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China Tour: TPT_02
Beijing Imperial Palace
Imperial Palace, Beijing
Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Summer Palace, Beijing
Summer Palace, Beijing
Peking Opera
Peking Opera
the Great Wall of China
the Great Wall of China
Sacred Way
Sacred Way, Ming Tombs
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven
Xian Terra cotta Warriors in Shaanxi
Terra cotta Warriors, Xi'an
Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Tang Dynasty Show, Xi'an
Tang Dynasty Show, Xi'an
Xian History Museum
History Museum, Xi'an
Great Mosque
Great Mosque, Xi'an
Huang Pu River cruise
Huang Pu River cruise
Yuyuan Garden
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
Shanghai Museum
Shanghai Museum
Shanghai The Bund
The Bund, Shanghai
The Bund
The Bund

8 Days China Highlights Tour: Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai

Destinations: Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai
Tour Code: TPT_02
Availability: Year Round

1. Tour Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival
On arrival in Beijing, you will be welcomed at the airport by our tour guide and driver, then you will be transferred to your hotel. Afternoon is free for you to relax or take a walk near the hotel.
Day 02 Beijing (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
After breakfast, tour to the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City (the Imperial Palace). After lunch, explore the Summer Palace. Enjoy the Beijing Duck Dinner. Optional program in the evening: Peking Opera, Kungfu Show or Chinese Acrobatics.

Tiananmen Square: Large enough to hold 1 million people, the square is of great significance for its seeing of several key events in Chinese history. Tiananmen Square is surrounded by a few magnificent buildings, such as National Museum of China, Great Hall of the People, and Memorial Hall of Chairman Mao. The Forbidden City's outer entrance, the Gate of Heavenly Peace stands at the north end.
Forbidden City: Located in the center of Beijing, the 720,000-square-meter Palace Mueum was the imperial palace for the dynasties of Ming and Qing, a period extending over 500 years. Built during 1406-1420, it used to serve as the residence for the royal families and political center of the Chinese imperial government. In 1987, the Forbidden City was enrolled as a "World Chutural Heritage" by the UNESCO.
Summer Palace: Originally created as an imperial garden in 1750, it is the biggest and best-preserved imperial garden in China. The vast Summer Palace compound centers itself on Kunming Lake. The lovely landscaped gardens, bridges, halls, kiosks, pavilions, corridors and other Chinese classical architecture are set around the lake and rivers in natural harmony. It was endorsed by the UNESCO in 1998 as a world cultural heritage site.
Beijing Duck Dinner: Beijing Roasted duck is renowned as the most delicious food of Beijing.
Peking Opera: Beijing Opera is deemed the national opera of China. The accompanying music, singing and costumes are full of Chinese cultural facts.
Day 03 Beijing (Breakfast + Lunch)
Take an excursion to the Great Wall and the Ming Tombs. See the appearance of the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) at a distance.

Great Wall Of China: One of the seven wonders in the world and the symble of China. The Great Wall extends to more than 5,000 kilometers.
Ming Tombs: Some 50 kilometers northwest of the downtown Beijing, the Ming Tombs are generally combined with a visit to the Great Wall. Otherwise known as the "13 Tombs", this is the burial site of 13 out of 17 emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
Day 04 Beijing - Xi'an (Breakfast + Lunch)
Tour to the Temple of Heaven. Transfer to the airport for flight to Xi'an. Optional program in the evening: Tang Dynasty Dinner Show.

Temple of Heaven: Built in 1420, it was where the emperors prayed for peace and harvest for more than five centuries. The Temple of Heaven covers an area of 2,700,000 square meters and has two altars, an altar on the inside and one on the outside. The place was used as a complex of sacrificial buildings for the emperors of Ming and Qing dynasties.
Tang Dynasty Show: A performance of Chang'an music and dances that was originated in the Tang dynasty of Chinese history over a thousand years ago.
Day 05 Xi'an (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit the Terra Cotta Warriors Museum, the Ancient City Wall and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.

