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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Falling in love with China's amazing charm and landscape: Hong Kong, Guilin, Shanghai and Beijing. A Yangtze River Cruise will sweeten your honeymoon.

Highlights

  • Feel the vibe of Hong Kong and Shanghai
  • Relax on the Yangtze River Cruise
  • Say Hello to the cute pandas
  • Learn China's history in Beijing and Xi'an
  • Cozy hotels and transfer
  • Professional tour guide offering insider's tips

Tour Itinerary

DAY
1
Hong Kong Arrival
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Hong Kong)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Harbour Grand Kowloon 5-star hotel  |  YMCA of Hong Kong 4-star hotel  |  Metropark Hotel Kowloon 3-star hotel

Landing in Hong Kong, our Hong Kong local tour guide will escort you to hotel for check-in. Have the rest of today free at leisure.

Smart Tips:

  • This tour doesn't include international flights, however, please contact us if you need help booking the flights.
  • DAY
    2
    Hong Kong
    • Activities: Sham Shui Po for Shopping Recommendation
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Hotels: Harbour Grand Kowloon 5-star hotel  |  YMCA of Hong Kong 4-star hotel  |  Metropark Hotel Kowloon 3-star hotel

    Today you and your significant one will spend a whole day at leisure in Hong Kong. Sightseeing, shopping or dining, Hong Kong has a lot to offer.

    Smart Tips:

  • Must-see attractions in Hong Kong: Repulse Bay, Victoria Peak, Aberdeen, Ocean Park, Disneyland, Stanley Market and more.
  • If you need a tour, please feel free to contact us. We offer day trips, half-day trips and transfer with reasonable prices.
  • DAY
    3
    Hong Kong to Guilin by Dragon Air KA700 Dep 08:50 - Arr 10:15
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Hong Kong), Airport Transfer (Guilin), Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Sheraton Guilin 5-star hotel  |  Grand Link Hotel Guilin 4-star hotel  |  Guilin Osmanthus Hotel 3-star hotel

    In the morning, you will fly to Guilin. Check in upon arrival and have simple lunch before our visits.

    Guilin's landmark Elephant Trunk Hill will be our first stop. The hill looks like a giant elephant drinking water from the river. Visit Reed Flute Cave and get back to hotel for rest.

    Smart Tips:

  • For dinner, you can delve into Shangshui Food Street for a yummy hunt.
  • DAY
    4
    Yangshuo
    • Activities: , liugong Village, Yangshuo Countryside Cycling
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Green Lotus Hotel  5-star hotel  |  Elite Garden Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Yangshuo Aiyuan Hotel 3-star hotel

    This morning we will drive to Yangshuo. Check in upon arrival.

    After a short break, we will visit Fuli Old Town. Later, go bamboo rafting along the scenic Li River. Go cycling around the countryside to be a part of the picturesque landscape. By the evening, you may walk along the West Street.

    Smart Tips:

  • Straight from the farms near Yangshuo, Pure Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant offers a pure veggie dining experience in a relaxing setting.
  • Mountains and rivers set the stage at night for the wonderful show Impression Sanjie Liu. Book a ticket with our tour guide and make this night a night to remember.
  • Liugong Village

    DAY
    5
    Guilin to Xian by China Eastern Airline MU2330 Dep 10:30 - Arr 12:10
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Guilin), Airport Transfer (Xian), Muslim Quarters, Big Wild Goose Pagoda
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Sofitel on Renmin Square Xian 5-star hotel  |  Xian Garden Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Xian Skytel Hotel 3-star hotel

    After breakfast, we will get to the airport for the onward flight to Xi'an. Check in upon arrival and have a short break.

    Visit the famous Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the bustling Muslim Quarter.

    Smart Tips:

  • Xi'an is a city with rich history, you can get a hint of its charm at the Bell Tower.
  • DAY
    6
    Xian
    • Activities: The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Ancient City Wall, Great Mosque, Xi'an Imperial Fine Arts center
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Sofitel on Renmin Square Xian 5-star hotel  |  Xian Garden Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Xian Skytel Hotel 3-star hotel

    We put the impressive Terracotta Army as the first stop for today. The entombed clay army was dug out in 1974 and now it's a cannot-miss attraction for all China tours. Have lunch and stop by an art center before driving back to downtown Xi'an.

    Xi'an as a great Muslim population and today you will be amoung them at Great Mosque. Take a walk at the Ancient City Wall at sunset.

    Smart Tips:

  • The drive to the Terracotta Army site from the city is about an hour.
  • Try out Shaanxi's famous noodles at First Noodle Under the Sun, its info is on our tag.
  • DAY
    7
    Xian to Chongqing to Yangtze
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Chongqing), Panda Room in Chongqing Zoo, Ciqikou Old Town, Cruise pier Transfer (Chongqing), Board the ship between 19:00 and 22:00, and depart from Chongqing at 22:00. (Dinner is not included on the first evening.)
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: On the Ship

    Extending your honeymoon to the mighty Yangtze River, today you will fly to Chongqing.

    Upon arrival, our Chongqing tour guide will take you to lunch. Later, visit Panda Room at Chongqing Zoo. These cute little buddies will definitely make you smile! Later, walk on the old street at Ciqikou Old Town to see how the locals spend their afternoon.

    After dinner on your own, our Chongqing tour guide will take you to the pier. Board on the cruise and enjoy the night!

    Smart Tips:

  • Where to eat? Find a nice place at the restaurant-cafe complex at Hongya Cave.
  • Yangtze River Cruise embarks at 9:30pm, and our local tour guide will escort you to the pier ahead of time. The check-in won't take much time and will require your passport. Also, you shall pay CNY 150 / Passenger as tip to the crew at embarkation.
  • Food on the cruise is great, however, we'd suggest you bring some fruits and snacks with you. Drinks and wine are allowed.
  • DAY
    8
    Yangtze
    • Activities: Program: learn traditional Chinese tai chi, optional tour to Fengdu Ghost City in the morning, shore excursion to Shibaozhai in the afternoon, and in the evening the cruise welcome party
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner
    • Hotels: On the Ship

    You and your lover will wake up in a morning breeze as the boat's cruising along the gorges. Enjoy the breath-taking views on the deck.

    After lunch, we will take a land excursion to Shibaozhai. This riverside town is known as the biggest Bonsai in the world for its shape. Back to the cruise after the visit.

    Dinner time, you will be invited to a welcome banquet and the whole crew will show you great hospitality. Enjoy a dance party afterwards.

    Smart Tips:

  • In the early morning, some people would go onto the deck for Tai Chi. A master will show you all the moves, you are welcome to join. Refer to the scheduel for exact time.
  • For an optional trip, you can visit Fengdu Ghost City, CNY 280 / Person.
  • DAY
    9
    Yangtze
    • Activities: Taichi exercise.
      Passes through the 1st gorge--Qutang Gorge.
      Passes through the 2cd gorge---Wu Gorge.
      Shore excursion to Shennong Stream(1:30pm-5:30pm). You have the option of visiting White Emperor City(RMB260 per person).
      Crew's Performance.
      Sails through the 5-steps Ship locks.
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner
    • Hotels: On the Ship

    As your boat navigates along the river, you will pass Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge. In the afternoon, you will have a land excursion to Shennong Stream at 1:30pm to 5:30pm.

    Be back onto the cruise and have dinner whilst enjoying a night show perfomanced by the crew.

    Smart Tips:

  • Optional visit to White Emperor City in the morning, CNY 260 / Person.
  • Shennong Stream

    DAY
    10
    Yichang to Shanghai
    • Activities: Cruise pier Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Yichang), Airport Transfer (Shanghai), Program: tai chi exercises, shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site, sail through the Eastern Xiling Gorges, and arrive at New Century Wharf in Yichang at 13:00
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Hotels: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel  5-star hotel  |  The Bund Hotel Shanghai 4-star hotel  |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 3-star hotel

    Embrace the sunrise over the Yangtze River. Today you will reach Yichang. Check out the boat and fly to Shanghai. Check in upon arrival.

