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Day 1 - Arrive in Beijing

Today you will fly to Beijing. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Day 2 - From Tian'anmen to Hutongs: Exploring Beijing's Imperial and Local Heritage

Begin your adventure at the iconic Tian'anmen Square, where you'll stand in awe of its grandeur and significance in Chinese history. Then, step into the majestic Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, where our expert guides will regale you with captivating royal stories, bringing the ancient palace to life before your eyes.

Ascend to the scenic Jingshan Park for a panoramic view of the Forbidden City, offering a breathtaking perspective of its sprawling grandeur against the backdrop of Beijing's skyline.

Next, immerse yourselves in the charm of Beijing's traditional way of life as you wander through the labyrinthine alleys of the old Hutongs, where ancient traditions blend seamlessly with modern life.

Experience the captivating artistry of Beijing Opera Facial Makeup, as skilled performers demonstrate the intricate techniques behind this centuries-old art form.

Finally, indulge in a culinary delight with a sumptuous feast of Peking Roasted Duck at Quanjude, a culinary institution renowned for its exquisite flavors and culinary mastery.


A fun explanation of the mythical creatures in the Forbidden City:Unravel the enchanting tales of mythical beasts in the Forbidden City: The Dragon soars with imperial power; Phoenix brings grace; Qilin bestows prosperity; and the Turtle grants longevity. These creatures, steeped in legend, adorn the palace with their symbolic significance, adding a touch of whimsy to China's rich cultural heritage.

A fun explanation of the mythical creatures in the Forbidden City
A fun explanation of the mythical creatures in the Forbidden City
Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Jingshan Park (Panorama view of Forbidden City)
Jingshan Park (Panorama view of Forbidden City)
Peking Roasted Duck at Quanjude
Peking Roasted Duck at Quanjude
Palace Museum royal story explanation
Palace Museum royal story explanation
Beijing Opera Facial Makeup
Beijing Opera Facial Makeup
Hutong
Hutong

Day 3 - Beijing Adventure: Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, and Tai Chi Experience

Venture to the magnificent Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, where you and your loved ones will ascend ancient stone steps and traverse winding pathways, marveling at the breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. Explore watchtowers, guard stations, and historic landmarks, all while immersing yourselves in the rich history and legend of this iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Afterward, delve into the spiritual realm with a visit to the awe-inspiring Temple of Heaven, a masterpiece of Ming dynasty architecture and a symbol of ancient Chinese cosmology. Engage in a Tai Chi experience amidst the serene surroundings of the temple grounds, guided by experienced instructors who will teach you the graceful movements and philosophy behind this ancient martial art.


Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Take cable car up and down the Great Wall
Take cable car up and down the Great Wall
Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven
Glide down the Great Wall on a toboggan
Glide down the Great Wall on a toboggan
Temple of Heaven Tai Chi experience
Temple of Heaven Tai Chi experience

Day 4 - Summer Palace Serenity and Xi'an Bound: A UNESCO Heritage Adventure and Onward Journey

Embark on your journey at the Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the East Gate's Hall of Benevolence and Longevity, the Long corridor, the marble boat, and more. As you travel back through the middle, visit the serene Yonghe Temple with its unique blend of Tibetan and Han Chinese architecture. Continue to the Hall of Dispelling Clouds, admire the Tower of Buddhist Incense, and conclude your tour at the north gate of the Summer Palace. This adventure seamlessly weaves historical richness with spiritual beauty.

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the high-speed train station.

Take a 4.5-hour bullet train from Beijing to Xi'an.

Then you will arrive in XIan by high-speed train station. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Summer Palace
Summer Palace
The Lhama Monastery
The Lhama Monastery
China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train

Day 5 - Terracotta Army Wonders and Xi'an's Cultural Delights: Bell & Drum Towers, Muslim Quarter, and the Great Mosque

Embark on a journey through time as you explore the awe-inspiring Terracotta Army, where you and your little ones can marvel at the intricately crafted soldiers and horses. Delve deeper into history with a visit to the fascinating exhibit showcasing Peasants made terracotta warriors and horses, offering a unique perspective on the craftsmanship and dedication of ancient artisans.

But the adventure doesn't end there! Experience the thrill of cycling atop the majestic Ancient City Wall, an iconic symbol of Xi'an's rich heritage. As you pedal along the ancient ramparts, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the city skyline and surrounding landscapes, creating unforgettable memories for the whole family.


Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Peasants made terracotta warriors and horses
Peasants made terracotta warriors and horses
Ancient City Wall Cycling(120 minutes)/hiking
Ancient City Wall Cycling(120 minutes)/hiking

Day 6 - Private Half day Xi'an Museum and Big Wild Goose Pagoda Tour

Begin your adventure with a visit to the Xi'an Museum, where ancient artifacts and treasures await, offering a glimpse into the city's illustrious past. Delve into centuries of history as you wander through captivating exhibits, learning about Xi'an's pivotal role as an ancient capital along the Silk Road.

Next, marvel at the majestic Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a revered Buddhist landmark towering over the cityscape. Explore the sacred grounds, adorned with ornate sculptures and intricate architecture, while our expert guides share fascinating tales of devotion and enlightenment.

Immerse yourselves in the enchanting world of traditional Chinese culture with a mesmerizing Shadow Play performance, where intricately crafted puppets come to life against a backdrop of light and shadow. Then, unleash your creativity with a hands-on Paper Cutting workshop in the serene ambiance of Gaojia Courtyard, where skilled artisans will teach you the time-honored art of crafting delicate paper designs.

Enjoy your free time until your guide come and escort you to airport for your onward flight.

