8 Days Beijing Xian Shanghai Tour

Tour Code:BXS-01
Departure Time: 8:30am
Finish Time: 5:30pm
Tour Style: Private Tour
Departure Date: Any day you want
Tour Guide Service: English-speaking tour guide
Service: Private tour guide + vehicle + entrance fees+lunch    

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Tour Description

Beijing Arrival
Upon your arrival at the Beijing airport, our driver will meet you and escort you to your hotel in Beijing. 

Accommodation: In Beijing                            Meals: No  

Beijing

Our tour guide will meet you and pick you up from your hotel around 8:00 am. You will first go to visit the Mutianyu Great Wall. Upon arrival, you can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and walk around.

8 days beijing xian shanghai tourMutianyu Great Wall Travel Area is situated in Huairou District of Beijing. It has a longer history and is bestowed with brilliant cultures.In 2002, it was appraised as 4A grade scenic area and is the essence of Great Wall. Mutianyu Great Wall Travel Area is surrounded with mountains and is of beautiful scenery. In spring, fragrant flowers are vying with each other in beauty and are blooming; in summer, mountains are covered with green coats and you can listen to music of flowing lake; by autumn, it is fruitful and can see red leaves dancing; by winter, Great Wall is painted of pure white and coated with silver costume, showing a northland scene. It enjoys a reputation of “Mutianyu surpassing others of Great Wall” and is the best scenic spot.
After lunch, continue to visit Dingling Tomb–Located at the eastern foot of the Dayu Mountain, Dingling is the joint burial tomb of the 13th Ming emperor zhu yijun and his two empresses. The Underground Palace of Dingling is the only one of the Ming Tombs excavated so far. 

When tour is over, you will be transferred back to your hotel, free on your own at the rest of the day.

Accommodation: In Beijing                          Meals: Local Chinese Lunch  

Beijing Xian

Meet your guide at your hotel lobby at appointment time in the early morning, and then transfer to Forbidden City. The Forbidden City–also known as the Imperial Palace, the National Palace Museum, the Purple Forbidden City and Gugong(故宫), is probably Beijing’s top tourist attraction.Located in the heart of Beijing and north to Tiananmen Square,this huge and complex palace with an area of one full square,previously is the home of 23 successive Emperors. 

8 days beijing xian shanghai tourNext we will move on to the Tiananmen Square. It is located at the center of Beijing City. Covering an area of 440,000 square meters, Tian’anmen Square is the second largest city square in the world.

Then move on to the Temple of Heaven. The Temple of Heaven– During the Ming and Qing Dynasties, emperors came to the temple to worship the God of Heaven and pray for a good harvest.It was included in the UNESCO world heritage list in 1998.

After lunch, drive to the Summer Palace. The Summer Palace, also called “Yi He Yuan” literally meaning “the Garden of Restful Peace” in Chinese, is one of the most visited scenic spots together with the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven or Great Wall in Beijing city. This ancient royal garden is beautifully composed of palaces, temples, gardens, pavilions, lakes and corridors fully radiating the natural beauty and the grandeur of imperial gardens.

When tour is over, you will be transferred to train station by driver and guide, take Z19(Dep 20:40- Arr 08:31) soft-sleeper to Xian. The whole journey takes about 12 hours. (4 people sharing one cabin )

Accommodation: In the train                    Meals: Local Chinese Lunch  

Xian 

8 days beijing xian shanghai tourUpon arrival, our guide and driver in Xian will pick you up at the railway station on time and escort you to the Terracotta Army which is praised as one of the “Eight Wonders of the World”, containing three pits as well as the Museum of Bronze Chariots and Horses. We will spend at least 2.5 hours there to know more about this world’s miracle. 

After Chinese lunch, drive back to the city center of Xian and visit Xian City Wall. Our guide will show you the ancient City Wall built over 600 years ago. The Xian city wall is the most complete city wall that has survived in China as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. It was enlarged in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) from the city wall initially built in Tang Dynasty (618 -907). 

When tour is over, you will be transferred back to your hotel, free on your own at the rest of the day.

Accommodation: In Xian                         Meals: Local Chinese Lunch  

Xian Shanghai

Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Xian. You will first go to visit the Shaanxi History MuseumThe Shaanxi History Museum in Xi’an, regarded as ‘the pearl of ancient dynasties and house of Chinese treasures’, gives a miniature overview of the thousands of years of Chinese history and the splendid ancient cultures of olden times.

