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8-day China Discovery Bus Tour for Solo Traveler

Tour code: ETC-B82   

Are you going to travel alone in China and on a budget? Here this is a carefully-crafted China group tour package taking you to explore China’s top destinations of Beijing, Xian & Shanghai, with comfortable accommodations and considerate pick-up service. Allow yourself a great chance to make friends on the road!

Tour Date City Tour Brief
1 Arrival in Beijing Arrival in Beijing
2 Beijing Beijing bus day tour to Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace 
3 Beijing Beijing bus day tour to Mutianyu Great Wall
4 Beijing / Xi'an High speed train to Xi’an
5 Xi'an Xian bus day tour to Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum
6 Xi'an / Shanghai Fly to Shanghai
7 Shanghai  Shanghai bus day tour to Yu Garden, The Bund, Shanghai Old Wax Figure Museum, Old French Concession
8 Shanghai Your own arrangement to airport for your flight

Day 1 Arrival / Beijing

Flights: on your own arrangement

Transfer: private vehicle on Easy Tour China arrangement

Meal: no meals

Accommodations: King Parkview Hotel, Beijing (Standard Room / 3 nights) 

Arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport. The driver will greet you at the exit of Arrival Hall & transfer to your hotel (only driver service). Free for the rest of the day.

Day 2 Beijing

Transfer: Join-in Coach share with other travelers

Meal: B&L

Pick up at your hotel between 7:00am and 8:30am. This tour starts at Tian'anmen Square with its plentitude of monuments testifying to the communist, and more specifically, Mao's influence on China's modern history. From there you will proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group in the world with 500 years history. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours. On the way to Temple of Heaven, you will have a chance to visit the Chinese traditional medicine culture. After having a short rest, we'll visit the Temple of Heaven -- the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world, where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. The visit to Temple of Heaven takes about 1 hour.

After Chinese lunch (40 minutes) in Restaurant, enjoy a short visit to a pearl free market not missed. Drive (30minutes) to Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China. The visit takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Transfer back to your hotel.

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Day 3 Beijing

Transfer: Join-in Coach share with other travelers

Meal: B&L

Around 7:00am pick up from your hotel in downtown Beijing. Then drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, which is located in Huai Rou County on the north-east of Beijing. This section of the Great Wall is about 75 KM from the center of Beijing.

The Mutianyu Great Wall was constructed built based on the relics of Beiqi Great Wall by the famous general, Xu Da, who is under Zhu Yuanzhang in 1368.

Arrive at Mutianyu Great Wall at around 9:30. The round trip hike is about 6 km and takes about 3 hours. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, Mutianyu section of Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs. It’s known for its beautiful surroundings - dense woods and rich pastures changing colors with the seasons of a year. The hiking tour finishes around 13:30pm. Then go for lunch. After lunch, transfer back to your downtown hotel in Beijing.

Day 4 Beijing / Xi'an

Trains (2nd seats): on ETC arrangement

Transfer: private vehicle on Easy Tour China arrangement

Meal: B

Accommodations: Xi'an Skytel Hotel, Xi'an (Standard room / 2 nights)

Transfer to train station, take high speed train to Xi’an (only driver service). Upon arrival, transfer to Hotel. Free at leisure the rest of day.

Day 5 Xi'an

Transfer: Join-in Coach share with other travelers

Meal: B&L

Tour Itinerary:

Pick up service by your tour guide and driver at 8:00

The Museum of Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses-Diving Time (1 hour)

The Museum of Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses-sightseeing (2.5 hours)

Emperor Qinshihuang Mausoleum-Sightseeing (30 minutes)

Local restaurant-Lunch ( 40 minutes)

Short visit at the Terra-Cotta Replication Factory on the way back to downtown(30 minutes)

Drop-off service at your hotel before 15:00

On this tour you will visit the Emperor Qin’s Terracotta Army. These terracotta warriors and horses are in the size of a real army, and were buried alongside the Emperor in a vast underground palace. Today they constitute a spectacular monument to the power and resources of Imperial China, and to the religious beliefs that informed Chinese spirituality throughout the ages.

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Day 6 Xi'an / Shanghai

Flights: on ETC arrangement

Transfer: private vehicle on Easy Tour China arrangement

Meal: B

Accommodations: Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Zhabei, Shanghai ( Standard room / 2 nights) 

Transfer to airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, the driver will transfer you to Hotel (only driver service). Free at leisure the rest of day.

Day 7 Shanghai

Transfer: Join-in Coach share with other travelers

Meal: B&L

During the tour, you will taste the feature of Shanghai both “Classic and Modern”. Yu Garden, best preserved ancient Chinese private official garden style in Shanghai. The Bund, one mile stroll affords many spectacular views. The Bund, with more than 50 individual architectural styles, is reminiscent of the time when Shanghai was the center of Chinese economy and culture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Shanghai Old Wax Figure Museum will immerse you in the sights of Shanghai throughout history of showing everyday scenes of people living in Shanghai. Old French Concession, a lovely chance to take a trip back in time to what the old colonial French quarter was like. This whole site has been renovated and is calm, beautiful and has many shops and eating / drinking opportunities.

Tour Itinerary:

Pick up service by your tour guide and driver at 7:30

Shanghai Old Street- Sightseeing (30 minutes)

Yu Garden - Sightseeing (1 hour)

Yu Garden Typical Shanghai Tea House (30 minutes)

The Bund Stroll - Sightseeing (40 minutes)

Local Restaurant-Lunch (1 hour)

Shanghai Old Wax Figure Museum- Sightseeing (1.5 hour)

Featured Shopping at Pearl City (30 minutes)

Shanghai typical alley at Tianzifang- Sightseeing (30 minutes)

Old French Concession stroll-Sightseeing (30 minutes)

Drop-off service at your hotel before 18:00.

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Day 8 Shanghai / Exit

Flights: on your own arrangement

On your own arrangement to airport for your flight


Trip ends.


***The tour cost for 1 pax based on 3*hotel Single room is USD1299 per person***


1. The price above is net only and all bank charges are to be fully borne by the clients.
Please pay full bank processing fee when making wire transfer. If pay by credit card or Paypal, the extra bank processing fee is 3% and 4%. Please refer to our payment guide for details.

2. This quote is based on 2 build-in shopping arrangements (30-40 minutes each) in each sightseeing day.


Included services:

1. Accommodations: above mentioned hotels or the same class with daily breakfast.

2. Meals are included as specified (B=breakfast, L= Typical Chinese lunch, D= Typical Chinese Dinner).

3. English Speaking tour guide

4. Economy seats flights from Xi’an to Shanghai

5. High speed train 2nd seats from Beijing to Shanghai

6. First entrance fees.


Non-included Services:

1. International flights.

2. Visa arrangement.

3. Excess baggage charge.

4. Optional tours & Personal expenses ( such as Fee of cable car in Great wall)

5. Tips to guide and driver: US$20 per day per group for the guide and half of that for the driver.

6. Medical insurance and emergency evacuation insurance (Easy Tour China highly recommends you to have it at home).

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