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Ancient Treasures of China
Includes a Cunard Voyage from Singapore to Shanghai
6 Day Fully Escorted China Tour Including the Great Wall of China & Terracotta Warriors
Price from
£3,199pp
Promo code:
ASA7258
Duration
18 nights
Departing
23 Mar 2020

Your Experience:

  • 1 night hotel stay at the Parkroyal on Beach Road in Singapore
  • 12 night full-board cruise on board Queen Elizabeth
  • Overnight stays in port in Hong Kong and Shanghai
  • 2 night hotel stay in Xi'an
  • Fully escorted tour to the Terracotta Army
  • 3 night hotel stay in Beijing
  • Fully escorted tour of the Great Wall of China, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square
  • All transfers
  • All flights (London departure - regional flight departures available)

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Singapore Hotel Stay
  • Day 2 Singapore Embark ship
  • Days 3 - 4 At Sea
  • Day 5 Chan May
  • Day 6 At Sea
  • Day 7 Halong Bay
  • Day 8 At Sea
  • Day 9 Hong Kong
  • Day 10 Hong Kong
  • Days 11 - 12 At Sea
  • Day 13 Shanghai
  • Day 14 Shanghai Disembark ship
  • Day 15 Xi'an Tour day 1
  • Day 16 Xi'an to Beijing Tour day 2
  • Day 17 Beijing Tour day 3
  • Day 18 Beijing Tour day 4
  • Day 19 Beijing Tour day 5
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    Day 1
    Singapore - Hotel Stay
    Singapore is a fascinating city to explore, full of exciting fusions and contrasts. A melting pot of Malay, European and Chinese cultures, it has a world-class food scene where high-end restaurants sit alongside steaming street food stalls and offer a dizzying array of cuisines.
    Singapore Skyline

    Day 1

    Singapore - Hotel Stay

    Singapore is a fascinating city to explore, full of exciting fusions and contrasts. A melting pot of Malay, European and Chinese cultures, it has a world-class food scene where high-end restaurants sit alongside steaming street food stalls and offer a dizzying array of cuisines.

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    Day 2
    Singapore - Embark Queen Elizabeth
    Embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans and a ship that offers a little of the finer things in life to all passengers who sail with her. Enjoy Cunard’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and huge array of activities, including ballroom-dancing, lawn bowls and afternoon tea in the Garden Lounge.
    Queen Elizabeth

    Day 2

    Singapore - Embark Queen Elizabeth

    Embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans and a ship that offers a little of the finer things in life to all passengers who sail with her. Enjoy Cunard’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and huge array of activities, including ballroom-dancing, lawn bowls and afternoon tea in the Garden Lounge.

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    Days 3 - 4
    At Sea
    Your day on board the Queen Elizabeth can be active and lively, or as calming and chilled as you like; there’s something on board to suit your every mood from swimming in the pool to relaxing in The Royal Spa; joining in with Book Club to browsing the Royal Arcade.
    Relax on Board

    Day 3

    At Sea

    Your day on board the Queen Elizabeth can be active and lively, or as calming and chilled as you like; there’s something on board to suit your every mood from swimming in the pool to relaxing in The Royal Spa; joining in with Book Club to browsing the Royal Arcade.

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    Day 5
    Chan May
    The port of Chan May is located halfway between two historic and important cities: Da Nang and Hue. From gleaming new restaurants to fantastic street food, there’s something to savour on every street corner in Da Nang. Golden beaches are within easy reach, as are the Marble Mountains, with their limestone caves and hidden Buddhist shrines. The ancient city of Hue is a UNESCO-listed site where you’ll find remnants of the glories of imperial Vietnam.
    Beach in Chan May

    Day 5

    Chan May

    The port of Chan May is located halfway between two historic and important cities: Da Nang and Hue. From gleaming new restaurants to fantastic street food, there’s something to savour on every street corner in Da Nang. Golden beaches are within easy reach, as are the Marble Mountains, with their limestone caves and hidden Buddhist shrines. The ancient city of Hue is a UNESCO-listed site where you’ll find remnants of the glories of imperial Vietnam.

