 2nd Class High-Speed Train Coach Ticket / PVG – PEK or vice versa
  • Compulsory sightseeing tour as per above itineraries
    • Shanghai sights: The Bund, Cross Huangpu River Sightseeing Tunnel, outside picture taking of the Pearl of the Oriental TV Tower, Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, Xin Tian Di Entertainment Complex, Silk Museum, Nanjing Road
    • Beijing sights: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Juyongguan Great Wall, Jade Museum, outside picture taking Bird's Nest, Water Cube, Panda Zoo, Wangfujing Street
  • Six (6) local Chinese meals
  • Local English-speaking guide

SIC - seat in coach

from
USD619
per person