Beauty of China Tour

10 Days Beijing · Xian · Guilin · Yanshuo · Shanghai

What can you expect for 10 days in China? This tour gives you the best. With the Golden Triangle Destinations (Beijing, Xian, Shanghai) plus the fabulous river and countryside views of Guilin, this tour leads you to the top 4 destinations you can’t miss for your first time in China. Experience the stunning diversity and contrasts of ancient tradition and modern fashion, discover the charm of ancient history, and get closer exploration to some of the most beautiful scenery under heaven...

Tour Highlights

  • Discover Forbidden City, Great Wall in Beijing

  • Discover Terracotta Warriors in Xian

  • Get amazed by the incredible contrast of Shanghais’ past and present

  • Take an exciting cruise on the Li River in Guilin and enjoy the most beautiful countryside scenery in Yangshuo.

Day 1: Arrival in Beijing

Welcome to Beijing. Here you begin your tour of China. You will be greeted by our tour guide and transferred to check in at your luxurious hotel where you are at your leisure to relax and enjoy the evening.

Day 2: Beijing ( Breakfast, Lunch )

Skip the line at the amazing Forbidden City (Imperial Palace Museum) as VIP guests. Walk the Tian’anmen Square with insider’s eyesight. Enjoy a 2-hour Great Wall Hike at Mutianyu, with a convenient round-way cable car. Freshly-cooked set meal for lunch. Smart-timing arrangement with no shop visiting. Today you'll explore the most highlighted attractions in Beijing.

Day 3: Beijing ( Breakfast, Lunch )

On this day you'll deeply explore Beijing by visiting the famous imperial garden - Summer Palace and you'll pass by the 2008 Beijing Olympics Sites (the Bird's Nest and Water Cube). After having a Beijing local style lunch, you'll have a birds-eye view of Beijing and the Forbidden City by visiting Jingshan Park. Later on, you'll visit the Temple of Heaven where the emperors used to pray for rain and good harvest.

Day 4: Beijing / Xi'an ( Breakfast )

After breakfast, you will hop on a rickshaw to ride through the narrow alleys for an Old Beijing Hutong Tour. It is a truly remarkable experience since you will see from very close by, the real life of local people who still live in these old little houses. Afterwards, you will be taken to the train station to take the high speed train to Xi’an. Upon arriving in Xian, the professional tour guide will pick you up and escort you to the hotel.

Day 5: Xi'an ( Breakfast, Lunch )

The highlight of the tour today lies in the world-renowned Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. It is reputed as the largest underground military base in the world. On the way, visit the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Replica Factory, where you can learn how the figures have been made in ancient time and you can make your own DIY Terra-cotta figures if interested. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to explore the ancient Xian City Wall, the largest and best-preserved wall extant in China now, running 13.75km, enclosing the old capital. In the middle of the old block of Xian stands the Great Mosque, the oldest and biggest Islamic mosque in the country, determined to have been built in the mid-7th century. Around the mosque is the Muslim Street that is bustling every day with loads of the most authentic fine eateries and souvenirs shops. Also we will stop at the nearby Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square for some great photo opportunities.

Day 6: Xi'an / Guilin ( Breakfast, Lunch )

After breakfast at the hotel, the tour guide will take you to the Xian Museum, a museum housing 130,000 pieces of archeological items, located right at the foot of the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the two most significant Buddhist pagodas in Xian, which was built around the early 8th century. After lunch, visit the Tangbo Art Mueum. You will not only get a history lesson on the art of the ancient Chinese, but will also get a lesson in Chinese calligraphy. Later, you will be transferred to the Xian airport to take your flight to Guilin. Your guide will pick you up at the airport and then transfer you to the hotel.

Day 7: Guilin/Yangshuo ( Breakfast, Lunch )

You will be greeted by our excellent English-speaking tour guide at hotel lobby in the morning. Then go to the pier to take cruise on Li River for this day. The scenic spots along Li River are considered as the highlights in Guilin, and it would be a pity for not visiting there if you have ever been there, and the best relaxing way is to take a cruise. You will have lunch on board. The cruise will arrive at Yangshuo after about four hours' sailing. Then a trip to the local villages will be arranged for you to experience deeper rural scenery. Arriving at Yangshuo, it’s time to explore a hidden gem of the Li River — Xianggong Hill. It is considered to be one of the best places to enjoy a bird's eye view of the Li.After the tour, sit back and relax, as our private transport returns you to your hotel in Guilin.

Day 8: Guilin / Shanghai ( Breakfast, Lunch )

After breakfast, drive to Guilin to visit the Reed Flute Cave where you'll marvel at the enthralling karst landscape and Elephant Trunk Hill which symbolizes Guilin Landscape. In the afternoon, drive to airport to catch the flight bound for Shanghai. Upon arrival, you will be picked up and escorted to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this metropolis.

Day 9: Shanghai ( Breakfast, Lunch )

This morning will commence your tour of Shanghai with a visit to the Shanghai Museum, a massive museum housing over 140,000 pieces of artifacts, displaying the history and cultural scene of Shanghai. Later, you will take a walk at The Bund, the most prestigious landmark and best-preserved demonstration to the glamour of the old Shanghai, and Nanjing Road, the busiest shopping area in the metropolis or even across all of China. Afterwards, visit Yuyuan Garden, where you can marvel at the stunning view of the garden and have the most local experience by strolling around the nearby Chenghuang Miao bazaars, and New Spot (XinTianDi). At last, you will go to Pudong New Area, the highlight of Shanghai, where we you can mount Jinmao Tower, you will get to the 88th floor to have a bird’s-eye view of Shanghai.

Day 10: Departure from Shanghai ( Breakfast )

According to your homeward flight schedule, our guide will pick you up and take you to the airport to take your homeward flight. Your memorable tour of China ends.


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