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Tour Overview

Shanghai and Xian are always on the top of must-visit-city list in China due to their special status: Shanghai is the representative of modern China while Xian represents ancient China. This 3-day Shanghai and Xian tour by flight includes the highlight sight-seeing sites of both cities, the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai skyscraper building, Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda…providing a quick way for you to catch the essence of China!

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival to Shanghai, our tour guide will hold a welcome sign with your name at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Afterwards, check in and refresh shortly.

    Then you will be escorted to visit Yuyuan Garden which was finished in 1577 by a government officer of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) named Pan Yunduan. The garden was specially built for Pan’s parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age.

    Accommodation: Shanghai local hotel

    Shanghai Yuyuan Garden
    Shanghai Yuyuan Garden

  2. AM: You will be met by our tour guide and driver at your hotel lobby in Shanghai. Today’s first stop is the Oriental Pearl TV Tower where you can obtain a panoramic view of Shanghai’s dramatic city landscape. The Shanghai History Museum on the ground floor of the Tower exhibits shanghai’s past and developments.

    Noon:Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch, you’ll take a cruise on Huangpu River, along which you will see rows of skyscrapers and some beautiful western-style buildings left by English colonists since 19th century.

    The last stop is the Urban Planning Exhibition Hall at People’s Square which showcases the ever-changing face of Shanghai and is an essential visiting point for those interested in the evolution of the city. After the tour, transfer to airport to take the late evening flight to Xian. When you arrive to Xian airport, please meet your local driver and transfer to check in local hotel.

    Accommodation: Xian local hotel

    Shanghai Huangpu River night cruise
    Huangpu River cruise

  3. AM: After hotel pickup, you will head to visit Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. Known as “the Eighth Wonders of the World”, Terracotta Warriors is the most significant discover of the 20th century, showing a surprisingly high level in sculpture. The splendid scene and format will leave you an impressive memory. After lunch, come back to Xian downtown area to visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a well preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. It was build to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by the Buddhist translator and traveler Xuanzang.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: Afterwards, if time permits, continue visiting Xian Ancient City Wall. It is the most completely preserved and the largest city wall in China. It was built for the military defense in the ancient time. Biking on City Wall is optional (cost on your own, CNY45p.p).

    When the sightseeing finished, you will be transferred to airport or train station for your next destination.

    Xian Terracotta Army
    Terracotta Army

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

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Price includes

  • Economy class flight of Shanghai – Xian
  • Hotel in Shanghai and Xian with breakfast
  • Chinese style lunches as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-condition car and driver, English speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per day

Price excludes

  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities
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