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This 16-day tour will take through some of the must-see destinations in China.
This 16-day tour will take through some of the must-see destinations in China.
Flights Hometown to Beijing, Hong Kong to Hometown (for All-Inclusive package)
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
All transfers as per itinerary
Knowledgeable English-speaking tour guides
Meals shown on itinerary
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Administration & Entrance fees as per itinerary
Beijing 3 nights – Four Points by Sheraton Beijing or similar
Xi’an 1 night – Sheraton Xi’an Hotel or similar
Guilin 2 nights – Sheraton Guilin Hotel or similar
Yangtze River 3 nights – President No. 8 Balcony Cabin or similar
Shanghai 2 nights – Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel or similar
Hong Kong 3 nights – Hotel Panorama by Rhombus or similar
1. China visa fees.
2. Gratuities: suggested $10/person/day.
3. Expense of personal nature.
4. Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. We recommend that you purchase Travel Insurance to protect you and your trip investment.
“Land Only” packages are available for individuals who prefer arranging their own flights to China.
ChinaTour.com features all-inclusive escorted tours with scheduled departures that include transpacific airfare from Los Angeles (LAX). “All Inclusive (Air & Land)” based on contract fare and subject to availability at the time of booking made.
Travelers departing from other gateways, please contact us at +1 (626) 210 2222 or [email protected], you are welcome to visit our retail stores in USA, Canada and Australia as well.
Your flight from your hometown to Beijing will provide you with meals, beverages, and entertainment.
We arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China. Beijing Capital International Airport has rapidly ascended in rankings of the world’s busiest airports in the past decade. Greet our local tour guide in the arrivals hall and transfer to our luxury accommodations. Enjoy the rest of your day in Beijing and get ready for tomorrow’s tour.
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. 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. In the evening, you will enjoy an authentic Peking Duck Banquet.
Optional: Hutong tour with rickshaw & lunch at local family ($39/person)
Today you will visit The Great Wall! Visiting the Great Wall is a delightful must for visitors to China. The Great Wall is one of the seven greatest man-made wonders of the world and is definitely the focal point of China. You will walk along one of the three greatest mountain passes – Juyongguan Pass. After that, you will have lunch where you can take some rest. Afterward you will visit the 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. Later visit Traditional Chinese Medicine Center. In the evening, you can choose the optional tour.
Optional: The Golden Mask Dynasty Show (Family friendly with spectacular costumes and ballet dancing with acrobats thrown in) ($49/person)
Today after breakfast, you will fly to Xi’an. Xi’an, the former capital of China, enjoys a rich history of 5000 years. Visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda, which is located inside the Jianfu Temple in southern Xi’an city and one of the famous landmark of Xian. You may choose the optional tours shown below (dinner included.)
Optional: Dumpling Banquet & Tang Dynasty Stage Show (Family friendly show with special cooked dumpling and traditional food) ($59 per person)
According to UNESCO, the Terra Cotta 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-made terracotta soldiers.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport fly to Guilin, set in the heart of a magnificent landscape, an inspiration to Chinese artists and poets for centuries. After arrival, will transfer you to the hotel. You will have some free time.
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, 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.
Later, drive back to Guilin, and stop at the Saltwater Pearl Center to learn about pearls.
Today you will take a bullet train to Chongqing. Upon arrival, board your cruise ship for an unforgettable cruise along the Yangtze River.
(Note: Due to water level condition, boarding port of the cruise may be changed to Fengdu)
After breakfast, free to attending various cultural programs provided on the ship or take an optional land excursion to Fengdu, the Chinese Ghost City. This afternoon, a shore excursion to Zhongxian will be arranged. Here you will visit Shibaozhai with its impressive wooden pagoda, appropriately named “The Pearl of the Yangtze”. This evening, the Captain Welcome Party will be held for you to enjoy.
Sail through Qutang Gorge, the shortest (5 miles), narrowest (500 feet) and most dramatic one among the Three Gorges. Next is Wu Gorge, 25 miles long and well known for its 12 forest covered peaks, quiet beauty, and ever-changing scenery. After lunch, experience a new adventure by transferring to a small riverboat and cruising up the Shennong Stream tributary.
Disembark the cruise to see the massive Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydroelectric project. Then you’ll take a bullet train to Shanghai, a renowned international metropolis drawing more and more attention.
(Note: Due to water level condition, the disembarking port of the cruise may be changed to Sanduoping)
Today you’ll visit the Shanghai Museum with more than 120,000 art objects.
Then sightsee the Bund and the silk factory. Shanghai is divided by the Huang Pu River into eastern and western sections. Modern mega high rises are seen on the eastern side while traditional European style architecture may be seen on the western side. The Bund is a five-block riverfront promenade with many of Shanghai’s banks and trading houses.
Optional: Shanghai Lujiazui FTDZ & Huang Pu River Cruise ($45/person)
Today you’ll board a flight to Hong Kong. After arrival, transfer to hotel. You will have some free time on your own to explore the city.
Today, you’ll enjoy a half day sightseeing tour. Firstly, visit the Stanley Market, a typical example of a traditional old open air market in Hong Kong. Then tour the Aberdeen Fishing Village (An optional sampan ride is also available at your own expense). Next, enjoy the picturesque scenery at the crescent shaped Repulse Bay. You’ll finish your tour of Hong Kong Island with panoramic ride that brings you to the Victoria Peak, where the harbor and the city sprawl in front of you. The afternoon is free for you to do some last minute shopping.
Today your 16 days China tour ends. We will transfer you to the airport. Say goodbye to China and go back to your sweet home.
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