8-day Private Tour To Shanghai,chengdu,xi'an And Guilin

8-Day Private Tour to Shanghai,Chengdu,Xi'an and Guilin

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Shanghai. O/N Shanghai.

Stop At: Shanghai, China
Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Urban Planning Exhibition Hall in around 20 minutes ride.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, No.100 Renmin Main Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200003 China
At Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, you can view many textual and graphic files and architectural models, which will help you get an overall understanding of the development of Shanghai.

The Urban Planning Exhibition Hall showcases the urbanization and modernization of Shanghai. You will know more about Shanghai's past and present by viewing the miniatures of the city, and rich materials about the city planning. Also, the high-tech methods are widely adopted to forecast the blueprint of Shanghai through 2020.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
Next, have a relaxing time rambling in the beautiful Yu Garden.Located in the old town, Yuyuan Garden is the most famous ancient site in this city for its ingenious layout and delicate architecture. The treasure of the garden, Yu Ling Long (an exquisite jade stone), an artificial hill, is considered as one of the three most well-known peaks in Southern China.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yuyuan Bazar, No.269 Fangbang Middle Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
Then,visit the Yuyuan Bazaar, also known as Yuyuan Market, is outside the Yu Garden, in the heart of Old Shanghai City, and close to the Old City God Temple. There are many traditional Chinese buildings, which nowadays are used as commercial stores to sell local products, snacks, jewelry, souvenirs, antiques and so on.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shanghai World Financial Center, Building 1, No.100 Century Ave, Pudong New Area, Shanghai China
Afterwards, go to the Shanghai World Financial Center and go up to the 100th floor for the panoramic views of the city. It is the world's 8th tallest building, and the 4th tallest structure in Mainland China. The 100th floor has a viewing gallery that is 55 meters long. It is the second highest observation deck in China. It is higher than the viewing platforms on the Canadian TV Tower (447 meters) and the Dubai Tower (440 meters).

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China
After that you will come to the Bund area which is the quintessential of Shanghai area. Located on the bank of Huangpu River, travelers come to the Bund not only for the charming riverside scenery, but the unique western and gothic architectures also deserve a look. We will set aside some free time for you to stroll around the Bund and take some photos.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
Finally, we will drive you back to your hotel, or you may enjoy your own time at Nanjing Road that is very close by.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Shanghai--Chengdu by flight. O/N Chengdu.

Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Zhujiajiao water town in around 60 minutes ride.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, No.36 Meizhou Road, Qingpu District Zhujiajiao Town, Shanghai 201713 China
The Zhu Jia Jiao water town, is well-known throughout the country, with a history of more than 1,700 years. Covering an area of 47 square kilometers (11,614 acres), the little fan-shaped town, being regarded as Shanghai's Venice, glimmers like a bright pearl in the landscape of lakes and mountains.
The three places in the water town deserve your visit: Kezhi Garden, Qing Dynasty Post Office and Fangsheng Bridge. Your tour guide will accompany you to visit these.

Kezhi Garden was built in 1912 and contains various pavilions and buildings, lotus pond, stele corridors, bridge of nine turnings and different kinds of plants. You can see the calligraphy inscription of the literati in Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644 AD) with high value of art in the stele corridor.

In Qing Dynasty Post Office, you can see the precious old postcard and letters in Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911 AD) and there is a post box with a carved dragon on it which is still in use today.

Fangsheng Bridge, built in Ming Dynasty, is the largest and longest stone arch bridge in Shanghai with five arches.

You will take a local featured wooden boat from Kezhi Garden and go ashore at North Street. The left time is for you to have a free visit to wander around the ancient streets.

