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Tour Code: SG2017-02
 
Splendid China: Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo and Shanghai
Tour Length: 11 days

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Daily Itinerary Summary

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Badaling Great Wall, Beijing

Day 01: Entry Beijing
You will be met upon arrival at Beijing Capital Airport and check into your hotel. The rest day is left free off schedule for your individual activities. No escorted tour is scheduled.
 
  Hotel: Holiday Inn Central Plaza  - the best Holiday Inn Hotel in Beijing

Day 02: Beijing   
After breakfast you are invited to attend the pre-tour briefing in the hotel, where you will meet the other members of your group. Start your China tour with the visit to the world largest city square of Tian'anmen Square. Just cross the famous Chang'an Avenue to enter the Forbidden City to appreciate this majestic royal court complex. An a la carte lunch will be arranged at a nice local restaurant at noon. In the afternoon the visit will be focused on the Temple of Heaven, where the Emperors pray for God blessing and harvest for the whole nation. Tonight, you will be entertained by a lively Kungfu Show at the Red Theatre.   
 
  Hotel: Holiday Inn Central Plaza 
  Meals: B, L

Day 03: Beijing 
Drive to visit Badaling section of the world famous Great Wall, one of the ancient construction wonders in the history. You will be given 1.5-2 hours to have a short excursion on the wall. Visit a jade factory afterwards. Lunch is not included today as the tourist restaurants provide poor service. You may have a big breakfast and take some fast food for your lunch.  In the afternoon you will move to visit the Sacred Way. You will be driven to appreciate the outlook of the splendid Olympic National Stadium, otherwise known as Bird’s Nest on the way back to downtown area.
 
  Hotel: Holiday Inn Central Plaza 
  Meals: B

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Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Day 04: Beijing Xian  
Visit the Imperial garden Summer Palace where is the royalties' summer resort and a pearl store. You will enjoy an a la carte lunch at a popular local restaurant at noon. Afterwards, have a Hutong tour. Then you will take an afternoon flight to the next ancient capital city, Xian. The local guide will pick you up at the Xian airport and transfer to check in at the well selected hotel.
 
  Hotel: Sheraton Hotel
  Meals: B, L

Day 05: Xian
Drive to visit the remarkable significant archeological excavation of Terracotta Warriors and Horses in the morning, which is not to be missed for any visitors to China. Drop by a pottery-making factory. Then you will have a local family visit, where the a la carte home-cooked lunch is offered to you. In the afternoon visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. This evening please enjoy the local dumpling dinner while you are entertained by the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show. 
 
  Hotel: Sheraton Hotel
  Meals: B, L, D

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Yangshuo rural scenery

Day 06: Xian
In the morning, you will have a stop at the City Wall for some activities. Cycling on the City Wall is quite popular among the foreign friends. If you cycle there, you need to pay the charge on the spot. Afterwards, visit the Provincial History Museum. After an a la carte lunch, go on with the city tour to the Great Mosque.
 
  Hotel: Sheraton Hotel
  Meals: B, L

Day 07 Xian Guilin
Today you will take flight to the picturesque scenic city Guilin. Be met and escorted to check in at the hotel. Then your Guilin city tour starts from Reed Flute Cave and a sea water pearl store.  
 
  Hotel: Sheraton Hotel
  Meals: B

Day 08: Guilin YangshuoGuilin
Take the memorable cruise along the Li River down to Yangshuo with lunch on board, fully soaked up into the fantastic picturesque mountains, peaceful green fields, farms and villages with water buffalos, cows wandering around on both sides of the river bank on the way. After arriving, a car transfer along the countryside will be an extraordinary experience of your trip, by which you can take a deep breath of the fresh air there and have a close touching of the local people's life. You may also have a chance to take a family visit to the villager's home. After that, we will transfer you back to Guilin and visit the  Elephant Trunk Hill. (Tips: Since the lunch box on the Li River cruise can not meet your expectation, Beijingtrip.com suggests that you have a rich breakfast at the hotel today.) 
 
  Hotel: Sheraton Hotel
  Meals: B, L

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Huangpu River Cruise, Shanghai

Day 09: Guilin Shanghai
This morning, our driver and guide will transfer you to the Guilin airport to take a flight heading for your final stop, the largest metropolis in China, Shanghai. Be met and transferred to check in at the hotel. The rest of the day is free on your own. You are suggested to visit the newly developed area simulating the old Shanghai style, Xin Tian Di, which assembles dinning, entertainment, culture, fashion, shopping and tourism. You may find your preferred restaurant or café to arrange your dinner there.

 
Hotel: Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya
  Meals: B

Day 10: Shanghai
Visit the Shanghai Museum with large collection of rare cultural piece and the elegant Yuyuan Garden full of traditional flavor. Then you will visit a silk shop. A luxurious a la carte lunch will be arranged for you in a famous local restaurant today. In the afternoon, transfer to visit the famous Nanjing Road, the Bund along the Huangpu River and an old cultural street in Shanghai. Afterwards, the tour guide will send you back to your hotel and bid farewell to you. Our escorted service ends here.
 
  Hotel: Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya
  Meals: B, L

Day 11: Shanghai Exit
Please go to the airport for your home forward flight on your own. If you still have more time for the China visit, you can contact us for some suggestion to extend your China trip. 
 
  Meals: B


  Important Notes: 

 To the Airports:
Shanghai has two airports: Hongqiao Airport (9 miles (15 km) west of the center of Shanghai) and Pudong Airport (19 miles (30km) southeast of Shanghai). Please make sure you go to the right one for departure.

