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Tour Overview

Duration: 8 Days
Tour Type: Private Tour
Departure: Everyday


Tour Itinerary

Day 1  Arrival Beijing by your own flight

When your flight arrive in Beijing, our tour guide will hold a sign with your name on it waiting for you after you passing the custom. Our driver and guide will drive you to the hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. It is convenient for you to take a stroll or have meals since our hotels are located in central Beijing.

Day 2  Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from your hotel by the appointed time. Today you will hike on the magnificent Great Wall of China, Badaling or Mutianyu Great Wall according to your preference. After about 1.5 hours' driving, you will see the Great Wall twisted along the mountains. Cable car is optional to help you to reach the Great Wall. Have lunch and visit jade market.
Scenic spots: Badaling Great Wall, Badaling fortress, beacon-towers, "looking-toward Beijing stone", and etc.
In the afternoon, go sightseeing in Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years. Scenic spots: 1. East palace gate, 2. the hall of benevolence and longevity, 3. hall of jade billows, 4. the hall of joyful longevity, 5. the covered walkway, 6. the marble boat, etc.
After the tour, we will enjoy a delicious Peking Duck in the famous Quanjude restaurant before returning to your hotel.

Day 3  Beijing → Xian (B, L)

Full day trip to Tian'anmen Square, Temple of Heaven where the most important national ceremonies are held, surrounded by many historical buildings. From the square, you can walk to the Forbidden City, the largest imperial palace in China during the Ming and Qing Dynasties with a history of about 600 years 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. Then have a visit to Temple of Heaven, where ancient emperors came to worship the heavens in hopes of good harvests. After visiting Temple of Heaven, we will go to silk market. After the day trip, drive to Beijing West train station to catch the overnight Train Z43 (19:58-08:33)or other closer one (soft sleeper) to Xian.

Day 4  Xi’an (no breakfast+L)

Arrive in Xi'an in the morning, and you can have a breakfast on the train dining car. Be met at the station & transferred to your hotel for save the luggage and check in. Have city tour to Provincial History Museum,   where you can learn more history about Xian through the cultural relics: bronze wares, jade, potteries, and murals from the Prehistory Period to the Qing Dynasty. Then visit Ancient City Wall. It was build in Tang Dynasty which survived through Chinese long history. It is the most complete existing urban fortification in China. You can walk or cycle on the ancient wall (bike rental fee is not included).  Enjoy the Tang Dynasty Show in the evening.

Day 5  Xi’an → Shanghai (B+L)

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, the Wild Goose Pagoda, where widely renowned Master Xuanzang (Monk Tripitaka) stored his classics brought from India. Go to Shanghai by overnight Train T140 or other (Soft Sleeper).

Day 6  Shanghai arrival (no meal)

Arrive in Shanghai at around 13:00. Be met and transferred to your hotel . Free at leisure.

Day 7 Shanghai (B, L ) 

Visit the famous Shanghai Bund and Nanjing Road,  Then go to 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 & Market (Chenghuangmiao),
Next, we will visit Jade Buddha Temple and Oriental Pearl TV Tower. It is across the river, this is a good place to take pictures of Shanghai.

Day 8 Shanghai Departure  by your own flight (B)

Free at leisure until to be transferred to the airport for the flight to your next destination.

Hotel accommodation in this trip:

Beijing  Xi'an  Shanghai
Four-star Hotel Beijing Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel  Skytel Hotel  Shanghai The Bund Riverside hotel
Three-star Hotel Beijing Traditional View hotel or King Parkview hotel  Xian City Hotel  Holiday Inn Express Zhaibei hotel
You can choose any hotel you like with our discount rate and inform us, we will customize the package price according to different hotels.
Tour price includes: Tour price excludes:
Pick up and drop-off between airport & hotel Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets.
Air-conditioned car, van or bus. Click here for vehicle mode. Visa Fees.
Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed. Personal Expenses.
English-speaking tour guide.
Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch.
Hotels (twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary
Train tickets as listed.
Child taller than 1.1 meter will be charged full price, child smaller than 1.1 meter will be charged half price.
1. No guide on the train.
2. There will be different private guide in 3 cities.
3. Price may vary according to different seasons.
4. You can extend your stay in Shanghai after this package finished, we will keep the discount hotel rate for you for the extended days.
How to Book?
1. You can book online or by email, tell us which airport to pick you up, then receive our confirmation email.
2. When you arrive in Beijing/Shanghai , our tour guide will meet you at arrival terminal airport by holding a sign with your name on it and then transfer you to the confirmed hotel there.


Price per person Inquiry or
3 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you are 1 person, : $1,248 (7,900CNY)
3 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you have 2 persons, : $956 (6,050CNY)
3 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you have 3~5 persons, : $842 (5,330CNY)
3 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you have 6~9 persons, : $739 (4,680CNY)
3 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you have above 10 persons, : $678 (4,290CNY)
4 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you are 1 person, : $1,390 (8,800CNY)
4 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you have 2 persons, : $997 (6,310CNY)
4 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you have 3~5 persons, : $893 (5,655CNY)
4 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you have 6~9 persons, : $801 (5,070CNY)
4 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you have above 10 persons, : $739 (4,680CNY)
Optional Activities: then click "Book Now".

Payment Method: 10%~30% Deposit + 70%~90% Pay after arrival in China

Customer Reviews: Rating: 4.67 of 5 Star, base on 6 reviews Write a Review
Click for Review DetailsThank You ChinaTour.Net. I returned together with my wife some days ago from China. Trip was prepared and organized by China Tour. That was great! All! The guides, transportation, accommodation, trains, knowledge about the historical places. And the price of course was normal. Tourist companies could learn of.. More
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We had a wonderful experience of leisure travel in China - Thanks to! Every thing they promised was provided as promised. No hidden costs, every thing crystal clear! Hotels in Beijing (Howard Johnson)and Shanghai (Holiday Inn) were excellent, cars were good and the drivers and tour guides were .. More
Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!] written by , Date Added:
My sister and I enjoyed our trip to China. We found that our tour guides in the three cities varied greatly in quality. Our guide is Beijing was great, the one in Xi'an was OK and the one in Shanghai was pretty dull. We were also a little unimpressed because a few of the meals that were supposed to be include.. More
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