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One Month Tour to China

Planning a one-month tour in China or wanting to spend one month holiday in China? Top China Travel offers you a One Month Tour to China itinerary for your reference. This 34 Days China tour will let you have an in-depth view of this profound oriental country. From the ancient capitals Beijing and Xian to the mysterious place Lhasa, from the fairyland Jiuzhaigou Valley to the lost horizon Yunnan, from the majestic Yangtze River to the crystal Li River, also couldn’t miss the modern metropolis Shanghai and Hong Kong, we promise it will be an unforgettable month in your whole life!

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing Be transferred to the the hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
03 Beijing Mutianyu 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 – Jiuzhaigou Flight to Jiuzhaigou, Huanglong
07 Jiuzhaigou Jiuzhaigou Valley Park
08 Jiuzhaigou – Chengdu Flight to Chengdu, Thatched Cottage of Dufu
09 Chengdu Chengdu Panda Base, Sanxingdui Museum
10 Chengdu – Lhasa Flight to Lhasa
11 Lhasa Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Street
12 Lhasa Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka Park, Sera Monastery
13 Lhasa – Shangri-La Flight to Shangri-La, Dukezong Ancient Town
14 Shangri-La Songzanlin Lamasery, Potatse National Park
15 Shangri-La – Lijiang Coach to Lijiang, Lijiang Ancient Town
16 Lijiang Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Yufeng Temple, Baisha Mural
17 Lijiang – Dali Coach to Dali, Dali Ancient Town, Three Pagodas
18 Dali Erhai Cruise, Xizhou Bai’s House
19 Dali – Kunming Flight to Kunming, Western Hill Dragon Gate, Village of Ethnic Culture
20 Kunming – Chongqing, Embark Flower and Bird Market, Flight to Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise
21 Yangtze River Cruise Fengdu at own expense, Shibaozhai
22 Yangtze River Cruise White Emperor City at own expense, Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Goddess Stream
23 Disembark, Yichang – Shanghai Three Gorges Dam, Disembark Yichang, Three Visitors Cave, Flight to Shanghai
24 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Chenghuangmiao, Shanghai World Financial Center, The Bund
25 Shanghai – Huangshan City Flight to Huangshan City, Tunxi Old Street
26 Huangshan Xidi Village, Hongcun Village
27 Huangshan City – Mt. Huangshan Mt. Huangshan
28 Huangshan – Hangzhou Coach to Hangzhou, Hefang Ancient Street
29 Hangzhou  West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda, China Tea Museum
30 Hangzhou – Guilin Flight to Guilin, Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill
31 Guilin – Yangshuo Li River Cruise to Yangshuo, Yangshuo West Street
32 Yangshuo – Guilin – Hong Kong Yangshuo Countryside Tour, Back to Guilin, Flight to Hong Kong
33 Hong Kong Victoria Peak, Aberdeen, Jewelry Factory, Half day free
34 Departure Hong Kong Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China, you will 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 BeijingDepart 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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing


Forbidden City


Day 3 BeijingThe 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 Mutianyu Great Wall. But before this exciting experience, you will first take a short visit to the Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb). Peking Roasted Duck is available for your optional dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation:
In Beijing


Day 4 Beijing  XianIn the morning, take a 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


Hutong Tour by rickshaw


Day 5 XianToday 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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian


Terracotta Warriors


Day 6 Xian Jiuzhaigou Airport Huanglong Jiuzhaigou ValleyTake a morning fly to Jiuhuang Airport. On arrival, your local guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you for a half day visit to Huanglong Scenic Area, the fairyland (about 3.5 hours). After the tour, be transferred to Jiuzhaigou Reserve area for overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: In Jiuzhaigou Town


Huanglong Scenic Area


Day 7 Jiuzhaigou ValleyEnjoy your whole day time for the excursion in this fairy land (green vans available in the scenic area). Recommended Jiuzhaigou Valley 1 Day Sightseeing Routes from us is: after entering into the entrance, taking the sightseeing bus to visit Rize Valley sites including Panda Lake, Five Flowers Lake, and Pearl Shoals, and then walking to the Pearl Shoals Waterfall (about 1 km). Have you lunch at tourist Center in Nuorilang. After that, continue to visit Zechawa Valley ite Long Lake, and walking about 1.2km to take photos of Five Colored Pool. When finish that, walking for another 1km to the parking lot for bus to leave the scenic area.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: In Jiuzhaigou Town


