Day 1 Fly to Beijing
Today you’ll board the flight from your hometown to Beijing.
Day 2 Arrive in Beijing
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to your luxury hotel. Enjoy a nice rest at the hotel.
Day 3 Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner)
The first full day in Beijing will start after breakfast with a visit to Tiananmen Square and the magnificent Forbidden City where you can see the treasures of the Imperial collection. After lunch, travel to the Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved imperial garden in China and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998. In the evening, enjoy a delicious Peking Duck dinner.
Day 4 Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today you’ll travel to the most iconic, photographed, and accessible section of the Great Wall at Juyongguan entrance. In the afternoon tour Beijing’s 700-year-old Hutongs (narrow alleyways) by old-fashioned pedicab, as well as visit a local family living in a courtyard style home to experience the local customs of Beijing people and their unique architecture. The rest of the afternoon is at your leisure to shop and explore at Wangfujing, Beijing’s must-see shopping strip.
Day 5 Beijing – Xian (Breakfast, Special Dinner)
Fly from Beijing to Xian, one of the great ancient capitals in China. When you arrive in Xian, the guide will greet you at the airport and then take you to visit the Ancient City Wall, one of the oldest and best-preserved city walls in China. Tonight, enjoy an Imperial Dumpling Banquet followed by the Tang Dynasty Stage Show.
Day 6 Xian – Guilin (Breakfast, Lunch)
Xian is one of the great ancient capitals in China, boasting 5,000 years of history. Today’s highlight is the world-famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses, the Eighth Wonder of the World, that UNESCO has added to the World Heritage List. Next, you’ll head to the Terracotta replication factory that actually re-makes terracotta soldiers. Later fly to Guilin – the “Forest of Sweet Osmanthus.”
Day 7 Guilin – Yangshuo – Guilin (Breakfast, Lunch)
Take a leisurely four-hour Cruise down the Lijiang River from Guilin to Yangshuo to begin the day. Enjoy the picturesque landscape, surrounded by the hills and bamboo that have inspired many artists over the centuries. This afternoon is yours to explore on your own by either renting a bike or taking a walk around Yangshuo’s West Street, a 1,400-year-old street paved with marble. Later, drive back to Guilin, and stop at the Saltwater pearl Center to learn about pearls.
Day 8 Guilin – Hangzhou (Breakfast)
You’ll board a plane for Hangzhou, one of the seven capitals of ancient China, known for its beautiful scenery and tea products.
Day 9 Hangzhou – Suzhou (Breakfast, Lunch)
In the morning, take a leisurely boat ride on West Lake, one of the most beautiful scenic spots in Hangzhou. You’ll see the ethereal beauty of Hangzhou’s willow-draped islands, and then admire the impressive Su Causeway. Stop for a taste of China’s most famous green tea – Dragon Well Tea at the Longjing Green Tea village. Later in the afternoon, drive to Suzhou.
Day 10 Suzhou – Shanghai (Breakfast, Lunch)
Suzhou has been acclaimed the “city of gardens”. UNESCO added the classical gardens in Suzhou to its World Heritage List in 1997 and 2000. Today, your guide will take you to visit the Lingering Garden (Liu Yuan) and the Silk Spinning Factory, where you can enjoy a silk fashion show. Ride a boat on the Grand Canal before driving to Shanghai, the largest metropolitan area in China.
Day 11 Shanghai (Breakfast, Special Dinner)
Today’s sightseeing tour begins with a visit to Shanghai Old Town, and then Yu Garden, a pleasant, well-contained classical Chinese garden. Then, continue the trip to Shanghai Museum, the Shanghai Silk factory, the Bund, and Nanjing Road. Enjoy a Buffet-dinner on the “Oriental Pearl TV Tower” followed by an astonishing performance of the world-famous Shanghai acrobats.
Day 12 Shanghai – Hong Kong (Breakfast)
You’ll board a plane for Hong Kong. The rest of the day will be yours to begin exploring this exciting city.
Day 13 Hong Kong (Breakfast)
Today, Victoria Peak with an optional tram-ride is scheduled, on which a panoramic view of the harbor would be very rewarding. After that, stop at the Aberdeen Fishing Village, a haven for fishing fleets and floating restaurants. Moreover, you may have the chance to ride in a flat-bottomed, wooden boat called a sampan.
Day 14 Hong Kong (Breakfast)
Today is free for leisure or last minutes shopping.
Day 15 Hong Kong to Hometown (Breakfast)
Today you’ll board a flight to return home. Your amazing China trip ends.
Flights Hometown to Beijing, Hong Kong to Hometown (for All-Inclusive package)
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
All transfers as per itinerary
Knowledgeable English-speaking tour guides
Meals per itinerary
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Administration & Entrance fees as per itinerary