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Ancient China and Nature Wonder Family Tour

11-Day, Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai, Private Tour (ct-ft-01)

Ancient China and Nature Wonder Family Tour
Ancient China and Nature Wonder Family Tour

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Peggie Lv,

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Make this 11 days memory of your whole family! Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin and Shanghai, visiting major sites, doing interesting activities, having wonderful family time!

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Beijing Arrival (Flight not Included)

Destinations & activities: Airport - hotel transfer

Upon arrival, your Beijing tour guide will give your family a big warm welcome. Check in hotel and rest.

 

Meals: None

 

 
Day 2

Beijing

Hutong Life
Grannies chatting in a Hutong alley

Destinations & activities: The Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutong visit and Kung Fu Show

As Beijing's landmark, Tian'anmen Square is worth a visit for people-watching and a warm-up before getting into Beijing's history. Later, your family will walk into the Forbidden City. Palace of Heavenly Purity, Hall of Mental Cultivation, Hall of Supreme Harmony and Royal Garden will come along the route.

At noon, your private car will drive into a Hutong, have lunch in a courtyard house restaurant.

A rickshaw trip into Hutong is an essential part of your China tour in Beijing. Encounter with a local family, you will learn how their life is like. Stop at a famous pearl store to learn how to spot fake pearls.

Your family will have some solo adventure after the tour. But do remember the Kung Fu Show starts at 7:30pm and your Beijing tour guide will escort you to the theatre.

 

- Smart Tips:

  • As a family-friendly restaurant recommended by Trip Advisor reviewers, Din Tai Fung Restaurant offers a refined dining experience with various menu including dumplings, soup, noodle, pancake, dim sum and other cuisine.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Courtyard 7 Restaurant

     

     
    Day 3

    Beijing

    Ancient China and Nature Wonder Family Tour

    Destinations & activities: The Great Wall at Mutianyu Section, Temple of Heaven and cloisonné factory

    Simply a marvel for all China tours, today your family will take a visit to the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section. Take a cable ride uphill and switch to an exciting slide-way downhill. Have lunch in a farmhouse-style restaurant when you get down the Great Wall.

    Before heading back to the city, you will stop at a cloisonné factory to learn about the cloisonné process. Visit the Temple of Heaven.

    For dinner, your Beijing tour guide will lead your into a time-honored Peking Duck restaurant for a real feast. Bon appetite!

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • How about a foot massage or spa after dinner? Your Beijing tour guide would show you direction to Regency Taipan Massage Center, recommended by City Weekend.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Xinshuangquan Restaurant and Peking Duck Dinner at Fangzhuang Roast Duck Restaurant

     

     
    Day 4

    Beijing to Xi'an (Flight No.TBA)

    Liuli Chang
    Kid favorite toys at Liulichang Street.

    Destinations & activities: Free time in Beijing, hotel - airport transfer

    Whatcha plan for a free day in Beijing? Check out our list!

    Later today, you will fly to Xi'an. Check in upon arrival.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • Take a boat trip on Kunming Lake in Summer Palace, a good choice for a breezy day.
  • During summer, the water park in Water Cube gives your family a cool-off. Great discount booking with us.
  • Besides Wangfujing Mall, you can buy something very "Chinese" at Panjiayuan Antique Market or Liulichang Street.
  • If you'd like to learn some basic Chinese, you can book a Chinese lesson with us. Class will be arranged at Lao She Teahouse or a local family.
  • Meals: Breakfast

     

     
    Day 5

    Xi'an

    Terracotta Army
    Terracotta Army

    Destinations & activities: Terracotta Army, Fountain Square and a handicraft center

    Without a doubt, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, or Terracotta Army, is one highlight to your family tour. Today you will spend a couple of hours at this wonderful site. Have lunch in a traditional Sichuan-style restaurant. Visit a handicraft center after lunch.

    In the afternoon, you will take a free walk on Fountain Square, where you can get a full view of the famous Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Have some free time afterwards.

