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Day 1 - Arrive in Shanghai

Today 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.

Accommodation: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai

Day 2 - 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
Accommodation: Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai

Day 3 - Transfer to Suzhou | Tongli Water Town and Humble Administrator's Garden Tour in Suzhou

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

Today you will arrive in Suzhou 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.

Embark on an unforgettable full-day Suzhou Classic Tour with our private excursion, immersing yourself in the charm of Tongli Water Town and the beauty of the Humble Administrator's Garden. Explore Tongli Water Town, a picturesque ancient town renowned for its tranquil canals, historic bridges, and well-preserved Ming and Qing dynasty architecture. Wander through narrow alleys and visit traditional tea houses, offering a glimpse into the town's rich cultural heritage.

Continue your journey to the Humble Administrator's Garden, one of China's most famous classical gardens and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire the exquisite landscaping, serene ponds, pavilions, and lush vegetation, all meticulously designed to harmonize with nature. Experience the timeless beauty and tranquility of this iconic garden, offering a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. This full-day tour promises an enriching exploration of Suzhou's cultural and natural wonders.


China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Humble Administrator's Garden
Humble Administrator's Garden
Tongli Water Town
Tongli Water Town
Accommodation: Hotel Soul Suzhou

Day 4 - Transfer to Hangzhou | West Lake,Chenghuang Pavilion,Oil-Paper Parasol Crafting

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

Today you will arrive in Hangzhou 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.

Embark on a captivating cruise across the renowned West Lake. Delight in the serene beauty that has long inspired Chinese poets.

Ascend Chenghuang Pavilion for a panoramic vista of Hangzhou and West Lake. Pause for a delightful interlude and savor Southern Song Dynasty snacks.

Continue your journey with a visit to an oil umbrella workshop, where you'll delve into the intricacies of this ancient Chinese craft. Unleash your creativity as you personalize your own umbrella with a painting session.


West Lake
West Lake
Oil-Paper Parasol Crafting
Oil-Paper Parasol Crafting
Chenghuang Pavilion
Chenghuang Pavilion
Accommodation: HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou

Day 5 - Fly to Guilin | Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, and City Exploration

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

Today 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.

Discover the Enchanting Beauty of Guilin: A Journey through a world of wonder as you wander through the famous limestone marvels of Reed Flute Cave, where nature has crafted an underground masterpiece.Behold Guilin's iconic symbol, the magnificent Elephant Trunk Hill, and capture unforgettable memories of this natural wonder.Immerse yourself in the heart of the city by exploring the serene lakes and vibrant central walking streets, where modernity meets tradition.Guilin's beauty is timeless, its history rich, and its nature astounding – experience it all on this unforgettable journey.



Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill
Reed Flute Cave
Reed Flute Cave
Guilin City Lakes Walking
Guilin City Lakes Walking
Accommodation: Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel

Day 6 - Immersive Cultural Exploration | Longsheng Day Tour from Guilin

Discover China's fascinating ethnic minority culture on an exciting one day tour around Longsheng in stunning Guilin. Accompanied by your own knowledgeable local guide, venture to the rural Guangxi countryside and interact with the Zhuang and Yao communities, whose intriguing way of life is characterized by traditions formed over centuries. Then, take a gentle hike to the renowned Longji Rice Terraces and absorb spectacular views of the agricultural marvels, and capture some amazing photographs of the scenery beneath you.A local lady dressed in Zhuang costume will show you how to make Guilin Oil Tea. Your guide will translate for you and you also can participate in the process, and finally taste the distinctive flavor of oil tea. Enjoy the added convenience of pick up and drop off to your hotel in downtown Guilin. The perfect day trip from the city!


Longji Rice Terraces
Longji Rice Terraces
Longji Ethnic People
Longji Ethnic People
Bamboo Tube Rice
Bamboo Tube Rice
Oil Tea
Oil Tea
Longji Cable Car
Longji Cable Car
Guilin Oil Tea
Guilin Oil Tea
Accommodation: Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel

Day 7 - Li River Cruise | Guilin to Yangshuo 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.


