14-day Essential China Tour with Airfare Included

Destinations: Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, Guilin, Yangshuo

Tour code: TCG-TBA-02       

This golden China tour itinerary with airfare included is a perfect combination of Chinese history, culture, art, cate and scenery. You'll explore the world heritage sites in Beijing including the Temple of Heaven, Ming Tombs, Great Wall, and the Summer Palace; capture colorful international financial capital of Shanghai in your viewfinder, admire the mysterious terra-cotta army in Xian, enjoy wonderful Li River cruise in Guilin, relax in the beautiful countryside area in Yangshuo.

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  • Day 1 Arrival in Beijing

    Transfer via: TBA - your arrangement

    Activities for today: Airport to hotel transfer (Beijing)

    Pick you up at Beijing Capital International Airport. Remainder of the day is at your leisure.

  • Day 2 Beijing

    Activities for today: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven

    After breakfast at your hotel, meet the guide and start today's city tour from the Tian'anmen Square which is the largest city square in the world, followed by the Forbidden City. It is the largest imperial palace in Cina for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years. After that, climb the nearby small Jingshan to have a full view of the Forbidden City. In the afternoon, transfer to visit the Temple of Heaven Park, which is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation. Free evening for your leisure time.

  • Day 3 Beijing

    Activities for today: Mutianyu Great Wall, Jade Factory

    Today we will drive to visit the Great Wall of Mutianyu Section, which is one of the great wonders in the world and the symbol of China. You will have a short hiking to up and down the wall or you may choose to take the round-way cable car with own expense (cable car optional CNY80/pp). On the way back to the city, pay a visit to the Jade Factory. Free evening for your leisure.

  • Day 4 Beijing

    Activities for today: Beijing Zoo (Panda House), Summer Palace, Pearl Factory, Hutongs

    Today meet the guide and drive to visit the lovely pandas at Beijing Zoo, and then transfers to the Summer Palace. After that, pay a visit to the Pearl Factory. Continue to have a Hutongs tour by a 3-wheel rickshaw and then visit a local family living in a Siheyuan (Chinese quadrangles) in the Hutong. Free evening for your own exploration.

  • Day 5 Beijing/Xi'an

    Transfer via: plane for economy class - our arrangement

    Activities for today: Free morning, Airport transfer (Beijing, Xi'an)

    Free at leisure in the morning. Be met and transfer to Beijing Capital Airport and take the afternoon flight to Xi'an. Upon arrival, meet the guide and transfer to your hotel in Xi'an. Dinner is your arrangement.

  • Day 6 Xi'an

    Activities for today: Xi'an Daqin Terra-Cotta Art Factory, Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Grand Mosque, Muslim Quarters

    After breakfast at the hotel, meet the guide and drive to visit the Xi'an Daqin Terra-Cotta & Lacquer Art Factory. In the factory, you can see the process of how to make Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. Continue drive to visit the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is one of the most important archaeological finds in the 20 th century; an army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb since 2200 year ago. In the afternoon, drive back to the city and visit the Grand Mosque and free shopping /exploration along the nearby Muslim Quarters. In the evening, free at leisure for your own exploration.

  • Day 7 Xian/Shanghai

    Transfer via: plane for economy class - our arrangement

    Activities for today: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda Park, Airport transfer (Xi'an, Shanghai)

    Today guide tour to visit the Shaanxi History Museum, one impressive museum housing more than 370,000 pieces of historical relics. In the afternoon, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda Park (exclude climb the pagoda). The pagoda is the city emblem, which was first built in Tang Dynasty for the storage of Buddhist scriptures taken from India by Monk Xuanzang. Transfer to Xi'an airport for the late afternoon flight toShanghai. Upon arrival, meet the local guide and transfer to the hotel.

  • Day 8 Shanghai

    Activities for today: Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Cruise on Huangpu River, the Bund, Yu Garden, Tianzifang Old Street, Jiangnan Silk Workshop.

    Today guide tour to visit the Oriental Pearl TV Tower where has best viewing spot of Shanghai located by the Huangpu River with 468 meters high, and then we will take a cruise on Huangpu River to see the view of Shanghai city and the Bund. In the afternoon, guide tour to visit the Yu Garden. The garden used to be a private garden with 400 years' history; it features traditional architectural style of Yangtze Delta. After that, have a free walk on the Tianzifang Old Street to see local Shanghai People’s lifestyle. Today's tour ends to visit Jiangnan Silk Workshop where you will have a chance to see how to make silk. Free evening for your leisure.

  • Day 9 Shanghai

    Activities for today: Free day

    Full day free at leisure for shopping or own exploration in Shanghai.

  • Day 10 Shanghai/Guilin

    Transfer via: plane for economy class - our arrangement

    Activities for today: Free morning, Airport transfer (Shanghai, Guilin)

    Morning free at leisure in Shanghai. Be met and transfer to take an afternoon flight to Guilin. Upon arrival, be picked up to your hotel. You may have a stroll along the banks of the beautiful lakes in Guilin downtown area.

  • Day 11 Guilin

    Activities for today: Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Yao Mountain, Tea Garden

    Today we will take the city tours to the Elephant Hill. The hill is the symbol of Guilin and it looks like a giant elephant drinking water from Li River. Followed guide tour to explore Yao Mountain by round-way cable car. It is wel-known for its dreamy and colorful scenes in different seasons. In winter, the air is filled with blowing snow and jade-like trees. After that, we will pass through a local green tea garden at the foot of the mountain. We will have a short stop to drink tea in the garden. In the afternoon, tour to the Reed Flute Cave, which is fantastic stalactites & stalagmites formation, and known as "Natural Art Gallery". Free evening for your leisure time.

  • Day 12 Guilin/Yangshuo

    Transfer via: cruise

    Activities for today: Li River Cruise, West Street

    Today we will drive to Zhujiang Pier and enjoy a breathtaking cruise along the Li River, which was once listed as one of the top 10 watery wonders in the world by National Geographic Magazine in 2010. Lunch will be served as simple buffet on board. Upon arrival at Yangshuo Town, check in your hotel and have leisure walk along the West Street, where you can enjoy coffee or drink some beer to experience the local easy life.
    Optional night activity: Impression Liu Sanjie - an outdoor show performed on Li River.

  • Day 13 Yangshuo

    Activities for today: Free day

    Full day free at leisure in Yangshuo. You could choose to take a cyling tour to the nearby countryside or bamboo rafting on the River.

  • Day 14 Yangshuo / Guilin Departure

    Transfer via: plane - your arrangement

    Activities for today: Hotel to airport transfer (Guilin)

    Free at leisure until be met and transfer to Guilin Liangjiang International Airport for your departing flight.
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