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Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Guilin & Shanghai 11-day Tour

  • Tour code: BXCGS-01
  • Available: daily
  • Duration: 11 days.
  • Starts/ends: On your request.
  • Attractions: Please check the day by day itinerary next:.
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 Beijing
: Tiananmen Square→Forbidden City→Temple of Heaven→Summer Palace

Hotel pick up or anywhere as you requested around 8:30am~9:00am

We will have a view of Tiananmen Square, the world’s largest public square and explore the sites around the square with opportunities to take some amazing pictures.

The magnificent Forbidden City, the largest Imperial Palace in the world, is our next sight. We’ll spend a couple of hours wandering around this amazing  imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace.

Lunch at a nice local restaurant or by your request at your own cost.
Temple of Heaven, the largest Imperial place of worship from ancient times,is also a nice sight to view. This special place becomes a park where the local community utilize this beautiful and enormous space for social activities such as singing, dancing, and Taiji practice.

After approximarely an 1.5 hour drive, we will arrive at the Summer Palace, a summer resort for Imperial Family Member --considered the best preserved Imperial Park.

Hotel drop off at the tour end around 6:00pm.

Day 2 Beijing:  Great Wall→Ding Tomb of Ming Imperial Tombs.

Hotel pick up around 8:30am~9:00am

This morning tour will take you to size up the world-famous Great Wall (Mutianyu section), the key symbol of China. Flexible visiting time allows you to enjoy a lifetime trekking trip (1-2 hours' hiking), or witness the breathtaking views of this man-made wonder by taking a cable car(optional).

Lunch at a nice local restaurant or by your request at your own cost.

After the Wall visit, you'll take a leisurely stroll along the tranquil Sacred Road to explore the Ding Tomb of Ming Imperial Tombs.

Hotel drop off at the tour end around 6:00pm.

Evening Optional Activity:you can have a try of the flavorful dish of Peking Roast Duck Dinner.

Day 3 Beijing to Xian by High-speed Train

Beijing hotel pick up by our driver.  Beijing West Railway Station drop off to catch the high speed train to Xian.
Xian North Railway Station pick up by our Xian local driver and Xian hotel drop off. 
Free time the rest of the day.

Day 4 Xian:  Terracotta Warriors and Horses→Traditional Cave DwellingBig Wild Goose Pagoda

Hotel pick up around 8:30am~9:00am
It will take around onehour drive to get to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum,which is the Eighth Wonder of the World, the biggest on-the-site museum in China with thousands of Terracotta Warriors and Horses made by ancient Chinese more than 2,000 years ago. You surely will be impressed by the formation. When you finish your visit of the Museum, we will head to the Traditional Cave Dwelling --the best preserved old house where modern farmers still live in. You can have a zero contact with local customs.

Lunch at a local restaurant or by your request at your own cost.
After lunch we will drive to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda . This is a Tang Dynasty Buddhism temple dated back to 1,300 years ago. You gonna to learn historical facts and enjoy interesting stories here.

Hotel drop off after the tour around 6:00pm.
Optional Evening activity:
Tang Dynasty Dinner Show :The Most Splendid and Unique Music and Dance Show together with Dumpling Banquet

Day 5 Xian to Chengdu by Flight:
Hanyangling Museum→City Wall→Bell TowerMuslim Quarter Great Mosque

Hotel pick up around 8:30am~9:00am
Hanyangling Museum -Han Dynasty Emperor Jingdi’s Tomb-is our first sight. This  is a burial sight for Emperor Jingdi and his wife Empress Wangzhi. This tomb could be dated back to 2,100 years ago. It is the only underground museum in China.

Lunch at a local restaurant or by your request at your own cost.

We will spend around two hours on top of the City Wall ,standing in Xi’an and protecting it for about 600 years, the City Wall is the best preserved and most complete wall that has survived through China’s long history. It is about 12 meters high, 12 to 14 meters wide across the top and 15 to 18 meters thick at the bottom. The entire circumference is about 13.7 kilometers. You will be allowed to take a walk or do cycling on this old but well preserved wall for one hour and a half. This will be quite a fun experience.

After that we will have a view of Bell Tower , Muslim Quarter and Great Mosque.The Bell Tower is the symbols of Xi’an as it was built in the very center of the city about 600 years ago. Muslim Quarter is to the north of the Drum Tower, which boats various local snacks and special souvenirs.You will absolutely have a fantastic time here.

Xian Airport drop off to catch the flight to Chengdu
Greeted by our local Chengdu driver and Chengdu hotel drop off.

Day 6: Chengdu: Leshan Giant Buddha
Hotel pick up around at 8:30am.

We’ll set out to Leshan Giant Buddha by private car.About 1.5 hours we can get there.The Leshan Giant Buddha is a 71-metre (233 ft) tall stone statue, built during the Tang Dynasty  (618–907). It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Daduand Qingyi  rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing below his feet. It is the largest stone Buddha in the world and it is by far the tallest pre-modern statue in the world.  

Lunch at a nice local restaurant or by your request at your own cost.
After the view, we return to Chengdu City.

