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Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Shanghai 10 Days

Tour code: HC05



Year 2018:Depart on Thursday Land Tour Fare Airfare Total Single Supplement
MAR 08, 22 $1399 $800 $2199 $450
APR 05, 19 $1399 $800 $2199 $450
MAY 03, 17 $1499 $1000 $2499 $450
JUN 07, 21 $1399 $1200 $2599 $450
JUL 05, 19 $1399 $1000 $2399 $450
AUG 02, 16 $1399 $1000 $2399 $450
SEP 06, 20, OCT 18 $1499 $800 $2199 $500
OCT 11 $1499 $1200 $2699 $500
NOV 08, 22, DEC 06 $1399 $800 $2199 $450
DEC 13 $1399 $1200 $2599 $450
REMARKS:
1. Land Tour Fare listed above are per person in U.S. dollars based on two adults sharing one twin bedded room, double occupancy and does not include any air ticket. A customer who travels alone is required to pay a single room supplement.
2. Airfare listed above includes round trip international air ticket and applicable China domestic air tickets, fuel surcharge and tax. Round trip international air ticket is based on Air China (CA), San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX), Houston (IAH) or Vancouver (YVR) departure. For New York (JFK) or Washington, D.C. (IAD) departure, please add $100. For other cities, please call us for the US domestic add-on.
3. Children under 12 (2-11 years of age) share room with adult and not asking for extra bed, the reduction in tour fare is $100; if asking for extra bed, the price will be the same as adult. Children 12 and older will be charged at the regular adult fare.
4. Deviation Charge: There will a US$50 per person charge for early departure or late return, in addition to airlines surcharge for different class and weekend if necessary.

Day 1   USA - Beijing

Board an international flight bound for China. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2   Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the luxury hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 3   Beijing
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Beijing, the capital of China, it served as the capital for 5 dynasties over a period of 800 years with each emperor identified as a dragon sent from heaven. Tour Tiananmen Square (the Gate of Heavenly Peace) , the largest square in the world, and also known as a witness for many historical and contemporary events. Visit the Palace Museum, more commonly known as the Forbidden City, until recently opened only to the emperor's family. This complex, the largest imperial palace ever built in the world, features more than 800 buildings with over 9,000 rooms, resplendent golden- glazed roofs, red lacquered pillars and vermilion walls. See the high-walled "Inner City" with its government buildings. After lunch, we tour the Summer Palace, built in classical Chinese style in 1750 as a royal recreational resort. Among its famous features are the 700-meter-long corridor with its wonderful Painted Gallery, the Marble Barge, and several magnificently painted pavilions and pagodas. On our way back to the city, we’ll make a photo stop at the National Grand Theatre- “Dome” and Qianmen Street. Enjoy roast Beijing duck in dinner. After dinner, you will enjoy an acrobatics performance.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4   Beijing

Have an excursion to the Great Wall. This wonder of the world was built 2600 years ago. Built to protect its people from northern marauders, the Great Wall snakes its way thousands of miles across Northern China and is one of the few objects on the earth visible from the space. This morning we spend time walking atop this man-made wonder of the world and appreciate its imposing wonder. After that, our next destination is the Temple of Heaven where the Ming and Qing emperors prayed to heaven for a good harvest. At last, we go to Olympic Park, we will make a stop at the new landmarks of Beijing - the Olympics sites including "Bird's Nest"-National Stadium and the amazing "Water Cube"-Olympic Swimming Pool.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5   Beijing - Xian

Fly to Xian, the cradle of Chinese civilization, was the state capital of 73 emperors spanning 11 dynasties during 1100 years dating from 4,000 B.C. In the afternoon we will enjoy a tour of the Bell Tower, the ancient City Wall and the Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
 
