14 Days Classic China and Cambodia

Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Shanghai, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh

Tour Code: TCT-Cambodia-04

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: March to November for China and November to next April for Cambodia

From $ 2633

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Classic China and Cambodia Tour

Tour Feature

Fine- designed private tour from China to Cambodia
Exciting experience of  high speed train trip between Beijing and Xi'an
The most classic China trip covering Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai and the most beautiful Guilin
Stunned by the world heritages in Cambodia
Admire Angkor Wat from different angles different time in a day

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing Transfer service to hotel
02 Beijing Temple of Heaven, Hutong, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City
03 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Bird Nest and Water Cube
04 Beijing Xi'an Summer Palace, High speed train to Xian
05 Xi'an Ancient City Wall, Taichiquan Course, Terracotta Warriors
06 Xi'an  Guilin Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Fly to Guilin
07 Guilin Longji Rice Terraces, Ping'an Zhuang Village
08 Guilin Shanghai Li River Cruise, West Street, Fly to Shanghai
09 Shanghai Shikumen, Yuyuan Garden, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Old Street, the Bund
10 Shanghai  Siem Reap Free and fly to Siem Reap
11 Siem Reap South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Bapoun Temple, Phimean Akas Temple, Terrace of Elephant, Terrace of Leper King, Woman and Man Pond, Royal Palace Temple, Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor Wat Temple, Khmer Traditional Dance Show with dinner
12 Siem Reap Phnom Penh Floating Village, Tonle Sap Lake, Le Artisan D'Angkor Center, Take public coach to Phnom Penh
13 Phnom Penh Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom, Toul Sleng S-21 the Genocide Museum,  Independence Monument, Toul Tompong Market


Departure Phnom Penh  Transfer to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Beijing

Meals: No Meals
Overnight: Citadines Ritan Beijing or similar ★★★★

Arriving in Beijing, the capital city of China, you will be greeted and met by TCT tour guide at the airport, whenever your flight arrives in Beijing.  We will transfer you to check in hotel with the guide's assistance. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day. You could choose to have a rest in the hotel or walk around by yourself.

Beijing City View
Beijing City View

Day 2Beijing

Meals: Breakfast, A la carte Chinese lunch
Overnight: Citadines Ritan Beijing or similar ★★★★

TCT local guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at the appointed time. It will be an exciting day as we will explore the world well-known wonders today. The 1st stop is Temple of Heaven, the existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven and a place where the emperors prayed for a year of abundance. In the visit of Temple of Heaven, you will be astonished by the exquisite ancient Chinese architectures. Besides, you will see local seniors doing morning exercises in the square and full of vigor. You will have chance to watch Chinese Kongfu, Taichi, square dancing, playing cards, playing chess etc.

Then our group will move to a less commercial Hutong nearby. A short walking along the authentic Beijing Hutong will give you a deep impression of the local residents’ live. A la carte lunch is served at a local restaurant to have a taste of the authentic Chinese food at noon time and have a break at the restaurant.

Then continue this Beijing city treasure city by a visit to Tian'anmen Square, the world's largest city center square, the locality of numerous major political and historical events. It is the witness of Chinese development. It is only a walking distance from Tian'anmen Square to Forbidden City, the world's existing largest and most complete ancient wooden structure buildings. You will explore the glorious palace halls and gardens for more than 2 hours in Forbidden City, learning the legendary story of the emperors and how the royal family lived there. You will be stunned by the numerous old art treasures exhibited in halls. Drive back to hotel, we will have a stop at pearl store en route. Please feel free to consult with your local guide about the evening activities in Beijing, such as the night shows of Beijing.

Forbidden City
Forbidden City

Day 3Beijing

Meals: Breakfast, A la Carte Lunch
Overnight: Citadines Ritan Beijing or similar ★★★★

It will be an exciting day today. In the early morning, guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby. Today we will visit the must-visit spot in Beijing--- Mutianyu Great Wall, one of the famous sections of China Great Wall. It takes about 2 hours driving from the downtown of Beijing to Mutianyu Great Wall. Mutianyu Great Wall was first built in the mid-6th century during the Northern Qi, making it older than the Badaling section. (***Cable car and slideway are available at Mutianyu Great Wall. It is optional and excluded from our price***)

A la carte lunch is arranged at a good restaurant at the foot of Mutianyu. Drive back to downtown of Beijing. We will have a stop at a tea store en route. When we reach Beijing, we will have a photo stop outside the Bird Nest and Water Cube, which were the famous sites constructed for 2008 Beijing Olympic. The tour finishes by dropping off at your hotel. If you would like to try local specialty tonight, you could ask for some suggestion about Peking Roast Duck Restaurant.

