Christmas in China



per person
Duration: 9 Nights
Destination: Beijing, China
Region: Asia
Deal Code: PAWS23B




Celebrate Christmas in a new and exciting way in China – taking a Christmas Day walk on the Great Wall and bringing in the New Year in Chengdu, home to the magnificent Giant Panda.

Your Holiday Package Includes:

  • Economy class flight to Beijing, return from Chengdu
  • 9 night Christmas in China guided tour with Wendy Wu, Beijing to Chengdu


  • 4-star accommodation
  • 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Touring with guides & entrance fees
  • Authentic experiences & highlights
  • Domestic transportation
  • Visa fees for Australian passport holders
  • Airport transfers
  • Airline taxes

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 24 December 2024 – 02 January 2025

Based on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth. Departures from other cities & flight upgrades available on request

2025 departure also available, surcharges apply


Day 1 / Beijing

Fly to Beijing, the capital of China, for a 3-night stay. On arrival in Beijing Capital International Airport, you will be met in the arrival hall by your local guide and/or National Escort from Wendy Wu Tours. Together with all other group members who may be arriving at a similar time, you will transfer approximately 1 hour to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. A tour introduction will be held in the hotel either this evening or the next.

Day 2 / Christmas on the Great Wall

Enjoy Christmas Day with a walk on the Great Wall to appreciate 2,000 years of historical significance whilst admiring the panoramic views. The Great Wall is China's most iconic attraction, which stretches over 4,000 miles from the Shanhaiguan Pass on the east coast to the Gobi Desert in the west. Stop by a jade factory to learn about the sacred stone. In the afternoon we visit the exquisite Summer Palace. End the day indulging in a Christmas meal made up of some of China's most famous dishes, including the local delicacy, Peking Duck.

Day 3 / Explore Beijing

Sightseeing today includes a stroll through Tiananmen Square, past Chairman Mao's Mausoleum to the treasure-filled Forbidden City, which has the largest and best preserved collection of ancient buildings in China. We also visit the unique Temple of Heaven. In the evening, see a fascinating Chinese Acrobatic show.

Day 4 / Beijing-Xian

Board the bullet train to Xian, the former ancient capital and stroll around the beautifully-preserved 14th century city walls. In the evening, experience the grace and beauty of a Tang Dynasty dancing performance.

Day 5 / Terracotta Warriors

Visit one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the 20th century: the Terracotta Warriors. The figures were created over 2,000 years ago to accompany Emperor Qin Shi Huang into the afterlife. Visit the workshop of the craftsmen who recreate terracotta warriors in the style of their ancient counterparts. Later, wander through the Muslim Quarter's bustling streets filled with aromatic food stalls and historic mosques. This evening, enjoy a delicious feast of traditional Shui Jiao dumplings followed by an optional tour of Xian's illuminated streets.

Day 6 / Xian to Chengdu

This morning, visit the lovely Little Wild goose Pagoda and the Xian Museum to deepen your understanding of the city's fascinating past. In the afternoon, take the bullet train to Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan province.

Day 7 / Leshan Grand Buddha

Travel to Leshan to visit the Grand Buddha, the worlds largest stone-carved Buddhist statue. We take a short boat trip to view the statue from the river. Return to Chengdu, visiting the old town of Huanglongxi en-route.

Day 8 / New Years Eve with the Pandas

On New Years Eve, visit the famous Panda Conservation Centre to see these charismatic animals being reared in wooded surroundings reminiscent of their natural habitat. Later, visit the ancient World Heritage Dujiangyan Irrigation project. Sample a delicious New Years meal this evening, inspired by the local Sichuan cuisine.

Day 9 / Chengdu

Enjoy a free day to explore Chengdu independently.

Day 10 / Depart Chengdu

Any time before your flight is at leisure. You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport, according to the departure time of your international flight arriving home the same or following day.

Day 11 / Depart Chengdu

Any time before your flight is at leisure. You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport, according to the departure time of your international flight arriving home the same or following day.

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Terms & Conditions

Prices listed are per person in Australian/New Zealand Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking.  Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 27 May 2024 and can be withdrawn without notice. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included.  Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge. Depending on airline schedules, you may depart and/or arrive on Day 2. Extra nights' accommodation (pre or post tour) or stopovers may be required at an additional cost. Flight Inclusive rates only: Based on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth. These include airline fuel surcharge and taxes. Correct as of 1 June 2022. Please note supplements may apply if lead in economy rates are not available. *Group Tour includes visa fees for Australian passport holders.