13-day Small Group China Tour Of Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin And Shanghai

13-Day Small Group China Tour of Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu, Guilin and Shanghai

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Itinerary

Day 1: Airport Pick-up in Beijing

Pass By: Beijing Capital International Airport, Shunyi District, Beijing, China
Your professional local guide will meet you at Beijing Airport after you reclaiming your luggage and clearing customs. The driver will take you to the hotel in a comfortable vehicle and help you with the check-in procedure. The rest of the day is left for you to have a good rest or to become familiar with our capital city on your own.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at The Great Wall Hotel Beijing, a 5-star hotel

Day 2: Tiananmen, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, & Kung Fu Show

Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
Your tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel lobby and take you to tour Beijing city. Firstly, you will have a stroll on the world's largest square in the city center - Tiananmen Square.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
From the Tiananmen Square, you will enter the Imperial Palace, also known as the Forbidden City to explore its fascinating halls and pavilions. Here, you will not only learn how the emperor handled political affairs and lived their lives, but appreciate numerous ancient art treasures.

At noon, you will be provided a la carte welcome lunch at a nice restaurant.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
In the afternoon, you will continue to visit the Temple of Heaven with its unique architectures, where the emperors worshiped the heavens in hopes of good harvests.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Red Theatre Beijing Kung Fu Show, No.44 Xingfu Street, Dongcheng District 50 Meters East of Tiantan Hotel, Beijing 100061 China
In the evening, you will never miss a fabulous Chinese Kung Fu Performance specially arranged for you in the Red Theatre. Afterwards, you will be escorted to the hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
• Lunch: A la carte welcome lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at The Great Wall Hotel Beijing, a 5-star hotel

Day 3: China Great Wall Tour

Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
This morning you will be taken to Mutianyu Great Wall to experience at first hand the wonder of the Great Wall. The round-trip cable car will be arranged. Standing on the wall and looking at it stretching up and down into boundless distance is an exciting experience and will leave you a life-long memory. To celebrate and commemorate this moment, we specially provide red wine for a group-toasting on the Great Wall.

Lunch is not included, it is recommended that you have a hearty breakfast before you leave the hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Niaochao National Stadium, No.1 Guojia Tiyuchang South Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China
In the afternoon, on the way back you will have a photo stop at the Olympic National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest. After that, pay a visit to a featured local market.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Great Wall Hotel Beijing, a 5-star hotel

Day 4: Tour in Summer Palace and Beijing Hutongs, Leave for Xi'an by Plane

Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
The first stop of this-day tour is the Summer Palace - the largest existing imperial garden with a graceful landscape and magnificent constructions.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hutong Tour, No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District, 100009, Beijing, Beijing 100009 China
Then a trip to the old Hutongs will conclude your memorable Beijing tour. Taking the local rickshaw and traveling along the narrow lanes, you will get a close touch with the original Beijing lifestyle and culture. You will also have a chance to try your hand at Chinese Paper Cutting.

At noon, a la carte lunch is prepared for you to taste the authentic Chinese food.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Beijing Capital International Airport, Shunyi District, Beijing, China
Later, you will be escorted to the Beijing airport. Then you will take a flight from Beijing to Xi'an. Upon your arrival in Xi'an, you will meet your you local guide outside the baggage claim area. Then you will be transferred to the hotel in Xi'an.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
• Lunch: A la carte lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Sheraton Hotel, a 5-star hotel

Day 5: Terracotta Army and Small Wild Goose Pagoda Tour

Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China
Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Xian and take you to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, which includes the three excavated pits, the Bronze Chariots and Horses Exhibition Hall. Follow your guide to know more about its history and culture. You will have at least two and a half hours to explore this significant site.

