12-Day Wonderful Beijing, Xi’an, Guilin, Shanghai, Hong Kong Tour

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Temple of Heaven

12-Day Wonderful Beijing, Xi’an, Guilin, Shanghai, Hong Kong Tour Highlights

  • The grand and well-preserved Forbidden City in Beijing.
  • The exciting experience of taking a slide down the Great Wall.
  • The spectacular Terracotta Army in Xi’an.
  • The leisurely bamboo raft trip down the Li River.
  • Yangshuo Cooking Class.
  • Taking the leisurely Huangpu River Cruise and enjoying the amazing skyline of the metropolis.
  • The panoramic view of downtown Shanghai on the 100th Floor on SWFC.
  • The fascinating panoramic view of Victoria Harbor.

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Services Included:

  • The twin-shared accommodation on the trip as listed
  • Admission fees
  • The cable car up to Great Wall and slide-ride down
  • Activities as listed in the trip
  • The bullet train rides with second-class seats
  • Experienced English speaking tour guide
  • The domestic flights with economy class
  • Air-conditioned vehicle and driver for sightseeing and transfers
  • Meals as listed in the trip
  • Service Charges & Government Taxes
  • Travel Agency Liability Insurance

Services Not Included:

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Chinese visa
  • Personal expenses such as beverages, etc.
  • Tips or gratuities to local driver and guide.

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Tour Schedule by Day


Day 1 Arrival at Beijing

Meals: N/A

Accommodation:

Novotel Beijing Xinqiao **** or similar class

Welcome to visit China, with its 5000-year history, splendid culture, numerous historical sites. and beautiful landscapes. This tour will take you to visit the top 5 most visited cities in China.

Upon arrival, our local experienced tour guide and driver will hold a pick-up sign with your name and meet with you at the Arrival Hall of Beijing International Airport. Then transfer to the hotel in the downtown. The rest of the day, you are free to explore on your own.

Day 2 Beijing

Night Show: Legend of KUNG FU

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Peking Roasted Duck Dinner

Accommodation:

Novotel Beijing Xinqiao **** or similar class

After enjoying the breakfast visit the world-famous Tiananmen Square, the biggest city square in the world. Covering 440,000 square meters, it has witnessed many important historical events. Next, discover the Forbidden City, one of the five most famous palaces in the world where the 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties lived and ruled for over 500 years. Afterward, visit Jingshan Park, the former imperial garden of the Ming and Qing dynasties where you can overlook the whole Forbidden City.
Lunch will be a delicious Chinese meal.

This afternoon, the tour continues on to visit the largest imperial garden, the Summer Palace, which was built in the late Qing Dynasty as the summer resort for the Empress Dowager Cixi. You can enjoy the fascinating landscape of the park. Tonight, we will arrange the delicious local specialty of  Peking Roasted Duck for you, at the famous Quanjude Restaurant as the welcome dinner.

After dinner, drive to enjoy the fantastic Legend of Kung Fu Performance (Row 1-4)As the best night show for a family tour, Legend of Kung Fu Performance showcases the fantastic story that how the young child grows up to become a Kung Fu Master. It perfectly combines the martial arts, acrobatics, and dancing.

Forbidden City

Day 3 Beijing

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

Novotel Beijing Xinqiao **** or similar class

This morning, you will be transferred to visit the world-famous Great Wall of China (Mutianyu Section), listed among the 8 wonders in the world as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This section is the highlight of the Great Wall. You will take a cable car up the Great Wall and experience the exciting slide-ride down. 

Lunch is arranged as a delicious local Chinese meal.

Next, drive to visit Changling Tomb, the largest tomb of the 13 Ming Tombs, built for the emperors during the Ming Dynasty. It is a good way to learn about the architecture and culture of mausoleums in ancient China. On the way back to the hotel, you can see the new landmarks of Beijing, Bird's Nest and Water Cube from the vehicle.Mutianyu Great Wall

Day 4 Beijing-Xian ( By bullet train)

Activities: Rickshaw tour in Hutong

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch.

