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Our genuine experts explored the destinations time and again and finally worked out the itinerary taking you to experience the highlights in various ways that others might miss.

pic Visit Suzhou Water Town ---"Venice of the East"

A leisurely trip to the thousand-year-old water towns will allow you to experience its rich, historical canalside atmosphere and weather beaten charm.

pic Travel like a local --- take a high-speed train

You will take a high-speed train to experience the technological development of China.

pic Look for the old days of Shanghai

Discover the vanishing life of Shanghai by paying a visit to Shanghai old street and Nongtang, where is an important part of local culture.

pic In-depth explore Terracotta Warriors

You will definitely have enough time discover the magnificent Terracotta Warriors, and also get the opportunity to learn how make the mini clay Terracotta Warriors with your own hands.

pic Eat Beijing roast duck like a local

You will learn how to eat the famous Beijing roast duck in the correct way. and watch the chef slice the cooked golden duck by your table.

pic Discover local culture in hutong by local rickshaw

Take a local rickshaw to look for real culture of Beijing in ancient hutongs alleyways, you may see locals paint operatic face,make dough figurine or play mahjong.

pic Best time visit the unmissable Great Wall --- avoid the crowds

You will take a cable car up and down the Great wall and enjoy amazing views as it snakes across the hills and mountains.

pic Locals daily morning exercises in Temple of Heaven

See locals greeting the sun with their daily Tai Chi morning exercises in the park of the Temple of Heaven. Take some photos or you can even join them!

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 - Welcome to 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 - Look for the old days of Shanghai

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 - High-speed Train & Suzhou Gardens

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

Take a 0.5-hour bullet train from Shanghai to Suzhou with second class seat.

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.

Our adventure begins with a visit to the exquisite Lingering Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its classical Chinese landscaping and tranquil ambiance. Wander through the winding pathways, serene ponds, and intricately designed pavilions, marveling at the harmonious blend of rocks, plants, and water features that characterize this historic garden.

Next, we'll delve into the rich history of Suzhou with a visit to the iconic Panmen Gate, one of the few remaining ancient city gates in China. Explore the towering walls, ornate pagodas, and historic landmarks that surround this historic site, as your knowledgeable guide shares insights into its architectural significance and cultural heritage.

Continuing our journey, we'll immerse ourselves in the spiritual tranquility of Hanshan Temple, a revered Buddhist sanctuary dating back over a thousand years. Admire the elegant pagodas, ornate sculptures, and peaceful gardens that adorn this historic temple complex, as we learn about its storied past and enduring legacy.

Afterward, we'll meander through the picturesque alleyways and historic buildings of Pingjiang Historic Street, a charming quarter renowned for its traditional architecture, artisan workshops, and cultural heritage. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you browse local shops, sample street food delicacies, and soak in the timeless ambiance of this historic thoroughfare.

Finally, we'll conclude our tour with a visit to Suzhou No.1 Silk Mill, where you'll discover the intricate artistry and craftsmanship behind Suzhou's world-famous silk industry. Learn about the silk production process, from cocoon harvesting to weaving and dyeing, and marvel at the exquisite silk products on display in the mill's showroom.


China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Lingering Garden
Lingering Garden
Panmen Gate
Panmen Gate
Hanshan Temple
Hanshan Temple
Pingjiang Historic Street
Pingjiang Historic Street
Suzhou No.1 Silk Mill
Suzhou No.1 Silk Mill
Accommodation: Hotel Soul Suzhou

Day 4 - Tongli Water Town & Fly to Xi'an

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.

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

Take a 6.5-hour bullet train ride from Suzhou to Xi'an with second class seat.

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.

Humble Administrator's Garden
Humble Administrator's Garden
Tongli Water Town
Tongli Water Town
China Bullet Train
China Bullet Train
Accommodation: DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)

Day 5 - Terracotta Warriors & Xi'an Ancient City Wall

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
Accommodation: DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)

Day 6 - Xi'an City Tour & Fly to Beijing Your city tour will begin with a visit to Shaan

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.

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 Xi'an to Beijing with second class seat.

Then you will arrive in Beijing 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.

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

Day 7 - The Forbidden City & Hutongs

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 8 - The Temple of Heaven & Mutianyu Great Wall After breakfast, head to the Temple of Heaven. A 15th centur

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 9 - Time To Say Goodbye

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
  • 2 Nights in Xi'an
  • 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.

DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
Room Type:Superior Room(20㎡)
Why this Hotel:

Transportation around the city is also convenient, with Datangfurongyuan Metro Station within walking distance. The nearby area boasts an abundance of attractions including Tang Dynasty Furong Garden, Grand Tang Dynasty Ever-bright City and Shaanxi History Museum.

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
Day4-5 DS Hotel (Xi'an Giant Wild Goose Pagoda South Plaza)
Day6-8 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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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.

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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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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.