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Beijing Xian Essentials

SG11: 6 Days Small Group Tour to Beijing - Xi'an
Tour Type: Small Group of 1-18 persons, guaranteed departures
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide & air-conditioned, licensed limousine
Tour Highlights:
  • Must-see sights in China - Mutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Army
  • Try biking on the Ming Dynasty City Wall of Xi'an, or tour by electric car
  • Walk into a local Chinese family, interact & dine with the hosts in their home
  • 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.
Welcome to China! Once you retrieve your luggage and go through the customs at Beijing Capital Airport, you will easily spot our guide warmly greeting you, holding a banner with your name on. A comfortable transfer will take you to the reserved hotel. After checking in, we suggest you have a good rest for the 6 days China tour.
 
Accommodation: The Great Wall Hotel Beijing - the former Sheraton
Day 2 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, A la carte welcome lunch with Peking Duck, Temple of Heaven, Chinese Kung Fu Show. (B+L)
Our group at the Forbidden City
Photo by our client Mr. Giorgio Carcano
In the morning, you will meet other group members at the hotel lobby. Here starts your exciting trip as your guide takes you for a walk across Tiananmen Square, the world's largest public square. It is also the entrance to the marvelous Forbidden City, your next stop. The Forbidden City has been the ancient imperial palace for more than 500 years. The gorgeous imperial architecture and numerous ancient art treasures show the luxurious imperial lives. 

After enjoying an a la carte lunch with Peking Roast Duck (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) at a famous local restaurant, please follow your guide as you visit the Temple of Heaven, another royal palace where emperors worshipped heaven for good blessings. In the evening, you will enjoy a vivid Red Theater Chinese Kung Fu Show.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte welcome lunch
Day 3 Beijing
Mutianyu Great Wall with a round-trip cable car, A toast with red wine on the wall, Olympic Bird's Nest. (B)
A vegetable free market
You will be picked up by our guide in the lobby of the hotel and taken to visit the grand Mutianyu Great Wall. The cable car up and down will be reserved. You will have a vigorous morning climbing the winding and majestic wall, but will be rewarded with stunning vistas as some red wine especially provided by our company. Lunch is arranged on your own. We suggest you have some fast food around the site.

You will be taken back to the city in the afternoon. You will pass the magnificent National Stadium (Bird's Nest) in the Olympic Park. Appreciate the splendid building and take nice photos. Afterwards, you will be taken to explore a traditional local market.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 4 Beijing - Xi'an
Summer Palace, Hutong Rickshaw Tour, Experience Chinese Paper Cutting, A la carte lunch, Fly to Xi'an, Airport-hotel transfer. (B+L)
Children playing table tennis in Xi'an City Wall Park
Make full use of this morning to travel around the royal Summer Palace garden, then enjoy the old Beijing culture and local customs by visiting narrow alleys, called Hutongs. To add much joy to the tour, you will be invited to learn to make Chinese Paper Cutting with a folk artist in Hutong alley. 

After an a la carte lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price), bid farewell to your guide and fly to another ancient city, Xi'an. There, the local guide will welcome you at the airport and escort you to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel
Day 5 Xi'an
Terracotta Army, A local family visit and an authentic home-cooked lunch, Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi'an Museum, Tang Dynasty Show with dumpling dinner. (B+L+D)
Our group at the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum
Your visit today will start from the World's Eighth Wonder, the Terracotta Army. You will see the life-size terracotta soldiers and horses, ancient weapons and chariots made 2000 years ago. Around noon, we will arrange a special home cooked a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) for you at the home of some local residents, where you will have a chance to chat with the local family and raise any questions you are interested in. The hostess will be pleased to show her cooking skills and teach you to cook one or two Chinese dishes

In the afternoon, explore the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi'an Museum. For the evening delight, the splendid Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show as well as the local specialty Dumpling Dinner will surely give you great enjoyment.

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

Since the theater is usually not open in Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec, we will not arrange the show and dumpling dinner for tours starting during the periods. Clients will enjoy free time to relax.
Day 6 Departure from Xi'an
Observe local life in the park, One-hour Tai Chi practice, Xi'an City Wall, A la carte lunch, Hotel-airport transfer is on your own arrangement, A pleasant onward trip! (B+L)
The whole morning will be devoted to the City Wall area. The encircled City Wall Park will be your first stop. It is the best place to know more about the local people's daily life and their entertainments. You will also have a chance to learn to practice Tai Chi for one hour in the park. Then you come to the second stop, the City Wall of Xi'an. It was built since early Ming Dynasty on the basis of Tang imperial city. Through five times of large scale restoration in history, it finally made to be a great fortification, which is nowadays the most intact and largest ancient city wall of China in existence.

An a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price) will be arranged at a popular local restaurant. After that, you will head to the airport by yourself since we do not include the transfer service for this part. You can book a taxi to the airport.

For any extended trip after this one week China tour, you can consult our operators for some advice. If you need us to reserve the departure flight tickets, we will be happy to serve. Have a nice trip and welcome back!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with one person!
MonthArrival DateDeparture DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement 
Jan. 2019Jan 05(Sat) Jan 10(Thu) $679$159
Jan 19(Sat) Jan 24(Thu) $679$159
Feb. 2019Feb 24(Sun) Mar 01(Fri) $679$159
Mar. 2019Mar 05(Tue) Mar 10(Sun) $709$189
Mar 12(Tue) Mar 17(Sun) $709$189
Mar 26(Tue) Mar 31(Sun) $709$189
Apr. 2019Apr 04(Thu) Apr 09(Tue) $799$209
Apr 11(Thu) Apr 16(Tue) $799$209
Apr 18(Thu) Apr 23(Tue) $799$209
Apr 25(Thu) Apr 30(Tue) $799$209
May. 2019May 09(Thu) May 14(Tue) $799$209
May 16(Thu) May 21(Tue) $799$209
May 23(Thu) May 28(Tue) $799$209
May 30(Thu) Jun 04(Tue) $789$199
Jun. 2019Jun 06(Thu) Jun 11(Tue) $789$199
Jun 13(Thu) Jun 18(Tue) $789$199
Jun 20(Thu) Jun 25(Tue) $789$199
Jun 27(Thu) Jul 02(Tue) $789$199
Jul. 2019Jul 04(Thu) Jul 09(Tue) $809$199
Jul 11(Thu) Jul 16(Tue) $809$199
Jul 18(Thu) Jul 23(Tue) $809$199
Jul 25(Thu) Jul 30(Tue) $809$199
Aug. 2019Aug 01(Thu) Aug 06(Tue) $809$199
Aug 08(Thu) Aug 13(Tue) $809$199
Aug 15(Thu) Aug 20(Tue) $809$199
Aug 22(Thu) Aug 27(Tue) $809$199
Aug 29(Thu) Sep 03(Tue) $799$209
Sep. 2019Sep 05(Thu) Sep 10(Tue) $809$219
Sep 12(Thu) Sep 17(Tue) $809$219
Sep 19(Thu) Sep 24(Tue) $809$219
Oct. 2019Oct 03(Thu) Oct 08(Tue) $809$219
Oct 10(Thu) Oct 15(Tue) $809$219
Oct 17(Thu) Oct 22(Tue) $809$219
Oct 24(Thu) Oct 29(Tue) $809$219
Oct 31(Thu) Nov 05(Tue) $759$219
Nov. 2019Nov 07(Thu) Nov 12(Tue) $759$219
Nov 21(Thu) Nov 26(Tue) $699$169
Dec. 2019Dec 08(Sun) Dec 13(Fri) $679$169
Dec 22(Sun) Dec 27(Fri) $679$169
Jan. 2020Jan 05(Sun) Jan 10(Fri) $679$169
Feb. 2020Feb 13(Thu) Feb 18(Tue) $679$169
Mar. 2020Mar 05(Thu) Mar 10(Tue) $709$189
Mar 12(Thu) Mar 17(Tue) $709$189
Mar 26(Thu) Mar 31(Tue) $709$189
Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with one person!
MonthArrival DateDeparture DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement 
Dec. 2018Dec 08(Sat) Dec 13(Thu) $609$189
Dec 22(Sat) Dec 27(Thu) $609$189
Price Includes
  • Domestic airfare
  • 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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