March 14 - 22, 2020

Package Price:
$1,997.00 | Air from Los Angeles

Early booking discount, price goes up $350 after March 1, 2019!

(per person, based on double occupancy)
Land only rates are available at request.

XI'AN EXTENSION

March 22 - 24, 2020
Extend your tour by visiting the famous Terra Cotta Warriors! Learn more by visiting our extensions tab.

$718.00
(per person, based on double occupancy)

XI'AN, YANGTZE RIVER & SHANGHAI EXTENSION

March 22 - 30, 2020
Looking for an even longer extension? We are combining our Xi'an package with a Yangtze River Cruise and a visit to Shanghai. Visit our our extensions tab to learn more.

$2,134.00
(per person, based on double occupancy)

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This itinerary, pricing and escorts are subject to change. Insurance is available and highly recommended. Single rates are available upon request. Please consult the Terms and Conditions, as they apply starting with the first payment. A 3% discount applies off the cost of the trip, if the trip is paid in full by check with in 7-10 business days of invoice date. Gratuities are additional and will be collected with final payment. All prices listed are in USD unless otherwise noted.


Join us for the ULTIMATE Arts & Crafts Expedition where you will have the opportunity to learn first hand from master artisans and explore the extraordinary country of China! China is one of the most fascinating and extraordinary countries in the world, and Craftours has combined the greatest sightseeing and arts & crafts experience into one amazing expedition that is truly the greatest value you will ever see anywhere.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:
  • Round-trip International airfare from Los Angeles to Beijing, China!
  • All taxes and round-trip transfers to and from the hotel!
  • Private deluxe motor coach and driver!
  • 5-star hotel accommodations for seven nights in central Beijing!
  • Breakfast daily, some lunches and dinners!
  • Walk on the Great Wall of China!
  • Tour of a Cloisonné Factory!
  • Tour and shop in a Jade Carving Factory!
  • Sightseeing at the Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square!
  • Four Arts & Crafts Workshops with Master Chinese instructors! (class kits included)
  • Extraordinary shopping at the Pearl Market and Silk Alley!
  • Rickshaw ride through the oldest area of Beijing!
  • Lunch in the home of a local Chinese family!
  • Optional tickets to see the world famous Chinese Acrobatic Show!
  • Visit to a student art gallery!
  • Optional tour of the Summer Palace and Beijing Zoo to see the giant pandas!
  • Private night tour of Beijing includes seeing the changing colors of the Olympic Stadium!
  • Peking duck dinner and one hour foot massage!
  • Professional Chinese tour guide and Craftours tour escort the entire time!
  • Commemorative gifts & more!

CHINA HIGHLIGHTS:

Tiananmen Square Tiananmen Square Play Movie
Tiananman Square is a large city square in the center of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen gate (Gate of Heavenly Peace) located to its North, separating it from the Forbidden City. Tiananmen Square is the fourth largest city square in the world. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history.
Forbidden City Forbidden City Play Movie
The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty. It is located in the center of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.
Great Wall of China Great Wall of China Play Movie
The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China in part to protect the Chinese Empire or its prototypical states against intrusions by various nomadic groups or military incursions by various warlike peoples or forces. Several walls were being built as early as the 7th century BC; these, later joined together and made bigger and stronger, are now collectively referred to as the Great Wall.
Temple of Heaven Temple of Heaven Play Movie
The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven is a complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Taoist temple, although Chinese heaven worship, especially by the reigning monarch of the day, pre-dates Taoism.


OPTIONAL TOURS:

Kungfu Show The Legend of Kungfu Show Play Movie
The Legend of Kung Fu is a must-see production for tourists and Kung Fu lovers. The show is put together by a group of the best Chinese Kung Fu practitioners, directors and designers of China. There are English subtitles shown above the stage to keep you informed of the story line. There is no speaking from the actors, just Kung fu show, dance and acrobatics. The fusion of modern dance with Chinese traditional martial arts makes this performance unique and spectacular.
Cost of this optional Acrobat Show is only $97 per person.


Beijing Zoo Beijing Zoo Play Movie
The Beijing Zoo is a zoological park in Beijing, China. Located in the Xicheng District, the zoo occupies an area of 89 hectares (220 acres), including 5.6 hectares (14 acres) hectares of lakes and ponds. It is one of the oldest zoos in China and has one of the largest animal collections in the country.
Summer Palace Summer Palace Play Movie
The Summer Palace is a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in Beijing, China. The Summer Palace is mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and the Kunming Lake. It covers an expanse of 2.9 square kilometres (720 acres), three-quarters of which is water.
Cost of this optional Beijing Zoo & Summer Palace Tour is $84 per person.

OPTIONAL XIAN PACKAGE:
March 22 - 24, 2020

Package Includes:
  • Flight from Beijing to Xi'an.
  • All taxes and round trip transfers to and from the hotel.
  • Private deluxe motor coach and driver.
  • First class hotel accommodation for two nights.
  • Visit Terra Cotta Warriors and Wild goose Pagoda
  • All entrance fees.
  • Breakfast daily, some lunches and dinners.
  • Professional Chinese tour guide.

The cost of this optional Xi'an package is $718.00 per person based on double occupancy.

Please note if you've taken our main Ultimate Arts & Crafts China Expedition package, your flights that would have been from Beijing, will now return you home from Xi'an.

OPTIONAL XI'AN, YANGTZE RIVER CRUISE & SHANGHAI PACKAGE:
March 22 - 30, 2020

Package Includes:
  • All flights in China
  • All taxes and round trip transfers to and from the hotel.
  • Private deluxe motor coach and driver.
  • First class hotel accommodations in Xi'an and Shanghai.
  • All breakfasts, some lunches and dinners in Xi'an and Shanghai.
  • Sightseeing tours in Xi'an and Shanghai.
  • Experience the Terra Cotta Warriors along with the Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Four nights Yangtze River cruise including all meals.
  • Passing the Xiling Gorge and Three Gorges Dam.
  • Optional visit to the tribe of Three Gorges.
  • Optional tour to Shennong Stream.
  • Visiting the Shibaozhai Pagoda.
  • Optional visit to FENGDU, the "Ghost City."
  • Visiting the city of SUZHOU known as the “Venice of the East.”
  • Tour to the famous YUYUAN GARDEN
  • Fantastic shopping opportunity at the Arts and Crafts Center
  • visit the Institute of Suzhou Embroidery
  • A tour to the JADE BUDDA TEMPLE and the BUND
  • Enjoy a foot Massage
  • Professional Chinese tour guide the entire time.
The cost of this optional Xi'an, Yangtze River Cruise & Shanghai package is $2134.00 per person based on double occupancy.

Please note if you've taken our main Ultimate Arts & Crafts China Expedition package, your flights that would have been from Beijing, will now return you home from Shanghai.

TESTIMONIALS FROM PAST CHINA TRIPS: