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Explore China History Tour

14-Day Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuxi and Nanjing Tour

This 2 weeks private China tour will take you to visit many important historical and cultural sites in China. It allows you to go to Beijing,Xian,Guilin,Yangshuo....so you can get a direct taste of the Chinese culture and experience the local customs.  Whether you take a vacation for family or take a China business trip,you will be satisfied with this China tour .
Tour Code:CH-19
Destination:Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuxi and Nanjing
Tour Days:14 Days
Departure Date:You Choose
  
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Reasons of choosing this private China tour:
  • You will enjoy magnificent structures,works of art,delicate gardens and incredible sceneries in this China connection tour.
  • This private China tour is designed for you to explore China hitory in Shanghai, Suzhou, Wuxi and Nanjing city and so on.
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Beijing Flight not included Airport Transfer(Beijing) /
Day 2 Beijing Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Hutong Tour in Xicheng District, Lizexiang Pearl Store B,L
Day 3 Beijing Temple of Heaven, The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Shahe Cloisonne Factory B,L,D
Day 4 Beijing,Xian Summer Palace, Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing), Airport Transfer (Xian) B,L
Day 5 Xian The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Imperial Fine Arts center B,L
Day 6 Xian,Guilin Xian City Wall with Bicycle, Shaanxi History Museum, Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Guilin) B,L
Day 7 Guuilin,Yangshuo Li River Cruise B,L
Day 8 Yangshuo Yangshuo Countryside Cycling, Yangshuo Chinese Cookery Class B,L
Day 9 Yangshuo,Guilin,Shanghai Our guide and driver will escort you from Yangshuo to Guilin, Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Calligraphy & Painting shop (Guangxi Normal University Art Shop), Airport Transfer (Guilin), Airport Transfer (Shanghai) B,L
Day 10 Shanghai The Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop . B,L
Day 11 Shanghai,Suzhou Our guide and driver will escort you from Shanghai to Suzhou, The No.1 Silk Factory, Lingering Garden, Humble Administrators Garden, The Grand Canal(Cruising by Hand-operated Boat) B,L
Day 12 Suzhou,Wuxi,Nanjing Our guide and driver will escort you from Suzhou to Wuxi, Turtle Head Island, Li Garden, Huishan Clay Figure Workshop, Train station Transfer (Wuxi), Train station Transfer (Nanjing) B,L
Day 13 Nanjing,Beijing Zhonghua Gate, Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge, Dr Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum, Hotel to airport Transfer (Nanjing), Airport Transfer (Beijing) B,L
Day 14 Depart Beijing Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing) B

Itinerary of this private China tour

Day 1

Place & Transport: Arrive in Beijing
Today's Activities:Airport Transfer (Beijing)
Meals:Breakfast
Hotels:Days Inn Forbidden CitySunworld HotelCrowne Plaza

 

Day 2

Forbidden City Forbidden City
Tiananmen Square Tiananmen Square
Beijing Hutong Beijing Hutong

Place & Transport:Beijing
Today's Activities:Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Hutong Tour in Xicheng District, Lizexiang Pearl Store
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: // Sunworld Hotel/

Tiananmen Square: Located in the heart of Beijing, it is the largest one of its kind in the world. This immense courtyard is also the site of various historical events.
Forbidden City: Also called as the Palace Museum, it is the largest and the best preserved Imperial Palace in the world.
Hutong Tour in Xicheng District: Hutong is an ancient urban alley peculiar to Beijing. The main means of transportation for a hutong tour is the rickshaw.
Lizexiang pearl store: Pearl store specializes in both freshwater and seawater pearls and has a reputation for selection and high quality. All kinds of pearl jewelry in different colors, shapes and sizes as well as famous Chinese traditional cosmetics pearl cream and pearl power are available. This is a popular place for looking for special, quality souvenirs. There is no pressure to buy!

Day 3

Mutianyu Great Wall Mutianyu Great Wall
 Temple of Heaven Temple of Heaven

Place & Transport:Beijing
Today's Activities: The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Temple of Heaven, Shahe Cloisonne Factory
Meals: Breakfast
Hotels:Xi'an Skytel Hotel/Grand Noble Hotel/Sofitel On Renmin Square

Mutianyu Great Wall: Mutianyu Great Wall is the tourist attaction which combines the ancient Chinese history and Chinese glorious culture and the gorgeous natural landscape Mutianyu Great Wall is situated in Huairou County about 70km from Beijing.
Temple of Heaven: The temple was built specifically as a place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvests
Shahe Cloisonne Factory : Producing cloisonne is an intricate and detailed process.It dates back to 700 years ago and produces fine enamel on a copper base. You can watch the workers at all stages of the process to see how these beautiful objects are produced.

