Day 1 Beijing Arrival (No Meal)
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 Mutianyu & Under Ground Palace Group tour (Breakfast + Lunch)
Attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Dingling Mausoleum (Breakfast + Lunch)
Your day starts after a nice Breakfast, meet your tour guide at confirmed time (Guide will call your hotel room to confirm hotel pickup time the evening before). The first stop is Dingling Mausoleum, one of the 13 Ming Tombs in Beijing. This mausoleum is a shared burial area of the 13th Emperor of the Ming Dynasty Zhu Yijun and his wife and concubine. The mausoleum is also one of the three largest mausoleums in scale. Next, you will pay a 45 minutes’ visit to Jade Carving Factory and have lunch in a local restaurant. Then continue to visit Mutianyu Great Wall. This part of the Great Wall famed of its magnificent landscape. It is also less crowded and touristy. On the way back to downtown city you will visit a Silk Market to appreciate traditional Chinese Silk arts. Ending the tour here and you will be escorted back to hotel
Mutianyu Great Wall
Day 3 Beijing City Sightseeing Group Tour-Xian by Overnight Train (Breakfast + Lunch)
Attractions: Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City , Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace
In the morning our guide will meet you at hotel lobby at confirmed time. The first stop is Tian’anmen Square, the largest downtown city square in the world. And the square held the founding ceremony of new China in Oct 1st, 1949. Continue walking you will arrive at entry of Forbidden City which used to be the imperial palace of the Ming and the Qing Dynasties. 24 emperors used to live in here. As the world’s largest and best-preserved wooden structured palace complex, Forbidden City is listed among the top five palaces in the world. Then pay a short visit to Silk Market and head to Temple of Heaven. It’s a place where emperors went each year at fixed day to worship for heaven and pray for agricultural harvest. Surrounding Temple of Heaven there are a few other buildings built in the past to prepare item needing for worshiping and prayer. Then you will enjoy lunch and pay a short visit to a Pearl Market. After that, continue the tour to Summer Palace. It is the largest existed imperial garden in China. Ending the tour here and you will be escorted to train station for overnight train to Xian.
Accommodation: Soft sleeper overnight train
Temple of Heaven
Day 4 Xian Arrival and Terracotta Warriors Group Tour (Lunch)
Attractions: Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Banpo Museum
In the morning our guide will meet you at train station and start the group tour to Terracotta Warriors Factory and Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Being renowned as the eighth world wonder, Terracotta Warriors will surprise you with thousands of real-sized soldiers, generals, and horses figures. After lunch, you will head to the Banpo Museum. It is a tribal residential ruin from 6000 years ago. Here you will witness the housing ruins, daily-use articles, production tools, burial system and art facts of the primary tribe. After the whole day’s tour you will be escorted back to hotel.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Day 5 Xian-Shanghai by Overnight Train (Breakfast + Lunch)
Attractions: Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area, Xian Museum, North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall, Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square & Muslim Street
In the morning, our tour guide will meet you at hotel lobby at confirmed time. First you will be escorted to Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area. The whole scenic area looks like an ancient Chinese garden and you will also have an opportunity to visit the Xian Museum beside the Pagoda. Then we will drive to visit North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Strolling along the square, you will find all buildings are built with Tang Dynasty architecture style. After lunch, we head to 600 years old City Wall. It was built in the Ming Dynasty as the military defensive system. Now it become a necklace circled the inner city of Xian. Optional Activity of the City Wall can be renting a bike and cycling along the Wall. The last stop is Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square & Muslim Quarter where you will have a outlook view of the Bell Tower and the Drum Tower and try many local snacks.Finally you will be transferred to Xian Train station for overnight train to Shanghai .
Accommodation: Overnight Train
Day 6 Shanghai City Group Tour (Breakfast + Lunch)
Attractions: Shanghai Old Street, Yuyuan Garden, the Bund, Tianzifang, Old French Concession
In the morning, our tour guide will meet you at train station. The first stop is Shanghai Old Street. You will find some taste of Old Shanghai in 1920th. Walking along the street you will come to Yuyuan Garden, that garden used to be a private garden of Pan family and after establishment of new China it is open to public. Next you will be escorted to the Bund where you could see the best scenery of old and modern Shanghai. After lunch go to visit the most charming area of Shanhgai, Tianzifang, the place mixed of old and modern, food, art, music. The last stop will be Old French Concession which used to be one of the two largest concessions in Shanghai. Finally you will be escorted back to hotel.
Day 7 Shanghai Departure (Breakfast)
Please arrange your own way to airport for flight departing.