11 Days Group Tour (Beijing-Xian-Chengdu-Shanghai)

Highlights
  • Get to know China in both historical and modern ways.
  • Catch a glimpse of how ancient emperors lived their lives in the Forbidden City.
  • Watch an amazing Kungfu show to enjoy a visual feast.
  • Visit the underground army of Terra-cotta Warriors.
  • Take a close look at the lovely giant pandas at Breeding Center.


 11 Days
 Group Tour
Available Every Tuesday,Wednesday and Sunday (except holidays)

Itinerary Detail

This 11-day itinerary covers the most famous three cities in China: Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, and you can also see the lovely giant pandas in Chengdu.


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Day 1  Beijing Arrival

Welcome to majestic Beijing! To ensure your arrival is stress-free, your driver will meet you at the arrival hall of Beijing Capital International Airport, holding a sign with your name on it and then transfer you to the Sunworld Hotel or Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel.

Hotel: Sunworld Hotel, Beijing or Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel

Free-time Ideas

Unlike other travel agencies choose hotel in remote area, we choose hotel in the famous Wangfujing Street, which is the very center of Beijing. It is very convenient to walk around and do some shopping.

Day 2  Beijing

  Breakfast & lunch

In the morning we meet in the hotel lobby and you have the opportunity to 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 hope of good harvests. In the evening you will be entertained by a wonderful Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theater.

The Forbidden City

Temple of Heaven

Day 3  Beijing

  Breakfast & lunch

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 to hike on foot or take the cable car(optional with extra charge). 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 the Sacred Road. Along the sacred road there are many stone statues of people and animals on both sides. These are the loyal guarders of the royal graveyard. On 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.
Cable car (optional) is a good way to go up and down the Great Wall.

Badaling Great Wall

Day 4  Beijing-Xian

  Breakfast & lunch

In the morning we will visit the beautiful Summer Palace – the largest imperial garden in China. Walk along the elegant Promenade, see stone boat, visit Kunming Lake and Longevity Hill. You will also enjoy the scenery on a boat across the Kunming Lake. After Summer Palace, we will visit Panda House inside Beijing Zoo, where we will see lovely pandas. Then drive to 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 have dumplings as your lunch. 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 the tour, transfer to the airport for your flight to Xian. Upon your arrival at Xian, pick you up and transfer to local hotel.

Hotel: Ramada Bell Tower Hotel,Xian

Seventeen-Arch Bridge, Summer Palace

Day 5  Xian

  Breakfast & lunch & dumpling dinner

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

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.

Terra-cotta Warriors

Small Wild Goose Pagoda

Day 6  Xian

  Breakfast & lunch

In the morning we will visit the ancient City Wall, which is one of the oldest, largest and best preserved Chinese city walls in the world. Then 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.

Optional Activities: Bicycle ride on the city wall.

Xian City Wall

Great Mosque of Xian

Day 7  Xian-Chengdu

  Breakfast

A morning high-speed train will take you to Chengdu in about 3-4 hours. We meet you at the railway station and help you check in at the hotel. You will be free at leisure in the afternoon.

Free-time ideas:
If you are free to explore the city, you can go to the Jinli Old Street, where you can walk around and taste authentic local snacks.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza

Day 8  Chengdu

  Breakfast & lunch

Today you will pay a visit to the lovely giant pandas in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding . Giant Panda only inhabits in China, so it is regarded as the national treasure.
After that, you will proceed to visit Jinsha Site Museum. Covering an area of 5 square kilometers, it is the historical remains of the Shang and Zhou dynasties (1700BC-221BC) focusing on the cultural relics' exhibit and the sacrificial site. Then our guide will escort you to explore the Broad and Narrow Alleys for a glimpse on local living style..

Broad and Narrow Alleys

Giant Panda Breeding Center

Day 9  Chengdu-Shanghai

  Breakfast

Hotel pick-up and transfer to the airport. Take a flight from Chengdu to Shanghai. Upon your arrival at Shanghai, we will pick you up from the airport and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city.

Hotel: The Bund Riverside Hotel, Shanghai

Day 10  Shanghai

  Breakfast & lunch

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 Bund area, where you can see the famous Oriental Pearl TV Tower across the river, this is a good place to take pictures of Shanghai. Then have a short cruise tour along the Huangpu River. After that we will walk to Nanjing Road if time permits and then visit an old streets in Shanghai. At last, we will go back to hotel, and our guide and driver will say goodbye to you.

Night View of the Bund, Shanghai

Day 11 Shanghai Departure

  Breakfast

Today's transfer from hotel to airport is not included in the package as the flights' time of group members are different. You need to find your own way to the airport for your homeward flight. The most convenient way is to take a taxi. It costs around CNY200 per cab to Pudong airport. We hope you have a nice trip home.


Accommodation
City 4-Star Hotel
Beijing Sunworld Hotel, Beijing or Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel
Xian Ramada Bell Tower Hotel, Xian 
Chengdu Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza
Shanghai The Bund Riverside Hotel, Shanghai 

Note: The hotel package price is based on two persons sharing one room. If you have odd number of travelers, you have two options: 1. one room will have three persons with an extra bed. 2. Pay single room supplement to have an extra room for the one person. 


 Price Including
  • Domestic flight tickets and train ticket mentioned above
  • Hotels (twin share bases) and breakfasts as listed.
  • Meals and entrance tickets of attractions as listed in the itinerary.
  • English speaking guide and transfer services.
 Price Excluding
  • Entry or exit China International Airfare.
  • Visa fees.
  • Tips for the guide and driver.
  • Optional activity fee.
  • Personal expenses.

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Reply :    Thanks so much for your tour inquiry with us, and our group tour price is the cheapest one, and you can check the itinerary and price below. Day 1 Beijing Arrival Pick up from the airport and transfer to Sunworld Hotel. Day 2 Beijing Visit Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Hea
Reply :    we don't have this group booked yet, but it is fine , you can book it directly , we can arrange it for your date need start at july 28th or july 31th .
Reply :    not yet , but since you are 2 persons, we can arrange it according to your tour date , you can book it online directly.
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