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8-Day Small-Group China Tour: Beijing - Xi'an - Shanghai

Xian, Northwest China, China

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Highlights

  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Excellent value for money
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • A la carte lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Overview

Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up

Stop At: Beijing International Airport Airport Transportation China, Beijing
Your local tour guide will meet you at Beijing Airport after reclaiming your luggage and clearing customs. She/he will accompany you in a comfortable vehicle to the hotel and help you with the check-in procedure. The rest of the day is left for you to have a good rest or to become familiar with our capital city on your own.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

Day 2: Beijing city tour

Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), Beijing
This morning, you will visit Tiananmen Square and see what the biggest urban city square in the world looks like.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, Beijing
From the Tiananmen Square, you will enter the Imperial Palace, also known as the Forbidden City to explore its fascinating halls and pavilions. Here, you will not only learn how the emperor handled political affairs and lived their lives, but appreciate numerous ancient art treasures.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Beijing
In the afternoon, you will see the Temple of Heaven with its unique architectures, where the emperors worshiped the heavens in hopes of good harvests.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Red Theatre Beijing Kung Fu Show, Beijing
To round out a memorable start to your travel, a lively and dramatic Chinese Kung Fu Show is arranged at the Red Theater.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: A la carte welcome lunch
Accommodation included: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

Day 3: China Great Wall Tour

Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing
This morning you will be taken to Mutianyu Great Wall to experience at first hand the wonder of the Great Wall. The round-trip cable car will be arranged. Standing on the wall and looking at it stretching up and down into boundless distance is an exciting experience and will leave you a life-long memory. To celebrate and commemorate this moment, we specially provide red wine for a group-toasting on the Great Wall.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Niaochao National Stadium, Beijing
In the afternoon, on the way back you will have a photo stop at the Olympic National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest. After that, enjoy some free time to explore a popular local market.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing (5 stars) - the former Sheraton

Day 4: Beijing - Xi'an by flight

Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), Beijing
The first stop of today's itinerary is the Summer Palace - the largest existing imperial garden with a graceful landscape and magnificent constructions.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hutong Tour, Beijing
Then a trip to the old Hutongs will conclude your memorable Beijing tour. Taking the local rickshaw and traveling along the narrow lanes, you will get a close touch with the original Beijing lifestyle and culture. You will also have a chance to try your hand at Chinese Paper Cutting. After that, transfer you to the airport and you will fly to Xi'an.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: A la carte lunch
Accommodation included: Sheraton Hotel (5 star)

Day 5: Terracotta Army Tour

Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xi'an, Shaanxi
The visit to the magnificent Terracotta Army will start your day's trip. In the museum, there are altogether three excavated pits exhibiting amazing warrior figures and Chinese ancient weapons.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Small Goose Pagoda, Xi'an, Shaanxi
In the afternoon, you will visit Xi'an Museum and then the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, which was built about 1,300 years ago in the Tang Dynasty to store the Buddhist scriptures brought from ancient India.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tang Dynasty Show, Xi'an, Shaanxi
A splendid evening is in store when you will be entertained by the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show while partaking of the famous Dumpling Dinner.
Duration: 3 days 18 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: A special home-cooked a la carte lunch will be served at a local home that you visit.
• Dinner: Dumpling dinner with the show
Accommodation included: Sheraton Hotel (5 star)

Day 6: Xi'an - Shanghai by flight

Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Xi'an, Shaanxi
The day begins with a leisure visit to the City Wall Park, where you can observe the day-to-day life of the locals. You may also practice Tai Chi with the master. Tai Chi, a soft form of Chinese martial arts, is considered the quintessential Chinese culture. After that, you will pay a visit to the City Wall. It is the most complete existing urban fortification in China. Cycling on the ancient wall is an exciting experience that many people like to try (bike rental fee is not included).
By finishing touring Xi'an, you will take a flight to Shanghai.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: A la carte lunch
Accommodation included: Crowne Plaza Century Park Shanghai (5 stars)

Day 7: Shanghai City Tour

Stop At: Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), Shanghai
This morning, Your local tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. You will visit one of the four largest museums in China, Shanghai Museum, which specializes in exhibiting art works from ancient times.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), Shanghai
After that, explore Yu Garden and its nearby traditional bazaar. The symbol of the Garden is the Nine Zigzag Bridge built of granite and grass-white jade and the quaint, elegant mid-lake pavilion.
Duration: 3 days 18 hours

Stop At: Former French Concession, Shanghai
In the afternoon, you will first discover the Former French Concession, a great place to learn the history and unique beauty of the city.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Huangpu River, Shanghai
Take a one-hour cruise tour along the Huangpu River.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Shanghai
Have some free time at the Bund area. Upon returning to the hotel, your guide will see you into the lobby to say bon voyage.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: A la carte farewell lunch
Accommodation included: Crowne Plaza Century Park Shanghai (5 stars)

Day 8: Leave Shanghai

Stop At: Shanghai Pudong International Airport
After breakfast at the hotel, please find your own way to the airport for your homeward flight. Your 8 days China tour package is wane to the close with wonderful memories. We suggest you reserve a taxi at the hotel reception beforehand to avoid having to wait for a taxi outside. The trip to Pudong Airport (PVG) will take about one hour and cost around CNY150. Ensure you have at least an hour and a half drive if your flight leaves from Hongqiao Airport (SHA). The cost for the taxi there is about CNY200. Please check carefully from which airport your flight will depart. We wish you a smooth journey home.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Information

Includes:
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 5x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • One way Economy-class airfare from Beijing to Xi'an
  • One way Economy-class airfare from Xi'an to Shanghai
  • Meals as specified in itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Two bottled water per person per day
  • Professional guide & experienced driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
  • Entry/Admission - Red Theatre Beijing Kung Fu Show
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Hutong Tour
  • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
  • Entry/Admission - Tang Dynasty Show
  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
  • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
  • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Huangpu River
Excludes:
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers (recommended)
  • China visa fees
  • International airfare
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Airport drop-off service in Shanghai on Day 8.
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • The maximum tour group size is around 18 persons
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers

Meeting Point

Traveler pickup is offered
On the first day when you arrive in Beijing, we will pick up you at the Beijing airport. During the tour we will pick up you at the hotel in each morning (except the last day).

Airports

  • Capital Airport, Beijing


Departure Time:
Varies - based on passenger flight time or preference
Return Details:
Shanghai
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