18 Days China and Myanmar Classic Tour

Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guilin, Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, Yangon

Tour Code: TAT-Myanmar-08

Tour Type: Private Tour

Price from: US$3331 Free Inquiry

Tour Feature

  • Best China tour and the best of Myanmar tours are combined in one tour by one professional tour operator.
  • Be Stunned by the world wonders in China, like Great Wall, Forbidden City, Qin Terracotta Warriors, etc.
  • Be admired by the great natural beauty in China and Myanmar, like Li River cruise in Guilin, unparalelled landscape at Inle Lake.
  • Be attracted by the rich buddhism culture and buddhism pagodas in Myanmar.

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Day 1Arrival Beijing

Transfer service to hotel

Meals: No Meals
Recommended Hotel: Citadines Ritan Beijing or similar ★★★★

Arrive in Beijing, the capital city of China. You will be greeted and met by TCT tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel, whenever your flight arrives in Beijing. After check-in, free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Beijing City View
Beijing City View

Day 2Beijing

Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Temple of Heaven, Panjiayuan Antique Market

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Citadines Ritan Beijing or similar ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the historical city of Beijing.
Morning visit Tiananmen Square, the largest public square in the world;today’s highlight: Forbidden City, the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Hike to Jingshan Park for a nice panoramic view of the Forbidden City at the top of Coal Hill.

After Lunch time at Shi Yuan Restaurant, visit Temple of Heaven, which was used to pray for harvest by the emperors. Shopping time at Panjiayuan Antique Market and tea store before back to hotel.

Temple of Heaven
Temple of Heaven

Day 3Beijing

Mutianyu Great Wall, Olympic Park, The exteriors of Bird Nest and Water Cube

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Citadines Ritan Beijing or similar ★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Great Wall.
Drive to Mutianyu Great Wall, which section 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(cable car on your own expenses).

After Lunch time at Xiaolongpu Restaurant, Drive back to Beijing city and visit a jade store on the way. Visit the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube, the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games.
 

Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall

Day 4Beijing-Xian

Hutong Richshaw Tour, Summer Palace, Take hi-speed train to Xian

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Somerset Xindicheng Xi'an or similar ★★★★

Morning pick up from your hotel lobby, Drive to Drum Tower area for taking a relaxing Hutong Tour by rickshaw, which is the way to know the Beijing local lifestyle. Continue visit to Summer Palace, which is the existing largest, best-preserved imperial garden in China.
After lunch, be transferred to the railway station for a Hi-speed train (about 5hrs) to Xian.

Summer Palace
Summer Palace

Day 5Xian

Terracotta Warriors, Tang Bo Art Museum, Bell Tower, Muslim Quarter

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Somerset Xindicheng Xi'an or similar ★★★★

Hotel pick up in the morning, then drive to  Terracotta Warriors and explore one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. Then you will have a chance to visit pottery figurine factory, where you can learn how to make a pottery figurine.

After lunch time at Lanchi Restaurant, visit Tang Bo Art Museum, where gives you brief history and examples of Chinese art. Then visit the Bell tower, the largest bell tower in structure and shape and the best-preserved one in China. Continue to visit Muslim Quarter and enjoy your shopping time there.

Terracotta Warriors
Terracotta Warriors

Day 6Xian-Shanghai

Ancient City Wall, Wild Goose Pagoda and north square, Hanyang Mausoleum

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund or similar ★★★★

Pick up and check out from hotel  and morning visit to the Ancient City Wall, which represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Thenvisit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda at the North plaza.

After dumpling banquet lunch, drive to Xian airport. Visit the Hanyang Mausoleum on the way, the largest museum with largest floor space in China. Fly to Shanghai where the airport pick up service is arranged.

Xian City Wall
Xi'an City View

Day 7Shanghai

Jade Buddha Temple, the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai Old Street, The Bund

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: SSAW Boutique Hotel Shanghai Bund or similar ★★★★

The city tour starts from hotel pick-up in the morning. Drive to visit Jade Buddha Temple, which is famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels.Then visit the exterior of Oriental Pearl TV Tower, while walking on Riverside Promenade Bingjiang Da Dao. Have a stop at silk museum.

