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China is a marvelous scroll of panorama, adorned with magical mountains, lakes, villages and water towns which you can never find elsewhere. During the 12-day-long tour you’ll witness the essence of China attractions and be addicted in the distinctive activities, such as Wuzhen Water Town, river cruise, etc. Just throw yourself into the valuable tour around China!
Appreciate gothic architecture at the Bund in the modernized Shanghai.
Enjoy a romantic boat cruise on the legendary West Lake Hangzhou.
Explore the unique lifestyle and culture of Naxi minority in Lijiang Old Town.
|Today's Activities||Upon arrival in Shanghai, our tour guide will pick you up at the airport and escort you to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you. You can take a break to erase the on-flight exhaustion, or drink a glass of beer in the bar located in Xintiandi - famous “hang-out” place in Shanghai.|
|Today's Activities|| Visit the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, which chronicles Shanghai's past, present and future, then take a stroll through the bustling Nanjing Road, the earliest and most prosperous shopping street in Shanghai dating back to the 1840s.
Later, you can immerse yourself in the Bund regarded as the symbol of Shanghai and an epitome of Shanghai's history; and enjoy a bird's eye view of Shanghai cityscape in Shanghai World Financial Center. A wonderful Acrobatics Show is suggested for you to spend your nightlife in Shanghai.
|Today's Activities||This sightseeing day begins with City God Temple, the most significant Taoist temple in Shanghai with a rich history of nearly 600 years. Then Nongtang impresses you with its slummy shabby crowdy looks, which is in sharp contrast of the prosperous luxurious high streets like Nanjing Road. Later, you are transterred to the stain station to take a train to Suzhou about 30 minutes. Our local tour guide will pick you up and escort you to the hote. The rest of the day is free for you.|
|Today's Activities||Today you will have a whole day to tour the beautiful Suzhou. Lingering Garden, one of the four most famous classic gardens in China listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, impresses you with the exquisite and sophisticated architectures of classic garden.
Then turn your attention to Panmen Gate, a famous historical landmark in Suzhou. Visit Suzhou Silk Factory to get a knowledge of the whole life of a silkworm and learn about the process of silk producing. Later enjoy a leisure boat trip on Grand Canal, the oldest and longest canal in the world.
|Today's Activities||This morning drive about 1.5 hours from Suzhou to Wuzhen Water Town, where ancient docks, waterside pavilions, and corridors stretch out for miles and make a romantic atmosphere that is typical to water towns. Then visit the 100 Beds Museum, Battic & Wine Workshops, Wood Carving Gallery, Traditional Handicraft Workshops, etc. to experience the unique customs, simple and pure folkway and idyllic scenery of a typical watery township. Later drive to Hangzhou and check in the hotel.|
|Today's Activities|| Take a cruise on the West Lake to appreciate the beautiful and elegant landscape. Then head to Lingyin Temple, also called the Temple of Soul's Retreat, one of the most significant and beautiful Buddhist monasteries in China.
Six Harmonies Pagoda, one of the true masterpieces of ancient Chinese architecture, is also on your visit-list.
After visiting Hu Qing Yu Tang, the traditional Chinese medicine museum, you can roam around Hefang Street featuring a variety of snacks and Chinese crafts, such as land-blown sugar candy, paper-cutting and hand-made dough figurines.
|Today's Activities||After breakfast, you are escorted to airport to take the flight to Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan Province. The tour guide will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for check-in and relax. Afternoon visit Green Lake Park to appreciate the beautiful scenery and lovely birds, eg. red-pecked seagulls. Then enjoy a leisure tour to the bustling Flowers and Birds Market, full of flowers, birds, fish, jewels, crafts, curios, coins, etc.|
|Today's Activities||This day starts with Stone Forest which boggles your mind with countless awesome natural rock formations. Afternoon you are escorted to airport to take the flight to Lijiang Old Town. You can spend your time wandering around this famous old town to bring you into step with it. The nighlife is on your own. You can go shopping or drink a beer in the local bar.|
|Today's Activities||Morning drive about 40 minutes to Jade Dragon Snow Mountain which looks like a gigantic dragon clad in white snow all year round. Take the cable car to Yak Meadow, a great spot to appreciate 13 Jade Dragon peaks and photograph the spectacular snow mountain. The tour time is about 3 hours.
