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

Pre-Tour Package | Hong Kong: May 12​ – 15, 2019

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 | Sixteen Night China Explorer Package | Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai: May 15 - 31, 2019

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 15 - 21​, 2019

Features:

  • Five-star accommodations at The Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center
  • 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 14 - 20, 2019​

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 15 - 20, 2019​

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 21 - 23, 2019​​​

  • 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
  • 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 12​ – 15, 2019 $1,699 per person $2,441
Dragon Challenge | Thirteen Night Package | Beijing, Bangkok, Punakha and Paro: May 15 - 28, 2019 More Information More Information
Package One | Sixteen Night China Explorer​ Package | Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai: May 15 - 31, 2019 $5,959 per person $8,104
Package Two | Six Night Deluxe Beijing Package: May 15 - 21​​, 2019 $2,400 per person $3,040

Eight Night Package | Package Two with Extension Option One | Beijing and Xi’an:  May 15 - 23, 2019

$3,681 per person $4,536
Package Three | Six-Night Beijing Budget​: May 14 - 20, 2019

3 Star Dongfang Hotel (or similar)

$1,630 per person $1,950

4 Star Feitian Hotel (or similar)

$1,690 per person $2,075

4.5 Star Jinglun Hotel (or similar)

$1,845 per person $2,330

5 Star Sheraton Beijing (or similar) 

$1,965 per person $2,550

5 Star JW Marriott Hotel Beijing Central

$2,115 per person $2,817
Package Four | Five-Night Beijing Budget: May 15 - 20​, 2019

3 Star Dongfang Hotel (or similar)

$1,400 per person $1,656

4 Star Feitian Hotel (or similar)

$1,480 per person $1,796 

4.5 Star Jinglun Hotel (or similar) 

$1,600 per person $2,020
Budget Package Only​ | Optional Activities
Arrival & Departure Airport Transfers $49 each way  
Acrobat Show – May 15 (Six Night only) $31 per person
Qing Tombs – May 17 (Five Night only) $92 per person
City of Emperors – May 19 (Five Night only) $66 per person
City of People – May 19  $59 per person

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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 15 between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm.  Your return airport transfer to Beijing International Airport on May 21 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 15 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 15, and a departure back from Beijing International Airport (PEK) on May 23 after 1:00pm. (The roundtrip flights between Beijing and Xi'an are included in the package price.

For those booking the Sixteen-Night Deluxe China Explorer Package with the Xi'an, Chengdu, Yangtze River Cruise and Shanghai Extension, plan for an arrival into Beijing International Airport (PEK) on May 15 and depart from Shanghai Pudong  (PVG) on May 31.  (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. Approval of the China Visa is not guaranteed.

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