     

    Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at A Wa Shan Zhai Restaurant

    Day 6

    Xi'an to Guilin (Flight No.TBA)

    Dumpling
    Make dumplings

    Destinations & activities: Ancient City Wall (cycling), Muslim Quarter, dumpling-making lesson, hotel - airport transfer

    This morning, your family will take a cycling trip on the Ancient City Wall. Later, take a walk in the Muslim Quarter, where you can buy some souvenir and sample some local snack.

    At noon, your family will take a lesson to learn making dumplings. Enjoy the learning and lunch.

    Take a flight to Guilin. Check in upon arrival.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • From knock-off cucci to coconut juice, Xicheng Night Market (formerly Zhongshan Night Market) keeps your night much alive in Guilin.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dumpling Lunch at Hantang Tianxia Dumpling Restaurant

     

     
    Day 7

    Guilin

    Panda Room
    Pan#100;a Room in Seven Star Park

    Destinations & activities: Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Seven Star Park (Panda Room) and a gallery

    Today you will visit Guilin's highlights: Reed Flute Cave, countless stalactite spring up from the earth or drop down from the ceiling of the cave, offering a stunning view. Later, get to the icon of Guilin: Elephant Trunk Hill. Have lunch after a visit to a gallery.

    In the afternoon, your family will get into the beautiful park Seven Star Park and Panda Room inside the park.

     

    Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at McFound Restaurant

     

     
    Day 8

    Guilin to Yangshuo

    Li River
    Li River is a pure bliss from heaven

    Destinations & activities: Li River Cruise, cooking class at Jufulou Restaurant

    Today you will take a cruise down Li River to Yangshuo.

    Arrive in Yangshuo in the afternoon, check in upon arrival.

    Roll up your sleeves, get down to cooking like a local. Firstly, your master will lead your family to a local market and buy ingredients. You can choose what to cook. After the class, have dinner in the restaurant.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • Go watch a spectacular night show: Impression Sanjie Liu, recommended by Trip Advisor.
  • Walk along the West Street for a night spree.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch on the cruise and Chinese Dinner after Cooking Class at Jufulou Restaurant

     

     
    Day 9

    Yangshuo to Guilin to Shanghai (Flight No.TBA)

    Kayaking
    Kayaking along the Li River

    Destinations & activities: Li River Kayaking, hotel - airport transfer

    Up for adventure? Today your family will go kayaking along the Li River. Our professional guide will help and lead your way. Enjoy the adventure! Have lunch in Yangshuo.

    Later today you will take a flight to Shanghai. Check in upon arrival.

     

    Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Yuanshiren Restaurant

    Day 10

    Shanghai

    Acrobatics
    Acrobatic show

    Destinations & activities: The Oriental Pearl TV Tower (with Shanghai History Museum inside), The Bund, Yuyuan Garden, City God Temple, a silk store and acrobatic show at night

    In the morning, your family will walk along The Bund. Take a ferry to get to the other side, where you will get on the top of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and visit Shanghai History Museum inside the tower. Have lunch in a nearby restaurant.

    In the afternoon, your family will get to Yuyuan Garden and City God Temple.

    At night, your family will have a blast at a traditional acrobatic show.

     

    Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Seagull Restaurant

    Day 11

    Shanghai Departure (Flight not Included)

    Destinations & activities: Hotel - airport transfer

    Thanks for taking your family holiday with China travel. Today your Shanghai tour guide will escort you to the airport. Hope to see you again soon!

     

    Meals: Breakfast

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    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.

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    • Price is subject to change based on exchange rate.
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    Tour Highlights

    • Enjoy a traditional Chinese culture feast in the Forbidden City and the Terracotta Warriors and Horses
    • Take a rickshaw to see Hutongs in Beijing to experience local life
    • Ride a bicycle along Xi'an Ancient City Wall
    • Join in a Li River cruise to see outstanding karst landscapes in Guilin
    • Enjoy a modern and old Chinese journey in Shanghai

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