Temple of Heaven
Duration: 11Days Tour Type: Private Tour Departure: Everyday
You will be met upon arrival and then you can pend the rest of the day exploring the nearby shopping streets or have a rest in your hotel.
After breakfast , you will visit the Tian'anmen Square- the world's largest public square, and the closely linked Forbidden City, from which the Emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties governed for over 500 years.
After lunch, we will drop in a local pearl or silk store to learn some knowledge of them, and then forward to visit the Temple of Heaven, where the Emperors prayed for good harvests and rain, or gave thanks for the harvest. Visit scenic spots: 1. the hall of prayer for good harvest, 2. red stairway bridge, 3. the imperial vault of heaven, 4. echo wall, 5. triple sound stone, 6. the circular mound altar, etc.
Enjoy a wonderful Chinese acrobat show or Chinese KongFu show performance in the evening.
Head for the Great Wall, which stretches for over 6000 km, and was originally built to protect China from the barbarians. You can walk and climb on your own pace or enjoy spectacular views from the cable car (optional: RMB100 or USD16 p.p). Before drive to visit the Ming Tomb, we will drop to have lunch and visit local biggest jade market. In the evening, you will enjoy the best Peking Duck dinner in the most famous Quanjude Restaurant in Beijing.
Visit the Summer Palace. After lunch you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Xian city where your guide will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel .
Today, we will visit the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, which is the most important attraction in Xian, there are three excavated pits exhibiting amazing Qin dynasty warrior and horses figures.Then go to the Bell Tower, the emblem of Xi'an city. After visiting the Bell Tower, go to the Wild Goose Pagoda, where widely renowned Master Xuanzang (Monk Tripitaka) stored his classics brought from India. Enjoy the Tang Dynasty show in the evening at ShanXi Thereat or Sunshine Lido Restaurant.The show that presents the palace dances and sings in the Tang Dynasty when Xi'an was the capital.
Spend the morning visiting the Ancient City Wall and Provincial Museum in Xi'an. After a lunch at a local restaurant you will fly to Chongqing.
Upon arrival, be met at Chongqing Jiangbei Airport and transferred to the pier to board your luxury USA series Vitoria Cruises (available everyday).
Board the ship from 17:30 to 21:30 for overnight accommodation (dinner is not included).
Shore excursion on Shibaozhai (08:00–12:00).
Optional: Fengdu Ghost City (8:30am-12:00pm) - cost: CNY280 or 46USD p.p.
Shore excursion on Shennv Stream (12:30am–16:00pm).
Optional: the White Emperor City (7:30-10:00am) - cost: CNY280 or 46USD p.p.
After an early breakfast, the shore excursion to theThree Gorges Dam Site. Disembark in Yichang around 12:00 at noon, end the cruise tour here, our local guide will meet you and escort you to the airport for your flight to Shanghai.
You will be met at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport and transferred to your hotel.
Today, we visit Shanghai Museum treasured with ancient art works of China, including bronze ware, chinaware, paintings and calligraphy. Then we tour the Yu 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. After visiting these spots, we go to Jade Buddha Temple. We also have a visit to the symbol of Shanghai, The Oriental Pearl Tower.
You can arrange your time on your own until you are ready for being transferred to the airport for your departure.
Payment Method: 10%~30% Deposit + 70%~90% Pay after arrival in China
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