11-Day Splendid China

 Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Shanghai

Explore China's history and culture in Beijing & Xi'an, then immerse yourself in Guilin's delightful waters and hills. Lastly unlock a modern China in Shanghai. 

            Highlights:

  • Most popular historical sites - the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors

  • Enjoy the exquisite rivers and hills in Guilin - a city known for its Karst landform

  • China's modern face - Shanghai

Beijing
Beijing

A best mixture of ancient and modern.

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Shaanxi ancient civilization
Shaanxi ancient civilization

It stands for almost China's long history.

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Fisherman on Li River
Fisherman on Li River

A beautiful Chinese ink and wash painting.

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Beijing
Beijing

A best mixture of ancient and modern.

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              Our service includes:

 China Panda Tour's experienced travel consultant 1 on 1 service 24hours/7days from inquiry to back home;

  Entrance tickets to listed viewpoints in the itinerary as well as necessary shuttle bus/cable car/sightseeing bus tickets in attractions;  

√  Escorted by experienced English-speaking tour guide;

  Meals mentioned in the itinerary;

  Private transfers with professional driver between hotel/attraction/airport/railway station/restaurant as listed in the itinerary;

√ Booking of flight/train/cruise tickets per your preferences;

 Accommodation in each city, hotel level/feature is decided by your choice;

√ Traveler's accidental insurance.

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 Detailed itinerary:

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Day 1

Beijing arrival

Welcome to China! Upon arrival, receive a warm greeting from your local guide and driver. Transfer to the hotel and then release from the jet lag after long-time flight.

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Day 2

Beijing tour

In the morning, pay a visit to the Great Wall, its grey stones, lofty watchtowers and winding routes all tell a story of soul-stirring history. Later move steps to the Ming Tombs, the biggest imperial mausoleum complex in China. You will visit Dingling, the tomb of Wanli, which is the only excavated one of the Ming Dynasty Tombs. Enjoy a wonderful welcome dinner Peking Roast Duck that absolutely comfort your spirit and stomach after a whole-day sightseeing.

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Day 3

Beijing tour

Today firstly visit the Temple of Heaven, where the emperors sacrificed the heaven. Continue sightseeing to Tian’anmen Square, the largest central square in the world. And then enter the Forbidden City. For almost 500 years, it serves as the ceremonial and political center of central court. Looking at the yellow roof, glazed tile and red wall, just imagine what emperors’ daily life would be. Have a whole view of this magnificent palace from Jingshan Park.

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Day 4

Beijing tour, Beijing to Xi'an

After breakfast, go sightseeing in Summer Palace, once "the Garden of Thousands Gardens" royally built in Qing Dynasty. Then experience the rickshaw in Hutongs. Hutong is perhaps the traditional Beijing alleys that show the real old Beijing. Be taken to the railway station, experience China's high-speed train to Xi’an, the ancient capital for 13 dynasties. On arrival in Xi'an, be picked up and transferred to hotel.

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Day 5

Xi'an tour

In the morning, transfer to visit the Terracotta Army, which is now the Terracotta Warriors Museum. It is a must-see place when you travelled to Xi'an. Even 2000 years has passed, the wood protects of the warriors are still clear to see. Return to downtown Xi'an, learning China's long history in Shaanxi History Museum followed by visiting the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the symbol of Xi’an City.

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Day 6

Xi'an tour, Xi'an to Guilin

In the morning, have a leisure walk on the Ancient City Wall. Built in Ming Dynasty, this old architecture has an honored history of over 600 years and is the best preserved ancient city wall in China. There is a Muslim Quarter near the Great Mosque that you should never miss.  Be sent to the airport for a flight to Guilin, a city known for its exquisite hills and waters. Be greeted to hotel and check in.

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Day 7

Guilin tour

Take the Li River Cruise in the morning. The 83km waterway from Guilin City to Yangshuo County, like a meandering jade belt wrapped in green peaks, making Li River the world’s largest and most beautiful Karst landscape area. With fresh breath, everything is so poetic! Walk freely on West Street, or you can choose to ride a bicycle in local villages, or go rafting on Yulong River, which is said to be the essence of Li River.

