9 Days China Elite Tour to Hangzhou

Beijing, Xian, Hangzhou, Shanghai

Tour Code: TCT-Classic-Stop5

Tour Type: Private Tour

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

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A similar beginning with a fresh selection of China experiences for your pleasure. The journey begins with comprehensive tours of the two ancient capitals, Beijing and Xian, and then you will be transported to Hangzhou, a city famous for its natural sceneries and long-standing culture and named as the Terrestrial Paradises. Then you can take the express train to Shanghai, one of our planet's ultra-modern cities. You will be surely delighted by the diversity of this Elite Tour.


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 - Xian Hutong Tour by rickshaw, Summer Palace
05 Xian Terracotta Warriors, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian City Wall
06 Xian - Hangzhou Shaanxi History Museum, Hanyang Mausoleum, Flight to Hangzhou
07 Hangzhou - Shanghai West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Hu Qingyu Traditional Pharmacy, Hight-speed Train to Shanghai
08 Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple, Yuyan Garden, Chenghuangmiao, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, the Bund
09 Departure Shanghai Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China, you will be met at the airport (Beijing Capital International Airport) by tour guide and transferred to your comfortable hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Meals: No meal
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) 


Forbidden City



Day 3 Beijing

After breakfast, start to drive to visit the Mutianyu Great Wall (2 hours) - 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


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 lunchi 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 Tour by Rickshaw



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)


Terracotta Warriors



Day 6 Xian  Hangzhou

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

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Hangzhou


Hanyang Mausoleum



Day 7 Hangzhou  Shanghai

Today is a joyful day with firstly visit the West Lake (1.5 - 2 hours) - reputed for beautiful scenery, a multitude of historical sites, brilliant cultural relics, and a profusion of native products. After that, go to Lingyin Temple (1 hour) - a site famous for not only as a Buddhism temple but also an attraction to catch beautiful scenery. After a vegetarian meal in Lingyin Temple, continue to pay a visit to Six Harmonies Pagod (1 hour) - ensure a view of the Qiantang River and a far view towards the misty horizon. The final site of today is Hu Qingyu Traditional Pharmacy (1 hour) - the only state-level professional one in China. In the late afternoon, take a high-speed train to  Shanghai (G train from Hangzhou - Shanghai Hongqiao within 1 hour).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Shanghai 


West Lake



Day 8 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)


The Bund



Day 9 Departure Shanghai

You will be transferred to the airport for flight home. Bid a fond farewell to this ancient land.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

January, February, December
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
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Using Comfortable Hotel
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Using Deluxe Hotel
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April, May, September, October, November
Group Size Using Economy Hotel
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Using Comfortable Hotel
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Using Deluxe Hotel
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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, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018, 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
HangzhouHangzhou Enjoyor Hotel
Add: 65 Qingchun Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou
West Lake Golden Plaza Hotel Hangzhou
Add: 131 Jiefang Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou
Sofitel Hangzhou Westlake Hotel
Add: 333 West Lake Avenue Hangzhou
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

Optional Activities

City Local Specialties Nights Shows
Beijing Beijing Roasted DuckPeking Opera
Hangzhou Dragon Well (Longjing) TeaImpression of West Lake Show
Shanghai Xiao Long BaoAcrobatics Show

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