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To Xi'an Hangzhou Suzhou Shanghai
12 Days China Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin,
Hangzhou, Suzhou And Shanghai
Tour Code: LCNT_05
Tour Type: Private Tour Package
Best Travel Time: Suitable for the
whole year, best from April to November.
||Arrival of Beijing
On arrival you will be met and transferred
to prebooked hotel. The remainder of the day is yours to relax.
Pay a visit to the Tiananmen Square, then
proceed to explore the magnificent Forbidden City. After lunch,
continue to visit the Summer Palace. Optional program in the
evening: Peking Opera, Kungfu Show or Chinese Acrobatics.
Tiananmen Square: The biggest
inner-city square in the world, it covers an area of 440,000
square meters with a length of 880m and a width of 500m. It
can accommodate a million people for public gatherings or celebrations.
Tianmanmen Square is located at the front of the Forbidden City.
Many significant festivals are celebrated in the square and
it is a great place to experience Beijing.
Forbidden City: Located
in the center of Beijing, it used to be the imperial palace
of ancient China. The Forbidden City covers an area of 74 hectares.
In the past, 24 emperors from Ming (1368-1644) to Qing (1644-1911)
dynasties lived in this rectangular imperial palace. As a political
architecture, the Forbidden City carries the national philosophy
Summer Palace: With 726.5
acres' area and three quarters water, it is the largest preserved
imperial garden in China, a former imperial summer retreat for
emperors of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The Summer Palace contains
many interesting and spectacular sites. It has more than one
hundred ancient style temples, bridges, pavilions, towers, mansions,
After breakfast, drive out to the best-preserved
and most dramatic sections of the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu.
After lunch, tour to the Temple of Heaven. Take a stopover at
the 2008 Olympic Stadiums: the Bird's Nest and Water Cube on
the way back to your hotel.
Mutianyu Great Wall: The
Mutianyu section of Great Wall is located 80 km north from downtown
Beijing. This section is less crowded than Badaling Great Wall.
There are 23 original-style towers on the Mutianyu along the
wall for about 3000 meters. Woods cover over 96% of the total
area. The surrounding natural scenery is breath taking.
Temple of Heaven: A temple
of Chinese religion used for imperial ceremonies for five centuries.
It was the place where the emperors worship Heaven and to solemnly
pray for a good harvest. The main Altar (Hall) is a magnificent
triple-gabled circular building, 36 meters in diameter and 38
meters tall. It sits on a round foundation and three level white
|| Beijing - Xian
Get on a rickshaw for a Hutong Tour through
the zigzag and narrow alleys. After lunch, you will be transferred
to Beijing railway station and take high speed train to Xian
which takes 5 hours. Upon your arrival at Xian railway station,
your local guide will pick you up at the station and send you
to the hotel.
Visit the life-size Terracotta Warriors
Army in the morning. After lunch, explore the Xian Museum, then
visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
Terracotta Warriors Army:
One of the top attractions in China. It is a collection of 8,000
life-size terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin
Shi Huang (259-210 BC), the first Emperor of China. The site
was listed by UNESCO as one of the world cultural heritages
|| Xian - Guilin
Visit the ancient Xian City Wall and the
Great Mosque. Then have a stroll over the nearby Bell Tower
& Drum Tower Square for some great photo opportunities.
Be transferred to the airport for flight to Guilin. Upon your
arrival at Guilin, local guide will meet you and transfer to
Xian City Wall: Constructed
in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), this well-preserved ancient
military defense system is in a rectangular form with a circumference
of 13.79 km. It includes the city wall, moat, drawbridges, watchtowers,
corner towers, parapet walls and gate towers.
Great Mosque: The major
spot for the religious activities of over 60,000 Moslems in
Xi'an. It is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic
mosques in China. According to the historical records carved
on a stone tablet inside the Great Mosque, this mosque was built
in 742 AD for Muslim traders during the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
||Guilin - Li River Cruise
- Yangshuo (Breakfast,
Be transferred to Zhujiang Pier where
the impressive Li River cruise starts. Along the river you can
enjoy the view of green bamboo groves, buffaloes cooling in
the river, and limestone peaks that look like Chinese ancient
paintings. The river tour takes 4 to 5 hours. After arriving
Yangshuo, free time for you to explore the West Street of Yangshuo.
