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SG33: 8 Days Small Group Hong Kong Beijing Xian
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Day01 Arrival in Hong Kong
Airport-hotel transport by yourself.

Accommodation: B P International House
Day02 Hong Kong
Free time for the day. (B)
Day03 Hong Kong - Beijing
Take a flight to Beijing by yourself. Pick up & airport-hotel transfer. (B)

Accommodation: Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao
Day04 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, A la carte lunch, Temple of Heaven, Kung Fu Show. (B+L)
Day05 Beijing
Badaling Great Wall, a jade factory, Sacred Way, Bird's Nest (drive by). (B)
Day06 Beijing - Xian
Summer Palace, a pearl store, A la carte lunch, Hutong visit. Fly to Xian. Airport-hotel transfer. (B+L)

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel
Day07 Xian
Terracotta Warriors, a pottery-making factory, A local family visit, Homely cooked lunch, Xian Museum and Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Tang Dynasty Show with dumpling dinner. (B+L+D)
Day08 Departure from Xian
City Wall, Shaanxi History Museum, A la carte lunch. Hotel-airport transfer is on your own arrangement. A pleasant trip home! (B+L)
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
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Day01 Arrival in Hong Kong
Upon arrival at Hong Kong Airport, you may take a taxi or the hotel coach to B P International Hotel we have booked for you. The hotel is located in the prosperous shopping center, Tsim Sha Tsum District. After settling down, you can set out to explore the surrounding malls. 300 yards north of the hotel is the famous night market, Temple Street, where you can pamper your stomach with various delicious snacks.

We only reserve the accommodation for your two nights' stay in Hong Kong. How to arrange your Hong Kong tour is totally up to you. As an international metropolis, Hong Kong has easy access to most attractions, which can help you achieve the self-exploration of the city. We also recommend some destinations for your reference.

Meals: No meal, advice freely available
Accommodation: B P International House
Day02 Hong Kong
Victoria Peak, Hong Kong
From the hotel, you are advised to reach the Central District by Tsuen Wan Line first. There, you can take the Peak Tram to ascend the Victoria Peak, a renowned viewing point to see the panorama of the whole island and take good pictures. All the way to the south seashore, you may get to know the local fishermen's life and taste the fresh seafood at Aberdeen, or enjoy the wonderful seascape lying on the golden beach of the Repulse Bay. You are recommended to end today's sightseeing with an exploration at the Stanley Market, where you can buy souvenirs of Hong Kong features.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day03 Hong Kong - Beijing
After checking out of the hotel, it's time for you to head for the airport by hotel coach or taxi for your onward flight to Beijing. The air tickets will be booked for you by TravelChinaGuide in advance.

Upon arrival at Beijing Airport, our guide will meet you outside the customs and give you a warm welcome. Then, you will be driven to the hotel. Along the way, our guide will make a brief introduction of the city and the following Beijing group tour. After you check in the hotel, the remainder of the day is left for your own arrangement.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Accommodation: Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao
Day04 Beijing
Our group visiting the Forbidden City, Beijing
After breakfast, our guide will pick you up at the lobby and accompany you to the first stop of your Beijing tour, Tiananmen Square. Then, you will be guided to the Forbidden City, which is behind the Tiananmen Tower. This large crimson complex once served as the royal palace for more than 500 years with nearly 10,000 rooms inside.

After wandering around the luxury royal complex, you will be treated with authentic Chinese food at a famous restaurant. The price for this a la carte lunch is CNY150.00 per person and is included in our price. Taking a short rest after the meal, you will be accompanied to the Temple of Heaven. In the old days, emperors used to perform sacrificial rituals at the altar in the temple to pray for peace and prosperity of the country.

At night, you will feast your eyes on a spectacular Chinese Kung Fu show at the Red Theater. You might have seen fights like boxing and wrestling before, but Kung Fu performance, not that fierce, gives a totally different spectacle and entertains you with its unique skills and nimble moves.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, a la carte lunch
Day05 Beijing
Badaling Great Wall
Besides historical sites in downtown area, the outskirt of Beijing is also worth exploring. Today, we first arrange a half-day tour for you to the Badaling Great Wall, which is 50 miles away from the city center. Built along rolling ridges, stone steps can be a little steep in some sections and it will take a lot of energy to finish the whole hiking. Please wear comfortable shoes and have a big breakfast at the hotel. Pack some snacks and bottled water for there is few booths on the wall for food supply.

Today's lunch is not arranged by us. You are advised to have some fast food near the Great Wall. Our guide will recommend some restaurants for your choice. Before starting the sightseeing plan in the afternoon, we will stop by a jade factory, and then drive to the next stop, Sacred Way. Vivid sculptures of auspicious beasts and guards on the two sides have been protecting this 4-mile path to the Ming Tombs for nearly 500 years.

On the way back to the urban area, we will pass by the National Olympic Stadium (Bird's Nest) and the National Aquatics Center (Water Cube). The buildings will be lightened in the evening. You can take good pictures of them at a distance.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day06 Beijing - Xian
Going through a tired trip on the previous day, you will have a relaxing time on your last day in Beijing. After breakfast, our guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the once imperial resort, Summer Palace. The Long Gallery and Marble Boat at the lakeside are good viewing points. After that, you will be led to a pearl store before an a la carte lunch at a well-decorated restaurant. The meal is valued at CNY150.00 per person and is included in our price.

Having seen many magnificent royal buildings, we will arrange an exploration of the old Beijingers' lifestyle among Hutongs. These narrow flagstone-paved alleys are like time tunnels with quaint gray-brick courtyards along the way. Wandering around must make you feel like being dragged back to the past.

