Tour Code 4: Tour of Beijing - Xian - Shanghai
Departure: twice a month: Please sign up as soon as possible!
Day 1: Arrival in Beijing
Our guide will pick you up at Beijing airport and transfer you to the hotel. Relax during the remainder of the afternoon and evening to recover from the jet lag. Accommodation: 5 star hotel.
Day 2: Beijing
Before the tour starts, you will meet the other members of your group this morning during the pre-tour briefing in the hotel. Your first stop is the impressive Tian’anmen Square. From there you will enter the “Imperial Palace” known as the Forbidden City to explore its many fascinating halls and pavilions. You will then go to the Temple of Heaven, the place where the Emperors worshipped the heaven for good harvests. To round off a memorable start to your tour, we will arrange a delicious Beijing Duck Dinner valued at a local restaurant followed by a lively Acrobatic Show. Accommodation: 5 star hotel
Day 3: Beijing
This morning you will be taken to Badaling where you will experience at first hand the wonder of the Great Wall. To avoid having lunch at the shopping site restaurant, we specially arrange your lunch served at a local popular Sichuan restaurant. Later the journey will take you to the Sacred Way and the Ming Tomb in the peaceful shadow of Longevity Mountain. After dinner, we intend to leave one hour’s free time for you to have a stroll in the traffic-free Wangfujing Street and absorb something of the vibrant atmosphere of Beijing. Accommodation: 5 star hotel
Day 4: Beijing - Xian
You will take an afternoon flight to Xian after visiting the Summer Palace and the lovely Giant Pandas. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to check in at the hotel. Accommodation: 5 star hotel
Day 5: Xian
The visit to the majestic Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum will start your today’s tour. In the afternoon, you will visit the City Wall and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. A splendid evening is in store when you will be entertained at the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show. Accommodation: 5 star hotel.
Day 6: Xian
Today you will visit the Provincial History Museum, which houses a large collection of historic and cultural artifacts unearthed in Shaanxi Province. After lunch, you will be taken to visit a local family, which helps you know well about the local people’s life. Then go to see the Great Mosque and have some free time to explore for some souvenirs or antiques in the bazaar near the Mosque. Accommodation: 5 tar hotel
Day 7: Xian - Shanghai
This morning you will visit the Hanyangling Museum, the mausoleum of Western Han Emperor Liu Qi. Then you will board a flight to Shanghai, and check in at the hotel upon arrival. Dinner is served at your hotel. Accommodation: 5 tar hotel.
Day 8: Shanghai
Visit the Shanghai Museum and the beautiful Yuyuan Garden. Then you will have some free time to stroll along the Bund to experience the thrills of old Shanghai. After dinner, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Upon returning to the hotel our tour guide will see you into the lobby to say bon voyage. Accommodation: 5 tar hotel.
Day 9: Departure from Shanghai
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport and depart for home.