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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Majestic Beijing, vibrant Shanghai and beautiful Guilin, return home with a fulfilled China dream.

Highlights

  • Major sites in the three cities with professional guide
  • Free time for your solo adventure
  • Cycling experience
  • Talking to different lifestyles in Beijing Shanghai and Guilin
  • Visit the Mutianyu Great Wall

Tour Itinerary

DAY
1
Shanghai Arrival
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Shanghai)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel  5-star hotel  |  The Bund Hotel Shanghai 4-star hotel  |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 3-star hotel

The vibrant city Shanghai welcomes you with a big smile! As your international flight lands, our Shanghai tour guide will meet you up and take you to hotel for check-in.

- Smart Tips:

  • If you have some free time to kill after check-in, you might want to get around the hotel.People Square?is a whole package for shopping, kicking-back, strolls and dining.
  • This tour doesn't include international flights, however, please?contact us?if you need help booking the flights.
  • Hotel choice: Kingtown Plaza Hotel Shanghai?3-star hotel, The Bund Hotel Shanghai?4-star hotel, Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel?5-star hotel

DAY
2
Shanghai
  • Activities: The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, French concession region, Tianzi Fang, Xintiandi, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel  5-star hotel  |  The Bund Hotel Shanghai 4-star hotel  |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 3-star hotel

Today we will have a walking tour in Shanghai. Our route will cover?The Bund,?Yuyuan Garden,?Former French Concession,?Tianzifang?and?Xintiandi. With our Shanghai tour guide's professional guiding and narration, you will understand Shanghai's stand as in China's history and the days to come. We will also stop by a silk store.

Breakfast and Chinese Lunch are included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • Ding Tai Fung Restaurant?with its branches in the Former French Concession and Yuyuan Garden offers authentic taste of Shanghai and Cantonese cuisine. Steamed Soup Bread is something you wouldn't wanna miss.
  • As a culturally-rich city as Shanghai is, it prepares an eye treat for the night:?ERA Time Acrobatic Show. Our Shanghai tour guide will help you get a great price.

DAY
3
Shanghai to Guilin by Shanghai Airlines FM9333 (Shanghai Hongqiao Airport T2 - Guilin Liangjiang Airport) Dep 08:50 - Arr 11:25
  • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai), Airport Transfer (Guilin), Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Calligraphy & Painting shop (Guangxi Normal University Art Shop)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin 5-star hotel  |  Grand Link Hotel Guilin 4-star hotel  |  Guilin Eva Inn 3-star hotel

Wake up early and fly to Guilin. Check in upon arrival.

After a short break, we will visit Guilin's highlights:?Reed Flute Cave?and?Elephant Trunk Hill, which are both considered as the city's icons. As a rest stop, you will walk into a calligraphy & painting gallery.

Breakfast and Chinese Lunch are included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • The flight number displayed is just for reference. We will book the flights accroding to the itinerary and availability.
  • Take a walk along?Binjiang Road?after dinner can be very relaxing.
  • At the riverbank pavement, you can find?Pizza Papa, offering hot-from-the-oven pizzas with great flavor. Mango juice is fresh and sweet, too. Find its info on our tag.
  • Hotel choice: Guilin Eva Inn?3-star hotel, Grand Link Hotel Guilin?4-star hotel, Sheraton Guilin?5-star hotel

DAY
4
Guilin
  • Activities: Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo, Yangshuo Countryside Cycling
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin 5-star hotel  |  Grand Link Hotel Guilin 4-star hotel  |  Guilin Eva Inn 3-star hotel

Our Guilin tour guide will escort you to the pier, a cruise boat will take you along the?Li River?to Yangshuo.

After 4 hours, you will arrive in Yangshuo. Check in upon arrival. Get on wheels, and we will go cycling around the countryside in Yangshuo, where you will ride pass rice fields, villages and finally stop at a local house for a visit. Be back to Guilin for the night.

Breakfast and Chinese Lunch are included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • The lunch on the cruise boat is just so so, we'd suggest you bring some food or snacks.
  • You can change to golf car ride in the countryside if you don't feel like cycling.

DAY
5
Guilin to Beijing by China Southern Airlines CZ3281 (Guilin Liangjiang Airport - Beijing Capital Airport T2) Dep 08:40 - Arr 11:25
  • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Guilin), Airport Transfer (Beijing), Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube), Hutong Tour by Rickshaw in Xicheng District
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Dongfang Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

Waking up with birds twittering, our Guilin tour guide will take you to the airport for the flight to Beijing. Within 3 hours you will meet up our Beijing tour guide. Check in upon arrival.

In the afternoon, we will take a rickshaw ride in?Hutong. Later, go for a free stroll outside the?Bird's Nest?and?Water Cube.

DAY
6
Beijing
  • Activities: The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace, Lizexiang Pearl Store
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Dongfang Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

One of the biggest draws of Beijing is its beijing the capital in many dynasties. Today you will visit Beijing's spotlights includingTian'anmen Square,?Forbidden City?and?Summer Palace.End today with a stop at a pearl store, where you can learn how to spot a fake pearl necklace.

DAY
7
Beijing
  • Activities: Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Cable Car(One way), The Mutianyu Great Wall, Shahe Cloisonne Factory
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Dongfang Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

Temple of Heaven?is another important symbol of imperial authority. Today you will visit its three major parts: Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, Circular Mound Altar and Echo Wall.

We drive out of town and reach?Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall. Take a cable car and enjoy the impressive views! Visit a cloisonne factory before getting back to the city.

Breakfast and Chinese Lunch are included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • If you are tired, get a traditional Chinese massage tonight! Our Beijing tour guide will share some great tips.
  • Don't leave China without a bite of Peking Duck! Find?Hua's Restaurant?for an authentic taste.

DAY
8
Beijing Departure
  • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing)
  • Meals: Breakfast

Today you will enjoy some free time in Beijing before your departure flight. Our Beijing tour guide will see you off at the airport. Hope to see you again soon!

Breakfast is included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • If you would like to extend your holiday to other cities in China or other South Asian countries, please let us know if we can help.

Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

$ USD
Apr.1- Nov.31 Superior Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
1 person -
2-5 persons / /
6-9 persons / /

* The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

* The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

What's Included & Excluded

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.
Vanessa Zheng

Tailor-make a China tour based on your needs.

Key sites in the three major cities Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai are all included in this 8-day China tour. Plus, No hidden fees and No tourist traps at all!

Vernessa Zheng - Travel Advisor

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Tour Type : Private Tour

Best Season :All seasons

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from US $1,449 p/p

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