12 Days Tour (Beijing -Xian -Shanghai -Suzhou- Hangzhou)

Tour Overview

Duration: 12 Days.
Tour Type: Private tour
Departure: Everyday.
Related Tour: 8 Days Tour to Beijing-Shanghai-Suzhou-Hangzhou

Tour Itinerary

Day 1  Arrival Beijing by your own flight

When you arrive in Beijing, after you claim your luggage and pass the customs, you will be met by tour guide in the arrival exit. Our guide will hold a sign with your name, then we will transfer you to your hotel. The hotels in our package are located in the central Beijing-the famous Wangfujing Street. It would be very convenient to walk around, go shopping, have meals and etc.Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Day 2  Beijing (B+L)

Today, 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.

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After we exit the Forbidden City, we will visit the Temple of Heaven, where ancient emperors came to worship the heavens in hopes of good harvests.
Enjoy the Peking Acrobatic Show or Peking Opera or Kongfu show with basic seat in the evening.(three options for you to choose).

Day 3  Beijing (B+L)

Today we will hike on the Badaling Great Wall Dinglingor Mutianyu 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. 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.  Finally, we have a short stay in Jade market.

Day 4  Beijing → Xi'an by afternoon flight (B+L)

We will visit Beijing Hutong, then take a afternoon flight to Xi'an. You will arrive in Xi'an on the same day. Upon your arrival, the local tour guide and driver will transfer you to your hotel.

Day 5  Xi'an (B, L)

In the morning, go 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.Then go to the Bell Tower, the emblem of Xi'an city. At noon we will have lunch at a well-known restaurant. After lunch, we will visit 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.

Day 6  Xi'an → Shanghai by flight (B, L)

The first destinations is the Shaanxi History Museum, where xi'an wall.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, which was built in Tang Dynasty and 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). At last, we will have a tour to Hanyang Tomb. Take afternoon flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Day 7 Shanghai (B, L)

Today, we visit 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. After visiting these spots, we go to Jade Buddha Temple.
Afternoon we visit the Bund. After that we will walk to Nanjing Road, and then visit an old street in Shanghai. At last, we will go back to hotel.

Day 8 Shanghai (B, L)

Visit the Zhujiajiao Water TownXintiandi, Shanghai Museum, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, check both the historical and modern side of city.

Day 9  Shanghai → Zhouzhuang → Suzhou by private transfer (B, L)

Drive from Shanghai to Water-Town Zhouzhuang (2hrs driving), Visit Zhouzhuang Village: walk Double Bridge, Mi Pavilion, Shen's house etc. This ancient town is surrounded by water with many branching streams, stone bridges and old residence with black tiles and white wells. Then drive to Suzhou (1hr driving). Upon arrival, visit the Tiger Hill and the Chilly Hill Temple.

Day 10 Suzhou → Hangzhou by private transfer (B, L)

Visit the Humble Administrator's Garden quyuanfenghe.and the No.1 Silk Factory. Upon arrival, Boating on the West Lake.
This night, we stay in in Hangzhou.

Day 11 Hangzhou → Shanghai by private transfer (B, L)

Visit the Lingyin Temple & Peak from Afar Scenic Area, the Six Harmony Pagoda, the Tiger Spring and the Mei Jia Wu Tea Village. Drive back to Shanghai.

Day 12 Shanghai departure by your own flight (B)

Transfer from your hotel to airport, see off.

Hotel accommodation:

Beijing  Xi'an Shanghai Hangzhou
Five-star Hotel Beijing Prime Hotel or Crown Plaza Wangfujing   Sheraton North City Hotel or Grand Park Xian Hotel  Jinjiang Hotel  Grand Metropark hotel
Four-star Hotel Sunworld Hotel or Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel Ramada Xi’an Bell Tower Hotel or Skytel Hotel  The Bund Riverside Hotel  Merchant Marco Hotel
Three-star Hotel King Parkview Hotel or Traditional View Hotel  Xian City Hotel or Jingyu Smart Hotel  Holiday Inn Express Zhabei Hotel   Hangzhou International 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.  Tips for the guide and driver according to their service.
Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch.
Hotels (twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary, and the third one share the room with an extra bed or pay single supplement for second room
All domestic flights from city to city mentioned above.
Bullet train with first class seat from Hangzhou to Shanghai.
Child taller than 1.1 meter will be charged full price, child smaller than 1.1 meter will be charged half price.
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, 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 which described as above.
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