Day 4

Summer Palace Summer Palace

Place & Transport: Beijing to Xian, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Summer Palace with boat Cruise and the Garden of Virtue and Harmony, Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing), Airport Transfer (Xian)
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: //Grand Noble Hotel/

Summer Palace: Its main features are Longevity Hill, Kunming Lake, and various buildings. In the time of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), it had become a luxurious royal garden providing royal families with rest and entertainment.

 

Day 5

Terracotta Warriors Terracotta Warriors
Big Wild Goose Pagoda Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Place & Transport: Xian
Today's Activities:The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an Imperial Fine Arts center
Meals: Breakfast
Hotels: //Grand Noble Hotel/

Terracotta Warriors and Horses: The museum has three pits of terracotta warriors and horses, forming a huge legion. Altogether over 7,000 pottery soldiers, horses, chariots, and even weapons have been unearthed from these pits.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda: The Big Wild Goose Pagoda, or Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, was built in 652 during the Tang Dynasty and originally had five stories。Now this well-preserved holy place for Buddhist has been the symbol of Xian
Xi'an Imperial Fine Arts center Xi'an Imperial Fine Arts mainly manufactures jade carvings and lacquer ware. Tourists can learn how the fine Chinese jade carved and the function of jade.

Day 6

City Wall City Wall
Shaanxi History Museum Shaanxi History Museum

Place & Transport: Xian to Guilin, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Xian City Wall with Bicycle, Shaanxi History Museum, Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Guilin)
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Guilin Osmanthus Hotel (Economy)Guilin Bravo Hotel (Deluxe) Sheraton Guilin (Superior)

Xian City Wall:The first landmark visitors will encounter in Xian is the ancient City Wall, which stretches round the old city. It is also one of the most famous attractions in Xian.
Shaanxi History Museum:In the southern part of Xian about one kilometer northwest of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda stands the Shaanxi History Museum, a large State-grade Museum, which covers an area of seven hectares. It consists of a group of magnificent Tang-style palaces.

Day7

Li River Li River

Place & Transport:Guilin,Yangshuo
Today's Activities: Li River Cruise
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Yangshuo Aiyuan Hotel (Economy)Green Lotus Hotel (Deluxe) Green Lotus Hotel (Superior)

Li River: The most beautiful scenes of Guilin scenery are found along the Li River. The hills beyond hills with their reflections in the crystal water are like fairy land, the green bamboo greets you all the way along the river in the breeze; the water buffaloes eating grass casually; the ducks swimming along the river; the fisherman fishing or catnapping on the bamboo rafts with his cormorants resting peacefully next to him, it's God dotted landscape.

Day 8

Countryside Cycling Countryside Cycling

Place & Transport:Yangshuo
Today's Activities:Yangshuo Countryside Cycling, Yangshuo Chinese Cookery Class by Yulong River
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch,Chinese Dinner

Yangshuo Countryside Cycling: Biking alongside the paddy field and orchards that surround the famous mountains will give a fascinating insight into life in rural China. You will have a family visit on the half way. It is an opportunity to see a real country life and talk to the local farmers.
Yangshuo Chinese Cookery Class by Yulong River: This class begins at the local market where ingredients for the dishes are chosen by students. Back at a covered, rooftop patio-classroom, you have an opportunity to learn three dishes and enjoy the fruits of your labor. You can choose other favorite dishes at the lunch.

 

Day9

Reed Flute Cave Reed Flute Cave
Elephant Trunk Hill Elephant Trunk Hill

Place & Transport: Yangshuo to Guilin to Shanghai, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Yangshuo to Guilin, Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Calligraphy & Painting shop (Guangxi Normal University Art Shop), Airport Transfer (Guilin), Airport Transfer (Shanghai)
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai (Economy) The Bund Hotel Shanghai (Deluxe) Radisson Shanghai New World Hotel (Superior)

Reed Flute Cave: The Reed Flute Cave offers a majestic fairyland of karst caves with landscape and rural scenery. It is a magic fairyland of stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, stone curtains, birds, plants and animals in fantastic shapes and colors, all glistening in colorful lights.
Elephant Trunk Hill: It is the badge of Guilin city. The whole hill looks exactly like a huge elephant stretching its trunk drinking water of the Li River.
Painting shop (Guangxi Normal University Art Shop): The setting is a great inspiration for the teacher & students who work there. Works done by the teacher and other artists are available for sale as well as art supplies and jade. There is no pressure to buy!

