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HCC02 The Middle Kingdom 12 Days

Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Yangshuo - Shanghai (Optional Extension: Hong Kong)

This itinerary is great for first time visitors. You can climb the Great Wall, uncover the Forbidden City, stroll around the Summer Palace and "pray" at the Temple of heaven in Beijing. You can also enjoy watching people doing Taichi exercise in Beihai Park and visit a family living in a traditional courtyard style home. You will try many cuisines, enjoy Peking duck in the most famous duck restaurant and Xi'an dumpling banquet with great performances.

In Xi'an, visiting the first emperor's tomb, the Terra Cotta Warrior, is unique. Take a deep breath, it is a 2000 year old tomb! Biking on the Ancient City Wall is something you would never imagine.

Going south to Guilin, which is called "The No. 1 landscapes of China". Enjoy a cruise on the picturesque Li River and check out the countryside of Yangshuo.

Ending with Shanghai is kind of "WOW". This largest and most modern city of China has everything you want to see!

It is a relax, informative and luxurious tour. You will enjoy everything the Middle Kingdom can offer. Seeing is believing! Call us now! 1888-903-8272.

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Day By Day Itinerary

Day 1: USA / Beijing

Fly to Beijing, the capital of China.

[Meals: in-flight dinner, breakfast and lunch]

Day 2: Arrive Beijing

Our tour guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel.

[Hotel: Four Points By Sheraton Beijing, Haidian Hotel - 4.5 star]

Day 3: Beijing

Visit Tiananmen Square. Stroll through the courtyards and palaces of the imposing Forbidden City, once the exclusive enclave of Ming and Qing Dynasty emperors. Then visit Jingshan park, enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the palace and the city. Then tour Beijing's old Hutong (”narrow lanes”) area by old-fashioned pedicab. Visit a local family living in a court-yard-style home known as Siheyuan. Then enjoy a relax walking tour at Houhai and a Peking Duck Banquet at Quanjude Restaurant.

[Meals: American & Chinese Buffet Breakfast; Lunch; "Quanjude" Peking Duck Banquet Dinner]

[Hotel: Four Points By Sheraton Beijing, Haidian Hotel - 4.5 star]

Day 4: Beijing

Experience the thrill of walking on the Great Wall at Mutianyu, the most beautiful and original part of the wall. Then explore the landscaped grounds and pavilions of the Summer Palace.

[Meals: American & Chinese Buffet Breakfast; Lunch]

[Hotel: Four Points By Sheraton Beijing, Haidian Hotel - 4.5 star]

Day 5: Beijing

Visit the Temple of Heaven, where the Emperors prayed for harvest in Ming and Qing Dynasties. Then visit Beihai Park, the largest royal garden next to the Forbidden City. Enjoy free walking and the night market at Wangfujing Pedestrian Street, downtown Beijing.

[Meals: American & Chinese Buffet Breakfast; Lunch]

[Hotel: Four Points By Sheraton Beijing, Haidian Hotel - 4.5 star]

Day 6: Beijing / Xian

Take a morning flight to Xi’an, the ancient capital and the starting point of the Silk Road. Visit the Drum Tower and the Ancient City Wall.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner]

[Hotel: Grand Noble Hotel - 4.5 star]

Day 7: Xian

Visit the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, buried 2000 years ago to guard the tomb of the first emperor. Then visit the 1350 year old Dacien Temple and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Enjoy an Imperial Dumpling Banquet and Tang Dynasty Stage Show tonight.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast; Lunch; Shanxi Opera House (Imperial Dumpling Banquet Dinner and Tang palace style performance)]

[Hotel: Grand Noble Hotel - 4.5 star]

Day 8: Xi’an / Guilin

Fly to Guilin in the morning. Visit Reed Flute Cave and Elephant Trunk Hill.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner]

[Hotel: Bravo Hotel - 4.5 star]

Day 9: Guilin/ Yangshuo

Marvel at the dreamlike landscapes on your Li River cruise. Enjoy a relax lunch on the boat. Arrive Yangshuo town in the afternoon. Then visit Yangshuo Bazaar and Xijie (West Street). Tonight’s dinner is on your own, you can try the local specialties like beer fish and shatian shaddocks at the restaurants on West Street.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast; Lunch]

[Hotel: Yangshuo Elite Garden Hotel - 4 star]

Day 10: Yangshuo / Guilin / Shanghai

Morning flight to Shanghai. Visit Nanjing Road and take a walk along the Bund, Shanghai’s graceful and historic waterfront boulevard. Optional night tour: Cruise on Huangpu River.

[Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner]

[Hotel: Wyndham Bund East Shanghai - 4.5 star]

Day 11: Shanghai

Visit the Old City Bazaar and the tranquil Yu Yuan Garden. Enjoy a traditional Shanghai Dumpling lunch. Bus tour of Pudong District. Take a picture of the highest tower of Asia, the Oriental Pearl Tower. Then visit Binjiang Park.

[Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner]

[Hotel: Wyndham Bund East Shanghai - 4.5 star]

Day 12: Shanghai / US

The tour guide will send you to the airport to fly home. Or continue with Optional Extension to Hong Kong; Or stop over Guangzhou +$180; Hong Kong +$250; Taipei +$390.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast]


Optional Extension: Hong Kong + $549 (Including the flight from Shanghai to Hong Kong)

Day 12: Shanghai / Hong Kong

Morning flight to Hong Kong. You will be met at the airport and sent to the hotel. At leisure for the rest of the day.

[Meals: Buffet breakfast]

[Hotel: The Royal Pacific Hotel and Towers - 4 star]

Day 13: Hong Kong

Hong Kong Island tour: You will visit Victoria Peak (Include one way Peak Tram ride), Aberdeen Fishing Village (Sampan boat ride is optional, not included), Stanley Market and Deep Water Bay Lookout.

[Meals: Lunch]

[Hotel: The Royal Pacific Hotel and Towers - 4 star]

Day 14: Hong Kong / US

The tour guide will send you to the airport to fly home. Or stay longer with no charge.

 

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