China travel map - Ultimate China Honeymoon Vacation

With something special for the newlyweds, our Honeymoon holiday in 17 days takes you to the best honeymoon places in China, from the magnificent Great Wall to the sunny beaches of Sanya. Bustling streets, fascinating countryside, world-famed sites and fun activity will provide you the most cherish memory in your life. And you will visit other highlights like Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, the Great Wall, Summer Palace, Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Bell Tower, the Bund, Zhujiajiao, Yu Garden, Li River...

Duration: 17 days & 16 nights

Destinations: Beijing - Xian - Shanghai - Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin - Sanya - Hong Kong

Starting Point: Beijing

Ending Point: Hong Kong

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Be met at the airport and transferred to Brick Yard, a character hotel at the foot of the Great Wall - one of the wonders of the world. Free time for the rest of the day and you can enjoy treasured quiet moments with your love and perhaps savor the sunset view down the Great Wall. Your romantic honeymoon in China get started. 

Free time in the morning, enjoying the intimate time at hotel. Or you can take a brisk walk around the lovely village. Your guide will meet you at the hotel in the late morning and lead you to Mutianyu Great Wall by round-way cable car. As the old saying goes, "One who fails to reach the Great Wall is not a hero". Therefore, it is the must-see site during your Beijing tour. Take kissing photos at the wall for life-time memory. In the afternoon, drive back to Beijing and go to the 798 Art District, where houses a thriving artistic community of modern Chinese artists. Free time at the rest of the day. 

Meal: B, L, D

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

Mutianyu Great Wall

Today you and your love will travel in time for several architecture masterpieces in Chinese history. Don't miss the romantic and legendary back stories. Private escorted tour to over 500 years' historical Temple of Heaven. The Temple is basically a huge communications terminal which the Chinese Emperors used to communicate directly with Heaven. Tiananmen Square is the next spot which is at the heart of Beijing and the world's largest city center square. Then go to the Forbidden City --nominated as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1987 and recognized as one of the most important five palaces in the world. At night, tasty Pecking Roast duck is offered.

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. Later, take a 3-wheel rickshaw to Hutong (Beijing's traditional alleyways) to see the local people's life and this tour will actually show old Beijing's timeless best to you. In the afternoon, enjoy one-hour romantic boating at Shichahai Lake

Meal: B, L

beijing Hutong

Free time in the morning, transfer to the railway station and head for Xian, once the center of the world. leading the tread of all. Be met and transfer to hotel at downtown Xian. Lead to a local restaurant to learn to make Chinese dumplings, which is definitely a loving thing to do for your wife/husband. And have a feast there with the dumpling made by yourselves. At night, a fascinating Tang Dynasty show with beautiful traditional Chinese music and dance is offered for you to appreciate its artistic values. 

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)

The famous Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum is the tour highlight today. It's often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world, which is an enormous collection of vivid Chinese warriors made out of hardened clay. In the afternoon, visit the Bell Tower in the downtown area of Xian. It was originally built in Ming Dynasty and used to house the bells that were sounded every morning to announce the time to the ancient capital's inhabitants. Then a walk at the old  Muslim Quarter of the city is also in plan for you to experience the real life of Xian people and enjoya gastronomic trip for couple who love foods. 

Meal: B, L

China Honeymoon to Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum

Transfer to airport and fly to Shanghai. Be met and transfer to visit the Bund and Nanjing Road. These two are the must-see sights in brilliant Shanghai. The Bund is for modern and historical architecture seeing while Nanjing Road is for one-stop shopping experience. Then Xintiandi, a newly developing entertainment zone will also give you a glimpse of bustling Shanghai. Optional acrobatic show, collective of various kinds of feats, at night.

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

Half day tour to a nearby romantic water town--Zhujiajiao to see the traditional life of Yangtze Delta--unique old bridges across bubbling streams, small rivers shaded by willow trees, and houses with courtyards. Then go back to downtown area and visit Yu Garden. It has a total area of 20,000 square meters with an exquisite layout and beautiful scenery. Later, several time for shopping in downtown. Then proceed to Hengshan Road, which is one of the most romantic street in Shanghai where you can choose any of the bar or café to enjoy your private time. 

