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Beijing Shanghai Essence tour

8-Day Beijing and Shanghai Tour

During this holiday tour to China, you will explore two of the most  important cities in China- Beijing and Shanghai. So in this Beijing to Shanghai tour ,you will see the charm of historical city Beijing and international metropolis Shanghai.
Tour Code:CH-02
Destination: Beijing and Shanghai
Tour Days:8 Days
Departure Date:You Choose
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Reasons of choosing this Beijing to Shanghai tour:
  • During this China City Tour, you will visit  the capital Beijing and metropolis Shanghai.
  • This all inclusive vacation package enables you to visit two big cities with a low price.
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, Hall of Clocks and Watches, Hutong Tour in Xicheng District, Lizexiang Pearl Store B,L
Day 3 Beijing The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Shahe Cloisonne Factory B,L,D
Day 4 Beijing 798 Art District, Summer Palace with boat Cruise & the Garden of Virtue and Harmony, Beijing Olympic Green B,L
Day 5 Beijing to Shanghai Temple of Heaven, Lama Temple, Beijing Zoo, Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing), Airport to Hotel Transfer (Shanghai) B
Day 6 Shanghai Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop B
Day 7 Shanghai Zhujiajiao Water Town, Zhujiajiao Cruise, Xintiandi, French concession region B,L
Day 8 Depart Shanghai Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai) B

 Itinerary of this China City Tour

Day 1

Place & Transport: Arrive in Beijing
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Beijing)
Hotels:Days Inn Forbidden City/ Sunworld Hotel/ Crowne Plaza

Day 2
all inclusive vacation packages:Hutong Hutong
all inclusive vacation packages:Forbidden City Forbidden City
all inclusive vacation packages: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 City/ Sunworld Hotel/ Crowne 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 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 : 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
all inclusive vacation packages:Mutianyu Great Wall Mutianyu Great Wall
all inclusive 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, Chinese Lunch,Dinner
Hotels: Days Inn Forbidden City/ Sunworld Hotel/ Crowne Plaza

- The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car) : Mutianyu Great Wall is the tourist attaction which combines the ancient Chinese history and Chinese glorious culture and the gorgeous natural landscapeMutianyu 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
- Fangzhuang Roast Duck Restaurant: In the evening, enjoy Peking Roasted Duck which is renowned as the most delicious food of Beijing at Qianmen Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant(Old Duck). As the nickname implies, this is one of the oldest restaurants in the capital, dating back to 1864, and they serve great Peking duck.
- 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
all inclusive 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, Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing), Airport Transfer (Xian)
Meals: Breakfast
Hotels:Xi'an Skytel Hotel/Grand Noble Hotel/Sofitel 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.

Day 5
all inclusive vacation packages:Terracotta Warriors Terracotta Warriors
all inclusive 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, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Xi'an Skytel Hotel/Grand Noble Hotel/Sofitel 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
all inclusive vacation packages:City Wall City Wall
all inclusive vacation packages:Muslim Street Muslim Street
all inclusive vacation packages:Shaanxi History Museum Shaanxi History Museum

Place & Transport: Xian
Today's Activities: Shaanxi History Museum, Muslim Quarters, Ancient City Wall, Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Shanghai)
Meals: Breakfast
Hotels: Guilin Osmanthus Hotel (Economy)//

- 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.
- Muslim Quarters:The 500 meters long avenue paved by bluestones are dotted with many unique stall, souvenir shop, café and bars which are mostly run by Muslim people. You could found a lot of local snacks here.
- 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.

Day 7
all inclusive vacation packages:Yuyuan Garden Yuyuan Garden
all inclusive vacation packages:The Bund The Bund
Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall



Place & Transport:Shanghai
Today's Activities:Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, The Shanghai World Financial Center
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.
- 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 :also called Zhongshan East Road. It is Shanghai's famous waterfront and is the symbol of Shanghai. Walking along the Bund, the western shore of the Huangpu River, you can see the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and the Jin Mao Tower across the river in Pudong. It is one of the top attractions in Shanghai.
- The Shanghai World Financial Center :Jinmao Tower in Pudong, also known as Shanghai's Wall Street. It is the tallest building in China, the second tallest in Asia, and the third tallest building in the world. Currently the Jin Mao houses the tallest hotel, the Grand Hyatt.



Place & Transport:Depart Shanghai, Flight not included
Today's Activities:Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai)
Hotels: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai (Economy) The Bund Hotel Shanghai (Deluxe) Radisson Shanghai New World Hotel (Superior)

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $2209 $1869 $1886 -
2-5 persons $1359 $1172 $1189 $513/$306/$292/
6-9 persons $1104 $934 $934 $513/$306/$292/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $2549 $2056 $2005 -
2-5 persons $1529 $1274 $1240 $701/$419/$351/
6-9 persons $1274 $1036 $985 $701/$419/$351/

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

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