Day 01: Arrival in Shanghai (no meal)
Arrive in Shanghai. Our guide will meet you at the airport & transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 02: Shanghai (B, L)
Visit Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden & Jade Buddha Temple.
- Oriental Pearl TV Tower: Best viewing spot of Shanghai located by the Huangpu River with 468 meters high.
- Yu Garden: It used to be a private garden with 400 years' history; it features traditional architectural style of Yangtze Delta.
- Jade Buddha Temple: Most popular Buddhist temple in Shanghai boasting 2 precious jade Buddha sculptures from Burma.
Day 03: Shanghai/Guilin (B, L)
Visit old quarters of Shanghai, then proceed to the Bund and Nanjing Road. Transfer to airport and fly to Guilin.
- The Bund: Shanghai 's famous waterfront to see new-erect modern skyscrapers and aged buildings of the colonial period.
- Nanjing Road: the busiest shopping street in Shanghai.
Day 04: Guilin (B, L)
Take a leisurely cruise down Li River enjoying the stunning landscape, and arrive at Yangshuo. Free afternoon for shopping at local market. Stay at Yangshuo overnight.
- Li River cruise: a wonderful 3.5-hour cruise going down a clear river sided by picturesque scenery. Lunch on board.
Day 05: Yangshuo (B, L, D)
Take a golf car to the countryside near Yangshuo to see local farmer's life. Drive to Guilin and visit Reed Flute Cave . Then drive to Longji (Dragon's Back Bone) to visit man-made wonder Longji Rice Terraces and minority Zhuang and Yao village. Stay overnight at Ping An Zhuang Village.
- Reed Flute Cave: fantastic stalactites & stalagmites formation, known as "Natural Art Gallery".
- Longji Rice Terraces: first built in Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), a feat of farm engineering.
Day 06: Guilin/Xian by flight (B, L)
Explore the village and the nearby area. Take an afternoon flight to Xian. Be met and transferred to hotel.
Day 07: Xian (B, L)
Visit the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, cave dwelling for local farmers and the Wild Goose Pagoda.
- The Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum: one of the most important archaeological finds in the 20 th century; an army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb since 2200 year ago.
- The Wild Goose Pagoda: the city emblem, which was first built in Tang Dynasty for the storage of Buddhist scriptures taken from India by Monk Xuanzang.
Day 08: Xian/Beijing by flight (B, L)
Visit the Provincial Museum and Ancient City Wall. Take a late afternoon flight to Beijing. Be met and transferred to hotel.
- The Provincial Museum: One of the main museums in China which holds numerous unearthed cultural relics of China.
- The Ancient City Wall: the best-kept and biggest city walls in China.
Day 09: Beijing (B, L)
Full day trip to the Tian'anmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven.
- The Tian'anmen Square: The largest city square in the world.
- The Forbidden City: The largest imperial palace in China for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years.
- The Temple of Heaven: a masterpiece of architecture and landscape design where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation.
Day 10: Beijing (B, L)
Full day trip to the Great Wall, Ming Tomb and Sacred road. Enjoy a famous Peking Duck Banquet for dinner.
- The Great Wall: One of the great wonders in the world and the symbol of China.
- The Ding Tomb: an underground palace for a Ming-dynasty emperors' afterlife.
- The Sacred Road: "the way leading to Heaven" which is guarded on both sides with 12 stone statues
Day 11: Beijing departure (B)
Transfer to Beijing Capital Airport for your flight to the next destination.
The tour cost on a twin share basis starts from USD pp (minimum 2 pax)
Single supplement: USD.
- Private transfers airport/hotel/airport;
- Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide;
- Accommodations at 4 star hotels with daily breakfast;
- Meals specified in the itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner;
- Domestic flights and trains listed;
- Admission fees.
- International flights or trains;
- Visa arrangement;
- Excess luggage charge (the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg );
- Personal expense;
- Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
- Gratuities to guides and drives.