Meal: B, L

Yu Garden

Free morning for your own exploration and we recommend you to Shanghai Museum, the French Concession, or Oriental Pearl TV Tower which are also highlights during Shanghai tour. Transfer to airport and fly to Guilin. Be met and transfer to hotel. If you're active couple, take a stroll around the central lakes for the beautiful night view. 

Meal: B

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Guilin

Luxury five-star hotel: Shangri-La Hotel Guilin

Boutique hotel: Aroma Tea House, Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel

In the morning, with your wife/husband, take a leisurely cruise down Li River famous for the unique karst landscape on the banks. You will see bamboo groves, jagged, sharp-edged hills like broken teeth, a wide placid river and peaceful farm and village terrain are along the river. Finally disembark at the beautiful small town Yangshuo, 65 kilometers to the southeast of Guilin. Afternoon is free for your shopping and wandering around West Street. At night, Impression Sanjie Liu light show is included. 

Meal: B, L

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Yangshuo

Luxury five-star hotel: Banyan Tree Yangshuo, Amari Yangshuo

Boutique hotel: Yangshuo Mountain Retreat, Yangshuo Tea Cozy

Romantic Li River Cruise

Yangshuo is a lovely place for couples to experience village life and the great outdoor. The day begins by Biking (or taking a golf-car-like vehicle) to the countryside to see the stunning scenery, rice paddies, water buffalo and local farmer's life. Then it's your option to take a 1-hour bamboo rafting down Yulong River. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Drive back to Guilin, and visit the outstanding Karst style Reed Flute Cave nearby the downtown: a fascinating gallery of natural sculpture. Take an evening flight to Sanya. Be met and transfer to hotel.

Meal: B, L, D

Reed Flute Cave

With sunny beaches and blue sea, Sanya is one of the best places for honeymooners to relax and enjoy sweet time. Half day tour to local attraction. Free afternoon for your own trip around while we recommend-- The End of the Earth (“tian ya hai jiao”), it is twenty kilometers from Sanya City and is a beach with clear water, coconut palms and grotesque rocks. Secondly, Yalong Bay, which is Sanya premier destination for fun in the sun, providing visitors with an irresistible combination of a world-class beach, remarkable swimming and diving, international resorts and superb golf facilities in one extraordinary package.

Meal: B

Recommended honeymoon hotels in Sanya

Luxury five-star hotel: Banyan Tree Sanya, Crowne Plaza Sanya Haitang Bay Resort

Boutique hotel: Rosewood Sanya, The Sanya EDITION

Free day for your own enjoyment. Recommend highlights for you: Dadonghai beach--an awesome, funky, bohemian 2.3 kilometers crescent moon shaped beach hangout lined with one of the world's very best 30m wide exotic tropical wood and garden boardwalks. Wuzhizhou Island--2.8 km away from Sanya and it is one of few islands with natural fresh water and abundant plants. Visitors can take hovercrafts to the island.

Meal: B

Sanya honeymoon

Enjoy your last minute relaxing and sightseeing in Sanya. Transfer to airport and fly to Hong Kong. Be met and transfer to hotel.

Meal: B

Busy tour day first go to the Aberdeen Fishing Village, the largest town on Hong Kong Island outside the main urban area. Secondly go to Repulse Bay which has clean water and big white sand beach as an ideal place for relaxation. After shopping at the typical Stanley Market, go to Victoria Peak, a tram ride to give you the best angle to capture exceptional video footage while you are moving to the 373 meters hill top. 

Meal: B, L

Victoria Peak

Free day for self-trip. Recommend you to go to Disneyland of Hong Kong. It is the world's smallest Disneyland that covers an area of 126.82 hectares and there are four main parts in the park. Or you can go to the Ocean Park which is Hong Kong's unique local park with a heritage of delivering family fun and fond memories.

Meal: B

Transfer to airport and fly back home with awesome photos and all romantic memories that will last for a life time. End of your 17 days honeymoon in China. 

Meal: B

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What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suite Your Preference

    In each place, we hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our China tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

  • Internal Transportation

    Based on your needs, we could make bookings of internal transportation, including domestic flights, inter-city trains, long-distance bus, etc.

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