After lunch, enjoy about-one-hour visit to Joseph Rock Residence in Yuhu Village, who lived in Lijiang for 27 years and left numerous precious photos and articles about this lovely place. Then head to Black Dragon Park, famous for temples, plum blossoms, inscribed tablets, etc.
|Today's Activities||Enjoy your sighseeing day in Lijiang Old Town. Mufu Prince Mansion shows you a splendid grand garden built in architectural style of Ming dynasty, blending with the traditional cultures of Bai and Naxi minorities. Then appreciate a bird's-eye view of the old town in Wangu Tower, Lijiang's symbol architecture whose name means "last forever" and "stand on the highest". Enjoy your free time in the bustling Four-sided Street, the center of the old town. Later take the flight to Hong Kong. You will be picked up and transferred to hotel.|
|Today's Activities||After breakfast, enjoy a half-day Hong Kong island tour. The first stop is Victoria Peak, the highest point in Hong Kong, where you can stand and marvel at the restless city of Kowloon. Continue on to Aberdeen, a fishing port for more than 100 years, with traditions well-preserved. Then enjoy your leisure time in Repulse Bay with golden and soft sand and clear azure blue water gently lapping the seashor. The rest of the day is free for you. In the evening, we recommend you to enjoy a wonderful Victoria Harbour cruise.|
|Today's Activities||We believe the 12 days have successfully infused you with an ever-shining memory. We’ll escort you to Hong Kong airport and hope for your next tour!|
|Tour Package Includes:|
|Dining: 11 breakfasts and 9 lunches||Admissions: Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in itinerary|
|Flight Tickets: Hangzhou - Kunming, Kunming - Lijiang, Lijiang - Hong Kong; Train Ticket: Shanghai - Suzhou||Hotels: Accommodation in Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Kunming, Lijiang and Hong Kong|
|Tour Guide: Local experienced English-speaking guides||Car Driver: Experienced licensed drivers|
|Vehicle: Private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers||Luggage Transfers: A hand for your heavy luggage;|
|Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance;||Government taxes & Service charges|
|Tour Package Excludes:|
|- Other optional tours / meals / flights not mentioned in itinerary;||- Tips for tour guides and drivers.|
-- Breakfasts are offered by the hotels
-- Lunches are arranged according to different classes of tour
-- Dinners are for your own arrangement
We promise worry-free dining quality, plus flexible choices regarding your preference. Any special requestment please tell our trip advisors directly. Other recommendations are as follow:
Shanghai is regarded as a kingdom of delicacies, where you can taste almost everything. Here we strongly suggest you take M on The Bund into consideration.
M on the Bund Shanghai
-- Dedicated to creating a dining experience as exciting, as sophisticated, as delectable as Shanghai itself
-- “One of the top 20 restaurants in Asia” (Miele Guide, 2009-2010)
-- “Best Global Cuisine” (City Weekend Readers’ Choice Awards, 2010)
-- “M on the Bund: Most Popular Restaurant in Shanghai” (Zaqat Survey Shanghai, 2008)
|Shanghai M on The Bund Restaurant||Brandboard of M on the Bund|
Suzhou cuisine is renowned for its unique sweet flavor, color and aroma, and it's always beautifully presented. Some of the best local dishes are songshu Guiyu (Stewed and Fried Mandarin Fish), Xiangyou Shanhu (Stewed Shredded Eel), Xigua Ji (Chicken Steamed in Watermelon Rind), etc.
|Songshu Guiyu (Stewed and Fried Mandarin Fish)||Xiangyou Shanhu (Stewed Shredded Eel)|
Hangzhou dishes are best representative of Zhejiang cuisine, one of the Eight Culinary Traditions of China. Hangzhou dishes are noted for its elaborate preparations, sophisticated way of cooking and its most refreshing taste.
-- Dongpo Pork: A little fatty but not oily. Named after Su Dongpo, a famous man of letters of Song Dynasty.
-- West Lake Sour Fish: featuring tender fish meat with sweet and sour sauce.
-- Shrimp Meat with Longjing Tea: Sliced meat and crispy rice with fragrance of Longjing Tea
|Dongpo Pork||Shrimp Meat with Longjing Tea|
The variety of Kunming cuisine never fails to satisfy hungry travelers. It really is a "crossroads" featuring dishes from all over Yunnan. The feature of Kunming cuisine is a perfect blend of sour and spicy flavors, made from the minority 's century-old traditional recipes.
|Steaming-Pot Chicken||Kunming Bittern Duck|
Because of the proximity to so many food styles, the cuisine of Lijiang is diverse. Great attention is paid to bringing out the natural flavors and there are a number of local delicacies worth trying. Square Street in the center of Old Town is an ideal place to find some of the best local dishes.
|Yak Chafing Dish||Cici Bean Jelly|
Hong Kong may well be considered the lap of luxury for the gourmet and the gourmand alike. Look no further than Causeway Bay, Lan Kwai Fong, Soho and Stanley, and wander the winding streets of Kowloon for a taste of traditional Chinese and local Cantonese cuisine. Sea food is great in Hong Kong and you should not miss it. Tanks of live seafood like fish, lobster, prawns, crab, geoduck, clams, scallops, oysters vie for attention.
|Various Hong Kong Dim Sum||Various sea food in a street restaurant of Lei Yue Mun|