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SG10: 9 Days Small Group Tour to Beijing - Xian - Chengdu
Tour Type: Small Group of 1-18 persons, guaranteed departures
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide & air-conditioned, licensed limousine
Tour Highlights:
  • Must-see sights - the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army, Giant Pandas
  • See the giant pandas up close in the Panda Breeding and Research Center
  • Try biking on the Ming Dynasty City Wall of Xian, or tour by electric car
  • Enjoy a la carte meals, Kung Fu Show, Tang Dynasty Music and Dance performance
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Day 1 Arrival in Beijing
Airport pick-up & airport-hotel transfer.
Upon your arrival, our guide will be expecting you outside the customs of the airport and transfer you to the already reserved hotel in a comfortable and clean car. For the remainder of the day, you can have a good rest to release the jet lag.

Meals included: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing - the former Sheraton
Day 2 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, A la carte lunch, Temple of Heaven, Kung Fu Show. (B+L)
Badaling Great Wall
Photo by our client Mr. Max Leslie McFadzen
Your escorted China tour starts form the center of the city - Tiananmen Square. Walking northward across the square, you will reach the Forbidden City. As the world's largest and best preserved ancient architectural complex of wooden structure, it has over 8,000 pavilions and houses thousands of time-honored treasures. For today's lunch, you will enjoy our special offer - the a la carte Chinese food at one of the best local restaurants (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) .  

In the afternoon, you will continue to visit the Temple of Heaven, the royal altar of the Ming and Qing dynasties. A fantastic Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theatre will be tonight's highlight and you will be impressed by the excellent performance.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Day 3 Beijing
Badaling Great Wall, Sacred Way, Bird's Nest (drive by). (B)
People jumping happily in the Forbidden City
Your guide will pick you up in the early morning for the trip to Badaling Great Wall. The restaurants nearby the site are in low quality, so we do not arrange the lunch today. It may be the best that you have a big breakfast at the hotel and have some fast food for lunch by yourself. 

Visit the Sacred Way in the afternoon. The Sacred Way is the main path to the Ming Tomb where 13 emperors and their wives of the Ming Dynasty were buried. The whole day's sightseeing will come to an end after seeing the appearance of Bird's Nest on the way to the urban area.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast
Day 4 Beijing - Xian
Summer Palace, A la carte lunch, Hutong visit. Fly to Xian. Airport-hotel transfer. (B+L)
Our clients visiting a local family
This morning you will visit the Summer Palace. We will serve you an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) at a fancy restaurant with delicious food and great atmosphere. 

In the afternoon, following your guide, you will trace the old Beijing by walking along the narrow but original Hutong alleys. Then fly to the ancient capital city Xian. A local guide will pick you up and help you check in at the hotel.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel
Day 5 Xian
Terracotta Warriors, A local family visit and home-cooked lunch, Xian Museum and Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Tang Dynasty Show with dumpling dinner. (B+L+D)
Terracotta warriors
Today you will go to one of the highlights of your 9 days China tour package, the world famous Terracotta Warriors and Houses Museum. At lunch time, you will visit a local family and have an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) in the family, where you can enjoy authentic home made Chinese dishes. A short cooking class is also prepared so that you can enjoy not only the gourmet food but also the fun of cooking them. 

After that, visit the Xian Museum and the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. The pagoda was built in the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907) to store the Buddhist scriptures and statues. At night, after enjoying Dumpling Dinner you will be entertained at the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, Home-cooked a la carte lunch, Dumpling dinner
 Friendly Tips

Since the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show will be closed in Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec, we do not calculate the price of the show and dumpling dinner for tours starting during this period. Clients will enjoy a free night by themselves.
Day 6 Xian
City Wall, Provincial History Museum, A la carte lunch, Great Mosque, Free time at the Muslim Bazzar. (B+L)
Volunteers doing haircut for old people in Xian City Wall Park
In the morning, begin your visit to the City Wall. About 10 minutes' drive away, you will reach Shaanxi Provincial History Museum. The large storage of precious cultural relics from the Shang Dynasty (17th - 11th Century BC) to the Qing Dynasty unfold the glorious Chinese history and culture in front of you. 

After an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price), continue to visit the Great Mosque. You can also have a taste of the local snacks on the Muslim Street when finishing the visit to the mosque.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Day 7 Xian - Chengdu
A high-speed train to Chengdu. Railway station to hotel transfer. Free time in the afternoon. (B)
Two giant pandas
This morning you will take a high-speed train for about 4 hours to Chengdu. Upon your arrival, our guide will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel, and then help you check in for a 2-night stay. The rest of the day is free for you to have a rest at the hotel or look around the city on your own. 

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: Holiday Inn Chengdu Oriental Plaza
Day 8 Chengdu
Giant Panda Breeding Base, Jinsha Site Museum, Broad and Narrow Alleys. (B)
Broad and Narrow Alleys, Chengdu
Today you will pay a visit to the lovely giant pandas in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Giant Panda only inhabits in China, so it is regarded as the national treasure. 

After that, you will proceed to visit Jinsha Site Museum. Covering an area of 5 square kilometers, it is the historical remains of the Shang and Zhou dynasties (1700BC-221BC) focusing on the cultural relics' exhibit and the sacrificial site. Then our guide will escort you to explore the Broad and Narrow Alleys of Chengdu.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast
Day 9 Departure from Chengdu
Hotel-airport transfer is on your own arrangement. A pleasant onward trip! (B)
After breakfast, please check out the hotel before 12:00 and find your own way to the airport for your flight. You can take a taxi to Chengdu airport directly, at costing about CNY100. Wish you a pleasant journey!

