Beijing Shanghai Express

SG13: 6 Days Small Group Tour to Beijing - Shanghai
Tour Type: Small Group of 2-18 persons, guaranteed departures
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide & air-conditioned, licensed limousine
Tour Highlights:
  • Must-see sights - the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, the Bund
  • Cruise on the Huangpu River to take in the impressive skylines of Shanghai
  • Experience China's most developed high speed train from Beijing to Shanghai
  • Enjoy a la carte meals & taste authentic Chinese cuisines at superb restaurants
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Day 1 Arrival in Beijing
Airport pick-up & airport-hotel transfer.
Your enjoyable escorted China tour starts with our helpful pick-up service. On landing at Beijing airport, our guide will greet you outside the customs area, and then transfer you to the hotel in a clean and comfortable minibus. The remainder of the day is free for you to have a good rest and refresh from fatigue after a long journey.

Meals: 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)
Our guest toasting on the Great Wall
After breakfast, you will meet with your fellow group members in the hotel lobby and then set off for today's visit. The first destination will be Tiananmen Square, the largest city square in the world. Then follow your guide to enter the Forbidden City. The halls with flying golden roofs and red walls, carved dragons, and lion statues in the palace reveal the past glory of the fallen imperial family. 

To avoid cheap and low quality tourist restaurant, we specially serve you an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) at a famous restaurant to taste authentic Chinese cuisine.
In the afternoon, continue your visit to the Temple of Heaven, the imperial altar for the emperors of the Ming (1368 - 1644) and Qing (1644 - 1911) dynasties to worship the god of heaven. This evening, enjoy a sensational Chinese Kung Fu Show at the Red Theater.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Day 3 Beijing
Badaling Great Wall, Sacred Way, Bird's Nest (drive by). (B)
High Speed Train
The morning's excursion takes you to Badaling Great Wall, one of the world's wonders. Constructed in the Ming Dynasty, Badaling is the best preserved section among the 5,500 miles of the Great Wall. The wall, dotted with beacon towers, stretches along mountain ridges for miles, resembling a huge flying dragon. A jade factory is scheduled along the way.

The restaurants nearby are of low quality, so we do not arrange lunch. We suggests that you have a big breakfast and have some fast food for lunch by yourself. Your guide will be also glad to provide you with advices. 

Then proceed to the Sacred Way in the afternoon. The whole day's sightseeing will come to an end after seeing the appearance of the Bird's Nest (National Olympic Stadium) on the way back. You can also have a short stop to take some photos with the huge “nest” and the nearby “water cube” (National Natatorium).

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 4 Beijing - Shanghai
Summer Palace, A la carte lunch. A high speed train to Shanghai, Railway station to hotel transfer. (B+L)
Today's visit starts with the Summer Palace, the largest and best preserved imperial garden in China and then a pearl store. Constructed on the natural scenery of Kunming Lake and Wanshou Hill in the Qing Dynasty, the garden is a perfect combination between landscape and imperial palaces. 

After that we will serve you an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) at a good quality restaurant. 

The guide will see you off for an afternoon high-speed train to Shanghai. Upon arrival at Shanghai Hongqiao railway station, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel. Have a good rest in the remainder of the day.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Accommodation: Hotel Equatorial Shanghai
Day 5 Shanghai
Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, A la carte lunch, the Bund, Huangpu River cruise. (B+L)
Shanghai Bund at sunset
An entire day trip will show you a versatile Shanghai. In the morning, you will get a general knowledge about the history, culture and development of this city in Shanghai Museum. Then proceed to Yuyuan Garden. In this Ming-dynasty garden, you will see traditional Chinese buildings with beautiful carvings and decorations, and artistic artificial hills and clear ponds with stone bridges. A silk shop is scheduled later. 

Around noon, an a la carte farewell lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) will be served at a popular restaurant. 

