Highlights

An in-depth tour of South-East Asia, discover all the highlights of Cambodia and China – the well-preserved ancient architectures, impressive historical sites, breathtaking natural wonders and the holiest Buddhist temples. Travel with Easytourchina to Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat, Great Wall, Terra Cotta Army, Forbidden City…

Duration: 17 days & 16 nights

Destinations: Beijing - Shanghai - Xi’an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Longji - Guilin - Guangzhou - Siem Reap - Phnom Penh

Starting Point: Beijing

Ending Point: Phnom Penh

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

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

Forbidden City

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

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

Yu Garden

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.

Meal: B, L


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

Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum

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

Enjoy the free time until your guide escort you to airport for you flight to Guilin. Upon arrival, visit Reed Flute Cave near Guilin downtown--inside this water-eroded cave is a spectacular world of various stalactites, stone pillars and rock formations created by carbonate deposition.

Meal: B, L

Reed Flute Cave

Take a leisurely Li River cruise, and disembark at the beautiful small town famous for its Karst landscape - Yangshuo. At Yangshuo, you can have a free afternoon for your own exploration. At night, the West Street is a must-go where shows lively nightlife with both Chinese and western style. Besides, you can also go to watch the optional evening show 'Impression Sanjie Liu' on the natural stage along Li River.

Meal: B, L

Drive to Longji to see the rice terraces. It is a feat of farm engineering which was first built in Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). Then visit Ping An Zhuang Village, where you can know about Zhuang people's life, customs, etc.

Meal: B, L, D

Longji Rice Terraces

In the morning, transfer for high speed train to Guangzhou, upon arrival, go to Yuexiu Park - the largest park in Guangzhou City, and take photos of Five Ram Statue – the landmark of the city. Then pay a visit to Chen Family Temple, the largest, best preserved, and most decently decorated ancient architecture existing in Guangdong province.

Meal: B, L

Enjoy free time in the morning. After breakfast, our guide escorts you to Guangzhou 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

Angkor Wat

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 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

Tonle Sap Lake

In the early morning, driving from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, which will take about 7.5-8 hours ( sightseeing and having lunch). Firstly, visit the Naga Bridge with perfectly reserved, which was built in 12th century. Now it is still using by local people. Secondly, visit the ruined temples in Sombor Prei Kuk which used to be the ancient capital of the Khmer in the pre-Angkorian period between 6th and 7th century. After lunch, you will Visit a local market where local people selling deep fried spiders and other insect. Arrive in Phnom Penh in the afternoon and check in hotel.

Meal: B, L

After breakfast, you will visit the Wat Phnom Temple, and then visit the National Museum, there is the large collection of Khmer history, arts and architecture. Then you will visit the Silver Pagoda which has 5,000 silver tiles on the floor and visit to the Royal Palace where the Khmer royal family leaves.

Meal: B, L

National Museum

Enjoy free time in the morning, and then be escorted 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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