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Trip Review for China

14 Days China Best-known Tourism Cities Experience

This 14 days China tour covers 6 best-known tourism cities of this country, and in each city, TCT is pleased to introduce the most popular spots for those who wanna experience the best landscape of China. What to see? The majestic Great Wall, royal Forbidden City and solemn Terracotta Army, etc. What’s more? The multi-culture Bund, magical Karst limestone hills and relaxing park… 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. 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.

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing  Be transferred to the hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Niujie Mosque
03 Beijing Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs
04 Beijing – Xian Hutong Tour by rickshaw, Flight to Xian
05 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian City Wall
06 Xian – Shanghai Shaanxi History Museum, Flight to Shanghai
07 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Chenghuangmiao, Shanghai World Financial Center, The Bund, Xintiandi
08 Shanghai – Guilin Flight to Guilin, Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill
09 Guilin – Yangshuo Li River Cruise to Yangshuo, Yangshuo West Street
10 Yangshuo – Guilin – Guangzhou Yangshuo Countryside Tour, Back to Guilin, High speed train to Guangzhou
11 Guangzhou Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Memorial Hall, Temple of Chen Family, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Shamian Island
12 Guangzhou – Hong Kong Train to Hong Kong
13 Hong Kong
Victoria Peak, Aberdeen, Jewelry Factory, Half day free
14 Departure Hong Kong Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival 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

The star attraction of China is its Great Wall, a massive defensive structure built to keep intruders from entering the mainland. Today you will have the opportunity to traverse the ancient steps of Badaling Great Wall, then driving to the nearby Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb), the once lavish burial chambers of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty.  Peking Roasted Duck is available for your optional dinner(your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing

Badaling Great Wall
Badaling Great Wall


Day 4 Beijing  Xian

In the morning, take a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw to visit the ancient lanes and alleyways of Beijing. Be transferred to the airport for the flight to Xian in the afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian


Day 5 Xian

Today, enjoy your full day visit 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 Xian 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

Terracotta Warriors
Terracotta Warriors


Day 6 Xian  Shanghai

Finish up your Xian tour by visiting famous Shaanxi History Museum. After lunch, you will be transferred to the airport to board a short flight to Shanghai.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai

Collection of Shaanxi History Museum
Shaanxi History Museum


Day 7 Shanghai

Today’s sightseeing will start with a visiting to Jade Buddha Temple and Yuyuan Garden, the Chinese classic garden in downtown. Then visit the nearby old street. Continue the trip to the new landmark – World Finance Center. After that, you can take a walk along the Bund, Shanghai’s famed waterfront promenade, and Xintiandi. Traditional Dim-sum Banquet and Acrobatics are available for your optional lunch and night entertainment(your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai

The Bund Shanghai
The Bund Shanghai


Day 8 Shanghai Guilin

In the morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Guilin, where you will first visit Reed Flute Cave, the showcase of distinctly-colored stalactites and stalagmites, and the Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin City.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill


Day 9 Guilin  Yangshuo

In the morning you will be driven to the Pier for the Li River Cruise (about 4 hours, lunch served on board). Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. After disembarkation, have a leisure walk along the famous West Street. Enjoy your one night stay in this ancient town.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Yangshuo

Li River Cruise
Li River Cruise


Day 10 Yangshuo  Guilin  Guangzhou

After breakfast, you can take a visit around to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the countryside (if you are interested, you can choose to take a cycling to view the beautiful landscape such as Moon Hill or the Big Banyan Tree). After lunch, you will be transferred back to Guilin railway station to catch high speed train to Guangzhou.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Guangzhou

Yangshuo Moon Hill
Yangshuo Moon Hill


Day 11 Guangzhou

Today, you will take a city tour of Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Memorial Hall which is one of the most important historic buildings in Canton for memorizing Dr. Sun Yat-sen. Then visit Temple of Chen Family which  is one of the most culturally unique complexes in Southern China, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees with the famous Thousand-Buddha Pagoda standing in and Shamian Island which is a sandbank island in the Liwan District of Guangzhou city. The island is a historical area that serves as a tranquil reminder of the colonial European period, with quiet pedestrian avenues flanked by trees and lined by historical buildings in various states of upkeep. The island now is the location of several hotels, a youth hostel, restaurants and tourist shops selling curios and souvenirs.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guangzhou

Temple of Chen Family
Temple of Chen Family


Day 12 Guangzhou  Hong Kong

Enjoy your own exploration in this city, youy will then be transferred to the train station for your express train to Hong Kong, the oriental “Shopping Paridise”.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Hong Kong

Hong Kong Night View
Hong Kong City View


Day 13 Hong Kong

Today, enjoy your half day city tour(SIC join in basis) to Victoria Peak, Aberdeen (no sampan) – home to hundreds of people living on fishing junks, and 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

View from Victoria Peak
View from Victoria Peak


Day 14 Departure 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 board the flight to the next stop.

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 4294 4643 5392
2-5 persons 2741 3435 2916 3784 3290 4533
6-9 persons 2283 2966 2457 3315 2832 4064
≥10 persons 1933 2499 2130 2894 2471 3575
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 4434 4830 5716
2-5 persons 2858 3574 3056 3970 3499 4856
6-9 persons 2399 3106 2597 3502 3040 4387
≥10 persons 2018 2624 2234 3055 2646 3879
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 4527 4977 5963
2-5 persons 2928 3668 3153 4118 3645 5103
6-9 persons 2469 3199 2694 3649 3187 4634
≥10 persons 2093 2727 2325 3191 2776 4094
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
★ 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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