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Tour Overview

Discover the essence of China’s rich heritage and natural beauty on this captivating 14-day journey. Begin in Beijing, exploring ancient marvels like the Forbidden City and Great Wall. Immerse yourself in Xi’an’s Terracotta Army and delve into Shanghai’s modern allure. Cruise the picturesque Li River in Guilin and soak in Guangzhou’s cultural richness. Conclude your adventure in Hong Kong, savoring panoramic views from Victoria Peak and experiencing the vibrant local life. This meticulously planned itinerary ensures an unforgettable exploration of China’s diverse landscapes, historical treasures, and vibrant traditions.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Explore Imperial Splendor: Roam Forbidden City, Tian’anmen Square, and Summer Palace, delving into China’s regal history amidst ancient architectural wonders.
2. Conquer the Great Wall: Conquer Mutianyu Great Wall, a symbol of strength, and marvel at its grandeur while embracing panoramic vistas of the breathtaking landscape.
3. Cruise the Enchanting Li River: Sail on Li River, embraced by karst peaks, and discover Yangshuo’s charm, an odyssey through nature’s surreal artistry.
4. Witness Terracotta Army’s Majesty: Stand awestruck before Xi’an’s Terracotta Warriors, an army frozen in time, encapsulating ancient China’s artistry and military prowess.
5. Embrace Modernity in Shanghai: Wander Shanghai’s Bund, marvel at futuristic skyscrapers, and delve into the city’s vibrant soul, blending history with contemporary allure.
6. Experience Guilin’s Natural Beauty: Cycle through Guilin’s Ten-Mile Gallery, meandering amidst picturesque landscapes, and cruise along the Li River, immersing in nature’s tranquility.
7. Immerse in Guangzhou’s Heritage: Explore Guangzhou’s Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, savor local delicacies on Shamian Island, and cruise the Pearl River, embracing the city’s rich cultural tapestry.
8. Discover Hong Kong’s Vibrancy: Ascend Victoria Peak, glide through Aberdeen’s waters, and relish Hong Kong’s diverse culinary scene, capturing the essence of this dynamic metropolis.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival in Beijing, your guide and driver will warmly welcome you at the airport and assist with your transfer to your hotel. Take some time to settle in and relax after your journey. If you're feeling adventurous, you can venture out to explore the nearby area, discovering local eateries and markets.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Beijing

  2. Start your day by visiting Tian'anmen Square, one of the largest public squares in the world, brimming with historical and cultural significance. Next, delve into the Forbidden City, a magnificent palace complex that once housed Chinese emperors. After absorbing the imperial grandeur, hike to Jingshan Park, where you'll be rewarded with panoramic views of the Forbidden City and Beijing's skyline.

    Jingshan Park Beijing
    Forbidden City View from Jingshan Park

    Following a delectable local lunch, continue your exploration with a visit to the Temple of Heaven, a marvel of ancient Chinese architecture. In the evening, immerse yourself in Beijing's vibrant nightlife by attending a captivating night show or savoring a traditional Beijing Roast Duck Dinner, both optional activities requiring additional payment.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Beijing

  3. Embark on a memorable journey to the Mutianyu Great Wall, an iconic symbol of China's ancient civilization. Choose to ascend the wall using the cable car for a breathtaking view, and then hike along its historic path, soaking in the spectacular scenery.

    Mutianyu Great Wall hiking
    Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking

    After a satisfying lunch near the Great Wall, return to Beijing, where you'll admire the modern architectural wonders of the Bird's Nest and Water Cube, remnants of the 2008 Olympic Games. Unwind in the evening at a cozy bar in Houhai, a picturesque lake area surrounded by traditional courtyard homes.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Beijing

  4. Dive into the heart of Beijing's cultural heritage by exploring the city's historic Hutongs, narrow alleys lined with traditional courtyard residences. Travel by rickshaw, gaining insight into the daily lives of the locals. Continue your exploration at the Summer Palace, a sprawling imperial garden dotted with pavilions, bridges, and a tranquil lake. Enjoy a leisurely boat ride on Kunming Lake, taking in the serene ambiance.

    Beijing Hutong Rickshaw Ride
    Take a rickshaw ride through Beijing's old Hutong

    After the tour, bid farewell to Beijing as you're escorted to the airport for your flight to Xi'an. Upon arrival, your knowledgeable local guide will meet you and transfer you to your hotel, ensuring a seamless transition to the next leg of your adventure.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Xi'an

  5. Immerse yourself in Xi'an's rich history by visiting the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, an archaeological marvel depicting the army of the first Emperor of China. Marvel at the intricately crafted statues and learn about their fascinating discovery.

    Xian Terracotta Army
    Terracotta Warriors and Horses

    Savor a delightful local lunch before continuing your exploration with a visit to the Bell Tower, an iconic symbol of Xi'an. Discover the charm of Gao's Courtyard, a traditional residence showcasing Chinese architecture and culture. In the afternoon, lose yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Muslim Quarter, where you can sample local delicacies and shop for souvenirs. In the evening, consider attending the optional Tang Dynasty Dinner Show, a captivating performance showcasing ancient Chinese music, dance, and costumes.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Xi'an

    Xian Muslim Quarter
    Muslim Quarter

  6. Begin your day with a visit to Xi'an's Ancient City Wall, an exceptionally well-preserved fortification offering panoramic views of the city. Walk or rent a bicycle to explore the wall, gaining unique perspectives of Xi'an's historical and modern landscapes.