Li River Cruise (Include lunch)
Li River Cruise (Include lunch)
Yangshuo West Street
Yangshuo West Street
Accommodation: Percent Hotel by Li River

Day 8 - Fly to Xi'an

Today your local tour guide will escort you to your accommodation in Yangshuo, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable transition as you embark on your exploration of this enchanting destination.

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

Today you will fly to Xi'an. 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 9 - Terracotta Army Wonders and Xi'an's Cultural Delights | Bell & Drum Towers, Muslim Quarter, and the Great Mosque

Depart from your hotel and venture to the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage-listed site of the Terracotta Army. Listen as your guide sets the historical scene and describes how 7,000 life-sized terracotta figures and horses were buried beside Emperor Qin Shihuang in his majestic mausoleum. Disembark and explore the site, marvelling at the endless rows of figures. Browse the exhibitions of the museum to gain further insight into the intriguing history of the tomb. 

Later this afternoon, take a walk on the Bell & Drum Tower Square and from where you could pay an outer visit of the two towers. The two towers were also built in the Ming Dynasty and the Drum Tower is 4 years older than the Bell Tower.

Continue move to Muslim Quarter. In this food street, you will meet lots of local food and snacks, as well as some little souvenirs. If you are interested in local food, it is a good place to satisfy your stomach. 

At last you will visit the Great Mosquea, a major place for the religious activities of the Muslims in Xi’an. This mosque, different from the mosques we usually see, is more like a traditional Chinese garden. For example, you will see Chinese pavilions with painted beams and engraved ridgepoles. At last, transfer you back to hotel.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Xi'an Bell Tower and Drum Tower
Xi'an Bell Tower and Drum Tower
Muslim Street
Muslim Street

Day 10 - Xi'an's Timeless Treasures | Shaanxi History Museum and Big Wild Goose Pagoda & Fly to Beijing

Begin your journey at the Shaanxi History Museum, where you'll delve deep into the past. This museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts, ranging from ancient art and sculptures to historical relics, providing a comprehensive overview of the region's history.

Next, we'll take you to the iconic Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), an architectural marvel that dates back to the Tang Dynasty. Ascend this ancient structure and marvel at the breathtaking views of Xi'an. Learn about its historical and religious significance as you explore its tranquil surroundings.

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

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.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Shaanxi History Museum
Shaanxi History Museum
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing

Day 11 - From Tian'anmen to Hutongs | Exploring Beijing's Imperial and Local Heritage

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest public square and a symbol of China. It's witnessed decades of historic events. Walk across the square and explore the awe-inspiring Forbidden City, the world's largest palace complex and former home to 24 emperors. With over 8,728 rooms, it's China's best-preserved ancient building collection. Enter through the Meridian Gate and explore the central axis to see highlighted palaces and learn about the emperors' stories. Later, take a 15-minute walk to Jingshan Park for a panoramic view of modern Beijing and the Forbidden City. After lunch, enjoy a rickshaw tour through the historic Hutongs, immersing yourself in local life. 

Tiananmen Square
Tiananmen Square
Forbidden City
Forbidden City
Jingshan Park (Panorama view of Forbidden City)
Jingshan Park (Panorama view of Forbidden City)
Rickshaw in Hutong
Rickshaw in Hutong
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing

Day 12 - Beijing Adventure | Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, and Tai Chi Experience

Meet your private guide in your hotel's lobby at your preferred time in Beijing.  Then heading directly to Mutianyu Great Wall which will take about 1.5 hours, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories on the way, sit back and enjoy the countryside sceneries along the way.  Once arrive at the The Mutianyu Great Wall, you’ll take the cable car or ski lift up to the Wall, spend some time to hike up and down for about 1.5 hours at the various sections of the Wall, exploring the watch and beacon towers.  Afterwards, stop at a local restaurant for lunch.  In the afternoon, continue to explore the courtyards in the Temple of Heaven park, learn the histories and stories about the temple with your tour guide, get to know what an emperor's worship looks like. You will visit major buildings inside the park, including Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, Hall or Imperial Zenith, Echo Wall, Nine Dragon Cypress, Circular Mount Alter and more.Then watch the locals play the Tai chi,which is slow motion exercise.It is a becoming more and more popular sport throughout the whole world.


