Special Experiences:Have a Hutong tour with rickshaw to read about the Old Beijing life. Life-size sculptures of Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian reappears the army of Qin dynasty, the first Emperor of China.
Day 1 Entry Beijing Today Arrangement: Welcome to China! Our private English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up in time at the Beijing 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. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.
Forbidden City Golden Stream
Day 2 Beijing Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at Baguobuyi Restaurant Attraction(s): Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Silk Factory Today Arrangement: Beijing is among the top charming cities in China with its rich characteristic cultures. Today we do the sightseeing in the below attractions. Tiananmen Square, the largest city square in the world, is a must-see for Beijing tourists. The nearby Forbidden City is a world famous palace of Chinese 24 emperors, well preserved. Having a stroll in theSummer Palaceis a good choice to relax your heart. It is a royal garden where emperors and their family had some entertainment or rest. In the Silk factory, the silk-making process is demonstrated. Learn how a piece of exquisite cloth is made. Optional Add-on: Acrobatic Show, Peking Opera
Day 3 Beijing Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at Jindian Restaurant Attraction(s): Badaling Great Wall, Ding Tombs, Cloisonne Factory, Olympic Green Today Arrangement: Any tour is incomplete without reaching theGreat Wall. Visit Badaling Great Wall, a most popular section of Great Wall, visited by Lady Thatcher and President Nixon and other celebrities. Drive to theMing Tombsand tour in the Ding Tomb, exploring the mysterious underground palace and appreciating the priceless relics. Have fun in the Cloisonne factory where to learn about Chinese Cloisonne processing craft. Go to Olympic Green and pay an exterior visit to the marvelous Bird’s Nest and Water Cube. Optional Add-on: Chinese Kung Fu Show, Quanjude Roasted Duck Dinner
Hutong tour with rickshaw
Day 4 Beijing-Xian Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at Green Flower Porcelain Restaurant Attraction(s): Hutong tour with rickshaw, Temple of Heaven Today Arrangement: No place is better to read about the Old Beijing life than in theHutong, where old Beijingers lived and are still lived by local people. It is so meaningful to have a Hutong tour with rickshaw and drop in at a Hutong family. Then move on to theTemple of Heaven. Much bigger than the Forbidden City, it is where Chinese emperors prayed to Heaven for good harvest. After lunch, fly to Xian. Pick you up at Xian airport and transfer to hotel; the rest of day is free at your own leisure.
Day 5 Xian Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at Qianzhou Restaurant (Xiao Yanta Branch) Attraction(s): Shaanxi Historical Museum, Xian City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Gao’s Courtyard and Enjoy Shadow Play Today Arrangement: Today let’s begin to discover about the ancient city- Xian, equally famed with Athens, Cairo and Rome. Shaanxi Historical Museumis a large national museum built with the architectural features of the Tang Dynasty. The museum houses the best cultural heritage of Shaanxi Province and shows the systematic development process of Chinese civilization.Xian City Wallis one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a symbol of the old-line Xian, a well-preserved Buddhist architecture. Come to Gao's courtyard, the residence of GaoYuesong, a famous and upright officer of Ming dynasty Central Government. Enjoy the interesting Shadow Play in the quadrangle, so magic!
Forest of Stone Steles Museum
Day 6 Xian Meal(s): Breakfast, Lunch at A Wa Shan Zhai Restaurant (Qinling Branch) Attraction(s): Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Xian Art Pottery Factory, Forest of Stone Steles Museum Today Arrangement: Continue our tour in Xian. Visit theTerra cotta Warriors and Horses, one of the most significant archeological finds of the 20th century. These 6000 life-size painted terracotta warrior and horses were sculptured 2,200 years ago to protect the tomb of China's first emperor- Qinshihuang. At the Xian Art Pottery Factory, you could see the copies and souvenirs of Terra cotta Warriors and Horses as well as Tang Tricolor. Arrive in theForest of Stone Steles Museum. This museum boasts the largest collection of steles cut in 837 A.D., the oldest existing texts of the Confucian classics, and more than 2,000 engraved stone tablets from the Han dynasty. Optional Add-on: Dumpling Banquet, Tang Dynasty Dances and Music
Day 7 Xian-Beijing-Exit Meal(s): Breakfast Today Arrangement: Transfer to airport and fly back to Beijing, end of our service. We wish you have a pleasant journey home and thank you for using with Beijing Tours Guide.
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Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary. Meals as listed in the itinerary.
Hotels as listed in the itinerary.
Private English-speaking tour guide and private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing.
China internal flights: Beijing-Xian, Xian-Beijing.
Free visits to handicraft factories.
Service charge & government taxes.
Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.
Free-bottled mineral water.
China life tourist accident/casualty insurance.
Entry or exit China airfare.
Gratuities, tips to guides or drivers.