9 Days China Tour
To Beijing, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Tongli, Shanghai
Tour Code: CNT_09
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.
- Hangzhou (Breakfast
Tour to the Temple
of Heaven. After lunch, transfer
to airport for flight to Hangzhou.
Visit the Six Harmonies Pagoda.
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
Harmonies Pagoda: A
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.
Visit the Lingyin Temple, the
West Lake, the National Silk Museum
of China and the Red Carp Pond.
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.
Silk Museum of China: The
first state-level museum dedicated
to silk culture and the biggest
silk museum in the world.
- Suzhou (Breakfast
Take train to Suzhou.
Visit the Humble Administrator's
Garden, the Tiger Hill, and the
Garden of the Master of the Nets.
Administrator's Garden: It
covers 4 hectares in northeast
Suzhou. It is the largest garden
of the city and a typical example
of the art of horticulture south
of the Changjiang river.
most famous sight of Suzhou, with
old trees and cultural relics
Garden of the Master of the Nets:
Built in 1174
A.D. during the Song Dynasty,
is characteristic of the most
exquisite garden-houses in Suzhou.
- Tongli - Shanghai (Breakfast
Tour to to Tongli.
In 2004, Tongli was listed in
the tentative list for UNESCO
World Heritage Sites. After lunch,
drive to Shanghai.
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.
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Visit the Shanghai
Museum, the Yu Yuan Garden, Shanghai
Old Street and former French Concession.
Have a stroll over the Bund. Enjoy
the Portman Acrobatic Show in
museum boasts over 120,000 pieces
of collection, including bronze,
ceramics, paintings, calligraphy,
sculpture, ancient Chinese coins,
jade furniture, and western art.
Yuan Garden: A
traditional Chinese park complete
with beautiful pavilions, miniature
lakes, bridges and rock formations.
French Concession: The
French Concession is the area
of Shanghai once designated for
the French. Today, the area's
central Huaihai Rd is a busy shopping
street, but the tree-lined avenues
and their many Tudor mansions
still retain an air of the "Paris
of the East".
a length of 1 km, the bund is
dotted with various grandiose
solid buildings of western style
dating back to the early this
century in its west. Due to these
imposing buildings, the bund is
also reputed as "an international
exhibition of architecture".
Transfer to the
airport for your departure, end
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