Splendid China 12 Days Tour

Tour Code: BJ-PKG-03

Duration: 12 Days

Visit: Beijing,Xian,Guilin,Yangshuo,Hangzhou,Shanghai

Note: This tour gets you to enjoy the splendid tourist attractio in Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Hangzhou and Shanghai. Whether the the most famous historical and cultural sites in Beijing and Xian, the most stunning scenery of Li River in Guilin, the gorgeous W ...

Starting From: $ 1601 P/P

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Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

This tour gets you to enjoy the splendid tourist attractions in Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Hangzhou and Shanghai. Whether the the most famous historical and cultural sites in Beijing and Xian, the most stunning scenery of Li River in Guilin, the gorgeous West Lake in Hangzhou, or the legendary Bund in Shanghai, you will fully enjoy the highlighted beauties in China with this tour.
  • Centrally Located Hotels
  • Authentic Chinese Food
  • Hutong experience
  • Peking Roasted Duck Dinner
  • Acrobatic Show in Shanghai
 
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  • Day

    01

    Arrival in Beijing

    Arrival in Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Airport to Hotel Transfer (Beijing)

    Meals:

    No meal

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing Deluxe ★★★★Hotel Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao Tourist ★★★Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple Of Heaven

    Our guide will meet you at the arrival hall of the airport and transfer you to the hotel for check in. Enjoy the remainder of the day!

  • Day

    02

    Beijing

    Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Tiananmen Square,Forbidden City,Hutong,Summer Palace

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing Deluxe ★★★★Hotel Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao Luxury ★★★★★Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple Of Heaven

    Today your Beijing exploration will begin with a visit to Tiananmen Square. As the largest public square in the world, Tiananmen Square can hold over one million people. This famous monument with its historical significance is often considered as a national symbol in China.

    Next we will proceed to visit Forbidden City. The Forbidden City, also called Imperial Museum, was the imperial palace for emperors during the Ming and Qing dynasties. It is the best-preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world. You will appreciate its magnificence of royal architectures and imperial treasures when visiting the Forbidden City.

    After that our guide will bring you to have a great time by rickshaw riding at Hutong Area. Hutongs are alleys formed by lines of Siheyuan, which are the traditional courtyard residences. As an important cultural element of old Beijing, Hutongs are popualar places for people to get to know Beijing local culture and life. A rickshaw riding among Hutongs is just the way to get deep into the local culture and life in Hutongs.

    Then we will continue to visit the spectacular of Summer Palace. It is the largest imperial park in China. Having a vast collection of lakes, gardens and palaces, Summer Palace attracts numerous tourists there for its natural beauty and numerous historical sites.

    Afterwards, our guide will bring you back to hotel for a good rest.

  • Day

    03

    Beijing

    Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Temple of Heaven,Badaling Great Wall,Beijing Olympic Stadium

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch,Peking Roasted Duck Dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing Tourist ★★★Hotel Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao Tourist ★★★Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple Of Heaven

    This morning, your sightseeing will start with a visit to the Temple of Heaven. The Temple of Heaven is a complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing, which was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. You will admire its grand size of architectures and profound cultural connotation when visiting the Temple of Heaven.

    Next you will have an excursion to the Badaling Great Wall. Built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Badaling Great Wall is the most well-preserved and the most visited section of the Great Wall of China. As a symbol of Chinese civilization and one of the wonders created by Chinese people, Badaling Great Wall is a must-visit attraction in Beijing. You will appreciate this human-made architecural wonder for its construction and the surrounding natural beauty.

    We will have a stop at Beijing Olympic Stadium on the way back to Beijing downtown. The Beijing Olympic Stadium is also known as Bird’s Nest. It used to be the main stadium of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, now the stadium acts as the center of international or domestic sports competition and recreation activities. You will appreciate its unique design and humanistic architecture.

    Tonight, you will have the delicious Beijing Roast Duck for dinner. After dinner, our guide will take you bak to the hotel.
  • Day

    04

    Beijing-Xian

    Beijing-Xian

    Attraction & Activities:

    The Ancient City Wall,Shaanxi History Museum

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Sheraton Xian Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Grand New World Hotel Xian Tourist ★★★City Hotel

    After breakfast, our guide will transfer you to the airport and you will fly to Xian. Our guide in Xian will pick you up at the airport and take you to have lunch.

    In the afternoon, our guide will take you to visit the Ancient City Wall. This is a famous landmark in Xian. The City Wall is the largest and best preserved Ming Dynasty city wall. Visiting the City Wall, you can not only learn city construction and architectural arts in ancient times. Also you can get some good views of Xian city.

    Next we will move to visit Shaanxi History Museum. It is China’s first large-scale modern national museum. It has a large collection of culture relics for you to learn more about Chinese history and culture.