Day 6   Xian

Visit another wonder of the ancient world the Terra-Cotta Warriors, concealed under earth, those thousands of life-sized clay warriors, horses and chariots, as one part of the tomb of Emperor Qinshihuang, were accidentally discovered by a farmer while he was digging out a well. You would also see some archaeologists still working on site to uncover the rest part of the vast tomb complex of Emperor Qinshihuang, the first emperor in Chinese history, and also the initiator of the Great Wall. After viewing the fine troops, we head to the nearby Mausoleum of Emperor Qinshihuang. This evening after an Imperial Dumpling Banquet Dinner, you will see a wonderful stage opera show of the Tang Dynasty, the one as being a “must see” in Xian.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7   Xian - Guilin

After breakfast, we fly to Guilin, a southwest city famous for its splendid natural scenery. The city tour of Guilin first takes us to the Reed Flute Cave, with another beautiful name as the Art Palace of Nature, features fantastic natural stalactite and stalagmite formations, artfully illuminated by multicolored lights. Another magnificent view you will not miss is Elephant Trunk Hill. Enjoy the local cuisine - rice noodles for dinner. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day 8   Guilin - Li River - Yangshuo

Cruising down the Li River, you will be entering a real life gallery. You will pass along the picturesque riverbank and see limestone hill vistas. You may even catch the fascinating sight of fishermen fishing with cormorant birds! Lunch is served aboard. The cruise ends at Yangshuo. We disembark and wander around the town with visits to the Moon Hill, Big Banyan, and the ancient West Street. Tonight you enjoy the fantastic Minority Musical Stage Performance on Li River-Impression on Third Sister Liu (Yingxiang Liusanjie). The show is directed by Chinese famous director Zhang Yimou. 

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9   Yangshuo - Guilin - Shanghai

After breakfast, we head back to Guilin by motorcoach. Board a flight to the cosmopolitan city, Shanghai, the largest commercial and financial center of China. Tour Shanghai Town God's Temple. Visit Nanjing Road. Then stroll along the Bund, China's most famous waterfront stretching about one mile along the Huangpu River. From there you may take a photo of the Tower of the East Pearl (Asia's tallest TV tower) in the newly developed Pudong District. Have a local flavor dinner.

  • Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
Day 10   Shanghai - USA

After breakfast, you are transferred to airport for your return flight back to your home. You will be in the United States the same day. End of tour. Note: Optional stopover at Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Taipei and Saigon after tour is allowed, please contact us for details.

  • Includes Breakfast

Tour Fare Includes

1. International air ticket between U.S. to China (economy class);
2. Five star hotel accommodations or local best hotel accommodations;
3. Three meals a day in China as specified in itinerary including daily breakfast in hotels and local specialty cuisines;
4. Transportation inside China as specified in itinerary;
5. All entrance fees to the sightseeing sites as outlined in itinerary;
6. Experienced and knowledgeable English speaking tour guide throughout China;
7. Travel accident insurance.

Tour Fare not Includes

1. Chinese Visa fee; 
2. All personal expenses: Telephone bills, Laundry, beverages, postage and excess baggage charges, extended stay and etc.;
3. Tips for tour guides and drivers; 
4. Cost of any programs and activities unlisted and all activities after leaving the group.

Meals

Three meals a day for the entire trip as specified in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner).
Buffet breakfast or Chinese breakfast each morning at hotel.
Chinese lunches and dinners at local restaurants.

Local Specialty Dinner

Beijing: Peking Duck Banquet
Xian: Imperial Dumpling Banquet
Guilin: Local Flavor Dinner
Shanghai: Local Flavor Dinner

Entertainment

Beijing..............Chinese Acrobatics Show
Xian.................Stage Show of Tang Dynasty
Yangshuo........Stage Performance on Li River-Impression on Third Sister Liu

HOTELS

Beijing............Crowne Plaza Beijing Wangfujing (5 stars)
Xian...............Grand Noble Hotel (5 stars)
Guilin.............Lijiang Waterfall Hotel (5 stars)
Yangshuo.......Green Lotus Hotel (5 stars) 
Shanghai........Jin Jiang Tower (5 stars)

Complimentary

A bottle of mineral water provided on the bus every day;
Luggage tag and badge provided for your convenience.


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