Tour Code: BTG-170
Tour Type: Private Tour
Starting Date: Daily
Day 1 Entry Beijing
Be met at the exit of the airport by the tour guide, who will hold a paper sign with your name on for you to recognize.
Day 2 Beijing (B, L)
In the morning, visit the historic Tiananmen Square and the majestic imperial palace Forbidden City nearby.
Drop by the Pearl Factory before heading to the old Hutong area. A Hutong rickshaw trip leads you to where old Beijingers lived, passing through the narrow alleys and lines of courtyard houses.
Optional Add-on: Peking Opera
Day 3 Beijing (B, L)
Today you will be able to see the World Heritage-Great Wall of China. We select Mutianyu Great Wall which is less crowded and preferred by foreign tourists. Drop by the Cloisonne Factory to appreciate Chinese handicraft culture.
Drive back downtown to visit the majestic Temple of Heaven, where the empeors worshiped heaven for good harvest.
Optional Add-on: Chinese Kung Fu Show, Quanjude Roasted Duck Dinner
Day 4 Beijing-Xian (B, L)
Have a pleasant morning in the beautiful imperial garden Summer Palace, and pay an exterior visit to the modern Bird’s Nest and Water Cube in Olympic Green.
After lunch, be transferred to airport and fly to Xian. Xian airport to hotel transfer.
Day 5 Xian (B, L)
Our first stop in Xian is the most famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses-hundreds of real-size army has guarding the tomb of the first Chinese emperor for more than 2000 years. The drop-by visit to the Xan Art Pottery Factory gives you oppotunity to buy copies of Terracotta Warriors and Horses as souvenirs.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the ancient City Wall. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda houses a good collection of Buddhist relics. Cycling on the ancient wall is a special experience that many people like to try (extra charge).
Optional Add-on: Dumpling Banquet, Tang Dynasty Dances and Music
Day 6 Xian-Shanghai (B, L)
Morning visit at the Shaanxi History Museum, a first-rate museum that displays Chinese history, and the famous islamic historical site-Great Mosque.
Be transfered to airport and fly to Shanghai. Shanghai airport pickup and transfer to hotel.
Day 7 Shanghai (B, L)
This morning, you will first visit Yuyuan Garden, a famous south China classical garden with pavilions, bridges, and streams. Then head to the Jade Buddha Temple and the Silk Factory. Finally we will stroll in the symbolic attractions of Shangai-the Bund where you can trace Shanghai’s past and Nanjing Road, the famous pedestrian shopping street in the world.
Day 8 Shanghai (B)
Free time before being transfered to airport for departure. Wish you a pleasant journey home!
*Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary.
*Meals as listed in the itinerary.
*China internal flights: Beijing-Xian, Xian-Shanghai.
*Free-bottled mineral water.
*Free visits to handicraft factories.
*Private English-speaking tour guide and private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing.
*Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.
*Service charge & government taxes.
*China life tourist accident/casualty insurance.
*Entry or exit China airfare.
*Gratuities, tips to guides or drivers.
*Discount for children from 2 to 12 years old differs according to your tour size.
*If you are a group of 10 or 10 people above, please tell us, we could give a very competitive discount.
*If you need to prolong your stay in China, or arrive a few days earlier, please let us know and we’d be happy to extend your hotel bookings, or arrange additional tours for you.