12-Day Tour of China and Hong Kong
This 10-night, 12-day tour of China and Hong Kong from Intertrips.com includes roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Air China, some meals, hotel accommodations, tours, and air and bus transportation between cities.
Click here for a complete itinerary and more details. Here's an overview:
Beijing, Days 1–5
On the first leg of your trip, in China's capital, you'll visit the Forbidden City, home to the impressive Ming-era imperial palace where emperors ruled mainland China for more than 500 years.
Accommodations: You'll stay at the Four Points by Sheraton Beijing, a 4-star hotel in Beijing’s technology district.
Must-see: At the Great Wall of China, you'll hike along the Juyongguan Pass, a steeper portion of the wall that passes over rolling mountains.
Suzhou and Hangzhou, Days 5–7
Ancient cities with unique heritages, Suzhou and Hangzhou are located inland of coastal Shanghai. Often referred to as "The Venice of the East," Suzhou is renowned for its canals and high-quality silk. Hangzhou's major export is tea, but the city is best known for West Lake.
Accommodations: The 4-star Grand Metropark Hotel Suzhou and the 4.5-star Crowne Plaza Hangzhou Xanadu Resort are your home bases for this leg of the trip.
Must-see: Hangzhou's stunning West Lake—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—resembles a sprawling traditional Chinese garden, with dense forests, multiple ponds, and several surrounding pagodas and temples.
Shanghai, Days 8–10
Located on the coast of the East China Sea between Beijing and Hong Kong, Shanghai boasts the largest metropolitan population in the world and features a blend of modern high-rises and traditional architecture.
Accommodations: You'll stay at the Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel, a 4.5-star property.
Must-see: The Shanghai Museum features 120,000 works of art, including ancient Chinese bronzes, paintings, and calligraphy.
Hong Kong, Days 11–12
On a tour of Hong Kong Island, you'll browse Stanley Market’s silk and souvenir stalls and see the floating village in Aberdeen—home to a sizable population living on boats and the famous Jumbo Kingdom floating seafood restaurant.
Accommodations: For the final days of your trip, you'll stay at Langham Place Hotel Hong Kong, a 5-star hotel.
Must-see: Head up to Victoria Peak for a panoramic view of the Hong Kong skyline and harbor.
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