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China Essence Tour with Suzhou Garden Tour

10-Day Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and Suzhou Tour

 During this China essence tour, you will go to Beijing,Shanghai,Xian,Suzhou to visit the main tourist attractions in China such as the Great Wall, the Forbidden City,  the Terracotta Warriors and so on.So you can feel the blended cultures in Shanghai.Enjoy Suzhou tour with its many beautiful gardens that will leave you to say "Suzhou is paradise on Earth!
Tour Code:CH-17
Destination:Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and Suzhou
Tour Days:16 Days
Departure Date:You Choose
  
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Reasons of choosing this China tour
  • This top China tour composes of Beijing tour,Xian tour,Shanghai tour and Suzhou tour.
  • This best tour to China allows you to explore the cultures in Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and you can also appreciate the gardens in Suzhou.
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Beijing Flight not included Airport Transfer(Beijing) /
Day 2 Beijing The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car), Temple of Heaven, Shahe Cloisonne Factory B,L
Day 3 Beijing Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Treasure Houses, Hutong Tour in Xicheng District, Lizexiang Pearl Store B,L,D
Day 4 Beijing,Xian (Xian), Shaanxi History Museum, Ancient City Wall, Xian Imperial Fine Arts center B,L
Day 5 Xian The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda B,L
Day 6 Xian,Shanghai Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport to Hotel Transfer (Shanghai), The Bund, Nanjing Road, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop B,L
Day 7 Shanghai,Suzhou Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, The Shanghai World Financial Center, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Shanghai), Train station to Hotel Transfer (Suzhou) B,L
Day 8 Suzhou The Grand Canal(Cruising by Motor Boat), The Garden of the Master of Nets, Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Suzhou No.1 Silk Spinning Mill B,L
Day 9 Suzhou,Shanghai Humble Administrators Garden, Rickshaw ride, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Suzhou), Train station to Hotel Transfer (Shanghai) B,L
Day 10 Depart Shanghai Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai) B

Itinerary of this China package 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
best tour to china:Mutianyu Great Wall Mutianyu Great Wall
best 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,Dinner
Hotels: Days Inn Forbidden CitySunworld HotelCrowne 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 .
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 3
best tour to china:Beijing Hutong Beijing Hutong
best tour to china:Forbidden City Forbidden City
best 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.
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 4
best tour to china:Shaanxi History Museum Shaanxi History Museum
City Wall City Wall

Place & Transport:Beijing to Xian, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing), Airport Transfer (Xian), Shaanxi History Museum, Ancient City Wall, Xi'an Imperial Fine Arts center
Meals: Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels:Xi'an Skytel HotelGrand Noble Hotel/Sofitel On Renmin Square

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.
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 5
best tour to china:Terracotta Warriors Terracotta Warriors
best 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
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Xi'an Skytel HotelGrand Noble HotelSofitel On Renmin Square

The 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.

Day 6
best tour to china:The Bund The Bund
best tour to china:Nanjing Road Nanjing Road

Place & Transport:Xian to Shanghai, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities:Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Shanghai), The Bund, Nanjing Road, 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)

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.
Nanjing Road:It is regarded as the first commercial street in Shanghai. It was first built in 1851. Now Nanjing Road has turned into the number one site for shopping in the city. The large traditional stores no longer dominate the market since modern shopping malls, specialty stores, theaters, and international hotels have mushroomed on both sides of the street.
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 7
best tour to china:Yuyuan Garden Yuyuan Garden
best tour to china:The Bund The Bund
best tour to china:Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai World Financial Center

Place & Transport:Shanghai to Suzhou, Train No. D5492 (Suzhou Railway Station) Dep 18:40 - Arr 19:07
Today's Activities:Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall, The Shanghai World Financial Center, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Shanghai), Train station Transfer (Suzhou)
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 :It is 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.
Yuyuan Market :Shanghai Yuyuan Market, also called Yuyuan Bazaar, is a bazaar of stores that combines the Old Street (Chenghuangmiao). The place gets some 200,000 visitors daily, people just come here to buy, sell and eat - it is all entertaining enough.
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.

