China - 12 Days

Beijing, Xi'an, Hangzhou and Shanghai

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Professional ETA Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • Transportation throughout your trip
  • Beijing tours include:
    • Tiananmen Square
    • The Forbidden City
    • The Temple of Heaven
    • The Summer Palace
    • The 'hutongs' of Beijing
    • Houhai Lake or Hongqiao Market
    • Excursion to the Great Wall of China
    • Ming Tomb with Changling and Sacred Way
  • Xi'an tours include:
    • Shaanxi Provincial Museum
    • Muslim Quarters and the Great Mosque
    • The Old City Wall
    • Army of Terracotta Wariors
    • Banpo Village
    • The Big Goose Pagoda
    • Tang Dynasty Show in Xi'an
  • Huangshan tours include:
    • Old Town
    • Haungshan Mountain touring and cable car ride
    • Hong Cun Village
  • Shanghai tours include:
    • Yu Yuan Garden
    • The Shanghai Museum
    • The Bund
    • Nanjing Road
    • The Former French Concession District
    • Jade Buddha Temple
    • Evening performance by the Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe

Daily Itinerary

Day 01 – Departure

Today you'll start your China adventure to make unforgettable memories with your group. 

Day 02 – Arrival in Beijing, China          

Upon arrival in Beijing, you will be greeted at the airport by your Tour Manager and begin your adventures. 

Day 03 – Exploring Beijing

After breakfast, you'll 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

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. 

Day 05 – Beijing City Tour

Today you'll have 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.

Day 06 – Train to Xi'an

This morning, you'll 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.

Day 07 – Xi'an City Tour

After breakfast, 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.

Day 08 – Flight to Huangshan

In the morning, 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.

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

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

For today, you will start with 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. 

Day 12 – Depart Shanghai

After breakfast you will have some free time to shop and explore the city. Then your China adventure will come to an end as your depart back home.


We know how hidden costs can ruin a program. Our tours are fully inclusive; there are no hidden costs or surcharges.
Once your group enrolls in a trip, the price will never change. Here is what you will get on every trip:


Every single tour that we operate is unique and tailored for your group.

Private Tours

We do not combine your tour group with others.

Online Planning

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Flexible Payments

We offer a variety of online, scheduled and recurring payment options.

Affordability & Quality

We focus on providing the best experience with the best value for your dollar.

Chaperones travel for free!

Just tell us how many free places you need.

Medical & Trip Delay Insurance

ETA includes up to $100,000 per person in medical coverage and insurance protection for travel delays.

Optional Trip Cancellation Insurance

This even includes a "cancel for any reason" option.

24 Hour Support

We have staff available 24/7 via phone for any emergency.

Full-time Tour Manager

ETA's professional Tour Manager will be with you throughout your trip.

Air, Land & Water Transportation

We include all transportation... to, from and during your trip.


Hotel, homestay and/or hostel options are customized according to your preferences, itinerary and budget.

Sightseeing & Entrance Fees

If it is included in your itinerary, any fees and/or tickets are covered.


You choose which meals are included in your program.