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    Day 6
    At Sea
    Queen Elizabeth offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day; take champagne afternoon tea in Queens Room, pre-dinner drinks in the Midships Bar; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in the Yacht Club.
    Champagne Afternoon Tea

    Day 6

    At Sea

    Queen Elizabeth offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day; take champagne afternoon tea in Queens Room, pre-dinner drinks in the Midships Bar; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in the Yacht Club.

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    Day 7
    Halong Bay
    This spectacular seascape of limestone towers and tiny islets all compete for space in an area which is without a doubt one of the most beautiful in the country. Take a trip on board a traditional junk boat to cruise the emerald waters.
    Halong Bay

    Day 7

    Halong Bay

    This spectacular seascape of limestone towers and tiny islets all compete for space in an area which is without a doubt one of the most beautiful in the country. Take a trip on board a traditional junk boat to cruise the emerald waters.

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    Day 8
    At Sea
    A relaxing few days at sea gives you ample opportunity to experience all that your ship has to offer. There are so many activities to choose from; enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings and then dance the night away in the grand ballroom.
    Royal Court Theatre

    Day 8

    At Sea

    A relaxing few days at sea gives you ample opportunity to experience all that your ship has to offer. There are so many activities to choose from; enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings and then dance the night away in the grand ballroom.

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    Day 9
    Hong Kong
    Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. The harbour is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop.
    Hong Kong Harbour

    Day 9

    Hong Kong

    Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. The harbour is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop.

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    Day 10
    Hong Kong
    Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. End your stay here on a high by taking the Peak Tram up to the Sky Terrace 428 at the top of Victoria Peak, with its stunning 360-degree panoramic view across the city. The harbour is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop.
    Hong Kong Skyline at Night

    Day 10

    Hong Kong

    Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. End your stay here on a high by taking the Peak Tram up to the Sky Terrace 428 at the top of Victoria Peak, with its stunning 360-degree panoramic view across the city. The harbour is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop.

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    Days 11 - 12
    At Sea
    Dine, relax and rest in timeless style and luxury. Every suite and stateroom is your own personal oasis where you can enjoy 24 hours complimentary room service dining. Unwind in your own comfortable space and dream of what’s to come.
    Breakfast in Bed

    Day 11

    At Sea

    Dine, relax and rest in timeless style and luxury. Every suite and stateroom is your own personal oasis where you can enjoy 24 hours complimentary room service dining. Unwind in your own comfortable space and dream of what’s to come.

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    Day 13
    Shanghai
    Art Deco buildings squeeze between climbing skyscrapers in the fast-paced city of Shanghai. This unique cosmopolitan metropolis is a city of contrasts. You’ll find yourself surrounded by cool modern architecture one moment, before stumbling upon old Jewish synagogues and rickety street stalls the next.
    Shanghai Skyline

    Day 13

    Shanghai

    Art Deco buildings squeeze between climbing skyscrapers in the fast-paced city of Shanghai. This unique cosmopolitan metropolis is a city of contrasts. You’ll find yourself surrounded by cool modern architecture one moment, before stumbling upon old Jewish synagogues and rickety street stalls the next.

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    Day 14
    Shanghai - Disembark Queen Elizabeth and Xi'an Hotel Stay
    After an overnight stay in port, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Xi'an, one the birthplaces of Chinese civilisation. The seat of power of Chinese dynasties and the last stop for those following the enigmatic Silk Road, Xi'an is rich in historical heritage. Visitors can walk, or even cycle, along its ancient walls for magnificent city views.
    Ancient City Wall, Xi'an

    Day 14

    Shanghai - Disembark Queen Elizabeth and Xi'an Hotel Stay

    After an overnight stay in port, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Xi'an, one the birthplaces of Chinese civilisation. The seat of power of Chinese dynasties and the last stop for those following the enigmatic Silk Road, Xi'an is rich in historical heritage. Visitors can walk, or even cycle, along its ancient walls for magnificent city views.

