Tour 2018

Chinese Charm With Hong Kong Tour 2018

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Tour Starting: August 17th - 26th, 2018

Day 01 : Board your flight at JFK International Airport
Day 02 :Welcome to Beijing, the Capital City of China! Enjoy Golden Mask Dynasty Show.

Welcome to Beijing, the Capital city of China. On arrival, you will be greeted by the Tour Manager/local representative outside the baggage hall area at the airport. Proceed to the hotel and check in (standard check in time 14.00 hrs). In the evening enjoy the famous Golden Mask Dynasty show – an awe inspiring show with grand sets, colorful costumes and spectacular performances. Tonight enjoy delicious Indian dinner at a local Indian restaurant.
Overnight at Hotel Jiangxi or similar in Beijing. (D)

Day 03 :Enjoy an exciting and unforgettable tour to the world famous Great Wall of China and Forbidden City.

In the morning after breakfast, visit the Forbidden City which was the Chinese imperial palace, since the start of Ming Dynasty until the end of the Qing Dynasty. For almost 500 years, it served as the home to the emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government. Visit the Jade Factory (compulsory stop). Experience local Chinese lunch. Later proceed on a guided tour of the renowned Great Wall of China, stretching to a length of around 5500 miles across China; we visit the Juyongguan pass section of the wall. Next proceed for photo stop at the Olympics Venue of 2008 with its Aqua Theatre, the “Bird’s Nest” stadium and the dragon shaped Olympic Office. Enjoy free time for shopping at Xiushui Market. Later proceed for dinner at local Indian restaurant and drive to hotel.
Overnight at Hotel Jiangxi or similar in Beijing. (B, L, D)

Day 04 :Visit Tiananmen Square. Train to Xian – the ancient city of Chang’an! See the famous Wild Goose Pagoda.

Today morning after breakfast check out, visit Tiananmen Square, one of the largest squares in the world, named after the Tiananmen Gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace) located to its North, separating it from the Forbidden City. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history. Visit Pearl Factory (Compulsory Government Stop). Later proceed to Beijing Railway station and board a high speed train to Xian. Today packed lunch will be provided. On arriving at Xian proceed for photo stop at Wild Goose Pagoda, where you will also see the colorful and musical fountain show which will leave you in awe. Tonight enjoy a delicious Indian dinner at a local Indian restaurant. Post dinner, check in at your hotel.
(NOTE - Today morning one bag per person will be couriered to Shanghai directly, so kindly carry a small handbag for overnight stay at Xian.)
Overnight at Skytel Hotel or similar in Xian. (B, L, D)

Day 05 :Visit the world famous Terra-Cotta warriors. Fly to Shanghai – the river city! Visit the observatory deck of Oriental Pearl TV Tower to get the panoramic view of the city.

After an American Breakfast proceed to visit Crockery Factory (Compulsory Government Stop) and the famous Terra Cotta warrior. Enjoy packed subway lunch and later proceed towards the domes (one way battery car for your convenience will be provided) where you can see life-size Terra Cotta warriors and horses arranged in battle formation. Also enjoy a 360 degree film presentation about the terracotta army; its history and formation. Later proceed to Xian Airport to board flight to Shanghai. On arrival at Shanghai, get ready to see splendid views of the city from the observatory deck at 263 meters of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, along with the Glass bottom Floor at 259 meters. Dinner at Indian restaurant and Check in to your Hotel.
Overnight at Days Hotel Fortune or similar in Shanghai. (B, L, D)

Day 06 :Visit the Shanghai Zoo to see the Pandas. Get on board the Huangpu River Cruise.

After breakfast at your hotel proceed to Shanghai Zoo to see the Giant Panda and the Red Panda. Sitting in the outdoor exhibition area you can see every move of the Panda. Visit the Silk Factory (Compulsory Stop). Enjoy lunch at an Indian restaurant. Enjoy photo stop at the famous Nanjing Road and Bund. Proceed to board the Huangpu River Cruise and experience the beautifully illuminated skyline of Shanghai. This evening you have the chance to enjoy the famous Acrobatic show where top artists display their prowess at trick cycling, spinning, juggling and Chinese dancing. Dinner at Indian restaurant.
Overnight at Days Hotel Fortune or similar in Shanghai. (B, L, D)

Day 07 :Fly to Hong Kong and proceed to Macau. Enjoy a tour of the historic city tour of Macau

