24 Days The Best Scenic China

Beijing, Xian, Jiuzhaigou Valley, Chengdu, Chongqing, Yangtze Cruise, Yichang, Shanghai, Mt. Huangshan, Hangzhou, Guilin, Hong Kong

Tour Code: TCT-Scenic-08

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: Suitable for the whole year, best from April to November. p.s. Mt. Huangshan is the good summer resort during June and August; October and early November are the most colorful months of Jiuzhaigou Valley.

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Tour Feature

Wanna escaping from the over-noising city and long for your vacation to be an adventure in the nature? This 24 Days The Best Scenic China is your very choice. Focuses on some of the best sceneries, from the paradise-like Jiuzhaigou Valley in Chengdu, to the mighty Yangtze River, from spectacular Mt. Huangshan, to elegant Li River in Guilin, etc, in this tour, you will have chance to embrace all the good things in one time, to enjoys worldwide fame for their breathtaking scenery. You'll also have the opportunity to explore the imperial city Beijing, ancient Xian, busy Shanghai and flourishing Hong Kong.

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Beijing Be transferred to the the hotel
02 Beijing Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven
03 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Olympic Park, The exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube
04 Beijing Xian Beijing Hutong, Summer Palace, Flight to Xian
05 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarter
06 Xian Jiuzhaigou Flight to Jiuzhaigou, Huanglong
07 Jiuzhaigou Jiuzhaigou Valley Park
08 Jiuzhaigou Chengdu Flight to Chengdu, Free day
09 Chengdu Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Renmin Park, Jinli Old Street
10 Chengdu Chongqing Leshan Giant Buddha, D Train to Chongqing
11 Yangtze River Cruise Fengdu (optional), Shibaozhai
12 Yangtze River Cruise White Emperor City (optional), Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Goddess Stream
13 Yichang Shanghai Three Gorges Dam Site
14 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden; Shanghai Old Street, The Bund
15 Shanghai Huangshan Chengkan Ancient Village, Tunxi Old Street
16 Mt. Huangshan Mt. Huangshan
17 Huangshan Hangzhou Mt. Huangshan sightseeing, bullet train to Hangzhou
18 Hangzhou West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Tea Museum, Hefang Street
19 Hangzhou Guilin Flight to Guilin, Elephant Trunk Hill, Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park
20 Guilin Huanglo Yao Village, Ping An Village, Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, Longji Zhuang Village
21 Guilin Yangshuo Li River Cruise to Yangshuo, Yangshuo West Street, Countryside tour
22 Guilin Hong Kong Reed Flute Cave, Flight to Hong Kong
23 Hong Kong The Peak, Repulse Bay, Aberdeen Fishing Village, half day free
24 Departure Hong Kong Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Note: The flights to Jiuzhaigou have not yet issued since the earthquake in last Ausgust, although the government notice to open Jiuzhaigou to tourists from March The flight from March of 2018.  This itinerary is only for reference. Your actual itinrary depends on the real flight schedule. Please check it with us before booking.
 

Day 1Arrival Beijing

Meals: No Meals
Recommended Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China. You will be greeted and met by TCT tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel, whenever your flight arrives in Beijing. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day.


Beijing City View
 

Day 2Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel:Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★
Sightseeing: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven, Panjiayuan Antique Market
 

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the historical city of Beijing.
[09:30-12:30] You will reach the Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world. Walk through the square and visit today’s highlight: Forbidden City , the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world.
[12:30-14:00] Lunch time at Shi Yuan Restaurant, Chinese local food, famous for the braised eggplant, vegetable ball, and diced chicken with walnuts in soya sauce.
[14:00-16:30] 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 Pearl Market.
[16:30-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night show or the Peking duck dinner with your guide and ask for suggestions.


Forbidden City
Forbidden City
 

Day 3Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★
Sightseeing: Mutianyu Great Wall, Olympic Park, The exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube
 

[08:00-08:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Great Wall.
[08:30-12:30] Drive 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.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time at Xiaolongpu Restaurant, famous for the vegetable food, such as fried vegetables, dry-fried beans, sweet corn cake
[13:30-16:30] Drive back to Beijing city, while you can take a nap in the car. Visit the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube, the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. After that you will experience Chinese tea at tea house.
[16:30-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night activities, such as foot massage, houhai night bars and Sanlitun bar street.