Terra Cotta Warriors Museum: A form of funerary art buried with the first emperor and unifier of China - Qin Shihuang (259BC-210BC). An army of over 7,000 life-size terra cotta soldiers and horses protects his tomb during his eternal rest. The Terra Cotta Army was discovered in 1974 by farmers attempting to dig a well near Xi'an.
Ancient City Wall: The most extensive and best-preserved defensive wall in China. It was erected in the 14th century during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The wall encircles central Xi'an, it is 12 meters high and 14 kilometers in length. You can cover the entire wall on foot or by bicycle.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda: It was built in 652 A.D. in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) to house Buddhist scriptures brought from India by the monk Xuan Zang. Xuan Zang studied Buddhism in India from 629 to 645. The pagoda currently stands a height of 64 m (210 ft) tall with seven stories.
Day 06 Xi'an - Shanghai (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit the Shaanxi Provincial History Museum and the Great Mosque. Transfer to the airport for flight to Shanghai.

Shaanxi Provincial History Museum: Covers an area of 70,000 square meters, the museum houses a large collection of 113,000 historic and cultural artefacts unearthed in Shaanxi, being an absolute must for every visitor to the city.
Great Mosque: First built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), it is a popular tourist attraction of Xi'an, and is still used by Chinese Muslims today as a place of worship. Occupying an area of over 12,000 square meters, the Great Mosque is Chinese style in its construction with some Arabic lettering and decorations; it has neither domes nor traditional-style minarets.
Day 07 Shanghai (Breakfast + Lunch)
Visit the Shanghai Museum, the Yu Yuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street and former French Concession. Have a stroll over the Bund. Optional program in the evening: the Portman Acrobatic Show or Huangpu River cruise.

Shanghai Museum: A large-scaled museum of ancient Chinese art. Established in 1952, this museum is housed in a former bank building. Shanghai Museum is renowned at home and abroad for its rich collection of 120,000 precious cultural relics. At present the halls display Chinese bronzes, ceramics, and paintings arranged in chronological order.
Yu Yuan Garden: Originally designed in the sixteenth century, Yu Yuan is a garden within a garden. Divided into two parts, the outer garden contains pavilions, rock gardens, and ponds and leads to the inner garden, which is a smaller version of the outer garden.
Former French Concession: A foreign concession in Shanghai from 1849 until 1943. For much of the 20th century, the area covered by the former French Concession remained the premier residential and retail district of Shanghai. Despite re-development over the last few decades, the area retains a distinct character, and is a popular tourist destination.
The Bund: A famous waterfront and is regarded as the symbol of Shanghai. The bund is on the west bank of Huangpu River and winds 1500 meters in length. The most attractive sight which is at the west side of the Bund are the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles including Baroque, Gothic, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance.
Day 08 Departure (Breakfast + Lunch)
Transfer to the airport for your departure, end of service.


2. Hotel Accommodation For This Tour

Destination Luxury Standard Comfortable
Beijing Jinguang Hotel
Sunworld Hotel
King Parkview Hotel
Xi'an Sheraton Hotel
Tangcheng Hotel
City Hotel
Shanghai Renaissance Yuyuan
Galaxy Hotel
Holiday Inn Express

3. Tour Price

Please send us an email and provide the information below so that we can quote precisely for the above tour.
1. The number of adults and the number of children in your party. If there are children under 12 years, they can enjoy the preferential price.
2. Your approximate travel date.
3. The code of the tour that you are interested in. Each tour has a code, you can find it above - at the top of the page where the tour is.
4. Hotel choice for your tour (luxury or standard or comfortable hotels).
5. If you would like us to tailor make a new tour for you that is different from the above tour, please let us know your requests.


4. Inclusion For The Above Tour:

1. Airport or hotel pick-up and drop-off service in cities listed in the itinerary.
2. Private English-speaking tour guide, driver and car service as indicated in the itinerary.
3. The admission tickets for scenic spots listed in the itinerary.
4. Service charge and government taxes.
5. The air ticket of economic class, taxes and dues for the flights as listed in the itinerary.
6. Fourteen-night hotel accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast.
7. A lunch served on board as listed in the itinerary.
8. Tibet entry permit based on the listed itinerary.