At noon, you will have a chance to visit a local family and further know the lifestyle of local people. What's more, you can follow the host to learn how to cook Chinese food.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Small Goose Pagoda, No.72 Youyi Road, Beilin District, Xi'an 710068 China
After lunch, you will follow your guide to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. It was founded during the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) to store sutras brought from India by an eminent monk, Yi Jing, and the pagoda is similar to the renowned Big Wild Goose Pagoda in shape but smaller in size, hence the name. Many exquisite stone Buddha, stone lions, stone horses and other stone carvings can be seen there.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tang Dynasty Show, 75 North Chang'an Road, Xi'an 710065 China
A splendid evening is in store when you will be entertained by the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show while partaking of the famous Dumpling Dinner.

Note: Clients visiting in Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec need to arrange the dinner and evening activity on their own for this day, since the theater is usually not open at that time.

Note: Clients visiting in Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec need to arrange the dinner and evening activity on your own for this day, since the theater is usually not open at that time.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
• Lunch: Home-cooked a la carte lunch at a local family
• Dinner: Dumpling dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Sheraton Hotel, a 5-star hotel

Day 6: Xi'an City Highlights Tour

Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
The day begins with a leisure visit to the City Wall Park, where you can observe the day-to-day life of the locals. Here you can also learn to practice Tai Chi with the master. Tai Chi, a soft form of Chinese martial arts, is considered the quintessential Chinese culture.

After that, you will pay a visit to the City Wall. It is the most complete existing urban fortification in China. Cycling on the ancient wall is an exciting experience that many people like to try (bike rental fee is not included).
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Shaanxi History Museum, 91 Xiaozai E Rd, Xi'an 710061 China
After having an a la carte lunch, you will come to the Shaanxi Province Museum. The outlook of it imitates the building structure of the Tang Dynasty. There are lots of relics and artifacts have been collected. They will show you the development of ancient China in different eras.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Xi'an Mosque, Huajue Alley, Xincheng District, Xi'an 710043 China
The Great Mosque, one of the largest and best-preserved Islam mosques in China. Here you can appreciate integration of different cultures, which has combined the characteristics of Chinese classical architectures with religious colors.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Muslim Quarter, West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000 China
Then, you will have time to explore the surrounding Muslim Quarter. There lots of handicraft souvenirs are on sale. Enjoy all kinds of snacks and halal foods by yourselves. After that, you will be escorted to your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Sheraton Hotel, a 5-star hotel

Day 7: Xi'an to Chengdu by High-speed Train

Pass By: Xi'an North Railway Station Ticket Office 4, Weiyang District, Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
This morning, you will be transported to the North Railway station and take a high-speed train to Chengdu. After nearly 4-hour journey, arrive at Chengdu and you will see your local tour guide waiting for you. Then, you will be accompanied to the hotel. The rest of the day is left for you to explore this city by yourself.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
Accommodation included: Overnight at Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza, a 4-star hotel

Day 8: Panda Tours in Chengdu

Stop At: Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), No.1375 Xiongmao Avenue the Outside Northern Third Ring Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu 610081 China
This morning, you will be escorted to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base to see the rare and endangered animals – the Giant Pandas. Today's pickup is a bit earlier as pandas are more active in the morning during their feeding time. You may have an opportunity to close appreciate the daily life of this cute species.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kuanzhai Alley, East of Tongren Road, west of Changshun Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
Afterwards, come to Kuanzhai Alley. Enjoy your leisure time in this place. You can taste all kinds of local specialties as well as appreciate the architectural style of traditional buildings. Feel the typical slow lifestyle of local people.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Jinsha Site Museum, No.2 Jinsha Site Road, Chengxi, Chengdu 610091 China
Next, visit the Jinsha Site Museum, which houses a rich collection of cultural relics. It has unearthed a large number of ancient ivories, gold articles and jades.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Chengdu Renmin Park, No.12 Shaocheng Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
The last stop of this-day tour is People's Park. You can appreciate the charming landscapes of this park. Meanwhile, close observe the local people's daily life.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
Accommodation included: Overnight at Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza, a 4-star hotel

Day 9: Chengdu to Guilin by Plane and Guilin Highlights Tour

Pass By: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Shuangliu, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Today, you will be escorted to Chengdu Airport and leave for Guilin by airplane. Upon your arrival, you will meet your local tour guide and driver outside the baggage claim area. After a short greeting, they will take you to your hotel.