Accommodation:

Grand Noble Hotel **** or similar class

After breakfast, drive to the famous imperial garden Beihai Park where you can see the well-known Nine Dragon Wall. Next, visit the glorious Temple of Heaven, used by emperors in the Ming and Qing dynasties to pray for good harvests and hold sacrificing ceremonies. Afterward, take a leisurely rickshaw tour in Beijing Hutong. You will have the chance to see the original residences of the local people and experience a more traditional lifestyle.

Lunch will be a delicious local Chinese meal during the trip. After the tour, drive to the railway station for the high-speed bullet train (around 5-5.5 hours with a first-class seat) to the ancient city of Xi’an. Once there, be picked up and transfer to the hotel. You will stay at Xi’an for 2 nights.

beijing temple of heaven

Day 5 Xi'an

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch.

Accommodation: 

Grand Noble Hotel **** or similar class

After breakfast, you will start your full-day tour in the ancient city. First, visit the Terracotta Warriors, a UNESCO World Heritage SIte. The Terracotta Army was created to guard Emperor Qin Shihuang's tomb and to protect him in the afterlife. It is estimated that there are over 7,000 life-size Terracotta figures and horses buried here. Afterward, drive back to the downtown core for lunch.

This afternoon, visit the landmark of the city, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Built in the Tang Dynasty, the square pyramid stands at 60 meters high and seven-storeys. It was built to house the Buddhist scriptures brought by the famous monk, Xuanzang. Next, visit the Grand Mosque, initially constructed in 742 A.D. It is a large architectural complex, which shows the combination of Islamic belief and Chinese culture. Then, walk around the nearby famous food district, the Muslim Quarter and discover local delicious snacks. Afterward, drive to your hotel.

terracotta warriors xian

Day 6 Xi’an-Guilin (by air)

Activity: Cycling on the Ancient City Wall.

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation: 

Guilin Bravo Hotel **** or similar class

After breakfast, you will visit the renowned Shaanxi History Museum, one of the most famous museums in China where you can learn more about the history and culture about China and Shaanxi. Next, visit the Square of Bell and Drum Tower, where you can see the well-preserved ancient Bell and Drum Tower of Ming Dynasty (Outside visiting only).

Lunch will be a delicious local Chinese meal.

After lunch, drive to visit the Ancient City Wall, built in the Ming Dynasty with a history over 600 years. It is the largest and best-preserved city wall in China. You will take a interesting cycling tour on the massive city wall. The last stop in Xi’an is the Former Residence of Family Gao, which features the well-preserved courtyard of the Han Dynasty. You can also enjoy the traditional puppet show there.

Afterward, drive to the airport for the departing flight to the exquisite city of Guilin. Once there, be picked up and transferred to the hotel.

xian city wall

 

Day 7 Guilin-Xingping-Yangshuo

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch.

Accommodation: 

Yangshuo Mountain Resort **** or similar class 

This morning after breakfast, drive to Yangdi Pier where you will take the leisurely and interesting bamboo raft trip down the Li River to Xingping. It takes around 2 hours on the raft, and you can enjoy the fascinating natural beauty of the landscapes along the Li River. The ancient town features well-preserved the traditional residences, old banyan trees, and cobblestoned streets. It is considered to be the most beautiful ancient town on Li River. After that, drive to Yangshuo and stroll around the famous Yangshuo West Street. Dinner will be at your own expense. Overnight at Yangshuo.

Li river cruise

Day 8 Yangshuo-Guilin

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch.

Activities: Cooking Class at Yangshuo Cooking School (4 hours)

Accommodation: 

Guilin Bravo Hotel **** or similar class

This morning, you will take a Chinese cooking class (4 hours) at the famous Yangshuo Cooking School. With the guidance of the chef, you will learn to cook the Chinese dishes. The food you cook will be served to you for lunch.

This afternoon, tour of Yangshuo continues, including the famous Moon Hill. Afterward, drive back to your hotel in Guilin.Moon Hill

Day 9 Guilin-Shanghai (by air)

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch.