After an American breakfast at your hotel, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight to Hong Kong. On Arrival, proceed to Macau by ferry. Start an exciting city tour of Macau by visit to A-Ma temple, Ruins of St. Paul’s church and drive past Penha Hill. Also you will drive pass the Macau Tower, one of the highest free standing towers in the world. In the evening, you can also try your luck at the numerous Casinos (on your own). (Dress code for Casino: Men - Trouser, Collared Shirt or Collared T-shirt, Shoes. Women - Western Formal, Shoes/ Sandals. Person Under 21 years old is not permitted to enter the casino.) Tonight enjoy a hot sumptuous dinner at local Indian restaurant.
Overnight at Regency Hotel or similar in Macau. (B,D)

Day 08 :Proceed to Hong Kong. Enjoy the city tour of Hong Kong Famous Victoria Peak.

After an American breakfast at your hotel, check out and proceed to the Hong Kong. On arrival, Lunch at Indian Restaurant. Then proceed for a Half Day City Tour of Hong Kong, get ready to catch a glimpse of the life–style of Hong Kong’s remaining fisher folk as you visit the Aberdeen Harbor. Also visit the most famous beach in Hong Kong - Repulse Bay Beach. Later visit the top attraction spot of Hong Kong - Victoria Peak. Victoria Peak which is 1811 feet above the sea level gives a breathtaking panoramic view of the city. Later visit Jewellery Factory. Enjoy a delicious dinner at local Indian restaurant.
Overnight at Harbour Plaza Resort City or similar in Hong Kong. (B, L, D)

Day 09 :Day free or chance to enjoy Hong Kong Disneyland

Today after an American breakfast, the day is free to enjoy shopping at various malls in Hong Kong (on your own) OR you have a chance to enjoy Hong Kong Disneyland. Get ready for some fun, adventure and entertainment. Enjoy the ‘Lion King’ show, see the delightful Mickeys Philamagic, see the outer-galaxy at the ‘Space Mountain’. Post lunch; prepare to be dazzled by the spectacular Disney Parade where all your loved Disney characters come to life. Begin new adventures in the western gold rush township known as Grizzly Gulch, exclusive to Hong Kong Disneyland! Explore the goldmines and the entire land of Grizzly Gulch on a high-speed, multidirectional terrain-style coaster Big Grizzly Mountain “Runaway Mine Cars”, and turn to the town’s active geyser bed Geyser Gulch for some great water play escapades. Come unearth your adventure in the great Wild West! If you still haven’t had your fill of fun, head for playtime in Toy Story Land. Andy’s speediest toy car RC Racer will take you on a 27 meter-high U-shaped rollercoaster ride that will get your adrenaline pumping. Then your mission includes falling from 25 meters high in the Toy Story Parachute Drop and chasing your tail in the Slinky Dog Spin. End the day with the dazzling firework show (subject to weather conditions).
Proceed for dinner at an Indian Restaurant.
Overnight at Harbour Plaza Resort City or similar in Hong Kong. (B,D)

Day 10 :Enjoy a city Tour of Hong Kong visiting Aberdeen Harbor, Repulse Bay Beach and then spend a fun-filled day at Ocean Park.

Today morning after an American breakfast, proceed to Ocean Park. The first Asian winner of the biannual Applause Award, the most prestigious award in the amusement and theme park industry. The park is divided into 2 areas and has more than 70 attractions: The Waterfront and The Summit areas are connected by the Cable Car and Ocean Express funicular train. Meet more than 100 sharks and rays in one of the largest shark exhibits in Asia, Shark Mystique. Pay a visit to Polar Adventure, home of penguins and other polar animals. Then scream like crazy on Thrill Mountain’s wild rides! Amazing Asian Animals is home to many precious animals, including giant pandas, red pandas and golden monkeys. Take an awe-inspiring tour through a world of fish at the Aqua City, and discover the fun tastes of yesteryears in Old Hong Kong! For lunch inside Ocean Park, Lunch Coupon will be provided by our Tour Manager. After a day of fun enjoy a delicious dinner at local Indian restaurant.
Overnight at Harbour Plaza Resort City or similar in Hong Kong. (B, L, D)

Day 11 :Fly back home.

