After years of hiding from western eyes, China has transformed itself into a true heavyweight on the global tourism scales. Welcoming more than 55 million foreign visitors each year, China is by far the most-visited country in Asia and one of the top travel destinations in the world.read more/less
According to statisticians, it might well eclipse France as the world’s most popular tourist destination by the year 2020. The country’s long and proud cultural heritage is reflected by the fact that it is home to no fewer than 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
HONG KONG, BEIJING & SINGAPORE
Hong Kong: Big Bus Hong Kong Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Discover the rich blend of Chinese and colonial history that is the astonishing city of Hong Kong. With this exciting sightseeing bus tour you will see all of the most famous landmarks in this world-renowned city.Highlights- Flexibility to hop on and off as you please – Choose between a 24 hour or a 48 hour ticket to best suit your schedule – Take advantage of the exciting extra bits and bobs Learn all about the city’s most popular sights and thanks to its hop on-hop off nature, you can jump off at any given moment and explore the locations further on foot. On all of these tours you will learn about stacks of facts about the history of Hong Kong thanks to a commentary recorded in a wide range of languages. This is by far the best and most fun way of enjoying the city.
Full day Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven tour in Beijing
After your hotel pickup, this tour starts at Tian’anmen North Square with its plentitude of monuments testifying to the communist, Mao’s influence on China’s modern history. From there you will proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces with over 500 years of history. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours. On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit a centre for Chinese traditional medicine culture. After having a short rest, we’ll visit the Temple of Heaven – the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. The visit to the Temple of Heaven will take about 1 hour. After lunch at a local Chinese restaurant, enjoy a short visit to a pearl free market – not to be missed. We will then drive (30minutes) to the Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. The visit takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes before you will be transferred back to your hotel
Singapore City Tour
This half-day excursion leaving in either the morning or afternoon, begins with a drive around important central Civic District, passing by the spacious greenery of the Padang playing field and the nearby Cricket Club. Visit the historic Parliament, the Supreme Court and the impressive City Hall. Take a break in Merlion Park and have a drink whilst admiring the stunning views of Marina Bay. Leave behind the bustling central business district for a touch of tranquility at Thian Hock Keng Temple, one of Singapore’s oldest and most sacred Buddhist-Taoist temples. Browse the adjacent local handicraft centre to pick yourself up a special souvenir and observe expert craftsmen up close as they work. Prepare to be amazed when you visit the National Orchid Garden, the main attraction of the Singapore Botanic Gardens, which sits on the highest hill in Singapore. Witness the staggering collection of more than 60,000 precious orchids and more than 400 different species. End your half-day tour with a trip to the charming neighbourhood of Little India, where you will be enchanted by the aromas of incense, jasmine and spices. From historic buildings, to towering skyscrapers, ancient spiritual spaces to colourful natural wonders, the vibrant diversity of Singapore will soon have you under its spell!
Return Flights from Johannesburg with taxes
Share twin accommodation with breakfast
2 nights Hong Kong
2 nights Beijing
2 nights Singapore
Internal Train from Hong Kong To Beijing
Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore City Tours
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