17 Days 16 Nights Hong Kong - Kunming - Dali - Lijiang - Chengdu - Xian - Beijing Tour

  • Tour Code: ET-117  
  • Destinations: Hong Kong - Kunming - Dali - Lijiang - Chengdu - Xian - Beijing
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Day 01: Arrive in Hong Kong

Arrive in Hong Kong 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: Hong Kong

Hong Kong
We experience this modern city from different perspectives today, first on a funicular tram ride up Victoria Peak, visit the Repulse Bay, then aboard a traditional sampan on a cruise through one of the city's oldest floating villages, Aberdeen; and Stanley Market. After lunch transfer to Pier for taking Star Ferry to Kowloon side, walk along the waterfront promenade. (B, L)


Day 03: Hong Kong to Kunming

Hong Kong
Leave Hong Kong for Kunming. Arrive in Kunming Airport and be greeted by your guide, who will escort you to the hotel. After Lunch, we tour the Western Hills and Dragon Gate which is known as "sleeping Beauty", from where there are fine views over Dianchi Lake (Lake Dian).   (B, L)


Day 04: Kunming

Stone Forest, Kunming
Today, we begin our discovery of this spring city at the limestone pillars of the Stone Forest which is celebrated as a natural wonder and it is the most visited sight in Kunming. Scattered around the Stone Forest are villages populated by the local ethnic minority, the Sani. This place is breathtaking - a lake, caves, gorgeous vistas of the surrounding countryside and stone formations projecting from the ground provide the feeling go being in a primeval forest.  Then we go to visit Golden Temple which has the largest bronze temple building in China. (B, L)


Day 05: Kunming to Dali

Dali Old Town
Leave Kunming for ancient Dali. Arrival in Dali Airport and be greeted by your guide . We begin our exploration of this ancient city at picturesque Erhai Lake; and enjoy Three Courses Tea of Bai People and Tie Dying Cloth with Wax.  Followed by a visit to Butterfly Spring, and it swarms with butterflies in spring. (B, L, D)


Day 06: Dali

Three Pagodas, Dali
This morning we tour the Cangshan Mountain. Then, we will visit Three Pagodas that symbolize Dali once stood within the monastery of Chongshen Si and then exploring famous Dali Ancient Town. (B, L, D)


Day 07: Dali to Lijiang

This day we leave Dali for Lijiang by car. We will visit the Xizhou Bai ethnic minority village on the way to Lijiang, much of the original Bai architecture is well preserved there,And the rest day we get to Lijiang is leisured. (B, L, D)


Day 08: Lijiang

Black Dragon Pool, Lijiang
We will begin our exploration of this splendid Lijiang Old Town at Square Street. Strolling through the Dayan Old Town which is listed as a UNESCO World Cultural heritage Site, first thing you notice is the town gurgles with water. Everywhere, canals, swift streams bubble with the crystal clear water, little stone bridges, wooden, flat, arched, roofed, cobbled pathway, and ancient traditional house where local Naxi people still live. Then, we will visit Black Dragon Pool which is stunningly picturesque with the elegant Deyuelou placed at the center of a carp-filled pool, and back dropped by the peak of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain After have dinner, followed by a Naxi Ancient Music performance at Dongba Palace feeling the ancient Naxi culture. (B, L, D)


Day 09: Lijiang

Jade Dargon Snow Mountain, Lijiang
This morning we tour the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, where we visit Baishui Tableland, the Dry Sea, go to Spruce Plateau by cable car to view the wonderful snowy scenery of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, encrusted with snow and set against a shape with blue sky. Then, we will go to Baisha Village of Naxi minority group, where we will visit Baisha Murals which tell vivid Tibetan, Naxi and Han legends, and visit the Rock Joseph - Former Residence in Yuhu Village. (B, L, D)


Day 10: Lijiang to Chengdu

Sanxingdui Museum, Chengdu
Fly to Chengdu. Arrive in Chengdu International Airport and be greeted by your guide who will escort you to the hotel, and visit the Sanxingdui Museum. (B, L, D)


Day 11: Chengdu to Xian

Panda breeding Research Center, Chengdu
Today we will go to visit famous Giant Panda Breeding Research Center, which is an actual habitat and breeding center for this endangered species, where you'll not only see Pandas, you may even see baby Pandas. 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. In the evening, indulge in a Tang Dynasty dumpling dinner and cultural show featuring traditional music, dance, and traditional costumes. (B, L, D)


Day 12: Xian

Terra-cotta Warriors, 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 Small Wild Goose Pagoda (707 AD), a well-preserved ancient building in a classical Buddhist temple, about 1,300 years old and a holy place for Buddhists. (B, L, D)


Day 13: 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 14: Xian to Beijing

Drum Tower Square, Xian
This day begins at impressive nine-mile City Wall, and a bicycle tour on the top of 600 years old city wall. And visit Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square which come from the Ming Dynasty, Visit famous Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, with an acclaimed collection of historic and cultural artifacts from different historical period of Shaanxi Province. Fly to Beijing. When you arrive in Beijing 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 15: 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 16: 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 Mu Tian Yu section by cable car. Than, we go to visit the Sacred Way and the Ming Tombs. (B, L, D)


Day 17: Depart from Beijing

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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B--BreakfastL--LunchD--Dinner

Accommodation:

CitySuper Deluxe ClassDeluxe ClassTourist Class
BeijingQianmen Jianguo Hotel 4Beijing Days Inn forbidden City 3
ChengduTibet Hotel Chengdu 5Tianfu Sunshine Hotel 4Chengdu Hotel 3
DaliRegent Hotel 5Landscape Hotel 4Landscape Hotel 3
KunmingGrand Park Hotel 5Kunming Hotel 4Mercure Hydro Majestic Hotel 3
LijiangTreasure Harbour International Hotel 5Lijiang Yinxiang Old City Hotel 4Grand Hotel 3
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)
Group SizeTour ClassTour PriceSingle Room SupplementInquire
1 PersonSuper deluxe49990Inquire
Deluxe45970Inquire
Tourist43980Inquire
2-5 PersonsSuper deluxe3497-Inquire
Deluxe3198-Inquire
Tourist3099-Inquire
6-9 PersonsSuper deluxe2898-Inquire
Deluxe2599-Inquire
Tourist2497-Inquire
10 Persons or OverSuper deluxe--Inquire
Deluxe--Inquire
Tourist--Inquire
Group SizeTour ClassTour PriceSingle Room SupplementInquire
1 PersonSuper deluxe52970Inquire
Deluxe46990Inquire
Tourist45980Inquire
2-5 PersonsSuper deluxe3599-Inquire
Deluxe3298-Inquire
Tourist3197-Inquire
6-9 PersonsSuper deluxe2998-Inquire
Deluxe2697-Inquire
Tourist2599-Inquire
10 Persons or OverSuper deluxe--Inquire
Deluxe--Inquire
Tourist--Inquire

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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