15 Days Best of China and Seoul Tour

Beijing-Xian-Guilin-Shanghai-Seoul-Gyeonggido-Seoul

Tour Code: South Korea-03

Tour Type: Private

Best Travel Time: March to November for China and September to November for South Korea

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Tour Feature

Fine- designed private tour from China to South Korea
Exciting experience of high speed train trip between Beijing and Xi'an
The best China trip covering Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai and the most beautiful Guilin
 Visiting famous dramas’ shooting places, to feel the Korean romance
 One day shopping in the DDP and see more the local people’s life
 

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing pick up service to hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven
03 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace
04 Beijing Xi'an Hutong Tour
05 Xi'an Terracotta Warriors, Bell Tower, Muslim Quarter
06 Xi'an  Guilin Ancient City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Dumpling banquet, Hanyang Mausoleum
07 Guilin Yangshuo Li River Cruise, West Street, Countryside Tour
08 Guilin Shanghai Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave
09 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Shanghai Old Street, Nanjing Road, the Bund
10 Shanghai  Seoul Free at leisure
11 Seoul Insadong antique market, Geyongbokgung Palace, Namsan tower, heart lock, Seoul City Wall
12 Seoul Nami Island, Petite France

13

Seoul Everland, Trickeye Museum
14 Seoul Free time in Dongdaemun and Myeongdong shopping street
15 Departure Seoul Transfer service to airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Beijing

Meals: No Meals
Overnight: In Beijing

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 & Lunch
Overnight: In Beijing

Today we will have a classic Beijing city tour to visit the wonders, like Forbidden city. morning pick up from hotel, then start the tour by a stop at Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world, which witness the develpment of China. Then walk through the square and visit today’s highlight: Forbidden City , the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. We will spend almost the morning in the palace , where you could know the life of the emperors and royal families in the ancient dynasties. Then climb up the top of Coal Hill in  Jingshan Park, where gives a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City.  In the afternoon, Visit Temple of Heaven, which was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. It is China's existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven. Shopping time at Panjiayuan Antique Market and Pearl Market. The local speciality Peking duck dinner can not be missed. So ask for restaurant information from the local guide, who'd love to help you.

Forbidden City
Forbidden City
 

Day 3Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Beijing

The most exciting thing is to visit the Great Wall when one travels to Beijing. You may need to departs from hotel a bit earlier to avoid the congested traffic in Beijing downtown. Pick up from hotel and drive directly to Mutianyu Great Wall, which section is more popular among foreign visitors. Upon arrival, you can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and walk around. After lunch at a restaurnat at foot of Great Wall, drive back to Beijing city. En route,  visit Summer Palace before lunch. Summer Palace is the currently exsiting largest and best preserved imperian garden in China. You could choose to take a boat ride on Kunming Lake. After that you will experience Chinese tea at tea house. Then drive back to hote. Een route you can plan for the night activities, such as foot massage, Kungfu Show, houhai night bars and Sanlitun bar street.

Great Wall Beijing China
Beijing Great Wall
 

Day 4Beijing Xi'an

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Xi'an

After a leiusre breakfast this morning and check out. Before starting for Xian, we wil Drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw , which is the way to know the Beijing local lifestyle. After an early lunch, be transferred to the Beijing West Train Station for the 5-5.5 hours high speed train to Xi'an. Your Xi'an tour guide will wait for you at the exit of Xi'an North Train Station and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Beijing Hutong tour
Beijing Hutong
 

Day 5Xi'an

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Xi'an

Today we will go to visit the stunning world wonder--- Terracotta Warriors , one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. Shuttle bus will be arranged for your convenience. On the way back to Xi'an city, we will stop to have a breakfast at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Tang Bo Art Museum, where gives you brief history and examples of Chinese art. The calligraphy lesson will be arranged and you will be taught how to write a couple of Chinese characters. Then visit the Bell tower, which is the largest bell tower in structure and shape and the best-preserved one in China. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there. Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner is the highly recommended evening entertainment in Xi'an, which you could plan with your local guide en route to hotel.   

