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This is a 10-day classic guided tour in China. You will experience the essence of China by traveling to 3 popular destinations of China: dynamic Hong Kong, cultural Xi’an & capical city of Beijing. The highlights there, such as Victoria Peak, Aberdeen Fishing Village, Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum,  Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Forbidden City, Summer Palace and so on, certainly will let you forget to return.

Duration: 10 days & 9 nights

Destinations: Hong Kong - Xi'an - Beijing

Starting Point: Hong Kong

Ending Point: Beijing

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Arrival in Hong Kong, you will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

A full day tour: after a visit to the Wong Tai Sin Temple, wander in Bird Market to have fun there. Then go to the Victoria Peak, which combines shopping, restaurants, and entertainment and features the oldest mode transport, the 112-year old Peak Tram and Hong Kong's most unusual building and icon, The Peak Tower. Aberdeen Fishing Village comes the next spot. It is where people can have a glimpse of boat-dwellers at Aberdeen Bay. Later, enjoy time at the Repulse Bay, a relaxing sandy beach with a strong characteristic of local culture. At last, shopping at Stanley Market.

Meal: B, L

Victoria Peak

Travel by ferry from Hong Kong to Lantau Island. See the world's largest seated outdoor bronze statue, Tian Tan Buddha. Then walk through the village full of cultural integrity. Explore the grand Po Lin Monastery and the Ngong Ping Village.

Meal: B, L

Free morning at leisure. Transfer to the airport and fly to Xian by an afternoon flight. Check into your hotel. 

Meal: B

Visit the most famous Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, one of the top attractions in China. It is significant because the hundreds of detailed life-size models represent the army that triumphed over all other Chinese armies and who were the decisive factor in forming a united China. Then proceed to visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda which has a brick frame built around a hollow interior, and its square base and shape reflect the building style of other pagodas from the era of Tang Dynasty. Later, meander through the old Muslim districts, explore the Grand Mosque of Chinese architectural style. 

Meal: B, L

Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum

Transfer to airport and fly to Beijing. Be met and transferred to the hotel. Visit Jingshan Park and have a panoramic view of downtown Beijing. Enjoy delicious Peking duck dinner at night.

Meal: B, D

Private escorted tour to China's existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven, Temple of Heaven. It was used to hold a memorial ceremony for the God in Winter Solstice Festival and to pray for harvest in the first month of the lunar year by the emperors in Ming and Qing dynasties. Then go to Tiananmen Square, which is the largest city square in the world. Later, pay a visit to the Forbidden City, nominated as World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1987, is the largest ancient palatial structure in the world and the best-preserved imperial palace in China. 

Meal: B, L

Temple of Heaven

Private escorted tour by round-way cable car to Mutianyu Great Wall-- the largest construction scale and best quality among all sections of Great Wall that connects with Jiankou in the west and Lianhuachi and Jinshanling in the east. After climbing the Great Wall, pay a visit to the Ming Tombs (Changling), which is the tomb for Emperor Yongle, the third Ming emperor, and his wife Empress Xu. He ruled for 22 years and made some achievements in political, military, economic, cultural and diplomatic fields.

Meal: B, L

Mutianyu Great Wall

After breakfast, visit the Summer Palace (with a short cruise on Kunming Lake). This world-wide known palace is located northwest of Beijing and said to be the best preserved imperial garden in the world, and the largest of its kind still in existence in China. It is only a short drive (15 km) from central Beijing but seems like another world. Then enjoy Hutong tour by rickshaw. Hutongs are a type of narrow streets or alleys in Beijing, which represent an important cultural element of the city of Beijing. Later, pay a visit to Yonghe lama Temple, which was originally a prince mansion of Qing Dynasty, later changed into the head office of Lama Administration.

Meal: B, L

Summer Palace

Transfer to the 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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