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Daily Itinerary Briefings

 1st Day : Arrival in Beijing 

Upon your arrival in Beijing, our English speaking guide will greet you at the airport on time after you clear the customs and help you check in at the hotel after about 50 minutes' drive. The remainder of the day is at your leisure, so that you can have a good rest to recover from your long journey.

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Central Plaza Hotel    - the best Holiday Inn Hotel in Beijing    

 2nd Day: Beijing  (B+L)

Temple of Heaven, Beijing

In the morning, a pre-tour briefing will be presented at the hotel, which is very important for your coming tour. Here you will meet the other members in your group who will be traveling with you in the following days. After that, your memorable China tour will start with a visit to the grand Tiananmen Square, the largest city square in the world. Just walk across the road to enter the splendid Forbidden City, the most complete Imperial Palace complex in existence, where the Emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties governed the country for over 500 years. After an a la carte lunch at a popular local restaurant, you will continue the city tour to another highlight in Beijing, the Temple of Heaven. To complete the first day’s sightseeing, you will enjoy a lively Chinese Kungfu Show at Red Theater.

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Central Plaza Hotel  

 3rd Day: Beijing  (B)

Great Wall of China

Today we will drive beyond Beijing to have a short hike on the Badaling section of the Great Wall, a symbol of the Chinese ancient genius, a must to see when you come to China. Drop by a a jade factory. It is a weary day to climb the great wall and the tourist restaurants there are not good, so we suggest you have a hearty breakfast at the hotel this morning and prepare some fast food for your lunch. Then we transfer to visit the Sacred Way in the afternoon. On the way back to downtown, you will have a chance to see the outside of the Bird’s Nest. 

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Central Plaza Hotel  

 4th Day: Beijing - Xian  (B+L)

Visit the Summer Palace, the largest imperial garden specifically designed for the relaxation of the royal family in the morning. Then visit a pearl store. After you having an a la carte lunch, we will transfer you to the old Beijing district and have a Hutong tour. Then head for your next destination, Xian, another ancient capital for over 1000 years with incredible historical sites. Your Xian guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel

 5th Day: Xian  (B+L+D)

The Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian

After breakfast in the hotel, you will proceed to the so-called eighth human wonder of the world, the extraordinary Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum and then a pottery-making factory. To ensure that you have a good lunch, we transfer you to a local family home and have an a la carte lunch to taste the true home-cooked Chinese food. In the afternoon, we visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. This evening we will have a Dumpling Dinner followed by the spectacular Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show at the same venue.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel

 6th Day: Xian - Shanghai  (B+L)

Visit the well preserved ancient City Wall. You are able to rent a bicycle to ride along the ancient wall if you are interested (note: This cost is not included in the tour). Next stop is the Shaanxi Provincial History Museum. After enjoying your a la carte lunch at a fine local restaurant, you will board the flgiht to Shanghai. Our guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the 4-star Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya.

Accommodation: Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya

 7th Day: Shanghai  (B+L)

The Bund, Shanghai

This morning, you will visit the Shanghai Museum which is famous for its large collection of rare cultural pieces, followed by the visit to the graceful Yuyuan Garden of Chinese traditional style. Visit a silk shop next. Then a la carte lunch will be served at a good restaurant. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to stroll along the Bund and Nanjing Road to experience the thrills of ancient and modern Shanghai. Then an old cultural street in Shanghai.Upon returning to the hotel, our tour guide will be in the lobby to wish you bon voyage.

Accommodation: Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya

 8th Day: Departure from Shanghai (B)

After breakfast, you will make your own way to the airport for your homeward bound flight. The hotel desk clerk will be able to assist you with taxi hire if required. Should you wish to stay longer in China, you could refer to our City Tour Packages as a suggestion to extend your China adventure! 

