Highlights

Travel from China to Cambodia, two of Asia’s most amazing cultural destinations, and enjoy some of world’s most outstanding historical heritages, such as Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terra Cotta Army, Angkor, etc., as well as several impressive national museums that process a wealth of collections and relics. Travel with us at an affordable price!

Duration: 16 days & 15 nights

Destinations: Shanghai - Beijing - Xi’an - Chengdu - Lijiang - Kunming - Siem Reap

Starting Point: Shanghai 

Ending Point: Siem Reap

Day
Arrive in Shanghai. Our guide will meet you at the airport & transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, visit 3 highlights today: first, visit Shanghai Museum, a large museum of ancient Chinese art which is divided into eleven galleries and three exhibition halls with a collection of over 120,000 pieces. Secondly, pay a visit to Yu Garden to appreciate its brilliant historical garden art and have a leisurely stroll in it. At last, go to the Jade Buddha Temple, which is the most popular Buddhist temple in Shanghai boasting 2 precious jade Buddha sculptures from Burma.

Meal: B, L

In the morning, visit Oriental Pearl TV Tower and wander around the old quarters of Shanghai to get close to Shanghai people's life and appreciate the architecture style there. Then proceed to the Bund and Nanjing Road – as it is known to all, the Bund is the waterfront to see new-erect modern skyscrapers and aged buildings of the colonial period. Then transfer to Beijing.

Meal: B, L

Take a private escorted tour to go to the Tiananmen Square, located at the heart of Beijing, is the world's largest city center square. Secondly, go to the Forbidden City, officially as the Imperial Palace Museum, was constructed between 1406 and 1420 by the Ming emperor Zhu Di and witnessed the enthronement of 14 Ming and 10 Qing emperors over the following 505 years. The Summer Palace comes the last one on the plan. Its 70,000 square meters of building space features a variety of palaces, gardens and other ancient-style architectural structures.

Meal: B, L

Private escorted tour to the Great Wall, the greatest of the eight ancient architectural wonders in the history of human civilization. Then go to Ming Tomb, about 50 kilometers from the northwest of Beijing, is the best preserved Chinese imperial tombs and have been nominated by UNESCO as world cultural heritage. The Sacred Road, namely "the way leading to Heaven", is affiliated with Ming Tomb. At night, a famous and delicious Peking Duck Banquet is offered.

Meal: B, L, D


Enjoy the free time until your guide escort you to airport for you flight to Xi’an. Upon arrival, transfer 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 (221-207B.C.).

Meal: B, L

After breakfast, go to the Shaanxi History Museum, which boats a large collection of unearthed cultural relics of China. Then visit the Ancient City Wall, the best-kept and biggest city walls in China--13,912 meters in circumference, 12 meters in height, and the foundation is 18 meters in width and the top of the wall is 15 meters wide. Later, go to the Wild Goose Pagoda -- the city emblem, which was first built in Tang Dynasty (618--907) for the storage of Buddhist scriptures taken from India by Monk Xuanzang.

Meal: B, L

Fly to Chengdu, transfer to visit Jinsha Cultural Relics Museum, which was claimed as the first important archaeological find in China at the beginning of 21 century. Then wander around Jinli Old Street to have fun.

Meal: B, L

Half-day tour to Panda Breeding Center to see the lovely China's ambassadors. Transfer to airport for your flight to Lijiang.

Meal: B, L

Spend the whole morning exploring the famous Lijiang Ancient Town, originally called Dayan, it is a very well preserved old town built by Naxi people with unique cultural background. It was listed as the World Cultural Heritage Sites in 1997.Then go to Black Dragon Pool Park, to enjoy the stunning view of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain from it. After lunch, enjoy half day cycling tour to Shuhe Village.

Meal: B, L

Drive to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain to take a cable car to Yak Meadow. It is the holy mountain of local Naxi people and the soul of Lijiang. Then visit Baisha Mural and free time at leisure. It was painted in Baisha Town in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), an interesting co-existence of Buddhism, Taoism and Lamaism in the artworks.

Meal: B, L

Fly to Kunming, Have city tours to Dragon Gate & West Hills.

Meal: B, L

Enjoy free time in the morning until our guide escorts you to airport for your flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will meet your local guide at the airport then escorts to hotel. After check in, you will visit the world’s wonder site Angkor Wat, the 12th century palace. And it is the largest first Hindu, which is a Buddhist temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world. Enjoy the sunset from the top of the Temple of Pre Rup.

Meal: B, L

After breakfast, visit the ancient city Angkor Thom which was the last capital city of the Khmer empire. Firstly, you will visit the South Gate and walk along the ancient city wall to see the lost temple of Prasat Chroung, and continue to the Bayon Temple where you will be surrounded by 216 gigantic stone faces which fame as “Smile of Angkor”. Then visit the Terrace of the Elephants, the Royal Palace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the Temple of Ta Prohm.

Meal: B, L

In the morning, you will visit the biggest Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake - Tonle Sap Lake. Enjoy the fun ox cart ride in the countryside, and take a boat trip to appreciate the beautiful lake view, and then visit the largest village in this lake - Kompong Phluk, to experience rural life of the local people. Then back to Siem Reap, check in and free at leisure in the night.

Meal: B, L

Enjoy free time in the morning until our guide escorts you to airport for your homeward flight.

Meal: B

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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