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13 Days Historical and Picturesque City Tour

Price From: US$ 2,182

Departure: Daily
Duration: 13 days
Accommodation: 12 nights in well selected hotel (2 persons share one room with daily breakfasts).
Destination: Beijing - Xian - Kunming - Lijiang - Kunming - Guilin - Yangshuo - Guilin - Shanghai
Payment Method: Cash, Credit Cards, Wire, Western Union
Tour Guide Language: English, other language speaking guide is available, if need, please contact us!
Feature: 13 Days tour covers some representative beautiful cities of China with 5 star hotel accommodation packaged.

Itinerary of: 13 Days Historical and Picturesque City Tour

Day 1
Arrival in Beijing

Our guide will meet you outside the baggage claim area at Beijing Airport and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is on your own to explore the city.

Day 2
Beijing (B, L, D)
Kung Fu Show

Pick you up from your hotel and visit the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. Enjoy the Peking Duck dinner in a famous restaurant followed by the Chinese Kung Fu Show. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel!
- Tiananmen Square: the largest public square in the world. It is 880 meters from north to south, and 500 meters from east to west, with a total area of 440,000 square meters and can hold one million people.
- Forbidden City: the largest ancient imperial palaces where 24 emperors, 14 of the Ming and 10 of the Qing, ruled the country from here over a span of nearly 500 years.
- Temple of Heaven: The perimeter of the Temple of Heaven is 6,369 meters with 6 meters high. The temple was the place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvests.

Day 3
Beijing (B, L)
Badaling Great Wall

Pick you up from your hotel and visit the Badaling Great Wall. To avoid having lunch at shopping site restaurants, you will be driven to have Sichuan food at a local popular restaurant. Visit the Sacred Way, the Ming Tomb, the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium) and the Water Cube (Olympic Aquatic Center) in the afternoon. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel!
- Badaling Great Wall: As its name implies it gives access to every direction. With an elevation of 600 meters it is the most famous and best-preserved section of the Great Wall.
- Ming Tomb: also called Shisanling (literally, Thirteen Tombs), it is the largest clusters of imperial cemeteries in China. They are mausoleums of thirteen emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
- Sacred Road: Which means the road leading to heaven is lined with 18 pairs of stone human figures and animals, they are important decorations of the mausoleum.

Day 4
Beijing - Xian (B, L)
Summer Palace

Pick you up from your hotel and take you to visit the Summer Palace and Lama Temple. Take a flight to Xian and transfer to the Hotel.
- Summer Palace: the largest and best preserved imperial garden of the Qing Dynasty extant in Beijing, as well as a famous classical imperial garden.
- Lama Temple: the Yonghegong (Palace of Harmony and Peace) Lamasery is the largest and most perfectly preserved lamasery of Gelug Sect(Yellow Sect of the Lamaism)in present day Beijing.

Day 5
Xian (B, L, D)
Xian Ancient City Wall

Pick you up from your hotel and visit the Terra Cotta Warriors. In the afternoon, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the City Wall. This evening you will have the Dumpling Banquet and will be entertained with the marvelous Tang Dynasty Dinner Show. After the tour transfer back to your hotel.
- Terra Cotta Warriors: It is a part of the Qin emperor's tomb complex, the Terra Cotta Warriors is the greatest findings in the archeology world.
- Big Wild Goose Pagoda: the symbol of the long history of Xian, and a well-preserved ancient building and holy worshipping shrine for Buddhists.
- Xian Ancient City Wall: the most complete city wall survived in China as well as one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.
- Tang Dynasty Dinner Show: a wonderful performance of the ancient music and dance, is a must when you visit Xian.

Day 6
Xian - Kunming (B, L)
Great Mosque

In the morning, visit the Great Mosque and a local family. After enjoying an a la carte lunch at a famous local restaurant, take a flight to Kunming and transfer to the hotel.
- Great Mosque: is one of the oldest and best preserved as well as most renowned mosques in the country. It is northwest of the Drum Tower on 30 Huajue Lane.

