Highlights

In this tour, you are taken to historic China, covering the most time-honored destinations: Tianjin, Bejing, Piangyao old town and China’s ancient capital Xian, along with Forbidden City, Great Wall, magnificent Terra Cotta army and so on.

Duration: 8 days & 7 nights

Destinations: Tianjin - Beijing - Taiyuan - Pingyao - Xian

Starting Point: Tianjin

Ending Point: Xian

Day
On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. After a rest, start your city tour with the visit to Porcelain House and Shi Family Compound, to appreciate the different building styles. 

After breakfast, visit Ancient Culture Street, and Goddess Palace, and Nanshi Food Market. After lunch, transfer to take a speed train to Beijing. Visit Temple of Heaven. Then go to the hotel for check-in.

Meal: B, L

Temple of Heaven

After breakfast, visit Coal Hill, and have a panoramic view of the ancient capital, then explore the Forbidden City. In the afternoon, take a 3-wheel rickshaw tour to Hutong (Beijing’s traditional alleyways) to see the local Beijinger’s life. Enjoy Peking duck dinner at night.

Meal: B, L, D

After breakfast at hotel, private escorted tour to Mutianyu Great Wall (round-way cable car), and Yonghe Lamasery and the Confucius Temple.

Meal: B, L

Mutianyu Great Wall

Take a high-speed train to Taiyuan (3.5 hours). Be met and transferred to have lunch, then drive to Pingyao Ancient town. En route, visit Jinci Temple.

Meal: B, L

Today, enjoy your visit to Pingyao old town, ancient city wall, Rishengchang Exchange Shop, Ancient County Government Museum, Temple of Town God and Ming Qing Street. Drive about 15 minutes and you will see the Double Forest Temple (Shuangli Si). Then head for Qiao Family Compound, which is a masterpiece of residential architecture of Ming and Qing Dynasty in North China. Later, take the train to Xian (about 3 hours). Arrive at Xian. Be met & transferred to your hotel.

Meal: B, L

Pingyao old town

After breakfast, drive to visit the famous Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Then have a stroll at the old city quarters.

Meal: B, L

Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum

After breakfast, enjoy your visit to Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum, Gao’ Family Compound and watch a local Shadow play. Then transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination.

Meal: B, L

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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