After an American breakfast, check out. Proceed to the airport for your flight back home. Do spare a few minutes to share your feedback with your Tour Manager. Your valued suggestions will be most appreciated. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your tour Chinese Charm, which we are sure you will treasure for a lifetime. (B)

Enjoy the services of a Tour Manager.
Beijing:
  • Forbidden City
  • Tiananmen Square
  • Golden Mask Show
  • Great Wall of China (Juyongguan Pass)
  • Jade Factory (Compulsory Government Stop)
  • Olympic Stadium (Photo Stop
  • Shopping at Xiushui Market
  • Pearl Factory (Compulsory Government Stop)
Xian:
  • Wild Goose Pagoda (Photo Stop)
  • Fountain Show
  • Terra Cotta Warriors
  • Crockery Factory (Compulsory Government Stop)
Shanghai:
  • Oriental Pearl TV Tower
  • Shanghai Zoo
  • Huangpu River Cruise
  • Nanjing Road (Photo Stop)
  • Acrobatic Show (Optional)
  • Bund (Photo Stop)
  • Silk Factory (Compulsory Government Stop)
Hong Kong:
  • Visit the Aberdeen Harbor, Repulse Bay Beach.
  • See amazing views of the city from Victoria Peak.
  • Ocean Park - A day of fun with wide array of attractions and rides.
  • A chance to enjoy the day at The Hong Kong Disneyland Theme Park
Macau:
  • Enjoy a tour of the historic city of Macau
HOTELS:
  • 02 night accommodation at Hotel Jiangxi Grand or similar in Beijing.
  • 01 night accommodation at Hotel Skytel or similar in Xian.
  • 02 night accommodation at Days Fortune Hotel or similar in Shanghai.
  • 01 night accommodation at Regency Hotel or similar in Macau.
  • 03 night accommodation at Harbour Plaza Resort City or similar in Hong Kong
MEALS:
  • Daily American Breakfast (Except day 1)
  • 06 Indian Non-Vegetarian lunches at local/ Indian restaurant (01 Packed Lunch + 01 Subway packed Lunch + 01 Chinese Local Lunch)
  • 09 Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Dinners at local/ Indian restaurants
WHATS MORE!!!
  • A bottle of water (500 ml) per person per day
  • Ice Cream at Great Wall of China
  • A glass of Soft drink served for all the meals at Indian Restaurant (China only) and a glass of Beer/Soft Drink served for lunch near Great Wall
  • One way Battery Car at Terra Cotta Warrior
  • Special Souvenir from Thomas Cook
Inclusions & Exclusions
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
  • Accommodations at the hotels specified above or similar.
  • Services of a Tour Manager.
  • Meals, transfers, entrances, sightseeing and surface transport as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Return airport transfers included only if arrival & departure is as per tour arrival & departure dates
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • Airfare (International and internal), Ticket taxes, all Visas and Insurance charges.
  • Tips of USD 05 per person per day are compulsory in China, Hong Kong and Macau for services of the guide and the driver and other service providers. The same needs to be given to the Tour Manager on the first day. It will be applicable per Adult and Child.
  • The tour cost does not include POE charges, porterage and passport charges.
  • Taxes as applicable.
  • City tax of any hotel
  • If you wish to travel on a date other than the group’s departure date for your tour and/or wish to return on a date other than the day your tour ends and/or wish to fly in/out of a city other then the start/end city of your tour, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable (subject to availability of seats for the given dates and ticket validity), which will be advised to you by your Sales staff/Travel agent. Kindly note, the deviation will be actioned only 30 days prior to the tour departure date.
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • The tour price is subject to increase without notice if this rate of exchange changes substantially prior to departure.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menus provided by us.
  • Tips to hotel waiters, drivers, etc.
  • Meals are pre-set and a choice of menu is not available.
  • Cost of city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passenger other than those included in the ‘What your Tour Price Includes’ box are to be paid for extra.
VISA REQUIREMENTS:
  • Single-entry China visa
  • Hong Kong Pre Arrival registration
POINTS TO BE NOTED:
  • As per Guides Union Regulation in China, it is compulsory to enter the Union certified shops. The shops are compulsory for entry only; the clients need not buy anything. That is the Silk Factory, Pearl Factory, Crockery Factory and Jade Factory.
  • Tips of USD 05 per person per day are compulsory in Hong Kong, Macau and China for services of the guide and the driver and other service providers. The same needs to be given to the Tour Manager on the first day. It will be applicable per Adult and Child.
  • The tour will be operated subject to a minimum of 25 full-paying passengers travelling together. In the event that the group size is less than 25 passengers you will be given on option of travelling on FIT basis, by paying an additional supplement on seat in coach basis with local representatives to assist you.
  • The services of a Tour Manager will be provided with a group of minimum 25 full-paying passengers. Our local representative will be there to assist you in case this above requirement is not fulfilled.
  • When the tour has less than 25 adults and is operated on a seat-in-coach basis, there will be instances where the driver acts as a guide as well.
  • A person below 12 years is considered child and above 12 years, an adult.
  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use roll away beds or 2 queen size beds and the room size may be the same as a double room.
  • Service tax as applicable to be paid extra on tour price.
  • For certain departures, we may re-route the itinerary. However all sightseeing & inclusions will remain the same. On some occasions you may have to join another group in case the group does not have adequate members.
  • Surcharges due to Local Events applicable on certain departures.
  • On the morning of day 08 we will courier the baggage (included for upto one piece) from hotel in Nagoya to hotel in Kansai, this baggage guest will receive on day 10 in Kansai. We suggest the guest to carry 2 nights clothing in small/ hand bag, this because the Bullet train do not have a large area to store big luggage.
  • On the morning of day 13 we will courier the baggage (included for up to one piece) from hotel in Beijing to hotel in Shanghai, this baggage guest will receive on day 14 in Shanghai. We suggest the guest to carry 1 night clothing in small/ hand bag, this because the Bullet train do not have a large area to store big luggage.
  • In Japan as well as China there is no baggage assistance available at all the railway stations, so guests have to carry their baggage in to the Bullet train, without Porter Service and put the bags in leg room area.
  • All the internal flights will allow one piece of check in bag per person up to 20 kg only
Tour Date : August 17th - 26th, 2018

