9 Days Beijing, Zhangjiajie
& Shanghai Photography Tour
Tour Code: PHO_03
Availability: Year Round
1. Tour Itinerary
On arrival in Beijing airport or railway station,
you will be met by our tour guide and transferred
to your hotel by a private car and driver. Free
for the remaining of the day. You could have
a rest or take a walk near the hotel.
+ Lunch + Dinner)
Get up early and start
morning photo trip at the Tiananmen Square.
Shoot Tiananmen Square flag-raising, sunrise
at Tiananmen Square. Then then explore and
shoot in the Forbidden City.
in the center of Beijing, it covers an area
of 440,000 square meters with 880 meters
long east-west and 500 meters long south-north,
it can hold more or less one million people
at one time. Tian'anmen Square houses many
important buildings and leads to the tourist
entrance to the Forbidden City. Tiananmen
Square has been a crucial political place
to hold national ceremonies, grand public
gatherings and to greet foreign leaders.
City: The largest
and best-preserved wooden architecture complex
in the world. Located in the Beijing city
center behind Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden
City is encircled by a 52-metre-wide moat
along the 12-meter-high wall. It served
as the imperial palace for the 24 emperors
in Ming and Qing dynasties from 1420 to
06:00-06:30 Our Guide
will meet you in your hotel. Drive to Jinshanling
Great Wall that is 150km from Beijing city
center, get there at about 10:30am and start
to catch the colours. Hike along the Jinshanling
Great Wall and find more photo opportunities.
In the afternoon, drive back to Beijing.
Great Wall: Located 130 kilometers to
the northeast of Beijing, the Great Wall
at Jinshanling is the most popular section
for hiking. The Jinshanling Great Wall was
initially built from 1368 to 1389 in the
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The wall here
gives you the image of what the primitive
Great Walls looked like in ancient time.
Jinshanling section lives up to its special
beauty by being slightly in ruins.
Beijing - Zhangjiajie
Shoot the Temple of
Heaven in the morning, then go to Hutongs
and photograph Beijing local people's life,
their houses, shops and the various little
interesting things which you can¡¯t
find in a tourist guidebook. Transfer to
the airport for flight to Zhangjiajie.
of Heaven: Situadet
in the South-Eastern part of Beijing, the
Temple of Heaven is the largest still existing
sacrificial temple in China. It was used
as the site for imperial sacrifices during
the Ming and Qing dynasties. It was here
that the emperor conducted the elaborate
and most exalted sacrifices addressed to
"the Supreme Ruler of the Universe" to ask
for the heavens blessings and good harvest.
Temple of Heaven
After breakfast, drive
to Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Get to
the mountaintop of Huangshizhai by cable car
and create great photos. Then, hike along
the Golden Whipe Stream about 3 hours for
photography. After that, take Bailong Lift
to Yuanjiajie, this is the best location for
photo shooting the sunset. Stay tonight in
a local guesthouse at Yuanjiajie.
Get up early and catch
the sunrise on Yuanjiajie. Then drive to Tianzi
Mountain in Wulingyuan Scenic Area, this is
an ideal site to Shoot Zhangjiajie's pillars
among the mist and clouds. Photography the
sunset scenery over Tianzi Mountain in the
evening. Stay tonight in a local guesthouse
on Tianzi Mounatin.
Zhangjiajie - Shanghai
Get up early and go
to Ten-Mile-Gallery to create some brilliant
photos. After lunch, go to Baofeng Lake
for photo shooting the beautiful mountains
and water. Transfer to the airport for flight
the Yu Yuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street and
former French Concession. Have a stroll over
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.
Transfer to the airport
for your departure, end of service.
2. Hotel Accommodation
For This Tour
3. Tour Price
4. Inclusion For The Above Tour:
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.
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.
China Tour: PHO_03
Imperial Palace, Beijing
the Great Wall of China
Temple of Heaven
Sacred Way, Ming Tombs
Summer Palace, Beijing
Village of Tujia people
Monkeys in Zhangjiajie
The Bund, Shanghai
The Bund, Shanghai
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai
Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai