11 Days Beijing,
Jiuzhaigou, Chengdu, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai
Tour Code: SNC_05
1. Tour Itinerary
Arrive at Beijing airport or railway
station. Our English-speaking tour guide
will meet and welcome you at the arrival
hall, and then you will be transferred
to your hotel for checking in. Remaining
day is free at your own leisure.
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Square, the Forbidden City (the Imperial
Palace) and the Summer Palace. Enjoy
the Beijing Duck Dinner.
Optional program in the evening: Peking
Opera, Kungfu Show or Chinese Acrobatics.
was the front gate of Forbidden City
- the imperial palace during the Ming
and Qing dynasties. Measuring 880 meters
in length and 500 meters in width, Tian'anmen
Square is located in the center of Beijing;
military parade takes place here on
China's National Day.
Forbidden City China is a symbol of
oriental culture, Established on the
basis of the Imperial PaLace of the
Ming and Qing dynasties. One cannot
be counted as having visited China if
he or she has never visited the Forbidden
City of China.
largest and most famous imperial garden
in China which is located in the northwestern
outskirts of Beijing. The Summer Palace
was first built in 1750 as a summer
resort for the emperors in the Qing
Dynasty. It was built in order to celebrated
Emperor Qianlong's mother's 60th birthday,
and survived from several major damages
a couple of times in late Qing Dynasty.
The most attractive sight in Summer
Palace is the Kunming lake. You can
take a boat to cruise it in the summer
and enjoy skiing on the frozen lake
in the winter.
Duck Dinner: Beijing
Roasted Duck is renowned as the most
delicious food of Beijing. The duck
is hung in the oven and roasted by flame
burning from fruit-wood. The finished
duck is characteristic with crispy skin,
tender meat and the fragrance from the
Opera is deemed the national opera of
China. The accompanying music, singing
and costumes are full of Chinese cultural
Take an excursion
to the Great Wall and the Ming Tombs.
Wall Of China: One
of the seven wonders in the world and
the symble of China. The Great Wall
extends to more than 5,000 kilometers.
Ming Tombs lie in a broad valley to
the south of Tianshou Mountain in Changping
County, about 50 kilometers northwest
of Beijing proper. They are known as
the 13 Ming tombs, as 13 out of the
16 Ming emperors were buried there.
Construction of the tombs started in
1409 and ended with the fall of the
Ming Dynasty in 1644. In over 200 years,
tombs were built over an area of 40
square kilometers, which is surrounded
by walls totaling 40 kilometers. The
Ming Tombs are characterized by its
large size, complete system, and intact
- Jiuzhaigou (Breakfast
Tour to the Temple
of Heaven. After lunch, take flight
to Jiuzhaigou and transfer to the hotel.
of Heaven: Situadet
in the South-Eastern part of Beijing,
the Temple of Heaven is the largest
still existing sacrificial temple in
China. It was used as the site for imperial
sacrifices during the Ming and Qing
dynasties. It was here that the emperor
conducted the elaborate and most exalted
sacrifices addressed to "the Supreme
Ruler of the Universe" to ask for the
heavens blessings and good harvest.
Visit the Multi-coloured Lake, Nuorilong
Fall, Long Lake and the Pearl Beach.
Jiuzhaigou is actually a huge nature
and scenery reserve covering approximately
60,000 hectares situated in the Min
Shan mountain range. Yaks, shrines
and prayer wheels are all common sights.
The small villages here are inhabited
by Tibetan and Qiang people who conduct
their lives in a very traditional
manner. The scenery here is pretty
spectacular, lakes and waterfalls
spill down the mountainside, mountains
tower above small hamlets and villages
and there is an abundance of beautiful
wildlife too. Panda, monkey and bison
exist here and birds and fish are
everywhere, nestled in amongst the
pretty bamboo forest.
- Huanglong - Chengdu (Breakfast,
Drive to Huanglong. Visit the Huanglong
Monastery and the Multi-coloured Pools
with hundreds of steps. Take flight
to Chengdu and transfer to the hotel.
- Guilin (Breakfast
In the morning,
visit the Panda Base. After lunch, explore
Jinli Old Street. Transfer to the airport
for flight to Guilin.
Breeding Research Base: The Chengdu
Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
(hereafter Chengdu Panda Base) is a
non-profit organization engaged in wildlife
research, captive breeding, conservation
education, and educational tourism.
The Chengdu Panda Base was founded in
1987, with six giant pandas rescued
from the wild. In 2007, the captive
population has increased to 62 individuals
from that founding population of only
Old Street: It was
one of the busiest commercial areas
during the Shu Kingdom (221-263). In
this street, there are old lanes, traditional-style
buildings, teahouses, inns, wine bars,
and old official residences. The old-world
stores selling lacquer products, folk
handicrafts, curios, or calligraphies
and paintings of celebrities.
