China Customized Tour Sample Itineraries
14 Day The Best of China Tour
Visits: Beijing / Xian / Shanghai / Suzhou / Hangzhou / Guilin / Guangzhou
Day 1 Arrive in Beijing
Welcome to Beijing, capital of China. On arrival, you will be met by our friendly guide and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 Beijing
Morning tour to Tian'anmen Square, located in the heart of the capital, and the Forbidden City-one of the greatest feats of ancient Chinese architecture. Afternoon sightseeing includes Summer Palace- a former summer resort area of the royal family, or a visit to the Temple of Heaven where the emperors prayed for good harvests. Enjoy the famous Beijing roast dinner in the evening.
Day 3 Beijing
Full day excursion to the Great Wall - the landmark of China. It is one of the most amazing feats of manmade construction on earth visible from outer space. after lunch, a drive to the Ming Tombs along the Sacred way with giant marble figures and animals guarding the tomb area for deceased emperors of the Ming Dynasty.
Peking Opera or acrobatic performance will be attended in the evening.
Day 4 Beijing - Xi'an by air
Take a 1.5 hour flight to Xi'an , the great ancient capital and the eastern end of the Silk Road.City tour begins with a visit to the Big wild Goose Pagoda which was built in 652 A.D. It contains a large volume of Buddhist scripture which were obtained from India by the eminent monk Xuanzang.
Day 5 Xi'an
A full day visit includes the unparalleled highlight of an excursion to the incredible Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses at the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperror of unified China. Added highlights are visits to the Huaqing Hot Spring - a former resort area especially for the emperor and royal family and a visit to the Banpo Village - the remains of a neolithic village dating back 6,000 years. Primitive tools and household utensils are displayed in the Banpo Museum . Tonight enjoy Tang Dynasty Dinner & Show.
Day 6 Xi'an-Shanghai by air
Depart Xi'an for Shanghai, the bustling commercial heart of China. City tour begins with a stroll along the lively waterfront "The Bund". An acrobatic show for your evening entertainment.
Day 7 Shanghai
Sightseeing the classical Yu Yuan, the Jade Budda Temple where two rare jade statues of Sakyamuni Buddha are treasured, and the Children's Palace.
Day 8 Shanghai - Suzhou by train
A morning train ride takes you to Suzhou , the famous garden city. City tour begins with visiting the Garden of Master of fishing nets and the Silking Reeling Factory.
Day 9 Suzhou - Hangzhou by train
Morning tour the Lingering Garden, the ancient Water Gate and the famous Silk Embroidery Research Institute. Proceed to Hangzhou, the "Paradise on Earth" by train in the afternoon. Tranfer to your hotel.
Day 10 Hangzhou
Today's tours starts with a cruise on the scenic West Lake, the highlight in the city, followed by trip to Lingying Monastery and a Tea Production Village.
Day 11 Hangzhou - Guilin by air
Fly to Guilin by air, a charming city with magnificent peaks and rivers, beautiful rocks and fantastic caves.sightseeing begins with visits to the most famous Reed Flute Caves, elephant Trunk Hill and Fubo Hill up where you can climb for the panoramic view of the city.
Day 12 Guilin
Enjoy a morning cruise down the winding Li River to Yangshou, viewing the spectacular scenery as it reflects in the crystal clear water.you can explore Yangshou a small town with many stalls selling traditional Chinese articles. Return to Guilin by coach for dinner.
Day 13 Guilin - Guangzhou by air
fly to Guangzhou , the Southern gateway to China. City tour features the Memorial Hall of Dr.Sun Yatsen, the Six Banyan Pogada and Temple and the Five-Ram Statue.
Day 14 Guangzhou/Hong Kong
Your journey comes to an end this morning as you board an express train for Hong Kong.
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