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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

Travel to Shaolin Temple to experience the mysterious world of Shaolin Kung Fu. See the grace and power combined in the demonstration of Shaolin Kung Fu art by a Master.

Highlights

  • Visit classical attractions in Beijing and Xi'an such as the Great Wall
  • Have a taste of delicious Beijing Roast Duck
  • Visit Longmen Grottoes and White Horse Temple in Luoyang
  • See Kung Fu Show in Shaolin Temple
  • Experience a modern and traditional journey in Shanghai

Tour Itinerary

DAY
1
Beijing Arrival
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Beijing)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  King Parkview Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

The first stop for your Kungfu pursuit journey is the capital city Beijing. Our Beijing tour guide will pick you up at the airport. On the way to hotel, he / she will introduce you to the charming city of Beijing. Check in and have some free time.

No meals included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • It's easy to make entry to Beijing. Please let us know if you need help booking the flights.
  • If the day is still young after your check-in, you can get around in the city. A drumming show at the Bell and Drum Tower will give you an insight on how people keep time in the past.

DAY
2
Beijing
  • Activities: Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Lama Temple, Lizexiang Pearl Store
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Jardine Matheson Spring Restaurant
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  King Parkview Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

The largest public square that can hold one million people, Tian'anmen Square is our first site for today. Later, get into the Forbidden City and visit its main parts of the Hall of Mental Cultivation, Hall of Supreme Harmony, Palace of Heavenly Purity and Royal Garden.

Have lunch and visit a pearl store. We carry on to Yonghe Lama Temple, the only Lamasery in Beijing. Later, get on a rickshaw and visit the Hutong. Walk along the interesting Hutong Nanluoguxiang Hutong.

Yonghe Temple

DAY
3
Beijing
  • Activities: The Badaling Great Wall, Badaling Great Wall (round way cable car)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U-Town 5-star hotel  |  Sunworld Hotel 4-star hotel  |  King Parkview Hotel Beijing 3-star hotel

The royal altar, Temple Of Heaven is a complex featuring the Circular Mound Altar, Echo Walls and the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest. After some time here we will be heading to the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section. A round-way cable car ride will lift you up the mountain ridge, taking in amazing views.

We will stop by a cloisonne factory before heading back to the city.

Breakfast and lunch are included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • Don't leave Beijing without a bit of the world-known Peking Duck. We'd recommend a nice place called Hua's Restaurant, offering a royal dining experience.

DAY
4
Beijing to Xian by Train No. T231 (Beijing Xi West Railway Station - Xian Railway Station) Dep 18:50 - Arr 07:42
  • Activities: Exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Stadiums(Bird's Nest and Water Cube), Summer Palace, 798 Art District, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Beijing), Train station Transfer (Xian)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Chong Xue Villa Restaurant
  • Hotels: Wyndham Grand Xian South 5-star hotel  |  Grand Noble Hotel  4-star hotel  |  

Digging more royal charms, today we will visit the royal garden at Summer Palace. Later, take a walk outside the Bird's Nest and Water Cube. We will leave Beijing with an artistic ending by a visit at 798 Art Zone.

The afternoon flight takes you to Xi'an. Check in upon arrival.

Breakfast and lunch are included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • It will be late when we check in the hotel in Xi'an, so we'd suggest you stay in for the night and get some good rest for tomorrow.

Summer Palace

DAY
5
Xian
  • Activities: The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Xi'an Imperial Fine Arts center
  • Meals: Lunch at A Wa Shan Zhai Restaurant(Qinling Branch)
  • Hotels: Wyndham Grand Xian South 5-star hotel  |  Grand Noble Hotel  4-star hotel  |  Xian Skytel Hotel 3-star hotel

The first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, had the ambition to rule the world even after his death, just like any other great kings would dream. So he odered over 8,000 clay-made soldiors and battle chariots, which is now known as Terracotta Army. After a couple of hours admiring this wonder, we will stop by an art center before lunch.

In the afternoon, we will visit the landmark of Xi'an: Big Wild Goose Pagoda.

Breakfast and lunch are included for today.

