China Tours from Beijing » 11-day Memorable China Tour
Tour Cities:BeijingXianShanghaiGuilinYangshuoHong Kong
Tour Code:ACT-Highlights-02

This 11 days Memorable China Tour for visitor life time joy to see Beijing Great Wall, the Forbidden City, Xian Terra Cotta Army Warriors, Guilin Li River, the Bund Shanghai, Hong Kong and more....

Day 1Arrival/Beijing

Upon your arrival at Beijing's airport, your local guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax, or explore the city.

Day 2Beijing

Meals: B,L
Sites Visited: The Forbidden City, The Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven

After having breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to visit the incredible Forbidden City, home to China's Emperors for over 500 years. After lunch, you will be driven to the exquisite Summer Palace, where you will marvel at the opulence of this imperial summer getaway. You will then be drive to visit the magnificent Temple of Heaven, which was where China's Emperors prayed to heaven.

Optional:In the evening you will be mesmerized by a Peking (Beijing) Opera performance in Beijing's famous Liyuan Theatre.
Note:The opera will have English and Japanese subtitles.

The Forbidden City

Day 3Beijing

Meals: B,L
Sites Visited: The Sacred Road, Badaling Great Wall

After having breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to visit the majestic Great Wall (Badaling Section). After lunch next to the Great Wall you will be driven to visit the Sacred Road, the road leading to the tombs of the Ming Dynasty's Emperors. You will then visit the Ding Tomb, the only excavated imperial Ming Dynasty Tomb.

Option: In the evening you will be taken to enjoy a Peking (Beijing) Duck Banquet at the oldest and most famous Peking (Beijing) Duck restaurant in China.

The Sacred Road

Day 4Beijing/Xian

Sites Visited: Beijing Hutongs, Ancient City Wall

After having breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be taken on a rickshaw ride through the ancient lanes and alleyways of Beijing's Hutongs. After seeing how local Beijingers have been living for centuries, you will be driven to the airport for your flight to Xian, another of China's ancient capitols. Upon arriving in Xian, your local guide will meet you and take you for a bicycle ride along the top of Xian's Ancient City Wall to get a bird's eye view of this amazing ancient city.

Note: If you do not feel like biking, an electric touring car will take you around the top of Xian's Ancient City Wall.

Beijing Hutongs

Day 5Xian

Meals: B,L
Sites Visited: Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses , Small Wild Goose Pagoda

After having breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to visit the incredible Terracotta Warriors. After lunch you will be driven to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area, where you will stroll through the gardenlike area around the pagoda.

Optional: In the evening you will be taken to an amazing Jiaozi (Dumpling) Feast followed by the Tang Dynasty Show, which bring the pageantry and music of the ancient Tang Dynasty to life.

Terra Cotta Warriors & Horses

Day 6Xian/Shanghai

Meals: B,L
Sites Visited: The Bund Shanghai, Nanjing Road, Big Wild Goose Pagoda

After breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to the Shaanxi History Museum to discover Xian’s amazing history. You will then be driven to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Housed in a huge temple complex, the ancient pagoda was built to house Buddhist Sutras brought to China from India. After visiting the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, you will be driven to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon your arrival in Shanghai, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to The Bund, known as a museum of European Architecture, it is one of Shanghai’s most famous sites. After The Bund, you will stroll along Nanjing Road, known as the No.1 shopping street in China.

Optional: In the Evening you will be taken out for traditional Shanghai local cuisine, a Dim-sum Banquet. After dinner you will be taken to the Shanghai Centre Theatre for the edge of your seat excitement of Chinese Acrobatics.

The Bund Shanghai

Day 7Shanghai/Guilin

Meals: B,L
Sites Visited: Yuyuan Garden , Yuyuan Market, Shanghai Museum, Oriental Pearl TV Tower

In the morning after having breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to the Yuyuan Garden, the only ancient traditional Chinese garden left in Shanghai. You will then stroll through the streets lined with traditional styled architecture of the Yuyuan Market located outside the garden and get a glimpse into the local’s lifestyle. You will then be driven to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower to get a bird's eye view of Shanghai from within its unique architectural orbs. After visiting the tower, you will be driven to the Shanghai Museum, arguably the most comprehensive museum in China which will let you explore China’s colorful history. After visiting the museum, you will be driven to the airport for your flight to Guilin. Upon your arrival in Guilin, your local guide will meet you and you will be driven to your hotel.


Yuyuan Garden

Day 8Guilin/Yangshuo

Meals: B,L
Sites Visited: Yangshuo West Street, Li River Cruise

After breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to the Zhujiang Pier (40 minutes). There you will board your boat for your Li River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo. The scenery along the Li River is often referred to as the most beautiful under heaven. Upon docking in Yangshuo, your guide will escort you to your hotel. After checking in, you will be taken down Yangshuo's famous West Street, known for its shops, bars, and eateries.

