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BJ09: 6 Days Private Beijing Shanghai Tour
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver with an air-conditioned vehicle
Tour Highlights:
  • Visit the majestic Great Wall and experience memories that will last a lifetime
  • Discover the imperial life of the ancient emperors at the Forbidden City
  • Cruise on the Huangpu River to take in the most impressive skylines of Shanghai
  • Experience China's most developed high speed train from Beijing to Shanghai
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Day 1 Arrival in Beijing
Sincere greetings & airport-hotel transfer. Hutong visit.
Upon arrival at Beijing International Airport, please retrieve your luggage and clear customs. Our tour guide will then greet you outside the customs area and then escort you to our specially selected hotel. Then, have a Hutong tour with the traditional rickshaw.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Day 2 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven. (B)
Our clients visiting the Great Wall
Your private China vacation formally begins with the Tiananmen Square, the largest city center square in the world. We then walk for 15 minutes to reach the Forbidden City; this was the imperial palace for the Ming and the Qing dynasties (1368~1912). We leave lunch to be on your own choice; however, our tour guide will be glad to give you some advice on the abundant options nearby. In the afternoon, we visit the Temple of Heaven.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 3 Beijing
Mutianyu Great Wall with a round-trip cable car, Olympic Bird's Nest. (B)
In the morning, we will drive out of the city to visit a popular and magnificent section of the Great Wall - Mutianyu. The round-trip cable car is included. You are advised to have lunch on your own. Following the morning activities, we will take you to visit a featured local market. On the way, we drive by the Bird's Nest(Olympic National Stadium). You will see its appearance at a distance.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 4 Beijing - Shanghai
Summer Palace, A high-speed train to Shanghai. Railway station-hotel transfer. (B)
Temple of Heaven
After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from your hotel and will be available to assist you with the check-out procedure. We then go to visit the Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved royal garden in the country. After that, our guide will see you off at the railway station for a high-speed train to Shanghai. After approximately a 4.5 hour train journey, you will arrive in metropolitan Shanghai. Our guide will meet you at the exit of the railway station and transfer you to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 5 Shanghai
Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, the Bund, Huangpu River cruise, an old cultural street. (B)
Shanghai Bund area
Our guide will meet you at your hotel and take you to visit the Shanghai Museum. A visit to the classical Yu Garden follows. In the afternoon we will transfer you to the Bund area where you will take a 1 hour boat cruise tour on the Huangpu River. We will leave you some free time to explore the Bund area on your own. Then we visit an ancient cultural street, which was developed from a local residence area to a new art zone combining artistic centers, exotic restaurants and bars.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 6 Departure from Shanghai
Zhujiajiao Water Town, Hotel-airport transfer & see you off. A pleasant trip home! (B)
After touring the ancient water town - Zhujiajiao, our guide and driver will escort you to the airport for your departure flight. We wish you a pleasant journey to your next destination!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
BeijingHotel New Otani Chang Fu Gong Pentahotel Beijing
ShanghaiRenaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel Ocean Hotel Shanghai
Tour Prices
With Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with western buffet breakfasts
  • Train fare of Beijing/Shanghai
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • International airfares
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Entry visa fees
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
Why Travel With Us
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Questions & Answers
Asked by James from USA | Aug. 04, 2019 12:44Reply
Round trip to China
Hello we are booking a round trip to Shanghai from the US and probably will stop few nights before heading to Seoul. Are we allowed to apply for free 72hr transit permit?
Answers (1)
Answered by ZUPAN | Aug. 04, 2019 14:51

If your itinerary will be:

US - Shanghai - Seoul - whatever you want

Then, you are eligible for 144 hour visa free transit. This scheme has replaed 72 hout TWOV a couple of years ago.

You should know that your flight from US to Shanghai is not allowed to have any additional stop within mainland China and South Korea.
Asked by Barbara thornton from US | May. 30, 2019 08:01Reply
Do my husband and I each need our own Shanghai transportation Card?
Or can we both use the same card?
Answers (1)
Answered by Amber from AUSTRALIA | May. 30, 2019 18:35

If you take bus, you can use the same card. But it is not available when take metro. So it is suggested to buy 2 cards.
Asked by Tatevik Ohanyan from CHINA | Apr. 19, 2019 17:45Reply
Is there a night bus from Shanghai Pudong airport to Songhong Road metro station at 1am?
Answers (1)
Answered by Celeste from FINLAND | Apr. 22, 2019 22:48

There is no direct public transportation. Upon landing, you can take the airport shuttle bus Night Line and get off at Middle Yan'an Road Huashan Road Bus Stop. After arriving, take a taxi to the destination.
Asked by Victor Brady from THAILAND | Apr. 04, 2019 23:24Reply
Does Vietnam - Singapore - Shanghai-Vietnam qualify for the 144 hour transit visa?
Answers (1)
Answered by Paul from USA | Apr. 05, 2019 04:26

If your passport is from one of the 53 approved countries and flight Shanghai to Vietnam does not also go through Singapore then it qualifies for 144 hour transit without Visa (it's not a visa)
Asked by Sandi from USA | Mar. 24, 2019 14:44Reply
Subway to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station
What subways would I take from Fairfield by Mariott at No 1500, Gonghe Xin Road, Jing'an, 200070, China to the Hongqiao Railway Station
Answers (1)
Answered by Iris from UKRAINE | Mar. 26, 2019 19:08

Take metro line 2 from Hongqiao Railway Station to People's Square Station. Then transfer to metro line 1 to Yanchang Road Station, Exit 3. Afterwards, walk southwest around 700 meters to find the destination.
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