China

China Tennis Break 13 November 2024

Hosted Group 14 Nights / 15 Days

Visit
Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu & Shanghai

Group Size
Min 16

Board Basis
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
*(See What’s Included)

Departs
Sunday

Tennis Program
20 hours
(Coaching Sessions & Social Play)

Transfers
Private

Hosted
Accompanied by Head Coach
& Assistant Coach

Tennis Program

26 hours of tennis program, 13 hours of professional tennis coaching, 13 hours of social play *(morning or afternoon sessions).

Arrival: Wednesday

Departs: Sunday

Tennis Standard

Open Group / All Levels

What’s Included ?

  • Accommodation hotels/guesthouses in twin room with private facilities
  • Hotels : Beijing – Mercure Wanshang Beijing ǀ Xi’an – Xi’an Hotel  ǀ Chengdu – Sichauan Tennis Internationa Hotel  ǀ Shanghai – Shanghai Wujiaochang Blinq Hotel *(Hotels above are subject to change)
  • Meals – Breakfast: 14, Lunch: 11 or 12, Dinner: 13 or 14
  • All airport/train station transfers by private transfer with guide
  • Tours as mentioned with transfers, English speaking guide and entrance tickets
  • High speed train Beijing – Xi’an 2nd class seats
  • High speed train Xi’an – Chengdu 2nd class seats
  • Flight Chengdu – Shanghai, economy class
  • Tips for driver and guide (*appox.5USD per person per day)

Not Included ?

  • All that is not mentioned above, including any international air fare, airport tax, visa fee, unspecified meals, drinks, telephone calls, laundry, camera fees, insurance and any other expenses of personal nature, Single room supplements and any optional additional tours or activities during free time and not mentioned above.

Itinerary

Welcome to Beijing where we will be met by our guide and transferred to our hotel. your Day is left at leisure to relax and unwind from the long journey. And in the evening, we’ll enjoy a welcome dinner. Meals: (Dinner)

After breakfast we, start your day with our morning tennis sessions (09:00-11:00). We enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant before we set off this afternoon on a guided tour of Tian’anmen Square, an iconic landmark in Beijing. We continue to explore the majestic Forbidden City, home to centuries of Chinese imperial history. To finish off the day we take a stroll through the traditional Hutong area, immersing yourselves in its charming alleyways and local culture. But the day is not complete without a scrumptious dinner before transferring back to your hotel. Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Straight after breakfast, it’s another invigorating tennis session (09:0011:00), followed lunch, and we embark again for an exciting excursion to the Juyongguan Great Wall, one of the most famous sections of the Great Wall of China, near Beijing. Take in the breathtaking views and marvel at the incredible engineering of this ancient wonder. Our tour continues to the Olympic Stadium known as the Bird’s Nest, where we can and capture memorable photos. And again, an appetising dinner awaits, before returning to our hotel for a well-deserved rest. Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

We start the day with another exciting 2-hour tennis session (09:0011:00), and after lunch, we are off to visit the Temple of Heaven, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its stunning architecture and tranquil surroundings. We continue our tour with a visit to the Summer Palace, a magnificent royal garden. A well-deserved dinner is on the menu, before returning to our hotel. Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

It is time to bid farewell to Beijing as you transfer to Beijing Xi Train Station, to board the high-speed train to Xi’an, while we can marvel at the scenic landscapes along the way. Lunch can be bought onboard the train, or you can prepare some snacks for the journey. On arrival in Xi’an, we transfer to our hotel. There is just enough time to settle down and relax a little bit before we set off this afternoon for a 2-hour tennis afternoon session 16:00 – 18:00 (tennis facilities are at the provincial stadium, about 8mins walk), sharpening our skills in a new setting. This evening is left at leisure to explore Xi’an at your leisure and savour the local cuisine. Meals: (Breakfast & Dinner)

