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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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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