Ancient China and Nature Wonder Family Tour
11-Day, Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo, Shanghai, Private Tour (ct-ft-01)
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Day by Day Tour Itinerary
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.
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.
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Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Courtyard 7 Restaurant
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!
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Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Xinshuangquan Restaurant and Peking Duck Dinner at Fangzhuang Roast Duck Restaurant
Beijing to Xi'an (Flight No.TBA)
Destinations & activities: Free time in Beijing, hotel - airport transfer
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Later today, you will fly to Xi'an. Check in upon arrival.
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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
Xi'an to Guilin (Flight No.TBA)
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.
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Meals: Breakfast, Dumpling Lunch at Hantang Tianxia Dumpling Restaurant
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
Guilin to Yangshuo
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.
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Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch on the cruise and Chinese Dinner after Cooking Class at Jufulou Restaurant
Yangshuo to Guilin to Shanghai (Flight No.TBA)
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
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.
At night, your family will have a blast at a traditional acrobatic show.
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Seagull Restaurant
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!
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- Enjoy a modern and old Chinese journey in Shanghai
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