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Our China Essence Tour route is an ideal introduction to the ageless wonders of China and provides a memorable vacation. It includes the country's best-known cities and most famous sites, the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors, the Bund of Shanghai, and those magical Karst limestone hills of Guilin. These are the very things that the first time tourist comes to see. The route gives the traveler a good example of what China travel has to offer. From this basis, travel agents can begin to add excursions to other tourist cities such as Suzhou and Chengdu. Whether you are planning a basic tour to China, or a longer trek through the country, this route is the best to begin your exploration of China. To complete the experience, the “Heaven of Food and Shopping”, Hong Kong, offers the best opportunities for relaxation with luxury hotels, exquisite food, vibrant nightlife and fascinating and charming souvenirs to take back home.


Full price of this tour (per person in US$):


Group Size Using Economy Hotel
Using Comfortable Hotel
Using Deluxe Hotel
1 person   $3755   $3962   $4592
2-5 persons $2536 $3102 $ 2639 $3310 $2955 $3940
6-9 persons $2232 $2786 $2332 $2988 $2642 $3610
10 persons & above $1922 $2415 $2010 $2588 $2300 $3168


Note: The above price is flat quarter price. In May, Sept., Oct. and Chinese statutory holidays, on the basis of the above prices go up about 10%. In Jan., Feb., Mar., Dec., on the basis of the above price to fall by about 10%.


DAY1Arrival in Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China.You will be met at the airport (Beijing Capital International Airport) by tour guide and transferred to your comfortable hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.


            The Great wall                                    Beijing                                     Forbidden City


Depart from your hotel in the morning to visit Tiananmen Square (40mins) - The World's largest urban square, and the Forbidden City (2.5 - 3 hours) - The largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit the Temple of Heaven (1 hour) in the afternoon. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional Night Activities: Peking Opera 1.5 hours (daily 19:30)


       Tiananmen Square                          Forbidden City                        Temple of Heaven


After breakfast, start to drive to visit the Mutianyu Great Wall (2 hours) - The section of the Great Wall which is more popular among foreign visitors. Have the lunch near the Mutianyu Great Wall, and then drive back to the downtown and have a short visit to see the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube (about 1 hour) - The amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional Night Activities: Peking Roasted Duck around 1 hour


      Mutianyu Great Wall                           Bird's nest                                   Water Cube


DAY4Beijing - Xian

After breakfast, drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw (Short route, 40 mins) - The way to know the Beijing local lifestyle. And then, a visit to the Summer Palace (about 1.5 hour ) - The existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China. After you lunch in Beijing, you will be transferred to the airport for the 2 hours flight to Xian. Your Xi'an tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian


   Hutong Tour by rickshaw                   Summer Palace                                  Xi'an


In the morning,you will vist the Terracotta Warriors (2.5 - 3 hours) - One of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. After lunch near the Terracotta Warriors area. Drive back to the downtown for a visit to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda (1 hour) - the site of the old Han and Tang capital Chang'an. After that, continue to visit the Xian City Wall (1 hour) - Represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian
Optional Night Activities: Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner 3.5 hours (daily 18:00 - 20:30 for dinner, 20:30 – 21:35 for Tang Dynasty Show)


        Terracotta Warriors               Small Wild Goose Pagoda                      City Wall

DAY6Xian - Shanghai

after finishing breakfast, you will firstly to visit the Shaanxi History Museum (2 hours) - One of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China. After lunch, continue to the Hanyang Mausoleum (1 hour) - The multi-burial cemetery of Emperor Jing of Han and his queen. Your Xi’an tour will be finished by connecting the 2 hours flight to Shanghai. Your Shanghai tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai


    Shaanxi History Museum               Hanyang Mausoleum                          Shanghai



A full day sightseeing starts with Jade Buddha Temple (1 hour) - Famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels, which is said to weigh 1,000 kg and then go to Yuyuan Garden (1 hour) - A Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Then visit the nearby Chenghuangmiao (Old Street)(1 hour). After lunch, you will have an exterior tour of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower (30 mins) - The most charming landmark of Shanghai and then go for shopping in Nanjing Road (1 hours generally) - The earliest commercial street in Shanghai, and have a leisure walk along the Bund (30 mins) - Famous as a group of building known as "a Gallery of world architecture". After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai
Optional Night Activities: Acrobatic Show about 2 hours (daily 19:30)


