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103: 10 Days Private Beijing Xian Chengdu Shanghai
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Day01 Entry Beijing
Airport pick-up & airport-hotel transfer.
Day02 Beijing
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, A la carte lunch, Temple of Heaven. (B+L)
Day03 Beijing
Badaling Great Wall, Sacred Way, Ming Tomb, Bird's Nest (drive by). (B)
Day04 Beijing - Xian
Summer Palace, Hutong tour. High-speed train to Xian. Railway station-hotel transfer. (B)
Day05 Xian
Terracotta Warriors Museum, Provincial History Museum, City Wall. (B)
Day06 Xian - Chengdu
Xian Museum and Small Wild Goose Pagoda, A local family visit, Home-cooked lunch. Fly to Chengdu. Airport-hotel transfer. (B+L)
Day07 Chengdu
Giant Panda Breeding Base, Jinsha Site Museum, Broad and Narrow Alleys. (B)
Day08 Chengdu - Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai. Airport-hotel transfer. (B)
Day09 Shanghai
Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, A la carte lunch, Huangpu River cruise, the Bund and a cultural street. (B+L)
Day10 Departure from Shanghai
Hotel-airport transfer & see you off. A nice journey home! (B)
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
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Day01 Entry Beijing
Our guide will be waiting for you outside the Arrival Hall of the Capital Airport, holding a welcome sign on which your name is written. A comfortable private drive will take you to the well-appointed hotel. Relax for the remainder of the day.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Day02 Beijing
Badaling Great Wall, Beijing
Photo by our client Ms. Melissa Manillam
Stroll along the famous Tiananmen Square - the largest city center square in the world. This is an assembling place for celebrations in traditional Chinese festivals and important days. On the other hand, the square is well-known among travelers for it is the entrance to the majestic Forbidden City. Built as an imperial palace complex nearly 600 years ago, it is now open to public as a tourist site as well as a museum, from where you get to know the emperors and their royal families' lives, appreciate traditional Chinese architecture and various cultural relics. An a la carte lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) is served for you at a decent restaurant. This afternoon, visit the Temple of Heaven, where emperors offered sacrifices to the God of Heaven in ancient time. For emperors, offering sacrifices at the Temple of Heaven was the most solemn among all ceremonies, hence making it a holy place.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Day03 Beijing
Morning excursion will take you to climb the Great Wall of China at Badaling section, which is the best preserved and most developed among the existing ones. As one of the seven wonders in the world, the Great Wall pools wisdom and painstaking effort of ancient Chinese people. Standing on the wall and viewing it as it winds its way along the mountain ridges will leave you with an unforgettable memory. This afternoon, you will visit the Sacred Way and the Ming Tomb. On the way back to downtown, the car will stop for a while at the Bird's Nest (Olympic National Stadium). You may get off and appreciate its distinctive appearance at close quarters.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day04 Beijing - Xian
Our clients at the Forbidden City, Beijing
This morning you will pay a visit to the Summer Palace, a luxury resort used by the royal family for leisure and entertainment. Embodying the essence of classical architecture from different areas of the country, the royal garden is especially famous for its delicate scenery and ingenious layout. Afterwards, you will take a rickshaw to explore the Old Hutongs, which is the city's most culturally vibrant area. Then, you will take a high-speed train to Xian. Our guide will greet you at the railway station and escort you to check in at the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day05 Xian
Terracotta warriors
You will start this wonderful day with the world-renowned Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is built right on the excavation site of the subordinate funeral pits of the mysterious Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum. You will be shocked by thousands of life-sized pottery soldiers, horses, as well as bronze chariots and weapons that have been unearthed. Lunch is not included today. You can have it at your guide's suggestion if you need. In the afternoon, you will first visit the Provincial History Museum, which is the most comprehensive and significant museum in China. Then continue to visit the City Wall, which is a vibrant symbol of this time-honored city.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day06 Xian - Chengdu
This morning you will visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda & Xian Museum, both of which are set in a nice park. Although it has gone through more than 1300 years' of vicissitudes, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda looks still elegant and exquisite with its original features. A visit to a local family comes next. In addition to having close communication with the hosts, you will also be treated to a home cooked a la carte lunch (valued at CNY120.00 per person and included in our price). Afterwards, you will head to Chengdu by an afternoon flight. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Home-cooked a la carte lunch
Day07 Chengdu
Lovely pandas
The Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding will be top priority on your agenda today. As a national treasure of China, the giant panda is loved by people from all over the world for its chubby body and cute appearance. When you arrive there in the morning, you will find those adorable pandas eating their meals and playing with each other. Lunch is not included today. Our guide is happy to give you advice for a good restaurant if you like. In the afternoon, visit Jinsha Site Museum and the Broad and Narrow Alleys. You can see precious relics including gold and bronze ware, and jade and ivory vessels in Jinsha Site Museum. You will also get more closely in touch with this mysterious kingdom in the 4D movie "Dream Back to Jinsha". Formerly the residence of the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), the Broad and Narrow Alleys still keep some of the old lifestyles of the city. Wandering along these old alleys, you will also find many delicious local snacks and featured tea houses.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day08 Chengdu - Shanghai
Bid farewell to Chengdu today. You will be escorted to the airport and board the flight to Shanghai. After 2.5 hours flight journey, you will meet our Shanghai guide and driver. On the way to the hotel, your guide will give you a brief introduction of this vibrant city. The remainder of the day is free, so you can simply relax or explore the locality around your hotel.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day09 Shanghai
Shanghai Bund
After breakfast, you will be guided to visit Shanghai Museum and Yuyuan Garden. As one of the four most distinguished museums, Shanghai Museum holds a rich and high-quality collection of some 120,000 ancient precious works of art. Yuyuan Garden is a classical and elegant garden in the heart of the city. Beautiful scenes are there to delight visitors in every corner, and one is led to feel that all the things in this garden are grouped together by nature. At noon, a farewell a la carte lunch (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price) is offered at a superb restaurant. Afterwards, you will take a pleasant cruise on Huangpu River, which is flanked by old Euramerican style buildings in the west and outstanding skyscrapers in the east. Some free time is also left for you to explore the Bund a bit. The day concludes with a leisurely stroll along an old street where you can feel both traditional culture and modern arts.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, A la carte lunch
Day10 Departure from Shanghai
According to your international flight schedule, your private guide will pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to the airport on time. We wish you a pleasant homebound journey.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
  • Private Tour Prices
Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.Currency Converter
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Mar-Nov
$2219
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$1776
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$1653
$1649
$1451
Dec-Feb
$2039
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$1899
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$1468
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$1549
$1363
Remarks:
  • The prices in red reflect 12% discount for 2018 departures.
  • If you book a 2017 China tour 30 days in advance, you will enjoy a 10% discount.
  • If you prefer to book your own hotels, we are happy to offer a lower quote that does not include room rates.
Price Includes
  • Domestic airfares
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • A la carte lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Private English-speaking guides
  • Private drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • International airfares
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
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Book a 2018 China tour before Dec. 31, 2017, and you will enjoy a guaranteed discount of 12% off the tour price.