8 days beijing xian shanghai tourThen move on to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda-Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a Buddhist pagoda located in southern Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China. It was built in 652 during the Tang dynasty and originally had five stories. The structure was rebuilt in 704 during the reign of Empress Wu Zetian, and its exterior brick facade was renovated during the Ming dynasty. One of the pagoda’s many functions was to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by the Buddhist translator and traveler Xuanzang.

In the afternoon, continue to explore the Xian Muslim Quarters.The Xian muslim quarters is a delightful place you mustn’t miss! For the tourists coming here, the bazaar in the Muslim area is most attractive with a wide area of stalls selling everything. The streets and walkways are full of life. The shopping is great, very cheap and some unusual items we will seldom see anywhere else in China.

When tour is over, you will be transferred to train station by tour guide and driver, take Z94(Dep 16:46- Arr 07:53) soft-sleeper to Shanghai. The whole journey takes about 15 hours. 

Accommodation: In the train                Meals: Local Chinese Lunch 

Shanghai

Arriving in Shanghai, met by tour guide in Shanghai and transferred to drive to the Yu GardenThen, You will visit the Yu Garden. Yu Garden is an important traditional tourist resort in Shanghai, which enjoys the reputation of “the crown of beauty in southeast China”. Most exquisitely decked out, the garden offers charming and pleasant views. With noble flora and exotic rocks setting off each other, it serves as a perfect model of “famous garden of Jiangnan”.

8 days beijing xian shanghai tourThen move on to the Jade Buddha Temple.Jade Buddha Temple-In the western part of Shanghai, a very modern and flourishing city, there is a venerable and famous Buddhist temple, Jade Buddha Temple. In 1882, an old temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen.
After lunch, continue to visit the Bund.The Bund is a famous waterfront and regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years.The most famous and attractive sight which is at the west side of the Bund are the 26 various buildings of different architectural styles including Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classicism and the Renaissance.
Then move on to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Pudong New District.

When tour is over, you will be transferred back to your hotel,free on your own at the rest of the day.

Accommodation: In Shanghai                        Meals: Local Chinese Lunch  

Shanghai-Suzhou-Shanghai
Our tour guide will meet you and pick you up from your hotel around 8:00 am. After breakfast, you will visit the Master of the Nets Garden. Sometimes the smallest package can contain the most magnificent gift. The Garden of the Master of the Nets is a clear example of this. It is the smallest of the Suzhou residential gardens, yet it is the most impressive because of its use of space which creates the illusion of an area that is much greater than its actual size. Even more than the architectural achievement is the mood of tranquility and harmony that it embodies.
8 days beijing xian shanghai tourThen move on to the Pan Gate. With a history of 2,500 years, Pan Gate stands at the southwestern corner of the ancient city of Suzhou. Walking onto the top of the gate, you can see the Wu Gate Bridge and the Auspicious Light Pagoda.
After lunch, drive to the Grand Canal, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, is the earliest and the longest artificial river in the world. The Canal is ten times the length of the Suez Canal, and 22 times that of the Panama Canal. For over two thousand five hundred years, rich historical relic sights have been found along the river. Like the Great Wall, the canal is regarded as one of the two great projects of Chinese ancient time.
After lunch, drive to the Zhouzhuang Water Town. An AAAAA tourist attraction, considered by some as the “Venice of the east”, Zhou Zhuang will try and take you back in time to simple old Jiangsu style Chinese architecture buildings, long narrow canals and red lanterns everywhere.
Late in the afternoon, we will transfer you back to Shanghai.
Shanghai 
Departure 

Enjoy breakfast in the hotel. Your private tour driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your departure flight.

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Price Includes:

1. Entrance tickets fees to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.

2. A Local Private English-speaking Guide.

3. Private transfers with experienced driver between train station,airport, scenic spots and hotel;

4. Typical Chinese lunch as specified in the itinerary.

5. Train tickets as listed(Beijing-Xian-Shanghai,Soft sleeper,4 people in one cabin).

6. The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.

Price Excludes:
1. Tips to guide and driver

2. Hotel accommodation

Payments:

1. Cash to tour guide 2. Paypal 3. Bank remit(wire transfer) Both RMB and US$ or other hard currencies are acceptable. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.

Reservation:
Just fill out the online reservation form, or send your travel request to service@xiantour.site, then our tour advisors will contact you with your detail tour information. 

Remarks
1. This is a private tour, only you and your family or friends will be in this tour. If you need any changes of itinerary, please just contact with our tour advisors, we can adjust the tour for you.

2. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Labor’s Day (Apr 29-May 5, 2015), China National Day Holiday (Sep 29-Oct 8, 2015).





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