Day 1 Entry Beijing Today Arrangement: Welcome to China! Our private English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up in time at the airport and transfer you safely to the hotel. A paper board with the sign of BeijingToursGuide.com and your name will be held high at the airport exit.
Day 2 Beijing Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at Wahaha Restaurant Attraction(s): Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutong tour with rickshaw, Jade Factory Today Arrangement: Beijing is the capital of China and a must-see for worldwide tourists. Our tour today, includes Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutong tour with rickshaw, and Jade factory. Tiananmen Squareis the largest city square in the world and of great historical significance. Nearby the square is theForbidden City, a world famous palace and well preserved. Read about the real life of the old Beijing city by a particular Hutong tour with rickshaw; you could pay a visit to the local Hutong family. Visit the Jade factory to learn about the delicate jade processing technology. Optional Add-on: Peking Opera
Mutianyu Great Wall
Day 3 Beijing Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at Xin Shuang Quan Restaurant Attraction(s): Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Cloisonne Factory Today Arrangement: 'He who has never been to Great Wall is not a true man', said by Chairman Mao and also commonly agreed, so Great Wall has become a must tour destination. Thus, we lead you to Mutianyu Great Wall, a popular section of Great Wall but less crowded. A round way cable car helps you up and down the steep wall. Another must-see in Beijing is theSummer Palace, a world reputed royal entertainment garden of the emperors and their imperial families. In the Cloisonne factory, you could watch the Cloisonne making process and the dazzling Cloisonne products. Optional Add-on: Chinese Kung Fu Show, Quanjude Roasted Duck Dinner
Day 4 Beijing-Xian Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at Green Flower Porcelain Restaurant Attraction(s): Temple of Heaven Today Arrangement: End our tour in Beijing with the stop in Temple of Heaven, a royal temple worshipped by Chinese emperors to pray to heaven for a good harvest, much bigger than the Forbidden City. After lunch, fly to Xian; upon your arrival, pick up from Xian airport and transfer to hotel.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Day 5 Xian Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at A Wa Shan Zhai Restaurant (Qinling Branch) Attraction(s): Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian City Wall, Xian Art Pottery Factory Today Arrangement: Today we begin to discover about Xian, a time-honored city through the flowing attractions. TheTerra cotta Warriors and Horsesis one of the most significant archeological finds of the 20th century, built to guard the tomb of the first emperor of China- Qinshihuang. Ancient Xian City Wallis one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world, protecting Xian City.Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a symbol of the old-line Xian, a sacred place for Buddhists. At the Xian Art Pottery Factory displays copies and souvenirs and Terra cotta Warriors and Horses as well as Tang Tricolor. Optional Add-on: Dumpling Banquet, Tang Dynasty Dances and Music
Day 6 Xian-Guilin Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at Qianzhou Restaurant (Xiao Yanta Branch) Attraction(s): Shaanxi Historical Musem Today Arrangement: Spend the morning in Shaanxi Historical Museum, which houses the best cultural heritage of Shaanxi Province and shows the systematic development process of Chinese civilization. After lunch, you will be transferred to airport; take the flight to Guilin. Pick you up at Guilin airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 7 Guilin-Yangshuo-Guilin Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch on board Attraction(s): Li River Cruise, West Street in Yangshuo Country Today Arrangement: Have unimaginable fun through aLi River Cruise. Li River scenic area is world reputed for its unique natural sceneries and a taste of life far removed from the concrete metropolis. By the cruise, we arrive at Yangshuo, and walk around its famous street –West Street. The street has a history of over 1,400 years and attracts about 100,000 foreigners for its unique mix of cultures. Traditional folk arts, cafes, restaurants, shops and bars are all along the street. You will be transferred back to Guilin in the later afternoon.
Day 8 Guilin-Shanghai Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at McFound Restaurant Attraction(s): Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Sea Water Pearl Museum Today Arrangement: Do sightseeing in Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Reed Flute Cave, and Sea Water Pearl Museum in the morning.Elephant Trunk Hillgets its name for it resembles a huge elephant digging its trunk into the river; caves and a pagoda are in the hill. About 2 km from Elephant Trunk is the wonderful Fubo Hill, half standing in the river, the other half on land. Reed Flute Cavewas formed 200 million years ago with myriads of stalactites, stalagmites, pillars and other formations. Under the artificial lighting system, the cave seems like a heaven where Gods live. Go to the Sea Water Pearl Museum to appreciate various dazzling pearls. After lunch, fly to Shanghai. Upon your arrival, pick up at Shanghai airport and escort you to hotel. The rest of the day is free.
Day 9 Shanghai Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at Golden Bund Restaurant Attraction(s): Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Jade Buddha Temple, Silk Factory Today Arrangement: Shanghai, is a renowned international metropolis with its unique glamour. Learn about its charm by visiting Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Jade Buddha Temple, Silk factory.Shanghai Museumstores 120,000 precious culture artifacts, which narrate a story of China's 5,000- year civilization. Yuyuan Gardenis a famous classical garden in Shanghai; the pavilions, halls, rockeries, ponds and cloisters all have unique characteristics. Drop in at Yuyuan market with different snacks and trinkets; very interesting.Jade Buddha Templeis famous for the two jade Buddha statues brought from Burma. In the Silk factory, watch the whole silk-making process and learn about Chinese silk culture. Optional Add-on: Acrobatic Show
Day 10 Shanghai-Hong Kong Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at Old Shanghai Restaurant Attraction(s): Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Shanghai World Financial Center Today Arrangement: In the morning, first tour in Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, showing the achievement of Shanghai city planning and construction and displaying the Shanghai vista of the future. Then transfer to Shanghai World Financial Center, where you could have a bird’s eye view of the city and many of its main attractions. After lunch, send you to airport for the flight to Hong Kong. Upon your arrival, pick up at Hong Kong airport and escort to hotel. The rest of day is free.
Hong Kong from Victoria Peak
Day 11 Hong Kong Meal(s): Breakfast Attraction(s): Victoria Peak, Aberdeen, Repulse Bay, Stanley Market Today Arrangement: Hong Kong is a charming city blended with oriental and western culture. Let's go to its best attractions to get to know the particular city. Victoria Peakis the No. 1 tourist destination in Hong Kong. Flock of people comes to the observation platform to have a bird’s view of the amazing city. It features the 112 year old Peak Tram and Hong Kong's most unusual building-The Peak Tower. AberdeenHarbor is the home of thousands of people who live in the junks and sampans (old fashioned boats) - floating home.Repulse Bayis one of Hong Kong's most unique residential areas. Stanley Market, a large open-air marketplace well-known for its bargains and the cheap quality goods.
Day 12 Depart Hong Kong Meal(s): Breakfast Today Arrangement: Free in the day until our local guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to your next destination. Thank you for using with Beijing Tours Guide.
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China internal flights: Beijing-Xian, Xian-Guilin, Guilin-Shanghai, Shanghai-Hong Kong.
Free visits to handicraft factories.
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Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.
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