Tour Cities:BeijingXianShanghaiGuilinYangshuoHong Kong
Tour Code:ACT-Highlights-02

This 12 days Memorable China Beijing Xian Guilin Shanghai Hong Kong 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 in Beijing

Welcome to China! Upon your arrival at Beijing’s airport, your local guide will meet you and escort you to check in the hotel. The rest of the day for your free relax to explore the city.

Day 2Beijing

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

Your today tour starts with a morning strolling across the world's grandest city central square, Tiananmen Square, witnessed many historical events and significant celebrations through over 500 years. Then you will enter from its south gate to the Forbidden City, the world's largest palace complex where the emperors and his family had once worked and lived.

You will then be drive to visit the magnificent Temple of Heaven, which was where China's Emperors prayed to heaven.

Option: In the evening you will be mesmerized by a Peking (Beijing) Opera performance in Beijing's famous Liyuan Theatre. 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 breakfast, you will pay a morning visit to the world's greatest man-made projects, the Great Wall at Badaling section, set up as a military fortification more than 2,000 years ago. Then vist the Sacred Road of Ming Tombs and Dingling, an ancient emperor's mausoleum group of the Ming Dynasty with underground palace.

On the way back to Beijing downtown, you will have a stop for an outside look of two famous Olimpic site: Bird Nest (National Stadium) and Water Cube (National Aquatics Center).

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

After breakfast, you will take a morning visit to Beijing Hutongs - the old lanes and courtyard houses. Take a rickshaw or biking to explore Beijing's charming lanes. The visit to a local family, who've lived in the Hutongs for generations, offers a local perspective of history, and is a highlight of the Hutongs for most of tourists.

Then you will take a bullet train (5 hours) from Beijing to Xi'an. Upon arrival, your local guide will meet you and escort you to check in hotel.

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

After breakfast, your guide will meet you and you will be driven for a morning visit to the Shaanxi History Museum to discover Xian's amazing history. After that you will go on a walk or a biking on the top of Ancient City Wall to get a bird's eye view of this ancient capital. Then visit Xi'an Muslim Street for a relax.

In the late afternoon you will be driven to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon your arrival in Shanghai, your guide will meet you and escort you to check in hotel for a rest.

Day 7Shanghai

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

After breakfast, you will start a full day tour in Shanghai to visit Yuyuan Garden, Town God's Temple, Shanghai Museum, Shikumen, Old Concession Area. Then you will have a bird view of Shanghai city on the top of Jinmao Tower and enjoy coastal sight at the Bund of Shanghai.

Acrobatic performance for night show option.

Yuyuan Garden

Day 8Shanghai/Guilin

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

After breakfast, you will take a morning flight to Guilin. Upon arrival, your local guide will meet you and transfer you to the downtonw to Guilin city to visit 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.

Reed Flute Cave

Day 9Guilin/Yangshuo

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

After breakfast at the hotel, our guide and driver will transfer you to the Zhujiang pier to board the ship for Li River cruise (4 hours) from Guilin to Yangshuo. It is one of the great waterways to admire the picturesque scenery along the river sides. Upon arrival at Yangshuo, you will have a stroll along the famous West Street. This is a vibrant place alive with cafes, pubs, restaurants and where many westerners gather.

Tips: Today we kindly suggest you have a larger breakfast at the hotel this morning as the lunch provided on the cruise is less than adequate. The cruise arrives at terminal Yangshuo at around 13:30 to 14:30 according to the different water flows. There are many cafes available in Yangshuo.

Optional activites for late afternoon:
1. Attend a Chinese cooking course in a cooking school
2. Learn Taichi for 1-2 hours.
3. Li River Beer Fish is recommended for dinner.
4. Night show options: Commorants Fishing or Impression Liu Sanjie

A cruise along the Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo is an unforgettable experience for stunning scenery. In Yangshuao, there's something interesting such as lumbering water buffaloes pulling carts or cooling off in the river, fishermen gliding along on their narrow bamboo rafts, and if you're very lucky you might see one of the famous fishing cormorants.

Impressions of Liusanjie performance. The Performance, directed 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 10Guilin/Hong Kong

Meals: B,L

There are three options for morning enjoyment: a countryside biking, a bamboo rafting on the Yulong River and a helicopter tour over Yangshuo.

In the late afternoon, you will be driven to the Guilin airport for the flight to Hong Kong. Upon your arrival in Hong Kong, your local guide will meet you and escort you to check in your hotel.

Day 11Hong Kong

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

After breakfast, you will take morning transfer from Guangzhou to Hong Kong. Upon arrival, you will go to visit Central for your tram ride up to Victoria Peak, which will give you a fantastic bird's eye view of Hong Kong. After a little bit rest, head to the famous Wong Tai Sin Temple where old beliefs and traditions survive in this modern city. Then proceed to visit Aberdeen where you will see an entire community living on small houseboats as they have for centuries, or to visit Lantau Island for Big Buddha and Da'ao Fishing Village.

Then you will go to the romantic beach of Repulse Bay and explore the Stanley Market to find some of your favorite souvenirs for your family or friends, where is the most luxurious section of Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Repulse Bay

Day 12Hong 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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  • Theresia
  • Sep 05,2018, 18:31 PM
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  • Please send me the price for this tour on December 2018 for 2 adult.Thanks

  • Sulosana
  • Aug 12,2018, 07:58 AM
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  • Would like a full board package for 6- 8 people from malaysia.

  • Jul 17,2018, 16:52 PM
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  • I am interested to join this tour dates start august4 to17th august 2018

  • Viviana
  • Jul 16,2018, 03:54 AM
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  • hola! somos 2 hermanas de Argentina nos gustaría conocer China en el mes de mayo de 2019 el tour debería ser de 10 u 12 días , ya que al finalizar nuestro recorrido por China, queremos irnos a conocer Japón. Cuales son los medios de pago? Gracias! Saludos! Viviana

  • Kais Bel Lakhder
  • May 10,2018, 23:46 PM
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  • Hello my colleague we are a travel agency in Tunisia "RayD TouRs" We want to organize regular trips to Hong Kong - Guangzhou - Beijing - Shanghai for 10 days. Accommodation in 4 and 5 stars hotels. We want special Offre for more than 15 and 20 pax / month. we are waiting for your proposal as soon as possible cordially Kais Ben Lakhder General manager

  • Marisa Pedrido
  • Feb 26,2018, 06:05 AM
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  • Somos uruguayos, un matrimonio y un adulto más, queremos nos coticen excursión para tres, que incluya hong kong , desde el 21/3 al 7/4, con hoteles de 4 y 5 estrellas con media pensión. No Habitación triple, a menos que haya habitación de dos dormitorios. Por el corto tiempo q tenemos solicito enviar a la brevedad su presupuesto. Guia de habla hispana. Gracias. Sdos.

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...



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.



Tips to guides, escort, drivers bellman, etc.