Optional: In the evening you will dine on Yangshuo's amazing Li River Beer Fish, followed by the Impressions of Liusanjie (Third Sister Liu) performance. The Performance, created by Zhang Yimou, China's premiere movie director and director of the Beijing Olympics’ Opening Ceremony, is made up of hundreds of people and is performed on the Li River with the mountains as the backdrop. It is an unforgettable experience.

Yangshuo West Street

Day 9Yangshuo/Guilin/Hong Kong

Meals: B,L
Sites Visited: Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill, Elephant Trunk Hill

After breakfast in your hotel, your local guide will meet you and you will be driven to Fubo Hill. Located on the Li River, the beautiful karst rock hill is the centerpiece of a small park. For lunch you will have a traditional meal of Guilin's famous Rice Noodles. After lunch you will be driven to Reed Flute Cave. The cave's many bizarre stalagmites and stalactites make visitors feel like they have stepped into another world. You will then be driven to Elephant Trunk Hill, the symbol of Guilin, which offers commanding views of Guilin City and the Li River. In the evening you will be driven to the airport for your flight to Hong Kong. Upon your arrival in Hong Kong, your local guide will meet you and you will be driven to your hotel.


Reed Flute Cave

Day 10Hong Kong

Meals: B,L
Sites Visited: Hong Kong Repulse Bay, Wong Tai Sin Temple, Victoria Peak

In the morning after having breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven to Central for your tram ride up to Victoria Peak, which will give you a fantastic bird’s eye view of Hong Kong. You will then be driven to Aberdeen where you will see an entire community based on small houseboats as they have for centuries. After Aberdeen, you will be driven to Repulse Bay, the most luxurious section of Hong Kong, is famous for its architecture, boutiques, and golden beaches. You will then be driven to Kowloon where you will visit the Wong Tai Sin Temple. The Taoist temple is the most famous shrine in Hong Kong. After visiting the temple, you will visit Kowloon's Jade Market and see for yourself why this remarkable stone has held such a fascination for the Chinese people for millennia.


Hong Kong Repulse Bay

Day 11Hong Kong/Departure

Meals: B

On this day you will be free until your guide meets you and you are driven to the airport for your flight home.

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Price Includes:

Transportation & Private Transfers:

Transportation cost covers all the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax, train tickets between the cities as the itinerary specified.

 

Transfer between airports, railway station, hotels and scenic spots for sightseeing around the cities that are specified by the itinerary with private air conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.

 

Entrance Fees:

All entrance fees to the scenic spots listed in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by private tour guides depends on the real-time local circumstances wheather are beyond the control of Access China Travel. We will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible. 

 

Normal Meals:

All normal meals as the itinerary specified: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner in local  restaurant. Breakfasts are served in hotel, breakfasts have Chinese or Western style for your option; Lunches are served in carefully selected quality local Chinese restaurants with best service, your lunches will be ordered by your guide catering to your preferences within normal standard. Dinners as the itinerary specified will be also served in local Chinese restaurants. The meal quotation is normalized. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, famous rare dishes, Indian food or more, please inform us in advance. For the unspecified dinners, you will have dinner on your own. Feel free to ask your local guide for suggestions or recommendation.

 

Private Sightseeing Escort:

Normal sightseeing activities as the itinerary listed will be escorted with English-speaking guide. The English-speaking guide and driver in each city are with you throughout the entire itinerary around that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.

 

Hotel Accommodation:

Hotel service criterion: two adults share on one standard twin/double-bed room; solo traveler who want to occupy one twin/double-bed room assigned is required for extra single supplement rate. A single room is available on prior request at an additional cost; if a recommended hotel unavailable, it will be replaced by one of the same class. All hotels as the itinerary listed serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.

 

Tour Arrangements:

The tour cost includes the planning, handling, booking, operation and communication charges.

 

Service Charge & Government Taxes

Price Excludes:

International airfare or train tickets for entry or exit China, unless that is noted or required otherwise.
Visa Fees, passport application or renewal fee.
Excess Baggage Charges.

 

Personal Expenses:

Expenses of a purely personal nature such as excess luggage fees, laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities (shows) and meals, beverages...

 

Meals:

Any meal are not specified in the itinerary with "B", "L" or "D".

 

Any extra cost caused by the changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, government and local authority orders, politics, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations; as well as tourist law violation, accident damages or injury incurred out of Access China Travel control.

 

Gratuities:

Tips to guides, escort, drivers bellman, etc.