    Afterwards, our guide will take you to the hotel and help you check in.

  • Day

    05

    Xian

    Xian

    Attraction & Activities:

    Terracotta Warriors and Horses,Big Wild Goose Pagoda

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Sheraton Xian Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Grand New World Hotel Xian Tourist ★★★City Hotel

    This morning we will visit the world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses after breakfast. It is dubbed as “World’s Eighth Great Wonder” and the largest excavation of the 20th century. There you will see those artifacts of numerous life-size terracotta figures of warriors and horses with different features, facial expressions, clothing and hairstyles arranged in battle formations.

    Next we will proceed to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a famous Buddhist pagoda in Xian which was built in the Tang Dynasty. Built with traditional Chinese architectural characteristics and profound Buddhist culture connotation, you will admire Buddhist Religion culture and its attractive architecture when visiting there.

    This evening, you will get the chance to enjoy the wonderfull Tang Dynasty Show. The Tang Dynasty Show is dedicated to telling famous stories in the history by the performance of singing and dancing. You will know more about Chinese history and culture by watching the show.

    After the show, our guide will bring you back to the hotel.

  • Day

    06

    Xian-Guilin

    Xian-Guilin

    Attraction & Activities:

    Elephant Trunk Hill,Reed Flute Cave

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Sheraton Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Guilin Bravo Hotel Tourist ★★★Guilin Eva Inn

    After breakfast, our guide will bring you to the airport and you will take early flight to Guilin. Our guide at Guilin will pick you up at the airport and take you to have lunch.

    After lunch, our guide will transfer you to visit Elephant Trunk Hill. The Elephant Trunk Hill is located at the western bank of the Li River in Guilin. The hill is shaped like gigantic elephant drinking water out of the Li River, and that’s how it got its name. It is the masterpiece of Karst landscape as it is composed of pure limestone deposited on seabed 360 million years ago. The hill with the unique shape to combine the alluring scenery of Li River gives us the picturesque sights to enjoy.

    Next we will pay a visit to Reed Flute Cave. The Reed Flute Cave is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Guilin. It is a typical karst cave with numerous stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone curtains, and stone flowers in peculiar and special shapes growing and hanging there. It is an art palace to admire the fine artworks of limestone by nature.

    Afterwards, our guide will bring you to the hotel and help you check in.

  • Day

    07

    Guilin-Yangshuo

    Guilin-Yangshuo

    Attraction & Activities:

    Li River,West Street

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch on the Cruise

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Green Lotus Hotel Deluxe ★★★★New Century Hotel Tourist ★★★Aiyuan Hotel

    Today’s sightseeing will be scheduled to begin with an amazing Li River Cruise in the morning. Li River is praised as the No. 1 Guilin Landscape among all the waters and mountains in Guilin with its green hills, limpid water, unique caves and beautiful rocks. While a Li River cruise is the indispensable thing to do to explore the picturesque landscape scenery in Guilin. Today you will take the Li River Cruise sailing down from Guilin to Yangshuo and the cruise will take approximately 4 hours to reach Yangshuo. Lunch will be arranged at the cruise boat. 

    Next we will move to have a great relaxed time at West Street. Yangshuo West Street lies in the center of Yangshuo County. It is 517 meters long and 8 meters wide. The street is paved with marble and takes an “S” shape. Buildings along the street are in ancient style featured with special local flavor and cultural reflection. Reputed as “Foreigner Street” and “Global Village”, the night scene at West Street is full of exotic aroma which is especially charming. Also you can buy various kinds of souvenirs and taste a lot of local delicacies along the West Street.

    Afterwards, our guide will take you to the hotel and help you check in.

  • Day

    08

    Yangshuo-Guilin-Hangzhou

    Yangshuo-Guilin-Hangzhou

    Attraction & Activities:

    Lingyin Temple

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Crowne Plaza Grand Canal Deluxe ★★★★Hangzhou E.M Grand Hotel Luxury ★★★★★Holiday Inn Express Hotel

    After breakfast, our guide will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Shanghai. Our guide at Hangzhou will pick you up at the airport and take you to have lunch.

    After lunch, our guide will bring you to visit Lingyin Temple. The Lingyin Temple is situated on the west of West Lake. It is a famous ancient Buddhist temple in China. Simple yet magnificent, grandeur but with exquisite structure and delicate carvings, the Lingyin Temple is a masterpiece of ancient architecture. Its quaint architecture tranquil environment, historical sites and cultural relics preserved in Lingyin Temple are what to see there.

    Afterwards, our guide will transfer you to the hotel for check in.

  • Day

    09

    Hangzhou

    Hangzhou

    Attraction & Activities:

    West Lake,Viewing Fish at flower harbor,Meijiawu Tea Plantation,Hefang Street

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Crowne Plaza Grand Canal Deluxe ★★★★Hangzhou E.M Grand Hotel Luxury ★★★★★Holiday Inn Express Hotel

    After breakfast, you will start your sightseeing with West Lake.The West Lake is the most famous attraction in Hangzhou. With its natural beauty and historical sites, you will get a feast of beautiful scenery to the eyes when visiting there. Also we will go for fish viewing at Flower Harbor inside the West Lake Scenic Area.

    Next we will proceed to visit Meijiawu Tea Plantation. The Meijiawu Tea Plantation is one of the major production bases of Dragon Well Tea. You will experience the local profound tea culture and local life there, also learn more about the unique Dragon Well tea.

    Then you will have a free strolling at Hefang Street. The Hefang Street is an old historical and cultural street in Hangzhou. You will get to know the ancient Hangzhou history and culture from this street. Also you will have chances to taste various delicious Hangzhou food and snacks. During this trip, you will pay a visit to Bird and Flower Market and Huqingyutang. The Huqingyutang is an old pharmacy store selling traditional Chinese medicine.

    Afterwards, our guide will take you back to the hotel for a good rest.

  • Day

    10

    Hangzhou-Shanghai

    Hangzhou-Shanghai

    Attraction & Activities:

    Nanjing Road,The Bund,Yu Yuan Garden

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Majesty Plaza Hotel Deluxe ★★★★New Century Kaiyuan Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Holiday Inn Express Zhabei

    Today your Shanghai exploration will begin with a visit to Yuyuan Garden. As a famous classical garden in Shanghai, Yuyuan Garden attracts people by its compact and exquisite layout. Its natural features of rocks, pavilions, ornamental ponds and flower walls will give you fresh ideas about the modern Shanghai.

    Then we will move on and have the sightseeing exploration at the Bund. As the most famous sightseeing destination in the city, the Bund has become a symbol of Shanghai and a must-go place for tourists. You will enjoy the fascinating views of Huangpu River and groups of architectures and skyscrapers.

    The last destination for today will be Nanjing Road. You will have free shopping there. The Nanjing Road is China’s premier shopping street. You will experience the charm of metropolis and modernism of Shanghai at Nanjing Road.

    At last, our guide will take you back to the hotel for a good rest.

  • Day

    11

    Shanghai

    Shanghai

    Attraction & Activities:

    Shanghai Museum

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Majesty Plaza Hotel Deluxe ★★★★New Century Kaiyuan Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Holiday Inn Express Zhabei

    After breakfast, you will have time for your own leisure and free exploration. At 2:00PM, our guide will pick you up at the lobby of the hotel and take you to visit Shanghai Museum. The museum possesses a collection of 120,000 precious works of art. Those numerous historical relics and work of arts in Shanghai Museum will give you a better idea of Chinese history and culture.

    Then we will go to have dinner. After dinner, you may go to enjoy the wonderful Acrobatic Show at your own expense if you are interested. Or our guide will bring you back to the hotel.

  • Day

    12

    Depart from Shanghai

    Depart from Shanghai

    Attraction & Activities:

    Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai)

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    After breakfast, our guide will transfer you to the airport and help you board your departure flights. Wish you a pleasant trip back home!
Price Per Person in US Dollars
Group Size Luxury Class Tour Deluxe Class Tour Tourist Class Tour Single Room Supplement
Mar. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2015 High Season
1 Person$ 4003$ 3495$ 2969- / - / -
2 Persons$ 2636$ 2382$ 2120$ 811 / $ 552 / $ 318
3-5 Persons$ 2278$ 2024$ 1763$ 811 / $ 552 / $ 318
6-9 Persons$ 2116$ 1862$ 1601$ 811 / $ 552 / $ 318
Remarks

* This is a private tour, only you and your family or friends will be in this tour. Please feel free to contact our tour advisors if you need any changes of itinerary, hotel or anything else, we would adjust the tour for you.
* Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Labor’s Day (Apr 29-May 5, 2014), China National Day Holiday (Sep 29-Oct 8, 2014), and Chinese Spring Festival (Jan 28-Feb 7, 2014).

* If only one person is traveling then the single room supplement is not required. If, for example, three people book a hotel, with two in one room and one in another room, the single room supplement must be paid. 
* You will enjoy more discount if there are more people join the tour.

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
    If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We will try to make sure both western and Chinese breakfasts are supplied. However, there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
  • Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing, by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide.
  • Airfare: Domestic Airfare with taxes: Beijing-Xian, Xian-Guilin, Guilin-Hangzhou
  • Guide: English speaking tour guide
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin share

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • International airfare or train tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China entry visa fees.
  • Personal expenses: such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Single room supplement
  • Tips to guide and driver. (Tiping standard: USD 8/person/day.)