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8 Days Essence of China Tour(Beijing-Xian-Shanghai)
Tour Code:CW-Classic-001

Route Summary

This tour takes you to the best sights of Chinas three "capitals": the modern political capital of Beijing, the ancient dynastic capital of Xian, and the commercial capital of Shanghai.

  • Price:   1 Person:$2465  2-5 Persons:$1450  6-9 Persons:$885  
  • Destination:   Beijing-Xian-Shanghai
  • Duration:   7 Days
  • Tour Type:   Private Tour

Price Inclusions

  •  1.Excellent accommodations
  •  2.Meals specified in the itinerary
  •  3.Private air-conditioned transportation
  •  4.Excellent English-speaking local guides
  •  7.Initial entrance fees to the above scenic spots
  •  9.Tour Insurance
Day 1


Arrive in Beijing

Meet at airport and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation:Beijing Xinqiao Novotel
Day 2


Visit Mutianyu Great Wall & Ming Tombs.

The Great Wall at Mutianyu is one of the best-preserved sections of the Wall, unique for its densely placed watchtowers and construction features that allowed space for shots to be fired at the enemy on both sides – a feature that is rarely seen in other sections of the Great Wall.

 After that, visit Ming Tombs (Shi San Ling).  Located about 50 kilometers northwest of Beijing, the Ming Tombs lies scattered at the southern foot of Tianshou Mountain in Changping country.  Within the Ming Tombs are 13 of the 16 emperors of the Ming Dynasty.  Two tombs are open to the public for viewing.  One is Chang Tomb, the largest of the tombs, and the other is Ding Tomb. You will visit either one.

Accommodation:Beijing Xinqiao Novotel
Day 3


Visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace.
Directly to the south of The Forbidden City lies Tiananmen Square.  This famous square houses The Great Hall of the People and is the final resting place of Chairman Mao Zedong, of which a huge portrait hangs at the entrance to The Forbidden City, keeping watch over Tiananmen Square.  It was also in this square that Chairman Mao Zedong made his 1949 speech proclaiming the founding of the Peoples Republicof China.

Get early to visit The Forbidden City, formally known as the Palace Museum, is located in the exact centre of Beijing.  It is the base around which all of Beijinghas since evolved.  The building was completed in the early 15th century, and it served as an imperial palace for the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties, ruling over china for nearly 500 years.  The museum boasts many ancient artifacts, art pieces and priceless antiques.  Popularly known as the venue for the film "The Last Emperor," this is a must-see cultural highlight during any visit to Beijing.

Then, visit the former summer resort of the famous Empress Dowager Cixi, the Summer Palace is a masterpiece of Chinese landscape and garden design.  It is built to overlook Kunming Lake, and features Longevity Hill, which is 60 m high and offers views of the surrounding palaces and gardens.

Accommodation:Beijing Xinqiao Novotel
Day 4

Beijing - Xian

Morning fly to Xian, airport pickup, visit Terracotta Warriors and Copy Factory, Big Wild Goose Pagoda,

The Terracotta Warriors  is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210–209 BCE and whose purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife.

As the symbol of the old-line Xian,
 Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayan Pagoda) is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists.  It is located in the southern suburb of Xian City, about 4 kilometers (2.49 miles) from the downtown of the city. Standing in the Da Cien Temple complex, it attracts numerous visitors for its fame in the Buddhist religion, its simple but appealing style of construction, and its new square in front of the temple.  It is rated as a National Key Cultural Relic Preserve as well as an AAAA Tourist Attraction.

Accommodation:Titan Central Park Hotel Xian
Price Inclusions and Exclusions

Price Inclusions:

  • 1.Excellent accommodations
  • 2.Meals specified in the itinerary
  • 3.Private air-conditioned transportation
  • 4.Excellent English-speaking local guides
  • 7.Initial entrance fees to the above scenic spots
  • 9.Tour Insurance

Price Exclusions:

  • 5.Flights & Transfers in China
  • 6.Airport taxes and fuel fees
  • 3.Excess baggage charges
  • 4.Personal expenses
  • 5.Single room supplement
  • 6.Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • 7.Tips for guides and drivers

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