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A ready-made honeymoon package offers incredible experience for couples in love combing fun volunteer jobs in panda search center and touch of adventure in Tibet, staying overnight at the foot of magnificent wall, making dumplings in Xian, enjoy picnic at Yamdrok Lake and stroll in the romantic and historical important the Bund of Shanghai!

Duration: 16 days & 15 nights

Destinations: Beijing - Xian - Lhasa - Chengdu - Bifengxia Panda Base - Chengdu - Shanghai

Starting Point: Beijing

Ending Point: Shanghai


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Fly over seas, mountains and cities arriving Beijing, China's ancient and modern capital. Be met and greeted by your exclusive guide and driver, and transfer to your hotel at the foot of Simatai Great Wall. Active couples will take a wonderful night tour of Simatai Great Wall. Take the cable car up to the top of Simatai Great Wall, beautiful, precipitous and authentic. Cuddle your partner as you watch the sun slowly sets. And carry an old lamp to walk further through the beacon towers, and watch the starry sky upon this enormous ancient architecture wonder. Definitely a magic night for the newlyweds.

Simatai Great Wall Night Tour

Get in Simatai Great Wall again this morning, when it is shone by the brilliant sunshine. You can have a better view of the Great Wall -  one of the most outstanding ancient wonders in human history. Take awesome photos, e.g. kissing on on the Great Wall. Get down, and visit the Gubei Water Town, a romantic water town with Northern China features. Enjoy an easy walk along the riverside alllyways, walk into the traditional handicraft workshops, taste some traditional snack foods. 

Thereafter, drive to the downtown Beijing, and check into your hotel. 

Meal: B, L

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Beijing

Luxury five-star hotel: Regent Beijing, The Peninsula Beijing Hotel

Boutique hotel: Shadow Art Boutique Hotel, Hotel Cote Cour Beijing

Beijing is where you witness the glory of dynasty past of China, with countless historic sites and legendary back stories. Private escorted tour to China's existing building complex for the Ming and Qing emperors to offer sacrifice to heaven, Temple of Heaven. Then visit Tiananmen Square, locates at the heart of Beijing, is the world's largest city center square which witnesses the development of China. And then the Forbidden City, nominated as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1987, is the largest ancient palatial structure in the world, with a wealth of culture and art treasures remaining. At night, the epitome of Beijing cuisine Imperial Court dinner is deliciously prepared.

Meal: B, L, D

Pay a visit to the Summer Palace, which is a royal garden most completely preserved with richest landscapes and large compact buildings. It was listed as the world cultural heritage in 1998. In the afternoon, take a vintage 3-wheel rickshaw to Hutong, namely Beijing's traditional alleyways, to see the local people's life and this tour will actually show old Beijing's timeless best to you. Besides, one-hour romantic boating at Shichahai Lake is planned. 

Meal: B, L

hutong trip

Free time in the morning, transfer to the train station and catch your high speed train to Xian, along with hundreds of local people. Try chatting with the young generation who speaking English, to know the country and people's life better if you'd like. Be met and transfer to hotel at downtown Xian. Learn to make Chinese dumplings at a local restaurant (or a local family) and enjoy dumpling meal. It is a great chance that you make for your wife/husband the great Chinese foods. At night, Wonderful Tang Dynasty show with traditional Chinese music and dance is waiting for your appreciation (optional).

Meal: B, L

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Xian

Luxury five-star hotel: Wyndham Grand Xi’an South, Sofitel Legend Peoples Grand Hotel Xi’an

Boutique hotel: ET House (Xi’an Bell Drum Towers)

Drive to visit Xian's highlight--Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is known as the eighth wonder of the world and a museum to display thousands of life-sized terra-cotta warriors and horses in Qin Dynasty. In the afternoon, visit the Bell Tower at the downtown. It was built in 1384 during the early Ming Dynasty with a height of 36 meters and covers an area of 1,377 square meters. Then a walk at the old quarters of the city for you to experience the real life of Xian people.

Meal: B, L

china honeymoon tour with Terracotta Army

Transfer to airport and fly to "the Land of Gods" -- Lhasa, be met and transfer to check in hotel. Rest and Acclimatize yourselves to the high altitude. Cherish the moment you and your wife/hunband on the roof of the world. The ever-blue sky, holy snow mountains and ancient Buddhist shrines witness your romance. 

