Glimpse of China 9 Days
Departure Date
Land Cost
On request
US$
1545.00
US$
265.00
 
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CHINA is one of the most diverse countries in the word from ancient cultures to modern miracles. This 9 days tour will give you an opportunity to see and experience  some of the wonders in the world.


In Beijing, bisit the world famous Great Wall and The Forbidden City.  


In Xian, you will visit the world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses, the big wild Goose Pagoda and the Grand Mosque. Also discover amazing New China in the heart of bustling Shanghai which dates back to the fabled Ming Dynasty.

 
 
 

Day 01 Arrive Beijing, transfer to hotel.

Arrival at Beijing, you will be met & transferred by your professional English speaking guide to your hotel.

 

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

 

Ovenright Beijing.

Day 02 Tour Beijing

MEAL: Breakfast/Lunch

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day city excursion to Tiananmen Square-the largest square in the world.

 

Forbidden City-imperial palace of Ming and Qing Dynasty, with a history of around 600 years.

 

Temple of Heaven-where ancient emperors prayed for good harvest.  It is a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design which simply and graphically illustrates a cosmogony of great importance for the evolution of one of the world’s great civilizations.

 

Lunch at local restaurant.

 

Overnight Beijing.

Day 03 Tour Beijing

MEAL: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Buffet breakfast at hotel followed by full day trip to the Great Wall at Badaling, the Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way with lunch at local Chinese restaurant. Peking Roasted Duck Dinner. 

 

The Great Wall: the symbol of China and Climbing the Great Wall you can pass visitors from all over the world, and hear conversations in almost every language.

 

The Ming Tombs: Consisting of mausoleums of 13 Ming emperors, is one of the largest imperial necropolises in China.The Sacred Way: The way stood on both sides with marvelous stone sculptures by which means the road leading to heaven.

 

Lunch and Dinner at local restaurants.

 

Ovenright Beijing.

Day 04 Fly Beijing- Xian

MEAL: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Buffet breakfast at hotel, then explore old town of Beijing(visit Hutong by rickshaw). A hutong is a unique form of community that exists only in China. 

 

Lunch at the Hutong family followed by transfer to the airport for flight to Xian-the ancient capital of China.

 

Upon arrival in Xian,  meet and transfer the hotel.

 

Dumpling Dinner with dumplings making demonstration at a good dumpling restaurant. 

 

Overnight Xian.

 

Day 05 Tour Xian

MEAL: Breakfast

Buffet breakfast at hotel.

 

Full day excursion to world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses, the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb.

 

Continue to the big wild Goose Pagoda and the Grand Mosque.

 

Lunch at a local restaurant. 

 

Evening optional  the Tang Dynasty Dinner Show (highly recommended, as it is one of  the best shows in China).

 

Overnight Xian. 

 

 

The Big wild Goose Pagoda: It is one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, possibly the most beautiful building left in Xi'an today. 

The Great Mosque: It is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China

Day 06 Fly Xian-Shanghai

MEAL: Breakfast/Lunch

Buffet breakfast at hotel. then visit Shaanxi Historical Museum, Ancient City Wall, which was constructed in the early Ming Dynasty on the basis of the Imperial City of Chang An (Everlasting Peace) of the Tang Dynasty.

 

Lunch at local restaurant followed by transfer to the airport for flight to Shanghai.

 

Meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. 

 

Overnight Shanghai.

 

Day 07 Tour Shanghai

MEAL: Breakfast/Lunch

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day city tour with visit to the Yu Garden, a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai, dates back to the fabled Ming Dynasty.

 

Continue to the "Bund", known as a miniature museum of international architecture with dozens of high buildings standing along the shore.

 

Walk on the Nanjing Road,  the longest commercial street in China, lined with big department and specialty stores, upscale boutiques, and a variety of fine restaurants, enjoying the reputation of "China's No.1 Street.

 

Continue to  the Jade Buddha Temple, the most famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai.

 

Evening check the optional the Acrobatic Show.

 

Overnight Shanghai.

 

 

Nanjing Road: 

Day 08 At leisure in Shanghai

MEAL: Breakfast

Today is a free day. You can just enjoy walkign around the downtown or just take an optional day tour to Suzhou by bullet train.

 

Overnight Shanghai.

Day 09 Shanghai - U.S. or an extension

MEAL: Breakfast

Transfer to airport and fly back home, or extend your trip to Tibet.

 
VISA INFO

A valid passport and visa are required to enter and exit China and must be obtained from Chinese Embassies or Consulates before traveling to China.

For information about entry requirements you may consult the Visa Office of the Embassy of China (PRC) at Room 110, 2201 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20007, or telephone (202) 338-6688 and (202) 588-9760.

For more detailed information, visit  http://www.china-embassy.org/eng

There are Chinese consulates general in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.

If you need a help in applying for the visa, Click  Click Visa Agent