Day 8
Garden of Master of Nets Garden of Master of Nets
best tour to china:Lingering Garden Lingering Garden
best tour to china:Tiger Hill Tiger Hill

Place & Transport:Suzhou
Today's Activities: The Grand Canal(Cruising by Motor Boat), The Garden of the Master of Nets, Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Suzhou No.1 Silk Spinning Mill
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch Hotels: Garden Hotel (Economy) Holiday Inn Jasmine Suzhou (Deluxe)Pan Pacific Suzhou(Superior)

The Grand Canal(Cruising by Motor 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. Cruising on the Canal(about 30-40 minutes), you can see the local peoples' life. Known as the land of rice and fish, Suzhou city has a network of picturesque lakes and canals both large and small, which all link in eventually to the Grand Canal. The view from the little boats that ply the smaller canals is enchanting, whilst the traffic on the Grand Canal reminds you of Suzhou that it was the original source of the 'sea' silk road.
The Garden of the Master of Nets: The Garden of the Master of Nets is the smallest garden in Suzhou covering a space of only 5000 sq meters. The small space is its greatest charm as it encompasses all the elements of a classic Chinese garden within close boundaries.
Lingering Garden (1 hour): Suzhou is famous for its gardens.Lingering Garden is an elaborate succession of small gardens. Lingering in a garden you will marvel at its unique architecture and art. It is located on No.338 Liuyuan Road, Suzhou City.
Designed to "linger" through the generations, with a succession of small beautifully landscaped gardens, pools and pavements and a pavilion for each season. It has wonderful covered walkways, carved corridors, elaborately shaped doorways and perfect viewpoints for a variety of perspectives on this special garden.
Tiger Hill : Tiger Hill, known also as Surging Sea Hill, is a large hillock, standing 36 meters high and covering an area of some 14,100 square meters. Going up to the hill, you will find a number of historical sites, including some from 2,500 years ago, which are as old as the Suzhou city.Built in the 10th century, the leaning Cloud Rock Pagoda stands atop Tiger Hill. The pagoda began tilting over 400 years ago, and today the highest point is more than 2m from its original position.
Suzhou No.1 Silk Spinning Mill: Suzhou No.1 Silk Spinning Mill presents the silk is processed from worm to the final product, and tell the story of long history of Chinese silk. Many varieties of material and garments are displayed.

Day 9
best tour to china:Humble Administrator Garden Humble Administrator Garden

Place & Transport: Suzhou to Shanghai, Train No. D5484/D5481 (Suzhou Railway Station) Dep 16:03 - Arr 16:53
Today's Activities: Humble Administrators Garden, Rickshaw ride, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Suzhou), Train station Transfer (Shanghai)
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Hotels: Garden Hotel (Economy) Holiday Inn Jasmine Suzhou (Deluxe) Pan Pacific Suzhou (Superior)

Humble Administrators Garden : The garden is the best representative of Chinese classical gardens, constructed in the Ming dynasty, which focuses on a central pond with pavilions, terraces, chambers, and towers located nearby, the garden is divided into three parts: the eastern, middle and western parts. At 5 hectares the largest of these beautiful gardens, it is one of the most famous one. It provides everyone with pleasure. Don't miss the Garden Museum - actually don't miss any of these lovely places. Tourists may wear comfortable shoes, as there's a lot of walking here.
Rickshaw ride : Through the old streets & Hutongs in Suzhou, you will see local people's life.

 

Day 10

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

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $3000 $2634 $2498 -
2-5 persons $1852 $1665 $1614 $647/$433/$349/
6-9 persons $1529 $1334 $1274 $647/$433/$349/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Luxury Standard Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $3442 $2889 $2634 -
2-5 persons $2082 $1801 $1674 $880/545/$402/
6-9 persons $1750 $141 $1359 $880/545/$402/

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

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

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