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9-Day Shanxi Culture Exploration Tour

City Involved: Beijing-Taiyuan-Pingyao-Taiyuan-Shanghai
  • From: USD1000
  • Tour Code : TOC305
  • Starts/Ends : Beijing/Shanghai
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Trip Highlights: Tour Destination: Beijing, Taiyuan, Pingyao, Taiyuan, Shanghai. This tour invites you to explore the unique culture in Shanxi Province with its amazing cities: Taiyuan, Pingyao and Taiyuan. Shanxi is one of China's provinces that has the most historic sites. Besides the great cultural sites, the province boasts beautiful natural scenery and unique folk customs. The magnificent residences of merchants in the past are architectural masterpieces, which represent the culture of the province. Besides the great cultural sites, the province also boasts unique folk customs and a variety of cuisines. Their food made of wheat flour is well known both at home and abroad. It will be a unique tour offering an experience beyond your expectations.

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 Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group SizeBudget ClassStandard ClassDeluxe Class
2 personsUSD1160USD1230USD1380
3-5 personsUSD1120USD1190USD1340
6-9 personsUSD1000USD1070USD1220
Single supplementUSD230USD310USD420
CityBudget ClassStandard ClassDeluxe Class
BeijingRich HotelJindu Holiday InnThe Prime Hotel
TaiyuanBingzhou HotelShanxi Grand HotelWorld Trade Hotel Shanxi
PingyaoThe Zhengjia HotelLizeyuan International HotelYunjincheng Folk Hotel
ShanghaiHansen HotelHoliday Inn DowntownNew World Mayfair Hotel
Service Inclusions
Hotel fare and daily buffet breakfastLunch and dinner listed in the itinerary
Entrance fees to the sightseeingChina domestic flight and airport taxes
Private vehicle, driver and guideAccident insurance
Service Exclusions
International air fare and airport taxPersonal expenses
Tips for guide and driver  

Tour Itinerary

Itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Day 01: Arrive in Beijing
Arrive in Beijing, your guide will pick you up from the airport, then transfer to your hotel to check in.

Day 02: Beijing (B/L/D)
Today you will visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, the largest and most intact structures of the imperial palace. After lunch, visit the Summer Palace. In the evening you will attend a famous Chinese Acrobatic Show.
Day 03: Beijing (B/L/D)
The highlight of today's tour is a trip to the Great Wall of China, the only man-made structure on Earth that can be observed from the moon. After lunch, you will visit the Ming Tombs, the burial site for 13 of the Ming emperors. For dinner, you will enjoy the famous Peking Roast Duck.

Day 04: Beijing / Taiyuan (B/L/D)
Morning fly to Taiyuan, visit the Jinci Temple---the most famous of all the historical relics in the city and Twin Pagoda Temple in the afternoon.

Day 05: Taiyuan / Pingyao (B/L/D)
Morning excursion to Pingyao by coach (2-hour drive), a well-preserved ancient city listed by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage in 1997. Visit the Shuanglin Temple, City Wall and Ri Sheng Chang Exchange Shop. After lunch, visit Ming-Qing Street and Courtyard Residence.
Day 06: Pingyao / Taiyuan (B/L/D)
Free at leisure in the morning. After lunch, coach transfer back to Taiyuan, and on the way, you can have a view of the Qiao Family's Compound, which is a yard for the business man in Qing dynasty. Overnight in Taiyuan.

Day 07: Taiyuan / Shanghai (B/L/D)
Morning flight to Shanghai. Upon your arrival, your guide will pick you up from the airport and take you to visit the Oriental Pearl TV Tower.

Day 08: Shanghai (B/L/D)
Today's excursion takes you to Nanjing Road,the Bund, the Yu Garden, and the well-known Temple of City Patron.
Day 09: Depart from Shanghai (B)
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 take a flight to your next destination.
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  • 3Consulation & Alteration
  • 4Deposit & Full Payment
  • 5Final Confirmation