     Jade Buddha Temple                          Yu Garden                        Oriental Pearl TV Tower


DAY8Shanghai - Guilin

Today is a relaxing day by firstly having a visit to the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall (1 hour) - One of the world largest showcases of urban development and then, a leisure walk on Xintiandi (1 hour) - A car-free shopping, eating and entertainment area of Shanghai. When finish your lunch, your tour will be finished by taking the 2.5 hours flight to Guilin. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin


  Urban Palnning Exhibition                       Xintiandi                                        Guilin

DAY9Guilin - Yangshuo

In the morning you will be driven to the Zhujiang Pier for the Li River Cruise (about 4 hours, lunch served on board). Savour the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. After disembarking and checking-in hotel with help of your tour guide, you can have a walk along the famous West Street and enjoy the free leisure time there.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Yangshuo
Optional Night Activities: Landscape Show Impression of Liu Sanjie 1 hour (daily around 20:00, the show time will be changed in different seasons)


                  Li River                                  West Street                          Impression of Liu Sanjie

DAY10Yangshuo - Guilin - Hong Kong

After your breakfast, you'll be transferred back to Guilin and may arrive around just in time for lunch. Enjoy your lunch and then continue to visit the Elephant Trunk Hill (1 hour) – The symbol of Guilin. After that, have a trip to Reed Flute Cave (1 hour) - The showcase of distinctly-colored stalactites and stalagmites and then say good bye to Guilin and have a 1.5 hours flight to Hong Kong. You'll be transferred to your Hong Kong hotel from the airport with the help of your  driver.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Hong Kong


          Reed Flute Cave                     Elephant Trunk Hill                                 HongKong

DAY11Hong Kong

Today, enjoy your half day city tour to Victoria Peak - will give you the best angle to capture exceptional video footage while you are moving to the 373 meters hill top. And then, move to the Aberdeen (no sampan) - home to hundreds of people living on fishing junks. Finally go to visit the largest jewelry factory in Hong Kong. After the tour, you can enjoy your own free exploration in this city.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Hong Kong


           Victoria Peak                                  Aberdeen                               jewelry factory               

DAY12Depart from Hong Kong

Recognizing that Hong Kong is a destination that begs to be explored on your own, we have planned no activities before transfer you to the airport for taking the flight to the next stop.
Meals: Breakfast



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1.If you have determined the date of departure, we will give you more favorable prices.
2.Visiting time, transporting time, and duration of shows and meals in the itinerary are suggested and will be subject to change,
depending on particular situations.
3.Specific Requests: requirements of adjacent or connecting rooms, bedding requests, smoking or non-smoking rooms and special dietary should inform us in advance.


Price Inclusion

1. Vehicle: Be transferred by private vehicle in the itinerary
2. Flights Tickets: Domestic flights of economic class in the itinerary.
3. Train Tickets: Domestic train tickets in the itinerary.
4. Accommodation: Two adults sharing one standard twin-bed room (or cabin on Yangtze cruise ship) listed in the itinerary.
*Solo travelers or those who want to occupy one twin-bed room/cabin of their own, single supplement rate (Sole Occupancy in above price table) is needed.
5. Driver & Guide: Licensed driver and English-speaking guide service based on the itinerary
6. Entrance fee: All entrance fees to scenic spots as shown in the itinerary
7. Dining: Meals as specified in the itinerary
8. Taxes: Airport taxes and fuel fees, Government taxes, etc.
9. Travel insurance

Price Exclusion

1. Round way International airfare or train tickets

2. Visa fee

3. Tips for guides, escort, drivers, bellmen, etc.

4. Personal expenses such as excess luggage fees, laundry, postage, communications and beverages.

5. Optional scenic spots, meals and shows in the itinerary

6. Any other changes caused by force majeure incidents or accidents beyond the control of China-special Travel

7. Any items not specified in the plan.

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.
Telephone: 86-773-2851898

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