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9 Days Chinese Spring Festival Tour

Beijing, Xian, Shanghai

Tour Code: TCT-Cultural-06

Tour Type: Private Tour

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The Spring Festival is the most traditional and important festival in China and eastern countries, somehow like the big Christmas vacation in western countries. In this 9 Days China Spring Festival Tour to Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, you can follow us and experience the festival fever in a traditional Chinese way. In Beijing, enjoy the reunion dinner, appreciate the solemn royal atmosphere there while join the crowed temple fair to have a glimpse of how people celebrate this great vacation. Then continue your trip to Xian, this ancient capital city with outstanding historical relics, the Terracotta Warriors, the City Wall, will give you a different feeling in this big time. What about Shanghai, this fashionable city? It has the long memories of the ancient glory and still remains its old traditional. Come and join us, in this big Spring Festival!

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing Be transferred to the hotel
02 Beijing Badaling Great Wall, Half free day
03 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Hutong Tour
04 Beijing Temple of Heaven, Temple Fair
05 Beijing - Xian Flight to Xian
06 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian City Wall
07 Xian - Shanghai Flight to Shanghai, The Bund
08 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyuan Garden, Chenghuangmiao
09 Departure Shanghai Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Feb 5, 2016 Arrival Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the Capital city of China, your local guide will meet you at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Beijing, the capital of China, with a new look that full of pre-Spring Festival joy, is welcome you!

Meals: No meals
Accommodation: In Beijing

Beijing City View

Day 2 Feb 6, 2016 Beijing

The most famous and popular attraction of China is its Great Wall, a massive defensive structure built to keep intruders from entering the mainland. Today you will have the opportunity to traverse the ancient steps of Badaling Great Wall, one of the mort popular and famous sites in Beijing. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Get ready for your Chinese Spring Festival experience!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing

Badaling Great Wall
Badaling Great Wall

Day 3 Feb 7, 2016 Beijing

Tonight’s Spring Festival Eve! Why not join a local family and enjoy a reunion dinner with them? You will like it. But firstly, in the morning, you will have a tour to Tian'anmen Square, the World's largest urban square and the Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. After lunch, you can go to nearby market that selling special purchases for the Spring Festival. Choose one of them and keep it as a special memory of your China tour. In the late afternoon, take a relaxing Hutong Tour to touch the local life. Red lanterns hanging up all around the lanes, festival couplets pasting on every doorway, all the world seems covered with China red, composing a festive and joyful scene. You can join the reunion dinner with a local family there and even try to learn how to make dumplings. You will surely get to know more about the inner spirit of this very city at this very time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: In Beijing

Pasting Spring Couplets
Beijing Hutong

Day 4 Feb 8, 2016 Beijing

After breakfast, you will have a short visit to the Temple of Heaven, where might a little bit deserted in this cold winter morning, but reveal its solemn and magnificent thoroughly. After the tour, enjoy the delightful and crowed Temple Fair! Taste local flavors, enjoy folk performances, really a different experience.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Beijing

Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven

Day 5 Feb 9, 2016 Beijing    Xian

Enjoy your own exploration in this ancient city. In the afternoon, be transferred to the airport for your flight to Xian.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: In Xian

Xian City View
Xian City View

Day 6 Feb 10, 2016 Xian

Today, start your one day trip with a visiting to the famous Terracotta Warriors of 6,000 terra-cotta soldiers standing in battle formation guard the tomb of the very first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang. Then visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. In the evening, why not go for a walk around the ancient Xian City Wall for a night view of this cultural city.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Xian

Terracotta Warriors

Day 7 Feb 11, 2016 Xian    Shanghai

Enjoy your free time then be transferred to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. On arrival, your local guide will meet you at the airport then accompany you for a relaxing stroll alone the Bund, the showcase with the old buildings of colonial-era leftover along Huangpu River.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai

the Bund
The Bund

Day 8 Feb 12, 2016 Shanghai

Today, enjoy your full day city tour that start with the visit to the Jade Buddha Temple, then move to Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in city downtown, and the nearby old street-Yuyuan Market, where you can also appreciate a joyful atmosphere for the coming of the spring. After the tour, how about enjoy a breathtaking Acrobatic Show in the evening as your optional activity?

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai

Yuyuan Garden

Day 9 Feb 13, 2016 Shanghai

Enjoy your free time then be transferred to the airport for your flight to next destination.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Group Size Using Economy Hotel
Using Comfortable Hotel
Using Deluxe Hotel
1 person   -   -   -
2-5 persons - - - - - -
6-9 persons - - - - - -
10 persons & above - - - - - -
Due to the uncertainties of this tour, such as special local conditions , the changes of accommodation rate, etc, the tour has to be tailor-made and its price is on request. Please tell us in advance your group information inclusive of departure date, number of pax, and other individual needs, which will be helpful to work out a fit program and the right price.

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
Royal Phoenix Hotel Beijing
Add: No 17 Qianliang Lane, Dongchenng Dist, Beijing, China 100006
Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Chaoyang U Town
Add: 3 Sanfeng Beili, Chaoyang 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
ShanghaiKingtown Hotel Plaza Shanghai
Add: 126 Xinzha Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Puxi Hotel
Add: No.338 Hengfeng Road, Shanghai
Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World
Add: No. 88, Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai

Optional Activities

City Local Specialties Nights Shows
Beijing Beijing Roasted DuckPeking Opera
Xian Dumpling BanquetTang Dynasty Show with Dinner
Shanghai Xiao Long BaoAcrobatics Show

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