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 Huangshan
After another early breakfast you will leave your hotel and drive to the airport for your morning flight from Xi'an to Huangshan. After a delicious lunch you will visit the Huangshan old town. You will return to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Day 09 – Mt. Huangshan
After breakfast at your hotel you will take a cable car ride up Huangshan Mountain. You will then have the day to tour around the area. You will spend the evening in a hotel on Huangshan Mountain.
Day 10 – Huangshan to Shanghai
After Breakfast you will continue
touring around Huangshan Mountain. You
will then take the cable car down the mountain and have lunch at a local
restarant. After lunch you will visit the beautiful village of
Hong Cun. In the afternoon you will depart to the
airport for your flight to Shanghai.
Day 11 – Exploring Shanghai
After a delicious breakfast you will
start a full day city tour. Among the
attractions you will visit today are: Shanghai Museum, the Bund, Nanjing Road, Yu
Yuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Former French Concession and Pudong New Area. In
the evening you will enjoy a dinner and attend a performance by the Shanghai
Acrobatic Troupe. You will then 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.