China's Ancient Treasures

 

Witness the iconic sights of ancient China on a five-night tour followed by a Silver Whisper cruise and two nights in Tokyo, including a Mount Fuji tour.

Your holiday begins with a five-night all-encompassing tour of Beijing and Xi’an. Witness China’s extraordinary past at Beijing’s Forbidden City and Summer Palace, and walk along the Great Wall of China. Get a front row viewing to Xi’an’s 8,000 terracotta soldiers with their unique facial expressions and details.

Fly to Hong Kong to embark Silversea’s opulent yet intimate Silver Whisper. During a two-night stop in Shanghai, amble along the mile-long Bund to admire its grand European architecture. Experience Kagoshima, a city in the shadow of an active volcano, before disembarking in Tokyo for a two-night hotel stay. Here, you’ll experience a full-day Mount Fuji tour at the height of cherry blossom season.

China Ancient Treasures

 

  Departure Date:   01 March 2025
  Beijing  →  Tokyo
24 nights from

$14,999

pp incl FLIGHTS!
 
Your Inclusions:

 

 Return Flights from Australia, Taxes & Transfers
 Complimentary hotel stays in Beijing, Xi'an, Hong Kong and Tokyo  
 
 14 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Silver Whisper
 Complimentary fully escorted tours including Tiananmen Square, Great Wall of China, Terracotta Warriors & Mount Fuji
 
Your Itinerary:

 

Day 1:  Fly overnight to Beijing
Your holiday begins as you fly from Australia to Beijing
 
Day 2: Beijing
Beijing is a treasure trove of cultural landmarks and iconic attractions. See modern marvels like the futuristic architecture of the Olympic Park and bustling shopping streets of Wangfujing, as well as bustling markets and serene parks.
Overnight at NUO Hotel Beijing (B)
 
Day 3: Beijing
Visit the magnificent Temple of Heaven with its symbolic representations of Heaven and Earth, together with the scarlett-walled Forbidden City - home to imperial rulers. Then onto the remarkable Tiananmen Square and heart of the People's Republic. 
Overnight at NUO Hotel Beijing (B/L)
 
Day 4: Beijing
Get ready for the Great Wall of China - the longest wall in the world and the only manmade structure visible from space! Discover it's 2,000 year history, then explore the breathtaking Summer Palace and imperial gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Overnight at NUO Hotel Beijing (B/L)
 
Day 5: Xi'an
China's high speed train awaits for your journey to Xi'an where you will see the imposing Terracotta Army. Appreciate the Bell Tower of Xi'an, built in 1384 and stroll the Muslim Quarter, packed with tasty cuisine. 
Overnight at Gran Melia Xian (B)
 
Day 6: Xi'an
Visit the 8,000 life-sized Terracotta Soldiers, each one unique. Discovered in 1974, they form part of the necropolis built China's first emperor in 210 BC.  To round of the day,  tour the cities historic city wall.
​​​Overnight at Gran Melia Xian (B/L)
 
Day 7-8: Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a dynamic global city known for its striking skyline, bustling harbour, and rich cultural tapestry. Nestled on the southern coast of China, its a thriving financial hub, blending Eastern and Western influences. 
Overnight Harbour Grand Kowloon (B)
 
Day 9: Hong Kong Embark Ship
Opulent yet intimate, Silver Whisper, blends the amenities of a grand resort with a charm of a boutique hotel. Relax in the sanctuary of our suite and savour an array of fabulous dining opportunities.
Overnight Silver Whisper (B/L/D)
 
Day 10-11: At Sea
Relax at Sea
Overnight Silver Whisper (B/L/D)
 
Day 12-14: Shanghai
Immerse yourself in the dynamic pulse of Shanghai. With its futuristic skyline, rich history, and cultural diversity, its a city that encapsulates the spirit of modern China and invites you to explore its limitless possibilities.
Overnight Silver Whisper (B/L/D)
 
Day 15-16: At Sea
Relax at Sea
Overnight Silver Whisper (B/L/D)
 
Day 17-18: Tianjin
Uncover Tianjin's captivating fusion of history, innovation and culinary delights. Immerse yourself in its elegant architecture and vibrant atmosphere. Experience a city that seamlessly blends tradition and progress, inviting you to explore it's enchanting wonders.
Overnight Silver Whisper (B/L/D)
 
Day 19-20: At Sea
Relax at Sea
Overnight Silver Whisper (B/L/D)
 
Day 21: Kagoshima
Kagoshima, Japan's volcanic wonder. Witness majestic Sakurajima, indulge in hot springs, and savour Southern charm. Let the city's blend of nature and culture ignite your spirit of exploration.
Overnight Silver Whisper (B/L/D)
 
Day 22: At Sea
Relax at Sea
Overnight Silver Whisper (B/L/D)
 
Day 23: Tokyo Disembark Ship
Tokyo, a scintillating blend of modernity and tradition, juxtaposes neon skyscrapers with ancient temples and shrines. Uncover its rich history at Meiji Shrine and the Imperial Palace, then dive into contemporary allure exploring Golden Gai's cosy bars.
Overnight at Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba (B)
 
Day 24: Tokyo
Take a tour of Mount Fuji, the near-perfect symmetrical volcano that rises above Tokyo, in cherry blossom season. Ascend via the Hakone Ropeway cable car and explore its tranquil Lake Ashi, sailing across its serene waters to visit shrines and museums.
Overnight at Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba
 
Day 25: Depart Tokyo
Your unforgettable holiday has unfortunately come to an end. Today you will head to the airport for your return flight back to Australia.
 

 

 

Silver Whisper exudes a relaxing, sophisticated and genuinely elegant atmosphere.

 

The amenities of a larger ship with the charm of a boutique hotel. Silversea’s Shadow Class ships Silver Whisper and sister ship Silver Shadow invite you to enjoy Silversea’s world-class accommodation, shipboard conviviality and warm, personal service. Revel in the pampering treatments of an expanded spa, enjoy dynamic full-scale productions in a multi-tiered show lounge and dine on delectable cuisine in her four superlative restaurants. Silver Whisper has it all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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