Day 7
Kunming - Lijiang (B, L)
Stone Forest

Pick you up from your hotel and visit the Stone Forest. Take a flight to Lijiang and transfer to the hotel.
- Stone Forest: Among the most dramatic attractions in Kunming, it is the Stone Forest (Shilin), known since the Ming Dynasty (1368- 1644) as the "First Wonder of the World."

Day 8
Lijiang (B, L)
Baisha Village

Pick you up from your hotel and visit the Baisha Village and a local Naxi family, the Baisha Murals, the Rock Joseph's Former Residence in Yuhu Village. The afternoon is free for you to explore the Lijiang Old Town by yourselves. Enjoy the Naxi Ancient Music and Dance Performance at Dongba Palace in the evening. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel.
- Baisha Village: Baisha is a small village near the town of Dayan.
- Naxi Ancient Music and Dance Performance: Naxi classical music is regarded as a 'living fossil of Chinese music.' This kind of Music has the power to cleanse the heart and relax the mind.

Day 9
Lijiang - Kunming - Guilin (B)

Transfer to take a flight to Kunming and then please connect the flight to Guilin by yourself. All the flight tickets will be handled well for you. Please don not worry and it is easy for you to do the connecting. Upon arrival in Guilin, our guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for a brief refreshment.

Day 10
Guilin - Yangshuo (B, L)
Yangshuo West Street

Enduring memories are created today as you cruise down the Li River to Yangshuo. Upon arrival in Yangshuo, you will be arranged to have a short bicycle trip to the countryside. You will visit a local villager's home to experience the lifestyle of the farmers there. Alternatively, you can take our electric car instead of taking bicycles. Transfer back to Guilin.
- Li River Cruise: From Guilin to Yangshuo. To travel the river, one will find its natural sights vary in different weathers, but are all beautiful.
- Yangshuo: An ancient city town. Yangshuo is famous for its attractive hills and waters as well as its abundant production particularly for such fruits as sweet orange, tangerine, pomelo and persimmon.

Day 11
Guilin - Shanghai (B)
Elephant Trunk Hill

Pick you up from your hotel and visit the Reed Flute Cave, the Seven Star Park and the Elephant Trunk Hill. Take a flight to Shanghai and transfer to hotel.
- Reed Flute Cave: One of the most famous caves in Guilin. The 240-meter-long cave contains numerous grotesque-shaped stalactities that form four zones of the cave: Stone Forest, Heavenly Pillar and Cloud Mountain, Crystal Palace and Zigzagging Gallery.
- Seven Star Park: In the park is the famous Seven Stars Mountain, which has many water-eroded caves. Among these caves, the most famous scenic spot in the park is the Seven Stars Cave, which is inside the Putuo Hill.
- Elephant Trunk Hill: shapes just like an elephant drinking water from the river with its trunk, thus its name. The symbol of Guilin.

Day 12
Shanghai (B, L)
Yu Garden

Pick you up from your hotel and visit the Shanghai Museum and the Yuyuan Garden. After lunch we visit the Bund and the Nanjing Road. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel.
- Shanghai Museum: ranked as China's best museum.
- Yuyuan Garden: is considered one of the most lavish and finest Chinese gardens in the region.
- The Bund: the picturesque bund with tall building of various tower over the river, looking as a museum of modern world architecture.

Day 13
Departure from Shanghai (B)

Pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the airport. See off.

Tour Price for Per Person(US$)

Price including:
1. Internal flights & taxes and train tickets;
2. Hotels (Two share in one room) with daily breakfasts;
3. Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner;
4. Excellent individual English-speaking tour guide & driver;
5. Private air-conditioned car or van;
6. Entrance fees to all tourist sites.

Price excluding:
1. Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets;
2. Visa Fees;
3. Personal Expenses.
4. Tips to the guide and the driver.
5. Meals: Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
6. Single Room Supplement.

 

Please Note:
1. Price may vary according to different seasons. You can extend your stay in Shanghai after this package finished, we will keep the discount hotel rate for you for the extended days.
2. You could choose any hotel on our website and tell us, we will give you a price of this tour with the hotel you want.
3. Children taller than 1.1 meter should be charged as full price, children shorter than 1.1 meter should be charged only half of the price.

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