Mutianyu Great Wall
 

Day 4Beijing Xian

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: New Century Hotel Xi'an ★★★★
Sightseeing: Beijing Hutong, Summer Palace
 

[09:30-10:00] You will have enough time to pack up and check out. Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and have half day leisure tour in Beijing.
[10:00-11:30] Drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw , which is the way to know the Beijing local lifestyle.
[11:30-14:30] Drive to Summer Palace, which is the existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China. Boat ride on Kunming Lake is included. Lunch will be arranged at nearby restaurant, named Xiangyangtun, with opera stage inside.

After lunch, 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.
 

Summer Palace
Summer Palace

Day 5Xian

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: New Century Hotel Xi'an ★★★★
Sightseeing: Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarter
 

[09:00-09:30]  Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Ancient city.
[09:30-12:30] Drive to Terracotta Warriors and explore 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.
[12:30-14:00] Lunch time at Lanchi Restaurant, professional for buffet and local food, such as dim sum, noodles and Chinese hamburger.
[14:00-17:00] Visit the Ancient Xian 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. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there.
[17:00-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night activities, such as Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner.


Terracotta Warriors, Terracotta Army
Terracotta Warriors
 

Day 6Xian Jiuzhaigou

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel:New Jiuzhai Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Huanglong National Park

After breakfast, be transferred to the airport for morning flight to Jiuzhaigou. Your Jiuzhaigou tour guide will wait for you at the airport.
 

[12:00-16:00] Lunch will be served at local restaurant nearby Chuanzhusi Temple. After lunch, visit Huanglong National Park, which is a World Natural Heritage site, and famous for its colorful ponds, snowy mountains, deep valleys, and dense forest. All the colors of the rainbow are here. The landscape studded with waterfalls and terraced, colored limestone ponds of blue, yellow, white and green. We suggest you hike on the mountain to explore the real beauty of Huanglong National Park. There is also cable car service available, and you can take it to the top at your expense for relaxing trip.
[16:00-17:30] Drive to your hotel in Jiuzhaigou about 1.5 hours. Get rest and prepare for tomorrow excursion tour to Jiuzhaigou Valley.


Huanglong Scenic Area
Huanglong Scenic Area
 

Day 7Jiuzhaigou

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: New Jiuzhai Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve
 

[08:00-08:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the fairyland and national treasure.
[08:30-12:30] Take full day excursion into Jiuzhaigou valley with your guide accompanying. Take a shuttle bus from Lantian Station to the Long Lake, then walk around and enjoy the Long lake & the Five-colour Pool. After that, take a shuttle bus from Five-colour Pool to Nuorilang Waterfall.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time will be served at Nuorilang restaurant in the park. You can also choose to have a picnic lunch at stopover site.
[13:30-17:30] Continue your hiking tour in the afternoon and feel relaxed without pushing at all. Walk to the Nuorilang Waterfall  for a visit before taking a shuttle bus from Nuorilang to Shuzheng Lake, visit the Rhino Lake, Tiger Lake, Shuzheng Fall and Princess Lake along the way in the bus . Then walk around and enjoy the Shuzheng Lake, the Shuzheng Valley, Take a shuttle bus  From Shuzheng Lake to Shuanglong Lake for a visit to the Shuanglong Waterfall.
[17:30-18:00] Finally take a shuttle bus back to the Lantian Station, and visit the Reed Lake, Bonsai Shoal and Mirror Cliff along the way in the bus. Relax in the hotel. The Tibetan dancing show will be an optional activity for you in the evening.


Jiuzhaigou Valley - Zhechawa Valley
Jiuzhaigou Valley
 

Day 8Jiuzhaigou Chengdu

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Atour Hotel Chengdu ★★★★

Morning at leisure in the hotel and be transferred to Guilin airport for flight to Chengdu. Your Chengdu tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel. Today is a free day without tours and you will get refreshing and you can just stroll around Kuanzhai Alley which is the famous snack street in the evening.