You will have an opportunity to get in close touch with the local people and their life.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Jade Buddha Temple, 170 An Yuan Road, Shanghai China
After lunch,we will take you to the Jade Buddha Temple. Built in 1882 for the two white jade Buddha statues from Burma, the Jade Buddha Temple is a famous Buddhist shrine and an active Zen monastery. The temple plays an important role in disseminating Buddhism through cultural means, including lectures and library service, Buddhist academic publishes as well as regular Buddhist cultural activities.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tianzifang, Tianzifang, Shanghai
Then later will conclude at Tianzifang, an old-style cultural block featuring distinctive Shikumen buildings with art studios, themed cafés and bars, and handicraft workshops.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pudong International Airport, Pudong International Airport, Shanghai
At the end, your guide will escort you to Shanghai Pudong airport and flight to Chongqing. You may take the HU7407 20:20--23:30, the flight takes 3hrs.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Shuangliu, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Upon arrival at Chengdu, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the hotel(Driver only, no guide)
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Chengdu. O/N Chengdu.

Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
In the morning, your driver and guide will meet you at 8:00am of your Chengdu hotel then transfer to Chengdu Panda Base, need 30 minutes driving, 15km.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), No.1375 Xiongmao Avenue the Outside Northern Third Ring Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu 610081 China
Firstly, you will visit the Chengdu's Giant Panda Breeding Research Base which is home to over 80 of China's iconic pandas. Most are of the familiar black and white variety, but the Base is also home to a number of the smaller, lesser-known red pandas.

You'll view the animals eating and at play in a carefully maintained habitat that is as close to their natural environment as possible. You'll also learn how scientists and ecologists are working to protect the few remaining wild pandas and expand the captive population. On that last note, over 100 bears have been born at the Base since 1987.

The Base became even more important after the Sichuan earthquake of 2008, with eight bears sent here from the badly damaged Wolong reserve. Your visit provides both moral and financial support for the ongoing conservation effort.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chengdu Renmin Park, No.12 Shaocheng Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015 China
Next, go to Renmin Park and you know that park is a comprehensive garden for both the cultural heritages collection and entertainment. The locals in Chengdu often drink tea for relaxing here. You will never know what real lifestyle in the “Capital of Leisure” is like unless you visit Renmin Park. There are always crowds sitting in the shade of the park from when the sun rises. The best things to do here include going into a teahouse, ordering a cup of tea, reading for a whole afternoon, thinking about nothing, or chatting with some old friends. Enjoying the slow life in Chengdu, you may suddenly feel that you are leading a happy life.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Jinli Pedestrian Street, No.231 Wuhouci Street, Wuhou District, Chengdu 610041 China
After lunch, take the private car to Jinli old street which is an impressive trip to the famous old street. Time steals away from you quietly while walking on the lively streets which are full of delicious local snacks, delicate artifacts, interesting folk shows, etc.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Chengdu--Xi'an by train. O/N Xi'an.

Stop At: Chengdu, Chengdu, Sichuan
After breakfast at your hotel,your driver and guide will meet you at your hotel lobby of 09:00am then transfer to the Leshan and need 2.5hrs driving, 150km.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo), No.2435 Lingyun Street, Shizhong District, Leshan 614000 China
Experience the Giant Buddha of Leshan, one of Chinese Buddhism's holiest sites, on this amazing full-day tour from Chengdu.
Dating from the 8th century, the Giant Buddha of Leshan is the largest carved stone Buddha and the tallest pre-modern statue in the world. It was cut from the cliffs of Lingyun Shan in the hopes of calming the turbulent waters of the three rivers that flow together under its gaze. Stairs are carved into the cliff that connect the area at the Buddha's feet with the land above, allowing you to view this astonishing sight from a range of vantage points. Views are stunning over elbows and knees, taking in the river scene and Leshan's skyline.

Upon arrival in Leshan, you can have lunch at a restaurant within sight the Giant Buddha. You'll then explore the Giant Buddha and enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding landscape from atop the Buddha's head.

Wen then pay a visit to Lingyun Temple and Museum and get a deeper insight into the history of this amazing Buddhist site and learn the story of the carving of the Giant Buddha.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Chengdu East Railway Station, Cheng Du Dong Zhan, Chenghua Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
Afterwards, take the private car to back to Chengdu East railway station and take a bullet train to Xi'an. You may take D1950 18;07--22:18, the train takes around 4hrs.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Xi'an North Railway Station Parking Lot, Shang Xin Lu, Weiyang Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
Upon arrival at Xi'an, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the hotel(Driver only, no guide).
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Xi'an. O/N Xi'an.

Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
In the morning,your tour guide can meet you at your Xi'an hotel lobby at 9:00am then transfer to Terracotta Warriors Museum, need 80 minutes driving,45km.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China
We reserve tickets for you online in advance and your guide will help you skip the line at the entrance of the Museum. Following your guide, you will explore the Terracotta Warriors Museum by visiting the three excavated pits, as well as the Bronze Chariots and Horses Exhibition Hall. Although the clay warriors and horses have been buried for more than 2,200 years, they are still vivid with distinct appearances. You will spend at least two and a half hours to see this amazing site.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Small Goose Pagoda, No.72 Youyi Road, Beilin District, Xi'an 710068 China
Next, you will Transfer to Small Wild Goose Pagoda which is located inside Jianfu Temple, about one kilometer south of Xi'an city proper. It is one of the two famous and important Buddhist pagodas erected in the Tang Dynasty about 1300 years ago. Small Wild Goose Pagoda and its large neighbor, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, are two important Buddhist sites, dating back to the Tang Dynasty, 1300 years ago.

The two pagodas were a symbol of Chang'an (Constant Peace) city. Xi'an (West Peace) was called Chang'an until the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), when Beijing became the capital of China. Chang'an had served as the capital for ten dynasties.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
After lunch, you will Transfer to city wall.You can walking or cycling around the wall, the bike fees you pay locally if you do that.

The first landmark visitors will encounter in Xian is the ancient City Wall, which stretches round the old city. It is also one of the most famous attractions in Xian. Today, this wall represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Muslim Quarter, West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000 China
Your last stop will be the Muslim Bazaar, the most thriving area of the city. If you are interested, you can explore the bazaar at your own pace and then return to the hotel by yourself. your guide will give you directions for returning to your hotel. The Great Mosque and the Bell and Drum Tower Square are within walking distance of the Bazaar. There are many boutique stores at fair prices in Bazaar and also a number of excellent choices of food for dinner.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Xi'an--Guilin by flight. O/N Guilin.

Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
In the morning,your tour guide will meet you at your Xi'an hotel lobby at 8:30am then transfer to Hanyanglin, need 30 minutes driving,15km.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling), Zhanjiawan Village, Xi'an China
The Hanyangling Mausoleum, which is on the site of the Mausoleum of Western Han Emperor Liu Qi built in 153 AD. In the company of the guide, you will have a close look at the thousand-year-old tombs through the glass floors and the glass walls in the tomb pits. Besides, the advanced Spectra Vision program will reproduce the real life of the Western Han Dynasty about 2,000 years ago. We will ensure you two hours exploring the site.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Shaanxi History Museum, 91 Xiaozai E Rd, Xi'an 710061 China
After lunch, we continue Xi'an group tour to explore Shaanxi History Museum. Unique historical and culture heritage of Shaanxi is undoubted worth the praise as treasure house of Chinese civilization, and Shaanxi History Museum is definitely a palace of art to display Shaanxi's history and culture and China's ancient civilization. There are as many as some 370,000 antiquities collected, ranging from prehistorical relics to that of the 1840s. Time spans more than one million years and the collection is superior in value, quantity, rank and species. Your guide will provide professional full explanations.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061 China
Instead of entering the temple to visit the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, you will have a photo stop here for half an hour. With suggestions from our former guests, it is enough to see the pagoda and the statue of Monk Xuanzang at the south square outside the temple. As a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists, the pagoda built during the Tang Dynasty was once the site for Xuanzang to translate the Buddhist sutras.

Nowadays the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda Area has become the most popular area for both tourists and locals in Xi'an. It is truly a wonderful place to enjoy the charming night scenes and get relaxed. Around the pagoda, there is south square leading to the Great Tang All Day Mall, where you can appreciate many unique sculptures of Tang Dynasty styles and enjoy some classical music performances in public; also there is north square with the biggest musical fountain in Asia. It is free but with show time schedules.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Xi'an Xianyang International Airport, Weicheng District, Xianyang, Xianyang, China
At the end, your guide will escort you to Xi'an airport and flight to Guilin. You may take the CA1225 18:40-20:50. The flight takes around 2hrs.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Guilin Liangjiang International Airport, Lingui District, Guilin, Guangxi, China, 541106
Upon arrival at Guilin, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the hotel(Driver only, no guide).
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Guilin. O/N Guilin.

