Shanghai Bund
BJ09: 6 Days Private Beijing Shanghai Tour
Tour Type: Private Tour, any part 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 to create 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 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
Upon arrival at the Beijing International Airport, please retrieve your luggage and clear Customs. Our tour guide will greet you outside the Customs area and escort you to our selected downtown hotel in a private drive.

Rest for a while, then the guide will accompany with you to have a Hutong rickshaw tour to see the traditional alleyways and courtyard houses. Additionally, you will visit a Hutong family home to get to know the local people's life.

Day 2 Beijing
Our clients visiting the Great Wall
Your private China vacation today begins with a visit to the Tiananmen Square, the world's largest central city square. We then walk for about 10 minutes to reach the Forbidden City, the one-time imperial palace of the Ming and the Qing dynasties (1368~1912). We leave lunch to your own choice; however, our tour guide will be glad to offer you some advice on the restaurants 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. To save your energy and leave you plenty of time to hike on the wall, a round-trip cable car has been included, or you can take a chairlift up and a toboggan down. You will be deeply impressed by the majestic views of the Great Wall, as well as the abundant vegetation in its surroundings. You are advised to make your own lunch arrangements today.

Following the morning activity, we will drive you back to the downtown area, where you will explore a featured local market. On the way, we will stop over at the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium), so you can see it close by.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 4 Beijing to Shanghai by High Speed Train
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 the hotel and assist you with the check-out procedure. We then go to visit the Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China.

After that, our guide will see you off at the railway station for a high-speed train to Shanghai. Lunch is on your own arrangement. You are advised to bring some snacks or fruits. After an approximately four-and-a-half-hour train journey, you will arrive in the metropolitan Shanghai. Our Shanghai guide and driver 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, Tianzifang Cultural Street. (B)
Shanghai Bund area
The morning excursion begins from 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 one-hour cruise on the Huangpu River. We will leave you some free time to explore the Bund. Then we visit an ancient cultural street, Tianzifang, which has been developed from a residential area to a new art zone combining artistic centers, exotic restaurants and bars. Finally, we transfer you back to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 6 Departure from Shanghai
Zhujiajiao Water Town, Hotel-airport transfer & see you off. A pleasant trip home! (B)
After breakfast, please check out of the hotel. Our guide and driver will drive you out of the city to visit Zhujiajiao, an ancient well-preserved water town. The whole morning will be spent there for sightseeing. Afterwards, we will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. We wish you a pleasant onward journey.

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
$1259
$1109
$939  
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$1109
$949  
$779  
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any part 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
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    4.714 Reviews
    Preston
    USA
    Posted on August 12, 2020
    The 6 days Beijing and Shanghai trip was the trip we spent with TravelChinaGuide. The company did an excellent job which exceeded my high expectations. From the first contact to the end of this trip everything was perfect. The two guides arranged for us were also very informative and outstanding. They really went out of their ways to help us and ensured that we could do everything we wanted to while in Beijing and Shanghai. The drivers also sent us to different scenic spots on time. This trip was great value for money. ... More
    Chris
    Canada
    Posted on July 14, 2020
    A nice 6 days Beijing Shanghai tour! The most outstanding parts of the tour for us were Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, and the Summer Palace. They were truly grand architecture and represented traditional Chinese culture. We also took China’s high-speed railway and experienced its amazing speed! There was no forced shopping on the whole journey. Overall, the 6 days’ tour was satisfactory and out of our expectations! Thank all the good service provided by TCG! I would have no hesitation in recommending it to my friends! ... More
    Ronald
    USA
    Posted on June 21, 2020
    We had never joined the group tour before, but this 6 days Beijing-Shanghai tour gave us a wonderful experience. The travel consultation Wendy was quick and patient. She warmheartedly supported and answered our questions. Our itinerary was well organized as we had two nice guides Selina (Beijing) and Sissi (Shanghai). They were very enthusiastic, accommodating and helpful. We visited highlights of these two cities and felt their special charm.
    Shelly Singer
    Australia
    Posted on May 25, 2020
    The 6 days Beijing Shanghai trip came to a wonderful end. All the attractions we visited had a lot to see. The hotels were very comfortable and offered excellent services. The breakfasts were quite great as well. Our two guides had exceptional English skills and spoke very clearly so they were easy to understand. They also took the time to listen to our suggestions. We spent a good time.
    Gordon Hoban
    Australia
    Posted on April 27, 2020
    Our 6 days Beijing & Shanghai tour was very well-pleasing with a reasonable arrangement. The tour guides both in Beijing & Shanghai were very enthusiastic to travelers and had a good professional quality. Their detailed and comprehensive introductions made our families learn more about Chinese history. It was a meaningful experience for us. We were very satisfied!
    Gabriele
    USA
    Posted on February 24, 2020
    I was extremely happy with the 6 days Beijing Shanghai tour. It was amazing in terms of the airport and railway station pick-up service, hotels, meals, drivers, guides and attractions. The reasonable itinerary ensured the time was made good use of.

    We visited Beijing and Shanghai, the two most important cities in China with completely different styles. My favorite attractions are the Forbidden City, the Great Wall and the Bund which were the landmarks of the two cities. The Huangpu River Cruise was also very exciting. The hotels and meals were quite good. Thank you for an unforgettable experience! ... More
    Emma Putz
    United Kingdom
    Posted on January 07, 2020
    The travel experience of the 6 days Beijing Shanghai tour was very good! Our guides all arranged the whole trip in a very orderly way, and the hotels and cars were very comfortable. Thank all the staff for their hard work in organizing this trip. Many thanks!
    Boehle
    Canada
    Posted on December 10, 2019
    We were satisfied with the whole trip, from our first moments in Beijing until we left Shanghai. All of our experiences were absolutely wonderful. Our guide Lily in Beijing was able to impart her knowledge about the attractions and shared everything about Beijing with us. Jimmy also gave us a great introduction to Shanghai. The hotels actually were 5-star quality and conveniently located for shopping. The Mutianyu Great Wall was very beautiful and it snowed heavily when we visited Forbidden City! It's a perfect trip! ... More
    Edward
    Canada
    Posted on November 12, 2019
    It was the best choice to book the 6 days Beijing Shanghai tour with TCG! This company provided high-quality service for us, including clean hotels, safe cars, and perfect arrangements. The hotels we stayed in were clean and near to the subway, so we sometimes went to the busy places on our own. Very thankful for our guide Sara, she organized full and interesting schedules and accompanied us to visit many famous spots. This group tour provided us with great convenience and we had no need to consider traveling details. We were very satisfied with this tour! 5 Stars!! ... More
    Fred Artem
    USA
    Posted on October 15, 2019
    The 6 days Beijing trip was great and totally exceeded our expectations! We were so lucky to meet a nice guide Tina, who was enthusiastic, thoughtful and accommodating. The itinerary was reasonable and we had enough time to carefully appreciate every spot.
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