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Luxury

Best of Japan and China

Tokyo to Shanghai
24 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: JAC24
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Pricing & Availability

Trip Highlights

Dine at the Great Wall

Be the envy of your friends with a private chef-prepared lunch on a quiet stretch of the Great Wall of China

Geisha experience evening

In the former capital, Kyoto, interact with geiko or maiko during an evening of traditional entertainment and dinner

See The Protected Giant Pandas

Head to Chongqing Zoo, where more than 200 varieties of wild and rare animals are on display, including the pandas

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 12 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in nine locations
  • Four-night Yangtze River cruise aboard the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer
  • Everything as detailed including gratuities and onboard entertainment
  • Finest dining - a total of 54 meals

Map & Itinerary

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China Japan Map JAC24 2018

Tokyo to Shanghai

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours at leisure.

Stay: Four Nights: Tokyo, Shangri La Hotel or similar

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Take a tour of Tokyo, and later visit the Edo Museum and Tokyo Sky Tree or the Roppongi Hills and observatory deck. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant.


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  • Dinner

Today you will enjoy an incredible full day tour of Mount Fuji and Hakone.

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  • Lunch

This morning take part in a sushi making lesson, then eat your creations for lunch. Enjoy a choice of dining options at the hotel this evening.

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  • Dinner

Take the bullet train to Kanazawa and enjoy a tour of the old castle town.

Stay: Two Nights: Kanazawa, Hotel Tokyu (or similar)

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  • Lunch

Explore Kenroku-en Gardens, the Omicho Market and the village of Shirakawa-go. This evening enjoy a range of dining options.

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  • Dinner

Arrive into Kyoto by train. Take part in a Tea Ceremony in a small temple, followed by a stroll through the Gion district.

Stay: Three Nights: Kyoto, Westin Miyako or similar

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  • Breakfast

Visit the Todaiji temple and the Kasuga Taisha and see the deers in Nara Park. This evening enjoy a special meal and traditional geisha entertainment.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Enjoy a choice of dining options at the hotel this evening.


Discover the cultural capital of Japan on a full day tour.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take the bullet train to Hiroshima. Visit Miyajima Islwand then spend the afternoon at the Peace Memorial Park. Arrive in Osaka and transfer to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights: Osaka, InterContinental or similar

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  • Lunch

Enjoy a morning at leisure followed by an afternoon tour of Osaka.

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  • Dinner

Transfer to Kansai Airport for your flight to Beijing. Transfer to hotel.

Stay: Three Nights: Beijing, Regent Hotel or similar

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  • Breakfast

Take a tour of Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. This evening enjoy an authentic Peking Duck dinner with all the traditional accompaniments.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Later, enjoy an exclusive buffet lunch at the Great Wall.


Set out for the Great Wall of China. After dinner at leisure, attend a Peking Opera show, an exciting Kung Fu Show or explore Silk Alley market.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning enjoy a private cruise of the Summer Palace.


Transfer to the airport and fly to Yichang. On arrival, transfer to your luxury river ship.

Stay: Four Nights: the luxurious Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise along the Yangtze River through the Three Gorges region.

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  • Lunch
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Transfer by ferry to a traditional Chinese sampan (longboat) in Badong. After lunch back on board, continue to Wu Gorge.

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Disembark for a tour of Fengdu. Or, choose to take a ‘Relocation Tour’. In the evening, enjoy the Emperor’s Farewell Dinner.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

This evening, choose from three dining options.


Disembark in Chongqing and head to the Chongqing Zoo. Later, transfer to the airport for your flight to Xi’an.

Stay: Two Nights: Xi’an, Shangri-La Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™ - Sightseeing

Discover Xi’an. Travel to the Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses and the Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum.


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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from three options for dinner.


After lunch, transfer to the airport and fly to Shanghai. Board the high-speed Maglev train.

Stay: Three Nights: Shanghai, Fairmont Peace Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take a bus tour through Shanghai. Visit a local silk factory. This evening, enjoy premium seating at an acrobatic show.

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  • Lunch
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Shanghai

Choose your activity this morning. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and this evening, attend a Farewell Dinner.


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  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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Travel & Accommodation

Deep mountain ravine to Yangtze river below
Four night Yangtze cruise

Admire stunning natural landscapes on a cruise through the Three Gorges region aboard the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer

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Taste the Flavours of Japan

You'll know your teppanyaki from your okonomiyaki as we reveal the favourite flavours of Japan

Luxury Hotel Stays

Stay in some of China's finest hotels such as Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel

As a family-owned company, we take great pride in treating each and every guest as part of the family