JEWELS OF THE ORIENT
16 DAY JEWELS OF THE ORIENT
- DISCOVER THE UNIQUE WONDERS OF CHINA & JAPAN
- EXPLORE BEIJING, SHANGHAI, FUKUOKA & MORE
INCLUDES RETURN INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
Two countries steeped in rich history, modern architectural wonder, abundant cultural experiences and so much in between; the glittering jewels of China and Japan are waiting to be discovered! From Beijing to the Great Wall, Maizuru (Kyoto) to Fukuoka, this 16 day tour and cruise package is the trip you deserve, at a price you can afford.
Journey through opulent China, as you uncover its breathtaking landmarks, such as the UNESCO listed Forbidden City; walk along the mighty Great Wall of China; discover the striking beauty of Suzhou’s Lingering Garden; enjoy a scenic boat ride on Hangzhou’s West Lake; and marvel at the contrast of old and new architecture at Shanghai’s Bund Promenade.
Then, set sail for a relaxing seven night cruise aboard the luxurious Royal Caribbean ‘Quantum of the Seas’ ship. Sail the Japanese archipelago to elegant Maizuru (Kyoto), the mountainous Sakaiminato, and the traditional port of Fukuoka - enjoying free time to explore the highlights of these diverse cities at leisure. This cultural exploration includes return flights, seven nights 4-star hotel accommodation, a seven-night 5-star Royal Caribbean cruise, a one-way high speed rail journey and so much more!
Day 1 Australia – Hangzhou, China
Day 2 Hangzhou – Suzhou
Day 3 Suzhou – Shanghai
Day 4 Shanghai
Day 5 Shanghai – Beijing (high speed train experience)
Day 6 Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City
Day 7 Great Wall of China
Day 8 Beijing – Embark 7 night Royal Carribean Best of Japan Cruise
Day 9 At Sea
Day 10 At Sea
Day 11 Maizuru (Kyoto), Japan -7:00am - 9:00pm
Day 12 Sakaiminato, Japan - 7:00am - 5:00pm
Day 13 Fukuoka, Japan - 7:00am - 3:30pm
Day 14 At Sea
Day 15 Beijing (Tianjin), China - Arrive 6:30am
Day 16 Arrive in Australia