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Wonders of China & Japan Explorer
Includes a Luxury Far East Cruise
6 Day Fully Escorted China Tour and Mount Fuji Experience
Price from
£3,699pp
Promo code:
ASA7293
Duration
20 nights
Departing
25 Mar 2020

Your Experience:

  • 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 Hong Kong
  • 11 night full-board cruise on board Queen Elizabeth
  • 3 night hotel stay in Tokyo
  • Fully escorted tour of Mount Fuji including the Hakone Sky Gondola
  • Fully escorted boat trip across Lake Ashi
  • High-speed Bullet Train to Tokyo
  • All transfers
  • All flights (London departure - regional flight departures available)

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Beijing Tour day 1
  • Day 2 Beijing Tour day 2
  • Day 3 Beijing Tour day 3
  • Day 4 Beijing to Xi'an Tour day 4
  • Day 5 Xi'an Tour day 5
  • Day 6 Hong Kong Hotel Stay
  • Day 7 Hong Kong Embark ship
  • Day 8 Hong Kong
  • Days 9 - 10 At Sea
  • Day 11 Shanghai
  • Day 12 Shanghai
  • Day 13 At Sea
  • Day 14 Busan
  • Day 15 At Sea
  • Day 16 Kobe
  • Day 17 At Sea
  • Day 18 Tokyo Disembark ship
    Hotel Stay
  • Day 19 Tokyo Hotel Stay
  • Day 20 Tokyo Hotel Stay
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    Day 1
    Beijing - Tour Day 1
    Fly 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 1

    Beijing - Tour Day 1

    Fly 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 2
    Beijing - Tour Day 2
    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. That afternoon you’ll visit the Summer Palace, once an iconic lakeside retreat for royalty, which includes a cruise on the Kunming Lake.
    Great Wall of China

    Day 2

    Beijing - Tour Day 2

    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. That afternoon you’ll visit the Summer Palace, once an iconic lakeside retreat for royalty, which includes a cruise on the Kunming Lake.

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    Day 3
    Beijing - Tour Day 3
    Today you’ll visit other famous sites in Beijing. 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. You’ll also visit the remarkable Tiananmen Square that celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic.
    Temple of Heaven, Beijing

    Day 3

    Beijing - Tour Day 3

    Today you’ll visit other famous sites in Beijing. 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. You’ll also visit the remarkable Tiananmen Square that celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic.

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    Day 4
    Beijing to Xi'an - Tour Day 4
    Today you’ll travel 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 4

    Beijing to Xi'an - Tour Day 4

    Today you’ll travel 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 5
    Xi'an - Tour Day 5
    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, Xi'an

    Day 5

    Xi'an - Tour Day 5

    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 6
    Hong Kong - Hotel Stay
    Next you’ll fly to Hong Kong for an overnight hotel stay in this vibrant city. Visit the dynamic Stanley Market where shoppers will find an unparalleled selection of bargains and hidden treasures, Victoria Park for spectacular views of the harbour or one of the 9,000 bars, pubs and restaurants Kowloon has to offer.
    Hong Kong at Night

    Day 6

    Hong Kong - Hotel Stay

    Next you’ll fly to Hong Kong for an overnight hotel stay in this vibrant city. Visit the dynamic Stanley Market where shoppers will find an unparalleled selection of bargains and hidden treasures, Victoria Park for spectacular views of the harbour or one of the 9,000 bars, pubs and restaurants Kowloon has to offer.

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    Day 7
    Hong Kong - Embark Queen Elizabeth
    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 7

    Hong Kong - Embark Queen Elizabeth

    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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    Day 8
    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 8

    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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    Days 9 - 10
    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 9

    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 11
    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.
    Traditional Architecture

    Day 11

    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 12
    Shanghai
    Bright neon meets ancient tradition in Shanghai. Few cities evoke such a strong sense of history, awe and mysticism. Seek serenity in the Yuyuan Gardens located in the Old City, explore the pop-up boutiques and shop for antiques, ceramics and unique jewellery – or seek culture in the Shanghai museum.
    Yuyuan Gardens, Shanghai

    Day 12

    Shanghai

    Bright neon meets ancient tradition in Shanghai. Few cities evoke such a strong sense of history, awe and mysticism. Seek serenity in the Yuyuan Gardens located in the Old City, explore the pop-up boutiques and shop for antiques, ceramics and unique jewellery – or seek culture in the Shanghai museum.

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    Day 13
    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 13

    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 14
    Busan
    Surrounded by mountains on the southern tip of the Korean peninsula, Busan has something for all tastes whether you want to enjoy its beaches, hot springs or fantastic fresh seafood. Busan’s laid-back atmosphere and international flair make it a relaxing getaway.
    Haedong Yonggung Temple, Busan

    Day 14

    Busan

    Surrounded by mountains on the southern tip of the Korean peninsula, Busan has something for all tastes whether you want to enjoy its beaches, hot springs or fantastic fresh seafood. Busan’s laid-back atmosphere and international flair make it a relaxing getaway.

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    Day 15
    At Sea
    A relaxing day 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.
    Afternoon Tea

    Day 15

    At Sea

    A relaxing day 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 16
    Kobe
    Located between the sea and the Rokko mountains, Kobe is one of Japan’s most attractive cities and small enough to explore on foot. Explore its delightful cafés or visit a teppanyaki restaurant to sample Kobe’s world famous beef.
    Kobe Chinatown

    Day 16

    Kobe

    Located between the sea and the Rokko mountains, Kobe is one of Japan’s most attractive cities and small enough to explore on foot. Explore its delightful cafés or visit a teppanyaki restaurant to sample Kobe’s world famous beef.

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    Day 17
    At Sea
    Whether you enjoy taking part in sport or watching it, you’ll find plenty of opportunities on board. Queen Elizabeth’s Games Deck offers a refined area to enjoy bowls, deck tennis and croquet. Or you’ll find a great atmosphere in the Golden Lion pub to watch your favourite sports live.
    Deck Games

    Day 17

    At Sea

    Whether you enjoy taking part in sport or watching it, you’ll find plenty of opportunities on board. Queen Elizabeth’s Games Deck offers a refined area to enjoy bowls, deck tennis and croquet. Or you’ll find a great atmosphere in the Golden Lion pub to watch your favourite sports live.

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    Day 18
    Tokyo - Disembark Queen Elizabeth and Hotel Stay
    Today, you’ll arrive in Yokohama, where you’ll disembark Queen Elizabeth and be transferred to Tokyo for a three night hotel stay to discover Japan’s fascinating city of contrasts from serene ancient shrines to dizzying neon-lit streets. Visit the famous Meiji Shrine and the Imperial Palace, home to Japanese royalty and take your pick of shopping, dining and entertainment options in the district of Ginza.
    Neon-Lit Streets in Tokyo

    Day 18

    Tokyo - Disembark Queen Elizabeth and Hotel Stay

    Today, you’ll arrive in Yokohama, where you’ll disembark Queen Elizabeth and be transferred to Tokyo for a three night hotel stay to discover Japan’s fascinating city of contrasts from serene ancient shrines to dizzying neon-lit streets. Visit the famous Meiji Shrine and the Imperial Palace, home to Japanese royalty and take your pick of shopping, dining and entertainment options in the district of Ginza.

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    Day 19
    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.
    Asakusa Temple, Tokyo

    Day 19

    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 20
    Tokyo - Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi 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 20

    Tokyo - Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi 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.

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. £3,699pp
  • Outside
    1. £4,099pp
  • Balcony
    1. £4,599pp
  • Grill Suite
    1. £7,499pp
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