Stop At: Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), 0773-2695075, Guilin 541001 China
Then accompanied by your guide to visit the peculiar landscape of the Reed Flute Cave. There are naturally formed caves eroded by running water. It become more mysterious and beautiful illuminated by the colored lights.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan), Within Xiangbishan Park, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541004 China
Elephant Trunk Hill looks like a giant elephant drinking water from the river with its long trunk. Take wonderful pictures in this scenic spot.

After that, you will be escorted to your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
Accommodation included: Overnight at Guilin Grand Bravo Hotel, a 5-star hotel

Day 10: Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo

Stop At: Li River, East of Guangxi Zhuang China
Today you will take a memorable Li River cruise tour to Yangshuo. The 83-kilometer (52 miles) waterway from Guilin to Yanshuo is the masterpiece of the Li River scenery.

Once arriving, you will see the unique scenery of countryside. A local villager's home is somewhere on the way expecting your visit, so that you could experience the farmers' lifestyle there while appreciating the natural beauty of Yangshuo.

Note: Lunch on the cruise is included but it is not so good for taste. Since limited condition, it is only a simple box lunch. It is recommended that you have a hearty breakfast in the morning.
Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: West Street, East Side of Li River, Yangshuo County 541900 China
Then you can stroll around the West Street to feel the lifestyle of the local people. Late in the afternoon, you will be escorted to the hotel in Guilin.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
• Lunch: box lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Guilin Grand Bravo Hotel, a 5-star hotel

Day 11: Fly from Guilin to Shanghai

Pass By: Guilin Liangjiang International Airport, Lingui District, Guilin, Guangxi, China, 541106
This morning, you will take a flight from Guilin to Shanghai. Upon your arrival, you will meet your Shanghai guide and driver outside the baggage claim area. After a short greeting, you will be escorted to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to have a good rest or walk around by yourself.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
Accommodation included: Overnight at Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel, a 5-star hotel

Day 12: Shanghai Highlights Tour

Stop At: Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), No.201 Renmin Avenue, Shanghai China
This morning, your local tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. You will visit one of the four largest museums in China, Shanghai Museum, which specializes in exhibiting art works from ancient times.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
Then, come to the Yu Garden - one of the attractions that you cannot miss in Shanghai. The symbol of the Garden is the Nine Zigzag Bridge built of granite and grass-white jade and the quaint, elegant mid-lake pavilion. Latter you will have some free time there to explore the surrounding Yu Bazaar.

Then an a la carte lunch is arranged for you at a local famous restaurant.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Former French Concession, Puxi Central, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China
Wander in the area of the Former French Concession, you can appreciate lots of European style buildings from the early 20th century.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Huangpu River, Headstreams from Dianshan Lake, Zhujiajiao Town, Qingpu District, Shanghai 201700 China
Take a one-hour cruise tour along the Huangpu River. Enjoy your leisure time on the ferry and appreciate the charming scenery.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China
Have some free time at the Bund area. You can take some photos at there.

At the end of the day, your guide will take you back to the hotel and bid you bon voyage at the lobby.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
• Lunch: A la carte farewell lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Sheraton Shanghai Hongkou Hotel, a 5-star hotel

Day 13: Leave Shanghai by yourself

Pass By: Shanghai Pudong International Airport, S1 Yingbin Expy, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China
After your breakfast at hotel, you should prepare to check out before 12:00 AM. Then you can choose to take a taxi to the airport. Wish you a smooth tour back home.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Western buffet breakfast at hotel
No accommodation included on this day.

Leaving from Beijing

Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China, is one of the oldest and largest cities in the world. Famous for one of the largest engineering works known as the Wall of China.

$2,686.00 Per Person