This 8 days private tour package is highly recommended to the 1st time visitors to China. You will have a in-depth visit to all essence sites in each city: Forbidden City and Great Wall in Beijing, Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xi’an, and Yuyuan Garden in Shanghai, etc.
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, 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
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 (Breakfast + Lunch)
Attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Dingling Mausoleum
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 (Breakfast + Dinner)
Attractions: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, dumpling dinner, Tang Dynasty Show
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 – Shanghai by Bullet Train (Breakfast)
Attractions: Yuyuan Garden, Old City of Shanghai, Jinmao Tower
Meet your driver at about 07:00 and transfer to take the bullet train G362 (08:46-14:45) or similar train to Shanghai. Meet your guide and driver at Shanghai train station 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 7 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 8 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.