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14-Day Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo, Yangtze Cruise, Shanghai Tour

Code:P04
Type:Private Tour
Departure:Flexible
fr US$2359based on 2 adults & 4-star hotels in low season
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Absorbing the essence of China including Great Wall adventure, historic exploration of ancient capitals, enchanting countryside scenery, and leisurely cruise along the mighty Yangtze as well as a glimpse of the China's metropolitan Shanghai, this 14-day trip itinerary is designed to cater for all expectations of a wonderful China tour for the first-time travelers. Especially, you will have the chance to learn to make the traditional art of shadow puppet on your own in Xi'an and appreciate the energy and passion of China in 1960s in the Propaganda Poster Art Center in Shanghai.

Overview
Tour Highlights
  • Conquer the majestic Mutianyu Great Wall with fewer crowds.
  • Explore the Forbidden City including hidden palaces other groups do not bring you to.
  • Discover Hutong alleys and learn Peking Opera facial mask painting at a time-honored courtyard.
  • Marvel at the life-sized Terracotta Army and discover the hidden gem of Hanyang Tombs.
  • Learn to make the 2000-year-old art of shadow puppet.
  • Drift down the Li River to absorb the unique mountains and rivers of Guilin.
  • Immerse in total relaxation on a Yangtze River Cruise with various cultural activities.
  • Soak up the modern and vintage Shanghai at the glamorous Bund.
  • Admire the passion of China in 1960s at the Propaganda Poster Art Center.

China Nature & Leisure

14-Day Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Yangshuo, Yangtze Cruise, Shanghai

Code:P04
Type:Private Tour
Departure:Flexible
from US$2359
Tour Highlights
  • Conquer the majestic Mutianyu Great Wall with fewer crowds.
  • Explore the Forbidden City including hidden palaces other groups do not bring you to.
  • Discover Hutong alleys and learn Peking Opera facial mask painting at a time-honored courtyard.
  • Marvel at the life-sized Terracotta Army and discover the hidden gem of Hanyang Tombs.
  • Learn to make the 2000-year-old art of shadow puppet.
  • Drift down the Li River to absorb the unique mountains and rivers of Guilin.
  • Immerse in total relaxation on a Yangtze River Cruise with various cultural activities.
  • Soak up the modern and vintage Shanghai at the glamorous Bund.
  • Admire the passion of China in 1960s at the Propaganda Poster Art Center.
Day by Day Itinerary
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Day 1
Arrive in Beijing
Airport pick-up after arrival, and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Luxury: Crowne Plaza Beijing Chaoyang U-Town Superior: Novotel Peace Hotel Beijing

Welcome to China! Upon your arrival, your friendly tour guide will greet you at the arrival hall of the airport by holding a signboard with your name on it. Then transfer you to a hotel for a good rest and recovery from jet lag.

Day 2
Beijing
Explore Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Take a rickshaw ride to tour old hutongs, and learn to paint a facial mask of Peking Opera from a local artist.
Breakfast

After a night's sound sleep, today's exploration starts with a leisure stroll at Tiananmen Square, and then move to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved wooden constructions complex in the world that used to be the imperial palace for both Ming and Qing Dynasty from the year 1420 to 1912. Housing over a million incomparable treasures, it is also known as Palace Museum. Marvel at different halls and exquisite architectures of the Palace and get insights into the extravagant lifestyle of the royal families.

Then take a rickshaw ride to tour hutong alleys where you could dive into native's residences and learn to paint a facial mask in the famous Peking Opera at a Hutong courtyard to experience the traditional art of Beijing. Bring this memorable souvenir home with you when you finish. Then transfer back to your hotel.

Hall of Heavenly Purity
The peaceful Hall of Preserving Harmony at the Forbidden City
Day 3
Beijing
Conquer the Mutianyu Great Wall with a round-way cable car experience. Have a stopover at the iconic Bird Nest & Water Cube for photo shooting, and then tour the imperial garden, Summer Palace.
Breakfast

This morning, you will visit the quieter and well-preserved Mutianyu Great Wall. A Round-trip Cable Car is included to make your exploration easier on this great military defensive system and to save more time and energy for hiking on the Wall.

Afterwards, drive back to the city and have a stopover to capture the new iconic structures of Beijing--Bird's Nest and Water Cube and shoot some great photos.

