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Beijing to Shanghai
9 nights DELUXE accommodations
Beijing 4 nights – Hotel Jen Upper East Beijing
Tianjin 1 night – Renaissance Tianjin Downtown Hotel
Suzhou 1 night - Grand Metropark Hotel Suzhou
Hangzhou 1 night - Grand Metropark Hotel Hangzhou
Shanghai 2 nights – Renaissance Shanghai Caohejing Hotel
All transfers as per itinerary
Knowledgeable English-speaking tour guides
10 meals: 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Administration & Entrance fees as per itinerary
Note: Due to the limited room availability, for in case that we may use
other similar standard hotels for some departures.
- Day 1. Gateway / Beijing
Depart USA for China while enjoying delicious meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment during your journey.
- Day 2. Arrive Beijing
Your Tour Guide will greet you upon your arrival at Beijing International Airport and then transfer you to your hotel.
- Day 3. Beijing (AB)
This morning, you will sight-see Tiananmen Square, which is noted as the largest public square in the world and then the Imperial Palace in the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty. It is located in the center of Beijing, China, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government. Later stop at a Pearl Factory to gain a little knowledge of fresh pearls. Afternoon visit the Summer Palace declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998.
- Day 4. Beijing (AB, L)
The Great Wall of China is one of the seven greatest man-made wonders of the world and is definitely the focal point of China. You will hike along the Great Wall (Juyongguan Pass). After that, you will stop at a Jade Museum to learn the history of Jade. In Chinese, jade is pronounced as 'Yu', and it has a history in China of at least four thousands years. Later visit Traditional Chinese Medicine Center, and the rest of the afternoon is at leisure to shop and explore on your own at Wangfujing Street.
- Day 5. Beijing - Tianjin (AB)
This morning you’ll driver to Tianjin, which is the fourth largest in China, after Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou. And since the mid-19th century, Tianjin has been a major seaport and gateway to the nation's capital. You will visit the Tianjin Five Avenues area (Wudadao), Haihe Cultural Square, and the Original Site of Astor Hotel at Jiefang North Park. Overnight in Tianjin.
- Day 6. Tianjin - Beijing (AB)
Drive back to Beijing, the balance of the day is free at leisure.
- Day 7. Beijing / Shanghai - Suzhou (AB)
Today you will flight to Shanghai, which boasts the largest population of any city in China. Upon arrival, transfer to Suzhou by coach.
- Day 8. Suzhou - Hangzhou (AB)
Suzhou, known as the "Venice of the East". The classical gardens in Suzhou were added to the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1997 and 2000. Visit the Liuyuan, translated as Lingering Garden, is a classical garden renowned for its beauty. The Silk Spinning Factory will be the next stop where you can enjoy a silk fashion show.
- Day 9. Hangzhou - Shanghai (AB)
Hangzhou, one of the seven Capitals of ancient China and known for its tea products. This morning take a leisurely Boat ride on West Lake to see the ethereal beauty of Hangzhou's willow-draped islands and admire the Su Causeway before stopping for a taste of Dragon Well Tea at the Longjing Green Tea village. Later drive back to Shanghai.
- Day 10. Shanghai (AB)
Free day at leisure. or take an optional Shanghai City Tours. Sight-see Shanghai's highlights: Old Town Shanghai and the Shanghai Silk Factory where you can doing some shopping. Continue on to modern Xintiandi & Nanjing Road, China's #1 Shopping street.
- Day 11. Shanghai / Hometown (AB)
After breakfast, bid farewell to China as you fly home.
Day 3: Hutong tour with rickshaw & lunch at local family $39