Stop At: Guilin, Guilin, Guangxi
Your guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 08:30 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Reed Flute Cave in around 30 minutes ride.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan), 0773-2695075, Guilin 541001 China
Upon arrival in the cave, you will into the underground karst cave and marvel at the amazing formations of stalagmites and stalactites.

The Reed Flute Cave is a renowned karst cave with a great number of stalagmites and stalactites in shapes of bamboo shoots, pillars, curtains and flowers, which turns it into a splendid underground palace. Inside the cave, you could discover more astonishing sights, such as stone lions, miniature forest, pagodas and crystal chambers. Each one has a romantic or interesting story associated with it. The vivid interpretation of our guide along with the lighting add mystery to the scene. The trip to the cave lasts about 40 minutes.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, 80 kilometers from Guilin, Longsheng County 541701 China
After a two-hour drive you will reach the entrance for the Longji Terraces where you will buy the entrance tickets for the rice terraces in Ping'an Village, This village has the most famous and beautiful rice terraces in Longji and need about a 30-minute drive again.
The Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces is a splendid agricultural spectacle with a history of more than 650 years. The most eye-catching part of the terrace cluster is the Ping'an Village Rice Terrace, which was the earliest one discovered by tourists and photographers. Numerous narrow rice fields dug along the hill slopes form terraces connected by winding flagstone trails. There are viewing platforms for visitors to view the entire terrace fields built tier upon tier. While you are there you can also experience the minority Zhuang people's traditional way of life. It is quite interesting to help them in the fields, try on their bright-colored ethnical costumes, and visit their unique stilted houses.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Ping'an Village, Within the County, Longsheng County 541700 China
Upon arrival, Then you will take a moderate trek along steps to Ping'an Zhuang Village. The walk up takes about 40 minutes. Your guide will take you on a stroll around the village where you can glimpse the local Zhuang peoples' unique wooden stilted houses and we can have a lunch in the village.

After a short lunch break, continue your terrace exploration to the No.2 Viewing Platform(Seven star with the moon), a 15-minute walk, which is a fantastic spot for a bird's-eye view of the Longji Terraces beneath your feet. You will have enough time to take pictures and enjoy the fresh air at the platform. And then, we will head to No.1 Viewing Platform(Nine Dragons and Five Tigers) and need 30 minutes via the flat path.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Guilin, Guilin, Guangxi
Afterwards, take the private car to your Guilin hotel around 18:00pm and is free time for you.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Guilin--Yangshuo.The tour end.

Stop At: Guilin, Guilin, Guangxi
In the morning, your guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel at around 07:45, and then escort you to the Zhujiang pier, where you will start the Guilin Li River cruise to Yangshuo(4 star boat with the buffet lunch).
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Li River, East of Guangxi Zhuang China
The boarding time is scheduled at 9:20am, and the whole journey takes about 4 hours. With your guide's company and interpretation, you could immerse yourself in the stunning karst landscape made up of rolling hills, verdant forests, odd caves and tranquil villages along the Li River. A buffet Chinese lunch will be offered on board before you reach Yangshuo at 2:00pm.


Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Xianggong Mountain, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906 China
After disembarkation,will drive you to see the Yangshuo Xianggong hill. You will climb for 15 minutes along a moderately sloped staircase to reach the top of Xianggong Hill. Please inform your guide in advance if you need a walking stick. Lying between the famous Yellow Cloth Shoal and the Mural Hill, Xianggong Hill is one of the greatest viewing platforms in Guilin to take in the glamour of the Li River. The supreme view of the meandering Li River making a 180-degree bend, attracts countless visitors and photographers annually.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Guilin, Guilin, Guangxi
At the end, your guide will escort you to your Yangshuo hotel or Guilin hotel/airport/train station. End of the tour services.
Duration: 10 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

$2,250.00 Per Person