Great Wall, Terra Cotta Warriors, Jin Mao Building
Price starting from$2299.00
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Trip Duration :
12 Days / 10 Nights
Beijing - Bird's Nest, Water Cube (Outside), Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Pearl and Jade factory
Xi'an - Terra Cotta Warriors, the Ancient City Wall, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Shanghai - Jin Mao Building , Old Shanghai District, The Bund and Pudong District, Ancient Water Town The "Best of China" is the best seller that leads you to the most fantastic places and historic monuments in Xi'an, Beijing, and Shanghai. Explore enormous ancient city walls and the massive army of more than 7,300 life-sized Terra cotta Warriors while in Xi'an; climb the Great Wall of China; and feast on a Peking duck banquet in Beijing; and gaze at the Shanghai skyline from atop the massive Jin Mao Tower. It is an amazing opportunity to stimulate your senses with China's finest sights, tastes, and sounds.
Meals: In-Flight Meal
Upon arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport, you will be greeted by your guide and transferred to the hotel in the evening. Observe and revel at the amazing city lights and make sure to be well rested for tomorrow, which is your official first day of exploring Beijing and all its beauty.
The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
The first day of your journey begins with a wake-up call arranged by the tour guide. Your devoted tour guide is ready for your memorable trip. Your first peek into the capital city of Beijing begins with a tour to the world's largest and renowned public square where many historical events once took place - Tiananmen Square. Around the vast square, you can see The Great Hall of People, hold¬ing the congress of the Communist Party and National People's Congress, History Museum, Military Museum and Monuments to the People's heroes. Experience the intricate architecture and exquisitely designed lay¬out of these grand buildings once housed by Chinese Emperors who ruled during the period of the Qing and Ming Dynasties for almost 500 years (1420-1911).
Optional Evening Entertainment: The Legend of Kung Fu
Excursion to the Great Wall of China, 2008 Olympics games sites
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Special Dinner
Travel to view one of the wonders of the world: the Great Wall of China. Its construction began in the 5th century B.C. as a defence against the Mongols: 300,000 people (many of whom were buried in the wall) laboured on it over several centuries. The Great Wall extends across mountains and valleys for more than 3,000 miles perhaps only a tenth of its former length. In the afternoon, you will tour the exterior portion of the Beijing National Stadium, also familiar to the world as the Bird's Nest and the home to the 2008 Olympics games sites. The stadium designed by an architecture firm in Switzerland implemented the world's largest structure built of steel.
Enjoy a delicious Peking duck Dinner at one of the most prestigious restaurants in Beijing recognized for its specialty.
Temple of Heaven, Hutong Rickshaw Tour, Summer Palace
Meals: Breakfast, Special Lunch
today you will take a Tai Chi lesson along the way to Temple of Heaven and capture the lifestyles of families residing within the Historic Hutong by rickshaw. The amazing gray brick courtyard residence is Beijing's oldest and remains infused with timeless culture and history. In the mid-1900s, most of the original Hutongs were vanished rapidly and substituted by high-rise buildings and commercial offices.
The Summer Palace radiates fully the natural beauty and the grandeur of royal gardens. It ranked amongst the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1998.
Beijing to Xi'an
A leisure day, explore the city on your own. You could visit Lama Temple, It is one of the largest and most important Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the world. The building and the artworks of the temple combine Han Chinese and Tibetan styles. Visit Beijing Zoo, The Beijing Zoo is best known for its collection of rare animals endemic to China, and the Giant Pandas are zoo's most popular animals.
Experience the local Train to Xi'an (soft sleeper overnight train) in the evening.
Xi'an, Ancient City
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Arrive in Xi'an in the morning. Visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Provincial Museum. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda was regarded the landmark of Xi'an. When dynasties expanded its territories enormously to the west with many Buddhism Scriptures, Monks and the envoys came to China, the temple was built and a large team of scholars was organized here for translation of the Buddhism Scriptures into Chinese and it became a holy place for pilgrimages. Behind the pagoda is the courtyard, which tells great Buddhism envoys story. The Provincial Museum shows us Chinese archaeology's excavation at Xi'an Areas from very beginning of Chinese primogenitors of Neolithic Age 20000- 8000 years ago to the glorious dynasties 980 AD.
Optional Banquet Dinner: Dumpling banquet to enjoying a performance of music and dance from the Tang Dynasty.
Xi'an - Terra Cotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall
Meals: Breakfast, LunchToday you will be given ample time to tour the exhibit of the historical Terra cotta Warriors belonging to the era when the infamous Emperor Qing Shihuang had reigned. It was in 1974 when a farmer who was merely digging for water came across one of the biggest discoveries of the world which lead to the massive excavation of an army of over 7,000 life-size Terra-cotta Warriors and horses molded by clay. For the next 5 years, visitors will see not only the existing warriors and horses but also can be lucky to witness some of the greatest new discoveries while the archeologists are digging the vaults in front of you. After you go back to city, you will visit Ancient City Wall. The Wall represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Construction of the first city wall of Chang'an began in 194 BC and lasted for four years.
Xi'an to Shanghai
Meals: Breakfast, In-Flight meal
Depart for Shanghai, upon arrival at Shanghai airport, you will be greeted by your guide and transferred to the hotel. A free day for explore the city by our own. Indulge yourself by shopping at the stores along Nanjing Road, which is the main shopping street of Shanghai and one of the world's busiest shopping streets.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Today your devoted tour guide is ready for your memorable trip. Visit the Jin Mao Building symbolizes, Shanghai emerging into the 21st century. It is the tallest building in the country and third tallest in the world (420.5m). The Jin Mao Tower is located next to Oriental Pearl Tower and Shanghai World Financial Centre in the Lujiazui area of the Pudong district in Shanghai. It is composed of offices and the Shanghai Grand Hyatt Hotel. It is one of the centrepieces of the Pudong skyline. After Jin Mao Tower , you will visit Shanghai Museum and People Square. You will conclude a night with a visit to Xin Tian Di, which is one of the hottest new entertainment districts in Shanghai located near the former French Concession. You will have a unique opportunity to experience both Chinese and Western culture all in one place. Optional Evening Entertainment: Huangpu River Cruise
Shanghai - Ancient Water Town
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Depart for an ancient town day tour, which locates in west of Shanghai. The ancient water town has a history of more than one thousand years. There are over hundreds of gardens established in Ming dynasty and Qing dynasty, temples and former residence of eminent souls. Fifteen rivers divide the town into seven island and 49 sets of historic bridges connecting the town as a whole.
Farewell to China
Meals: Breakfast, In-flight Meal
Depart Shanghai flight back to Home via schedule flight. We hope you enjoyed your time in China and will be leaving this country with endless amounts of stories memories and captivating pictures of the entire journey. You will be transferred to the Shanghai airport via your schedule flight back home.
- Private Coach bus with air condition
- English Speaking Guide
- 10 Nights Hotel Accommodation
- All Meals: 10 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 4 Dinners
- International roundtrip airfare
- Tipping: $90/person required upon reservation
- Optional insurance coverage is available for Baggage, Accident and Trip
- Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the listing above
- Trip delay, or interruption by airline schedule change
- Excess baggage charges levied by airlines
- China Visa application fee
Air add on is available upon request.
Limited seats available.