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Impression China Golden Route Tour

13-Day Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Guilin, Yangshuo,Hongkong Tour

This package tour to China covers 8 of the most popular tourism cities in China,so it is an ideal choice for those travellers who want to  take a glimpse of this grand country both on its culture and nature.During this 13 days China tour, you will visit  the  famous cities such as Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou and much more, which willl  make your China tour more interesting.
Tour Code:CH-19
Destination:Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Guilin, Yangshuo,Hongkong
Tour Days:13 Days
Departure Date:You Choose
  
Reasons of choosing this China package tour:
  • During this China city tour, you will visit the famous cities such as Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and so on.
  • The crystal clear Li River and magical Karst limestone hills of Guilin , the beautiful classical gardens in Suzhou & Hangzhou as well as the tranquil countryside in Yangshuo are all waiting for you.
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, Treasure Houses, Hutong Tour in Xicheng District. B,L
Day 3 Beijing The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Temple of Heaven, Cloisonne Factory B,L
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, Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Shanghai) B,L
Day 7 Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, The Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop. B,L
Day 8 Shanghai,Suzhou Our guide and driver will escort you from Shanghai to Suzhou, Humble Administrators Garden, The Grand Canal(Cruising by Hand-operated Boat), The No.1 Silk Factory, Rickshaw ride. B,L
Day 9 Suzhou,Hangzhou Hotel to Train station Transfer (Suzhou), Train station Transfer (Hangzhou), Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop. B,L
Day 10 Hangzhou,Guilin The West Lake(including the Island on the lake), Hotel to airport Transfer (Hangzhou), Airport Transfer (Guilin) B,L
Day 11 Guilin Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill, Calligraphy & Painting shop (Guangxi Normal University Art Shop). B,L,D
Day 12 Guilin,Yangshuo Li River Cruise, Yangshuo Countryside Cycling B,L
Day 13 Yangshuo,Guilin,Hongkong Airport Transfer (Guilin) B

Itinerary of this package 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
package tour to china:Hutong Beijng Hutong
package tour to china:Forbidden City Forbidden City
package tour to china:Tiananmen Square Tiananmen Square

Place & Transport:Beijing
Today's Activities:Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Treasure Houses, Hutong Tour in Xicheng District, Lizexiang Pearl Store
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Days Inn Forbidden CitySunworld HotelCrowne Plaza

- 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.
- The Forbidden City :Also called as the Palace Museum, it is the largest and the best preserved Imperial Palace in the world. Forbidden City houses numerous rare treasures; it’s splendid painted decoration, royal architectural wonder, the grand and deluxe halls will certainly satisfy one’s curiosity. In 1987, it was listed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site.
- Treasure Houses : Treasure house has undergone 4 time renovations, the present one takes up almost 220 square metres, more than 440 treasures on display belonged to Qing dynasty royalty, half of which have not never been on display in the old one. It's worthy of visiting.
- Hutong Tour :Hutong is an ancient urban alley peculiar to Beijing. Arrive at the old courtyard and begin the one hour visit inside. With the help of your English speaking tour guide of the courtyard, you will have a detailed explanation of the old courtyard ( Siheyuan ) - its history, its layout, its Fengshui, and its traditiona Chinese culture involved.
- Lizexiang Pearl Store : China's freshwater pearls are celebrated throughout the world. See how they are produced including some of the latest technology, and learn how to spot a fake. The outlet also offers a range of items produced from pearls and pearl oysters which goes far wider than jewellery.

Day 3
package tour to china:Mutianyu Great Wall Mutianyu Great Wall
package tour to china: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, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Days Inn Forbidden CitySunworld HotelCrowne Plaza

- The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car) :Mutianyu is a section of the Great Wall of China located in Huairou County 70km northeast of Beijing. the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs for generations. Besides, it is also famous for the breathtaking beautiful scenery, such as woodland and streams.
- 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 : Sha He Cloisonne Factory manufactures and sells high quality Cloisonne ware. High quality Cloisonne also called "Copper - body and wire inlaid Enamel" requires an elaborate and complicated manufacturing process including hammering, filigree welding, enamel filling, surface polishing and gilding.

Day 4
package tour to china:Summer Palace Summer Palace
package tour to china:Bird Nest Bird Nest

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
Hotels:Xi'an Skytel HotelGrand Noble HotelSofitel On Renmin Square

- Summer Palace with boat Cruise and the Garden of Virtue and Harmony : It is the best-preserved and largest imperial garden in China adn a classical park in the world. It covers an area of 2.9 million square meters, of which three fourths are taken up by water. 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. The Summer Palace also holds tens of thousands of precious cultural relics.It is also possible to cruise on the lake which takes 10 minutes by the ferry boat.
- Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube) :The National Stadium( bird's nest)hosted the main track and field Football, and final competitions for the 2008 Summer Olympics, as well as the opening and closing ceremonies. The twig-like structure and the bowl-shaped roof are the masterpiece of the project.. (the Water Cube) is just next to the Bird Nest. The National Swimming Center is the only important Olympic venue that is built by donations from compatriots from Hong Kong and Macao.

Day 5
package tour to china:Terracotta Warriors Terracotta Warriors
package tour to china: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, Chinese Lunch
Hotels:Xi'an Skytel HotelGrand Noble HotelSofitel On Renmin Square

- The Terracotta Warriors and Horses : The Terracotta Warriors and Horses wre excavated in 1974 and the museum was built at the site in 1979. It is a sensational archeological find of all times that has put Xi’an on the map for tourists. 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. Most of them have been restored to their former grandeur.
- 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
package tour to china:Xian City Wall Xian City Wall
package tour to china:Shaanxi History Museum Shaanxi History Museum

Place & Transport:Xian to Shanghai, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Shaanxi History Museum, Xian City Wall with Bicycle, Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Shanghai)
Meals: Breakfast
Hotels: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai (Economy) The Bund Hotel Shanghai (Deluxe) Radisson Shanghai New World Hotel (Superior)

- Shaanxi History Museum :In the southern part of Xian about one kilometer northwest of the Greate 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.
- Ancient 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. We operate this with bicycle

Day 7
package tour to china:Yuyuan Garden Yuyuan Garden
package tour to china:The Bund The Bund
package tour to china:Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai World Financial Center

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

- Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall : The Center is a six-story building, with two basement levels, which displays Shanghai urban planning and development. This is one of the world largest showcases of urban development and is much more interesting than its dry name suggests.
- Yuyuan Garden :a typical classical Chinese garden. The finely structured pavilions, winding cloisters, decorated walls and crystal pond together make the garden a charming and tranquil land in the bustling city.
- The Bund : 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.
- The 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 .
- Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop: See how silk is produced from the cocoons of silk worms, and turned into the beautiful fabric we all know and love. Silk filled duvets are excellent value, and the showroom offers everything from small souvenirs to larger items.

Day 8
package tour to china:Humble Administrators Garden Humble Administrators Garden
package tour to china:Grand Canal Grand Canal

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

- Humble Administrators Garden :Humble Administrator Garden (Zhuozheng yuan) is the best representation of Chinese classical gardens of the Ming Dynasty. Its design is duplicated in many gardens throughout China, and there is even a replica in the New York Metropolitan Museum.
- The Grand Canal(Cruising by Hand-operated Boat) :The Grand Canal in SuzhouThe Grand Canal is the world's longest man-made waterway, being 1,800km long. Today there's program offering cruise of the Grand Canal. The area was nicely designed and had a nice atmosphere. The boat was fairly small and only held about fifteen people. The boat cruised down the canal at a leisurely pace and passed many ancient houses built along the banks. It was really nice.
- The No.1 Silk Factory :In the Suzhou Silk Factory you can see a display of the life-cycle of the silk worm and demonstrations of how the silk is harvested from the cocoons and eventually woven into fabric.
- Rickshaw ride : Through the old streets & Hutongs in Suzhou, you will see local people's life.

