1. Admission fees: to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary;
2. Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary;
3. Tour guides: excellent private English-speaking guide;
4. Transfers: land transfer with drivers as specified;
5. Accommodations: hotels/cruises based on double/single occupancy as specified;
6. The domestic flights in China, including Beijing – Xi’an, Xi’an – Chengdu, Chengdu – Guilin, Guilin – Shanghai;
7. Government taxes & fees;
8. Arrangement: planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
1. International flights to/from China, as well as transportation to/from the above city (For LandOnly);
2. China visa fees;
3. Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature;
4. Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. We recommend that you purchase Travel Insurance to help protect you and your trip investment.
Beijing – Four Points by Sheraton or similar
Xi`an – Sheraton Xi`an Hotel or similar
Chengdu – Crowne Plaza Chengdu Panda Garden or similar
Guilin – Sheraton Guilin or similar
Shanghai – Renaissance Shanghai Putuo or similar
The prices listed above are in US dollars, per person, based on the double occupancy.
The prices shown above are not valid during the China’s National Day Holiday, Chinese Spring Festival and some large exhibitions like Canton Fair.
Some tour packages feature few shopping stops in the itinerary, each factory /store visit takes approximately 45 minutes. No min purchase needed.
Fly to Beijing, the capital of China.
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to your luxury hotel. Have a nice rest at the hotel.
The first full day in Beijing will start after breakfast with a visit to Tiananmen Square and the magnificent Forbidden City where you can see the treasures of the Imperial collection.
After lunch, travel to the Summer Palace, the largest and best preserved imperial garden in China and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998.
This evening, enjoy a fantastic Peking Duck dinner.
The 500 year-old Temple of Heaven will be your first stop. After that, drive to visit the Great Wall (Juyongguan Section).
Stop at a jade museum to learn the history of jade. In Chinese, jade is pronounced ‘Yu,’ and has a history in China of at least 4,000 years.
Then explore the Great Wall in the afternoon.
In the morning, you will visit the exquisite 15th century Temple of Heaven to see the Imperial Ceiling of Heaven with its Echo Wall and the Nine-Dragon Cypress, which is more than 500 years old.
Then transfer to the airport for a flight to Xian, also known as Chang’an in the old days, which was the starting point of the historic Silk Road.
According to UNESCO, the Terracotta Warriors and Horses are the Eighth Wonder of the World!
Today’s excursion will take you to modern China’s greatest archaeological discovery – The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, which silently guarded the tomb of China’s First Emperor for over 2,200 years.
Next, you’ll head to the Terracotta Replication Factory that actually re-makes terracotta soldiers.
Head back to downtown and pay a visit to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Park and Xian Museum.
Tour the Ancient City Wall of Xian, one of the World’s oldest, most complete fortified defenses, and Muslim Quarter, then fly to Chengdu.
Upon arrival, be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours.
After breakfast, drive to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha by boat, which is the biggest seated Buddha in the world.
After lunch, stroll around the Kuanzhai Lane to enjoy the Sichuan local compounds in the style of the late Qing Dynasty.
Chengdu is the hometown of pandas!
In the morning, drive to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, an optimal place to see the Giant Panda up close and not behind bars at a zoo. Here you’ll have a delightful experience watching these cute pandas in their large open air enclosures.
Then the guide will accompany you to Chengdu airport to take a flight to Guilin. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to Elephant Trunk Hill.
Take a leisurely four-hour cruise down the Lijiang River from Guilin to Yangshuo to begin the day.
Enjoy the picturesque landscape, surrounded by the hills and bamboo that have inspired many artists over the centuries. Upon arriving at Yangshuo, you’ll have the afternoon to explore on your own by either renting a bike or taking a walk around West Street, a 1,400-year-old street paved with marble.
Explore some of the diverse and charming stores and shops around the area. Later in the afternoon, drive back to Guilin.
This morning, you will visit the incredible karsts Reed Flute Cave, then visit Saltwater Pearl Factory before being transferred to the airport for your flight to Shanghai.
Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to check in at your hotel.
Today’s tour starts with a visit to Yuyuan Garden and the Yuyuan Market.
Then, stroll around the Bund, where you will experience the bustling shopping district of Nanjing Road and a silk factory, where you can use your bargaining skills to acquire memento for this visit.
Then you will spend some free time at Shanghai Museum, where you can easily spend a few hours to examine its rich and high-quality collection of ancient Chinese bronze, ceramics, painting, and calligraphy. With special exhibits and collection of 120,000 precious works of art, this museum has become one of the best in China.
After breakfast, our tour guide will accompany you to the Shanghai airport where you will fly to your next destination and your amazing Chinatour.com trip ends.
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