Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Explore the remarkable “must-see” destinations of China from north to south. You can appreciate the splendor of the Great Wall and stroll over the ancient China in Xi'an. Immerse yourself in dream-like scenery in Guilin, and finish your China tour in modern Shanghai.


  • Local guides with abundant cultural and historical knowledge
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Enjoy the Li River Cruise to appreciate the incredible karst landscape
  • Cycle in Yangshuo to admire the stunning countryside scenery
  • Ethnic life’s experience
  • Appreciate the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an
  • Discover the modern and traditional Shanghai lifestyle

Tour Type : Private Tour

Best Season :All seasons

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary


Beijing Arrival (International Flight not Included)

Activities: Airport pick-up and transfer


Welcome to China! Your China holiday starts at the capital: Beijing city. Upon arrival, your Beijing tour guide will escort you to hotel. Check in and adjust yourself from the jetlag.

Smart Tips:

  • This package doesn't include flights nor train, please contact us if you need help.


Beijing Travel

Activities: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven


Today you will firstly visit Tian'anmen Square and then the Forbidden City. Visitor will tour the Hall of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Mental Cultivation, Palace of Heavenly Purity and Royal Garden.

Today you will also have a chance to learn how to spot fake pearls at a time-honored pearl store.

- Good to Konw:

  • Many tour groups enter the Forbidden City from the South Gate, with China Travel, you will do in from the North Gate to avoid the crowds.
  • Courtyard 7 Restaurant is located inside Hutong, a typical Siheyuan restaurant serving authentic Beijing food.
  • To kill the night, try Houhai Bar Street with bars and cafes of all sizes and styles.

Forbidden City


Beijing Travel

Activities: Badaling Great Wall


We will drive about 1.5 hours to Badaling Great Wall. Take a cable car or walk up to get views of the natural settings around is up to you. Your guide will walk you through the history and importance of it.

Badalin Great Wall


Beijing to Xi'an (By Overnight Train No. Z19)

Activities: Summer Palace,


Seeking old-time stories at Hutong by a rickshaw ride.Visit Summer Palace which is the largest and best preserved imperial garden in China, and also a World Heritage Site.After have a lunch at local restaurant, you will take a walk outside the Bird's Nest and Water Cube. And then transfer you to train station for your departure to Xi'an.

- Good to Konw:

  • A soft sleeper train to Xi'an helps you save more and experience something different. Buy some snacks and drinks for the ride.

Summer  Palace


Xi'an Travel

Activities: The Terracotta Warriors and Horses


Arrial at Xi'an, you will be transfer to hotel with your Xi'an guide. After have a rest, you will visit the wonder of ancient China: Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Known all over the world, the Terracotta Army is a wonderful site to learn about the first emperor of China and his never-come-true ambition for immortality. Have lunch before a stop at a handicraft center.

Good to Konw

  • A soft sleeper train to Xi'an helps you save more and experience something different. Buy some snacks and drinks for the ride.


Xi'an to Guilin, Flight No. TBA

Activities: Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarters


The Ancient City Wall is one of the oldest ancient defense systems in China and now it's the landmark of Xi'an. Then we will walk among the locals at the Muslim Quarter.An afternoon flight takes you to Guilin. Check in upon arrival.

- Good to Konw:

  • Go for a food hunt at Shangshui Food Street in downtown of Guilin. Walking along Binjiang Road by the side of Li River is another relaxing option.


Guilin Travel

Activities: Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill


Guilin is famous for Karst landform, and Reed Flute Cave is one of the most beautiful place to sense Guilin's charm. Later, visit the icon of Guilin: Elephant Trunk Hill. Have lunch and stop by a pearl museum.

After lunch at McFound Restaurant, you will get to Fubo Hill, located inside Guilin city, it creates magnificent whirlpools in the Li River as it stands submerged in the waters.


Guilin Travel

Activities: Li River Cruise


Take a morning cruise boat to cruise down all the way to Yangshuo. Have lunch on the boat and check in upon arrival in Yangshuo.

You will get to Yangshuo in the afternoon. Free time at your will.

- Good to Konw:

  • Cycling in Yangshuo is rated #5 of Things to Do's in Lonley Planet while CNNGo reader and photographer Darren LeBeuf set in its Zen atmosphere. With us, you will ride through the rice paddies and knock on a local house halfway.
  • Free time ideas: Got whole night for Yangshuo, gotta check out West Street! Bars, cafes and clubs, you won't be bored!

Li River


Guilin fly to Shanghai, Flight No.TBA

Activities: Hotel to Airport transfer


Have a free morning in Yangshuo. Your Guilin tour guide will take you to Guilin airport for flight to Shanghai. Your Shanghai tour guide will escort you and help you check in at the hotel. Afterwards, you will have some free time in Shanghai.

- Good to Konw:

  • Free time ideas: People Square caters to bascially all you need: dinning, touring, entertainment and shopping.
  • Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Art Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Shangahi are all in People Square, closed on Mondays. An exterior visit is also nice.


Guilin fly to Shanghai, Flight No.TBA

Activities: Oriental Pearl TV Tower(INCL Shanghai History Museum, The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Tianzi Fang


Overlooking the Huangpu River and the Bund, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower is absolutely Shanghai's pride and icon. Today you will be on the top of it, taking in a panoramic. Visit Shanghai History Museum, which is located inside the tower, with a great collection of waxwork detailing the history of Shanghai.

After a lunch at local restaurant, see Shanghai's grace in another angle by a visit at Yuyuan Garden. Later walk into the artful maze of Tianzifang and visit a silk store.

- Good to Konw:

  • Instead of walking or rickshaw, a side-car is an awesome way to expend your holiday in Shanghai. Ranked #3 Things to Do in TripAdvisor, a side-car tour for 2 hours or 4 hours is availabe with China Travel at a great discount!
  • Interesting acrobatic show EAR Time Acrobatic Show gives you a wow night. Our Shanghai tour guide will help you book the tickets.


Shangahi Departure,International Flight not Included

Activities: Hotel to airport transfer


Good time flies fast. Today your Shanghai tour guide will see you off at the airport. Thanks for taking this China tour with China Travel. We hope to see you again soon!

Terms & Conditions

Price Inclusion

  • Entrance fees.
  • Meals listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transfers.
  • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
  • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
  • Service Charge & Taxes.
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Luggage Transfers.

Price Exclusion

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.

Special Terms

  • Price may change during some Chinese festivals.
  • Price is subject to change based on exchange rate.
  • We accept both on-line payment (by Paypal® and Moneybookers®) and wire transfer.
  • A deposit of 10% ot the total cost is required when you confirm your booking.
  • For Cancellation Refunds, please click here .

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