13 Days China Tour: Beijing – Xi’an – Hangzhou – Huangshan – Shanghai
Taking this 13 days all inclusive tour package to explore the precious cultural relics and pretty natural scenery of China. The tour covers all highlight sites in Beijing, Xi’an, Hangzhou, Shanghai. And one of the top 5 famous mountain in China – Mt. Huangshan is included.
Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Chinese Kongfu Show, Mutianyu Great Wall, Dingling Mausoleum, Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, dumpling dinner, Tang Dynasty Show, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, City Wall, Muslim Quarter, Great Mosque, Lingyin Temple, Qinghefang Old Street, West Lake, Leifeng Pagoda, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Longjing Green Tea Plantation, Mt. Huangshan, Yuyuan Garden, Old City of Shanghai, Jinmao Tower, Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road, the Bund, Huangpu River Cruise, Tianzifang, Old French Concession
Hotel + Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fee + Lunch +Bullet Train + Flight
Upon arrival in Beijing, local driver will hold a welcome sign with your name on waiting for you at the exit. Then Transfer to the hotel. The Rest of the Day will be free at your own exploration.
Day 2 Beijing
Attractions: Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Chinese Kongfu Show (Breakfast + Lunch)
Meet your guide and driver in hotel in the morning and then drive to visit Tian’anmen Square, the largest city square in the world. Then from the square you will walk to visit Forbidden City, the imperial palace of the Ming and the Qing Dynasties. Then you will pay a short visit to a Silk Market and then head to Summer Palace, the largest existed imperial garden in China. In the evening you will appreciate Chinese Kongfu Show in Red Star Theater.
Day 3 Beijing
Attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Dingling Mausoleum (Breakfast + Lunch)
The first stop of today is Dingling Mausoleum, one of the 13 Ming Tombs in Beijing. Then after a short visit in Jade carving factory we will continue to visit Mutianyu Great Wall which is famed for its magnificent landscape. If hiking up and down is too much for you, cable car is available and optional. On the way back to downtown area, you will visit a Silk Market to appreciate traditional Chinese Silk arts.
Day 4 Beijing – Xi’an by Bullet Train
Attractions: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, dumpling dinner, Tang Dynasty Show (Breakfast + Dinner)
Meet your driver in hotel at about 05:00 and transfer to take the bullet train G89 (06:53-11:24) to Xi’an. Upon arrival meet your local guide and driver. In the afternoon you will pay a visit to Shaanxi History Museum, one of the largest museums in China that houses the cultural heritage of Shaanxi Province and show the development of Chinese nation. Then you will visit the nearby Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The pagoda was originally built in the Tang Dynasty to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that Xuanzang brought from ancient India. In the evening you will enjoy the dumpling dinner and Tang Dynasty Show.
Day 5 Xi’an
Attractions: Terracotta Warriors and Horses, City Wall, Muslim Quarter, Great Mosque (Breakfast + Lunch)
Meet your guide and driver at 08:30 and drive to visit the world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses. In the afternoon back to city area to visit the 600 years old City Wall, the best preserved and largest existed city wall in China. Biking riding on City Wall is available and optional.Then take a walk in Muslim Quarter – the best known food street in Xi’an. At last you will visit the Great Mosque. The Mosque was built in totally Chinese architectural style and is the major gathering place for all Muslims living in Xi’an.
Day 6 Xi’an – Hangzhou by Flight
Attractions: Lingyin Temple, Qinghefang Old Street (Breakfast)
In the early morning meet your driver and transfer to Xi’an airport for flight to Hangzhou. Meet your local guide and driver in airport and then you will pay a visit to Lingyin Temple, one of the top sites to go in Hanghzou. Then take a walk in Qinghefang Old Street. The street is a welcomed place for shopping, eating, and leisure among local people.
Day 7 Hangzhou
Attractions: West Lake, Leifeng Pagoda, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Longjing Green Tea Plantation (Breakfast + Lunch)
Meet your guide and driver after your hotel breakfast. Today we will firstly visit the most highlight site in Hangzhou – West Lake. After some minutes free walk you will take a boat on the lake and pass by some of the highlight attractions of the lake. When the boat riding ends you will pay a visit to Leifeng Pagoda. You will go upstairs to top of the pagoda to have an overlook of the lake scenic area.
