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Beijing Xian Shanghai Bus Tour

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tour itinerary

Day 1. Entry Beijing
Arrive in Beijing. Your tour guide from Chinatravelkey.com will pick you up at Beijing capital airport and transfer to your hotel for check in.

Summer PalaceDay 2. Beijing Bus Tour to Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, and Summer Palace (L)
Our tour guide will pick you up from hotel between 7:00am and 8:30am.
Our first stop is at Tiananmen Square. After short stroll along the square, we walk into the Forbidden City, the largest imperial palace complex in the world.
-Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for around 2 hours.
-On the way to the Temple of Heaven, we will pay a short visit to the Chinese traditional medicine hall.
-Then visit the Temple of Heaven where the ancient Emperors prayed for peace and harvest. Spend time sightseeing the temple for 1 hour.
-Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant and have a short rest.
-After lunch, stop by a free pearl market where we will see lots of beautiful handicrafts made of pearls.
-Drive around 30 minutes to Summer Palace. Listed as world heritage, the summer palace perfectly combines the natural landscape of hills and open water with humankind works such as pavilions, halls, palaces and bridges. Explore the garden for around 1 hour and 20 minutes.
We will transfer you back to your hotel after the whole day tour. (Lunch)

Ming TombsDay 3. Beijing Bus Tour to Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tombs
Our tour guide will pick you up from hotel between 7:00am and 8:30am and then drive to the Ming Tombs (50 miles away from downtown and about one hour driving).
-Visit the Ming Tombs, the best preserved Chinese imperial tombs with over 500-years history. Spend around 1 hour exploring Changling, the largest one, Emperor Yongle's Tomb.
-Before lunch, we will stop by a Jade Carving Factory. The Jade Factory is more like a showcase, exhibiting history and making process of jade, as well as all kinds of beautiful jades. Here you could not only learn something about Chinese jade, but also buy some souvenirs for your beloved ones.
-Enjoy typical Chinese lunch at a local restaurant.
-Drive to Badaling Great Wall after lunch and a short rest.
-Sightseeing on the most famous part of the Great Wall, Badaling section, for 2 hours. Cable car is a good choice if one wants to get to the highest point and enjoy beautiful bird's eye view.
-Drive back to Beijing city. On the way to your hotels, we will drive by the Bird's Nest and Water Cube for you to enjoy some wonderful views from the bus. Afterwards, we will have a chance to enjoy the Chinese traditional silk arts at a gallery.
We will transfer you back to your hotel after the whole day tour. (Lunch)

Lama TempleDay 4: Beijing Bus Tour to Hutongs, Lama Temple, Beijing Zoo, Bird's Nest and Water Cube (L)
Our tour guide will pick you up from hotel between 7:00am and 8:30am and then drive to Beijing Zoo to see lovely Giant Pandas.
-About 40 minutes later, proceed to the Lama Temple. Spend around 1 hour in the temple for sightseeing.
-We will have an opportunity to have lunch with locals in a typical Beijinger's house.
-After lunch, visit the old Beijing lanes by rickshaw. The Hutong tour will take around 2 hours. Then stop by a porcelain factory to see all kinds of handicrafts.
-Then drive to the Bird's Nest and Water Cube to enjoy an outside visit. Anyone interested in the inner visit could ask the tour guide to assist you in buying the entrance tickets.
-Afterwards, we will visit a Chinese Tea House where you could enjoy Chinese tea and watch tea ceremony.
We will transfer you back to your hotel after the whole day tour. (Lunch)

Day 5: Beijing – Xian
Beijing guide and driver will take you to the airport to connect the flight to Xian. Xian tour guide will pick you up from airport and transfer to the hotel. Have a rest in the hotel.

Terra-cotta WarriorsDay 6: Xian Bus Tour to Banpo Museum, Underground Palace of the Emperor Qin Shi Huang's tomb and the Museum of the First Qin Emperor’s Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
Pick up tourists from hotels at 8:00AM, and then we drive to the Banpo Museum.
The Banpo Museum is located in the eastern outskirt of Xian City. As the first museum at the prehistoric site, it was built at the base of the excavations of the Banpo site where is a typical Neolithic matriarchal community of the Yangshao Culture dating back about 6,000 years. It was open to the public in 1958 and now it has become a famous tourist site in Xi'an. And we will visit the museum for about one hour.
Then we go to the Qin Terra-cotta figures factory to see how to copy that Terra-cotta Warriors and horses (about 30 minutes).
Later we move on to sightseeing on Underground Palace of the Emperor Qin Shi Huang's tomb for about 40 minutes and go to local souvenir shop about 30 minutes.
We have Chinese lunch and have a short rest for about 1 hour.
Then we go on visiting the Museum of the First Qin Emperor’s Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses---the important and world-famous highlights in Shaanxi Province. The museum was built on the site of the terra-cotta warriors and horses’ pits in the Emperor Qin's Mausoleum. The museum covers an area of 190,000 square meters and has three Pits. Among all, Pit 1 has an area of 14,000 square meters, so it is the largest one and contained chariots and ranks of six thousand soldiers. We will sightseeing on the Pit 1, 2, 3 of Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses for 3 hours totally including bronze chariots and horses.
We will transfer you back to your hotel after the whole day tour. (Lunch)

Big Wild Goose PagodaDay 7: Xian Bus Tour to Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall, Bell Tower and the Drum Tower
Pick up tourists from hotels at 8:00AM, and then we drive to Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
As the symbol of the old-line Xian, Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. It is located in the southern suburb of the center of the city. Originally the pagoda was built in 652 during the Tang Dynasty for collecting Buddhist materials that were taken from India by the hierarch Xuanzang. North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda is also quite charming. It is the biggest Tang-culture square, the biggest musical fountain and waterscape square, and the largest-scale sculptures area in Asia. In the world, it has the most benches, the longest light-belt, and the largest-scale acoustic complex.
Then we go to local souvenir shop for about 30 minutes and drive to the City Wall. It is the most complete city wall that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. We will visit the wall for about one hour.
We have Chinese lunch and have a short rest for about 1 hour.
After lunch, we move on to The Bell Tower which marks the geographical center of the ancient capital and the Drum Tower.
We will transfer you back to your hotel after the whole day tour. (Lunch)

Day 8: Xian-Shanghai
Xian guide and driver will take you to the airport to connect the flight to Shanghai. Shanghai tour guide will pick you up from airport and transfer to the hotel. Have a rest in the hotel.

Yu GardenDay 9: Shanghai Bus Tour to Yu Garden, he Bund, Xintiandi Old French Concession, Jade Buddha Temple, People's Square and Shanghai Museum.
Our tour coach will pick you up from your hotel at schedule time.Then we will start our tour to the Yu Garden. Yu Garden is considered one of the most lavish and finest Chinese gardens in the region. It contains six general areas imitating the Suzhou style. This garden was specially built for host's parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. After visiting Yu Garden, we transfer to visit The Bund. It is one of the symbols of Shanghai and located along the Huangpu River. The Bund shows of Shanghai’s outstanding foreign buildings. The old Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank is the most famous building among them. Later, we go to the Xintiandi walk street. It is gathered with shopping, relaxation, restaurant, business and culture. And the walk street combine eastern and western style. Then we move on visiting French Concession. It was a foreign concession in Shanghai from 1849 until 1946. This area was the premier residential and retail districts of Shanghai, and was also the centre of Catholicism in Shanghai for much of the 20th century. Despite rampant re-development over the last few decades, the area retains a distinct character. Finally we go to Pearl City to watch all kinds of pearls and have a short rest.After lunch, we visit Jade Buddha Temple. It was built in 1882 to enshrine two jade Buddha statues which were brought from Burma by monk Huigen. Though the temple was destroyed during the Qing Dynasty, fortunately the jade Buddha statues were saved and a new temple was rebuilt later.Then we go to People's Square. It is a large public square neat Nanjing Road. You can visit the Shanghai's City Hall on the other side of People's Avenue or Shanghai Museum and other famous sites near the square. Shanghai Museum is a large museum of ancient Chinese art. The museum is divided into eleven galleries and three exhibition halls. The eleven Galleries cover most of the major categories of Chinese art. So it is a museum that we are worth visiting.
We will transfer you back to your hotel after the whole day tour. (Lunch)

west lakeDay 10: Shanghai Bus Tour to Hangzhou
Our tour coach will pick you up from your hotel at schedule time.Then we will start our tour to West Lake including Lingyin Temple and The Red Carp Pond. Lingyin Temple is a buddhist temple near west lake in Hangzhou and it was famous by the Leifeng Tower. Travellers can take a cruise on West Lake.After lunch, we move on to Dragon well Tea Village. It is the most real and original place where produces Dragon Well tea in Hangzhou. You can see the real tea field. It is free to taste tea in tea grower's house.We will transfer you back to your hotel after the whole day tour. (Lunch)

Day 11: Shanghai Bus Tour to Suzhou and Zhouzhuang
Our tour coach will pick you up from your hotel at schedule time.Then we will start our tour to the Lingering Garden. The Lingering Garden is one of the four classical gardensin Suzhou City. It is well-known for the exquisite beauty of its magnificent halls, and the various sizes, shapes, and colors of the buildings.Later we move on visiting Grand Canal. It is the longest canal in the world. And it was first built during the Sui Dynasty about 5th B.C.. Old City Gate is also called Panmen in Chinese. It was first built during around 770 B.C. and it is the only well preserved water-and-land city gate in the world now. Then we go to silk factory to see some beautiful silk. After lunch we go on visiting Zhou Zhuang Water Village. Zhouzhuang is one of the most famous and oldest water townships in China. It is noted for its profound cultural background, the well preserved ancient residential houses, the elegant watery views and the strong local colored traditions and customs. Travellers can row boat on the river to feel the water village's unique charming.We will transfer you back to your hotel after the tour. (Lunch)

Day 12: Departure
Our guide and driver will take you to the airport to connect your flight.

Note: Our tour guide will get in touch with you and inform you the exact pick up time in the evening before tour date.

Price (validity: 2017-12-31)

Cost /person (US$)
No.of person
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Single supplement
5 star
High
3604
2439
2388
2348
2319
2302
2316
2307
2295
2211
980
Shoulder
3393
2333
2283
2242
2214
2197
2211
2201
2189
2094
869
Low
3057
2165
2115
2074
2046
2029
2043
2033
2021
1919
693
 
4 star
High
2959
2116
2066
2025
1997
1980
1994
1984
1972
1847
641
Shoulder
2907
2090
2040
1999
1971
1954
1968
1958
1946
1795
614
Low
2801
2037
1987
1946
1918
1901
1915
1905
1893
1661
558
 
3 star
High

2573

1923
1873
1832
1804
1787
1801
1792
1779
1748
439
Shoulder
2494
1884
1833
1793
1765
1747
1762
1752
1740
1689
397
Low
2460
1867
1816
1776
1748
1730
1745
1735
1723
1632
379


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Hotel for This Tour:

Hotel name Class Location
Luxury Prime Hotel Beijing
5 star Near Wangfujing Street
Sofitel Xian on Renmin Square 5 star Downtown, near Bell Tower and Drum Tower
Grand Central Hotel Shanghai 5 star Downtown
Standard Holiday Inn Beijing Temple of Heaven 4 star Downtown, near Temple of Heaven
Xi'an Hotel 4 star Downtown
Jianguo Hotel Shanghai 4 star Downtown
Comfort Red Wall Hotel Beijing 3 star standard Downtown, near Wangfujing Street
City Hotel Xian 3 star Downtown, near Bell Tower and Drum Tower
Pacific Hotel Shanghai 3 star Downtown
* Please contact us for more persons group.

Notes: Hotel accommodation is based on two persons sharing one standard room.

Package Price Includes
-Domestic flight;
-Entrance tickets The main entrance tickets for the sights mentioned
-Meals Listed in the Tour Itinerary. B--Breakfast, L--Lunch, D--Dinner.
-Accommodations
-Air-conditioned bus or van Transfer service include hotel pick up to the parks and transfer back to your hotel
-English-speaking guide service
Package Price Excludes
-Visa Fees Charge of obtaining your visa to enter China
-Charge of arrival and departure The international or domestic air / train charge of arrival and departure
-Personal Expenses nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities or sightseeing, overweight
-Baggage charges or meals not indicated, ect.
-Optional Programs which are not specified in the above itinerary
-Tips to guides and drivers is given by your judge on guide and driver's performance, entirely voluntary.
-Insurance:China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Payment: ChinaTravelKey accept payment via 5 methods:
-Pay our tour guide in cash (Except the hotel or airlines needs deposit).
-Credit card at least one week before tour date.
-Pay us via Paypal
-Western Union at least 1 week before tour date.
-Transfer payment to bank account at least 3 weeks before tour date
Seasons
-High: April, May, September,Ocotober, November
-Shoulder: March, June, July, August
-Low: December, January, February

 
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