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Pre-Tour Package | Package One | Package Two | Package Three | Post-Tour Extensions | Rates | Airfare

Pre-Tour Package | Hong Kong: May 10 – 13, 2020

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​ | Six-Night Beijing Deluxe: May 13 - 19​, 2020

Features:

  • Five-star accommodations at The Regent Beijing
  • 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).  Rates subject to change.

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Package Two | Six-Night Beijing Budget​: May 12 - 18, 2020​

Features:

  • Six night accommodations 
  • Meals as outlined on the itinerary
  • All hotel taxes
  • Arrival Airport Transfers
  • 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. 
  • Departure Airport Transfers
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Incidentals
  • Travel Insurance
  • China visa

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Package Three​ | Five-Night Beijing Budget: May 13 - 18, 2020​

Features:

  • Five night accommodations 
  • Meals as outlined on the itinerary
  • All hotel taxes
  • Arrival Airport Transfers
  • 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. 
  • Departure Airport Transfers
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Incidentals
  • Travel Insurance
  • China visa

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Post-Tour Extensions

Option One | Post-Race Xi’an Extension: May 19 - 21, 2020​​​

Features:

  • Roundtrip flight from Beijing to Xi’an
  • Five star accommodations at the Hilton Xian
  • 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*
 
Option Two | Post-Race Three City with Yangtze River Extension: May 19 - 27, 2020
 
Features:​
  • One way flight from Beijing to Xi’an
  • One way flight from Xi’an to Chongqing
  • One way flight from Yichang to Shanghai
  • Five star accommodations at the Hilton Xian
  • Five star accommodations aboard the m/v Victoria Jenna
  • Five star accommodations at Portman Ritz Carlton Shanghai
  • 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*
  • m/v Victoria Jenna gratuities (150RMB per person, paid locally)
  • 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 10​ – 13, 2020 $1,859 per person $2,596
Thirteen Night "Dragon Challenge" Package | May 13 - 26, 2020​​

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Package One | Six Night Deluxe Beijing Package: May 13 - 19​​, 2020 $2,548 per person $3,245
Package Two | Six-Night Beijing Budget​: May 12 - 18, 2020

Comfort Central

$1,560 per person $1,950

Comfort Downtown

$1,980 per person $2,480

Deluxe Downtown

$2,310 per person $3,040
Package Three​ | Five-Night Beijing Budget: May 13 - 18​, 2020

Standard Central

$1,460 per person $1,700

Comfort Central

$1,740 per person $2075 

Deluxe Central

$1,980 per person $2,495
Post-Tour Extensions
Option One | Post-Race Xi’an Extension: May 19 - 21, 2020​​​ $1,041 per person $1,225
Option Two | Post-Race Three City with Yangtze River Extension: May 19 - 27, 2020 $2,803 per person $3,700
Budget Package Only​ | Optional Activities
Arrival & Departure Airport Transfers $50 each way
Acrobat Show – May 13 (Six Night only) $35 per person
Qing Tombs – May 15 (Five Night only) $95 per person
City of Emperors – May 17 (Five Night only) $70 per person
City of People – May 17  $65 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 13 between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM.  Your return airport transfer to Beijing International Airport on May 19 will be planned with a morning and an afternoon departure option.  For those on the Dragon Challenge, your return airport transfer is included and will be scheduled to correspond with the groups flight. 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 $50 per person each way.

For those booking the Pre-tour Package to Hong Kong, plan to arrive into Hong Kong (HKG) on May 10.  Arrivals today will be met and transferred to the hotel.  The flight from Hong Kong to Beijing on May 13 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 13, and a departure back from Beijing International Airport (PEK) on May 21 after 1:00 PM. (The roundtrip flights between Beijing and Xi'an are included in the package price.

For guests who are booking the Three City Package with Yangtze River Cruise, plan for an arrival into Beijing International Airport (PEK) on May 13, and a departure back from Shanghai Airport (PVG) on May 27 after 1:00 PM. (The flights from Beijing to Xi’an, Xi’an to Chongqing, and Yichang to Shanghai are included in the package price)

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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