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Soul of Kungfu

13-Day, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Luoyang, Dengfeng, Beijing, Private Tour (CT-KF-01)

Soul of Kungfu
Soul of Kungfu
Kungfu learning
Meet up with your master before the Kungfu lesson, Dengfeng.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
A giant bell in the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an.
Tian'anmen Square
Tian'anmen Square in Beijing.
Terracotta Army
Terracotta Army in Xi'an, a really wonderful site to visit.
Kungfu Show
Enjoy a Kungfu Show at Shaolin Temple, Dengfeng.
Panda
Bamboo, I just can't get enough of you!
The Bund
Night by the riverside of The Bund, Shanghai.
Sanhuangzhai
The stairway on the cliff, Sanhuangzhai, Dengfeng.

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Get under the skin of real Chinese Kungfu and you can get a understanding of the essence of Chinese culture at Shanghai, Chengdu, Xi'an and Beijing.

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Shanghai Arrival (Flight not Included)

Destinations & activities: Transfer from the airport to hotel

Start your China holiday in China's big metropolis Shanghai. Your Shanghai tour guide will pick you up at the airport and take you to hotel. Free time after check-in.

 

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  • Meals: None

    Day 2

    Shanghai

    The Bund
    The Bund

    Destinations & activities: The Bund, Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Former French Concession, Shikumen and a silk store

    In the morning, you will take a walk along The Bund. Later, you will learn about the city at Shanghai Museum. Waiting for you is the classic garden: Yuyuan Garden. Have lunch in a gracefully-decortaed restaurant.

    After lunch, you will take an easy walk at the Former French Concession and visit the nearby Shikumen

    . A silk store will be the last stop for today.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • No hidden cost! An English-speaking guide device will be given to you for the trip at Shanghai Museum.
  • Cityweekend Shanghai.com's winner for the Best Bars 2013, Unico is designed for eaters looking for an authentic Latin bite. Find its info on our tag for tonight's dinner.
  • Where to go on a Sunday night? Why not join the worship at Shanghai Community Church?
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Home's Restaurant

    Day 3

    Shanghai to Chengdu (Flight FM9543 1500 - 1805)

    Destinations & activities: Free time in Shanghai and transfer to the airport

    Enjoy a free morning in Shanghai.

    Today you will take a flight to Chengdu. Check in upon arrival.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • Getting around and shopping around at People Square. Novo is a nice place to take home some trendy stuff.
  • If you are interested in quirky stuff, Dongtai Road Antique Market is where you should be. Find our info on the tag.
  • Try out the famous dim sam restaurant Ding Tai Fung at the Former French Concession or Yuyuan Garden.
  • Meals: Breakfast

    Day 4

    Chengdu

    Soul of Kungfu
    Destinations & activities: Panda Breeding and Research Center, Wide and Narrow Lanes, Wuhou Temple and Shu Brocade Institute and Factory

    Chengdu is home to the giant pandas. Today your Chengdu tour guide will take the group to the Panda Breeding and Research Center. Look at these cute babies playing, rolling, climbing and eating, don't you just love them?!

    Get back to Chengdu and have lunch. Get into the Wide and Narrow Lanes, aka Kuanzhai Xiangzi, learning about Chengdu local's daily life. Later, visit a traditional temple: Wuhou Temple. Last, you will visit the Shu Brocade Institute and Factory to learn about the delicate Shu embroidery art.

     

    Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Caigenxiang Restaurant

     
    Day 5

    Chengdu to Xi'an (Flight 3U8801 1555 - 1720)

    Destinations & activities: Free time in Chengdu and transfer to the airport

    Have some free time in Chengdu.

    Today you will take a flight to Xi'an. Check in upon arrival.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • A cup of tea is the best way to know about Chengdu. We recommend Heming Tea House inside People's Park if you are interested.
  • Meals: Breakfast

    Day 6

    Xi'an

    Terracotta Army in Xi
    Terracotta Army in Xi'an

    Destinations & activities: Train station - hotel Transfer, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Ancient City Wall and a handicraft center

    Arrive in Xi'an in the morning, your tour guide will take you to some simple breakfast and help you check in. Later, you will visit the wonder of ancient China: Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Have lunch in a Sichuan restaurant nearby before a walk at a handicraft center.

