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Qiantang Tide and Classic China Tour

15-Day Beijing,Xian,Chongqing,Yangtze,Yichang,Shanghai,Hangzhou and Haining Tour

Take this best vacation package and join us to watch the marvelous spectacle of the surging tide in Qiantang Rive.Meanwhile this  all inclusive China trip  allows you to visit the Great Wall, The Forbidden City , Entombed Warriors ,Yangtze River cruise,which can make your holidays tour in China more interesting .
Tour Code:CH-21
Destination: Beijing, Xian, Chongqing, Yangtze, Yichang, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Haining
Tour Days:15 Days
Departure Date:You Choose
  
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Reasons of choosing this China package tour:
  • This all inclusive trip can offer the marvelous spectacle of the surging tide in Qiantang river.
  • This best  China vacation package covers 8 cities and 15 days .
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Beijing Flight not included Airport Transfer(Beijing) /
Day 2 Beijing The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Treasure Houses, Hutong Tour in Xicheng District, Lizexiang Pearl Store B,L
Day 3 Beijing The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Temple of Heaven, Shahe Cloisonne Factory B,L,D
Day 4 Beijing,Xian Summer Palace with boat Cruise and the Garden of Virtue and Harmony, Beijing Olympic Green, 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 Shaanxi History Museum, Xian City Wall with Bicycle, Forest of Stele Museum, Great Mosque B,L
Day 7 Xian,Chongqing,Yangtze Board the ship from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and departs Chongqing at 9:00pm.(Dinner is not included), Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Chongqing), Ciqikou Old Town, Hanging Village, Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo, Chongqing National Arts Institute Gallery B,L
Day 8 Yangtze Taichi exercise, Welcoming Banquet, Dancing Party, Fengdu Ghost City (8:30-10:30) B,L,D
Day 9 Yangtze Taichi exercise, Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Shennong Stream (1:30pm-5:30pm), Crew's Performance B,L,D
Day 10 Yangtze,Yichang,Shanghai Cruise pier Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Shanghai), Three Gorges Dam Site B,L,D
Day 11 Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Shanghai Museum, The Shanghai World Financial Center, Julong Silk Exhibition B,L
Day 12 Shanghai,hangzhou Our guide and driver will escort you from Shanghai to Hangzhou, Ancient Village Wuzhen, Wu Zhen boat cruise B,L
Day 13 Hangzhou,Haining The West Lake(including the Island on the lake), Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop, Our guide and driver will escort you from Hangzhou to Haining. B,L
Day 14 Haining,hangzhou Qiantang Tide Watching, Tide Bore Watching Park, The Folklore Culture Street, Cheng Historic House, Our guide and driver will escort you from Haining to Hangzhou . B,L
Day 15 Hangzhou,shanghai,Deaprat City Hotel to Train station Transfer (Hangzhou), Train station Transfer (Shanghai), Airport Transfer (Shanghai) B

Itinerary of this holiday tour to China

Day 1

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

Day 2
best vacation packages:Forbidden City Forbidden City
 best vacation packages:Tiananmen Square Tiananmen Square
 best vacation packages: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.
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
best vacation packages:Mutianyu Great Wall Mutianyu Great Wall
best vacation packages: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 HotelGrand Noble HotelSofitel 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 : Cloisonne is an intricate and detailed process, dating back over 700 years, to produce 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
best vacation packages:Bird Nest Bird Nest
best vacation packages: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, Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube), Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing), Airport Transfer (Xian)
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: //Grand Noble Hotel/

Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube):China's National Stadium, or the Bird's Nest, as it has become known, is the world's largest steel structure and the most complex stadium ever constructed.
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 riyal families with rest and entertainment.

Day 5
 best vacation packages:Terracotta Warriors Terracotta Warriors
 best vacation packages: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
best vacation packages:City Wall City Wall
best vacation packages:Great Mosque Great Mosque

Place & Transport:Xian
Today's Activities: Shaanxi History Museum, Xian City Wall with Bicycle, Forest of Stele Museum, Great Mosque
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: /Grand Noble Hotel/

Forest of Stele Museum: Once the site of the Temple of Confucius during the Northern Song Dynasty it was officially re-named as the Forest of Stone Steles in 1992.
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.
Great Mosque: The Great Mosque of Xian, located near the Drum Tower, is one of the oldest and most renowned mosques in the country. Built in the Tang Dynasty (reign of Emperor Xuan Zong, 685-762), it still used by Chinese Muslims today as a place of worship.