Qin Terracotta Warriors in Xian
Qin Terracotta Warriors
 

Day 6Xi'an Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Guilin

Pick up and check out from hotel in the morning. Before transfer to airport for the flight to Shanghai, we will visit Ancient City Wall, which represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Bicycle or sightseeing car will be arranged on the wall to go around. After that visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and you will have chance to watch the North plaza fountain show. Special lunch will be arranged as dumpling banquet at local restaurant. After lunch, drive to Xian airport, on the way visit the Hanyang Mausoleum, the largest museum with largest floor space in China. Then fly to Guilin.

Ancient City Wall in Xi'an
Ancient City Wall in Xi'an
 

Day 7Guilin Yangshuo

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Guilin

It is a wonder day to admire the natural beauty of Guilin. Pick up from hotel in the morning and drive to cruise terminal directly. Take a deluxe cruise boat from Guilin to Yangshuo. Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with buffet lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo.  After disembarking, walk through the West Street or take sightseeing car to the parking lot. You may choose to explore the countryside tour by bike or minivan(optional on your expense)It is worth a visit there. Drive back to the hotel in Guilin. The Impression show of Liushanjie in Yangshuo is also highligh recommended.

Li River Cruise in Guilin
Li River Cruise
 

Day 8Guilin Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Shanghai

Before to the airport,Your Guilin tour guide will bring you to Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin and then the Reed Flute Cave, after lunch in a authentic chinese restaurant, then drive to the Guilin airport for your flight to Shanghai. Your Shanghai local guide will meet you in the airport and escort you to hotel. Have a good rest.

Elephant Trunk Hill Guilin
Elephant Trunk Hill Guilin
 

Day 9Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Shanghai

The local guide meet you at the hotel lobby at the appointed time. We will start to explore the largest and most modern city in China. The tour starts by visiting to Jade Buddha Temple, which is famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels, which is said to weigh 1,000 kg.Then visit the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao.  Lunch will be arranged at local restaurant, where you could try local special food, such as Dim Sum, Steamed Bun.

In the afternoon, we will explore Yuyuan Garden, a classic garden in downtown. Then free time to walk around Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road. Before, transfer back to hotel, we will have a leisure walk along the Bund  which is famous for groups of buildings known as a Gallery of world architecture.

Tour finishes at about 17:00-17:30 with drop-off at your hotel lobby. You could ask for some suggestion from the local guide about night shows and evening entertainments in Shanghai.

The Bund Shanghai
The Bund Shanghai
 

Day 10Shanghai Seoul

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: In Seoul

Free at leisure before transfer to airport to catch the flight for Seoul. Arrival at Incheon Airport, you will be meet by the local guide and transferred to check in the hotel.

Seoul City View
Seoul City View
 

Day 11Seoul

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: In Seoul

Today, our first stop would be Insadong antique market in where you can see lots of Korean traditional and antique stuff. Next we will have tour to Geyongbokgung Palace and passing by Gwanghwamun plaza, Cheonggye stream and Blue House. The highlight of today is Namsan tower. You may walk up or take an elevator (on your own expense) to the top to enjoy the Seoul city view and also the famous heart lock and Seoul City Wall. After that our guide will escort you to hotel. Enjoy the free leisure time.

 Geyongbokgung Palace
Geyongbokgung Palace
 

Day 12Seoul-Gyeonggido-Seoul

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: In Seoul

Today we will head to Nami Island, the famous tourist attraction and shooting place of famous drama “Winter Sonata”. After the leisure time in Nami Island and Dak-galbi lunch, we will head to Petite France, a famous location for some hit Korea Drama such as “My Love from The stars”. In this small France style village you could find many beautiful photo spots.

Nami Island
Nami Island
 

Day 13Seoul

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: In Seoul

After a leisure breakfast, we will head to Everland the largest theme park in South Korea, in here you may enjoy exciting rides, beautiful flower gardens and have close interaction with animals at the Zoo. Next we will have interesting experience in Trickeye Museum, a gallery franchise with big wall paintings or installations, which contain augmented reality or 3D illusions. Tour ends by driving you back to your hotel.

