13 Days 12 Nights Beijing - Xian - Chengdu - Guilin - Shanghai Tour

  • Tour Code: ET-118  
  • Destinations: Beijing - Xian - Chengdu - Guilin - 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 Wall
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, Xian
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
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

Cave House, 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 Chengdu

City Wall and City Moat, Xian
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, visit Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square, the center of the downtown area. Later, fly to Chengdu. When you arrive in Chengdu airport you will be greeted by your guide and escort you to the hotel. The rest of the day is leisured. (B, L, D)


Day 08: Chengdu

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. Afterwards, visit Wuhou Memorial Temple. Stroll in the Culture Park and sip tea at teahouse in People's Park. (B, L, D)


Day 09: Chengdu to Guilin

Sanxingdui, Chengdu
In the morning, we visit the Sanxingdui Museum. Then, fly to Guilin. When you arrive in Guilin airport you will be greeted by your guide and escort you to the hotel. After having dinner, enjoy the ethnic Songs and Dances at Lijiang theatre. (B, L, D)


Day 10: Guilin

Li River, Guilin
Today, you will enjoy a cruise on the scenic Li River, floating through breathtaking mountain passes, languid waters overhung with fairy tale hills and graceful bamboo groves. You might meet farmers tending rice paddies, lumbering water buffalo, fishermen gliding along on their bamboo rafts. Upon arrival in Yangshuo, a short bicycle trip (or electric car) to the countryside will then be arranged. You will visit a local villager's home to experience the farmer's daily life there. Drive back to Guilin. (B, L, D)


Day 11: Guilin to Shanghai

Huangpu River, Shanghai
Visit the Reed Flute Cave which known as 'the Palace of Natural Arts' and the Elephant Trunk Hill, after lunch fly to Shanghai. When you arrive in Shanghai International Airport and 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 12: 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 Garden, 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 13: Depart from Shanghai

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
BeijingBeijing International Hotel 5Qianmen Jianguo Hotel 4Beijing Days Inn forbidden City 3
ChengduTibet Hotel Chengdu 5Tianfu Sunshine Hotel 4Chengdu Hotel 3
GuilinSheraton Hotel Guilin 5Guilin Bravo Hotel 4Guilin Universal Hotel 3
ShanghaiLongmen Hotel 4Zhaoan 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 deluxe38990Inquire
Deluxe34970Inquire
Tourist31980Inquire
2-5 PersonsSuper deluxe2698-Inquire
Deluxe2499-Inquire
Tourist2397-Inquire
6-9 PersonsSuper deluxe2397-Inquire
Deluxe2198-Inquire
Tourist2099-Inquire
10 Persons or OverSuper deluxe--Inquire
Deluxe--Inquire
Tourist--Inquire
Group SizeTour ClassTour PriceSingle Room SupplementInquire
1 PersonSuper deluxe41990Inquire
Deluxe35970Inquire
Tourist32980Inquire
2-5 PersonsSuper deluxe2897-Inquire
Deluxe2598-Inquire
Tourist2499-Inquire
6-9 PersonsSuper deluxe2499-Inquire
Deluxe2298-Inquire
Tourist2197-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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