Day 7
best vacation packages:Ci Qi Kou old town Ci Qi Kou old town
best vacation packages:Panda Room Panda Room

Place & Transport:Xian to Chongqing to Yangtze, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Board the ship from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and departs Chongqing at 9:00pm.(Dinner is not included), Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Chongqing), Ciqikou Old Town, Hanging Village, Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo, Chongqing National Arts Institute Gallery.
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch.

Ci Qi Kou old town:Ciqikou is an old town preserved in sprawling modern Chongqing。Travelers to Chongqing and locals alike throng to Ciqikou's steep and narrow pedestrian streets。
Hanging Village :13 floors of shops cling to the cliff face beside the river, built in traditional style. There are arts and crafts, clothing, modern shops and of course a lot of food and snack stalls and souvenirs.
Panda Room:In order to preserve this valuable species, the Panda House in Chongqing Zoo is designed according to the natural environment and the living habits of giant panda. Here, visitors can get a close distance to watch the giant pandas and their offspring.
Chongqing National Arts Institute Gallery: Located in the Chongqing People's Congress Hall, Chongqing National Arts Gallery showcases Chinese landscape paintings and oil-paintings. It has become a popular spot for foreign tourists looking for authentic, quality products.

Day 8
best vacation packages:Shibaozhai Shibaozhai
best vacation packages:Fengdu Ghost City Fengdu Ghost City

Place & Transport:Yangtze
Today's Activities:Welcoming Banquet, Dancing Party,Shibaozhai (14;00-16;00).Optinal tour to Fengdu Ghost City(RMB260 per person).
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch,Chinese Dinner

Fengdu Ghost City: According to superstitious legend, the dead come to Fengdu Ghost City and the devils go to hell. Since Tang Dynasty, forty-eight temples have been built in the place.
Shibaozhai: The wooden architecture stands on the riverside. It is built by catch upon a rectangular rock with sheer cliffs with a height of 56 meters and 12 stories.

 
Day 9
best vacation packages: Qutang Gorge Qutang Gorge
best vacation packages:Wu Gorge Wu Gorge

Place & Transport:Yangtze
Today's Activities: Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Shennong Stream (1:30pm-5:30pm), Crew's Performance
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch,Chinese Dinner

Qutang Gorge:The width of the river in Qutang Gorge is reduced to 100 - 200 meters and the narrowest places are no more than a few dozen metros while the principal peaks on the banks are as high as 1,000 - 1,500 meters. The turbulent waters flowing in the deep gorge along a continuous line of peaks make a most magnificent picture.
Wu Gorge:Travelling through the gorge in a boat, one sometimes may find the way blocked by mountains. But a sharp turn of the boat brings one to an area of entirely different scenery. Wu Gorge is the most beautiful part of the Yangtze, green trees and bushes, together with fogs and clouds cover the high peaks
Shennong Stream: Shennong Stream races past large and small karst caves, flocks of swallows, sheer cliffs, deep gorges, waterfalls, three-colored springs, rapids, the ancient plank path, a suspended coffin in the cliff, groups of ancient tombs and marvelous karst formations

Day 10
best vacation packages:Li River Li River

Place & Transport:Yangtze to Yichang to Shanghai, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities:Cruise pier Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Shanghai), Three Gorges Dam Site.
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Guilin Osmanthus Hotel (Economy)Guilin Bravo Hotel (Deluxe) Sheraton Guilin (Superior)

Li River Cruise: A cruise along the Li River between Guilin and Yangshuo is an unforgettable experience. As you take in the stunning scenery, there's something interesting to see at almost every bend in the river. Between spectacular limestone peaks you'll see graceful bamboo groves, farmers tending rice paddies, and lumbering water buffaloes pulling carts or cooling off in the river. You may see fishermen gliding along on their narrow bamboo rafts, and if you're very lucky you might see one of the famous fishing cormorants. Boats depart from various wharves, according to the height of the river at different times of the year.

