Imperial Palace, Beijing
Jinshanling Great Wall
Temple of Heaven
Li River, Guilin
Li River, Guilin
The Bund, Shanghai
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
8 Days China Photography
Tour: Beijing, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai
Tour Code: CNPTO_01
1. Tour Itinerary
Arrive at Beijing airport or railway
station. Our English-speaking tour guide
will meet you outside the customs of
Beijing Airport after you clear the
customs, and then transfer you to your
hotel for checking in. The rest of the
day is flexible for your for a rest.
Get up early
and drive to the Tiananmen Square
for photo shooting, sujects: Tiananmen
Square flag-raising, sunrise at Tiananmen
Square. Then take photo shooting at
the Forbidden City.
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
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.
Our Guide will pick you up from your
hotel. Drive to Jinshanling Great
Wall which is 150km from Beijing,
get there around 10:30am and start
photo shooting. Hike along the Great
Wall for more photo opportunities.
Late afternoon, drive back to Beijing.
Great Wall: At an elevation of
2100 feet, this section of Great Wall
was built on steep mountains. There
are fewer tourists but grander views.
The Jinshanling Great Wall hasn't
been repaired for over 500 years;
you will find that most sections are
what we call the "Wild Wall".
If you are interested in an adventurous
experience of the Great Wall, the
best choice is Jinshanling!
Beijing - Guilin
Shoot the Temple
of Heaven in the morning, then go
to Hutongs and focus on local people's
daily life. Transfer to the airport
for flight to Guilin.
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
Temple of Heaven
Guilin - Li
River Xingping (Breakfast
Get up early and drive 1 hour to Xianggongshan,
take photos of sunrise on Li River
on the top of Xianggongshan Mountain.
Then, explore the Stone Village at
the hillside of Mt. Xianggongshan.
After that, go to Xingping Town, the
scenery around Xingping is considered
the most beautiful part in Guilin
and Yangshuo. Catch the Li River sunset
photoshoot at Xingping, shoot fisherman
on bamboo raft, cormorants and fishiling
lights. Stay in Xingping tonight.
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
- Yangshuo (Breakfast
Start your photo
tour with the sunrise on Li River at
Huangbutan (Yellow Cloth Shoal) near
Xingping. Then drive to Yangshuo. Take
photo shooting on Yulong River, countryside
and in Yangshuo west street.
Yangshuo - Shanghai
Free in the
morning. After lunch, transfer to
Guilin airport for flight to Shanghai.
Pick up at Shanghai airport and transfer
to hotel. Have a stroll over the Bund
where you will find shooting opportunities.
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.
If time permits,
visit the Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
Old Street Shikumen area and the former
French Concession. Transfer to the
airport for your departure, end of
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
2. Hotel Accommodation
Royal Garden Hotel
West Street Hotel
3. Tour Price
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and provide the information below, so
that we can quote precisely for the above
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, you can find
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. 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
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