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Recommended for the visitors who come to China for the first time, the 8 day China Highlights tour goes across three main cities of China - Beijing, Xian & Shanghai, and covers several China well-known attractions, such as the Great Wall, Forbidden City and Terracotta Warriors. The tour offers you a comprehensive image of the yesterday, today and tomorrow of China. Regarded as the most popular travel route, it is very worthy of your action.
Worry-free promise and Low price guarantee, save your money and energy in this triangle tour of China.
One-stop service, incl. tour guide, hotels, meals, transportation, attraction admissions and insurance, etc.
Caring, experienced local guide & driver will be of great help to ensure your safety and comfort on the way.
|Today's Activities||May you have a good journey to Beijing, and our guide will meet you outside the customs of Beijing Airport after you clear the customs, and then transfer you to the downtown hotel. The rest of the day is flexible for your will, have a rest or take a walk near the hotel.|
|Today's Activities||After having breakfast at hotel, you will visit the Tiananmen Square this morning to start your Beijing tour. Strolling round the large square is very enjoyable where you will see Beijing with ancient and modern elements, then walk north to the Forbidden City. As the largest and best-preserved imperial palace in China, it vividly indulges us with a whole impression of the royal life. Later you will appreciate Chinese featured royal park - Summer Palace, which boasts of typical Chinese architecture and splendid landscape.|
|After breakfast, you will go to the most famous tomb of Ming Tombs - Changling, it is the largest in scale and is completely preserved, inhumed the fourth emperor of Ming Dynasty. Later you will have an excursion to the Mutianyu Great Wall, you will take cable car to see this vital section of the world famous China Great Wall, Mutianyu has a storied history of over 1400 years, can trace back to Northern Qi Dynasty (550-570). While driving back to downtown Beijing, you will stop by the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) and Water Cube (National Aquatics), to view the unique constructions and take some photos.|
|Today's Activities||This day you can visit the Temple of Heaven, where the Emperor of the Ming and Qing dynasties would worship heaven and pray for good harvests. After that, you will explore Beijing Hutong by rickshaw to know more about the life and culture of ordinary Beijing people. This visit can provide you with a distinctive travelling experience compared to other attraction. At last, you will transfer to airport to Xi'an, then check in at Xi'an downtown hotel.|
|Today's Activities||After having breakfast, you will head to world-famous Terracotta Warriors to start wonderful Xi'an tour, maybe you have seen them many times on TV or magazines before, but it's a total different experienc to see them with your own eyes. Also with a sidetrip to Mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, who owned this awesome underground kingdom, you would know more about the first dynasty of China - Qin dynasty. Later you will return to downtown for seeing the Great Mosque of Xi'an, where still hold prayer services each day; With several minutes' walk to Muslim Quarter, you can buy some interesting sourviners and taste various delicious local snacks. Optionally visit: Tang Dynasty Show.|
|Today's Activities||Deeply explore Xi'an in many fields by seeing Shaanxi Historical Museum this morning, where you can get more knowledge about Chinese national treasures and other precious cultural relics. Later you will step on Xi'an Ancient City Wall. As the best-preserved old city wall in China, you can take beautiful views of Xi'an city, and even optionally cycling on the wall is available for you. At last, tour guide will take you to airport. With about 2 hour's fly to Shanghai, you will be picked up at airport and transferred to Shanghai downtown hotel.|
|Today's Activities||As the biggest city of China, Shanghai definitely offers many lures. Begins from Yuyuan Garden and Yuyuan Market, you will appreciate Chinese garden construction and know more about Shanghai local people. Then with a stroll from Nanjing Road to the Bund, you will be impressed by Modern Shanghai amazingly compared with Xi'an. Later you can view the whole city at the highest floor of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, and know about the development of Shanghai with a following visit to Shanghai Municipal History Museum at the pedestal of the tower. At night, Shanghai Acrobats Show can be optionally appreciated.|
|Today's Activities||This is the last day of your tour, you can have free activity in Shanghai, shopping or have a rest, and later the tour guide will take you to airport for your flight to next destination. We believe you will love China and keep forever memories about China in your whole life.|
|Your Group Size||Deluxe Class||Superior Class||Tourist Class|
|1 person||$2852 / $2434||$2237 / $2048||$2090 / $1949|
|2 - 5 persons||$1748 / $1529||$1440 / $1335||$1379 / $1295|
|6 - 9 persons||$1520 / $1303||$1213 / $1105||$1152 / $1070|
|single room supplyment||$616 / $438||$341 / $264||$287 / $230|
|The price in Red stands for High Season (Apr.1 - Nov.30), and Black for Low Season (Dec.1 - Mar.31).|
|Tour Package Includes:|
|Dining: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches;||Admissions: Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary;|
|Flight Tickets: Beijing to Xian, Xian to Shanghai;||Hotels: accommodation in Beijing, Xian and Shanghai;|
|Vehicle: a private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers;||Tour Guide: a local experienced English-speaking guide;|
|Car Driver: an experienced licensed driver;||Luggage Transfers: a hand for your heavy luggage;|
|Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance;||Government taxes & Service charges.|
|Tour Package Excludes:|
|- Other optional attractions / tours / meals and international flights;||- Tips for tour guides and drivers.|
This package includes 6 breakfasts and 6 lunches, except for the first day and the last day: :
- Breakfasts offered by hotels: just start your happy tour after having breakfast in the morning, especially for deluxe class, buffet breakfast is available;
- It supplys lunch according to different classes of tour, such as deluxe in city-famous restaurants and tourist in popular tourist restaurants;
- Dinner option is open to you, you could find your favorite place to eat, or take our recommendations.
We promises no-worry about the dining quality, plus flexible choices that you can have depending on your preference. If having any special requestment, just tell our trip advisor directly. In all, we aim to satisfy your tongue and stomach with our recommendation as follows:
As the capital of China, Beijing boasts many good restaurants with featured cuisines. Our package takes you to have A La Carte dinner at Great Northeast Restaurant, Gold Palace Restaurant and Tang Yuan Restaurant, leading you to grasp the essence of Chinese classic cuisines.
|Dining Hall of Great Northeast Restaurant||Main Hall of Tang Yuan Restaurant|
Xi'an features distinctive cuisines of China Northwest, such as various-shapes chinese dumplings and other wheaten food. At Muslim Quarter, where gathers lots of delicious local food, like Rou Jia Mo and shish kebabs, etc.
(1) Here we highly recommend Chinese Dumpling Dinner, which also named Jiaozi, typically consist of a ground meat and/or vegetable filling wrapped into a thinly rolled piece of dough, which is then sealed by pressing the edges together or by crimping. As a must-try for visitors, it serves with Tang dynasty show. And it belongs to an [add on] item in the tour.
(2) Rou Jia Mo, also called Chinese Hamburger, is very similar to the Western hamburger essentially, but with different cooking method.
|Chinese Dumpling Dinner||Rou Jia Mo ( Chinese Hamburger )|
We say little about the dining in Shanghai, since Shanghai is regarded as a delicious kingdom, where you can taste everything almost. 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|