17-Day China History, Culture and Landscape Tour
Destinations:Beijing → Xian → Kunming → Lijiang → Kunming → Guilin → Hong Kong
Note:B, L, D denote breakfast, lunch and dinner respectively.
This tour you will go near many famous Chinese historic facts include Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Great Wall, big museums, ancient tombs, old pagodas, ancient temples, Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. You will know some facts about Chinese culture, food, opera, ancient music and dance, and the mysterious Naxi people's civilization & traditions. You will view the unparalleled natural facts: Stone Forest and Li River; when visit the world famous seaport --Hong Kong, you will find the most attractive facts from its modernization and beauty.
Day by Day Itinerary:
Entry Beijing (no meals)
Upon your arrival in Beijing, our native guide will meet you at the airport by holding your name sign with CFT on, then you are escorted to the hotel selected, the guide will recommend you some famous restaurants. The remainder of the day is your free time.
Beijing (B L D)
Highlights Today: Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Beijing Duck Dinner, Beijing Opera (Highlights Details)
A full day activities: In the morning your guide will take you to explore the Forbidden City (the Imperial Palace), the Tiananmen Square and the Temple of Heaven. In the evening, you will enjoy the Beijing Opera.
Beijing (B, L, D)
Highlights Today: Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs(Highlights Details)
Today you will take an excursion to the Badaling Section of Great Wall and the Ming Tombs. After that, you are driven to the Quanjude Restaurant to enjoy the Beijing Duck Dinner.
Beijing/Xi'an (B, D)
Highlight Today: Yonghegong, Xi'an Ancient City Wall, Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show (Highlights Details)
In the morning, you will visit the Yonghegong (the Lama Temple) then you will be escorted to the airport for flight to Xian. When reach Xian, your guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel then visit the Xi'an Ancient City Wall. After dinner, enjoy Xi'an famous entertainment--Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show.
Xi'an (B, L, D)
Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an Beilin Museum, Dumpling Banquet(Highlights Details)
After breakfast, you will visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the Xi'an Beilin Museum. In the evening, enjoy the special dumpling banquet.
Xi'an (B, L, D)
Highlights Today: Qianling Mausoleum, Tomb of Princess of Yongtai, Xianyang Terracotta Museum(Highlights Details)
Today you will first visit the Qianling Mausoleum, then the Tomb of princess of Yongtai and then the Xianyang Terracotta Museum.
Xi'an/Kunming (B L)
Highlights Today: Shaanxi Provincial History Museum and the Great Mosque. (Highlights Details)
Visit the Shaanxi Provincial History Museum and the Great Mosque. Transfer to the airport for flight to Kunming. Then be met at the airport by your guide with your name sign and then be driven to your Kunming hotel.
Kunming (B, L)
Highlights Today:Yunnan Stone Forest Park(Highlights Details)
Have a full day excursion to see the Yunnan Stone Forest Park.
Kunming/Lijiang (B, L, D)
Highlights Today:Baisha Village, Naxi family, Baisha Murals, Rock Joseph's Former Residence, Square Street, Naxi Ancient Music and Dance Performance(Highlights Details)
Take a morning flight to Ancient City of Lijiang and transfer to the hotel. Visit the Baisha Village and a local Naxi family, the Baisha Murals, the Rock Joseph's Former Residence in Yuhu Village and the Square Street of the Lijiang Old Town. Enjoy the Naxi Ancient Music and Dance Performance at Dongba Palace.
Today is your free day. You can take your camera to explore the mystic Lijiang Old Town, visit the family of the Naxi race to know about their culture and customs, or visit the unique local bars to have a drink.
Lijiang/Kunming (B, L)
Highlights Today: Qiongzhu Temple, Daguan Park and the Flowers & Birds Market (Highlights Details)
After breakfast you will flight back to Kunming and transfer to the hotel then visit the Qiongzhu Temple, the Daguan Park and the Flowers and Birds Market.
Kunming/Guilin (B, D)
Highlights Today: Cormorants Catching Fish (Highlights Details)
Take the afternoon flight to Guilin. After dinner enjoy the cormorants catching fish on the Li River.
Guilin/Li River Cruise/Yangshuo/Guilin (B, L, D)
Highlights Today: Li River Cruise, West Street (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 street, you will drive back to Guilin to your hotel and have dinner.
Guilin/Hong Kong (B, L)
Highlights Today:Reed Flute Cave, Seven Star Park, Elephant Trunk Hill(Highlights Details)
Visit the Reed Flute Cave, the Seven Star Park and the Elephant Trunk Hill. Transfer to the airport for flight to Hong Kong.
Hong Kong (B, L)
Highlights Today: Victoria Peak, the Aberdeen, the Stanley Market and Repulse Bay(Highlights Details)
Visit the Victoria Peak, the Aberdeen, the Stanley Market and Repulse Bay. Free in the afternoon.
Hong Kong (B)
Free day for your exploration of Hong Kong and shopping.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure.
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.
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing one twin or double standard room with private facilities.
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in local Chinese restaurant as specified in the itinerary. B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway station and hotel and all the sights by air-conditioned vehicle.
4. Transportation between Cities
The economic class air tickets of the domestic flight between cities as specified in the itinerary.
5. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for the sights mentioned.
6. Guiding service
Excellent tour Guiding. All normal sightseeing tours in each city with English-speaking guide and admission fees where applicable. Our guide will not fly with you from one city to another. Upon your arrival at each city, a new local guide and driver will pick you up, be with you for local tour and see you off after you finish the itinerary of each city.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance. We highly recommend that you purchase full coverage travel insurance from you country of origin.
1. Visa Fees
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: USD12-14 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★★★★★||Bamboo Garden Hotel★★★★||Harmony Hotel★★★|
|Xi'an||Hyatt Regency Hotel★★★★★||Grand New World Hotel★★★★||Melody Hotel ★★★|
|Kunming||Bank Hotel★★★★★||Golden Dragon Hotel★★★★||Camellia Hotel★★★|
|Lijiang||Guanfang Hotel★★★★★||Wangfu Hotel★★★★||Ancient Town Inn★★★|
|Guilin||Sheraton Guilin★★★★★||Bravo Hotel★★★★||Fubo Hotel★★★|
|Hong Kong||Sheraton Hotel★★★★★||Marco Polo Hotel★★★★||No|