Everland-zoo
Everland-zoo
 

Day 14Seoul

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: In Seoul

Today we will head to DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza) one of Seoul famous landmark. We could see the modern side of Seoul and unique stuff from Korea local designer in this area. Enjoy your free leisure shopping time at Dongdaemun and Myeongdong shopping street.

Dongdaemun
Dongdaemun
 

Day 15Departure Seoul

Meals: Breakfast

Today it’s time to leave Korea for your next destination. Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of the hotel and transfer you to the airport for your flight. Hope you will come again in very near future. 

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Day 1Arrival Beijing

Meals: No Meals
Overnight: In Beijing

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 & Lunch
Overnight: In Beijing

Today we will have a classic Beijing city tour to visit the wonders, like Forbidden city. morning pick up from hotel, then start the tour by a stop at Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world, which witness the develpment of China. Then walk through the square and visit today’s highlight: Forbidden City , the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. We will spend almost the morning in the palace , where you could know the life of the emperors and royal families in the ancient dynasties. Then climb up the top of Coal Hill in  Jingshan Park, where gives a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City.  In the afternoon, Visit Temple of Heaven, which was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. It is China's existing largest structure for sacrifice to heaven. Shopping time at Panjiayuan Antique Market and Pearl Market. The local speciality Peking duck dinner can not be missed. So ask for restaurant information from the local guide, who'd love to help you.

Forbidden City
Forbidden City
 

Day 3Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Beijing

The most exciting thing is to visit the Great Wall when one travels to Beijing. You may need to departs from hotel a bit earlier to avoid the congested traffic in Beijing downtown. Pick up from hotel and drive directly to Mutianyu Great Wall, which section is more popular among foreign visitors. Upon arrival, you can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and walk around. After lunch at a restaurnat at foot of Great Wall, drive back to Beijing city. En route,  visit Summer Palace before lunch. Summer Palace is the currently exsiting largest and best preserved imperian garden in China. You could choose to take a boat ride on Kunming Lake. After that you will experience Chinese tea at tea house. Then drive back to hote. Een route you can plan for the night activities, such as foot massage, Kungfu Show, houhai night bars and Sanlitun bar street.

Great Wall Beijing China
Beijing Great Wall
 

Day 4Beijing Xi'an

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Xi'an

After a leiusre breakfast this morning and check out. Before starting for Xian, we wil Drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw , which is the way to know the Beijing local lifestyle. After an early lunch, be transferred to the Beijing West Train Station for the 5-5.5 hours high speed train to Xi'an. Your Xi'an tour guide will wait for you at the exit of Xi'an North Train Station and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Beijing Hutong tour
Beijing Hutong
 

Day 5Xi'an

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Xi'an

Today we will go to visit the stunning world wonder--- Terracotta Warriors , one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. Shuttle bus will be arranged for your convenience. On the way back to Xi'an city, we will stop to have a breakfast at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Tang Bo Art Museum, where gives you brief history and examples of Chinese art. The calligraphy lesson will be arranged and you will be taught how to write a couple of Chinese characters. Then visit the Bell tower, which is the largest bell tower in structure and shape and the best-preserved one in China. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there. Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner is the highly recommended evening entertainment in Xi'an, which you could plan with your local guide en route to hotel.   

Qin Terracotta Warriors in Xian
Qin Terracotta Warriors
 

Day 6Xi'an Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Shanghai

Pick up and check out from hotel in the morning. Before transfer to airport for the flight to Shanghai, we will visit Ancient City Wall, which represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Bicycle or sightseeing car will be arranged on the wall to go around. After that visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and you will have chance to watch the North plaza fountain show. Special lunch will be arranged as dumpling banquet at local restaurant. After lunch, drive to Xian airport, on the way visit the Hanyang Mausoleum, the largest museum with largest floor space in China. Then fly to Guilin.