Chengdu City View
 

Day 9Chengdu

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Atour Hotel Chengdu ★★★★
Sightseeing: Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Renmin Park, Jinli Old Street
 
[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Panda hometown.
[09:30-12:30] Enjoy your interesting tour to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding which is a huge institution replicates the natural habitat of the giant panda. Sightseeing shuttle bus is included. You will learn the habits and characteristics of Giant and baby pandas, observe them eating bamboos and playing around. Lunch will be arranged as local food at restaurant nearby.
[12:30-13:30] Typical lunch will be arranged as Hot Pot at Old House restaurant.
[13:30-16:30] In the afternoon, visit Renmin Park and it is the paradise for local people who addict to dancing, playing mahjong, drinking teas. We will arrange tea break in the park and mahjong lesson if you are interested in. After that enjoy shopping time at Jinli Old Street which is the elegant style of the architectures tells you what Sichuan looks like during the Qing Dynasty.
[16:30-17:30] Back to the hotel and the Face Changing show will be a good option or you can just stroll around Kuanzhai Alley which is the famous snack street in the evening.


Chengdu Panda Base
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
 

Day 10Chengdu Chongqing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★
Sightseeing: Leshan Giant Buddha
 
[10:00-10:30] Morning sleep late and check-out from the hotel with full energy. Our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and have extension tour to Leshan Giant Buddha before leaving for Huangshan
[10:30-13:30] Drive to Leshan city about 2 hours and have lunch as Sichuan cuisine at local restaurant
[13:30-16:00] Spend the whole afternoon at Leshan Giant Buddha with two ways to explore. Firstly climb up the Giant Buddha which is the tallest stone Buddha statue in the world, which was carved out of a cliff. The path is narrow but safe. You will have about 1.5 hours hike from bottom to the top and you will take close encounter with the Giant Buddha. Get down from another way after short break and take the cruise on Minjiang River. You will have whole scene of the Giant Buddha which is really impressed to observe from a distance

Be transferred to Chengdu train station for bullet train to Chongqing. Upon arrival, be met by our guide and transferred directly to the wharf and embark the Yangtze River Cruise which Set sail from Chongqing at 9:00 p.m.


Leshan Giant Buddha
 

Day 11Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★
Sightseeing:Fengdu (optional), Shibaozhai
 
[06:30-08:30] Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast.
[09:00-13:30] Activities on board as you like. Or take Additional Shore excursion to Fengdu with extra cost. Buffet lunchis served on board.
[16:00-21:00] Shore excursion to Shibaozhai. Late afternoon Captain's Welcome Reception with buffet dinner. Evening, enjoy the Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show



Fengdu Ghost City
 

Day 12Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★
Sightseeing:White Emperor City (optional), Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Goddess Stream
 
06:30-08:30] Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast.
[07:30-10:15] Activities on board as you like. Or take Additional Shore excursion to White Emperor City with extra cost.
[10:45-13:00] Sailing through Qutang Gorge & Scenic cruising of Wu Gorge, buffet lunch is served on board.
[15:15-21:45] Shore excursion to Goddess Stream. Evening enjoy Captain's Farewell Banquet and the Crew cabaret.


Wu Gorge
Qutang Gorge
 

Day 13Yichang Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund ★★★★
Sightseeing:Three Gorges Dam Site
 

[06:00-07:45] Buffet breakfast
[07:45-11:15] Disemabark at Maoping Cruise Terminal, Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site; Transfer to passenger certer in the downtown of Yichang
[12:30-15:30] Your Yichang tour guide will wait for you at Yichang passenger center and help you to transfer to the airport.


Fly to Shanghai. Your Shanghai tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Three Gorges Dam
Three Gorges Dam
 

Day 14Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel:SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund ★★★★
Sightseeing: Jade Buddha Temple, the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden; Shanghai Old Street, The Bund
 

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Modern city of China.
[09:30-12:30] Visit 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.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time for the local special food, Dim Sum and Steamed Bun
[13:30-16:30] Visit Yuyuan Garden, which is a Chinese classic garden in city downtown, shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road which is the earliest commercial street in Shanghai, you could look for some special souvenirs and silk product there. After that, enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as "a Gallery of world architecture".
[16:30-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night Acrobatic Show, especially the ERA show, which is one of the most popular evening entertainments in Shanghai.



The Bund
 

Day 15Shanghai Huangshan

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Recommended Hotel:Huangshan International Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Chengkan Ancient Village, Tunxi Old Street
 

[07:30-08:00] Get up early in the morning. Check-out and be transferred to the train station for 4 hours bullet train to Huangshan city.
[09:30-14:00] You will get on the bullet to Huangshan city. Upon arrival, your local tour guide will meet you up at Huangshan train station and have simple lunch in the station.
[14:00-17:00] Enjoy afternoon tour to Chengkan Ancient Village which is a perfect and typical combination of beautiful natural scenery and Huizhou culture art. It is famous for well-preserved residential architecture of the Ming Dynasty (1368 AD - 1644 AD). The ancient architectures contain elegant pavilions, bridges, houses, ancestral temples, wells, etc. Taste the local snack in the village. You can have a try the flocky bean curd which is very famous.
[17:00-18:00] Drive back to Huangshan city and check in. Enjoy your free time at Tunxi Old Street which is an ancient Western-European architect once visited the old street and said that he had found "The Eastern Ancient Rome.” You can find delicious food there as well.



Tunxi Street
 

Day 16Huangshan

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Beihai Hotel ★★★★★
Sightseeing: Mt. Huangshan, Lion Peak, Shixin Peak, Grand Canyon of Xihai
 

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start today’s exploration on Mt. Huangshan. You can store your luggage in the hotel and travel light.
[09:30-12:30] Enjoy your full day excursion to visit Mt. Huangshan which is one of China's ten best-known scenic spots and also the No. 1 Mountain under heaven.. It is characterized by the four wonders, namely, odd-shaped pines, grotesque rock formation, seas of clouds and crystal-clear hot springs. Yellow Mountain is celebrated for having all the features of mountain scenery. Take cable car up and head for Xihai hotel on the mountain. It is about half an hour hike to the hotel. En route, you will appreciate the Lion Peak and Shixin Peak.
[12:30-13:30] Check-in and have lunch at the hotel’s restaurant. There is less choice for food on mountain and the best option would be in the hotel.
[13:30-18:30] Spend your afternoon and hike on Grand Canyon of Xihai (West Sea). Grand Canyon of Xihai is the highlights of scenic area in Yellow. Covering the most prime scenery of Xihai Scenic Area, it starts at Paiyun Pavilion, linking White Cloud Area at Fairy-walking Bridge and creating a breath-taking sightseeing route. It is a circular footpath for hiking and you will reach the hotel you stay at the end of the tour


Mt. Huangshan
Mt. Huangshan
 

Day 17Huangshan Hangzhou

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel:Zhejiang International Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Mt. Huangshan
 

[06:00-12:00] Get up earlier in the morning and go to Danxia Peak or nearby peak to watch the sunrise and sea of clouds. It is under the influence of weather. Try your luck! You might have chance to see colorful sea of clouds which is the top view of Mt. Huangshan. Back to your hotel for short break and take cable car down to the foot of Mt. Huangshan.
[12:00-13:30]  Lunch will be arranged at local restaurant in the old town and get your luggage which are stored in the hotel you stayed in Huangshan city. After that ,be transferred to Huangshan train station.
[14:00-18:30] Take 3 hours bullet train to Hangzhou Your Hangzhou tour guide will wait for you at the train station and help you to transfer to the hotel.


Mt. Huangshan
Mt. Huangshan
 

Day 18Hangzhou

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Zhejiang International Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: West Lake; Lingyin Temple; Six Harmonies Pagoda; Tea Museum; Hefang Street
 

[09:00-09:30] Guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby early in the morning.
[09:30-12:30] Today is a joyful day with firstly visit the West Lake, reputed for beautiful scenery, a multitude of historical sites, brilliant cultural relics, and a profusion of native products. We will arrange cruise tour on West Lake and it is also highly recommended to walk around. After that, visit the Lingyin Temple a site famous for not only as a Buddhism temple but also an attraction to catch beautiful scenery.
[12:30-13:30] Lunch time at local restaurant for traditional Hangzhou cuisine
[13:30-17:00] Visit Six Harmonies Pagoda, ensure a view of the Qiantang River and a far view towards the misty horizon. After that, visit China Tea Museum you can have close touch with the China tea history and know more about the tea producing process. Shopping time at Hefang Street, which is the most prosperous place in Hangzhou since the ancient time.
[17:00-17:30] Back to the hotel, en route you can plan for the night activities or watch Impression Show of West Lake.


West Lake
West Lake
 

Day 19Hangzhou Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel:Bravo Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Elephant Trunk Hill; Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for flight to Guilin. Fly to Guilin. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Elephant Trunk Hill which is the badge of Guilin city. The whole hill looks exactly like a huge elephant stretching its trunk drinking water of the Li River. It is the masterpiece of karst landscape, composed of pure limestone deposited on seabed 360million years ago. You can climb up to the top and take full view of Guilin’s hills and rivers. Walking along the Li River and enjoy a short visit to Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park by walking around Shanhu Lake and viewing the Golden and Silver Twin Pagodas from the lake bank.


Elephant Trunk Hill
 

Day 20Guilin Longji Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Huanglo Yao Village, Ping An Village, Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, Longji Zhuang Village
 

[08:30-09:00] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and get ready for today’s excursion to Longji Rice Terraces
[09:00-13:00] Drive to Longji about 2 hours. It is mountain road and you can see some small terraces scenery outside the window as warm-up. Upon arrival, change for the shuttle bus provided by the scenic spot. Our guide will accompany with you throughout the tour. The shuttle bus will stop at Huanglo Yao Village and you will have chance to watch Long Hair Show and folk dance with an optional cost in the village. Start hiking to Ping An village from there which are all flagstone road and path. Climb up to the mountain about half an hour with breath-taking view on the way
[13:00-14:00] Lunch time at local restaurant in Ping An village and try the typically local food, such as Bamboo Rice, Chinese Bacon and Bamboo shoot
[14:00-16:30] Continue hiking to Longji Zhuang Village via stone trail to Zhuang village about 2.5 hours. It is the classic hiking route in Longji terrace field, smoothly and leisurely. En route, you will appreciate the endless terrace field and gorgeous view on the mountain
[16:30-18:30] Drive back to Guilin city and you can have a traditional foot message at your own cost to allay tiredness



Longji Rice Terraces
 

Day 21Guilin Yangshuo Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Li River; West Street, Countryside tour
 

[08:00-08:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Li River on Cruise.
[09:30-14:00] Enjoy cruise down the Li River with 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. You can go on the sundeck or just sit and appreciate the view from the picture windows.
[14:00-17:00] After disembarking, stroll around the West Street which is the oldest street in Yangshuo with a history of more than 1,400 years. It now becomes a place that mixes the eastern and western culture harmoniously. West Street in Yangshuo has developed into the most prosperous area in Yangshuo. Take a bicycle riding to enjoy the beauty of countryside if Yangshuo before driving back to the Guilin through express way, while you will appreciate the Yangshuo ten-mile Gallery on the road.
[17:00-17:30] Back to the hotel and rest of day at leisure, for evening activities, we suggest you walk by the four lakes or take the night cruise along the city waterway.


Li River
Li River
 

Day 22Guilin Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Harbour Plaza Metroplis Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Reed Flute Cave
 

[10:00-10:30] Morning at leisure and pack up well before check out. Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the city of karst landform.
[10:30-12:00] Visit Reed Flute Cave which is a famous scenic spot mainly offering a magic fairyland of stalactites, stalagmites, stone columns, curtains and flowers in fantastic shapes and colors while appreciating landscape and rural scenery.
[12:00-13:00] A la carte lunch will be arranged at local restaurant, you can taste the local famous food, such as tofu, tianluonian and stewed pork with taros.

After lunch, be transferred to Guilin airport for afternoon flight to Hong Kong. Your Hong Kong driver guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.


Reed Flute Cave
 

Day 23Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Harbour Plaza Metroplis Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing:Victoria Peak, Aberdeen, Repulse Bay, half day free
 

[09:00-09:30] Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start for the day trip
[09:30-12:30] The Victoria Peak (include one way Peak Tram Ride), sit on the right of the tram for the best views, and be certain to wait for a clear day to make the trip. Do not leave the Tower complex - which is a little disorientating without riding the escalators to the outdoor observation deck: the views are breathtaking. After that, visit Aberdeen fishing village (with Sampan Ride), old-fashioned boats which provide floating homes for thousands of people. Taking a ride on one of the boats is a popular activity.

Free at leisure in the afternoon by yourself to explore Hong Kong.

View from Victoria Peak
View from Victoria Peak
 

Day 24Departure Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast

Pack-up & check-out. Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. Your pick-up time will be reconfirmed by our tour guide beforehand according to your departure flight timing. Anyway, shopping spree before leaving for the airport.

Service Ends

Note: The flights to Jiuzhaigou have not yet issued since the earthquake in last Ausgust, although the government notice to open Jiuzhaigou to tourists from March The flight from March of 2018. This itinerary is only for reference. Your actual itinrary depends on the real flight schedule. Please check it with us before booking.
 

Day 1Arrival Beijing

Meals: No Meals
Recommended Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China. You will be greeted and met by TCT tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel, whenever your flight arrives in Beijing. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day.


Beijing City View
 

Day 2Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel:Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the historical city of Beijing. Morning tour visit Tian’anmen Square, the largest public square in the world. Walk through the square and visit Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. After lunch, Visit Temple of Heaven which was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. Shopping time at Pearl Market.

Forbidden City
Forbidden City
 

Day 3Beijing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Sunworld Hotel Beijing ★★★★

Pick up from hotel in the morning. Drive 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, Drive back to Beijing city, while you can take a nap in the car. Visit the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube, the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. After that you will experience Chinese tea at tea house.


Mutianyu Great Wall
 

Day 4Beijing Xian

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: New Century Hotel Xi'an ★★★★

Pick up from hotel after breakfast, drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw, which is the way to know the Beijing local lifestyle. Then visit Summer Palace, which is the existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China. Boat ride on Kunming Lake is included.  After lunch, be transferred to the airport for the 2 hours flight to Xian airport, where the local guide is waiting for you at the exit.
 

Summer Palace
Summer Palace

Day 5Xian

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: New Century Hotel Xi'an ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Ancient city. Drive to Terracotta Warriors and explore 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. After Lunch, visit the Ancient Xian 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. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there.

Terracotta Warriors, Terracotta Army
Terracotta Warriors
 

Day 6Xian Jiuzhaigou

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel:New Jiuzhai Hotel ★★★★

After breakfast, be transferred to the airport for morning flight to Jiuzhaigou. Your Jiuzhaigou tour guide will wait for you at the airport. Lunch will be served at local restaurant nearby Chuanzhusi Temple. After lunch, visit Huanglong National Park, which is a World Natural Heritage site, and famous for its colorful ponds, snowy mountains, deep valleys, and dense forest. Drive to your hotel in Jiuzhaigou about 1.5 hours. Get rest and prepare for tomorrow excursion tour to Jiuzhaigou Valley.

Huanglong Scenic Area
Huanglong Scenic Area
 

Day 7Jiuzhaigou

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: New Jiuzhai Hotel ★★★★

Hotel morning pick-up, then take full day excursion into Jiuzhaigou valley with your guide accompanying. The guide will suggest the best visit route in the valley. Lunch time will be served at Nuorilang restaurant in the park. Continue your hiking tour in the afternoon and feel relaxed without pushing at all.
 

Jiuzhaigou Valley - Zhechawa Valley
Jiuzhaigou Valley
 

Day 8Jiuzhaigou Chengdu

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Atour Hotel Chengdu ★★★★

Morning at leisure in the hotel and be transferred to Guilin airport for flight to Chengdu. Your Chengdu tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel. Today is a free day without tours and you will get refreshing and you can just stroll around Kuanzhai Alley which is the famous snack street in the evening.


Chengdu City View
 

Day 9Chengdu

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Atour Hotel Chengdu ★★★★

Enjoy your interesting tour to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding which is a huge institution replicates the natural habitat of the giant panda. Sightseeing shuttle bus is included. You will learn the habits and characteristics of Giant and baby pandas, observe them eating bamboos and playing around. Lunch will be arranged as local food at restaurant nearby. After lunch, visit Renmin Park and it is the paradise for local people who addict to dancing, playing mahjong, drinking teas. We will arrange tea break in the park and mahjong lesson if you are interested in.  After that enjoy shopping time at Jinli Old Street which is the elegant style of the architectures tells you what Sichuan looks like during the Qing Dynasty.

