Day 01 – Departure
This evening we will depart for our overnight flight
to Beijing, China.
Day 02 – Arrival in Beijing, China
Upon arrival in Beijing, you
will be greeted at the airport by your bilingual guide. From the airport you will head to your hotel in
Day 03 – Exploring Beijing
After breakfast at the hotel you will participate in a full day city tour, which will include: Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven. In the early evening you will enjoy a traditional Beijing duck dinner.
Day 04 – Great Wall Excursion
After breakfast at your hotel you will go on a full day excursion to the Great Wall of China, and visit the Ming Tomb seeing the Changling and Sacred Way. You will enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. Later in the afternoon you will return to your hotel in Beijing.
Day 05 – Beijing City Tour
Today starts with breakfast at your hotel, then a full day city tour in Beijing, including the Summer Palace, the 'hutongs' tour with a pedi-cab of old Beijing residences and a walk around Houhai Laoke or Hongqiao Market. In the evening you will have dinner at a local restaurant and will return to your hotel for your last night in Beijing.
Day 06 – Train to Xi'an
After an early breakfast at the hotel you will head to the train station for your fast train from Beijing to Xi'an. After lunch at a local restaurant you will continue in a half-day tour to visit the Shaanxi Provincial Museum, Muslim Quarters and the Great Mosque, and the Old City Wall. In the late afternoon you will return to your hotel in Xi'an.
Day 07 – Xi'an City Tour
After breakfast at the hotel you will embark in a full day tour including the Army of Terracotta Warriors, Banpo village and the Big Goose Pagoda. In the evening you will have a 'Dumpling Banquet’ dinner at a local restaurant and see a famous Tang Dynasty Show. After the show you will return to your hotel for your last night in Xi'an.
Day 08 – Flight to Guilin
After another early breakfast you will leave your hotel and drive to the airport for your morning flight from Xi'an to Guilin. After a delicious lunch you will visit to Reed Flute Cave and the Elephant Trunk Hill. You will return to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Day 09 – Li River & Yangshuo
After breakfast at your hotel you will embark in a full day tour. You will start with a cruise along the Li River, including a delicious lunch on the boat. Your day will continue with a visit to the town of Yangshuo. In the early evening you will return to your hotel for your last night in Guilin.
Day 10 – Flight to Shanghai
After Breakfast at your hotel, you
will depart to the airport for your flight from Guilin to Shanghai. In the
afternoon you will tour the Shanghai Museum, the Bund, and Nanjing Road. In the evening you will enjoy a dinner and
attend a performance by the Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe.
Day 11 – Exploring Shanghai
After a delicious breakfast you will
start a full day city tour. Among the
attractions you will visit today are: Yu Yuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Former
French Concession and Pudong New Area. In the late afternoon you will return to
your hotel for your last night in Shanghai and China.
Day 12 – Depart Shanghai
After breakfast you will have some
free time to shop and explore the city.
You will then transfer to the airport for your flight back home.