13 Days Unforgetable Kungfu Panda 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:
- 12 Nights & 13 Days
- Departure Date:
- Available Everyday
- Private tour guide & driver + Private car/van
- This specially designed tour combines the highlights of China’s most attractive historical sites with a chance to get close to the cute Pandas! It will make for an amazing experience with various excitements.
Sample Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Beijing Arrival
Welcome to Beijing, the capital of China, rich in history and culture.
Your lifetime China tour begins with welcome from your local guide at the Beijing airport. Then be escorted to your hotel in a private vehicle. The rest of today is yours to acclimatize or explore the vast metropolis on your own.
Day 2 Beijing ( B, L )
Todays tour begins to visit the Tiananmen Square, the worlds largest plaza. Walking through Tiananmen Gate, youll enter the splendid Forbidden City, Chinas No.1 palace complex adorned with imperial treasures.
In the afternoon, youll take a lifetime rickshaw tour the ancient alleyway of Hutongs that are still keeping the original layout in the Shichahai area. Youll stop by a Siheyuan local family and experience what their life is like. Lunch will be arranged at a local family, and you can learn to cook some Chinese dumplings if you like.
After the tour, back to your hotel.
Day 3 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.
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 4 Flight to Xian from Beijing ( B, L )
In the morning, youll marvel at the Temple of Heaven where the emperors worshipped heaven and prayed for peace and harvest.
Then you will be escorted to the airport for a 2-hour flight to Xian, the ancient heart of China. Upon arrival in Xian, your local guide will greet and guide you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free on your own.
Day 5 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 6 Express Train to Luoyang from Xian ( 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.
You will then be escorted to the railway station for your Express train to Luoyang. Upon your arrival at Luoyang, our local guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.
Day 7 Luoyang ( B, L )
After having breakfast, be driven (40 mins) to and explore the Longmen Grottoes.
Learn about local cultural arts in the afternoon.
Day 8 Luoyang – Dengfeng – Luoyang ( B, L )
Today after breakfast, youll be driven (1 hr) to Dengfeng to a Shaolin kungfu martial arts school to take a morning class with local student monks. Then visit the Shaolin Temple to learn about the history of Shaolin Kungfu, contemporary Buddhist music and martial arts evening show.
After the tour, be driven (1 hr) back to hotel in Luoyang.
Day 9 Luoyang – Zhengzhou – Chengdu ( B, L )
Free in the morning until being picked up and driven to Zhengzhou airport (about 110km and 2-hour drive) to catch your flight to the next destination. Upon arriving in Chengdu, your personal guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel for a short rest before you are taken out for a delicious lunch of Sichuan cuisine at a local restaurant.
Day 10 Chengdu ( B, L )
On this day, your first stop is the Wenshu Temple where you can spend some time sitting in its tea house enjoying a cup of traditional Chinese tea and absorb the special atmosphere of Chengdu and Jinli Old Street.
Day 11 Flight to Shanghai from Chengdu ( B )
Today you will first have a visit to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base.
Then our local guide escorts you to the airport for your onward flight to Shanghai. Upon your arrival in Shanghai, the world everyone knows city, our local guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.
Day 12 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.
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 13 Shanghai Departure ( 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. Then continue to Jade Buddha Temple to admire the largest jade Buddha in the world and exquisite religious artifacts.
After the tour, be transferred to the airport for your flight to next destination or back to home.
- Domestic flight tickets with taxes and fees mentioned above;
- Express Train tickets;
- Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary;
- 12 Nights hotel accommodations: twin-based room with breakfasts as indicated;
- Meals indicated in the itinerary;
- Personal local English-speaking tour guides;
- Private transfer service;
- Arrangements: charges of planning, handling, operation and communication.
- International flights in/out China;
- China Visa Service;
- Service that is not menitoned above;
- Tips & gratitude to drivers and guides;
- Personal expenses.
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