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Wonders of China & Japan Explorer
Includes a Luxury Far East Cruise
7 Day Fully Escorted China Tour and Mount Fuji Experience
Price from
£3,199pp
Promo code:
ASA7293
Duration
15 nights
Departing
23 Oct 2020

Your Experience:

  • 2 night hotel stay at the Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba in Tokyo
  • Fully escorted tour of Mount Fuji including the Hakone Ropeway Cable Car
  • Fully escorted boat trip across Lake Ashi
  • High-speed Bullet Train to Tokyo
  • 7 night full-board cruise on board Queen Elizabeth
  • 3 night hotel stay in Beijing
  • Fully escorted tour of the Great Wall of China, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square
  • 2 night hotel stay in Xi’an
  • Fully escorted tour of the Terracotta Army
  • 1 night hotel stay in Shanghai with a city tour and ERA Acrobatic Show
  • All transfers
  • All flights (London departure - regional flight departures available)
  • ATOL protected

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Tokyo Hotel Stay
  • Day 2 Tokyo Hotel Stay
  • Day 3 Tokyo Embark ship
  • Days 4 - 5 At Sea
  • Day 6 Naha
  • Day 7 Ishigaki
  • Day 8 At Sea
  • Day 9 Hong Kong
  • Day 10 Hong Kong Disembark ship
  • Day 11 Beijing Tour day 1
  • Day 12 Beijing Tour day 2
  • Day 13 Beijing to Xi'an Tour day 3
  • Day 14 Xi’an Tour day 4
  • Day 15 Xi'an to Shanghai Tour day 5
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    Day 1
    Tokyo - Hotel Stay
    During your stay in Tokyo you can zip between locations thanks to the city’s sophisticated transport network. Fast-moving Akihabara showcases the best of Japanese technology but when the hustle and bustle gets too much, you can escape to one of Tokyo’s many parks or have green tea in an elegant tea house.
    Neon-Lit Streets in Tokyo

    Day 1

    Tokyo - Hotel Stay

    During your stay in Tokyo you can zip between locations thanks to the city’s sophisticated transport network. Fast-moving Akihabara showcases the best of Japanese technology but when the hustle and bustle gets too much, you can escape to one of Tokyo’s many parks or have green tea in an elegant tea house.

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    Day 2
    Tokyo - Mount Fuji Tour
    Today your fully escorted tour will take you to the stunning Mount Fuji, a sacred site looped with walking trails and dotted with shrines. You’ll also ride the Hakone Sky gondola, with a chance to explore the active hot springs. At Lake Ashi you’ll take a boat across the still, peaceful water, enjoying the natural beauty of the Crater Lake before the high-speed Bullet train whisks you back to Tokyo.
    Mount Fuji

    Day 2

    Tokyo - Mount Fuji Tour

    Today your fully escorted tour will take you to the stunning Mount Fuji, a sacred site looped with walking trails and dotted with shrines. You’ll also ride the Hakone Sky gondola, with a chance to explore the active hot springs. At Lake Ashi you’ll take a boat across the still, peaceful water, enjoying the natural beauty of the Crater Lake before the high-speed Bullet train whisks you back to Tokyo.

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    Day 3
    Tokyo - Embark Ship
    Today you’ll embark Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans. 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 3

    Tokyo - Embark Ship

    Today you’ll embark Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans. 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 4 - 5
    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 in the Spa

    Day 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.

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    Day 6
    Naha
    Naha is the capital of the Okinawa prefecture, a popular holiday destination for Japanese and overseas visitors due to its subtropical climate. During your time in port you could visit the majestic hilltop Shurijo Castle which offers beautiful architectural design and vermilion colour or stroll around the Shikinaen gardens which offer wooden palace buildings in the traditional Okinawa style, set in spacious Japanese-style landscape.
    Kabira Bay

    Day 6

    Naha

    Naha is the capital of the Okinawa prefecture, a popular holiday destination for Japanese and overseas visitors due to its subtropical climate. During your time in port you could visit the majestic hilltop Shurijo Castle which offers beautiful architectural design and vermilion colour or stroll around the Shikinaen gardens which offer wooden palace buildings in the traditional Okinawa style, set in spacious Japanese-style landscape.

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    Day 7
    Ishigaki
    This island’s white-sand beaches and turquoise waters draw divers and snorkelers hoping to glimpse the island's famed manta rays. Ishigaki is a nature lover’s paradise, with palm forests, mangrove-lined rivers that you can kayak down, and jungle-covered mountains perfect for hiking adventures. As well as its wealth of natural beauty, you'll find an abundance of cultural sites with ties to the island's rich history.
    Okinawa Castle

    Day 7

    Ishigaki

    This island’s white-sand beaches and turquoise waters draw divers and snorkelers hoping to glimpse the island's famed manta rays. Ishigaki is a nature lover’s paradise, with palm forests, mangrove-lined rivers that you can kayak down, and jungle-covered mountains perfect for hiking adventures. As well as its wealth of natural beauty, you'll find an abundance of cultural sites with ties to the island's rich history.

