China Luxury Wellness and Spa Retreat

BEIJING - GUILIN - YANGSHUO - CHENGDU - DUJIANGYAN

Disconnect from the outside world on this tranquil China wellness holiday. Over the 10 days in China, you will find the ultimate serenity and relaxation to refresh yourself.  Visit the most beautiful part of China while staying at the finest luxury resorts and hotels. Immerse in cultural interaction, participate in Yoga and Taichi session and enjoy first-class spa treatments. Awake your inner chef with an authentic Chinese cooking class and gain insights into Chinese culture with cultural performances. Experience a fun shopping tour with a local guide and be connected with the locals through a uniquely authentic local host experience, exclusively offered by Tweet World Travel.

  • Tweet World Travel wellness tours and packages combine the finest luxury accommodation with excellent wellness programmes and breathtaking sightseeing
  • Enjoy world-class wellness experience and have a memorable holiday
  • Complimentary one-way chauffeur service in Australia

All luxury Wellness, Spa and Yoga packages can be changed to suit each individual group. Tweet World Travel specialises in professionally designing and customising wellness tours, ensuring your holiday is tailored to suit your every need.  

Trip code : WLSCN01

Duration : 10 days

Destination : China

Travel Dates : 2022

 

  • Enjoy world-class wellness experience and have a memorable holiday
  • Enjoy a personalised experience in luxury small group touring with a maximum of 16 passengers
  • We have hand-picked the finest luxury accommodation for this tour to give you the best luxurious experience
  • Participate in Yoga and Taichi sessions to bring back the balance of mind, body and spirit
  • Delve deep into the Chinese way of life through cooking class, calligraphy session, and temple visits
  • Visit the fascinating panda at the Dujangyan Panda Base
  • Relax on a leisurely cruise from Yangshuo to Guilin along with the magnificent limestones and karst terrain
  • Gain insights into Chinese culture with the Impression Liu Sanjie night show in Yangshou
  • Enjoy award-winning spa administering Taoism's healing powers while aligning your qi at Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain Hotel
  • In Guilin, stay at the Shangri-la hotel Guilin - a luxurious and oasis retreat set among China's most stunning landscapes
  • In Yangshuo, access to oriental spas featuring exotic blend of ancient health and beauty practices
  • Awake your inner chef with a hands-on Chinese cooking class
  • Be connected with the locals through a unique and authentic "local host" experience, exclusively provided by Tweet World Travel*
  • Enjoy a unique shopping experience in Chengdu with a local tour guide
  • Complimentary one-way Chauffeur service in Australia*

* complimentary one-way Chauffeur service in Australia is within 35kms of an international airport and residential address pick up.
* Local host experience varies depending on the group's interests and will be advised during the tour

 

On your arrival in Beijing, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel.

After a short tour briefing, our tour guide will take you out for a Welcome Dinner.

After dinner, enjoy the rest of your time at leisure. 

Overnight in Beijing

Today, we will drive about 1.5 hours to visit the magnificent Great Wall (Mutianyu section with return cable car included). 

Great Wall (Mutianyu Section) is part of the most famous symbol of China and one of the world's most remarkable architectural wonders. It was built over 2,000 years ago and stretches for about 6,700 km.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

We then visit the Summer Palace (including 15-minute boat ride) which is located on the northwestern outskirts of the city It was an imperial summer resort of the Qing Dynasty. With its perfect layout, magnificent buildings and enchanting landscape, it is the most splendid classical garden in China.

Return to the hotel and enjoy a 75-minute signature spa treatment or massage. 

Overnight in Beijing.

Today, you will be transferred to the airport to take a short included domestic flight to Guilin.

On arrival in Guilin, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel.

Guilin is famous for its natural picturesque landscape and the Li River cruise is no doubt the essence of it.

Enjoy the Four Lakes Cruise this evening.

At the hotel, enjoy a 75-minute signature spa treatment or massage. 

Depart from the hotel after breakfast, drive 50 minutes to the dock to board the cruise vessel..

Cruise along the Li River for an unforgettable experience and you will be immersed in the spectacular views of the hills and waters. The cruise usually takes around 3.5 to 4 hours, depending on the water condition.

Go ashore in Yangshuo and walk through the West Street, the bustling town centre.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Then delve deep into traditional Chinese art by taking a calligraphy class. Learn and practice using brush and inkstick and the way to apply it on paper. Chinese calligraphy requires patience and concentration and is regarded as a rewarding hobby for the elderly.

