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Travel from ancient capital Beijing through the buzzing Shanghai. This journey is typically for Kungfu lovers who want to get a glimpse of martial arts in Shaoling temple while enjoy the amazingly sites. The highlights including Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Xian Ancient City Wall, Shaolin Temple, Zhujiajiao ancient town, Yu Garden, the Bund and so on.

Duration: 11 days & 10 nights

Destinations: Beijing - Xian - Luoyang - Dengfeng - Zhengzhou - Shanghai

Starting Point: Beijing

Ending Point: Shanghai

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Be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel at downtown.

Private escorted tour to Temple of Heaven--a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation. Then go to the largest city square in the world, Tiananmen Square. Later, go to the Forbidden City, which is the largest imperial palace in China for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years. At night, lead you to enjoy tasty Imperial Court dinner.

Meal: B, L, D

Temple of Heaven

Visit Mutianyu Great Wall by round-way cable car. It is a World Heritage Sites and highlight ancient architecture. This less-crowded section is about 2.5 hours' drive from downtown Beijing. Later, drive back to downtown and visit the 798 Art District, where houses a thriving artistic community of modern Chinese artists.

Meal: B, L

Mutianyu Great Wall

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 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. If possible, you can visit the famous Shichahai Sports School to see the martial arts training. Overnight in Beijing.

Meal: B, L

Summer Palace

Take a late morning flight to Xian. Be met and transferred to visit Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is known as the eighth wonder of the world and a museum to display terra-cotta warriors and horses in Qin Dynasty (221B.C.-207B.C.).

Meal: B, L, D

Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum

Visit the Shaanxi History Museum, one impressive museum housing more than 370,000 pieces of historical relics. Then climb the Ancient City Wall in the downtown, which is the best-kept and biggest city wall in China. If weather permits, a possible bike ride over the wall is offered. After lunch, take train to one of the ancient capital in China--Luoyang. Be met and transferred to hotel.

Meal: B, L

Shaanxi History Museum

Early morning to visit Prince Mansion Park to see the local people’s morning exercises. Later, visit Longmen Grottoes, a world heritage site named in 2000, the sculptures there are an outstanding manifestation of human artistic creativity. Old City Quarter is the third site where you can appreciate its solid structure and enjoy a leisure stroll there. In the afternoon, drive to Dengfeng.

Meal: B, L, D

Prince Mansion Park

Visit Shaolin Temple. It is known in and outside of China for Shaolin martial arts. The temple was built in 495, the 19th year of the reign of Emperor Xiaowen of the Northern Wei Dynasty. Dagoba Forest and Chinese Kung Fu performances are also included in the tour plan. Transfer to Zhengzhou airport to fly to Shanghai. Be met and transfer to hotel.

Meal: B, L

Dagoba Forest

Today we drive to the Zhujiajiao ancient town to see the elegant watery views there. Then pay a visit to Yu Garden to appreciate its brilliant historical garden art and have leisure stroll in it. Transfer to visit the Bund, a symbol of Shanghai and an epitome of Shanghai's modern history, where the past and the future meet with the colonial style buildings along the Bund that facing the new futuristic buildings of Pudong.

Meal: B, L

Zhujiajiao ancient town

Free time for your own exploration.

Meal: B

Transfer to airport and fly to your next destination.

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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