Great Wall Beijing China
Beijing Great Wall

Day 4Beijing Xi'an

Meals: Breakfast, A La Carte Lunch
Overnight: Somerset Xindicheng Xi'an or similar ★★★★

In the morning, check out from hotel and start to visit the last spots in Beijing --- Summer Palace, the existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China. The Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake are regarded as the representative of Summer Palace. In the park, you could choose to take a boating trip on the lake, enjoying the beautiful royal garden view. Walk along the Long Corridor--- the longest corridor in the world, admiring the extremely rich and prestigious paintings on the beams of the corridor.

A la carte lunch will be arranged at a local restaurant on the way to Beijing West Railway Station to take high speed train (2nd class seat, duration: about 5-5.5 hours) from Beijing to Xi'an. TCT guide will wait at the exit of Xi'an train station with our signboard and transfer you to check in hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the time.

Summer Palace
Summer Palace

Day 5Xi'an

Meals: Breakfast, A La Carte Lunch
Overnight: Somerset Xindicheng Xi'an or similar ★★★★

Today we will have a full day to explore this historical and cultural city in China. Pick up from hotel in the morning, and then have a visit to the landmark of Xi'an---Xian City Wall. You could choose to have a bicycle riding on the city wall (***Bicycle riding is optional and excluded from our price***). An impressive Tai Chi Chuan course is arranged at the City Wall for you. Originating from the roots of classical Chinese culture, Tai Chi Chuan absorbed a variety of sources including the Book of Changes, Taoism and Buddhism. With a professional Tai Chi Master's teaching, you will understand Chinese culture better.

After that, we will drive to the highlights in Xi’an ---the Terracotta Warriors. On the way to Terracotta Warriors, we will have a stop at a pottery workshop, where you will have chance to learn how to make a pottery figure.  A la carte lunch is arranged at a local restaurant nearby Terracotta Warriors. In the afternoon, we will have enough time to visit this world wonder --- Terracotta Warriors, one of the world’s most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation.

The tour finishes by dropping-off at the hotel lobby. You could ask your local guide for some information about evening entertainment or night show, such as Tang Dynasty Show.

Qin Terracotta Warriors in Xian
Qin Terracotta Warriors

Day 6Xi'an Guilin

Meals: Breakfast, A La Carte Lunch
Overnight: Guilin Bravo Hotel or similar ★★★★

You will have a leisure morning for your to walk around. We will check out at noon time and drive to have lunch directly. In the afternoon, Visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda ,  one of the most well-preserved Tang Dynasty buddha temples. It is  reputed as the Tang Dynasty elaborate and valuable Buddhist architectural heritage. While visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, you will have chance to watch the traditional shadow play, visit Jianfu Temple as well as Xi'an Museum.

Take a flight to Guilin, the local guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to check in the hotel.

Guilin City View
Guilin City View

Day 7Guilin

Meals: Breakfast, A La Carte Lunch
Accommodation: Guilin Bravo Hotel or similar ★★★★

We will have an exciting day to visit the ethnic group villages and the stunning rice terraces today. The local tour guide picks you up from hotel lobby in the morning. It takes about 2 hours driving from downtown of Guilin to Longji Rice Terraces Scenic Area (Dragon's Back). The magnificent terraces are built into the hillsides and look like great steps cut into the slopes as they wind around the mountainsides.

Lunch will be arranged at a local restaurant in Ping'an Zhuang Village, which is just located in the rice terraces. You will have chance to try the local food cooked in bamboo, such as bamboo rice, chicken, ect. It tastes with the light fragrance of bamboo, quite different from which we eat in downtown.

After lunch, you will have enough free time to explore the ethnic villages, where the Yao and Zhuang people have been dwelling for generations in wooden houses. You will understand how the locals' life is, and you will see the locals working in the paddy fields, the women in their national costumes doing needlework by the village path or beneath her roof, ect. We will drive back to downtown of Guilin from Longji at around 15:00 and you may arrive at hotel about 17:00. A Four Lakes Night Cruise is recommended as an optional activity in Guilin.

Longji Rice Terraces

Day 8Guilin Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch-box
Overnight: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund or similar ★★★★

In the morning you will be driven to the Zhujiang Pier for the Li River Cruise (about 4 hours from Guilin to Yangshuo). Savour the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. After disembarkation, you can have a walk along the famous West Street and enjoy the free leisure time there before transfering to aiprot to catch your flight to Shanghai, where the local guide will pick you up at the airport and help you checking in your hotel.