Today it’s all about discovering the rich history of Xi’an with a tour of its iconic attractions. We start off visiting the Terra-Cotta Warriors, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a testament to China’s ancient civilization. Explore the Big Goose Pagoda, a Buddhist landmark, and admire its architectural beauty. More tennis sessions of course (2hours afternoon session 16:00 – 18:00). A delicious dinner is just what’s needed, and an early night after a hard day’s work. Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Today, we discover the charms of Shuyuanmen Ancient Cultural Street, where you can browse through unique shops and get a small stamp with your name in Chinese calligraphy. Walk along the city wall, appreciating its ancient architecture and panoramic views of Xi’an. We cannot leave out our tennis session at the provincial stadium, 2hours afternoon session 16:00 – 18:00. For dinner, we have to Indulge in the local cuisine and savour its flavours. Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

We start the day with our 2-hour tennis session (09:00-11:00) at the provincial stadium, 8mins walk from the hotel, before visiting the Mosque in the Muslim area. Your guide will help you arrange some of Xi’an’s famous snacks to take away, allowing you to experience the local flavours during your journey to Chengdu. In the evening, we transfer to Xi’an Bei Train Station to catch a high-speed train to Chengdu. On arrival in Chengdu, we transfer to our hotel and unwind from the day’s activities. Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Today is special! After breakfast we are off to discover the adorable giant pandas at the Panda Research Centre, where you can observe these gentle creatures up close and learn about the centre’s conservation efforts. We continue exploring Chengdu with a visit to Wenshu Temple, known for its serene ambiance and beautiful gardens. And in the afternoon of course, we have a two-hour tennis training session to keep up with your practice. Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Start the day with a morning tennis session at the provincial stadium (09:0011:00), Afterwards, we embark on a cultural tour of Chengdu, starting with a visit to Broad and Narrow Alley, filled with traditional architecture, quaint shops, and teahouses. Explore People’s Park, a popular gathering spot for locals, and stroll along Jinli Street, renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and street food. In the evening, enjoy a captivating Sichuan opera show, featuring dazzling performances of music, dance, and face-changing acts. Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

We start the day again with a morning 2-hour tennis session (09:00-11:00) at the provincial stadium and then we set off on a tour to the magnificent Leshan Buddha, a colossal stone statue carved into a cliff face. Marvel at this UNESCO World Heritage site and take in its awe-inspiring beauty. Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Today we bid farewell to Chengdu as you transfer from your hotel to the airport for a flight to Shanghai. On arrival, our guide will assist us with our transfer to your hotel. Depending on our flight schedule, we will have our two-hour tennis training session either in Shanghai or Chengdu. And again, depending on our flight schedule, we will enjoy a sumptuous lunch or dinner. Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner)

Good morning, Shanghai, as we start the day with an invigorating two-hour tennis session (09:00-11:00). We are ready to embark on a captivating tour of Shanghai’s old city town, Yu Garden Area. We’ll immerse ourselves in the history and culture of Shanghai as we explore its traditional architecture and vibrant food bazaar. We continue to the Bund area, where you can marvel at the historic colonial buildings and enjoy panoramic views of Shanghai’s modern skyline, including the Lujiazui Financial Area. After a delightful dinner, we return to your hotel for a well-deserved rest. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

After breakfast, our schedule starts with a morning two-hour tennis session (09:00-11:00), and then of course we set off further discover Shanghai with a tour of the Former French Concession Area, known for its elegant tree-lined streets and charming European-style mansions. We visit Fuxing Park, a tranquil oasis in the heart of the city, and explore the vibrant Tianzifang Art Zone, filled with galleries, boutiques, and cafes. We continue to People’s Square, the cultural and political centre of Shanghai, and explore the bustling East Nanjing Road, one of the city’s premier shopping destinations. We conclude the day and touring Shanghai with a visit to the iconic Shanghai Tower, ascending to its observation decks for a bird’s-eye view of the city. Finally, we are ready to savour a mouthwatering dinner before returning to our hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

After breakfast, it is sadly time to say goodbye to Shanghai as our China Tennis Adventure come to a close. So, we transfer to the airport for return journey, taking with us cherished memories of the fascinating cities and sites we’ve explored, and our newfound friendships.

Hotel Overview

Coming soon

Location

Double Occupancy

£2749 pp

Single Occupancy

£3229 pp