Accommodation:

Shanghai Lee Gardens Hotel **** or similar class

This morning, explore the fascinating karst landforms of Reed Flute Cave. The last stop today is the landmark of Guilin, Elephant Trunk Hill. Elevated at 200m, Elephant Truck Hill measures 108m in length and 100m in width. Lunch will be a delicious local Chinese meal during the trip.

After the tour, drive to the airport for the departing flight to the financial center of China, Shanghai. Once there, be picked up and transfer to the hotel. You will stay in Shanghai for 2 nights.

Day 10, Shanghai

Night activity: Night Cruise on the Huangpu River

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Special Lunch, Chinese Dinner

Accommodation:

Shanghai Lee Gardens Hotel **** or similar class

After breakfast, start your full day tour to explore the metropolis. First, stroll around The Bund, a famous waterfront district with 52 various buildings of different architectural styles. You can enjoy the beautiful skyline of the city. Next, drive to the beautiful Yu Garden, the most beautiful private garden in Shanghai built in 1559 A.D. Next, explore the bustling Shanghai Old Town which features the Qing Dynasty style architecture. 

Lunch will be delicious authentic Shanghai cuisine at the famous Lvbolang Restaurant, visited by many presidents, celebrities, and dignitaries from the world.

This afternoon, visit the fascinating Shanghai Museum, one of the TOP 3 museums in China, which features the large collection of bronze artifacts. Next, is the Jade Buddha Temple, one of the most popular Buddhist temples in Shanghai. You can see the graceful and exquisite reclining Jade Buddha. Next, is Xintiandi, the newest district in Shanghai, which was renovated from the stone-arched house into the trendy boutiques, bars, and restaurants. Dinner will be a delicious local Chinese meal.

Tonight, you will take a leisurely cruise on the  Huangpu River and enjoy the stunning night views of the metropolis. After the cruise, drive back to the hotel.Yuyuan Garden

Day 10 Shanghai-Hong Kong (by air)

Attractions: Shanghai World Financial Center, Lujiazui Financial Zone.

Activity: Maglev train ride(Single way)

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation: 

Metropark Hotel Kowloon **** or similar class 

This morning drive to visit the new landmark of Shanghai, the Shanghai World Financial Center. You will take a high-speed elevator up the 100th Floor Observation Hall to get a great panoramic view of the metropolis and experience the exciting Sky Walk. With a height of 492 meters, it is the second tallest building in China. After that, drive around Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, considered to be the “Wall Street of China”, as many international banks and financial organizations gathered here.

Lunch will be a delicious local Chinese meal. This afternoon, drive to take the maglev train ride (around 7 minutes) from Longyang Rd Station to Shanghai Pudong International Airport for your flight to Hong Kong. Once there. Be picked up and transfer to the hotel.

shanghai bund

Day 11, Hong Kong

Meals: Buffet breakfast

Accommodation: 

Metropark Hotel Kowloon **** or similar class

After breakfast, our local tour guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby. Then you will be transferred to visit the highlights of Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. First, visit the famous Wong Tai Sin Temple, built in 1921, which is the most visited Taoist temple in Hong Kong. Nan Lian Garden is next and a must-see place for anyone interested in Chinese culture, history, art, or gardening. The artfully cultivated trees are a wonder to behold. In Bird Garden, you can see over 150 species birds. Continue on to visit Aberdeen, the local famous fishing village, which is well-known for the seafood and their laidback lifestyle. Next, visit the fascinating Repulse Bay which is considered to be the Asian Hawaii. The final stop is Victoria Peak. It is perhaps Hong Kong's most popular attraction among first-time visitors. You will take a peak tram which is pulled by steel cables and climbs 373 meters up to the peak. Looking down from the top, you'll be impressed by the spectacular views of the surrounding skyline, the world-famous Victoria Harbor. After the tour, drive back to your hotel.

Victoria Peak

Day 12, Hong Kong-Departure

Meals: Buffet Breakfast

Today, you are free until being transferred to the airport for your departing flight. Thus, ending your wonderful tour of China.