Day 1: Beijing
Your guide will meet you at Beijing Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Relax for the rest of today.
Day 2: Beijing (B+L)
Full day tour to Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and a Kung Fu Show. A la carte lunch.
Day 3: Beijing (B)
Full day to Badaling Great Wall, jade factory and Sacred Way. Drive by Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) on the way back. Lunch is on your own.
Overnight Accommodations in Beijing: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5-star) - the former Sheraton
Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an (B+L)
Visit Summer Palace, pearl store and traditional Hutongs. A la carte lunch. Take a flight to Xi'an and check in the hotel.
Day 5: Xi'an (B+L+D)
Full day tour to Terracotta Army Museum, pottery-making factory, Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show with Dumpling Dinner. A special home cooked lunch at a local family is included.
Day 6: Xi'an (B+L)
Full day tour to City Wall, Provincial History Museum and Great Mosque. You will have some free time at the Muslim bazaar. A la carte lunch.
Overnight Accommodations in Xi'an: Sheraton Hotel Xi'an (5-star)
Day 7: Xi'an - Guilin (B)
Take a flight to Guilin and visit Reed Flute Cave. Your guide will help you check in the hotel.
Day 8: Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin (B+L)
After a big breakfast at the hotel, take a Li River cruise down from Guilin to Yangshuo. Lunch box is served today. Disembark at about 14:00 and spend some time to visit the rural area of Yangshuo. A local farmer’s home visit is arranged. After that you will be transferred back to Guilin and visit the Elephant Trunk Hill.
Overnight Accommodations in Guilin: Sheraton Hotel(5-star)
Day 9: Guilin - Chongqing (B)
Take a morning bullet train for around 5.5 hours to Chongqing. Your guide will pick you up and transfer you to visit Liberation Monuments and Ciqikou ancient town. Check in at the cruise ship. Start sailing at about 22:00.
Day 10-11: Chongqing - Yichang (B+L+D)
Yangtze River Cruise with shore excursions.
Overnight Accommodations on Yangtze River: President No. 8 with balcony (5-star)
Day 12: Yichang - Shanghai (B+L)
Check out and excursion to Three Gorges Dam. Bus transfer to Three Gorges Tourist Center, where you meet your guide. Drive you to the airport and fly to Shanghai. Pick up at the airport and check in the hotel.
Day 13: Shanghai (B+L)
Full day tour to Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, silk shop, the Bund, where you will have a cruise tour along the Huangpu River. A la carte farewell lunch.
Overnight Accommodations in Shanghai: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai (4-star)
Day 14: Shanghai (B)
Please find your way to the airport based on your flight schedule.