Jiuzhaigou Valley


Day 8 Jiuzhaigou Valley Jiuzhaigou Airport ChengduIn the morning, be transferred to the airport for your flight to Chengdu. On arrival, you can take a short visit to Thatched Cottage of Dufu, a beautiful garden and museum to honor Du Fu, one of the greatest Chinese poets. Optional Hot Pot in Sichuan style is available for a dinner if you are interested.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Chengdu


Thatched Cottage of Dufu


Day 9 ChengduToday, you will start your one day tour with a visit to the famous Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (about 40min driving), where you may have chance to see cute pandas. Then continue your tour to Sanxingdui Museum (about 40min driving), which is recognized as one of world’s most important ancient remains. After the tour, be transferred back to your hotel. In the evening, it will be a good idea for you to appreciate the Sichuan Opera for an optional activity.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Chengdu


Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding


Day 10 Chengdu LhasaBe transferred to the airport for the flight to Lhasa, then be transferred to the hotel to adjust your body to the thin air.

Meals Breakfast
Accommodation: In Lhasa


Lhasa City View


Day 11 LhasaTaking 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. Then move to Jokhang Temple , where monks receive their official training and education. The surrounding Jokhang 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


Day 12 LhasaToday, you will start your one day city tour with a visit to Drepung Monastery, then continue your tour to Norbulingka and Sera Monastery.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa


Norbulingka


Day 13 Lhasa  Shangri-LaIn the morning, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Shangri-la, the legendary lost paradise, a place with stunning scenery, the azure sky and the hospitality of unsophisticated people. On arrival, take a visit to Dukezong Ancient Town.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shangri-la


Shangri-la


Day 14 Shangri-laToday, begin your exciting tour with a visit to Songzanlin Lamasery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Yunnan, then visit Potatso National Park (green vans available in scenic area) after lunch.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shangri-la


Songzanlin Lamasery


Day 15 Shangri-la LijiangIn the morning, take another 4hours driving, you will reach Lijiang, and visit Lijiang Ancient Town to walk down the cobblestone streets over 700 years and see the Naxi way of life which chaned little over time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lijiang


Lijiang Ancient Town



Day 16 LijiangIn the morning drive about half an hour to visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (cable car and green vans available in the scenic area). After lunch, visit Yufeng Temple and Baisha Mural in the ancient capital of Naxi Kingdom in Baisha village.Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lijiang


Jade Dragon Snow Mountain


Day 17 Lijiang  DaliIn the morning, you will be transferred to Dali, the ancient political, economic and cultural center of Yunnan area. Upon arrival, visit Dali Ancient Town and Three Pagodas, the symbol of the history of Dali.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Dali


Dali Ancient Town


Day 18 DaliToday, after breakfast, you will first be transferred to the pier and take an Erhai Lake Cruise for about 4 hours. Then in the afternoon, then visit Xizhou Bai’s Houses (Yan’s Courtyard included) where you can see what the Bai people’s houses like.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Dali


Erhai Lake


Day 19 Dali  KunmingFly back to Kunming in the morning, you will then take a visit of Western Hill & Dragon Gate. After the tour, you can have a short visit to Village of Ethnic Culture.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Kunming


Western Hill & Dragon Gate


Day 20 Kunming  Chongqing, EmbarkIn the morning, pay a visit to the local market Flower and Bird Market to get close touch with the Kunming resident’s life. After lunch, take a flight to Chongqing When arrival Chongqing, your tour guide and drive will pick up at the airport and stroll around Chongqing city for a while. Till the evening time, you will be transferred to embark the Yangtze River Cruise and start your cruise experience to the longest river of China.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: On Yangtze cruise boat


Chongqing City View


Day 21 Yangtze River Cruise Enjoy your Yangtze cruise! You will have a shore excursion to Fengdu (at own expense), the “Ghost City”. An excursion to Shibaozhai will be arranged for you today.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: On Yangtze cruise boat


Fengdu Ghost City


Day 22 Yangtze River Cruise Today pass through Three Gorges that namely Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, and then, you will have an excursion to Goddess Stream (4.5 – 5 hrs). After that and back to the cruise ship for viewing the Xiling Gorge scenery. Around 23:00 today, the ship will pass through the locks of Three Gorge Dam. The optional excursion today will be the White Emperor City (at own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: On Yangtze cruise boat


