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Splendid China Tour

Beijing Xian Guilin Shanghai Tour

This splendid China tour provides you a chance to visit Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai.You will see many historical sites such as the Great Wall,Tian'anmen Square and many natural spots as well.So you can not miss this private China tour if you want to visit China.
Tour Code:CT-02
Destination:Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Shanghai
Tour Days:10 Days
Tour Type:Private Tour
China Tour

Reasons of choosing this China Tour Package:

  • During this China tour, you can visit  four of the most important cities in China-Beijing,Xian,Shanghai and Guilin.
  • Experience an unforgettable China tour with your own private guide and driver
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Beijing Temple of Heaven /
Day 2 Beijing Tiananmen Square,Forbidden City,Summer Palace Breakfast,Lunch
Day 3 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall,Ming Tombs Breakfast,Lunch
Day 4 Beijing - Xian Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, Big Goose Pagoda, Great Mosque, Dumpling Dinner, Tang Dynasty Show Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
Day 5 Xian Terracotta Warriors, City Wall Breakfast,Lunch
Day 6 Xian - Guilin Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill Breakfast,Lunch
Day 7 Guilin Li River cruising Yangshuo Guilin Li River, Yangshuo Breakfast,Lunch
Day 8 Guilin - Shanghai Yuyuan Garden,Old City God's Temple Breakfast,Lunch
Day 9 Shanghai Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Pedestrian Road,The Bund, Huangpu River Breakfast,Lunch
Day 10 Shanghai Exit From Shanghai Breakfast

Itinerary of this private China tour

Day 1

Place & Transport:Arrive in Beijing
Today's Activities: Temple of Heaven

Arriving  in Beijing, you will be met and transferred to your hotel ( booked by us ). In the afternoon,you will visit Temple of Heaven, the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest. You are at your leisure to take a good rest or explore the city for the rest of the day.

 vacation travel in China:Temple of Heaven Temple of Heaven

Temple of Heaven : Temple of Heaven is the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest.

Day 2

Place & Transport:Beijing
Today's Activities: Tiananmen Square,Forbidden City,Summer Palace
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch

Starting the day with a visit to Tiananmen Square, the world largest square of this kind. Then move on to the imperial palace, also known as the Forbidden City.
After lunch, you will continue to visit Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China. Back to hotel.

vacation travel in China:Tian'anmen Square Tian'anmen Square
vacation travel in China:Forbidden City Forbidden City
vacation travel in China:Summer Palace Summer Palace

Tiananmen Square: It is the largest public square in the world.
Forbidden City:It is the Chinese imperial palace from the mid-Ming Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynasty.
Summer Palace :It is the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China.

Day 3

Place & Transport:Beijing
Today's Activities:Mutianyu Great Wall,Ming Tombs
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

After breakfast, you are picked up at your hotel around 8:00am. First head to Mutianyu Great Wall to start your highlight of your Beijing tour, hiking the Great Wall of China, a massive military defense works which was left from the Ming dynasty.
After lunch, drive to the Ming Tombs ( Dingling, one of the 13 Ming Dynasty Tombs complex ).Back to your hotel.

vacation travel in China:Mutianyu great wall Mutianyu great wall
vacation travel in China:Ming Tombs Ming Tombs

Mutianyu Great Wall:It is the most beautiful section of the all 5 sections of the Great Wall in Beijing. The hike takes about 2-3 hours.
Changling tomb: Fifty kilometers (31 miles) away from Beijing lies Changling Tomb, the tomb of the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Zhu Di and Empress Xu.

Day 4

Place & Transport:Beijing - Xian
Today's Activities: Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, Big Goose Pagoda, Great Mosque, Dumpling Dinner, Tang Dynasty Show
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, you will take morning flight for Xian. Met by our English speaking tour guide and transferred to your hotel in Xian. After lunch, your city tour begins with a visit to The Shaanxi Provincial History Museum - a large modern museum of the national level. Then move on to Big Goose Pagoda .
Continue to visit the Great Mosque, the biggest and most preserved complete Chinese existent mosque. After having the local flavor - Dumpling Dinner, enjoy Tang Dynasty Show in the evening. Transferred back to your hotel.

vacation travel in China:Shaanxi History Museum Shaanxi History Museum
vacation travel in China:Big Wild Goose Pagoda Big Wild Goose Pagoda
vacation travel in China:Great Mosque Great Mosque

