10 Days Glories of China Tour
- This price is based on a group (2 to 5 travelers) accommodated in 3-star hotel in shoulder seasons.
- This price is subject to change according your group members and traveling time. Usually lower price with more travelers, higher price in high seasons, and lower in low seasons.
- Tour Code:
- 10 Days & 9 Nights
- Departure Date:
- Available Everyday
- Private tour guide & driver + Private car/van
- Our ‘Glories of China’ will truly captivate you – be enthralled with the culture, history and beauty of this immense land. Wander through the streets of picturesque Yangshuo, marvel at the mighty Terracotta Warriors in Xian and be astounded by ancient sites in Shanghai and Beijing. Many of your fondest memories may be of the simple things on the tour.
Sample Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Shanghai Arrival
Welcome to Shanghai, the most metropolis of China!
Upon arrival at Shanghai airport, you’ll be met and taken to have an 8-minute high-tech Maglev Train. It’s not a bird or a plane, just Shanghai’s Maglev Train, the world’s fastest train running 430km/hr. Your driver is ready to pick you up at the Longyang Road station, and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of today is at your leisure.
Day 2 Shanghai ( B, L )
After breakfast, you’ll visit the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, a must-see for all true Shanghainophiles to witness how Shanghai became a cosmopolitan city from a shabby fishing village.Then walk leisurely around the beautiful Yu Garden, a pleasant enough, well-contained classical Chinese garden, and savor some local flavor snacks at the Yu Garden Bazaar.Next continue toJade Buddha Temple to admire the largest jade Buddha in the world and exquisite religious artifacts.
Later to visit the French Concession to appreciate its old French-style villas and special colonial culture. In the evening, enjoy the breathtaking Acrobatic Show. (Optional)
Day 3 Shanghai & Flight to Guilin ( B, L )
After breakfast, head to the famous Bund to witness Shanghais skyline, and stroll along China’s No.1 shopping street, Nanjing Road.
Then ascend the Jinmao Tower to get an amazing birds eye view of this metropolis.
Being free until transferred to the airport and take a flight to Guilin, the most beautiful city of China. Upon your arrival in Guilin, be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of today is free to explore the scenic city at your own.
Day 4 Guilin & Yangshuo ( B, L )
After breakfast, you’ll be driven to Zhujiang Pier to cruise the Li River, a must-do for any Guilin tourists and a mile-long natural gallery.
This was what Bill Clinton said: ‘I heard of the name of Li River long ago. Today I visit Li River. It is more vivid and genuine than what I thought before. Nowhere is like Guilin. It makes me think of the traditional Chinese paintings.’
After about 4 hours cruise, disembark at Yangshuo, the paradise of Guilin. Check in your hotel, the rest of today is free to explore Yangshuo and find out why West Street is so popular among tourists.
Day 5 Guilin & Flight to Xian ( B, L )
Being driven back to Guilin after breakfast (1.5~2 hrs), and have an essential Guilin city tour. The first stop surely is the Elephant Trunk Hill, the city symbol. Then head to visit the fabulous Reed Flute Cave to see the beautiful stalactites, stalagmites, stone pillars, and stone flowers with various shapes.
After the tour, be escorted to the airport for your flight to Xian, the ancient heart of China. Upon your arrival, transferred to your hotel in Xian in private vehicle.
Day 6 Xian ( B, L )
Today your first stop is to join the ranks of the incredible Terracotta Warriors, the forbidding sentinels of a death defying emperor, starting out through the silent millennia of history.
In the afternoon, visit the Ancient City Walls, the largest and best-kept city walls on earth. Strolling and cycling on the Walls is quite an enjoyable experience. Todays tour ends to visit the Bell Tower, a famous landmark of Xian ancient city.
Day 7 Xian & Flight to Beijing ( B, L )
Today after breakfast, youll visit the Great Mosque, a tranquil and historic mosque that has served Xians Muslim community for more than a millennium. By the way, youll stop by the Muslim Community.Then head to the age-old Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the symbol of the old-line Xian, a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.
After lunch, be transferred to the airport and take a flight to Beijing, the capital city of China. Be met and transferred to your hotel by the local guide and the rest of today is free at your leisure.
Day 8 Beijing ( B, L )
Today’s tour begins to visit the Tiananmen Square, the world’s largest plaza. Walking through Tiananmen Gate, you’ll enter the splendid Forbidden City, China’s No.1 palace complex adorned with imperial treasures.
In the afternoon, you’ll marvel at the Temple of Heaven where the emperors worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest.
After the tour, back to your hotel.
Day 9 Beijing ( B, L )
This morning tour will take you to size up the world-famous Great Wall (Mutianyu section), the key symbol of China. Flexible visiting time allows you to enjoy a lifetime trekking trip (1-2 hours’ hiking), or witness the breathtaking views of this man-made wonder by taking a cable car(optional).
After the Wall visit, you’ll take a leisurely stroll along the tranquil Sacred Road to explore the Ding Tomb of Ming Imperial Tombs.
Feel tired after a whole day tour? You’re offered with a free foot massage. In the evening, try the flavorful dish of Peking Roast Duck Dinner. (Optional)
Day 10 Beijing Departure ( B, L )
Today after breakfast, youll visit the fabulous Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved imperial garden in China, the next must see site after the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.
Then you will be escorted to the airport for a flight to your next destination or back to your home.
- Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary;
- 9 Nights hotel accommodations based on twin-based with breakfasts as indicated;
- Meals indicated in the itinerary;
- Personal local English-speaking tour guide;
- Private transfers with experienced driver between airports, hotels, scenic spots, etc;
- Arrangements: charges of planning, handling, operational and communication.
- Flight from Shanghai to Guilin, Guilin to Xian, Xian to Beijing.
- International Airfare or Train Tickets;
- China Entry Visa Fees;
- Optional day tours or activities youve chosen;
- Tips & gratitude to drivers and guides;
- Personal expenses.
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