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Great Wall
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Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Giant Pandas & Far East Voyage

Celebrity Cruises

On Board Celebrity Solstice

Departure Date: 8 November 2023

Duration: 23 Nights

Inside From £4599pp
Outside From £4999pp
Balcony From £5399pp
From £4,599pp
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Holiday Overview

Embark on a journey of discovery with a fully escorted tour ahead of your Vietnam & Thailand Cruise.

Visit the Forbidden City, former residence of the Ming & Qing Emperors, before visiting the wonder that is the Great Wall of China. 

Experience the bullet train, before coming face to face with the world famous Terracotta Warriors.

Visit the Giant Pandas at the Dujiangyan Panda Base, where you'll have the chance to help care for these magnificent creatures and even feed them by hand!

If this wasn't enough, you'll then embark on a 12 night luxury voyage to Vietnam and Thailand onboard Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Solstice.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Fly UK/Beijing
Day 2 - BeijingArrow up click to collapse dayArrow Up - Click to expand day

On arrival into Beijing (PEK) airport, you will be met by an English-speaking assistant and transferred to your hotel for a two-night stay.

Dinner included

Day 3 - Beijing - Forbidden CityArrow up click to collapse dayArrow Up - Click to expand day

Embark on an exciting tour of Beijing today with your guide. Begin with a stroll through Tiananmen Square and into the sprawling magnificence of the Forbidden City, former residence of the Ming and Qing emperors. Entering through the Gate of Supreme Harmony, you will find a complex full of imperial riches.

After lunch, soak up the harmonious ambience of the Temple of Heaven, an orderly oasis in a bustling urban landscape, before dining on Peking Duck this evening, a former favourite of the Qing emperors.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 4 - Beijing - Great Wall of ChinaArrow up click to collapse dayArrow Up - Click to expand day

Today, head out of Beijing with your guide to the Great Wall of China, one of the seven Wonders of the modern world. Receive a brief introduction on the history of the wall before having the opportunity to walk on this world-famous structure at the Huanghuacheng section.

Next, visit a jade museum where you can purchase intricate pieces of this gem before heading to the Summer Palace. Enjoy the afternoon strolling through the idyllic gardens and admire the traditional Chinese landscapes and exquisite architecture.

You will then return to your hotel and spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Breakfast and Lunch included

Day 5 - Beijing - Bullet Train - XianArrow up click to collapse dayArrow Up - Click to expand day

After breakfast, head to the train station with your guide and board the bullet train to Xian, China’s the ancient former capital.

On arrival, take a walking tour of the narrow and winding streets of the lively Muslim Quarter before a stroll on the beautifully preserved 14th century ancient city walls that enclose Xian’s old town.

This evening, dine on a Shui Jiao dumpling feast and enjoy a Tang Dynasty dancing show.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

Day 6 - Xian - Terracotta Warriors - ChengduArrow up click to collapse dayArrow Up - Click to expand day

This morning, come face to face with the Terracotta Warriors, built to protect Emperor Qin in the afterlife.

Next, pay a visit to the Xian Arts and Ceramics Exhibition Centre where you can learn how these magnificent warriors were created.

This afternoon, head to the station to board the train to Chengdu, home to China’s iconic Giant Pandas.

On arrival, transfer to hotel for check-in and enjoy dinner with your group.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included

What's Included

  • 6 Night Escorted Tour - Great Wall of China, Terracotta Warriors, Giant Pandas
  • Return Flights
  • All Transfers

Onboard Celebrity Solstice:

  • Full Board Cruise
  • Drinks Included with Balcony Cabins
  • Stunning Rooftop Garden
  • Luxurious Accommodations
  • Onboard Shops, Bars & Cafes
  • Swimming Pool & Sun Deck Terrace
  • Top Class Spa, Fitness & Thermal Spa
  • Culinary Excellence - Unique Dining Experiences
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Your Cruise Summary
Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Solstice –
8 November 2023 – 23 Nights