Smart Tips:

  • The drive from city center to the Terracotta Army takes about one hour depending on the traffic.
  • There is a public square right behind the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Fountain Square. Aside from the fountain music shows at night, you can also get some awesome photos of the pagoda from distance.
  • Shaanxi's main cuisine featuring with various kinds of noodles, try it out at First Noodle Under the Sun.

Terrior-catto Amy

DAY
6
Xian to Luoyang by Train No. G858 (Xian Bei North Railway Station Railway Station - Luoyang Longmen Railway Station) Dep 15:17 - Arr 16:45
  • Activities: Muslim Quarters, Ancient City Wall, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Xian), Train station Transfer (Luoyang)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Chuanyu Renjia Restaurant(Fengcheng Branch)
  • Hotels: Huayang Plaza Hotel  5-star hotel  |  Yaxiang Jinling Hotel 4-star hotel  |  New friendship Hotel 3-star hotel

Take a morning walk along the Ancient City Wall, word has it that it's amazing in the early morning and sunset. Later, go to see how bustling a Muslim community can be at the Muslim Quarter.

Have some simple lunch and we will get on a high speed train to Luoyang. Our Luoyang tour guide will pick you up and take you to hotel for check-in.

DAY
7
Dengfeng
  • Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Luoyang to Dengfeng, Shaolin Temple and Pagoda Forest (including Shaolin Kungfu Show)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: Chanwu Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Chanwu Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Shaolin Int'l Hotel  3-star hotel

After breakfast, our local tour guide will escort you to Dengfeng.

Check in upon arrival. Later, we will go to the legendary Shaolin Temple. Here, you will walk passing by monks at Kungfu practice, the rooms they live and Pagoda Forest. Later, awaits for us is a wonderful Kungfu show. Enjoy it!

Smart Tips:

  • The drive from Luoyang to Dengfeng takes one hour and a half.
  • Dengfeng cuisine boasts itself for creative vegetarian menu, try it out at Linden Tree Vegetarian Restaurant.

DAY
8
Zhengzhou to Shanghai by Train No. D294 (Zhengzhou Railway Station - Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station) Dep 08:55 - Arr 15:38
  • Activities: Our guide and driver will escort you from Dengfeng to Zhengzhou, Train station Transfer (Zhengzhou), Train station Transfer (Shanghai)
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Hotels: The Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World 5-star hotel  |  The Bund Hotel Shanghai 4-star hotel  |  Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Zhabei 3-star hotel

After breakfast, our local tour guide will escort you to Zhengzhou, where you will fly to Shanghai. Check in upon arrival.

You will have the whole afternoon exploring Shanghai.

Smart Tips:

  • The drive from Dengfeng to Zhengzhou takes an hour and a half.
  • If you are into old stuff, you can check out Dongtai Road Antique Market, otherwise, go shopping for the latest hits at NOVO near People's Square.
  • Looking for extraordinary way to tour Shanghai? We can help you book a Side-car Adventure, which is the # 1 activity on Trip Advisor Shanghai forums.

DAY
9
Shanghai
  • Activities: Shanghai Museum((Audio Guide included)), Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, French concession region, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Hotels: The Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World 5-star hotel  |  The Bund Hotel Shanghai 4-star hotel  |  Holiday Inn Express Shanghai Zhabei 3-star hotel

Shanghai has so much to offer. Firstly, you will walk on the The Bund, which is a reminder of history. Later, learn more about the city at Shanghai Museum before heading out to the busy street of Nanjing Road. Have lunch and stop by a silk store.

Yuyuan Garden is also a must-see site. Later, feel up the romance of the Former French Concession.

Smart Tips:

  • Tour back to the Bund and find Unico, absolutely worthwhile for their special tapas.
  • Shanghai's night can be even more glamorous! Book a ticket to the ERA Time Acrobatic Show, that's a 2 hours that you will never gonna forget.

The Bund

DAY
10
Shanghai Departure
  • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Shanghai)
  • Meals: Breakfast

Today you will get on the departure flight and leave Shanghai. Thanks for traveling with us. Hope to see you again soon!

  • Please double check your luggage before check-out.

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

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