Trip Highlights: Tour Destinations: Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai. This is an 8-Day China Tour of ancient culture and modern miracles. If you have a chance to be in China, Beijing, Xian and Shanghai should always be on top of your tour list. This tour will take you across the landscape of China: from the capital Beijing to the ancient city Xi'an and on to the "Oriental Paris" Shanghai. It will show you China's past, present and future. Long history granted the country with so many great relics to discover: the world wonder Great Wall and imperial masterpiece Forbidden City in Beijing, the intriguing collection of Terra-cotta Warriors in Xian and the ambitious skyline of Shanghai. This tour of China’s three greatest cities will offer the best of the country's culture, history and natural beauty.
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Itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Day 01: Arrive in Beijing
Today's Activities: Airport - Hotel Transfer.
Upon your arrival in Beijing, your guide will pick you up from the airport and then transfer to hotel to check in. The rest of the day is free to rest to recover from jetlag or explore Beijing on your own.
Day 02: Beijing (B/L/D)
Today's Activities: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Acrobatic Show.
Your first stop today is the impressive Tian'anmen Square, the largest city square in the world, representing symbol of China's national pride, surrounded by many grand buildings. From there, you will head straight for the Forbidden City. The complex of imperial palaces was home to emperors for over 500 years during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. After lunch, you will be shown around the Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. In the evening, you will enjoy the Acrobatic Show.
Day 03: Beijing (B/L/D)
Today's Activities: Great Wall, Ming Tombs, Olympic Park(outside view), Peking Duck.
Today is set aside for an exciting excursion to the unforgettable Great Wal of China, the only man-made structure on Earth that can be observed from the moon. After lunch, you will visit the Ming Tombs, which is the burial site for 13 of the Ming emperors. For dinner, you will taste the famous Peking Roast Duck.
Day 04: Beijing / Xian (B/L/D)
Today's Activities: Airport Pick-up, Ancient City Wall, Wild Goose Pagoda, Dumpling banquet, Tang Dynasty Dancing Show.
Morning flight to Xian. Upon your arrival, your local guide will pick you up from the airport and take you to visit the Ancient City Wall and the Wild Goose Pagoda. They are the symbols of great significance of the famous historic cultural city of Xian. And you will have the dumpling banquet for dinner, and enjoy the Tang Dynasty Dancing Show in the evening.
Day 05: Xian (B/L/D)
Today's Activities: Terra-Cotta Warriors, Tomb of Qin Emperor.
Today your guide will take you to visit the world-famous Terra-Cotta Warriors. It will be a lifetime viewing of the extraordinary 2200-year-old terra-cotta Army of China' first emperor-Qin Shihuang. After lunch you will visit the Tomb of Qin Emperor on the way back. Then return back to hotel.
Day 06: Xian / Shanghai (B/L/D)
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer, Oriental Pearl TV Tower
After having breakfast, you will be transfered to the airport and take a flight to Shanghai. Upon your arrival, your guide will pick you up from the airport and take you to tour the Oriental Pearl TV Tower.
Day 07: Shanghai (B/L/D)
Today's Activities: Xintiandi, Nanjing Road, Temple of City Patron, the Bund,
Today's full day excursion in Shanghai will starts from the Xintiandi. It is composed of restored traditional shikumen houses on narrow alleys, some adjoining houses which now serve as book stores, cafes and restaurants, and shopping malls. Then transfer to the Nanjing Road, the most famous shopping road in Shanghai. In the afternoon, you will have a lovely walk to the well-known Temple of City Patron. It is also a ancient style shopping area dotted with snack vendors. From there, you will have some free time to stroll along the Bund to experience the thrills of old Shanghai.
Day 08: Depart from Shanghai (B)
Today's Activities: Hotel - Airport Transfer
Today will be free for you to explore this city on your own. Later in the day you will be brought to the airport to catch your flight to your next destination.
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