Travel Route: Beijing-Xi’an-Chengdu-Shanghai
Travel Length: 10 Days and 9 Nights
Highlights: Great Wall, The Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Terracotta Warriors, Panda Breeding Center, The Bund, Huangpu River Cruise
Theme: Family Friendly, History & Culture, Natural Scenery
|INCLUDED||Professional English-speaking tour guide and private car service for the day tours on day 2, day 5, day 7 and day 9.
Airport/train station transfer service with guide and driver on day 1, day 4, day 6, day 8 , day 10.
Bottle water supply during the trip
Second class high-speed train tickets and economy class flights in China.
Ground transportation between hotels and sightseeing spots.
Wifi access on the road.
Entrance fees for attractions listed in the itinerary.
Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast will be served in the hotel. The tour guides will recommend proper restaurants for lunch and dinner (like India restaurants, Vegetarian restaurants, Muslim restaurants etc.).
Optional free time activites.
|ACCOMMODATION BUDGET||Boutique: approx. CNY250.00/room/night.
Economy Hotel: approx. CNY300.00/room/night.
3-Star Hotel: approx. CNY400.00/room/night.
4-Star Hotel: approx. CNY500.00/room/night.
Please note: The hotel service is not included in the tour cost. However, we would be happy to assist you with booking hotels in China if you need. Please refer to the above for a rough idea of hotel room rate in China.
Day 1: Arrive in Beijing
Your fascinating trip to China begins in Beijing- the historic and cultural capital. Our guide and driver will meet you at airport then drive you to your hotel for check in.
Day 2: Great Wall +Forbidden City or Summer Palace
Our guide and driver will meet you at hotel lobby at 8:30AM. You will be accompanied to start the Great Wall tour. Visit the world-famous Great Wall at the Mutianyu section. This section has stunning views and is usually less crowed than other popular parts. In addition, today you can choose some optional activities, including the Forbidden City (closed on Monday) + Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace or Temple of Heaven + the Olympic park ( view the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube from outside). You can choose from these according to your interest.
Optional Free-time Ideas:
A Peking Roast Duck Banquet or a fine dining would be a beautiful ending to this amazing day.
Enjoy a magnificent Kungfu Show at the Red Theater.
Pecking Opera Show at Liyuan Theater would also be a great surprise.
Day 3: Explore Beijing on your own
Explore Beijing like a local and enjoy the leisure time. Such as touring the Hutong (Alley) by walking and rickshaw, enjoy the afternoon in the Nanluoguxiang (shopping and snack street) and Houhai (bar street surrounded by lake). Taste some local food or Street food.
Day 4: Train Transfer from Beijing to Xi’an
Enjoy a leisurely morning. Your guide and driver will take you to train station to board the high-speed train G87 at 2 pm, arriving in Xi’an at 6: 25 pm. The Xi’an guide and driver will welcome you at train station and send you to hotel to check in.
Day 5: Terracotta Warriors + Option
Today, you will be accompanied by private guide and driver for the whole day. You may choose any of the below listed Optional Tours to add on to your exploration of Xi’an in addition to visiting the Terracotta Warriors today.
Terracotta Warriors & Horses, City Wall, Great Mosque, Bell and Drum Tower Square
Terracotta Warriors & Horses, City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Terracotta Warriors & Horses, Hanyang Mausoleum Underground Museum
Terracotta Warriors & Horses, City Wall, Banpo Neolithic Village
Xi’an – The ancient capital of china for thirteen dynasties and historic gateway to the old silk trading route.
Optional Free-time Ideas:
Xi’an Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show is listed on many “Top 10s” and your guide can help you buy a ticket.
A cost free alternative is a relaxing evening stroll in the parks and grounds of the Big and Small Wild Goose Pagoda. They look gorgeous at night.
Day 6: Xi’an/Chengdu
Have a free day to explore Xi’an by yourself. In the evening, you will be escorted to the airport to take the flight to Chengdu. Our Chengdu guide and driver will meet you and transfer you to hotel.
Day 7: Giant Pandas + Option
Today, you will be accompanied by private guide and driver for the whole day. You may choose from any of the below listed Optional Tours to add on to your exploration of Chengdu in addition to visiting the Giant Pandas.
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Jinli Street, Wenshu Temple, Renmin Park
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Dufu Thatched Cottage, Kuanzhai Alley
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Leshan Giant Buddha
Day 9: Enjoy the beauty of Shanghai
Shanghai is often described as “the Paris of the East”, a dynamic city with impressive architecture. You will be escorted to stroll down the Bund and Nanjing Road, the Yuyuan Garden, and get to know the locals by visiting the Tianzifang Street and Old French Concession area. In the evening, take a Huangpu River Cruise.
Optional Free-time Ideas:
Shanghai Acrobatic Show can be booked for you to enjoy the jaw-dropping scenes.
If you can spare one more day here, the Suzhou Garden and Tongli Water Town visit can be arranged to enrich your stay in Shanghai. The extra cost is $100 per person.
Day 10: Transfer to the Airport and Depart from Shanghai
According to your homeward flight schedule, our guide will assist you to take the high-tech Maglev train at Longyang station to the airport. Service ends here.
|2||$1199 per person|
|3||$1099 per person|
|4-5||$959 per person|
|6-7||$869 per person|
|8-9||$799 per person|
|10||$769 per person|