Shaanxi History Museum: Shaanxi History Museum, a large State-grade Museum, which consists of a group of magnificent Tang-style palaces. It is an ideal place for learning about the origins and development of ancient Chinese history.
Wild Goose Pagoda: Big Goose Pagoda is one of the oldest structures in China. Originally Big Goose Pagoda consisted of a brick structure of five storeys and was about 60 meters high. First built in the Sui Dynasty. Between AD 701 and AD 704 during the reign of the Empress Wu Zetian five more storeys were added to the pagoda making ten in all. Unfortunately it was damaged during World War II and reduced to seven storeys, which is as it remains today. The Big Goose Pagoda is situated in the Da Ci'en Temple, four kilometers south away from the center of the city. It is one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, possibly the most beautiful building left in Xian today.
Great Mosque: The Great Mosque of Xian is the biggest and most well-preserved complete Chinese existent mosque.
Tang Dynasty Show: The visitors can enjoy a traditional Chinese dinner such as the famous dumplings together with the show. It has been recreated in accordance with various historical records and ancient arts and relics discovered in Xi'an, and show the story of Chang'an prosperous era during the Tang Dynasty. More than a show, this is a perfect chance to feel and taste the history and culture of Xi'an's brilliant past, especially during the Tang Dynasty.

Day 5

Place & Transport:Xian
Today's Activities:Terracotta Warriors, City Wall
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

After breakfast at hotel, have an excursion to the Terracotta Warriors - a lifetime viewing of the extraordinary 2200-year-old terra-cotta Army of China's First Emperor-Qin Shihuang.
After lunch, drive back to the city center and visit the Xian City Wall, a symbol of great significance of the famous historic cultural city of Xian. Back to your hotel.

vacation travel in China:Terracotta Warriors Terracotta Warriors
vacation travel in China:City Wall City Wall

Terracotta Warriors and Horses :To visit Army of Terra Cotta Warriors is the main reason why you are here in Xian. You may have already seen its pictures from China travel books or China tour related travel websites. The original site was found by a local farmer drilling a well in 1974. Now it has turned into the most important attraction in Xian - Terracotta Warriors and Horse Museum. It is located about 50km east of the Xian City. The museum includes Pit 1, Pit 2 and Pit 3 as well the exhibition hall of the chariots and horses. The Pit 1 is the largest of the three. The museum and the mausoleum are listed the world's cultural legacies as the UNESCO.
Ancient City Wall: The main magnet of Xian is the city wall, which is the most complete city wall that has survived in China as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.

Day 6

Place & Transport:Xian - Guilin
Today's Activities:Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch

Take flight for Guili.  Arriving in Guilin, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Guilin. After lunch,you will  first visit Reed Flute Cave - a fantastic wonderland of karst caves with landscape and rural scenery. Then move on to Elephant Trunk Hill - named after its striking resemblance to an elephant sipping water, symbol of Guilin. Transferred back to your hotel in Guilin.

vacation travel in China:Reed Flute Cave Reed Flute Cave
vacation travel in China:Elephant Trunk Hill Elephant Trunk Hill

Reed Flute Cave:Reed Flute Cave is a famous scenic spot, mainly offering a magic fairyland of stalactites, stalagmites, stone columns, curtains and flowers in fantastic shapes and colors while appreciating landscape and rural scenery.
Elephant Trunk Hill: The vivid Elephant Trunk Hill is one of the four top Guilin attractions that all visitors coming to town usually stop by.

Day 7

Place & Transport:Guilin Li River cruising, Yangshuo, Guilin
Today's Activities:Li River, Yangshuo
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch

We will pick you up from your hotel early the morning. Then drive about 1 hour to get to the Zhujiang Pier for a 4-hour's cruising on Li River - the highlight of sightseeing tour in Guilin with lunch aboard. Get off at the old town Yangshuo - famous for its spectacular views of hills and rivers with famous bar streets. The whole afternoon exploring the old town before transferred back to Guilin city.

vacation travel in China:Li River Li River

Li River :Li River, situated in Guilin City of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is a bright pearl on the list of China's tourist attractions and it is the highlight of sightseeing tour in Guilin. The 83-km-long waterway from Guilin to Yangshuo is the masterpiece of Li River, decorated with rolling hills, steep cliffs, fantastic caves, leisurely boats and lined bamboos which is just like enjoying a melodious symphony. Hanyu (a famous poet of Tang Dynasty) vividly described the enchanting beauty of the Lijiang River in his poem: The River looks like a blue silk ribbon, and the mountains resemble emerald hairpins".

