16-Day China History Signs, Li River Cruise, Heaven Landscape Tour
Destinations:Beijing → Xi'an → Hangzhou → Wuzhen → Suzhou → Shanghai → Guilin → Hong Kong
Note:B, L, D denote breakfast, lunch and dinner respectively.
During this tour, our experienced and considerate guides will lead you to unveil mysterious China. You will see the world wonders such as the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terra Cotta Warriors Horses and Grand Canal; you will enjoy its yummy food such as Peking Roast Duck, Cantonese Cuisine; you will linger on its beautiful water towns, world-famed gardens and bay, and be amazing at the Guilin Karst landscape…
Day by Day Itinerary:
Entry Beijing (D)
Upon you arrive at the Beijing Capital International Airport our native guide will meet you by holding your name sign (with CFT on). Then you will be picked up to the hotel. The rest of the day is your leisure time.
Beijing (B L D)
Highlights Today: Sacred Way; Mutianyu Great Wall; Beijing Duck Dinner (Highlights Details)
Visit the Forbidden City (Imperial Palace), Tiananmen Square in the morning. After lunch, go on to visit the Summer Palace. After dinner, experience local culture at the Beijing Opera, including a behind-the-scenes look at the colorful make-up being applied to the performers.
Beijing (B, L, D)
Highlights Today: Stunning scenes of Mt. Huangshan; Hongcun Village.(Highlights Details)
After breakfast, take your special bus to visit the Sacred Way (Ming Tombs), next drive straight to the Mutianyu Great Wall (about 1hour drive) and mount to its best section where the Great Wall is well preserved and walk along the wall to enjoy sweeping vistas of this mammoth fortress . In the evening, enjoy the Beijing Duck Dinner at one of the famous Quanjude roast duck restaurants.
Note:the Mutianyu Great Wall is a steep section of the wall. Here you have the option of taking the Cable car to the highest point or down to the foot in a few minutes instead of climbing over 1,400 steps, while you can have a better bird's-eye view of the wall.
Beijing/Xi'an (B, D)
Highlight Today: Beijing Hutong (Beijing Old Lanes); Tang Dynasty Dinner Show (Dumpling Banquet with Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show).(Highlights Details)
This morning you will visit the Beijing lanes (Hutong) by rickshaw then take the afternoon flight to city of Xi'an in central China. You are met at the Xi'an Xianyang International Airport by the Xi'an local guide with your name sign, and then be collected to the hotel. Tonight, enjoy the Tang Dynasty Dinner Show, featuring a colorful assemblage of classical music and dance performances.
Xi'an (B, L, D)
Highlights Today: Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum; Xi'an Beilin Museum; Big Wild Goose Pagoda; Cantonese Cuisine. (Highlights Details)
Have a full day tour to the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Xi'an Beilin Museum, and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.After that, you end your day dining in a restaurant that serves Cantonese cuisine.
Xi'an (B, L)
Highlights Today: Huaqing Hot Spring; Bell Tower; Ancient City Wall (Highlights Details)
Today, go on a visit to the Huaqing Hot Spring, Bell Tower, and the Ancient City Wall. The evening is on your own arrangement. (We suggest you to explore the night of Xi'an or go to taste the flavorous local food in the Huimin Street (Muslim Quarter).
Xi'an/Hangzhou (B, L, D)
Highlights Today: Pagoda of Six Harmonies; Lingyin Temple (Highlights Details)
After Breakfast, you are collected to the airport for the flight to Hangzhou. When arrive in the picturesque city you are met at the airport by the Hangzhou local guide. The rest of the day, you will go on your sightseeing of the Pagoda of Six Harmonies and Lingyin Temple.
Hangzhou/Wuzhen/Suzhou (B, L, D)
Highlights Today:Morning Cruise on the West Lake; Three Pools Mirroring the Moon; Wuzhen (Highlights Details)
Today, you will enjoy a leisurely morning cruise on the West Lake and view Three Pools Mirroring the Moon (aka Three Moon Reflection Island) prior to traveling by motorcoach to Wuzhen. After finishing the visit to Wuzhen, continue on to Suzhou.