Then continue on to visit the iconic Bund area, which has witnessed the city's development since the last century. You will also take a one-hour cruise tour along the Huangpu River. Upon returning to the hotel, our guide will see you into the lobby and bid you bon voyage.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Day 6 Departure from Shanghai
Hotel-airport transfer is on your own arrangement. A pleasant trip home! (B)
Airport drop-off is not included today. Please find your way to the airport for your homebound flight. You can choose to take a taxi to the airport. We wish you a nice trip home.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with two persons!
MonthArrival DateDeparture DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement 
Jun. 2018Jun 07(Thu) Jun 12(Tue) $699$259
Jun 14(Thu) Jun 19(Tue) $699$259
Jun 21(Thu) Jun 26(Tue) $699$259
Jun 28(Thu) Jul 03(Tue) $689$259
Jul. 2018Jul 05(Thu) Jul 10(Tue) $689$259
Jul 12(Thu) Jul 17(Tue) $689$259
Jul 19(Thu) Jul 24(Tue) $689$259
Jul 26(Thu) Jul 31(Tue) $689$259
Aug. 2018Aug 02(Thu) Aug 07(Tue) $689$279
Aug 09(Thu) Aug 14(Tue) $689$279
Aug 16(Thu) Aug 21(Tue) $689$279
Aug 30(Thu) Sep 04(Tue) $709$279
Sep. 2018Sep 06(Thu) Sep 11(Tue) $709$279
Sep 13(Thu) Sep 18(Tue) $709$279
Sep 20(Thu) Sep 25(Tue) $709$279
Oct. 2018Oct 04(Thu) Oct 09(Tue) $709$279
Oct 11(Thu) Oct 16(Tue) $709$279
Oct 18(Thu) Oct 23(Tue) $709$279
Oct 25(Thu) Oct 30(Tue) $709$279
Nov. 2018Nov 01(Thu) Nov 06(Tue) $719$279
Nov 08(Thu) Nov 13(Tue) $719$279
Nov 15(Thu) Nov 20(Tue) $679$259
Dec. 2018Dec 08(Sat) Dec 13(Thu) $649$259
Dec 22(Sat) Dec 27(Thu) $649$259
Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with two persons!
MonthArrival DateDeparture DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement 
Jan. 2019Jan 05(Sat) Jan 10(Thu) $749$239
Jan 19(Sat) Jan 24(Thu) $749$239
Feb. 2019Feb 24(Sun) Mar 01(Fri) $749$239
Mar. 2019Mar 05(Tue) Mar 10(Sun) $779$279
Mar 12(Tue) Mar 17(Sun) $779$279
Mar 26(Tue) Mar 31(Sun) $779$279
Apr. 2019Apr 04(Thu) Apr 09(Tue) $779$279
Apr 11(Thu) Apr 16(Tue) $779$279
Apr 18(Thu) Apr 23(Tue) $779$279
Apr 25(Thu) Apr 30(Tue) $779$279
May. 2019May 09(Thu) May 14(Tue) $779$279
May 16(Thu) May 21(Tue) $779$279
May 23(Thu) May 28(Tue) $779$279
May 30(Thu) Jun 04(Tue) $779$279
Jun. 2019Jun 06(Thu) Jun 11(Tue) $779$279
Jun 13(Thu) Jun 18(Tue) $779$279
Jun 20(Thu) Jun 25(Tue) $779$279
Jun 27(Thu) Jul 02(Tue) $779$279
Jul. 2019Jul 04(Thu) Jul 09(Tue) $779$269
Jul 11(Thu) Jul 16(Tue) $779$269
Jul 18(Thu) Jul 23(Tue) $779$269
Jul 25(Thu) Jul 30(Tue) $779$269
Aug. 2019Aug 01(Thu) Aug 06(Tue) $779$269
Aug 08(Thu) Aug 13(Tue) $779$269
Aug 15(Thu) Aug 20(Tue) $779$269
Aug 22(Thu) Aug 27(Tue) $779$269
Aug 29(Thu) Sep 03(Tue) $779$279
Sep. 2019Sep 05(Thu) Sep 10(Tue) $799$289
Sep 12(Thu) Sep 17(Tue) $799$289
Sep 19(Thu) Sep 24(Tue) $799$289
Oct. 2019Oct 03(Thu) Oct 08(Tue) $799$289
Oct 10(Thu) Oct 15(Tue) $799$289
Oct 17(Thu) Oct 22(Tue) $799$289
Oct 24(Thu) Oct 29(Tue) $799$289
Oct 31(Thu) Nov 05(Tue) $799$289
Nov. 2019Nov 07(Thu) Nov 12(Tue) $799$289
Nov 21(Thu) Nov 26(Tue) $759$259
Dec. 2019Dec 08(Sun) Dec 13(Fri) $749$249
Dec 22(Sun) Dec 27(Fri) $749$249
Jan. 2020Jan 05(Sun) Jan 10(Fri) $749$249
Feb. 2020Feb 13(Thu) Feb 18(Tue) $749$249
Mar. 2020Mar 05(Thu) Mar 10(Tue) $779$279
Mar 12(Thu) Mar 17(Tue) $779$279
Mar 26(Thu) Mar 31(Tue) $779$279
Price Includes
  • High-speed train fare
  • 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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