China Classical 10 Nights 11 days HIGHLIGHTS Tour Detail Itinerary

Beijing (3n) - Xi'an(2n) - Shanghai (2n) - Guilin (2n) - Guangzhou (1n) 

DAY 1
Beijing

On arrival you will be met by our guide and transferred to your hotel. You will be free for the rest of the day.

DAY 2
Beijing (B L)

A full day excursion to the Great Wall - the landmark of China. It is one of the most amazing feats of human labor. After lunch, a drive to the Ming Tombs along the Sacred Way with giant marble figures and animals guarding the tomb area for deceased emperors of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644AD).

DAY 3
Beijing (B L D)

A morning tour of Tian'anmen Square, the largest public square in the world, and the Palace Museum, known as the Forbidden City; the complex of imperial palaces are home to the emperors for over 500 years in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Some of the grand halls have been used as museums for fine collections of Chinese treasures. After lunch you will be driven to visit the Summer Palace, a forme summer resort for the royal family, and take a boat ride on its Lake Kunming. This evening you will be treated to a delicious Beijing Duck dinner.

DAY 4
Beijing-Xi'an (B/L)

Your sightseeing this morning is the Temple of Heaven, where the Ming and Qing emperors prayed for good harvest. It is the largest temple complex remaining in China today. After lunch, take a bullet train to Xi'an, the great ancient capital and the eastern end of the Silk Road. A city tour of the ancient city wall, one of few well-preserved ones in China.


DAY 5
Xi'an (B/L)

This exciting day of sightseeing will include the Terra-cotta Warriorsand Horses at the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the first Qin Emperor, and the Bronze Chariots. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built in 652 AD. It contains a large volume of Buddhist scriptures which were obtained from India by the eminent monk Xuanzang. Remainder of day is at leisure. Drive back to Beijing.

DAY 6
Xi'an-Shanghai (B L)

This morning, visit the Shaanxi Provincial Museum where you will discover how Xi'an became the cradle of Chinese culture. After lunch at a local restaurant, you will be transferred to the bullet trainstation to Shanghai, a cosmopolitan, bustling and heavily populated city in China. You are free for the remainder of the day.

DAY 7
Shanghai (B L D)

Your sightseeing this morning features a tour of the Yuyuan Garden, the old area of the city, and a stroll along the lively waterfront, known as the "Bund". After lunch, a visit to the Jade Buddha Temple. An acrobatic show for your evening entertainment after dinner.

DAY 8
Shanghai-Guilin (B L)

This morning, visit Shanghai Museum, one of the largest in China, which houses a collection of 120,000 pieces of cultural relics. After lunch, you fly to Guilin, a city known for its beautiful landscape, the spectacular pointed mountains, the winding rivers and the limestone rock formation. You are at leisure for the rest of the day.

DAY 9
Guilin (B L)

A day to enjoy a downstream cruise on the Lijiang River and be exposed to the indescribable beauty and scenery surrounding it. Lunch is served on board. Disembark at Yangshuo, a small town with any stalls selling traditional Chinese arts and crafts. Visit local markets before returning by coach to Guilin.

DAY 10
Guilin-Guangzhou (B L)

A city tour this morning includes descending into the most extraordinary scenery underground in the Reed Flute Cave, and climbing up the Fubo Hill for a panoramic view of the city. After lunch at a local restaurant, take a one-hour flight to Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province and the southern China's most dynamic and developed commercial center. City sightseeing features Six Banyan Tree Temple and then see the city's free market.

DAY 11
(B L)

This morning, a tour of Memorial Hall of Dr. Sun Yat-sen and Ancestral Temple of Chen Family. after lunch, you will be transferred to the wharf for your onward journey to Hong Kong by ferry. 

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