Meal: B, L

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Lhasa

Luxury five-star hotel: Shangri-la Hotel Lhasa

Boutique hotel: Shambhala Palace Boutique Hotel

Today, 3 highlights of attractions: first, Potala Palace--the landmark of the city and this stone-and-wood-structured palace consists of the White Palace and Red Palace, with numerous valuable Tibetan Buddhist relics and artifacts displayed here. Second, Jokhang Temple-- located at the center of the old Lhasa and it is the spiritual center of Tibet with a history over 1,300 years. Jokhang Temple makes Lhasa the holy city. You can see many humbleTibetans praying devoutly in front the temple. You can even pray for a life-long romance between you two. Third, Barkhor Street-- a circular street at the center of Lhasa which is the oldest street in a very traditional city of Tibet. Witness the local way of living and buy some local sovenirs if you wish.   

Meal: B, L

Potala Palace

Drive to see the holy lake - Yamdrok Lake. It is an over 72 km long freshwater lake and one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and is fed by numerous small streams. Enjoy a picnic at the lake with the prepared foods, and take in the breathtaking views of nature. Never miss taking the perfect photos with your love in this pure fairland. 

Meal: B, L

Yamdrok Lake


Wave goodbye to the timeless Tibet, and head for Chengdu, where the giant panda live happily and the local people conduct relaxing and beautiful life everyday. Visit Chengdu People's Park, a popular place for the locals to drink tea, dance, sing, play mahjong..., where you can also see how the senior couple  get along with each other after a life-time long. Find one quaint tea house to enjoy the sweet tea time with your wife/husband. Later, stroll leisurely along the Jinli Old Street, one of the most romantic streets in Chengdu. 

Meal: B, L

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Chengdu

Luxury five-star hotel: Shangri-la Hotel Chengdu, The Temple House

Boutique hotel: Buddha Zen Hotel, Chengdu Courtyard

One-day panda volunteer work at Dujiangyan Panda Base is the theme of today. The base offers panda keeper programs where participants can help take care of the pandas. So your long-cherished dream of meeting panda is fullfilled. Furthermore you will learn to look after them - definitely an unforgetable experience in your honeymoon. Get to know the knowledge about the pandas that have been living on Earth for a least 8 million years. And along with other staff in the base, prepare the yummy cake for pandas, and feed them. Help to clear their house and simply watch them playing on the grassland or in the trees. 

Meal: B, L

Panda in Chengdu

Transfer to visit the 71-meter-high Leshan Stone-carved Buddha with a history of 1200 years. The Buddha is so big that its head is 14.7 meters long and 10 meters wide with total 1021 buns of hair on it, and his toenail can accommodate a seated person. Thereafter, visit the 1700-year-old Huanglongxi Old Town, consists of flagstone road, ancient archways, temples, architectural dwellings and old banyan trees. Taste some local snacks if you like.

Meal: B, L

Leshan Stone-carved Buddha

Continue your honeymoon, flying  to Shanghai. Visit the Bund to admire the colonial architectures dating to 19th-20th Century. It is regarded as the witness of the beginning of China's modern history. Then visit the beautiful classical Chinese Garden Yu Garden which is just located in the heart of bustling Shanghai and the traditonal shopping area - Yuyuan Market. it is also Shanghai's food center, where various street foods and traditonal snacks will make your mouth water. Drive to Xintiandi, a car-free shopping, eating and entertainment area where composed of restored traditional shikumen (stone gate) houses on narrow alleys. One of the most romantic places in Shanghai, you can choose any of the bar or café to enjoy your private time.

Meal: B, L

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Shanghai

Luxury five-star hotel: Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre , The Peninsula Shanghai

Boutique hotel: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund, The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai

Around Shanghai, there are many romantic water towns; Nanxun is one of them, with fewer tourist. For your honeymoon trip to Nanxun, this ancient water town has something else to offer -  the traditional Chinese wedding show on water! The wedding ceremony must be very different from yours. The "bride and groom" dressed in traditional red costumes and board a small beautifully decorated hand-rowing boat, with the other boats following them. There're also music,dance and traditional Chinse rituals.

Also visit the old big family mansions and buildings of Nanxun Water Town, such as Little Lotus Garden and the Baijianlou, or the "100 houses complex", which was built over 400 years ago. Drive back to Shanghai, free time for the rest of the day. 

Meal: B, L


Free day for your own exploration. And our recommendation example: Shanghai French Concession, a famous place for its historical factors and a fantastic place for spending leisure time. Explore great Shanghai in your own way to get unique experience today!

Meal: B

Transfer to airport and fly to your next destination.

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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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