Hotel drop off at the tour end. 


Day 7Chengdu:  Chengdu Panda Breeding CenterWuhou TempleJinli Street

Hotel pick up around 8:30am~9:00am
We will drive to Chengdu Panda Breeding Center. It was founded in 1987, started with 6 giant pandas that were rescued from the wild. By 2008, it had 124 panda births, and the captive panda population has grown to 83.You can see the baby panda eating their breakfast--their most active time. Adorable pandas gonna leave you a nice memory!

Lunch at a nice local restaurant or by your request at your own cost.
When you finish your visit of the Panda Breeding Center, we will drive to Wuhou Temple. Wuhou Temple (Memorial Temple of Marquis Wu) is dedicated to Zhuge Liang, the Marquis Wu (Wuhou) of Kingdom of Shu in the Three Kingdoms Period (220 - 280).Zhuge Liang was the personification of noble character and intelligence. Memorial architectures erected in many places after his death include a famous one in Chendu.

After the view of Wuhou Temple, you can really enjoy yourself in Jinli Street, an old street featured with culture of Three Kingdoms Period and custom of Chengdu. You can also taste various delicious local snacks there. 

Chengdu Airport drop off to catch the flight to Guilin
Greeted by our local Guilin driver and Guilin hotel drop off.

Day 8:Guilin:  Li River CruiseWest Street
Hotel pick up around 8:30am~9:00am

Li River Cruise, the highlight of any Guilin visit, will feature your tour today. Departing Zhujiang Pier in the morning, you will cruise downstream along Li River. En route-- oaring peaks, limpid waters, thriving groves, rice paddies and water buffaloes will make you feel like traveling in a traditional Chinese painting.

Lunch on the boat included on the trip or by your request on your cost.
After disembarking at Yangshuo County and checking in hotel, you will be free to explore the age-old town and its famous West Street where you can have a rest and have a nice chat with locals. Stay overnight in Yangshuo.

Hotel drop off at the tour end.

Evening Optional Activity: light show.

Day 9:Yangshuo:  Bicycle Tour around Yangshuo→Moon Hill→Dragon BridgeBamboo Rafting
Hotel pick up  around 8:30am~9:00am
After breakfast, we will ride a bike to go around the countryside. You will through the beautiful and quiet nice path to see rice fields, farmer’s working, Karst mountain surrounding. Visit the small village on the way. It will spend 2.5 hours for riding bike and 1.5 hours to hiking up and down the Moon Hill if you are interested in walking it up.

Lunch at a nice local restaurant or by your request at your own cost.
After lunch, we will drive from Yangshuo to the Dragon Bridge. You can take a Bamboo Raft on Yulong River around 2 hours relax trip. The driver and the guide will meet you at the end of the raft trip then drive you to Yangshuo. You can visit the ancient house on the way if you are interest in it.

Guilin Airport drop off to catch the flight to Shanghai
Greeted by our local Shanghai driver and Shanghai hotel drop off.

Day 10  Shanghai:  The BundYu Garden & Bazaar in Old TownShanghai world financial centerJade Buddha Temple

Hotel pick up around 8:30am~9:00am

We will drive to the Bund Area, one of the top ten Shanghai attractions. Historic European style building located on the Bund. It’s the showcase of the city’s colonial past and its transformation in the new year. Yu Yuan Garden and Bazaar in Old Town Area is our next sight. The Bazaar is a market with lots of small shops/vendors selling souvenirs, handmade crafts, folk crafts, packed snacks.

Lunch at a nice local restaurant or by your request at your own cost.
After lunch , we will head to Shanghai world financial center, which is a super tall skyscraper located in the Pudong district of Shanghai, China. It is a mixed-use skyscraper, consisting of offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and ground-floor shopping malls.

Then we will visit Jade Buddha Temple -famous for two vivid Jade Buddha statues and feed the beautiful Koi fish there.

Drop off at your hotel at the tour end around 6:00pm.
Evening Optional Activity: Acrobatic Show.

Day 11: Shanghai:  Local Park in the Former French Concession Area→Old Alley/Lane in Former French Concession Area→Little White House→Water Village (zhujiajiao)
Hotel pick up around 8:30am ~ 9:00am.
We will drive to Local Park in the Former French Concession Area. You canhave a view of the morning activities of the Shanghai locals, experience the life style and be a local here.

Later we will walk along the Old Alley/Lane in Former French Concession Area to explore the local life in the old house/lane. Best way to get away the hustling urban life and relax in that area.

Then we will visit the Little White House.It was home to a high-ranking official of the French Municipality at that time. Now is Shanghai Arts and Crafts Museum.

Lunch at a nice local restaurant or by your request at your own cost.
We will spend some time in Water Village (zhujiajiao),which is crisscrossed by rivers and canals, with 9 long streets running along the rivers and thousands of buildings of Ming and Qing Dynasty architecture flanking both sides.


Hotel or anywhere as you requesteddrop off for your next destination at the tour end. Your beautiful 11-day tour comes to the end!

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No booking fees!
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