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10-day China Root Tour for Overseas Chinese

Tour code: ETC-B65   

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.

Tour Date City Tour Brief
1 Beijing Arrival in Beijing
2 Beijing Tiananmen Square , the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven, Beijing Roast Duck Dinner 
3 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Yonghe Lamasery and the Confucius Temple
4 Beijing – Xian Beijing Hutong, take a speed train to Xian
5 Xian Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, the Old City Quarte
6 Xian – Guilin Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum, fly to Guilin
7 Guilin –  Yangshuo Cruise on Li River, the West Street
8 Yangshuo – Guilin – Shanghai Yangshuo countryside, bamboo rafting down Yulong River - optional, fly to Shanghai
9 Shanghai The Yu Garden and Yu Market, Jade Buddha Temple, World Financial Center, the Bund and Nanjing Road
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Day 01 Arrival in Beijing (No meal)

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

Day 02 Beijing (B, L, D)

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.  

Day 03 Beijing (B, L)

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

Day 04 Beijing – Xian (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.

Day 05 Xian (B, L)

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.

Day 06 Xian – Guilin (B, L)

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.

Day 07 Guilin (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.

Day 08 Yangshuo / Guilin / Shanghai (B, L)

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.

Day 09 Shanghai (B, L)

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

Day 10 Shanghai (B)

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

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 As all of our holidays are tailor-made it isn’t possible to give anexact price on the web-site as the final cost is dependant on a number of factors. These include the number of people in your party, the season you travel, the standard of hotel (we offer a variety of standards from three-star to super-luxurious) and duration of your trip. However, as aguideline you should expect to pay from US$ for the opposite itinerary.

Included Services

Private transfers airport/hotel/airport;
Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide;
Accommodations with daily breakfast;
Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner;
Domestic flights and trains listed;
Admission fees.

Non-included Services,
Visa arrangement;
Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg);
Personal expense;
Any meals not specified as "B, L or D";

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