12 Days China Impression

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12 Days China Impression

From US$2069 per adult

Destination:

Beijing (4 Nights) ,Xi'an (3 Nights) ,Guilin (2 Nights) ,Shanghai (2 Nights)

Duration: 12 Days & 11 Nights
Tour Type: Multi-City Tour
Tour Code: CTP07

Summary:

You will have chance to visit the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Terra-cotta Warriors, and take Li River Cruise. Your tour ends at Shanghai-a metropolitan city.

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Notes: The above rates is based on 4-person group of twin sharing room.

Tour Class
Start Date
End Date
Adult (12+)
Children (2-12)
Rooms
US$ 4998

1Highlights & Map

Experience both historic wonders and man-made marvels Rickshaw riding in the ancient alley way to feel the atmosphere of history and culture Cruise along beautiful landmarks of Li River and view the natural wonders of Guilin

2Itinerary

Day 01Beijing

Destinations: Arrive in Beijing

Activities: You'll be greeted on arrival in Beijing. On the way to the hotel, your guide will explain local programs. Spend the rest of the day exploring the nearby streets, or just relaxing in hotel room. Beijing is a city of amazing contrasts – an ancient capital with some incredible historical sites as well as a bustling modern metropolis having hosted the 29th Olympics.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven

36 Nanwei Road (Nanwei Lu) Beijing China Show Map

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Day 02Beijing

Destinations: Beijing

Activities: After breakfast head out for Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest public square, the symbol of Beijing and China. Then continue your trip to The Forbidden City, where the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties governed for over 500 years. Later you'll visit the Temple of Heaven, where the Emperors prayed for good harvests and worshipped the God of Heaven. Today's itinerary includes a visit to the old Beijing handicraft workshop.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven

36 Nanwei Road (Nanwei Lu) Beijing China Show Map

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Day 03Beijing

Destinations: Beijing

Activities: Your chauffeur will drive you approximately two hours to the Badaling Section of The Great Wall , which stretches for over 6000 km, and was originally built to protect China from the plunder of nomadics. You can walk and climb at your own pace, or enjoy spectacular views from the cable car. Before returning to the city you'll enjoy visiting the Changling (one of the Ming Tombs), and the attractive tree-lined Sacred Way , bordered by stone statues, where the Emperors used to conduct sacred ceremonies. During the day a visit to Jade Caving Factory or Cloisonne (enamelware) workshop is included. Dinner tonight is set at Quanjude Restaurant for you to taste the famous local flaovr 'Beijing Roasted Duck'.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven

36 Nanwei Road (Nanwei Lu) Beijing China Show Map

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Day 04Beijing

Destinations: Beijing

Activities: Hutong Cultural Tour: A maze of traditional alleyways and courtyard houses. Dotted around the Houhai Hutong area are the Drum and Bell Towers, Kindergarten, Tea House, and local people's houses. Your tour includes a visit with a local family. Summer Palace: The palace is positioned in the west suburb of Beijing, about 12 kilometers northwest of the city center. Equally famous as the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace is called'Yiheyuan'(Garden of Nurtured Harmony) in Chinese. It is up to now the best preserved and the largest imperial gardens in China. You may regret it if you come to Beijing without visiting this grand imperial garden. In the park, you can also have a boat ride on the lake for about 10 minutes .Besides this. Today's itinerary also includes a visit to a silk factory & workshop.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven

36 Nanwei Road (Nanwei Lu) Beijing China Show Map

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Day 05Beijing, Xi'an

Destinations: Beijing to Xi'an

Activities: You will have some free time for shopping at the Famous Xiushui Market and then fly from Beijing to Xi'an.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Hotel Ibis Xian

No.59 Heping Road Bei Lin District Shaanxi Show Map

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Day 06Xi'an

Destinations: Xi'an

Activities: Terracotta Warriors and Horses are part of the underground tomb of the Emperor Qinshihuangdi. Over 7000 life size Terra-Cotta Warrior Corps from more than 2000 years ago are formed for battle in several large pits. Many of the figures - soldiers, archers, horses and chariots have been restored. In the afternoon we’re going to the Bell Tower where you can get best panorama of the city from the top. There is a music performance of the ancient music and a display of the instruments. We will continue to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda where widely renowned Master Xuanzang (Monk Tripitaka) stored his collection of classic Buddhist artifacts brought from India.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Hotel Ibis Xian

