Your China: The Big One Package

China: The Big One

Wendy Wu


  26 Nights


  Wendy Wu


The complete Chinese adventure - this itinerary takes more time to explore the highlights of this beautiful and eclectic country, from busy cities, rural utopias and quirky ancient towns where you are free to absorb the relaxed atmosphere.

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Your Fly & Tour Package Includes:

  • Economy class flight from Sydney to Beijing, return from Shanghai
  • 26 night China guided tour with Wendy Wu, Beijing to Shanghai


  • 4-star accommodation
  • 26 breakfasts, 17 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Domestic transportation
  • Touring with guides & entrance fees
  • Yangtze River cruise
  • Tour highlights including the Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors & Giant Pandas
  • Airline taxes

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 07 May – 02 June 2024

Solo traveller pricing available. Speak to the team about free single supplement departures!


Day 1 / Fly To Beijing

Fly to Beijing, China's historic capital. Depending on your time of arrival, the rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 2 / Forbidden City

Stroll across Tiananmen Square and into the sprawling magnificence of the Forbidden City. Next, visit Yandaixiejie Street where there's time to wander the hutongs. These narrow alleys offer a glimpse of old Beijing.

Day 3 / Huanghuacheng Great Wall

Visit Huanghuacheng, a particularly scenic section of the Great Wall. Reached by boat it boasts particularly spectacular views from the top. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring colourful Wangfujing Street. In the evening, enjoy an optional Peking duck dinner.

Day 4 / Imperial Summer Palace

Explore the beautifully designed grounds of the Summer Palace, including the Long Corridor and the Marble Boat. Spend time strolling along pretty Kunming Lake and walk up wooded Longevity Hill. Make a photo stop at the Olympic Park.

Day 5 / Temple Of Heaven

Visit the Temple of Heaven and mingle with the locals as they start their day with tai chi, dancing and cards in a flurry of sociable activity. Take the overnight train to Xian.

Day 6 / Cycling In Xian

Start your day with a gentle cycle ride that will take you nine miles around the city wall that enclose Xian’s old town. Also visit the Little Wild Goose Pagoda and Xian Museum.

Day 7 / Terracotta Warriors

Spend the morning gazing over the ranks of warriors and horses, while you are introduced to these life-like soldiers' fascinating story. Take a walking tour of the Muslim Quarter and enjoy the evening at leisure.

Day 8 / Beautiful Guilin

Fly to Guilin. This afternoon is at leisure – you may wish to stroll around Zhengyang Street.

Day 9 / Hiking In Longji (Optional)

Today, there is an option to take a four-hour hike in the stunning rice terraces of Longji. Otherwise, spend more time in Guilin.

Day 10 / Li River Cruise

Take a gentle cruise along the Li River to Yangshuo. Lined with dramatic limestone cliffs, the serenity of life on the riverbanks is a wonderful sight. Take a walk through this idyllic wonderland and get an insight into life here. There's an option to hike to the top of Moon Hill for epic views.

Day 11 / Yangshuo Tai Chi

Start the day with an invigorating session of tai chi, taking a class with a master to learn this ancient martial art. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure or take part in an optional activity.

Day 12 / Kunming At Leisure

Transfer to Guilin and visit Reed Flute Cave before flying to Kunming.

Day 13 / Stone Forest

Meander through the formations of the UNESCO-listed Stone Forest. Return to Kunming to visit Green Lake Park and have an evening at leisure, perhaps enjoying the vibrant Wenhua Alley district.

Day 14 / Dali's Ancient Town

Drive to Dali and visit the Three Pagodas and the Old Town. Also stroll along Foreigner's Street and enjoy time at leisure.

Day 15 / Weibaoshan (Optional)

Enjoy the day at leisure or take an optional visit to Weibaoshan, one of the fourteen sacred Taoist mountains. Steeped in legend, the mountain features 20 Taoist temples nestled on its forested slopes. Walk up the hillside to see a handful of intricately decorated temples and meet a Taoist priest for a meditation session.

Day 16 / Shaxi Ancient Town

Drive to the ancient town of Shaxi, nestled deep in the Himalayan foothills. Learn about the fascinating minority people that reside in the area and enjoy a local lunch. In the afternoon, continue to Lijiang and spend the evening in the historic old town.

Day 17 / Jade dragon Snow Mountain

Take a cable car to one of the high meadows and enjoy the vistas. Visit the minority Naxi village and admire the fascinating Baisha frescoes painted during the Ming Dynasty.

Day 18 / Tiger Leaping Gorge (Optional)

Enjoy the day at leisure or trek to Tiger Leaping Gorge, through dramatic cliffs and down into the gorge itself.

Day 19 / Chengdu Like A Local

Fly to Chengdu and walk around People's Park. Visit a local tea-house and most interesting of all, Matchmaker's Corner.

Day 20 / Giant Pandas

Visit the Chengdu Panda Conservation Centre and see these adorably charming bears up close. The rest of the day is at leisure. Enjoy an optional hot pot dinner and a 'face-changing' show.

Day 21 / Ancient Ciqikou

Take the bullet train to Chongqing. Enjoy free time in the charming old town of Ciqikou then board your Yangtze cruise vessel.

Day 22 / Yangtze River

A cruise down the Yangtze reveals some of the world's most dramatic scenery. Over the next few days, visit the Three Gorges Dam and enjoy various side trips and shore excursions. Disembark your cruise vessel, travel to Yichang and then fly to Shanghai.

Day 24 / Yangtze River

A cruise down the Yangtze reveals some of the world's most dramatic scenery. Over the next few days, visit the Three Gorges Dam and enjoy various side trips and shore excursions. Disembark your cruise vessel, travel to Yichang and then fly to Shanghai.

Day 25 / Shanghainese Shanghai

Wake up to the buzz of Shanghai and take a breakfast walking tour between shimmering skyscrapers and traditional streets. Visit Yu Garden, the old town, a silk factory, stroll along the Bund and cruise along Huangpu River.

Day 26 / Zhujiajiao (Optional)

Join the optional day tour to delightful Zhujiajiao, or spend time at leisure in Shanghai. This evening, enjoy the ERA show and a delicious farewell dinner.

Day 27 / Fly Shanghai To Australia

Fly to Australia, arriving home the same or following day.

Day 28 / Fly Shanghai To Australia

Fly to Australia, arriving home the same or following day.

* Conditions apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Booking and full supplier terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated).

Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 17 March 2023 and can be withdrawn without notice.  Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. Airfares are based on economy class flights from Sydney and are subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions, please call us for prices from other cities. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.