    Xian City Wall
    Xian Ancient City Wall

    Next, marvel at the grace of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a Buddhist structure dating back to the Tang Dynasty. Delight in local flavors during lunch before embarking on a scenic journey to Xi'an Xianyang International Airport. En route, visit the Hanyang Mausoleum, an archaeological site revealing ancient Chinese burial practices. Board your flight to Shanghai and, upon arrival, be welcomed by your local guide, who will escort you to your hotel.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Shanghai

    Xi'an Big Wild Goose Pagoda
    Big Wild Goose Pagoda

  7. Discover the vibrant metropolis of Shanghai, starting your day at the serene Jade Buddha Temple, home to two precious jade Buddha statues imported from Myanmar. Admire the futuristic architecture of the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, an iconic landmark gracing Shanghai's skyline.

    Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower
    Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower

    Explore the enchanting Yu Garden, a classical Chinese garden showcasing exquisite pavilions, ponds, and rockeries. Wander through Shanghai Old Street, a bustling marketplace steeped in history, and stroll along Nanjing Road, one of the world's busiest shopping streets.

    In the afternoon, soak in the atmosphere of the Bund, Shanghai's waterfront promenade lined with historic buildings. Consider attending the optional Shanghai ERA-Acrobatic Show, a mesmerizing performance blending acrobatics, dance, and theater, offering a glimpse into China's rich cultural heritage.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Shanghai

    Shanghai Yuyuan Garden
    Yu Garden

  8. After breakfast, take a flight to Guilin. Arrive in Guilin, a city renowned for its stunning natural landscapes. After settling into your hotel, embark on an exploration of Elephant Trunk Hill, a picturesque karst formation resembling an elephant drinking from the Li River. Enjoy the serene ambiance of Riyueshuangta Cultural Park, where you can leisurely wander among ponds, sculptures, and pavilions.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Guilin

    Guilin Elephant Trunk Hill
    Elephant Trunk Hill

  9. Embark on a captivating cruise on the Li River, immersing yourself in the breathtaking scenery of karst mountains, lush greenery, and picturesque villages. Disembark in Yangshuo Town, where you can explore the charming West Street, a lively hub offering a blend of local and international experiences.

    Guilin Li River Cruise
    Li River Cruise

    Discover the enchanting Silver Cave, a stunning underground cavern adorned with unique rock formations and shimmering stalactites. Visit Langzi Ancient Village, a well-preserved village showcasing traditional architecture and local culture. Experience the authentic charm of rural China. As night falls, consider attending the optional Impression Sanjie Liu show, an outdoor performance set against the backdrop of the Li River, featuring colorful lights, music, and local folklore.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Yangshuo

    Guilin Silver Cave
    Silver Cave

  10. Embark on a delightful countryside cycling tour in Ten-Mile Gallery, a scenic area renowned for its idyllic landscapes and traditional architecture. Pedal along winding paths, enjoying the natural beauty of Guilin's countryside.

    Yangshuo-Countryside-Cycling
    Yangshuo Countryside Cycling

    In the afternoon, bid farewell to Guilin as you're driven back to the city. Board a high-speed train to Guangzhou, where you'll continue your journey through China.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Guangzhou

  11. Begin your day with a visit to Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, an architectural marvel dedicated to the founding father of the Republic of China. Explore the Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, a renowned Buddhist temple dating back to the Tang Dynasty, featuring intricate carvings and serene courtyards.

    Guangzhou Temple of the Six Banyan Trees
    Temple of the Six Banyan Trees

    Indulge in a delectable lunch at a local restaurant on Shamian Island, a historical area characterized by colonial architecture and tree-lined streets. Dive into the rich cultural heritage of Guangzhou with a visit to Chen Clan Ancestral Hall, an exquisite example of Lingnan architecture adorned with ornate decorations and delicate woodwork.

    As the sun sets, choose to embark on a scenic Pearl River cruise, offering panoramic views of Guangzhou's skyline illuminated against the night sky. Alternatively, venture to Canton Tower, one of the world's tallest TV towers, and revel in the mesmerizing night view of the city.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Guangzhou

    Guangzhou Pearl River Night Cruise
    Pearl River Night Cruise

  12. Enjoy a leisurely morning, embracing your last moments in Guangzhou before taking a convenient train ride to the vibrant city of Hong Kong. Upon arrival, your new guide and driver will meet you and transfer you to your hotel, ensuring a smooth transition to the final leg of your journey.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Hong Kong

  13. Ascend to Victoria Peak aboard the iconic Peak Tram, marveling at panoramic views of Hong Kong's towering skyscrapers, harbor, and surrounding islands. Delve into the city's maritime heritage with a visit to Aberdeen fishing village, where you can experience a Sampan Ride, gliding along the picturesque harbor and observing the floating homes and fishing boats.

    Victoria Peak Peak Tram
    Ascend with the Peak Tram to the Victoria Peak

    The afternoon and evening are yours to explore at your own pace. Whether you choose to indulge in culinary delights, shop in bustling markets, or simply stroll along the waterfront, Hong Kong offers a myriad of experiences for every traveler.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Hong Kong

  14. Savor your final moments in Hong Kong, perhaps indulging in local delicacies or picking up souvenirs. Enjoy your free time in the morning until your driver escorts you to catch your flight or train to your next destination or back home. Safe travels, and may your memories of this incredible journey through China stay with you always.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price Per Person

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

Price Includes

  • 13 nights' accommodation in well-selected hotels;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Economy air tickets and second-class train tickets mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets to Beijing / off Hong Kong;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Single Room Supplement;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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