Escorted tour operator The Travel Department has launched its new Autumn 2010 range of escorted China Holidays. (http://www.thetraveldepartment.co.uk) The holidays include a 10 night tour to Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai and a 9 night package to Beijing. Both packages are available from London, Edinburgh and Belfast starting from 3 October 2010.
The holidays are escorted and feature guided tours to key cultural and historical sites, including The Great Wall of China, Tian an Men Square and The Imperial Summer Palace.
Escorted tours are a popular way to experience China which has experienced huge growth in sightseeing holidays. On the Travel Department packages, holiday-makers benefit from the experience and knowledge of the local tour guides and also get to socialise as a group in the evenings with meals in local restaurants included.
All holidays include 5 star hotel accommodation, return flights, guided excursions with professional tour guides, evening meals and all transfers. Prices start from GBP775 + tax.
Escorted China holiday Details (http://www.thetraveldepartment.co.uk/Destinations/Asia/China.aspx)
Beijing From London, Edinburgh and Belfast
9 Nights Times: October and November 2010 From EUR 775 + tax
Holiday includes: Guided tours of The Forbidden City, Lama Temple, Beijing Zoo, the Great Wall, The Imperial Summer Palace and a rickshaw tour. 8 nights 5 star accommodation Return flights and coach transfers
Shanghai, Xi'an and Beijing From London, Edinburgh and Belfast
10 Nights Times: October - November 2010 From GBP1175 + tax
Holiday includes: 5 star hotel accommodation in Beijing (5 nights), Shanghai (2 nights) and Xi'an (2 nights). Evening restaurant meals each night
Guided tours include:
Beijing: Tian An Men Square, The Forbidden City, Lama Temple, Beijing Zoo, the Great Wall, The Imperial Summer Palace and a rickshaw tour; Shanghai: Pudong Development Zone, old town of Shanghai; Xi'an: Old City Wall and The Terra Cotta Army.
The Travel Department background
The Travel Department is a leading operator of escorted holidays worldwide. Their holidays offer a professionally planned itinerary, the expert knowledge of a local guide and the convenience of booking an "all-in" package.
Operating to over 40 countries around the world, The Travel Department offer a wide and varied range of holiday destinations and types. The company offer 150 destinations worldwide ranging from leading European locations including France, Italy and Spain, to long haul destinations in Asia, Africa, Australasia and The Americas.
The Travel Department's holiday types range from popular sightseeing and cultural holidays and weekend breaks through to motor sports, garden, wine, single-friendly, cruise holidays and activity breaks.
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