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6 Days Beijing – Xian – Shanghai Private Tour by Bullet Train

Tour Overview

Want to know well of the Chinese culture? This 6 days tour is the ideal choice for one’s first China tour since it covers the top three classic tourist cities in China: Beijing, Xian and Shanghai. Take this tour and you will explore the most highlight attractions in China covering Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Jade Buddha Temple… These three cities are always the top tourist destinations for people, because it not only will show you the culture of ancient China, but also will show you the magic and charming of modern China, which can leave you an unforgettable memory of China. Join us to find more!

Highlights of this tour:

*Visit Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace in Beijing to know more about traditional China.
*Conquer the top Wonder of the World – the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu.
*Shocked by the grand Terracotta Warriors and Horses to explore the long history of Xian.
*Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which has over 1300 years history and preserves the Buddhist relics.
*Enjoy the charming night scenery of Shanghai on The Bund or taking a Huangpu River Cruise.
*Discover the history and local lifestyle in Shanghai Museum and Yuyuan Market.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. AM: Today’s first stop will be the Tiananmen Square, the heart and symbol of Beijing and is the largest city square in the world. The spacious square has been used for many public celebrations, ceremonies, and demonstrations for over a hundred years. Then you will pay a visit the Forbidden City, one of the largest and most completely preserved palace complex built with wood. It functioned as the imperial palace in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1912). There were 24 emperors of the two dynasties lived in the Forbidden City.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch, we will pay a visit to Temple of Heaven. Located in southern part of Beijing, it serviced as a complex of sacrificial building where Emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties prayed for peace and harvest. Today’s last stop will be Summer Palace. It locates at the west skirt of Beijing and covers an area of 290 hectare. In the Qing Dynastery during the Qianlong Era, the Summer Palace was built by copying the layout of the West Lake in Hangzhou. Now it is the largest and most completely preserved imperial garden in China.

    Today you will also pay a visit to Chinese Herb Medicine Market to learn about Chinese traditional herb medicine.

    After the tour, transfer back to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by you

    Forbidden City

  2. AM: Pay a visit to the underground palace of Dingling. Dingling Tomb is the tomb of the 13th Emperor of the Ming Dynasty. It is also one of the most visited Ming tombs in Beijing.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: Drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, the most scenic part of Chinese Great Wall. It was built in the early Ming Dynasty at 1368 and stretches 5400 meters. 90% of the Mutianyu Great Wall 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. On the way back to city area, we will make a stop at Bird’s Nest and Water Cube to pay an outer visit and take some pictures. Today you will also pay a visit to the Jade Carving Factory to learn about Chinese jade culture.

    After visiting, you will be escorted back to your hotel in Beijing city area at around 18:00.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by you

    Mutianyu Great Wall

  3. AM: In the early morning at about 05:00 our driver will pick you up from hotel and transfer to train station for bullet train to Xian. The train rides about 5.5 hours. Arriving in Xian station, meet your guide and driver.

    Noon: Lunch on your own.

    PM: Transfer to visit 2 highlight sites in Xian city area: City Wall and Muslim Quarter. The 600 years old city wall is the largest and the most completely preserved ancient military system in China. Bike and battery cart on City Wall is available and optional. The Muslim Quarter is the best known food street in Xian. here would be the excellent place to meet and try local Xian food. After the tour transfer to your hotel at around 18:00.

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    City Wall

  4. AM: After hotel pickup you will be escorted to visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, the most significant discovery of the 20th century. Known as “The Eighth Wonders of the World”, the museum shows surprisingly high level in sculpture.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: Drive back to city area to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The pagoda was originally built in the early Tang Dynasty (618-907) to keep the Buddhist sutra and statues brought from ancient India by Mater Xuanzang. Now the Big Wild Goose Pagoda area is a popular amusement place among local people.

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    Terracotta Warriors

  5. AM: In the morning our driver will meet you in hotel and transfer you to North Xian Station to catch the bullet train to Shanghai. The train rides about 6 hours.

    PM: Arriving in Shanghai you will be greeted by local guide and driver. After a short rest in your hotel, you will take a walk on the Bund. You will admire buildings of various styles, enjoy the beautiful Huangpu River, and listen to your guide explaining its history. Then you will experience the evening Pujiang River Cruise to see the most beautiful night views of the Bund Area. Back to hotel at about 19:00.

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    Pujiang River Cruise

  6. AM: In the morning please meet your guide in your hotel at 09:00. Today’s adventure start with Yuyuan Garden, a famous classical garden which was originally built in the Ming Dynasty. Nearby is Yuyuan Market, a bustling marketplace with traditional architecture and shops selling everything from local snacks to various souvenirs.

    After the lively Yuyuan Market, you will take a walk in the Old Street. The street has a total length of 825 meters, and the architectural style and business layout show the historical and cultural evolution of old Shanghai from the Ming and Qing dynasties to the fusion of western culture.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch, continue to visit the hundred-year-old Jade Buddha Temple. The temple was built in the late Qing Dynasty to keep two Jade Buddha statues brought from Burman. Then pay a visit to Shanghai Museumto see the exquisite cultural relics of the city and get a glimpse of the city’s history. After then continue the tour with Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Hall which shows the ever-changing face of the city and is an essential visiting point for those who are interested in the evolution of the city. After the one day’s wonderful tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

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    Yuyuan Garden

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Price includes

  • 2nd class bullet train of Beijing – Xian – Shanghai
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • Chinese style lunch
  • All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-condition car and driver, English speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per day

Price excludes

  • Hotel
  • Personal expenses
  • 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. If you have any further question, please feel free to contact us! Email: [email protected] Cellphone number: +86 18792910029 WhatsApp / Wechat ID: 008618792910029 Facebook: @xianholidaystravelagency

Our Hotels

In each destination, you’ll enjoy a comfortable stay in a great location!

The hotels we choose are based on star rating, great locations, well-equipped facilities, cozy bed, high quality service and guests’ feedbacks. Choices are a lot ranging from luxury 5 star, comfortable 4 star to budget 3 star. You could decide where to stay to best suit for your budget and likes. Generally, the hotels have both Western and Chinese breakfast with a wide choices.

If you have already got an ideal hotel, please feel free to tell our travel consultants and they’ll book the hotel for you.

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.

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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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