 Best way to Airports:
Beijingtrip.com suggests you book a taxi at the Front Desk of your Shanghai hotel to make sure you won't stand outside the hotel entrance with your luggage waiting for a taxi. The trip to Pudong Airport takes about one hour at 150 -170 RMB and it needs a 20 minutes drive for the Hongqiao Airport at 30 RMB. Hotel shuttle buses are available every hour to the airport at 50 RMB per person. For details please contact the Front Desk of the hotel.

Tour Prices (based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Route Code
Travel Timetable(Start Date - End Date)
Twin Room Basis
Single Room Supplement
Availability
 
2-01-05 05 Jan, 2017 - 15 Jan, 2017 $1152.00 $322.00 Closed 
2-02-14 14 Feb, 2017 - 24 Feb, 2017 $1152.00 $322.00 Closed 
2-02-24 24 Feb, 2017 - 06 Mar, 2017 $1152.00 $322.00 Closed 
2-03-05 05 Mar, 2017 - 15 Mar, 2017 $1172.00 $342.00 Closed 
2-03-12 12 Mar, 2017 - 22 Mar, 2017 $1172.00 $342.00 Closed 
2-03-26 26 Mar, 2017 - 05 Apr, 2017 $1332.00 $402.00 Open 
2-04-01 01 Apr, 2017 - 11 Apr, 2017 $1452.00 $442.00 Open 
2-04-06 06 Apr, 2017 - 16 Apr, 2017 $1452.00 $442.00 Open 
2-04-13 13 Apr, 2017 - 23 Apr, 2017 $1452.00 $442.00 Open 
2-04-20 20 Apr, 2017 - 30 Apr, 2017 $1452.00 $442.00 Open 
2-05-04 04 May, 2017 - 14 May, 2017 $1452.00 $442.00 Open 
2-05-11 11 May, 2017 - 21 May, 2017 $1452.00 $442.00 Open 
2-05-18 18 May, 2017 - 28 May, 2017 $1452.00 $442.00 Open 
2-05-25 25 May, 2017 - 04 Jun, 2017 $1432.00 $422.00 Open 
2-06-01 01 Jun, 2017 - 11 Jun, 2017 $1382.00 $382.00 Open 
2-06-08 08 Jun, 2017 - 18 Jun, 2017 $1382.00 $382.00 Open 
2-06-15 15 Jun, 2017 - 25 Jun, 2017 $1382.00 $382.00 Open 
2-06-22 22 Jun, 2017 - 02 Jul, 2017 $1382.00 $382.00 Open 
2-06-29 29 Jun, 2017 - 09 Jul, 2017 $1442.00 $382.00 Open 
2-07-06 06 Jul, 2017 - 16 Jul, 2017 $1442.00 $382.00 Open 
2-07-13 13 Jul, 2017 - 23 Jul, 2017 $1442.00 $382.00 Open 
2-07-20 20 Jul, 2017 - 30 Jul, 2017 $1442.00 $382.00 Open 
2-07-27 27 Jul, 2017 - 06 Aug, 2017 $1442.00 $382.00 Open 
2-08-03 03 Aug, 2017 - 13 Aug, 2017 $1452.00 $392.00 Open 
2-08-10 10 Aug, 2017 - 20 Aug, 2017 $1452.00 $392.00 Open 
2-08-17 17 Aug, 2017 - 27 Aug, 2017 $1452.00 $392.00 Open 
2-08-24 24 Aug, 2017 - 03 Sep, 2017 $1452.00 $392.00 Open 
2-08-31 31 Aug, 2017 - 10 Sep, 2017 $1482.00 $442.00 Open 
2-09-07 07 Sep, 2017 - 17 Sep, 2017 $1482.00 $442.00 Open 
2-09-14 14 Sep, 2017 - 24 Sep, 2017 $1482.00 $442.00 Open 
2-09-21 21 Sep, 2017 - 01 Oct, 2017 $1482.00 $442.00 Open 
2-10-05 05 Oct, 2017 - 15 Oct, 2017 $1482.00 $442.00 Open 
2-10-12 12 Oct, 2017 - 22 Oct, 2017 $1482.00 $442.00 Open 
2-10-19 19 Oct, 2017 - 29 Oct, 2017 $1482.00 $442.00 Open 
2-10-26 26 Oct, 2017 - 05 Nov, 2017 $1332.00 $432.00 Open 
2-11-02 02 Nov, 2017 - 12 Nov, 2017 $1232.00 $422.00 Open 
2-11-09 09 Nov, 2017 - 19 Nov, 2017 $1232.00 $422.00 Open 
2-11-16 16 Nov, 2017 - 26 Nov, 2017 $1202.00 $382.00 Open 
2-12-09 09 Dec, 2017 - 19 Dec, 2017 $1172.00 $342.00 Open 
2-12-22 22 Dec, 2017 - 01 Jan, 2018 $1172.00 $342.00 Open 
2-01-06 06 Jan, 2018 - 16 Jan, 2018 $1172.00 $342.00 Open 
2-02-03 03 Feb, 2018 - 13 Feb, 2018 $1172.00 $342.00 Open 
2-03-04 04 Mar, 2018 - 14 Mar, 2018 $1172.00 $352.00 Open 
2-03-11 11 Mar, 2018 - 21 Mar, 2018 $1172.00 $352.00 Open 
2-03-25 25 Mar, 2018 - 04 Apr, 2018 $1212.00 $352.00 Open 

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