8 Days Classic Beijing-Xian-Guilin Join-in Tour

This 8-day classic package tour covers all the highlights in Beijing, Xian and Guilin. Join this tour you will both gain much knowledge about Chinese history, marvel at human masterpiece built in ancient time, and also experience the tranquil and elegant landscape in south China.

  • Badaling Great Wall, Changling, Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Hutong, Jingshan Park, Yonghe Palace, Panda House, Terracotta Warriors, City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum, Bell and Drum Tower Square, Muslim Quarter, Lijiang Cruise, Xijie Street, Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Seven Star Park, Reed Flute Cave
  • English-speaking guide; Air- condition vehicle with driver; Tickets entrance fee; Economic class flight Xian-Guilin; Soft-sleeper train Beijing - Xian; Chinese style lunch; Hotels with breakfast
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  • Start from $1243 per person
8 Days Classic Beijing-Xian-Guilin Join-in Tour
Day 1 Beijing Arrival (No Meal)

Upon your arrival in Beijing, the local driver will wait for you holding a board with your name at the arrival hall. The pick-up location can also be Beijing Train Station or Beijing Railway Station. After getting on the private & comfortable car, you will be transferred to your Beijing downtown hotel to check in. The rest day is free for you.

Accommodation: Comfortable 3* hotel booked by us.

Day 2 Beijing (B + L)

Attractions: Badaling Great Wall, Changling

Picked up by our English-speaking guide and skillful driver from hotel lobby at 8:30 am, and then drive to Badaling Great Wall, the most famous and the best-preserved section of Chinese Ming Dynasty Great Wall. The mountain slope is very steep and the roads are tortuous. If you want to reach the highest point, cable car is a good choice (optional); shuttle bus is also optional for you to save energy and time. Next, head to Ming Tomb, the underground palace of Changling. Changling is the tomb of the 2nd Emperor of Ming Dynasty, Zhu Di. It is regarded as the grandest one among the 13 Ming Tombs in Beijing. Today you will also stop by the Jade Carving Factory as well as Tea Shop to learn about Chinese jade and tea culture, appreciate some exquisite jade artworks and try different kinds of tea. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel around 6:00 pm.

Accommodation: Comfortable 3* hotel booked by us

Changling Tomb
Day 3 Beijing (B + L)

Attractions: Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace

In the morning, meet the guide and driver from hotel lobby and lead you to start today’s tour. Today’s schedule starts with Tian’anmen Square. From there you will proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years’ history in the world. Next we head to Temple of Heaven, which serviced as a complex of sacrificial building where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties prayed for peace and harvest. Today’s last stop is Summer Palace, the largest and most beautiful Chinese imperial garden. It is regarded as a museum of gardens in China. If you would like to experience the boat ride, please just pay for it on spot. You will be sent back to hotel for rest after the visiting. Today you will also stop by Chinese Herb Medicine Market to learn about traditional Chinese pharmacy and meet many kinds of herb medicine. Then Pearl Market to appreciate some nice pearl artworks.

Accommodation: Comfortable 3* hotel booked by us

Forbidden City
Day 4 Beijing-Xian (B + L)

Attractions: Hutong, Jingshan Park, Yonghe Palace, Panda House

After hotel pickup you will be transferred together with the guide to visit traditional Hutong, where you will try to take Rick Shaw. Next go to Jingshan Park, which served as a royal garden for multiple functions such as learning shooting, offering sacrifices, official learning, opera and regional activities, ect.

After lunch, we drive to Yonghe Palace, the birthplace of the Emperor Qianlong in the Qing Dynasty and later transformed into a Buddhist temple with the highest level throughout the country. When finishing visit here, we take you to Panda House in Beijing Zoo to see lovely Chinese treasures. Last, we will drive to and make a stop at Bird’s Nest and Water Cube to pay an outer visit and take some pictures. Visitors can stay around 50 minutes to enjoy the outer look of the buildings in which the 2008 Olympics was held. Today we will also pay a visit to Silk Market to learn about Chinese silk culture and meet some nice silk products. After the day tour, you will be sent to the train station to take the overnight train to Xian. (Suggested: Z19/20:40-08:31+1)

Accommodation: Overnight train (4 beds in a cabin)

Day 5 Xian (L)

Attractions: Terracotta Warriors, City Wall

In the morning, you will be picked up by our guide and driver from Xian train station and then go to visit the famous Terracotta Warriors. Known as “the eighth Wonder of the world”, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in sculpture, which is the most significant discovery in the 20th century. Before visiting the museum, stop at a terracotta figurine factory to specialize in the reproduction of the clay warriors, and watch the artisans craft the miniature statues. After a Chinese style lunch, come to ancient City Wall that functioned as military defense in ancient time. It’s the best preserved city wall in China. Finally, we send you back to hotel.