After lunch at local restaurant, Visit Yuyuan Garden, a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Shopping time at Shanghai Old Street and Nanjing Road, the earliest commercial street in Shanghai. After that, enjoy a leisure walk along the Bund, famous for groups of buildings known as "a Gallery of world architecture".

the Bund
The Bund

Day 8Shanghai-Guilin

Zhujiajiao Water Village, Fly to Guilin

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel or similar ★★★★

This morning, we will take a visit to the unique water town in China, which can only be seen in Eastern China. The water towns look like “oriental Venice". Today we will show you to visit Zhujiajiao Water Town, which is the nearest water town from Shanghai city, with a history of more than 1,700 years. This small town is the best-preserved among the four ancient towns surrounding Shanghai. with unique old bridges across the streams, small rivers shaded by willow trees, and houses with courtyards. It is a great place for tourists to keep away from the bustle and hustle of the modern city. Visit the ancient town with a boat trip along the streams. Lunch is arranged at a local restaurant in the town. In the afternoon, transfer to airport, catch your flight  to Guilin. Your Guilin tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to transfer to the hotel.

Zhujiajiao Water Town
Zhujiajiao Water Town

Day 9Guilin

Li River Cruise, West Street, Yangshuo countryside

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Guilin Bravo Hotel or similar★★★★

Our guide will meet you up at the hotel lobby and start to explore the Li River on Cruise. 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. In the afternoon, start to explore the Yangshuo countryside. Enjoy Yangshuo countryside leisure tour by bike, viewing the beauty countryside sighseeing of Yangshuo. Then drive back to Guilin for overnight.

Li River
Li River

Day 10Guilin-Kunming

Reed Flute Cave, Fly to Kunming

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Kunming Jinjiang Hotel or similar ★★★★

After breakfast, check out from hotel and transfer to visit visit Reed Flute Cave, a famous scenic spot offering a magic fairyland of stalactites, stalagmites in fantastic shapes and colors.  After a shopping stop at pearl store, we will transfer you to airport. Lunch is arranged at a local restaurant en route near airport.

Take flight to Kunming, a large city in Southwest China, where you will have one night stay to connect with the flight to Myanmar next day.

Reed Flute Cave Guilin
Reed Flute Cave Guilin

Day 11Kunming-Mandalay

Free time, fly to Mandalay

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Hotel ShwePyi Thar or similar ★★★★

After breakfast at hotel, you will have some free time before going to the airport to catch your flight to Mandalay, Myanmar, starting your next amazing but different journey. Upon arrival, the local guide will meet you and transfer to hotel for check in.

Mandalay Palace
Mandalay Palace

Day 12Mandalay

Boat trip along Ayeyarwaddy River, Settawya Pagoda, Mingun Pahtotawgyi, Mingun Bell and Myatheinthan Pagoda, Mahamuni Pagoda, Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace), Kuthodaw Pagoda, Mandalay Palace, Mandalay Hill

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Hotel ShwePyi Thar or similar ★★★★

Have breakfast at hotel. Depart Mandalay on a private boat along the Ayeyarwaddy River to visit Mingun, a village on the west bank of the river. Visit to Settawya Pagoda, Mingun Pahtotawgyi, and the world renowned ringing Mingun Bell and Myatheintan Pagoda. In the afternoon, visit to Mahamuni Pagoda, Kyauktawgyi Pagoda is a large Buddha image carved out of a single block of marble, Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace)noted for its exquisite wood carving, Kuthodaw Pagoda known as the world’s Biggest Book for its stone slabs of Buddhist scriptures. Mandalay Palace and in the evening enjoy the sunset from Mandalay Hill. Overnight at hotel in Mandalay.

Settawya Pagoda
Settawya Pagoda

Day 13Mandalay

Mahagandayon Monastery, Innwa, Sagaing Hill, Khaungmudaw Pagoda, U-Bein Bridge

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Hotel ShwePyi Thar or similar ★★★★

After breakfast at hotel, our local guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and start your exciting Myanmar trip. You will be transferred to visit Mahagandayon Monastery where hundreds of young Novice (Sanga) studying Buddhist Literatures with strictly obeying rule and regulation of the Monastery according to Buddha teaching. In the afternoon, cross the small river by ferry boat to make joyful excursion by horse cart at Ava (Innwa); it was one of ancient Myanmar capitals before British annexation in 1885. Next, proceed to Sagaing Hill, which is perhaps the living center of Buddhist faith in Myanmar today. Hillsides are dotted with numerous Pagodas and Monasteries. Continue to visit Khaungmudaw Pagoda. Then, transfer back to U-Bein Bridge and enjoy sunset before going back to Hotel.