Day 11
best vacation packages:Yuyuan Garden Yuyuan Garden
best vacation packages: The Bund The Bund
Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai World Financial Center

Place & Transport:Shanghai
Today's Activities:Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Shanghai Museum((Audio Guide included)), The Shanghai World Financial Center, Julong Silk Exhibition
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

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 Museum: Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. With bronze ware, ceramics, and painting and calligraphy as its distinctive collections, the museum boasts 120,000 pieces of rare and precious cultural relics in 21 categories
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 .
Silk Exhibition: Julong Silk Exhibition is a window into Suzhou Maowang embroidery group situated Shanghai. There are two exhibitions where you can see how silk is produced from the silk cocoons and turned into the fabric.

 
Day 12
best vacation packages:Ancient Village Wuzhen Ancient Village Wuzhen

Place & Transport:Shanghai to Hangzhou
Today's Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Shanghai to Hangzhou, Ancient Village Wuzhen, Wu Zhen boat cruise
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: / Ramada Plaza Hangzhou Haihua (Deluxe)/

Ancient Village Wuzhen: After 1,300 years, the small town of Wuzhen Water Town has been opened to tourists, and by all appearances, it was worth the wait.
Wu Zhen boat cruise : The Wuzhen wooden boat takes 8 people at maximum and cruise is around 20 minutes. Tourists can enjoy the atmosphere of the traditional cultures and the original ancient features of the town that have been preserved intact, the elegant watery views and the strong local colored traditions and customs.

Day 13
best vacation packages:West Lake West Lake
best vacation packages:Lingyin Temple Lingyin Temple

Place & Transport:Hangzhou to Haining
Today's Activities:The West Lake(including the Island on the lake), Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop, Our guide and driver will escort you from Hangzhou to Haining
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: /Royal Palace Hotel /

West Lake: The West Lake is a like a shining pearl inlaid on the vast land of China, reputed for beautiful scenery, a multitude of historical sites, brilliant cultural relics, and a profusion of native products.
Lingyin Temple: Lingyin Temple is one of the ten most famous ancient Buddhist monasteries in China.
Meijiawu Tea Plantation : Tea village is seated at the hinterland of West Lake Park and it boasts the most important tea production basis.
Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop: Meijiawu Tea Village is located in the western part of West Lake scenic area. It has a history of over 600 years.

Day 14
best vacation packages:Qiantang Tide Watching Qiantang Tide Watching

Place & Transport: Haining to Hangzhou
Today's Activities: Qiantang Tide Watching, Tide Bore Watching Park, The Folklore Culture Street, Cheng Historic House, Our guide and driver will escort you from Haining to Hangzhou
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: / Ramada Plaza Hangzhou Haihua (Deluxe)/

Qiantang Tide Watching: Originating in Han Dynasty (A.D.100-A.D.600), the annual Qiantang Tide is a marvelous spectacle which is only rivaled by the Amazon River's tide surge. Yanguan in Haining is the best place to watch the swelling tidal wave.
Tide Bore Watching Park: Visitors can see Zhanao tower from Ming Dynasty, a small Putuo Temple, the Sun Yat-sen tide Pavilion - the Pavilion Tianfenghaitao, and the MaoZedong tide monument in the park. Iit is as the best place to watch the Qiantang’s Tidal swell.
The Folklore Culture Street: The Street is located in the town of Yanguan. Many of the buildings in the town can tracked back to Qing Dynasty. Some of the original buildings are home to souvenir sellers, up market restaurants and craftsmen and women.
Cheng Historic House: The old house has a history of about 400years. The buildings are very elegant and traditional while a tree which is reputed to be as old as 600 years, stands in the garden.

Day 15

Place & Transport:Hangzhou to Shanghai to Departure City
Today's Activities:Hotel to Train station Transfer (Hangzhou), Train station Transfer (Shanghai), Airport Transfer (Shanghai)
Meals:Breakfast

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with Hotel
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person - $4190 - -
2-5 persons - $2736 - $688/
6-9 persons - $2303 - $688/

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 China tour package:

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 China tour:
    Wear casually with comfortable sport shoes and pay attention to the climate in each city.

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