About this tour
Duration: 10 Days
Service: Air-conditioned vehicle, English speaking tour guide, pick-up and drop-off service from hotel.
Day 1 Arrival Beijing by your own flight
When you arrive in Beijing, after claiming your luggage and custom, you will be met by tour guide in the arrival exit, our guide will hold a sign with your name on it, then we will transfer you to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 2 Beijing
Your tour begins with Tian’anmen Square this day. Most important ceremonies are held here. It has witnessed several historic events in China. Across Jinshui Bridge, we will enter the Forbidden City, which is the largest architecture complex in the world. We will explore its fascinating halls, pavilions with golden roofs and high red walls. Exit the Forbidden City from the north gate, then cross the street, enter the Jingshan Park. You will enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Forbidden City on the top of the hill.
Have lunch at selected restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Temple of Heaven, where ancient emperors came to worship the heavens in hopes of good harvests.
Enjoy the Peking Acrobatic Show or Peking Opera or Kongfu show with basic seat in the evening.
Day 3 Beijing
The highlight of the day is the Great Wall of China. You can either visit Mutianyu section or Badaling section, please tell us in advance. Please be prepared with your shoes since you will climb on the steps of the great wall. To reach the top of the great wall you can choose hike by foot or take the cable car(cable car ticket not included). As one of the seven wonders in the world, it will surely impress you. After lunch, we will visit Ming Tomb(Dingling) and Sacred Road, alone the sacred road there are many stone statues of people and animals on both sides. These are the loyal guarders of the royal graveyard. The Dingling Tomb is the only tomb that has been excavated among the 13 Ming Tombs. Enjoy a famous Peking Duck Banquet for dinner.
Day 4 Beijing to Xian
First go sightseeing at the Summer Palace, which is the largest imperial garden in China. Walk along the elegant Promenade, see stone boat, visit Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill. Optional boating is available on the Kunming lake. Take afternoon flight to Xi’an. Our local guide will pick you up at the airport in Xian and transfer you to the hotel.
Day 5 Xian
Your tour in Xi’an begins with the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, which is one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the century. There are three excavated pits exhibiting amazing Qin dynasty warrior and horses figures. Then visit the Bell Tower, the emblem of Xi’an city. Have lunch at selected hotel at noon.
You will visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda in Jianfu Temple. Enjoy the Tang Dynasty show in the evening.
Day 6 Xian-Guilin
To get a better understanding of Xian and Chinese civilization, we will visit Shaanxi History Museum, known as “ancient capital pearl, Chinese treasure house”, is an artistic hall which displays Shaanxi history, culture and Chinese ancient civilization. A lot of relics display in the museum: bronze wares, jade, potteries, and murals from the Prehistory Period to the Qing Dynasty.
Then visit the Xian City Wall, built in Tang Dynasty which survived through Chinese long history. It is the most complete existing urban fortification in China. You can walk or cycle on the ancient wall (bike rental fee is not included).
After the tour, take a flight to Guilin. Upon arrival at Guilin, our local guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Guilin.
Day 7 Guilin-Yangshuo -Guilin
Be met at your hotel at 7:50 – 8:30am and transferred to Li River pier at 9:30 am, and then take a Li River cruise (4.5 hours) to Yangshuo with lunch aboard. Enjoy picturesque scenery along the Li River with green hills and clear waters. Disembark at Yangshuo in the afternoon and take a short exploration to the old town before being transferred back to your hotel in Guilin (18:00).
Day 8 Guilin-Shanghai
Pick up in the morning, then drive to Reed Flute Cave, which is known as “the Palace of Natural Arts”, which holds a great number of beautiful stalactites and stalagmites in different shapes. Have lunch in a nice restaurant with Chinese dishes. Then head for the Elephant Trunk Hill, which is the landmark of Guilin, looks like a huge elephant drinking water from the river. After the tour, we will take you to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. The local guide will pick you up at the airport in Shanghai and transfer you to the hotel.
Day 9 Shanghai
First visit Shanghai Museum, treasured with ancient art works of China, including bronze ware, chinaware, paintings and calligraphy. After that, you will visit Yuyuan Garden, which is characteristic of the architectural style of the Ming dynasty with a history of more than 400 years. Then go to the Jade Buddha Temple.
After lunch, you will visit the Bund, where you can see the famous Oriental Pearl TV Tower across the river, a good place to take pictures of Shanghai. After that we will walk to Nanjing Road, and then visit an old street in Shanghai. At last, we will go back to hotel.
Day 10 Shanghai Departure by your own flight
Free at leisure until to be transferred to the airport for the flight to your next destination.
|Five-star Hotel||Beijing Prime Hotel||Sheraton North City Hotel||Guilin Waterfall Hotel||Jinjiang Hotel|
|Four-star Hotel||Beijing Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel||Skytel Hotel||Guilin Bravo hotel||The Bund Riverside Hotel|
|Three-star Hotel||Beijing Traditional View hotel or King Parkview hotel||Xian City Hotel||Osmanthus hotel||Holiday Inn Express Zhabei Hotel|
|You can choose any hotel you like with our discount rate and inform us, we will customize the package price according to different hotels.|
Private air-conditioned vehicle with experienced driver.
Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed.
English-speaking tour guide.
Meals as listed.
Hotel accommodation as listed.(2 persons share one room)
Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
Coming and departing international or domestic flights.
cable car at Great Wall side in Beijing.
Tips for the guide and driver according to their service.
Good to Know
Price may vary according to different seasons. You can extend your stay in Shanghai after this package finished, we will keep the discount hotel rate for you for the extended days.
This tour is private no-shopping tour. Only you and your friends or family join the tour; no other tourists. No shopping stops or factories.
The tour itinerary can be adjusted according to your preference. Inform us in advance and we will customize the tour for you.
Our tour guide will call you to inform you the exact pick-up time at about 8:00 pm before the tour day. Or leave a message at your hotel if you are not available.
If there are any questions or problems before, during and after the tour, please contact us as soon as possible. Our tour operators will be at your service all the time.
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