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Packages & Rates

Pre-Tour Package | Package One | Package Two | Package Three | Package Four | Rates | Airfare

Pre-Tour Package | Hong Kong: May 13 – 16, 2018​

FEATURES:

  • Five-star accommodations at: Kowloon Shangri La Hong Kong
  • Western-style breakfast daily
  • All hotel taxes
  • All current airport taxes and surcharges
  • Airport transfers
  • Sight-seeing excursions per the itinerary with English-speaking guides
  • Admissions, fees and gratuities to local guide and driver
  • Chinese domestic flight per the itinerary (Hong Kong to Beijing)
  • Services of Marathon Tours & Travel staff

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Package One | Thirteen Night Deluxe Package | Beijing, Xi’an, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai: May 16 - 29, 2018

Features:

  • Five-star accommodations
  • Western-style breakfast daily
  • Lunch and dinner most days per itinerary
  • All hotel taxes
  • All current airport taxes and surcharges
  • Roundtrip airport transfers (during schedule days and times)
  • Numerous sight-seeing excursions per the itinerary with English-speaking guides
  • Admission and fees to temples, shrines, palaces and more per itinerary
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Post-race massage
  • Pre-race pasta dinner
  • Guaranteed race entry
  • Visa fees are not included and are additional ($235.00)
  • Chinese domestic flights as outlined on the itinerary
  • Services of Marathon & Travel Staff

Package Two | Six-Night Beijing Deluxe: May 16 - 22, 2018

Features:

  • Five-star accommodations at The Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel
  • Western-style breakfast daily
  • Lunch and dinner most days per itinerary
  • All hotel taxes
  • All current airport taxes and surcharges
  • Roundtrip airport transfers (during schedule days and times)
  • Numerous sight-seeing excursions per the itinerary with English-speaking guides
  • Admission and fees to temples, shrines, palaces and more per itinerary
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Post-race massage
  • Pre-race pasta dinner
  • Services of Marathon Tours & Travel staff
  • Guaranteed entry
  • Visa fees are not included and are additional ($235.00)

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Package Three | Six-Night Beijing Budget​: May 15 - 21, 2018​​​

Features:

  • Six night accommodations 
  • Meals as outlined on the itinerary
  • All hotel taxes
  • Activities as outlined on the itinerary.  Optional tours can be purchased separately.  
  • 20-minute post-race massage (offered by race)
  • The Great Wall Marathon race package, which includes: start number, bib chip timing, running T-shirt, supplies on route, Danish medical team and finisher certificate. 
  • Comprehensive information packet and guide book for the Great Wall Marathon event, which includes detailed maps and day-by-day descriptions.

Not Included:

  • All activities listed as optional.  Please note these must be booked in advance. 
  • Airport Transfers
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Incidentals
  • Travel Insurance
  • China visa

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Package Four | Five-Night Beijing Budget: May 16 - 21, 2018​

Features:

  • Five night accommodations 
  • Meals as outlined on the itinerary
  • All hotel taxes
  • Activities as outlined on the itinerary.  Optional tours can be purchased separately.  
  • The Great Wall Marathon race package, which includes: start number, bib chip timing, running T-shirt, supplies on route, Danish medical team and finisher certificate. 
  • Comprehensive information packet and guide book for the Great Wall Marathon event, which includes detailed maps and day-by-day descriptions.

Not Included:

  • All activities listed as optional.  Please note these must be booked in advance. 
  • Airport Transfers
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Incidentals
  • Travel Insurance
  • China visa

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Extensions Features:​

Option One | Post-Race Xi’an Extension: May 22 - 25, 2018​

  • Roundtrip flight from Beijing to Xi’an
  • Five star accommodations at the Sofitel Xi’an on Renmin Square
  • Meals as outlined on the itinerary
  • Admission and fees for activities on the itinerary
  • All hotel taxes
  • Airport transfers
  • Activities as outlined on the itinerary
  • Services of Marathon & Travel Staff

Not Included:

  • All activities listed as optional
  • Incidentals
  • Travel Insurance
  • China visa
  • Tibet visa (if applicable)
  • International flights to/from China*
  • If applicable, President No. 7 gratuities ($60 per person)
  • Optional daily excursions on the Yangtze River cruise

Rates (all prices are per person and in US dollars)

PACKAGE Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
Pre-Tour Package | Hong Kong: May 13 – 16, 2018 $1,480 per person $2,178
Dragon Challenge | Thirteen Night Package | Beijing, Bangkok, Punakha and Paro: May 16 - 29 More Information More Information
Package One | Thirteen Night Deluxe Package | Beijing, Xi’an, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai: May 16 - 29, 2018 $5,067 per person $6,676
Package Two | Six-Night Deluxe Beijing Package: May 16 - 22, 2018 $2,279 per person $2,786

Six-Night Beijing Package with Extension Option One | Post-Race Xi’an Extension: May 22 - 25, 2018

$3,571 per person $4,431
     
Package Three | Six-Night Beijing Budget​: May 15 - 21, 2018    

3 Star Dongfang Hotel (or similar)

$1,530 per person $1,790

4 Star Tailong Plaza (or similar) - SOLD OUT

$1,615 per person $1,940

4.5 Star Grand Mercure (or similar)

$1,760 per person $2,220

5 Star Sheraton Beijing (or similar) 

$1,905 per person $2,470
Package Four | Five-Night Beijing Budget: May 16 - 21, 2018    

3 Star Dongfang Hotel (or similar)

$1,320 per person $1,538

4 Star Qianmen Hotel (or similar) - SOLD OUT

$1,430 per person $1,715 

4.5 Star Jinglun Hotel (or similar) 

$1,570 per person $1,960
Budget Package | Optional Activities    
Arrival & Departure Airport Transfers $49 each way  
Qing Tombs – May 18 (Five Night Beijing only) $92 per person  
City of Emperors – May 20 (Five Night Beijing only) $66 per person  
City of People – May 20 $59 per person  
Acrobat Show – May 17 (Six Night Beijing only) $31 per person  
Extension Options One and Two based on availability Upon request Upon request

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Airfare:

Please call 617-242-7845 for the fares for these packages. We can customize a flight itinerary to depart from your closest preferred airport, for any length of stay.

To qualify for airport Meet & Greet services and transfers, you must be booked on the Six-Night Beijing Deluxe Package and arrive into Beijing International Airport (PEK) on May 16 between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm.  Your return airport transfer to Beijing International Airport on May 22 is planned for 10:00 AM.  If you require transfers outside of these times, you will need to arrange these on your own.

The Five and Six-Night Beijing Budget Packages do NOT include airport transfers.  You can book an airport transfer for $49 per person each way.

For those booking the Pre-tour Package to Hong Kong, plan to arrive into Hong Kong (HKG) on May 13.  Arrivals today will be met and transferred to the hotel.  The flight from Hong Kong to Beijing on May 16 is included in the package. Your flight home should depart from Beijing (unless you are extending beyond Beijing).

For those who are booking the Six-Night Deluxe Package with the Xi'an Extension, plan for an arrival into Beijing International Airport (PEK) on May 16, and a departure back from Beijing International Airport (PEK) on May 25 after 1:00pm. (The roundtrip flights between Beijing and Xi'an are included in the package price.

For those booking the Six-Night Deluxe Package with the Xi'an and Tibet Extension, plan for an arrival into Beijing International Airport (PEK) on May 16 and depart from Beijing (PEK) on May 28.  (Intra-China flights are included in this package)

For those booking the Six-Night Deluxe Package with the Xi'an, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai Extension, plan for an arrival into Beijing International Airport (PEK) on May 16 and depart from Shanghai Pudong  (PVG) on May 29.  (Intra-China flights are included in this package)

Your passport should be valid for six (6) months after your last expected day in China. You should have at least two full pages available in your passport.  

A China Tourist Visa is required of all travelers to China. Marathon Tours & Travel can assist you with the China Visa, or you may opt to secure this on your own.

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