Then you will fly to Guilin. On arrival, your private guide will be ready to welcome you at the arrival hall, and transfer to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in, and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Shaanxi History Museum
Shaanxi History Museum
Shadow Play and Paper Cutting in Gaojia Courtyard
Shadow Play and Paper Cutting in Gaojia Courtyard

Day 7 - Guilin and Yangshuo's Natural Wonders: Reed Flute Cave, Xianggong Hill, and Liusanjie Show Adventure

Join us on the Li River cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo - the centerpiece of any trip to northeastern Guangxi Province. Gorgeous Karst peaks give you a surprise at each bend of the limpid river under the blue sky. Water buffalo patrol the fields, peasants reap rice paddies, and school kids and fisherman float by on bamboo rafts. With its breathtaking scenery, life on the river is a taste of a life far removed from the concrete metropolis.Your day will begin with a pick-up at 8:20 in the morning from the hotel in Guilin. From here you will travel to Zhujiang pier, where you will board the boat. The cruise lasts approximately 5-hours (from 9:00 - 14:00). During this time you will enjoy stunning scenery of the Li River. Finally, to finish the day, we will enjoy a wander through Yangshuo town and a roam down the famous West Street. Your day will end at approximately 4 pm, when you will be dropped-off back at your hotel.

Ten-Mile Gallery:As the name implies, "Ten-Mile Gallery" is a picturesque road stretching from the Yangshuo town area to Moon Hill, endowed with rolling hills, endless fields, idyllic villages and clear rivers on both sides. The beautiful scenery all the way makes you feel like you are travelling in a painting. The road is not too long and in good condition, most visitors choose to travel by bike so that they can stop every now and then to enjoy the roadside landscape and take photos.

Yangshuo Cycling
Yangshuo Cycling
Ten-Mile Gallery
Ten-Mile Gallery
Li River Cruise (Include lunch)
Li River Cruise (Include lunch)
Yangshuo West Street
Yangshuo West Street

Day 8 - Yangshuo Half Day Farmer-picking Tour and Fly to Shanghai

Start your day with a serene and picturesque cruise along the Yulong River.  Marvel at the stunning karst landscape, crystal-clear waters, and lush greenery as you gently float downstream.  Your private guide will provide insights into the local culture and history of the area.

Enjoy a delicious local lunch at a riverside restaurant, savoring authentic Guilin cuisine.

After lunch, we'll take you to Moon Hill, a distinctive natural arch with a moon-shaped hole in the karst peak.  Embark on a scenic hike to the top, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.  Don't forget your camera to capture the stunning scenery.

Next, experience an exhilarating adventure on a sidecar tour through the charming countryside of Yangshuo.  Your expert guide will lead you on a thrilling ride along winding roads, through quaint villages, and past picturesque rice paddies.  It's a unique and fun way to explore the region.

Return to Hotel in the late afternoon, ending your day tour filled with unforgettable natural beauty, culture, and adventure.

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the airport.

Then you will fly to Shanghai. On arrival, your private guide will welcome you at the arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Yangshuo Sidecar Tour
Yangshuo Sidecar Tour
Moon Hill
Moon Hill
Yulong River
Yulong River
an exhilarating adventure on a sidecar
an exhilarating adventure on a sidecar

Day 9 - Shanghai Unveiled: French Concession, Yuyuan Garden, Old City God Temple, and Nostalgic Strolls in the Old Streets

Your Shanghai city tour include a visit to the ritzy French Concession enclave, a former French colonial settlement. It returned to China in 1946. Despite redevelopment over recent decades, the area has retained its distinct character as a premier residential and retail district in Shanghai. You will also visit the traditional ancient oriental garden – Yuyuan Garden, a classical landscape garden and explore the Chenghuangmiao (Old City God Temple) next to the Yuyuan Garden.

If you want to discover the vanishing life of Shanghai, pay a visit to Shanghai old street and Nongtang is a must. Nongtang constitutes the most important architectural feature of contemporary Shanghai. It forms the most common living space for ordinary Shanghainese and an important part of local culture. It can be said that if there were no Nongtang, there would be no Shanghai and no Shanghai people.

End of the day, you can visit Xintiandi Style Shopping Center and busy Bund. You will pass through back to the golden age in 1920s. Enter some old buildings to have find the luxury of the past. 


Yuyuan Garden
Yuyuan Garden
Night walking along the Bund
Night walking along the Bund
Xintiandi
Xintiandi
French Concession
French Concession
Shanghai Chenghuangmiao (Old City God Temple)
Shanghai Chenghuangmiao (Old City God Temple)
Nongtang
Nongtang

Day 10 - Departure

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the airport for your onward flight.

Accommodation

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard

Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast

Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)

  • Well screened Hotels

    Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.

  • Super nice location

    Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.

TransportPrivate & Air-conditioned

All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises

Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space

  • Best-time flight

    No early get up. No late arrival.

  • Better seats

    Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.

GuidePrivate & Professional

Expert English-speaking local guide

MealsSafe & Authentic

All meals specified in the itinerary

  • Satisfying food

    Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!

  • Local specialities

    Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!

  • Little snack

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SupportUseful Package & 24/7 Local Service

Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day

24/7 helpline while you are travelling

ExcursionsAll listed in the above Itnerary

All excursions specified in the itinerary

All entrance fees specified in the itinerary

Not included
Flights

Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

service

our driver
Professional Guides & Drivers

We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

our hotel
Well-selected Scenic spots and Hotel

All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

local
Local Available 7/24

You will have our local team's urgency contact number and we are available whenever and wherever. If you meet any problem or need any help, just make a phone call and everything will be settled down at a time.

welcome kit
Warm Welcome Kits

We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.