Explore China with the family! Key sites, family-friendly hotels and restaurants and solo adventure tips are all included for your precious family holiday in China
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Upon arrival, your Beijing tour guide will give your family a big warm welcome. Check in hotel and rest.
Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Hutong Tour in Dongcheng District, Learn to apply Facial Makeup for the Beijing opera, Lizexiang 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.
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.
- Smart Tips:
How about a foot massage or spa after dinner? Your Beijing tour guide would show you direction to Regency Taipan Massage Center, recommended by City Weekend.
If you haven't tried Peking Duck, you shouldn't miss the fine taste at Peking Duck Private Kitchen, ranked among the Top 10 Restaurants in Beijing on Trip Advisor.
Beijing to Xian by Train No. G659 (Beijing Xi (west) Railway Station - Xian Bei (north) Railway Station) Dep 11:53 - Arr 17:41
Free time, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Beijing), Train station Transfer (Xian)
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Later today, you will take an High-speed train to Xi'an. Enjoy the train adventure!
- Free time explore by yourself:
Take a boat trip on Kunming Lake in Summer Palace, a good choice for a breezy day.
During summer, the water park in Water Cube gives your family a cool-off. Great discount booking with us.
Besides Wangfujing Mall, you can buy something very "Chinese" at Panjiayuan Antique Market or Liulichang Street.
If you'd like to learn some basic Chinese, you can book a Chinese lesson with us. Class will be arranged at Lao She Teahouse or a local family.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian City Wall with Bicycle, , Shaanxi History Museum, Muslim Quarters
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!
Visit Shaanxi History Museum get know the history of China. and then visit 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 go to Muslim Quartersto find some local snacks.
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At the Muslim Quarter, you can find all kinds of local snack like doner kebab, barley-sugar, pancake, noodle soup and more gourmet surprises. Visit the Muslim Market behind to do some shopping.
You can always take a detour back to the Ancient City Wall at sunset, watching the city slowly falling into night.
Xian to Shanghai by Flight No. TBA
The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Learn to Make Terracotta Figurines, Xi'an Imperial Fine Arts center, Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian), Airport Transfer (Shanghai)
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.
The Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower(INCL Shanghai History Museum）, Yuyuan Garden, Yuyuan Market, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop