Highlights

Always dream of coming home? This roots-seeking tour is especially designed for overseas Chinese like you by offering an exploratory and interactive look at great China: you will visit Beijing and Xian for ancient China’s several heritages and Hutong to see the traditional lifestyle of local Beijinger; explore Karst wonderland in Guilin (Yangshuo); and witness China’s dramatic changes in Shanghai.

Duration: 10 days & 9 nights

Destinations: Beijing - Xian - Guilin - Yangshuo - Shanghai

Starting Point: Beijing

Ending Point: Shanghai

Day
Be met at the airport and transferred to check in hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.  

Excursion to the Tiananmen Square first--it covers an area of 100 acres and can host at least 1 million people, which makes it the largest public square in the world. Then go to the Forbidden City, located in the center of Beijing Municipality, was once the home of the 24 emperors and their households of the Ming and Qing dynasties, and the ritual and political center of the Chinese government. Later, the Temple of Heaven, which was used by the Emperors to pray for the God’s bless of the whole nation. Tonight, enjoy Beijing Roast Duck Dinner.  

Meal: B, L, D

Forbidden City

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

Take a 3-wheel rickshaw to Hutong to see the traditional lifestyle of local Beijingers. After lunch, transfer to take a speed train to Xian (6 hours). Be met and transferred to the hotel.

Meal: B, L

Hutong

Transfer to visit the famous Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, which is one of the highlight attractions in China. It is significant because of the hundreds of detailed life-size clay warriors and horses of more than 2200 years old. Then drive back to Xian, have a walk at the Old City Quarters, where you can experience the real life of local people and appreciate their architecture styles.

Meal: B, L

Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum

After breakfast, go to visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum, then have lunch, transfer to the airport and fly to Guilin. Transfer to the hotel.

Meal: B, L

Transfer to take a 4-hour cruise on Li River, which is the highlight of sightseeing tour in Guilin. Disembark at the old town Yangshuo. Free exploration at the West Street. Optional Impression Sister Liu Sanjie show at night.

Meal: B, L

cruise on Li River

Take a golf car like vehicle to the countryside and see the stunning landscape and local farmer’s life, then have an optional tour of bamboo rafting down Yulong River (1 hour). After lunch, transfer to Guilin airport and fly to Shanghai.

Meal: B, L

City tours to the Yu Garden and Yu Market, Jade Buddha Temple, World Financial Center, the Bund and Nanjing Road.

Meal: B, L

the Bund

Free time for your own exploration until you are transferred to the airport for your flight to the 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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