Day 9
package tour to china:Lingyin Temple Lingyin Temple

Place & Transport:Suzhou to Hangzhou, Train No. D5657 (Shanghai South Railway Station - Hangzhou Railway Station) Dep 09:30 - Arr 10:48
Today's Activities:Hotel to Train station Transfer (Suzhou), Train station Transfer (Hangzhou), Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch Hotels: Enjoyor Hotel Ramada Plaza Hangzhou Haihua (Deluxe) Sofitel Westlake Hangzhou (Superior)

- Lingyin Temple : Lingyin Temple is one of the ten most famous ancient Buddhist monasteries in China. The Hall of Mahavira (great hero) inside the temple is 33.6 meters in height, and the statue of Sakyamuni (563? - 483 BC) in the Hall, was carved out of 24 pieces of camphor wood. In front of the Hall are two pagodas of rock which were built in 960 AD of the Song Dynasty.
- Meijiawu Tea Plantation and Tea Shop:Meijiawu in Hangzhou is a village community and a tea culture leisure area with the most features of tea village. Besides, it is also an ideal place to drink Longjing Green Tea and have rural meals. Meijiawu Tea Cultural Village tucked inside the greenery of the mountains and waters. Tea houses join each other at "snaking tranquil creek”, while the fragrance of tea is in the air.

Day 10
package tour to china:West Lake West Lake

Place & Transport:Hangzhou to Guilin, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities:The West Lake(including the Island on the lake), Hotel to airport Transfer (Hangzhou), Airport Transfer (Guilin)
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

- The West Lake(including the Island on the 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. Legend has it that the West Lake was a heavenly jewel fallen to earth. Pragmatists insist that it is a mere lagoon on Hangzhou's western fringe. In any case, West Lake has inspired painters for centuries.

Day 11
package tour to china:Reed Flute Cave Reed Flute Cave
package tour to china:Elephant Trunk Hill Elephant Trunk Hill

Place & Transport:Guilin
Today's Activities:Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill, Calligraphy & Painting shop (Guangxi Normal University Art Shop)
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Guilin Osmanthus Hotel (Economy) Guilin Bravo Hotel (Deluxe) Sheraton Guilin (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. It is the masterpiece of karst landscape, composed of pure limestone deposited on seabed 360million years ago.
- Fubo Hill:The beautiful Fubo Hill, in the northeast of the Guilin city, is well known as the "Wonderland on Wave" with its exquisite peak rising high and its foot half in water and half on land.
- Calligraphy & Painting shop (Guangxi Normal University Art Shop): Guangxi Normal University Painting gallery is sheltered by towering ancient trees and just a few steps away from a precipitous limestone pinnacle, called Solitary Beauty Peak. At the foot of the hill are buildings dating back to the Ming Dynasty, some 5-6 hundreds of years ago. The setting is a great inspiration for the teacher & students who work there.

Day 12
  Li River Li River
package tour to china:Countryside Cycling Countryside Cycling

Place & Transport:Guilin,Yangshuo
Today's Activities:Li River Cruise, Yangshuo Countryside Cycling
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Guilin Osmanthus Hotel (Economy) Guilin Bravo Hotel (Deluxe) Sheraton Guilin (Superior)

- Li River Cruise :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.
- Yangshuo Countryside Cycling: Experience the hustle & bustle of the Yangshuo traffic for 10 minutes before you escape onto the country roads, lanes and tracks of the distinctive and beautiful Yangshuo countryside. 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.

Day 13

Place & Transport:Yangshuo to Guilin to Hong Kong, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Guilin)
Meals:Breakfast
Hotels: Guilin Osmanthus Hotel (Economy) Guilin Bravo Hotel (Deluxe) Sheraton Guilin (Superior)

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $4564 $4028 $3756 -
2-5 persons $2983 $2702 $2566 $955/$625/$451/
6-9 persons $2549 $2243 $2099 $955/$625/$451/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $5108 $4334 $3867 -
2-5 persons $3272 $2855 $2634 $1247/$770/$483/
6-9 persons $2821 $2388 $2141 $1247/$770/$483/

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 City 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 of this package tour to China :
    Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and pay attention to the climate in each city.

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