B: breakfast L: lunch D: dinner
05 Sep Beijing
On arrival in Beijing transfer to the 4* Novotel Xinqiao Hotel for three nights.Welcome dinner. D
Accommodation: 4* Novotel Xinqiao Hotel
06 Sep Beijing
Walk along one of the most dramatic sections of the Great Wall of China that snakes across the rugged mountain landscape. Also tread along the Sacred Road, the road to heaven that leads to the Ming Tombs where the emperors are buried. Back in the city, enjoy Beijing's most popular dish, a traditional Peking Duck dinner. B/L/D
07 Sep Beijing
From Tiananmen Square enter the Forbidden City, the imperial palace, and gaze around the grand ceremonial halls and peek into the private family quarters. Later stroll through the elegant formal gardens of the Summer Palace and admire the famous Marble Boat. B/L/D
08 Sep Beijing/Xian
Visit the magnificent red and gold Temple of Heaven that was built for the Emperor, the son of Heaven, to make sacrifices for a good harvest, then fly to Xian for two nights at the 4*Bell Tower Hotel. B/L/D
Accommodation: 4* Bell Tower Hotel
09 Sep Xian
See the 7,000 terracotta soldiers that have stood guard over China's first emperor for over 2,200 years, and they still stand in battle formation in giant exhibition halls erected around the pits where they were discovered in the 1970s. This afternoon see Xian's immense City Wall complete with towers and battlements, and tonight we are guests at the Tang Dynasty show, an enchanting performance of music and dance from another era. B/L/D
10 Sep Xian/Guilin
Visit Xian's first-class Shaanxi Provincial Museum where 300,000 objects from every dynasty since a thousand years before Christ are displayed. Fly to Guilin and the 4*Park Hotel for one night. B/L/D
Accommodation: 4* Park Hotel Guilin
11 Sep Yangshou
Morning cruise along the Li River to Yangshuo through poetic rural landscapes, karst mountains rising steeply from the river valley, their peaks wreathed in mist, and below, oxen ploughing the rice paddies. Time for shopping at Yangshuo's handicrafts market before a spectacular open-air son et lumiere show, then return to Guilin B/L/D
Accommodation: 5*Yangshuo Green Lotus Hotel
12 Sep Yangshuo
Explore the rural charms of Yangshuo today, first climb Moon Hill for fantastic views, and see the 1,400-year-old Big Banyan Tree. Also visit Jiuxian Garden Village, undergoing a unique conservation and regeneration project to preserve its culture and architecture. B/L/D
13 Sep Yangshuo/Guilin/Shanghai
Visit the extraordinary Reed Flute Cave with its dramatic stalagmites and stalagtites, before flying to Shanghai and the 4* Shanghai Hotel for two nights. Tonight watch an amazing Acrobatic show, and marvel at the skill and daring of the performers. B/L/D
Accommodation: 4*Shanghai Hotel Shanghai
14 Sep Shanghai
Admire the very best of China's treasures at the Shanghai Museum and later stroll through Yuyuan Garden, an oasis of calm and beauty in the midst of the bustling city. Then visit Jade Buddha Temple with its lovely white jade statues and great incense burners, later stroll along the Bund, Shanghai's riverside promenade with futuristic skyscrapers on one bank and grand 19th century European architecture on the other. B/L/D
15 Sep Shanghai/Suzhou/Shanghai
Take the train to Suzhou, described by Marco Polo as 'the Venice of the East', and visit two of its favourite classical gardens, the Humble Administrator's Garden, and the Garden of the Master of the Nets. Admire exquisite handicraft at the Silk Embroidery Institute before returning to Shanghai. B/L/D
16 Sep Departure Shanghai
Today transfer to airport for your flight to next destination. B
Group Departure Dates
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Tour price includes:
1. All internal transportations and transfer in China, including domestic flights from Beijing to Xian, Xian to Guilin and Guilin to Shanghai.
2. 11 nights accommodation in 4* hotels with private facilities.
3. All meals as specified in the itinerary, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.
4. Comprehensive sightseeing with all entrance fees.
5. All airport taxes.
Tour price excludes:
1. Flights arriving Beijing and departing Shanghai.
2. Chinese Visa fee.
3. Your own international travel insurance.
4. Expenses in hotels such as laundry, tips,Telephone and room service, etc.
5. Gratuities for service provided by tour guide and drivers.