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Home >> China Tours >> China Tour Packages >> 12 Days Sightseeing Trips Travel To Peking, Nanjing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai
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Imperial Palace, Beijing
Imperial Palace, Beijing
the Great Wall of China
the Great Wall of China
Peking Opera
Peking Opera
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven
Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Sacred Way
Sacred Way, Ming Tombs
Summer Palace
Summer Palace, Beijing
Nanjing Sun Yatsen's Mausoleum
Sun Yatsen's Mausoleum
Yangtze Bridge
Yangtze Bridge, Nanjing
Nanjing Museum
Nanjing Museum
Nanjing Museum
Nanjing Museum
Wuxi Taihu Lake
Taihu Lake, Wuxi
Liyuan Garden
Liyuan Garden, Wuxi
Suzhou
Suzhou
Suzhou
Liuyuan Garden, Suzhou
Suzhou
Suzhou
Suzhou
Suzhou
Hangzhou West Lake
West Lake, Hangzhou
Six Harmonies Pagoda
Six Harmonies Pagoda
west Lake
West Lake, Hangzhou
Huang Pu River
Huang Pu River, Shanghai
Shanghai The Bund
The Bund, Shanghai
Yuyuan Garden
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai

11 Days Beijing, Nanjing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Hangzhou And Shanghai Tour:

Destinations: Beijing, Nanjing, Wuxi, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai
Tour Code: CNT_12
Departure: Daily

1. Tour Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Beijing
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.
Day 02

Beijing (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Visit Tiananmen 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.

Tiananmen Square: Tiananmen 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: The 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.
Summer Palace: The 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.
Beijing 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 fruit-wood.
Peking Opera: Beijing Opera is deemed the national opera of China. The accompanying music, singing and costumes are full of Chinese cultural facts.

Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square

Day 03 Beijing (Breakfast + Lunch)
Take an excursion to the Great Wall and the Ming Tombs.

Great 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: The 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 preservation.
Day 04 Beijing - Nanjing (Breakfast + Lunch)
Tour to the Temple of Heaven. After lunch, transfer to airport for flight to Nanjing. Visit the Yangtze River Bridge.

Temple 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.
Yangtze River Bridge: An important symbol of Chinese self-reliance and until the late 1970s, the story of its construction was often told in primary school textbooks.
Day 05 Nanjing - Yangzhou (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit the Dr. Sun Yatsen's Mausoleum and the Nanjing Museum. Drive to
Wuxi in the afternoon.

Dr. Sun Yatsen's Mausoleum: Sun has been respected as Father of Modern China since he fought unyieldingly against the corrupt Qing government (1616-1911) and led the 1911 revolution to end feudal system and found Republic of China (1912-1949), leading Chinese people into a new era.
Nanjing Museum: The museum has a collection of more than 420 thousand pieces, including about 2,000 rare and valued ones.
Day 06 Wuxi - Suzhou (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit the Taihu Lake, the Liyuan Garden and the Turtle Head Islet. Drive to Suzhou.


Taihu Lake: With an area of 2250 square kilometres and an average depth of 2 metres, Taihu Lake (or Lake Tai) is the third largest freshwater lake in China. Some 90 islets, large or small, plus the presence of many fleets of fishing junk boats add to its landscape, making it a remarkable spectacle.
Liyuan Garden: One of the famous gardens for lake scenery in South China since the 40% of the garden is covered with water.
Turtle Head Islet: Wuxi's most attractive park and the best place to admire the beauty of Taihu Lake.
Day 07 Suzhou (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit the Liuyuan Garden and Pan Gate. Enjoy a cruise on the Grand Canal. Later visit a silk factory.

Liuyuan Garden: The garden covers an area of 23,310 square meters; it is celebrated for its artistic way of dealing with the spaces between various kinds of architectural form. Buildings make up one third of the total area of the garden, the hall of which being the most remarkable in Suzhou. In 1997, the garden was recorded by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Day 08 Suzhou - Hangzhou (Breakfast + Lunch)
Take high speed train to Hangzhou. Visit the Six Harmonies Pagoda.

Six Harmonies Pagoda: Perfect symbol of brick-and-wood structure built in the ancient China. It is first built in 970 AD in the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), in a way to press down the evil of the river tidal bore in Qiantang River.
Day 09 Hangzhou (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit the Lingyin Temple, the West Lake, the National Silk Museum of China .

Lingyin Temple: Founded in 326 A.D, and reputed as the No. 1 Temple in Southeast China. The 24.8-meter tall Buddha statue in its main hall is the second largest indoor one in China.
West Lake: One of the most famed tourist attractions in China. For centuries, the West Lake has been well known both for its picturesque landscape and for cultural heritage surviving yet illustrating the past dynasties.
National Silk Museum of China: The first state-level museum dedicated to silk culture and the biggest silk museum in the world.
Day 10 Hangzhou - Shanghai (Breakfast + Lunch)
Take high speed train to
Shanghai. Visit 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.

Yuyuan Garden: As 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.
Former 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.
The 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.

Huang Pu River: A tributary of the Yangtze and there is plenty of traffic on it to prove its importance. You'll see the magnificent building skylines on both the historic west side (the Bund), and the modern east side (Pudong) as well as the working area of coal boats filling barges and sending them downriver. It's fun to see such lively river life as well as Shanghai's amazing skyline.
Day 11 Departure (Breakfast)
Transfer to the airport for your departure, end of service.


2. Hotel Accommodation

Destination Luxury Standard Comfortable
Beijing Crowne PLaza Hotel
Sunworld Hotel
King Parkview Hotel
Nanjing
Hilton Hotel

Ramada Plaza Yihua
Jiangsu Hotel
Wuxi
Sheraton Hotel

Pan Pacific Hotel
CTS Grand Hotel
Suzhou Dongshan Hotel
Bamboo Grove Hotel
Hengdeli Hotel
Hangzhou SSAW Hotel

Haiwaihai Hotel
Tianhong Hotel
Shanghai Renaissance Yuyuan
Galaxy Hotel
Holiday Inn Express

3. Tour Price

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3. Your travel date;
4. The code of the tour that you are interested in, each tour has a code, you can find it above;
5. Please let us know would you like 5-star luxury hotels or standard 4-star hotels or comfortable 3-star hotels for your tour;
6. We specialize in customizing or tailor making tour package to make it do exactly what you want, if you have any request, please let us know.

 

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 private facilities.
2. Meals
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 air-conditioned vehicle.
4. Transportation between Cities
The economic class air tickets of the domestic flight or soft berth/seat train tickets between cities as specified in the itinerary.
5. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for the sights mentioned.
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.
7. Insurance
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 China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will be charged.
What 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 occupancy.
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are not specified in the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides and drivers

 
 
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