15 Days 14 Nights Beijing - Xian - Luoyang - Nanjing - Hangzhou - Wuzhen - Hangzhou - Shanghai Tour

  • Tour Code: ET-115  
  • Destinations: Beijing - Xian - Luoyang - Nanjing - Hangzhou - Wuzhen - Hangzhou - Shanghai
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Day 01: Arrive in Beijing

Arrive in Beijing International Airport and be greeted by your guide who will escort you to the hotel, and the rest of the day is leisured.


Day 02: Beijing

Forbidden City, Beijing
We begin our discovery of this 2,000-year-old city at vast Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, seat of imperial power during the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368-1911), and Summer Palace, the former royal retreat with beautiful gardens and temples that is now a lovely park attracting both visitors and locals. Tonight we savor a traditional Peking duck dinner, followed by a traditional opera - Peking Opera performance at the Liyuan Theatre. (B, L, D)


Day 03: Beijing

Great Wal
This morning we tour the Great Wall, the incredible collection of ancient defense installations (and UNESCO World Heritage Site) that stretches almost 4,000 miles from the East China Sea to Central Asia and where we visit the Ba Da Ling section by cable car. Than, we go to visit the Sacred Way and the Ming Tombs. (B, L, D)


Day 04: Beijing to Xian

Terra-cotta Warriors, Xia
Our day begins with a rickshaw ride through Beijing ancient back roads and alleys (Hutongs). Here we visit the home of a local family for a rare glimpse of the traditional communal lifestyle that is fast disappearing; later, fly to Xian. When you arrive in Xian Xianyang International Airport and you will be greeted by your guide who will escort you to the hotel, and the rest of the day is leisured. (B, L, D)


Day 05: Xian

Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian
This day begins with a visit to the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum which housing the army of 8,000 life-sized Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses that had lain buried and forgotten for more than two millennia. Each of these astounding Terra-cotta pieces has an individually sculpted face, standing in military formation in three separate underground building.A La Carte lunch will be arranged in a local  restaurant near the Museum. After your amazing exploration of these fabulous sculptures, visit the revered Big Wild Goose Pagoda (652 AD), a well-preserved ancient building in a classical Buddhist temple, about 1,300 years old and a holy place for Buddhists. In the evening, indulge in a Tang Dynasty dumpling dinner and cultural show featuring traditional music, dance, and traditional costumes.   (B, L, D)


Day 06: Xian

Anwu Village, Xian
Today we tour the countryside of Xian. We drive to a typical village of Northern China -An Wu Village to feel the real-life of local farmers, in which we will visit a rural primary school, a rural clinic, local farmer's family and underground cave house as well as a local cattle farm and the ancient dwelling buildings come from more than 100 years ago. Lunch will be arranged in a local family, taste some local flavor. After than, we go to visit Hanyang Mausoleum which was built for the fourth emperor of Han dynasty 2000 years ago. The female Terra-cotta warrior was discovered from there. (B, L, D)


Day 07: Xian to Luoyang

Shaanxi History Museum
This day begins at impressive nine-mile City Wall, and a bicycle tour on the top of 600 years old city wall, visit famous Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, with an acclaimed collection of historic and cultural artifacts from different historical period of Shaanxi Province; After enjoying the a la carte lunch at a popular local restaurant, leave for Luoyang by soft-seated train. When you arrive in Luoyang, you will be greeted by your guide and escort you to the hotel. (B, L, D)


Day 08: Luoyang to Nanjing

Longmen Cave, Luoyang
This day we explore the outstanding collection of religious statuary Longmen Caves which was started by the Buddhist Northern Wei rulers (386-534 AD). There are around 2,000 caves or niches and over 100,000 statues in total clustered inside a few caves, largely within a half-mail section on the western bank of the Yi River. The site boasts not only the caves, but also lush mountains and ridges with spring s and waterfalls. Next, we visit the Chariot and Horse Pits, the White Horse Temple, which is considered China's first Buddhist temple, has a recorded history traceable to the first century A.D. Leave Luoyang for Nanjing by an overnight sleeper train. (B, L, D)