U-Bein Bridge
U-Bein Bridge

Day 14Mandalay-Bagan

Fly to Bagan, Nyang U Karket, Shwezigon Pagoda, Anada Temple, Shwesandaw Pagoda

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Amata Garden Resort or similar ★★★★

Early morning transfer to airport and fly to Bagan. you will be led to Nyang U Market in Old Bagan to immerse in the local living atmosphere. Then, continue this Cambodia and Myanmar tour to Shwezigon Pagoda, the oldest Buddhist site in Bagan, covered by a layer of gold foils. After that, head for Ananda Temple, which is famed as the most beautiful religious building of Bagan.
After a lunch break, we will visit a local workshop of lacquer wares, and then go sightseeing at the Shwesandaw Pagoda standing out from the Bagan Plain. After that comes a private boat ride for you to take in the sunset views. When we are finished, you will be transferred back to the hotel.

Ananda Temple
Ananda Temple

Day 15Bagan

Gubyaukgyi Temple in Myinkaba Village, Nanpaya Temple, Tayokepyay Pagoda, Sunset of Bagan Plain

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel: Amata Garden Resort or similar★★★★

Take a morning excursion to Gubyaukgyi Temple in Myinkaba Village, built in the early 13th century, renowned for well-preserved murals on the interior walls. After that, drive to Manuha Village to see the antique Nanpaya Temple. This afternoon, stop at Tayokepyay Pagoda for a visit. You will enjoy the beautiful sunset view of Bagan Plain with thousands of temples from a hill.

Take a comfortable ride back to the hotel when the day trip is over.

Gubyaukgyi Temple
Gubyaukgyi Temple

Day 16Bagan-Inle Lake

Fly to Heho, Inle Lake : Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, Floating Gardens, Unique Leg-rowers, Tranditional Fishing Method, Silk Weaving, Silt House Villages, Nge PeC haung Monastery

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Amata Garden Resort  or similar ★★★★

After breakfast at hotel, fly to Heho. Upon arrival, drive to Nyaung Shwe jetty and commence full day Inle lake sightseeing by scenic boat starting with a visit to Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, floating Gardens, Unique Leg-rowers, Traditional Fishing Method, Silk Weaving, Stilt House Villages on the lake and Nge PeC haung Monastery. Overnight at hotel in Inle.

Inle Lake
Inle Lake

Day 17Inle Lake-Yangon

Indein Pagoda, Pa O Hill Tribe Village, Fly to Yangon

Meals: Breakfast
Recommended Hotel: Taw Win Garden Hotel or similar ★★★★

After breakfast at hotel, visit the Indein Pagoda which is located near the Indein creek; it is narrow and has many twists and turns. Paddy field around the creek receives water from the creek. Here our beat start venturing into a small canal and pass through the beautiful scenery on the way to Pa O Hill tribe Village. After visiting the local market, we enjoy walk to the very impressive ruins containing hundred ancient pagodas, some of which are hidden in the lush vegetation. When you arrive at Yangon, if time is enough, the World famous Shwedagon Pagoda is also worth a visit. Witness the golden dome light up sunshine at the sunset.

Pa O Hill Tribe Village
Pa O Hill Tribe Village

Day 18Departure Yangon

Transfer to airport

Meals: Breakfast

Free at leisure before transfer to airport for your departure flight.

If your flight is in the late afternoon or night, suggested activity is recommended as below:

Karaweik Hall a Royal barge on the Royal Lake for photo stop, Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha. Proceed to Yangon’s City center featuring Sule Pagoda and colonial buildings and shopping at Bogyoke Aung San (Scott) Market where you can buy many souvenirs.

Service Ends

Price Includes

  • Transportation between&within countries as specified (on economy class)
  • 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

Price Excludes

  • International transportation to the first country and off the last one
  • Gratuities to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  • Visa Fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours, meals, activities and services
  • Comprehensive travel insurance

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