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8 Days Small Group Tour of Beijing - Xi'an - Shanghai

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Day 1: Arrival in Beijing

Pass By: Beijing, Beijing
The prelude of your 8 days China tour starts when you meet your professional local guide at Beijing Airport after reclaiming your luggage and clearing customs. The driver will drive you in a comfortable vehicle to the hotel and help you with the check-in procedure. The rest of the day is left for you to have a good rest or to become familiar with our capital city on your own.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Beijing,The Great Wall Hotel Beijing - the former Sheraton

Day 2: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, A la carte welcome Dinner with Peking Duck, Temple of Heaven, Chinese Kung Fu Show.

Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
Today your memorable Beijing Xi'an Shanghai tour starts! You will meet your group members in the hotel lobby at 08:30 and have a 30-minute pre-trip meeting. Your guide will introduce herself/himself, welcome everyone, present a brief introduction to the trip and explain the guidelines that need to be followed in a group travel. Please make preparations for the trip and seek this opportunity to ask questions about your trip.
Then we will head to the first stop, Tiananmen Square, the biggest urban city square in the world.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
From there you will enter the Imperial Palace, also known as the Forbidden City to explore its fascinating halls and pavilions. Here, you will not only learn how the emperor handled political affairs and lived their lives, but appreciate numerous ancient art treasures.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
At noon, an a la carte welcome lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) will be served at a superb local restaurant, where you can have a taste of authentic Chinese food and the most famous Peking Roast Duck.
In the afternoon, visit the Temple of Heaven, where the emperors worshipped the heavens in hopes of good harvests.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Red Theatre Beijing Kung Fu Show, No.44 Xingfu Street, Dongcheng District 50 Meters East of Tiantan Hotel, Beijing 100061 China
To round out a memorable start to your travel, we will arrange a lively and dramatic Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theater.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Beijing,The Great Wall Hotel Beijing - the former Sheraton

Day 3: Mutianyu Great Wall with a round-trip cable car and outside view of Olympic National Stadium- Bird's Nest and Water Cube

Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
This morning we will take you to Mutianyu section to experience at first hand the wonder of the Great Wall. The round-trip cable car will be arranged. Standing on the wall and looking at it stretching up and down into boundless distance is an exciting experience and will leave you a life-long memory. To celebrate and commemorate this moment, we specially provide red wine for a group-toasting on the Great Wall.
The restaurants nearby are not up to our serving standard, so we do not arrange lunch today. We suggest you have a hearty breakfast in the hotel and have some fast food for lunch by yourself. Our guide will show you some restaurants around.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Water Cube, No.11 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China
Then drive by the Olympic National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest. You will see its unique appearance and take nice photos at a distance.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Beijing,The Great Wall Hotel Beijing - the former Sheraton

Day 4: Summer Palace, Hutong Rickshaw Tour, Experience Chinese Paper Cutting, Fly to Xi'an, Airport-hotel transfer.

Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
The first stop of today's itinerary is the Summer Palace - the largest existing imperial garden with a graceful landscape and magnificent constructions.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hutong Tour, No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District No.9, Zhonglou, Dongcheng District, 100009, Beijing, Beijing 100009 China
In the afternoon, a trip to the old Hutongs will conclude your memorable China 8 days tour in Beijing. Taking the local rickshaw and traveling along the narrow lanes, you will get a close touch with the original Beijing lifestyle and culture. You will also have a chance to try your hand at Chinese Paper Cutting.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
Afterwards, your guide will see you off at the airport for the flight to Xi'an. On your arrival, your Xi'an local guide will meet you outside the baggage claim area and transfer you to the downtown area to check in at the hotel for a two-night stay.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Xian,Sheraton Hotel

Day 5: Terracotta Army, Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi'an Museum, Tang Dynasty Show with dumpling dinner.

Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China
The visit to the magnificent Terracotta Army will start your 8 days China tour in Xi'an. In the museum, there are altogether three excavated pits exhibiting amazing warrior figures and Chinese ancient weapons.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Small Goose Pagoda, No.72 Youyi Road, Beilin District, Xi'an 710068 China
In the afternoon, you will visit Xi'an Museum and then the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, which was built about 1,300 years ago in the Tang Dynasty to store the Buddhist scriptures brought from ancient India.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tang Dynasty Show, 75 North Chang'an Road, Xi'an 710065 China
A splendid evening is in store when you will be entertained by the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show while partaking of the famous Dumpling Dinner.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Xian,Sheraton Hotel

Day 6: Observe local life in the park, Xi'an City Wall, A la carte lunch, Fly to Shanghai, Airport-hotel transfer.

Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
The day begins with a leisure visit to the City Wall Park, where you can observe the day-to-day life of the locals. We also have a special arrangement for you here. That is to practice Tai Chi with the master. Tai Chi, a soft form of Chinese martial arts, is considered the quintessential Chinese culture. After that, you will pay a visit to the City Wall. It is the most complete existing urban fortification in China. Cycling on the ancient wall is an exciting experience that many people like to try (bike rental fee is not included).
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai
In the afternoon, you will board the flight to Shanghai. Your local guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Shanghai,Parkline Century Park Hotel Shanghai - the former Crowne Plaza

Day 7: Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, A la carte farewell lunch, Former French Concession, the Bund and Huangpu River cruise.

Stop At: Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), No.201 Renmin Avenue, Shanghai China
A day journey will show you the essence of Shanghai. This morning, you will visit one of the four largest museums in China, Shanghai Museum, which specializes in exhibiting art works from ancient times.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Yu Garden (Yuyuan), No.218 Anren Street, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010 China
After that, explore Yu Garden and its nearby traditional bazaar. The symbol of the Garden is the Nine Zigzag Bridge built of granite and grass-white jade and the quaint, elegant mid-lake pavilion.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Former French Concession, Puxi Central, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China
Around noon, an a la carte farewell lunch will be served to you at a very nice restaurant. In the afternoon, you will first discover the Former French Concession, a great place to learn the history and unique beauty of the city.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Bund (Wai Tan), Zhongshan East 1st Road, Shanghai China
Then wander in the prosperous Bund area and take a one-hour cruise tour along the Huangpu River. Upon returning to the hotel, our guide will see you into the lobby to say bon voyage.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Shanghai,Parkline Century Park Hotel Shanghai - the former Crowne Plaza

Day 8: Please check out before 12:00. Taking a taxi by yourself from hotel to the airport, A pleasant trip home!

Pass By: Shanghai, Shanghai
After breakfast at the hotel, you will travel to the airport for your homeward flight. Your 8 days China tour package is wane to the close with wonderful memories. We wish you a smooth journey home.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Capital Airport, Shunyi, Beijing 101300 China
Departure Time
Hotel Single Room Supplement
12/9/2019 - 2/14/2021Monday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

8 Days Small Group Tour
12/9/2019 - 2/14/2021Monday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Domestic airfares
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Professional English-speaking guides
  • Drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
  • Entry/Admission - Red Theatre Beijing Kung Fu Show
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Hutong Tour
  • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
  • Entry/Admission - Small Goose Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - Tang Dynasty Show
  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
  • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
  • Entry/Admission - Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Former French Concession
  • Entry/Admission - The Bund (Wai Tan)
Exclusions
  • International airfares
  • China Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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HKFiona19
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Tour to the Great Wall
Fantastic tour to the wall. Pick up from hotel 7am. On the Wall by 9am. Plenty of places to eat, grab a coffee. We
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donnakaysmithm
South Bend, Indiana
121
Tour of Mutianyu, Summer Palace and lunch
Linda and the driver picked us up at our hotel & we headed to Mutianyu. On the drive Linda filled us in on the
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