Renowned as the words most populous country, China offers plethora of holidaying options to visitors. Besides excellent sightseeing opportunities, China holidays provide a chance to experience the unique culture and traditions of the vast country. Most international holiday packages include the capital city Beijing, which is home to the Great Wall of China and many other tourist spots. Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Nanjing are the famous cities you can cover on China tour packages.
Arrive in Beijing
On arrival at Beijing airport you will be met, and would be transferred to the well located hotel. The rest of today will be free for you to adjust the time difference or explore the city by yourself.
Beijing City Tour
Begin to explore Beijing from paying a visit first to the largest and grandest square in the world – Tiananmen Square. As walking through the square, you will come to the magnificent Forbidden City, the biggest palace complex in the world. After an A La Carte Lunch,go on to appreciate the fantastic Summer Palace, the biggest and best-preserved imperial garden so far.
Beijing, Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Great Wall
The sightseeing today starts from exploring the great Temple of Heaven where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties had worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvest. Afterwards, you will be guided to the snaking Mutianyu Great Wall, an uncrowded section with comfortable round trip cable car to take and picturesque scenery to enjoy. Then take a chance to have a close view of the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube on the way back to hotel.
After breakfast,you will hop on a rickshaw to ride through the narrow alleys for a Hutong Tour. Afterwards, you would be taken to the railway station for the high speed rail train to Xian, which takes approximately 5 hours, and along the way you would have the chance to admire a different scenery of the countryside. Upon arriving at the Xian North Station, the professional tour guide would pick you up and escort you to the hotel.
The highlight of the tour today lies in the world-shaking Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses where you might be shocked by the rows of life-size warriors in order. After lunch,transfer to visit the ancient Xian City Wall and the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China, Great Mosque, you will have some free time to wander around the well know Muslim street nearby.
After breakfast in the hotel, you will find our guide waiting for you in the hotel lobby, transfer to visit Xian Museum and The Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area. It is an important cultural relic and one of the remaining symbols of ancient Chang’an (the name of Xian in the Tang Dynasty). After enjoying a special A La Carte lunch in a featured local style restaurant, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Shanghai. Our guide will pick you up at Shanghai airport and then transfer to the hotel.
Today’s excursion starts with Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall. Then take a walk at the Bund andNanjing Road. After enjoying the A La Carte Lunch, visit Yuyuan Garden where you will have some free time at the surrounding local bazaars and New Spot(XinTianDi), which is one symbol of Shanghai folk culture.And then take the Huangpu River Cruise to enjoy the impressive scenery.
Shanghai – Guilin
After free morning, transfer to the airport to take a flight to Guilin. Upon arrival, the local guide will meet you and transfer you to the hotel.
Today our guide will take you to the Zhujiang Pier to begin your Li River cruise. Along the riverside, you can see the limestone peaks, Karst sceneries and other picturesque landscape. 4 hours’ cruise will take you to Yangshuo pier finally. At scenic Yangshuo,we take a ride in the electric sightseeing vehicle, maneuvering through the small town,experience a wholly different rural China and visit a local family. Back to Guilin after the trip.
Pay a visit to Reed Flute Cave, the largest and the most impressive natural cave in Guilin and the landmark of Guilin – Elephant Trunk Hill. After an A La Carte lunch, transfer to the airport and take a flight to Hong Kong. Upon your arrival, please check in the hotel by yourselves that we have booked for you.
The hotel accommodation with breakfast is arranged today. Whole day is left on your own. You are suggested to pay a visit to Stanley Market on your own or have a half-day Hong Kong Island Tour including Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay, and Aberdeen Fishing Village.
Departure from Hong Kong
Please go to the airport and board your homeward flight by yourself. Your unforgettable China trip ends.