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Tour Overview

Duration: 10 Days
Departure: Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Tour Type: Small Group
Similar Tour: Private tour 8 Days Group Tour excludes Shanghai

Tour Itinerary

Day 1  Arrival Beijing by your own flight

When you arrive in Beijing, after you claim your luggage and custom, you will be met by tour guide in the arrival exit, our guide will hold a sign with your name, then we will transfer to the Sunworld Hotel in the famous Wangfujing street. Free at leisure for the rest of the day, you can enjoy the famous Wangfujing street by walking around your hotel. (Unlike other travel agency choose hotel in remote area, we choose hotel in the very center of Beijing for you to feel real Beijing.)

Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel, Beijing

Day 2  Beijing

In the morning we meet in the hotel lobby and you have the opportunity forbidden cityto meet other travelers. We will go to the Tian'anmen Square, where the most important national ceremonies are held, surrounded by many historical buildings. From the square, you can walk to the Forbidden City. Inside this imperial palace, we will explore its fascinating halls, pavilions with golden roofs and high red walls. After we exit the Forbidden City, we will enter another attraction - Jingshan Park where we will see local Chinese residents taking exercise, singing or dancing, and we will climb the hill inside the park. When we reach the top of the hill, we will enjoy the bird view of the whole Forbidden City and Beijing central city, which is a highlight of today.

At noon, we will have lunch at a very nice restaurant where you can have menu-ordered delicious Chinese dishes.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Temple of Heaven, where ancient emperors came to worship the heavens in hopes of good harvests.
In the evening you will be entertained by a wonderful Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theater.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, menu-ordered Chinese lunch

Day 3  Beijing

Today we will hike on the Badaling Great Wall, the most highlighted
sight in Beijing, please be prepared with your shoes since you will climb on the steps of the great wall. To reach the top of the great wall you can choose hike by foot or take the cable car(cable car ticket not included), you will never forget the view on the great wall, one of the seven wonders in the world.

At noon, we will have lunch in the nice restaurant of Jade Museum.
After lunch, we will visit Ming Tomb(Dingling) and Sacred Road, alone the sacred road there are many stone statues of people and animals on both sides. These are the loyal guarders of the royal graveyard. The Dingling Tomb is one of the best preserved tomb of the thirteen Ming Tombs.
One the way back to the downtown Beijing, we will stop by the Olympic Stadiums, you can take photos of the Bird's Nest and Water Cube.
Optional activity in evening: 1. Peking roasted duck dinner ($33) 2. Acrobat show in Chaoyang Theater ($33) 3. Peking Opera in Liyuan Theater ($33).

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, menu-ordered Chinese lunch

Day 4  Beijing → Xi'an by overnight train

In the morning we will visit the beautiful Summer Palace - Summer Palacethe largest imperial garden in China. Walk along the elegant Promenade, see stone boat, visit Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill. Optional boating is available on the Kunming lake. After Summer Palace, we will drive to Panda House which is inside Beijing Zoo, where we will see lovely giant pandas and take pictures.
After that, we will visit Beijing hutong area, visit a local Beijing family and learn how to make a dumpling and cooking skills, you may try to make a dumpling by yourself and taste it after boiled, see how fun and easy Chinese cooking is. We will also have lunch in this hutong family. After lunch we will enjoy a rickshaw Hutong tour where you will visit Shichahai, Yinding Bridge, Skewed Tobacco Pouch Street, etc. allowing you to experience the essence of Beijing and its old culture. After hutong tour, we will visit a local market where local people buy fruit, vegetable and foods for daily life. Finally we will transfer to Beijing west railway station to Xian.
Optional activity: if you have time in the afternoon, you may choose to tour Nanluoguxiang (The Southern Gong and Drum Lane)

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, menu-ordered Chinese lunch

Accommodation: on the train

Day 5  Arrive in Xi'an in the morning

In the morning, we will pick you up from the train station, Terra-cotta warriorsand we drive to Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, which is the most important attraction in Xian, there are three excavated pits exhibiting amazing Qin dynasty warrior and horses figures.
At noon we will have lunch at a well-known restaurant.
After lunch, we will visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda in Jianfu Temple. In the evening, you will enjoy a traditional dumpling dinner and a splendid Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show.