Then make your way to the imperial garden Summer Palace and stroll along the peaceful lake, taking in the picturesque scenery of gardens, halls, and pavilions.

Great WallGreat Wall
Summer PalaceSummer Palace
Day 4
Beijing-Xi'an by High Speed Train
Visit the Temple of Heaven and discover local senior's lively morning exercises. Board a high speed train to Xian.
Breakfast
Luxury: Wyndham Grand Xi'an South Hotel Superior: Ramada Xi'an Bell Tower

This morning, you will visit the Temple of Heaven to soak up the splendid architectures where emperors used to hold ceremonies to pray for good harvest and luck for next year. Encounter the locals gathering here for morning exercise, such as dancing, opera singing, Tai Chi and many other featured Chinese activities. You are more than welcome to join these friendly local people to exercise together.

Afterwards, you will be taken to the railway station to take a 4.5-hour high-speed train to China's another ancient capital Xian. Upon arrival, meet your friendly Xian guide and check in to your hotel.

Temple of Heaven
The Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest at Temple of Heaven
Day 5
Xi'an
Marvel at the life-sized Terra-cotta Army. Ascend the complete City Wall for a cool bike tour, and then explore the Muslim Quarter & Great Mosque.
Breakfast

About 1-hour drive from Xian downtown, you will get to Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum to witness this world wonder. Over 8,000 life-sized pottery army soldiers were arrayed in the pits to guard Qinshihuang emperor in his afterlife. Owning distinctive facial expressions, hair styles, figures as well as uniforms, the silent underground army is peacefully awaiting your discovery.

Then drive back to the city to visit the largest and best-preserved City Wall by a relaxing stroll. Alternatively, you could rent a bike to cycle around the wall to have an overview of this old capital.

Afterwards, drive to the bustling Muslim Quarter to appreciate various snacks, and visit the ancient Great Mosque to dig into local's Muslim culture.

Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum
Life-sized Terracotta Warriors standing in battle formation in Pit.1
Day 6
Xi'an-Guilin by Flight
Glance at the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and learn to make the featured local art of shadow puppet. Discover the Hanyang Mausoleum, a hidden gem of Xian. Then fly to Guilin.
Breakfast
Luxury: Sheraton Guilin Hotel Superior: Lijiang Waterfall Hotel

After breakfast, approach to the famous Small Wild Goose Pagoda, a tranquil and serene escape from city bustle. Built in 8th century, this architectural miracle erects for over 1,200 years witnessing the rises and falls of Xian. You will learn from the master to make the traditional art of shadow puppet with a history of over 2,000 years.

On the way to the airport, drop by Hanyang Tombs, a grand mausoleum of Emperor Jingdi (188-141 BC) with numerous exhibits in display. Burial objects in the pits including miniatures of terracotta figures, livestock and tools are unveiled beneath your feet by glass walkways for a close-up gaze.

Afterwards, you will be escorted to the airport to fly to Guilin. Your friendly tour guide will greet you at the arrival hall of the airport, then transfer you to a hotel for a good rest.

Shadow Puppet Making: Supported by a local NGO, the chance of learning to make a shadow puppet allows more and more world travelers to learn about the traditional art.

Shadow PlayMake a Shadow Puppet
Shadow PlayShadow Puppets
Day 7
Guilin
Visit the Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill, and Daxu Ancient Town.
Breakfast

This morning, you will be escorted to the stunning Reed Flute Cave. Follow your guide and walk through the magnificent cave where numerous stalactites popping out, forming a great scene. Challenge your imagination and check out what they look like.

Then travel to Guilin's landmark Elephant Trunk Hill, a naturally formed mountain in the shape of an elephant drinking water in Li River.

Afterwards, drive about 1 hour to get to Daxu Ancient Town. Get immersed in the ancient atmosphere of the town, taking a relaxing stroll along the old lanes paved with bluestones and appreciating the well preserved old houses on the sides. Take some close-ups of any authentic local encounters. 

Day 8
Guilin-Yangshuo by Li River Cruise
Take a Li River cruise to soak up the gorgeous Karst landscape, and cycle around the idyllic countryside of Yangshuo.
Breakfast, Lunch
Luxury: Yangshuo Green Lotus Hotel Superior: Yangshuo Green Lotus Hotel

The 4-hour relaxing cruise is the best way to take in the beauty of Li River. Drift down to get fully indulged in the enchanting karst hills, like snaking through a moving landscape gallery. Follow the guide's lead to find out the famous sight printed on Chinese 20 RMB note, and appreciate various grotesque hills during the leisure cruise.

Upon your arrival in Yangshuo, enjoy a bike ride through the breathtaking rural scenery and encounter peaceful countryside life.

Li RiverLi River
YangshuoCycling at Yangshuo Countryside
Day 9
Yangshuo-Guilin by Private Vehicle, Guilin-Chongqing by High Speed Train
Catch a high-speed train to Chongqing to embark on a Yangtze cruise ship.
Breakfast
Luxury: Century Diamond / Century Sun Superior: Century Diamond / Century Sun

You will be taken to railway station for a high speed train to Chongqing with gorgeous natural sceneries along the way. Upon arrival, your local guide will pick up and transfer you to board the luxury cruise ship. Get ready for your leisurely trip along the essence part of Yangtze River.

Day 10
Yangtze River Cruise
Join the Tai Chi class on deck. Take an onshore excursion to the Shizhaozhai Pagoda and an optional exploration to the Fengdu Ghost City. Have fun at the Captain’s Welcome Party.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Join the Tai Chi class and start your morning in a traditional Chinese way.

After a short break, you will enjoy the onshore excursion to Shibaozhai, a 500-year old wooden tower on an isolated mountain along the Yangtze River. Follow your river guide to explore its famous unique architectural characteristics and uncover the Chinese mythologies.

Tonight, you are invited to participate in the Captain's Welcome Party and enjoy the music and dance performances brought by the crew members. Have a fun night!

Yangtze River
Spectacular Wu Gorge of Yangtze River
Day 11
Yangtze River Cruise
Cruise through the Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge. Take boat excursions to the Shennong Stream or Shennv Stream. An optional excursion to the White Emperor City. Enjoy yourself at the Captain's Farewell Party.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today your cruise ship will first sail through the majestic Qutang Gorge and then the most spectacular Wu Gorge.

An onshore excursion is arranged to allow you to discover the hidden beauty of Yangtze by taking a wooden boat deep into the gorges at Shennong Stream or Shennv Stream.

After the refreshing outing, the ship will continue to sail through the longest Xiling Gorge featuring rapid water, rare stones and twisted course.

The Captain's Farewell Party is held tonight to conclude your lifetime Yangtze experience.

Day 12
Yichang-Shanghai by Flight
Disembark at Maoping Pier. Then wonder at the Three Gorges Dam. Leisurely stroll at the Binjiang Park to approach to local life and delve into the Yichang Museum.
Breakfast
Luxury: Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai Superior: Central Hotel Shanghai

This morning, you will disembark to wonder at the Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydropower project.

After meeting your guide, stroll along the bank of Yangtze River at Binjiang Park to capture the vivid scenes of local life like singing, playing cards, dancing and fishing.

Then get oriented to Yichang Museum and appreciate the treasures stored here, some of which can date back to Spring and Autumn Period (770BC-221BC).

Afterwards, catch your flight to Shanghai and enjoy the metropolis' stunning night view on the way to your hotel.

Day 13
Shanghai
Discover the essentials of Shanghai to the Yu Garden, Nanjing Road, the Bund, Shanghai World Financial Center and Xintiandi. Afterwards, visit the Propaganda Poster Art Center.
Breakfast

In the morning, you will first visit the Yu Garden built in Ming Dynasty (1368AD - 1644AD) to admire its delicate design of halls, yards, rockeries, corridors and pavilions.

Then head to the bustling Nanjing Road and the Bund which is granted as the World Architecture Museum.

Get on top of Shanghai World Financial Center to get a bird's eye view of the cosmopolitan Shanghai.

Continue to visit Xintiandi (New World of Shanghai) to witness the characteristic Shikumen architectures in Shanghai, which is densely clustered with foreign restaurants, cafes and bars.

At last, proceed to the Propaganda Poster Art Center to appreciate the energy and passion of China in 1960s.

the BundGorgeous neon lighted view of The Bund
Propaganda Poster Art CentrePropaganda poster back in 1960s
Day 14
Depart from Shanghai
See off at the airport for the departure flight. Wish you a memorable journey home.
Breakfast

Farewell to China! Your memorable 13-day China trip ends here. Your guide and driver will escort you to the airport for your flight home. Wish you a smooth journey.