Your guided Beijing tour will end at this point. The guide will escort you to the airport for your flight to the next destination of this China small group tour, Xian. Upon arrival, our local guide will come and get you at the airport and accompany you to the hotel. After check-in, please have a good rest tonight and get ready for your next day's Xian group tour.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, a la carte lunch
Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel
Day07 Xian
Terracotta Army, Xian
Xian is one of the oldest cities in China with over 3,000 years of history. Today's sightseeing will start with the Terracotta Army Museum, where you can see the superb handicrafts early in the Qin Dynasty (221 - 207 BC). After around one hour's drive, you will arrive at the museum. There, thousands of pottery soldiers and chariots were made to reproduce the military formation of the once invincible Qin army. This huge project was buried to protect the first emperor of the united China, Qin Shi Huang, in the afterlife. You must wonder how the terracotta soldiers were made. After admiring this great wonder, our guide will lead you to a pottery-making factory to find the answers.

At noon, we will arrange a homely cooked a la carte lunch in a local family. Not only can you taste the authentic Xian cuisines, the hospitable host may also teach you one or two dishes if you are interested. The lunch costs CNY120.00 per person and is also included in our price. Then, continue your trip to the Jianfu Temple to visit the Xian Museum and have a look of the 1,200-year-old Small Wild Goose Pagoda inside. You may also wander around the temple to feel its quietness and historical atmosphere.

This evening will be highlighted by a splendid performance at the Shaanxi Song and Dance Theater. Actors dressed in splendid costumes will perform stories that happened during the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907). You will be treated with featured Dumpling Dinner while enjoying the show.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, a la carte lunch, dinner
Day08 Departure from Xian
Our travel consultant with her clients
It is the last day of your one-week China small group tour. But you still have a whole morning to further explore the city. After breakfast, our guide will pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to the ancient City Wall. The well-preserved City Wall was originally built during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) to protect the old city of Xian. Nowadays, cycling along the wall is a must-do activity for many travelers. You are recommended to rent a bike on your own expense to have a quick view of the whole city. After that, you will be accompanied to the Shaanxi History Museum. More than 370,000 precious items are on display, varying from the primitive stone tools of the Prehistoric Times to the daily supplies during the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911).

At noon, a farewell lunch will be arranged in a famous restaurant and the price of CNY120.00 per person is included in our price. After lunch, our guide will escort you to the hotel and say goodbye. Due to different flight schedules of the group members, transfer service to the Xian Airport is not included in our arrangement. Please get to the airport on your own at least 3 hours before your homeward flight.

If you need help to reserve the onward flights or plan an extension itinerary, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for travelling with us!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, a la carte lunch
  • 2017 Prices
  • 2018 Prices
Prices are per person in US Dollars; departures are guaranteed even with one person! Currency Converter
MonthArrival DateDeparture DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement 
Jan. 2017Jan 03(Tue) Jan 10(Tue) $1219$389Full
Feb. 2017Feb 12(Sun) Feb 19(Sun) $1219$389Full
Mar. 2017Mar 03(Fri) Mar 10(Fri) $1179$349Full
Apr. 2017Apr 04(Tue) Apr 11(Tue) $1329$429
Apr 11(Tue) Apr 18(Tue) $1389$489
Apr 18(Tue) Apr 25(Tue) $1389$489
May. 2017May 02(Tue) May 09(Tue) $1329 $1196$429
May 09(Tue) May 16(Tue) $1329 $1196$429
May 16(Tue) May 23(Tue) $1329 $1196$429
May 23(Tue) May 30(Tue) $1329 $1196$429
May 30(Tue) Jun 06(Tue) $1299 $1169$399
Jun. 2017Jun 06(Tue) Jun 13(Tue) $1299 $1169$399
Jun 13(Tue) Jun 20(Tue) $1299 $1169$399
Jun 20(Tue) Jun 27(Tue) $1299 $1169$399
Jun 27(Tue) Jul 04(Tue) $1329 $1196$399
Jul. 2017Jul 04(Tue) Jul 11(Tue) $1329 $1196$399
Jul 11(Tue) Jul 18(Tue) $1329 $1196$399
Jul 18(Tue) Jul 25(Tue) $1329 $1196$409
Jul 25(Tue) Aug 01(Tue) $1329 $1196$409
Aug. 2017Aug 01(Tue) Aug 08(Tue) $1339 $1205$419
Aug 08(Tue) Aug 15(Tue) $1339 $1205$419
Aug 15(Tue) Aug 22(Tue) $1339 $1205$419
Aug 22(Tue) Aug 29(Tue) $1339 $1205$419
Aug 29(Tue) Sep 05(Tue) $1339 $1205$429
Sep. 2017Sep 05(Tue) Sep 12(Tue) $1329 $1196$429
Sep 12(Tue) Sep 19(Tue) $1329 $1196$429
Sep 19(Tue) Sep 26(Tue) $1379 $1241$479
Oct. 2017Oct 03(Tue) Oct 10(Tue) $1379 $1241$479
Oct 10(Tue) Oct 17(Tue) $1379 $1241$479
Oct 17(Tue) Oct 24(Tue) $1419 $1277$519
Oct 24(Tue) Oct 31(Tue) $1419 $1277$519
Oct 31(Tue) Nov 07(Tue) $1319 $1187$479
Nov. 2017Nov 07(Tue) Nov 14(Tue) $1289 $1160$449
Nov 14(Tue) Nov 21(Tue) $1269 $1142$429
Dec. 2017Dec 07(Thu) Dec 14(Thu) $1229 $1106$399
Dec 20(Wed) Dec 27(Wed) $1249 $1124$429

Remark: Prices in red reflect the 10% discount.

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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Book a 2017 tour 30 days in advance and you will enjoy a guaranteed discount of 10% off the total price. The promotion is valid until May 31, 2017.