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This 15 days essence of China group tour with Yangtze cruise will show you a real China, leave you a deep impression of China. Beijing and Xian will lead you to discover the world wonder of Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors and learn the long history of China by visiting Forbidden City, Summer Palace, etc. Guilin will show you a picturesque natural karst scenery and a dream Li River. Shanghai will give you a bird’s view of modern China. Besides you will cruise on the world famous Yangtze River from Chongqing to Yichang to see some of China’s most spectacular and beautiful scenery. Importantly, this group tour will give you the best service and the lowest price with fixed departure date.


DAY1Arrive Beijing (No meals)

Pick up from airport and transfer to the Beijing International Hotel. Just relax and take a leisured stroll around the city. You can excurse and reveal this charming city by person.

DAY2Beijing (B/L/-)

Full day tour to Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Hutong tour by rickshaw with a home visit.

Tiananmen Square is the largest city square in the world, at 440,000 square meters, and can hold about one million people for public celebration or gatherings. In the square tourists can climb the Tiananmen Rostrum, attend the national flag raising ceremony every morning at sunrise, visit the National Museum of China, and go to the Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, in which one will see the body of the great Chinese leader.

Forbidden City, also known as Palace Museum, was home to 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. In the ancient time, the emperor claimed to be the son of the heaven and such divine place was certain forbidden for the ordinary people and it is why the Forbidden City is so called.

Hutong: The alleys give a wonderful glimpse into the world of yesterday in Beijing. While visiting the Beijing Hutong, you can appreciate the dramatic changes that the rest of Beijing has undergone. You can see evidence of the history of Beijing, experience the old way of life and experience traditional Beijing culture.

Tiananmen Square                                    Forbidden City                                            Hutong tour

DAY3Beijing (B/L/-)

After breakfast, you will discover the world wonder-Badaling Great Wall (2 hours visit at least), and go on to explore Sacred Way of Ming Tombs, Jade stone workshop visit en route. photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube.
(Optional Legend of Kungfu Show with transfers, price at USD 28 net per person.)

The Badaling Great Wall locates only 70 km from Beijing. Constructed during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), it extends in all directions which is the reason it be called Badaling. Badaling is the most visited section of the Great Wall. The Badaling Great Wall resound in the whole world, it is the first part which open to tourist of the Great Wall.
The Sacred Way inside the gate of the Ming Tomb is lined with 18 pairs of stone human figures and animals. These include four each of three types of officials: civil, military and meritorious officials, symbolizing those who assist the emperor in the administration of the state, plus four each of six types of animals: lion, griffin, camel, elephant, unicorn and horse.
Bird Nest: The Beijing National Stadium, also known as the" bird's nest" was the main track and field stadium for the 2008 Summer Olympics and host to the Opening and Closing ceremonies. The stadium's appearance is one of synergy, with no distinction made between the facade and the superstructure.
Water Cube: The National Aquatics Centre, also known as 'The Water Cube', is one of the most dramatic and exciting venues to host sporting events for the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Located inside the Beijing Olympic Green, it is axially related to the National Stadium on the north part of Beijing Central Axis.

Badaling Great Wall                                   Sacred Way                                                   Bird Nest

DAY4Beijing (B/L/SD)

Today you will visit the Temple of Heaven (watch local people doing all kinds of morning exercise and learn to do Chinese Tai Chi with Tai Chi master for 30 minutes ), Summer Palace & Pearl workshop visit. Enjoy Peking Duck dinner tonight.

The Temple of Heaven is a large park and temple complex situated in more or less the south central area of Beijing. Its center piece is a large tower built, it is said, entirely of wood and not using a single nail. It is said that the main features of the park are its trees and inhabitants.
Summer Palace is regarded as the best preserved imperial garden in the world, and the largest of its kind still in existence in China. The Chinese call it Yihe Yuan (Garden of Restful Peace), and the landscaped gardens, temples, and pavilions were designed to achieve harmony with nature, to soothe, and to please the eye. The Summer Palace was listed on the World Heritage List by the UNESCO in 1998.

Temple of Heaven                                          Summer Palace

DAY5Beijing-Xian by Flight (B/L/-)

Today you will be transferred to airport for flight to Xi’an. Upon arrival, visit to the Provincial Museum & Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Stay overnight at the Jian Guo Hotel Xian.

Shanxi Provincial Museum is a tribute to Shaanxi's glamorous imperial past. The museum building was designed in China's grand and elegant ancient Tang Dynasty (618-907) style. The newly built modern building recreates Tang-dynasty architecture and successfully symbolizes the great extent of Shaanxi history and its remarkable culture.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda is one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China. The Pagoda was built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) for the study of Buddhist scriptures. Although it has been attacked by centuries of weather, war and seismic activity, which destroyed most of the original material of the structure, a pagoda by this name and style still exists on the site. It is filled with beautiful gardens and stunning architecture.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda

DAY6Xian (B/L/TD)

Full day excursion to the Terracotta Warriors Museum, and visit to the ceramics & pottery workshop en route. Enjoy the Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show tonight.