Chengdu Panda Base
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
 

Day 10Chengdu Chongqing

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Morning sleep late and check-out from the hotel with full energy. Our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and have extension tour to Leshan Giant Buddha before leaving for Huangshan. Drive to Leshan city about 2 hours and have lunch as Sichuan cuisine at local restaurant. Spend the whole afternoon at Leshan Giant Buddha with two ways to explore. Firstly climb up the Giant Buddha which is the tallest stone Buddha statue in the world, which was carved out of a cliff. The path is narrow but safe. Get down from another way after short break and take the cruise on Minjiang River. Be transferred to Chengdu train station for bullet train to Chongqing. Upon arrival, be met by our guide and transferred directly to the wharf and embark the Yangtze River Cruise which Set sail from Chongqing at 9:00 p.m.


Leshan Giant Buddha
 

Day 11Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Early Bird Coffee and Tea; Practice Tai Chi on board and Buffet breakfast in the morning.
Then take Additional Shore excursion to Fengdu with extra cost. Buffet lunchis served on board. Afternoon shore excursion to Shibaozhai. Captain's Welcome Reception with buffet dinner tonight. Enjoy the Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show at night.


Fengdu Ghost City
 

Day 12Yangtze River Cruise

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch& Dinner
On Board: Victoria cruise ★★★★★

Buffet breakfast in the morning, then take Additional Shore excursion to White Emperor City with extra cost. Keeping sailing through Gutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. After Lunch, Shore excursion to Goddess Stream. Enjoy Captain's Farewell Banquet and the Crew cabaret.
 


Qutang Gorge
 

Day 13Yichang Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund ★★★★

Disembark at Maoping Cruise Terminal this morning and take a coach to visit the Three Gorges Dam, which spans the Yangtze River at Sandouping; it is the world’s largest power station. After the tour in late morning, the cruises company will provide a motor coach to transfer you to the passenger center in the downtown of Yichang, where our local guide is waiting for you. and then transfr you to the airport to catch the flight to Shanghai, where the local guide has already waited for you at the airport.


Three Gorges Dam
 

Day 14Shanghai

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel:SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund ★★★★

The city tour starts from hotel pick-up in the morning. Drive to visit Jade Buddha Temple, which is famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels.Then visit the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao. After lunch at local restaurant, Visit Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Roa, the earliest commercial street in Shanghai. After that, enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as "a Gallery of world architecture".
 


The Bund
 

Day 15Shanghai Huangshan

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Recommended Hotel:Huangshan International Hotel ★★★★

Get up early in the morning. Check-out and be transferred to the train station for 4 hours bullet train to Huangshan city. You will get on the bullet to Huangshan city. Upon arrival, your local tour guide will meet you up at Huangshan train station and have simple lunch in the station. Enjoy afternoon tour to Chengkan Ancient Village which is a perfect and typical combination of beautiful natural scenery and Huizhou culture art. Drive back to Huangshan city and check in. Enjoy your free time at Tunxi Old Street which is an ancient Western-European architect once visited the old street and said that he had found "The Eastern Ancient Rome.”


Tunxi Street
 

Day 16Huangshan

Meals: Breakfast& Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Beihai Hotel ★★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start today’s exploration on Mt. Huangshan. You can store your luggage in the hotel and travel light. Enjoy your full day excursion to visit Mt. Huangshan which is one of China's ten best-known scenic spots and also the No. 1 Mountain under heaven. Take cable car up and head for Xihai hotel on the mountain. It is about half an hour hike to the hotel. En route, you will appreciate the Lion Peak and Shixin Peak. After lunch, spend your afternoon and hike on Grand Canyon of Xihai (West Sea). Grand Canyon of Xihai is the highlights of scenic area in Yellow. Covering the most prime scenery of Xihai Scenic Area, it starts at Paiyun Pavilion, linking White Cloud Area at Fairy-walking Bridge and creating a breath-taking sightseeing route.

