Great Value China Tour for Family
8-Day, Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Private Tour (ct-ft-01s)
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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, the Forbidden City, Hutong visit (learn to make Peking Opera facial make-up) and a 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.
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Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Courtyard 7 Restaurant
Destinations & activities: The Temple of Heaven (flying kite), the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section and a cloisonné 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.
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Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Xinshuangquan Restaurant
Beijing to Xi'an (Overnight Train No.Z19)
Destinations & activities: Free time in Beijing, hotel - airport transfer
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Later today, you will take an overnight train to Xi'an. Enjoy the train adventure!
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Destinations & activities: Train station - hotel transfer, the Anicent City Wall, learn to make dumplings and Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Early in the morning, you will arrive in Xi'an. Your Xi'an tour guide will escort you to hotel.
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!
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 be free to explore the city.
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Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Hantang Tianxia Dumpling Restaurant
Xi'an to Shanghai(Flight No.TBA)
Destinations & activities: Terracotta Army and an art center, hotel - airport transfer
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.
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at A Wa Shan Zhai Restaurant
Destinations & activities: The Bund, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai History Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Former French Concession, 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 gracefully-decorated restaurant.
At night, your family will have a blast at a traditional acrobatic show.
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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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- Private English-speaking guide and driver.
- Hotels listed in the itinerary.
- Service Charge & Taxes.
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