11 Days Experience China Tour

Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Shanghai

Tour Code: TCT-Classic-05

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: Suitable for the whole year, best from April to November.

Price from $ 1607 1446

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Eager to experience both the history and nature of China in one tour? Join us in this 11-day China Experience Tour now! Whether you are an ancient-civilization freak or an extreme-sports fanatic, this trip has something truly special in store for you. This tour allows you to fulfill your dream of taking a deep breath on the majestic Great Wall in Beijing, enjoying the Qin Terracotta Army in Xi'an, cruising along the Li River in Guilin, and shopping in Shanghai.

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing Be transferred to the hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
03 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Olympic Park ( Bird Nest and Water Cube )
04 Beijing-Xi'an Hutong Tour by rickshaw, Summer Palace, Flight to Xi'an
05 Xi'an Terracotta Warriors, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an City Wall
06 Xi'an - Guilin Shaanxi History Museum, Hanyang Mausoleum, Flight to Guilin
07 Guilin - Yangshuo Li River Cruise to Yangshuo, Yangshuo West Street
08 Yangshuo - Guilin - Shanghai Back to Guilin, Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, Flight to Shanghai
09 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Chenghuangmiao, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Nanjing Road, The Bund
10 Shanghai Shanghai Urban Palnning Exhibition Hall, Xintiandi, Half day free
11 Departure Shanghai Be transferred to the airport

Tour cover the same destinations: 10 Days Beijing-Xian-Guilin-Shanghai Budget Tour

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China. Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: No Meals 
Accommodation: In Beijing


Beijing City View
 



Day 2 Beijing

Depart from your hotel in the morning to visit Tiananmen Square (40min) - the World's largest urban square, and the Forbidden City (2.5 - 3 hours) - the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit the Temple of Heaven (1 hour) in the afternoon. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional Night Activities: Peking Opera 1.5 hours (daily 19:30)(your own expense)
Tips: How to visit Forbidden City can be found in Forbidden City Tour Tips

Forbidden City
Forbidden City
 



Day 3 Beijing

After breakfast, start to drive to visit the Mutianyu Great Wall (2 hours, including round cable car and scenic bus) - the section of the Great Wall which is more popular among foreign visitors. Have the lunch near the Mutianyu Great Wall, and then drive back to the downtown and have a short visit to see the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube (about 1 hour) - the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional Night Activities: Peking Roasted Duck around 1 hour(your own expense)

Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
 



Day 4 Beijing  Xian

After breakfast, drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw (Short route, 40 min) - the way to know the Beijing local lifestyle. And then, a visit to the Summer Palace (about 1.5 hour ) - the existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China. After you lunch in Beijing, be transferred to the airport for the 2 hours flight to Xian. Your Xi'an tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian

Hutong
Summer Palace 



Day 5 Xian

Ample time will be provided for visits to Terracotta Warriors (2.5 - 3 hours) - one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. After lunch near the Terracotta Warriors area, drive back to the downtown for a visit to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda (1 hour) - the site of the old Han and Tang capital Chang'an. After that, continue to visit the Xian City Wall (1 hour) - represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian
Optional Night Activities: Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner 3.5 hours (daily 18:00 - 20:30 for dinner, 20:30 – 21:35 for Tang Dynasty Show)(your own expense)
Tips: You can have a general idea after you read What is Terracotta Warriors page

Terracotta Warriors
Terracotta Warriors
 



Day 6 Xian  Guilin

Finish the breakfast, and you will firstly to visit the Shaanxi History Museum (2 hours) - one of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China. After lunch, continue to the Hanyang Mausoleum (1 hour) - the multi-burial cemetery of Emperor Jing of Han and his queen. Your Xi’an tour will be finished by connecting the 2 hours flight to Guilin. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Guilin

Shaanxi History Museum
Shaanxi History Museum
 



Day 7 Guilin  Yangshuo

In the morning you will be driven to the Zhujiang Pier for the Li River Cruise (about 4 hours, lunch served on board). Savour the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo. After disembarkation and check-in hotel with help of your tour guide, you can have a walk along the famous West Street and enjoy the free leisure time there.

Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Yangshuo
Optional Night Activities: Landscape Show Impression of Liu Sanjie 1 hour (daily around 20:00, time will be changed in different seasons)(your own expense)

Li River
Li River
 



Day 8 Yangshuo  Guilin Shanghai

After your breakfast, be transferred back to Guilin and you may arrive around the lunch time. Enjoy your lunch and then continue to visit the Elephant Trunk Hill (1 hour) – the symbol of Guilin. After that, have a trip to Reed Flute Cave (1 hour) - the showcase of distinctly-colored stalactites and stalagmites. And then, say good bye to Guilin and take a 2.5 hours flight to Shanghai. Your Shanghai tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai

Elephant Trunk Hill
Elephant Trunk Hill
 



Day 9 Shanghai

A full day sightseeing starts with Jade Buddha Temple (1 hour) - famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels, which is said to weigh 1,000 kg. And then, go to Yuyuan Garden (1 hour) - a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Then visit the nearby Chenghuangmiao Old Street (1 hour). After lunch time, you will have an exterior tour of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower (30 min) - the most charming landmark of Shanghai. And then, go for shopping in Nanjing Road (1 hours generally) - the earliest commercial street in Shanghai, and have a leisure walk along the Bund (30 min) - famous as a group of building known as "a Gallery of world architecture". After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai
Optional Night Activities: Acrobatic Show about 2 hours (daily 19:30)(your own expense)

Oriental Pearl TV Tower Night View
The Bund
 



Day 10 Shanghai

Today is a relaxing day by firstly having a visit to the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall (1 hour) - one of the world largest showcases of urban development. And them, a leisure walk on Xintiandi (1 hour) - a car-free shopping, eating and entertainment area of Shanghai. The afternoon is free for you to get deep touch with this charming oriental metropolis.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai
Tips: Xintiandi has an active nightlife on weekdays as well as weekends, though romantic settings are more common than loud music and dance places.

Xintiandi
Xintiandi
 



Day 11 Departure Shanghai

Your China Experience is over all too soon as you transfer to the airport and board the homebound international flight, bidding a fond farewell to this ancient land.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

January, February, December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   2892 2603   3182 2864   3789 3410
2-5 persons 1935 1742 2293 2063 2080 1872 2583 2325 2383 2145 3190 2871
6-9 persons 1607 1446 1954 1759 1752 1577 2245 2020 2055 1850 2851 2566
≥10 persons 1323 1191 1561 1405 1513 1362 1941 1747 1748 1573 2412 2171
March, June, July, August
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   3032 2729   3393 3054   4157 3742
2-5 persons 2048 1844 2433 2189 2229 2006 2794 2515 2611 2350 3558 3202
6-9 persons 1720 1548 2094 1885 1901 1711 2455 2210 2283 2055 3219 2897
≥10 persons 1411 1270 1693 1524 1626 1464 2124 1912 1951 1756 2774 2497
April, May, September, October, November
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
★★★
Using Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
Using Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
Double
Occupancy
Sole
Occupancy
1 person   3124 2812   3557 3201   4451 4006
2-5 persons 2116 1905 2525 2273 2333 2099 2958 2662 2779 2502 3851 3466
6-9 persons 1788 1610 2187 1968 2004 1804 2619 2357 2451 2206 3513 3162
≥10 persons 1486 1338 1802 1622 1725 1552 2278 2050 2093 1884 3014 2713


Price includes:
★ Private transfer between airport(railway station), hotel and attractions
English speaking guide service
★ Domestic airfare or train fare based on economy class
 Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
 Entrance fee to attractions listed in the itinerary
 Meals as itinerary specifies
 China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance,  Insurance Terms & Conditions
 
Price excludes:
 International airfare
 Visa fee
 Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc. 
 Personal expenses
Optional tours, meals, activities and services
 
Remarks:
★ Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2016 to Feb 28, 2017, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
★ TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
★ No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise.
 Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
★ 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

Recommended Hotels

City Economy Hotel ★★★ Comfortable Hotel ★★★★ Deluxe Hotel ★★★★★
BeijingHoliday Inn Express Beijing Temple of Heaven
Add: No.36 Nanwei Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100050, China
Beijing Hejing Fu Hotel
Add: 7 Zhangzizhong Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Renaissance Beijing Wangfujing Hotel
Add: 57 Wangfujing Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
XianSkytel Hotel Xian
Add: No.32 South Main Street, Beilin District, Xi'an
Days Hotel & Suites Xinxing Xian
Add: No.189 Jinhua North Road, Xi’an
Sofitel on Renmin Square Xian
Add: 319 Dongxin Street, Xian, China, 710004
GuilinHotel Universal Guilin
Add: No. 1, Jiefang East Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin
Guilin Bravo Hotel
Add: 14 South Ronghu Road, Guilin
Sheraton Guilin Hotel
Add: No. 15, Bin Jiang Road, Guilin
YangshuoYangshuo Aiyuan Hotel
Add: 115 West Street,Yangshuo County, Guilin
Tangrenjie Hotel
Add: 30 Guanlian Road, Yangshuo, Guilin
Yangshuo Green Lotus Hotel
Add: Yangshuo County, Guilin, lotus Road 1
ShanghaiHoliday Inn Express Putuo Shanghai
Add:843 Guang Fu Xi Road, Putuo District, Shanghai
Central Hotel Shanghai
Add:555 jiujiang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World
Add: No. 88, Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai

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