5. Exclusion For The Above Tour:

1. International flight tickets or train tickets.
2. Hotel single room supplement.
3. Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
4. Tips to local tour guide and driver.
5. Estimated group surcharges for excess baggage.
6. Fees for entry visa to China.
7. Cable car, sightseeing bus and cruise unless explained specially.
8. Meals (L & D) not listed in the itinerary.

 

6. Terms / Condition

Cancellation and refund policy for Tours reservation
If you want to cancel your booking or part of it, you must advise us in advance. The letter must be signed by the lead name on the booking and once we receive it you should expect to receive a cancellation letter within 24 hours. If you do not then please contact us to ensure your letter has been received.
To cover the cost of processing your cancellation and to compensate us for the risk that we may not be able to resell your travel arrangements, we make a cancellation charge on the scale shown below. The person who made the booking is responsible for paying this charge. The size of the charge depends on when we receive your cancellation notice or letter or how you would like us to deal with your payment providing that we have received your full payment for the tours.
No Cancellation Fees if written cancellation notice is received more than 30 days prior to tour departure!
Cancellation in advance & Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days, no Cancellation Fee
30-10 days, 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show, 100% of the full payment

 

7. Pricing Policy

  • The price is set as four travelers together, usually more people more discounts. See Price Calendar on top right corner.Please fill out Tailor-made form for free if you have over 10 travelers, and we will calculate a more favorable quoted price.
  • Accommodation
    The quoted price contains Standard Tour Class lodging, and we offer hotel upgrade service. You can choose to upgrade hotel when booking, the price will change accordingly.
    Not all hotels can provide Standard Triple Room if you want three travelers in one room, they may arrange extra bed service. The additional fee for an extra bed is Single Supplement, and it is included in the final price.
    Your earlier arrival to Beijing later departure from Hong Kong can be adjusted on line; but the extra charge is not included in the original charge.
    The single supplement is not included in the quoted price except single traveler's price.
    We choose only centrally located hotels with western standard service and breakfast. However, we can also arrange good location and clean local hotels with lower prices. Please inquiry for details.
  • Breakfast
    The breakfast is subject to hotels' arrangements, they may offer western food or Western & Chinese Buffet in the morning.
    Child's breakfast is included only when he/she occupy a bed. Otherwise the hotel may charge an extra fee for the breakfast.
  • Lunch and Dinner (Optional)
    The original price excludes lunch and dinner unless particular illustration. Usually, dinner and lunch are optional Chinese food with local flavor, and the meal price is charged based on the group size.
    If you have some preferences on meals such as vegetarian meal and diabetic meal, please make us know in Special Requirements.
    Please also fill the Special Requirements if you want other choices such as Hindu meal, Halal food or Western food, etc. You are suggested to uncheck lunch and diner when booking. We will try to arrange it and your meal price is charged by the local restaurant.
    Our guide will lead you to your favorite restaurants when you don't select meals, the meal fee is at your own. Besides, your group should pay an extra 100RMB per day in cash to the driver and guide.
  • Transfer Service
    We offer free airport/railway station transfer service as specified in the itinerary. As for earlier arrival or later departure, you will be charged a bit of service fee and guide service is not provided. Please provide train/flight number, arrival time and contact information in Special Requirements.
    Usually, local guide will drop you off at security checkpoint of airport or railway station without guide serve on the flight or train. And the transfer guide may be not the same of that on the tour.
  • Flight
    We promise to offer flights operated by major airlines such as Air China, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Hainan Airline, etc. or local big airlines such as Shenzhen Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Shandong Airlines and so forth. And the aircraft type is Airbus A3XX Series or Boeing 7-Series. Any change due to objective cause, we will ask your permission in advance.
  • Scenic Spots
    Children, between 2 to 12 years old and under 1.3 meters (4.3 feet), can get discount.

 

 
 
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