East West understands that each client have different interests and preference. Listed below are tour and package selections that will help you in planning your itinerary. These items are grouped according to the type of experience you have selected.
Wander around the twisting alleys of Shanghai’s Yuyuan Bazaar to experience the vivid clash of sights and sounds. A jumble of stalls spill out of the magnificent classical Chinese architecture and display a huge array of souvenirs, crafts and artworks. Get swept up in the atmosphere of the crowded lanes as you peruse the items for sale, which range from gloriously kitschy to totally unique. Stop by the bazaar’s renowned teahouse or take a breather in the temple. Examine the delicate plantings in the Yuyuan Garden and learn about this district’s fascinating history.
This service provide you with a point to point transfer in Shanghai.
Meet and greet by local guide at the hotel lobby and start your tour in Hangzhou.
Visit West Lake - Listed as a World Heritage Site in 2011 by UNESCO, West Lake is the only lake heritage site in China. UNESCO describes it as “has influenced garden design in the rest of China as well as Japan and Korea over the centuries” and “reflecting an idealized fusion between humans and nature”.
Next, head to Meijiawu Tea Village - Meijiawu Tea Culture Village, located in the west of the world-known West Lake and hailed as "ten miles Meiwu" for its vast area along the Meiling Road, is an ancient village with a history of 600 years. Inhabited by more than 500 households, Meijiawu Tea Culture Village is picturesque surrounded by mountains and waters; it is a main production base and a protected area of the fragrant West Lake Dragon Well Tea, and a leisure tourist spot featured with tea culture in farm style.
End the tour by visiting Ling Yin Temple - Located at the north-west of the West Lake at Hangzhou, Lingyin Temple is one of the oldest and most significant ancient Buddhist temple of China. As the largest of several temples in Hangzhou's Wulin Mountains, with its the long history and charming scenery, Lingyin Temple attracts thousands of visitors and Buddhist faithful every day.
Thereafter, transfer to Shangahi Pudong Airport for departure.
After your morning Taichi class, pick up by the driver to Suzhou for a day trip.
First, proceed to visit Suzhou Wang Shi Yuan - One of the cultural heritage, the national 4A level scenic spots, national key cultural relics protection units, Suzhou four famous gardens in the world. Suzhou city is located in the southeast of broad head with city road lane 11, about 120 km away from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. As a typical Suzhou mansion house gardens, is a representative work of Chinese classical garden in Jiangnan small.
Then, head to Tongli Water Town - Tongli Ancient Town, a small but elegant water town, is renowned for gondola rides, beautiful water, the Tuisi Garden, the Three Bridges Area and the graceful layout. It is one of the six famous ancient towns in south China along with Nanxun, Wuzhen, Zhouzhuang, Xitang and Yongzhi.
Transfer back to hotel in Shanghai.
Private Taichi Exercise at a local park. The term taiji refers to a philosophy of the forces of yin and yang, related to the moves. Though originally conceived as a martial art, it is also typically practiced for a variety of other personal reasons: competitive wrestling in the format of pushing hands (tui shou), demonstration competitions, and achieving greater longevity.
Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is designed to provide the insight in almost all sea species that can be found in Asia. It is divided into 8 major exhibition area: Biological, Sub-Asia, South America (Amazon), Australia, Africa, Cold Water, Polar sea and Ocean Depths area. The exhibits include more than 300 varieties, 15,000 water creatures and article of rare fish and endangered species of rare animals, including the most special ones like is the frog Du Jian, jellyfish, bluegill, Ye Hailong, the emperor penguins and albino Agkistrodon perch.
Welcome to Hong Kong.
Escorted to the shuttle bus and thereafter transfer to hotel.
This tour which will give you a completely new impression of Hong Kong since Lantau Island has maintained its original character along with all its natural beauty - during this excursion you will be taken back in time to the tranquility & peace of long bygone era - we reach the headland by the newly build cable car and take a short walk to the "Po Lin Monastery" with the hectic life of Hong Kong far behind us, you will be introduced to the spiritual world of Buddhism. A Vegetarian lunch will also be served here in the Monastery. Monks pray and chant while performing their rituals. The familiar scent of "joss sticks" is all around us, we next visit the impressive "Big Buddha" which sits majestically next to the monastery - made of full bronze it is the world's largest sitting Buddha! We then stroll back through the village of "Ngong Ping" and take the Cable Car back downhill to Tung Chung where the tour ends & our coach is taking you back to the hotel.
'Floating Village of Aberdeen', a quaint and charming village that is not far from the heart of Hong Kong, but seems like light-years away from it. Here you see rows upon rows of the old-fashioned junks and sampans, some house boats where the fishermen and their families still live. It is a very picturesque scene, with the unexpected touch of modernity right and left. The high-rises framing the harbor and the ultra-modern yachts moored not far away complete this picture of contrasts.
Stanley Market - This market in the quaint village of Stanley on Hong Kong Island's south coast is a huge hit with locals, expats and tourists for good reason: its enormous selection of brand-name clothing items (large sizes are available) and accessories, jewellery, home furnishings, souvenirs, ornaments and Oriental knick-knacks are sold at reasonable prices in a picturesque warren of lanes.
Victoria Peak is one of the all time favourite in Hong Kong. It is the highest peak in Hong Kong with an altitude of 554 meters which is one of the many landmarks of the island. With its incredible height, it is the best spot to offer the bird's eye view of the Victoria Harbor that shows high and crowded buildings in the day and a magnificient night view of the city.
This Package provide a glance of Shanghai during the layover period.
Be transported to the two major cities in China: Hong Kong & Shanghai and discover all that they have to offer. From the busy city center discovery to the more would down discovery of one of the UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage Sites of Hangzhou.
Step off the cruise ship and discover the Ancient City of Beijing with all of its history and wonder. Start the program with a visit to one of the Seven Wonders of the World: The Great Wall of China at the Juyongguan Section. Spend the night in Beijing City and continue the adventure the next day with a visit to the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven before returning back to the ship for the next shore adventure.
Sarah Johnson | 5 Pax | 10-18 May 2018 | Seoul - Beijing - Chiangmai
Be amazed by the vast land of China. Discover all the beutiful sites, taste the most delicious local cuisine and be enthraled by the magnificient scenery that China has to offer. In the package you will be transported to Beijing, Pingyao, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo and Shanghai.
Spend the time to explore the two major cities in China: Beijing and Shanghai. Be mesmerized by both cultural and historical aspects of the two cities along with all the delicious culinary finds throughout the program.
Discover the beauty of this cosmopolitan hub where both modernity and local experience collides. Explore Hong Kong's must see sights as well as little alleys alongside community areas where tourists fail to visit. Allow yourself to indulge in one of Hong Kong's popular sites as we bring you to get a bird's eye view of the bustling city and into the alleys to blend into their culture. Experience a unique blend of old and new as you walk through the intriguing city of Hong Kong.
This package will take you through all the popular sites in Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen and Hong Kong. It is especially designed for the foodie who not only love to eat but also love learn about the Chinese cuisine. Experience hands on cooking classes throughout different cities and discover what makes each of the special.
Embark on this nostalgic journey while we bring you to various heritage sites that not only have rich history behind it, but has also become Hong Kong's popular places that even the locals would visit.