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    Day 15
    Xi'an - Tour Day 1
    Today you’ll visit one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, the Terracotta Army. These life-sized grey warriors were created by Qin Shihuang to protect him in the afterlife. While their imposing formations are eerie, the individual warriors come alive through meticulously detailed expressions, hairstyles and clothes. Xian was also one of the first Chinese cities introduced to Islam, so you’ll also explore the fascinating and significant Muslim quarter and Great Mosque.
    Terracotta Warriors of Xi'an

    Day 15

    Xi'an - Tour Day 1

    Today you’ll visit one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, the Terracotta Army. These life-sized grey warriors were created by Qin Shihuang to protect him in the afterlife. While their imposing formations are eerie, the individual warriors come alive through meticulously detailed expressions, hairstyles and clothes. Xian was also one of the first Chinese cities introduced to Islam, so you’ll also explore the fascinating and significant Muslim quarter and Great Mosque.

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    Day 16
    Xi'an to Beijing - Tour Day 2
    Today you’ll take the fast train from Xian to the Chinese capital of Beijing, the heart and soul of Chinese politics, culture and economic development. In this huge metropolis, you’ll discover ancient wonders such as the Great Wall and incomparable imperial palaces and temples, as well as modern Beijing’s growing confidence as a global dynamo.
    Ancient Chinese Architecture

    Day 16

    Xi'an to Beijing - Tour Day 2

    Today you’ll take the fast train from Xian to the Chinese capital of Beijing, the heart and soul of Chinese politics, culture and economic development. In this huge metropolis, you’ll discover ancient wonders such as the Great Wall and incomparable imperial palaces and temples, as well as modern Beijing’s growing confidence as a global dynamo.

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    Day 17
    Beijing - Tour Day 3
    A highlight of your tour will be a visit to the Great Wall of China, the longest wall in the world that bends and twists over hills and valleys like a giant dragon fiercely guarding its borders. On your way back, if Beijing’s hectic traffic allows, you’ll stop to admire the iconic ‘Birds Nest’ Olympic stadium and the ‘Water Cube’ National Aquatic Centre.
    Great Wall of China

    Day 17

    Beijing - Tour Day 3

    A highlight of your tour will be a visit to the Great Wall of China, the longest wall in the world that bends and twists over hills and valleys like a giant dragon fiercely guarding its borders. On your way back, if Beijing’s hectic traffic allows, you’ll stop to admire the iconic ‘Birds Nest’ Olympic stadium and the ‘Water Cube’ National Aquatic Centre.

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    Day 18
    Beijing - Tour Day 4
    Today you’ll visit the city’s most famous sites, ancient and modern. The magnificent Temple of Heaven with its symbolic representations of earth and heaven, together with the scarlet-walled Forbidden City, home to imperial rulers and their concubines, reveal secrets about ancient Chinese civilisations. Whereas the remarkable Tiananmen Square celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic.
    Forbidden City, Beijing

    Day 18

    Beijing - Tour Day 4

    Today you’ll visit the city’s most famous sites, ancient and modern. The magnificent Temple of Heaven with its symbolic representations of earth and heaven, together with the scarlet-walled Forbidden City, home to imperial rulers and their concubines, reveal secrets about ancient Chinese civilisations. Whereas the remarkable Tiananmen Square celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic.

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    Day 19
    Beijing - Tour Day 5
    Your tour ends today and you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home.
    Fly Home

    Day 19

    Beijing - Tour Day 5

    Your tour ends today and you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

Queen Elizabeth

When Her Majesty the Queen conducted the naming ceremony in her own honour in October 2010, she continued a marvellously regal formal cruising tradition. Cunard has maintained all the refined styling, amenities and service associated with the Golden Era of cruise sailing and added modern facilities, leisure and entertainment opportunities. Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are highlights of the glorious Queen Elizabeth cruise ship. Dance in the grand ballroom, enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings or simply relax and revitalise beside one of the two lovely pool areas.

Key Facts

Entered service: 01/10/2010

Number of Decks: 12

Passenger Capacity: 2,092

Total Crew: 1,020

Number of Cabins: 1,046

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 4

Great places to visit on board:

Queens Room

Head here for traditional afternoon tea or to dance the night away at one of the glamorous balls.

The Garden Lounge

Designed to have the feel of a Kew Gardens conservatory, this is the perfect place to sit back and relax.

Commodore Club

Enjoy a signature cocktail with canapés before dinner while taking in glorious panoramic views.

Prices per person from

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  • Inside
    1. £3,199pp
  • Outside
    1. £3,499pp
  • Balcony
    1. £3,999pp
  • Grill Suite
    1. £6,499pp
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