Suzhou (B, L)
Highlights Today: Grand Canal; Pan Gate; Garden of the Master Fishing Net; the No.1 Silk Factory.(Highlights Details)
Enjoy a leisurely morning cruise on the Grand Canal, then visit Pan Gate (Panmen), the Master Fishing Net and the No.1 Silk Factory. Continue by motorcoach (or train) to Shanghai.
Shanghai (B, L)
Highlights Today: Yu Garden (Yuyuan); Yuyuan Market; Jade Buddha Temple; Oriental Pearl TV Tower (Highlights Details)
Have a full day sightseeing of the Yu Garden, Yuyuan Market; Jade Buddha Temple; and Oriental Pearl TV Tower. The evening is given you to enjoy Shanghai city, you can shop some of the 400 stores on Nanjing Road and the famous Friendship Store on the Bund, or cruise on the Huangpu River to see the city night scene (optional tour), or be amazed at the fabulous acrobatic show (optional tour).
Shanghai/Guilin (B, L)
Highlights Today: Shanghai Museum, the Bund (Highlights Details)
Today you will visit the Shanghai Museum and the Bund, and then be driven to the airport to take the afternoon flight to Guilin. Upon your arrival at the airport, the experienced Guilin tour guide will meet you with your name sign. Then be picked up to the hotel, the guide will confirm your itinerary and recommend some famous restaurants to you.
Guilin / Li River Cruise/Yangshuo/Guilin (B, L, D)
Highlights Today: Li River Cruise; West Streets; Cormorants Catching Fish (Highlights Details)
After breakfast, the driver and guide will take you to the Zhujiang Pier to cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo, it will take you 3-4 hours to enjoy the most beautiful karst landscape in the world. And you will have lunch on board and disembark in Yangshuo town. After visit the West Streets, you will drive back to Guilin to your hotel to have dinner and then enjoy the Cormorants Catching Fish on the Li River.
Guilin / Hong Kong (B, L)
Highlights Today: Reed Flute Cave; Seven Star Park; Elephant Trunk Hill (Highlights Details)
Today, you will visit the Reed Flute Cave, the Seven Star Park and the Elephant Trunk Hill. After lunch, your guide will accompany you to the airport for flight to Hong Kong.
Hong Kong (B, L)
Highlights Today:Victoria Peak; Aberdeen; Stanley Market; Repulse Bay (Highlights Details)
Today your will have a full day sightseeing.
Hong Kong (B)
It is your free day to explore the modern Hong Kong--the Shopping Paradise.
Today, you will be escorted to the Hong Kong International Airport to take your homebound flight.
Tour quotations are only applied for 2-5 people as a group, further discount available for group number more than 5 people. The private guided tour is tailored 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.
The hotel is based on two persons sharing one twin or double standard room with private facilities.
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
Suggested tips: USD14-16 to tour guide per day, USD 8-12 to driver per day, but depending on their service, it's up to you.
Featured Hotels of this tour package are for your reference, please choose the luxury or standard and tell us you need smoking or non-smoking rooms when inquiry.
|Beijing||Prime Hotel/ Xinhai Jinjiang Hotel★★★★★||Bamboo Garden Hotel★★★★
North Garden Hotel★★★★
|Xi'an||Sheraton Hotel★★★★★||Bell Tower Hotel★★★★|
|Hangzhou||Shangri-la Hotel★★★★★||Wu Yang Hotel ★★★★
Ramada Haihua Plaza★★★★
|Suzhou||Sheraton Suzhou★★★★★||Bamboo Grove Hotel ★★★★
Suzhou Garden View Hotel★★★★
|Shanghai||Huating Hotel★★★★★||Anting Villa Hote★★★★
|Guilin||Sheraton Hotel★★★★★||Park Hotel★★★★|
|Hong Kong||Sheraton Hotel★★★★★||Marco Polo Hotel★★★★|