Travel to mainland China to visit the dynamic new city of Shenzhen on this delightful full-day tour.
Then move on to Shenzhen’s special exhibition of the Terracotta Warriors, an extraordinary collection of figures that were buried with the First Emperor of Qin in 210-209 BC.
The latter part of your grand day out can be spent in some relaxing retail therapy, first at a silk products factory outlet (if time permits) and then at the Lo Wu Commercial Shopping Mall, where you will have a chance to hone your bargaining skills.
For your full-day Shenzhen Tour From Hong Kong, You will be picked up from selected hotels in Hong Kong and driven to catch a train to Shenzhen. The train journey takes about 1 hour.
Shenzhen is a major city in the south of mainland China’s Guangdong Province, north of Hong Kong. During economic liberalization in the 1970s, Shenzhen became China’s first Special Economic Zone. Prior to that date Shenzhen was just a small village, now it is reputedly one of the world’s fastest growing cities.
Terracotta Warriors Exhibition: The incredible Warriors are a form of funerary art made for the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty and were discovered in Xian City, Shaanxi Province in 1974. The Warriors' purpose was to help Qin rule another empire in the afterlife. Part of the ‘Terracotta Army’ has been shipped to Shenzhen for exhibition purposes.
You'll have around 20 minutes to admire the Terracotta Warriors' display (dependent on the interests of the passengers and the group size). Visit the Shenzhen Museum of History & Folk Culture.
Afterwards, visit a silk product factory (If time permits) which offers a variety of silk items. Another highlight of the tour is around 2.5 hours shopping time at the Lo Wu Commercial Shopping Mall. In this shopping mall you are not only able to ‘shop till you drop’ but also test your bargaining skills. There are over 1,500 shops in this cavernous mall housed in a 5-storey glass wall building.
During the day you will enjoy a typical Chinese lunch at a restaurant in Shenzhen.
In the evening you will return to Hong Kong by first class train. Arrival Hung Hum Train Station and transfer back to selected hotels upon arrival Hong Kong.
Thanks for a very organised tour. We were met in Kowloon and transferred efficiently to the train for Shenzhen. The highlight was the Botanical Gardens. They were wonderful. ...MARK S PAGE
We really enjoyed being able to travel the local train with a guide to help us. The local guide in China was very pleasant and friendly and helpful. The organization was...D MCAULIFFE
This trip was well organised. After an initial meeting at the Sheraton Hotel a guide took the group to the local station for a train journey to the border. Another guide met us...A Jackson
Daily except Chinese New Year
Approx. 12 hours
Duration: Approx. 12 hours
You will be picked up from selected hotels in Hong Kong.
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If your hotel is not a pick-up location, you will be advised of the closest pick-up point. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
The tour ends at your hotel.
Don’t forget the camera!
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details
Clients have to bring along their passport during the tour. Please provide full passport details (eg. full name as per passport, gender, date of birth, nationality and passport number) in advance for group visa arrangements while making booking.
Visit to Lotus Garden as replacement if Shenzhen Museum of History is closed.
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