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12 Days Visit the Hometown of Panda

Beijing, Xian, Lhasa, Shanghai

Tour Code: China-05

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from: US$1879

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Tour Feature

  • Fine-designed China tour brings you to visit the hometown of Giant Panda
  • Best seller China tours, popular in the first timer to China
  • Walk into the picturesque countryside of Yangshuo,Guilin
  • Discover the colourful history and culture of China in Beijing and Xian

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Shanghai Arrival

Arrive in Shanghai, the modern city of China. The local tour guide meets you at the airport and transfers you to your hotel. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Overnight: Shanghai

Meal: No Meal

Day 2 Shanghai

The exploring Shanghai day tour start from a visit Jade Buddha Temple, famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels. Then have the exterior view of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao. The local snack will be arranged as your lunch. After a short breakfast, visit Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Spend shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road, the earliest commercial street in Shanghai. Walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as "a Gallery of world architecture".

Overnight: Shanghai

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3Shanghai-Guilin

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for flight to Guilin.

Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport. .In the afternoon, visit Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin.Walk to Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park next to Shahu Lake, which is famous for the golden and silver twin pagodas.

Overnight: Guilin

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4Guilin-Yangshuo

With the pick-up from your hotel, you will start Guilin explore tour. Enjoy Li River Cruise tour with buffet lunch on board. Deluxe cruise will be arranged with decent facility and good service. After disembarking, walk through the West Street. Drive to Silver Cave, which is the typical karst cave that goes through 12 hills totally. It is worth a visit there. After that, discover the nearby Langzi Ancient Village, which is well preserved. Walk in the ancient architectural complex in Ming & Qing dynasty and also experience the life of local residents.

Overnight: Yangshuo

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5Yangshuo

Enjoy Yangshuo countryside tour by bike or electro mobile in the morning. A la carte lunch is arranged at a farmhouse courtyard. If you like, you could choose to hike along the Yulong footpath at Yulong riverside. Appreciate the clear river with countless hills surrounded. The tour finishes by cycling back to hotel.  

Overnight: Yangshuo

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6Guilin-Chengdu

Drive from the expressway to Guilin airport about 1.5 hours. Fly to Chengdu. After lunch, visit Renmin Park and it is the paradise for local people who addict to dancing, playing mahjong, drinking teas. We will arrange tea break in the park and mahjong lesson if you are interested in. After that enjoy shopping time at Jinli Old Street which is the elegant style of the architectures tells you what Sichuan looks like during the Qing Dynasty.

Overnight: Chengdu

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7Chengdu-Xian

Enjoy your interesting tour today to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding which is a huge institution replicates the natural habitat of the giant panda. Sightseeing shuttle bus is included. You will learn the habits and characteristics of Giant and baby pandas, observe them eating bamboos and playing around. Lunch will be arranged as local food at restaurant nearby. Be transferred to the airport for flight to Xian. Fly to Xian. Your Xian tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Overnight: Xian

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8Xian

Breakfast in the morning, drive to Terracotta Warriors and explore one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. Shuttle bus will be arranged for your convenience. After Lunch, visit the Ancient Xian City Wall, which represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Bicycle or sightseeing car will be arranged on the wall to go around. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there.

Overnight: Xian

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9Xian-Beijing

Take morning flight to Beijing. The local tour guide meets you at the exit of airport. Start to explore Bejing by visitng Summer Palace which is the existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China. Lunch will be arranged at Xiangyangtun Restaurant, with opera stage inside. In the afternoon drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw which is the way to know the Beijing local lifestyle.

Overnight: Beijing

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10Beijing

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby in the morning. Have a stop at Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world; then walk to today’s highlight Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Climb to the top of Coal hill in Jingshan Park for a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City.
A leisure trip to Temple of Heaven is arranged for you in the afternoon. It was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. Shopping time to explore Panjiayuan Antique Market and Pearl Market before back to hotel.

Overnight: Beijing

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11Beijing

Start the Great Wall adventure today. Drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, which is more popular among foreign visitors. Upon arrival, you can choose to hike on the Great Wall, or take cable car up and walk around. Have lunch at the nearby restaurant before back to Beijing downtown. One the way, visit the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube, the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. Experience Chinese tea at a tea house before back to hotel.

Overnight: Beijing

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12 Beijing Departure

Free day at leisure and be transferred to the airport for return flight.

Meal: Breakfast

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Prices (per person in US$)

Dec.1 - Fed.29 First Class Deluxe
2 pax $2246 $2545
2-5 pax $2135 $2420
6-9 pax $1879 $2177
Mar.1 - Nov.30
2 pax $2498 $2918
2-5 pax $2390 $2809
6-9 pax $2129 $2550

Price Includes

  • Domestic flight or high-speed train as specified
  • Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  • Private licensed English-speaking guide and driver service
  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  • All attraction entrance fees as specified
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary, Chinese local food
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price Excludes

  • International Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours, meals, activities and services

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