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China Dreams Tour

8-Day, Shanghai, Guilin, Beijing, Private Tour (CT-4)

China Dreams Tour
China Dreams Tour

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

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day
1
Shanghai Arrival (Flight not Inlcuded)
Activities: Airport pick-up and transfer
Hotel: Kingtown Plaza Hotel Shanghai 3-star hotel (or 4 and 5-star hotels)
Meals: None
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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.

No meals included for today.

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, Former French Concession, Tianzifang, Xintiandi and a silk store
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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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.

The BundThe Bund
Yuyuan GardenYuyuan Garden
French ConcessionFormer French Concession

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 (Flight FM9333 0850 - 1125 for Reference)
Activities: Airport transfer, Elephant Trunk Hill and Reed Flute Cave
Hotel: Guilin Eva Inn 3-star hotel (or 4 and 5-star hotels)
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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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.

Reed Flute CaveReed Flute Cave
Elephant Trunk HillElephant Trunk Hill

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 to Yangshuo
Activities: Li River Cruise and cycling in Yangshuo countryside
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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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.

Li RiverLi River
Yangshuo CountrysideYangshuo Countryside

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 (Flight CZ3281 0840 - 1125 for Reference)
Activities: Airport transfer, Bird's Nest, Water Cube and Hutong visit
Hotel: Dongfang Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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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.

Breakfast is included for today.

HutongHutong Visit by Rickshaw
Bird's NestBird's Nest
Water CubeWater Cube

Smart Tips:

  • Hotel choice: Dongfang Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel, Sunworld Hotel Beijing 4-star hotel, Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel .
Day
6
Beijing
Activities: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace and a pearl store
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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One of the biggest draws of Beijing is its beijing the capital in many dynasties. Today you will visit Beijing's spotlights including Tian'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.

Breakfast and Chinese Lunch are included for today.

Tian'anmen SquareTian'anmen Square
Forbidden CityForbidden City
Summer PalaceSummer Palace

Smart Tips:

  • If it's still early when today's tour ends, you may visit Drum Tower for an interesting drumming show.
  • Ranked as Top 3 entertaiments in Trip Advisor, Golden Mask Dynasty Show offers you a wow. Our Beijing tour guide will help you book the tickets.
Day
7
Beijing
Activities: The Temple of Heaven, Great Wall at Mutianyu Section and a cloisonne factory
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch
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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.

Temple of HeavenTemple of Heaven
The Great WallThe Great Wall at Mutianyu Section

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 (Flight not Included)
Activities: Airport transfer
Meals: Breakfast
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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.

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Solo Adventure

Peking Duck Dinner at Hua's Restaurant

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Hua's Restaurant, or Huajia Yiyuan, offers a special dining experience in a royal mansion with authentic royal court food. Peking Duck is also their best specialty.Near Wangfujing Street, you can take an easy after-dinner walk or explore the nearby Hutongs.

CT Recommendations: Peking Duck, Wangfu Fish, Buddha Jumping Over the Wall (or Fo Tiao Qiang), Bawang Chicken

Address: F3, Macau Centeral Plaza, No.8, Wangfujing Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing

Tel: +86 010-51283326

Price: $ 25 - 40 / Person

 

Massage / Spa in Beijing

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After a day of touring, you must feel tired. A traditional Chinese massage will rejuvenate you in a breezy Beijing night. Here's the list of our recommendations.

Massage center & address:

1.I Spa: offering oil massage, Thai massage, Chinese massage, foot massage and spa. (6F, Kaiyuan Mingdu Hotel, Caishikou Street, Xicheng District, Beijing. Tel: +86-010-63527157)

2.Oriental Taipan: high-class setting with high-standard service, offering traditional Chinese massage and western-style aromatherapy. (NO.1 Xindong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing. Tel: +86-010-85322177)

 

 

ERA Legend of Time Acrobatic Show

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ERA Legend of Time Acrobatic Show in Shanghai has created a wonderful night for many travelers from all over the world. The show is a perfect mixture of China's traditional acrobatic art and modern state-of-art stage technique.

Price: CNY 120 - 580 / Person depending on the seat

Address: No.2266, Gonghe Xin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai

Transportation: 1. Subway Route 1 to Shanghai Circus World at Exit 3; 2. Bus:95、46、253、912、916、114、893、210.

Tel: +86 021-66525468

Tips:1. Subway is the fastest way to get there; 2.You can ask your Shanghai tour guide for booking with great discount

 

Ding Tai Fung Restaurant

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As one of the most popular restaurants recommended by Trip Advisor, Ding Tai Fung Restaurant doesn't have to sell itself. Xiaolongbao (steamed bread), Xiajiao (shrimp dumplings), noodle soup and other dim sum provide you a nice dining experience after a walk at the Former French Concession or Yuyuan Garden.

Price: CNY 80 - 200 / Person

Address: 1. Xintiandi Branch: 2F, House 6, South Block Xintiandi, Lane 123, Xinye Rd, Shanghai; 2.Yuyuan Garden Branch: 2001, F2, Yulong Fang, No.168, Fangbang Zhong Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai

 

Pizza Papa

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Decorated in green and brown, the cute little pizza house Pizza Papa is acuatlly popular among the locals and foreign travelers. Tropica flavor Hawaii Pizza with pineapple, Seafood Pizza with shrimp,Smashed Potato with Cheese and one fresh mago juice can make up a good meal for only 10 USD / Person.

Price: USD 10 - 20 / Person

Address: No.17 Binjiang Road, Xiangshan District, Guilin

Tel: +86 0773-2858757 (Phone order and delievery available)

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 .

Tour Highlights

  • Classic China tour plus scnic Guilin and Yangshuo.
  • The Bund, Li River Cruise, Yangshuo, Great Wall, Forbidden City just to name a few of the highlights.
  • Our local tour guides will be with you all the time.
  • Enough free time for solo exploration.

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