China Tour: TPT_08
Oriental Pearl TV Tower
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
the Bund of Shanghai
Temple of Heaven
Imperial Palace, Beijing
Badaling Great Wall
Sacred Way & the Ming Tombs
Yonghegong Lama Temple
Summer Palace, Beijing
Terra cotta Warriors, Xi'an
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Tang Dynasty Show, Xi'an
mausoleum of emperor Gaozong and
Tomb of princess of Yongtai
Elephant Trunk Hill, Guilin
Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
Repulse Bay, Hongkong
11 Days Charming China
Tour: Shanghai, Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo,
Tour Code: TPT_08
Availability: Year Round
1. Tour Itinerary
Upon your arrival in
you will be met by our guide and escorted
to your hotel.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
- Beijing (Breakfast
+ Lunch + Dinner)
After breakfast, transfer
to the airport for flight to Beijing. Tour
to the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City
(the Imperial Palace). After lunch, explore
the Summer Palace. Enjoy the Beijing Duck
Optional program in the evening: Peking Opera,
Kungfu Show or Chinese Acrobatics.
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
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.
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
Duck Dinner: Beijing
Roasted duck is renowned as the most delicious
food of Beijing.
Opera: Beijing Opera
is deemed the national opera of China. The
accompanying music, singing and costumes are
full of Chinese cultural facts.
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.
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.
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.
- Xi'an (Breakfast
Tour to the Temple of
Heaven. Transfer to the airport for flight
to Xi'an. Optional program in the evening:
Tang Dynasty Dinner Show.
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.
Dynasty Show: A performance of Chang'an
music and dances that was originated in the
Tang dynasty of Chinese history over a thousand
Visit the Terra Cotta
Warriors Museum, the Ancient City Wall and
the Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
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.
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.
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.
- Guilin (Breakfast
Visit the Shaanxi Provincial
History Museum and the Great Mosque. Transfer
to the airport for flight to Guilin.
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
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.
- Li River Cruise - Yangshuo (Breakfast
In the morning, you
will be picked up from your hotel and transferred
to the Zhujiang Pier for boarding the Li
River cruise boat that starts between
09:00-09:30. The 4-hour river trip offers
fabulous scenery and truly relaxing to body
and soul. Your boat will past a panorama of
green karst hills, bamboo groves, quiet villages,
lumbering water buffaloes and fishmen fishing
with cormorants. A Chinese lunch is served
on the ship. After getting to Yangshuo in
the afternoon, take a walk along the West
Street. Check in your hotel in Yangshuo.
Optional tours are available in Yangshuo,
they include: exploring the Silver Cave, cycling
to the countryside and visiting a local farmer's
home; bamboo rafting on Yulong River and seeing
cormerants catching fish, in the evening,
the Impression Liusanjie Show is available.
- Guilin - Hong Kong (Breakfast
Drive back to Guilin.
Visit the Reed Flute Cave and the Elephant Trunk Hill. Enjoy a leisure walk from the picturesque Fir Lake to the Banyan Lake and the Southern Ancient Gate. Transfer to the
airport for flight to Hong Kong.
Flute Cave: The cave got its name from the kind of reed growing near the cave which makes fine flutes. The huge limestone karst cave zigzags 500 metres deep and stretches 240 metres wide. Inside, stalactites in dazzling shapes and colours show the visitor why the cave has a reputation of being a "palace of natural art".
Trunk Hill: The most popular attraction in Guilin. Amidst the hills is a rock formation. Viewed from Guilin it looks like an elephant's trunk dipping into the water.
Visit the Victoria Peak, the Aberdeen, the
Stanley Market and Repulse Bay. Free in the
Peak: The views of the harbour and the
Kowloon Peninsula from this 373 metres vantage
point are simply breath-taking and should
not be missed.
Aberdeen: The essence of a Hong Kong tour,
a unique opportunity to see the life style
of Hong Kong fishing folks.
Stanley Market: Stanley Market has become
a Shoppers Paradise for both locals and overseas
visitors. Abundant shops and stores sell a
wide range of souvenirs, clothing as well
as bargain price designer labels.
Repulse Bay: located south of Stanley, is
famous for its long, broad beach, its clean
water, fresh sand, calm tide and gentle waves,
and its popularity with locals and visitors,
especially in summer.
Transfer to the airport
for your departure, end of service.
2. Hotel Accommodation
For This Tour
|Marco Polo Hotel
3. Tour Price
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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
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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
- 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
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.