Enjoy the Impression Liu Sanjie night show, performed in the outdoor with a stunning landscape as the backdrop (optional).

At the hotel, enjoy a 75-minute signature spa treatment or massage. 

Overnight in Yangshuo.

This morning experience Meditation Fundamentals at the hotel (about 2 hours) with Meditation Practices, learn Breath Control & Sit-in Meditation. 

 After the session, go to a traditional local market and buy food materials with the chef and the guide. Learn how to make local typical dishes.

Enjoy your lunch that you helped prepare

The rest of the day is at your leisure.

At the hotel, enjoy a 75-minute signature spa treatment or massage. 

Overnight in Yangshuo.

Transfer from Yangshuo to Guilin Airport for your transfer to Chengdu.

On arrival in Chengdu, private transportation will take you from the airport to the hotel on Mt. Qingcheng. It takes about 1.5 hours to drive to the hotel from Chengdu.

Lunch enroute.

At the hotel, enjoy a 75-minute signature spa treatment or massage. 

Dinner and overnight in Chengdu

Start the morning with a yoga class in the hidden mountain resort. After the yoga session and breakfast, take the cableway up to the top of Qingcheng Mountain and enjoy the majestic panoramic view.

You will visit some Taoist monasteries, including Jianfu Palace and Pavilion of Happiness. Observe the Taoist way of living to keep healthy and peaceful.

Enjoy a vegetarian lunch at the temple.

Return to the hotel and enjoy Taoism Package/ Jing massage arranged by the hotel for 2 hours 30 minutes.

Tey offer a powerful series of restorative treatments to boost the body’s overall defence systems, ideal for those looking for authentic, results-oriented treatments based exclusively on traditional Chinese Medicine.

For dinner, you can try the organic vegetables and herbs meals at the hotel’s restaurant.

Overnight in Dujiangyan.

Take the morning Tai Chi class at the resort.

After breakfast, stroll around the ancient Dujiangyan Irrigation System which is the world’s earliest existing hydraulic engineering. After more than 2,200 years, it is still in use today and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage.

Lunch is at a local restaurant while touring.

Drive to a tea house which is next to a temple. You can enjoy a cup of tea and a quiet atmosphere here.

Dinner is served at your hotel.

Overnight in Dujiangyan.

 

Your tour is not complete without meeting the adorable pandas in Sichuan.

Dujiangyan Panda Base  is the first research base which focuses on panda rescue and disease prevention and control. Get ready to visit the lovely pandas and wander around with your guide.

Lunch will be at a local restaurant while touring.

Relax back at your hotel before your Farewell Dinner in the hotel restaurant.

Overnight in Dujiangyan.

Today, you will be transferred to the Chengdu Airport for your departure flight home. 

***Important Note***

For operational reasons and passenger safety, Tweet World Travel and its suppliers reserve the right to change, vary, modify or cancel any itinerary or arrangement in relation to the tour/cruise as considered necessary.

This itinerary is not recommended for persons with reduced mobility.

All of our tours require a reasonable level of fitness. Every traveller on our tours is required the ability to walk around sights on uneven surfaces in both urban and rural / mountainous areas unaided. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.

Please read our itinerary carefully for outline of fitness level to help you select the right holiday for you.

Important notes:

• All persons must be fit and physically able to partake unaided in their chosen activities/packages/tours /cruise etc. as outlined in the itinerary.

• All parties acknowledge the physical demands and hazards involved in the tour or cruise they will be undertaking and have chosen to participate at their own risk.
Our Small Group Tours are guaranteed to depart with a minimum of just two guests.

Our group size ranges from only 2 to 16 people. This means less of your precious time is wasted waiting for others, allowing you to have more time to enjoy your holiday.

For group tours with 10 travellers or more, in addition to the tour guide, we will provide a dedicated tour director (free of charge) who will escort the tour from the beginning to the end.
We provide a wealth of dining experiences and venues. Most meals during the tour are at famous restaurants, with the menus handpicked and planned to highlight a perfect mix of Local and Western cuisines.

Our itinerary features sumptuous Welcome and Farewell Dinners for a delightful, authentic culinary experience, whereas the special Chef’s Table experience will take you on an unparalleled culinary demonstration and beautiful menu to feast on.

