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Trip Review for China

15 Days Spotlighting the 6 Cities

In this 15 days tour, you will experience 6 different cities to discover their cultural and natural beauty, to explore their unique inner tone. Begin your tour with a visit to royal Beijing, to witness its majestic Great Wall and Palace Palace…Can you hear the stories they are telling? Then flight to Xian, to feel the solemn manner of Terracotta Warriors, a myth in reality. Lhasa is waiting for you to discover its faithful land and heavey historial accumulations – Potala Palace or Sera Monastery, bearing too much. Shanghai, a modern city as your next destination, but after a visiting to the Jade Buddha Temple and Yuyuan Garden, you will know it still well remains its past under the skyscrapers. Then, picturesque Guilin, which is famous for the crystal-clear Li River is calling you before heading to your last destination – Hong Kong, a real cosmopolitan walking between traditional and modernity.

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing Be transferred to the hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
03 Beijing Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs
04 Beijing – Xian Hutong Tour by rickshaw, Flight to Xian
05 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian City Wall
06 Xian – Lhasa Flight to Lhasa
07 Lhasa Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Street
08 Lhasa Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka Park, Sera Monastery
09 Lhasa – Shanghai Flight to Shanghai
10 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Chenghuangmiao, Shanghai World Financial Center, Nanjing Road, The Bund
11 Shanghai – Guilin Flight to Guilin, Reed Flute Cave
12 Guilin – Yangshuo Li River Cruise to Yangshuo, Yangshuo West Street
13 Yangshuo – Guilin – Hong Kong Yangshuo Countryside Tour, Coach Back to Guilin, Flight to Hong Kong
14 Hong Kong
Victoria Peak, Aberdeen, Jewelry Factory, Half day free
15 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


Day 3 Beijing

In the morning, take a driving for 75km to visit the Badaling Great Wall first, then 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 Hutong Tour by rickshaw to visit the ancient lanes and alleyways of Beijing. After lunch, be transferred to the airport for the flight to Xian in the afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian

Hutong Tour by rickshaw
Hutong Tour by rickshaw


Day 5 Xian

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 the massive City Wall. After that, you can take a nice walk in the North Square to view the time-honored Big Wild Goose Pagoda. There is also the option to attend fantastic Tang Dynasty Show (dinner included, your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian

Terracotta Warriors
Terracotta Warriors


Day 6 Xian  Lhasa

Enjoy your own free time and get ready for your Lhasa tour. You will be then transferred to the airport to board a short flight to Lhasa, capital of the Tibetan Autonomous Region.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa

Lhasa City View
Lhasa City View


Day 7 Lhasa

Taking a visit to Lhasa, a trip to Potala Palace is a must. It’s the largest monastery of its type in the world and official home to Dalai Lama, and, is the highest elevation palace of the world, which the altitude is up to 3700 meters. Then move to Jokhang Monastery, where monks receive their official training and education. The surrounding Jokang Monastery of is Barkhor Street. Walk along this street of eight corners which will afford us a window into Tibetan culture and an opportunity to buy colorful ethnic handicrafts rarely seen outside of Tibet.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa

Potala Palace in Lhasa
Potala Palace in Lhasa


Day 8 Lhasa

After breakfast, enjoy your sightseeing tour today that starts with a visit to Drepung Monastery, which is considered one of the three great monasteries in Tibet. It was first built in 1416, and held 7,700 monks in its heyday. Then continue your tour to Norbulingka and Sera Monastery. Norbulingka means Jewel Garden. First built in 1751, it borrowed architectural style from the inland areas of China while maintaining local ethnic and religious features. Sera Monastery is the last of the three principal Yellow Sect monasteries built in Lhasa. highlight of visiting Sera Monastery will be watching monks debating inside the shady courtyard behind the main temple.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa


Day 9 Lhasa  Shanghai

Enjoy your free time in the morning then be transferred to the airport for your flight heading to Shanghai.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Shanghai

The Bund
Shanghai City View


Day 10 Shanghai

Today, enjoy your full day 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 evening, have a nice walk along the Bund, Shanghai’s famed waterfront promenade and Nanjing Road, China’s No. 1 commercial street for souvenir shopping. Today if you are interested you can take an Acrobatics show as the optional activity.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai


Day 11 Shanghai  Guilin

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Guilin. On arrival, your local guide will meet you at the airport. Before you heading to the hotel for check-in, you can take a short stop at brilliant Reed Flute Cave for a visit.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Reed Flute Cave
Reed Flute Cave


Day 12 Guilin  Yangshuo

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. Stay overnight in Yangshuo. In the evening, if you are interested, you can enjoy the night show called Impression of Liu San Jie as an optional activity(your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Yangshuo


Day 13 Yangshuo  Guilin   Hong Kong

In the morning, have an excursion (if you are interested, can have a biking) around the countryside of Yangshuo to admire some of the most stunning scenery like the Moon Hill and the Big Banyan Tree. Be transferred back to Guilin airport after lunch then board your short flight to Hong Kong.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Hong Kong

Yangshuo Moon Hill
Yangshuo Moon Hill


Day 14 Hong Kong

In the morning, enjoy your half day Hong Kong Island tour (SIC join in basis) including a visiting 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 15 Departure Hong Kong

Be transferred to the airport for the return flight or the flight to your 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 7076 7571 8941
2-5 persons 4684 5866 4936 6362 5634 7731
6-9 persons 3985 5133 4237 5628 4935 6998
≥10 persons 3488 4516 3758 5048 4383 6272
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 7434 8058 9686
2-5 persons 4963 6224 5281 6848 6110 8476
6-9 persons 4264 5491 4582 6115 5411 7743
≥10 persons 3685 4805 4027 5479 4722 6848
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 7586 8468 10226
2-5 persons 5087 6376 5540 7259 6428 9016
6-9 persons 4388 5643 4841 6525 5729 8283
≥10 persons 3810 4961 4290 5897 5050 7397

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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