Ancient City Wall in Xi'an
Ancient City Wall in Xi'an
 

Day 7Guilin Yangshuo

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Yangshuo

It is a wonder day to admire the natural beauty of Guilin. Pick up from hotel in the morning and drive to cruise terminal directly. Take a deluxe cruise boat from Guilin to Yangshuo. Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with buffet lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. Savor the fairy-tale scenery while cruising down the meandering river to Yangshuo.  After disembarking, walk through the West Street or take sightseeing car to the parking lot. You may choose to explore the countryside tour by bike or minivan(optional on your expense)It is worth a visit there. Drive back to the hotel in Guilin. The Impression show of Liushanjie in Yangshuo is also highligh recommended.

Li River Cruise in Guilin
Li River Cruise
 

Day 8Guilin Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Guilin

Before to the airport,Your Guilin tour guide will bring you to Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin and then the Reed Flute Cave, after lunch in a authentic chinese restaurant, then drive to the Guilin airport for your flight to Shanghai. Your Shanghai local guide will meet you in the airport and escort you to hotel. Have a good rest.

Elephant Trunk Hill Guilin
Elephant Trunk Hill Guilin
 

Day 9Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Overnight: In Shanghai

The local guide meet you at the hotel lobby at the appointed time. We will start to explore the largest and most modern city in China. The tour starts by visiting to Jade Buddha Temple, which is famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels, which is said to weigh 1,000 kg.Then visit the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao.  Lunch will be arranged at local restaurant, where you could try local special food, such as Dim Sum, Steamed Bun.

In the afternoon, we will explore Yuyuan Garden, a classic garden in downtown. Then free time to walk around Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road. Before, transfer back to hotel, we will have a leisure walk along the Bund  which is famous for groups of buildings known as a Gallery of world architecture.

Tour finishes at about 17:00-17:30 with drop-off at your hotel lobby. You could ask for some suggestion from the local guide about night shows and evening entertainments in Shanghai.

The Bund Shanghai
The Bund Shanghai
 

Day 10Shanghai Seoul

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight: In Seoul

Free at leisure before transfer to airport to catch the flight for Seoul. Arrival at Incheon Airport, you will be meet by the local guide and transferred to check in the hotel.

Seoul City View
Seoul City View
 

Day 11Seoul

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: In Seoul

Today, our first stop would be Insadong antique market in where you can see lots of Korean traditional and antique stuff. Next we will have tour to Geyongbokgung Palace and passing by Gwanghwamun plaza, Cheonggye stream and Blue House. The highlight of today is Namsan tower. You may walk up or take an elevator (on your own expense) to the top to enjoy the Seoul city view and also the famous heart lock and Seoul City Wall. After that our guide will escort you to hotel. Enjoy the free leisure time.

 Geyongbokgung Palace
Geyongbokgung Palace
 

Day 12Seoul-Gyeonggido-Seoul

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: In Seoul

Today we will head to Nami Island, the famous tourist attraction and shooting place of famous drama “Winter Sonata”. After the leisure time in Nami Island and Dak-galbi lunch, we will head to Petite France, a famous location for some hit Korea Drama such as “My Love from The stars”. In this small France style village you could find many beautiful photo spots.

Nami Island
Nami Island
 

Day 13Seoul

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: In Seoul

After a leisure breakfast, we will head to Everland the largest theme park in South Korea, in here you may enjoy exciting rides, beautiful flower gardens and have close interaction with animals at the Zoo. Next we will have interesting experience in Trickeye Museum, a gallery franchise with big wall paintings or installations, which contain augmented reality or 3D illusions. Tour ends by driving you back to your hotel.

Everland-zoo
Everland-zoo
 

Day 14Seoul

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hotel: In Seoul

Today we will head to DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza) one of Seoul famous landmark. We could see the modern side of Seoul and unique stuff from Korea local designer in this area. Enjoy your free leisure shopping time at Dongdaemun and Myeongdong shopping street.

Dongdaemun
Dongdaemun
 

Day 15Departure Seoul

Meals: Breakfast

Today it’s time to leave Korea for your next destination. Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of the hotel and transfer you to the airport for your flight. Hope you will come again in very near future. 

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Prices (per person in US$)

Group Size Oct 1st – Apr 30th May 1st –Sep 30th
2 ~ 5 pax $- $-
6 ~ 9 pax $- $-

Notice:
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.

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