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Ancient and Modern China Experience


more deals, an offshoot of Pacific Delight Tours, is offering a 10-day program contrasting China's history with it's modernity. Starting at $1,699 per person, based on departure in April 2011, the tour operator's Ancient & Modern China itinerary covers historic Beijing and modern Shanghai, as well as the scenic beauty of Hangzhou and Suzhou.

The program begins in Beijing, where visitors will hit sites like Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, as well as the Great Wall of China. Travelers will also learn about the farming and cultivating of pearls in China with a visit to a local pearl factory, followed by a tour of the Summer Palace. A visit to the Temple of Heaven will be highlighted by the morning's Tai Chi ritual.

Travelers will next explore Suzhou, a well-known ancient water town referred to as "Venice of the East." A city tour in the morning will be followed by a stroll through Lingering Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In Hangzhou, travelers will begin with a tour of the Temple of the Soul's Retreat, one of the largest Buddhis temples in the Wulin Mountains.

Guests will enjoy a scenic drive to Shanghai where they will stroll through the old Shanghai Bazaar and learn about the delicate procedure and production of Chinese silk carpets. They will also have the opportunity to peruse over 120,000 ancient works of Chinese art at the Shanghai Museum. An optional night out to see the world-famous Shanghai Acrobatic Show will cost an additional $40 per person and includes dinner.

Starting rate of $1,699 is based on double occupancy accommodations with transpacific air from Los Angeles (add $200 per person for New York City).


Deal Dates: February 23, 2011 - April 30, 2011

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