Discover the changing face of China with Saga

Monday 30 September 2013

Saga offers three exciting value-packed escorted journeys to China. One is a top performer – 98% of customers have rated the tour as ‘excellent’, the second is a new holiday offering travel by bullet train, cruise ship and plane, plus a chance to see the pandas, and the third includes an overnight trip on the Lhasa Express in a small group of up to 20.

Discover the changing face of China with Saga

Land of the Dragon

Marvel at the 6,000-strong Terracotta Warriors and visit Beijing’s 2008 Olympic Park to see the Bird’s Nest stadium on a top-performing Saga tour that combines ancient and modern China.

Pay homage to Confucius at temples dedicated to the great philosopher and stroll along Shanghai’s cosmopolitan waterfront parade on this valued-packed tour which can be extended by five nights on a Yangtze River cruise or three nights in Hong Kong.

11 nights from £2199, departing from Heathrow to Beijing with British Airways from March to November 2014

China Rediscovered

Unearth the treasures of bygone dynasties as you travel by plane, train and ship on this intriguing new holiday.  Sail along the Yangtze on the five-star Century Sky cruise ship for four days before taking the bullet train from Chongqing to Chengdu, home of the panda breeding centre. Finally, step back in time at the Sanxingdui ruins, discovered in the 1980s, and 1,700-year-old Huanglongxi temples.

11 nights from £1999, departing from Heathrow to Shanghai Pu Dong with British Airways from April to June and August to October 2014

The Lhasa Express

Visit the Dali Lama’s summer palace and the Sera Monastry, in Norbu Lingka, before boarding the Lhasa Express to begin an unforgettable overnight journey on the world’s highest railway. This tour of spiritual Tibet and historic China includes visits to Beijing’s Forbidden City and Tian’anmen Square, the Terracotta Warriors, the pandas at Chengdu, Shanghai and the Yu Yuan gardens.

14 nights from £2999, departing Heathrow to Beijing with British Airways from May to June and September to October 2014.

All holidays include VIP door-to-door chauffeur service, return flights and transfers, airport taxes, accommodation, most meals, porterage, tour manager, tourist visa, travel insurance and cancellation cover.


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