Tour Code: BTG-169
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 Tea House to have a short rest, tasting various tea and buy some if you like. Move on to Temple of Heaven where the empeors worshiped heaven for good harvest.
Optional Add-on: Peking Opera
Day 3 Beijing (B, L)
Today we are able to witness the majestic Great Wall. The Badaling Great Wall is the most popularly visited section of Great Wall.
After lunch, head to the Ming dynasty imperial tomb cluster, we will visit the ancestral tomb-Changling of Ming Tombs. Drive back downtown and drop by Jade Factory to see how rough jade stones are carved into delicate jade products. Finally pay an exterior visit to the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube for photo fun.
Optional Add-on: Chinese Kung Fu Show, Quanjude Roasted Duck Dinner
Day 4 Beijing-Xian (B, L)
After breakfast, you will take a visit to the magnificent imperial garden-Summer Palace. Move on to the old Hutong area to take a relaxing Hutong rickaw trip along the old Beijing neiborhood. You will have chance to pay visit to local Hutong family, learn to make Chinese dumplings and have Chinese lunch together.
Have bargin fun in the Xiushui Market, favored by tourists for hunting cheap and good products.
Be transferred to railway station and take an overnight soft sleeper train to Xian
Day 5 Xian (B, L)
Pick you up from Xian airport and transfer to hotel
Drive to Terracotta Warriors. 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.
Afternoon stroll at the Huaqing Hot Springs, used to be the winter resort of Emperor Li Longji and his concubine Yang Yuhuan. Their love story is so moving.
Optional Add-on: Dumpling Banquet, Tang Dynasty Dances and Music
Day 6 Xian-Shanghai (B, L)
Take a visit to Shaanxi Historical Museum, a first-rate museum displaying 5000-year Chinese history. See the symbolic Xian attractions-Bell Tower and City Wall. It is popular to cycle on the top of the City Wall (surcharge). The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a beautiful Buddhist building that houses valuable Buddhist relics.
Transfer to railway station and take on overnight soft sleeper train to Shanghai.
Day 7 Shanghai (B, L)
Pick you up from Shanghai railway station by our private tour guide & driver, then refresh yourself at local restaurant.
We will visit the most famous Shanghai attractions. Stand on the Oriental Pearl TV Tower to have an amazing panorama of Shanghai. Stroll in the Yuyuan Garden to appreciate the beautiful design and layout of classic south China gardens. Visit the advanced Shanghai Museum, probably the best museum in China. The bustling Bund and Nanjing Road are the must when traveling in Shanghai, where you can find the traces of Shanghai’s past by the various foreign buildings and have ultimate shopping fun.
Optional Add-on: Acrobatics Show
Day 8 Depart Shanghai
Free time before departure; be transferred to airport and fly back to your hometown. Wish you a pleasant journey home!
*Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary.
*Meals as listed in the itinerary.
*Soft sleeper train tickets: 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.