Accommodations
BeijingXianGuilinYangshuoChongqingShanghai
Beijing
Luxury

Crowne Plaza Beijing Chaoyang U-Town

3 Sanfengbeili, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Crowne Plaza Chaoyang U-Town enjoys perfect location in Chaoyang District with excellent service, great breakfasts and easy access for shopping and night life.
Superior

Novotel Peace Hotel Beijing

3 Jinyu Hutong, Wangfujing, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
Located in downtown Wangfujing area, Novotel Peace is only 5-minute walk to the nearby shopping malls and 15-minute walk to the Forbidden City. Easy to explore local life.
Xian
Luxury

Wyndham Grand Xi'an South Hotel

No.208, Cien East Road, Qujiang Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian, China
Wyndham Xi'an Grand South Hotel is located in the city's newly built CBD area, featuring the grand Tang Dynasty's architectural styles with amazing night views and easy access for shopping.
Superior

Ramada Xi'an Bell Tower

No.79 Bei Da Jie, Xincheng, Xi'an, China
Ramada Xi'an Bell Tower boasts great location in the city center with comfortable rooms and good western buffet breakfast, easy to take a walk around to explore local life.
Guilin
Luxury

Sheraton Guilin Hotel

15 Bin Jiang Road, 541001 Guilin, Guangxi, China
Newly maintained rooms in 2017 and centrally located, Sheraton Guilin Hotel as a member of Starwood Group ensures great service and breakfasts. Next to the scenic city's pedestrianized Zhengyang Street, guests could easily go for a walk during free time.
Superior

Lijiang Waterfall Hotel

No.1 Shanhu North Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin, China
Boasting Guinness Record of the waterfall from the building top, the hotel with nice and comfortable rooms is close to the city's new iconic Sun & Moon Pagodas celebrated for magnificent night view, very easy for self-exploration.
Yangshuo
Luxury

Yangshuo Green Lotus Hotel

No.1 Guanlian Road, Yangshuo West Street, Yangshuo, China
The only 5-star hotel in Yangshuo offers standard service and nice breakfasts. Travelers could enjoy a relaxing and fun night exploring West Street at night that is only 10-minute walk from the hotel.
Superior

Yangshuo Green Lotus Hotel

No.1 Guanlian Road, Yangshuo West Street, Yangshuo, China
The only 5-star hotel in Yangshuo offers standard service and nice breakfasts. Travelers could enjoy a relaxing and fun night exploring West Street at night that is only 10-minute walk from the hotel.
Chongqing
Luxury

Century Diamond

Century Cruises
5-Star rating cruise Drinkable water in every cabin Private outdoor balconies Excellent and professional service onboard

Century Sun

Century Cruises
5-Star rating cruise Launched in 2006, renovated in 2012 Spacious rooms with outdoor private balconies Great service from professional and warm-hearted staff
Superior

Century Diamond

Century Cruises
5-Star rating cruise Drinkable water in every cabin Private outdoor balconies Excellent and professional service onboard

Century Sun

Century Cruises
5-Star rating cruise Launched in 2006, renovated in 2012 Spacious rooms with outdoor private balconies Great service from professional and warm-hearted staff
Shanghai
Luxury

Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai

1. Jinling East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
The hotel is located right on the bund with artistic design merged modern Shanghai with Art Deco of 1930s. The hotel is also a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts with excellent service, amazing views and great breakfasts.
Superior

Central Hotel Shanghai

No.555 Jiujiang Road, Huangpu, Shanghai, China
Located in the heart of the city, Central Hotel Shanghai featuring traditional Shanghai style rooms, good facilities and nice breakfasts is next to the Nanjing Road and 5-minute walk to the Bund.
Luxury
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Beijing

Crowne Plaza Beijing Chaoyang U-Town

3 Sanfengbeili, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Crowne Plaza Chaoyang U-Town enjoys perfect location in Chaoyang District with excellent service, great breakfasts and easy access for shopping and night life.

Xian

Wyndham Grand Xi'an South Hotel

No.208, Cien East Road, Qujiang Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian, China
Wyndham Xi'an Grand South Hotel is located in the city's newly built CBD area, featuring the grand Tang Dynasty's architectural styles with amazing night views and easy access for shopping.