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Day 8

Guilin tour

Drive to the delightful Longji Rice Terrace Field. Longji, which means Dragon’s Backbone, is not only the globally top rice terrace field cluster, but also the culmination of both profound wisdom and strenuous labor. Make a visit to the Zhuang and Yao Villages. The hanging-feet cottage and coiled layers from the foot to the top of the mountain form a spectacular picture. In the late afternoon, return to Guilin downtown.

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Day 9

Guilin tour, Guilin to Shanghai, Shanghai tour

In the morning, come to Guilin's symbol, the Elephant Trunk Hill. The hill is shaped like a giant elephant drinking water of Li River. After that be sent to the airport and take the flight to Shanghai. On arrival in Shanghai,  go through Nanjing Pedestrian, coming to Shanghai’s landmark, the Bund. It mainly includes Oriental Pearl TV Tower and 52 distinctive mansions in different styles. Check into hotel. 

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Day 10

Shanghai tour

Today firstly visit Yuyuan Garden, a typical classic garden of South Yangtze River region of China. Then have a leisure walk in the Former French Concession and Xintiandi. Shikumen is Shanghai style courtyard, and Xintiandi is such a block that integrated with Old Shanghai and the West. Enjoy a panoramic view of Shanghai from the 100th floor at “the Eye of Shanghai” - Shanghai World Financial Center

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Day 11

Shanghai departure

You will be dropped off at the airport for flight back sweet home. Recollect wonderful pieces happening these days. China, Zai Jian(Goodbye)!

Recommended hotels:

       China Panda Tour has selected below hotels in 3/4/5 star categories for your choice. These are depends on several & years' of our guests's feedback. Should you have other preferred hotels, please feel free to ask us to quote or you can book that yourselves.

Beijing Hotels

Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing★★★★★

Crowne Plaza Beijing hotel owns a central location on Wangfujing Street and easy access to Beijing's scenic points and business district.

Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao★★★★

Novotel Xinqiao has a long history since 1954 and hosted numerous prominent and global leaders. Centrally located within walking distance to the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and Wangfujing shopping area. 

Traveller Inn Hua Qiao Beijing★★★

With a traditional Chinese style architecture, the hotel is located in the heart of the CBD and the Hutong conservation area, adjacent to the embassy district, Lama Temple.

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        Trip Notes:

     This itinerary can be flexibly adjusted according  to your requests. You can change the order, or extend the tour with more cities or days, or even shorten it with deleting any cities or days. Our professional travel consultant will help you revise the itinerary until suiting your schedule. 

- China Panda Tour also provides private tours with Spanish/German/French/Mandarin-speaking tour guide service. 

- If you only want to rent a car for your trip, please kindly inform us. China Panda Tour's professional drivers would provide you satisfying service.

        Trip Information:

- Tour code: CPT-CT-09

- Price: from $1,123 p/p

- Tour type: private tour

- Departure date: flexible

- Travel route: Beijing - Xi'an - Guilin - Shanghai

- Trip length: 11 Days / 10 nights

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Booking Procedures:

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INQUIRY

Submit your name, email address, traveling dates and other requirements for the tour. You can contact China Panda Tour via message column/email/phone call. Feel free to tell us your requirements and interests.

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COMMUNICATION

China Panda Tour would reply you within 1 working day once got your inquiry. Both sides can go through the itinerary and quotation plan deeply until all details confirmed by you and us. We are glad to help you arrange a trip using our professional knowledge and experience.

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CONTRACT

China Panda Tour will prepare the tour contract according to the details agreed by both sides. Do the signing/stamping via fax/scanned copies by email. 

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DEPOSIT

You can choose to make payment via PayPal/wire transfer. After you made the payment, please kindly send us the remittance document. The transfer might take 1-3 days to arrive here.

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CONFIRMATION

China Panda Tour will start to make reservations as soon as deposit arrived. Once all arrangements done, we will send tour confirmation to you. If any single service is not available due to booked out/suppliers' special condition, deposit would be refunded back or both sides discuss an alternative solution.

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BALANCE

You can choose to pay balance before arriving in China by Paypal/wire transfer, or upon arrived in China by cash directly to China Panda Tour's tour guide/staff. 

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