Day 1: Entry Beijing. Transfer you from air port to hotel. Free at leisure. Entry Beijing.
Day 2: Beijing
Be picked up from hotel at 08:30 am. Visit Tiananmen Square - the biggest downtown Square of the world. Walk around on Tiananmen Square. Then we will enter the Forbidden City, the largest ancient imperial palaces group in the world with 500 years history. Visit the Forbidden City along the central axis from south to north for about 2.5 hours. Visit scenic spots: 1. The hall and the courtyard of supreme harmony, 2. The meridian gate, 3. the hall of supreme harmony, 4. the hall of complete harmony, 5. the hall of preserving harmony, 6. the huge of stone carving, 7. the hall of union, 8. the palace of earthly tranquility, 9. the imperial garden, etc.
Drive back to Beijing city to have Beijing Roast Duck for Dinner. Eating Peking duck is seen to be one of the two things you are absolutely supposed to do while in Beijing. Enjoy Beijing opera in theater. Beijing Opera is deemed the national opera of China. The accompanying music, singing and costumes are full of Chinese cultural facts. It presents an encyclopedia of Chinese culture as well as unfolding stories, beautiful paintings, exquisite costumes and graceful gestures. Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Beijing
Full day trip to the Great Wall, Ming Tomb. Pick you up from your hotel on departure time, and then drive to the Great Wall (80km away from downtown, about one and a half hour driving). Tour guide explain the sightseeings along the tour. Sightseeing on the most famous part of the Great Wall, Badaling section, the longest defensive wall in the world, for about 3 hours. Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 4: Beijing to Xian
Pick you up from Yosur hotel at 08:30 am. Be transferred to Beijing Hutong. A tour to Beijing Rear Lake area (Shi Cha Lake). Visitors will be arranged to visit the old Beijing lanes by rickshaws bicycle ride, across many narrow streets, Hutong tour lasts for about 2 hours, led by local guide, visitors will visit the typical Chinese quadrangles, where you can experience the real life of ordinary people live in Beijing, and pass many famous old building, like the drum tower, Silver Bridge, etc.
Visit Temple of Heaven. The largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world. Visit it for about 1.5 hour. Visit scenic spots: 1. the hall of prayer for good harvest, 2. red stairway bridge, 3. the imperial vault of heaven, 4. echo wall, 5. triple sound stone, 6. the circular mound altar, etc. Be transferred to airport to connect flight to Xian. Xian Tour guide will meet you in Xian airport. Be transferred back to your hotel. Local people at temple of heaven. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Xian
Be picked up from your hotel at 09:00 am. Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. The greatest archaeological findings of the century: the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb. After lunch drive back to Xian City to visit the ancient City Wall. Taste local Dumpling Dinner.
Enjoy Tang Dynasty Show - performance of Chang'an music and dances that was originated in the Tang dynasty over a thousand years ago. The musicians present the music with the Tang-dynasty-style musical instruments. You will enjoy a national art that reflects the glory and richness of the Tang Dynasty era. Be transferred back to your hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Xian - Guilin
Be transferred to airport to connect flight to Guilin. Arriving in Guilin, be met and transferred to your hotel with private vehicle and tour guide. Have private city tour in this scenery city. Visit Reed Flute Cave - Known as "the Palace of Natural Arts" contains beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Then we will visit Elephant Trunk Hill - the symbol of Guilin, looks like a giant elephant with a long trunk. Be transferred back to your hotel. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: Guilin / Yangshuo
Pick up from your hotel in the morning. Be transferred to the Zhujiang Pier (about 1 hour drive) for a 4.5 hours wonderful Li River cruise with lunch aboard. You will enjoy the picturesque mountains, peaceful green fields, farms and villages with water buffalos, cows wondering around on both sides of the river bank. Disembark at the one thousand year old town YangShuo - one thousand year old town, a lovely and relaxing place to break a journey and to soak up some of China's most beautiful scenery in the afternoon. Have a short exploration to the old town before to be transferred back to Guilin city. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Guilin to Shanghai
Be transferred to airport to connect flight to Shanghai. Arrive in Shanghai. Be met and transferred to your hotel. After a short rest in hotel, take a city tour to visit Yu Garden and Market, Jade Buddha Temple. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 9: Pick up from your hotel. You can visit the Bund, Shanghai Pearl Tower, Shanghai Museum. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 10: Be transferred to airport to connect flight. Includes: (B).
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