The Terracotta Army Museum lies 1.5 km east of The Tomb of Qin Shihuang, who unified China 2200 years ago. Emperor Qin, from whom China gets its name, ordered the creation of this model army. It is certainly one of the most memorable parts of any trip to China. The site was made a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1987.
Tang Dumpling Dinner Show:  Visitors to Xian get a chance to step back in time and relive this fantastic era at the Tang Dynasty Show. Visitors upon entering the theater are taken to their seats for a dinner of Jiaozi (dumplings). After eating, the show begins. It is a spectacle of color, culture, music, and dance. The spectacular music and beautiful costumes with long flowing sleeves perfectly match and complement each other. It is a show not to be missed.

Terracotta Warriors

DAY7Xian-Guilin by Flight (B/L/-)

After breakfast, your guide and driver will escort you to airport for your flight to Guilin. Visit the Reed Flute Cave. Stay at the Park Hotel Guilin.

Reed Flute Cave is absolutely a must-see attraction which will be the most impressive cave in Guilin. The cave is filled with a large number of stalactites, stalagmites, rocks in all strange shapes.

Reed Flute Cave

DAY8Guilin/Yangshuo (B/L/-)

Today , you will explore the Li River by cruise with lunch on board. Upon arrival in Yangshuo, transfer to the New Century Hotel Yangshuo.

The Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo is the centerpiece of any trip to northeastern Guangxi Province. The Li River originates in the Mao'er Mountains in Xing'an County and flows in the general southern direction through Guilin, Yangshuo and Pingle. Gorgeous Karst peaks give you surprises at each bend of the limpid river under the blue sky. Enjoy your experience in idyllic surroundings.

Li River

DAY9Yangshuo (B/-/-)

Free day in Yangshuo. Time is arranged by yourself.

DAY10Guilin-Chongqing by Flight (B/L/D)

Drive to Guilin Airport and fly to Chongqing. Upon arrival, visit the Panda Zoo, and enjoy local flavored hot pot dinner before embarkation of the MV President 8 Cruise (Deluxe 5-star Cruise, standard cabin with private balcony).

Panda Zoo is in Chongqing Zoo which is one of China's Mid-scale zoos and an immensely popular attraction, welcoming as many as one million visitors every year, until now there are more than 200 different animal species.The Panda House covers an area of about 2 hectares, and is the undoubted highlight for visitors. Visitors can see the precious and childlike giant panda as well as other rare animals such as golden monkeys and South China tigers.

Panda Zoo

DAY11Three Gorges (B/L/D)

Start our sail for a distance of 430 miles in all the great gorges and deep mountain valleys. Shore excursion in the afternoon to the ghost city of Fengdu, where the temples reveal ancient Chinese religion and legends with their imaged construction and the ghost stature for people lucky praying.

Yangtze River Cruise

DAY12Three Gorges (B/L/D)

Sailing into the Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge, and the river changes to wildly stirring, riffle water along with swirling bubbles. The mossy cliffs are hemmed by the banging pathways under the Twelve Peaks. When the boat gets to the famed Shennong Steam, we change to small boat and sail deep into the fabled Lesser Three Gorges for 3 hours exploration. When we get to the upstream, we change to small sampans pulling up by man trackers on bubbled water to ethnic village, they celebrate our visiting by singing local songs along the sampan trip while we enjoy the most scenic of all gorges for an excursion.  Then we return to our boat and continue sail into the Xiling Gorge.

Yangtze River Cruise

DAY13Yichang-Shanghai by Fligjht (B/L/-)

Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam site and pass through the 5 ship locks with lowering our boat down 412 feet, before we end our cruise at Yichang. Transfer to airport and fly to Shanghai. Stay at the Ocean Hotel Shanghai.

Shanghai City

DAY14Shanghai (B/L/D)

Full day visit to the Yu Garden, Shanghai Museum, the Bund and Tianzifang Artist Area. Famous Shanghai Acrobatic Show tonight.

Yuyuan Garden is located in the heart of Shanghai's old Chinese quarter and links to Yuyuan Market. Built in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty in the Suzhou style by a high official Pan Yunduan in honor of his father, the garden has maintained its classic beauty over the centuries. The Yuyuan Garden was considered the best garden in Southeast China. It is a renowned traditional landscape garden in Jiangnan.
Shanghai Museum is to the south of the People's Square in the downtown area.As a museum of ancient Chinese art, Shanghai Museum possesses a collection of 120,000 precious works of art. The museum style and presentation surround visitors with artifacts demonstrating ancient wisdom and philosophy.
The Bund is a 1.5-kilometer-long boulevard on the western bank of the Huangpu River. For more than 100 years, it has been the symbol of Shanghai. Shanghai people are proud of the Bund. It shows the culture of Shanghai and the creation of modern civilization to people.

Yu Garden                                                         Tianzifang Artist Area

DAY15Depart Shanghai (B/-/-)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to airport for your flight to your next destination.

Price Inclusion

Tour prices include all hotel accommodations with breakfast daily, lunches and dinners as specified in the itienrary marked with (B/L/D), professional English speaking tour guide service, guided sightseeing as specified in the itinerary, round trip airport/hotel/airport transfers
and domestic airfares with airport tax and fuel surcharge which are subject to change according to government 

Price Exclusion

  • Tour prices do not include any optional tours, international airfares in/out of China, visa fees, passport application or renewal fees, applicable taxes or government fees,travel insurance.excessive luggage charges, personal expenses such as laundry,telephone/internet charges, meals that are not mentioned in the itinerary and gratuities to guide, driver & porters.

Please send your plans and requests to us, we will design a suitable trip according to your needs to make your exploration for Chinese cities, culture, history and attractions more easy, simple and safe.
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