Mt. Huangshan
Mt. Huangshan
 

Day 17Huangshan Hangzhou

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel:Huangshan International Hotel ★★★★

Get up earlier in the morning and go to Danxia Peak or nearby peak to watch the sunrise and sea of clouds. It is under the influence of weather. Try your luck! You might have chance to see colorful sea of clouds which is the top view of Mt. Huangshan. Back to your hotel for short break and take cable car down to the foot of Mt. Huangshan. After lunch, be transferred to Huangshan train station and take 3 hours bullet train to Hangzhou. Your Hangzhou tour guide will wait for you at the train station and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Mt. Huangshan
Mt. Huangshan
 

Day 18Hangzhou

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Huangshan International Hotel ★★★★

Guide will meet you up at the hotel lobbyearly in the morning. Today is a joyful day with firstly visit the West Lake, reputed for beautiful scenery, a multitude of historical sites, brilliant cultural relics, and a profusion of native products. We will arrange cruise tour on West Lake and it is also highly recommended to walk around. After that, visit the Lingyin Temple, a site famous for not only as a Buddhism temple but also an attraction to catch beautiful scenery. After lunch visit Six Harmonies Pagoda, ensure a view of the Qiantang River and a far view towards the misty horizon. After that, visit China Tea Museum you can have close touch with the China tea history and know more about the tea producing process. Shopping time at Hefang Street, which is the most prosperous place in Hangzhou since the ancient time.
 

West Lake
West Lake
 

Day 19Hangzhou Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel:Bravo Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Elephant Trunk Hill; Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for flight to Guilin. Fly to Guilin. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Elephant Trunk Hill which is the badge of Guilin city. The whole hill looks exactly like a huge elephant stretching its trunk drinking water of the Li River. It is the masterpiece of karst landscape, composed of pure limestone deposited on seabed 360million years ago. You can climb up to the top and take full view of Guilin’s hills and rivers. Walking along the Li River and enjoy a short visit to Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park by walking around Shanhu Lake and viewing the Golden and Silver Twin Pagodas from the lake bank.


Elephant Trunk Hill
 

Day 20Guilin Longji Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and get ready for today’s excursion to Longji Terrace Field. Drive to Longji about 2 hours. Start hiking to Ping An village with all flagstone road and path. Climb up to the mountain about half an hour with breath-taking view on the way. After lunch, continue hiking to Longji Zhuang Village via stone trail to Zhuang village about 2.5 hours. It is the classic hiking route in Longji terrace field, smoothly and leisurely. En route, you will appreciate the endless terrace field and gorgeous view on the mountain. Drive back to Guilin city and you can have a traditional foot message at your own cost to allay tiredness.


Longji Rice Terraces
 

Day 21Guilin Yangshuo Guilin

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel ★★★★
Sightseeing: Li River; West Street

Enjoy cruise down the Li River with 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. You can go on the sundeck or just sit and appreciate the view from the picture windows. After disembarking, stroll around the West Street which is the oldest street in Yangshuo with a history of more than 1,400 years.  After an exciting countryside tour, we will drive back to Guilin and rest of day at leisure.

Li River
Li River
 

Day 22Guilin Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Harbour Plaza Metroplis Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the city of karst landform. Visit Reed Flute Cave which is a famous scenic spot mainly offering a magic fairyland of stalactites, stalagmites, stone columns, curtains and flowers in fantastic shapes and colors while appreciating landscape and rural scenery. After lunch, be transferred to Guilin airport for afternoon flight to Hong Kong. Your Hong Kong driver guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.


Reed Flute Cave
 

Day 23Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Harbour Plaza Metroplis Hotel ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start for the day trip. The Victoria Peak (include one way Peak Tram Ride), sit on the right of the tram for the best views, and be certain to wait for a clear day to make the trip. After that, visit Aberdeen fishing village (with Sampan Ride), old-fashioned boats which provide floating homes for thousands of people. Taking a ride on one of the boats is a popular activity. Free at leisure in the afternoon for you to explore Hong Kong by yourself.

View from Victoria Peak
View from Victoria Peak
 

Day 24Departure Hong Kong

Meals: Breakfast

Pack-up & check-out. Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight. Your pick-up time will be reconfirmed by our tour guide beforehand according to your departure flight timing. Anyway, shopping spree before leaving for the airport

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Hotel Class Group Size Dec. ~ Feb. Mar. ~ Nov.
Economy Hotel
★★★
2 ~ 5 pax $5606 $5969
6 ~ 9 pax $4399 $4761
Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
2 ~ 5 pax $5909 $6316
6 ~ 9 pax $4701 $5108
Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
2 ~ 5 pax $6595 $7291
6 ~ 9 pax $5388 $6084

Price includes:
  Domestic flight or high-speed train as specified
  Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private licensed English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals mentioned in the itinerary, Chinese local food
  China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price excludes:
  International Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  China Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services

Remarks:
※   Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, 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


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