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
Accommodation: Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing

Day 13 - Departure

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

Accommodation

  • 2 Nights in Shanghai
  • 1 Night in Suzhou
  • 1 Night in Hangzhou
  • 2 Nights in Guilin
  • 1 Night in Yangshuo
  • 3 Nights in Beijing
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Room Type:Superior Room(18㎡)
Why this Hotel:

Located in commercial, entertainment and shopping centers, close to Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, Huaihai Road and People's Square; The Shanghai Museum, Grand Theatre and Concert Hall are just a few steps away, and the People's Square subway station is only 5 minutes away. The hotel has a variety of exquisite and comfortable rooms, unique design, fully humanized. Rooms are equipped with wireless network, computer and TV integrated equipment, to provide perfect business support.

Hotel Soul Suzhou
Hotel Soul Suzhou
Hotel Soul Suzhou
Hotel Soul Suzhou
Hotel Soul Suzhou
Hotel Soul Suzhou
Hotel Soul Suzhou
Hotel Soul Suzhou
Hotel Soul Suzhou
Room Type:Superior Room
Why this Hotel:

Located within walking distance of the 150-year-old Guan Qian Street, Hotel Soul features a charming Suzhou-style rooftop garden and modern guestrooms. It is a 15-minute drive from the famous Humble Administrator Garden. All guests can enjoy 20% discounts on meals (except for drinks and room service).

Rooms at Hotel Soul are fully air-conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV and an electronic safety deposit box. Guests can also enjoy the use of a designer tea and coffee set.

The hotel has a fitness center on site. Dry cleaning and laundry services are also available. Hotel Soul provides the service of car rental as well. Free Wi-Fi is provided.

Buffet style breakfast is served at the hotel. Healthy Western dishes can be found at Brasserie 101.

Hotel Soul is 656 feet from Chayuanchang Subway Station (Exit 2, Line 4) and 1.2 mi away from Suzhou Railway Station. The nearest airport is Sunan Shuofang Airport, a 50-minute drive away from the hotel.

HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
Room Type:Guest Room
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Room Type:Superior Room (25 m²)
Why this Hotel:

The hotel is located on Binjiang Road in the center of Guilin, just across the road from the landmark "Elephant Trunk Hill" in Guilin. The 180-degree unobstructed terrace of the restaurant Ailifang on the seventh floor of the hotel can enjoy the day and night beauty of Xiangshan and Li River. In September 2020, it was awarded the first batch of employees in Guilin. (Model worker) Recuperation base, selected as a member unit of Guilin Research Travel Association in 2021.

Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Percent Hotel by Li River
Room Type:Guestroom - Courtyard-View (Queen bed) (Balcony)
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing
Room Type:Deluxe Room(22m²)
Why this Hotel:

Ideally located in the heart of the bustling Wangfujing Commercial Area, Sunworld Hotel is surrounded by plenty of well-known shopping malls and stylish restaurants. The shiny property offers a modern fitness center, a tour desk with day trip arrangement service and free Wi-Fi in the public area. Paid parking is provided as well.

Sunworld is a 5-minute walk from Dengshikou Subway Station (Line 5), a 10-minute drive from the world-famous Tian’anmen Square, the Forbidden City and Jingshan Park. Capital International Airport is a 40-minute car journey away.

Tastefully decorated, each guestroom comes with an air purifier, a satellite TV, a mini-bar and a safety deposit box. Bathrobes and slippers are stocked in the attached bathroom. The carpeted floor, soft lighting and high-quality furniture create a gentle and elegant atmosphere.

Unwind after a busy day or a long journey with a soothing massage treatment, or rent a car or bicycle to explore the charming hutongs and the exciting modern city. In addition, offering a spacious ballroom and a range of versatile meeting rooms, Sunworld Hotel is an ideal venue for meetings and parties.

International delicacies and daily buffet spreads for breakfast are available at Sunny Café.

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-2 Kingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Day3 Hotel Soul Suzhou
Day4 HaiHua Grand Hotel Hangzhou
Day5-6 Jolie Vue Boutique Hotel
Day7 Percent Hotel by Li River
Day10-12 Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing

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!

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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

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Flights

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

service

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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.

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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.

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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.