of Heaven, Beijing
Great Wall, Beijing
Pagoda Temple, Hohot
Dragon Screen, Datong
9 Days China Tour
To Beijing, Hohhot And Datong
Tour Code: CNT_08
1. Tour Itinerary
Upon your arrival in Beijing,
our English-speaking tour guide
will meet you at the airport or railway station.
After claiming your luggage, you
will easily find our guide holding
a welcome sign with your name
on it. Transfer to your hotel.
Afternoon at leisure to overcome
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Square, the Forbidden City (the
Imperial Palace) and the Summer
Palace. Enjoy the Beijing Duck
Dinner and the Peking Opera in
Square, the largest square in
the world, encompasses 440,000
square metres, about the size
of 60 soccer fields, 880 metres
from north to south and 500 metres
from east to west, big enough
to hold half a million people.
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
Summer Palace is a monument to
classical Chinese architecture,
in terms of both garden design
and construction. Incorporating
scenes from surrounding landscapes,
it radiates not only the grandeur
of an imperial garden but also
the beauty of nature shown by
Chinese architectural style.
Duck Dinner: Beijing
Roasted duck is renowned as the
most delicious food of Beijing.
Opera is deemed the national opera
of China. The accompanying music,
singing and costumes are full
of Chinese cultural facts.
Take an excursion
to the Great Wall and the Ming
Tombs. See the appearance of the
Bird's Nest (Olympic National
Stadium) at a distance.
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
50 kilometers northwest of the
downtown Beijing, the Ming Tombs
are generally combined with a
visit to the Great Wall. Otherwise
known as the "13 Tombs", this
is the burial site of 13 out of
17 emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
- Hohhot (Breakfast
Visit the Temple
of Heaven this morning. After
lunch, transfer to the airport
for flight to Hohhot.
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
- Gegentala Grassland (Breakfast
Gegentala means "a place
for spending summer" in Mongolian,
enjoy the beautiful scenery of
the grassland. Visit the herdsmen's
tent and enjoy the Singing and
Dances of Mongolian people.
Stay tonight in the tent of Mongolian
Grassland - Hohhot (Breakfast
Drive back to
Hohhot in the morning. Visit the
Tomb of Wang Zhaojun, the Five
Pagoda Temple and the Dazhao Temple.
of Wang Zhaojun: Wang
Zhaojun was a maid of honor in
an imperial palace of the Han
Dynasty. In 33 B.C. Huhanxie Chanyu,
chief of the Xiongnus, proposed
ties of amity with the Han court
through marriage. When Zhaojun
married Huhanxie, she brought
with her the rich culture of the
Central China Plain to the Xiongnu
people in the north.
Pagoda Temple: The
Pagoda is 16.5 meters high and
looks like a Buddha's Warrior
Attendant's seat, with a base
under it and five exquisite pagodas
on the base. As more than 1560
relief sculptures of Buddhas are
engraved on the five pagodas,
the temple enjoys the reputation
of being "a 10000-Buddha
in 1580 and expanded in the early
years of the Qing Dynasty, the
temple consists of a number of
halls and a nine-room building;
it contains many precious relics,
including silver Buddhist statues
and lions cast in iron.
- Datong (Breakfast
Take soft seat
train to Datong
which takes 4
hours. Visit the Huayan Monasteryand
the Nine Dragon Screen.
Huayan Monastery: The
Monastery is located in the southwestern
part of Datong. These splendid
ancient buildings were constructed
buildings were constructed of
wood during the Liao Dynast more
than nine hundred years ago.
Nine Dragon Screen: This
glazed-brick structure has nine
dragons sculptured in relief in
five colors, the screen is 45.5
meters long, 8 meters high, and
2 meters thick. It was built more
than six hundred years ago.
- Beijing (Breakfast
Visit the Yungang
Grottoes and Shanhua Monastery.
Take the overnight soft berth
train to Beijing which takes 6.5
Yungang Grottoes: China's
largest grottoes and world-famous
treasure-house of arts and culture
with 53 caves, with 51,000 carved
statues and bas-reliefs.
Shanhua Monastery: First
built in A.D. 713-741 during the
Tang Dynasty. The entire monastery
is a well-proportioned, well-preserved
complex. It contains more than
thirty Buddhist statues sculptured
during the Liao and Kin dynasties,
the most noteworthy being covered
in gold leaf.
train station in the morning,
our guide will meet you at the
station. City tour. Transfer to
the airport for your departure,
end of service.
2. Hotel Accommodation
3. Tour Price
Please send us an email
and provide the information below, we
will quote LATEST
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
3. Your travel date;
4. The code of the tour that you are interested
in (each tour has a code like: CNT_18,
you can find the code of a tour at the
top of the page where the tour is);
5. Please let us know would you like 5-star
luxury hotels or standard 4-star hotels
or comfortable 3-star hotels for your
6. If you would like us to tailor make
a new tour for you that is different from
above tour, please let us know your requests.
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
Suggested tips: USD10-14 to tour guide
per day, USD 8-10 to driver per day, but
depending on their service, it's up to
you, entirely voluntary.