No.59 Heping Road Bei Lin District Shaanxi Show Map

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Day 07Xi'an

Destinations: Xi'an

Activities: Shaanxi Historical Museum, a large-scale modern State-class museum, covers an area about 70,000 square meters, the architectural area of which is 55,000 square meters. It was completed on June 20, 1991 and opened to the public. Stele Forest Museum: With 900 years of history, this treasure house holds a large collection of the earliest stone steles from the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD) to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). All together, there are 3,000 steles and the museum is divided into seven exhibition halls, which mainly display calligraphy, painting and historical records. The Great Mosque: With more than 1200 years' history, it is one of the four most important mosques in China.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Hotel Ibis Xian

No.59 Heping Road Bei Lin District Shaanxi Show Map

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Day 08Xi'an, Guilin

Destinations: Xi'an to Guilin

Activities: Reed Flute Cave : Known as 'the Palace of Natural Arts' this large and well-presented cave system has some remarkable formations. Elephant Trunk Hill (which really does look like an elephant drinking from the river)

Hotel: Osmanthus Hotel Guilin (Guilin Dangui Hotel)

No.77 Zhongshan South Road, Guilin, ChinaShow Map

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Day 09Guilin

Destinations: Guilin to Yangshuo

Activities: Li River Cruise: A cruise along the Li River between Guilin and Yangshuo is an unforgettable experience. As you take in the stunning scenery there's something interesting to see at almost every bend in the river. Among spectacular limestone peaks you'll see graceful bamboo groves, farmers tending rice paddies, and lumbering water buffaloes pulling carts or cooling off in the river. You may see fishermen gliding along on their narrow bamboo rafts and fishing cormorants. You can spend the afternoon exploring the little town and wandering at the West Street, or take an optional excursion to the local villages.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Osmanthus Hotel Guilin (Guilin Dangui Hotel)

No.77 Zhongshan South Road, Guilin, ChinaShow Map

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Day 10Guilin, Shanghai

Destinations: Yangshuo via Guilin to Shanghai

Activities: Transfer to Guilin airport and fly to Shanghai. On arrival you will go directly to the Bund - the old colonial sector, which is home to a myriad of European-styled buildings that face the Huangpu River. It is a lankmark of Shanghai. Architectural styles include gothic, baroque, Romanesque, and renaissance.

Hotel: New Asia Hotel Shanghai

No.422 Tian Tong Road, ShanghaiShow Map

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Day 11Shanghai

Destinations: Shanghai

Activities: Today you visit the lovely old Yuyuan Garden, the Shanghai Museum, which rivals the Shaanxi Museum in Xi'an and is well worth a visit, the Jade Buddha Temple, and the famous Oriental Pearl TV Tower (also known as the Pearl Tower, for its distinctive shape). The second-highest platform provides wonderful views over Shanghai and the Huang Pu River, and those with a good head for heights can choose to buy a ticket to continue on to the very top.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: New Asia Hotel Shanghai

No.422 Tian Tong Road, ShanghaiShow Map

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Day 12Shanghai

Destinations: Depart from Shanghai

Activities: Your time is your own, until you are ready to be transferred to the airport for your departure.

3Price Policy

Price Includes

  • Hotel accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner).
  • Domestic flights, trains or buses as specified in the itinerary
  • Airport tax and fuel fee.
  • Private car/coach for transfers service and sightseeing program as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Local English-speaking tour guide for transfers and sightseeing program as indicated in each city.
  • Entrance fees to scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Service charge and government Taxes.

Price Excludes

  • Entry or exit China international airfare or train tickets.
  • Hotel room/cruise cabin single supplement.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
  • Gratuities to the tour guide, driver and hotel bellboy.
  • Fees for entry visa to China.
  • Traveler insurance.
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary.
Note: Tipping is now considered by many locals to be a part of their normal remuneration. However, this is a matter of personal discretion. You may use following as a reference.Suggested Tipping: for local guide: $8 to $10 per person(guest) per day, for driver: $4 to $5 per person(guest) per day.
Cancellation and Refund Policy for Tours Reservation
Cancellation in advance Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days No Cancellation Fee
30-10 days 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show 100% of the full payment

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5Reviews

Reviews (100% / overall satisfaction:)
would
recommend

Ms.

Jan.13, 2009

Overall Satisfaction:
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Our friends were worried about us because we arranged our tour over the internet. But it was the BEST tour we have ever been on. The accommodation, tour buses, inter-country flights, meals, tour sites, tour guides and information was all 5-star in our estimation.Jim

would
recommend

Ms.

Jan.07, 2009

Overall Satisfaction:
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Thank you for a wonderful trip arranged by you. Everything was OK, guides and drivers both in xian and Beijing were very good. The acrobatic show in Beijing which was exciting and a highlight of the trip.

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