Day 10

Yuyuan Garden Yuyuan Garden
 The Bund The Bund
Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai World Financial Center

Place & Transport:Shanghai
Today's Activities:The Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: / The Bund Hotel Shanghai (Deluxe)/

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 Band: The Bund has been a symbol of Shanghai since a hundred years. It begins with the Waibaidu Bridge at the estuary of Suzhou Creek in the north and ends at Jinling Road in the south, with a total length of 1,500m..
Shanghai World Financial Center: Shanghai World Financial Center is a super tall skyscraper in Pudong New Area, Shanghai. On 14 September 2007 the skyscraper was topped out at 492.0 meters (1,614.2 feet) and became the second tallest building in the world . Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall: The Center is a six-story building, with two basement levels, which displays Shanghai urban planning and development.
Jiangnan Silk Shop and WorkshopSee how silk is produced from the cocoons of silk worms, and turned into the beautiful fabric we all know and love

Day 11

 Lingering Garden Lingering Garden
Humble Administrator Garden Humble Administrator Garden

Place & Transport: Shanghai to Suzhou
Today's Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Shanghai to Suzhou, The No.1 Silk Factory, Lingering Garden, Humble Administrators Garden, The Grand Canal(Cruising by Hand-operated Boat)
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Garden Hotel (Economy) Holiday Inn Jasmine Suzhou (DeluxePan Pacific Suzhou (Superior)

Lingering Garden: The Lingering Garden is a typical garden in Qing Dynasty. It boasts spacious halls,collection of stones from Taihu Lake by which people can be freshened up without going out of the city.
Humble Administrators Garden: Humble Administrator Garden (Zhuozheng yuan) is the best representation of Chinese classical gardens of the Ming Dynasty.
The Grand Canal(Cruising by Hand-operated Boat) : The Grand Canal ranks alongside the Great Wall of China as the country's greatest engineering achievement and it is the longest man-made waterway in the world.
The No.1 Silk Factory (1 hour): Suzhou is famous for its silk produts. Tourists may go and see how the silk is processed from worm to the final product, and some of the silk history of in China.

 

Day 12

 Turtle Head Island Turtle Head Island

Place & Transport: Suzhou to Wuxi to Nanjing, Train No. G7070 (Wuxi Railway Station - Nanjing Railway Station) Dep 17:38 - Arr 18:44
Today's Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Suzhou to Wuxi, Turtle Head Island, Li Garden, Huishan Clay Figure Workshop, Train station Transfer (Wuxi), Train station Transfer (Nanjing)
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Ramada Plaza Yihua Hotel Nanjing (Economy) Nanjing Central Hotel (Deluxe) Xuanwu Hotel Nanjing (Superior)

- Turtle Head Island: Taihu Lake is a national scenic area with The Turtle's Head Park island located in Wuxi. It's actually a small stone stretching into the Taihu Lake shaped like a Turtle's head, hence the name. Green hills and clean water blending into the perfect natural appear like a picture.
- Li Garden: Liyuan Garden is a famous garden, located at Lihu Lake. Liyuan Garden, with its pavilions, corridors,and causeways on the lake side,is exquisitely designed and harmonious in color.
- Huishan Clay Figure Workshop: It is world-famous with a history dating from the Nan Dynasty but it really prospered in Ming Dynasty.

Day 13

Zhonghua Gate Zhonghua Gate
Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge

Place & Transport: Nanjing to Beijing, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Zhonghua Gate, Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge, Dr Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum, Hotel to airport Transfer (Nanjing), Airport Transfer (Beijing
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels:Days Inn Forbidden City/ Sunworld Hotel/ Crowne Plaza

- Zhonghua Gate Located in the south of the city proper of Nanjing, Zhonghua Gate was originally the south front gate of the capital of the Southern Tang Dynasty (937-975). In the enceintes, there are caves for keeping soldiers, and two 11-meter-wide sloping paths outside of the eastern and western walls leading to the gate tower.
- Dr Sun Yat Sen Mausoleum The Mausoleum is built for Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the great forerunner of China democratic revolution. Sheltered by hill slopes, the mausoleum faces the south, and consists of a semi-circular square, memorial archways, tomb passage, the gate tablet pavilion, memorial hall and coffin chamber.
- The Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge:It is the first bridge to be built across the Yangtze River in Nanjing. It is 6,772 meters (22,212 ft) long and has a span of 160 meters (525 ft). It can take up to 15 minutes to cross during regular traffic periods.

Day 14

Place & Transport:Depart Beijing, Flight not included
Today's Activities:Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing)
Meals:Breakfast

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $4725 $4207 $3909 -
2-5 persons $3025 $2770 $2634 $973/$666/$446/
6-9 persons $2549 $2277 $2124 $973/$666/$446/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $5269 $4589 $4054 -
2-5 persons $3314 $2974 $2719 $1263/$857/$505/
6-9 persons $2821 $2473 $2209 $1263/$857/$505/

Booking Notes:
1.Price are for reference only, may vary during special holidays and date.
2.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.

Price Inclusions and Exclusions of this private China tour:

Price Inclusions:

  • Airport private transfers
  • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  • Private car or van with English speaking guide
  • Hotel fees based on two people sharing one room with twin beds
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • Luggage Transfers Between airports and hotels
  • Arrangements

Price Exclusion:

  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage charges
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
Remark for this private China tour:
    Wear casually with comfortable sport shoes and pay attention to the climate in each city.

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