Note: It is your responsibility to notify us of any dietary requests/requirements. We will do our best to meet your request/requirements, however, cannot guarantee that it can always be accommodated.
When travelling with Tweet World Travel, you will indulge in a seamlessly opulence travel experience. We hand-pick the premium quality resorts, hotels or lodges, ensuring that each night of your itinerary finds you welcomed and comfortably settled in either historically iconic, culturally rich, or coveted high-design hotels full of authentic local charms. You will stay at the heart of each destination, adjacent to monuments or strategically at the edge of a wilderness.

• Room Information: All rooms are air-conditioned, Fridge/ Mini Bar in room, Safe box in room
• Triple Share: Available upon request
• Bedding Configuration: Double or twin bedding (subject to availability).
• Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms: Available upon request (subject to availability).
• Laundry service is available at hotels/resorts where you will stay during the tour and will incur additional charges if used
• Massage service is available at hotels where you will stay during the tour and will incur additional charges if used.
After purchase, you will receive a Booking Confirmation and Passenger Information Form by email. Within 24 hours of purchase you need to send us a copy of your passport together with your Passenger Information Form.

After purchase, you are required to make a deposit or full payment for your order. Please note most of our deposit is non-refundable. Please check your booking and your invoice for the Terms and Conditions which apply specifically to your booking.

If you would like to cancel your booking, please refer to our cancellation terms.

Please notes:
• Any special requests, preferences MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form
• Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges
Safety Net Protection is not included in our tour/cruise packages. If you wish to purchase safety net protection, an additional fee of $105 per person will be incurred. This is only valid for a one-time use (claim).

Safety Net Protection enables passengers to amend their tour and/or river cruise 15 days prior to departure, to another tour/cruise to the same destination, departing in the same year (once only) without any applicable cancellation charges or penalties.

The new tour/cruise must be at the same cost or higher but cannot be at lower cost than the initial cruise/ tour booked. If the passenger chooses the higher cost option, then the additional difference amount must be paid. However, no modifications shall be accepted less than 15 days prior to departure.

Importance notes:
• Safety Net Protection is payable immediately at the time of making the deposit payment. Once purchased, Safety Net Protection is not refundable
• Safety Net Protection does not apply for airfares or third-party fees and charges.
• Safety Net Protection allows for amendment ONLY, not cancellation.
• You will be responsible for all your personal belongings while on the tours. It is your responsibility to make sure your room is secure.
Tipping is not compulsory and is not included in this package. We believe that if you choose to tip, you should only pay for the service you receive.

In general, tipping is widely accepted as a way to show your appreciation of good service but is not compulsory. Tipping is expected and often makes up a large part of people's wages.

• If you are happy with services provided by your tour guides and drivers, a tip is appreciated. Recommended tips - For the guides and drivers - $6US per day per passenger.

• If travel on a river cruises and happy with the services provided by your crews and service onboard. Recommended tips - For the crews and guides - $10US per day per passenger.
You must carry your own luggage from/to the coach and to/from the hotel or cruise. The driver and his assistance will assist with the uploading/off-loading of your luggage.

All of our tours will include internal flights within the tour, which allow 20kg of check-in luggage and 7kg of carry-on luggage per passenger. A surcharge may apply for oversized/overweight luggage subject to the airline's policy.

Please note:

• You will be responsible for all your personal belongings while on the tours/cruises. It is your responsibility to make sure your room/cabin is secure.

• Tweet World Travel will not be liable for any loss or damage to your luggage or other personal belongings.
Our products DO NOT include Travel Insurance. Travel insurance is not included in our tours, cruises, day tours, private tours, group tours, transfers, and any of our packages.

For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance for your travel arrangements (without limitation) that include coverage for medical expenses, loss of luggage, cruise, land content and airfare charges that may occur.

You need to provide us your Travel Insurance details upon booking, or at least before 30 days prior to your departure.