Guilin

Sheraton Guilin Hotel

15 Bin Jiang Road, 541001 Guilin, Guangxi, China
Newly maintained rooms in 2017 and centrally located, Sheraton Guilin Hotel as a member of Starwood Group ensures great service and breakfasts. Next to the scenic city's pedestrianized Zhengyang Street, guests could easily go for a walk during free time.

Yangshuo

Yangshuo Green Lotus Hotel

No.1 Guanlian Road, Yangshuo West Street, Yangshuo, China
The only 5-star hotel in Yangshuo offers standard service and nice breakfasts. Travelers could enjoy a relaxing and fun night exploring West Street at night that is only 10-minute walk from the hotel.

Chongqing

Century Diamond

Century Cruises
5-Star rating cruise Drinkable water in every cabin Private outdoor balconies Excellent and professional service onboard

Century Sun

Century Cruises
5-Star rating cruise Launched in 2006, renovated in 2012 Spacious rooms with outdoor private balconies Great service from professional and warm-hearted staff

Shanghai

Les Suites Orient, Bund Shanghai

1. Jinling East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
The hotel is located right on the bund with artistic design merged modern Shanghai with Art Deco of 1930s. The hotel is also a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts with excellent service, amazing views and great breakfasts.
Superior
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Beijing

Novotel Peace Hotel Beijing

3 Jinyu Hutong, Wangfujing, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
Located in downtown Wangfujing area, Novotel Peace is only 5-minute walk to the nearby shopping malls and 15-minute walk to the Forbidden City. Easy to explore local life.

Xian

Ramada Xi'an Bell Tower

No.79 Bei Da Jie, Xincheng, Xi'an, China
Ramada Xi'an Bell Tower boasts great location in the city center with comfortable rooms and good western buffet breakfast, easy to take a walk around to explore local life.

Guilin

Lijiang Waterfall Hotel

No.1 Shanhu North Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin, China
Boasting Guinness Record of the waterfall from the building top, the hotel with nice and comfortable rooms is close to the city's new iconic Sun & Moon Pagodas celebrated for magnificent night view, very easy for self-exploration.

Yangshuo

Yangshuo Green Lotus Hotel

No.1 Guanlian Road, Yangshuo West Street, Yangshuo, China
The only 5-star hotel in Yangshuo offers standard service and nice breakfasts. Travelers could enjoy a relaxing and fun night exploring West Street at night that is only 10-minute walk from the hotel.

Chongqing

Century Diamond

Century Cruises
5-Star rating cruise Drinkable water in every cabin Private outdoor balconies Excellent and professional service onboard

Century Sun

Century Cruises
5-Star rating cruise Launched in 2006, renovated in 2012 Spacious rooms with outdoor private balconies Great service from professional and warm-hearted staff

Shanghai

Central Hotel Shanghai

No.555 Jiujiang Road, Huangpu, Shanghai, China
Located in the heart of the city, Central Hotel Shanghai featuring traditional Shanghai style rooms, good facilities and nice breakfasts is next to the Nanjing Road and 5-minute walk to the Bund.
Price (Per Person, Tax Included)
Type: Private Tour
Departure: Flexible 2019 / 2020
Tour Class Superior Luxury
High Season( MAR - NOV ) US$2829 US$3254
Low Season( DEC - FEB ) US$2359 US$2631
  • Prices above are based on 2 persons sharing one room of Superior/Luxury Class Hotels. Please enquire to get a better rate if there are more than 2 travelers in your group.
  • Any parts of the itinerary could be customized based on your interests and budgets, e.g. tour length, activities, hotels, etc.
Inclusions
  • Entrance fees to sightseeings and attractions
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Private English-speaking tour guides
  • Private drivers and air-conditioned vehicles
  • Domestic flights, trains and cruises as specified in the itinerary
This tour could be tailored to your own unique trip based on your travel needs, interests, preferred hotels and budget. We recommend you give us as detailed travel information as possible so we can reply with a more thorough tour proposal that better suits your travel needs.
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  • Experienced and knowledgeable guides from the areas you are visiting.
  • Comfortable and air-conditioned private vehicles.
  • Exceptional and conveniently located hotels with non-smoking rooms available.
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