8 Days Beijing Xian Shanghai Tour
Day 1 Enter Beijing
Airport pick-up and hotel transfer. A paper board with your name sign will be held high at the airport exit.
Day 2 Beijing (B, L)
The city center boasts a number of key Beijing historical sites. We will see the historic Tiananmen Square and the majestic Forbidden City imperial palace; feel the old city life in Hutongs with a local family visit and an exciting rickshaw trip. In the Pearl factory appreciate the pearl making process and buy some as souvenirs if you like.
Optional: Peking Opera
Day 3 Beijing (B, L)
Mutianyu Great Wall has spectacular scenery and less crowded; the Temple of Heaven is an altar temple where emperors held sacrifice ceremony to heaven for good harvest. Besides, you also have the oppotunity to learn Chinese pocerlain culture in the Cloisonne factory
Optional: Chinese Kung Fu Show, Quanjude Roasted Duck Dinner
Day 4 Beijing-Xian(B, L)
Morning tours in the beautiful Summer Palace, an imperial garden as the entertainment resort of emperors and their family (a lake cruise included), and the Olympic Green (an exterior visit to the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube). After lunch, be driven to airport and fly to Xian. Upon arrival, be picked up and transferred to the hotel.
Day 5 Xian (B, L)
Start our first day sightseeing in this ancient capital. Of course we will first see the impressive Terracotta Warriors and Horses, the ‘underground army’from the first Chinese dynasty. Then we will see the other historic landmarks, Xian City Wall and Big Wild Goose Pagoda. It is so exiting to buy some copies of the Terra-cotta Warriors in the Xian Art Pottery Factory.
Optional: Dumpling Banquet with Tang Dynasty Dances and Music
Day 6 Xian-Shanghai (B, L)
Shaanxi Historical Museum is a fast way to learn the ancient capital’s history and culture. The Great Mosque in Xian, built in 742 is a major spot serving over 60,000 Moslems in Xian for religious activities. Fly to Shanghai; be picked up by the local guide and driver.
Day 7 Shanghai (B, L)
Take our eye on this modern metropolis. Yuyuan Garden is a typical south China classical garden, by its pavillions, small bridges, pools, etc.You will be very excited to stand at the observation deck with a glass floor of the Shanghai World Financial Center. The Jade Buddha Temple is an time-honored temple in Shanghai for the two jade Buddha presented by Burma. The Silk factory displays the delicate silk making proccess as well as exquisite silk products. The Bund is impressive for the group buildings by different countries in the city’s colonial period. Nanjing Road is a world-noted pedestrian shopping street for fasion lovers.
Optional: Acrobatic Show
Day 8 Depart Shanghai (B)
Free at your own leisure till being transferred to airport for departure. Have a nice trip home!
*Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary.
*Meals as listed in the itinerary.
*Free-bottled mineral water.
*Free visits to handicraft factories.
*China internal flights: Beijing-Xian, Xian-Shanghai.
*Private English-speaking tour guide and private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing.
*Luggage transfers between airports or raiway station and hotels.
*Service charge & government taxes.
*China life tourist accident/casualty insurance.
*Entry or exit Beijing airfare or train tickets.
*Gratuities, tips to guides or drivers.
*Discount for children from 2 to 12 years old differs according to your tour size.
*If you are a group of 10 or 10 people above, please tell us, we could give a very competitive discount.
*If you need to prolong your stay in Beijing, or arrive a few days earlier, please let us know and we’d be happy to extend your hotel bookings, or arrange additional tours for you.