Day 09: Nanjing

Sun Yat-Sen's Mausoleum
Arrive in Nanjing in the morning. And be greeted by your guide who will escort you to the hotel, after breakfast and a short rest in the hotel, today's tour begins with a visit to Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Pass through massive gates and climb 392 marble steps and you'll arrive in front of the mausoleum with white walls and bright blue-tiled roof. And visit Linggu Temple which was built in 1381. It is a break vaulted edifice constructed without any wooden beams. The centerpiece of the Temple and the Linggu Pagoda, there is a great view of the thick green leafy carpet that cloaks of the Purple Mountain from the top. (B, L, D)


Day 10: Nanjing to Hangzhou

Qinhuai River Scenic Area, Nanjing
Today, we will go to the Qinhuai River Scenic Area Confucius Temple, once a center of learning, with imperial examination hall nearby. After then, we will visit the ancient Nanjing City Wall - Zhonghua Gate, which is surrounding Nanjing with an average height of 12m and width of 8m, but unfortunately the walls are no longer complete. After lunch, Leave Nanjing for Hangzhou by soft-seated Train. Arrive in Hangzhou Railway Station and be greeted by your guide who will escort you to the hotel. The rest of the day is leisured. (B, L, D)


Day 11: Hangzhou

West Lake, Hangzhou
This day begins with a boat-ride on heavenly West Lake which is the symbol of Hangzhou. Surrounded by gentle green hills, the lake's willow shaded Su Causeway and Bai Causeway, as well as fragrant cover of lotus blossoms have long been an inspiration for artists, and Six Harmonies Pagoda which is on the northern shore of the Qiantang River. After the tour of West Lake, you will visit the ancient Lingyin Temple Scenic Area where we visit ancient temple builds, grand Buddhist rock carvings, Feilai Feng and beautiful landscape. After lunch continue the tour to Dragon Well Tea Plantation where you can see how the tea was made and taste a cup of tea, then, go to visit Huqingyu,s Pharmacy where you can get some idea about Chinese Traditional Medicine. (B, L, D)


Day 12: Hangzhou - Wuzheng - Hangzhou

Wuzhen, Hangzhou
This day you will drive to visit Wuzhen which is the most typical water town in China. Drive back Hangzhou in the afternoon. (B, L, D)


Day 13: Hangzhou to Shanghai

Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
Today we leave Hangzhou for Shanghai. When you arrive in Shanghai Railway Station you will be greeted by your guide. Visit The Bund and Huangpu River, Shanghai broad and bustling waterfront boulevard that once was the center of European influence in the East.  (B, L, D)


Day 14: Shanghai

Shanghai Museum
This day we tour the acclaimed Shanghai Museum, with its priceless collections of ancient Chinese bronzes, ceramics, calligraphy, paintings and furniture. And peaceful Yuyuan Gardens, a traditional Chinese garden with plantings, courtyards, pavilions, and create the illusion of mountains and lakes. Tonight we attend Chinese acrobatics show after dinner.  (B, L, D)


Day 15: Depart from Shangai

Today your guide will escort you to the airport for your return flight home, or continue your tour that we Tailor-made for you. (B)

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Accommodation:

CitySuper Deluxe ClassDeluxe ClassTourist Class
BeijingBeijing International Hotel 5Qianmen Jianguo Hotel 4Beijing Days Inn forbidden City 3
HangzhouGrand Metropark Hotel 5Merchant Marco Hotel 4Lily Hotel Hangzhou 3
LuoyangHuayang Plaza Hotel 5Maple Leaf International Hotel 4Joysion International Luoyang 3
NanjingMandarin Garden Hotel 5Ramada Plaza Hotel 4Siya Garden Hotel 3
ShanghaiSheraton Huating Hotel 5Longmen Hotel 4
XianHyatt Regency Xian 5Xian Garden Hotel 4Xian Tianyi Hotel 4

 

Tour Quotation (based on per person and shown in US dollars)

Dec. 01 - Mar. 31 Low Season (2013) Apr. 01 - Nov. 30 High Season (2013)
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Tour Quotation Includes:

Hotels with daily western breakfasts;
Mails as listed in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-Dinner) at typical local restaurants;
Excellent individual English speaking guide in each city ;
Entrance fees to tourist sites as listed in the itinerary;
Private air-conditioned car or van for land transportation;
Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerary;
Service Charge and Government taxes;
Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.

Tour Quotation Excludes:

Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets;
Visa Fees;
Personal Expenses;
Gratuities, Tips to guides or drivers;
Single Room Supplement;
Meals: Any meals which are not specified with 'B', 'L', or 'D'.

 
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