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. The domestic flight in China (Beijing – Xi’an, Xi’an – Guilin, Guilin – Hangzhou);
6. Accommodations: hotels/cruises based on double/single occupancy as specified;
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;
2. China visa fees;
3. Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature;
4. Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance.
Beijing – Four Points by Sheraton or similar
Xi`an – Sheraton Xi`an Hotel or similar
Guilin – Sheraton Guilin or similar
Hangzhou – Metropark Hotel Hangzhou or similar
Suzhou – Metropark Hotel Suzhou 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 good 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 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998. This evening, enjoy the Peking Duck dinner at Dadong Roast Duck, the best one in town.
Today, you’ll visit the Great Wall (Chang Cheng), 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 thousand years. In the afternoon, have a Hutong tour by rickshaw to see the old Beijing household and traditional architecture.
Morning visit the exquisite 15th century Temple of Heaven, where the Ming and Qing Emperors pray for good harvest. Then you will catch a flight to Xian. Xian – also known as Chang’an in the old days, was the starting point of the historic Silk Road.
You will visit the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum (Bing Ma Yong). It’s known as the 8th miracle in the world. The whole mausoleum is like a cultural treasure vault with large collections of relics. Visit the Terra Cotta Army replication factory before backing to visit the Ancient City Wall, 14th – century wall is one of the most completed city walls in China and certainly one of the best examples from the Ming dynasty.
Tour the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Park and Xian Museum, and Muslim Quarter, then fly to Guilin. Upon arrival, be transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is on your own.
A leisurely four-hour Cruise down the Lijiang River from Guilin to Yangshuo begins the day. Enjoy the picturesque landscape, surrounded by the hills and bamboo that have inspired many artists over the centuries. This afternoon to explore on your own by either renting a bike or taking a walk around Yangshuo’s West Street, a 1,400-year-old street paved with marble.
Free till be transferred to visit the mysterious Reed Flute Cave, a huge cave featuring a walk of about 500 meters, lined up by countless grotesque yet thrilling stalactite formations. Then, visit the South-sea saltwater pearl Center to experience the Chinese tea culture. Later fly to Hangzhou. Rest of the day is left on your own.
Morning take a leisurely boat ride on West Lake, one of the most beautiful scenic spots in Hangzhou. You’ll see the ethereal beauty of Hangzhou’s willow – draped islands and then admire the Su Causeway. Stop for a taste of China’s most famous green tea – Dragon Well Tea at the Longjing Green Tea Village. Late afternoon, drive to Suzhou.
Suzhou, acclaimed as the “city of gardens”. UNESCO added its classical gardens in Suzhou to its World Heritage List in 1997 and 2000. Today, your guide will take you to visit the Humble Administrator’s Garden and the Silk Factory, where you can enjoy a silk fashion show. Then pay a visit to the Panmen Scenic Area before heading to ride a boat on the Grand Canal.
Today’s city tour starts with a visit to the Bund, Cheng Huang Miao, you will also experience the bustling shopping district of Nanjing Road and a Gem Exhibition Center, you can use your bargaining skills to acquire memento for this visit. After visit, you will spend some free time at Shanghai Museum, 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 the breakfast, our tour guide will accompany you to the Shanghai airport, fly to your next destination city and your amazing Chinatour.com trip ends.
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Dear Carol!We have returned from our tour (2015-02-14) and would like to thank you!It was FANTASTIC! everything was PERFECT!China Tour staff... VIEW MORE