Li River Cruise in Guilin
Li River Cruise

Day 09Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast, A La Carte Lunch
Overnight: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund or similar ★★★★

The last day but still an inspiring day to explore the city of Shanghai,the largest and most modern city in mainland China. We will start the tour by walking into Nong Tang, the alleys in Shikumen, where you could witness the locals' relaxing and plain life. You will also find the unique architectural feature of Shanghai.

Then continue the day trip to Yuyuan Garden which is a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Then continue to explore the Yuyuan Bazaar (Chenghuangmiao Old Street) nearby.

After a la carte lunch is served at a local restaurant, we continue our trip to Shanghai Silk Museum before moving to the foot of The Oriental Pearl TV Tower to visit Shanghai City History Museum(The Former Shanghai Wax Museum), where you will know more about the history and development of Shanghai. Then take the elevator up to the 2nd ball of the TV tower, from which you will have a bird-eye view of Shanghai. Go on driving through Lujiazui, the finance & trade zone in Pudong of Shanghai, where you will find many skyscrapers. We will have a view of the modern skyline of Shanghai.

Then back to the Bund, admire the illuminated buildings lining the Huangpu River. From the Bund, you could see the landmark of Shanghai--- The Oriental Pearl TV Tower as well as other high-rised buildings, just on the opposite of Huangpu River. 

The Bund Shanghai
The Bund Shanghai

Day 10Shanghai Siem Reap

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: Angkor Holiday Hotel or similar ★★★★

Free at leisure before transfer to airport to catch the night flight for Siem Reap. Arival at Siem Reap Airport - Cambodia in the morning, you will be meet by the local guide and transferred to check in the hotel.

Siem Reap-Angkor
Angkor Wat Siem Reap

Day 11Siem Reap

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Angkor Holiday Hotel or similar ★★★★

Breakfast at hotel, then visit South Gate of Angkor Thom, the last capital of Angkor Period (AD 802-1432) until the 15th century, was indeed a Great City as it name implied. Visit Bayon Temple, one of the most popular sites in Angkor complex, over 200 large faces caved on the 54 towers, which at that time represents the 54 provinces in The Khmer Empire; give this temple its majestic character. Bapoun TemplePhimean Akas Temple, Terrace of Elephant, Terrace of Leper King, Woman and Man Pond, Royal Palace Temple. Afternoon, proceed to visit Ta Prohm Temple was built in AD 1186 by King Jayavarman VII. Trunks of trees twist amongst stone pillars, and spread their gigantic roots over, under and in between the stones, probing walls and terraces apart, make this temple even more extractive and a worth visit place during your stay. The next temple that you cannot miss to visit is Angkor Wat Temple, one of the seven wonders and the greatest temple in the world. After your hard day to the temples, now you can relax and enjoy buffet dinner with Khmer Traditional dance show (Amazon restaurant). Overnight at Siem Reap

Cambodian Aspara Dance
Cambodian Aspara Dance

Day 12Siem Reap Phnom Penh

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Diamond Hotel or similar ★★★★

Breakfast at hotel, and then visit Floating Village at Tonle Sap Lake. Then visit at Le Artisan D’Angkor Center. After lunch, transfer to Phnom Penh express A/C coach. Arrival Phnom Penh, meet and greet by your tour guide and check in hotel. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Phnom Penh.

Tonle Sap Lake Siem Reap
Tonle Sap Lake

Day 13Phnom Penh

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Diamond Hotel or similar ★★★★

After breakfast, visit Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda. Proceeding to Wat Phnom where it is the birthplace of the capital. Afternoon visit Toul Sleng S-21 the Genocide Museum, prior to 1975, Toul Sleng was a high school, When the Khmer Rouge came to power it was converted into the S-21 prison. Visit Independence Monument .Free time shopping at Toul Tompong Market (Russian Market ) and souvenir shop and try your best luck at Naga Casino & Resort with free Match & Play Coupon US$ 10 cash chips. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Royal Palace
Royal Palace

Day 14Departure Phnom Penh

Meals: Breakfast

Free at leisure today before you are transferred to airport to catch your departure flight. Wish you a good journey!

Service Ends

Tour Price (US$ per person)

Group Size Oct 1st – Apr 30th May 1st –Sep 30th
2 ~ 5 pax

$ 3207

$ 3399

6 ~ 9 pax

$ 2633

$ 2828

What are Included
  Internal flight or train as specified
  Private transfer between airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

What are Excluded
  International air tickets or train tickets for arrival and departure
  Gratuities to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services
  Comprehensive travel insurance

※   Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023, except some local festivals and national holidays.
※   TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※   Prices are worked out based on 4-star hotels
※   Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※   TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

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