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Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven
Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Beijing Imperial Palace
Imperial Palace, Beijing
Peking Opera
Peking Opera
Badaling Great Wall
the Great Wall of China
Sacred Way
Sacred Way & the Ming Tombs
Summer Palace
Summer Palace, Beijing
Xian Tang Dynasty Show
Tang Dynasty Show, Xi'an
Terra cotta Warriors
Terra cotta Warriors, Xi'an
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an
Great Mosque
Great Mosque, Xi'an
Guilin Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill, Guilin
Li River
Li River
Guilin Yangshuo
Yangshuo
Yangshuo
Yangshuo
Nanjing Dr. Sun's Mausoleum
Dr. Sun Yatsen's Mausoleum
Nanjing Museum
Nanjing Museum
Suzhou
Suzhou
Suzhou
Liuyuan Garden, Suzhou
Suzhou
Suzhou
Suzhou
Suzhou
Tongli Water Town
Tongli Water Town
Tongli Water Town
Tongli Water Town
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Shanghai The Bund
the Bund of Shanghai

14 Days Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo, Guilin, Nanjing, Suzhou, Tongli And Shanghai Tour

Destinations: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo, Nanjing, Suzhou, Tongli, Shanghai
Tour Code: CNT_15
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.
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 - Xi'an (Breakfast + Lunch)
Tour to the Temple of Heaven. After lunch, transfer to the airport for flight to Xi'an. Optional program in the evening: Tang Dynasty Dinner Show.

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.
Tang Dynasty Show: A performance of Chang'an music and dances that was originated in the Tang dynasty of Chinese history over a thousand years ago.
Day 05 Xi'an (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit the Terra Cotta Warriors Museum, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Ancient City Wall.

Terra Cotta Warriors Museum: Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum, with its 40 meters high tumulus, was built in the third century B.C. for Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty (221-206 B.C.). In 1974 a huge pit with numerous Qin pottery figures was discovered to the east of the mausoleum. The unearthed clay warriors and horses are huge and life-like and provide valuable data for the study of the military weaponry and sculpture of the time. The excavation of this incredibly rich find is a continuing process and visitors can actually see the archaeologists at work revealing more and more of these remarkable statues. Nothing comparable to it has ever been uncovered in China before.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda: This pagoda is on the grounds of the DaCiEn Temple. It was built in 652 A.D. Xuan Zhuang, the famous master monk of the Tang Dynasty, here translated Buddhist texts that he had brought back from India. The pagoda, as it stands today has seven stones and is 64 meters high. Spiraling staircases lead to the top where one is rewarded with a good view of Xi'an and the surrounding area.
Ancient City Wall: The wall was erected in the 14th century Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), it encircles and protects the ancient part of Xian City. A wide and deep moat ran around the 13-kilometer walls. Visitors could rent a bike and go all around the city wall; it is a fun and peaceful way to experience the city.
Day 06 Xi'an - Guilin (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit the Shaanxi Provincial History Museum and the Great Mosque. Transfer to the airport for flight to Guilin.

Shaanxi Provincial History Museum: The museum, with a floor space of over 4,000 square meters, was opened in 1952. There are more than two thousand ancient artifacts on display. They are divided into three sections: Forest of Steles (the oldest and richest collection of such stone tablets in China), Gallery of Stone Sculpture, and Historical Relics.
Great Mosque: Built in 742 A.D., the mosque was restored in each of the Yuan (1271 - 1368), Ming and Qing Dynasties. The distribution of pavilions, halls, towers and platforms in the mosque is compact and exquisite, blending the traditional architectural styles of Islam and Han.
Day 07

Guilin - Li River Cruise - Yangshuo (Breakfast + Lunch)
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...

Li 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 peaks.

Li River, Xingping
Li River, Xingping

Huangbutan (Yellow Cloth Shoal)
Huangbutan, Li River

Day 08 Yangshuo (Breakfast + Lunch)
Tour from Yangshuo to Yulong River and the nearby countryside, visit villages and a local peasant's home, tour to Moon Hill and Big Banyan Tree Park, explore the breathtaking scenery in Yangshuo.
Day 09 Yangshuo - Guilin - Nanjing (Breakfast + Lunch)
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 Nanjing.

Reed 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.
Elephant 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 a sword.
Day 10 Nanjing - Suzhou (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit the Yangtze River Bridge, Dr. Sun Yatsen's Mausoleum and the Nanjing Museum. Drive to
Suzhou.

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.
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 11 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 12 Suzhou - Tongli - Shanghai (Breakfast + Lunch)
Tour to to Tongli Water Town. In 2004, Tongli was listed in the tentative list for UNESCO World Heritage Sites. After lunch, take high speed train to Shanghai.

Tongli: A town in Wujiang county, on the outskirts of Suzhou. It is known for a system of canals reminiscent of Venice, Italy. Tongli is 40 minutes away from Suzhou city. The city retains many of the features of an ancient Chinese town. One can enjoy a lovely dinner sitting by the canal watching a boat pass by while the small restaurant cooks some nice Suzhou food. Tongli is peaceful, serene, calm and quiet.
Day 13 Shanghai (Breakfast + Lunch)
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.

Shanghai Museum: The 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 paintings.
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.
Day 14 Departure (Breakfast)
Transfer to the airport for your departure, end of service.


2. Hotel Accommodation

Destination Luxury Standard Comfort
Beijing Crowne PLaza Hotel
Sunworld Hotel
King Parkview Hotel
Xi'an Sheraton Hotel
Bell Tower Hotel
City Hotel
Guilin Royal Garden Hotel
Bravo Hotel
City Garden Hotel
Yangshuo Paradise Hotel
West Street Hotel
Lisa Hotel
Nanjing
Hilton Hotel

Ramada Plaza Yihua
Jiangsu Hotel
Suzhou Dongshan Hotel
Bamboo Grove Hotel
Hengdeli Hotel
Shanghai Renaissance Yuyuan
Galaxy Hotel
Holiday Inn Express

3. Tour Price

Please send us an email and provide the information below, so that we can quote precisely for the above tour.
1. Your name and nationality;
2. The number of persons in your party, if there are childre, please let us know their age;
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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