Qutang Gorge


Day 23 Disembark, Yichang  ShanghaiWhen finish your breakfast on the cruise ship, you could really feel the might of the dam by having an excursion to Three Gorges Dam, After the visiting, you can still appreciate the Xiling Gorge on the deck. And then, disembark at Yichang and have a visit to the Three Visitors Cave. After that, be transferred to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Arrive in Shanghai and be transferred to the hotel to catch up on some rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai


Three Gorges Dam


24 Day ShanghaiA full day of sightseeing starts with Jade Buddha Temple and Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Then visit the nearby old street. Continue your trip to Shanghai World Financial Center, which is one of the most popular attractions of the city. After that, you can have a walk along the Bund, Shanghai’s famed waterfront promenade. Tonight if you are interested, you can enjoy the breathtaking Acrobatics Show as your optional entertainment.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai


Day 25 Shanghai  HuangshanFree at leisure in the morning till be transferred to the airport in the early afternoon for the flight to Huangshan and check in at the hotel in the city. In the evening, if you are interested, you can take a leisure stroll along Tunxi Old Street which is regarded as a span of the old-time memory of the area.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Huangshan City


Tunxi Old Street


Day 26 Huangshan City  Yixian County  Huangshan CityDepart from Huangshan City, take a 1 hour driving you will reach the ancient Yixian County and take a visit to Xidi Village and Hongcun Village. In the late afternoon, be transferred to Huangshan city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Huangshan City


Day 27 Mt.HuangshanIn the morning, you will be transferred to well-known Mt. Huangshan scenic area and climb up the mountain by cable car to have your exploration. Lunch and dinner will be served at the restaurant on mountain. Stay overnight at the top of the mountain.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: On Mt. Huangshan


Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)


Day 28 Huangshan HangzhouEnjoy your own free time then you will take about 3 hours driving to reach Hangzhou. On arrival, enjoy your own free exploration of this city. If you are interested, you can take a leisure stroll along the Hefang Ancient Street to get a first impression of this city, which is a cobble street lined with traditional shops selling herbal medicines, handicrafts and silk products.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Hangzhou


Hefang Street


Day 29 HangzhouEnjoy your full day relaxing tour that covers the visit to West Lake, the most famous attraction in Hangzhou, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagod and Tea Museum. Huaiyang Cuisine is available for your optional dinner (at your own expense).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hangzhou


West Lake


Day 30 Hangzhou  GuilinTake a morning flight to Guilin. On arrival, your local guide will meet you at the airport then transfer you to the hotel. On the way, you will have chance to visit the gorgeous Reed Flute Cave and Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin City. The Rice Noodle Banquet will be a good choice as an optional dinner if you wanna have a try.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin


Elephant Trunk Hill


Day 31 Guilin  YangshuoThe 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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Yangshuo


Li River


Day 32 Yangshuo Guilin Hong KongEnjoy an interested cycling tour around the countryside (electric sightseeing bus is an alternative choice if you don’t like to have the cycling tour) and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere along the way – you may have chance to take an exterior view of the famous Moon Hill. After lunch, be transferred to the airport for your afternoon flight to Hong Kong.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In HK


Yangshuo Countryside


Day 33 Hong KongToday, enjoy your half day city tour ( SIC join-in basis) that 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, enjoy your own free exploration in this city.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In HK


Victoria Peak


Day 34 Depature Hong KongThe vacation is over all too soon as you’re transferred to the airport to board the homebound flight, bidding a fond farewell to China, and we know you’ll be back.
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 12040 12882 14745
2-5 persons 7857 9604 8283 10446 9227 12309
6-9 persons 6471 8195 6896 9037 7841 10900
≥10 persons 5587 7075 6069 8030 6930 9726
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 12467 13515 15812
2-5 persons 8210 10031 8740 11079 9904 13376
6-9 persons 6824 8622 7353 9670 8517 11967
≥10 persons 5860 7478 6411 8568 7430 10585
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 12736 14174 16687
2-5 persons 8412 10301 9143 11738 10409 14251
6-9 persons 7026 8892 7756 10329 9022 12843
≥10 persons 6111 7845 6814 9227 7923 11427
Notice:
Due to the uncertainties of this tour, such as special local conditions , the changes of accommodation rate, etc, the tour has to be tailor-made and its price is on request. Please tell us in advance your group information inclusive of departure date, number of pax, and other individual needs, which will be helpful to work out a fit program and the right price.

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