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    Day 8
    At Sea
    Queen Elizabeth offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day, sip coffee and nibble on croissants in Café Carinthia; enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Midships Bar; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in the Yacht Club.
    Bars and Lounges

    Day 8

    At Sea

    Queen Elizabeth offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day, sip coffee and nibble on croissants in Café Carinthia; enjoy 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 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 - Disembark Ship
    You’ll disembark Queen Elizabeth in Hong Kong and fly to the Chinese capital Beijing, a city that few others can match in terms of extraordinary historical landmarks. There are six UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the city alone, from imperial palaces and ancient temples to the majestic Great Wall. While the city is rooted in Chinese history, culture and tradition, it also has its gaze firmly fixed on the future as it booms with economic development.
    Ancient Chinese Architecture

    Day 10

    Hong Kong - Disembark Ship

    You’ll disembark Queen Elizabeth in Hong Kong and fly to the Chinese capital Beijing, a city that few others can match in terms of extraordinary historical landmarks. There are six UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the city alone, from imperial palaces and ancient temples to the majestic Great Wall. While the city is rooted in Chinese history, culture and tradition, it also has its gaze firmly fixed on the future as it booms with economic development.

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    Day 11
    Beijing - Tour Day 1
    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. During your tour of the Mutianyu section, you’ll ride the cable car to the top of the wall to enjoy incredible views of the valleys on either side. At the top, you’ll have free time to explore the wall as far along as you want.
    Great Wall of China

    Day 11

    Beijing - Tour Day 1

    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. During your tour of the Mutianyu section, you’ll ride the cable car to the top of the wall to enjoy incredible views of the valleys on either side. At the top, you’ll have free time to explore the wall as far along as you want.

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    Day 12
    Beijing - Tour Day 2
    Today you’ll visit other famous sites in Beijing, including the scarlet-walled Forbidden City, the home of imperial rulers and their concubines that reveals secrets about ancient Chinese civilisations. You’ll also visit the remarkable Tiananmen Square that celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic. That afternoon you’ll visit the Summer Palace, once an iconic lakeside retreat for royalty.
    The Forbidden City

    Day 12

    Beijing - Tour Day 2

    Today you’ll visit other famous sites in Beijing, including the scarlet-walled Forbidden City, the home of imperial rulers and their concubines that reveals secrets about ancient Chinese civilisations. You’ll also visit the remarkable Tiananmen Square that celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic. That afternoon you’ll visit the Summer Palace, once an iconic lakeside retreat for royalty.

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    Day 13
    Beijing to Xi'an - Tour Day 3
    This morning you'll visit the magnificent Temple of Heaven with its symbolic representations of earth and heaven before travelling from Beijing to Xi'an by fast train. 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 and it’s here you’ll see the world-famous Terracotta Army.
    Ancient City Wall of Xi'an

    Day 13

    Beijing to Xi'an - Tour Day 3

    This morning you'll visit the magnificent Temple of Heaven with its symbolic representations of earth and heaven before travelling from Beijing to Xi'an by fast train. 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 and it’s here you’ll see the world-famous Terracotta Army.

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    Day 14
    Xi'an - Tour Day 4
    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. That afternoon, explore the Old City Wall of Xi'an.
    Terracotta Army

    Day 14

    Xi'an - Tour Day 4

    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. That afternoon, explore the Old City Wall of Xi'an.

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    Day 15
    Xi'an to Shanghai - Tour Day 5
    Fly from Xi’an to Shanghai where bright neon meets ancient tradition. You’ll enjoy a city tour followed by dinner and a spectacular acrobatic show. Era – Intersection of Time combines traditional Chinese acrobatic arts with technology to create a wondrous futuristic world using high-tech lighting, elaborate costumes and original live music that is guaranteed to leave you enthralled and amazed.
    Shanghai Skyline

    Day 15

    Xi'an to Shanghai - Tour Day 5

    Fly from Xi’an to Shanghai where bright neon meets ancient tradition. You’ll enjoy a city tour followed by dinner and a spectacular acrobatic show. Era – Intersection of Time combines traditional Chinese acrobatic arts with technology to create a wondrous futuristic world using high-tech lighting, elaborate costumes and original live music that is guaranteed to leave you enthralled and amazed.

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.

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    1. £3,199pp
  • Outside
    1. £3,499pp
  • Balcony
    1. £3,999pp
  • Grill Suite
    1. £5,999pp
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