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Memorable China

Welcome to China, Asia!

ROUTE: Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, Guilin, Guangzhou

DURATION: 12 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit to historical sites/monuments
  • Visit to Tiananmen Square, the Great Wall and the Ming Tomb
  • City tour including bell tower, the city wall and Terracotta Warriors in Xian
  • Evening Tang Dynasty Dinner Show
  • Shanghai sightseeing includes a drive along the bund, visit to the Children’s Palace, Temple of the Jade Buddha and the Shanghai Museum
  • Scenic boat cruise down the Li-Jiang River
  • Guilin city tour including Fubo Hill, Camel Hill and the Reed Flute Cave
  • Guangzhou sightseeing tour that includes Yuexiu Park, Memorial Hall of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen and Chen Clan Classical Learning Academy
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Beijing: New Otani Changfugong/Beijing Presidential Plaza Hotel
  • Xi’an: Titan Times Hotel
  • Shanghai: Ramada Plaza Gateway Hotel
  • Guilin: Bravo Hotel
  • Guangzhou: Rosedale Hotel
DELUXE:
  • Beijing: Crown Plaza/New Otani Changfugong Hotel
  • Xi’an: Sheraton/Sofitel Hotel
  • Shanghai: Radisson Blu Shanghai/New World/Rennaissance Shanghai Yuyuan Hotel
  • Guilin: Sheraton Guilin/Bravo Hotel (Grand Wing)
  • Guangzhou: White Swan/Ramada Plaza Hotel
LUXURY:
  • Please inquire

Included:,

Accommodations Per Person Sharing, including hotel taxes

Arrival & departure transfers where applicable

Local guides where applicable

Meals per itinerary

Park entrance fees and sightseeing fees where applicable

Applicable transportation

Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.


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Additional information

LocationChina, Asia
Duration12 Days
1

Day 1 Arrival Beijing

Upon arrival at airport in China, you will be warmly met by a representative, who will provide assistance and transfer to your accommodation to check-in.

Overnight: Beijing

2

Day 2 Beijing

Activities:

  • Visit to Tiananmen Square, which symbolizes the Gate of Heavenly Peace. Built in 1651, it represents the landmark of Beijing, as well as a symbol of the new China.
  • Proceed to the Imperial Palace, the largest and most complete complex of ancient architectures.
  • After lunch, enjoy an afternoon tour of the Summer Palace.

Overnight: Beijing – (B, L)

3

Day 3 Beijing

Activities:

  • Highlights include a visit to the Great Wall, the most ancient and longest structure ever erected by man.
  • Visit the Ming Tomb, which houses the tombs of 13 emperors of the Ming Dynasty. The underground palace excavated was the Dingling Tomb where cultural relics such as the emperor’s robe and crown are displayed.
  • Peking duck dinner this evening.

Overnight: Beijing – (B, L, D)

4

Day 4 Beijing

Activities:

  • Morning tour to Hutong around the Drum Tower.
  • Riding in a pedi-cab, we explore the city’s traditional neighbourhoods, called hutongs (literally, alleyways). Here, we can get an idea of what the entire city once looked like, and experience the traditional way of life. Among the hutongs, we can observe elders whiling away the night with a game of Chinese chess or mahjong, shopkeepers selling traditional snacks like jian bing (pancakes) and baozi (steamed buns), and hear calls announcing the arrival of the knife sharpener or cardboard collector.
  • In the afternoon, visit Panjiayuan Antique Market & Xiushui Market.

Overnight: Beijing – (B, L)

5

Day 5 Beijing - Xian Flight

Activities:

  • Transfer for your flight to Xian, the great ancient capital of the glorious Tang Dynasty in the 7th century.
  • On arrival, meeting and transfer to your hotel.
  • Afternoon City tour including bell tower, the city wall.
  • Evening Chinese Dumpling dinner banquet.

Overnight: Xian – (B, D)

6

Day 6 Xian

Activities:

  • View the astonishing army of the life sized terracotta warriors that have been standing guard by the tomb of the emperor Qin Shi Huang Di for over 2,000 years.
  • Afternoon visit Wild Goose Pagoda & Shan’s xi Museum.
  • Evening Tang Dynasty Dinner Show.

Overnight: Xian – (B, L, D)

7

Day 7 Xian - Shanghai Flight

Activities:

  • Transfer for your flight to Shanghai. Meeting at airport and transfer to your hotel.
  • Shanghai – Afternoon at leisure for shopping.

Overnight: Shanghai – (B, L)

8

Day 8 Shanghai

Activities:

  • Today’s sightseeing includes a drive along the Bund, visit to the Children’s Palace, Temple of the Jade Buddha and the Shanghai Museum.

Overnight: Shanghai – (B, L)

9

Day 9 Shanghai - Guilin Flight

Activities:

  • Transfer for your flight to Guilin. Meeting and transfer to hotel upon arrival.
  • Guilin – Afternoon tour to the magnificent terraced rice fields of Longsheng. Carved into the hillside over hundreds of years by the local Zhuang and Yao people, the rice fields, when filled with water, resemble dragon’s scales, hence the mountain’s name – Dragon’s Back.
  • Late afternoon, we drive back to Guilin.

Overnight: Guilin – (B, L, D)

10

Day 10 Guilin

Activities:

  • Today, enjoy a scenic boat cruise down the Li-Jiang River to the small town of Yang Shuo. Along the route, experience an endless variety of spectacular scenery and colourful river traffic which ranges from one man bamboo rafts to large junks plus an occasional wading water buffalo.
  • In the afternoon, arrive Yang Shuo where you can shop at the ”free market”.

Overnight: Guilin – (B, L)

11

Day 11 Guilin - Guangzhou

Activities:

  • City tour including Fubo Hill, Camel Hill, and the Reed Flute Cave which can hold up to 1,000 people in its enormous chamber and the Elephant Trunk Hill.
  • Transfer for your flight to Guangzhou. Meeting at airport and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight: Guangzhou – (B, L)

12

Day 12 Guangzhou

Activities:

  • After breakfast meeting in the hotel lobby for a city sightseeing tour that includes Yuexiu Park, Memorial Hall of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen and Chen Clan Classical Learning Academy.
  • Time permitting, a brief excursion to the zoo.

Departure: Transfer to the station for your express train to Hong Kong (train fare not-included) or the airport for your flight home. – (B, L)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
We can personalize this tour just for you! Call: 416-690-6996 or complete form in: CUSTOM-CRAFTED tab on this page.

Location Name: China, Asia
Area (SQ KM): 9,596,960
Population: 1,367,485,388
Capital: Beijing
Language(s): Standard Chinese (Mandarin/Putonghua), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghaiese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang, Gan, Hakka dialects, minority languages
Religion: Officially atheist; Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Christian, Muslim
Currency: Chinese Yuan Renminbi – CNY
Time Zone: GMT +8
Electricity: 220 V
Phone Country Code to Call (China, Asia): 86


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