16-day China Great Wall Panorama
Tour code: ETC-B52
Beijing is not the only place to see the snaking Great wall; on this tour, you will have opportunity to see other wild Great wall sections in Beijing, Jiayuguan & Yinchuan of Gansu province, Zhongwei of Ningxia region, Datong Shanxi province as well as other historical relics along the way.
|Tour Date||City||Tour Brief|
|1||Beijing||Arrival in Beijing|
|2||Beijing|| Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park|
|3||Beijing / Jiayuguan||fly to Jiayuguan|
|4||Jiayuguan||Jiayuguan Fort, Hanging Great Wall, Great Wall Museum|
|5||Jiayuguan / Zhongwei||Train to Zhongwei|
|6||Zhongwei||Han Dynasty Great Wall, Shapotou Tourism Area|
|7||Zhongwei / Yinchuan||Gaomiao Bao’an Temple, 108 Pagodas, Nanguan Mosque|
|8||Yinchuan||Ming Dyansty Great Wall, Western Xia Imperial Tombs, Haibao Pagoda|
|9||Yinchuan / Datong||Fly to Taiyuan and take express train to Datong|
|10||Datong||Yanmenguan Great Wall|
|11||Datong||Yungang Grottoes, Huayan Monastery, Nine Dragon Screen|
|12||Datong / Beijing||transfer to Huangshan, Hongcun and Xidi Village|
|13||Beijing||Jinshanling Great Wall, |
|14||Beijing||Shanhaiguan Great Wall, Great Wall Museum|
Be met and transferred to the hotel.
Day 2 Beijing
Full day visit to Temple of Heaven, the Forbidden City and Coal Hill(Jingshan Park).
Day 3 Beijing - Jiayuguan
Transfer to the airport and fly to Jiayuguan, the west end of the Great Wall. Be met after arrival and transferred to the hotel.
Day 4 Jiayuguan
Visit the Jiayuguan Fort, the western terminus of the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty, then proceed to visit the Hanging Great Wall, and Great Wall Museum.
Day 5 Jiayuguan - Zhongwei
Transfer to take train to Zhongwei (9hr 40mins, departing every other day), and arrive at 20:49. Be met and transferred to the hotel.
Day 6 Zhongwei
Transfer to visit the Great Wall of Han Dynasty at Sifangdun, then proceed to Shapotou Tourism Area, a desert amusement park by the most beautiful desert in China – Tengger Desert.
Day 7 Zhognwei - Yinchuan
Visit Gaomiao Bao’an Temple, then drive to Yinchuan, and visit 108 Pagodas near Qingtong Gorge on the way. Visit Nanguan Mosque after arrival. Overnight at Yinchuan.
Day 8 Yinchuan
Transfer to visit the Sanguankou Great Wall of Ming Dynasty, located at the south of Helan Mountain (40 km west of Yinchuan), then visit Western Xia Imperial Tombs, where includes nice tombs of Western Xia Kings and 250-plus companion tombs buried with the remains of the major imperial family members and aristocrats. After that, transfer to visit Haibao Pagoda at the city downtown.
Day 9 Yinchuan - Datong
Transfer to the airport, and fly to Taiyuan, be met and transferred to take an express bus to Datong. Overnight at Datong.
Day 10 Datong
Full day tour to Yanmenguan to see the Great Wall.
Day 11 Datong
Visit Yungang Grottoes, Huayan Monastery, Nine Dragon Screen.
Day 12 Datong - Beijing
Take a morning train to Beijing. Be met and transferred to the hotel. Take a 3-wheel rickshaw to Hutong to see local people’s life.
Day 13 Beijing
Drive to Jinshanling Great Wall to the see the great wall in the wildness, if you like, you can walk a bit further to the ruined sections with stunning views.
Day 14 Beijing
Take a morning train to Shanhaiguan (2hrs 30mins), after lunch, visit the Old Dragon’s Head, east-end of the Great Wall, then proceed to visit Shanghai Pass, and the Great Wall Museum.
Day 15 Beijing
Take train back to Beijing, free time at the rest of day.
Day 16 Beijing
Transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination.
PRICES START FROM PER PERSONAs all of our holidays are tailor-made it isn’t possible to give anexact price on the web-site as the final cost is dependant on a number of factors. These include the number of people in your party, the season you travel, the standard of hotel (we offer a variety of standards from three-star to super-luxurious) and duration of your trip. However, as aguideline you should expect to pay from US$ for the opposite itinerary.
Private transfers airport/hotel/airport;
Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide;
Accommodations with daily breakfast;
Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner;
Domestic flights and trains listed;
Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg);
Any meals not specified as "B, L or D";
Gratuties to guides and drivers.
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