Places you will visit

HCC07 Imperial China Days

Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai and Zhouzhuang (Optional extension: Hong Kong)

This itinerary is great for first time visitors. You can visit the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace and the Temple of heaven in Beijing. You will also enjoy watching people doing Taichi exercise in Beihai Park in the morning and visit a family living in a traditional courtyard style home. Of course, you will enjoy the great cuisines too, such as Peking Duck and Xi'an dumplings.

You won't realize how old China is until you visit the Terra Cotta Warriors, which is the tomb of the first emperor of China, dated back to 2000 years ago. That is Xi'an, the oldest capital of China. How about biking on the Ancient City Wall? That is once in a lifetime experience.

In Shanghai, you will enjoy the combination of Ancient and modern architecture. You will visit a fine Chinese garden of Southern China style. You will enjoy the best dumplings...

It is a relaxed, informative and luxurious tour. 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: Hotel Jen Upper East Beijing by Shangri-la - 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: Hotel Jen Upper East Beijing by Shangri-la - 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: Hotel Jen Upper East Beijing by Shangri-la - 4.5 star]

Day 5: Beijing / Xi'an

Visit the Temple of Heaven, where the Emperors prayed for harvest in Ming and Qing Dynasties. Then visit Beihai Park, a large royal garden next to palace. Fly to Xian in the evening.

[Meals: American & Chinese Buffet Breakfast; "Old Canton Restaurant" Lunch]

[Hotel: Empark Grand Hotel - 5 star]

Day 6: Xi'an

Visit the Terra Cotta Army, buried 2000 years ago to guard the tomb of the first emperor. Then visit the Drum Tower and the Ancient City Wall. Enjoy an Imperial Dumpling Banquet and Tang Dynasty Stage Show tonight.

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

[Hotel: Empark Grand Hotel - 5 star]

Day 7: Xian / 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: Buffet breakfast; Dinner]

[Hotel: Wyndham Bund East Shanghai - 4.5 star]

Day 8: Shanghai

Visit the ancient townt, Zhouzhuang. Then take a bus tour of Pudong District. Take a picture of the Oriental Pearl Tower. Then visit Binjiang Park.

[Meals: Buffet breakfast; Dinner]

[Hotel: Wyndham Bund East Shanghai - 4.5 star]

Day 9: Shanghai / US

The tour guide will send you to the airport to fly home. Or extend your trip to Hong Kong (Optional B); Or stop over Guangzhou +$180; Hong Kong +$250; Taipei +$390.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast]


Optional Extension: Hong Kong + $589

Day 10: 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 11: Hong Kong

Hong Kong Island tour: You will visit Victoria Peak, Stanley Market, Aberdeen Fishing Village (including sampan boat ride)

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

Day 10: 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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