Meals: Chinese lunch, Dumpling dinner
Note: Since the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show is closed in Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec, guests traveling in this period will have a free night by themselves instead of the show and dinner.

Day 6  Xi'an → Guilin by flight

In the morning we will visit to the ancient City Wall. At the entrance of the City Wall gate, a welcome ceremony with the glorious Tang Dynasty performances will be held. Then visit Shaanxi History Museum, known as 'the pearl of Xian, the treasury of China'.
At noon, we will have lunch at a superior Chinese restaurant with delicious food. Thereafter, we will visit the Great Mosque, a nice place of serenity amid the bustling city. Surrounding the mosque is a Muslim bazaar for souvenirs and local snacks. Finally we will drive to airport for flight to Guilin. Be met and transferred to the 4 star Guilin Bravo hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, menu-ordered Chinese lunch
Accommodation: Guilin Bravo hotel

Day 7  Guilin-Yangshuo

At 8:00AM-8:20AM, we start from hotel to take cruise on Li River Li River 9down to Yangshuo. Li River is the essence of landscape in Guilin, especially the section from Guilin to Yangshuo, which is reputed as 'A Hundred Miles Gallery'. The cruise finish in Yangshuo at 13:30-14:30 depending on season. We will have a simple lunch on the cruiser (we suggest you have a big breakfast in the morning). After we reach Yangshuo, we will visit West Street where you will see many scenes like in a old Chinese movie. We will check-in the 4 star Yangshuo New West Street International Hotel (VIP Building) which is just on the West Street, free in the rest of day. The west street is famous for nightlife, with numerous shops, restaurant, coffee, bars, you will have a unforgettable night in Yangshuo.

Optional activities: 1. Rent a bike to explore Yangshuo town ($10), 2. Bamboo rafting in Yulong river ($25), 3. Impression LiuSanjie night show ($38)

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Simple lunch on cruise
Accommodation: Yangshuo New West Street International Hotel

Day 8  Yangshuo - Guilin → Shanghai by flight

In the morning, we drive from Yangshuo to Guilin for about 1 hour, to visit Reed Flute Cave , a famous karst cave in Guilin. Then we have lunch in a nice restaurant with Chinese dishes. After lunch we visit the Elephant Trunk Hill, the hill is the landmark of Guilin, looks like a huge elephant drinking water from the river. At last, we will go to the airport for flight to Shanghai, you will be picked up at the Shanghai airport and transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: The Bund Riverside Hotel, Shanghai

Day 9  Shanghai

Visit Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, view Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund and Nanjing Road.bund

In the morning we visit Shanghai Museum treasured with ancient art works of China, including bronze ware, chinaware, paintings and calligraphy. Then we tour the Yuyuan Garden, a famous garden in the south China. The symbol of Yuyuan Garden is the Nine Zigzag Bridge built of granite and grass-white jade and the quaint, elegant mid-lake pavilion.
At noon we have farewell lunch at a good restaurant with Shanghai cuisine.
Afternoon we visit the Bund, where you can see the famous Oriental Pearl TV Tower across the river, this is a good place to take pictures of Shanghai. After that we will walk to Nanjing Road, and then visit an old street in Shanghai. At last, we will go back to hotel, and our guide and driver will say goodbye to you.

Optional evening activity: 1. Huangpu river night cruise ($26) 2. Shanghai Acrobat Show ($43).

Day 10  Shanghai

After breakfast at the hotel, our package finished. You need find your own way to the airport for your homeward flight. Note that there are two airports in Shanghai: Pudong Airport (PVG) and Hongqiao Airport (SHA). We suggest you reserve a taxi at the hotel to save waiting time. Also if you wish to stay on in China, please contact us for an extension tour.