After lunch continue the tour to the famous Six Harmonies Pagoda standing on the west bank of the West Lake. Today’s tour will end at the local Longjing Green Tea Plantation. Tea is the most popular drink in China and Longjing Tea is one of the most welcomed local teas in China.
Day 8 Hangzhou – Tunxi City by Car (Breakfast)
Please enjoy your free time in the morning. In the early afternoon your driver will meet you in hotel and escort you to Huangshan. Arriving in Huangshan check in local hotel and enjoy your free time.
Today you will depart at 08:30 and will arrive at Huangshan Scenic Area Transfer Center at around 09:30. And then you will take a cable car up to mountain from Yuping Cable Station. Please pay cost for cable car on spot. In the morning you will visit Yuping Peak, Welcoming Cuest Pine, Celestial Peak, Turtle Peak, Thin Strip of Sky, and Tianhai Scenic Area. After lunch in Tianhai Hotel, you will continue the way to Bright Top Peak and Fly-over Stone. Then in the early afternoon we will check in at hotel on mountain top. Please enjoy your free time.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mt. Huangshan
Day 10 Mt. Huangshan – Shanghai by Flight
Attractions: Mt. Huangshan (Breakfast + Lunch)
If weather is good we will get up early to appreciate stunning sunrise on mountain top. Then you will explore Xihai Scenic Area and Beihai Scenic Area to enjoy the unique scenery. After that take a cable car down the mountain. After a short rest we will drive to visit Hongcun Village where you will see the original buildings from the Ming and the Qing Dynasties (1368AD-1911AD). In the 870 years old village you will see the South Lake, Chengzhi Hall, Lexu Hall, Shuren Hall, and many other highlight places here. At last transfer to Huangshan airport for flight to Shanghai. Meet you local driver and transfer to hotel in Shanghai.
Day 11 Shanghai
Attractions: Yuyuan Garden, Old City of Shanghai, Jinmao Tower (Breakfast + Lunch)
Today will be a relaxing day. After a good sleep you will meet your guide and driver at 10:00 and pay a visit to Yuyuan Garden, a 400 years old Chinese style garden which was built in the Ming Dynasty. The following stop will be Old City of Shanghai where you will see the old appearance of the city. Finally you will visit the Jinmao Tower and stand on the 88th floor of the tower to have an overlook of the city.
Day 12 Shanghai
Attractions: Shanghai Museum, Nanjing Road, the Bund, Huangpu River Cruise, Tianzifang, Old French Concession (Breakfast + Lunch)
Today’s visiting begins with Shanghai Museum where you will see the past of Shanghai. The next stop will be Nanjing Road, the earliest business street in history of Shanghai. Then take a walk in the Bund where you could see the best scenery of old and modern Shanghai. And you will take cruise ship on the Huangpu River to see the scenery here. After then go to visit the charming area of Shanghai, Tianzifang the place mixed of old and modern, food, art, music, etc. The last stop will be Old Frence Concession which used to be one of the two largest concessions in Shanghai.
Day 13 Shanghai departure (Breakfast)
Our driver will meet you in hotel 3-4 hours before the flight departing and transfer you to airport. Service ends here.
Our expert consultant will have your booking confirmed in 12 hours. We accept the last-minute booking for most of time even if time is pressing. After your booking is confirmed, we will send you a confirmation email which includes the agreed detailed itinerary with prices.
A small amount of deposit will be charged in advance via PayPal for tour booking (Deposit for tours excluding train/flight/hotel: USD50-USD200; deposit for tours including train/flight: your travel consultant will advise according to group size and itinerary). Balance is acceptable via PayPal at least 3 days ahead of the tour or with cash paid to the tour guide on the tour. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.
Our Tour guide
Over 15 years, we had built up a professional guide team. They are 100% guaranteed licensed guide. Apart from been knowledgeable, they are also friendly, fun, attentive, and flexible. Nothing is too difficult or troublesome for them, as they will always try their best to make a pleasant journey for you! You may get new friend after travelling in China!
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is an important part of Chinese culture. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us include breakfasts. Lunches are arranged at restaurants which are popular among the real locals with good environment (You might be a little worried about using washrooms in China, please rest assured that all restaurants have western style washroom). Dinners are mostly left for yourself to allow you more freedom on your own discovery to local food or having some familiar hometown food.
If you are vegetarian, Muslim, or allergic to any kind of food, please feel free to tell your travel consultant in advance. We will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs.