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World Expo 2010 And Huangshan Essence Tour
World Expo 2010 Shanghai Tours

The BundTour Code: CHT-EXPO-13
Departure Date: You Choose
Destinations: Shanghai / Huangshan
Starting City: Shanghai
Tour Price: from $982
Duration: 6 days

Tour Feature: Land tour + well selected hotel + domestic flights/trains, private airport/train station transfers and scheduled coach sightseeing with shared guide and driver in the cities.




Daily Itinerary 


Day 1
Place & Transport: Arrive in Shanghai, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport to Hotel Transfer (Shanghai)

Day 2
Place & Transport: Shanghai
Today's Activities: Shanghai Expo Standard Day Single Day Admission Ticket, Expo Area Pickup and Transfer to Expo site
Meals: Breakfast
Detailed Itinerary: Shanghai Expo Standard Day Single Day Admission Ticket: World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China is a grand drawing together of international fairs and expositions. The theme of the Expo is "Better City, Better Life", which reflects Shanghai's leading status as a economic and cultural city in the Twenty-first Century. The expo is expected to attract the largest number of participants and visitors in the history of international expositions. The Shanghai 2010 Expo's emblem, depicting the image of three people holding hands together.
Tips: Standard day ticket holders can enter the Expo area once on any day except for peak days.(from May 1 to Oct 31, 2010, excluding May 1 to 3, October 1 to 7 and October 25 to 31).
Expo Area Pickup and Transfer to Expo site: After being transferred from the hotel to Expo area or vice versa by independent car/van and guide and on arrival at the Expo area, a public Expo bus is available to take guests inside the Expo area. The bus costs RMB 30.

Day 3
The Yellow MountainsPlace & Transport: Shanghai (Watch the Video )
Today's Activities: Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, The Shanghai World Financial Center, The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Jiangnan Silk Museum
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Seagull Place

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall (1 hour): A short walk across Renmin Square from the Shanghai Museum, this is a fascinating insight into Shanghai's future. The 2nd floor has a giant walkaround model of the city, and other floors have great displays, interactive exhibitions and walkthroughs of aspects such as the ports, greening, leisure etc.

The Shanghai World Financial Center (40 minutes): The Shanghai World Financial Center is a super tall skyscraper. It is a mixed use skyscraper, which will consist of offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and shopping malls on the lower floors. The hotel component has 175 rooms and suites and goes by the name: The Park Hyatt, Shanghai. On September 14, 2007, the skyscraper reached 492.3 meters (1,615.2 ft) and became the tallest structure on mainland China, including Hong Kong, as well as the world's third tallest building (including unfinished ones), after the Burj Dubai and Taipei 101.

The Bund (40 minutes): Once the home of the foreign traders and major banks, the embankment has taken on a new vitality; lovely old European-style buildings mix with futuristic developments, chic restaurants, top end shops and bars offer plenty to see and do – and by night it's magic!

Yuyuan Garden (1 hour): Located at a very busy marketplace in a complex of traditional-style buildings, backing onto Yu Gardens, you can find everything there from popular local snacks and food, crafts, antiques and souvenirs to Starbucks, teahouses and some great restaurants. There is a small (reconstructed) Temple (Chenghuang: Temple of the City Gods) in there as well.

Seagull Place: Seagull Palace is located along the Huangpu River. The main building is in shape of a huge seagull, and is one of the signature buildings in Shanghai. It serves a Shanghai-Style food and is decorated in a western style.

Jiangnan Silk Museum: See how silk is produced from the cocoons of silk worms, and turned into the beautiful fabric we all know and love. Silk filled duvets are excellent value, and the showroom offers everything from small souvenirs to larger items. The beauty of real silk is that it's so light, and packs really easily.
Tel: 021-62660378
Address: 289, Ao'men Road, Putuo District, Shanghai

Day 4
Place & Transport: Shanghai to Huangshan, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai), Airport to Hotel Transfer (Huangshan), Jade Buddha Temple, Children Palace
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Creek Kitchen

Jade Buddha Temple (40 minutes): An active Buddhist temple, and one of the richest in Shanghai. The main treasures are two statues of Buddha, carved from rare single blocks of white jade adorned with precious stones. The temple is a hive of activity with monks, worshippers and visitors, and photos of the Buddhas are forbidden.

