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Great Value China Tour for Family

8-DayBeijing Xian Shanghai

  • Tour Type : Private Tour
  • Best Season : Summer Autumn Winter
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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Explore China with the family! Key sites, family-friendly hotels and restaurants and solo adventure tips are all included for your precious family holiday in China

Highlights

  • Good for families with kids
  • China's beauty at multiple aspects
  • Beijing's historic sites
  • Xi'an's ancient greatness
  • Shanghai's vitality
  • Free time with our free insider tips

Tour Itinerary

DAY
1

Beijing Arrival

Airport Transfer (Beijing)

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

DAY
2

Beijing

Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Hutong Tour in Dongcheng District, Learn to apply Facial Makeup for the Beijing opera, Lizexiang Pearl Store

Not just a public square, the Tian'anmen Square is an important landmark for the Beijingers. This morning, your family will walk across the vast square and enter the Forbidden City. Also known as Royal Palace Museum or Gugong Museum, a visit at the Forbidden City goes deep into the political as well as day-to-day life of the royal court.

Have lunch before a short visit at a pearl store.

Take a rickshaw into the Hutong in Dongcheng District. The Peking Opera facial make-up always awes foreigners, this afternoon you will get a chance to learn this old art in a Hutong house.

- Smart Tips:

  • Spice your China holiday up in a hot pot restaurant that is recommended by Trip Advisor: Haidilao Hot Pot Restaurant.
  • Kung Fu Show at Red Theatre creates a cinematic visual experience for you.
  • DAY
    3

    Beijing

    Temple of Heaven, The Mutianyu Great Wall, The Mutianyu Great Wall(cable car up and slideway down), Shahe Cloisonne Factory

    

    Embrace a lovely morning. Later, your family will get to the Temple of Heaven.

    Later, your Beijing tour guide will escort you to the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section. Take a cable car uphill and slide way down hill.

    Have lunch and visit a cloisonné factory before getting back to Beijing.

     

    - 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.
  • If you haven't tried Peking Duck, you shouldn't miss the fine taste at Peking Duck Private Kitchen, ranked among the Top 10 Restaurants in Beijing on Trip Advisor.
  • DAY
    4

    Beijing to Xian by Train No. G659 (Beijing Xi (west) Railway Station - Xian Bei (north) Railway Station) Dep 11:53 - Arr 17:41

    Free time, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Beijing), Train station Transfer (Xian)

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

    Later today, you will take an High-speed train to Xi'an. Enjoy the train adventure!

    - Free time explore by yourself:

  • 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.
  • DAY
    5

    Xian

    Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian City Wall with Bicycle, , Shaanxi History Museum, Muslim Quarters

    After simple breakfast, you will get to the Ancient City Wall, where a saunter is coming along. The Ancient City Wall used to function as a defense system back in the Ming Dynasty.

    At noon, your family will have a class learning to make dumplings. Have fun!

    Visit Shaanxi History Museum get know the history of China. and then visit The Big Wild Goose Pagoda in the Ci'en Temple enshrines a number of Buddhist scriptures that Monk Xuan Zang brought back from India during the Tang Dynasty. After this site, your family will go to Muslim Quartersto find some local snacks.

    - Smart Tips:

  • At the Muslim Quarter, you can find all kinds of local snack like doner kebab, barley-sugar, pancake, noodle soup and more gourmet surprises. Visit the Muslim Market behind to do some shopping.
  • You can always take a detour back to the Ancient City Wall at sunset, watching the city slowly falling into night.
  • DAY
    6

    Xian to Shanghai by Flight No. TBA

    The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Learn to Make Terracotta Figurines, Xi'an Imperial Fine Arts center, Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Shanghai)

    One of the most remarkable features of the famous Terracotta Army is that, each of the over-7,000 soliders comes in different sizes and styles, including beards, hairstyles and facial expressions. It is like they are still guarding the tomb of Qin Shihuang, the first emperor of China. After a couple of hours at this incredible site, you will stop by an art center.

    Later today, you will fly to Shanghai. Check in upon arrival.

    DAY
    7

    Shanghai

    The Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower(INCL Shanghai History Museum), Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop

    

    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 gracefully-decorated restaurant.

    In the afternoon, your family will get to Yuyuan Garden and take a free walk along the romantic Fomer French Concession.

    - Smart Tips:

  • After a walk in the Former French Concession, you can go for dinner at Ding Tai Fung near Xintiandi.
  • DAY
    8

    Shanghai Departure

    Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai)

    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!

    

    Price Per Person in US Dollars

    * 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.

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

    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.

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