Multi-Day Tour | Private

Exclusive China – Private Luxury China Tours (14 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Beijing, China To Hong Kong, China

Valid for Departures Now Through: 15 Nov 2021

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing None

EXCLUSIVE CHINA: Beijing & Great Wall, Lijiang, Shanghai, Hong Kong

An exclusive private tour of China for the most discerning luxury traveler.

VIP airport assistance through immigration.

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation at ultra-luxury hotel: The Peninsula Beijing or Aman at Summer Palace

Day 2
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Forbidden City, traditional hutong neighborhoods, temples and parks, markets and antiques districts

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: insider access to private rooms at the Forbidden City, a consultation with a traditional Chinese medicine expert, a private Tai Chi lesson, a private Chinese cooking lesson, Peking Opera performance

Day 3
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver to less-touristy section of the Great Wall of China

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: lunch reservation and modernist architecture tour at Commune by the Great Wall, hiking more remote sections of the Wall, a private gourmet lunch overlooking the Wall, a meeting with a Great Wall scholar

Day 4
Beijing, China
The Peninsula Beijing Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Summer Palace, Olympic sites, museums, contemporary art districts, food, markets

Insider access to local artists, art gallery curators or art consultants

Day 5
Lijiang, China
Banyan Tree Lijiang Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Lijiang

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Lijiang at ultra-luxury resort and spa: Banyan Tree Lijiang or Amandayan

Day 6
Lijiang, China
Banyan Tree Lijiang Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Lijiang's Old Town, specialty shops, charming backstreets

Evening Naxi music performance

Day 7
Lijiang, China
Banyan Tree Lijiang Breakfast

Private half-day tour with expert guide and driver

Scenic highlights of the countryside, hilltribe villages, Buddhist frescoes, options for birding or hiking

Day 8
Shanghai, China
The Peninsula Shanghai Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Shanghai

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Shanghai at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 9
Shanghai, China
The Peninsula Shanghai Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Gardens, art and shopping districts, cuisine, museums, history, Art Deco and modern architecture

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: private dumpling-making lesson, personal shoppers (clothing, furniture, art), a tour with an architecture expert, touring the Jewish quarter, an excursion to Suzhou, tickets for Shanghai Acrobats or Kung Fu performance, meetings with curators

Day 10
Shanghai, China
The Peninsula Shanghai Breakfast

Excursion to nearby canal and garden town such as Suzhou, Zhouzhuang or Wuzhen

Day 11
Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Hong Kong

Private arrival transfer to hotel

· Accommodation in Hong Kong at ultra-luxury hotel: Four Seasons Hong Kong or The Peninsula Hong Kong

Day 12
Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Kowloon, Central, Victoria Peak, traditional markets, flexible shopping, antiques, museums, culinary highlights

Insider access to private dining clubs and kitchens or meetings with local designers

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: personal shoppers, excursions by helicopter to Macau, a private cooking lesson

Day 13
Hong Kong, China
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong Breakfast

Private half-day tour with expert guide and driver

Excursion to the New Territories or Lama Island, hiking on Dragon's Back, or flexible touring in Hong Kong

Day 14
Hong Kong, China
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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Artisans of Leisure is an exclusive tour supplier for Virtuoso. All tours depart daily and are private, highly personalized and luxurious. Virtuoso travelers receive amenities and VIP treatment on all Artisans of Leisure tours.

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Description

EXCLUSIVE CHINA: Beijing & Great Wall, Lijiang, Shanghai, Hong Kong

An exclusive private tour of China for the most discerning luxury traveler.

This ultimate luxury tour of China combines the most fascinating cities—imperial Beijing, stylish Shanghai and cosmopolitan Hong Kong—with a stunning resort in a spectacular rural setting outside Lijiang. During private touring, experience China's highlights, including imperial palaces, ancient temples, colonial-era architecture, water gardens, rustic villages, local markets and stunning landscapes.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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Ask about incorporating special interest activities: culinary touring, family-focused activities, soft adventure excursions, art tours, shopping, performances, philanthropy, heritage, and more.

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Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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Reviewed on: 22 Oct 2018

Artisans provided the perfect itinerary for our first trip to Israel. Our guide and driver - Amir and Yaron - were wonderful, personable and knowledgeable. Maria at Artisans was responsive during trip when we had questions as was their local contact. The culinary tour led by Aliza was a highlight. Great experience overall.
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