For your reference, we also offer extension private tours after this 9 days China itinerary. There are many highlights and famous sites in Sichuan worth your visiting, such as Leshan Giant Buddha and Mt. Emei, Jiuzhaigou Valley and Huanglong. Please drop us an email freely to let us know your preference, and we will be glad to be helpful with your vacation to China.

Meals included: Western buffet breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with one person!
Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings
10% off - book 60 days in advance, 5% off - book 30 days in advance
MonthArrival DateDeparture DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement 
Oct. 2018Oct 04(Thu) Oct 12(Fri) $1209$439
Oct 11(Thu) Oct 19(Fri) $1209$439
Oct 18(Thu) Oct 26(Fri) $1209$439
Oct 25(Thu) Nov 02(Fri) $1209$439
Nov. 2018Nov 01(Thu) Nov 09(Fri) $1139$419
Nov 08(Thu) Nov 16(Fri) $1139$419
Nov 15(Thu) Nov 23(Fri) $1089$379
Dec. 2018Dec 08(Sat) Dec 16(Sun) $1059 $1006$379
Dec 22(Sat) Dec 30(Sun) $1059 $953$379

Remark: The prices in red reflect the current discount.

Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with one person!
Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings
12% off - book by Dec 31, 2018; 10% off - book by Jan 31, 2019
MonthArrival DateDeparture DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement 
Jan. 2019Jan 05(Sat) Jan 13(Sun) $1159 $1019$339
Jan 19(Sat) Jan 27(Sun) $1159 $1019$339
Feb. 2019Feb 24(Sun) Mar 04(Mon) $1159 $1019$339
Mar. 2019Mar 05(Tue) Mar 13(Wed) $1189 $1046$369
Mar 12(Tue) Mar 20(Wed) $1189 $1046$369
Mar 26(Tue) Apr 03(Wed) $1189 $1046$369
Apr. 2019Apr 04(Thu) Apr 12(Fri) $1279 $1125$409
Apr 11(Thu) Apr 19(Fri) $1279 $1125$409
Apr 18(Thu) Apr 26(Fri) $1279 $1125$409
Apr 25(Thu) May 03(Fri) $1279 $1125$409
May. 2019May 09(Thu) May 17(Fri) $1279 $1125$409
May 16(Thu) May 24(Fri) $1279 $1125$409
May 23(Thu) May 31(Fri) $1279 $1125$409
May 30(Thu) Jun 07(Fri) $1259 $1107$389
Jun. 2019Jun 06(Thu) Jun 14(Fri) $1259 $1107$389
Jun 13(Thu) Jun 21(Fri) $1259 $1107$389
Jun 20(Thu) Jun 28(Fri) $1259 $1107$389
Jun 27(Thu) Jul 05(Fri) $1259 $1107$389
Jul. 2019Jul 04(Thu) Jul 12(Fri) $1289 $1134$389
Jul 11(Thu) Jul 19(Fri) $1289 $1134$389
Jul 18(Thu) Jul 26(Fri) $1289 $1134$389
Jul 25(Thu) Aug 02(Fri) $1289 $1134$389
Aug. 2019Aug 01(Thu) Aug 09(Fri) $1289 $1134$389
Aug 08(Thu) Aug 16(Fri) $1289 $1134$389
Aug 15(Thu) Aug 23(Fri) $1289 $1134$389
Aug 22(Thu) Aug 30(Fri) $1289 $1134$389
Aug 29(Thu) Sep 06(Fri) $1279 $1125$409
Sep. 2019Sep 05(Thu) Sep 13(Fri) $1289 $1134$429
Sep 12(Thu) Sep 20(Fri) $1289 $1134$429
Sep 19(Thu) Sep 27(Fri) $1289 $1134$429
Oct. 2019Oct 03(Thu) Oct 11(Fri) $1289 $1134$429
Oct 10(Thu) Oct 18(Fri) $1289 $1134$429
Oct 17(Thu) Oct 25(Fri) $1289 $1134$429
Oct 24(Thu) Nov 01(Fri) $1289 $1134$429
Oct 31(Thu) Nov 08(Fri) $1229 $1081$419
Nov. 2019Nov 07(Thu) Nov 15(Fri) $1229 $1081$419
Nov 21(Thu) Nov 29(Fri) $1169 $1028$349
Dec. 2019Dec 08(Sun) Dec 16(Mon) $1159 $1019$339
Dec 22(Sun) Dec 30(Mon) $1159 $1019$339
Jan. 2020Jan 05(Sun) Jan 13(Mon) $1159 $1043$339
Feb. 2020Feb 13(Thu) Feb 21(Fri) $1159 $1043$339
Mar. 2020Mar 05(Thu) Mar 13(Fri) $1189 $1070$369
Mar 12(Thu) Mar 20(Fri) $1189 $1070$369
Mar 26(Thu) Apr 03(Fri) $1189 $1070$369

Remark: The prices in red reflect 12% discount.

Price Includes
  • Domestic airfares & train fares
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • A la carte lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Professional English-speaking guides
  • Drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
  • Tips or gratuities for hotel porters
Price Excludes
  • International airfares
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
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