Children Palace (1 hour): Children’s Palaces provide tuition in extracurricular activities such as music, dance, art, model making, science, technology and computer science. Visitors are welcome to watch classes, rehearsals or performances, depending on the day’s timetable.

Creek Kitchen: The restaurant is located near the Jade Buddha Temple. It serves a homemade style food based on Italian cuisine. It is decorated in an ancient Chinese style with the original Qing dynasty furniture and the patinas. The restaurant caters to a wide variety of tastes.

Day 5
Place & Transport: Huangshan
Today's Activities: The Yellow Mountains, Yungu Cable Car, Huangshan museum
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

The Yellow Mountains (6 hours): Located in the south of Anhui Province, with an area of about 1,200 square kilometers, known as "the loveliest mountain in China",famous for magnificent scenery whatever the season: granite peaks piercing the clouds, strangely shaped rocks and gnarled trees, hot springs, waterfalls, wonderful outlooks and over 1500 plant species. No traffic within the core area of about 150 square kilometres, accessible by cable car or on foot. Many enticing walks of all grades, all include some steps.

Yungu Cable Car (10 minutes): You can enjoy the scenery along the way to the yellow mountain by cable car.

Huangshan museum: Huangshan museum is the biggest comprehensive exhibition in Huangshan. It showcases products of all types including ink stone, Hui-style ink, paintings, Hui-style carvings, ancient books, old porcelain. It has become a popular spot for foreign tourists looking for authentic, quality Hui-style products.
Address: No.24 huishang,huangshan City

Day 6
Place & Transport: Depart Huangshan, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Huangshan), Yungu Cable Car, Hongcun Village
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Leigang villa

Yungu Cable Car (10 minutes): You can enjoy the scenery along the way to the yellow mountain by cable car.

Hongcun Village (1.5 hours): It's located in the place which is about 10 kilometers off the northeast part of Yixian County. An ancient town over 800 years old leaning against Mt. Huangshan, it is folded in the fog of the Mt. which makes it look like a river and mountain picture. It enjoys the reputation of "The Chinese town in the pictures". Especially, the whole town distributes like a cow, which made it one of the wonders in the world culture heritage. The famous film "Crouching Tiger" was made here. Surrounded by a picturesque moat with bridges to the village and a half-moon shaped pond in the centre, this is a favourite haunt of artists, and students often stay with local families to paint here. Laid out to represent a buffalo, it is one of the prettiest places in the area, known as the Chinese town in the pictures and has been listed by UNESCO for its beauty and largely undeveloped traditional streets and houses. Various halls, dwellings and an old school are open to visitors.

Leigang villa: Located on the top of the Leigang hill, Leigang Villa restaurant serves local style Chinese food. Lunch is served in a beautiful environment with pleasant scenery, as the restaurant is surrounded by a forest of bamboo and peach trees. The restaurant has a bird's eye view of Hongcun village.


Price Details for this tour (per person in US dollars)


High Season (Apr. 01 - Nov. 31)

Your Group Size Tour Class Tour Price Single Room
Supplement
Inquiry
1 Person Superior $2188 $0 Inquiry
Deluxe $1895 $0 Inquiry
Tourist $1562 $0 Inquiry
2-5 Persons Superior $1295 $574 Inquiry
Deluxe $1169 $366 Inquiry
Tourist $982 $261 Inquiry
6-9 Persons Superior $1116 $574 Inquiry
Deluxe $967 $366 Inquiry
Tourist $794 $261 Inquiry
* Prices are in US dollars, for one person. Prices are for references only, may vary according to your travel time. Better discount is available when travel in low season from Dec to March.


Price Inclusions:

Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Shanghai, Yellow Mountain by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
Your comfort is our priority!
Guide: As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
Hotels: Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
Transportation: Shanghai To Yellow Mountain Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
Yellow Mountain To Departure City Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
Airport Tax for Domestic Flights
Airport Tax and Fuel Fee for Flights if applicable
Service Charge & Government Taxes
Insurance
Luggage Transfers:
Between airports and hotels.
Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
CH Phone Rental Fee


Price Exclusions:

Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
Meals: Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
Single Room Supplement 





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