Guilin - Li
River Cruise - Yangshuo (Breakfast
Our tour guide will meet you in your
hotel lobby in the morning, then take
our private car / van to the Zhujiang
Pier where the Li River cruise starts
(50 minutes' driving), board the cruise
boat (large, air-conditioned ship).
Usually the boats set off at 09:00-09:30.
Lunch will be served onboard. The
boat trip takes 4 hours. After arriving
at the Yangshuo Pier, you can have
a stroll over the busy West Street
that lined with restaurants, shops
and caf¨¦s. Transfer to
your hotel in Yangshuo. There are
optional tours available in Yangshuo:
taking bamboo raft on Yulong River
and seeing cormerants catching fish;
biking to the countryside and visiting
a local farmer's family; visiting
the Silver Cave...
River: Also called Lijiang River,
it flows 83 kilometers from Guilin
to Yangshuo, winding between green
karst hills and lush green fields.
Cruising down the river, you will
encounter poetic rural landscapes
with rolling mountains, steep cliffs,
fishing boats, wild birds, water buffalos,
quiet villages, graceful bamboo groves,
and breathtaking views of fantastic
Li River, Xingping
Li River, Huangbutan
- Guilin - Shanghai (Breakfast
Drive back to
Guilin. Visit the Elephant Trunk Hill and the Reed Flute Cave. Have a pleasant stroll around the picturesque Fir Lake, the Banyan Lake and the Southern Ancient Gate.
Transfer to the airport for flight to
Flute Cave: A
fascinating limestone cave famed for
the odd-shaped Karst formations. The
length of the tour is about 550 meters
offering a magic land of stalagmites,
stalactites, stone curtains and stone
pillars in fantastic shapes and colors.
It has been one of Guilin's interesting
attractions for over 1,200 years.
Trunk Hill: The
hill is located on the western bank
of Li River. The shape of this famous
rock formation is just like a huge elephant
drinking water from the river with its
trunk, hence the name. On the top of
the hill there is a Puxian Pagoda which
was built in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644),
the pagoda looks like the handle of
Visit the Shanghai
Museum, the Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
Old Street and former French Concession.
Have a stroll over the Bund. Optional
program in the evening: the Portman
Acrobatic Show or Huangpu River cruise.
museum is a treasure house of Chinese
cultural essence with a rich collection
of 120,000 valuable antique items. Shanghai
Museum is especially famous for its
treasures of bronzes (bells, knives,
chariot ornaments), ancient coins, ceramics,
Chinese calligraphy and traditional
the most famous classical garden in
Shanghai, Yuyuan is located to the northeast
of the old town, not far from The Bund.
It was built from 1559 to 1577 during
the Ming Dynasty. Each pavilion, hall,
stone and stream in the garden is expressing
the quintessence of South China landscape
design from Ming and Qing Dynasty.
French Concession: It
is once designated for the French from
1849 to 1946, consisting of today's
Luwan and Xuhui Districts. Interesting
architecture built with French and Belgian
venture investments and showing mixed
Chinese-European styles. Today, the
area is characterized by quiet, tree-lined
avenues, French-style villas, interesting
boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes
that are not typical of China.
Bund: As the
architectural symbol of Shanghai, the
Bund is on the west bank of Huangpu
River and winds one kilometer. The name
"the Bund" is derived from an Anglo-Indian
term meaning literally "muddy embankment".
To the west of the Bund, there are 52
magnificent buildings standing in different
styles: Rome, Baroque, Gothic, Renaissance,
Classic and the combination of Eastern
and Western style, most of them were
erected before 1937.
Transfer to the
airport for your departure, end of service.
2. Hotel Accommodation
Royal Garden Hotel
West Street Hotel
3. Tour Price
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4. Quotation Inclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing
one twin or double standard room with
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at
the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in
local Chinese restaurant as specified
in the itinerary.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway
station and hotel and all the sights by
The economic class air tickets of the
domestic flight or soft berth/seat train
tickets between cities as specified in
The main entrance tickets for the sights
6. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city
with English-speaking guide and admission
fees where applicable. Our guide will
not fly with you from one city to another.
Upon your arrival at each city, a new
local guide and driver will pick you up,
be with you for local tour and see you
off after you finish the itinerary of
each city. The cruise shore excursion
is in-group assigned by the cruise company.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
We highly recommend that you purchase
full coverage travel insurance from you
country of origin.
8. Tibet Travel
Permit application fee
The Tibet Travel Permit application fee
if your tour covers Tibet.
5. Quotation Exclusions For The Above Tour:
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter
of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train
charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room
Should a twin room is needed by a single
guest, supplement of the twin room will
is single supplement?
The hotel is based on
double occupancy. If the visitor travels
alone or the number of the travelers is
odd (such as 3,5, 7...), who stays in
one single room has to pay the single
room supplement. As the hotel is on double
Expenses of a personal nature such as
laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call,
optional activities or sightseeing, overweight
baggage charges or meals not indicated,
Optional programs which are not specified
in the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides