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Adult: $1499/person | Child (2-11 yrs old with bed): $1159/person | Child (2-11 yrs old without bed): $839/person
Single Supplement: $430/person | Admission Fee: USD$200/person | Service Charge: USD$100/person
Duration: 10 Days & 9 Nights

Features: Forbidden City, Juyongguan Great Wall, Terracotta, Reed Flute Cave, Yulong River, City God Temple Bazaar…and MORE!

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Overview

Day 1:
Beijing Arrival
Upon arriving at Beijing Capital International Airport, transfer to hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day. (Free Pick-up Period: 9:00AM – Midnight 1:30AM; passengers arriving adjacent within 2 hours will be picked up together; extra pick up fee: $80 vehicle/transfer for 2-3 passenger).

Meals: Breakfast: Not included   Lunch: Not included   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Riverside Hotel Beijing or similar

Day 2:
Beijing
After breakfast, take an outside view of the National Grand Theater. Then visit Tiananmen Square – the biggest city central square in the world, the area of the square is about 44 hectares and it can accommodate 1 million people. Then explore the incredible Forbidden City with its best-preserved imperial palace complex. After lunch, visit the famous Temple of Heaven was visited by the Emperor of the Ming and Qing Dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayers to Heaven for good harvest. Then tasting Puer tea.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Local Food
Hotel: Riverside Hotel Beijing or similar

Day 3:
Beijing
After breakfast, explore the Juyongguan Great Wall, one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’. On the way there, visit Bona Jade Store first. After lunch, continue to take an outside view of Bird’s Nest and Water Cube, which are Olympic stadiums of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Then visit invigorant store (free foot massage). After that visit the famous pedestrian shopping area – Wangfujing Street. The snack street is a must-see, selling all the interesting snacks. You can easily find a place for your dinner here (self-charge).

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Riverside Hotel Beijing or similar

Day 4:
Beijing → Xi’an
After breakfast, take the high-speed train to Xi’an. Upon arrival, visit the Ancient City Wall which still compasses the centre of Xi’an. It is the most complete one that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. After that, continue to visit the dramatic Small Wild Goose Pagoda, famous Buddha’s pagoda of Tang Dynasty. Then visit Xi’an Museum, China’s first national museum equipped with modern facilities. Dinner will be the century-old De Fa Chang Dumplings, one of China’s Intangible Cultural Heritage, the most famous dumplings’ restaurant in China. At night, enjoy the wonderful Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Not included   Dinner: Local Food
Hotel: Grand Noble Hotel or similar

Day 5:
Xi’an
After breakfast visit the world-famous Qin Emperor’s Mausoleum & Terracotta Warriors and Horses, the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. The Terracotta Army is one of the top attractions in China, because of its historical significance and uniqueness. After that, continue to visit Artistic Ceramics Factory, learn about the techniques of making Tang San Cai, as well as the terra cotta warriors. Then continue to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda (outside view)—a Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xi’an. By the way, enjoy the Music Conduit beside the pagoda, which is the largest Music Conduit Square of Asia, experiencing the perfect combination of music and spring (except rainy or snowy days). Then visit the Qujiang Pool Park. Many Tang style sculptures here show the real view of the living situation in that ancient Tang dynasty.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Local Food
Hotel: Grand Noble Hotel or similar

Day 6:
Xi’an → Guilin → Yangshuo
Take a flight to Guilin after breakfast. Meet at Guilin airport and transferred to Yangshuo. On the way there, visit Reed Flute Cave which displays a spectacular world of rock formation in fantastic shapes with legendary and poetic names. Then take a walk in West Street, the oldest and the most prosperous district in Yangshuo. At night, enjoy theImpression Sanjie Liu.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Local Food
Hotel: Jasper International Hotel or similar

Day 7:
Yangshuo → Guilin
After breakfast, go to Xinglong Wharf for Drift on the Yulong River by Bamboo Raft (if the weather permits). Then visit Pearl Factory where you can choose some gifts for your friends. After that, visit the Rongshan Lake Scenic Area which forms a beautiful and elegant City Park in the centre of Guilin, in which you can see Banyan Lake, Twin Pavilions, Ancient Southern Gate and other famous attractions like Jiuqu Bridge. Twin Pagodas of Sun and Moon is a copper-made pagoda constructed in the center of the Rongshan Lake. Then do some shopping at Guilin’s main Commercial Streets – Zhengyang Pedestrian Street. After that, transfer back to your hotel in Guilin.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Local Food
Hotel: Guilin Royal Garden Hotel or similar

Day 8:
Guilin → Shanghai
After breakfast, fly to Shanghai. Upon arriving in Shanghai, you will be transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax (excluding any other service).

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Not included   Dinner: Not included
Hotel: Guangdon Hotel Shanghai or similar

Day 9:
Shanghai
After breakfast, visit the City God Temple Bazaar which is composed of specialty stores selling traditional Chinese arts and crafts, medicine and souvenirs. Later appreciate the scenery at Pudong Newly Developed Zone which now has transformed into the fastest developed international economic area in China with looming skyscrapers and hi-tech international enterprises. Then visit the silk rug store. After that, shopping at Nanjing Road, the main shopping street of Shanghai and is one of the world’s busiest shopping streets. Then visit the Shanghai Museum (excluding the fee of E-guides). After dinner, take a Cruise on Huangpu River. While on the cruise, you can take an outside view of the Oriental Pearl Tower, the modern symbol of Shanghai City.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Local Food   Dinner: Local Food
Hotel: Guangdon Hotel Shanghai or similar

Day 10:
Shanghai Departure
Transfer to airport after breakfast.

Meals: Breakfast: Hotel Meal   Lunch: Not included   Dinner: Not included

Optional Items: USD$40/person (at your own expenses, excluded in the admission fee as indicated):
Kung Fu Show & outside view of Chang’an Avenue.
2016 Start Date in Beijing: August: 3  |  September: 7, 14, 21  |  October: 5, 12, 19, 26  |  November: 2, 16  |  December: 7
Remarks: Any cancellation for any reason within 90 days prior to departure entails the payment of 100% of the total cost of Services (including taxes and fees). Total fare composed of tour fare, admission fee as indicated and service charge must be pre-paid at time of reservation. The admission fee as indicated and service charge for adults and children are the same. Tour fare is based on Canadian adults (non student group). We reserve the right to modify the itinerary if necessary subject to the local conditions. Attendance during the whole trip is required. There are shopping excursion on this tour as per itinerary. However, there is no obligation to purchase anything. Visitors who are not very keen on shopping can treat this as a culture experience.
Package Includes:
  • 5 Star hotel accommodation (twin share)
  • Domestic transportation as indicated
  • Beijing-Xi’an high speed (2nd class) train ticket
  • Xi’an-Guilin-Shanghai air ticket fare and tax
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Admission fee per itinerary
Package Excludes:
  • Round trip international air ticket
  • Travel insurance
  • Service beyond the itinerary
  • Single Supplement charge: $430/person
  • Gratuities
  • Optional items as indicated