China travel map - Best valued 8 day China Golden Triangle Tour

Take this best valued 8-day China travel deal, with China's top 3 destinations - Beijing, Xian and Shanghai. This trip would give you a fascinating glimpse of China's past and present.

Duration: 8 days & 7 nights

Destinations: Beijing - Xi'an - Shanghai

Starting Point: Beijing

Ending Point: Shanghai


Beijing: Beijing Jianguo Hotel 4*

Xian: Grand New World Hotel 4*

Shanghai: Anting Villa Hotel 4*

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Arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport. You will be met by the guide and driver at the exit of Arrival Hall & transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. 

Today a bus join-in tour to Dingling and Mutianyu Great Wall. Dingling of Ming Tomb is the underground mausoleum of Emperor Wan Li. The Underground Palace Halls, a labyrinth palace building, were the first royal tomb excavated in accordance with plan in China. After lunch, go to visit Mutianyu Great Wall. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, Mutianyu section of Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs. If you want to reach the highest point, a cable car is available (optional).

Meal: B, L

Mutianyu Great Wall

The bus join-in tour starts at Tian'anmen Square with its plentitude of monuments testifying to the communist, and more specifically, Mao's influence on China's modern history. From there you will proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history in the world. On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit the Chinese traditional medicine culture. After having a short rest, we'll visit the Temple of Heaven -- the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. After Chinese lunch (40 minutes), enjoy a short visit to a pearl market. Driving (30minutes) to Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. Transfer back to your hotels.

Meal: B, L

Forbidden City

Free at leisure for your own exploration. Hutong, Houhai Lake, Beihai Park and Panjiayuan Antique Market are good place to visit. Private transfer (without guide) to train station for high speed train to Xian in the afternoon. Upon arrival in Xian, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Meal: B

A bus join-in tour to the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, one of the most important archaeological finds in the 20th century; an army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb since 2200 year ago. And then go to the Banpo Neolithic Village Museum, the north square of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. During the tour, you will visit Terracotta Army Replica Factory and a carpet factory.

Meal: B, L

Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum

Free at leisure in the morning. Recommended scenic sites are Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi History Museum, the Bell Tower, Muslim Quarters, which are all in downtown area and easy to reach. Private transfer (without guide) to train station for high speed train Shanghai in the afternoon. Upon arrival in Shanghai, you will be met by the driver and transfer to hotel. 

Meal: B

Full day guided Shanghai city tour by public transport and foot today. Tour starts from Yu Garden, which features traditional architectural style of Yangtze Delta, it used to be a private garden with 400 years' history. After that, visit Old Quarters of Town God Temple (Yuyuan Market), where you can look at traditional way of people’s life, the houses, markets and people. After lunch, you will visit the Xintiandi, an affluent car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district of Shanghai. The district is composed of an area of reconstituted traditional mid-19th century shikumen ("stone gate") houses on narrow alleys.Tour ends at the Bund after a walk at Nanjing Road. The Bund is the famous water front to see new-erect modern skyscrapers and aged buildings of the colonial period. You may take an optional Huangpu River Cruise after the trip, which is a good way to let you have a panoramic view of the river and the scenery along Huangpu River.

Meal: B

the Bund

Your own arrangement by either taxi or Maglev train to Pudong airport for the flight to your next destination.

Meal: B

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What's included

The tour cost on a twin share basis starts from USD899/pp for minimum 2 pax with daily departure

Single supplement: USD320.

Included services:
   1. One way private transfers airport/hotel;
   2. Coach tour escorted by an English speaking guidein Beijing and Xian, full day private tour escorted by an English guide in Shanghai;
   3. 4-star hotels mentioned above with daily breakfast;
   4. Meals specified in the program as B=breakfast, L=lunch and D=dinner;
   5. Admission fee.
   6. Domestic train Beijing-Xian at 2nd class seat.
   7. Domestic flights Xian-Shanghai at economy class with tax included.

Non-included services:
   1. International flights and visa arrangement;
   2. Services not specified and personal expense;
   3. Tips to guide and driver.

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