PACKAGE COST: $3,500 - Per person (Double Occupancy)

OPTIONAL COST:

ATTRACTION

ADULT

CHILD

Acrobatic Show at Shanghai

$60

$60

Full day visit to Hong Kong Disneyland with Meal Coupon

$130

$120

Full day visit to Disneyland Senior Citizen

$50

N/A

All optional tours will have to be booked and paid to your Tour Manager or representative on day 01 of the tour. All payments to be made in USD dollars only (Credit card not accepted). Optional tours are booked & paid on 100% non-refundable & non-cancellation policy

PRE TOUR ACCOMMODATION:

City

Double Room

Triple Room

Single Room

CWB

CNB

Beijing

$120

$120

$210

$100

$75

(All the above rates are approximate and per person per night inclusive of accommodation and breakfast, taxes are applicable extra)

POST-TOUR ACCOMMODATION:

City

Double Room

Triple Room

Single Room

CWB

CNB

Hong Kong

$150

$150

$250

$140

$110

(All the above rates are approximate and per person per night inclusive of accommodation and breakfast, taxes are applicable extra)

POINTS TO BE NOTED:
  • Passengers joining this tour must travel to / from the hub city at their own expense.
  • Please take extra care of your personal belongings while on the tour, every country you travel to is prone to thefts and bag snatching. Thomas cook will not be liable for any loss of belongings/baggage.
  • Meals are pre-set and a-la carte is not possible. American breakfasts will be served throughout the tour.
  • The cabin category on the cruise is an inside stateroom cabin.
  • Due to high occupancy on the cruise, it is possible that the cabins provided would be of alternate category or Inside Stateroom.
  • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms / Coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers. Tiwari Tours or its agent will not be liable for the same.
  • The images used in this brochure are for representation purposes only.
  • The company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, baggage loss, theft, injury, accident, death, breakdown or irregularity, which may occur in carrying out the tour arrangement, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expense must be borne by the passengers. Insurance policies must be carried while on tour.
  • The management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses incurred due to delay or changes in schedules of train, flight, bus, ship or other services.
  • We also reserve the right to substitute a hotel of similar class if it is deemed advisable or necessary.
  • We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised.
  • Cable car ride is operated subject to weather conditions.
  • Due to Trade Fairs and conventions in the cities, it is possible that the hotel accommodation provided would be outside the city. The same will be informed in advance.
  • Hotels mentioned are subject to availability.
  • For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary. However, all the services will remain the same.
  • The tour price is subject to increase without notice if the rate of exchange changes substantially prior to departure.
  • Standard check-in time for the hotels is 1400hrs while check-out is at 1200hrs.
  • There are no refunds for any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour.
  • A local representative or a driver may only be there to assist you during your initial part of the tour.
  • Taxes as applicable.
  • Passage for a pregnant woman will only be permitted before her 24th week of pregnancy at the time of sailing of the cruise. For the safety reasons Infants below 6 months of age may not be allowed onboard the cruise.
  • Please refer to the Booking Form for detailed “Terms and Conditions”.
 

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