2017 Tour Price

(Based on per person and shown in US dollars)

Group Code
Arrival Date
Departure Date
Double Occupancy
Sole Occupancy
17-B0105 Jan 05(Thu) Jan 12(Thu) $901.00 $1161.00 Closed
17-B0214 Feb 14(Tue) Feb 21(Tue) $901.00 $1161.00 Closed
17-B0224 Feb 24(Fri) Mar 03(Fri) $901.00 $1161.00 Closed
17-B0305 Mar 05(Sun) Mar 12(Sun) $931.00 $1211.00 Closed
17-B0312 Mar 12(Sun) Mar 19(Sun) $931.00 $1211.00 Closed
17-B0326 Mar 26(Sun) Apr 02(Sun) $931.00 $1211.00 Closed
17-B0401 Apr 01(Sat) Apr 08(Sat) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0406 Apr 06(Thu) Apr 13(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0413 Apr 13(Thu) Apr 20(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0420 Apr 20(Thu) Apr 27(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0504 May 04(Thu) May 11(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0511 May 11(Thu) May 18(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0518 May 18(Thu) May 25(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0525 May 25(Thu) Jun 01(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0601 Jun 01(Thu) Jun 08(Thu) $1051.00 $1341.00 Closed
17-B0608 Jun 08(Thu) Jun 15(Thu) $1051.00 $1341.00 Closed
17-B0615 Jun 15(Thu) Jun 22(Thu) $1051.00 $1341.00 Closed
17-B0622 Jun 22(Thu) Jun 29(Thu) $1051.00 $1341.00 Closed
17-B0629 Jun 29(Thu) Jul 06(Thu) $1101.00 $1401.00 Closed
17-B0706 Jul 06(Thu) Jul 13(Thu) $1101.00 $1401.00 Closed
17-B0713 Jul 13(Thu) Jul 20(Thu) $1101.00 $1401.00 Closed
17-B0720 Jul 20(Thu) Jul 27(Thu) $1101.00 $1401.00 Closed
17-B0727 Jul 27(Thu) Aug 03(Thu) $1101.00 $1401.00 Closed
17-B0803 Aug 03(Thu) Aug 10(Thu) $1111.00 $1421.00 Closed
17-B0810 Aug 10(Thu) Aug 17(Thu) $1111.00 $1421.00 Closed
17-B0817 Aug 17(Thu) Aug 24(Thu) $1111.00 $1421.00 Closed
17-B0824 Aug 24(Thu) Aug 31(Thu) $1111.00 $1421.00 Closed
17-B0831 Aug 31(Thu) Sep 07(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0907 Sep 07(Thu) Sep 14(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0914 Sep 14(Thu) Sep 21(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B0921 Sep 21(Thu) Sep 28(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B1005 Oct 05(Thu) Oct 12(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B1012 Oct 12(Thu) Oct 19(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B1019 Oct 19(Thu) Oct 26(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B1026 Oct 26(Thu) Nov 02(Thu) $1101.00 $1441.00 Closed
17-B1102 Nov 02(Thu) Nov 09(Thu) $981.00 $1301.00 Closed
17-B1109 Nov 09(Thu) Nov 16(Thu) $981.00 $1301.00 Closed
17-B1116 Nov 16(Thu) Nov 23(Thu) $981.00 $1301.00 Closed
17-B1209 Dec 09(Sat) Dec 16(Sat) $931.00 $1211.00 Closed
17-B1222 Dec 22(Fri) Dec 29(Fri) $931.00 $1211.00 Open
18-B0106 Jan 06(Sat) Jan 13(Sat) $921.00 $1201.00 Open
18-B0203 Feb 03(Sat) Feb 10(Sat) $921.00 $1201.00 Open
18-B0304 Mar 04(Sun) Mar 11(Sun) $921.00 $1201.00 Open
18-B0311 Mar 11(Sun) Mar 18(Sun) $921.00 $1201.00 Open
18-B0325 Mar 25(Sun) Apr 01(Sun) $1021.00 $1351.00 Open
18-B0331 Mar 31(Sat) Apr 07(Sat) $1171.00 $1551.00 Open

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