Accommodation: Comfortable 3* hotel booked by us

Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Day 6 Xian-Guilin (B + L)

Attractions: Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum, Bell and Drum Tower Square, Muslim Quarter

Our driver will pick you up from hotel to start today’s tour. The first site is Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. It was built to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by the Buddhist translator and traveler Xuanzang. Next is Small Wild Goose Pagoda. It is also a landmark of Xian, built in Tang Dynasty to store Buddhist sculptures brought by Xuanzang, together with Big Wild Goose Pagoda. You will also pay a visit to Xian Museum where you can appreciate some priceless exhibition to learn history and culture of ancient Xian and even China. Continue to explore the graceful Bell and Drum Tower Square & Muslim Quarter to find authentic local snacks and handmade crafts. Finally, you will be sent to airport for your departure flight to Guilin. Our Guilin driver will wait for you at the arrival hall by holding a sign with your name and transfer you to your hotel to check in.

Accommodation: Comfortable 4* hotel booked by us

Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Day 7 Guilin (B + L)

Attractions: Lijiang Cruise, Xijie Street

In the morning, our local guide & driver will meet you at your hotel lobby and then send you to the cruise port for Lijiang Cruise, along which you will appreciate the beautiful natural views. In the afternoon, when you finish cruise, you will get to Yangshuo. Xijie Street is a very famous site in Yangshuo that shows you a totally different style from Beijing and Xian, a place you will find many local crafts and snacks. Finally, you will be transferred back to your Guilin Hotel.

Accommodation: Comfortable 4* hotel booked by us

Xijie Street
Day 8 Guilin Departure (B + L)

Attractions: Elephant Trunk Hill, Fubo Hill, Seven Star Park, Reed Flute Cave

In the morning, our local guide & driver will pick you up from hotel lobby and then start today’s adventure. You will one by one visit famous Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin City. Fubo Hill which towers in the river. Climbing up to the hill top where you will be drowned in the picturesque view of Guilin. And then Seven Star Park, the best park in Guilin City where you will appreciate great works including hills, rivers, courtyards, architecture, and cultural relics. You will also visit the famous Reed Flute Cave, one of the top famous Karst Caves in China. It’s reputed as “the palace of art made by nature”. Today you will also pay a short visit to a local shop if you want to buy some souvenirs. Finally, you will be dropped off at airport or train station for your departure.

Special note: please arrange your departure flight or train after 8pm to confirm enough time for travel on this day.

Elephant Trunk Hill

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

Start Date End Date Seat Available
Sep. 8 Sep. 16 10
Sep. 16 Sep. 24 10
Oct. 8 Oct. 16 10
Oct. 16 Oct. 24 10
Oct. 24 Nov. 1 10
Nov. 1 Nov. 9 10
Nov. 9 Nov. 17 10
Nov. 17 Nov. 25 10
Nov. 26 Dec. 4 10
Dec. 4 Dec. 12 10
Dec. 12 Dec. 28 10
Jan 11, 2019 Jan 19, 2019 10
Jan 20, 2019 Jan 28, 2019 10
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Special notes:

  • Minimum 2 people required to operate the tour. If you travel alone and there is no other traveler book this tour, we reserve the right to cancel the tour and will contact you in advance.
  • 2 people of same gender share one room. If you prefer better privacy, or there is no fellow traveler with same gender to match, you need to pay single supplement.
  • Optional activities you can pay on spot if you want to experience: Cable car & shuttle bus at Great Wall in Beijing; Riding a bike on Xian City Wall; Climbing Big Wild Goose Pagoda or Bell or Drum Tower in Xian.

Price includes

  • Economic-class flight from Xian-Guilin
  • Soft-sleeper overnight train from Beijing to Xian (4 berths in one cabin)
  • Hotel listed in itinerary: 3 nights in Beijing/ 1 nights in Xian/ 2 nights in Guilin
  • Transportation in air-condition with professional and skilled driver
  • Excellent English-speaking guide
  • All Admission fees (first gate) as listed
  • 7 days’ Chinese style lunch as listed
  • Tolls, fuels and parking charges
  • China Tourist Insurance
  • Government tax

Price excludes

  • Visa application or international flights
  • Gratuities (Highly recommended: $4-8 per person per day)
  • Personal expense
  • Single supplement charges
  • Any activity not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional activities (Cable car & shuttle bus at Great Wall)
  • The tickets for Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Bell & Drum Tower in Xian
  • Dinner

Booking Method

  • Please send your travel request to us at [email protected]. You are also welcomed to call us free at +86 15129005119 for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • 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.

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