    Smart Tips:

  • If you want to get around after check-in, People Square offers a nice and easy walk, where you can shop at the malls or stroll up and down Nanjing Road.
  • Three Gorges Dam

    DAY
    11
    Shanghai
    • Activities: Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower(INCL Shanghai History Museum), French concession region, Tianzi Fang, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel  5-star hotel  |  The Bund Hotel Shanghai 4-star hotel  |  Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai 3-star hotel

    After breakfast, we will walk along The Bund. Later, get onto a height to view Shanghai at Oriental Pearl TV Tower, visit Shanghai History Museum inside the tower.

    After lunch, you will visit Yuyuan Garden, a traditional Suzhou-style garden. Take a romnatic walk at the Former French Concession and Tianzifang. Today we will also stop by a silk store.

    Smart Tips:

  • A passionate bite in Shanghai, search for the high-end restaurant Unico for some refined dining experience.
  • ERA Time Acrobatic Show enjoys a great reputation among the locals and travelers, why don't you check it out?
  • DAY
    12
    Shanghai to Beijing by China Eastern Airline MU5129 (Shanghai pudong Airport T1 - Beijing Capital Airport T2) Dep 09:20 - Arr 11:55
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai), Airport Transfer (Beijing), Summer Palace with boat ride and the Garden of Virtue and Harmony, Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube), 798 Art District
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Red Wall Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

    Fly to Beijing in the morning. Check in upon arrival.

    Beijing used to be the political heart of China for several dynasties. Today you will feel its charm at Summer Palace. Later, go for a walk at 798 Art Zone. Finish today with an exterior visit at Bird's Nest and Water Cube.

    Smart Tips:

  • During a summer night, you can book a ticket to the Water Park at Water Cube to cool off.
  • Chairman Mao's former chef now runs a Hunan restaurant in Beijing, Mao's Family Restaurant, this is the place for you to know about Mao's favorite dishes.
  • Summer Palace

    DAY
    13
    Beijing
    • Activities: Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Lama Temple, Hutong Tour in Dongcheng District, Lizexiang Pearl Store
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Red Wall Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

    Today you will walk on Tian'anmen Square and get into the Forbidden City. Here you will visit the Hall of Supreme Harmony, Palace of Heavenly Purity, Hall of Mental Cultivation and Royal Garden.

    After lunch, you will visit Yonghe Lama Temple. Later, take a rickshaw ride in the Hutong. Today we will also visit a pearl store.

    Smart Tips:

  • Peking Opera is definitely the quintessence of Chinese cultures, you may book tickets with our Beijing tour guide if you're interested. Other night show options are: Kungfu Show, Chaoyang Acrobatic Show and Golden Mask Dynasty Show.
  • Don't leave Beijing without a bite of Peking Duck, ask your Beijing tour guide for recommendations.
  • DAY
    14
    Beijing
    • Activities: Mutianyu Cable Car(round trip), Temple of Heaven, Shahe Cloisonne Factory
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Red Wall Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

    In the morning, drive to the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section. A round-trip cable car will take you up and down the mountain ridge for superb views. Have lunch and stop by a cloisonne factory.

    Get back to the city and you will visit the Temple of Heaven.

    Smart Tips:

  • Feeling tired after 14 days of touring? Tonight, relax up in a traditional Chinese massage. Ask your Beijing tour guide for tips.
  • Tomorrow you will be flying back home, make sure you pack up everything tonight.
  • DAY
    15
    Beijing to Departure City
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Beijing)
    • Meals: Breakfast

    Today you and your lover will be on the way back home. You will have our best wishes and sweet memories of this China holiday in love. Hope to see you again soon!

    Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

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

    * 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.

    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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    Key sites in the three major cities Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai are all included in this 8-day China tour. Plus, No hidden fees and No tourist traps at all!

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    Tour Type : Private Tour

    Best Season :Summer Autumn Winter

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