If you do not have travel insurance prior to your departure, we retain the rights to refuse boarding/joining our tours or cruises. We might refund / provide travel credits for you, less any unrecoverable fees including but not limited to admin fees, visas fees, other suppliers’ cancellation fees. We won’t be held liable for any costs associated with this matter.
China Luxury Wellness and Spa Retreat

FIRST-CLASS SERVICE

  • 24/7 local assistance and travel guidance
  • Breakfast in bed on selected days
  • Airport Meet-and-Greet welcome service with the local tour guide
  • Guaranteed departures with Just Two Guests
  • Small group with a maximum of 16 guests
  • A unique "local-host" experience exclusively offered by Tweet World Travel

WELLNESS PACKAGE

  • Yoga and Taichi sessions in Dujingyan
  • 1 x Meditation session in Yangshuo
  • 5 x 75-minute signature spa treatments/massage session of your choice
  • 1 x 2.5hrs Taoism Package / Jing massage session in Dujiangya

FLIGHTS

  • All domestic flights within the tour in the economy cabin:
    • From Beijing to Guilin
    • From Guilin to Chengdu

CRUISES

  • Leisure cruise from Yangshuo to Guilin

ACCOMMODATION

  • Stay at excellent hand-selected high-quality 5-star accommodation in central location or adjacent to monuments or strategically at the edge of a wilderness.  

SIGHTSEEING

  • Entrance fees at monuments
  • All local government fees & tax
  • Comprehensive sightseeing as per itinerary
    • Day tour to the Great Wall & Summer Palace
    • Half-day tour to the Giant Panda Research Base and city tour
    • Yangshuo village tour & cooking class
    • Chinese traditional calligraphy session
    • Dujiangyan half day tour
    • A shopping tour in Chengdu

TRANSPORTATION

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles 
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Locally based professional drivers 

TOUR GUIDE & TOUR LEADER

  • English-speaking local tour guides who live and breathe the destination – they will bring your itinerary to life
  • For a group of more than 10 people, on top of local tour guides, we will provide an experienced tour director. He or she will oversee your entire journey, accompany you every day and connect you to the people, places and encounters in a way you’ll never forget.

MEALS

  • Welcome & Farewell Dinner
  • A Unique & Varied Dining Experience 
  • Full Breakfast Daily; Select Lunches and Dinners: 9 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 5 Dinners

 

Please contact us for alternative travel dates, if our travel date above does not suit you. 

Tweet World Travel specialises in professionally designing and customising wellness tours, ensuring your holiday is tailored to suit your every need. 

Please note:  this tour doesn’t include the entry visa for the country it travels to. Make sure you have acquired a valid visa before travelling and joining the tour. Check whether a single entry or multiple entry visa is required/ available.

When assisting with an international travel booking, we assume that all travellers in the booking have a valid passport. Passports must be valid for the countries through which a ship or tour passes. It is the responsibility of each passenger to ensure the validity and conformity of their passport. 

It is the customer’s responsibility to make sure that the travellers have the valid visas and/or correct visa type to enter the destination country they are travelling to. Travellers might need to present the visas at multiple checkpoints and may be refused to fly out of their countries, if the visa documents cannot be presented. If such an event occurs, we won’t be liable and the travellers will be deemed as “no-show”. Please check our Terms & Conditions for the penalty for “no-show”.

Visa and other entry and exit conditions (such as currency, customs and quarantine regulations) change regularly. Contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate for up-to-date information.

If you require us to assist with visa application in less than 60 days before your departure date, an additional fee of $120 per person will be required for visa processing, on top of the visa fee. 

Important Note:

  • All travellers must have a valid passport for international travel and most countries require at least 6 months validity from the date of return and some countries require a machine‐readable passport.
  • Some countries require visas and re‐entry permits which meet the requirements of immigration and other government authorities. 
  • It is your sole responsibility if any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures incurred as a result of such documents not satisfying the requirements of those authorities.

 

CHINA 

You'll need a visa to visit China. 

In order to enter China, foreigners shall apply to the local visa-issuing authorities stationed abroad for a visa. The Chinese Embassy and Consulates do not accept visa applications directly submitted by ordinary passport holders. Visa applications of ordinary passports are required to be submitted to a relevant Chinese Visa Application Service Centre according to the services areas. 

Foreigners may be exempt from applying for visas if they hold connected passenger tickets and are in transit to a third country or region by an international aircraft, ship or train via China; will stay for not more than 24 hours in China without leaving the port of entry; or will stay in the specific zones approved by the State Council within the prescribed time limit. 

Where foreigners need to enter China temporarily, due to force majeure or for any other urgent reason, they shall apply to exit/entry border inspection agencies for going through the formalities for temporary entry. The duration of stay for temporary entry shall not exceed 15 days.

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