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Kungfu Discovery

13-Day, Guangzhou, Guilin, Yangshuo, Zhengzhou, Dengfeng, Luoyang, Xian, Beijing, Private Tour (CT-KF-02)

Kungfu Discovery
Kungfu Discovery
Learning Taichi
Learning Taichi in Yangshuo, Guilin.
Muslim Quarter
Halal BBQ at the Muslim Quarter in Xi'an.
Li River
Sunset over the Li River, Guilin.
Great Wall at Mutianyu Section
The Great Wall at Mutianyu Section, Beijing.
Tian'anmen Square
Walking into China's history.
Terracotta Army
Clay horses of the Terracotta Army, Xi'an.

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Peggie Lv,

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Going upwards from the south part of China and discover Kungfu's spirit with a Kungfu learning day and a Kungfu show in Shaolin Temple of Dengfeng.

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Guangzhou Arrival (Flight not Included)

Destinations & activities: Airport transfer and free time in Guangzhou

Today you will arrive in Guangzhou and our Guangzhou tour guide will pick you up at the airport or train station and take you to hotel for check-in.

Time to explore Guangzhou!

 

- Smart Tips:

  • Guangzhou is quiet an easy gateway for flights from South Asia or train from Hong Kong. Contact us and if you need help booking the flights or train.
  • Shamian Island keeps the memories dating back to Guangzhou's trade port days, take a free walk here to feel up the atmosphere.
  • Craving for seafood? Roku Sushi, loved by many expats in Guangzhou, won't let you down. Find its info on our "Solo adventure!" tag.
  • Meals: None

    Day 2

    Guangzhou to Guilin (Flight CZ3232 0955 - 1100)

    Elephant Trunk Hill
    Elephant Trunk Hill

    Destinations & activities: Airport transfer, Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill and free time in Guilin

    Today you will fly to Guilin in the morning. Check in upon arrival and go to lunch.

    Afternoon, you will take in Guilin's city highlights: Reed Flute Cave and Elephant Trunk Hill.

    Enjoy your solo adventure after the tour.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • Locals head out to Shangshui Food Street for all kinds of local cuisine and international dishes. Find your favorite at this bustling street right in the center of the city.
  • At night, why not check out Xiangshan Night Market? A 600-some-meter long street full with intriguing stalls.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at McFound Restaurant

    Day 3

    Guilin to Yangshuo

    Kungfu Discovery

    Destinations & activities: Li River Cruise, cycling in Yangshuo countryside and free time in Yangshuo

    Today you will take a cruise down Li River to Yangshuo.

    Arrive in Yangshuo in the afternoon. Later, your Guilin tour guide will lead your way around the lovely countryside in Yangshuo by bike. Enjoy the ride!

    Later today, you will be back to Guilin by car. Relax yourself on the drive back.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • The food on boat is on average, we suggest you bring some snacks.
  • Before we head back to Guilin, you can go shopping in the famous West Street.
  • Beer Fish is something you must try when you are in Yangshuo! There are a bunch of restaurants along the street in the main town of Yangshuo and Meijie Beer Fish Restaurant is our recommendation.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch on the cruise

     

     
    Day 4

    Guilin to Zhengzhou, Zhengzhou to Dengfeng (Flight GS6012 1230 - 1420)

    Learning Taichi
    Learning Taichi

    Destinations & activities: Taichi learning in Yangshuo, airport transfer and land transfer to Dengfeng

    Wake up early, today you will have a Taichi class with an experienced master. Later, we will head straight to the airport for the onward flight to Zhengzhou.

    Upon arrival in Zhengzhou, we will escort you to Dengfeng. Check in upon arrival.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • The drive from Zhengzhou to Dengfeng takes about 1 hour and a half.
  • One of Dengfeng's icons besides Shaolin Temple is its vegetarian food culture. Give it a try at Linden Tree Vegetarian Restaurant.
  • Meals: Breakfast

    Day 5

    Dengfeng

    Kungfu Discovery

    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 6

    Dengfeng to Luoyang

    Learning Kungfu
    Meet your master before learn some Kungfu.

    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 7

    Luoyang to Xi'an (High Speed Train G659 1604 - 1735)

    White House Temple
    White House Temple

    Destinations & activities: Longmen Grottoes, White House Temple and transfer to the train station

    Luoyang is rich in culture, espcially Buddhism culture. Today you will visit Longmen Grottoes and White House Temple.

    In the afternoon, heading to Xi'an by a high speed train. Check in upon arrival.

     

    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch

    Day 8

    Xi'an

    Terracotta Army
    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 9

    Xi'an to Beijing (Overnight Train Z20 1955 - 0710)

    Big Wild Goose Pagoda
    Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xian

    Destinations & activities: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter, Great Mosque and transfer to the train station

    Wanna know more about Xi'an? Today you will visit Shaanxi History Museum. Later, pay a visit at Big Wild Goose Pagoda and go to lunch.

    In the afternoon, walk freely on the Muslim Quarter. Stop at Great Mosque at their pray time.

    Later tonight, you will take an overnight train to Beijing.

     

    Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Qianzhou Restaurant

    Day 10

    Beijing

    Hutong house in Beijing
    Hutong house in Beijing

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

    Arrive in Beijing at about 8am. Check in and have simple breakfast before today's tour.

    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:

  • 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 11

    Beijing

    Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall
    Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall

    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.

     

    - 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 12

    Beijing

    798 Art Zone in Beijing
    798 Art Zone in Beijing

    Destinations & activities: Summer Palace, 798 Art Zone, Bird's Nest and Water Cube, free time in Beijing

    See Beijing in her different aspects: Summer Palace for its royal grace, 798 Art Zone for a post-morden touch and finally the Bird's Nest and Water Cube for the country's new pride.

    Have the rest of today free for your solo adventure.

     

    - Smart Tips:

  • Eat like Chairman Mao? Yes, it's possible at Mao Family's Restaurant, lead by Mao's former chef. Info is on our tag.
  • In for a rock'n'roll night? Mao Live House is high on the pitch.
  • Back into the Hutongs, Nanluogu Xiang could be a nice place to stroll.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Bai Shi Da 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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    Tour Highlights

    • Our experienced arrangement
    • Highlights in the south part of China
    • Taichi lesson in scenic Yangshuo
    • Original Kungfu discovery in Shaolin Temple of Dengfeng

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