Price Table for Year 2017 and 2018
Month Depart Date Price / person Single Room Supplement
Mar. Jun. Jul. Aug. Nov. 2017 Every Mon., Wed., Fri. $1510 USD $370 USD
Apr. May. Sep. Oct.2017 Every Mon., Wed., Fri. $1630 USD $470 USD
Dec.2017 - Feb. 2018 Every Mon., Wed., Fri. $1390 USD $320 USD
Mar. Jun. Jul. Aug. Nov. 2018 Every Mon., Wed., Fri. $1510 USD $410 USD
Apr. May. Sep. Oct.2018 Every Mon., Wed., Fri. $1630 USD $470 USD
Price including:
 All domestic flights and one way soft sleeper train from city to city mentioned above.
Hotels (twin share bases) and breakfasts as listed in the itinerary.
Meals and entrance ticket of attractions as listed in the itinerary.
English speaking guide and transfer services.
Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels.
  Price Excluding:
Entry or Exit International Airfare.
Visa Fees.
Personal Expenses.
Tips for the guide and driver.
Optional activity fee.

Tips: you can pay 80% of tour fee in our office when you arrive in Beijing, only 20% deposit is required before this tour.

Price per person Inquiry or
* Deposit Now, Payoff After Arrival in Beijing, : $318 (2,130CNY)
High Season (Apr, May, Sep, Oct), : $1,560 (10,460CNY)
Shoulder Season, (Mar, Jun, Jul, Aug, Nov) : $1,445 (9,690CNY)
Winter Season (Dec, Jan, Feb), : $1,330 (8,920CNY)
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Payment Method: 10%~30% Deposit + 70%~90% Pay after arrival in China

Customer Reviews: Rating: 5.00 of 5 Star, base on 2 reviews Write a Review
Click for Review DetailsI would suggest to anybody to use for the services it offers. We were 4 persons and all had a marvelous experience for the day tour and also for our transfer to the airport on every cities, and all tour guides speak excellent English even they are Chinese. They always meet us in time and enough .. More
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Click for Review DetailsSorry for my delay review online, because we are back from another trip two days ago. Our couple used and join a 6 people group for 10 days trip in Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai in this Aug, and we watched the Acrobatic Show in Beijing, Tang Dynasty Show in Xian and Impression LiuSanjie ni.. More
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Question: 10 Days Group Tour (Beijing -Xian -Guilin -Yangshuo -Shanghai),Dear Sir/Madam,We are interested in doing this tour, but would like to do a 2 night extension to Hong Kong Kong at the end? Please advise if you are also able to arrange this tour,Also please advise on the following:,1. Can we pay extra for a rail upgrade more..
Answer asked by John, 08/07/2017
Dear John Clibbon, Thank you for your email to Chinatour.Net  1.Can we pay extra for a rail upgrade to first class? --There are three flights included in the tour,Beijing-> Xian, Xian ->Guilin,Guilin->Shanghai. No train.   2. Will you provide the documentation for our visas --We can only send you tour invita more..
Question: Exact price for a single passenger,Weather in january more..
Answer asked by Maria, 07/10/2017
Dear Maria Villar, Thank you for your email to Chinatour.Net Group tour wouldn’t be available if you have one people only. Do you have friend to join this tour? Or can you change to private tour? Looking forward to hearing from you. more..
Question: Hi - we want to start our trip with just one day in Beijing as we will already have been in Beijing for 4 days. We then would like to do Xian, Guili, Yangshuo and Shanghai. We need to leave Shanghai on or about 3rd October. I am on whatsapp - +27 824229147 more..
View Answer asked by Christine, 07/06/2017
Dear Christine Barker, Thank you for your email to Chinatour.Net The itinerary and schedule of group tour is fixed, would you like to change to private tour? You will be arriving in Beijingon Sep 25th and leaving Shanghai on Oct 3rd, right?  Looking forward to hearing from you. more..
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