Duration: 10 Days
Tour Type: Private Tour
Arrive at Beijing Airport, met & transferred to your hotel. The hotels in our package are located in the central Beijing-the famous Wangfujing Street. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Visit the Great Wall, jade market and Summer Palace. The Great Wall is one of the seven wonders in the world and the symbol of China (60 miles away from downtown, about one and half hour's drive). Summer Palace is the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China with a history of over 800 years.
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After the tour, we will enjoy a delicious Peking Duck in Quanjude restaurant.
Full day trip to Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City and silk market. Tian'anmen Square is the largest city square in the world. Forbidden City is the largest imperial palace in China during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years. Transfer to railway station for overnight soft sleeper train Z19 (20:40-08:31) to Xian.
Our Xian tour guide will pick you up at the railway station.Then transfer you to the hotel. Have city tours to the Shaanxi History Museum and the Ancient City Wall. Shaanxi History Museum is one of the main museums in China which holds numerous unearthed cultural relics of China. Ancient City Wall is an extension of the old Tang Dynasty structure boasting the most complete city wall that survives through Chinese long history. One of the main museums in China which holds numerous unearthed cultural relics of China. Enjoy the Tang Dynasty show in the evening. Tang Dynasty show is the show that presents the palace dances and sings in the Tang Dynasty when Xian was the capital. Transfer you to the hotel after the tour.
Visit Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses (40 miles away from downtown), Bell Tower and Wild Goose Pagoda. Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses is the greatest archaeological findings of the century: the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb. Bell Tower is the emblem of Xian city. Big Wild Goose Pagoda is the pagoda where widely renowned Master Xuanzang (Monk Tripitaka) stored his classics brought from India.
In the evening transfer to railway station.Take Train K318 (19:07 - 21:18+1) to Guilin.
Upon arrival in the evening, you will be met and transferred to your hotel with private vehicle and guide. It is a good choice to see the night scenery in Gulin.
Full day Li River Cruise to Yangshuo Old Town with lunch aboard, free to explore and return to Guilin late in the afternoon. Depart in the morning. Be transferred for 4.5 hours wonderful cruise.You will enjoy the most beautiful mountains and water. Disembark at the one-thousand-year-old town Yangshuo in the afternoon. Have a short exploration to the old town before being transferred back to hotel in Guilin.
Half day tour to Reed Flute Cave and Elephant Trunk Hill. Reed Flute Cave Known as "the Palace of Natural Arts" where you can see beautiful stalactites & stalagmites, and learn how they are formed. Elephant Trunk Hill is located at the conjunction of the Li River & the Peach Blosom River, the whole hill looks very much like a giant elephant with a long trunk. It is the symbol of Guilin city. After the tour, transfer you to the train station for bullet train G2903(15:23-17:56) to Guangzhou. Upon your arrival at Guangzhou, we will pick you up at the train station and transfer you to the hotel.
Full day trip to the Yuexiu Park, Five Ram Statues and the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. After lunch, visit the Chens' Ancestral Temple, Liurong Monastery, Beijing Road Walking Street and Xiguan big house. Octagonal memorial hall for Sun Yat-sen was built with money donated by overseas Chinese and Guangzhou residents. Liurong (Six Banyan Tree) Monastery is a legacy of Buddhism and the site of an ancient bronze Buddhist statue and Flower Pagoda, the tallest ancient structure in Guangzhou. Yuexiu Park is the largest park in downtown Guangzhou. Covering an area of 860,000 square meters (212.5 acres), the park is made up of three artificial lakes and seven hills of Yuexiu Mountain; hence the name Yuexiu Park.Yuexiu Park is a perfect combination of cultural relics and ecological tourism, reputed for its pretty water and hills as well as cultural relics. The main places of interest include the stone sculpture of the Five Rams, Zhenhai Tower, the site of the Ming Dynasty City Wall, and Square Cannon Site.
Five-Ram Sculpture is one of the most famous structures in Guangzhou. It has become the emblem of Guangzhou City. Legend has it that more than 2,000 years ago, Guangzhou was a barren land with people who despite hard work were suffering from famine. One day five immortals in five-color garments came riding on five rams, playing their legendary music. The rams held sheaves of rice in their mouths. The immortals left the sheaves of rice for the Guangzhou people, gave blessings to the city and left. The rams turned into stone and the city of Guangzhou became a rich and populous place. Guangzhou got the name of the City of Rams and the City of Ears.
Xiguan Big House is the big house of Xiguan is the traditional folk house belonging to the rich and powerful family and the wealthy merchant in the "Xiguan Corner" (the present Liwan District) in Guangzhou, known as "Ancient Big House". This kind of house is usually deep with 3 compartments and 2 corridors in the bilateral symmetry, and in the center is the principal hall. Along the axle line is the porch, hallway, sedan-chair hall, main hall, front cubicle, secondary hall and the secondary room in sequence, each hall is one row and separated by the small patio from other halls.
After breakfast, we will pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to the airport or the railway station.
All located in downtown center, Beijing 2 nights, Xian 2 nights, Guilin 1 night, Guangzhou 2 nights:
Ramada Xi’an Bell Tower Hotel or Skytel Hotel
Ronghu Lake Hotel / Guihu Hotel
Canton Landmarek Hotel
Xian City Hotel or Jingyu Smart Hotel
Guilin Osmanthus Hotel / Quick 0773 Hotel
Guangzhou Furama Hotel / Lido Hotel
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Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner.
Personal Guide & Driver + Private car / van for Private Transfers and sightseeing.
Hotels (two people live in one room) and cruise as listed in the itinerary.
Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels.
All demestic trains from city to city metioned above.
| Entry or Exit China International Airfare tickets.
Note: Price will vary during Guangzhou Fair. You can extend your stay in Guangzhou after this package finished, we will keep the discount hotel rate for you for the extended days.
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Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!] by Van Peer Carolus,10/07/2008