Day 8

Place & Transport:Guilin - Shanghai
Today's Activities:Yuyuan Garden, the Old City God's Temple
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch

Take a morning flight to Shanghai. Met and transferred to your hotel in Shanghai. After lunch, visit Yuyuan Garden, a classical Qing Dynasty garden with over 30 pavilions linked by a maze of corridors and bridges over ponds. Then move next to the Old City God's Temple Bazaar from the Song Dyansty. Back to your hotel in Shanghai.

vacation travel in China:Yuyuan Garden Yuyuan Garden
vacation travel in China:the Old City God's Temple the Old City God's Temple

Yuyuan Garden: Yuyuan Garden is the only fully restored classical Chinese garden in Shanghai. It was inaugurated in the Ming dynasty and has a total area of 20,000 square meters.
the Old City God's Temple: Town's God Temple, or Temple of the Town Gods of Shanghai is a main Taoism Temple in the city that enjoys a high reputation both at home and abroad by its long history and magnificent architecture. The Chinese name of the temple Chenghuang in Taoist means the guardian of the city.

Day 9

Place & Transport:Shanghai
Today's Activities:Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Pedestrian Road,The Bund, Huangpu River
Meals:Breakfast, Lunch

First visit Shanghai Museum, the selection of over 112,000 Chinese cultural relics from the Old Stone Age to modern times. Then proceed to visit the "Pedestrians only" Nanjing Pedestrian Road, a walking bustling street that is always packed with people waching other people. Then move on to The Bund, one of the most noted waterfront and architectural symbols of Shanghai. After lunch, take one hour cruising on Huangpu River. Back to your hotel.

vacation travel in China:Shanghai Museum Shanghai Museum
vacation travel in China:Nanjing Road Nanjing Road
vacation travel in China:The Bund The Bund
vacation travel in China:Huangpu River Huangpu River

Shanghai Museum : Shanghai Museum is a famous comprehensive museum of Chinese (ancient) arts and hailed as Four Museums in China together with the ones in Beijing, Nanjing and Xi'an. Its style and exhibitions just demonstrate the ancient wisdom and philosophy of Chinese.
Nanjing Road :Nanjing Road, 5.5 km in full length, enjoys the reputation as China No. 1 commercial center. It was the earliest commercial street in Shanghai since the city opened to the outside world.
The Bund : The Bund is the center of Shanghai. It is the scenery line of Shanghai. It has the Shanghai landmarks Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Jinmao Tower in the opposite across the Huangpu River. It is a must-see place while enjoying your Shanghai Tours.
Huangpu River:The most beautiful scene of Huangpu River can be appreciated during the dusk time. When the sun sets, Huangpu River is veiled in the glittery neon lights on its banks.

Day 10

Place & Transport:Shanghai
Today's Activities: Exit From Shanghai

Transfer to airport for departure or free on your own.

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Travelling Party Luxury Class Standard Class Comfortable Class
2 persons $2073 $1753 $1633
3-5 persons $1993 $1673 $1553
6-9 persons $1813 $1553 $1423
10 persons Up $1673 $1443 $1303
Single room supplement $613 $333 $228
The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.

Hotels Arranged in this China  tour package

City Luxury Deluxe Hotel Standard Hotel Comfortable Hotel
Beijing Crowne Plaza Beijing or same class Sunworld Hotel Beijing or same class Holiday Inn Express Temple of Heaven or same class
Guilin Sheraton Hotel, Guilin or same calss Guilin Park Hotel or same class Guilin Osmanthus Hotel or same class
Xian Sheraton Xian Hotel or same class Tangcheng Hotel or same class Citadines Xi'an Central or same class
Shanghai Crowne Plaza Hotel Shanghai or same class Golden River-View Hotel Shanghai or same class Holiday Inn Express Zhabei Shanghai or same class

 Price Inclusions and Exclusions of this private China tour

    Price Inclusions:
  1. All transfers and city transportation for your own use
  2. Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  3. Private car or van with English speaking guide
  4. Hotels with breakfast both at Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai
  5. Beijing-Xian-Guilin-Shanghai air-ticket (economic class )
  6. The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
    Price Exclusion:
  1. Tips to your tour guide and driver

Notice for this China city tour

  • All rates are subject to reconfirmation from our trip advisors when an actual booking is being made.
  • Tour price are net and non-commissionable.
  • Child definition: From Age 3 to 11 Years (usually enjoying 10%-40% discount. Contact our trip advisors for the actual discount for your case). 12 Years old and above will be charged as Adult Price.
  • All tours & transfers are all based on English Speaking local guides. For other languages, please contact our trip advisors for new quotations.

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