    In the afternoon, you will be back to Xi'an downtown, waiting is the Ancient City Wall, one of the oldest milatry defense systems in China.

     

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

     

     
    Day 7

    Xi'an to Luoyang, Luoyang to Dengfeng (High Speed Train G662 1440 - 1615)

    Big Wild Goose Pagoda
    Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an

    Destinations & activities: Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter and transfer to the train station, land transfer to Dengfeng

    Today you will visit the famous Buhddism attraction: Big Wild Goose Pagoda and later, go for a walk at the Muslim Quarter. Have lunch and your Xi'an tour guide will take you to the train station.

    A high speed train will take you to Luoyang, from where we will drive about 1 and 1/2 hours to Dengfeng. Check in upon arrival.

     

    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Guohua Restaurant

    Day 8

    Dengfeng

    Soul of Kungfu

    Destinations & activities: Shaolin Temple and Pagoda Forest, Sanhuangzhai

    After breakfast, you will visit Shaolin Temple and Pagoda Forest. An excellent Kungfu show will be a warm-up for tomorrow's Kungfu class.

    After lunch, you will get outside Dengfeng and get to Sanhuangzhai, a national forest park where you will take a cable car to get an awesome view.

     

    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 9

    Dengfeng to Luoyang

    Kungfu learning
    Kungfu learning

    Destinations & activities: Kungfu learning, land transfer to Luoyang

    Today you will follow a master and learn Kungfu. Enjoy the moves!

    Later today, your tour guide will escort you back to Luoyang. Check in upon arrival.

     

    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

     

     
    Day 10

    Luoyang to Beijing (Flight MU5700 1540 - 1720 )

    Longmen Grottoes
    Big Buddha in Longmen Grottoes

    Destinations & activities: Longmen Grottoes and transfer to the airport

    Today you visit the world-famous Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang.

    In the afternoon, take a flight to Beijing. Check in upon arrival.

     

    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Zhenbutong Restaurant

    Day 11

    Beijing

    The Forbidden City
    An old red gate of the Forbidden City of Beijing.

    Destinations & activities: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, the Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling and a Hutong visit

    Tian'anmen Square is an extensive open area in Beijing, adjacent to the Forbidden City. Inside the Forbidden City, you will visit the four cores: the Palace of Heavenly Purity, Hall of Mental Cultivation, Hall of Supreme Harmony and Royal Garden. Have lunch at a local restaurant.

    The most interesting fact about the Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling is that China's last emperor Pu Yi once lived in a courtyard house in a Hutong but not the majestic Forbidden City. Afterwards, you will take a rickshaw Hutong ride and visit a local family.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • Today's tour ends up at the Hutong area near Houhai, where you can find a decent place to kick back and enjoy a brisk Beijing night.
  • It takes some nerve to dance in public. But moves don't matter if you got the passion - at least it's so for Chinese dance devotees. Go check out China's national hobby: Square Dance in Beijing!
  • To eat like Chairman Mao, try out Mao's Family Restaurant, whose head chef used to be Mao's private cook.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Courtyard 7 Restaurant

     

     
    Day 12

    Beijing

    Soul of Kungfu

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

    As your Beijing tour guide walks your way to the site, you can see many local folks take the holy site Temple of Heaven as an open-air playground for Taichi, Yangko and sword dancing.

    Next stop for today is the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section. A one-way cable car ride and one-way slide-way is included in our trip. Later, stop by to see how the cloisonne ware comes out at a cloisonne factory before heading back.

    Later at night, your Beijing tour guide will escort you to the train station and an onward train will take you to Xi'an.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • Sliding down the Great Wall would count as an excitment, however, you can request to change to one-way cable car ride if you prefer.
  • Don't leave Beijing without a bite of the famous Peking Duck. You can ask your tour guide for tips and one of our best bets is Hua's Restaurant. Find more on our "Solo Adventure!" tag.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Xinshuangquan Restaurant

     

     
    Day 13

    Beijing Departure (Flight not Included )

    Destinations & activities: Free time and transfer to the airport

    How time flies! Today your Beijing tour guide will take you to the airport. Thanks for traveling with us. Hope to see you again soon!

     

    Meals: Breakfast

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    • Single Room Supplement.

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    • Kungfu show and Kungfu lesson for real Kungfu fans
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