CRUISETOUR

China's Great Walls and Warriors Cruise Tour (15 Days)

Cruise Line: Windstar Cruises
Hong Kong, China to Beijing, China
Dates: 05 Mar 2019 - 19 Mar 2019

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DAY
PORT
Tour Segment  Cruise Segment
ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
05 Mar 2019
Hong Kong, China
DAY 2
06 Mar 2019
Hong Kong, China
4:00 PM
DAY 3
07 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 4
08 Mar 2019
Keelung, Taiwan
7:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 5
09 Mar 2019
Ishigaki Island, Japan
9:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 6
10 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 7
11 Mar 2019
Shanghai, China
9:00 AM
DAY 8
12 Mar 2019
Shanghai, China
6:00 PM
DAY 9
13 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 10
14 Mar 2019
Qingdao, China
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 11
15 Mar 2019
Day-at-Sea
DAY 12
16 Mar 2019
Tianjin, China
7:00 AM
Beijing, China

Board a motorcoach for Beijing and the Temple of Heaven. This tranquil park provides an authentic look into local life in this city. Then head to the Forbidden City, home to 14 emperors, with its 9,999 rooms. Walk through Tiananmen Square, passing several monuments including the mausoleum that houses Chairman Mao's remains. No trip to Beijing is complete without Peking Duck for dinner. (Includes overnight at your China World Hotel, lunch, and dinner)

DAY 13
17 Mar 2019
Beijing, China
The Great Wall, China
Beijing, China
Air travel
Xian, China

Today you walk along the Great Wall. Explore the section of the Great Wall that was first begun in 550 and walk this 1.5-mile stretch of the Wall visiting 22 watchtowers. Lunch is at The Brick House, a sustainable tourism project with a Western-menu lunch of fresh, locally produced, and seasonal ingredients. Fly to Xi'an, before checking in to the Gran Meliá Xian hotel. (Includes overnight at Gran Meliá Xian hotel, breakfast, and lunch)

DAY 14
18 Mar 2019
Xian, China
Terracotta Army, China
Xian, China
Air travel
Beijing, China

One of the world's greatest archaeological finds, the Terracotta Warriors, discovered in 1974, awaits. These sculptures were made to accompany China's first emperor to the afterlife over 2,100 years ago. Note the intricate details of the statues. Following this tour, visit the Xi'an City Walls, dating back to the 2nd century BC, when Xi'an was the capital of China. They are almost 7 miles long and still surrounded by a deep moat. Take a leisurely walk to appreciate the spectacular views and rich history of this ancient structure. Recharge with lunch at a local Chinese restaurant before a late afternoon flight back to Beijing and a stay at the China World Hotel. (Includes overnight at your China World Hotel, breakfast, and lunch)

DAY 15
19 Mar 2019
Beijing, China

Following breakfast, there will be some leisure time before your transfer to Beijing Airport for your departure. (Includes breakfast)

China's Great Walls and Warriors Cruise Tour map

What's Included

Included

  • • Ocean transportation in all-suite accommodations

    • All meals in all venues at all times, including 24-hour room service

    • All non-alcoholic beverages, including cappuccino, espresso, and other specialty non-alcoholic drinks

    • Welcome cocktails at reception

    • All onboard entertainment

    • Unlimited use of Fitness Center

    • Unlimited use of all water sports equipment

    • Informative port lectures and destination briefings

Not Included

  • Not included, however, are items of a personal nature, such as alcoholic beverages, laundry, transfers prior to or after cruise disembarkation or optional programs or activities. You’ll also be charged separately for shore excursions, and additional conveniences or conveyances not specified in the itinerary

About Us

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Terms & Conditions

Deposit and Final Payment Requirements:

An immediate deposit of 15% of booking total is required within three days of booking to secure a reservation. Final payment is due 90 days prior to the departure date. Your documents are usually received 30 days prior to departure. Travel documents, however, are only issued after final payment has been received by Windstar. Send all payments to Windstar Cruises, 2101 4th Avenue, Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98121 U.S.A. Payment is also welcome by American Express®, Discover Card®, Visa®, or MasterCard®. For faster processing, please include a confirmation number on your check. All charges are in USD. Windstar is not liable for any currency exchange rate or foreign exchange fee imposed by the account holder & bank or credit card company. Payment of the cruise deposit and Travel Protection Plan (if applicable) constitutes a binding of the Terms & Conditions as attached.

Late Booking Policy:

On bookings within 45 days of departure, Windstar Cruises requires final payment before we can initiate the process of requesting hotel and/or air space; on bookings within 14 days of departure, we are unable to make air or hotel transfers or arrangements. Windstar Cruises will advise you of the status of the request within five (5) working days of receipt of final payment. If your request is confirmed, electronic tickets will be sent via email. If we are unable to confirm your late booking all monies paid will be refunded in full. Please note, changes or additions to the cruise package (i.e. transfers, special services, gifts, or onboard packages) cannot be made within seven (7) days of departure and should be arranged once you are on board the yacht.

Singles:

Single occupancy of a stateroom is 175% of the published per-person stateroom cruise fare (200% of suites) and is subject to availability.

Cancellation Policy:

A full refund (except for the amounts paid for Cancellation Protection Plan and the $50 per person fee) will be made for written cancellations received by Windstar Cruises at least 121 days prior to the date on which you are to commence travel by any mode of transportation booked through Windstar Cruises (air, sea, or land).

Guests who cancel after that date for any reason, including medical or family reasons, are subject to the following cancellation schedule:

  • 120-90 days before commencing travel - 15% of gross fare (deposit);
  • 89-60 days before commencing travel - 35% of gross fare;
  • 59-30 days before commencing travel-50% of gross fare;
  • 29-0 days before commencing travel - 100% of gross fare.

Fees are due regardless of resale.

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply. Ship's Registry: Bahamas

All terms and conditions stated on the Windstar website apply. Cruise is provided subject to the terms and conditions of the Passage Contract.



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