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Trip Review for China

12 Days China Highlight Tour

This would be really an ideal experience for a traveler who wants to know more about China. From royal Beijing to ancient Xian, you will have chance to appreciate the brilliant cultural relics and touch the ancient glory of this civilization of 5,000 years. Afterthat, towards Guilin and Hangzhou, you will find the different beauty of those southern cities, more relaxing and delicacy. End up your travel with the short stay in Shanghai, this old but modern city of the very country.

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing Be transferred to the hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
03 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Ming Tomb (Changling Tomb)
04 Beijing – Xian Summer Palace, Hutong Tour, Flight to Xian
05 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian City Wall
06 Xian – Guilin Shaanxi History Museum, Flight to Guilin
07 Guilin – Yangshuo – Guilin Li River Cruise to Yangshuo, Coach to Guilin
08 Guilin – Hangzhou Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave
09 Hangzhou – Wuzhen – Hnagzhou Wuzhen Water Town, Coach to Hangzhou
10 Hangzhou – Shanghai West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Tea Museum
11 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Finacial Center
12 Departure Shanghai Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: No Meals
Accommodation: In Beijing


Beijing City View


Day 2 Beijing

Depart from your hotel in the morning to visit Tian’anmen Square, the World’s largest urban square and the Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon. Peking Opera is available for your optional night entertainment(your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing

Forbidden City
Forbidden City


Day 3 Beijing

Today you will have the opportunity to traverse the ancient steps of Mutianyu Great Wall (round-way cable car). After the tour, be transferred back to Beijing city and then, you can take a visit to Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb), where 13 Ming-dynasty emperors and their wives and sons were buried.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing

Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall
Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall



Day 4 Beijing    Xian

In the morning, you will have a visit to Summer Palace and Hutong Tour by rickshaw. You’ll take a rickshaw tour along the Hutongs and see the 100-year-old houses, courtyards and a vanishing way of life in today’s Beijing. After that, driver you to the airport for a flight to Xian. Your Xian tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to get to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian

Summer Palace
Summer Palace


Day 5 Xian

Today, take your time and enjoy the visits to the Terracotta Warriors, one of the world’s most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation and then to see the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and the massive City Wall. Either Jiaozi Banquet or Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner is available for your optional meal(your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian

Qin Terracotta Army
Qin Terracotta Army


Day 6 Xian    Guilin

In the morning, you will have a visit to Shaanxi History Museum. After lunch, be transferred to the airport for your short flight to Guilin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Shaanxi History Museum
Shaanxi History Museum


Day 7 Guilin      Yangshuo    Guilin

The highlight of today’s sightseeing is a leisurely cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo. Meandering through valleys, bamboo groves and mysterious Karst rock formations, the cruise will affords you a glimpse of a life far removed from the concrete jungle. Arrival Yangshuo, you can also take a leisure stroll along the West Street. After the tour, be transferred back to Guilin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin


Day 8 Guilin      Hangzhou

In the morning, enjoy your relaxing city tour covering the Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin City, and the Reed Flute Cave. Then be transferred to the airport for your flight to Hangzhou. Arrive in Hangzhou. Be met at the airport & transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Hangzhou


Elephant Trunk Hill



Day 9 Hangzhou    Wuzhen    Hangzhou

In the morning, you will have a relaxing tour to Wuzhen, the ancient water town. After the tour, be transferred back to Hangzhou in the afternoon. Huaiyang Cuisine is available for your optional dinner (at your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hangzhou

Wuzhen Water Town
Wuzhen Water Town


Day 10 Hangzhou      Shanghai

Enjoy your full day relaxing tour that covers the visit to West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda and Tea Museum. After your tour in Hangzhou, be transferred to the train station for a train to Shanghai – the largest city of China.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Shanghai

West Lake Hangzhou
West Lake Hangzhou


Day 11 Shanghai

Today, you will enjoy a city tour that start with the visit to the Jade Buddha Temple, then move to Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in city downtown, and the nearby old street. Next have a bird-eye view of the city after ascending Shanghai’s new landmark- Shanghai World Financial Center in the new and fast-developing Lujiazui. In the late afternoon, how about take a leisure walk along the Bund, Shanghai’s famed waterfront promenade. Today if you are interested you can take an Acrobatics show as the optional activity(your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Shanghai


Day 12 Departure Shanghai

Be transferred to the airport for your next destination transportation.

Meals: Breakfast

Prices (per person in US$)

January, February, December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 3230 3512 4268
2-5 persons 2108 2487 2249 2770 2627 3525
6-9 persons 1707 2086 1848 2369 2226 3124
≥10 persons 1396 1661 1558 1985 1880 2628
March, June, July, August
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 3364 3716 4640
2-5 persons 2216 2622 2391 2974 2854 3898
6-9 persons 1815 2221 1991 2573 2453 3497
≥10 persons 1479 1787 1680 2188 2078 2983
April, May, September, October, November
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person 3461 3876 4958
2-5 persons 2284 2718 2492 3134 3032 4216
6-9 persons 1883 2317 2091 2733 2632 3815
≥10 persons 1551 1891 1784 2356 2223 3233

Price includes:
★ Private transfer between airport(railway station), hotel and attractions
★ English speaking guide service
★ Domestic airfare or train fare based on economy class
★ Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
★ Entrance fee to attractions listed in the itinerary
★ Meals as itinerary specifies
★ Tibet permit
★ China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price excludes:

★ International airfare
★ Visa fee
★ Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc.
★ Personal expenses
Optional tours, meals, activities and services

Remarks:
★ Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2016 to Feb 28, 2017, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
★ CTR reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
★ No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise.
★ Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
★ Special requirements should be advised to CTR in advance.
★ CTR reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

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