There are many optional tours available at your own expense
in Yangshuo, including trip to Silver Cave, bamboo rafting on
Yulong River, cormorant fishing show, village tours by bicycle
to get closed to fresh air, real rural sceneries, sometimes,
you will see farmers tending rice fields.
||Yangshuo - Guilin - Hangzhou
Drive 1.5 hours back to Guilin. Visit
the Reed Flute Cave and the Elephant Hill. Enjoy a leisure walk
from the picturesque Fir Lake to the Banyan Lake and the Southern
Ancient Gate. Be transferred to the airport for flight to Hangzhou.
Upon your arrival at Shanghai, local guide will meet you and
transfer to your hotel.
Flute Cave: The exquisite and pretty cave is located in
the northwest of Guilin, 5 kilometers away from the city center.
In the cave, tourists will find large amount of stalagmites,
stalactites, stone columns, stone curtains, stone pillars in
Trunk Hill: It stands in the downtown area of Guilin city,
at the junction of the Li River and the Taohua River. Elephant
Hill looks like an elephant, dipping its trunk into the Lijiang
River, is known as a symbol of Guilin landscape.
||Hangzhou - Suzhou
Tour to the West Lake, the Six Harmonies
Pagoda, the Lingyin Temple and the National Silk Museum of China.
West Lake: Located in the
southwest of Hangzhou, the lake is by mountains on three sides.
Covering an area of 5.6 square meters, its shores present countless
scenes of pavilions, bridges, pagodas, and gardens. Three miniature
stone pagodas in the lake itself are the centerpieces of the
scene "Three Pools Mirroring the Moon".
Take high speed train to Suzhou which
takes 1.5 hours. Suzhou local guide will meet you at the railway
station. Pay a visit to the Wangshiyuan Garden, the Liuyuan
Garden and a silk factory. Take a cruise on the Grand Canal.
Explore the Yuyuan Garden and the bazaar
near City God Temple and XinTianDi. After lunch, visit World
Financial Center. Afterwards take a walk at the Bund and Nanjing
Yuyuan Garden: A classical
Chinese garden with a history of more than 400 years. Five dragon-shaped
walls divide the garden into six scenic zones with distinct
features. With elegant pavilions, kiosks, winding cloisters,
artificial hills, stone bridges and lotus pond, the garden is
Shanghai's finest garden.
Departure transfer to the airport for
your flight back home or onward Journey.
Hotel Accommodation For This Tour
|King Parkview Hotel
|| Sheraton Hotel
||Royal Garden Hotel
|City Garden Hotel
||New West Street Hotel
|New West Street Hotel
|| SSAW Hotel
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we will quote latest favorable price for the above tour.
1. Your name and nationality;
2. The number of persons in your party, if there are childre,
please let us know their age;
3. Your travel date;
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or comfortable 3-star hotels for your tour;
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Tour Quotation Inclusion:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing one
twin standard room with private facilities.
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at the hotel,
Chinese lunch or dinner in local Chinese restaurant as specified
in the itinerary.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway
station and hotel and all the sights by air-conditioned vehicle.
The above private guided tour is for you exclusively. No other
participants will be in your group and you will not take part
into any tours of others on land services.
4. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for the sights mentioned.
5. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city with
English-speaking guide and admission fees where applicable.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
We highly recommend that you purchase full
coverage travel insurance from you country of origin.
Tour Quotation Exclusion:
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train charge
of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed by a single guest,
supplement of the twin room will be charged.
What is single supplement?
- The hotel is based on double occupancy. If
the visitor travels alone or the number of the travelers is odd
(such as 3, 5, 7...), who stays in one single room has to pay
the single room supplement. As the hotel is on double occupancy.
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry,
drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities or sightseeing,
overweight baggage charges or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are not specified in
the above itinerary.
6. Tips to guides and drivers
Tips for well done job.
China Tour: LCNT_05
Mutianyu Great Wall
Forbidden City, Beijing
Temple of Heaven
Terra cotta Warriors, Xi'an
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Li River at Huangbutan
on the Li River boat
Big Banyan Tree, Yangshuo
Yulong River, Yangshuo
Fir Lake, Guilin
Banyan Lake, Guilin
Elephant Trunk Hill
Reed Flute Cave
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
The Bund, Shanghai
West Lake, Hangzhou
Six Harmonies Pagoda
Liuyuan Garden, Suzhou