13 Days China Tour: Beijing – Xian – Chengdu – Yangtze River Cruise – Shanghai

This 13 days China tour includes 4 highlight tourist cities in China: Beijing, Xian, Chengdu, Shanghai and one of the most participated tour activities – Yangtze River Cruise. All highlight attractions in these cities are included in the tour: Great Wall, Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Panda, etc.

  • Mutianyu Great Wall, Ming Tomb, Bird’s Nest, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, City Wall, Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square, Muslim Quarter, Xian Museum, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Panda Research and Breading Center, Jinli Old Street, Yangtze River Cruise, Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, French Concession
  • Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fee + Lunch + Hotel + Fast Train Beijing – Xian – Chengdu – Chongqing + Flight Yichang - Shanhgai
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  • Start from $2200 per person
13 Days China Tour: Beijing – Xian – Chengdu – Yangtze River Cruise – Shanghai
 
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  1. Our tour guide and driver will be waiting for you at the exit of Beijing airport, holding a welcome sign with your name on it. Then you will be transferred to the hotel we have booked for you and check in . In the rest of the day, take the time to relax yourself or explore the city.

    Accommodation: Beijing

  2. AM: After breakfast, first you will visit the Mutianyu Great Wall. We will enjoy the urban and suburban scenery of Beijing city on the way. Mutianyu Great Wall is the most scenic part of Chinese Great Wall. It was built in the early Ming Dynasty at 1368 and stretches for 5400 meters. 90 percent of the Mutianyu is covered by vegetation. So in each season this part of the Great Wall will treat visitors with its unique scenery. If hiking is too much for you, cable car is available and optional.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After the included lunch, we will come to the Ming Tomb. On the way to the Ming Tomb, you will pass through the Sacred Way. The Ming Tomb is the place where 13 emperors of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) were buried. On the way back to downtown center, we will visit the Bird’s Nest (Olympic National Stadium), which is the main assembly hall of the 29th Olympic sports games in Beijing at the year of 2008.

    Accommodation: Beijing

    Mutianyu Great Wall

  3. AM: Meet your guide and driver and firstly drive to the Tiananmen Square. Next we come to the largest as well as best-preserved imperial palace complex, Forbidden City. It displays an extraordinarily harmonious balance between buildings and open space within a more or less symmetrical layout.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After the included lunch, we will continue our tour to the Summer Palace, the most beautiful and the largest imperial garden existing in China, and it is the best-preserved imperial garden in the world.

    Accommodation: Beijing

    Forbidden City

  4. In the morning please enjoy your free time to explore Beijing. Then meet the driver in your hotel and transfer to train station for fast train to Xi'an. Arriving in Xi'an meet the driver and check in hotel in city area. Then please enjoy your free time.

    Accommodation: Xi'an

  5. AM: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 08:30am. Today’s first stop is the famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses. It was praised as “the eighth major miracle of the world” including Vault 1,2,3, with the total area of 22,780 square meters. It shows a much high level in handicraft and sculpture are the most significant archaeological excavations of the 20th century.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: In the afternoon drive back to city center to visit the Ancient City Wall. Tourists could optionally ride a bike to cover more distance on City Wall top in limited time. Then take a walk in the Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square to pay an outer visit to the two towers. After finishing here you will enter Muslim Quarter, the best known and colorful foot street in Xian. If you like our guide will escort you to some more alleyways in Muslim Quarter to see real life of Muslim people here.

    Accommodation: Xi'an

    Terracotta Warriors

  6. AM: After hotel breakfast meet your guide and driver and drive to visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xian Museum to learn about the city’s history. After finishing here you will be escorted to train station for fast train to Chengdu.

    PM: Met by local driver and transfer to hotel in Chengdu.

    Accommodation: Chengdu

    Small Wild Goose Pagoda

  7. AM: After hotel breakfast we will pay a visit to Giant Panda Research and Breeding Center, one of the leading protecting and breeding bases of endangered wildlife in China.  

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: In the afternoon take a walk in Jinli Old Street. That street used to be one of the oldest and busiest commercial streets of Shu Kingdom. In that street tourists will see some typical elements of Chengdu lifestyle. E.g. Tea houses, taverns, bars, local snacks, handcrafts, local specialties, etc.

    Accommodation: Chengdu

    Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda-Breeding

  8. Meet your driver in hotel and transfer to train station for fast train to Chongqing. Arriving in Chongqing met by local driver and transfer to cruise ship port to board the luxury Yangtze River cruise ship.

    Accommodation: on the ship

  9. After breakfast, the river guide will give you a brief introduction of the cruise and the schedule. Our next destination is Shibaozhai. Upon arrival, we will embark at Shibaozhai. It is famous for its fanciful architecture and many interesting legends. Enjoying a reputation of ‘Pearl on the River’, Shibaozhai has attracted 220,000 visitors from home and abroad every year. Now it has become the ‘little Penglai’ for visitors to overlook stunning river view. The Captain’s Welcome Party will be held tonight.

    Accommodation: on the ship

    Shibaozhai

  10. Today will be the highlight part of your cruise. Along the Yangtze River, you will appreciate the unique scenery of theThree Gorges. There is the famous Shennong Stream on the border between the Wu Gorge and the Xiling Gorge, where you will disembark and take an interesting sampan adventure. You will take a small boat to navigate deep into the gorges. Sitting on the special local wooden boat, you will travel along the zigzagging watercourses and enjoy the grotesque rocks and picturesque scenery along the banks, accompanied by the folk songs from the trackers. The Shennong Stream adventure will last about 3 to 4 hours. Doubtlessly, the perfect natural beauty makes the best setting for your China holiday.

    Accommodation: on the ship

    Three Gorges

  11. Today your amazing ship journey will end with an excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, which is the major construction of the Three Gorges Project. It is also known as the world largest irrigation project. When embark again, it’s time to say goodbye to your fantastic Yangtze cruise excursion. After lunch, you will head for Shanghai by flight. Upon your arrival in Shanghai airport, our local guide will be waiting for you with holding your name and transfer you to the hotel.

    Accommodation: Shanghai

  12. AM: You will meet your tour guide in your hotel lobby in Shanghai. Today’s adventure start with Yuyuan Garden, a famous classical garden which was originally built for Pan’s parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. Nearby is Yuyuan Market a bustling marketplace set in an old Chinese neighborhood with traditional architecture and shops selling everything from local snacks to various souvenirs.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch, continue to visit the hundreds-year-old Jade Buddha Temple. The temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen. Then move on to visit Shanghai Museum at People’s Square. At last pay a visit to Old French Concession is a residential area of Shanghai once designated for the French during the colonial period and now is popular with tourists and expats and appreciated for its cafes, tree-lined avenues, and houses.

    Accommodation: Shanghai

  13. Our guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel and send you to the airport for your flight back home after this pleasant journey.

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Price includes

  • 2nd class fast train Beijing – Xian – Chengdu – Chongqing
  • Economy class flight Yichang – Shanghai
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • Chinese style lunch
  • Hotel in each city with breakfast
  • All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-condition car and driver, English speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per day

Price excludes

  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (recommended)

    Booking Method

    • Step 1: You can directly book online or please feel free to share your tour plans or thoughts at [email protected] , our travel consultant will contact you within 12 hours.
    • Step 2: A small amount deposit will be required to book a tour. After deposit received, a detailed service voucher will be sent to you to confirm the booking.
    • Step 3: Balance due will be required 7-15 days ahead of your travel date.

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    Our Tour Guide

    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.

    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.

    Meals

    Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!

    Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.

    For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.

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