Day 1 Hometown – Beijing
Fly to China from your hometown
Day 2 Arrive in Beijing
Upon arriving in Beijing, we are met by our tour guide to be transferred to our centrally-located Hotel.
Day 3 Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Today’s tour begins to visit Tiananmen Square, the world’s largest plaza, and the splendid Forbidden City, China’s most important palace complex adorned with imperial treasures. In the afternoon you’ll marvel at the Temple of Heaven where the emperor’s worshiped heaven and prayed for peace and a good harvest.
Day 4 Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner)
This morning’s tour will take you to the world-famous Great Wall (Juyongguan section), the chief symbol of China. After visiting the Wall, you’ll take a leisurely stroll along the tranquil Sacred Road to explore the Ding Tomb of Ming Imperial Tombs. Enjoy a Beijing Duck dinner in the evening.
Day 5 Beijing – Zhengzhou (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Visit the Summer Palace, which was described by UNESCO as a masterpiece of Chinese landscape, garden, and design. Beijing, as the political, economic and cultural center of China, is home a number of famous universities, and you will have the option to visit Tsinghua University and Beijing University. In the late afternoon, take 3.5 hours bullet train to Zhengzhou.
Day 6 Zhengzhou – Kaifeng – Zhengzhou (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, you will take a short driving to Kaifeng (83km) for your one-day excursion there, to appreciate the spirit of Dragon Pavilion, the Iron Pagoda and Xiangguo Monastery.
After a full day with sightseeing in Kaifeng, you will be transferred back to Zhengzhou.
Day 7 Zhengzhou – Shaolin Temple – Luoyang – Xi’an (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Drive to Songshan Mountain to visit famous Shaolin Temple, the cradle of Shaolin Kung Fu and one of the most famous Buddhist temples in China. In the afternoon, you’ll visit the Longmen Grottoes, UNESCO-listed world heritage site since 2000. In the evening take a 2-hour high-speed train to Xi’an, and overnight at Xi’an.
Day 8 Xi’an (Breakfast, Special Dinner)
See the extraordinary Terra-Cotta legion of warriors, the Bronze Chariot (buried with the emperor for over 2,200 years), and the Circle Vision Movie. In the afternoon, explore the Xi’an City Wall. Tonight, will be a special treat as you enjoy a Tang Dynasty dinner and an entertaining stage show.
Day 9 Xi’an – Nanjing (Breakfast)
In the morning, take a flight to Nanjing, located in the east of China. Upon arrival, visit Zhonghua Gate, Temple of Confucius, Qinhuai River and Confucius Temple (Kongzi Miao).
Day 10 Nanjing – Hangzhou (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Finish sightseeing in Nanjing by visiting the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum which is situated at the foot of the second peak of Mount Zijin in Nanjing. The Construction of the tomb started in January 1926, and was finished in spring of 1929. Later on, we will drive to Hangzhou.
Day 11 Hangzhou – Suzhou (Breakfast, Lunch)
World-renowned West Lake with optional boat ride, visit the Six Harmony Pagoda, and Longjing Tea Farm Museum.
Day 12 Suzhou – Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch)
Your sightseeing tour of Suzhou will include the Lingering Garden and New Suzhou Museum designed by I.M. Pei. Then, continue on to the Silk Factory to find out how silk is made.
Day 13 Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Full-day city tour covering the Shanghai Museum, Financial District, Jade Buddha Temple, and Shanghai Old Town area. Afterward, take a leisure stroll along the Bund, Shanghai famed waterfront promenade and Nanjing Road, China’s premier commercial street for souvenir shopping.
Tonight, if you are interested, you can choose the Acrobatics show as an optional activity.
Day 14 Shanghai (Breakfast)
Today you can enjoy the day to yourself or join in the fun once in a lifetime optional tour .
Day 15 Shanghai – Hometown (Breakfast)
Fly from Shanghai to your Hometown.
1. Flights Hometown-Beijing, Shanghai-Hometown (for All-Inclusive package).
2. Domestic Flights.
3. Airline taxes & fuel surcharges.
4. Inter-China Train Tickets: Beijing to Zhengzhou, Luoyang to Xi’an.
5. Admission fees: to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
6. Meals: all meals as specified in the itinerary.
7. Tour guides: excellent private English-speaking guide.
8. Transfers: land transfer with drivers as specified.
9. Accommodations: hotels/cruises based on double/single occupancy as specified.
10. Government taxes & fees.
11. Arrangement: planning, handling, operational and communication charges.